UPRISING! is a unique graphic novel. It is a combination of dystopian literature and fantasy comics. It features dramatic themes of good and evil, loyalty, political power struggles, fossil fuels and energy, and personal loss. The book targets the mature fantasy reader through an exciting action narrative that challenges them to think. Rich illustrations entice the reader to unfurl the mystery of the stolen sun ivory crystal. Act I introduces the characters, the conflict around surrounding the stolen crystal, and the victories and disasters of their early journeys.