The Shadowverse

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2000s,Across Centuries

J.C. Gallo

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After being bestowed incredible powers in an unexpected encounter with a mysterious stranger, six college students are sent across time and space to find an exiled, legendary warrior and stop a resurrected alien warlord bent on universal domination.


Young Adult,Sci-fi,Fantasy,Action,Adventure,Crime

Short Summary

A time traveler known as Z imbues college student Johnny Sparks and his friends with superpowers, due to The Shadowverse's energy of Ooris. This domino effect brings them together, but also alerts Titan to their existence—he eventually kidnaps Rose and warps her mind before the others' journey.


New York City, Montauk Point and Camp Hero, various alien planets, and the main villain Titan's flagship.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Quest,Voyage and Return,Tragedy

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age,Twist,Meaningful Message,Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Johnny Sparks

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring,Adventurous,Modest,Heroic,Insecure,Strong Moral Code,Selfless,Gracious,Leader,Faithful,Heartthrob

Additional Character Details

Name: Titan

Age: Unknown

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Badass,Villainous,Blunt,Outspoken,Visionary,Sophisticated,Confident,Educated,Complex,Engaging,Manipulative,Unapologetic,Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Sonovan Lung

Age: Over 1,000 years

Gender: Male

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Badass,Charming,Confident,Empathetic,Engaging,Faithful,Flexible,Gracious,Heroic,Honorable,Leader,Strong Moral Code,Sophisticated,Funny,Skillful,Outspoken,Selfless,Modest,Adventurous,Obedient

Additional Character Details

Name: Rose Johnson

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aspiring,Charming,Funny,Gracious,Empathetic,Engaging,Heroic,Romantic,Badass,Aggressive,Skillful,Outspoken,Decisive,Confident,Naive,Lone Wolf

About The Author

J.C. Gallo is the Christian author of The Shadowverse saga of books. He enjoys astronomy, astrophysics, ambient music, and ice hockey, while also a trumpet player. While living in Houston, Texas, he was the youngest person (11) to become a licensed RC pilot. On the other hand, he is ranked a black belt in Taekwondo and Hapkido, though he is very unassuming and tends to keep that accomplishment a cool secret. Currently, he lives in Orlando, Florida with his family, trying to outlive the constant heat.

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17,18-34,35-54,55+,7-12

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Self-Published

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available