Starting October 26, Syfy.com will begin showings of Riese! The digital series features fan favorites Allison Mack (Smallville), Allesandro Juliani (Battlestar Galactica), Sharon Taylor (Stargate: Atlantis), and Ryan Robbins (Caprica). Checkout the trailer for Chapter 2 below.
Riese is a world of moral ambiguity and political intrigue. A decimated land populated by characters from dreams and nightmares. Loyalties are ever in question, suspicion in the minds of all. The realm, however, was not always so cruel. Everything began with a peaceful nation called Eleysia.
The Kingdom of the Wolf, Eleysia was once prosperous due largely to the influence of Empress Kara and Emperor Ulric. This all changed when a coup dâ’etat, orchestrated from the shadows by a religious cult,
brought about a total regime change.
Taking the throne was Amara, the Empress’ cousin. A power-hungry tyrant, Amara immediately utilized Eleysia’s wealth and power to begin colonizing the world, crushing nation after nation in order to unite the people under one banner. Even as she assaulted the world, an ominous, enigmatic group clearly wielded power over her. Called The Sect, they purported themselves to be the official religion of Eleysia, and began to spread alongside Eleysia’s borders … Read full synopsis at RieseTheSeries.com