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Imperium Lupi

4.63  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  15 reviews

A decade has passed since the last Howler War and the City of Lupa stands peaceful again under the choking cloud of the Ashfall. The wild hyenas are conquered, the little beasts subdued, and the wolf packs preserve their uneasy oligarchy thanks to the noxious power of imperium. However, new threats fester within the Lupan Wall. There are those who would ov

Kindle Edition, 1242 pages
Published July 17th 2017 by Dayfly Publications
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Aug 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction, favorites
Am I getting soft with all these 5 star reviews this past month or so? No, I've just been exceedingly fortunate.

This was my first anthropomorphic book since I was a kid obsessed with Redwall. Its premise and good reviews intrigued me but I was a bit stand-offish due to my usual suspicion on steampunk settings. I need not have worried. What 'Imperium Lupi' actually contains is some of the best world building I have ever come across. Fictional racial, regional, political, and class tensions come t
Harmonics Rioter
Feb 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Among the best books I’ve read in years

To be honest, I did not pick up this book with great expectations. Even as a fan of anthro characters, I imagined it would be another entertaining if hollow fantasy adventure to pass the time; a forgettable book. I’m very happy to say that I was completely wrong. Imperium Lupi is an incredible book that is definitely worth your time. I usually split any novel into different components to try and analyze it better, so here it is.

Plot: 9/10. I don’t remember
Daniel Morgan
Dec 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I started this book. I'd seen the artwork of characters before, but finally decided to give it a read. As I reach the end of this tale I find myself extremely full of information to digest about the world, and will be re-reading many times to make sure I didn't miss a detail. I am also very hungry to see more in this setting, especially to see if Rufus can actually get that expedition and search for the cure. The amount of world-building sprinkled over the ...more
Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
"Thank you for reading Imperium Lupi, I sincerely hope it was a worthy distraction."

You're most welcome! Splendidly written! It was worth every cent.

I accidentally came upon "Imperium Lupi". I was looking for an Italian novel, using the plural of "wolf" (i) lupi. And here I came across "Imperium Lupi". The cover page is strikingly impressive, should I read it? Why not? It's as if Google Books knew exactly what I wanted. So I bought it. In fact, I was waiting for reWritten in the mail from Americ
Walter Sommerfeld
Oct 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
First of all: I am Reaaally a picky reader. Till now NO book I have read , and I read a lot , has ever gotten 5 of 5.
Second: I usually do NOT read book with Anthropomorphic Animal Characters. Okay, I have read a number but most of them were of the same nature and I did not like them. This one here is different. It has not only a giant set of characters . It also has a big number of background and far more stories untold. Which alone is great. I could tell you more but I fear I woudl spoil it. S
Jun 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: owned
Absolutely amazing read. Well described characters and well-written storyline. I recommend this to everyone that asks about it, and many that don't.
Jun 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Imperium Lupi was not a book I was expecting to find.  I found it on an accident, looking up reviews for another book.  When I saw the story, saw the artwork, and the concept, I had to give it a shot – I trust when a book jumps out at me.  Some of my favorite books have practically screamed at me from the shelf. This book is no different.
The length may be daunting to some readers but it’s well worth the time. This is a long book, but with well-developed characters, plot points, subtle undertone
Feb 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Imperium Lupi A Intricate story that tells us about the world of Erde and the struggles of its Many denizens years After The Last Howler war Between the Ash choked Wolf Packs of Lupa, The Nomadic tribe of the Jua-Mata Hyena's both watched by Big brother esque ALPHA designed to deal with corruption in Lupa and Deal with the Terrorism of the Jua-Mata in Lupa while Erde hangs Precariously Between Corruption and Utter Destruction. This story Features both sides of the story. No Good or Bad but a sta ...more
Jan 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Imperium Lupi is one of the best books I've ever read. Probably one-of-a-kind. The view of the story is unique and great. I like how the characters become 'unknown', when it goes to the view of another character, like how Janoah is first offered as 'red wolfess' first, in Olivia's view. And I like how most characters are dynamic, showing that they act as antagonists, but are actually protagonists, or the other way around. That makes the story thrilling, in the view of not knowing who to trust. A
Nov 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
An absolutely intriguing world fueled by a well written and well paced plot, this is without a doubt the most entertaining book I've read in years.

Being a fan of both steampunk and fantasy (though not high fantasy), but generally not one to read books of those genres, the brief description piqued my interest. This led me to discovering the author's supplementary works and drawings online, where I became absolutely engrossed by the world details and character designs. Deciding to give it a shot,
Oct 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Other reviewers here have gone into details of the premise of this novel and have said pretty much all I wanted to say, so I won't be getting into even more details to avoid spoilers. But I've got to say, this novel is splendid!

Although Imperium Lupi's target audience are fans of anthro fictions, it is an amazingly well written steampunk fantasy adventure that any teenager as well as anyone of older age groups can enjoy.

Although I should mention that readers that aren't used to third person omni
Aug 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
- Imperium Lupi is set in a world where wolves reign supreme on the Lupine Continent. A great industrial revolution has taken place thanks to the wonder material known as "Imperium", however, it's not without its consequences as many beasts on the continent are uniquely affected by the imperium; granting them increased stamina, strength and what many could only describe as supernatural powers. Unfortunately, this power comes at a great cost...
We follow several characters as they try to unravel a
Mixed feelings

I loved the setting for this story. The world building had me wanting more and most of the characters felt fleshed out. Only things I really didn't like was how certain plot points ended up being pointless because of a out of nowhere flip in attitude. Or how a character will do something horrible and it just get hand(paw?)waved away or a slap on the wrist seemingly just for the sake of the plot. Frustrating. Only reason it gets three stars from me. I love the book but those things
Laine Urquhart
Jul 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
700+ pages and I still want more. Not only does Imperium Lupi have rich worldbuilding and characters with depth and relatability (even the with the "bad guys"), but the paperback copy can also double as a blunt personal defence weapon.

What started with a piqued interest into Imperium Lupi turned into a rich exploration of the world known as Erde. A diverse cast of characters armed with unique methodologies striving toward a common goal- to serve, protect, and prosper for their people. Plotlines
Oct 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: furry-fandom
It's such a pity that the book ends with so many loose ends unravelled thus with many character's lot incomplete too. But regardless that, it's still a great work of writing worth the time for it surely takes up a lot of it!

After the second reading my only advice to those who are reading the book for the first time is that it deserves to be read twice, for only it allows one to fully grasp all of the smithereens of details contained within.
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Adam Browne lives and works with his partner in Kent, England. Besides writing, his other pursuits include natural history, human history, futurism, and blocky old video games.

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