A three book series soon to be released by California based publishing company, Over the Edge Books, is an alternative publishing company that publishes stories and art that may be overlooked by traditional publishers."Therians: The Awakening" is a graphic novel that gives readers insight into the covert, underground and mystical world of therianthropy. A prolific story that chronicles the plight of a particular race of therians as they are trafficked and transported all over the world across the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. “Therians: The Awakening” is a realistic and riveting sci-fi fantasy that will keep its readers enthralled from the very first page. Providing more than pictures but compelling text, this novel definitely has the strength to one day develop into a motion picture film. Graduating from Wayne State University with a B.A. in English, B. Van Randall who also performs as a Hip Hop artist named The Ghetto Need, states that writing became an outlet to express himself and avoid youthful pitfalls.