Syfy.co.uk is proud to present the award winning digital 10-part series Riese: Kingdom Falling.
Syfy.co.uk is proud to present the award winning digital series Riese: Kingdom Falling. The story follows Riese, a wanted princess of the Kingdom of Eleysia that has been overthrown by a powerful society called The Sect. The evil empress Amara has proclaimed Riese a traitor, who must evade her pursuers with nothing but her wits and the help of her wolf companion, Fenrir.
Narrated by Amanda Tapping (Sanctuary), the series also features a well known array of talent including Christine Chatelain (The Bone Collector); Sharon Taylor (Stargate Universe); Ben Cotton (Harper's Island), Allison Mack (Smallville); Ryan Robbins (Caprica); Patrick Gilmore (Stargate Universe); Alessandro Juliani (Battlestar Galactica) and Emilie Ullerup (Sanctuary).
Riese is devastated by the depth of betrayal that she has endured and now must fight not only for her life, but for the sake of the Kingdom. Empress Amara discovers that she has been nothing more than a pawn to The Sect who have allowed her to become so engrossed in her quest to find Riese that she has not noticed that the biggest threat came from within her own palace.
Discovering that The Sect may have plans for her rule that are different to her own, Empress Amara is questioning their true agenda and it is revealed that Riese might not be the sole survivor of her dynasty. Riese, meanwhile has been captured in Vidar and is also learning of a deep betrayal.
While escaping from her pursuers, Riese ducks into a building and is confronted with the man who as ultimately responsible for the fate of the Hlemkin children. Riese questions him about his motivations and discovers that The Sect has been utilising religion as a means to control its followers.