Night Traveler: Prophecy of the Elder follows musician Jake Whitman on a journey of discovery and adventure. After being fired from his only steady gig, Jake is lured down a dark dirt road by a ghostly apparition, causing him to wreck his motorcycle. Rescued by an elderly Native American, Jake is introduced to the origin of dreams, where four challenges will stand between destiny and destruction....
The concept of the Night Traveler series was conceived while creator R.E. Asbury was touring as a musician in support of PROPHECY, a CD whose cover art featured the very first appearance of the Night Traveler character. PROPHECY's visualization of the character was that of a '70s glam rock Night Traveler. The Night Traveler character will take various forms, existing in various locations, time periods, and cultures. Public response to the character was so intense that Asbury decided to create a back story to satisfy the interest. Originally intended as a single issue comic book, the story soon developed the necessity of a larger presentation. The Night Traveler multimedia adventure series is more than a comic book, an action novel, or a radio drama. It's an experience! In 2006 the Night Traveler adventure series was intruduced as a sequence of short multimedia teaser episodes. These experimental episodes were designed to help develop a new product line best suited for its full release.
Night Traveler: Prophecy of the Elder is currently being transformed into a fully animated feature presentation.
Night Traveler creator R.E. Asbury is a multi-talented artist and producer. Having worn many hats in the entertainment industry, the mini-bio below is a small sampling of his accomplishments.
The Night Traveler series is the brainchild of record producer and award winning filmmaker, R.E. Asbury. In the late '80s and early '90s, Asbury graced the stage of legendary NJ rock clubs such as The Stone Pony and Studio One as vocalist for rock group Hi-Anxiety. From there he made his first venture to Florida to study the entertainment industry under the guidance of former Vice President of CBS Records, Mert Paul.
Afer a short stint writting jingles for local television ads, R.E. Asbury wrote and performed what would become an album titled PROPHECY, a compilation of original songs to pay tribute to the late Eric Carr, former drummer for rock supergroup KISS who had lost his battle with cancer. PROPHECY enjoyed worldwide attention and kept its creator busy with tour dates and live events for the following two years.
In 2003 Asbury made his film debut co-writing, directing , and starring in "Life's Like a Movie", a short romantic comedy about a young couple pondering married life just weeks before their wedding. The film featured cameos by Twisted Sister's Dee Snider, Peter Tork of The Monkees, and professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka. "Life's Like a Movie" went on to win a Telly Award in 2004.
That same year Asbury was approached to provide the cover art for the Voodooland CD titled "Give Me Air," featuring rock greats Ace Frehley of KISS, Joe Lynn Turner of Rainbow/Deep Purple, Eric Singer of Alice Cooper/KISS, John Corabi of Motley Crue/The Scream, and guitarist Karl Cochran.
Currently R.E. Asbury is in full Night Traveler mode, ready to unveil the series to the world!