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* BoxOfficeBomb: ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire''. Budget: Unknown, but it was expensive enough to get the creators evicted from their house. Box office: Unknown, but can safely be assumed to be tiny, as the film was only showed once in one theater.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire''. Budget: Unknown, but it was expensive enough to get the creators evicted from their house. Box office: Unknown, but can safely be assumed to be tiny, as the film was only showed shown once in one theater.


* CreatorKiller: The TroubledProduction and financial failure of ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' seems to have killed off not only the ''Maradonia'' series, but Gloria's entire writing "career" -- her website focuses on her modelling, and there's no sign of the "[[{{Vaporware}} soon to be released]]" new fantasy book series she's supposedly completed.

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* CreatorKiller: The TroubledProduction and financial failure of ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' seems to have not only killed off not only the ''Maradonia'' series, but tainted Gloria's entire writing "career" -- reputation to the point where she has evidently given up on it[[note]]As of January 2020: There hasn't been a new ''Maradonia'' release since the film, the websites are down, the ebooks are no longer available for purchase, and the only physical copies on Amazon are used.[[/note]] and is trying to distance herself from it. She released her website focuses on next book, ''The Secret of Moon Lake'', under the name Sofia Nova and described it as her modelling, and there's no sign of the "[[{{Vaporware}} soon to be released]]" new fantasy book series she's supposedly completed.debut novel, effectively disowning ''Maradonia''.



* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The series presumably stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. It seems like the creators ran out of money and gave up on the series after the film's premiere, making the story [[CutShort end on an unresolved cliffhanger]]. Several other factors point towards the series being cancelled: as of March 2019, the ''Maradonia'' websites are down, none of the e-books are available for purchase, the only physical copies for sale are used, and Gloria Tesch's website focuses on her modelling. To make matters worse, Gerry Tesch, Gloria's father and the one person who helped promoting and publishing the series, died in 2018.

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* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The series presumably stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. It seems like the creators ran out of money and gave up on the series after the film's premiere, making the story [[CutShort end on an unresolved cliffhanger]]. Several other factors point towards the series being cancelled: as of March 2019, January 2020, the ''Maradonia'' websites are down, none of the e-books are available for purchase, the only physical copies for sale are used, and Gloria Tesch's website focuses on her modelling. To make matters worse, Gerry Tesch, Gloria's father and the one person who helped promoting and publishing the series, died in 2018. In December 2019, Gloria Tesch released ''The Secret of Moon Lake'' (under the new name/pseudonym Sofia Nova) and called it her debut novel, effectively disowning ''Maradonia''.


** As it failed to get a DVD release after its premiere, the ''only'' way to watch ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' is a bootleg screener (complete with a watermark) that someone put online, because it was only shown once in ''one theather''.

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** As it failed to get a DVD release after its premiere, the ''only'' way to watch ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' is a bootleg screener (complete with a watermark) that someone put online, because it was only shown once in ''one theather''.theater''.


* CreatorKiller: The TroubledProduction and financial failure of ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' seems to have killed off not only the ''Maradonia'' series, but Gloria's entire writing "career" -- her website focuses on her modelling, and there's no sign of the "[[{{Vaporware}} soon to be released]]" new fantasy book series she's supposedly completed.



* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The series presumably stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. It seems like the creators ran out of money and gave up on the series after the film's premiere, making the story [[CutShort end on an unresolved cliffhanger]]. Several other factors point towards the series being cancelled: as of February 2019, the ''Maradonia'' websites are down, none of the e-books are available for purchase, and Gloria Tesch's website focuses on her modelling. To make matters worse, Gerry Tesch, Gloria's father and the one person who helped promoting and publishing the series, died in 2018.

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* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The series presumably stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. It seems like the creators ran out of money and gave up on the series after the film's premiere, making the story [[CutShort end on an unresolved cliffhanger]]. Several other factors point towards the series being cancelled: as of February March 2019, the ''Maradonia'' websites are down, none of the e-books are available for purchase, the only physical copies for sale are used, and Gloria Tesch's website focuses on her modelling. To make matters worse, Gerry Tesch, Gloria's father and the one person who helped promoting and publishing the series, died in 2018.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire''. Budget: Unknown, but it was expensive enough to get the creators evicted from their house. Box office: Unknown, but can safely be assumed to be tiny, as the film was only showed once in one theater.


* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The series presumably stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. It seems like the creators ran out of money and gave up on the series after the film's premiere, making the story [[CutShort end on an unresolved cliffhanger]]. Several other factors point towards the series being cancelled: as of February 2019, the ''Maradonia'' websites are down, none of the e-books are available for purchase, and Gloria Tesch's website focuses on her modelling. To make matters worse, Gerry Tesch, an important driving force behind the franchise, died in 2018.

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* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The series presumably stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. It seems like the creators ran out of money and gave up on the series after the film's premiere, making the story [[CutShort end on an unresolved cliffhanger]]. Several other factors point towards the series being cancelled: as of February 2019, the ''Maradonia'' websites are down, none of the e-books are available for purchase, and Gloria Tesch's website focuses on her modelling. To make matters worse, Gerry Tesch, an important driving force behind Gloria's father and the franchise, one person who helped promoting and publishing the series, died in 2018.


** As it failed to get a DVD release after its premiere, the ''only'' way to watch ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' is a bootleg screener (complete with a watermark) that someone put online.

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** As it failed to get a DVD release after its premiere, the ''only'' way to watch ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' is a bootleg screener (complete with a watermark) that someone put online.online, because it was only shown once in ''one theather''.


* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The series presumably stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. It seems like the creators ran out of money and gave up on the series after the film was released, making the story [[CutShort end on an unresolved cliffhanger]].

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* ParodyRetcon: Following the release of a book trailer that could charitably be called "amateurish", Gloria Tesch's publicist responded to criticism by classifying the trailer as "obviously comic satire". Nobody bought it.
* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The series presumably stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. It seems like the creators ran out of money and gave up on the series after the film was released, film's premiere, making the story [[CutShort end on an unresolved cliffhanger]].cliffhanger]]. Several other factors point towards the series being cancelled: as of February 2019, the ''Maradonia'' websites are down, none of the e-books are available for purchase, and Gloria Tesch's website focuses on her modelling. To make matters worse, Gerry Tesch, an important driving force behind the franchise, died in 2018.


* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The consensus seems to be that the series stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. Hilariously, this means that the Saga ends with [[spoiler:the two heroes getting themselves poisoned.]]
* StillbornFranchise: ''[[TheFilmOfTheBook Maradonia and the Shadow Empire]]'' ends with the text "''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' will be continued with ''Maradonia and the Escape from the Underworld''". Considering that the creators spent almost all their money on ''Shadow Empire'', which didn't even get a DVD release and was presumably a huge net loss, it's very unlikely that ''Escape from the Underworld'' will ever get made.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes:
** For some reason, the e-book re-releases are no longer available for purchase.
** As it failed to get a DVD release after its premiere, the ''only'' way to watch ''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' is a bootleg screener (complete with a watermark) that someone put online.
* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The consensus seems to be that the series presumably stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. Hilariously, this means that It seems like the Saga ends with [[spoiler:the two heroes getting themselves poisoned.]]
creators ran out of money and gave up on the series after the film was released, making the story [[CutShort end on an unresolved cliffhanger]].
* StillbornFranchise: ''[[TheFilmOfTheBook Maradonia and the Shadow Empire]]'' ends with the text "''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' will be continued with a WillReturnCaption promising a sequel titled ''Maradonia and the Escape from the Underworld''".Underworld''. Considering that the creators spent almost all their money on ''Shadow Empire'', which didn't even get a DVD release and was presumably a huge net loss, it's very unlikely that ''Escape from the Underworld'' will ever get made.


* TroubledProduction: According to some people who were involved with the production of ''Shadow Empire'', its "director" Dr. Gerry Tesch squandered most of his family's money financing the film, which led to his wife leaving and the Tesches being evicted from their house.

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* TroubledProduction: TroubledProduction:
** Dr. Tesch never provided his director Troy Bowman and cinematographer Paulian Morris with a deal or a deal memo. Bowman ended up leaving the project after hours of unpaid prep. Producer Patricia Sofia left after Tesch tried to cut a side deal behind her back to avoid having to pay her. These incidents led to Morris leaving in disgust.
** The Tesches launched an Indiegogo campaign in an attempt to raise funds to continue their work on the movie. It failed miserably, only making 7% of its $20,000 goal... and most of the pledges were from Gloria Tesch herself.
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According to some people who were involved with the production of ''Shadow Empire'', production, its "director" Dr. Gerry Tesch squandered most of his family's money financing the film, which led to his wife leaving and the Tesches being evicted from their house.house.
** The planned DVD release never materialized -- presumably Dr. Tesch couldn't find any company willing to distribute the movie and couldn't afford to self-publish it.


* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The consensus seems to be that the series stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. Hilariously, this means that the Saga ends with [[spoiler:the two heroes getting themselves poisoned.]]

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* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The consensus seems to be that the series stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. Hilariously, this means that the Saga ends with [[spoiler:the two heroes getting themselves poisoned.]]]]
* StillbornFranchise: ''[[TheFilmOfTheBook Maradonia and the Shadow Empire]]'' ends with the text "''Maradonia and the Shadow Empire'' will be continued with ''Maradonia and the Escape from the Underworld''". Considering that the creators spent almost all their money on ''Shadow Empire'', which didn't even get a DVD release and was presumably a huge net loss, it's very unlikely that ''Escape from the Underworld'' will ever get made.
* TroubledProduction: According to some people who were involved with the production of ''Shadow Empire'', its "director" Dr. Gerry Tesch squandered most of his family's money financing the film, which led to his wife leaving and the Tesches being evicted from their house.

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* OrphanedSeries: The last new book to be released was ''Maradonia and the Law of Blood'', all the way back in 2010. The consensus seems to be that the series stalled due to Gloria preferring to focus on TheMovie. Hilariously, this means that the Saga ends with [[spoiler:the two heroes getting themselves poisoned.]]

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