Red Storm was first a novel before becoming a webtoon. Kyungchan Noh (노경찬), the author, had written a novel, titled by the same name, back in the year of 2006. It was later that this same novel became adapted into a webtoon, published by Daum, by the year of 2012. Novel was published by Rok Media with over 300 pages for each of the 6 volumes released - containing of average 7 chapters each. It was later republished by In-Time Network, to be resurfaced, as an easily accessible online novel by March 2014. As of yet, the Korean Novel has not been licensed into other languages.
Red Storm follows the life and adventures of Yulian Provoke, the Young Glow (Glow is a title similar to Chieftan) of the Pareia Tribe, who dreams of becoming the strongest warrior of the Red Desert. The early parts of the story focus on Yulian meeting Noya, a powerful man from a different dimension, who later becomes his master and teaches him a unique martial art. As the story progresses, the manhwa tells of Yulian's goal of creating a team of warriors strong enough to solve any problem called "Red Storm".