The great russet ant federations had been content to reinforce their armies with a large number of legions of foreign ants, all united under the one Belokanian scent banner. The ,rd soldier approached the dwarf mercenaries and asked them if they had heard of the development of a secret weapon at Shigae-pou. Bernard Werber. The novel became a cult hit across Europe, and Werber followed it with two other books in the same vein: Le Jour des Fourmis (Day of the Ants,) and La Révolution des Fourmis (Revolution of the Ants, ). His other books include L'Empire des Anges (Empire of the Angels, ) and L'Arbre des possibles (The Tree of Possibles, )/5. Bernard Werber: Empire Of The Ants. Its protagonists are ants with names like "the th male laid since the start of autumn," and th is a russet ant with a serious problem: His entire beetle-hunting expedition was wiped out instantaneously by unknown forces, possibly a horrible new weapon developed by pesky dwarf RealWizardRock.com: Tasha Robinson.