In the world of Athran, the light is fading. Some have foreseen such days, but few were willing to listen, and fewer still would heed the warnings. Even now, kingdoms bicker about their futures, while doing little to secure them. The fate of Athran may yet lie in the balance – though who can say what must be done?
Even now, strangers gather in the Desert of Raduun beneath a darkening sun. Their reasons for leaving home and coming here are each their own, and the knowledge and skills they bring may be enough to turn the tide – though only time will tell whether they each carry noble intentions.