In an age lost to time, the Buervan Highlands were ruled by the enchanted Nienilef, a canine-like race of powerful spell casters. Following their disappearance, warlords squabble over what's left. Nienilef ruins and crude human settlements dot the land. Five big contenders have risen to prominence: the gracious Horas Graubenon, the dutiful Aldrich Morterrar, the half-elf Aurelon Saresyl, the collected Thogar Bransson, and the mysterious titan Ravious. The country is drowned in chaos and there is no end is in sight.