A Shattered Civilization
The Karangarian Empire collapsed with the Great Schism more than two hundred years ago. Numerous wars have ravaged the continent known as The Rhyelands since, making nobles die young on the battlefield and the lesser folk live only slightly longer as serfs or slaves of the victors.
Some noble families, scattered around the former imperial domains, try to stand up against the oppression and decadence that separate the nobility from the rest of the peoples of The Rhyelands.
In the backwaters nation of Eizenthal, a small group of adventurers have set out on what seemed to be a straightforward investigation of missing apples…