It has been a generation since the Monsters Wars pacified the continent, inducting into the fold of civilization the greenskin and ogre tribes, slaying or edging out the majority of the savage populations, raiding the ancient tombs and temples, and generally pacifying the known world. Save for the rattling of sabres to which nations are accustomed, there is peace and security on the continent.
Across the vast stretch of the Western Sea however, a New World has been discovered. The secrets it holds will forge new fortune and reputations. The call of danger will summon every thief, explorer, missionary, and adventurer, each hungry for opportunity and renown.