Scales of War
SCALES OF WAR
The world has never been a safe place. Bastions of civilisation populate a dark, menacing world—islands of order and reason exist in a land otherwise overrun by dark cults, vile monsters, creatures from the dark edges of the imagination, and worse. Across the world, the rumbling rumours of trouble have begun to surface. War bands forming in the mountains… Monsters crawling forth from the dark bowels of the world… And people everywhere have begun waking up at night in a cold sweat, uncertain where their feelings of dismay and panic come from…
In the Elsir Vale a nameless dread has spread slowly across the land as rumours abound of raiders attacking outlying farms and villages, travellers vanishing without trace and giants seen abroad in the mountains. Formerly the site of an attack by a great army known as the Red Hand, the Vale has known a generation of peace since they weathered the storm of the Hand and sent them scurrying back into the darkness, but now that seems to be at an end….