CRYPT OF THE ABERNATHYS

It took the both of us to heave the bulkhead open. The hinges shrieked with an unearthly cry that sent shudders up my spine, and we were assaulted by a blast of stale air that fumed up from the pit. It smelled dank and evil…

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THE REAVER STIRS

The air was all smoke, bellowing warhorns, and the shrieking of men, and horses, and darker things. It was a holocaust that brought a rumbling hunger deep inside him that could not be sated; for the Reaver was born to end lives…

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NO FURTHER

Our camp is all shouts and chaos. The horses are braying and kicking, and the dogs have gone feral. There are pale, hunchbacked shapes lingering at the edge of the firelight, hissing at us from the gloom. I have never been so afraid.

They are coming…

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A TERRIBLE SECRET, SHROUDED FOR A THOUSAND YEARS, RETURNS.

Long ago, the people of the Nordurlandes came together to fight a soul-crushing force that threatened to unravel the world. Kingdoms withered, millions died screaming, and an empire was born as mankind crawled out of darkness. Now, after centuries of peace and plenty, the empire is shaken as Mons Mortis erupts and paints the sky with a fiery omen of blood.

Here is a tale of three noble families seduced by power, lust, and greed, endeavoring to leave their legacy in troubled times: A dying lord struggles to save his household from ruin while his daughter unlocks her strange gifts by undertaking a treacherous journey; a nobleman seeks redemption in the shadow of his father’s glory; and a bishop unravels the secret of Bloodroot Fever and discovers a black hate from old times that shrieks in the Wurmwood once again.

Amidst all the smoke and chaos, an election draws near, and the great families prepare to make their claims for the emperor’s crown through corruption, intrigue, and war. But the high lords do not play this game alone. Supernatural forces gather at the edges of civilization, preparing to cast the world back into darkness.

The Time of the Turning is at hand…

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