It has been nearly two hundred years since the First Great War and the ruling throne of Triclose remains vacant. Many Houses have risen up to take the throne and failed. The people of this land of eternal war have only seen two generations of relative peace in the last two hundred years and very few believe there will ever be peace on Triclose until the ruling throne is filled. War has become life and life has become war for the inhabitants of Triclose. Children are raised on stories of their ancestors and noble battles against life-long enemies. Thus, with each new generation loyalties are sworn, hatreds renewed and the wars begin anew. Yet, even as the people of Triclose and the world of Kylir fight their wars and do their best to live their lives, there are stirrings of a war more ancient than anything they could imagine and with the cataclysmic potential to reshape Kylir for all time….