With the disappearance of King Targon, the country Aris also fell into darkness. For a quarter of a century his younger brother Halgan has been ruling with an iron fist. After a near catastrophe on a small island in the east that remained unnoticed by most, another one is brewing in the north.
The bravest adventurers meet up in Tarabat, a small village at the edge of the shadow mountains, to seek their fortune. Unfortunately this has often lead to their doom.