“The Balance is shifting. Our world is slipping into chaos. I can see how it will end; in darkness and despair. For nearly ten millennia, we have been at peace, as much as any can. Empires and lands have risen and fallen, as is the manner of these things. But now the world changes. Slowly, like rot, war is spreading. Chaos is beginning to overwhelm our world. Strange creatures stir, and many are consumed by the promise of power as the Gods watch and do nothing.
A great and ancient Evil awakes in the far west, tainting the hearts of those drawn to misdeeds. I fear for the fate of all races, weakened by war and distrust. The Evil gathers its strength, and I fear too: all shall fall into darkness. All shall fall to despair.
The eclipse of light has begun. The Darkness spreads…”
– Personal excerpt, Unknown