In the North they know no rest and no mercy, for the furious Vikings live to conquer. Their insatiable lust for glory and wealth urges them to seek both in battle, and in the bitter wind they march towards triumphant victories. Clans shed blood for the right to call themselves the mightiest in the Kingdom, and Jarls, whose only desire is to wreak vengeance upon their enemies, carry on this ruthless feud – this is the way of life in these dour northern lands. Protected by the omnipresent god Odin, the warriors fearlessly rush into combat and defeat their enemies, for they know no greater honor than to die fighting and enter Valhalla, where they will feast eternally with the worthy.
The lands of Darkshine are in turmoil, as rival Lords battle over the remnants of the once-great Empire of Stormfall. The commoners cry out for a hero – one who will unite the empire and deliver them from the rising tide of an ancient evil.
By the will of Lord Oberon, you have been chosen to fortify and expand your Castle, discover the mysteries of the Lost Arts, and build an army unrivalled since the days of old. You must master strategy, diplomacy, logistics and warfare as you forge alliances, join forces with great Leagues, and defeat your rivals.