THE STORY OF RINGS OF POWER

Read the story, then take up the quest.


FROM THE BOOK OF NEXUS

"Before Nexus, we lived in darkness; the sun shone as brightly as ever, but ours was a darkness of the soul.
At last, in a flash of divine light, Nexus appeared, bringing with him the golden age.

Nexus used the Rod of Creation to restore our world; the desolate planet of Ushka Bau became a paradise.
He bestowed upon each man, woman and child each one of the six arts. For many years we prospered.

The demon void brought an end to the golden age; the new world Nexus had created was one of great beauty and the love
we felt for him was powerful. Seeing this, the demon’s foul heart was filled with envy. He stole the precious Rod of Creation,
and created an age of chaos. Thus began the cataclysm; a reign of terror lasting 66 years.

At last Nexus confronted Void and the two fought a titanic battle for the Rod of Creation. In the end their might split
the rod in two, and each fled with half. Each then divided his half into rings and hid them to keep the other from
reassembling the rod and taking power again. Many have quested to recover the rings and restore the Rod of Creation to Nexus.
All have failed.”


THE QUEST FOR THE RINGS

In the 500 years since the cataclysm, the Rings of Power have become but a legend. Yet all have read the book of Nexus,
and know of the secret quest to find the rings and restore the Rod of Creation to Nexus. Only the noblest of men might be
trusted to carry out this quest, resisting the temptation to use the rod’s power to his own ends.

You are Buc, a top student at the Academy of Sorcery, and you will be the next to undertake the sacred quest. You’ll form
a team of adventurers; a knight, a conjuror, an enchanter, a necromancer, and an archer; and together you’ll journey to
every corner of your world, Ushka Bau, in search of information leading to each precious ring. Your party will learn spells,
gain experience and advance in rank as you travel from city to city, making friends and enemies, fighting battle after bloody
battle. If you are successful – if you win back the rings and return the Rod of Creation to Nexus – the rewards will be
greater than a young sorcerer can imagine.

Good luck to you and your team, and may Nexus walk with you.



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