The air is crisp and the trees are in their full red and gold glory of autumn. The township of River’s Run is in the midst of it’s Avandran celebrations, the last days before the harsh winter season sets in.
Travelers from across the lands have gathered to share information from the past year one last time before the Raven Queen’s touch makes such trips too hazardous without the costly expense of portal travel.
It is a time of tale-telling and trade. Hearths in the various inns burn warmly and the World Academy is a-buzz with the exchange of knowledge. Soon, River’s Run will be a quiet place, waiting for it’s visitors that come with the next spring.
To a particular group of visitors, the end of the year marks the beginning of a new adventure.