IC Thread The war is on the brink of conflict as major factions begin to build momentum and extend their reach. From the north, the kingdom of Veiltôndr and other small provinces has already fallen to the hordes of the Broodmother, a mysterious sorceress who forges contracts with greater daemons. Rising with the dawn is the Chastefell Campaign, campaigning themselves as the righteous band who will see the world to light and a new beginning free of strife. While some of their troupes are unaffiliated from any one deity, a number of higher-ups have come to contribute their actions to the will of Davos, the god of Sun and all things just. While less concerned with leading the world one way or another, there exists another band that permeates far more spread throughout the world than either. Dodgers extend fairly well throughout the globe and, despite rumors that they are greedy scum who steal and deal in information and pick off the innocent on highways. No one has truly pinned down exactly what the truth is except the Dodgers and their friends themselves. Regardless, their name is big enough that they are worth mention in the day and age. Today, though, these concerns are far from our Champions and their Captains, who find themselves amongst the desert states. The desert states, reliant on trade from the north and east find themselves blocked due to recent trade-bans from foreign power struggles. The desert states have called a summit of the states to determine a plan of action to solve their problems… And it seems that their only solution may lead to war. But with who?