Deep within Dunwall, a group of Assassin's resided within the booming city of industrial age. Whale Oil led new technology to power and the ability to expand and grow. Yet, not all power from the technological advances of Dunwall. Some came from other sources, one of those sources specifically known as The Outsider. These Assassin's harness the power of The Outsider, though they are limited as The Outsider hasn't spoken to them or given them his mark. Only one of the group has been given the Mark and that is Vain, current leader of the Assassin's. The story takes place within a hidden hideout, in the sewers of Dunwall now because the districts have been retaken once the Rat Plague was driven out of Dunwall. ----------------------------------------------- Vain let out a sigh, his body sat down in an old leather chair. A desk in front of him, papers with pictures strewn across, names circled and crossed out. Some were green, some were red and some were orange. It was obvious on what meant what. "So...the Empress is in danger and we are suppose to protect her...well. Why does it matter" He chuckled as he grabbed one of the bags of gold coins that sat on his desk. That was just the advancement pay. Every Lord or Soldier they dealt with that was planning against the Empress was even more money. Money, greed, and power led everything. No matter how pure the city or the person. Anyone could be hired or bribed and Vain had his price. The Empire payed. He brought his feet up on the desk as he leaned back, staring up at the ceiling. There was still a light smell of sewer down in the makeshift hideout, but it was their home and they kept it nice and tidy. "I should make an announcement" He grumbled, not wishing to move from the spot. Lifting his fingers to his mouth, he made a sharp whistle. Whoever was nearby his door would understand that he was summoning them. The hideout was small, only enough to fit around six to eight people. Vain's own office was also his bedroom, a bed sitting in the corner where the desk sat in the middle.