The world is vast, old, and full of mystery. Civilization is old, and well established. Yet vast areas of the world are still an unconquered wilderness. Developed areas are dominated by nations, great and small. War between them is frequent. Alliances shift. Empires rise, and fall. Whether they operate work in a squalid city under siege, or in some remote mountain hunting an elusive beast, there is plenty for an enterprising adventurer to do.