Morovia descends into chaos as the aged King loses his mind.
Feudal loyalties are long gone. Each magnate cultivates their own Affinity - an armed retinue of servants, retainers and lesser nobles, whose reach extends beyond the battlefield to the corruption of markets and law courts.
You are obliged to seek work at the hiring fair in the border town of Astonbridge - but whom will you serve?
House Royson? House Evenlode? The Seventh Veil? The Perfect Circle?
Or will you be the kite that picks the bone from the dogs?