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In the 11th century AD, the ailing Byzantine Empire teeters on the brink of full-blown war with the Seljuk Sultanate. In the borderlands of Eastern Anatolia, a land riven with bloodshed and doubt, a dark hero rises from the ashes of the conflict. Apion's journey will be a savage one,… Read More
There exists incredible history that once lived, but was purposely destroyed long ago. One such story barely whispers today. If it weren’t for a mosaic recently discovered at an archaeological excavation in Thrace, the world would have never known the truth. Theodora Apsimar was the first and last female Marcher… Read More
There exists incredible history that once lived, but was purposely destroyed long ago. One such story barely whispers today. If it weren't for a mosaic recently discovered at an archaeological excavation in Thrace, the world would have never known the truth. Theodora Apsimar was the first female-appointed Marcher Lord in… Read More
The storm is upon us, Haga. The answers you seek dance within its wrath . . . 1071 AD. Emperor Romanus Diogenes has rekindled the guttering flame of Byzantium. Yet in the eastern borderlands, two vital strongholds hang in the balance. Manzikert and Chliat must be won to secure the… Read More
The Roman Empire is crumbling, and a shadow looms in the east… 376 AD: the Eastern Roman Empire is alone against the tide of barbarians swelling on her borders. Emperor Valens juggles the paltry border defences to stave off invasion from the Goths north of the Danube. Meanwhile, in Constantinople,… Read More
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