The present takes place five generations after the death of Keiven Rus.
Peace has reigned for long enough that humanity has lost much of the unity which made it such an unstoppable opponent. Shea has grown into a thriving metropolis, and political factions battle for power. Tension has been rising between the races and whispers of the war to come can be heard everywhere to those who know where to listen.
Princess Iria is the heir to Keiven’s throne. She recently took a husband and claimed the thrown which had been held in stewardship by the knights of the golden rose.