Tales be told, the kiss of an ice nymph draws the last breath from a soul lost to the Bleak Expanse.
The Volcai army of vigilantes, renegades, and outlaws, is like a tinderbox looking for a spark.
To the Dracai, it's a mark of shame. To the Volcai, it's a sign of brotherhood.
Push hard enough, and even the weakest Volcai might find within their heart the courage, to stand against mightiest of dragons.
On both sides of the battlefield, brotherhood is a catalyst of courage, conviction, and most importantly, hope.
"I will set your lies aflame, and reveal the ugly heart of this Uprising. Sometimes, walking away isn't nearly enough..." - Dromai
Through famine, oppression, and the horrors of war, the Volcai's oath to their fallen bretheren shall never be broken.
There is no mercy on the battlefield; it's brothers against sisters, and blood against blood. For resentment breeds betrayal, as anger leads to rage, and fear to hate. This endless feud, from whence did it arise, and when will it see an end?
"The sun is setting on this Dynasty. Tomorrow we rise up, my son." - Yunkai
The old ways are not forgotten.
The dragon of choice, said to guard the crossroads of Sandikai.
The dragon of engineering, said to soar over the Metrix rust belt.
The dragon of dominion, said to oppress the Volcai.
The dragon of devastation, said to serve only the Aesir of Flames.
The dragon of greed, said to dwell in her lair deep beneath the Pits.
The dragon of tactics, said to be adrift within the ash sprays of the Misterian coast.
The dragon of decay, said to roam the crypts of the Demonastery.
The dragon of fertility, said to roost within the lush caverns of Aria.
The dragon of law, said to watch over the golden plains of Solana.
The dragon of metallurgy, said to power the Imperial Furnace.
The dragon of aggression, said to prowl the Red Desert.
The dragon of endurance, said to be rooted deep within the Savage Lands.
As the insurgency reached a boiling point, even the Volcai monks let their temper flare.
"Burn bright or burn out, we burn together." - Fai
A million insignificant grains will choke even the mightiest of dragon – old Volcai proverb
These iron citadels and machines of war, will do little to slow the advances of the rebellion.
With the war of the Monarchs raging on, we need every bit of knowledge we can find to hold back the Shadows.
For some Volcai, honour is nothing compared to the sweet taste of vengeance.
The illusionists of the Ash Plains can quickly turn home ground to their advantage.
"If only they were all as pathetic as you." - Victor Goldmane
What intent lies beneath the pages?
Every great cycle, a phoenix rises to challenge the dragon. Yet as sure as Dynasties rise and fall, every feathered Emperor soon grows scales.
"Only fools resort to force." - The Spider