5 Adventurers awoke to find themselves trapped in the prison of keep newly erected by an invading dark army. After defeating the keeps temporary lord and freeing some of the innocent villagers also being kept prisoner, they headed west. They spent a couple nights in the village of those they freed, but the village was raided by a band of mercenaries led y a servant of the previous keep’s true lord.
After fending off the invasion and slaying the servant, they made their way further west to the town of Corinth. Here, they found some work and learned a little of the mysterious gems they found in the possession of their previous foes. They took a job from Arthur, the towns local archaeologist, to escort him to some nearby ruins. While exploring the ruins, they found a map to a lost city of an ancient civilization. After exploring the city and defeating the avatar of a god slumbering deep within the city’s temple, they were tasked by some unknown gods to defeat their avatars, and prove their worth.