It has been a little more than 300 years since ice destroyed the known world. Empires lost civilizations crushed, and scattered pockets of civilization ignorant of events past struggle to discover and rebuild a new world. Knowledge is power and while some seek to hold this power all to themselves, others seek to eradicate it entirely so as to write history as they see fit. Still there are those who crave only to discover and share the power of knowledge for all who want to know.