The Kingdom is on the brink of war.
The dying king Renalt Targel names his bastard son, Robert Stone a Targel and heir to the throne before his one legitimate son Renly Targel.
Renly has abandoned the capital and made for the Summerlands
Many fear a rebellion and some would welcome it, to not have a bastard sit atop the Throne.
To the east in the vast forests of the Green Court the bitter elves remain in their silent exile.
For how long though, none can say. Their bitter defeat 100 years ago surely has not been forgotten by the long lived elves, and they may take this momentary opportunity to strike.