The gods of the old world have fallen. In their place stand the Ascendants, mortal men and women capable of infusing their faithful servants with tremendous magical power. These bonded priests are the backbone of nearly every civilization in the world, and they have waged bloody wars and founded vast empires in the name of their living gods.
But as one age draws to a close, another must begin. All across the world, more and more individuals have learned to channel magic without an Ascendant bond, and these “Unbound” have finally discovered a leader: a gifted young sorceress bent on freeing those who share her power - no matter the cost.