By Paul Kearney
At the global of Kuf, the Macht are a secret, a seldom-seen humans of striking ferocity and self-discipline whose prowess at the battlefield is the stuff of legend. for hundreds of years they've got remained in the distant fastnesses of the Harukush Mountains. on the planet past, the teeming races and peoples of Kuf were united in the bounds of the Asurian Empire, which ideas the recognized international, and is invincible. the nice King of Asuria can name up complete international locations to the battlefield.
His note is law.
But now the nice King¹s brother potential to take the throne via strength, and with a view to accomplish that he has sought out the legend. He hires 10000 mercenary warriors of theMacht, and leads them into the center of the Empire.
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