Location: Atero, Spherus Magna
We begin on desert road. A flock of birds sat, pecking at scrap metal. Suddenly, a black transport bus zoomed by, and the birds scattered. The bus bumped and crashed along the desert road, with “Back In Black” pumping through the speakers. It was headed inbound for Arena Magna, the sight of many great events. Inside the bus were 7 warriors; All of them from different backgrounds, but brought together for the same purpose: to compete in Arena Magna’s newest event, “Arena Battle”. It was a contest where warriors engaged in gladiator-style fighting for entertainment. The competition was created by a mysterious character who called himself “The Gamemaster”, and almost nothing was known about him. Apparently, the winner of Arena Battle would receive a large cash prize, and some people were willing to do anything to get their hands on the money.
Now, you may be wondering, “How did these warriors end up here?” Well, let’s take a look back in time, to when the warriors received the invitations…