Ulmar has seen the rise and fall of many empires and nations, but never before has it experienced an age of such industry and technology. After years of petty kings and brutal wars the world of Ulmar is now divided into seven nations and a relative peace has reigned for the past 200 years. In This peace technology and industry has flourished, the age of gunpowder and steam is well within it’s prime. Mighty Steamship now ply across the Silver Sea bringing a new area of trade and economic power to the world. This is not to say that the old ways still do not have power. Magic as only grown in its understanding and power and if fact has enhanced the technology of the day. That being said a tension hangs over the world and recent events between the two largest nations of Ulmar Orthain and Kezri seem to be pointing towards a war on a scale never before seen. Though even that looms over the heads of many a people of Ulmar the Darkest of Hours is still yet to come.