Darkness gathers, winters grow colder, and the world bleeds, flogged by war.
From the snow, and heat of burning cities rises Attila, the Scourge of God. Before him the once mighty Roman Empire, fractured, divided and facing his wrath, tremble and crumble.
The hordes of Attila slaughter and burn all before them, and the tribes living outside the borders of Rome flee, into the land of the emperors. Desperate to find another homeland, to settle, while still proud and defiant of Rome and its 'civilization'.
In the east, the Sassanid Empire, heirs to the long line of Persians, successor states and various warring steppe tribes and confederacies, The desert may be barren, but not if the trade routes of the world run through it!
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