Viviana Amaris had served on the Wizards’ Council for twenty years. An esteemed and well-respected member, she had since retired and was enjoying a peaceful life on the coast. She thought she had left her years of political involvement, leadership, and arcane study behind her, but the rumors she’d heard about Praetoria were concerning
Apparently, not all was well on the island-turned-continent. A blight was spreading out of control. She knew Praetoria to be a hotbed of magical energy, but she was curious what exactly could cause such eldritch disturbances. Since the elders of the Wizards’ Council had gone missing, there were few who were equipped to look into the matter.
Maybe I’m getting too old for this line of work, she thought to herself.
—From Protector, an entry in the Tome of CHAOS