The Arstahl Wars
A world at war
Since the discovery of Arstahl some 30 years ago the developed nations of the worlds have scrambled for the shot at this marvelous material. The discovery of a large natural reserve beneath the continent of Loment the factions of the old world have flocked there in force. Some leaders wanting the rare mineral for use in industry, and others demanding it be used to worship the Gods. Its value and rarity have set the stage for war.
Fortunately for you, you are simple couriers. Sending a package to Loment at this time where war could creep out. The job can set you up for the rest of your days, the package: a key. The man paying you for the job has only sent surrogates in his stead, but half the pay’s been received all ready, and the sum was hefty enough. The next ship for Loment sails in a fortnight, and you’re slated to be on it.