The largest civilization and greatest nation in the Old World is the Warhammer Online Empire. It is made up of the descendants of Sigmar. These are the humans who united the tribes of men at the Battle of Black Fire Pass.

Men and dwarfs have a strong relationship that still stands today after Sigmar promised eternal aid to the kingdom of dwarfs after the battle. This was the start of a massive empire brought about by trade and today Emperor Karl Franz leads the Empire.

His seat is located in the city-state of Altdorf. Career options within the Empire include Bright Wizard, Warrior Priest, Knight of the Blazing Sun and Witch Hunter. There is a terribly strange plague ravaging the Empire in the Age of Reckoning.

This plague transforms victims into murderers. It is a disease that was accompanied by a Chaos warhost that assaults a weaker Empire and crushes any resistance they had left in the Nordland villages.

Citizens are now scared and panicked in the face off these terrifying dangers. Many leave their homes to move elsewhere as they have given up on winning this battle. Some others embrace the powers of the darkness thinking that they can not defeat them so choose to join them instead.

The assistance of the High Elves and the Dwarfs is vital to the Empire as Emperor Karl Franz is forced to call on them in these desperate circumstances in order to prevent his lands from being transformed into Chaos. However even with the great and valued assistance of the High Elves and Dwarfs, the Empire is in dire trouble and near destruction.

Citizens in the Empire face a perilous life. There are foes everywhere, in every shadow and around every corner. There are also secret cults and it is hard to tell who can be trusted and who can't. There is a constant air of fear and paranoia in the settlements of the Empire's provinces.

Emperor Karl Franz has resorted to summoning advisors to help seek a solution to these difficulties. The advisors are:

The Grand Theogonist of the Cult of Sigmar

The Supreme Patriarch of the Colleges of Magic

The Grand Master of the Reiksguard T

he Order of the Griffon is devised with these advisors. This is a military force containing Wizards, Sigmar's cult devotees and very skilled soldiers. They will all need to face the threats both internal and external.

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