Welcome to the Issalian Empire
Imagine a world where everyone is marked with a rune within days of birth, setting his or her course in life. These runes not only define each citizen's vocation, but they also determine their social status.
Now imagine yourself as one of the rare people who must go through life unmarked. You have no legally designated job. You have no rights. Your social status is below the lowest of those marked with a rune. Society tells you to accept your fate, to live the best you can, and to pray for a better station in the next life.
Welcome to the Empire, Brock Tannerson. You are just a teen, but as an Unchosen, you have little to look forward to in life under the Ministry's rules. Do you accept your fate? More...