Varis: The War of the Brand
The Chains are a complete mystery to the people of Varis, their appearance 50 years ago was seen as a dire omen, especially when they realized contact with the Gods had been lost. But their impact has dulled somewhat in the last 50 years due to the world’s continued existence. For the younger generations they are an interesting, but normal, phenomena.
Appearing in the night sky as intertwined ephemeral, softly glowing runic symbols that form chains from horizon to horizon. Nightly, the runes shift and change their forms – becoming entirely new combinations with startling regularity.