Arc II: City of DarknessMidgard
The mysterious aggressiveness of monsters seemed to have abated, and citizens and adventurers alike are swept by relief. Seals are renewed, MVP monsters put back in their proper lairs and places, and the Kingdom of Rune-Midgard seeks to establish again it's peace and prosperity. King Tristram has decreed and sent ambassadors to the neutral nations.
Morroc, the Frontier, has become exciting once more due to the resumption of the monthly guild wars.
In Payon the Tae Kwons and Soul linkers report peace and stability in the energies of nature.
However, trouble brews in the City of Magic, as mages and even some wizards and high wizards are purportedly collapsing from 'anemia' and stress...Schwarzwald
The magnate Kathrynne Keyron has formally announced the opening of the Lighthalzen Somatology Laboratories, which is hoped to 'provide and assist research to the Republic of Schwartzwald and other participating nations and provide technologies and innovations that will take civilized life into new heights.'
Qualified persons from the magic, chemist and other classes rush to get into positions, jostling with scientists and indie inventors. But there are reports that Kathrynne Keyron's relationship with her older brother Galen is down on the rocks.
Another momentous decision that would seem to affect economy is the coming into partnership of Rekenber Corp. and Kiel Hyre Corp., and Kiel Hyre Jr. unveils the next explosive piece of technology for the next hundred years: the Agit Guardians.
But despite this show of prosperity, the slums of Lighthalzen, and the polluted cities of Einbroch and Einbech experience sub-human conditions of living and employment, and seem to get worser every year...
There is also unrest in the Odin's Temple near Hugel as witnesses say Valkyries are preparing to wage war.Arunfeltz
Under King Razekiel al-Belzebub's blessing, Thor Camp also opens it's doors to qualified chemists, smiths and engineers from neighboring nations to join in it's newest geology projects....
Also, investigations have been restarted to search for the missing people who were killed by Gloom Under Night as well as a manhunt for the said monster.