From the back of the book:
A World of Heroes...
With the power held in these pages, one will forge a Hero, a veteran of dangerous adventures, a capable and courageous champion of Arcanis. There are many such Heroes - be they brave knights, pious priests, cunning rakes or mysterious sorcerers - but Fate has only a chosen few destined to shape the world with their passing. Your Hero is among them.
...in Search of Legends
This tome is your gateway into epic tales limited only by your mettle and imagination. With it, you will create the greatest Heroes Arcanis has ever seen and test them in the crucible of dangerous times. Within its pages, you will discover:
• An introduction to the Origins-Award winning World of Arcanis to greet our newest Heroes
• An accounting of that which has gone before, to welcome the return of our seasoned veterans
• Complete rules for the creation and advancement of great Heroes, ready to set out and forge the future
• A new combat and skill system to test the wits and mettle of even the most jaded Hero
• A magic system that places the very power of creation in your hands, at peril to your mortal form