The characters should all be Modern Day. Each character is a College student, each graduating shortly, with masters in a subject. Each hurled into Silvoworn by means of trickery.
The trickery performed by a zealot group from Silvoworn that needs outsiders to help their world, for the evil that has surrounded the town of Asylum knows there thoughts, but cannot read those of other worlds, so they hope.
One by one, each character is hurled into Silvoworn.