Deep in the woods, far from any of the empires citizens or borders ‘Turtle Castle’ keeps other things at bay than invading neighbours. Exactly what is a well kept secret. But the obscurity around its purpose, isolated location and excessive defensive capabilities feed many outrageous rumours. Some whisper the Archdruid and his garrison study and hunt ferocious beasts living in the woods around them. Others say they breed them. Some even claim they bred some to hunt others.