While you are on an expedition, the winter calm of your northern home is shattered by a blazing sphere of death. It comes flying down through winter skies in a maelstrom of fire and lightning to rain destruction upon your village. But where did it come from, who made it -- and can it be stopped? YOU must take up the quest to find answers to all these questions. But beware -- the sphere is only the key to a far greater danger that threatens all Allansia!