This is the first in a series of new guidebooks detailing the fantastic Shadow World. The Shadow World is a fantasy world created primarily for use with the fantasy role-playing system Rolemaster published by Iron Crown Enterprises (ICE). Shadow World books are produced under license from ICE. Emer I includes: A detailed timeline, including the history of the Emerian Empire, its rise and fall as well as new information of events in the two years since the present time of Eidolon. A large section devoted to the realms of Haestra, featuring new information about Danarchis, Stroane and Sarnak, as well as previously undisclosed cities and realms: the Komaren Cluster, the Port of Izar, the secret city of the Dark Elves, and the Thesmoq Domain. Information about the Changramai Warrior-monk college, the Eight orders of the Old Empire (including their powerful artifacts), and other groups and powerful individuals. New information on secret places such as the Coral Road, the Ash Lairs, Portals, holy and unholy places, and other mysteries. Beast and NPC charts, including typical inhabitants of every region. (All stats are in Rolemaster 2nd Edition format, with easy conversion to RMSS)A full-color 11" x 17" insert with a map of Haestra for the PCs. Six maps detailing the region for the GM, with secret places, and many features not on the PC map. Four city maps: Aquitar, (Capital of the Komaren cluster), the Port of Izar, Artha (Capital of Danarchis), and Sarnak, city of the Amazons.