In one of the far flung corners of the Iceni Kingdom a Mage wonders into a remote village. The inhabitants of the village, all farmers or tradesman of one form or another, are at first bemused by this incoherent visitor.
He has the appearance of someone who at one time may have been grand and well settled into his role as a Mage. But bad times have fallen upon him, or perhaps bad magic, in other words, a lack of skill that has caused harm to his own mind.
In this world of magic and mages, kingdoms and supernatural foes, magic is regarded highly, but also with great caution. It goes without saying that magic is a dangerous pursuit. Much like gun powder, sharp blades or arrows. Magic can be as dangerous to its user, as those that are on the receiving end of it, whether from good or bad intentions.