Following Eras of turmoil and strife, the nations of Torreth have found a tenuous peace. Each nation follows a different god, beings they refer to as The Archons. One day, the grounds tremble, and the world changes. The Rise of the Riftguard is a collection of short stories that occur over a seventy year span following the mysterious event. Each story is set in a different nation, each handling the repercussions it has caused.