In the year 1175 IC, King Settra the Imperishable led a large raiding force against Bretonnia. Bolstered by the Undead forces of King Amenemhetum the Great, he was met at Savage Point by a Bretonnian fleet led by Henri Lamorte. Settra's fleet was heavily defeated, but he escaped vowing revenge.
One hundred years later, the Lamorte family crypt was pillaged by grave robbers who stole the long-dead body of Henri Lamorte in an apparently motiveless crime. Soon after, however, there were reports of a new and highly skilled Wight Lord commanding Settra's Undead fleet...