It has been more than a millennium since the God Wars ended, but the world of Zarethea remains a battleground. Aleister, a young sorcerer from the magical kingdom of Mystas, finds himself tasked with saving this war-torn world while The Chronomancer, a mysterious sorcerer of unknown origin, threatens to plunge all into a state of chaos and bloodshed by reviving Rael, the dark god of time. To succeed, Aleister must lead three rival priests of warring theocracies on a mission to reach the mythical city of Cockaigne, where peace reigns and suffering is but a memory. Along the way, he must prevent the kleptomaniac priest of freedom from robbing the party blind, restore the confidence of the fallen paladin of order, and help the peaceful priestess of neutrality discover her inner strength. Yet, Aleister's true test resides inside Cockaigne, the mysterious paradise of eternal youth and joy. Beneath its seemingly peaceful fa ade dwells a divine evil which even Aleister's powers may not be enough to stop. The bard's tale begins, "Evil times haunted Zarethea ..."