There was an assembly of battlemages who took to war not in heavy armor but light garments. This lack of defense meant many within the group were short-lived. Zesperia, a fresh inductee, was repeatedly told by her mentor that none remained undefeated. Indeed, he perished to a hail of arrows, leaving her distraught. No matter how strong someone is, defeat is always imminent, and she found such an obvious truth to be irrational.