House Orien, the dragonmarked house that provides transport for cargo, people, and letters across the continent of Khorvaire, runs the lightning rail system.
Though not inexpensive, the lightning rail is affordable for most adventurers… not as swift as House Lyrander’s airships or elemental galleons, but swifter than walking from one city to another.
The story begins on a lightning rail, having left the city of Wroat on its way to Sharn, the city of towers.
You have booked passage, like the others on the rail, for reasons of your own. Sharn is your current destination, but destinations, like all other decisions, can change…