After the Great Imperial Sacrifice the world was plunged into chaos.  Patches of the sea boiled, the ground suffered great upheavals and the face of the world was changed forever.  The 'Bending' has already occurred and it appears as if the natural balance is finally being restored.  Humanity is no longer ascendant in the world.

The emphasis is on shorter campaigns and adventures.  Death is a constant companion.

The Bended Realm