For millennia, countless underground races lived and died beneath the earth, some never feeling the sun. This all changed.

Sages spout theories on what caused the great upwelling, but the outcome was the same. Water came in volumes such that every connected cavern and chamber below a hundred feet filled completely, forcing the entire underground populations into the light...

Dwarves, goblins, and much worse things were driven from the depths of the earth to the surface. They immediately came into conflict with the surface peoples, suddenly in mortal conflict for food and living space.

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