When the Barons first took charge and forged order out of chaos, people flocked to them for protection. In what was a lawless world, the Baron’s shadow offered the promise of hot food and a warm place to sleep. However, through the years, as the Barons grew in power, protection gave way to servitude and the free became indentured.
Most Cogs have nowhere else to turn – they sell their life or the lives of their children to keep from starving or worse. However, as inequality grows between the classes, the Cogs grow restless for change by any means necessary.