In a city of the dead, long since ruined and far from human civilization, lives a single human child. His name is Will, and hes being raised by three undead: the hearty skeletal warrior, Blood; the graceful mummified priestess, Mary; and the crotchety spectral sorcerer, Gus. The three pour love into the boy, and teach him all they know. But one day, Will starts to wonder: Who am I? Will must unravel the mysteries of this faraway dead mans land, and unearth the secret pasts of the undead. He must learn the love and mercy of the good gods, and the bigotry and madness of the bad. And when he knows it all, the boy will take his first step on the path to becoming a Paladin. I promised you. Its gonna take a while, but Ill tell you everything. This is the story of the deaths of many heroes. Its the story of how we died, and its the reason you grew up here.