The ancient Galactic Realm, ruled from the Core Worlds of the galaxy, is waning.
The barbaric kingdoms that lie beyond the galactic frontier are now amassing their strengths, choosing this pivotal moment to strike at the heart of the fading republic. They seek to establish new empires built upon the ashes of decaying civilizations.
But these outer systems are not yet strong enough to engage the forces of the Core Worlds directly. The young kingdoms must first gnaw at the edges of the crumbling frontier, developing new types of units and shrewder tactics. â€¦