The Red Sorcerer's Rebellion
The Red Sorcerer’s Rebellion was a recent military conflict in the Dragon Empire. It’s this campaign’s version of “the war” — a pivotal event that’s a rich source of backgrounds, relationships and story hooks. Anything could have happened during the Red Sorcerer’s Rebellion, and probably did.
“We served together in a mercenary company during the Red Sorcerer’s Rebellion.”
“I know my way around the Imperial bureaucracy because I ran supplies to the battle lines during the Red Sorcerer’s Rebellion.”
“My positive relationship to the Elf Queen comes from when my family were refugees during the Red Sorcerer’s Rebellion, and the elves sheltered them in the Queen’s Wood.”