[Prologue] Welcome to a world not so different from yours. In the country of Patriam where our story takes place, we have two people that call this land their home. The original people of this land had the ability to change their form at will. The legends tell of the first of these natives having received his powers from a Goddess high in the mountains. However, their neighbors saw this as a deadly sin and forced them out from their homeland back into the mountains. Generations passed, and the hunted for shifters brought them to extinction. A small elite team was sent to settle in the mountains and find these last shifters.
There were clear amicable skies on that brisk summer day when in the shade of a grove of trees something would cast a shadow on that pleasant day. At first, it was the sounds of children playing on a class playground, but then it shifted to outcries because of something that should not belong in this society.
“Ow! Why a