by Robert J. Schwalb
Some believe that to fight evil, one must embrace its tools and methods. Such people reason that the end will justify the means, and no deed, no matter how heinous, is evil if performed in pursuit of the greater good. The Disciples of Vengeance believe this, and hold the ugly truths of the world close as they seek to stamp out wickedness and villainy wherever they can be found.
In a world littered with the rotting carcasses of fallen empires, justice is often a dim memory from a time when laws protected the innocent and punished the criminals. The tiny settlements enduring today keep the order's fires burning, but with each passing generation, the rot deepens, poisoning civilization's heart and threatening that one day, all that is good and noble in the world will be ashes and ruin.
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About the Author
Robert J. Schwalb is a freelance game designer with over one hundred design and development credits to his name. His most recent works include the Player’s Handbook 2, P2: Demon Queen’s Enclave, Manual of the Planes, Martial Power, Draconomicon I: Chromatic Dragons, the Forgotten Realms Player’s Guide, and numerous articles in Dragon and Dungeon magazines. Robert lives in Tennessee with his wife Stacee and his crack kill-team of ninja cats.