“The blight, unleashed on Ferelden–darkspawn poured out the wilds, clashing against the armies at the ruins of Ostagar. The battle was a disaster. King Calian, died on the field with his men, betrayed by his most trusted general. Unopposed—the horde marched on the town of Lothering, The villages burned and many of the innocent were slaughtered. The champions’ family barely escaped in time…”

- Varric Tethras