This is a story about inventiveness and predetermined destiny. The story is about an addled gladiator who is mysteriously connected to a shaman. It takes place in a war-torn nation. The return of an ancient evil at regular cycles plays an important role in the story. This is a slice-of-life tale. The story is about a soldier, a scatterbrained cartographer, and a fear-ridden seer. It takes place in a holy kingdom. The creation of a magical artifact plays an important role. This is a religious metaphor. The story is about a moralizing fisherman who must work with a mystical knight. It starts in a military outpost in a magical universe. Monsters on a rampage play a major part in the story.