“This world is full of shadows. Plenty of them lurk around corners and skulk around dungeons waiting for you to wander into them, but the worst of the lot always seem to be stretching from a long ways behind you.”
– Garena Hillsworn, hero of Ebonsong, slayer of the Horned Horror
As a child, whether as a result of destiny, circumstance, or blind luck, you overcame impossible odds and defeated a great evil. Perhaps you outwitted a malevolent wizard or single-handedly felled a blood-thirsty cyclops. No matter the specifics of your exact villain, your extraordinary victory has marked you.