The DIfference Engine
The 9th Age has not been prosperous in this area. Rulers fight for control in a land out side of influence from the Crimson Pope. The last thing they needed was an anomaly; the strange appearance of what seemed to be a cube of pure darkness. Some celebrated it's appearance, others fought abhumans away from it to study it and protect its people. How does a structure so large appear out of nowhere with no sign of impact?