Over ten years ago, as the second Star League died, the Word of Blake unleashed its wrath against the combined realms of the Inner Sphere and the Clans. Using every weapon in their arsenal, from strategic misdirection and the exposure of state secrets, to biological, nuclear, and chemical attacks, the Word’s war struck every power where it hurt most. Factories were razed, capitals fell, and loyalties were shattered.
But eventually, the leaders of the Inner Sphere’s ancient warring factions recognized the true threat, and united behind a bold new freedom fighter to bring down the Word of Blake’s bastion of power: Terra. Though the war still rages on, and the Blakists’ Master yet lives, the followers of Devlin Stone know all too well that victory today may only pave the way for the wars of tomorrow.
Field Report: Periphery describes the state of the various Periphery states in the wake of the events described in Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, including the overall military and logistical condition of the minor powers that exist on the fringes of the war-ravaged Inner Sphere. Whether plagued by piracy, ravaged by Word of Blake terror cells, or simply struggling to maintain their independence in a time of chaos, the various realms of the Periphery now struggle to rebuild as a new era beckons…