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The warlike necrolords of Maldraxxus are one of the Covenants in the Shadowlands. They forge the undead armies that serve as the first line of defense for the Shadowlands and honor those who seek power and glory in battle.
Warlike souls who never yield or bow—and are willing to strive against one another for greatness—will find a home in Maldraxxus. While Maldraxxus is home to wicked beings like necromancers and abominations, not everyone here is evil. The Necrolords welcome all who are mighty and driven, such as the indomitable Warlord Draka. This is more of a "survival of the fittest" situation.
Necrotic soldiers who wage war throughout the cosmos.
In the skull-and-bone laboratories of Maldraxxus, strength is rewarded, and weakness cast aside. Necromancers experiment on the souls of the ambitious and contentious, reforming only the greatest into undead soldiers who protect the Shadowlands. Those who are determined rise to positions of power. The less-promising become fuel for Maldraxxus’ malign weapons.
Maldraxxus’ brutal selection process has built a vast and capable militia… but its hierarchy is wobbling. The longtime leader of the realm has vanished. In his absence, five of the most eminent necrolords vie for the position, and the responsibility to advance the cause of death throughout the cosmos. Each bids on newly-arrived souls, filling their personal guard with capable soldiers and building armies larger than any yet known.
When they march, will it be towards one another… or the realms they swore to defend?