In the ancient age of myth and legend a horrid war between Man and Elves led to the near annihilation of all sapient life. Now the lonesome goddess Gaia awakes the last male in hopes of resurrecting the world. Play as the Chosen, and choose which races survives by repopulation. Encounter numerous stories from ancient history and different creation myths, while rebuilding a society.
If you have some spare time, try to read up on some of names you encounter in the game. Nearly every single one is a reference to an ancient myth, divinity, or old legend, often incorporated into the game!