For generations, strife and chaos raged across Tyria as the five great races competed with each other.
Then the dragons awoke.
The all-powerful Elder Dragons rose from beneath earth and sea, re-shaping continents and corrupting the land. Tyria was forever altered.
Now, the great races must set aside their differences and unite against the Elder Dragons and their minions or face certain destruction. They are the charr, a ferocious race of feline warriors; the asura, magical inventors of small size and great intellect; the norn, towering barbarians from the savage north; the sylvari, mysterious and mystical plant folk; and the humans, an embattled but resilient people. Together...