The Shade Isle Campaign
Svartsen the Black
Svartsen was once a knight of Laomark and a vassal to High King Bregus. Just over thirty years prior to the start of the campaign, he marched his company of twelve black knights and their armies south into Rûne, where they conquered one of the thanedoms and turned it into a principality called Dolheim.
Svartsen rules Dolheim as totalitarian dictatorship. He is responsible for sending all manner of prisoners in droves to Shade Isle. The Black Prince (as he’s known) seems to have a deal with the Church of Acrefatum that involves an exchange of transported exiles to Shade Isle for shipments of mana stones from Shade Abbey.