You've played the award-winning, free-to-play roleplaying game, Path of Exile. Now find out how the nightmare began through Victario's eyes in the graphic novel that serves as prequel to the action-packed game! Before the Cataclysm, before the first exile set foot upon the corrupted shores of Wraeclast... there stood the Eternal Empire. There raged the Purity Rebellion. And there was Victario Nevalius, the People's Poet. Finding himself among the fearsome Karui, Victario negotiates an alliance with their king, Kaom, to oppose the tyranny of Eternal Emperor Chitus. Can Victario swell the Purity Rebellion's ranks with the greatest warriors in the empire? Can King Kaom defeat the finest archer in the empire, Marceus Lioneye? How will Victario survive to pen the tale? And how does this far-flung rebellion connect to the apocalyptic visions that plague Victario's every waking hour?