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Back story that's been running through my head
Thousands of years pass as the diminishing realms of reality dwindle at the core of what humans know to be dreams. The very social existence in the material plane are shattering to the brink of collapse. Mortal beings reached the end of there evolutionary development and thus looked for new ways to sustain life. Technology was formed to dull the essence of what dreams are meant to be. A high order of prestige scholars ordered for combatants of a new legion. The order known as "The Rogues Templar" was formed to fight against the new age menace that was killing artificially induced states of consciousness. Sacred gems and stones where evolved through time under eminence pressure from outside forces. These "stones" are known to contain the souls of fallen dragons. Legends say dragons never truly die they just take on a new bodies to inhabit. Once a "stone" is found knowledge and power seem to send needles in your mind. Not painful at all but decimating on the psychology of the individual. The stones drive you to pusher further beyond your limits of what normal mortals of capable of doing. Now material beings aren't the only ones that are looking out for these gems and stones. It's said that once an individual has found a stone Crypt Necromancers will sense the presence and send waves of Cohorts and adepts to find those how possess the stones of power. The most common way is to breed Plague maggots. Plague maggots follow simple commands from the host of which who hatched them. Tales say that these maggots are invisible to the human eye at first and can enter the the body by digesting them. Once the maggot has enter the host it is not until many years have passed that any sign of presence occurs. At first your thoughts at not what they seem primal more brute traits emerge from the depths of the mind. Your reactions are faster and your are more agile them most. Though if left untreated the maggot can infest the whole body of the host. You know longer know you you truly are anymore the maggot has infested your entire ego and mortal body. Legends say this was once happening in are own world but any evidence has been trielfy destroyed. I shall let the series of pictures document the events. Know amount of words can describe the true nature of the infested.
This is where the story begins...or ends..