On The Brink
The land is on the verge of crisis. Simba, the current leader of the kingdom is descending quickly in health, approaching inevitable death at a swift pace. His wife Nala has already passed, failing to produce an heir to the throne. Simba, aware of the impending power vacuum, has named his most trusted general heir, a brilliant adolescent military tactician by the name of Ezca. Normally all would be well and leadership would pass without qualm, but that is not the case now.
A long-lost legend has began circulating within the dark chasms of the land, bringing with it worry for the future of the kingdom. It is said that far to the south, where the land kisses the ocean, there lies a stone imbued with the energy of life itself, capable of bringing anyone back from the sleep of death. It's power is foretold to only be usable once every 1000 years, and according to the rumors, its cycle has renewed. This in itself is not the problem though.
As king Simba reaches the end of his life, a group of followers dedicated to returning to Scar's philosophy of leadership, has grown in number and influence. The chance of a coupe of the throne is a large possibility, the attempt of which is bordering on near fact. It was from this group that the legend had began to circulate, all with the intent to bring its own leader, Scar, back from the dead. Word has reached Simba's court that a huge army of Scar's followers has begun a journey to the south, Hell-bent on their insidious purposes. Aware that Ezca will not be ready to combat an attempt on the throne of that magnitude, Simba has placed a call to all those willing to do the same, and reach the resurrection stone before they are able to utilize its powers to dominate Pride Rock.