An AD&D 2nd Edition game.
In the far west of Eorth, the kingdom of Albion sits, in a state of war versus its neighbour Gallica. Hedrik king of Albion claims the throne of Gallica and having invaded Gallica, Albish forces now control the Duchy of Burgony. A watchful peace exists broken by intermittent skirmish and battle. In a land at war of man versus man few give thought to the war of Light versus Dark, yet the war of the gods has raged on since Eorth was formed, not simply in the spiritual sense but fought in the physical world by mortal agents of the gods.
In the north of Albion in the city of Effricham sits Bishop Gareth. An old man now, yet Gareth is possessed of a rare wit and intellect, as the worldly rulers seek to gain ascendance Gareth recruits soldiers for the war against the dark, shadow warriors, warriors who stand in the shadows to uphold the light. Some are men of honour and courage others are men who will be given the chance to redeem themselves; men who face the block for heinous crimes yet who Gareth knows have a seed of decency within them.
I am looking for 4-6 characters, preferably with a strong background write-up. Characters could be described as anything from honourable knights through to scurvy knaves.