When the great warlord Asavar Kul swept down from the Chaos wastes, Thorgar was a warrior in one of the many hundreds of warbands that attacked Kislev. When his warhand's Champion died ni the fighting at the Battle of the Gates of Kislev, Thorgar took control and led the battered survivors away from the vengeful army of Magnus the Pious. Now Thorgar is looking to rebuild his forces and once again law waste to the cities of the Empire.