Some call him the fat wizard, and others call him the portly prestidigitator. His name is Nor, and he prefers to be known as the Chubby Wizard. Along with his steadfast companions Bruce the bard and Kris the Elf-Kin, the Chubby Wizard protects Nydium from the most grave threats. When a manticore threatens the stability of the realm, the heroes set off to stop the foul beast from the Darklands. During their quest the group learns that the Chubby Wizard has unfortunate family ties and keep hearing about a mysterious wager. They run afoul of dwarves, get the cold shoulder from elves, and have to make a risky bargain with a gnome to advance their cause. When they discover the beast that is their adversary is in league with a necromancer the stakes become much higher than first imagined. Will the odd collection of heroes save the realm or will the Chubby Wizard serve as an oversized snack for the manticore?