The Shattered Empire is the fourth book in the Hex Crawl Chronicles series, a 30 page resource describing a land torn by battle and war(6 mile hexes). These books provide a sub-setting in your own campaign world. They populate the world, and allow you to let your players explore that world, rather than just “travel 20 days” to the dungeon. Written by John Stater of NOD fame, each of these supplements details an area with a specific theme. Monster and NPC statistics are provided for each encounter area detailed. This is the Swords & Wizardry version.