Might & Magic: Heroes VII will take place 10 years after the death of Empress Maeve; during the Ten Year War. The young Duke Ivan Griffin will fight for the Imperial Throne with duke Seamus Unicorn. With the war raging across Ashan, he crafts a Shadow Council to support his leadership. Necromancers, orcs, wizards, celestials, elves and dark elves need to help Ivan fight back. There is but one faction that needs to be decided by the Heroes community.