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Son of Peleus (a human king) and Thetis (a Nymph), Achilles was an enlightened human. Enrolled by the Gods in the great Trojan War, he met his ultimate Fate when Paris pierced his heel (his only weak spot) with an arrow.

Zeus and Poseidon had been rivals for the hand of Thetis until Prometheus, the fore-thinker, warned Zeus of a prophecy that Thetis would bear a son greater than his father. For this reason, the two gods withdrew their pursuit, and had her wed Peleus. Though not a Godborn, Achilles is considered to be an example for many aspiring heroes to this day.

Bold, stubborn, courageous and a competent leader of men, they are many who follow his example. However, the lesson from his story are seen differently by beings of Legend : Godborns see him as an example of virtue who faced his Fate with pride and played his heroic yet tragic part in an immortal story. For the Order of the Jade Fist and the Circle of Merlin, Achilles was at the pinnacle of human power. However, by playing the game of the Gods blindly and following his ubris, he fell and his gift to mankind was wasted.

Some say Achilles' Soul has recently escaped Hades during the escape of several powerful Titans from Tartarus. Such a powerful entity could make a potent ally, or a dreadful enemy…