Orpheus looked back as he tried to escape the Underworld.
You died and now you awake in a place that the legends got very wrong, trying to adapt and survive in a place that wants to turn everything you cared about in life against you.
Hades is a game about characters, their passions and what they can’t leave behind, trying to find purpose and hope in the face of eternity.
You play a character from that has died at any point in time between now and the Ancient period.
Geographically, characters can come from anywhere in North America or Europe.
The world they come from is our world, and our history, with the only change being that it is gender neutral. Both men and women have been treated equally through time and it is completely appropriate for a women to have fought in the crusades or for man to have been a seamstress.