"The world has changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost. For none now live who remember it. Darkness crept back into the forests of the world. Rumour grew of a shadow in the East, whispers of a nameless fear and the ring of power perceived its time had now come.
The Black Gates open and send forth the Host of Cair Andros, an Orcish army bred for the explicit purpose of taking the Gondorian fortress. The ravenous Orcs are joined by the treacherous evil men from the South, the Haradrim Legion of the Scorpion.
Together they approach the fortress of Cair Andros and prepare their siege engines and equipment.