Unbeknownst to the humans, however, the red forms of the Star Crystals were corrupting and destructive. One-by-one, the Great Kingdoms fell, succumbing to the great powers of the blood-colored crystals. These rulers, once the defenders of humanity, became the very darkness that they were trying to prevent. Consuming the raw energy from the red gems the kings and queens warped into colossal titans, the Ancients. Physical manifestations of evil, twisted and malformed, the Ancients grew endlessly with each crystal collected. Hungry for power, their red armies wandered the world of Illyria, destroying all they once protected. . Guardian Kingdoms brings you true real-time multiplayer technology. Align yourself with friends and battle the Chaos Legion, attack rival kingdoms, and take down legendary bosses side-by-side. Align yourself with friends and battle the Chaos Legion, attack rival kingdoms, and take down legendary bosses side-by-side.. The Prophecy "When the sky burns and red stars falls, the last light of Illyria shall fade." - the Oracle Legend tells of a great hero coming to age, a guardian with the power to unite the divided people of Illyria..