You find yourself in a strange yellow city with a handful of other people that you do not know, but whom you nevertheless feel a strange connection to. As you realize that you don't remember who these familiar strangers are, you are also alarmed to discover that you don't even remember your own name or history! Vague shards of memory flicker through your mind but vanish like a mirage when you try to grasp them. You have no memory of how you came to be here, where "here" is, or even how long you have been here. The confusion on the faces of your companions as they look at their unfamiliar surroundings leave you with little doubt that they have as few answers as you do.
Before you can ponder any further or ask questions of your companions, a sickly yellow mist billows around the south corner of the alley that you are standing in. The mist is impenetrable and fills you with foreboding. You don't know how you know it, but that mist contains your doom. As you start to race down the alley and out onto an empty street, the cloud of mist follows relentlessly. It snakes through the alleyway and expands to fill the street behind you and your companions before continuing in your direction like a living predator on the prowl.
Though you don't remember them right now, your companions may be the difference between escaping this strange nightmare city and perishing in a lonely alley in this forsaken and forbidden place….