COMMISSIONED, tells the story of Tsami, a brash youth in search of adventure, and Tsado is sedentary book-wise scholar, hardly a match, and an unlikely pairing for any kind of task. The story is set amidst the pristine lands of Mariel a state whose capital is Maritown. Tsami and Tsado are from a race of Maaris from the villages of Dagheir, and Miramari. Tsado had never had to defend himself from Kelvusi card sharks, or anyone before, and Tsami had never tried to intervene on anyone's behalf either. Through coincidence, or is it Providence, they are thrown together and have to learn to get along with one another while living in a new city, among a melting pot of strangers. Tsami's dreams of swashbuckling adventure are realized one day when they are visited by 'King's Commissioner', who selects them and assigns them to a task in service of the High King's Army. Tsado's cautionary fears are overcome by Tsami's bravado, and after accepting the commission they find that there were many more obstacles to overcome, and many more discoveries to be made in their own town.