Saxon Burgh: A historical fiction "Ecovasion" scenario for Stronghold.
You are young and relatively minor Saxon eorldorman who has has achieved some minor victories over the Danes. You are both surprised and elated when in the fall of 779 A.D. you receive a summons to King Alfred the Great's court. Arriving late in the fall you hold audience with King Alfred and are given the important task of establishing a burgh at river ford and crossroads that are being used frequently by Danish raiders as of late. You spend the winter in King Alfred's court studying what maps and reports there are of the area and gaining what advice you can from the King's advisors and ministers. You use your time wisely and by spring have formulated a plan and an advance party is sent ahead with a few guards, workers and livestock to prepare the site for your arrival. You arrive at your new command on the first day of June in the year of our Lord 880. The rest is up to you..