- "For the desecrators of tombs, the despoilers of sacred spaces, there shall be no hereafter."
- —Amenadresh the Steward.
The sand-shrouded land of Nehekhara is a realm within which no living creature can exist peacefully for long. Countless treasures lay within the sun-bleached monuments and ancient vaults. Treasures which are guarded, even now, by the servants of Nehekhara’s sleeping kings.
First among those servants are the Liche Priests; ancient sorcerers who, through centuries of study have managed to bind their souls to their bodies, trapping themselves within time-wizened flesh for all eternity. It is the Liche Priests who prepare the bodies of Nehekharan royalty when their souls pass into the realms beyond, and it is these same Priests who awaken the Tomb Kings from their slumber when danger threatens their lands.
Of Amenadresh himself little is known. Translations from what few Nehekharan artifacts have been studied suggest he was once a prominent power in the Mortuary Cult of Khemri, and that his brother, Yu’djeli, was the personal Champion of a King whose name has now been lost to time.
Amenadresh’s true power resides within the ancient chants that Liche Priests have recited, unchanged, since before the coming of Nagash. Through these chants Amenadresh is able to both strengthen allies and unleash devastating curses upon his foes.
- 1: Warhammer: Wrath of Heroes