The scars are still healing from Round 5, which saw the Empire battle fiercely with the Commonwealth. Despite the Empress unleashing both regular Orc and the elite Black Orc, it looked as if the Commonwealth was going to win the round.
But a union held together by ideals and compromises, instead of the merciless Imperian throne, and so the Lux abandoned the Commonwealth. The powerful Lux immediately seized vast amounts of large from the powerful Beastfolk and finally the Ants of Ant Man.
Minor skirmishes continued but it was decided. A New Sun had risen and it shone the brightest of them all.