Originally Posted by t209
Maybe curious adventurers, risktakers, nomads, exiled warrior clans or dumb dudes.
"Oh, hello there. My entire resistance group was easily exterminated by the enemy who number in the thousands and are commanded by (near-)epic level, evil spell casters. They are highly organized, and our number will only be in the dozens. Want to risk your life and possible soul venturing into enemy lands on a mission with virtually no chance of success and no payoff?
"Why are you fleeing away from me?"