From the back cover:
At the heart of every adventure lies conflict. Whether it's between a cursed knight and an elf prince at swordspoint, adventurers facing down an ogre, or two great armies clashing for ultimate power, combat changes everything.
Between these covers, more than 15 master game designers and storytellers get into the thick of it. These essays cover strategy and tactics, and the history military systems at war. They demonstrate how to increase the tension in conflict and use monsters, magic and war machines on the field. And these creators show you how to create great combat on the tabletop and in your storytelling.
Open these pages and enter the fray!