Blood of Dragons is set in the low-magic, medieval-inspired fantasy world of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire. Knowledge of the books is not required for players with some MU*ing experience, though it is definitely helpful.
The game takes place 140 years prior to the start of the first book, A Game of Thrones. The end of King Daeron's campaign in Dorne is fast approaching, and this weekend Blood of Dragons MUSH will be hosting two high-profile events that constitute the climax of the Conquest of Dorne: