The Ruins were empty long before the Hunger emerged from the tear in spacetime that is called the Glitch, abandoned for New Home and the other, varying climes of the Underground. There was a surge of monsters fleeing the violence, however, hoping to close out the maddest of the monsters tearing apart their own families... but the madness went with them. The cobbles of the old ruins are piled high with their dust, stained with blood and riddled with bones.