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“The World Stood Up…” – Epilogue

Alexander Rahl paced about a wooded clearing west of Trinsic, surrounded by dozens, if not hundreds of shades who had come to silently watch his slow descent into insanity. He paced about the clearing, pounding his fist into his hand, sometimes laughing, sometimes...

An Interrupted Journal – Kalipso

She gazes down at his sleeping face...His handsome, dark features finally peaceful compared to his looks of anguish and suffering after his treacherous ordeal. She silently bends over and gently brushes his brow with a kiss before exiting the chamber. She scouts out...

Alexander’s Suicide Note – Alexander Rahl

To Those I Have Wronged: This may be my last moment of lucidity before I ride to do both what I am compelled to do, and what I must do. In the coming days, I fear I will do many things, commit many atrocities, and spill the blood of those undeserving. For these acts I...

Fighting a Hopeless Battle – Alexander Rahl

Alexander Rahl sat alone in his father's offices, staring into the mirror in disgust. His eyes had almost gone to black from the Taint, and yet he couldn't help put pull in more. The Lady was very, very happy to have him back, and he'd spent the last week in a...

Closing the Door

General Debinani Rahl sat in the forests of the north woods, looking at the two darkened and twisted trees forming an arch in the middle of a small clearing. He had been studying them for nearly an hour, looking for any signs that the waygate was supported in any way...

A Dark Announcement – Alexander Rahl

“Long, long ago, in a world not entirely unlike our own, there was woman named Kishara, and she was a conqueror. She was known as one of the mightiest sorceresses who had ever lived, and she used her power to rain death upon any who would oppose her.” Welcome,...

A hurried message to world leaders…

Esteemed Leaders and Countrymen- Last eve, through several days of subversion and an arcane process not yet understood, a large percentage of the ranks of the Black Rose Society were turned to the will of the dark goddess Kishara. The details of this turning, though...

Grey, Fruitbats, and Trinkets – Kerris

“Victoria lays slain,” Winston said. “Gwen was with her.” Rabbit stopped in his tracks, and I stopped too. “It's probably garbled, Rabbit,” I said. Things like that happen in battle; Victoria was probably injured but would live. I don't know if they were engaged or...

Questions and Answers

“It was Tahl-Mearis!” yelled the General at his wall, which continued to regard him with utter disdain and disinterest, electing instead to hold up the ceiling. The man paced about the room, back and forth, to and fro, talking to himself and his wall. He caught...