The Ancients

The d’Valisantian stood as they entered the hall, light flashing on his crystalline armour⁠. “Arosh Taarden,” U’shaltris said. “First Warlord of the Children of A’dem. Chosen from all mankind to sit at the feet of your betters and Ascend. You are here at last.” His eyes glowed. “I thought your vaunted talents would have brought…

Deadguard

The undead kept coming. Had he the time, Bahlon would have cursed. The entrance to the tomb had been guarded by decaying wards and the bones of long dead guardian hounds. It had been ridiculously easy for magi of his standing to remove them, but then that was likely what the Aaben Seers had planned.…

Dragon Bond

I remember the day my father brought me into the Sanctarum to find my dragon. It went against all tradition. The Sa’trovaani did not Bond with fully grown dragons, the Bonding was a sacred ceremony that took place on the salt flats of Iskar during a dragons hatching. You cannot Bond with a fully grown…

The Face

When I first came upon the Face I was newly raised to the rank of Seer. My cora’stone still uncoloured, though as much a part of me as the air within my lungs. As an initiate I had not known the depths within the Arleth’taur, nor the secrets we Starbinders kept. I had learnt of…

The Circle of Swords

The women of my line remembered. We remembered living in peace on the Jade Stone Steppes before the Whisperers came. We remembered fleeing before the sounds that drove men mad and toppled empires. But the Whisperers had made a mistake in chasing us away from our homelands, our cities of gold and silver and stone.…