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    I am glad to see once again my dear Boris. We will have our meeting shortly. Please follow my steward.
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    Steward, please get a bath ready for Boris Mondragon. He is need of refreshment before our meeting. He has had very long trip to visit his family. He also will need to make other preparations for all that is coming this day. For now though we need to plan how to proceed with this most disturbing happening in Novia at this time.
    Steward, when Boris if finished please escort him back to his ship for our brief meeting. Please inform him that I will be waiting for him there.
    I think I will get a bit refreshed as well since this evening will be a long one for I fear there will be many wounded to care for and many who will die as well. This will not be a a joyful evening.
    While he is bathing I think I will quickly change clothes. Now where did I put that set of armor .
    Hmmm let me see.....I opened the door to my bathing room and

    OHHHH!!! a...a ...a I am oh dear...so sorry ..I a I I I was just oh dearrrrr

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    Steward, I did not know you were fixing his bath in my bathing room. I am quite embarrased. When he comes from the room please take him imediately to the deck of the ship. I need a few minutes to recover my composure.
    Thank you for your remaining a gentleman even when I walked in on you while you were bathing. Your kindness in laying me on my bed is appreciated. I hope you will forgive me for intruding on you.
    Now, we must conduct our meeting and finish with haste.
    You have something you wanted to give me before you leave?
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    Thank you, my faithful friend. I will be in great need of protection in these next hours.
     
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    May 3rd
    I am joined by an unexpected ally, that is if he is still an ally. Not really sure who can be trusted with dark forces at play and out of reach of Oracle's protection.
    The K'kong moves as usual, Ebon Cultists prepare dark rituals, but where are the brave avatars? I saw @Sindariya and she tells me the sad news that @Gaelis cannot join us. At least someone can take care of Dog II.
    We sense the dark presence. Is it possible that Aeddon or the Hemswald The Descended are here already? If so where are all the brave avatars?
    The night approaches and we hide. Not sure what will happen tomorrow.



    - an excerpt from Net's diary
     
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    Boris hoped the confusion that led Lady Catherine into the bathing area would not cause her a scandal. He was glad it was just the two of them at that moment and he noticed Lady Catherine begin to swoon from the embarrassment He quickly put on his pants and reached her as she was falling next to the bathtub. Boris lifted her in his arms and carried her to her bed immediately calling for the steward. The steward did not know what to think yet called for the guards who appeared immediately.

    "Guards, arrest this "gentleman" until he can be questioned while I get the healer to tend to Lady Catherine". Boris did the best he could not to laugh at the guards who hid a snicker at the Stewards lack of composure. The guards led Boris to another room and looked at each other in disbelief as Boris changed into attired more apt for the meeting with Lady Catherine. Boris headed out toward the docks to check on the "Dragon" and noticed repairs to her mast were almost completed. He noticed Lady Catherine arriving and led her to his office were numerous maps of Novia were scattered on a desk.

    "Milady" I apologize for the confusion and your unexpected arrival while I was bathing". She looked at him and blushed then both of them looked at each other and started laughing.

    "There is something I must show you and also give you". She blushed again and he knew his choice of words were not the best so he corrected himself. "I mean there are some maps to review and a gift for you from the "Sea Goddess". Again both looked at each other and laughed. Boris had never been with a woman whom he could laugh with and yet talk battle plans at the same time. He pointed to the seas near Dragomir and explained he would patrol those seas as well as informing her the other pirates had agreed to patrol all the nearby Novian waters. Their objective was simple, the obsidian navy would nay land a man on Novian soil on the fourth of May. They may not be part of this battle in Dysborg but they would stop any supply routes or landing expeditions the obsidians may have planned.

    Just before Lady Katherine left the ship he stopped her and pulled out a necklace from a silk pouch. He stepped close to her, placed the necklace about her neck and spoke his parting words "My dear Lady Catherine, this necklace I give you will offer protection from evil, it comes from the Sea Goddess". Catherine was moved by the necklace which was made from the finest silver and encrusted with a stone not known in this realm. He noticed her look carefully at the stones. "Those milady are turquoises milady, a stone found in the deep seas. I must depart now to the area I must patrol and will keep an eye out for your city and your fleet".

    He watched her depart from his ship and wave as the "Dragon" headed out of Dragomir Harbor. Boris looked at her then at the sea, the vision that came to his mind was one of desolation.

     
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    'We are in need of help!', I yelled just as I was slain by Nefario.
    Just resurrected, again someone attacked me from behind ... No time to cast enough to protect me ...
    Where was the honor in this battle?
    Well, no honor if you face the anti virtues ...

     
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    The dawn announces the morning of May 5th. But for some Novians, there won't be a next day.

    Meanwhile...

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    You may have defeated Aeddon, and, you may have given me a temporary set back.
    But, you did not stop the ritual from happening!
    Avatars of virtue, believe me when I say...

    This is not over!
     
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    Where were the rest of our friends and of all of Novia?

    My ship is full of the wounded and the dead.

    I am sad for I know there was not only blood shed today but such great fear that froze many from being able to join in the battle. I do not blame them for my heart was so filled with fear that I was barely able to move. All I could see in my mind were all the faces of my residents in Dragomir and my friends faces across Novia. Although I had planned on not going into the battle I was compelled by the fear of my town people being attacked and hearing of their deaths.

    I was given a very special gift of protection for the Sea Goddess whom had given it to Boris for me on his way to the high seas. My heart was pounding so hard but I knew the protection would give me the courage.
    I asked my sturd to tell Boris good bye if I did not see him again in this life but I will see him again in the next. I needed to go ahead into the battle. I knew that if I did not I could not live with myself and so I decided "If I parish I parish but not without standing in the gap for love.

    I touch my necklace the Sea Goddess gave Boris to give to me and am grateful for the protection given to me today.
     
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    After the battle at Dysborg Ruins I travelled further to Resolute to rest there.

    From far I saw fire! They were attacking Resolute the same time, while we fought at Dysborg Ruins!
    Those dastardly cowards!
    Fortunately Avatars were at hand. Since the assault of Ardoris, they took position in main cities.
    Even the Guards were alarmed ...

    As I arrived it seemed calm, but suddenly Dragons appeared!
     
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    //Due to technical difficulties May 4th will be covered in later post

    May 5th
    After the events at Dysborg ruins I and @Sindariya are looking for possible locations of where the portal could have went. We arrive to Resolute at the same time from opposite directions and notice something is not right. There is ghost in the market. We quickly hurry to the hall and see Skeleton lying on the floor. Is it dead? I approach it and it gets up, animated by dark magic. No it is undead, and strong Warrior. I cannot fight it, I do not have enough reagents after Dysborg and even Dog II is too weak. Sindariya is good warrior though and even though she needs my healing magic she disposes of the Skeleton quickly. We hurry to inspect the town, there are more ghosts. Uderdwellers too. Red spiders. Redthorn flowers, Obsidian Golem, it is like the attack on Ardoris. The opponents are getting stronger each hour and if the dragon should appear we cannot stop it alone...

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    May 6th
    I decide to explore the area behind the city walls. Seems safe, but what is that tent doing there? Oh my, it is not tent, it is a wing. Yellow dragon is here. I run barely catching my breath, the dragon is on me. I lose it in the forrest and I am about to call for help when I see I have woken up another dragon just in front of me. I sprint as fast as I can, zigzagging among trees, not daring to look back. When I hear the beast flying back I slow down. Once again I am ready to call for help when there is something big moving quickly against me, pushing trees aside as if they were mere blades of grass. I shout for the guard to open the gate, I pray to all three Titans the gate opens before the dragon reaches me. I made it.

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    We cannot make it alone. I take off my backpack and remove polished stone. Have not used it in a while but today I need it. I say the magic word and the stone glows from depths inside. I whisper urgently: "To all avatars listening to this, there are at least three Yellow dragons attacking Resolute, we need your help." He notices that Sindariya had the very same idea and just asked for help with her orb. Very well, they will know it is an emergency. Soon many other avatars join, they fight bravely with the beasts in town, but just after killing Obsidian Golem, I hear whimper of my Dog II. I return back just in time to save him from the Yellow Dragon who made it into the city. We need to protect the people who made it into the Hall, hopefully more stronger avatars will slay this beast before it kills anyone else.
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    - an excerpt from Net's diary
     
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    I run outside the Resolute Hall of Valor. A yellow Dragon appeared!

    I had luck: His flame strike killed my companion ICY with one shot!
    So I used this and got the chance for a critical hit!
    Ranged magic helped to defeat him after a hard fight!

    My first dragon I killed - but not the right moment to be proud :(
    So many people around were slain. Blood all over the market ...
    Fortunately the children could be saved in the Guards house!

    A lot Avatars run up and down the streets and together we made it to defeat the last enemies.

    Net, Sindarya and me protected the Hall of Valor and we waited in hope, no more enemies would appear ...
    It was over! At last we prevented that Declan Robinson was killed!

    However, it was a black day for Resolute, but the Virtue of Courage was strong enough to stand and fight!

    I urgently had to repair my stuff - especially my shield ...

    What would happen furthermore?
    We would try to prevent the next assault ...

    Thankful for still be here I thought about the battle in Dysborg Ruins.
    Lady Cathrine Rose, Elgarion, Stu Gotz and me fought side by side.
    (well, at least in that time noone killed me from behind...)

    I remembered my first encounter with Hemswal The Descended!
    He apperead infront of me just at the moment I was resurrected.
    I faced him - not prepared to fight at that moment ...
    No chance at this day - but may be we would meet again.

    Net and Sindariya mentioned Aeddon. But none of us met him at Dysborg Ruins.
    Who was this person? A kind of add on from Hemswal?
    We would find out ... for now we were tired and in need for a rest ...
     
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    ... MEANWHILE the battle of Dysborg took place ...

    A dark creature appeared infront of Ariel, Fiona, Dupre and Jude.

    'So what do you think, you're doing here?', he asked threatening.
    'We just made a sightseeing tour, and, as you see, we are just on our way out!', Ariel told him.
    'No one leaves this place. And even if you could: Hear the cries from above? There is a great meeting.
    And you are not invited!'

    'Who are you that you think you could threaten us?', Dupre asked courageous.
    He laughed diabolical. 'Me? My name is Hemswal The Descended!'
    'Well, it's an interesting name ...', Fiona replied.

    'I will have a talk to you later, I have to go upstairs, that's MY party...'
    'Yeah, go up. We won't disturb!', Jude said.

    He turned around, but there was no reason to be happy.
    With a wave from his hand, three Cultist High Priests appeared.

    'I think, one more song will be sung after we are out here!', Fiona said and at the same moment her crossbow sent arrows.
    Also Ariel started to attack with a Chain Lightning, while Dupres' sword made one of them headless ...
    Jude's Katanas whirled around and another one would have kissed the dust, if the vault wasn't flooded with water.
    The third one was stopped, while summoning a Daemon.

    'We have to leave! Fast!', Jude yelled.
    'Through Krawl?', Dupre asked.
    'No! Too dangerous. Same way as we came. Above is chaos! Let's hide in the shadows and leave this battleground!'
    They got out of the Vault and chaos was an understatement of what happened around!
    A hundred people fought against each other ... who was friend, who was enemy?

    An Outlander just ran infront of them, while someone behind him shot magic arrows.
    'Wasn't that Paladin Michael?', Fiona asked.
    'Yes, I assume it was him. He always gives me a coin ... yes, for sure it was him.', Jude said surprised, 'Sorry, we can't help for now, friend...'
    'Respect: never saw someone running faster!', Ariel told, while she shot his follower in his back. 'That should give him enough time!'
    'May be he forgot something?', Dupre said in a special voice, while they found there way through the chaos.
    'What", Ariel asked. And Fiona added 'could that be?'
    Dupre continued: 'Sometimes in our life we are confronted with the truth, that love is not enough - so we have to find courage ...'
    'You think that was what he was after?', Jude asked.

    'Enough jokes! We can ask him next time, when he enters the Peladjar's Inn!', Fiona interrupted.
    'Right - let's take the courage beside and hide in the shadows. Sometimes it is not worth to die as a proud hero ...', Ariel whispered.

    So they made their way out of Dysborg Ruins, knowing, enough outlanders would defeat the evil!

    'From now, we should use teleportation to be in Ardoris immediately!', Ariel recommended.

    'Not me! I will hurry back to Resolute. I have a kind of foreboding ...' Dupre told them.
    They understood, thanked him and they teleported away.

    Fortunately Dupre was right! As he materialized in Resolute, Undead and Obsidian Golems attacked the citizen!
    He unsheathed his sword and run into a pack of enemies, bashing them with his shield away ...

    ... to be continued ...
     
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    The "Dragon" was patrolling the seas near Dragomir and no Obsidian ships were seen yet as he used his spyglass on Dragomir, he noticed Catherine heading out in battle gear. He looked at Razulah and grabbed his weapons. Razulah tried to stop him several times. "Captain, she will be safe you do not need to get involved in this battle".

    "Razulah, I must go, I have seen the signals for help in the sky and must battle along with the others".

    "Aye, Captain, I will send a scout to follow you in case of need".

    Boris used the teleport scroll to get to Dysborg and quickly entered the fray. Two Cabalists he engaged yet without any help he fell to them. He dragged himself to the Ankh and felt the life come back to him. As he turned he saw @Sol Stormlin briefly yet as he was going to ask for assistance with the cabalist felt the attack from the back from an assassin. He fell in a puddle of blood and thanks to the scout was dragged back to the ship. Razulah gave first aid and bandaged the wounds yet poison was evident. He knew this was a paid assassin and had an idea who had sent him but no proof as of yet.

    He watched his friend lie there fighting for his life as he conjured spells and asked even the gods of darkness to save him and offer him the chance at revenge.

    Razulah noticed the night sky as sensed another storm coming, It was a Monsoon and it would not allow them to reach shore in time. They would have to battle the elements tonight.

     
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    Sol Stormlin, sits staring out across the ocean, regretting her failure in protecting @Boris Mondragon.
     
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    May 4th
    The Day has come. I see other avatars joining us but who to trust? Finally @Hemswal The Descended appears and attacks avatars left and right, slaughtering many. My unexpected visitor from the previous day, notorious @Athanil decides that our position is safe enough and attacks Hemswal with his trusty bow.
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    Hemswal seems to ignore the arrows for a while, focusing on avatars on the ground, slaughtering them left and right, nobody in his path stands a chance and those who are too slow to avoid his terrible attack lay dead. He is giant with terrible powers. When most of avatars around him has fallen, he unexpectedly teleports right on the roof where Athanil stands!

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    That gives me a real fright. Athanil manages to escape but Hemswal senses my presence and the whole roof is covered by falling stars. I have nowhere to hide here so I run, I barely made it out alive but Hemswal does not seem to have a scratch. And not only that soon the ruins are swarmed by Cabalists and evil avatars stealing from dead and killing the wounded. It looks really dark, but soon people are starting regrouping, taking one cabalists after another and slowly regaining the control over the Dysborg.
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    I am looking for Aeddon everywhere, I visit every ruin, I search outside of the city, I look in the port and under the bridge but no sign of anyone other than Hemswal. I am tired and wounded, my lunar magic starts to malfunction. Finally we hear shouts that the Hemswal fell but it is too late for us as someone manages to finish the dark ritual and the dark portal can now appear in any city, its inhabitants slaughtered by the monsters who caused chaos and destruction in Ardoris.
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    I hear rumours that Aeddon was killed, but it does not matter now. Time to quickly talk to Athanil and @Sindariya and see if we can track down the portal. We are still missing a crucial piece of information, but we cannot let the Obsidians be ahead of us forever. How can we know if we play right into their hands if we do not know their ultimate plan. However longer discussion can wait first we need to track down the portal and save as many innocents as possible.

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    I hope @Gaelis will get well quickly, we need another healer.

    - an excerpt from Net's diary
     
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    “This is crazy, it’s difficult to know whats going on” Arkah intensely observed the fighting. “Theres so much fire flying around it would be impossible to sneak in.”

    @Sol Stormlin looked exasperated. “How can we fight here if we cant even tell our friends from our enemies?”

    “I cant” said arkah pulling a bottle of dark unicorn blood and smearing it onto his dagger, “I’ll just have to stick to the plan and...There he is!!” Arkah yelled and lept forward and thrust the infected blade into hemswal’s side just as he was knocked into the spirit realm.

    “Did it work?!” Arkah yelled as his new body materialized. “I don’t know, he’s still here!” Sol screamed from somewhere as she took on an Evil avatar.

    Arkah ran through the fire as quickly as he could and spotted hemswal. “The dark blood had no effect on his power!” He screamed panicked as he ran clear through the ruined city, stopping as he saw Sol standing confused.

    Just the @Boris Mondragon appeared engaged in fierce melee with Nefas?! Arkah looked around and noticed Dolus also closing in. “Be careful Boris!” He screamed as he stumbled around in confusion desperately trying to engage Dolus. The loud battlecries of avatars, explosive spells and clanging of metal against metal filled the city. @Sindariya and @Net had also joined the fray and a large group of avatars appeared to take down Nefas.

    As nefas fell Arkah turned to Sol, “they’ve got this! Lets find Aeddon!” Thus they split up and began thier hunt.

    Back on the beach, @Antrax Artek and his men were engaged in battle with hemswal the descended, Arkah sighed as he applied the magic-eating poison to his blade once more. “One more time, this guy Has to be stopped” he lunged forth catching Hemswal in the back with his knife JUST as a fierce stone arrow from Antrax crashed into them both. Before arkah hit the ground he watched as Hemswal fell, seperating the strange power from his body.


    After arising again Arkah heard a voice yell “Hemswal has fallen! Hurry Aeddon! Complete the ritual!” Arkah got up and hurryed to the tallest building where he knew of a portal to the top, the perfect observation point. He looked out over the ruined city, attempting to spot anyone suspiciously alone. Net and Syndaria joined him just as he spotted activity inside one of the other buildings below. Arkah quickly chugged a Cat’s grace potion and lept from the tall tower, bounding off a tree and leaping to the entrance of the suspicious building. His fear grew as the voice from before called out, “the ritual is complete! Escape theough the gates of Dysborg Aeddon!” Just as a lone figure was seen running through the center of the city. Almost instnctively arkah chased the archmage down and thrust his shortsword into Aeddons back, sending his body falling into the flames of an avatar named @Fruck and ending him. Blood drained from grooves in Arkahs sword now spelling out “Courage” in deep red as he stumbled into the ocean at top speed and dissapeared beneath the waves.
     
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    This is what was dreaded when the battles in Ardoris and Dysborg began.

    I listen to the wailing of the wounded as we try so hard to stop their bleeding and their terror. The hardest sound is when one sees that a husband or wife or even their child has died. The grief can be heard far beyond the Misti Sea.

    My peaceful town of Dragomir is full of the cries of the ones learning about the fate of their loved ones.

    Captain, thank you for the word brought to me that Boris is on his ship and battling the great Monsoon out at sea. I had feared his life had been taken in the battle at Dysborg. May Boris be safe and his recouperation from the battle be swift.

    The death toll is rising across all of Novia.

    All of Novia have lost many of those who had not been swayed by the greed of power.
    Many others decided to follow the evil one in order to be given that power as well.

    I fall to my knees as I recognize one of Dragomir's oldest families. The whole family fought in Dysborg and lost their battle. Tears of sorrow fill me with so much pain.

    This can not continue!
     
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    The storm subsided, the news of Dysborg and Resolute had arrived as the network of spies throughout Novia the pirates used was quick and efficient. Much gold it cost them to operate this network yet its value was worth every gold piece.

    Boris opened his eyes after what seemed an eternal sleep and tried to get up from his bed. The pain in his back was excruciating and he felt the bandages soaked in blood. He hoped the stitches across the would hold. He had to get up and face the crew even if it killed him. Slowly he made his way to the Captain's quarter door and opened it. Razulah was about to say something to him yet knew this must be done for the morale of the crew and stayed silent.

    Razulah handed him the note with the latest information the black seagull had delivered. He looked at his crew with a look of determination.

    "Men, the news are dismal. The Obsidians opened the portal which will allow them to attack any city and will no longer rely on their ships for supplies and troops. we must take to the land to find a way to close this portal and then send them back to the hell they came from. We cannot fail and cannot hesitate in our plan".

    Razulah knew this man was still fighting for his life yet would never back down from anything or anyone it was in his genes to fight and lead no matter the odds.

    They neared Etceter on their way to Dragomir when a contingency of obsidian troops were sighted heading north along the Aerie shore. The crew was alerted and the "Dragon" neared the shore. Boris saw them begin to scatter at the sight of the pirate galleon. He brought up his arm and brought it down quickly. "The ship opened fire with its port facing cannons first then turned and fired again with its Starboard cannons. screams were heard from onshore as few of the surviving obsidian troops ran for cover.

    "Razulah, we must dock nearby, I wasn't some prisoners to question".

    The crew was elated that finally they had a chance to put a dent in the Obsidian Plans and uttered the phrase at the top of their voices.

    "One Ship, One Path, One Truth".

    Boris turned slowly and opened up his Stateroom once more hanging on to the door as Razulah caught up with him and helped him inside.

    "Captain, let me tend the wounds , I think one of the stitches has come loose"

     
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    The ritual was completed, the portal opened. That was all that counted, she kept repeating to herself. The Master had sacrificed himself to make this possible, and she knew that even though he was basically immortal, this sacrifice must have been painful to him. So who was she to linger in bitter thoughts of her failure to soak the ground at Dysborg with much other blood than her own. Her contribution had been small. Surely very much too small to get noticed, and she regretted that. She was exhausted. There was not one inch of her body that did not hurt. It took her all the willpower that was left in her to make it back to her home. “Come, darkness”, was her last thought before she passed out on the sofa in the hall.
     
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    This time I am early enough to the battle field. I placed my clone in harvest as trumph card to avoid death. Now I need a safe place to wait for the night. My stealth magic is not great but good enough to sneak to the upper floor of the tower. The cabalist are busy peparing to gather at the central place and defend attacks from the kobolds. This is a great point to observe and look for Aeddon. I dare not to start a fight with @Hemswal The Descended, at least not with a sword. But Aeddon should be doable, I only need to find him. On the roof below me I notice two people. Are those @Net and @Athanil hidding there. They vanish as fast as they appeared. Could be only Net with this hat. I wonder how they made it on this roof.

    With the night I can spot here and there a few avatars. Not more than two handful. Is that all? This operation is doomed, if not more avatars will join. I'm hiding close to the wall. As soon as Hemswal The Descended will be attacked I will try to sneak out and find Aeddon. I need to know more about those magic to create portals. Finally he arrives, at I think it is him. A huge creature is walking to the central place. It is like the light from the fireplaces around him disappear. The battle starts and I see fireballs and lightnings flying and hear metal hitting metal. And than the first screams. From the shadows appear more avatars and cabalists attacking the avatars who fight against Hemswal. I knew this would be happening but seeing it is still a shock. More avatars appear from every site, now the chaos is perfect. No chance to determine who is friend and who is fiend. I'm scared and will wait till the sun is high enough so I can at least see who is human and who not.

    Why am I here? This is even worse than what I expected. Those screams will follow me in my dreams. I try to stay hidden but the brutality with which the avatars are fighting against avatars let me forget my disguise. A mistake. I don't know what hit me but I cough blood. The pain is unendurable. I look down and can see how the wound in my chest is closing. Someone is healing me. The pain remains. I can hide behind the next ruin and catch my breath. This is too much, I want to run. How can Net or Athanil keep their calm in this fight. Are they still alive? How can I even think of someone else in this situation. My own life is in danger. I look around a corner and see Athanil. He is luring one of the obsidian mages away from a group of avatars. How can he face this monster alone? I'm weak, pathetic and frustrated. Another group of avatars is facing Dolus. I know this obsidian mage. I alone am weak but in this group I might be able to do something to get rid of this frustration. I couldn't find Aeddon so far so perhaps this is my chance to help at least a minimum in this fight. Nothing hits me but I'm not able to walk straight, the curse of one of the obsidian mages. And when I manage to walk 3 steps towards the enemy I'm teleported back 5 steps. My anger grows and I pay no attention to my surrounding. Another mistake, I fell.
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    So this is an out of body experience. Am I de...? I can't end this thought since I'm pulled back in my body. When I open my eyes I see Net casting his healing magic. I want to cry. I couldn't even land one hit so far. Panic is taking over my mind. I need flee and hide and wait till this is over.

    I find myself back at the top of the tower. The sun went down and still no sign of victory. I shiver when I hear footsteps. It is Net and other avatars. Hemswal is dead and they are still searching for Aeddon. Then we can see it for a short moment. The portal is open, the ritual was finished. Again won and lost at the same time.
     
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    Arkah floated on his back staring at the sky. He had been drifting for a while steadily down the shoreline. He was very very tired, his armor still in tatters from the fight. Thunder echoed in the distance though there was not a cloud in the sky. Arkah began to close his eyes as he gradually started making out the sounds of people yelling. As it grew louder, he opened his eyes to see a large Galleon sending rowboats ashore.

    “Hey!!” He shouted tiredly paddling tward the ships. “Hey!! Could i get a ride?!”
     
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