Loremaster Series- The Tanaan Invasion & Commentary

Loremaster Series- The Tanaan Invasion & Commentary

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I posted a section on the Tanaan Invasion quest chain yesterday, but I realized I wanted to set it up a bit different. Instead of arbitrary chunks of writing, I’ll post for the end of each quest chain. Sometimes this means it will be a long entry, like the one for this section, and sometimes they will be shorter, it just depends on how it rolls. After the story there will be a commentary section to follow-up, and hopefully I’ll keep this format from now on! I hope you enjoy!

From the moment the summons reached me, I knew I’d be there to help defend my home. The portal was monstrous, a blight upon an already deadened landscape. The beasts in their bloodied iron waited for us, but with a quick push we beat them back and secured an opening. As we poured through the door, the sight of rippling…

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Character Introduction-Herja, the Death Knight

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I wrote this some time ago, as a sort of basic introduction to my idea of the personality behind this character. Since she’s going to get development over the series, I don’t think there’s too much need to post more about her past, besides this snippet.

Cool side note: the name Herja comes from the Old Norse herja and the Old High German herjon, which means ‘devastate’.  The Proto-Germanic word that these derive from, Herjaza, is also linked to a Continental Germanic goddess, Hariasa. I took this name for my DK because, besides meaning ‘devastate’, which is far too good of a meaning to pass up, it’s also the name of a valkyrie! Pretty cool huh?

She used to be a sentinel.  She prided herself in serving her people for over two millennia, giving all of herself to the cause.  She didn’t search for a mate, had no children.  Her…

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