Dusk

[Report in the Communication Tome]

Success and failure. We met up with an army sent by Silvermoon to proceed to Duskwither on foot – Magisters were sent by boat to disrupt Legion attempts to summon a ship into Quel’thalas.

Minimal casualties from our side, and quickly made our way into Duskwither. With aid from tank, quickly took out the crystals being used to summon in more demons. Another new demon present – hooded and robed, blind, skilled in magic – but main eredar in charge was on verge of manifesting in Azeroth, possessing a magistrix whom we’d had dealings with before.

She hired us to retrieve bloodcrystals to power the Ziggurats and Sanctum of the Moon – the same bloodcrystals used to open Legion portals at those locations. We were played like fools by the eredar all along.

The magistrix is dead, and we have no way of proving our innocence in this plot. Though Quel’thalas is safe for now, we are being arrested for treason.

They say Vol’jin is dead, that the Broken Shore was a disaster, that Sylvanas is now Warchief.

Anrithen, Thelnarion, if you live, please come home.

– Keliera

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Pushing Forward

[Report in the Communication Tome]

We have crossed from the Ghostlands into Eversong, opening up a channel between the Farstrider Enclave and the Retreat. Last night, we reclaimed a tank from one of our allies, and prevented technology from the abandoned holdings in the Ghostlands falling into the Legion’s hands.

The Farstrider Retreat was under heavy siege when we reached it, with the ground floor occupied by legions of felguard, and the upper floors reinforced by more of the vicious gan’arg and mysterious bat-demons, which we have affectionately taken to calling ‘woop woops’ due to their incessant screams.

Aided by the tank, we were able to draw the demons out towards the river to the southwest, while a group of rangers from the Enclave flanked from the east to relieve those on the top floor who had barricaded themselves against the demons. Most of the bats fell quickly, and the tank – combined with our forces, and numerous mercenaries who we had managed to call in – took out most of the felguards.

However, reinforcements came quickly, with the ranged group falling under attack from more felguards and several felhunters. We were able to keep our foothold, freezing most of the demons in place while the two groups of rangers co-ordinated their attacks, felling the bats and the ground forces.

It was at this moment that we aroused the ire of the Legion’s main forces in Duskwither Spire, with more bats flying in, combined with several infernals, an overfiend and sustained mental attacks by an eredar. However, the distractions caused by the rangers up top allowed the ground forces to regroup, and the infernals were swiftly dealt with, and the overfiend captured through swift spellwork, robbing the demons of a commander.

Our victory was then assured, the eredar withdrawing following a parting shot from a sharpshooter.

In total, we saved fourteen of the Retreat’s rangers, who would certainly have died had we not acted sooner. With the Retreat strengthened, the Legion’s two bases are cut off from each other, and we can make plans for an assault on Duskwither Spire.

Lok’tar Ogar!
– Keliera Dawndancer

New Fires

[Report in the Communication Tome]

Greetings, brothers, sisters and allies. My apologies for the delay of this message, but we have only recently had our tome passed on to us.

Currently, the main breadth of the Convocation are in Quel’thalas, with most of our fighters, including our Overseer, en-route to the Broken Isles to shut down the Legion’s operations there.

We have encountered the Legion’s forces recently on several occasions. Following several omens, we set off from Pandaria several weeks ago to return to Quel’thalas, however, our ship was attacked by a flock of demons we have not seen before, and after taking significant damage from an infernal, we made an emergency landing in Gilneas.

The demons still have yet to be identified, even by those in our membership who are veterans of past conflicts against the Legion. If anything, they faintly resemble undead gargoyles – but far more devastating, with fel-fire breath attacks and sharp claws. They are small, but not to be underestimated.

Around two weeks ago, following our shipwreck, we headed over-land to try reach Forsaken territory. Gilneas proved more difficult than anticipated, as on several occasions we came into conflict with corrupted worgen. It appears the feral worgen who held out against the Forsaken have also turned to sinister powers, and we narrowly left Gilneas as infernals started to fall from the sky.

We then took a ship from Keel Harbour to Tirisfal, before riding to the Eastern Plaguelands to see the departure of the Argent Crusade’s armada. It was then – around a week ago – that we were critically distracted by a small demonic incursion against the Ebon Blade, an act that allowed a man’ari eredar to sneak past the barriers into the High Kingdom.

We gave chase, but were too late. As I write this, at least two Legion portals have been established, thanks to the help of the aforementioned eredar and several escaped Legion cultists whom we captured during our travels in Tanaan. At least one, if not more of these agents are undercover within Eversong.

We managed to disable the first portal we came across – at the Howling Ziggurat, east of the Dead Scar – at the cost of the structural integrity of the reclaimed temple. However, the forces at the second portal – located at the Sanctum of the Moon – pushed us back, forcing a retreat from Tranquillien first to the Sanctum of the Sun, and now to the Farstrider Enclave.

Most of those evacuated have made it intact, though the local Farstriders have been severely damaged – first spread thin by the departure of Silvermoon’s army for the Broken Isles, now by this incursion. We managed to briefly disperse the form of the ground commander, an overfiend who we previously encountered in Draenor – however, given the active portals still within the region, it is only a matter of time before he returns.

Shutting these portals down is our highest priority, thus once our members have recovered we will be heading north, first to the Farstrider Retreat, and then to the location we believe the Legion to be operating from РDuskwither Spire, the only place in Eversong with enough magical reserves to power these portals.

The Light stands with us, and we shall push these demons back. Lok’tar Ogar!
– Keliera Dawndancer, Arcanist of the Horde.

Alternate Universe Azeroth 2: Lor’themar

There’s public outrage after Theramore comes to light in Silvermoon. Because it will, of course. The sentries haven’t been updated since Kael’thas’ betrayal, so they’re not monitoring conversations on human kingdoms – there are no people to update them, which is another cause for anger. Hundreds of families haven’t seen their relatives in years because of wars the Sin’dorei shouldn’t be involved in. Almost all of the Ghostlands are relying on the Forsaken to keep the Scourge at bay even after the Lich King’s defeat, and the Horde is forcing the Sin’dorei to keep fighting.

There are protests beyond anything seen before, about the military, the Ghostlands, the lack of food, the lack of transparency, the fact that the palace was rebuilt but there are still refugees in Quel’danas and the ruined western quarter. Lor’themar is forced to hold emergency meetings with the military brass because of the risk of riots. Protests devolve angrily into pro- and anti-Horde camps, and the Sunreavers become public enemy number one for allowing the blood elves to be complicit in one of the worst war crimes in recent history. During all of this, Thalen Songweaver and Fanlyr Silverthorn… disappear.

Aethas is held accountable, of course, but even he has no idea where the pro-Garroshians have fled to. The Sunreavers are hastily disbanded and re-absorbed into the Magisters, and Lor’themar forced to allow a people’s assembly to be elected to negotiate with a power-sharing council to avoid such heinous misdemeanours being repeated again. Relations with the Horde tremble, even if briefly.

Eventually, to sate the public, Lor’themar begins negotiations with Vereesa to allow the Quel’dorei an embassy. Lady Liadrin is sent to aid Horde forces, with more golems than guards, because the guards need a face more than ever, and the golems weren’t helping the case. In public, the reason is to aid the war effort and the draenei whom the elves owe a debt to. In private, Lor’themar is desperate to recapture Songweaver and Silverthorn before their escape turns into another public scandal.