Conquest: the Pursuit of Happiness

Conquest: the Pursuit of Happiness

A Regent had ruled from the throne of Stalwart for more than five centuries, an unbroken chain of leadership and sovereignty that culminated in the cries of a newborn, the last heir to the ancestral keep in which we stood. Our path was clear: to cleanse the land of...
Conquest: Regency

Conquest: Regency

The hallway leading to the regent’s throne room was brightly lit, burning braziers causing the bodies strewn about to cast flickering, unholy shadows on the floor and walls. Obviously the Scarlet Chorus managed to find their way inside before we had, and made...
Conquest: Sentinel Stand

Conquest: Sentinel Stand

The Regent of Sentinel Stand, the last ruler of the fallen kingdom of Stalwart, had ordered his men to kill us where we stood. Barik had been itching for a fight since the moment we arrived through the impassible storm, and gleefully took to battle in way I had never...
Conquest: the Isolated Regent

Conquest: the Isolated Regent

Lifting the Steadfast Insignia up to the face of the storm, the mighty windwall conjured by the force of Kyros’ Edict parted slightly, forming a cone-shaped area absent of flying dust or metal before us. As we slowly advanced, the zone of calm air traveled with...
Conquest: Widening Gulfs

Conquest: Widening Gulfs

Approaching the inner bridge, across which the powerful Edict of Storms raged, we met a small band of Unbroken, the remnants of the Realm of Stalwart’s army, facing off against Disfavored. Taking our appearance as a timely distraction, the Unbroken retreated to...
Conquest: New Walls

Conquest: New Walls

Having reclaimed the Regent’s artifact and defeated the Banes which guarded it, our small band – Eb, Verse, Barik, and myself – left the cloying gloom of the oldwalls and once again felt the ocean breeze of the Blade Grave. The smells it carried may not have...