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#13504917 Oct 30, 2017 at 11:53 AM
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Chapter 1
Setting the Atmosphere
Had I been left to die? Under all of that fighting perhaps it had become to chaotic to keep up with everyone, I found myself being dragged on the fel rock ground wincing as I felt my body crying in agony, I had been beaten hard what was dragging me?

That became quite clear as my eyes revealed the sight of horrors that haunt me to this very day I was being dragged through some pit the pervasive stench of death and fel followed my body itself was being dragged by chains until stopping near one of the piles I closed my eyes and halted my breathing.

The two Demons โ€˜Fel Brutesโ€™ from the look undid the chains and picked up my body throwing it into one of the piles of bones and corpses like a ragdoll my body screamed in agony despite the soft landing it was quite clear that I most likely had a broken rib or two... Or worse...

...It was quite clear they thought I was dead this pit? Most likely a feeding pit for the horrific monsters the Legion had and where... Somewhere on this rock known as Krokunn, the worse part I had no clue how far I was away from the Regiment's camp.

I didnโ€™t know the outlay of this land what so ever so even if I did escape I wouldnโ€™t be able to make my way back easily, no food, no water... Things I could conjure but usually never did...

Even if I did do that the moment I did in this pit or near any demons Iโ€™d be hunted down and slaughtered at least in my current condition...

However, nothing had me chained up anymore I was presumed to be a dead body based on what I could tell the demons here were probably far more focused on other corpses to even pay much heed to my recent arrival but I smelt fresh of my own arcane magic and blood.

I moved my arm gripping the necklace around my neck I had promised her, hadnโ€™t I? It was a forbidden love I knew as much still oneโ€™s love cannot change and thus it was one I was willing to accept even if one-sided...

I let go of the necklace while I was no firm believer in the Light hell I thought in of itself the Light could commit evil the Scarlet Crusade was a perfect example of such things and some of the Army of the Light is far to blindly faithful to its practice.

I did, however, pray for my family to be safe and for those that I loved to be safe... For right now I was most certainly going to die trying to escape? What did you think someone could keep a Swordbane down for long?

No hardly we Swordbanes have always endured even if I am not a Worgen like the rest of my family I still carry the prideful blood of the Children of the Sun within me and I will die with honor if I have to...

I would prefer not to do though there is still so much to accomplish, still so many to save an endless task one that I have yet to truly even reach the starting line for... Saving Everyone It is a goal I still wish to accomplish it was my ideal that I carry still Iโ€™ve been told it was foolish.

Impossible, Insane and more yet I would let that sway me, what was so wrong with the beautiful idea that even the lowest of low people can be saved if just given that hand to help...

Perhaps it is because they havenโ€™t lived what I lived... The image comes back in my mind the cloaked death knight followed by a large mass of undead and even some demons slaughtering everyone in the village leaving it in nothing but ruins and a child who remained in the debris giving up all hope for help...


Setting The Atmosphere

The flames... I remember them so clearly I remember the smell of death and decay I remember my weak trembling body and slowly I remember the life in me fading that night... I remember the face of relief of the man who saved my life as he gripped my hand crying tears of joy, honestly itโ€™s hard to remember who was really saved that night the boy with nothing left or the man hoping to find just one person to save...

โ€œThank you! Light Thank you! Iโ€™m saved!โ€ I remember it all too clearly the knight saving me with some form of artifact carrying me all through it I was awake yet unresponsive I remember seeing the flames and then nothing but smoke and eventually everything was black...

The rest is rather clear that man had raised me and his ideals of saving everyone were passed to me... In a sense he was a surrogate parent that replaced my mother but he was not my father.

Back then I was known as Raneth Greyclaw my memory of who I was before the flames had all but vanished...

While I lay in this pile of bones and corpses I may aswell explain how I got here and who I am now because of my journey to uncover the truth how a child with nothing became a Sword a tool to be used to save others.

The ideal...

The truth is there is no real thing as victory, true victory is achieving peace with almost no casualties what the regiment calls victory is simply a Soulless cry for victory, paid by the blood of the countless woman and men who died for it, to tell you the truth it is heartbreaking to believe so many have to die for victory...

I want to achieve that peace without having to kill anyone or anything, monsters exist of course Hero's cannot exist without monsters after all. Still I want to save everyone I donโ€™t want to see those fields of battle were so many had to die for what?

I donโ€™t want to see the tears of their families as they have to bury their dead and move on they shouldnโ€™t have to do that especially if itโ€™s their own children at such a young age, I want to save this world and itโ€™s people...

I refuse to see something like that hellish fire that it is clear and always in my memory the one I can visualize ever again...



Yet, how many times have I seen similar things and been so powerless to do anything about it? That is the simple truth so many say it is impossible and it even feels that way but I refuse I will be a Hero of Justice and I will try to save everyone to hell with my life others are far more important than some worthless tool like me I am sword after all a tool to be used by others...

What gives me meaning is to see others saved and happy a world where no tears need to be shed... Is that really so selfish of me?

Iโ€™ve held you up for to long with this let us truly get to the point this is my story looking at my life again and seeing it before my eyes, while I attempt to escape this place...
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