dreadlords

  1. Sable Pembroke

    Fable - Ask Start Again

    How long had it been now? Six months? Longer? Sable wasn't sure. He'd never cared to track the passing of time as he sat within his cell, days rolling by like leaves scattered in the wind. The fortress city of Vel Salvus was an austere one, far from the usual aesthetic that House Pirian tried to...
  2. Zephyrine

    Private Tales No Mistakes, Only Lessons

    Vel Castere was a struggle to find the rhythm for, but the strict daily routine outlined for her soon became easier to manage. Mornings started with a run, and by now her feet toughened and was able to take the distance. The forges were the most challenging, but Zephyrine did not complain. It...
  3. Livia Quinnick

    Fate - First Reply The Hum of a Creature

    A chill settled as the sun fell, completely putting the Falwood into darkness despite the last light visible past the treetops. There was no camp made, no fire to warm themselves, not when the feeling of being watched could be felt in the growing darkness. Livia dared not to breathe, but the...
  4. Fennec

    Fable - Ask Please Do Not Resist

    Vel Angbar Briarthorn Hall Dreadlord Ygris Magantir sat surrounded by a massive collection of books and tomes in the library of Briarthorn Hall. To her left, books on rare magic principals, practices, artefacts, and the histories therein. To her right, books on Vel Anirs vast territories, with...
  5. Fennec

    Private Tales Taking Two

    While nearly every other Proctor maintained an office in the upper tiers of the Academy since the Revolution, Proctor Harkenov had not bothered to move her own. It remained deeply seeded into the otherwise "unused" catacombs in the belly of the estate where once Initiates were taken for torture...
  6. Fennec

    Fable - Ask Knowing Which Way to Woe

    Dreadlord Academy Grounds Black Forest Old Watchtower Ruins She'd chosen the later afternoon to make her way to the tower. With her latest piece of the lake finished and gone, time had come to stake her claim on a new landscape and object of attention for the next few foreseeable months. Likely...
  7. Zael Castomir

    Private Tales Soon

    ELBION COLLEGE (during the events of Pinnacle) Deal's a deal. The Department of Acquisitions had a top-tier expedition about to set out to the Seret Mountains, and for Zael, the only way he could get onto it was with the help of three College Students: Gierliadel, Herrim, and Yuna. The first...
  8. Kristen Pirian

    Private Tales The Shore and the Sea

    Oh, delightful day! At last the opportunity had come, and what a perfect opportunity it proved to be! Kristen's final mission before Graduation consisted not of some grand siege or massive battle in which the fate of the entire Republic rested. It was instead a far more routine affair—not to...
  9. Cleo Lamindile

    Fate - First Reply The House With No Light

    There had been murmurs around the city and outlier settlements outside Vel Cirak that a monster had claimed the life of a merchant on the road. Many were quick to blame a werewolf, something capable of ruining the life of a loving family, but Cleo knew there had to be more to it. Yes, the facts...
  10. Fennec

    Completed Woe What A Night

    Tonight the academy grounds felt more quiet than they had in years. Something about the atmosphere had shifted and changed since the night the Proctors discovered a young Initiate, Willenia Helms, dead in the courtyard surrounded by hundreds of lit candles. No sign of attack. No evidence of foul...
  11. Zael Castomir

    Completed Take It on the Run

    (Art Credit) The night went from calm to crazed fast. Outside, the Festival of Fiery Skies was in full bloom. Zael had been in Elbion long enough to see all of the preparations for it, and now at last the festivities had the whole of the city in a swell of merriment. Even the One-Legged...
  12. Zael Castomir

    Completed Been to the End of that Road

    The final preparations for the Festival of Fiery Skies, which would commence this coming night, had the city of Elbion busy and bustling. People from all over, near and far, occasioned the city for it. With the noontime sun high in the clear sky, the Festival was but a matter of hours away, yet...
  13. Sepia

    Dreadlords The Vile Hunt

    What a curious world full of fantastical life Arethil was. The sprawling diversity of its species was something that ever churned in the mind of Archon Sepia Galleus. How she yearned for the days of her youth, venturing out into the that wild frontier to see the great spectacles that the...
  14. Leah Kadashal

    Completed The Field of Glory

    NORTH OF GILD "Do you know where we stand, Leah?" said Boesarius Terral. Leah Kadashal, the Regulator-in-training under him, looked out over the wide open green field upon which the two of them stood. Very much was it like any other to be found all throughout the land of Campania. A sea of...
  15. Livia Quinnick

    Private Tales To Bleed Enough

    The time spent working as a taskforce had seen little improvement in Livia's ability for combat, but her dedication in seeing things through led her to get back on her feet. Her body ached by the time she returned to the Academy, and only once did she debate on pretending to be sick so that she...
  16. Maseno Luana

    Private Tales Cut Our Teeth & Break Our Bones

    Dreadlord Academy 3:00 AM The sound of footsteps echoed deftly in the hall beyond Thraah's cell door, paused just outside for a brief moment, then continued on. A folded letter slipped beneath her door. The handwriting within was neat, slightly slanted, and written in crisp, black ink...
  17. Ivan Skender

    Completed Sun and shade

    Tell Arran - The Imperial-Anirian border. It was nearly twilight. The Sun, though well past its prime, still shone brightly over the horizon, glimmering in-between the clouds and intermittently casting its rays upon the city below. Tucked away in one of the many narrow mountain valleys that...
  18. Salak

    Dreadlords A poisonous mind in a forgotten tower.

    "TRAITOR!!" He had been awake for long enough to see the suns light fade and know he could not be heard easily. Still Salak raged at his foolishness and cursed himself thrice over for a coward. He was tired, sore and hungry. "Curse the ground you walk Everliegh Ebersol." He could have been free...
  19. Chasmine

    Fable - Ask A Cabin In The Woods

    Following her final departure from the Academy grounds and Edric's escape from prison, Chasmine had returned to the hidden headquarters of Gilram's crew to find it rather ... empty. Or so it felt. Gilram and Duncan she knew to still be out on mission, the former having sent her here to catch the...
  20. Zael Castomir

    Completed What is Common to Mankind

    (Art Credit) Zael Castomir did have work to do in the great city of Elbion, but he also had a few reasons (cough, excuses) to slack off. First of all, preparations for the big Festival of Fiery Skies were making things a little difficult. Second of all, his work wasn't exactly time sensitive...