The Darkness Released

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Vora's Pact[edit | edit source]

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We trusted you with our lives, Goddess. You told us the seal held evil at bay. But we fell prey to a different kind of evil. And so, I choose a stronger path. I choose the power to protect myself. I am coming for you Goddess (I am coming...), you and your land's peace. No matter what game you play, I will sweep the board of your pawns (Pawns...). Go ahead, warn them, I will not be stopped (Cannot be stopped...). Darkness will engulf this world (Darkness...) and I will be its herald! (*laughter*)

Ever since her childhood, Vora had always heard how their goddess, Io, loved and cared for them. Even when she was broken and not herself, Vora still believed. She joined the martial order tasked with protecting ancient seals. As things grew darker, crusades killing off her brothers and sisters, Vora still believed Io would save them. Io never came. Her faith shattered, Vora whispered to the Darkness, and the Darkness whispered back. She had found a new god, and she would use its power to end the vicious cycle of higher powers treating their subordinates as disposable pawns. The realm is headed towards a path of self-destruction, and Vora is more than happy to oblige.

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Calamity[edit | edit source]

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Atlas: "I watched in horror as The Maw was released... Desperation saw this Realm destroyed. It was swift, from the time the first village was taken... ...to the day the last stronghold fell. It consumed everything that stood in its way. Until there was nothing. I saw it happen once."

"Not. This. Time."

"United, we can change the outcome."

Yagorath: "Change the outcome? The outcome was never in question. Your petty lives... Your useless conflicts are so small. Unite against me... to be consumed together... Don't be scared. This Realm will find peace at last. I am the beginning of the end."

"I am Yagorath, and I will consume this Realm."

"Let us feast."

A world-ending force that spreads across the universe in a never-ending hunger, The Maw, had finally been unleashed into the Realm. Though momentarily weakened by the actions of a broken goddess, with the help of one of said goddess's previous followers, Yagorath, a piece of The Maw emerged once again, ready to bring an end to what her harbinger started.

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Lore

Affiliation
Resistance (aka Paladins)  •  Magistrate  •  The Abyss  •  Darkness  •  Neutral

Directions
Anti-Abyss  •  Anti-Darkness  •  Nature Protectors

Groups
Corvus' Group  •  Deepwerks  •  Eternal Pyre  •  Followers of Io  •  House Aico  •  Outer Tribunal  •  Paladins (Former)  •  Red River Orcs  •  Sentinels  •  Summer Court  •  Thousand Hands Guild  •  Warders  •  Wekono

Noteworthy Items
Crystals  •  Warder's Key  •  Warder's Relic

The Realm
Abyss  •  Aico Tundra  •  Crosswind Hold  •  The Eight Oceans  •  Enchanted Forest  •  Greenwood  •  Lunar Coast  •  Seris (Village)  •  Temple Isles  •  Trade Row  •  Warder's Watch

Races
Abyssal Creatures  •  Ancient  •  Animal  •  Construct  •  Darkness  •  Dragon  •  Deities  •  Dwarf  •  Elemental  •  Elf  •  Faerie  •  Goblin  •  Human  •  Leipori  •  Orc  •  Ska'drin  •  Spirit  •  Stagalla  •  Tigron  •  Transformed  •  Undead  •  Vulpin  •  Wyrin

Complete Timeline
Complete Timeline

Time Periods
The Age of the Paladins  •  The Golden Age  •  The Age of Resistance  •  The Lost Future

Notable Events
Dragon Scourge  •  Goblin Scourges  •  Golden Age  •  Crystal War  •  Koga's Revenge  •  Destruction of Seris  •  The Fight of Ascension Peak  •  Warders Return  •  The Fight of the Shattered Desert  •  Shattered Goddess Return  •  The Summoning of Raum  •  The Darkness Released

Other
NPCs  •  Updated Bios  •  Canon Skins  •  Alpha Lore