The First Day of the Fourth AgeThe First Day of the Fourth Age by Black-Draco
Star-crossed - "The first day of the Fourth Age."
Written by Bo Sebastian Wunderlich Jensen, AKA Sunus, Ljethan and/or Black-Draco
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"They're retreating! Victory!!"
The deep voice of the commander boomed across the mountain pass and was soon accompanied by the cheering of a legions worth of knights, clan warriors, sorcerers, commoners and huntsmen. Kinnell O'Eadu fell heavily to his knees, dropping his blade in the process from sheer exhaustion. For four full days the detachment from Hope had been holding the pass. The invaders had been many, but large numbers means nothing when being bottled up in a narrow canyon. The price had been high, but this small victory had been the boost of morale that the wary Highlanders had been needing for quite some time.
The war had been lasting for over a yea
Fates interventionFates intervention by Black-Draco
Star-crossed: act 1 "Fate's intervention"
Written by Black-Draco
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Tegew stretched his back and dried of a dribble of sweat from his forehead with the back of his hand.
"There! And before noon, too. Time to get it gathered and stocked."
The light hazel haired man lays the scythe against the fence and quickly dusts off his clothes before he begins to collect the wheat. On the surrounding, distant fields around him are other men doing the same, all harvesting and bounding the crops into bundles.
It is the harvest season in the Highlands and the weather is hot and arid. Not a single cloud graces the blue sky. The horizon is only broken by the white peaks of the Dragonspine Mountains far in the East. The lands below the old giants' roots belong to the Chú Faoil, the wolf clan. The small farm at the edge of a small forest belongs to Tegew and his wife Euna. It had been given to them on their wedding day by the rest of the O'Eadu family.