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