Jun 3, 2018

Diary of Cornelius - Part 1

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Edited: Jun 3, 2018

 

It has been eight harvests since I “brought” my family to this land now called Osterra. We were sailing to visit relatives when a storm beset us. Out ship was run aground and after the storm cleared, we exited the berthing area to find the captain and crew missing. But, most unbelievable and frightening, was no ocean or sea was to be seen. Our ship, or what was left of it, was in the middle of a meadow! The years since have brought struggles as my family toiled the fields while fending off roaming beasts such as orcs. Since it is a wild place, I styled myself an to Earl to temper and tame the area of Osterra I called Catalpa. This planting season, we are heartened to hear of this new Lord Osric, who has plans to unite those of us “settlers” to part of a larger and stronger kingdom called Nova Regnus. Perhaps we will be safer united under his rule. I am bringing my two eldest children to the Rites of Spring Tournament to introduce myself with hopes of joining Lord Osric’s forces and helping my children find their own paths through apprenticeships...

Jun 10, 2018

Earl Cornelius, it was an honor to meet you and your young ones. You accounted well of yourself in the tourneys. I have informed Lord Osric of your holdings in the north, Catalpa and he would like to assist in the creation of infrastructure. He would like to send a team of surveyors to open construction on a road to allow for trade and to make the journey to Nova Regnus more safe and faster than the passage you made across the untamed countryside. I will be returning to the winery to stage quests into the Great Forest in mid-summer, I hope to see you and yours then.

Chronos

Jun 10, 2018

Cornelius,

 

I am gladdened to hear from you again. Your family seems to have a knack for both the ways of war as well as the intuition needed to learn the ways of the ley lines and arcane magics. Indeed your daughter was integral in yhe translation of the magical runes found in the Orcish camp. Seek me out in the coming gathering at the Temple of Tharros if your children wish to continue their arcane training. I am convinced that re-awakening the ley lines in Osterra will be key in winning the Everwar...

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