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The Legend of Isla Prima

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It kinda bugs me that there isn't an RP reason that newbies start out on IP, and the dead return there, and its safe from invasions, so I decided to throw something out explaining it (this is also based on the short event I wrote, 'The Fall of Isla Prima').

 

 

The Legend of Isla Prima

 

In the time of the Great War, when Mortos released his curse upon the world, the island of Isla Prima was thrown into chaos. For reasons unbeknownst to us, those returning from the underworld by Mortos' curse found themselves on that small isle. Some suspect that it was Aluwen's influence, that the confused souls might find some respite on the isolated isle. Whatever the cause, it was not to be. Even in its isolation, it was not free from Mortos' attentions, and those leaving the underworld, soon returned there as his minions ravished the lands.

 

It was then that four powerful mages; Eilhim the Elder, Jiva the Healer, Kriat the Wise, and Serou the Strong; poured their power, lives, and their very souls into four magical totems to seal the island from the chaos of the world. The mages and their totems disappeared, none knowing their fate, but in time Mortos' minions faded from Isla Prima and never returned.

 

Since then, the isle has become a safe haven, free from conflict, and even now, healers still gather at the campfire to heal the wounded as they did in the time of war.

 

Curiously, the isle has also become a beacon for the lost and confused, and those new to the lands. Some say it is the mage's work, but nonetheless the isle has become known as the place of new beginnings, and the place where all journeys begin.

 

But be cautious travellers of these lands. While the totems passed out of time, legends tell that they will return to the hands of the Eternals. Pray that the hands that receive them are just ones, lest this peaceful isle be lost to us forever...

Edited by Terena

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Nice story, although it raises more questions than it answers. :D (Who were those mages? What are totems? What was the legend behind them?)

 

Still, it's short and sweet and gives a decent explanation of the spawning at beam. (And I'm eternally grateful for someone who knows well enough to format text to make it readable on the forums, instead of just one massive chunk of run-on sentences with no paragraphing. :cry:)

 

-Lyn-

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Nice story, although it raises more questions than it answers. :D(Who were those mages? What are totems? What was the legend behind them?)

 

Actually, that was kind of the point, I made up enigmatic names and titles for them, so that someone (or possibly me) could use them in other stories, rather than have them isolated in this one tale. People so willing to sacrifice themselves, would certainly have a trail of good deeds following behind them. The totems will represent each of the mages, but I've left it open as to what the actual objects are so they could be used as a basis for an event. Errr... getting a bit ahead of myself. :w00t:

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It's a nice story, but I do agree with Lyanna that it raises so many questions. Which as you said, could be a good basis for other stories.

 

I'm going to be working on the story structure and such soon, to get it ready for you story writers to more easily write stuff for EL. So we'll see if this story can fit in or not later on.

 

One other crit:

"the lands of Isla Prima were thrown into chaos."

 

I'd say instead "the island of Isla Prima..." because lands sound like there's more than one island, or a large area, and we all know IP is quite small. It's like "one land".

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cool story but u could have had a better backround of the mages and i agree with roja its the island not the lands lol but its still a good story it just needed a bit changing i give it a thumbs up :pickaxe:

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