Everyone gathers at the Site of Lessons and talk as others arrive. Once everyone has arrived they head to the Site of Remembrance and each offer up something in remembrance of the lost. Malfias appears and informs everyone about that the Outer Gate is breached and offers to works with the Netherbane to protect against whatever might be on the other side. The Elishtars, seeing the need, rejoin into one person again. And Rephaia chases Araatris back to the Site of Lessons.Read More
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The final battle against Sraath commences. The Netherbane transports over to the final ship of the Umbral Eclipse, the original ship. While Sraath gathers his strength, they fight against Ary who's been connected into the Eclipses security systems. They weaken her and knock her out of the way just as Sraath stands with full power. Zhuriel flings Fethas at Sraath and she stabs him in the throat with the crystal. Ary regains herself in time to assist with completing the ritual, but Fethas collapses. The gather the body Sraath had taken, Seruun's, and Fethas and they teleport back over to the Mindslayer. Somewhere else, Tharion and Eraelan wait for the others to pick them up.Read More
It was the second “blip” that did it. The first time was terrifying. Poe was not sure what would happen, whether she would die. (Unthinkable.) That countdown was a secret form of torture, in her friend’s voice.
But after a moment of well, discomfort, it was fine. Everything was still in shape. She felt slightly odd, like she was two places at once, stretched but still whole.
The second time something ripped.Read More
The team reconvenes at the bomb finding Araatris alone to guard it. The others have left. They wait anxiously for Sraath to arrive. When he does, he tosses Thar's blindfold on the ground leaving everyone to wonder if their mentor, teacher, and friend is still alive. Sraath's sword takes Tris' single soul first, but as the fight wears on... more and more fall. Shatterbound. Felshroud. Zadera. Reinforcements arrive allowing Poeryth to divest the demon lord of his blade and giving her time to free the souls within. Ary's voice counts down to an apotheosis while Sraath falls, unconscious. As the doors start to lower, the run for the exit to get out of range and trigger the bomb. Taldarion hesitates, looking behind him and sends the others onward as he turns back.Read More
The Netherbane begin their assault on the Umbral Eclipse. When they reach the doors, the spirit of Mifuune greets them and guides them through a series of puzzles/trials to place the keys in the correct locations to unlock the Umbral Eclipse. When that is complete, the bomb crew enters the ship and hurries to hook up the bomb to the ship's systems. Ary's voice comes over the ship's systems to announce a countdown to launch even as Sraath's image appears in the room, mocking them. They hook up the bomb, but not before the launch completes.Read More
Poeryth seeks Vasedra on Krokuun. She speaks with the demon knight in order to gain the plans to the Sunbreaker and try to find a weakness to Sraath's weapon.Read More
Poeryth and Fethas meet up at the Netherbane prisons to interrogate the captured demon blood witch, Shazadi, on the subject of how to navigate the Umbral Eclipse vessel and how to defeat the demon lord, Sraath.Read More