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Little was known by the Dhaoinic races about Others. Some thought they were spirits, left overs of a Self that wasn't able to pass on entirely. Some thought they were those who had achieved a form of enlightenment and thus were granted a final 'easy' lifetime to live before they were allowed to rest eternally in …

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He was no stranger to urban warfare. Especially given his expertise lay not in generalized combat like most warriors but rather in search and rescue, in assassinations, and that required a type of stealth that was best utilized in metropolises, cities, and the larger towns. So no, he was no stranger to this type of …

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It was hard not to feel afraid. Especially as she parried blow after blow, cut open throats and abdomens and chests, severed heads and arms and hands and legs from bodies. It was hard not to tunnel vision. Especially as she threw her sword at the face of one assailant and tore out the intestines of …

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Her fingers wrapped over the banister of the highest tower's balcony tightly enough that her knuckles had gone white, the bones and tendons creaking under the strain, muscles locked up and loudly protesting their prolonged position. But she was frozen in place, unable to bring herself to move even though her back was demanding she …

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He stood at the farthest edge of the camp, hands curled around the hilts of Mallacht in his left and Beannacht in his right and held down at his sides, the grey-dyed leather armor Shiran City had gifted him hugging his body like a second skin and watched as the Lord King's army marched across the sands and Thayne's …

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Of all the Sacred Twenty-Three Cities, only Zhalharaq City still held what was known as the Watchtowers: seven obelisks that extended nearly a thousand feet into the air, sleek and gleaming like hammered steel, their points extending far above the glowing golden walls that surrounded each City. One stood for the Heart of the City and …

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