Posts by Glake Riuno

Sacrifices & Artifacts

»Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Lords & Landscapes: Fates EXTEND: Age of Shadows, Recent Activity, War of the Trial of Fates | 0 comments

Sacrifices & Artifacts

In this moment things have begun to become dangerous once again. For as battles of a trial that is awaiting to dispel Fates continues to wage on, there is part of me that is forced to sit and watch, bear witness to the violent and blinding darkness that sweeps over this place, for this Age brings upon us all a darkness that dispels all hope.  I know that without my heart I would not have made it this far, and I know that during the days in which I lost it – ultimately taught me the strength to find my own way, the strength to continue dreaming once all was ripped away.

But during these sinister times of trials, wars, and fates – I know that the strength I have gathered up over the years, over the eras is no match for the shadows that in which now walk upon these lands. For this is there time in history, many of us fun from them, and very few of us stay to fight. 

I know soon, I will reach the peak of this extended trial and the ultimate sacrifices will have to be made, sacrifices that will ultimately bring upon a new age of fire, burns, and scars that may mold me into something worthy enough to take on the shadows I have run from for so long. For I have had the dreams of a brighter light, a more gentle light, in a more peaceful life. But alas, those are none but dreams – and the 7th sleep has long since met it’s fate. With that in mind, I know what awaits is the gathering of what strength still lies dormant from within, and what hope and peace remains in my heart after all that will soon be lost. 

For I knew all of this was to happen again, though, in what form I was never told. 

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The Flame

»Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in Lords & Landscapes: Fates EXTEND: Age of Shadows, Recent Activity, War of the Trial of Fates | 0 comments

The Flame

The loving, yet mysterious light that had once graced these lands have long faded – for now fires that spread across thousands of skies now light these grounds where blood is so violently shed. Innocence here, has been destroyed and exposed for the lives that seek to live in peace and harmony are larger inconveniences for those who much towards secrets. Now perhaps it’s true what darker knights have told me; that in time, you are bound to become like them – for every sun must soon set, only then will in it’s rest will it truly meet the darkness. But even I, isolated here within these scapes much larger than the lands in my dreams – feel like I have no place to run, no place to ultimately hide from the trials that have truly begun.

The age which has now arrived is one where the flames must be ignited below, for things much more sinister than anything we’ve ever known have now joined forces and will soon devour us whole. Perhaps to say we’ve known no trial until now would be foolish, but a darkness of this caliber has me visioning a fear I’d never imagined I’d know; a fall much further than that of the Caverns collapse, an exile much longer than that of the place of Castles, an abandonment much colder than what took place on empty platforms, a sea much darker, much more violent than of those I’ve seen.

But as these Trials unfold, and as the panic creeps it’s way’s in, I hold my eyes focused for visions, and ears keened for a direction in this vast place; for like never before, every passing hour is crucial, any could be our last, and it is with this in mind that I press on with the intent to use all that I have remaining.

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Embers of Divination: Intro the Trial of Fates

»Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Divination: The Trial of Fates, Lords & Landscapes: Fates, Recent Activity | 0 comments

Embers of Divination: Intro the Trial of Fates

The twilight. A place where time seemingly stands still and all secrets are revealed through the piercing golden beams which cut through the lands. A place where the mystery’s that I seek are finally answered, and where salvation is finally found. But that Twilight that I once knew is gone, for the one that has been cast upon the land during this era was one of violence and vengeance, for instead of golden beams of healing and resolution, the skies broke open releasing shadows upon the land, shadows in which we are at war with now; shadows in which we are falling to by the hour. I know that we cannot win this war, and with the few hours that remain before time is once slowed again – I know we must begin to give into the darkness, for the more we resist it’s resistance, the further we will be drowned.

The end that I had once envisioned has seemingly vanished, for the peaceful departure that I had once dreamed of is no longer of this time – for we are now on a line of darkness, and I can no longer see the future. But I know an era ago, something was sealed, perhaps it was the final fate that awaits me, or perhaps it was something much more different than I can ever imagine, but I sense the forces greater than I have taken a keen acceptance to an oath I made and perhaps in the end that will make all the difference. The shadows which now begin to claim these landscapes as there own are not my enemies, for I have survived in darkness once before. The enemies at hand are the cycles and echoes which spin and tangle my fates, binding me to an eternity of strife. These are the forces which seek to swallow me whole, only after devouring those and the things I now hold dear – which are dwindling by the day.

I am no fool to all of this, for the remaining light that burns allows me to see the road that lies ahead – I know I shall not fear. For if that day occurs whilst these Trials of stranger, yet newer fates takes place- I know I will have to make a choice that may very well set off the lines like never before. However, last resorts have never been part of my arsenal. But times are different now, as those whom I claim to be my enemies have proven to be much smarter than I, much more sneaky, much more manipulative, much more quiet in the night.

Despite some cycles playing into my divine favor, I sense that those times can never occur again. For I now move into an age separate from what he dreams of, an age separate from what you dream of. For here, the guidance and counsel of those who are much greater than I, may be of need. I know they sleep, much like you do, but still beckoning over the Fates which are soon to play out. For despite my commending resilience, I have shaken time once again and now soon I must pay for my sins. But even so, every warrior deserves his Trial to prove his every direction. I have failed many in this time, and truly cannot fail to afford anymore. It is in this moment that I know things are now dangerous, and oh no, they will soon become sinister. For the age that awaits judged everyday by the hour, and every being by the decision. And with that in mind my sword must vanish till the ambush and shakings comes again, for soon we will face one another in an age where death is the only salvation.

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Simmers & Secrets Of Fates

»Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Divination: The Trial of Fates, Lords & Landscapes: Fates, Recent Activity | 0 comments

Simmers & Secrets Of Fates

Many days have past since this war has begun, escalating to a point where it was no longer avoidable, ultimately forcing me to become involved in this violence once again. And even now, it all continues to rage on as our odds of victory are looking more and more slim by the hour. For the longest time, I have fought for the truth and nothing but it. Many forces in this era have sought to guide me down various paths and various roads, but somehow it all has lead me to here – this very moment in time that speaks of nothing but Fates and Destiny.

Though in way’s time has begun to repeat itself once again, but it is different from before, it feels stranger than before. For now, as I choose this only remaining road left to traverse, I can only hope and pray that it will lead me to the answers that I seek and the salvation that is said to lay resting beyond all of the strife that takes place here now. For now, more than ever before the moves I make and the choices I make deep within the night shall effect the lines like never before. For all that I have come to be, all the I will become, and all that I once was now rests in the palm of this new and dark rising age that will soon engulf us all. And though it may be too dark for me to see the future again, I know that something much more sinister lies ahead – and so in darkness I fight.

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When Shadows Prevail

»Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Divination: The Trial of Fates, Lords & Landscapes: Fates, Recent Activity | 0 comments

When Shadows Prevail

The older and wiser forces that lie upon these lands have warned me time and time again to leave now; for what lies ahead is a blinding darkness my eternal soul has suppressed, only to be forgotten. In essence, this darkness has always existed, thought it has been kept at bay for many eras, locked away from reaching those of us who fight, those of us who prevail – until we fail to do so. With each passing hour and every passing day, we are losing this war; for the shadowed forces which strike from various corners have proven to be our strongest foes, and soon a fate will be determined.

Though the trial of the Dawn which I was faced with turned to be a success in my favor, Twilight’s I had failed, for the 7th sleep crept in silently, yet violent in nature. These forces will not stop until what they seek has fully been claimed as their own, and those of us who fight in return cease to give up, until we draw our final breaths and speak our last words. Despite all of this, I know that these are the end of days; for once this darkness falls upon this land, I know that I will be out of time.  With options that are limited yet at the same time, so invisible to me, my only move now has been to fight, to seek for the opening that could perhaps lead them into the next dreaded age; for perhaps if we all stay together, perhaps if we can manipulate the lines long enough, we will speak our last words during the moments of a new, greater, dawn.

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