The land has spent the last five
rebuilding after the devastation left in the vampire Ravenholt’s wake.
this vacuum steps an even greater threat in the form of wight lord,
Brightblade. Meanwhile, Commander
Barrobos Dyvasky must come to terms with a dark facet of his past.
|From Ashes in the Grave...
chief concern lay with the potential to fall into the same pit of
despair as had Marcus Ravenholt. It was an easy thing to do after so
many centuries, to fall prey to boredom and apathy. A life of
immortality needed purpose much more so than a mortal one.
Hector needed some reason to continue his existence. If he failed in
that task, he would wind up right where the vampire had: consumed by
his inner demons and destroyed by his enemies. Hector would not let
that happen to him. His purpose was to rule. The seat of his power
amongst his undead brethren was secure and unquestioned. The only thing
uncertain was just how far his reach could extend.
human lands would never – could never – accept him as their monarch, no
matter how much power he held. He was an abhorrent creature, fit for a
nightmare. The only way one of his kind could ever hope to rule them
was to conquer them in a military fashion, destroying their defenses
and bashing down their walls.
3 - Echoes in the Night
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