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April – May Obituary Column

It is my pleasure to announce that the Obituary Column is in its eighth year. When I first came up with this idea I had no idea how popular it would become. The most recent change I have made to the column is that it is presented every two months rather than monthly.  As we all know death happens every day in dungeons, EM events, champ spawns and even the Luna Bank. Hopefully the Obituary Column turns some of those frowns upside down.  Keeps those screenshots coming my way !

April Showers Bring May Flowers and More

The Ghost of Isadora Steward called a gathering in the old town this evening to announce the new design of the community garden. She had a hard time staying focused fading in and out as spirits do. She was most excited about the new flowers that have sprouted named after the citizens that gathered changeling seeds during the Sage Advice Quest a few months back. Before whisking us off to view natures glory she warned that during the garden change some things sadly disappeared. The giant whimsical mushrooms died, the pixies flew away and all the snow melted but that was not all !

Atlantic Shard Generous and Lord Blackthorn Crowned King

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Atlantic Shard Generous and Lord Blackthorn Crowned King

The crowning of a new king has been taking place on all the shards. Great Lakes held the ceremony last night and sadly I was not able to attend as I was giving a dinner party. As we all know real life often gets in the way. This event will sure go down in history and I did not want to miss it so I headed over to the Atlantic shard this evening.  New, poor and helpless in this strange land called Atlantic a kind soul by the name of Adella took me under her wings as soon as I was born. She dressed me, gifted me with 500k and showed me the way to Blackthorns castle. This type of generosity always touches my soul and it warmed me to see it is alive and well on Atlantic.


Arriving at the castle I quickly noticed a large crowd had already gathered, which grew to easily over three hundred! Not only is this shard generous it is active.


Though Adella dressed me rather well she forgot about my footwear. Another kind patron by the name of Camery noticed my bare feet and  gave me a pair of practical looking shoes to protect my delicate feet. Later I was to learn he took the shoes off his own feet for me.


As the grand room started bursting at the seams Lady Danica and Lord Dupre arrived. Lady Danica addressed the crowd first and introduced Dupre.


Lord Dupree gave a long winded and well scripted speech which included the distant and most recent history in our lands. Then the one and only Lord Blackthorn appeared.

Though not a surprise to anyone in the crowd Blackthorn was crowned KING OF BRITANNIA.

With the crown upon his head the new king ushered everyone out of the grand room and showed the way to a distant location.

As a memento of this royal and grand event those traveling to this location received copies of the newly crowned kings thrown.