[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XII - Through The Looking Glass Once Again
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Wed Jul 4 08:12:53 BST 2007
> The man strums and the begins singing;
> "Twas a day in bright June, when the sun was so
> the Reaver came calling, and our lands turned to
> 'Pon farms and dales and even the womb,
> The Reaver brought death, destruction and doom.
> Now kings and queens and serfs all alike,
> Were soon enslaved and cast into night.
> And from the shores of the Hudson there rose such a
> Of fear and despair at this horrible time.
> And the Reaver's army marched upon our fair towns.
> And threatened to burn all about us right down.
> But out of the North, in a land by the sea,
> Akirax the Wolfen did hear of our need.
> And so he came down with sword and with gun,
> And as he took to the field the summer sun shone.
> And in a final pitched Akirax did call to
> the Reaver, and he demanded "I lay a challenge upon
> And the Reaver did come, his sword and armor all
> And to some it did seem that Akirax might turn back.
> But the Wolfen prince was no coward, 'tis true,
> And lifting his glave he rode right on through
> The hoards of the demon and they cowered with
> For Akirax was transformed into a terrible sight.
> 'To Rath-Iren return, demon of hell!'
> Brave Prince Akirax did loudly yell.
> And sword met sword with bone-wrenching clang,
> And steel did join, and loudly it sang.
> Prince Akirax was victorious that glorious day,
> And the Reaver's soul fled somewhere far away.
> And in the years that passed, when Akirax grew old,
> The Reaver's sword he held in his hands dead and
As the young man finishes Talas applauds "Bravo my
good man bravo. You must teach me that song later, my
good man." Talas makes a mental note to pick this
minstrels brain later for any other songs he my have
that mention Rath-Iren or this Reaver.
Talas then asks one of the servants for more wine for
both himself and the mayors daughter.
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