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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:57 pm 
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The Whispering Lake

Within the Magical Forests surrounding the old temple of Ath’endal’lynn, there are rumors of a wondrous lake...

A small lake, perhaps closer in size to a pond, with glittering clear water and always surrounded by bustling animal and plant life. The shores of the lake are almost eerily circular, a preciseness unknown in natural bodies of water. Like a watery grove, the lake is always surrounded by a row of white birches, the tree trunks thick and old.
As for the lake itself, the water is clear near the edges of the lake, but the closer you get to the middle the murkier it becomes, and at dead center you can barely see more than a few inches deep.

Various animals seem to frequently frolic around the lake, deer drinking beside wolves, and birds nesting in the ancient birches. Here, carnivores and herbivores seem to live in peace temporarily, giving the lake a look of true peace achieved. However, as soon as the harmonious animals leave the circle of trees, the deer run away for all they have, and the predators chase them hungrily as they are wont to do.

What is it about this lake, that makes it so special, so strange? It all started with the elven druid, Azaonna. Her exact age is unknown, but it is said she was ancient already by the time the true gods were imprisoned by Karissa. When the magic coursed and throbbed through Caenyr for anyone powerful enough to claim, it eventually filled the already considerably powerful Azaonna as well.

The elven druid had already throughout her entire life served Ath’endal’lynn faithfully, always a threat to those who would exploit the natural world. She was devout and steadfast and these qualities stayed even as the Mother of Nature’s presence waned. Azaonna accepted the power that flowed into her willingly, vowing that she would return it all to her Mother once she returned.

But unlike many other powerful beings of this time, Azaonna never once used her powers to gain followers or sacrifices, merely choosing to wander the lands in various forms of elements and animal, tending to the wilds, promoting growth, and destroying undead wherever she found them. It is said that the flourishing Etaric Trail is actually the remnants of the forests that branched out from the Etaric as she passed through in her wanderings.

And to keep her vow true, the already venerable elf used her power to lengthen her own life, hoping her Mother would forgive this passing of the natural circle since Azaonna was still always faithful, always waiting for the Nature Lady to return so the magic coursing through the elf would flow back to her.

And so her life continued on for another four hundred years, until finally the day came when the true gods were freed from their imprisonment. It is said that the moment before the magic links were re-established, Azaonna reached up towards the skies, and cried. Her faith untouched and pure for all this time, she unquestioningly let all the magic flow out of her, to her deity. The very essence that held her aged body together dispersed and left her, and she aged all those years that she had evaded. Her body turned to dust in an instant, the remains spreading by the wind blowing over the lands, to eventually die down in the Magical Forest.

Her remains sunk down to the bottom of the lake, and remain there to this day. It is said that Ath’endal’lynn herself descended to the edge of the lake to give her respects to the deceased druid. And even though Azaonna’s soul has long since left this world, it is said you can still hear her whispering her thanks to the Mother of Nature.

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More Mysterious and Religious Writings:


The Ageless Kin
History of the Ancients
The Blood of the Fold
Celessa, the Streams and Celestial Races Information regarding half-Celestials
Celestial Races Revisited
The Children of Hate
The Complete Works of Agren : Champion of Raekhan
The Creation
Dracolytes
Dreams
The Encyclopedia of Everything Magic
The Fallen Plane and the Dark Knights
The Gods and the Dark Knights
Half-Bebilith (Half-Demon Subtype)
Heart of Zenegral (The Great Wyrm)
Legend of the Aryan Tree
The Legend of the Frozen Soul
The Legend of Soulblighter
Libris Arcanum - The Tome of Magic
The Llith
Master Trees and Barklings
Moons of Caenyr
Necropolises
The Nightmare
Nilah Mirshann
On Dreams
On Orcs: The Turgma and the Har’akla
The Planes of Caenyr
The Psalms of Melivar
Rentop’s Journal
The Seven Faces
The Spirit Folk
Staff of Fury
Star Stories
Tale of Ascension
Tellers of Tales
Thanathos and The Circle of Erebus
Tome of the Fallen Mount
Unique Undead of Etaria
Valinor’s Tooth
Vhestij
The Whispering Lake
The Witch Masters

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Ancient Elven City of Elor'iniora
The Bitter Pole – The World’s Crown
The Bitter Sea
A Bull’s Tale
The Deep Sea
Dragon Settlements
Dungart
The Eldarii and the Lands of Atat’Andor
Empire of Tyran
Fort Avium
The Frozen North
Founding of the Khazad Chail Stronghold
Genocise
Goldhaven
Gwaen and the Tendril Forests
A History of the Chail Mountains and the Kalanon Stronghold
A History of Talanon and the Rheav Islands
Home – the Halfling Homeland
Isle of Mists
Isaac’s Lament
The Isle of Tears
Immortal Lizard
Kingdom of Finerd
The Lands of Baalyr
The Lands and Empires of the Far East
Lith’nórë – Ash’s Kingdom
Legends of Fallen Kyr’djrak
Menthor’s Temple
Mount Shyel
Myths of Genocise
Necropolises
North Etaric Forest - A Dark Return
Of Emerald Wood vale, Eliath Alesse and the Elven Houses
Orbben Dumoas – the Forgotten City
The Planes of Caenyr
Port Talboria
Priminsulae and the City-State of Cythia
The Royal Courts of Chail
The Ruins and the Lost Temple City of Baetor
Syrenae -The Underwater City
Thrand’s Silver Mine
Tol’eska Elven City-State of Zenegral
Tome of Fallen Mount
Trencholme and its Citizens
Valasia
Valasia –The Rise of the Sultanate
Vhestij
Vorlgard
Wars of the Razorbane Highlands
The Whispering Lake
White Caps
Woodhome

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