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News: Reinforcements have arrived
Posted: Giladis
A pair of messenger ravens soared through the sky, dancing on thermals, their quarry located somewhere to the south. Strapped to their feet were a pair notes, the conclusions of the grand council of the Loremasters of Hoeth. News had reached the White Tower that in Elthin Arvan the ‘round ones’ were upon the warpath once again and the council would need eyes on the ground. Heroes ad scholars from the kingdoms and beyond were tested and most were found wanting, but a pair proved to have the qualities needed for the task at hand.

As morning gave way to noon one of the raves made a quick turn and descended at breathtaking speed towards the shores of Yvresse. Amids the foam of crashing waves, upon a rock, stood a warrior of divine skill. A hundred times he had marched against the foes of Ulthuan and a hundred times he was victorious, yet his heart was not content. Immortality played upon his thoughts and he sought to hear the wail of the Banshee hoping it would grant him the prize legends spoke of. Unperturbed by the chaos of the sea the black bird landed on his shoulder gently pecking at the warrior’s ear until it was noticed. The message was unfurled and elegant runes brought a smile to his face. The council of Hoeth had summoned him, duties he would perform, deeds shall be done, foes will be vanquished and one step closer to immortality he would be.

The sun was setting behind the Annulii beyond the Sea of Dreams, as the second bird approached what looked like a rainbow given form, a coastal town of serene beauty. There upon the highest tower a lady reclined upon a divan flanked by pair of grey charcian lions, as grey as the eyes of their mistress. Many a book of sorcerious lore was scattered around the room as the lady pondered on the meaning of the approaching raven. The black bird swooping from the gloom of the east, could only be a portent of dire news. With a flapping of wings the dark guest entered the room and perched itself upon the statue of Morai-Heg. The lady unfurled the message and a tear rolled down her cheak, not a tear of sorrow but one of joy, the council has summoned her. As she walked out of the room thinking of the future the lions gave a mournful roar and from the statue the raven spoke “Nevermore!”




Due to the needs of the site and in order to keep an eye on the insidious and thieving Dwarfs the Loremaster council has decided to strengthen the ranks of the site administration.

Jimmy and Aicanor have been risen to the rank of Herald and rdghuizing has been promoted to a Loremaster.

Congratulations all, may your wits stay sharp, your mood jovial and your rule just!


On the behalf of the Loremaster council

Admiral Giladis

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News: An oath fulfilled
Posted: Giladis
"As far as the eye could see the fields were littered with the bodies of the fallen. From the mountains in the east to the shining seas in the west a layer of dead spoke to the gods louder than any prayer. And amidst all that carnage a warrior stood alone. An oath he had taken and an oath he had fulfilled. He battled for a century, where ever, when ever and against who ever crossed his path leaving all the challengers in the dirt. From heaven high and hell below gods approached dipping their blades in salute. The warrior cared not for glory and accolades, a cold smirk dancing on his lips. A salute was given and then he charged. Mortals had fallen, immortality awaited!"


Congratulation Jimmy, your dedication have been an inspiration to many. May your arm stay strong and fortune favours you!


In the name of the Loremaster council and Herald delegation

Admiral Giladis




P.S. for those of you who would like to know what this is about just follow the link > viewtopic.php?f=67&t=38272

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News: Dawn of a new age
Posted: Giladis
Shields will be splintered, spears will be broken but Ulthuan will never fall...



As we hold our breath in the anticipation of the upcoming release of the new High Elf army book, we are aware of the responsibility we, as the preeminent High Elf community on the internet have. In the coming days we are expecting an upsurge in posts and membership. As such, we are calling upon all of you to help present the best possible picture of this site to the world. There will be a lot of new faces and many new topics to discuss.

We value the community we've built and we hope and expect that you'll respect that. Unfortunately, we have lately seen a selection of posts that do not conform to the standards we are used to. In order to show the wider audience we are just as civilized and well mannered as our Asur alter egos, we kindly ask you to post in a helpful and friendly manner so everybody can feel at home at Ulthuan.net.


Equally excited as you,
The Loremasters and Heralds

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