Light filtered through the westward windows falling on the sleeping tangle of copper and ivory. The third day that golden eyes did not open to reflect the sun’s morning radiance or gentle fingers trace the curves of ivory to dispel the last vestiges of sleep. The rustle of wings and the song of their master did nothing to stir him from sleep.
Lifting from the veil of sleep too deep to be her own, the sorceress watched with growing worry. Though he was always warmer than a normal man, his temperature seemed to have risen considerably. Small beads of sweat glistened in the morning rays where he had wrapped around her. Too hot. She untangled herself from the mass of copper limbs. He never sleeps this long Thinking to herself, noting that the man rarely slept anyway. Something, in her mind, was wrong. She felt it deep within.
An hour and then two passed before he finally stirred, grasping for the softness of her form only to find the bed empty. Small slits of gold emerged for a moment and then disappeared again for several minutes more. The portions of his brow visible beyond the damp and matted wisps of dark hair, furrowed as he tried to rouse himself from fevered dreams. “Mea..” his throat, dry, quickly closed on what words might have come next. His eyes open once more, blinking slowly in confusion. Cautiously rolling to his side, he swung his legs off the bed and sat up. The movement rewarded with a sharp pain in his head.
Gentle arms surround his form, then lay him back down. Blue eyes watch him with alarm. I need to do something, anything, this isn’t right. Attempts to make him comfortable again. The Order must know.
~ Event Information ~
A mysterious illness has befallen the mighty Diobarach, once thought impervious to the afflictions of mortal man. Is it a disease, residual or latient effects of the ritual, rejection of mutation, or simply the life and death cycle of an engineered species?
None can tell!
The race begins to find it's cause and possibly
Story Leaders: Meave & Banning
Scheduled Progession Nights ~ TBD
Event Duration ~ Estimated 3 weeks
OPEN role-play* Please do not progress ahead of the storyleaders. There will be opportunity for subplots.
Disclaimer: The information below is only for the purposes of roleplay progression and contains SPOILERS. DO NOT Meta this information.