BROTHERHOOD OF OUTCAST DEVINE ( The BROOD )
The darkness everlasting, no end to the torture in sight, not even
the releasing arms of death would open for them.
For year upon year they were confined within the foul dungeon that
the prophet Isonia had created for them. Eternally to be tormented
within the granite walls of the mountain, cursed to eternal life.
They had been in the bowels of the mountain for what seemed an
eternity, with only the memories of times gone by to maintain their
…..The battle was going well for the forces of Foret, the Isonia
army drawing back their forces. The mighty Foret army pushing
forward to halt any advances they might make.
Isonia herself, had a somewhat different outcome planned for the
…..Isonia had intervened in the battle, and the Foret army defeated,
was now sentenced to be entombed within the mountain range of their
homelands. Isonia wanting the Valiant soldiers to suffer for their
defiance, ordered her most powerful Magi to curse the remaining
soldiers. There was no escape from the dungeon that Isonia had
created, not even death itself could release them, forever stuck
between the living and the dead.
Tormented for ages by the minions of Isonia, the chosen of Foret did
not lose hope. One day Foret would release them.
Ages passed and Isonia had all but forgotten her prisoners, the
torment ceased. All that was around them was darkness…..
"Wake up, my faithful. Arise, for now it is you day of reckoning."
Foret spoke in a soft tone.
"Though I cannot reverse what has been done, you shall be released
from this hell you have been placed in."
The blue light surrounded the prophet like a cloak, he pointed at a
crack in the granite wall. With a wave he caused the rock to
The pale moonlight was the first glimpse of their freedom, they
crawled out from the belly of the mountain into the night air.
No more foul stench, the smell of the meadows below was the scent in
"I offer you your freedom now, but be forewarned the curse on you
has sentenced you to an eternity as the living dead, the rising sun
which was once you friend now shall weaken you." Foret explained.
"You have fought for me in the past. Will you fight by my side once
One of them stepped forward, and gave him his answer.
"Yes, we are your humble servants, ask of us what you will."
"Then go forth and reclaim what was once rightfully yours my
Foret said with his arms open wide.
Fading into the night air he was gone.
With the blessing of Foret the Brotherhood Of Outcast Devine was