Monday, March 1, 2010
Belabranta and Gundwynd
And when Devin’s wife Tristeza became suspicious of her husband Tristeza bent her knees to the gods to intervene.
That night under the full Peddler’s Moon, Nissa was approached by a short unkempt masked peddler.
“A gold for one humbled by your beauty?” The peddler pleaded to Nissa. “Or mayhap a gold for a word to the wise eh? Be wary your dreams are just a tryst, for he is wed to another.” And with these words the peddler vanished as the moon disappeared behind a shadow, the shadow of Devin on his steed.
Nissa hid from Devin and followed him to Tragidore where she discovered the heartbreaking truth. Nissa whispered thanks to the gods before confronting this man- this mockery of a Paladin. It was then the prideful Geoff attacked Jinx and before anyone could discern anything in the chaos; Geoff the hippogriff was dead as was Nissa Belabranta.
Since that day the Gundwynd’s have not forgotten about the loss of their threaded stock hippogriff. And of Devin? He denied the affair until the day he died. The Belabrantas, despite the loss of a young princess, recovered with gaining the favor of Mask; for it was he dressed as the peddler. Together with the continued blessings of Mielikki, opens a new path to becoming the prestigious shadowdancer: the icon Nissa became on the day she was killed by a lying paladin.