Prophecies Always Come True
By David Goodner
the Prophet only had one prophecy: that in the two hundredth year of the Dark
Lord’s reign, a child would be born marked by the sign of the Eastern
Star. That child would be the Child of
Light who would bring down the Dark Lord.
the Dark Lord in his tower was afraid.
His Dark Legions traveled the land, looking for the Child of Light, and
crushing his followers wherever they might be found. The Legions were very harsh and very
thorough. They left blood in their wake. Blood and ashes.
ashes, and resentment. Resentment grew
in the far corners of the Dark Empire.
Resentment gave way to rebellion.
Rebellion spilled over into open revolt.
Cult of Light had been scoured from the land, with only a few scattered members
left. But other bastions of good, or
just rebellion, stood firm: the Sisters of the Moon, with their blood magicks;
the survivors of fallen Tyer; the Paladins of Yyin all rose up to avenge
themselves on the Dark Lord who had slain their wives and mothers, brothers and
in the one hundred and ninety ninth year of the Dark Lord’s reign, the tower of
Darkness fell. The Dark Legions were
routed. The Dark Lord himself was slain
before his own evil altar, which was riven asunder, the ground salted, and the
temple put to the flame.
in the end, Bertram the Prophet turned out not to be a prophet at all. He was forever after known as Bertram the guy
who said that thing one time.