Construction began recently on two memorials in Britannia.
The first is being built on the west side of Britain and will commemorate
those who were murdered or gave their lives battling the Followers of
Armageddon. The second is in Trinsic and is in memory of CrawWorth and
his expedition to the new lands. All in his party sacrificed their lives
to bring information and new opportunities in a new lands.
Stone has already been purchased and is being transported
to the memorial sites. Stone workers from across the realm hath offered
to donate their time and expertise toward crafting the memorials. Led
by Pierre Du Ciance of Minoc, the stone crafters are enthusiastic about
this project and glad to be taking part.
To aid in making these memorials truly special, Nystul
has offered his services and intends to add more to them than mere stone
and wood. To achieve this, he asked for help in collecting some materials
and items. His student, Hynteg, met with volunteers at the Britain Public
Library and explained what was needed. Among those items, Nystul requested
they find some blackrock that possibly remained from the Followers of
Armageddon's hidden supply.
Also requested was the stolen engagement ring Sir
Duquelle had intended to give to Lady Lena when he asked her to marry
him. The ring was finally found among the remains of Gthunk. FOA members
had taken the ring when the abducted Sir Duquelle. The FOA Leader held
the ring until being pursued by the troll GThunk through the Deep Forest
which surrounds Yew. The troll took the ring when the FOA Leader abandoned
it and his other belongings in his haste to escape from the troll. When
the troll died in the dungeon Shame, the trolls recovered GThunk's remains
and returned them to his homeland east of Vesper.
Another item Nystul required was a journal written by Relvinian. The
estranged and missing mage had complied his notes and thoughts on imbuing
speech into inanimate objects, allowing them to hold messages and such.
The book was found in the maze which was also constructed by Relvinian.
As construction gets underway, both memorials will undoubtedly be a welcomed,
though heartrending, addition to the realm. I, for one, intend to visit
From the Town Cryer - The Journal of Ultima Online, Monday, February