Two gazer elders nabbed a human captive and brought him to the hedge
maze. Here they fought over the right to feast on the prize. The prisoner was held in one
of the buildings at the center of the maze. Ratmen and lizardmen patrolled the maze
itself, though it is not known if the gazers had any part in bringing them. More likely
they sensed a fight between the two factions of gazers and wished to scavenge the losers.
of this spread many brave warriors headed to the maze to fight off the gazers and find
their prisoner. Fighting their way through the ratmen and lizardmen, some made it to the
center of the maze. Here they found many gazers, and the fighting intensified. Many a
brave soul lost his life in the battle, but even more monsters were permanently removed
from our realm.
As they fought their way into the buildings, some of the warriors
found the prisoner chained to a couple posts. His name was Monroe. Monroe said that he had
been sleeping at a campsite over by the mountains when he was abruptly awoken. The Gazers
zapped him with a paralyze spell, and then transported him to where they now were in the
The warriors transported Monroe to Yew
and then to Trinsic.
Monroe offered them his savings but in the true spirit of
a Great Lord, Lord SnakeEyes, one of his saviors, said that
Monroe should keep his gold. Valor, Compassion, and Honor
all in just a few minutes - how often dost thou see that?
From the Town Cryer - The Journal of Ultima Online, Thursday, March 26th 1998