UP: Great Lakes
VESPER - Hordes of orcs, trolls, and ogres overran parts of central
Britannia yesterday, causing widespread damage, destroying property, and killing several
Only after a remarkable and valiant defense was hastily thrown
together by Britannia's own men and women were the armies driven off and defeated.
Ogre lord and supposed leader of the army Orgrol was slain in the
rampage. No official word as of yet if he were the true mastermind behind this or not.
Regardless, many citizens were most alarmed by the sudden assault,
which was fairly localized but very intense.
"The guards did their best on this day, but the sheer numbers
were overwhelming," said Rocco Nanan, a local fighter. "It seemed as there were
Officials have launched a full investigation into the matter, citing
the brutality and intensity of the attack as reasons to "definitely be on
From the Town Cryer - The Journal of Ultima
Online, Tuesday, April 13th 1999