Sir Lyle Joseph
I was wandering the land in search of the famed
Chamber of Secrets when the Town Crier spoke ill fated news. The Britain
Graveyard was under an undead siege! Mounting my steed and racing to the
cemetery I found undead skeletons, ghosts, and liches rising from the earth
beneath the gravestones and ravaging the countryside! Soon, however, warriors
from all parts of the land came and wreaked havoc upon the evil villains and,
with the help of the guards and a tame dragon, the undead were slain.
After congratulating my helpful colleagues I was thinking to myself, 'Another
job well done, Britannia rests peacefully yet again,' and I was just going to
turn about and resume my search when suddenly a tattered bundle fell out of one
of the lich corpses. Upon closer inspection, the bundle proved to be a tattered
old book - and from the looks of it the word 'old' does not do it justice.
Written in blood-red ink was a note from the lost soul who was doomed to wander
the land as a lich. Slightly puzzled (yet quite intrigued!) I searched the
corpses of the other undead and found similar books. I was quite wrong in
assuming this was merely another undead uprising to be put down. This was the
manifestation of many tortured souls reaching out to us for help! When the
warriors returned the reincarnated bodies to their rightful resting places they
released the imprisoned souls of those great warriors who fell long before us!
Ah, ‘twas truly a great day to see the happy souls flutter peacefully into the
From the Town Cryer - The Journal of Ultima Online,