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Aran: A knight in darkness
« on: February 10, 2009, 09:37:00 AM »
Pain
everlasting pain
how long had she kept him here, the red clad monster.
days weeks ?

they had entered without knowing where, through a passage through water and darkness, suddenly within the keep and alarmbells pounding.

how long ago ?
jack had been hung, why did they toy so with him ?
she tormented him with bits from the outside, they had thrown him from the faith, could it be true ?
noone to come for him.

suspended in darkness still, she promised worse  always worse.
yet what more could she do, pain is to be endured, to pass through to absorb and use...


Aran: Deceased......twice
Arakor: the void within that chills the heart
Markos Donarew: the broken husk
Bronk: ADHD
Marg: the silent hand that kills

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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2009, 09:46:40 AM »
now he knew.............

she did not promise what she could not keep.......................

worse than death!

Depraved, insane, lost into the night..........

she fed upon him, fed him her own blood, the pain of it was worse than anything, his soul burned in the darkness.
lost into the dark ....
Walking the nightmare of fears
the horror of souls
the abys of terror
then awakening again into the horror of existence...


Alone again yet changed
Walking the darknes alone seeing too much, smelling too much, hearing too much, yet feeling numb.

the night was changed, the day turned strange and deadly his soul burned with the knowledge of what he had become.

a knight in darkness, eternal darkness

Aran: Deceased......twice
Arakor: the void within that chills the heart
Markos Donarew: the broken husk
Bronk: ADHD
Marg: the silent hand that kills

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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2009, 01:18:57 AM »
To Walk the darkness

Can the soul go numb

this he wondered the endless sleepless hours
pain had subsided, his entire being felt numb

she though he had lost his memories
just another one turned
yet he remembered
too much he remembered
this keep of terror had taken more before him
and many walked still

they think they can use him now, so he can listen search, learn
where were they, the friends lost
aimlessly he wandered.

walking the nights.
« Last Edit: February 12, 2009, 01:23:19 AM by Aran »

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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2009, 01:29:04 AM »
the return

He could not stay at the keep
he would return needing to learn more
but others needed him
They had abandoned the temple
the outskirts left to fend for themself
the rumors spreading

he walked back, weeks he had been gone,
they could not know, should not know

so he became Cain
fought the undead in the outskirts at night
dissapeared by day

a few of the faithfull wass there still, he could feel them, hidden amongst others they would not abandone hope
how could he do less

he had become something else, something more and still something less.
but duty remained
faith remained

can one of  stained lips still walk the light ?

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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2009, 01:37:01 AM »
a month had gone by

hope renewed ?

Nara'ia
Jinx
Calor
Joey

never had friends been treasured like this

they knew, yet did not abandon him
he had leaned more
all were the lost ones dumped in the river luna.
he would search at night.

noone gets left behind!

Aran: Deceased......twice
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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2009, 02:18:09 AM »
Duty renewed

Friends giving  freely
Purpose and warmth

Kitty had found out, he found he missed her strange as she is, volatile true to her name.
She gave her blood freely, without questions control came hard.

too many dangers

And Sera
Pupil and friend saving him from madness
all they offer friendship knowingly

perhaps the fight is not yet lost ?

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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2009, 02:21:00 AM »
So Hope believed him lost
The little one preaching of hope and redemption believed there was none for him
sad  but she know so little, forgiven   all forgiven they do not know what i do now.

the letter was written to the faith, they know now.

Letter:

I will address this without mentioning brothers and sisters, as it will undoubtedly bring pain to some
I met with Hope and now you know!
You responded to rumors and lies, cast me out without proof, abandoned the outskirts to keep yourself safe and now you judge?
Respond if you will to the words, and only to the man speaking them if you fear what the words tell you.
I tracked down Ariana and with help of jack followed the trail through the murky crypts of the von Zeklos.
I asked for help to follow the trail yet received none.
We ended up in the keep not knowing where we were, and I did naught but defending myself, still I killed none and healed any I had hurt before throwing down my weapons.

It availed naught, as we found out they kept Arianas skull as a trophy, she had been tortured and burned, we were thrown into the dungeon for torture and death, and were kept there for weeks.
Jack was hung, and I was given to Isabela von zeklos for her amusement and thus my life as Aran ended.
Isabela von Zeklos is a Vampire and the one who fed me her own blood.
Simon who vere killed by others was a werewolf, and Nicoleta is not human and is the torturer of the keep.
These are the people you choose to believe above the Knowledge of what your brother stands for!
And you judge ?

I have been turned, I can choose to abandon faith and hope giving in….
Or I can choose to keep faith and continue fighting as I have done these many years.
I can let my life go to waste or I can use what I have to bring the fight into the night.
When you abandoned the outskirts, I stood guard at night to keep people safe!
When you debate theology and faith I kill vampires at night fighting them on their own ground.

My lips are stained
I can no longer walk in the light
My lips cannot be cleansed
And my soul beyond salvation

But I have duty still
To all those in need
 and duty I will uphold.

I forgive you for what you feel you must do
You believe yourself in right, and thus unfailable
Thus are the road to damnation, no longer questioning your own actions.

Faithfull into death and beyond
Aran


And thus he was hunted
from all sides, night and day

Aran: Deceased......twice
Arakor: the void within that chills the heart
Markos Donarew: the broken husk
Bronk: ADHD
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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2009, 03:08:37 AM »
Musings

Time has passed, strange and different, yet the passing of the seasons tell the time.
No sleep, never any sleep anymore it seems, the dreams come awake when they come.
The mind seem to never rest, so much to process.

So the Faithfull were judging him, strangely detached he mused over their words and actions.
The little one, the one preaching hope had told him to destroy himself, to abandon hope.
How did this fit the faith?
Harbingers of hope, claiming weres, were to be cured and not destroyed even until the point they turned others.
She had hope for those, but for an old mentor and brother she had none?
Perhaps I will end up doing wrong, but don’t we all have the capacity for that? At least for me nothing is hidden, they know what I am, can take precautions being careful, we had no such possibility with them: Dragrin, Drudoc  and Samira.
Dragrin was reconciled with the light before her death, Drudoc after by hope herself, did any worry about Samiras soul ?
 And they ask me to destroy myself?
Should we have destroyed Samira because we all have the capacity to do evil ?, should we have destroyed Dragrin when she started hearing voices?, or Drudoc  or anyone else in the outskirts, because they all have the capacity to do evil.
The calibans, most turn bad but is a choice or a reaction to a society that will cast them out, yet Dong and Arik showed with all clarity that it is possible to move beyond what people claim.
So they ask me to destroy myself, to abandon hope to abandon duty to abandon the fight against the darkness.
I will not it is against everything I believe in, against the teachings.
The tenets of Lathander talk of fighting the Evil Undead. Am I evil?
Are the tenets of the Morninglord so much different? Why the blood stained lips then?
All these musings keep me awake, always awake.

Yet I have hope
I have friends
I have what those we fight will never have, people I can trust.
So many claim I am endangering them, but who am I to take their free will away, to decide for them, to belittle them.
I trust in them, and in them making their own choices.
As I always have, before or after the turning, I will lose friends but I will not turn back, as they will not.
So the fight is brought to the night.
Sentinels in the dark.

And a Dark knight


Aran: Deceased......twice
Arakor: the void within that chills the heart
Markos Donarew: the broken husk
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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2009, 05:49:39 AM »
A daughter lost a daughter found

The memories were vague, always hazy, as if the mist tried to take even that away from him.
But upon meeting Sera the first time everything flared up.
Years back he left his home on yet another mission in the fist
How many years?
Times passes strangely in the mist.
He barely remembers saying farewell:
His wife and two daughters. Sad faces as so often before yet they endured.
Do they still?
So much she was like his oldest daughter.
Her name what was her name.
Even that had been taken from him.
So much he never got to see.
 And now they threatened Sera.
He had felt weak when she got lost in the crypts, snatched from beneath his eyes.
He had followed them, never had he seen vampires of that age before, matriarchs of great magic power, the best they had to offer, why so many, what did they plan .
And in the tower, one he had seen before.
They hurt her and thus they hurt him.
He was scared, of what they had done, how she would end was it too late?
So he carried her away, back through the new night, back to people, he almost burst through the church door shouting for Lizuca when he recoiled and went to the Ladies rest.
To leave her to be tended, to mend, to recover.
Hopefully.
So he waited in darknes
Always in darkness.

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Arakor: the void within that chills the heart
Markos Donarew: the broken husk
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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #9 on: February 27, 2009, 07:42:14 AM »
Odd people in the dark
The night was not yet old, and people gathered as usual at the outskirts.
Defiant to the terrors of the night.
The guardians, the reckless, the stupid and those too new to know any better.
Then the woman came, seemed to stick out yet polite and inquisitive.
Her eyes were strange.
Who were she, that asked so many questions of relics.
Preparing for the hunt all were led north, into the night.

Restless, he just managed to reach the crypts before the sun broke the horizon, how he longed to feel  the first rays of dawn, yet that was from a different life a warmer life.
There he waited patiently as always, having destroyed the coffins and what lurked within.
They all arrived, led by Sera as they agreed, to destroy the hunters, and for the little one to face what she did not want to face.
Her own terrors.
So into the crypt they walked
Into the lions den

Aran: Deceased......twice
Arakor: the void within that chills the heart
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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2009, 02:26:06 AM »
Into the lions den…


They continued onwards through the crypts and the filth left by the vampires, but something felt wrong…
The lady seemed unconcerned
Aran felt them,
 Heard the whispers in the shadows of his mind
Always just outside of sight
Watching
Longing
Thirsting!
And something else, something sinister lurking, waiting.

Through the crypts the party moved, sera to face her fears, Him to protect, as for the others? What purpose they had they did not tell.

And something followed them.
They went to the tower where they had taken her.
Shaking yet with a longing she despised Sera climbed the stairs, together they faced where it had happened.
Let her mind rest, let her lips be cleansed, he thought desperately.
And past her ordeal she came.
Onwards into the depths of the mountain…

Aran: Deceased......twice
Arakor: the void within that chills the heart
Markos Donarew: the broken husk
Bronk: ADHD
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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2009, 01:53:34 AM »
whispers in the minds....

The lady, her sister lost
the Illethid wanting something
Ariana and jack still gone
Sera troubled by her weakness
Vanolli back from the dead yet his wife lost

all the duties swirwled in his mind
too much, yet noone else

and all were they closing in on him, the hunters of the nights
oh how they wanted him to fall, to loose controll, to become one of them.

ever in doubt
ever striving to do better


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Re: Aran: A knight in darkness
« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2009, 06:55:23 PM »
faith lost  faith found

He remebered so little

yves had attacked again
he went to meet her, into the darkness
then nothingness
more than nothingness

dreams and nightmares
judgment

and he was lessened
woke up missing parts of himself
the healing, the protection
the mist had taken it or
had he been abandoned?

but what is faith if proved
nothing but knowledge

Faith is what is in your heart
not in books
faith is what you do
not what you speak

duty havent changed
the tasks at hand grow many
attacks on the outskirts
Sera falling
jack and ariana still lost

everything gotten harder to do

yet the path is before him still

and with heavy steps he continue along it.
to do what is right
what is needed

My lips are still stained
you have taken away your light
my soul is damned
yet duty is to be done

Aran

Aran: Deceased......twice
Arakor: the void within that chills the heart
Markos Donarew: the broken husk
Bronk: ADHD
Marg: the silent hand that kills