Blackshade Rider Posted April 7 Report Share Posted April 7 (edited) This is a short story about the discovery of Gateway Island and the gateway keepers alliance by the accounts of Blackshade. Enjoy The discovery Of Gateway Island Once upon a time in a far-off land, there were two courageous adventurers by the names of Blackshade rider and Muratus del Mur. Blackshade was a skilled swordsman, while Mur was known for his expertise in the forbidden knowledges of the world. They had traveled far and wide together, exploring various lands and discovering many hidden treasures. One day, while they were on a routine expedition, they stumbled upon an ancient map that was said to lead to a mysterious island. The map was old and worn out, and it was hard to make out the details. But Blackshade and Mur were determined to unravel the mystery. For weeks, they navigated rough seas, battled fierce storms, and faced various challenges on the way. But finally, they arrived at the island. It was unlike any other island they had ever seen. It was surrounded by tall cliffs and had a dense, lush forest in the center. The island was teeming with exotic wildlife, and everywhere they looked, they found strange and wondrous things. As they explored the island, they stumbled upon a strange, shimmering portal on top the island's highest point. It was unlike anything they had ever seen before. The portal was surrounded by ancient ruins, and it had glowing symbols etched into its surface. Blackshade and Mur were wary, but curiosity got the better of them. Without much thought, they stepped through the portal and found themselves in a brand new world. The island that they had been on was just a gateway to a much wider realm. This world was filled with magic and wonder, and Blackshade and Mur knew they had to explore it further. From then on, Blackshade and Mur spent many weeks exploring Gateway Island, discovering new secrets, and learning about its mysteries. They encountered mythical creatures and ancient ruins, and they learned about the island's rich history. As Blackshade and Mur kept exploring Gateway Island, they realized that it was not only magical and full of wonders, but it was also empty. There were no inhabitants on the island, it was just a forgotten place. This discovery sparked something within them, their curiosity turned into a desire to make the island in their own image. A new idea began to form in their minds; they decided that Gateway Island was going to be the perfect place to establish a new settlement for new adventurers. They wanted to make it a paradise for adventurers and explorers, and they hoped that many people would eventually come to make their way through the island themselves. Blackshade and Mur wasted no time in making their vision a reality. They began building structures on the island, clearing the land, and designing many new things never seen before. They worked tirelessly, day in and day out, putting all their hearts into creating the perfect image for the island. As their work progressed, word began to spread among other adventurers about the fascinating island and what Blackshade and Mur were doing there. Soon enough, more and more people started arriving on the island, looking for a new adventure and a new place to make their own mark in the island's history as many things had yet to be discovered. The adventurers quickly grew in numbers, and more and more secrets began to rise on the island. It became a melting pot of cultures, with people from all walks of life making their way to this new land. Blackshade and Mur became the overseer's of the island, and under their guidance, the island continued to prosper. As years passed, Gateway Island evolved to a thriving community where people pursued different trades, all working together to build a better life for themselves and their families. The island became renowned for its unique architecture, diverse culture, and the adventurous spirit of its inhabitants and it's many secrets yet to be discovered. Blackshade and Mur were happy, and content in the knowledge that their vision had become a reality. They had discovered Gateway Island, created a new vibrant world out of it, and they had brought in many people who were able to make a new start on the island As Gateway Island continued to grow and prosper, its reputation spread beyond its borders. People from other parts of the world started to hear about the unique settlement, and many began to explore the possibility of joining the community. With the surge in popularity, Blackshade realized that it was time to establish an alliance with other similar communities around the world. He knew that the alliance would bring together different groups of adventurers and explorers, allowing them to share their knowledge and expertise, and work together to protect each other and their treasures. Blackshade reached out to leaders of other communities and invited them to form an alliance. He met with them personally, discussed their shared interests, and worked out a charter that would govern their alliance. Eventually, the Gateway Keeper's Alliance was formed, with Blackshade himself appointed as the leader of this newly formed group. Mur was proud of Blackshade's leadership and the accomplishments they had achieved together. He also realized that he was getting old and it was time to pass on some of his leadership responsibilities to someone else. He called Blackshade to a private meeting to discuss this matter. He told him that he had proven himself worthy of taking over as the leader of the alliance and that he wanted to grant him full authority over Gateway Island as its new ambassador. Blackshade accepted the honor humbly, knowing that this was a significant responsibility that he would have to take on. He thanked Mur for his guidance and leadership and promised to continue the traditions that they had established together. In the years that followed, the Gateway Keeper's Alliance grew stronger, and Gateway Island continued to thrive under Blackshade's leadership. He remained true to the vision that he and Mur shared, championing exploration, and working tirelessly to protect the island and the communities under the alliance's protection. The people of Gateway Island would always remember the adventures of Blackshade and Mur and how their discovery had led to this incredible new world. The alliance they created had brought together adventurers from around the world with a common goal, and their leadership had set Gateway Island and the Gateway Keeper's Alliance on a path towards a brighter future. As Blackshade continued to lead the Gateway Keeper's Alliance, Mur wanted to give him a gift of great importance. Something that would help him lead the alliance better and also shape the rest of the world. He knew he could create an item that could bend reality and change the course of history, and so he worked towards that end. Mur spent years studying ancient texts, delving deep into the mysteries of the universe, and finally, after many attempts and setbacks, he succeeded. He created a powerful magic item that could bend reality to the bearer's will. It was a crystal that could be used to grant wishes, manifest desires into reality, and manipulate the world around you. Mur knew that this crystal was too powerful for anyone to use recklessly, which is why he entrusted it to Blackshade. He knew that he was a wise and just leader, someone who would use the crystal only for the greater good of humanity. Blackshade was afraid to use the crystal at first, knowing the power it held. But he also knew that in the hands of the wrong person or under misguided guidance, it could become a weapon of immense destruction. He decided that he would only use it in situations where he had no other possible option. And so, Blackshade kept the crystal with him, always out of reach of any unauthorized individuals. He continued to lead the Gateway Keeper's Alliance, using his newfound power to protect his people, and the rest of the world. Years passed, and Blackshade never once used the crystal, but he knew it was always there, eagerly waiting to be used if the situation ever called for it. Even in his old age, he knew he would have to find a worthy successor who could carry on the legacy of this magic item that he had watched Mur crafted. Blackshade looked back on his life and recounted how he had managed to fulfill his responsibilities as the leader of the Gateway Keeper's Alliance, always keeping the crystal close, ready to act if needed After years of leading the Gateway Keeper's Alliance, Blackshade felt his age catching up with him. He knew it was time to step down as the leader and let someone else take up the mantle. Blackshade chose his successor carefully, making sure to pass on all he had learned to the next leader of the alliance. With the Gateway Keeper's Alliance in good hands, Blackshade felt free to go on new adventures. He traveled to many far-off lands, always eager to explore new frontiers and discover hidden treasures. However, on one of his journeys back to Gateway Island, Blackshade discovered that the alliance had come under attack. A character by the name of DST had emerged, seeking to bring the alliance to its knees. DST was a powerful sorcerer with a lust for power and domination. Her followers had convinced her that attaining the crystal that Mur had created would give her ultimate control over the universe. And so, she set her sights on Gateway Island, determined to destroy the alliance and claim the crystal for herself. Blackshade knew he had to act fast to protect the island and the people who lived there. He called upon his old allies and friends, and together, they launched a counter-attack against DST and her followers. The battle was long and arduous, with both sides suffering heavy losses. But, in the end, Blackshade and his allies emerged victorious. They managed to drive DST and her followers away from Gateway Island, and the alliance was safe once more. Blackshade returned to his role as leader of the Gateway Keeper's Alliance, determined to rebuild and strengthen the alliance's defenses to prevent another attack from happening again. Years passed, and Blackshade continued to rule the alliance with wisdom and grace. He was remembered as a true hero, someone who had always put the good of his people above his own personal interests. And so the legend of Blackshade, the hero who saved Gateway Island from destruction, lived on, inspiring generations to come to continue the legacy that he and Mur had crafted so long ago. However, Despite Blackshade's efforts to protect the Gateway Keeper's Alliance, DST did not give up. She bided her time and waited for the right moment to strike again. Meanwhile, Blackshade, despite his advanced age, continued to work tirelessly to strengthen and improve the defenses of Gateway Island. However, Blackshade's efforts were not enough. DST, having amassed an army of powerful sorcerers and warriors, launched a surprise attack that caught Blackshade and the alliance off-guard. In a matter of hours, the once prosperous island was overrun by DST's forces, and many innocent lives were lost. Despite putting up a valiant fight, Blackshade eventually succumbed to his injuries and passed away, leaving the Gateway Keeper's Alliance without a leader and empty to become a lost memory. The loss of Blackshade was felt across the land, and many brave souls who had joined the alliance that survived, soon abandoned Gateway Island, leaving it unprotected and exposed to danger. With the alliance weakened, DST and her followers mercilessly pillaged the island, destroying its structures, and looting its treasures. The once peaceful island was now overrun with chaos and destruction. As time passed, DST solidified her hold over Gateway Island and began to vent her wrath on other lands. No one was safe from her tyranny, and her quest for ultimate power knew no bounds. However, there was still hope. A group of brave adventurers, disgusted by DST's actions, decided to take matters into their own hands. They embarked on a dangerous mission to take down the evil sorcerer and bring peace back to the land. The battle was long and grueling, but in the end, the adventurers emerged victorious. They defeated DST once and for all, bringing an end to her reign of terror. But the damage was already done. Gateway Island lay in ruins, and the loss of Blackshade, his allies and the adventurers who had used to come was a painful reminder of the consequences of complacency and the importance of constant vigilance. The legacy of Blackshade and his allies was not forgotten, however. Their sacrifice inspired the next generation of adventurers, who worked hard to rebuild Gateway Island and make it a haven for travelers once again. Through their courage and determination, the Gateway Keeper's Alliance was not forgotten, a testament to the power of the human spirit in the face of tragedy and adversity. After the defeat of DST, the group of adventurers who led the charge against him remained in Gateway Island to help with its rebuilding. Azull and Syrian were among them. Azull was deeply affected by the events that had taken place on the island, and he made a vow to protect it at all costs. He dedicated his life to serving as a protector of the island, ensuring that what had happened to Blackshade and the Gateway Keeper's Alliance would never happen again. Syrian, on the other hand, felt that her time in Gateway Island had come to an end. She knew that there were still other lands to explore and secrets to uncover, and she longed for the thrill of adventure. She said her goodbyes to Azull and the rest of the adventurers and continued on her travels. In the years that followed, Azull grew to become a beloved figure on Gateway Island. He worked tirelessly to fortify the island's defenses, trained new adventurers, and welcomed newcomers to the island. With him as a protector, the people of Gateway Island felt safe, and the island began to prosper once again. Syrian, on the other hand, continued to have many adventures. She traveled to far-off lands, unraveling mysteries, and discovering hidden treasures. But she never forgot her time in Gateway Island, and she always kept in touch with Azull, sharing news of her latest exploits. Years turned into decades, and the stories of Blackshade and the Gateway Keeper's Alliance passed into legend. New adventurers came and went, but Azull remained a constant, a reminder that the legacy of Blackshade and his allies would never be forgotten. Syrian, too, continued to explore new realms, but no matter where she went, her heart always led her back to Gateway Island. She visited as often as she could, exchanging stories with Azull and the other adventurers, and reliving the memories of that fateful battle against DST. As the years passed, Azull grew older, but his spirit remained as strong as ever. He knew that he had fulfilled his promise to protect Gateway Island and leave it in good hands. One day, he passed on his teachings to a new generation of adventurers, feeling content in the knowledge that from now on, Gateway Island would always have protectors who would keep it safe and prosperous. Years after Blackshade and the Gateway Keeper's Alliance had passed, Azull and Syrian were exploring a ruin in search of ancient artifacts when they stumbled upon Mur's magic item. The crystal had broken into small pieces, scattered throughout the ruin. As they examined the fragments, Azull and Syrian realized the full power that the crystal had once held. Each shard held a portion of its immense strength, and they knew that if it were to fall into the wrong hands, it could have disastrous consequences. Together, Azull and Syrian used their knowledge of magic to repair the fragments and reassemble the magic item. However, they knew that the item was too powerful to be controlled by a single person, and they decided to divide its fragments among dedicated protectors who would ensure that it remained safe. Azull, Syrian, and Mur chose the most trustworthy and responsible individuals and granted them shards of the magic item. These individuals became known as the A25 users, and their responsibility was to protect the shards of the magic item at all costs, ensuring that no single person ever held too much power over it again. Each of the A25 users was given a unique power, drawing from the power and energy of the shard they held. They were trained in the ways of magic and combat, and they dedicated their lives to protecting the pieces of the magic item. The A25 users became legends in their own right, traveling the world and helping those in need. They used their powers to defeat evil warlords, protect innocent villages, and ensure that peace reigned throughout the land. They became known as defenders of justice and protectors of Mur's magic item. As years passed, new generations of A25 users arose, taking up the mantle of their predecessors, always safeguarding the powerful object that could change the course of history. They ensured that the legacy of Blackshade, Mur, Azull, and Syrian was never forgotten, and through their dedication, the world remained a safe and prosperous place. And so, the magic item created by Mur lived on, its power shared among those who were called to protect it. It stood as a testament to the power of unity and the importance of responsibility, a legacy that would continue to inspire generations to come As the years passed, Azull remained on Gateway Island, continuing his duties as a protector of Mur's magic item. He spent most of his days on the island, welcoming newcomers and training new adventurers, always watchful of any signs of danger. Despite his age, Azull never gave up his responsibility to protect the magic item. He knew that the world was never without danger, and that Gateway Island and it's legacy must remain protected. As he grew older, Azull became ever more tired, but he never gave up. He knew that his contribution to the island and the A25 users was significant, and he would fight to the end to ensure that the magic item remained secure. To this day, Azull watches over Gateway Island, a silent protector always vigilant for any signs of danger. He watches over the A25 users, ensuring they are living up to their responsibilities, and that the magic item remains safe. To be continued....................... Edited April 7 by Blackshade Rider Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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