Wardens of Arcane Writing Implements

I wish I could tell you that everything is going to be okay. That the embers of a long-forgotten war have not risen back into flame. That the corrupted dark ones who dwell in the cracks between worlds don’t exist. And that we aren’t losing the ground that we sacrificed so much for.

Perhaps I shouldn’t tell you. Perhaps you can’t bear the weight of the knowledge, or cope with the palpable fear that comes with it. If you believe you are one of those people, I beg that you stop reading now. You were not meant to find this page and embrace its teachings. It is nothing to be ashamed of. There are others. Ones who would protect you and your innocence from the encroaching darkness.

 

The Arcana Awaits

If you are still reading, you have given me hope. You are one of those who knows that all is not well. An ever-present itch exists in the back of your mind, clawing at you, telling you that evil is at our doorstep. You are the one through which knowledge, no matter how dark, grants power. Power to change the events that have already been sent in motion. Power to walk the path of light, as our predecessors once had. You have the spark of an Arcanist.

We of the Arcana Implementia, the cultivators of the forgotten spells and the keepers of the Implements which bring them to life, can no longer wait in the shadows. We must awaken the ways of the Arcanists once more.

I beseech you to follow the path of the Arcanists. With your help, we can drive back the enemy which seeks to consume us and we can reclaim our world once more.

Bardswrit

‘Never you mind the bard’ they chant But to whom do they turn when they drink and rant? They beg for a song to remember loves met Or more often so a song to forget. But to whom do they turn when darkness raps at their door? Not a bard – they want something more....

Pulsar

My name is Wenge, and I am the one who matches Implement to Arcanist. Though there are those who pretend Implements choose their wielders, but that is simply not the truth. Implements are artifacts independent of any terrestrial bond. That said, there are Arcanists...

Stratagem

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Verity

Truth takes many forms. Our perceptions form a great deal of the truths we accept. One very important lesson I have learned is that our minds perceive more than we know, and can reveal the many forms of truth, if you know where to look. Dreams are overlooked because...

Aurora

It was like being in the epicenter of a storm. Countless specks of light, like hot blue sparks, swirled around me. If we hadn’t been in mortal danger, I would have afforded myself to be more in awe of the spectacle enveloping us. It was a shield, but unlike any shield...

Wynfell

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Chameleon

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Minder

“How come I never see you write with this pen? It’s really nice.” “It’s not an ordinary pen.” “What? What do you mean?” “Look, I’m not really supposed to tell you…” “You know what? I’m done with this. You disappeared for five years without a word, and now you are back...

Mr. Bones

“There must be some mistake.” “I’m sorry, is there something wrong with the Implement?” “Well, I mean, look at it!” “What about it?” “It’s got a skull on the top!” “I still don’t see the problem here.” “With scary red eyes! It looks evil! And its name is Shroudweaver....

Pyre

"I will not, cannot, and adamantly refuse to be the bearer of this Implement. I understand I specifically requested an implement that possessed strong offensive fire magic properties. But the power this…exaggeration…of an Implement carries holds is so immense that it...

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