The Light of the Realm – a Song of Queen Breanna

– by Heather of Dale The ones who rule over our fair land of Albion They reign just and wisely we vouch with good cheer And no truer lady trod on this good earth So let the hall ring for the light of the north Let the hall ring for the good Queen of Albion…

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The Price of Honour

Published at The Gathering of 1118 as a special edition of The Testaments The continent of chaos has raised its ugly head. The Salac Draz, the War Lord of Erisia, demanded war of the Unicorns. Had the Unicorns pushed back against the Salac Draz and his outrageous demands, the Harts of Albion would have stood…

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A Song of Light & Darkness

(Also known as “The Lament of Brother Paul”) In the days following Aries defection to the darkness of Erebus, a great tempest of shadow and demonic creatures erupted from the darkness below the waves and began to consume the island of Gallow. Cygnus– already banished due to his forbidden love of the priestess Cassiopeia despite…

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An Exploration of the Heraldic Achievements of Arms borne by the various Knights of the Round Table

An Exploration of the Heraldic Achievements of Arms borne by the various Knights of the Round Table – prepared by Dunamace Strongarm, Nord-Draco Herald-Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary, Royal College of Heralds Librarian’s note: The text of this gathered information is readily available here. The intricate detail of the illuminations and reproductions of the arms may…

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Concerning the Queen’s Champion

Forgive us, sir. These documents were partially destroyed or missing. We have cobbled together the tale as best we could. Yours, In faith, D.S. … For it was true that the Champion had sworn to the Queen that he should love no other as long as he did live, for she was his Queen, and…

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Concerning Abatements

Concerning Abatements, Letter from Dunamace Strongarm of Eaton, Nord-Draco Herald-Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary, Royal College of Heralds A heraldic abatement is a modification to the achievement of a family or individual to denote disgrace, dishonourable deeds and behaviour, and treason. In some cases an achievement may be daubed with a stain, such as a…

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Concerning the Preferred Teas of several Knights of the Round Table

Concerning the Preferred Teas of several Knights of the Round Table – Letter from Dunamace Strongarm of Eaton, Nord-Draco Herald-Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary, Royal College of Heralds Lord Echo, I confess this is one of the stranger topics of research I have been asked to consult upon. The heraldic aspect, I very much understand….

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Arthur’s Quests

Prologue It was during the gap between the first and second ages of Camelot, that shining beacon of Albion, based in Glastonbury Tor, in Cornwall, that Arthur came to make his quest into the mists and assault the city of Arcadia… By this time, my liege was a bitter, cynical man, who had expended much…

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Announcement from House Lihko, summer 1118

Lady and Lord Lihko of House Lihko, Vassal of House Charenten of Gloucester. Bring you the pleasurable knowledge that together they have drawn forth a child from the Dream. Heir to House and Court, the daughter of frost and fury rests and gathers her strength but it hale and healthy. All hail the birth of Orla…

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Foreign Detail Missive: The Second Moot 1118

– From the Former Lord Ambassador of Albion Subjects of the Albion Throne, I write to keep you abreast of events taking place outside our borders, and across Erdreja. Whilst I do so currently from outside of the formal role of Lord Ambassador, the events took place during my tenure and the following missive is…

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