Sep 062010
 

At the Astralarium, I chatted with my friends Cver and Loreal. My travels across Istan so far caught their attention, and they were eager to join me in Zehlon Reach. I wanted to stay at the outpost longer, but a scholar shooed us away. According to him we were being too loud and he couldn’t concentrate on his studies. I apologized and exited into the wilderness with my friends.


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Aug 112010
 

A little over 600 years ago, Fahranur, the First City was abandoned due to the Scarab Plague. It spread from this area to the rest of Istan very quickly, and people had little to no time to flee the island. Even the Primeval Kings fell to this mysterious affliction. After much time had passed, people came back to Istan and built a new capital, Kamadan, the Jewel of Istan, to replace Fahranur. As you can imagine, people avoid visiting the old city. So I was pleased that Cver joined my party to explore this area.


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Jul 252010
 

On a particularly hot day I waited patiently in Champion’s Dawn for my friends. No one showed up so I can only imagine that they were preoccupied with keeping themselves cool. I have experienced the different extremes of temperature in Tyria, the Southern Shiverpeaks and the Crystal Desert. Putting up with one scorching day does not feel so bad when you have plenty of water (and henchmen willing to carry it!) Even though I am not receiving any help from adventurers, Dunkoro is still at my side to help me explore Istan.


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Jul 162010
 

Churrhir Fields is hardly a challenge to explore, but it still interests me nonetheless. On Istan, new sunspear recruits are trained here. The equipment is similar to what is available on the Isle of the Nameless (Battle Isles). I was surprised to find so many profession trainers here. Learning the ways of the ranger had me traveling all over the Shing Jea Island. Here you only need to visit one area.


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