Lyorta The Wandering Princess, ProloguePrologue~ 845 CE “2nd Season, 5th Moon, 3rd Week, 5th Day” ~ DuskGolgotha’s Capitol ElitusDusty soil erupts from the ground. Mighty hooves thunder across open road. The horizon’s burning sunset lights the warm summer night. A gallant soldier travels over bittersweet pastures, a band of cavalry armed with rifle and spear, follow, brazen, regal, and oriented. His flowing white cape shines ablaze in dying solar rays. Guildred avow with urgency rides towards a castle obscured in a rusty haze. Panic pumps through his veins beating like a war drum. He wraps his horse’s leather bridle tightly in hand. Raising his saber, Guildred points forward. His troop ready their spears. Drawing closer to the city's gates the dirt road was replaced with rounded stones. The knight’s heart crawls into his neck as he rears his horse to a standstill.A pair of guards at the city gates point at Guildred’s neck with long polearms.
Lyorta Series IntroductionThe epoch of the ancients was closing, they're once eternal rule has ended. The world was unmade, shrouded by darkness reduced to a barren wasteland of dragons and other untold monsters. The heavens arched as the armies of the gods fought with the ancient ones. Xyreus, lord of the gods, rose up against his master, the ancient Lathos. Their endless battle continued as the inhabitants of the world wept. The skies shattered.Many gods died, and the ancients torn to pieces. In the end, the final battle was between the seven remaining gods able to fight the last willing ancient Nhurakal. All watched as their struggle shook the foundation of the creation.When it was over, the cosmos were shattered. New worlds had formed out of the bodies of the ancients. The impossible powers once held by the gods quivered and fell away from them. An endless time passed as the competencies of the gods collected becoming the world known as Lyorta.In the beginning, it was a hollow world only inhabited by the