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Luzon #1 (Shadows of Twilight): Original Outline

January 25

[cut]BOOK 1: Shadows of Twilight

Chapter 1: The Arrival
Introduction of Ormryche and Lord Olenek
Message from King Uturik of Culloden
Gift of Luzon sword and description of it, black cloak
Intro of Steward Zian and Lady Laoura
Gift of dragon brooch, Zian’s gift of daggers and boots
Ormryche vs. Zian in sword practice, game of Karkkona- ka
Intro of Mage Karlon and the King’s caravan
Karlon’s vision
King’s caravan’s entrance into Luzon; Ormryche introduced to the King
Background of Mage Karlon
Queen Avara and Lady Laoura talk in Luzon’s gardens
King Uturik vs. Lord Olenek, then vs. Ormryche
The feast; Lord Sangar’s proposition concerning Ormryche and Evelan
Karlon vs. Sangar concerning Evelan
Wizard’s Flaw; Sangar’s message to Evelan, carried by Avaretha

Chapter 2: The Hunt
Hunting party leaves in the morning; the hunt
The ambush, Ormryche’s skill
Karlon sends magical power; Ormryche’s brooch glows, sword of fire
Return to Luzon; tracking party dispatched
Talk between Ormryche and Karlon; the sword
The council; Karlon and Ormryche to leave; Ormryche to be apprenticed
Lord Olenek named Prince of Culloden
Ormryche and Karlon leave Luzon for Culloden

Chapter 3: Culloden
The first day on way to Culloden
Second day; ambush suspected
Ambush; evil mage; -cremation
Surviving soldier; passed; exorcism
Travel the last few hours to Culloden caste, with Ysaac
Enter Culloden, Commander Asghar of the King’s Forces
Asghar told the events, Ysaac becomes soldier for Asghar
Later events told to Asghar; food and rest

Chapter 4: Amunsden
Leave in the morning; Asghar opens the gates for them
(switch) Evelan at Amunsden in gardens, reading Sangar’s note
Avaretha brings another note to her, carries two notes, only lets her take the note for her
Avaretha leaves going north; Shiann Sangarson
Preparations for Evelan to leave
Ormryche and Karlon arrive
Dinner in Amunsden

Chapter 5: Bonds
Ormryche, Karlon. and Evelan leave for Sentry
firesnake
poetry
ancient history, the Lost Race
magic quill
ormryche’s poem for evelan

Chapter 6: Sentry
ambush
Rescue by Olenek and Zian
Sentry; people from Luzon await
Settling in, Zian and Olenek leave for Luzon

Chapter 7: First Lessons
Speaking globes
Explanation of schedule; free day
History lesson
first lesson

Chapter 8: Discoveries
Evelan’s musings
Minor cantrips
Ormryche sees Evelan bathing
General studies
Ormryche finds martial technique in magic training

Chapter 9:
dinner with Evelan
gem work
Evelan joins staff practices
Ormryche draws magical painting of Evelan

Chapter 10: Consequences
Ormryche skips staff practice; Evelan gets upset; Karlon comforts her
Karlon confronts Ormryche; painting discussed
lessons
Ormryche makes up for missed practice, confesses to Evelan

Chapter 11: Preparations
ritual for summoning familiars

Chapter 12: Familiar Call
Summoning of familiars
karlon sends word to the council

Chapter 13: Council Rivalries
council members start to arrive
conflict with Halvrath
Evelan scries her family

Chapter 14: Council Decision
Malkai arrives, situation probed
unrest over Olenek being named Heir
assassination attempt, clues point to Sangar

Chapter 15: Shadows Stirring
preparations made
the magi ride out
meeting near the village of Caranfa
trip to Culloden
meeting with Asghar

Chapter 16: Shadows Strike
evelan and Avara talk
Olenek and Ormryche talk
Uturik, Sangar, Olenek speak to council and Asghar
Orel and Ayan summoned
Sangar and Evelan talk
Ormryche and Evelan speak to the mages
second assassination attempt, Sangar wounded
Ysaac finds a clue

Chapter 17: Shadows Unveiled
magical protection made vs invisibility
Orel and Ayan arrive w/ entourage
Ysaac and Tawny make identification
Orel’s steward possessed; exorcised

Chapter 18: Light Upon Shadows
Ayan dealt with the dark mages
Ayan executed, Orel chastised
warning amulets
King’s Audience; Sangar cleared, Royal Steward Taron appointed over Tigil

Chapter 19: Comfort of Home
Yuletide in Amunsden and Luzon
Return to Sentry

Chapter 20: Arcana Major
advanced studies
potions, magic items, etc.

Chapter 21: Journeyman Travels
the 3 travel the lands, helping people and exchanging knowledge

Chapter 22: Bridging Time
karlon visits the parents of his dead Shee wife
queO’Sara village with fertility problem

Chapter 23: The Barren Queen
trio realizes Avara’s barrenness may be unnatural
agent of the dark involved, kills herself rather than reveal info.
They counteract the medication she has been given

Chapter 24: Council Challenged
council assassinated (except karlon and 2 others)
track down dark mage who orchestrated Avara’s barreness
Ormryche and evelan become members of the council

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