The Tales of Brightstar

The Legendary History of Brightstar

A long time ago the world was much bigger, with large spans of land, seas and oceans. But then one fateful day the world cracked. Some say it was because of the great legendary mountain of Ashenwauld that erupted and subsequently broken the world into pieces. Some say a star from the heavens fell from the sky and split up the world. While others say a large company of giants danced a synchronised version of a polka that went horribly wrong. No one truly knows why the world cracked, but everyone can agree that it happened and all that remained was the town of Brightstar and its surrounds.

The town of Brightstar and its surrounds would have surely perished if weren’t for the quick thinking of a group of wizards. First they created the standing stones that surround the edges of the land. Next they rebuilt the town of the Brightstar, and the two small villages of Sunham and Moonlake. Then they nurtured the land so it would help trees grow and flourish. From the on these wizards became the saviours and protectors of the land.

It was only natural that these wizards became the rulers this new world. It would seem impossible that they are able to run this land smoothly. But the people believe that these wizards are no ordinary wizards, as rumour has it that can control the sun, stars and moon themselves.

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