Story of a Hero: Illidan Stormrage

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Sacrifice…what would you give up to save the ones that you loved? How far would you be willing to go in order to protect that which is precious to you? Would you fight fire with fire? These are the questions that every Demon Hunter must ask themselves…and those that survive answer; yes. They give up everything in their pursuit of …

Gul’dan, Betrayer of Orcs

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With the Legion constantly scheming to invade and destroy the world of Azeroth, we are forced to face their agents with extreme prejudice whenever they rear their heads. Gul’dan has been one of their most influential pawns in every stand against Azeroth. Without him, who knows if they Burning Legion could have gotten as far as they have with their …

Harbinger Shorts: Lore Recap

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Legion is just around the corner and in the past few weeks Blizzard has been providing us with plentiful amounts of lore in-game and also outside of it. Today I will be focusing onthe Harbinger shorts that were released covering small stories for Illidan, Khadgar, and Gul’dan. Soon I will be covering the lore of our Gul’dan and the alternate …

Legacy of a Hero: Tyr the Keeper

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To seek justice are you willing to sacrifice everything? Even yourself? After defeating the great beast Galakrond, Tyr would help his siblings empower the five proto-dragons that assisted him. Though many years later, Tyr would face his most challenging opponent in the form of Loken. Loken, who had been plagued by Yogg-Saron, had fallen to the Old God’s influence. Tyr, …

Guardian of Tirisfal

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In the last article we covered the Council of Tirisfal and their creation of the Guardian to fight the Burning Legion, which trickles into the physical world. Guardians continued their duty to keep the peace of Azeroth, however they only had two fates. They either retired their powers to the next Guardian or died while fighting against the burning Legion. …

Council of Tirisfal

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Against the looming threat of the Burning Legion, stands none other than the Guardian. In days past, a group of powerful Mages united behind this individual, but this has changed in the more recent history of Azeroth. Amidst quickly escalating conflicts against the Legion, many have begun to question if there is need for a Guardian, or if Azeroth is …

Blood Elves and the Scourge Attack

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It is a safe bet to assume that most players well versed in World of Warcraft have experienced Quel'thalas, home to the Blood Elf starting zone in the game. Not a minute passes without mention of the Scourge attack on Quel'thalas and Silvermoon, and how the Elven people fell by the masses to Arthas' cursed sword; a kingdom and a …

Retold Vol.2: The Titans

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In the last Retold we went over all of the cosmic forces that serve as the larger players in the Warcraft universe. Today we will be taking a much closer look at the origins of the Titans as well as where they are now, but before diving into the new story, I’d like to address what we were missing in terms …

Retold Vol.1: Cosmic Forces

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With the release of the novel Chronicle, we received an overwhelming amount of lore information from the beginning of time to the humans fighting the gnoll wars. Today we are going to talk about the largest picture that can be painted of the Warcraft universe and that is the cosmic forces. When I talk about the cosmic forces I am …