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The Shadow

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The Shadow has begun to increase its activity. After the near complete destruction of the army sent to reclaim Malkier, flocks of ravens have started to attack travelers in the north. Bands of Trollocs also raid the new construction project being undertaken by the borderlands at Tarwin's Gap.

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The Shadow has begun to increase its activity. After the near complete destruction of the army sent to reclaim Malkier, flocks of ravens have started to attack travelers in the north. Bands of Trollocs also raid the new construction project being undertaken by the borderlands at Tarwin's Gap. Also, many different types of both Shadowspawn and Darkfriends roam the Blight

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  • The Forsaken [Chosen]

These are the thirteen most powerful channelers who served the Dark One in the Age of Legends. When Lewis Therin sealed the Dark One at the end of the war they were trapped in a dreamless sleep. However some say the seal is weakening and the Forsaken are once again touching the world. These are the leader of the Shadow and the Dark One's chosen.

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Currently on The Sea of Storms the Shadow has begun to increase its activity. After the near complete destruction of the army sent to reclaim Malkier, flocks of ravens have started to attack travelers in the north. Bands of Trollocs also raid the new construction project being undertaken by the borderlands at Tarwin's Gap.

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The Shadow has begun to increase its activity. After the near complete destruction of the army sent to reclaim Malkier, flocks of ravens have started to attack travelers in the north. Bands of Trollocs also raid the new construction project being undertaken by the borderlands at Tarwin's Gap.

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  • Trollocs

Trollocs are generally bipedal and humanoid, often with both human and animal features: human eyes but an eagle's beak, for instance, or a bear's paws and claws. They are huge in stature and extremely vicious. They are the basic shock troops of the Shadow.

  • Myrddraal

They are tall and pale, muscular and serpent-quick, but they have no eyes, which does not impair their vision in the slightest. Myrddraal gain certain powers from the Dark One. They have the ability to cause paralyzing fear with a look and can vanish wherever there are shadows. They have few known weaknesses, one of which is that they do not like to cross running water. Myrddraal wear black armor with overlapping scales, and black cloaks which do not stir in the wind. In battle a Myrddraal wields his sword with great skill and incredible speed. They are able to move between, or disappear into, shadows, and mirrors only reflect a misty image of them.

  • Darkfriends [Friend of the Dark]

Darkfriends, or Friends of the Dark, are normal folk who have secretly pledged support to the Dark One, whom they call the Great Lord of the Dark. Darkfriends, though not necessarily dangerous combatants, are also ubiquitous, as they can be and often are found just about everywhere. Darkfriends believe that when the Shadow triumphs they will be granted great power and immortality.

  • Darkhounds

They are about the size of a small horse and look vaguely like a dog. Darkhounds typically run in packs of ten to twelve, though a pack may be as large as fifty hounds. The saliva of a darkhound is an acid that causes bruising and burns which spread quickly, and a few drops are enough to kill a person. The darkhound leaves no tracks on dirt, grass or snow; but if it steps on stone it leaves footprints.

  • Graymen

A small subset of Darkfriends (of both genders, despite the name) actually donate their souls to the Great Lord. They become Gray Men, ordinary-looking folk who are, in fact, very difficult to notice, to the point of 'hiding in plain sight': to a person not specifically looking for one, a Gray Man carrying a knife is about as interesting as an old chair, the eyes will perceive them but the mind will write them off as nothing important. Their ubiquity and unremarkability is their primary asset, as they are sent as assassins against sensitive marks; frequently they do the deed without anyone even realizing they were there.

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The Shadow is an organization that serves the Dark One. They are a secret Organization since the end of the Age of Legends. The Shadow has agents in every nation and organization that exists, but it also has special creatures and leaders of its own. The Forsaken are thirteen of the most powerful Aes Sedai from the Age of Legends. They lead the Shadow in its quest to free the Dark One. Beneath the Forsaken are various men and women who have sworn to the shadow, they are known as Darkfriends. Darkfriends who can channel are called Dreadlords and they are often used at Lieutenants in the Shadow's armies.

The most common of the shadowspawn are creatures called Trollocs. These humanoids appear to be a mix between a towering man and an animal such as a bore, hawk, or goat. One of the most feared shadowspawn is the Fade. These creatures look like pale skinned humans cloaked in black armor with cloaks that never move. They are often in command of groups of trollocs and are deadly swordsmen. Their eyes can strike fear into even the most brave of men.

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The Shadow are the forces of the Dark One. The Shadow has agents in every nation and organization that exists, but it also has special creatures and leaders of its own.

Shadowspawn

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Currently on The Sea of Storms the Shadow has begun to increase its activity. After the near complete destruction of the army sent to reclaim Malkier, flocks of ravens have began to attack travellers in the north. Bands of Trollocs also raid the new construction project being undertaken by the borderlands at Tarwin's Gap.

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Currently on The Sea of Storms the Shadow has begun to increase its activity. After the near complete destruction of the army sent to reclaim Malkier, flocks of ravens have started to attack travelers in the north. Bands of Trollocs also raid the new construction project being undertaken by the borderlands at Tarwin's Gap.

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The most common of the shadowspawn are creatures called Trollocs. These monstrous animals are humanoids that look like a mix between a towering man and an animal such as a bore, hawk, or goat. One of the most feared shadowspawn are the Fades. These creatures look like pale skinned humans cloaked in black armor with cloaks that never move. They are often in command of groups of trollocs and are deadly swordsmen. Their eyes can strike fear into even the most brave of men.

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The most common of the shadowspawn are creatures called Trollocs. These humanoids appear to be a mix between a towering man and an animal such as a bore, hawk, or goat. One of the most feared shadowspawn is the Fade. These creatures look like pale skinned humans cloaked in black armor with cloaks that never move. They are often in command of groups of trollocs and are deadly swordsmen. Their eyes can strike fear into even the most brave of men.

September 04, 2009, at 01:32 PM by Jeshin -
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The Shadow is an organization that serves the Dark One. After the Age of Legends when they were openly doing battle, they have since become a secret group. The Shadow has agents in every nation and organization that exists, but it also has special creatures and leaders of its own. The Forsaken are thirteen of the most powerful Aes Sedai from the Age of Legends. They lead the Shadow in its quest to free the Dark One. Beneath the Forsaken are various men and women who have sworn to the shadow, they are known as Darkfriends. Darkfriends who can channel are called Dreadlords and they are often used at Lieutenants in the Shadow's armies.

The most common of the shadowspawn are creates called Trollocs. These monstrous animals are humanoids that look like a mix between a towering man and an animal such as a bore, hawk, or goat. One of the most feared shadowspawn are the Fades. These creatures look like pale skinned humans cloaked in black armor with cloaks that never move. They are often in command of groups of trollocs and are deadly swordsmen. Their eyes can strike fear into even the most brave of men.

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The Shadow is an organization that serves the Dark One. They are a secret Organization since the end of the Age of Legends. The Shadow has agents in every nation and organization that exists, but it also has special creatures and leaders of its own. The Forsaken are thirteen of the most powerful Aes Sedai from the Age of Legends. They lead the Shadow in its quest to free the Dark One. Beneath the Forsaken are various men and women who have sworn to the shadow, they are known as Darkfriends. Darkfriends who can channel are called Dreadlords and they are often used at Lieutenants in the Shadow's armies.

The most common of the shadowspawn are creatures called Trollocs. These monstrous animals are humanoids that look like a mix between a towering man and an animal such as a bore, hawk, or goat. One of the most feared shadowspawn are the Fades. These creatures look like pale skinned humans cloaked in black armor with cloaks that never move. They are often in command of groups of trollocs and are deadly swordsmen. Their eyes can strike fear into even the most brave of men.

September 04, 2009, at 12:58 PM by Jeshin -
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Currently on The Sea of Storms the Shadow has begun to grow in activity. After the near complete destruction of the army sent to reclaim Malkier, flocks of ravens have began to attack travellers in the north. Bands of Trollocs also raid the new construction project being undertaken by the borderlands at Tarwin's Gap.

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Currently on The Sea of Storms the Shadow has begun to increase its activity. After the near complete destruction of the army sent to reclaim Malkier, flocks of ravens have began to attack travellers in the north. Bands of Trollocs also raid the new construction project being undertaken by the borderlands at Tarwin's Gap.

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The Shadow is an organization that serves the Dark One. After the Age of Legends when they were openly doing battle, they have since become a secret group. The Shadow has agents in every nation and organization that exists, but it also has special creatures and leaders of its own. The Forsaken are thirteen of the most powerful Aes Sedai from the Age of Legends. They lead the Shadow in its quest to free the Dark One. Beneath the Forsaken are various men and women who have sworn to the shadow, they are known as Darkfriends. Darkfriends who can channel are called Dreadlords and they are often used at Lieutenants in the Shadow's armies.

The most common of the shadowspawn are creates called Trollocs. These monstrous animals are humanoids that look like a mix between a towering man and an animal such as a bore, hawk, or goat. One of the most feared shadowspawn are the Fades. These creatures look like pale skinned humans cloaked in black armor with cloaks that never move. They are often in command of groups of trollocs and are deadly swordsmen. Their eyes can strike fear into even the most brave of men.

Currently on The Sea of Storms the Shadow has begun to grow in activity. After the near complete destruction of the army sent to reclaim Malkier, flocks of ravens have began to attack travellers in the north. Bands of Trollocs also raid the new construction project being undertaken by the borderlands at Tarwin's Gap.