Medoere’s troubles continue as the Spider enters the fray. Though Goblin and Gnollish raiding parties have been harassing all of her neighbors this summer, none have yet come to face the Spider’s direct attentions except for the Medoeran Provence of Caerwil, where a massive force has spilled forth from the Spiderfell in a mighty swarm to face down what forces Medoere and her allies may bring to the country’s defense.
An increase in sightings of the Sea Drake off the coast of the Imperial City has many worried. The Awnsheilin has been demanding tribute from all ships heading through their port, blockading those who refuse. None yet have been harmed, as all so confronted have either payed or turned away, but many doubt the monster’s “pacifistic preference” in the face of his threats to sink them before they reach port.
Growing anticipation builds over Endier’s upcoming Tourney, rumored to be even more extravagant than Taeghas’s ongoing Summer Fair. With the creme of Anuire’s recently ennobled in attendance, the tourney will likely be seen as an opportunity by many to test their mettle and see what these young scions are truly made of.