As your new Chief of Communication, I have taken it upon myself to come up with a fun mini-game for the forums: Poll-Ventures. Here’s how it works: I write a (very short) chapter with a poll at the end, and you guys get to vote on what the main character does next. After a day of voting, I will write the next chapter using the action that won the vote, and so on until you get the main character killed or an ending is reached. Then, when the story is done, it will be canonized into official Duelyst lore! So, let the games begin:
Chapter 1: The Awakening
You wake up in total darkness. You can’t remember where you are, or how you came to be here. You are exhausted, but manage to sit up and look around. Naturally, you see nothing. However, you can feel that the ground under you is rough stone, and you can hear the dripping of water somewhere close. Shakily, you lurch to your feet – and your head explodes in pain.
You come to hours later… or maybe minutes, or days. You have no idea what time it is, without the sun or moon shining down upon you. You do know, though, that you are in some kind of subterranean cavern with a low ceiling.
“It would have been good to know that before I cracked my skull open,” you reflect bitterly, the words coming out only as a hoarse whisper. Hearing your own voice echoing around the cave gives you a start.
Who am I? you wonder. Surely I am somebody…
- Decide to call yourself Sylas.
- Decide to call yourself Tym.
- Decide to call yourself Lyllyan.
- Decide to call yourself Alyce.
- Decide that your name is not important.
- Bang your head against the ceiling again in hopes that you will remember your name.
Next Chapter: Poll-Venture #1: Into the Abyss [Chapter 9: The Return]