A Rising Hope
A promising apprentice of the great archmage, Kelen the Seeker, sent by his master to confront a terrible evil brewing in the lands to the West.
Alfar, an Eladrin wizard, proved a very competent apprentice to his mentor, Kelen the Seeker, a great human archmage: perhaps even too competent to be just an apprentice. Although he serves no particular god, he is an avatar of good. One fateful day, his mentor awoke after having a dark vision. The withered archmage tells Alfar that he must journey far to the West to confront a terrible evil. He would not say more and bade his apprentice not to ask too many questions but to trust in his vision. Following his master’s words, Alfar journeys to the west to fulfill his destiny. He does not know what dangers he will face, but he knows there will be plenty. His mentor has also told him that he would receive great help, but Alfar again does not know from where. Alfar journeys on, keeping to the shadows using his fey step when he must. While stepping through the shadows of a forest near Fallcrest, a human town to the west, he encounters a caravan under attack