The Esana Chronicles: The Saga Begins

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My name is Quarian Esana. I am here to tell you all what you should know already. You humans are not alone in the world. For near a century, my family has been fighting to keep you all safe from those who would cause you harm. This is no story to be told in passing. Please, enter the tavern, and hear the story of my family and the elves we call friends.

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Quarian

Submitted: March 14, 2017

QUARIAN   Welcome one and all to this history lesson. My name is Quarian Esana. I am here to tell you all what you sho... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Eim saelu nela cen du te elsarin!” Alasar Esana protested. “Alasar, the eladrin train their whole lives with the blade. Th... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius Serande set a box of papers on the floor, and went to explore the new house. He quickly claimed his bedroom; a room with a larg... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar rang the doorbell. “Okay, I guess they’re not home," he said quickly, turning to leave. “Alasar, don’t be that w... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Two blades met in mid-air, and Paelius nodded in approval. “Better. Alan, try to take control of the blade. The enemy is attack... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Gelu avbora feir se!” Alasar slammed into Danuva, and they both fell to the ground. “Fine. I’ll take you instead,” D... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius heard a steady thunk as he approached the backyard of Alasar’s house. He saw Alasar steadily firing arrows at a tree in the y... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Riardin, te satyr avor elauvor fer av hedanael,” Alasar said, as the eladrin joined him on the practice field early the next morni... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius opened the front door, and gasped in shock. “Danuva!” The lycanthrope was standing in front of him, completely na... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Danuva! Skeil te hedaga-” “Paelius,” the lycanthrope interrupted. “Seda. I’ll be back soon Mom!” Alasar called int... Read Chapter

Paelius

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“Dad, can Danuva spend the night please?” The three were standing just inside the house, Jared looking disapprovingly at the tw... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“I am just not comfortable with you doing this. I feel like I need to be there with you.” “Mira, relax. You know I love you, ... Read Chapter

Paelius

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“Pae, hand me that sleeve please,” Jared requested. Paelius passed the linked sleeve over, and then continued linking more ri... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Hed avor ey enarl?!” Alasar gasped, embracing the elf. “I have done it,” Mira breathed in his ear. “Does your father... Read Chapter

Paelius

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That week passed in a blur for Paelius. Before he knew it, Friday had arrived. And Jared still didn’t know about his plans for th... Read Chapter

Alasar

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It was ten at night when Alasar received the call from Danuva. And it was only a minute later when Mira joined him in his bedroom. ... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius’ head slammed into a wooden seat, and he groaned. Pain flooded his body, but he didn’t have the strength to cry out. ... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Danuva has him!!!” Alasar unleashed a pair of arrows, slaying two gnolls trying to flank him. A boulder flew in his direct... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius woke up late the next morning. He groaned as his muscles clenched, then bolted upright as he realized he was in an unfamiliar p... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar drove carefully around a corner. This was the first time Mira had ever been in a car and he didn’t want to ruin the experience... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Four people stood around a table in the tree fortress. Alasar was standing beside Riardin, though he had tried to distance himself from... Read Chapter

Paelius

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“So, we have a human warlock named Hope the Devourer, an eladrin swordmage by the name of Maris, a halfling rogue called Quayle, a dr... Read Chapter

Alasar

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The next day dawned bright and warm. Alasar felt knots in his stomach as he bolted down a bagel and dressed in his gear. The endless qu... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius stared into the trees. “I don’t see-" he started. A small black arrow slammed into the wall beside his face, and he... Read Chapter

Alasar

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The kobolds sent a fresh wave only five minutes later. The senseless slaughter sickened Alasar. Fifty kobolds had fallen in the first a... Read Chapter

Paelius

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“ALASAR!!!” Paelius felt his heart leap into his throat. Alasar was in trouble. Big trouble. The lycanthrope parried a blow... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Greetings, Alasar Esana, son of Robert Esana and Sara Daran, beloved of Mira Endurlan, and first human Defender.” “Mira! Is ... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius surveyed the village from the air, horrified at the staggering amounts of kobolds and gnolls arrayed against the small elven vi... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar fought himself for what felt like hours. He craved rest, but he knew that any sleep would be unending. So he struggled to remain... Read Chapter

Paelius

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The flybys were simple. Paelius and Masia each made a few passes over the kobolds, and easily took out a quarter of the group of kobold... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar’s eyelids fluttered, and he groaned as he became aware of a deep ache in his head. “Tedar cara,” someone said quietly.... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius cringed as he flew over the village. The gnolls had sent a wave of kobolds at the defenders in his absence, and they were still... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar’s eyes flew open, and he blinked hard, trying to clear the film that covered his eyes. “You’ll never shoot a bow again... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius couldn’t sleep that night. He had killed so many people that day, and regardless of what Danuva might say, he could not get o... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Mira sat beside Alasar in the fortress. They were in one of the guard rooms with a window looking out on the rest of the fort and the f... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Danuva pulled up to the cliff edge, and he and Paelius stepped out of the truck. The journey from the training ring had taken longer th... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar spent the next hour and a half trying to teach Paelius the subtleties of elven manners. It didn’t take long for him to give up... Read Chapter

Paelius

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“The Spellblade of Shifters?” “Te Gramyre-seunel pei Seidure, to the elves. Also known as Degaln,” Danuva nodded. “Accord... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Maris swings his sword around, and sends a bolt of fire at the orc chief, burning the left side of its face,” Jared announced. “... Read Chapter

Paelius

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“You know, there is something terrifying about swords. They’re too painful. I think I’d rather die from a bullet to the head. Pre... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar drove another nail into the wood, and wiped the sweat away from his eyes. “How’s it going?” Mira called up to him. ... Read Chapter

Paelius

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“I- what do you mean I can’t change any more?” “Exactly what I said. There must have been some kind of poison on that arrow... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Several months passed, and the fort neared the end of its conversion, as Alasar learned to use the magic he had been given to speed up ... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Seven months passed. Sara and Jared were now openly spending time together. Alasar and Mira continued to work on the fort, taking a day... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Paelius, I’m so sorry,” Alasar said, holding the sobbing teen. “How could he do this?! I loved him! Why would he leave m... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius sat in front of a grave, staring blankly at the gravestone. Tears flowed freely down his cheeks. He thought he had cried himsel... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Calm down Paelius!” Alasar pled, trying to hold him back. Paelius shoved him away, and thundered up the stairs to Riardin’... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Magic was a lifesaver, and a curse. With Riardin gone, the money that Alasar had been making in the movie suddenly stopped. A week ... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Nearly three weeks after his confrontation with Riardin, Paelius was fighting a bout of insomnia. He and his father had moved into Sara... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“It was for revenge,” Masia said simply. “He wanted revenge for the deaths of his companions. See? There is the Bloodweb symbol r... Read Chapter

Paelius

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“This place is amazing,” Kyle breathed, staring at the walls around them. “Listen. We are leaving soon. You will be staying h... Read Chapter

Alasar

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They landed in a battle. Of course they did, Alasar thought bitterly. It couldn’t be too easy for them to get where they were nee... Read Chapter

Paelius

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The gnolls were fine with another lycanthrope joining the slaughter. Unfortunately for them, Paelius foresaw that problem, and he ... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar headed for a larger group of gnolls, as a pair of arrows preceded him. Seremara glistened in the afternoon sunlight, as he swung... Read Chapter

Paelius

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The lycanthropes all fell back to the trees, as the gnolls rallied around the pond. Paelius went with the lycanthropes, making sure... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Ten gnolls fell to Alasar’s fire before he was forced to use the short sword on his hip. Charging into the frenzy, he sliced through ... Read Chapter

Paelius

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This time, Paelius had too much work near Mira and Kyle. That alone proved that the gnolls were winning. He used his shield to slam... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Where’s Sandra?” Alasar demanded. “I saw her fall…” “She was fighting twenty of them by herself!” “The gno... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius growled in anger as he followed Kyle. Alasar was acting selfishly. Paelius should have gone to his house, not Alasar. He was th... Read Chapter

Alasar

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"Her name is Nedara. Agaran is obsessed with her." "A dhaeraow obsessed with a human?" Alasar questioned. "We're not all that d... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius was surprised to see how different his house was after only two days. The entrance hall was filled with sculptures, and on the ... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar slipped out of the bed carefully, leaving Mira sleeping. He crept across the room, and quickly changed into the armor Corellon h... Read Chapter

Paelius

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The bow felt weird in Paelius’ hands. Alasar had already strung it for him, and had loaded him up with thirty arrows. And now they we... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Alasar’s body was fighting him. He wanted desperately to run away. These were the same creatures that had murdered his father. And no... Read Chapter

Paelius

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With the utter failure of the dhaeraow assassination and invasion, the gnolls in the south lost all hope of victory. Of course, it ... Read Chapter

Alasar

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By the time Alasar and Mira headed for the house, the fortress was spotless. There was no sign whatsoever that the place had been infes... Read Chapter

Paelius

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That night was awful for Paelius. He couldn’t stop thinking about Kyle, and it hurt him because he thought it meant that he didn’t ... Read Chapter

Alasar

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“Lena malara,” Mira smiled. “One more month of waiting, and then we can say hello to our child.” “And nothing new from te... Read Chapter

Paelius

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Paelius swiped his sword into Kyle’s pants, leaving another long gash in the fabric. “Start moving," he admonished. “I am... Read Chapter

Alasar

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Twins. Alasar sank against the wall, holding one of his sons. Tears of joy trailed down his face as he held his child. Paelius ... Read Chapter

Paelius

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The two lycanthropes had been racing the new moon for three months before Paelius finally made a decision. The morning after the ne... Read Chapter

Paelius

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The moon was messing with Paelius again. Every month it was like this. The new moon came, and he wanted to sleep all day and all night,... Read Chapter

Alasar

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It took five months for Alasar to be comfortable with the idea of taking Jordan and Heran to his parents' house. Even then, during the ... Read Chapter

Quarian

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And that is where I will end my tale for the night. Return tomorrow and you will hear of the early years of my brothers. But until then... Read Chapter

Dictionary

Submitted: March 14, 2017

Here is a dictionary to explain the elven words in the story. I also tried to put the pronunciation of the terms in the dictionary, and hopefully that will help. Read Chapter