Note: It is essential that all new members read either the full story or the summaries. This is for the benefit of the player so that the character will resume, or come into play correctly. If you have questions please send them firstname.lastname@example.org. . Thanks! –Umi
Ascot’s beasts are also getting sick, it is revealed. What is also interesting is that Ascot, though chosen to be a leader of one of the warring sides, does not want the position. Ascot apologizes to Umi quietly for talking of distressing manners and bids they go to sleep.
In a very small town there is a keep, a castle where one lone man used to make his residence. That man is Baron Drakov. Baron Drakov is really Lamont in disguise taking the form of a long dead man. Quietly he writes one name in a book. A agent in Cephiro that works for him now, Celica.
Neira follows Skyhawk into outside of a room where Chad is. Very subtly she eavesdrops into the conversation. Mackey follows Neira and leans against the wall smiling at Chad.
Nova, finding that Hikaru has left with Lantis to the gardens, goes after them but eventually leaves distraught when she spies Lantis with Hikaru. This sight brings up visions of Nova’s past which she regrets now. Very swiftly she leaves.
At the end of Crossroads 18 Naomi sits at her mothers feet as Chad looks around the room at Mackey, Neira, and finally his mother. [end of summary]