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Blizzard released a new three-part audio drama called "A Thousand Years of War" - The Story of Alleria & Turalyon, written by Robert Brooks and narrated by Stephen Pacey.

The story talks about Alleria & Turalyon fighting on Argus to end the Dark Titan's crusade, joining the Army of the Light and Alleria embracing the Void.

You can also download a PDF version of the drama here. The mp3 versions are cut off at 5:22 for some odd reason.

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PART ONE: TWO BRIGHT LIGHTS

Ranger-Captain Alleria Windrunner and High General Turalyon’s disappearance was not the end of their last war, but rather the beginning of a new and more terrible one.

PART TWO: THE EMERALD STAR

After joining the Army of the Light, Alleria and Turalyon’s war against the Burning Legion took them all the way to the seat of the demons’ power: Argus.

PART THREE: SHADOW AND LIGHT

The Burning Legion is attacking Azeroth. The Army of the Light is on the verge of defeat. Alleria and Turalyon are on opposite sides of the cosmos, desperately searching for the key to ending Sargeras’s crusade.

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4 hours ago, Donir said:

Oh I love this things, loved the Khadgar vs Guldan one and loved this too <3

That series was awesome, looking forward to hearing this one too. Keep it up Blizz, lore has certainly gotten increasingly interesting lately.

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On 9/22/2017 at 2:59 AM, Maxkitty said:

That series was awesome, looking forward to hearing this one too. Keep it up Blizz, lore has certainly gotten increasingly interesting lately.

I feel like it's because we are back on track with our "real" lore - while it was awesome to revisit things in WoD, we are getting new characters, old ones being reintroduced with new life, and new progression for our world rather than another. 

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3 hours ago, Blainie said:

I feel like it's because we are back on track with our "real" lore - while it was awesome to revisit things in WoD, we are getting new characters, old ones being reintroduced with new life, and new progression for our world rather than another. 

Legion has certainly been a step up in lore. I completely agree with you too. Where WoD lacked lore and gameplay, Legion lacks neither. It's really awesome because the Legion has been such a big part of Warcraft lore for a long time now and to see them finally getting a proper story is awesome. 

I also can't wait to see how Blizz does with elaborating on the light (Naaru) and their goals and methods, as after the Illidan cinematic it's obvious that they aren't one sided beings and might have a secret side to them we don't yet know. Same goes for the Void, who seem to be becoming increasingly present in the lore. I would love to see how they tell the story of the Void Lords and even more so, how they go forward with Old Gods like N'Zoth. Not to mention, more of a story to one of Blizzard's most iconic characters ever, Jaina. 

Speaking of Jaina, to me, it would make sense if the Old Gods harnessed her rage after what Garrosh did to Theramore and took influence of her. The last thing I'd want however would be for her to fall to the Void. If she even is under the Old God's influence I hope we can wrestle her out of it's control and save her. Then her story can continue in a peaceful type of way.

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23 hours ago, Maxkitty said:

Speaking of Jaina, to me, it would make sense if the Old Gods harnessed her rage after what Garrosh did to Theramore and took influence of her. The last thing I'd want however would be for her to fall to the Void. If she even is under the Old God's influence I hope we can wrestle her out of it's control and save her. Then her story can continue in a peaceful type of way.

I just can't see how they can make her a peaceful character in any way anymore - she has had such a pure, unkempt hatred for the Horde instilled in her that I don't see how they can ever make her work with them in the future, no matter the enemy. The Legion threatened destruction of the entire world and she didn't care.

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