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Afterlives: Maldraxxus Animated Short Now Available

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Blizzard has just posted the second part of the animated short series Afterlives: Maldraxxus.

In the animated short, we see Thrall's mother Draka and her afterlife. She initially served the House of the Eyes. One day, The House of Plagues (one-fifth of Maldraxxus) is wiped out due to some treachery.

Maldraxxus must stay true to its purpose, so Draka is sent to deliver an urgent message to the House of the Chosen and Margrave in an effort to protect Maldraxxus.

Draka is the Baroness of the House of the Chosen in Shadowlands.

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I wonder what happened to Durotan's soul, he died alongside Draka. This place should probably be full of dead orc Warchiefs. 

Edit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUfOIvlC6Eo&feature=youtu.be&t=130

Turns out they copied one of the scenes from Harbingers - Illidan. Different coloring, but it still has felguards in Draka's version. I wonder if it's just them being lazy or was there some fight with Burning Legion. Anyway, it's basically same scene.

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16 hours ago, Turmoil said:

I really wasn't feeling it in this one.
Why would Draka of all people end up in afterlife of warfare? Where's Grom or Broxigar?

I dont think we will see them in Shadowlands. Grom were corupted by demons blood so i guess that his soul were captured by Legion (similiary as Xavius, which were transformed by Sargeras after his 1st death in to satir) so he could be tortured or twisted in to something.... somewhere in demon world (as there are a lot of worlds which fall to the Burning Legion). And Brox?...well...he is one who pissed Sargeras the most ? as he interupted him in to getting in to Azeroth, so i would expect that he dealth with his sould personaly ? so his sould were denied afterlife or rebirth ??

And Drka were strong and loayal warrior who would do everything to save her child, so i can see why she goes there (even if there are a lot of others which are similiar to her)

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3 hours ago, Perak said:

I dont think we will see them in Shadowlands. Grom were corupted by demons blood so i guess that his soul were captured by Legion (similiary as Xavius, which were transformed by Sargeras after his 1st death in to satir) so he could be tortured or twisted in to something.... somewhere in demon world (as there are a lot of worlds which fall to the Burning Legion). And Brox?...well...he is one who pissed Sargeras the most ? as he interupted him in to getting in to Azeroth, so i would expect that he dealth with his sould personaly ? so his sould were denied afterlife or rebirth ??

And Drka were strong and loayal warrior who would do everything to save her child, so i can see why she goes there (even if there are a lot of others which are similiar to her)

Drinking demon blood doesn't affect what happens to orc's soul, it just makes them raging mindslaves to demons. Besides Grom killed Mannaroth so the orcs could be from them demon's control. And last I remember, Broxigar just got burned away in the same was as a human swatting a fly; cuz it was irritating, we've no indication his soul was destroyed.

As for Draka, it's not like other members of orc society aren't strong warriors. But she certainly doesn't fit in the warring afterlife, especially when he only notable accomplishment in life is being Thrall's mom.

They could've just as easily replace her with Zeala or even Mankirk's wife and it would make more sense.

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11 hours ago, Turmoil said:

Drinking demon blood doesn't affect what happens to orc's soul, it just makes them raging mindslaves to demons. Besides Grom killed Mannaroth so the orcs could be from them demon's control. And last I remember, Broxigar just got burned away in the same was as a human swatting a fly; cuz it was irritating, we've no indication his soul was destroyed.

As for Draka, it's not like other members of orc society aren't strong warriors. But she certainly doesn't fit in the warring afterlife, especially when he only notable accomplishment in life is being Thrall's mom.

They could've just as easily replace her with Zeala or even Mankirk's wife and it would make more sense.

Can agree with Grom and Draka...but in case of Brox, he werent burned. Maybe he was in original (cant say as i read translation in to my language and translator could change it, which i dont think is the case). In book, he were slamed down from mountain of demons corpses he made after jumping in to portal and receaveing deadly wounds (broken bones, internal bleading etc. etc.) and after mustering his remaining strenght, he hit titan himself...scratching him on his feet resulting in his lost of focus for a moment needed for closing the portal. Dont remember who looked in to portal when in were closing (be it Malf or Rhonin) seeing Brox death body spiked on titan sword.

And as i sayd previously in case of Xavius (which were killed in Azeroth, but his soul were grabed by Sargeras and puled in to demon realm and tortured for small failure) even if there are no indications, i just dont think that tyranical titan like Sargeras would let soul of any beeing which ruined his work let go. Even more so if he had to kill him personaly. :S 

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