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What follows is a summary of this alternate history with special emphasis placed upon how it differs from the official version.
 
What follows is a summary of this alternate history with special emphasis placed upon how it differs from the official version.
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Meanwhile, the [[orc]]s [[Broxigar]] and [[Kasgal]], were sent by their warchief [[Thrall]] on a similar mission, having caught wind of the strange event taking place nearby.
 
Meanwhile, the [[orc]]s [[Broxigar]] and [[Kasgal]], were sent by their warchief [[Thrall]] on a similar mission, having caught wind of the strange event taking place nearby.
   
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Once there, Krasus, Rhonin and Brox discoverer a 'hole' in time. They are pulled in, and end up 10.000 years in the past, just before the original invasion of the burning legion.
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Brox is soon captured by the [[Night Elf]] [[Moonguard]], but Rhonin and Krasus fall into the hands of the demi-god [[Cenarius]], who wonders who they are and becomes determined to find the truth about them.
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Krasus finds he is much weaker than normal, his magical abilities almost totally gone. Rhonin on the other hand becomes far more powerfull. They believe this is somehow tied to the existance in this time period of the [[Well of Eternity]], the fount of magic the night elves wield as the centre of their culture.
   
''I, or someone, needs to go through this with books in hand really. [[User:Jemimus|Jemimus]] 07:02, 28 Aug 2005 (EDT) ''
 
   
 
==Night-Elf Allies==
 
==Night-Elf Allies==
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Meanwhile, the young night elf [[Malfurion Stormrage]] is becoming more adept at the druidic magics his Shan'do [[Cenarius]] is teaching him. But in the process, he becomes more detached from the extravagant and arrogant ways of his own peopler.
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His twin brother [[Illidan]], on the other hand, would like nothing more than to be a powerfull caster of arcane magic, and to earn the respect of his peers, and the powerfull Moonguarde.
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Both Falfurion and Illidan, are close friends with [[Tyrande Whisperwind]], and apprentice to the [[Sisters of Elune]]. It is Tyrande who discovers the captured Orc Brox, who is unlike any creature they have ever seen. She treats him kinda and heals his wounds, gaining the Orc's respect.
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Meanwhile Malfurion becomes concerned about a vision he recieves while in the [[Emerald Dream]]. It appears the [[High Borne]], the powerfull mages of night elf aristocracy, are calling on something evil up in the tower of the palace. He can feel how the spell disturbed nature and the Well, and cannot believe that their beloved queen would not know of this strange and dangerous spelcasting.
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==Corruption of the Highborne==
 
==Corruption of the Highborne==
 
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==The Invasion of the Legion==
 
==The Invasion of the Legion==

Revision as of 20:32, October 3, 2005

General

This alternate version of the history was described in the War of the Ancients Trilogy, the 3 books by Richard A. Knaak. This alternate version was created by 3 characters from our current time traveling back in time 10,000 years and witnessing firsthand the events of the war unfolding, and eventually being responsible for changing key aspects of it.

It is not currently known whether Blizzard considers the War of the Ancients Trilogy as the official, authorative source of the 'true' history, though certain aspects of our current timeline do seem to suggest this.

Please see War of the Ancients for the current, official version of the history, as described on the official World of Warcraft homepage.

What follows is a summary of this alternate history with special emphasis placed upon how it differs from the official version.

The following contains spoilers, if you have not read the book yet


Thrown back in time

Shortly after the end of the Third War, the human mage Rhonin, was looking forward to settling down with his wife, the high elf Vereesa Windrunner, but he is called away, once again, by his friend and mentor, the dragon-mage Krasus

Nozdormu, the timeless one, the bronze dragon-aspect, had barely managed to contact Krasus and draw his attention to a strange anomaly in the mountais of Kalimdor. Krasus convinced Rhonin to travel with him to Kalimdor to investigate.

Meanwhile, the orcs Broxigar and Kasgal, were sent by their warchief Thrall on a similar mission, having caught wind of the strange event taking place nearby.

Once there, Krasus, Rhonin and Brox discoverer a 'hole' in time. They are pulled in, and end up 10.000 years in the past, just before the original invasion of the burning legion.

Brox is soon captured by the Night Elf Moonguard, but Rhonin and Krasus fall into the hands of the demi-god Cenarius, who wonders who they are and becomes determined to find the truth about them.

Krasus finds he is much weaker than normal, his magical abilities almost totally gone. Rhonin on the other hand becomes far more powerfull. They believe this is somehow tied to the existance in this time period of the Well of Eternity, the fount of magic the night elves wield as the centre of their culture.


Night-Elf Allies

Meanwhile, the young night elf Malfurion Stormrage is becoming more adept at the druidic magics his Shan'do Cenarius is teaching him. But in the process, he becomes more detached from the extravagant and arrogant ways of his own peopler.

His twin brother Illidan, on the other hand, would like nothing more than to be a powerfull caster of arcane magic, and to earn the respect of his peers, and the powerfull Moonguarde.

Both Falfurion and Illidan, are close friends with Tyrande Whisperwind, and apprentice to the Sisters of Elune. It is Tyrande who discovers the captured Orc Brox, who is unlike any creature they have ever seen. She treats him kinda and heals his wounds, gaining the Orc's respect.

Meanwhile Malfurion becomes concerned about a vision he recieves while in the Emerald Dream. It appears the High Borne, the powerfull mages of night elf aristocracy, are calling on something evil up in the tower of the palace. He can feel how the spell disturbed nature and the Well, and cannot believe that their beloved queen would not know of this strange and dangerous spelcasting.


Corruption of the Highborne

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The Invasion of the Legion

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The Dragons

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The Betrayal of Neltharion

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The Betrayal of Illidan

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The Well of Eternity

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The Sundering of the World

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Summary of differences between these two histories

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