Rise of the Thrall Lord
Maltars Journal Iunius 08
Iunius the 8th, 1047
It was only through luck that I heard about Telvar’s find. Obviously bad luck for him since he now lies dead in my cold cellar.
So intent on my preparation to face the council exam, that I had scarcely credited the story, only bothering to send the usual crew of bumbling adventurers to recover the scroll, and expecting only a pile of charred ash for my small trouble.
But lo, what I now hold in my shaken hands is not what Telvar thought, a mere lost Magi spell, but a legendary incantation of supreme power and incalculable danger.
It seems likely from what the crew of adventurers I hired say, that somehow Telvar came across a stash of the Golem Master, Larketh. The Golems that Telvar employed are of a type created from manuals that Larketh mass produced from the true Tome of Rarknothar during the Thrall War. They are mostly lesser creations compared to Larketh’s main works, but still far beyond Telvar’s meager power. It is possible that the scroll was from a time before Larketh turned to undeath, perhaps a spoil from the ill-fated Invasion of Shaddonon, although the chronicles are unclear…