The Dragons Shattered
Desolace: Princess Magnificent with Lips of Coral and Robes of Black Feathers
The Fallen Star Garbed in Abortive Dreams
The Princess Magnificent is far more beautiful than a Deathlord has a right to be. While she is no voluptuous temptress like the Lover Clad in the Raiment of Tears, the Princess Magnificent typically appears as a lissome beauty garbed in a cloak of black feathers, with haunting green eyes and skin like porcelain. Since entering into the Lion’s service, none have seen her face, but whispers still abound from the lips of ancient ghosts – her beauty is an unforgettable thing that even touches the souls of the dead.
Princess Magnificent with Lips of Coral and Robes of Black Feathers was once the mistress of the Ebon Spires of Pyrron, a mighty shadowland in the East. When she was driven off by the tribune gods of Great Forks and their Exigent champions, the humiliation led the Neverborn to punish her by making her a slave to another Deathlord, the First and Forsaken Lion. For the last several centuries, she has languished in captivity, boiling with hate for her “master.”
His want for her is palpable, it always has been, and now with but a few commands he could have her. Yet, those words never come. The kindness and understanding the Lion has shown her, the latitude, that is what hurts the most…