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墨德摩斯死了!但是代价是什么?命运之刃和契约团的未来又会怎样?还记得格林特的龙蛋吗?一切尽在,世界动态第三季Living World Season 3剧情!

剧透提示:简要说明,本文假定世界动态第一季第二季决战迈古玛的情节为基本常识。第三季始于1329 AE,而个人史诗发生于1325 AE,始于个人史诗的故事线索可能在世界动态中延续,因此本文可能包含了个人史诗的剧透。

世界动态第三季从2016年7月27日开始更新。

设定

当墨德摩斯死后,它的魔法力量四散到整个世界,各种势力都蜂拥而出。而他们之中,最突出的就是白斗篷,他们崇拜莫萨特,试图掌控血石之力,复活他们的神!目前两条上古巨龙已被消灭,但其他巨龙仍旧威胁着泰瑞亚

角色

主要人物

巨龙守望

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伯拉罕

在母亲死后,伯拉罕发誓要除尽所有巨龙。在受到泰蜜的影响后,他不再像以前那样傲慢,而是希望可以追随他母亲的脚步,当然,他需要为此学习很多。

罗克丝

罗克丝终于找到了自己的战团,伯拉罕,泰蜜以及其他人都是她的伙伴。虽然现在她不再想加入里特洛克的战团,但是她对于他在迷雾学习的新能力确实异常的好奇。

卡丝蜜尔·米德

这位曾经的贵族在绯红和巨龙的战争中,经历了很多,特别是与探员玛乔丽·德拉奎之间的关系。

玛乔丽·德拉奎

玛乔丽最终为她的姐姐贝琳达成功的复仇了。但是,她现在依旧没有找到神秘人E

泰蜜

泰蜜现在很高兴的成为了队伍的一员,同时在探索巨龙带来的相关威胁,完成其他目标,当然还要重建她最爱的魔像小邋遢。它在迈古玛之心的战斗中被破坏了。

里特洛克·硫磺石

Once a member of Destiny's Edge, this Tribune of the Blood Legion became the first revenant in Tyria. With the death of Eir, he takes up the mantle to leading a group to defeat the remaining dragons.

再次出场

凯西

One of the Firstborn sylvari, she has been keeping an eye on Glint's Egg after Mordremoth's defeat. However, she always seems to find her way into the heart of whatever disturbance is happening.

卡纳克

A prickly sylvari, he was once arrested for causing trouble in Southsun Cove. When Lady Anise bought his billet, he became an extension of her reach in an effort to become free again.

故事

Spirit Vale (achievements).png Forsaken Thicket

A Pact squadron tracking Mordrem movement to the north of the Maguuma Jungle were ambushed by bandits, with Squad Leader Bennett and numerous others taken hostage by Sabetha the Saboteur. In response, rescue teams were formed to track them down in this dangerous, uncharted territory. In Spirit Vale, the group faced heavy opposition from Sabetha's bandits, who were well equipped and had fortified themselves among a mysterious Vale Guardian and the bestial Gorseval the Multifarious. They eventually defeated Sabetha and found some of the Pact hostages, but more of them had been taken deeper within the region.

The rescue team made way into Salvation Pass, discovering that the magic released by Mordremoth's death had warped the wildlife, chief among them the powerful Slothasor. They found the remainder of the Pact squad, and raided the prison camp. Despite the prisoners' warnings, the rescue team pushed northward, finding themselves facing the unexpected - Matthias Gabrel, an Inquisitor bearing the robes of the White Mantle. After besting his Bloodstone-enhanced powers, the squad now faced an age-old, vengeful threat to Kryta and Tyria alike.

The squad laid siege to the Stronghold of the Faithful, breaking into the White Mantle's fortress with the assistance of Scholar Glenna. High Inquisitor Xera marshalled the castle's defences, first by impeding the group with her powerful Keep Construct and then twisting the castle itself into a deadly maze. She ultimately fought the squad herself to delay them, falling with the name of Lazarus on her lips. Pressing forward, the rescue team found an empty stasis chamber, still smoking with Bloodstone magic. Seemingly, the last mursaat had been revived.

Current Events.png 当前事件

在墨德摩斯死后,它的魔力散入魔径之内。这造成了魔法力量会在特定的时间涌入这个世界,特别是在 漂流雪境, 漩涡山裂脊草原,魔径线溢出,形成异变体。德曼修会财团审讯团都动员起来搜集这些魔法,多次引发冲突。随着时间推移,情况越来越糟,传奇魔径异常体开始出现。
同时,光刃公会开始悬赏击杀强盗首领,因为证据显示,这些强盗与白斗篷有着联系。而各种海报也出现在人类的哨站和城市里,煽动反夏尔和反科瑞塔政府情绪。

阴影之外.png阴影之外

伊尔·斯特加金的朋友们聚集在她故居,纪念这位伟大的诺恩英雄。里特洛克是唯一一位出席的命运之刃成员。卓加洛根都在养伤,而凯西则一如既往的我行我素。里特洛克说,随着伊尔的去世,是时候建立新的公会了:巨龙守望(Dragon's Watch)。罗克丝带着加姆回来了,他还活着,但是受伤严重。伯拉罕没能出席,他正在击杀冰巢怪泄愤。
在仪式的最后,泰蜜通过拉塔索姆的传送门从拉塔新城传回来信息。很多阿苏拉人已经开始研究拉塔新城遗失的技术,包括费伦特议员。泰蜜隐藏了巨龙实验室的秘密,同时重新配置了大门的接入许可。在实验室深处,查克虫依旧在不断发动攻击,但是泰蜜有了很多新发现。她获取了一个不断标记魔径能量的动态地图,甚至可以用来监控龙蛋。她在培养罐里养了一只查克虫来做长期研究。
阿莫拉将军来到实验室拜访指挥官。随着特拉赫恩的离世,契约团领导人的位置一直空缺,所以向指挥官提出了邀请。但是,因为特拉赫恩被批评花费过多时间在前线,所以新的领导人被要求留在后方从事更多的文职工作。所以指挥官拒绝了邀请,退出了契约团。随着卡纳克也前来拜访指挥官,消息变得更加复杂。考迪克斯大臣逃到了丛林之中。安妮丝女伯爵派卡纳克来追踪议员,并且在必要的时候解决他。阿莫拉将军提供她自己的飞船载指挥官的队伍返回神佑之城。在路上,一个巨大的魔法爆炸攻击了飞船,幸运的是,在接触到飞船以前,魔法就炸掉了。即便如此,飞船依旧遭受重创,降落在血石沼泽
泰蜜通过预先放在指挥官背包里的通讯器和队伍保持了联系。她告诉指挥官一个新的专精技术,可以扭转某些攻击性的魔法能量。这个区域里到处都是白斗篷成员,同时也有一些在爆炸中被波及而散落在各处的契约团成员。但是他们都因为血石的力量而变得疯狂。同时还有各种血石元素血石之灵,这些血石之灵,都是曾经献祭给血石的平民。贝内特将军(General Bennett)已经为契约团幸存者建立了小营地。而白斗篷传教士有一个奇怪的装置可以允许他收集散落在血石沼泽空气中的未受约束的魔法
在大爆炸中心的深处,出现了一个漂浮在空中的房间。在房间中间有一个基座,似乎就是魔法爆炸的源头。凯西出现协助调差,她已经回去过圣林之地苍白之树见面。母树已经在康复,但是仍然没有痊愈。指挥官试图在小规模内还原爆炸事件,所以需要收集散落在房间附近的小碎片,同时击败敌对生物。凯西为她对于龙蛋的所作所为而道歉。等到血石搜集完毕后,仪式被重现了。很多参与仪式的人都被杀害了,只在墙壁上留下了烧焦的痕迹,而有些人却成功的吸收了血石的能量,考迪克斯议员!
卡纳克、里特洛克和马乔丽开始追踪考迪克斯的下落。路上遍布各种陷阱、血石元素和白斗篷狂热者。但是这些白斗篷似乎保留了自我意识。等追到议员以后,他承认自己是新的白斗篷领袖,同时也相信白斗篷可以协助他抢夺科瑞塔王座。他释放了一个翠玉构造体,这个东西在莫萨特时代以后就没有见过。构造体被击败了,同时我们也了解到白斗篷成功的复活了一个莫萨特成员,名为拉撒路。然而,莫萨特对于人类政治毫无兴趣,所以让考迪克斯自身自灭。多亏了我们幻术的传送门,议员才幸免于难。而这时,泰蜜联系队伍并且带来一个惊人的消息:派莫德斯,最早的巨龙,彻底醒了!

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Slivers of bloodstone, presumably debris from the explosion, became scattered in various places throughout Tyria. Creatures which unwittingly ingested these fragments became crazed and mutated. Adventurers, co-opting the use of Researcher Levvi's technology taken from killed Consortium, were able to mitigate some of the potential damage by putting the creatures down and gathering several bloodstone slivers. The full ramifications of the bloodstone explosion remain unknown for now.

Meanwhile, a charr named Seis Burntheart has been investigating a stirring of magic in the world, starting in Frostgorge Sound and slowly moving south. She scattered beacons all over the areas she camped in, and then enchanted adventurers to hunt down the beacons so she could check the readings. She tracked the movements down to Malchor's Leap and determined it is still moving out to sea, west from Orr.

Rising Flames.png 升腾烈焰

A visit with Taimi confirms that Primordus is indeed active and on the move. Luckily, Taimi found a training simulator that she could repair (with a bit of help from Moto) to test battles against destroyers. She also received a letter from Braham confirming that Jormag is also active. After Rytlock and the Commander calibrate the simulator, Taimi reveals that while chak feed on ley energy, they don't like death energy. Just as all seems to be going well, word from the camps in the Fire Island report that the destroyers are different, and the old leader Cami is dead. It seems the destroyers have gained death and plant energies, presumably after the deaths of Zhaitan and Mordremoth. Rytlock gets summoned to the Black Citadel - forcibly, this time - and with Taimi still golemless, the Commander must venture off to Ember Bay alone.

There are four main camps spread out across the Ember Bay area: an asuran krewe studying the new destroyers, a camp of pirate skritt who protect Rock Face, a circus crew who were shipwrecked, and another asuran krewe set up on the caldera. There is also the remnants of an old mursaat base in the northwest corner, with many Ether Towers and Jade Constructs scattered about. Rock Face, it turns out, is actually Rhoban Orestriker, a dwarf who got fractured and is little more than a head. He enlists the Commander to activate 4 devices scattered around the island to prevent it from erupting violently. He offers up his thumb, as only a dwarf's touch will get them to respond.

Upon activating the 4 devices and returning to Rhoban, the Commander gets a vision from Glint's Egg. Returning to Tarir, the Commnader meets up with Marjory and Caithe. Ruka reports that the egg is about to hatch, but only the Commander is attuned to the chamber and thus must enter alone. Just as the egg hatches and a baby dragon bursts forth, the new breed of destroyers swarm the chamber and try to kill the hatchling. During the assault, Lazarus comes by, but offers his aid against the horde. The Commander reluctantly agrees and eventually defeats the Destroyer of Hope. Once the battle is over, Lazarus expresses a desire to help guard Glint's offspring. Despite the Commander's better judgement, Marjory agrees to watch both of them. Part of her reasons to do so, being a necromancer, is to talk about Lazarus' death. As a backup, the Commander asks Caithe to stay and watch - a sign that that Caithe is trustworthy once more. Caithe asks what the dragon should be called, and without pause, the Commander informs her that the dragon is a girl and shall be called Aurene, as if this is obvious.

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Strange magic rifts began appearing all across Tyria, but mostly concentrated around the area of Gillscale Pond. A charr has been seen in the area, Auris Weirdbringer, who seemed to be investigating the problem, but something about him wasn't quite right. Finding a strange broken device, adventurers took it to Auris, who claimed it was a Rift Stabilizer that could help in getting rid of the rifts. After travelling through the rifts to various locations, the device broke once again. Fortunately, Auris was able to fix and improve upon the Rift Stabilizer.

Many adventurers had been plagued by visions of ley-line anomalies, and sought the help of Ogden Stonehealer. He directed them to a fellow member of the Durmand Priory, Historian Tranton Hainsworth. Tranton gave the adventurers an incomplete Shadowstone, an artifact which mimicked the Bloodstone's ability to channel magic and could contain the visions. The adventurers restored the Shadowstone with Bloodstone fragments, but were also approached by Tradesman Maezz of the Consortium. The dubious organization had an offer; they would take the Shadowstone, in exchange for curing the anomaly visions in a "safe and natural way".

A Crack in the Ice.png 寒冰上的裂隙

Aurene sent a vision of herself to the Commander, leading them to head to Tarir to check on the young dragon. The Exalted Luminate was just about to send word, as several tests to guide her properly had been set up. They were designed to teach her how to be kind, generous and able to fight. Once the trials were completed, Taimi called on her device. Hearing about a dragon fighting on their side, she got the idea of having Jormag and Primordus fight each other. The Commander decided to head into the Shiverpeaks to find Braham and hunt an Icebrood with either Zhaitan or Mordremoth's magic.

Investigations in Hoelbrak revealed that Braham was in the far north Shiverpeaks. There were also rumors of strange Icebrood from that area. Braham went up north to look for a mystic scroll, similar to the one that helped break off Jormag's tooth. In the northernmost part of Frostgorge Sound, a kodan with a flaming brazier guarded the path up north; a giant ice shard blocked the path. The kodan offered a torch of Koda's Flame to head north, into the Bitterfrost Frontier. The area was quite desolate, except for a Son of Svanir camp and the Sorrow's Eclipse Sanctuary, a joint settlement of kodan and quaggan. The leaders of the sanctuary heard of a strange Icebrood in the coldest part of the area, too cold to approach without special protection. The Svanirs had a way to enter there, so the Commander needed to disguise themselves to infiltrate the camp and get an elixir formula. Even the local grawl tribe had one of the ingredients, but won't give it up without having a shrine to Chokochooka made (which was just a statue of Jora). Once all the ingredients are collected, the elixir had to be mixed in the warmest hot spring.

Once the elixir was finished and drunk, the Commander headed into the Bitter Cold, into a cave behind a frozen waterfall. Behind it, an Icebrood Goliath that clearly had different magic in it lurked. Once killed, a sample was collected and the Commander headed back to the settlement. The leaders had alarming news; Braham's location had been found. The Svanir were hunting him, believing he was the one who had disguised himself to steal the elixir formula. Hearing this and feeling guilty, the Commander immediately rushed to find Braham.

In Wayward Cave the Commander found Braham, along with Rox and Garm. The Commander apologised for the Svanir hunting them, and then proceeded to catch Braham up on all that has happened in the past few encounters. Braham was mostly uninterested, and was appalled that the Commander wouldn't want to join Destiny's Edge, feeling that it spat on his mother's and Snaff's memory. The group pressed onward into the cave, searching for the mystic scroll. Deep inside the cave, they eventually found an ice beast and its minions. Rox pushed Braham out of the way of an attack and got frozen solid. After breaking down several ice blocks, the scroll Braham searched for was revealed. He took it and fused it into Eir's bow to defeat the ice beast. Braham was elated, and stated his plans to crack Jormag's tooth with the enchanted bow, rallying the Norn so that Jormag can be defeated once and for all. However the Commander rejected this idea, saying that it would get many people killed recklessly, and mentioned Taimi's alternative plan. Braham was furious, insulting the Commander's actions and storming off angrily with Garm back to Hoelbrak.

Back in Hoelbrak, Braham fired an arrow at Jormag's tooth, cracking it; the first one since Hoelbrak's founding, and the sign of Norn legend that the time to strike back at Jormag had arrived...

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Caudecus remained at large, and began posting propaganda in Krytan towns. He announced his leadership of a returned White Mantle, and hoped to rally humans against Queen Jennah. However, the group remained divided between himself and Lazarus. Caudecus sent letters to their bandit allies, denouncing Lazarus as a "false god".

The Head of the Snake.png 罪恶首领

Queen Jennah summoned the Commander to Divinity's Reach and a meeting with the various human ministers of Kryta. After the news spread of Caudecus being a White Mantle Confessor and Lady Valette Wi aiding him, the Queen needed to find out which ministers were still loyal to the crown. To help the Queen, the Commander socialized with the nobles and ministers, and gathered listening devices that had likely been planted by the White Mantle. With this evidence, Jennah then gathered all the ministers together in the Council Room and announced that she would be temporarily suspending the council while she re-evaluated the loyalty of its members. As the ministers began their protests, bloodstone shards were catapulted on the capital from the direction of Lake Doric. Queen Jennah displayed her prowess as a mesmer, erecting a massive Feedback dome over the center of the city and fighting alongside the Commander as White Mantle and traitorous ministers began their assault. Just outside the throne room, Minister Estelle appeared with White Mantle in tow, proclaiming that she was personally picked by Caudecus to kill the Queen. However, even while trapped Jennah killed her entourage effortlessly, leaving Estelle alone. Sensing the Queen's peril, Logan Thackeray limped to her side, even though he was still recovering from his time in the Blighting Pod. Estelle was killed, and Logan coordinated the Seraph to defend the people living in Lake Doric.

The siege had already scarred Lake Doric, with the water being drained due to breaches in the dams. Since Logan knew the White Mantle would have planted spies among the Seraph, he entrusted the Pact Commander with a mission to survey the land and halt the enemy's movements. The White Mantle attacked in vast numbers, and had even enticed Harathi centaur as allies, enhancing them with Bloodstone magics. Regardless the Commander was able to put a wrench in their plans, securing human settlements and even infiltrating the occupied Fort Evennia with the help of Exemplar Ylan's mesmer disguise.

Meanwhile, the offense on the Elder Dragons continued. Rox had appealed to Braham for patience, and he agreed to let the norn scout out Jormag before their full-on assault; although he had named his group "Destiny's Edge", a move the Commander found ironic. Thankfully, Taimi's research into the dragons' magics had paid off. With help from other asuran experts and data from Omadd's previous experiments, she began devising something that would pit Jormag and Primordus against each other.

With the White Mantle invasion stopped in their tracks, the Commander returned to Queen Jennah and discussed how to remove the "head of the snake" - Caudecus himself, who had holed up in Beetlestone Manor. They planned a sting operation, with Logan and the Seraph attacking the manor's front while the Commander would infiltrate the building through a back entrance, guided by Demmi Beetlestone, Caudecus' daughter who had fled and becomes an Order of Whispers agent. The pair broke into the manor, finding Countess Anise and Canach along the way. The party eventually confronted Caudecus, now glowing with bloodstone power. He delivered a fatal pistol shot to Demmi, and was pursued to the manor's secret chambers. Despite his transformation into a hulking brute, Caudecus was slain.

Anise lived up to her promise, and released Canach from her service. His replacement as a Shining Blade agent would be Valette Wi, mourning the loss of her close friend Demmi and wanting to make amends for assisting the White Mantle. Meanwhile, the Commander raided the manor, finding letters describing Caudecus' schemes against Kryta, and the splintering of the White Mantle between himself and High Inquisitor Xera. Within the Confessor's private quarters, the Commander made a shocking discovery; Caudecus had sabotaged Xera's ritual to resurrect Lazarus, meaning his return should have been impossible. However, there was still a "Lazarus" walking about Tyria, an imposter who had absorbed the Maguuma Bloodstone's massive power and posed as the mursaat for their own purposes. Marjory, who had joined Lazarus, was now in danger.

Spirit Vale (achievements).png Bastion of the Penitent

Back in Bloodstone Fen, Scholar Glenna had discovered a mysterious portal. Travelling through it, squads of adventurers found themselves in a new region far to the north of central Tyria, outside an ancient-looking fort. The entrance was guarded by a massive jade construct, Cairn the Indomitable, who was seemingly able to open rifts in space and reality. While they fought, a mysterious entity watched the battle; Scholar Glenna surmised it was the Eye of Janthir, which had last been seen hundred of years ago assessing Krytan humans, finding "Chosen" for the mursaat to sacrifice in bloodstone rituals.

Entering the fort, the squad discovered jail cells and the spear-impaled corpses of prisoners, which meant the building had been a prison long ago. They found a courtyard filled with sadistic traps, and destroyed the "Mursaat Overseer" in control of the devices. Pressing onwards, the squad found the source of the impaled corpses; Samarog, a massive creature wielding huge spears. It had also enslaved two other beings, the jotun Guldhem and the human Rigom, and from their dialogue it was apparent that Samarog had once been a fellow prisoner but had turned against the others for reasons unknown. While the squad made headway into the prison and fought against its hazards, the Eye of Janthir continued watching them from afar.

Reaching the center of the Bastion, the squad found a curious sight; an elderly human shackled by a massive weight and glowing chains. As the party tried to free him, the Eye took action at last, transporting adventurers into a dark, foreboding mirror image of the world around them. As the chains were broken, a massive adversary emerged from the dark realm; Deimos would not let his captive go without a fight. It became apparent that the man was by no means ordinary; he was Saul D'Alessio, founder and martyr of the White Mantle. Despite Deimos' powers, and drawing the party into his own realm for a last stand, the beast was slain and the Eye of Janthir retreated. Saul lay on the ground free of his burden, and revealed that he had not died defending Kryta from the Charr; rather, he had been imprisoned by the mursaat and the Eye, kept alive by magic over the centuries in hopes of breaking his will and making him a puppet for their plots. Saul was allowed to pass on in peace, and Scholar Glenna made arrangements with the Priory to return his body to Kryta and give him a quiet burial.

Current Events.png 当前事件第五部分

The Commander received word about a memorial for Trahearne built in The Grove. After speaking with Warden Leide who watched over the monument, they then received a letter from Ridhais asking to meet them in the Commander's home. There, and upon bringing the Broken Caladbolg acquired at the end of the events of Heart of Thorns, Ridhais explained about her desire to restore Caladbolg to its former power. She gave the Commander a shard of Caladbolg which was connected to and could help them find the remaining pieces. Ridhais also requested that the Commander locate motes of natural energy across Tyria to aid in the restoration of the living aspect of Caladbolg.

Returning to Ridhais with the blade's shards and motes of energy, Ridhais then used a vision crystal on the broken Caladbolg in order to commune with it. Thereafter, the Commander met with Ridhais in several key locations across Tyria as remembered by Caladbolg, where they challenged memories of the previous possessors of Caladbolg: Riannoc, Trahearne, and then the Pact Commander themselves, proving themselves worthy of wielding the sword. After a final ritual at The Artesian Waters, Caladbolg was fully restored, and the Regrown Caladbolg offered the Commander several weapon forms it could take up.

The next day, the Commander was contacted by the Pale Tree who requested a meeting. Although still weakened by the Shadow of the Dragon's attack, Caladbolg's restoration had helped the Pale Tree recover more strength as well due to the blade's connection to her. She thanked the Commander for their part in restoring Caladbolg, gave her blessing to its new rightful wielder, and bestowed the title of "Knight of the Thorn" upon them.

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Taimi had finally completed her device to defeat both Primordus and Jormag, and called the Commander to the Rata Novus lab for its final tests. Outside the city's asura gate, Kasmeer portalled in, acting upset. The Commander initially assumed she was worried about Marjory going with Lazarus, but instead Kasmeer complained that she hadn't yet been invited to join Dragon's Watch, though she had been busy serving Kryta by interrogating White Mantle. After some brief banter, she agreed to join the new guild.

As the pair entered the lab, they encountered several dragon minions on the loose. They were defeated and rounded back to their containment areas, as test subjects for Taimi's device. Although the machine was ready to initiate, Councillor Phlunt and his workers had to be removed from the area, just in case something went wrong. The Commander convinced them to leave, but Marjory suddenly arrived, having fled from Lazarus. She had discovered that Lazarus was raising an army of mercenaries from a base in the Fire Islands, gathering power for some unknown purpose. He had also held a hand mirror with him the whole time, which Kasmeer believed to be the focus of a mesmer illusion that was disguising his true identity. To lay a trap and expose Lazarus, Taimi had the Commander to set up three reflective discs around the lab and help focus Kasmeer's magic. However Phlunt and his krewe had not evacuated as planned, because the asura gate wouldn't work; Lazarus had trapped everyone in Rata Novus. Taimi reluctantly agreed to open up the secret Dragon lab, so that everyone can leave through its gate instead.

As Phlunt and his group left, Lazarus entered the lab accompanied by his mercenaries. Lazarus had heard about the dragon-slaying device, and chided the Commander from hiding its existence from him. As Lazarus approached the machine, Kasmeer unleashed the trap, channelling magic through the mirrors to break his illusion. Although Lazarus was able to scatter the mirrors, the Commander and Dragon's Watch replaced them and fought off the mercenaries. Lazarus's illusion faded to reveal that he was, in fact, Balthazar, the human god of war and fire. Kasmeer was paralyzed at the revelation, even as he crippled Marjory with a blast of flame. As Balthazar's mercenaries poured into the lab, Phlunt and his entourage returned to fight them off (and save the councillor's research). But in the chaos, Balthazar escaped with Taimi's device. Kasmeer confirmed that Balthazar had dropped all lies, but was in deep shock over his appearance, and fled the scene with a portal. Marjory was stabilized by an asuran medic, but still quite injured; she was even more distraught that Kasmeer had frozen up and nearly let her die.

Luckily Taimi had planted a tracking device on her device, just in case Phlunt had tried to steal this invention as well. The signal linked back to Draconis Mons, the largest mountain in the Ring of Fire. The Commander boarded a submarine docked at the Rata Sum docks, following Vigil soldiers to the inside of the hollowed-out volcano through an underwater passage. Taimi's contact and her signal tracker were at the landing camp, but they were both kidnapped by vines. The Commander began to hear a strange voice, guiding them deeper within to meet with the speaker, a druid spirit named Nettleblaze. The spirit released Taimi's contact and a broken signal tracker, and demanded for them to leave their domain. But when the Commander declared that they were pursuing Balthazar, Nettleblaze agreed to assist them.

Balthazar had already entered the Titan's Throat, and the heart of the volcano would melt anyone else who entered. Nettleblaze asked the Commander to seek assistance from his fellow druid spirits. The four druids had been kept prisoner in different vaults across the mountain, set up by Zinn after the fall of Rata Novus. To gain access to the vaults, the Commander sought out a key from Zinn's remaining golems, including the ancient M.O.X. who wished to follow the Vigil back to civilization. Freeing each of the druids granted a blessing on the Commander. During this exploration, Taimi revealed that she had run further experiments, and believed that destroying one more dragon would destabilize the flow of magic so much that Tyria would not survive. Despite this Taimi was relucant to have her creation destroyed, as Omadd's Machine (which it had been based on) had not be duplicated, and was their only weapon against the Elder Dragons.

Upon entering the Titan's Throat, the Commander discovered some sort of blockade on the floor. Taimi arrived inside Scruffy 2.0, heat-protected but weaponless. However, she provided a scanner that could find weaknesses in various items. Scanning the seal revealed it was built recently, and Taimi upgraded the scanner to reveal energy that could be used to break through the blockade. The Commander descended into the caldera, breaking through two more blockades and avoiding the army of the upgraded destroyers launching fireballs at the airborne Commander. While removing a third barrier, all the destroyers in the area wee instantly destroyed, signalling that Taimi's device had been activated. The Commander found a sea of lava at the bottom, with Balthazar floating above Taimi's device on a platform, launching blue energy from Jormag at the massive form of Primordus, while also draining its energy to fire back. The Commander tried to taunt Balthazar out for a direct fight, but instead he summoned Temar and Tegon, flaming hounds to fight in his stead. Balthazar's growing energies empowered the hounds, and energy from Taimi's device had to be extracted to keep both of them down for good.

With both hounds defeated, Taimi prepared her device to overload and explode, but Balthazar launched one last attack that immobilised Dragon's Watch. As the device overloaded, Balthazar seemed to absorb more energy and disappeared, and Primordus sank back into the lava. Taimi and the Commander were launched to a nearby rock outcropping, where Taimi confirmed that Primordus's energies had become very inactive, with a similar assumption for Jormag. With both Elder Dragons having returned to a dormant state, Tyria could stay in peace for awhile. However Balthazar's fate remained unknown, along with his plans to make use of the dragon energies he had absorbed.

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