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A Storm Blows
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Preceded By The Fall of France
Followed By None
Narration {{{Narration}}}

A Storm Blows is a short story centered around Baldwin Bisset a Frankish Bretonian Knight of whom was knighted a year before the Fall of Hispania and then lived in France as it fell, and then joined the Stormblown where he would eventually meet his end.

A Storm Blows starts with Baldwin Bisset being knighted by the Grand Duke of Viche in sight of his family, and they are shown to be a very happy family. He is given the lordship of a rundown castle south of Viche where he and his family work hard to improve its condition of which they make great headway towards. It is at this point that he sends his pregnent wife to Viche to stay with her mother that he is sent word from his lord that he must go to Viche as well and when he does he is commanded to quickly marshal his forces and get there. Arriving at Viche he and his forces head south towards Castille where the Bretonians are planning to try and save the Hispanic province from being overrun, but he fights in the battle and they are days to late as Castile is overrun. Baldwin Bisset is unable to return home but his son Baldwin takes command of the castle and promices to expand the defences in case things go badly. Baldwin fights in the defeat of Andorra but is able to get northward with some of his men, and they make there way home to the castle fighting there way through destroyed villages, and Orc bands. They are delayed from reaching the castle after they are forced to join a Bretonian force attempting to delay the Orcs, but the force is massacred leaving Baldwin and one of the men from the larger force in the form of Godfrey Toelis alive and together they move towards his home. Reaching his castle they find it a smoking ruin, and he breaks down as he finds his son hanging outside the gates, while his family has been butchered within. He collapses, and when he wakes up he finds himself in a boat hearing the screams of Orcs and the laughter of Godfrey Toelis of which when he looks over the side he sees the Orcs unable to cross into the water and they are escaping.

POV Character

POV Character Chapter
Baldwin Bisset 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Plot Summary

Chapter 1

A Storm Blows starts with Baldwin Bisset being knighted by the Grand Duke of Viche in sight of his family, and they are shown to be a very happy family. He is given the lordship of a rundown castle south of Viche where he and his family work hard to improve its condition of which they make great headway towards.

Chapter 2

It is at this point that he sends his pregnent wife to Viche to stay with her mother that he is sent word from his lord that he must go to Viche as well and when he does he is commanded to quickly marshal his forces and get there. Arriving at Viche he and his forces head south towards Castille where the Bretonians are planning to try and save the Hispanic province from being overrun, but he fights in the battle and they are days to late as Castile is overrun.

Chapter 3

Baldwin Bisset is unable to return home but his son Baldwin takes command of the castle and promices to expand the defences in case things go badly.

Chapter 4

Baldwin fights in the defeat of Andorra but is able to get northward with some of his men, and they make there way home to the castle fighting there way through destroyed villages, and Orc bands. They are delayed from reaching the castle after they are forced to join a Bretonian force attempting to delay the Orcs, but the force is massacred leaving Baldwin and one of the men from the larger force in the form of Godfrey Toelis alive and together they move towards his home. 

Chapter 5

Reaching his castle they find it a smoking ruin, and he breaks down as he finds his son hanging outside the gates, while his family has been butchered within. He collapses, and when he wakes up he finds himself in a boat hearing the screams of Orcs and the laughter of Godfrey Toelis of which when he looks over the side he sees the Orcs unable to cross into the water and they are escaping.

Chapter 6

Baldwin Bisset is the POV Character of this chapter and during this chapter he arrives alongside Godfrey in the city of Bordeaux where he discovers while walking like a zombie beside Godfrey that an Elf Magi came to the city following the collapse of Hispania and with the assistence of every Magi in the province they summoned a spell which ruptered the lands around Bordeaux leaving massive rivers between the Orcs and themselves.

Chapter 7

Baldwin Bisset is the POV Character of this chapter and during this chapter he

Chapter 8

Baldwin Bisset is the POV Character of this chapter and during this chapter he

Chapter 9

Baldwin Bisset is the POV Character of this chapter and during this chapter he

Chapter 10

Baldwin Bisset is the POV Character of this chapter and during this chapter he arrives at Berne with the rest of the Stormcrow forces sent to Berne.

Chapter 11

Baldwin Bisset is the POV Character of this chapter and during this chapter he. Baldwin and Godfrey travel to the throne room after the horns of attack had went off signaling everyone to summon to the throne room. Arriving there they find a bloody mess as Sean is butchering the body of Allison Arryn and Baldwin snaps in the moment attempting to pull the sword from his side but is unable to get it before Godfrey knocks him out with his sword. The chapter ends with Baldwin awaking in a jail cell where he begins freaking out wanting to see Godfrey, or Allison, and after yelling for some time he is finally spoken to by (find Stormblown) of whom tells him what happened in the throne room.

Chapter 12

Baldwin Bisset is the POV Character of this chapter and during this chapter he lies broken emotionally on the floor of his prison within the Keep of Berne, and despite his friend Felix attempting to keep his spirits high he has lost all will to move forward following the death of (Lucernian women). The chapter ends with Baldwin heeding the command of Godfrey Toelis travels west into the towers of Berne where he is going to relieve the men there. Baldwin awakes to the sounds of fighting and as he attempts to get up to grab his sword he is stabbed from behind and turning around he sees the blonde hair of his killer, and the man speaks a small prayer to him before letting him rest on the ground finally at peace.

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