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Linaras, 15th day of Reapember, 432 AC
Darkwatch rising 10
The Palanthas Herald

White Dragonarmy Ship Sunk

by Kendermage, Staff Writer
Last Updated: Kirinor, Newkolt 31, 420 AC

Gwynedd – If reports are to be believed a white dragonarmy ship has been sunk in the Straits of Algoni.

On Bakukal a merchant frigate, the Greytooth Interceptor docked at the port of Gwynedd. The ship is captained by the infamous Drake Mer-dane, now in the employ of the Emperor. Mer-Dane told onlookers, "We encountered a massive warship called the Killing Frost in the Straits of Algoni. It was flying White Dragonarmy colors. Though we were out-manned and out-gunned we closed to boarding range and took on the defenders of the Killing Frost."

Mer-dane went on to say, "the battle was fierce and brutal lasting well into the night. My crew fought valiantly but we no match for their superior numbers. We had to retreat back across the boarding planks and expel those who'd managed to get aboard our ship. Thanks to the assistance of Aurorico, our sea-mage. We managed to separate from the Killing Frost. Aurorico called up a monster of a lightning storm and bombarded the Killing Frost with bolts of lightning. We made best possible speed away from the dragonarmy ship and a look back showed that she was burning. A few hours later we saw a plume of black smoke behind us, a sure sign she broke up."

The account of Captain Mer-Dane was later verified by the crew of the Argent Trident who spotted the wreckage of the Killing Frost.