Links: Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Revamped Version: Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six Part Seven Part Eight Part 9 Part 10 Part 11 Part 12 Part 13 Part 14 Part 15 Part 16 OOC: Because I was bored and the plot bunny wouldn't leave me alone. The Thu'um and the Seven Kingdoms Groaning, I opened my eyes expecting to find myself in my dim dorm room I was shocked when I was instead staring directly at a high noon sun, the bright flash of light fried my retinas, forcing me to shove my right hand in front of my eyes and to blink repeatedly until I could properly adjust. Once I could see I pulled myself into a sitting position and tried to get a better view of my surroundings. I was in the middle of some grassy field that stretched along the side of some large river. To my left I could see where the river was flowing into some huge body of water, most likely some sort of ocean, while behind me was a large forest of hardwoods of various types, and to my right, the river stretched further inland as far as the eye could see. Unfortunately for me, not a wit of this was at all familiar to me and I was starting to become a bit panicky wondering where the hell I was and how I got here. When I moved to get back to my feet I noticed that in my left hand was a small scrap of paper. On a closer look I noticed that it had something written on it. Then I tried to read it, I stared at it for what felt like an eternity, not because it was illegible, it was written in English and grammatically it made perfect sense. It was what was written on the damn thing that was more than a little problematic. Welcome to Westeros, yes that Westeros. The place is King's Landing and the Time is the day that Aegon the Conqueror, his Sisters, his half-brother, his dragons, and his invading force will land. Or rather would have landed. You see a freak storm suddenly blew in and struck the Targaryens right in the middle of their trip, no survivors. If you are interested, Aegon's body is down by the beach with his sword Blackfyre up for grabs. Unfortunately, Westeros needs to be united, kind-of VERY IMPORTANT for later events, but now the Dragons won't be coming. Unless you do the job (WHAT!?!?!?!?!) Now don't look like that. I won't leave you completely in the lurch. You may not have a trio of giant fire-breathing lizards on your side, but that doesn't mean that you won't have the power of Dragons on your side. Just flip this paper over to see what I mean. Use my gift well and unite the Seven Kingdoms, the fate of an entire world depends on whether or not you are up to the task. There was no signature at the end and for a moment I couldn't comprehend what it was I just saw, then slowly, hesitantly, I turned over the note. On the back were a series of what looked like chicken scratch, which for some reason it looked vaguely familiar. But before I could reason out where I had seen them, streams of multicolored light erupted from the markings and seemed to whirl around me like some little multicolored tornado. Before I could even react to the lights they disappeared. As I was trying to figure out what the hell just happened words began to bubble up from the depths of my mind, words that back home would have been utter gibberish but here, after that light show? I stood there for a while, contemplating some way to test if what I had just experienced was real or some hallucination brought on by stress. Then a familiar phrase came to mind. Looking around, I saw a fair sized boulder half out of the ground not too far from where I stood, 'perfect' I thought to myself. I planted my feet, facing directly at the boulder, took in a deep breath and spoke the words that, if they worked, would change my life completely. “FUS....RO DAH!!!!” With that phrase, a blue colored shock-wave erupted from my throat and slammed into the boulder, ripping it from the ground and sending it flying for a good 50 yards before slamming back into the ground with a huge thud and rolling for another 20 feet. I stared, more than a little shocked that little test had actually worked, then a little grin appeared on my face, which then grew into a ear-splitting smile, then I started to laugh until it was one of gleeful abandon. Another shout came to mind, aiming for the river I bellowed the new words. “YOL.... TOOR SHUL!!!!” A gigantic stream of fire emitted from my mouth, bright red and I knew with incredible heat despite feeling neither pain nor even any heat. When it made contact with the water, a giant plume of sizzling water and steam flew at least a hundred feet into the air and made the other side of the river impossible to see. I then turned to the forest, a short distance away from the river, and yet another phrase came to mind, here was the perfect way to test it. “WULD.... NAH KEST!!!!” I shot off like a bullet towards the forest, the wind blowing past me as if I were shot out of a cannon, 'HA HA THIS IS AWESOHHHHSHITTT!!!!' WHAM!!!!! “....ow....” I learned three things that day. One: I needed to practice more with the shouts Two: This was very real and I would need to be more cautious Three: Trees are very, Very, VERY...hard.... ow.... I made some grammatical and flow changes, hope this improves what I wrote.