Wolfheart (World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Book 3) by Richard A. Knaak
By Richard A. Knaak
Within the wake of the Cataclysm, clash has engulfed each nook of Azeroth. Hungering for extra assets amid the turmoil, the Horde has pressed into Ashenvale to feed its burgeoning warfare computer. There, performing warchief Garrosh Hellscream has hired a brutal new tactic to beat the zone and weigh down its evening elf defenders, a flow that would cripple the Alliance’s strength all through Azeroth.
Unaware of the catastrophe brewing in Ashenvale, the evening elves’ mythical leaders, excessive Priestess Tyrande Whisperwind and Archdruid Malfurion Stormrage, behavior a summit close to Darnassus so one can vote the proud worgen of Gilneas into the Alliance. despite the fact that, resentment of Gilneas and its ruler, Genn Greymane, runs deep in Stormwind’s King Varian Wrynn. His refusal to forgive Genn for final his kingdom off from the remainder of the area years in the past endangers greater than simply the summit: it threatens to resolve the Alliance itself.
Varian’s animosity is just one of many unsettling advancements in Darnassus. An uneasiness creeps over the once-immortal evening elves because the first of them fall sufferer to the infirmities of age. whereas they focus on their mortality, tensions flare over the reintroduction of the Highborne, previously the top caste of evening elf the Aristocracy, into their society. Many evening elves are not able to pardon the Highborne for the destruction unleashed millennia in the past by way of their reckless use of magic.
When a murdered Highborne is came across at the outskirts of Darnassus, Malfurion and Tyrande circulation to forestall additional bloodshed and unrest by means of appointing one of many evening elves’ such a lot crafty and expert brokers to discover the killer: the popular warden Maiev Shadowsong. but with all that's transpiring in Darnassus, the Alliance should be powerless to prevent the relentless new warchief Garrosh from seizing the total of Ashenvale.
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