Dragonbane

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Dragonbane was once a sentient dragon slayer named Dragonstar. It was discovered in ages past by a paladin named Landeer. While searching a dungeon, Landeer stumbled upon the lair of a white dragon named Verigwenon. Landeer was nearly killed but picked up the nearest weapon he could find in the hoard. With one last strike, Landeer slew the dragon with Dragonstar.

A few years later during a time of celebration, Orcus and his army of undead launched an attack against Landeer’s castle destroying it in a single day. During the battle between Landeer and Orcus, Dragonstar shattered into three pieces. Landeer's best friend, a gold dragon named Brethius was also mortally wounded in the attack.

Landeer took a quest to save Brethius by an enemy of Orcus known only as The Sorcerer. The Sorcerer knew of a spell to save Brethius. The components were the soul of a paladin and a crystal orb that belonged to the world’s most ancient blue wyrm. After locating the sphere, the casting of the spell took place. The spell caused Landeer to become marked with the symbol of chaos on his left arm, and he lost his status as a paladin. Once Landeer completed the quest, Bahamut was so impressed with his sacrifice for Brethius that he became Landeer’s new god. Landeer became a paladin again. Bahamut then repaired the broken Dragonstar into Dragonbane. Dragonbane still remembers being broken by Orcus and carries a special hatred for him to this day.

Dragonbane's purpose is to destroy all chromatic dragons and defeat any plot of Tiamat.
Dragonbane is a +3 longsword with all the properties of a dragonslayer, holy avenger, permanent arrow of chromatic dragon slaying, and vorpal sword. All damage abilities are stacked. Against Tiamat who is both a chromatic dragon and a fiend, this damage is quite impressive. Dragonbane has a dragon skull on the crossguard, and the hilt is twice as long. Also, an unknown white metal makes up the blade of the sword. Dragonbane speaks in a deep male voice but prefers to stay quiet most of the time. This changes once Dragonbane sees a dragon. Dragonbane will fully illuminate and begin swearing and taunting the dragon in Draconic. Surprising a dragon with Dragonbane is impossible.

Dragonbane has these statistics: Int 16 Wis 18 Cha 18. Lawful Good. Hearing and darkvision to 120 ft. Speaks Common and Draconic and communicates telepathically with its wielder. Once Dragonbane tastes dragon’s blood, there will be a conflict if the wielder decides to run or stop fighting before the dragon is dead. Dragonbane also prefers to be wielded with two hands.

Dragonbane is an artifact after being repaired by Bahamut. The first time the wielder attunes Dragonbane, the wielder must kill a dragon as if affected by the Geas spell. With the quest complete, the wielder is no longer affected by the spell. While attuned to Dragonbane the wielder cannot be charmed or frightened and has resistance against dragon breath weapons. Strength increases by +2 to a maximum of 24. Chromatic dragons are always hostile to the wielder.

Plunging Dragonbane into Bahamut's heart will destroy the sword.

Thanos Blackhorn - Our Lord of the Forest, the Wanderer

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People rarely speak of Thanos Blackhorn except in quiet forest spaces. Woodlands that evoke wonder is where he reigns supreme, but he is said to keep watch over good folk in any forest, no matter how dark or cruel. When children lose their way in the woods, people beseech Thanos to protect them until located.

Thanos is the god of the forest and the creatures that live within it. He is seen as a remote and spiritual deity. He is not unmindful of people, but his attention and favor are difficult to attract. He is the patron of rangers and travelers.

Thanos' symbol is a field of stars.

He has many shrines. Most consist of a dead tree trunk with a carved likeness of his holy symbol, a field of stars. Alternatively, the likeness might be carved on a separate piece of wood and tacked to a living tree. These shrines typically mark the point in a forest beyond which locals know not to cut timber or hunt. Often these tributes are created by loggers at the end of a logging excursion as a mark of thanks to the god for providing the wood and for keeping the timber cutters safe during the work.

Thanos is Chaotic Good, and his domains are Nature/Trickery.

Elirdain - Githyanki Deathknight

Elirdain is one of Vlaakith's most powerful and secretive knights. He is great at impersonations. He uses flowery speech or long words. He can be blustering sometimes when dealing with others. He believes in tradition and has a live and let live attitude with those that have not yet angered Vlaakith. He is also very protective of his secret family members.

During his first illithid raid, he found a vast treasure and returned it to the Lich Queen. When Elirdain saw Vlaakith for the first time during his loyalty ceremony, he fell in love. His clumsy words during the loyalty ceremony endeared the queen to him. Having found favor with Vlaakith, Elirdain received a wish. He wished for her everlasting love. The spell fizzled, and Vlaakith laughed at the foolish knight. However, to this day, she has never tried to consume his soul like many knights before him.

He fought in three major wars against the Githzerai. During the first war, he was seriously injured and bears many scars of that experience. The second war was relatively uneventful. During the third war, Elirdain fell to the charms of an Eladrin named Caelynn Hanali. During his two years of captivity, he grew to love Caelynn in more than just a charmed state. However, Elirdain's devotion to Vlaakith drove him to escape the fey's clutches.

Upon returning, Vlaakith was so happy that she made him a royal consort. He spent many years performing his knightly duties for Vlaakith. It is during this time that Caelynn, with a child in tow, found him. Elirdain provides a place for her on Tu’narath in the Astral to hide and to be close to him. While he is away at war, Caelynn travels back to Faerun occasionally to allow the children to age naturally.  Someone in the githyanki ranks knows of this secret and plans on blackmailing him. Over the next few years, two more children are born and kept secretly.