Dragons in the MistPrologue
Fog drifted over a peaceful countryside manor while miles away cries and shouts of battle could be heard clashing with metal swords and splintering shields. A figure rose out of the fog and floated toward the estate, a cloaked figure well known in the day and yet is but a shadow at night. A young woman appears and greets the hooded man. He gives her herbs and instructions to prepare a tea with them and is to give them to her Lady before she retires for the night. The woman inquires about the battle and the Lord of the Manor but the dark figure just shakes his head and says that is not his way or concern. The maiden looks at the herbs in her hand and then at the retreating figure, without questioning she does what is asked of her.
Later that night while the battle still raged another figure on horseback rides toward the manor, shouts to the watchtower and then is let in. The man appears to have seen the heat of the battle for he is bruised and covered in sweat. He dismounts fro