January 12, 2012
Winter Solstice – AC 1000:
…At midnight I stood before my receptacle as instructed by the persona known as Rad. That I suspect to be a true Immortal of the Sphere of Energy. A blue light began to emanate from my receptacle and soon it was glowing with swirls of blue color and sparks of light. I was greeted by the voice of Rad welcoming me as a Brother. I was given the name “Icegleam” as my new name among the Brotherhood of the Radiance. I was then introduced to several other members of the Brotherhood:
- Brother Rad: who is the leader of the Brotherhood and is likely the persona that visited me in my dream. He had a vibrant voice with a slight Averoigne accent.
- Brother Nightfire:
- Brother Morningsun: who has a child’s voice
- Brother Estocada: who had a Belcadizan accent.
I was instructed in the ways of the Brotherhood. That we must protect the secret of the Radiance and the lands of Glantri. I was told that the Radiance was located deep in the ground below the capital and that it was touched by the Immortals. I was told that I could only use my receptacle of the radiance from my fief. That there were other powers that the Radiance held but each of them could only be used with the appropriate spell that I would have to discover on my own. I was warned that the Radiance’s power was also dangerous and may corrupt the weak and cause them to wither and rot if they used it too much. I was instructed to promote the construction of a new temple of Rad in my Viscounty. The temples Shepherds would be mine to command through the receptacle. I was told that the Brotherhood met each solstice and Equinox at midnight and that all must attend. Finally I was told that if I was in need to come to my receptacle and call upon Rad and he would answer…△