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Frontiers – The Final Islands

   Posted by: Andrew Linstrom    in Frontiers

The benighted archipelago in the center of the Western Deep was once thought to be the end of the world. Thus, the quartet of jungle-swept volcanic rocks was  named the Final Islands. Their names are grimly poetic, suggesting ending and finality: Dirge, Threnody, Requiem, Lament, and Elegy. While melodramatic, the names are apt–stepping foot outside the colony’s walls or mooring outside its buoys spells almost certain death for those not prepared to face the islands’ dangers.

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