Welcome! I decided that I needed to combine my two favourite things about the game: paladins and lore. So who better to profile than the big man himself?
For one of the first posts I decided to go with the big cheese of paladins. Uther the Lightbringer. uther started as a follower of the light, as a cleric under Bishop Faol (now Archbishop Alonsus Faol). The bishop became close with Uther during this time, becoming a friend and mentor, teaching him about the light, and all was well with the world. Until a rather powerful being called Medihv opened the Dark Portal, and demonic orcs from Draenor flooded into Azeroth. In short, Stormwind fell to the horde legions, and this shook Faol. He knew that the immense size of the orc's armies could soon topple Lordaeron as well, and fait in the light would have to be put into practice. Thus, the Knights of the Silver Hand came into being, and Uther was the first to be accepted into the ranks, admitted in Stratholme, and the paladins were born. The alliance had found a new army of powerful humans, who would be aided by the light. This was quite obviously a huge moment for the people of the alliance.
Durning the second war, Uther led the paladins into battle against the orcs. The last battle was Ogrim Doomhammer's seige of Lordaeron, in which Doomhammer led the horde from
Now an established hero of the
Uther returned to King Terenas and together they decided that Arthas had become mentally disturbed by the battle at Hearthglen, and this was what drove him to go to Northrend. Upon his return, Arthas murdered his father having become the Lich King. Uther was distraught. The undead scourge had rettunred, and both his best friends had been taken by this force; Arthas mentally and Terenas physically. He took Terenas' remains to Andorhal, and guarded the urn that contained his ashes. Until Arthas appeared with his undead armies. As the town lay under siege, Uther and Arthas fought it out, and eventually Uther was slain.
His tomb lies in
Well that's it for the now. Please give me your thoughts on this post, and if you have any suggestions any posts, please add your comments.