View Full Version : Firiona Vie after she wasrescued from Vernil Sathir

06-21-2006, 03:57 PM
<DIV>I know this dips a bit into EQ1, but I was wondering the details of Firiona Vie's capture and release from Vernil's minions, namely if Firiona Vie's rescuers ever found out that it wasnt Cabalis that took FV but Vernil Sathir and if they ever said "We're sorry for being [expletive haxx0red by Raijinn] lighties" to the Cabalis Empire?</DIV>

06-21-2006, 06:37 PM
<P>I have been researching this as well. Here is what I have found so far (not a great deal unfortunately)</P> <P> </P> <P>===========================</P> <P>There is lore about Firiona out there - she was withering away in her Felwithe tower when the Rallosian Army came'a'knockin'. Evindetly, after Tunare pulled back from the mortal realm, Firiona's power began the dwindle and her father hid her Paladin gear away in the castle. A mysterious, cloaked figure visited her one evening with news - news that gave her back her spark - and off she went. Thats where the story ended though... after that, I dont know.</P> <P><A href="http://eqiiforums.station.sony.com/eq2/board/message?board.id=lore&message.id=35" target=_blank>This post found here</A></P> <P> </P> <P>================================================== =======</P> <P>From another poster, a continuation of above ( this post had the most detail I could find on the "last sighting of Firiona Vie" ) :</P> <P>"The Dark Messenger<BR><BR>By the flickering light of a gilded lantern in Felwithe, a slender high elf quietly sat on her bed in a lavish room with walls of marble. She carefully wrapped her robe around her body for warmth and drew her knees to her chest. For a good while she stared into the flitting shadows on the wall with sullen eyes. She began to rock back and forth, trying to ease the ache of her heart."</P> <P><A href="http://eqiiforums.station.sony.com/eq2/board/message?board.id=lore&message.id=3346#M3346" target=_blank>Lots more! Continued Here</A> </P> <P>================================================== =======</P> <P> </P> <P><A href="http://eq.crgaming.com/viewarticle.asp?Article=7661" target=_blank>"The War for Firiona Vie" Article on Caster's Realm</A></P> <P><FONT face=Arial size=2>Moments later in Firiona Vie...</FONT></P> <P>Inside the city, Firiona Vie and AlKabor seek refuge and prepare their final defenses.</P> <P>Meanwhile at the entrance to the city, every able citizen sets up a last line of defense to protect the princess and their beloved city.</P> <P>Lanys looks down upon the city as her army advances from the Dreadlands behind her.</P> <P>The army advances towards the city as the brave defenders firm up their ranks.</P> <P>And the Battle for Firiona Vie begins...</P> <P>The forces of Good stand their ground against the army<FONT face=Arial size=2>'</FONT><FONT face=Arial size=2>s assault and it looks like Lanys</FONT><FONT face=Arial size=2>'</FONT><FONT face=Arial size=2> plans of capturing the city may fail...but she has one last weapon in her arsenal to use. </FONT></P> <P>With every available soldier defending the bridgehead, a Behemoth slips out of the water behind the city and advances unchallenged into the city, wreaking havoc on the citizens and buildings.</P> <P>As citizens mount a brave, but ultimately futile attack on the Behemoth, a squadron of lesser golems attacks the front lines, pushing them to the breaking point.</P> <P>Brave adventurers take up arms following the citizens death and do manage to slay the behemoth, yielding several legendary artifacts, but the damage has been done.</P> <P>As AlKabor teleports the princess to city, the citizens of the town attempt to evacuate only to be slaughtered by the oncoming army. <STRONG>Meanwhile Lanys walks unchallenged through the city towards the temple where she looks out over her conquered city. Minutes later, golems move into the city taking up defensive positions while dark elves roam the streets.</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>The events which happened across servers this past night permanently changed the zone of Firiona Vie. It is now occupied by the forces of evil and any good characters should be wary of approaching the city as they will not be welcome.</STRONG></P> <P>[emphasis mine]</P> <P>==========================================</P> <P><A href="http://eqforums.station.sony.com/eq/search?board_id=Lore&submitted=true&q=Firiona+Vie++" target=_blank>EQ Live Lore Search for Firiona Vie</A></P> <P>==========================================</P> <P><A href="http://everquest.allakhazam.com/db/quest.html?quest=3022" target=_blank>The Kidnapping of Firiona Vie quest.</A></P> <P>=========================================</P> <P> </P> <P><STRONG><EM>Just something interesting </EM></STRONG><A href="http://eqforums.station.sony.com/eq/board/message?board.id=Lore&message.id=2216&view=by_date_ascending&page=2" target=_blank><STRONG><EM>I found a dev post on EQ Live </EM></STRONG></A><STRONG><EM>while doing my research:</EM></STRONG></P> <P> </P> <P>"As an earlier poster pointed out, Lanys does indeed live in EverQuest in Hate. I was responding to that statement.</P> <P>The EverQuest RPG books and stories are as unique as EQ2 and EverQuest lore. The RPG books are based on the same principles and background as EverQuest, but branch off from our storylines in ways we don't support in our MMORPG. EQ RPG books are resource materials for a different game, essentially. That is why you'll see some story inconsistencies between EverQuest Live and the RPG materials.</P> <P>Also, as far as responding to all of the questions and suppositions on this board, I will say that I can confirm or deny obvious facts and errors, but we won't give away hard facts about lore that hasn't been discovered by the players or is deliberately vague and open to interpretation.</P> <P>Lore isn't always about facts. I see more interesting threads about what people think may have happened or what they want to believe happened. That's how a lot of history is. That is how EverQuest is. Different races in our game view history in different ways. If we define the facts so clearly, we lose the richness of interpretation altogether. However, if someone suggested that dark elves were actually descendents of Mayong Mistmoore, I'd tell that person that he or she is incorrect.</P> <P>And, in just about every case where a question is asked on this board, there are community experts that answer the questions before I get a chance to. Some of our players are very informed about lore and it always amazes me.</P> <P>Best wishes,</P> <P>Vahlar</P> <P>EQ Designer"</P> <P><FONT face=Arial size=2>===========================</FONT></P><p>Message Edited by Jaymist on <span class=date_text>07-24-2006</span> <span class=time_text>12:13 PM</span>

06-21-2006, 08:27 PM
<DIV>The War with Lanys T'vyl happened after EQ2 was released, which means it doesn't apply.</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Before Omens of War came out, the last time we heard about Firiona Vie was that she was still in Felwithe.</DIV>

06-21-2006, 10:42 PM
OOC: According to what I understand, until the war of Lanys T`Vyll, there had been no word from Firiona, hence why the wars with the elves raged on. There were a few GM events that took place, I believe, where Firiona was supposedly rescued.  But I don't think there was any written lore to put back-bone to this fact.  It came as a suprise to me when they announced that.. she had been sitting in Felwithe all along. <span>:smileyindifferent:</span> , completely invalidating the reason the wars took place upon Kunark for the length that they did <img src="/smilies/9d71f0541cff0a302a0309c5079e8dee.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /> But no, the elves never formally apologized to the Empire of Cabilis :p <div></div>

Nocturnal Aby
06-23-2006, 12:47 AM
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Cusashorn wrote:<BR> <DIV>The War with Lanys T'vyl happened after EQ2 was released, which means it doesn't apply.</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Before Omens of War came out, the last time we heard about Firiona Vie was that she was still in Felwithe.</DIV><BR> <HR> </BLOCKQUOTE> <P><BR>Simple correction, but it is one that is a common mistake:</P> <P>"The War with Lanys T'vyl happened after EQ2 was released, which means it <STRONG><U>MAY</U></STRONG> not apply."</P> <P>We won't know if it does or does not apply until a dev tells us one way or another.  Although I am getting tired of this debate, just because something happened after PoP, doesn't mean it didn't happen, it just means that we don't know if it happened, since the devs can choose to use it.  Since Vhalen was one of the devs who worked on the lore for EQ, they may still have used some of the plans he was a part of, and even if he had no part in some of the lore developments, the dev team might decide that they like how EQ's team did a certain event, and say that it did happen.</P> <P>To put it simply, EQ2 devs have the power to pick and choose which lore happened and which lore didn't happen, if it occurred in EQ after PoP.</P> <P>Personally, I think they'll let EQ do to FV whatever they want, as long as it doesn't drastically effect known events in EQ2.  What we do know for certain, is that, for one reason or another, Princess Firiona Vie did NOT become queen when her father died in the War of the Fay.  Instead, Princess, now Queen Lenya Thex did.  This is known from the eye witness account of an NPC in Willow Wood.</P> <P>Now, I have a whole bunch of questions about Lenya (like why the hell was she a fish), but that has nothing to do with the OP <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /></P> <P> </P> <P> </P>