Five Seas – Envoy Cy’rus

Envoy Cy'Rus

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Envoy: Cy’Rus

Spawn: Jeruscian Trench

“Let’s get one thing straight: I’m a Guard to the depths, nothing but fins and fight, teeth and steel all the way down, and have been for more revs than you or anyone you’ve ever met can remember.  So let’s drop the charade of you asking me why I’m here, and I won’t let it slip why you’ve really assembled this motley bunch. These fish may not understand what they’re being tasked with, but I do, because it’s the only reason anyone comes calling on fins like me.  I’m no scientist or surveyor, not a navigator or a diplomat, if I’m here somebody needs someone gone, or thinks they may need someone gone, or a group of someones, and wants to be sure they’ve got the right tool for the job. I’m thinking you may not be looking for a completely uninhabited planet.  I’m thinking recon, threat assessment, possibly even some bloodshed and conquest. I’m in.”

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Five Seas – Envoy Rahm’Ylas

Envoy Rahm'Ylas

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Envoy: Rahm’Ylas

Spawn: Tenylasia

“As heaven’s lights rise in each cycle, so shall the sons of ’Ylas lord over the sea, the first above all” (Song of Tenylas, 2:1)

“And so it has been with our house for time immemorial; first sons of first sons of first sons, bearing the crown even after our sea was torn asunder by warring tribes.  That is, until now. My father is long buried, and my eldest brother has gone unseen since this turmoil began (a mystery of which I assure you I have no further knowledge, despite whispers to the contrary). In this way a pillar of our society falls.  Fating some for exaltation and others for neglect based on an accident of their spawning; that custom will be buried with this place. Before today I was nothing but an emissary, a negotiator for my brother’s crown, but now I go forward for myself, to find a world where I may be what I choose.”

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Five Seas – Envoy Pah’Lux

Envoy Pah'Lux

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Envoy: Pah’Lux  (sub. Draftee deceased)

Spawn: Pratinus Cove

“We’re twins…were twins, I guess…but no one ever mixed us up or anything. Even when we were younger, he always swam faster than me, stood straighter, spoke clearer.  It was even his idea to enlist with the corps when we finished primaries in the quarry, he thought the tribe might need us. Over the last few revs we’ve dodged fire in surveys on three coasts, completed who knows how many ops, only for him to bite it here, in our own cove, lending a fin to save our damned neighbors who were too stupid to pack up and leave when they were told to. But that’s just who he is I guess, who he was.  With the permission of this council, I go forward for my brother.  He always gave more than he asked, and he would have done this for anyone, for everyone, without question.”

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Five Seas – Envoy Dae’Dal

Envoy Dae'Dal

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Envoy: Dae’Dal

Spawn: Rubera

“The sensation of breaking atmo for the first time, of going beyond the clouds and sky into the black, is indescribable.  I once heard another navigator say it made her feel like a youngling, like she was again taking her first shaky steps from the sea.  For me it felt like a homecoming, like I had arrived where I was always meant to be.  That is not to say I don’t love my home, my coast, my family, I guess I just never felt like that was where I belonged. Under the waves everything and everyone are just so close is all, there’s always other fins surrounding you, moving about immersed in their business, consumed by their lives.  And the buildings, all the buildings, I feel like they’re right on top of me sometimes. But enough of that, it’s all over now.  Today I go forward to find a new world, with quiet and skies enough for everyone, as far as the eyes can see.”

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Five Seas – Envoy Opn’Hym

Envoy Opn'Hym

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Envoy: Opn’Hym

Spawn: Caerulean Sea

“Mass-Murderer. Blasphemer. Fool. I have been called many things since the fault for this atrocity was laid before me.  While I have no time to rebut such accusations, I want it to be remembered that I did not act alone. This society’s demand for progress, for safety, for strength and convenience, is never-ending; I have sought only to use my knowledge of the sciences to heed that call. If you see fit to vilify me for a life spent in such service, so be it.  The foolishness of believing that so great a tragedy can be blamed on just one or a few among us speaks volumes of the idiocy of your plan for a similar number  to make all things right again. But I digress. Now, as before, I go forward for us all. May the gods spare me from knowing what lie you will lay upon my shoulders next.”

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Five Seas – Deployment Imminent

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Crew assembled, sea samples extracted, deployment imminent. Please stand by for Envoy profiles…

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Five Seas – The Mission

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We hope you have been in the company of loved ones during the panic since evacuation began, that you’ve kissed your young and tucked them in tight in their last nights beneath these waves.  We want these things for you because when your family leaves this world to seek refuge in its orbit with the rest of our kind, we know you won’t be with them. You have been selected by your elders to represent your tribe on a mission of the utmost importance, a journey far into the uncharted blackness beyond our skies to find that which we cannot live without: a home. Being from and of the sea, our hearts yearn for the churning of the tides, for the sways and swells of the deep, and will go silent if without them for too long. If this exodus is an ending for Five Seas, then at the conclusion of your trek lies our new beginning. You will report for departure before dawn of the next cycle, it is so ordered.

Envoy Draft Letter, Final Action of the Lagosian Parliament

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