Legacy of the Xan

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Legacy of the Xan Booster Pack

As the Omni-Tek Corporation breaks new ground on Rubi-Ka...

They find a beautiful, deserted terrain filled with ruins of an ancient civilization.

Researchers are hand picked... but they take on more then they can chew.

Deep within, the Outzones holds a large terrorist base with an objective threatening the very existence of Rubi-Ka.

Meanwhile the never ending menace from outer space is in late stage of planning a major operation.

The corporation opens up the gates to the public... Can you make a difference... before it's too late?

Feature List[edit]

  • Explore the Outzone of Rubi-Ka including two large playfields
  • Embark on hours of story driven quests
  • Experience three new team instances
  • Discover plenty of new Xan technology and weaponry
  • Meet new encounters
  • Gain a lot of experience

The Xan[edit]

As depicted in the Codices, the Xan seeded another planet, probably Earth, as part of a mega-millenial plan to heal the then-impending rift between Rubi-Ka and the Shadowlands

Codex Clavis[edit]

"These are the remnants of the Codex Clavis; a collection of lore concerning the origins and functions of many of the immortal beings in the Shadowlands. It is often self-contradicting and confusing. All in all it doesn't seem to be very reliable. Some excerpts:
Verse 41: But when the First of Xan reached the core of the source, a being materialized at the heart of the well. At the very same moment a rift appeared and split time in two. Creatures of chaos, that originated in times before time was tamed, started eating at the brinks. Then the being opened its eyes and a silence fell over the newly created Shadowlands. This being was the Fisher King, the entity that later turned into The Beast, the Keeper of the Source.
Verse 49: But when the crowd had grown weary of trying to open the lid, a young boy appeared. He was Merlin. He thrust the sword through the lid and the source poured through him. He had been chosen, and Ergo immediately set him to guard the source.
Verse 73: As they opened the twentieth vein a crack in time appeared. Boys turned to old men in the blink of an eye, and blood poured from the sky. The old world and the new were split in twain forever, but worse of all: The Fisher King was dead.
Verse 117: When the Xan had set the wounded men to secure the free flow from the source, these men gathered the best warriors among the Xan, and sat the chosen Arthur to lead them. Among the first were Gawain with the Green Shield, Galahad the White Stag, Red Hand Mordred, Morgaine the Riddle-Maker, Merlin Ambrosius and Ergo the Smith.
Verse 195: The Fisher King was one with the land. As the land was torn apart, so was he. Eight times a new hero sacrificed him or herself to keep the King alive - and he was no longer one soul, but eight. Before he had the body of twenty, now he also had the mind of eight.
Verse 204: Ergo chose twenty Knights, each raised from the lands, each from separate houses. He set them to protect the trees, never to leave their posts, and in return for their services they gained immortality.
Verse 232: Then the Xan realized they could not separate King Arthur from the heart of the source, and they started building Ergo, to protect the land and the veins. His knights abandoned him and for aeons he was left alone, to grow mad and corrupted with only one wish left: To be able to die. But the source kept him there, and nobody came to relieve him.
Verse 248: So they gathered their finest knights around them and let them bathe in the source. They then gave them the keys to the arks and sent them away, each in their own direction.
Verse 261: Nyame wished no longer to speak with him. The Xan sacrificed their finest treasures, to no avail; the lands could never be brought together again, and the age of Xan had come to its end."
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Codex Divello[edit]

"This tattered book contains pages thick and unbendable, made of a material completely foreign to any known scanner. From the text upon its cover, it is called the Codex Divello, and would appear to be a companion to the Codex Clavis. Much like its predecessor, the words are often self-contradicting and confusing. All in all, it doesn't seem to be very reliable.
Verse 2: And in this chaos, the light shone bright, spilling forth within the young man's mind. He knew, then, that this was the alpha and the omega - The beginning and the end of all things. Ergo had set his path, and soon others would join him, searching for the singular vision.
Verse 11: The pact of The Eight was set - One will, one mind, one way. Their trials began swiftly, as The First set against their movement, seeking to bar their entry from what it had coveted. Eight times they fought, eight times they won, eight times The First retreated to its beginning. But in this darkness came sanctuary, and in sanctuary came their undoing.
Verse 29: The darkness moved against the Eight, overtaking them and their efforts, swarmed by the rage of The First. Ergo's vision faltered, and for the first time, they were alone.
Verse 40: His moment had arrived, taking him through the lid and within the well. His dream had been realized, and his purpose fulfilled. The Eight, in slumber, wept, for they alone knew the truth.
Verse 54: Merlin screamed among the lightning and fury, his voice ripping the ears of all. The second vein had been opened, and he knew his mission was lost. As the vein spread apart, birds died upon their roost, rivers drying in their beds, oceans receding and devoured by the storm.
Verse 94: Though they fought day and night, the remnants of The First kept them at bay, breaking every advance they made toward the Nightmare. Arthur himself met their front line, brought to his knees underneath the onslaught. But though he was broken, his head never bowed, sword and shield held aloft.
Verse 143: And thus Mordred split them asunder, his betrayal complete and The First reborn anew to their shattered world. Gawain was the first to weep, and for each tear shed a fountain sprung from the ground, cleansing the land below. On the shoulders of Merlin and Galahad was the blame laid, and forever would they be outcast from those whom they sought to protect.
Verse 143: And thus Mordred split them asunder, his betrayal complete and The First reborn anew to their shattered world. Gawain was the first to weep, and for each tear shed a fountain sprung from the ground, cleansing the land below. On the shoulders of Merlin and Galahad was the blame laid, and forever would they be outcast from those whom they sought to protect.
Verse 178: Instantly, the light from his sword split the heavens, clouds parting as he rode toward the destroyer. Though he struck true, the damage had been done, the Fisher King splintering into each fragment. From one there was twenty, from twenty there was all.
Verse 221: And at once, the vision returned, the bright light replaced with the visage of Arthur, Ergo's eternal prophecy springing forth once more. And though his faithful looked upon him and smiled, Arthur showed no recognition nor cognizance of those who he had once held dear - He was, from then on, one and the same as The Fisher King.
Verse 238: Again, Ergo's vision had faltered, the eons having taken their toll on his sanity. Though the Eight had come, he could no longer recognize them, and instead pleaded for death. So the Eight set upon their eternal task, Ergo's form and mind remolded within their abilities. And once more, Ergo was whole."
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