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Glint

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Spoiler alert: The following text contains spoilers relating to the story of Edge of Destiny.
Glint meets with Destiny's Edge.
Glint's corpse.

Glint, once known as Glaust, was a champion of the Elder Dragon Kralkatorrik. She was, until recently, a friend to all living things. When the Dragons last awoke, the Forgotten discovered a great spell that granted Glint a will free from control by the Elder Dragon. Glint remained in crystalline form, but she regained her free will and identity. She then concealed many of the elder races from the dragon. It was presumably around this time that a group of grateful dwarves formed the Brotherhood of the Dragon, an organization that served as the keepers of her heritage. They forged an alliance with her, and let her into their minds.

In the time when the Dragons slept, Glint secretly worked to prepare for her former master's eventual return by collecting his crystallized blood and retaining a spear made from his spine. In approximately 272 AE, she compiled the Flameseeker Prophecies, foretelling the defeat of Vizier Khilbron and the fall of the titan and mursaat.[1] In 1072 AE, this came to pass, and it was Glint who guided the Ascendant heroes who were the prophecies' subjects to their destiny. After the Transformation of the Dwarves, Glint's guardianship was passed down to a secretive group of Canthans and Elonians who would later become known as the Zephyrites.

In 1320 AE, Kralkatorrik awoke once more, seeking out Glint for her betrayal. He hunted her down and killed her, and even Destiny's Edge could not protect her, losing Snaff in the attempt. After her death, the Zephyrites sought out her corpse in order to ensure that the draconic energy stored within her body would not fall into the wrong hands. They found that with magic from her body, they were able to harness the power of the Aspects of Sun, Wind, and Lightning. Using these Aspects, they built a magnificent Zephyr Sanctum, and with it they roam the world in peace.[2]

[edit] Notes

  • Before her death, Glint had at least one child. It is unknown if they (if they still live) are, like their mother, free from the Elder Dragons' corruption.[3]

[edit] Trivia

  • In Edge of Destiny, Glint states that the Chosen heroes she sent off later returned to battle her. This is a reference to the bonus objective of the Dragon's Lair mission.

[edit] References

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  1. ^ Guild Wars 2 Interview | Kill Ten Rats
  2. ^ Short Story: The Trek of the Zephyrites | GuildWars2.com
  3. ^ GuildWars2 - Guild Wars 2 TAD Talk: Fantasy and RPGs - Twitch
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