Paper Scrap

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Paper Scrap

Torn Page.jpg

Location
Dry Top
(Maguuma Wastes)
Type
Book
Interact
Yes
Destructible
No

Paper Scraps are interactive objects found throughout Dry Top. There are two sets of paper scraps, one telling portions of The Trek of the Zephyrites Short story and the other tells the story of three Durmand Priory explorers sent to explore the western lands.

Locations[edit]

Maguuma Wastes

Text[edit]

Zephyrites[edit]

Prosperity waypoint scrap
09 Season of the Scion 1320
09 Season of the Scion 1320
..as we approach the battlegrounds, we've stopped conversing about anything nonessential to our survival. We're too exhausted to do anything but plod onward. It's as if the wind, sun and weather were conspiring to slow our progress..
Talk end option tango.png Drop the piece of paper.
Paper Scrap 2
Scrap of 10 Season of the Scion 1320
10 Season of the Scion 1320
An air of solemnity rises from the sand in waves like the shimmer of heat, making it difficult to breath
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
This is where Destiny's Edge confronted the crystal dragon and where our protector died defending us from her Elder kin. I imagine I can see the crystalline remains of her corpse from here.
Talk end option tango.png Drop the piece of paper.
Paper Scrap 3
11 Season of the Scion 1320
11 Season of the Scion 1320
They forged an alliance with her and let her into their minds. They guarded her legacy for as long as they could, but sadly, their race was not to live forever.
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
Destiny decided otherwise, and this the torch was passed to my ancestors. We hid ourselves away for hundreds of years, helping her as we could and keeping her secrets.
Talk more option tango.png The ink is faded on the rest of the page. Continue to the next legible segment.
Dragons consume magic, but they do not destroy it. They hold it within themselves like a sponge holds water. I only hope we're faster than the scavengers and powermongers who would use her body to advance...
Talk end option tango.png Drop the piece of paper.

Priory Expedition[edit]

Scrap near Prosperity Waypoint
Handwritten on this page torn from a journal: "Our survey expedition arrived here from the Priory in 1327 AE, just as the Seraph broke through from Tangle Root and the Zephyrite airship crashed.
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
"From our camp here, we interviewed the Zephyrite survivors and the citizens of Prosperity, unaware that a Mordrem attack would soon destroy the town."
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
"After my years studying dusty old scrolls describing Dry Top, I hardly expected to find such turmoil and tragedy here in the wastes. Our experiences here have been eye opening."
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
We've moved on to higher ground, so that we can continue exploring the Maguuma Wastes for the Priory. I wish you luck here.—Explorer Kitabu, with Explorers Savio and Amoxtli
Talk end option tango.png Leave.
Scrap near Restoration Refuge Waypoint
Handwritten on this page torn from a journal: "Our survey expedition arrived here from the Priory in 1327 AE, just after the Zephyrite airships fell from the sky."
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
"From our camp here, we interviewed the Zephyrite survivors and the peaceful, welcoming centaurs of Restoration Refuge, here in the uplands of Dry Top."
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
"Savio had gotten to know a villager from Prosperity...well, before she was killed in the Mordrem attack on that mining town in Prospect Valley. He took her loss very hard."
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
"We've continued on up into the cliffs. Remember us to Erghen Cragstrider,[sic] and take care.—Explorer Kitabu, with Explorers Savio and Amoxtli"
Talk end option tango.png Leave.
Scrap near Repair Station Waypoint
"Our survey expedition arrived here from the Priory in 1327 AE, just after the Zephyrite airships fell victim to sabotage and crashed. We used their Aspect skills to reach these high cliffs."
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
"Unfortunately, our pack dolyak Suzie[sic] was too simple a creature to learn such tricks. We couldn't leave her to starve, nor could we afford to waste her meat. She nourished us for the trek ahead."
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
"By now, you must know that it was a sylvari saboteur that brought down the Zephyrites, someone they'd welcomed into their airborne community. Tragic, to see such ideals exploited and brought low."
Talk more option tango.png Continue reading.
"We're continuing west from here, in hope of reestablishing contact with the inhabitants of Maguuma Jungle. May Kormir light your way.—Explorer Kitabu, with Explorers Savio and Amoxtli"
Talk end option tango.png Leave.