The Fae call this the Triade, the three universes.
The Fae believe that the three universes are connected through the roots of the World Tree which brought everything into being. When the roots of the World Tree die, so does the connections between three universes.
There are currently seven Revenant Cycles. Each cycle tells the story of a different being within the Revenant Universe.
THE SEVENTH VISION OF THE REVENANT CYCLE
Oberon the Mighty
THE SIXTH VISION OF THE REVENANT CYCLE
The Guardian of the Natural Order
The Sixth Vision of the Revenant Cycle is the story of the Guardian of the Natural Order. He is a fae tasked with protecting the natural rhythms of the universe. Nature is the only true constant between one universe and the next. It is the glue that binds everything together through the roots of the world tree. If the natural order is disturbed then the guardians task is to set it back on the right course. (ARTISTS NOTE: The Sixth Revenant Cycle is currently in production. More work will be added to it as it is completed)
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Piece #2 Keeper of the Wild Places
The Guardian of the Natural Order is rarely seen but always present. He does not restrict himself to one place but roams the wild natural places and crosses the borders between the physical and spiritual often.
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Piece #2 This Gentle Warrior of the Spirit Realm
We cannot judge others with a hardened heart. There must be as much compassion in this guardian as there is hard cold logic.
Piece #3 Blood Magic
This warriors blood courses through all he does and give him his power. With every act the blood is shed to protect the archways. As life flows out in a stream of blood, so it is replenished by the scepter he holds. The world tree sustains because the guardian is willing to sacrifice all that he is to protect every door between universes.
Piece #4 Tears of a Timeless Warrior
There is pain. In every judgement and every action. The tears of the guardian are magical. They contain within them everything that he is and everything that he will be. To be touched by the tears of the guardian is both a blessing and curse.
Piece #5 Executioner
He stands in judgement. If the executioners gaze touches you, you will know. Everything that you are will be gone the moment that gaze is upon you.
Piece #6 Dreaming in a State of Grace
This is a being touched by the father and the mother of us all. When he sleeps he dwells beneath the bows of the World Tree where all is peace. There is no strife then. Only the gentle breeze of the universe stirring the leaves above.
Piece #7 Forces Beyond My Control
You have been given permission to cross from one universe to the next. Do you not realize that there is a cost even then that he pays for your safe transit between the universes?
Piece #8 Deadly Theurgy
It is no small task to open the archways between one universe and the next. It is this that makes the guardian the most dangerous. If he loses control of that power he could destroy everything. If he does not use enough power he could destroy himself.
Piece #9 Returning Home
At the end of his life the guardian wants nothing more than to return home and finally lay himself down beneath the bows of the Life Tree to spend eternity. The vision of the Amarathine Temple where he may cross over is always in his mind and his heart. Even this gentle warrior eventually must end.
Piece #10 Servant of Power, Servant of Light
In the end we are all servants to the powers we hold within us. We would like to think we are masters of our universes, but that is just a lie that all beings tell themselves.
Piece #2 Staying Behind
He watched the others leave. Those who had done as he and stayed with their bodies until internment had no choice. It was time to leave this universe for the next. He felt the tug of his spirit to follow into the sky and vanish from the mortal plain, but he turned his back on the others. He would not go. He would find a way to become mortal again.
Piece #3 An Abstract Death
He dreamed an abstract dream of color. He was surprised he dreamed at all. But even in death the mind sought solace in the dreaming world. He saw his body, clinging to the colors of life. But when the dream left, the dreary faded world around him returned.
Piece #4 My Sweet Marie
Perhaps he'd made a mistake. He stood before his sweet Marie's crypt and he tried to weep, but there were no more tears in this hollow shell of his spirit. She was over there now. He knew it. But with all the yearning in his heart, he realized he'd missed his chance. His refusal to go locked him to this mortal universe. Nothing but a lost spirit before that tomb that held nothing but bones and dust.
Piece #5 Orbs
He walked the silent graveyard, watching others come and go. He tried to speak to them, but most fled quickly, ready to go on to the next universe. The door was locked. He could not follow now even if he wished and they who passed before him had no wish but to go as quickly as they could to their new home.
Piece #6 The Heart of My Homeland Lives in My Soul
He drifted then, leaving the tombs and crypts and ancient headstones behind. Like a leaf caught in a breeze he floated high above the world he had known and cried out for the places he had known but could never again be a part of.
Piece #7 This Terrible Loss
In the end he found himself back in that sad and terrible graveyard where the full moon shown down and lit the empty graves with silver tears.
Piece #8 The Dead Pray Too
So he prayed to a god that did not exist to end the torment. The mortals could not see him. The spirits left without a word. Was there no one who could tell him what to do? Was he destined to remain forever in this monochrome universe?