Strictly Vorthos – The Elder Dragon War

Howdy folks and welcome back to another peek into the history and lore of Magic: The Gathering! This week we’re going to be looking as much as we possibly can into the Elder Dragon War and the major players from it. There isn’t much concrete information yet about the War itself, but with M19 giving us even more backstory on these massive dragons, we’ve got a little bit more to go on now! The Birthing of Dragons The original Elder Dragons were birthed from the Ur-Dragon, falling from the tempest storms upon an unknown plane (largely assumed to be the plane of

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Strictly Vorthos – The Weatherlight

Howdy folks! It’s Joe and we’re here again for another deep dive into Dominaria history! Pretty soon we’ll be jumping into M19 and talking about Elder Dragons, so this is our last little hurrah on Dominaria. This week we’re talking about one of the pieces that ties the whole thing together, the history of the Skyship Weatherlight. Creation of the Weatherlight After the events of the Tolarian Academy explosion, Urza realized that experimenting with time travel was not going to cut it in defeating the Phyrexians. He needed a better plan, a grander plan. One that involved the entire plane of

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Strictly Vorthos – Karn

Howdy folks! It’s Joe again and we’re continuing our look at various characters from Dominaria and this time we’re looking at the trifecta of our intrepid heroes from the new set. I’m talking of course about the artificial planeswalker Karn. The Beginnings of Karn Karn’s very existence began as a very simple idea. Urza Planeswalker, in his crusade to seek out a way to defeat the Phyrexians, began experimenting with the concept of time travel as a way to prevent the Thran from becoming the Phyrexians. However, there were severe limitations to this, as organic material was basically incapable of the act.

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Strictly Vorthos – Teferi, Time Mage

Howdy folks, this is Joe and we’ve got yet another followup into our Dominarian history lesson! This week we’re focusing on the planeswalker, Teferi of Jamuraa! Early History Teferi was born in the Jamuraan nation of Zhalfir, quickly becoming a practical jokester with extreme amounts of talent. He eventually was brought to the Tolarian Academy by Barrin, which is where he first met Jhoira and Karn. Teferi at the academy continued much as he had before. Although he was a magical prodigy, he still played pranks and constantly sought Jhoira’s affection. Teferi’s jokes led him to dub the newly created

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