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Solve the Mystery of a Book called "Balur" and Win 2000 Sapphires!

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Lord Oberon
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19 January, 2016, 12:49 PM UTC

As a child, Oberon loved to read. He read everything that came his way and loved going to his favorite bookstore. One day, he realized that he had read everything there was in the bookstore. He asked the owner whether there was something that he had not yet read. The owner replied that he had a new book, and handed little Oberon a book called "Balur”. The owner sold it at a discount, for only 10 Sapphires, but he warned Oberon to never open the first page of the book.

Oberon returned home, read the book from cover to cover and was quite happy. He still wanted to know, however, what was on the first page. One day, he could not resist the temptation, and he opened to the first page. What he saw on that page made him drop the book in horror.

What do you think was on the first page?

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Oberon, Heir of Veyon, Scion of the Firstborn, Lord Regent of Stormfall
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Mehnslayer
19 January, 2016, 1:09 PM UTC

As Oberon looked upon the first page he saw a glimpse into the future, 

A world which was ruled by hell bovines... And among those bovines was the cow king, this isn't even the worst part... As he read further down he realized the cow king surpassed him in almost every way. The cow king was immune to lightning, not a particularly useful quality in Stormfall but one to be feared non the less. 


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Juglar del Viento
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19 January, 2016, 1:22 PM UTC
he saw the mechanism of the battlegrounds well explained and saw with horror that has discovered the last secret missed of the kingdom and now he has to abandom the realm to find another secret
Resistance Is Futile
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Sifr
19 January, 2016, 2:26 PM UTC

The book was written by the king and should be given to all citizens for free.



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Fighter Sifr of Fellowship
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johnnie1uk
19 January, 2016, 7:26 PM UTC

He found a binding contract he would have to be Administrator of Stormfall:Age of War  for the rest of his days.

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Constantia
19 January, 2016, 8:01 PM UTC

He realized, at the tender age of 9,  that this mesmerizing book was actually written by the ugliest ogre he'd ever seen.

It proved that those lowly creatures actually already mastered the art of language and happened to be more knowledgeable than him on many subjects.

He then decided, as a matter of pride, to imprison and eradicate them in concentration camps infamously known nowadays as "Balur", the very name of the book which hurt his sensitive ego as a child.

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mrfreezzzz
20 January, 2016, 12:26 PM UTC

he saw himself in a mirror, at the age of 100 years old.


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ion
21 January, 2016, 4:38 AM UTC

He saw a picture of Balur himself, whitch was the author of the book, an autobiography

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exxxe
21 January, 2016, 7:14 AM UTC

you said he read the book from cover to cover so he already saw the first page lol


"Oberon returned home, read the book from cover to cover and was quite happy"

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I'am me and that is what i care about :)
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Lord Oberon
Administrator
21 January, 2016, 9:26 AM UTC

I read the book from cover to cover (but didn't read the first page).

Oberon, Heir of Veyon, Scion of the Firstborn, Lord Regent of Stormfall
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Drogar61
21 January, 2016, 11:10 AM UTC

To be a winner don't be a loser (336, -749)


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exxxe
21 January, 2016, 12:55 PM UTC

ok here is an answer :

he saw 


"The book is based on a true story"


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I'am me and that is what i care about :)
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elvenators
21 January, 2016, 9:39 PM UTC

He saw a frog no ordinary frog mind you, for this frog leapt upon the young boy and kissed full on the mouth, disgusting i know but hey it's my story.

What happened next

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Yes you guessed it the boy was trapped on the first page as a frog until the next person read the first page.

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yongfoohon
22 January, 2016, 9:11 AM UTC
He saw nothing but a blank page.
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gigibliss76
22 January, 2016, 2:21 PM UTC

He saw the true ending of the book on the first page and realized Balur killed all.....then blood dripped from the page.



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Blasphemy
Moderator
23 January, 2016, 8:52 PM UTC

maybe he found out there on that single page that his real father was the one and only Balur the true Dark King ???

that he was given away by the queen she did not want her husband to corupt her only son 
I am a daughter of a High King who is not moved by this world for my God is with me and goes before me, I do not fear because im his
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Ichezis
24 January, 2016, 7:57 AM UTC

On the first page with bloody letters was written:

'You will be a nuisance to me and my forces ... My shamans have seen your future and have discovered totems which can sicken all the heroes of Stormfall by spreading diseases! Be warned, Oberon. You can make one decision: Will you start a revolt against Balur where you and all your heroes will die, or do you rather die without any other 'innocent' souls?'

As soon as Oberon read the page with the horrific message, he'd see a little rope with a small bottle as necklace attached to the page. The bottle seemed to have green liquid in it, it reminded him of the poisonous wine he got a couple months ago and thus sent it to his sages, to see whether it was dangerous or not.


The end...?


>> SlopranoDark

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blacky360
24 January, 2016, 11:51 AM UTC

On the 1st page of the book   ....

The maximum selling price was mentioned, The actual was price was way lesser than 10 sapphires  

and the buyer realized that he was duped ;)

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ion
24 January, 2016, 9:52 PM UTC

on the first page was written : " this is the last book you'll ever read "

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aaa
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WorldWar3
25 January, 2016, 10:43 AM UTC

Oberon was horrified to see his own name mentioned on the first page.

He was the unnamed hero of the book "Balur" who saved the the realm of Stormfall . 


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