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[News] Gravewater Shores/UG.K Memorial Bookcase

Discussion in 'UO Baja' started by WarderDragon, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. WarderDragon

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    A new section was added this evening to the Dawn Royal Library and Outpost in Malas: The Gravewater Shores/UG.K Memorial Bookcase.

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    The Underground Knights [UG.K] is a community-oriented guild, whose player-run city, Gravewater Shores, once took up the entire western coastline of Gravewater Lake. It was a massive city, rivaling even the Kingdom of Dawn and New Grimswind in size and scope. Buildings from the original town can still be found dotting the coastline.

    The Memorial Bookcase is made up of books and items that were discovered in a crumbling building by Sara [SI]. They were eventually passed on to Grand Duchess Wildstar [DWN], who chose to put these pieces on display in memorial of the player-run town and its inhabitants.

    The Dawn Library and Outpost can be found on the western road just outside of the City of Umbra. It is the first building west of Lord & Lady Courages Museum. Go take a look.
     
  2. BajaElladan

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    A friend of mine, a renowned Scribbler, once wrote a marvelous History of Gravewater Shores for U.G.K..

    Perhaps a copy survived the destruction.

    I remember well the Grand Opening, tour and Events at Gravewater.
     
  3. Amber Witch

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    And thank you Sara[SI] and Duchess WildStar for saving and sharing a part of Baja's history!
     
  4. Mama Faith

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    Baja is so fortunate to have some of the best reporters and historians anywhere. There's nothing like sitting with a good strong cup of coffee in the morning while reading the articles on this forum. Thank you for all the time and effort put into these threads. :thumbsup:
     
  5. Oriana

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    I owned the bank for them for about a year. It was an honor to be a part of the great big city. Arlon and I had one of the first larger houses along the water/void, neither was more than a few steps from our home. Having UGK as neighbors was awesome! They are a great bunch and always so considerate. I'll have to come by and see this memorial soon.
     
  6. Sara (SI)

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    Thank you so much to Wildstar for putting these items in a public museum for all to come see. :thumbup:
     
  7. Sara Of Baja

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    Thank you, Sara [SI], for realizing the historic signifigance of the UGK items, and thank you, WildStar [DWN], for memorializing them.

    Sara [TAO]
     
  8. BajaElladan

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    *Eyes zip back and forth at all the Sara's*

    Thank the gods there be only one Elladan ... and all of Baja say AMEN! hehe
     
  9. Sara Of Baja

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    There is also Sara [PvM] ... It's a lot of fun when the three of us show up in one area. :D
     
  10. Oriana

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    thank goodness for guild tags!!
     
  11. WarderDragon

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    "One pretty woman means fun at the dance. Two pretty women mean trouble in the house. Three pretty women mean run for the hills."
    - Matrim Cauthon, The Dragon Reborn.
     
  12. Tina Small

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    Aye, indeed. That is why this shard continues to tug at my heartstrings, no matter how far away I roam. It is a very special place.
     
  13. TazzUGK

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    Thanks for all the kind words about my old city. It was a ton of fun setting up these houses for everyone to check out and the Grand Opening was an absolute blast.

    We actually ended up having guild jobs for folks just to work on the city. Lots of trust was involved with co owning members to decorate the houses and such.

    I think there are some of the houses still around to check out. Brings back memories :)
     
  14. WarderDragon

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    To my knowledge, the Dinner Theater, the Main Hall, and the Lighthouse still stand.
     
  15. Sarsmi

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    Some of us are just Sara(h)s IRL. :D
     
  16. Nok

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    Nice to see a memorial, and well deserved. :)
     
  17. WildStar

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    DamagePlan, a former member of UG.K, donated a deed for character statue of Generic, another member of UG.K. It can now be seen in the Memorial Bookcase.

    Thank you DamagePlan.

    WildStar
     
  18. Xelious Norwood

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    Is Damageplan still playing on Baja? I have been trying to get ahold of him but his ICQ must not be in use anymore.
     
  19. TazzUGK

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    I'll take a look and see if Damage is still around I actually reactivated one of my accounts last night and started goofing around. I will check the guild roster tonight.
     
  20. dp33

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    hey X i sent you and pm