"Pssst...the rebels are meeting with Captain Aino Nystad, use the switch in the Inn." The rumor given to me by one of the thief master's minions brought a sly smile to my face. Operation Royal Flush had gained momentum! Rumors now flourish that the Royal Knight Dawn herself may join the cause. At the appointed time, I made my way to the Dog and Lion Inn in Serpent's hold, with a nod to the waitress, I slipped into the backroom and turned the secret switch with a flick of my finger. Moments later, my surroundings changed and I was in a crowded basement in Vesper. One by one the other leaders of Operation Royal Flush arrived along with other prominent rebels trickled in one by one: Xel the Wanderer, Magdalena of Queen Shieba's Alliance, Duchess Wildstar of Dawn, The Widow, Mama Faith of AFK, Oriana, Nicholas the Old of the BRPA, Zacharias, Bucko, Nomad of SI, Alyssa of SI, The Sphinx, Anya the Gypsy, Sally, Yalp, Lady Samantha of UTB, Handalf, Sara of Baja and many others came. I studied those who gathered in the secret room intently while I waited for the meeting to begin. Lady Aino Nystad quietly waited until we were all present. Lady Nystad expressed her regrets that her brother Kullervo was unable to attend. Then Lady Nystad said that Lord Casca had thrown a tantrum after her escape and that the mercenary forces he lead had been dealt a severe defeat. Additionally the fiasco with the mercenaries has left the King's coffers empty so he would not be able to pay the huge bounty on Kullervo's head! A few minutes later, a robed figure entered the room and revealed herself as the Lady Dawn. Dawn told us that Lord Casca's tyranny and despicable act of burning her home in Yew had convinced her to join the cause of the rebels, she and Lady Aino Nystad discussed their plans with the rebel leaders. Yet another strange robed figure entered the room. Unlike Dawn, this stranger seemed darker and more menacing, especially since it refused to remove it's disguise. The stranger gave us words of warning about a dread power moving against us. Many of the warriors in the room, reached for their blades, fearing an ambush from Lord Casca's minions. The stranger told us it could not reveal itself in the cramped underground room so we followed it outside. I expected to see a platoon of royalist soldiers waiting there but there was only the stranger, standing quietly by the bridge. In an instant the robe was cast aside revealing Fayaxion, a noble platinum dragon. Even I was amazed by the beauty and majesty of Fayaxion the great Platinum. The platinum dragons, the Nystads and Lady Dawn the Royal Knight now stand with the Independent Kingdoms and rebels of Operation Royal Flush to drive out both Lord Casca and the Shadowlords. Victory seems certain for the forces of light.... Fayaxion took wing a few moments later and Mama Faith yelled out "Auntie Em come back!" What she meant I am not sure but her comment made me laugh! Moments later a massive attack broke out in Luna and the city was heavily besieged, Dawn fought at our sides for most of the night, and once again Operation Royal Flush and it's allies won a great victory.