*WARNING THE FOLLOWING POEM CONTAINS PLOT/STORYLINE SPOILERS FOR TRESPASSER, THE DLC GAME EXPANSION FOLLOWING DRAGON AGE INQUISITION*
A Name Meaning Pride
by Rebecca Hill
Soldiers march and standards rise.
Nations gather under Orlesian skies.
Divine Victoria, sacred judge.
Friends and Allies re-unite.
Each concerned about the political fight.
Two years of peace.
But can peace last without a war?
Is the Inquisition needed anymore?
Hidden agendas, angry words.
Amidst the tension, a dead Qunari is found.
Danger imminent, suspicion on all around.
Eluvian secrets, Elvhen ruins.
Well of Sorrows whispers in your ears.
Lyrium and gatlock, deepens their fears.
Bombs detected, foiled, prevented.
Suspect locations found in all cities.
All parties have conflicting priorities.
Inquisitor and companions leave.
Journeying through Eluvian, chasing Qunari.
Aware of an unknown agent party.
The Anchor, glares green and bright.
What magic has re-activated your wound?
Such pain, is your life already doomed?
Fen’harel, god or man?
Stories long forgotten, revealed in Anchor’s light.
Is anything the Dalish know, true and right?
Viddasalla spits a name.
Believe her or not, suspicion is planted.
Only from HE can answers be granted.
Saarath freed, power seized.
Battle for the truth is intense and hard.
Spells cast and swords slash, yard by yard.
Qunari statues, stone and silent.
Ahead you find him, traitor or friend.
All you want is for the lies to end.
Solas is Fen’Harel.
Ancient stories true and not true.
He says he didn’t want to hurt you.
Restoration and sacrifice.
His quest for the past, will destroy your future.
Your heart breaks and the Anchor rupture.
You beg, he denies.
The return of Arlathan and all that once was.
Not even your love will stop his cause.
Pain intensifies, body crumbles.
A shared kiss, farewell given, Anchor sealed.
Your arm is lost, no power left to wield.
Eluvian closes, left alone.
Anger and sadness combust inside.
You scream at the world, a name meaning Pride.