The Eye of Orcus was once a gem of considerable size and granted the wielder immense power over death. Thirty years ago, Ilmryn Zauviir sought to use the gem to summon the Lord of Undeath himself.
He was to use the Eye of Orcus within his Black Tower at the edge of the DuskWode and the Shadowfell, infusing his own necromancy to break through the different planes of existence and release Orcus himself from the Abyss.
He was thwarted, however, and the gem was shattered and spread across the land.
No one expected the Eyes to resurface.
No one expected them to hold the same powers over death as the Eye did when it was whole.

But it appears Ilmryn may be back, and he may be planning something new…
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