Storytime  Jan 19, 2019 19:47:51 GMT
Post by thatdamnpipsqueak on Jan 19, 2019 19:47:51 GMT
The god emperor snapped his fingers, and a golden orb that burned like the sun appeared in front of him. He cast his gaze down at the planeswalker that knelt before him. "I was reasonable in my demands for this plane, there was no need for bloodshed. But outright rebellion isn't something that can be tolerated. Do you have any last requests?" The kneeling planeswalker raised his gaze solemnly, meeting Tzhai's eyes.
"Before you kill me, let me tell you a story. One with a rise and fall, one that will remind you of something that you've forgotten. Please, Emperor Tzhai, give me an hour to convince you that you've made a mistake." There was a pause, as Tzhai considered the request. He had the time to spare, and with a curt nod he let the storyteller, this Azamir, begin his tale. The tale of the Fall of Golden Company. Little did Tzhai realize that he'd already played directly into Azahmir's hands, and this tale would only be the first of many.
Storytime is my take on 101 Nights, with each card depicting a critical moment in a story. The set is made up of 101 cards, 97 rares and 4 mythics. It is intended boht as a collection of interesting cards, as well as cards for constructed play (and it is one of the two newest additions to the MSEM format). The set only contains one recurring keyword, Storied: "Legendary permanents and enchantments are storied." There are several mechanical throughlines beyond that (wizard tribal, soldier tribal, mono colored/basics matter), and one other new mechanic, embracing the set's place in digital Magic rather than paper Magic: