The Queue: Catnap

Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Mike Sacco will be your host today.

It’s almost the end of a very long weekend. Who wants to take a nap? It’s me. I do.

Tfish asked:

What’s the deal with that new Lor’themar story?

I mean I guess it’s kind of cool that we get some new lore on him considering he has just been sitting around doing nothing for the longest time, but I really don’t care about what he was doing in the time span between BC, and the launch of WOTLK now that we’re almost 3 expansions away from that time period.

A valid question. I’d agree that it does feel a little odd for blood elves to be the only race that didn’t get a “new” story, but In the Shadow of the Sun is important for a different reason: Blizzard just made a writing contest entry canon. It’s very rare for something like that to happen in the industry. Sarah deserves a lot of credit for writing a story so good and so in-universe that Blizzard decided it should be part of WoW canon.

As for Lor’themar, well, who knows. Velen got just the smallest amount of presence in Cataclysm; maybe MoP will hold some new developments for Lor’themar.

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