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Griselbrand After her battle with Kothophed, Liliana returned to Shandalar and reanimated someone who she hoped could tell her of the forgers.  Not surprisingly, the locals were opposed to this idea, and took offense to the desecration.  Even more so, the Raven Man began possessing the corpse and telling eerie riddles.  Once Liliana realized that she was gaining little from the possessed corpse and angry mob, she opted to leave and work on her other project: obliterating her demonic patrons. Her next target was Griselbrand.   Griselbrand’s home was Innistrad, so to Innistrad she went.  But there was one problem:...

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Previously, Liliana made a demonic pact to regain some powers. Jace Liliana set herself up on Ravnica, and began to act as a freelancer for Tezzeret’s Infinite Consortium.  Her ultimate objective was far more cruel: Nicol Bolas had promised her that he would help her get out from her deal with the demons if she helped him regain control.  Liliana quickly established that the key to taking back control of the Consortium was through a young mind mage named Jace Beleren. Jace worked closely with Tezzeret, who believed that the young man could shield his mind from Bolas.  When this turned...

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Last time, we examined the Liliana’s origins story and the event that triggered the ignition of her spark. (Psst, it’s something messed up about her brother Josu.) Innistrad and Interregnum We don’t know much about her time on Innistrad, but we do know a few things: When she first arrived there, she was greeted by a rather irate angel.  Undaunted, Liliana killed this angel and took her fancy headdress.  She then promptly began learning how to use her new abilities. We also know that shortly after she arrived, another planeswalker came calling, and the meeting made an impression.  You see,...

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 Us gamers at Wizardry Foundry love Liliana Vess! She’s a planeswalker that’s much different from others. This article outlines the event that ignites her planeswalker spark. To start, she is far older than the other members of the Gatewatch.  For another, she and Chandra are the only two who have actively towed the line between protagonist and antagonist, though for very different reasons. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves.  Let’s return to the beginning A long time ago… Liliana's story begins on Dominaria, a plane that holds a dear place in many old school Magic players’ hearts. For the...

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Last time, we saw Gideon fighting the good fight on Ravnica and Zendikar... A Shift in Tactics It’s difficult to say how long this stretch of unending combat would have continued had Gideon not had a chance encounter with a scholar.  She hinted that there may be a final victory on Zendikar, but the solution involved the Leylines.  Gideon was out of his depth, and sought help from the smartest person he knew - Jace Beleren, The Living Guildpact. He also tried to recruit Chandra knowing they would need all the help they could get.  But for the moment she...

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