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[[File:Arika Zenthe.jpg|Right|thumb|The Scourge Fleetmaster Arika Zenthe in action.]]
 
[[File:Arika Zenthe.jpg|Right|thumb|The Scourge Fleetmaster Arika Zenthe in action.]]
  
'''{{PAGENAME}}''' is a [[Aelf]] Fleetmaster and commander of the [[Scourge Privateers]] fleet based in Excelsis. {{Fn|1}}
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'''{{PAGENAME}}''' is a [[Aelf]] [[Fleetmaster]] and commander of the [[Scourge Privateers]] fleet based in [[Excelsis]].{{Fn|1}}
  
She is a associate of [[Hanniver Toll]], her flagship is the ''[[Thrice Lucky]]''. {{Fn|1c}}
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The daughter of the Fleetmaster [[Zarkland Zenthe]] who she has tried to kill on a number of occasions.{{Fn|2}} She is also an associate of [[Hanniver Toll]] and her flagship is the ''[[Thrice Lucky]]''.{{Fn|1c}}
  
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
Her look is both beautiful and deadly – she is tall and slender, projecting an aura of both strength and agility. Her white hair is sometimes cut short, spiked at the tips and she favours a long coat of leather, itself embellished with images of the Kraken, the spiked collar framing her face. {{Fn|1a}} Her weapons of choice are jewelled cutlass and tri-bladed main gauche. {{Fn|1b}}
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Her look is both beautiful and deadly – she is tall and slender, projecting an aura of both strength and agility. Her white hair is sometimes cut short, spiked at the tips and she favours a long coat of leather, itself embellished with images of the [[Kraken]], the spiked collar framing her face. {{Fn|1a}} Her weapons of choice are a jewelled cutlass and a tri-bladed main gauche. {{Fn|1b}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
In her long career as a corsair she has killed the [[God of Sharks]] and destroyed the Sepulchral Fleet in the [[Straight of Bal-ah-bek]]. {{Fn|1a}}
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She was born more than five hundred years ago on the [[Black Ark]] ''[[Eternity of Torment]]''.{{Fn|2a}} Her mother and all but one of brothers were sacrificed to prolong the life of her father who had been cursed{{Fn|2d}} - she and her last brother [[Levrid Zenthe|Levrid]] attempted to escape but were captured and he was killed in turn to give her father another hundred years, although he begged him to take Arika instead. {{Fn|2c}}
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In her long career as a corsair she has killed the [[God of Sharks]] and destroyed the [[Sepulchral Fleet]] in the [[Straight of Bal-ah-bek]]. {{Fn|1a}}
  
 
As the [[Age of Sigmar]] progressed she was considered the ruler of the harbour of [[Excelsis]] and from this base terrorised the [[Coast of Tusks]]. {{Fn|1a}}
 
As the [[Age of Sigmar]] progressed she was considered the ruler of the harbour of [[Excelsis]] and from this base terrorised the [[Coast of Tusks]]. {{Fn|1a}}
  
 
She traded favours with the [[Witch Hunter]] [[Hanniver Toll]] and he was able to contact her in extremis with a ''Kraken’s Eye'', a magical orb. {{Fn|1a}} and with this he contacted her to first release him from prison and then help save the city of [[Excelsis]] from an uprising by the [[Cult of the Fated Path]].{{Fn|1}}
 
She traded favours with the [[Witch Hunter]] [[Hanniver Toll]] and he was able to contact her in extremis with a ''Kraken’s Eye'', a magical orb. {{Fn|1a}} and with this he contacted her to first release him from prison and then help save the city of [[Excelsis]] from an uprising by the [[Cult of the Fated Path]].{{Fn|1}}
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Hanniver enlisted her in his pursuit of [[Ortam Vermyre]], spending nearly a year seeking him, testing her patience, before they alomst caught him in the jungles of the [[Taloncoast]].  A subsequent dangerous sea voyage saw her flagship nearly destroyed and she, her crew and passengers briefly captured by the High Captains of the infamous port of [[Bilgeport]].  Finally the long pursuit ended in the lost city of [[Xoantica]], where both Arika and Admiral [[Bengtsson]] fought together but were unable to gain any loot, both being injured in the conflict. Toll repaid her help with the location of her father. She quickly set out to nail his head to her prow.{{Fn|3}}
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Arika reached her father not long after on the ''Eternity''. Zarkand quickly lured her into a trap and revealed his desire to revive the old Scourge Privateer empire under his new [[Twilight Cabal]].{{Fn|2b}} Beginning with the conquest of [[Izalend]] but first he needs the [[Everflame]] protection that surrounds Izalend disabled. To that end he tasks her with retrieving the [[Heart of Winter]] from [[Dreadwood Glade|Dreadwood]] [[Sylvaneth]] in [[Druichan Forest]] outside Izalend.{{Fn|2b}} She accomplishes this but passes the artifact to her allies who feed it to the [[Ghorvorasc]], on which the ''Eternity'' sits, fatally poisoning it and destroying the Black Ark in the process.{{Fn|2e}} While she attempts to finish Zarkand, who escapes with her traitorous first mate [[Oscus]].{{Fn|2f}}
  
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
 
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|align="center"|''By the black depths, I needed that. You’ve no idea how dull it is to be anchored in Excelsis harbour, sitting there counting coins with nothing to kill.''
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|align="center"|''By the black depths, I needed that. You’ve no idea how dull it is to be anchored in Excelsis harbour, sitting there counting coins with nothing to kill.''
 
'''~ Arika to Hanniver Toll '''.{{Fn|1c}}
 
'''~ Arika to Hanniver Toll '''.{{Fn|1c}}
 
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** {{Endn|1b}}: pg. 74
 
** {{Endn|1b}}: pg. 74
 
** {{Endn|1c}}: pg. 76
 
** {{Endn|1c}}: pg. 76
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* {{Endn|2}}: [[Heart of Winter (novella)]] by [[Nick Horth]]
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** {{Endn|2a}}: Chapter One pg. 10
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** {{Endn|2b}}: Chapter Five
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** {{Endn|2c}}: Chapter Ten pg. 97-98
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** {{Endn|2d}}: Chapter Ten pg. 124-125
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** {{Endn|2e}}: Chapter Thirteen
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** {{Endn|2f}}: Chapter Fourteen
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* {{Endn|3}}: [[Callis and Toll: The Silver Shard (novel)‎]] by [[Nick Horth]]
  
 
[[Category: Grand Alliance of Order]]
 
[[Category: Grand Alliance of Order]]
[[Category:Scourge Privateers characters]]
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[[Category: Scourge Privateers characters]]
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[[Category: Aelves]]
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[[Category: Black Ark Fleetmasters]]

Latest revision as of 10:34, 15 February 2019

The Scourge Fleetmaster Arika Zenthe in action.

Arika Zenthe is a Aelf Fleetmaster and commander of the Scourge Privateers fleet based in Excelsis.[1]

The daughter of the Fleetmaster Zarkland Zenthe who she has tried to kill on a number of occasions.[2] She is also an associate of Hanniver Toll and her flagship is the Thrice Lucky.[1c]

Appearance

Her look is both beautiful and deadly – she is tall and slender, projecting an aura of both strength and agility. Her white hair is sometimes cut short, spiked at the tips and she favours a long coat of leather, itself embellished with images of the Kraken, the spiked collar framing her face. [1a] Her weapons of choice are a jewelled cutlass and a tri-bladed main gauche. [1b]

History

She was born more than five hundred years ago on the Black Ark Eternity of Torment.[2a] Her mother and all but one of brothers were sacrificed to prolong the life of her father who had been cursed[2d] - she and her last brother Levrid attempted to escape but were captured and he was killed in turn to give her father another hundred years, although he begged him to take Arika instead. [2c]

In her long career as a corsair she has killed the God of Sharks and destroyed the Sepulchral Fleet in the Straight of Bal-ah-bek. [1a]

As the Age of Sigmar progressed she was considered the ruler of the harbour of Excelsis and from this base terrorised the Coast of Tusks. [1a]

She traded favours with the Witch Hunter Hanniver Toll and he was able to contact her in extremis with a Kraken’s Eye, a magical orb. [1a] and with this he contacted her to first release him from prison and then help save the city of Excelsis from an uprising by the Cult of the Fated Path.[1]

Hanniver enlisted her in his pursuit of Ortam Vermyre, spending nearly a year seeking him, testing her patience, before they alomst caught him in the jungles of the Taloncoast. A subsequent dangerous sea voyage saw her flagship nearly destroyed and she, her crew and passengers briefly captured by the High Captains of the infamous port of Bilgeport. Finally the long pursuit ended in the lost city of Xoantica, where both Arika and Admiral Bengtsson fought together but were unable to gain any loot, both being injured in the conflict. Toll repaid her help with the location of her father. She quickly set out to nail his head to her prow.[3]

Arika reached her father not long after on the Eternity. Zarkand quickly lured her into a trap and revealed his desire to revive the old Scourge Privateer empire under his new Twilight Cabal.[2b] Beginning with the conquest of Izalend but first he needs the Everflame protection that surrounds Izalend disabled. To that end he tasks her with retrieving the Heart of Winter from Dreadwood Sylvaneth in Druichan Forest outside Izalend.[2b] She accomplishes this but passes the artifact to her allies who feed it to the Ghorvorasc, on which the Eternity sits, fatally poisoning it and destroying the Black Ark in the process.[2e] While she attempts to finish Zarkand, who escapes with her traitorous first mate Oscus.[2f]

Quotes

By the black depths, I needed that. You’ve no idea how dull it is to be anchored in Excelsis harbour, sitting there counting coins with nothing to kill.

~ Arika to Hanniver Toll .[1c]

Sources