|POV Role||POV Role|
|Title|| Official Titles
|Father||† Trance Zegers|
|Mother||† Nycissis Zegers|
Leighton Zegers is the daughter of Trance, and Nycissis Zegers making her a member of House Zegers. Leighton has four siblings in the form of Nick, Kevin, Emily, and Scotty Zegers of which Nick was a silent boy until he became a darker man under the influence of his brother Kevin, while Kevin lost his morals during the incidents with Natalie Portmane and has raised and fostered a very large and powerful force within Valeria, Emily Zegers betrayed the house and the Valerians and since this betrayal she has lived in Lorderon to protecgt herself, and finally Scotty Zegers of whome is the current Emperor of the Valerian Empire and at the same time the Lord of House Zegers making him the most powerful member of House Zegers alive.
She silently and secretly runs the Free Valerian Army which is a fake rebellion group that attempts to find traitors to the Kingdom. She has grown to become almost protective of the Free Army which is problamatic since it is created to be destroyed. Each time she is forced to cull the army she has become more and more emotionally upset about the task, and has started to hide members of the army from the killings. Leighton Zegers following the coup of Kevin Zegers would hide herself within the fortress of Trasnet where she continued to use her network of spies to try and strike back against her brother of whom she now deeply hated.
Leighton Zegers is extremely loyal to her House, and this fact she has proven time and again, with her constant betrayal of anyone who she deems a threat to her House's control.
Despite leading a privileged and prominent lifestyle, Leighton is generally characterized as a comical overachiever. At times, Leighton's ambition can lead her to embrace a haughty and scheming side. Generally speaking, Leighton is ruled by her insecurities, despite a confident exterior, usually caused by her feeling inferior to Emily. While she's regarded as being extremely knowledgeable, Leighton seldom leaves success to chance, or to her own talents, and usually works to sabotage her competition. Typically, Leighton finds rivals in most females, including (and sometimes especially) Emily, her best friend. A result of this insecurity, Leighton does not trust easily, and when she does is always tremendously hurt when she feels betrayed. However, despite her manipulative and often ruthless behavior, she is revealed to have a sensitive and loving nature as well. This side is revealed time and time again especially when Blair must come to the defense of someone she cares about.
- "My life had purpose back then. I didn't matter that in the back of my mind I knew what I was becoming was terrible all that mattered was that I was helping my family. In my mind it all made sence, or maybe I just worked tirelessly to keep the lie going."
- -Leighton Zegers
- "My feelings for Scotty drove me forward in all the things that I did. I knew my sister was starting to have fears about what we were doing but I ignored these and just moved forward into a new direction that I hoped my brother would accept more."
- -Leighton Zegers
These desires to please him led Leighton to begin life as a informant for the house far before she founded the Free Valerian Army, and the first was the betrayal of her best friend in Emily Zegers. She and Emily had always been basically inseperable and truly the best of friends, but as they got older Emily begin to hate the way the leadership of House Zegers treated the people of Valeria. In this way she begin to discuss openly with Leighton about how she planned to inform the neighboring kingdoms about what kind of behavior the leadership was going into. Leighton at that moment understood there was a line in the sand and she could either be loyal to her best friend or her obsessive love for Scotty Zegers. She eventually decided to rat on Emily Zegers and this caused her near death but she would escape to Lorderon where she became a gaurded guest of the Kingdom of Lorderon, and the Kingdom of Lucerne following this.
Valerian Peasent Revolt
Main Article : Valerian Peasent Revolt of 5122
| Valerian Peasent Revolt|
We are filled with traitors. Surrounded by the men who murdered our mother, and father.
Following this news Leighton Zegers visits the capital of the Kingdom of Trasnet and its massive Trasnet Castle with her brother Scotty, his wife and children, and sister Emily of whom are to meet with the king of Trasnet in the form of King Albert Tonminton and his court about the rumors of the court of Trasnet supporting rebels in the Empire of Valeria. The King is shown to be a very kind man of whom without outright admitting his involvement admits to supporting the rebels but will stop if Scotty will promise that the food rationing put in place by his father will be stopped. Scotty understands the logic of what he says and the two agree that when he returns he will put an end to the rationing through whatever means necessary. During this meeting they are also introduced to Larenic Ornris of whom is the Numenorian Chancellor of the Kingdom of Trasnet and is shown to be just as kind a man as the King but also speaks more harshly of the situation then the king also bringing up the plight of the Atlantians in the Kingdom of Valeria to the north. With the negotiations over Scotty Zegars and his wife and children are escorted by the King into the gardens of Trasnet, and while at first wishing to go and see them Leighton sees several youth around the same age as her and leaves her brother and sister to go and meet them. Meeting the other youth she learns they are the two younger children of the King of Trasnet in the form of Edmund, and Triss Tonminton and the three spend hours together playing until finally she is found by her older sister Emily of whom brings her back to the group as they are going to head home. The chapter ends with Leighton riding with her family and looking back at the city and seeing Edmund, and Triss waving to her from the walls of the might fortress.
Death of the Emperor
In the days leading up to the murder of the Emperor, and his wife the Empire of Valeria underwent serious riots due to the fact that the emperor was withholding large amount of food, and charging more and more taxes to pay for his expensive hobbies. This was quickly devolving into street warfare which Scotty was placed in charge of putting down due to his father's love for him. Scotty dealt with the rioters brutally in that he basically instigated a curfew which if broke you were deemed to be a traitor to the Kingdom. When this heavy hand didn't stop the day time riots he brought the elite palace gaurd of Munchen to the fray and massacred a crowd of two hundred people rioting at the local market. This massacre was the last straw and the rioters launched themselves into a frenzy in which brought them to the steps of the palace. There were so many rioters that the forces under Scotty's command were not enough to hold them back so they begin breaking inside the palace itself. During this chaotic time the rioters managed to get inside the throne room of Trance Zegers and proceeded to cut his head off and carry his lifeless body through the streets.
Main Article : Munchen War
| Lorderon-Valerian-Arnor War|
It was like this constant ache in my head the entire time I was in Forks. Something felt wrong but I could just never place my finger on the reason behind it. While I lived this fake life I just kept living within my dreams.
Kevin in his desperation was tricked by many of the nobles of Lorderon of whom told him lies that Natalie was in fact not interested in Chris but was infact being tricked into the action by some kind of Magi. At first not belieing this and being lost in sadness, he became so depressed that the lies begin to ring true to him. He started watching her during the night while she was intimate with Chris, and as the madness of his depression grew he came to create many signs that she did in fact hate Chris and longed for him to save her. He would wait weeks until Chris left to return to Arnor where he was getting permission to marry Natalie, and he prepared his plan to rescue Natalie from the prison he now truly believed she was living in. The night finally came for Kevin and he tried to sneak out but Arturas was awoken by Kevin sneaking out of their room and following him he sees he is returning to Natalie's room where he watches from the window as Kevin has already got inside the room and is hiding in the closest and he watches Natalie speak to her brother Jaime about her love for Chris Hemsworth and then following Jaime leaving Kevin comes out of the closest and while at first begging her to love him. She was so shocked that he was there and the madness that he was spewing that she called out for Chris to save her, and this tore away at much of the lies that Kevin had built up causing him to lash out at Natalie, and following this everything devolves very quickly and Kevin tries to rape her but before he can, and before Arturas is forced to shoot his own brother with a crossbow to stop him Jaime returns and the two fight nearly killing Kevin before Arturas comes in and saves Kevin dragging him away after locking Jaime in the closet. Kevin would be carried by Arturas into the canals beneath the city where he would recuperate his strength and together the two would leave the city. Back with Natalie the situation was chaotic with Lianna Menathil convinsing the King that this was an act of war and thus triggering the war between Lorderon and Valeria.
At 19 she ran away from Lorderon following the attack by Kevin Zegers. She arrived in Arnor nearly two weeks after she left and when she arrived she was greeted at the gates by the pained face of Chris Hemsworth who on one hand was thrilled that she had come to him but on the other knew that the reason behind it wasn't going to be a good one.
When Kevin arrived back in Munchen he was absolutely covered in blood, and was clasping the ruined pieces of Natalie's clothes. He went on a long tirade about what happened, and realizing what he had atleast attempted to do, and hearing him laugh about how he was going to get away with it was too much for Emily.
The War Begins
Main Article : Munchen War
Following the attempted rape of Natalie Portmane, and the blaten assault on the citizens of Lorderon it was the position of both Arnor, and Lorderon that the Empire of Valeria owed an apology to them. When diplomats from Lorderon, and Arnor arrived in Munchen in order to hear the apology of the Empire of Valeria everything went according to plan as Scot Zegars would meet with them and attempted to smooth things over. Promises of financial restitutions were made, and the diplomats were prepared to leave when Kevin Zegars stormed into the room and shot the Lorderon diplomat through the chest with a crossbow before several of his cronies stepped in as well and killed the remainder of the diplomatic envoy. Scotty would repremand his brother and the cronies of Kevin were arrested, but the damage was completely too much for talk. The moment news reached Lorderon, and Arnor of the massacre they would mass their troops and call upon their allies to assist them in liberating Valeria from the madness of Kevin Zegars.
Chris Hemsworth would lead the army of western Arnor into the conflict, and they would quickly put the city of Munchen under siege as they bypassed the other villages and forts of the Empire of Valeria. As this happened the forces of Lorderon moved up the Rhine and would land on the southern side of Munchen where they too would join the siege. The two forces laid down heavy artillery against the defenders, and Scotty realized very quickly they were going down if things kept moving in this direction.
Frenlick Assault of Valeria
Sencing the weakness of the Valerian Empire it would be Tari-Frenlin Farrin the Monarch of the Republic of Frenlick that would go before the Senate of Frenlick and put forth the plan of action to attack the Kingdom of Valeria and free the Atlantians of the Kingdom as well as take control of the coasts of the Kingdom. Following the agreement of the Senate of Frenlick it would Robin Farrin would follow his fathers command when he joined his older brother Tur-Grondlin in invading the Kingdom of Valeria of which was the northern element of the Empire of Valeria. The Frenlick made landfill around the Atlantian cultural capital of Ae'lehn where it would be joined by the rebellious Atlantians of the region who were extremely supportive of the Frenlick invasion. During this initial invasion one of the most important of the early battles was the Battle of Castle Ventellia where the forces of the Frenlick Elur Er-Neithril Iallril of whom alongside her daughter Er-Lhossia Iallril would lead a dozen Elur and sixty Frenlick Knights and a thousand men at arms into a sneak assault on the castle which allowed the only land route movement north into Valeria. during the events of the Lorderon-Arnor-Valerian War, and during the fighting they would take the Valerian capital of Thornstall.
Coming of The Empire
Two weeks into the siege though a messenger arrived at the camp of the army of Arnor from The Empire that dictated that in two days they would arrive and clear the battlefield if necessary. Chris's scouts reported that the force incoming was far larger then theirs and that news was coming in that Thedas, Tevinter, and other Kingdoms of Thedas were moving to mobilize as well. Realizing that the alliance had no hope of defeating those forces in this manner he ordered the general retreat and sent word to Lorderon's forces to retreat as well. Before he left he approached the walls and attempted to get Kevin to fight him in a duel but when that proved hopeless he simply threatened Kevin Zegars before leaving the young prince horribly embarrassed.
Inside Munchen the damage was extensive and the forces of Valeria were badly damaged emotionally by the weakeness shown by Kevin Zegars. Scotty Zegars over the incident was forced to exile his brother Kevin - of whom he would not speak to again after this day - to the eastern side of Valeria in the form of the fort of Valeria. On top of exiling his brother he rounded up much of Kevin's friends and supporters from the capital of Munchen and throughout Valeria and had them judged on their guilt. Many of them were found guilty and sent to the dungeons of Munchen where they would toil till they were dead. It was this last act that burned Kevin the most as he didn't particularly care about Munchen, and wanted to get away from his siblings anyway but it was the loss of his servents that sent him over the edge.
Free Valerian Army
Main Article : Free Valerian Army
- "After I betrayed Emily I started to feel like I had more to offer then just being some influencial women hiding in the background. I begin to believe that I could build something on my own without the assistence of anyone elce. When I asked Scotty about it he was more then reseptive, and this drove me towards the creation of the Free Valerian Army."
- -Leighton Zegers
Leighton felt that being a political wife wasn't the only thing she could do for her family so she approached her brother Scotty with the idea of forming her own rebellious group in order to lure traitors out of the society. She did this only three seperate occasions where she would built them up to such a point that there would be numerous loyalists to the Free Valerian Army and the first two times she had no problem destroying much of the leadership when the time came but on the third time she became more invested in the growth of the Free Army of Valeria and through this she came to know and begin to love one of the leaders of the Army in
- "I got tired of all the death. What was the point in even working at building something just to tear it down. The longer it went on the more I hated myself, and lost my hold on the reasons that once seemed so obvious to me."
- -Leighton Zegers
- "That was the moment everything changed. After that I would never be able to look my family in the face again. I had created a lie for the purpose of good instead of evil, but where I had thought this would make me feel better about what I'd done I still felt like I had betrayed something."
- -Leighton Zegers
So for a girl who had lived her life in the protection and loyalty to her house she now found her loyalty to something new. This new loyalty led her to begin to question everything that was happening. She begin to question whether the violence againt their people was truly neccessary, and as she asked this she found she didn't believe it was anymore. Leighton attempted to talk to her brother Scotty about this but he wouldn't hear about it. Without Scotty to guide her she begin pushing herself completely into her love of the Free Army, and she commanded that her leadership corp, and forces move to the second largest town in Valeria in the form of Breman. No more was this a joke force that was built to be destroyed for the enjoyment of the leaders in Munchen, this was a force that was extremely loyal to Leighton and was willing to all die to a man to make the Valerian region free of evil. Much like her brother Kevin had carved out his own little Kingdom she too begin to carve out her own west of Munchen and the Fort of Valeria in the small town of Bremen.
Leighton Zegers following the coup of Kevin Zegers would hide herself within the fortress of Trasnet where she continued to use her network of spies to try and strike back against her brother of whom she now deeply hated.
Second Arnor War
Main Article : Second Arnor War
| Second Arnor War|
This right here is a line. If you cross that line my friend we are going to have issues. Stay away from Arnor. Leave it to its own devises and our two nations can have peace...If you threaten them, then I'm going to threaten you....It is that simple.
| Valerian Invasion of Arnor|
The Valerians have sacked the west. The prince is dead. The Empire is flooding the east.
Valerian Invasion of Arnor
Main Article : Valerian Invasion of Arnor
Following the succesful coup of Kein Zegars against his brother Scott Zegers the Empire of Valeria had become a hotbed of chaos activity that was only resisted by his sister Leighton Zegers of whom was leading the Free Army of Valeria against the chaos forces of her brother. Kein would draw hundreds of chaos knights to him from all across central Europe, all of whom brought with them hundreds upon thousands of cultists of which swelled his forces in Valeria to the point he begin plotting his next move. Of the five kingdoms that made up of the Valerian Empire there was only two that were out of his control in the form of the Republic of Frenlick, and the Kingdom of Trasnet and while this was worrying it was still a very positive time for him but instead of feeling secure he would instead he became paranoid and fearful of rebellion against him. This paranoia would be fed by the Councillors around him of whom fed him false information that he was being laughed at by the Republicans of Frenlick about his embarrassment at the hands of Chris Hemsworth so many years previously. Believing he was never going to be respected and loved until he had gotten his revenge Kevin would begin open hostilities against the already overstretched forces of Arnor. Bringing with him an army of his forces he begin wiping out small villages and farms all across western Arnor, and from these acts he would instigate the army of Loust into fighting him on the field of battle.
Massacre at Yein
The city of Loust was led by the experienced commander Arnet Hartas of whom led some ten thousand troops onto the field against the army of Kevin Zegars of whom had some where around four thousand but many thousand were cultists and ill equipped. This force of Loust was nearly half the entire forces that Arnet could bring to bear and hearing about the scale of the attack he had decided quickly to not take the attack lightly. The two forces met near the village of Yein, and Arnet would deploy his forces in a standard defensive posture and waited for the forces of Kevin to come to him. Kevin though was now answering to a higher voice, and the night before the battle hundreds of captured farmers, and villagers were sacrificed to Slanaash, and this led to the summoning of dozens of monstrous demons, and thousands of smaller demons. These demons moved at the front of the army, and the forces of Arnor awoke to horns alerting them to the coming attack. The demons hit the army of Arnet with a ferocity that was unseen among mortals, and fear struck them as they fought monsters from their nightmares. The demons ran rampant killing dozens of Arnor soldiers for very one of them that fell, and then what little moral remained in the Arnor forces collapsed when N'kari a keeper of Secrets massacred the entire command regiment of the army and nearly ripped Arnet to pieces before he was taken from the field by his son. What little remained of the army attempted to retreat but the majority of the army was massacred trying to retreat by the mortal forces led by Kevin of whom had moved in behind the army to complete the destruction.
Nearly the entire army of Loust that had left the town was massacred but small groups managed to flee the field including Arnet Hartas and his son Grehlion Hartas of whom found themselves unable to move towards Loust and instead moved northward. Finding themselves crossing the border of Arnor into the Kingdom of Trasnet they would be caught during the night by a border guard force of Trasnet of whom took the commander and his son back to the capital of Trasnet.
Word filtered back to eastern Arnor about the invasion through the words of the few survivors of the massacre, and through this they came to understand the consequences of what was going on. The men who returned spoke stories of demons, and monsters among the enemy, but this was taken as madness by the leadership of Loust so they never sent this information eastward towards Fornost. The King of Arnor in Jonas Hemsworth by this point was clinging to life, and thus Chris Hemsworth took control of the situation and decided very quickly that he would lead a large force west to deal with the monsters. Chris would raise some sixty thousand troops of whom he gathered within two weeks and was marching on Loust with all speed. Another army from Frostmore was assembled, but it was forced away from the conflict by the harassment of Lord Harshion the most senior Lord of Kevin's forces. Lord Harshion would capture hundreds of people north of Frostmore in raids, and send them back to Fort Valeria in chains where they awaited a fate worse then death. Whenever the army of Frostmore led by Sif Hemsworth attempted to engage him he simply vanished into the forests, and escaped the chase. While he was raising the army, and marching the forces of Kevin had besieged the city of Loust of whom was completely cut off from assistance. Kevin by this point had swelled his army to some ten thousand mortals, and nearly twenty thousand demons. His demonic army swelled as he massacred all the villages, and farms east of Loust that had thought themselves safe from the threat. So by the time that Chris was assembled the forces of Kevin numbered nearly fifty thousand of many different kinds of troops. The Demonic army maintained the siege of Loust while Kevin and his mortal forces ran around the Loust province killing and plundering the entire area in the name of Slanaash.
Battle of Loust
When Chris Hemsworth arrives at the besieged town of Loust he is horrified to see a massive army of Chaos demons surrounding the city instead of the normal military of Valerians that he assumed were attacking the city. Chris would fight a pitched battle now called the Battle of Loust where he and Kevin Zegars fought on the southern outskirts of the city. As Chris led his forces into the Battle he was forced to deal with the two different armies of Valeria and he chose to attack the demons first believing them the greater threat. After making early success against the demons, his lines begin to crumble as the army of Kevin smashed into them, and Chris was forced to move against the smaller army of Kevin while the main force continued to fight the demons off the walls. As the melee continued once again the tide turned when N'kari the Greater Demon defeated Chris's second in command in a duel, and routed his squad of cavalry. Causing a panic the retreat of his cavalry and the seemingly invincible nature of the demon meant the infantry around the fight begin retreating causing near mass panic. Chris attempted to sway the retreat but quickly discovered his army in near full retreat.
Despite the battle being lost he moved his royal guard forward and went towards the position of Kevin Zegars hoping to end the war in one fight. Kevin had moved into a ruined farmhouse, and Chris and his guard crashed their way into the farm killing their way through the guards of Kevin. Kevin seeing Chris entering the house laughed before turning around showing Chris the now nearly demonic form of Kevin. Realizing in that moment his mistake, Chris still attempted to fight Kevin but was quickly overwhelmed by the mutated version of Kevin Zegars. Chris was taken hold of by the remaining knights of Kevin and brought to kneel before Kevin, where Kevin forced terrible images of Natalie and her coming death into Chris's mind. As he screamed in agony Kevin used his demonic gifts to destroy Chris's mind, and as this continued Chris slumped to the floor in pain but Kevin released him before he died. Reveling in the pain he was causing Chris he grew overconfident and didn't notice one of Chris's guards lay nearly dead near Chris's broken form. Realizing the fate that awaited his master, the guardsmen threw a sword to Chris who jumped towards Kevin stabbing him through the chest. As he pushed the sword deeper trying to finish Kevin he felt the sword go limp in his hands as he felt the sword pierce his heart and looked down to see Kevin had stabbed him with his own sword. Chris fought to stay alive hoping to see Kevin die, but was shocked when Kevin simply pulled the sword from his chest, and his wound healed nearly in front of Chris's eyes. Chris's death shocked Arnor, and the demoralized army of Arnor could do nothing to help as Loust was sacked and completely wiped out by Kevin and his chaos forces. Chris's body was cut into hundreds of pieces and sent to Fornost as a final insult to the honorable heir to Arnor.
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