FANDOM


Malfurion Stormrage

Malfurion Stormrage is the son of Shadros, and Learia Stormrage making him a member of the Stormrage family and the current Arch Druid and leader of the Sindari Elven nation of High Forest. Malfurion Stormrage has two siblings in the form of Illidan Stormrage of whom is a hated figure amongst the Elves, and although Malfurion feels shame for what his brother has become he has been unable to kill him on the two occasions that he had, and a sister in the form of Piriel Stormrage of whom married Caledor Elwe II. and became the Queen of the Atmer Empire but she was killed during the War of Vengeance after following her husband into battle. With Tyrande Whisperwood he has three children in Talflarion, Helion, and Shandis Stormrage. For centuries Malfurion Stormrage has been the spiritual leader of the Sindar Elves, and in this position he is directly responsible for the founding of Athel Loren, and Mirkwood by Sindar Elves, as well some might say the growth of the Sindar Elves into a rival power to the High Elves.

Malfurion Stormrage is a level four Magi of whom is a member of the Sindari Elven dominated Nature School of Magi of which is a center of Magi school that he was one of the original founders of forming the original elements of the Druids.

Malfurion Stormrage was born into the powerful Stormrage Family of the Sindar Elves, and in this family he and his brother were destined to be powerful members of the Sindar Elves. As he grew up he was very close to his brother and a female Elf from the Whisperwood family in Tyrande Whisperwood, and these relationships would define him while he begin rebuilding the Sindar Elves within Ulthuan, and though he didn't know it as he was doing this his brother begin to hate him because Tyrande picked Malfurion over him. Malfruion spent his time gathering the Sindar Elves to him, and making sure that the Sindar Elves were actually being the way in which they were meant to be, and in order to further control them he begin creating a large independant military within the Sindar Elves that was seperate from the overall High Elven culture that he begin to despise. Malfurion spent centuries attempting to control the growth of the Sindar Elves and the manner in which they were living their lives. Throughout the War of Vengeance he would be nearly constantly forced to walk a tight rope with the increasingly arrogant Pheonix King due to Caledor's marriage to Malfurion's sister and eventually he relented and sent significant Sindari Elves forces into the warzone of France, but he also made sure that these Sindari Elves were on the lookout for forests and lands that they might colonize after the war was over. Following the war between the Dwarves and the Elves known as the War of Vengeance he saw the way in which his people were losing their soul and decided that the time to move on was upon them and he gathered to him many of those Sindari Elves who had fought in the conflict and learned all he could about the different places they could move themselves too.

History

Early History

Malfurion Stormrage was born into the powerful Stormrage family of the Sindar Elves, and in this family he and his brother were destined to be powerful members of the Sindar Elves. As he grew up he was very close to his brother and a female Elf from the Whisperwood family in Tyrande Whisperwood, and these relationships would define him while he begin rebuilding the Sindar Elves within Ulthuan, and though he didn't know it as he was doing this his brother begin to hate him because Tyrande picked Malfurion over him.

Molding the Sindari Elves

Malfruion spent his time gathering the Sindar Elves to him, and making sure that the Sindar Elves were actually being the way in which they were meant to be, and in order to further control them he begin creating a large independant military within the Sindar Elves that was seperate from the overall High Elven culture that he begin to despise. Malfurion spent centuries attempting to control the growth of the Sindar Elves and the manner in which they were living their lives.

War of Vengeance

Main Article : War of Vengeance

Throughout the War of Vengeance he would be nearly constantly forced to walk a tight rope with the increasingly arrogant Pheonix King due to Caledor's marriage to Malfurion's sister and eventually he relented and sent significant Sindari Elves forces into the warzone of France, but he also made sure that these Sindari Elves were on the lookout for forests and lands that they might colonize after the war was over.

Aftermath of the War of Vengeance

Following the war between the Dwarves and the Elves known as the War of Vengeance he saw the way in which his people were losing their soul and decided that the time to move on was upon them and he gathered to him many of those Sindari Elves who had fought in the conflict and learned all he could about the different places they could move themselves too.

The Sindari Exodus

Main Article : Sindar Elves

Founding of High Forest

Main Article : High Forest

Founding of the Kingdom of Lothlorian

The Result of the Sindari Exodus from Ulthuan
Grouping Site of Settlement Population
Malfurion's Elves High Forest Upwards of 950,000 Sindari Elves heavily devided between fighters, civilians and children.
Laera Sunstrider's Elves Athel Loren Around 400,000 Sindari Elves heavily divided between fighters, civilians, and children.
I had to carve out a new destiny for our people. The Sindar Elves would only find themselves destroyed if they follow Malfurion any further. It was time for a new path.
Laera Sunstrider

As Malfurion Stormrage started the exodus of the Sindar Elves the second most powerful Sindar Elf in Laera Sunstrider took his followers and went as well. During the crossing he used Magi to make sure that certain ships were delayed quite heavily. In this way the ships of his followers as well as several other Sindar Elves that he wanted did not arrive in France until nearly two months later. As time wore on the Elves on board became horrified that they would never arrive, and that some great evil was delaying them, but each day Laera Sunstrider used his charisma to control more and more of the Elves. By this point Laera Sunstrider spread word to his supporters amongst Malfurion that the ships had crashed into rocks leaving the fleet of Laera dead or lost in the waters. Malfurion with great sadness would leave behind volunteers of whom took the form of Laera supporters to wait for the stragglers but he took the rest of the Sindar Elves with him to High Forest. When the second wave finally did arrive in France and did not find Malfurion waiting for them those who were not among the devout followers of Laera were scared, and open to manipulation. Laera used this moment to rally the second wave of Sindar Elves of which there were many of his personal followers, and brought them to the forest of Lothlorian which was the forest scouted by Sylvanus during the War of Vengeance, and of which she had advised him of.

We had travelled all this way, and yet here I stood on the edge of a lake that was supposed to lead us to everything we would need, and I saw nothing.
Laera

When the Elves arrived in Athel Loren they were guided throughout by Sylvanas who had intimate knowledge of the forest. In this way the large group of Sindar Elves was able to dramatically eliminate the local Trolloc without much difficulty. With the forest clear Sylvanus lead Laera to the island that she had seen, and been told by Illidan was a source of great power, but when they arrived there Laera discovered that they had been tricked by Illidan and that there was nothing special about the island. As he prepared to give up on this spot out of the water appeared Illidan Stormrage. Illidan begged to speak to Laera priveatly and when he agreed the two discussed how Illidan had absorbed the Skull of Maethor thanks to the efforts of his children and for this he wished to meand the differences between the two by helping to craft a massive devise which would be able to harnass a massive amount of Magi, and become the culmination of everything that Laera had ever dreamed of. Laera was skeptical at best but told Illidan that he had one year to complete the devise, and if he succeded then all would be forgiven but if he failed then he would hunt him down and kill him. Following this Illidan travelled to the Island of Quel`Dalas as the Elves had come to call it, and begin constructing the Sunwell. While working on this he was watched over by Laera`s trusted daughter Maen`Tryden Sunstrider who was a youthful but still gifted Magi. As the sunwell was being constructed the Elves obviously could not sit idle so they were joined together and begin constructing the city of Silvermoon.

Founding of Silvermoon

COming of High FOrest
We had travelled all this way, and yet here I stood on the edge of a lake that was supposed to lead us to everything we would need, and I saw nothing.
Laera

Silvermoon was constructed over the course of the year that Illidan was constructing the Sunwell, and during this time the Sindar Elves who were heavy in number constructed a city that could home the entire group of them meaning that the well over 400,000 Elves at the time needed to live there. The city was constructed out of white stone and living plants in the style of the ancient Ulthuani empire and interwoven with the natural topography of the landscape. The city contained the famous Academies of Silvermoon as a center for the learning of Arcane Magic and Sunstrider Spire, a majestic palace home to the Royal family of the Sindar Elves of Athel Loren. The Convocation of Silvermoon (also known as "The Council of Silvermoon"), the ruling body of the Sindar elves was also based here within the Court of the Sun. Nearly a year after starting the construction and nearing completion the entire society of Athel Loren stopped as Illidan returned to the main island accompanied still by Maen`Tryden.

Betrayal

Illidan Stormrage Cover Founding
I held up my end of the bargain Sunstrider. Its your turn to hold up your end of our deal.
Illidan Stormrage

Illidan would come shore with Maen`Tryden still at his side but she was now clearly quite pregnant, and this caused great anger from Laera Sunstrider of whom had planned her marriage to nobles loyal to him and this put a serious wrinkle in his plans. From this anger he would reject the deal he had with Illidan Stormage and after a great argument broke out Illidan would be taken into chains while Maen`Tryden would also be taken to the palace and kept locked away. Illidan would be kept under guard by Maeiv Shadowsong of whom would be placed in charge of the new Lothlorian Barrow Dens which would serve as a large prison for Athel Loren. While Illidan and Maen`Tryden remained locked away the upper echolon of the forces of Laera Sunstrider would travel to the now created Sunwell and upon arrival basked in its power with several passing out from the effects of the Sunwell. Large forces were brought to the island where they would construct the fortress of Quel'Dalas and completely cover the Sunwell within. While this was happening communication begin to open fully between High Forest where the main force of the Sindar Elves had landed, and the now growing lands of Laera Sunstrider of which Laera attempted to slow as he wanted to keep complete control. After months of construction Laera would stand over the top leadership and proclaim the creation of the Kingdom of Lothlorian, and in his first act he ordered the execution of his sister, and Illidan for treason.

Give me my brother. He needs to pay for his crimes, but not this way. Laera listen to reason.
Malfurion Stormrage

As the preperations were being made for the two's execution Alleria Sunstrider would sectrely send word to Malfurion Stormrage in High Forest of what was happening, and after the initial shock that the Sindari Elves had survived in the second group Malfurion would go to Athel Loren in large force. Captain Vur'talos Darkshadow would arrive before the main High Forest army with some four hundred sentinels and would relay the coming of Malfurion Stormrage to the Lothlorian commanders of whom led by Laera planned to resist and tried to kill Illidan but found his, and Maen'Tyrden's cell's were locked through Magi and they couldn't get in. Moving in from the west another force of some two thousand Sindari Elves from High Forest arrived under the command of Hammon Winterdew and would block the western approach into Silvermoon awaiting the arrival of the main force led by Malfurion. Arriving at Silvermoon with nearly one hundred and fifty thousand SIndari Elves at his back Malfurion would demand the return of his brother to stand for trial, and at first Laera would refuse, but as the High Forest siege of Silvermoon continued many Sindari in his own ranks whispered of the right of Malfurions claims and thus he was forced to relent and returned Illidan to Malfurion, but the relationship between High Forest, and Athel Loren was broken. While Malfurion was willing to fight over the return of his brother he was less willing to fight over Maen Sunstrider of which Illidan once he was returned to the High Forest lines would take as a betrayal and not even the words of Tyrande could stop him from abandoning his brother who had just saved him. 

The Journey

Main Article : The Journey

Meeting with High Forest

See Also : High Forest


Relationships

Tyrande Whisperwood

See Also : Tyrande Whisperwood

Malfurion tyrande2
Malfurion is the better man. In the end the only true question to ask is which of the two do I see as the Elve more capable of saving our people. And everytime I asked that question I anwsered with Malfurion.
Tyrande Whisperwood

Malfurion Stormrage and Tyrande were close from the first moment they met in the forests of their ancient homeland of Ulthuan. For a long time there wasn't the hint of a romantic relationship, even though both of them were deeply in love with eachother as Malfurion for a long burried this as to not hurt his brother. For centuries Tyrande was torn between her love for Malfurion and her love for Illidan, but as Illidan fell further and further into madness it was the kind and honorable Malfurion Stormrage that would steal her heart for the final time. Tyrande would marry Malfurion before they left Ulthuan and then she followed her husband on his quest to protect the Sindar part of their people and thus settled with him in High Forest. Her time in High Forest would begin what Malfurion desired as a rebirth of their people as she mothered three children with him in short succesion of eachother and while this wasn't her hearts desire she did it for her husband and his path forward for the Sindari.

Illidan Stormrage

See Also : Illidan Stormrage

Illidan Stormrage2

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.