|Faction||House of Ballads|
- What concerns me is power. The power to end this pitiful design. In every song, the Summer champion triumphs, his enemy falls. How long has this been the way of the Telling? This existence! It is not a life. It is not a death. It is a snare in which I have struggled for centuries. No more!
Bloody is fated to die at the hands of Sir Farrara and Sir Sagrell for abducting a young maiden. One day he is visited by a strange woman (most likely the Maid of Windemere), who shows him a way to escape his role in the Telling by upsetting the story. Resenting the endless and lonely cycle of defeat he is trapped in, Bloody Bones takes her advice and when the time comes again to kidnap a maiden, instead he will take hostage a number of farmers of both genders, holding them in separate rooms of his hollow.
The Ballad of Bloody BonesEdit
- "It is a ballad of obsession and sacrifice, one of the Summer's oldest. Bloody Bones was not always as a terror. No. He was once called Famor, a counselor to Ysa himself. Sadly, he was driven by lust, and by his need to possess whatever he desired. Taking Lord Ysa's lover, he fled with her to his hollow of Uduath. When the maiden was rescued, Ysa cursed Famor. He could not die, and his soul would never enter the Great Cycle. He became an abomination known only as Bloody Bones. Every few seasons, Bloody would emerge and steal away a maiden to make his bride. That is, until he took the beloved of Sir Farrara..."