Lord , Keeper of the Eternal Watch and master of the mystic Citadel of Nethergarde, has sensed a dark power gathering around the remnants of the rift that lies within the Black Morass. He believes that a new Orcish invasion is imminent, and has urged the Alliance to act. The Elven Ranger , and a small band of her elite guard, have been sent as escort so that you may gather reinforcements to counter this threat. Your travels to the Castle of New Stormwind will lead you across the paths of both the Paladin called and a mercenary captain known as . Engage their aid during your journey, as their leadership may be needed by the Alliance in the dark days ahead.