The looks that he got from everyone at that explanation, Iljrene's including, he knew he'd have to give another explanation just to calm some nerves. The aasimar let out a sigh and shook his head.
Veraka then turned towards his commander and had to smile a tad at part of Iljrene's reprimand; "I see that you have not met many dragons, Lady Iljrene, metallic or otherwise."
However, at the mention of a Fall, the paladin became stone-hard, his face expressionless; "Lady Iljrene, if Adian has spun tales about me in the many ways that I predict he has, then either he failed to mention some rather disturbing facts about me, or they were forgotten. Let me fill in some blanks for you, Iljrene; I have fallen many times, by the standards that we are using for my most recent incident here, except I have taken it to the next level and slaughtered the person in question. I am no saint in this armor, Lady Iljrene, rather, I bear a burden that seems to desire such blood-lust and seeks it out whenever my rage takes hold of me and I bear it willingly. A word to the wise, and to err on the side of caution; if you can sense my aura change, pull your Protectors back and do not get in my path, for I will not be able to distinguish friend from foe in that state. The Berserker does not care about good and evil, it only wants death, blood, and vengeance."
When Iljrene was finished, the huge paladin nodded; “then my support Adian shall have.”
No sooner had the two finished their conversation than the Mind Flayer had arrived. Veraka found the creature as repulsive as it was intriguing. The squid could control others simply through the mind. However, the aasimar was not about to let his guard down simply because of his curiosity.
At the squid’s comment about Adian, Veraka clenched his jaw, and stayed silent. He wasn’t about to give his little secret up just yet. However, what Veraka didn’t know was that the Berserker too, could think for itself.
In War, Justice; In Peace, Hope; In Death: Sacrifice