Kain arrives at the Pillars.
How strange to see this place long before my birth... centuries before
the corruption set in that would poison the land, and put me on the treacherous
path I still followed. In the future, these edifices would be condemned
to darkness and decay. I would cause their fall, and build my empire
upon their ruins. Was it still possible that with the right knowledge,
the right moves, I might one day see Nosgoth restored, the Pillars pure
once more? My answer - according to Moebius - lay somewhere
to the west of this place. I could restore the world, perhaps.
But never again could I give Nosgoth back her innocence.
Kain arrives at the dead-end that currently
lies west of the Pillars.
My path ended here, offering only this empty vista. Was this
another of Moebius's little jokes? ...or a puzzle for which I had not yet
found the answer?
There is a stone etching near the dead end:
This symbol seemed familiar. Perhaps I needed to recover another
fragment of the Balance emblem before I could proceed.
acquires the 2nd Reaver Enhancement.
Another fragment of the Balance Emblem, this one endowed with the properties
of Dimension. Perhaps this would reveal the mystery that lay west
of the Pillars... if Moebius spoke the truth, and there was indeed something
there to find.
the second shard of the Balance Emblem, Kain is able to open the path to,
and reveal, the Guardian Citadel.
The mists that shrouded this lake miraculously now cleared away, revealing
an ancient citadel. So Moebius had not lied. Or perhaps this was
simply another of the Time Streamer's illusions, meant to slow my true