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The Riddermarch family was cursed.
The legend claims that the Elfking
had seduced Lady Riddermarch in an attempt to sire an heir. But when the lady cleverly hid her child so that he could never claim his son, he cursed the family. ... except, of course, his heir -- hoping to one day to locate and claim him (or any of his descandants), and take him back to the elf kingdom.
But that is only part of the curse. For generations, the heirs to Elfking have successfully eluded him. And the current family living at Witsend Manor at Justamere Village is said to be the weirdest of all. [more]
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