Lutwidge and the moonfly

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Lutwidge and the Moonfly is a book that can be found in the library of the Myths' Guild after completing Dragon Slayer II.

The poem describes the encounter between Lutwidge and the Moonfly. If players use the poem on Lutwidge, they will discover that the sword was actually bathed in the sap of a yew tree, rather than sheep's blood.

Transcript[edit | edit source]

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'Twas drusky, and the inky Lum,
Did gurgle and gangle by the bridge,
The pulvonic horror at last had come,
To face young Arls Lutwidge.

To draw the creature toward you,
Drag out your blade, so sharp and bright,
Smeared with the sweet thick blood of ewe,
While you kneel, bathed in moonlight.

Donned in armour, of spike and barb,
He pondered the beast while he wait,
Was it he that caused such stupor,
A bloodlust it could not sate.

Swiftly broken from reverie,
By a distant, disgusting cry,
Above a shadow loomed eerily,
Eyes of a deep red dye.

The beast of moon and wing did swoop,
Brave Lutwidge stood his ground,
He swung with both his arms in loop,
Its head came tumbling down.

So now you know why all the folk,
On both sides of the River Lum,
Lost lots of sheep and lots of sleep,
And lived in fierce feardom.

'Twas drusky, and the inky Lum,
Did gurgle and gangle by the bridge,
The pulvonic horror undone,
By bold, brave Arls Lutwidge.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Lutwidge and the Moonfly is a reference to the poem Jabberwocky by Lewis Carol.