Nardarine

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Nardah, the desert town founded and named by Nardarine during the Third Age.

Nardarine was the founder of Nardah.

She was originally a citizen of a settlement in the north of the desert,[1] but became a refugee, when the city was destroyed during the God Wars.[2]

Naradrine fled southward into the Kharidian Desert, but in the desert she began to dehydrate and starve during the following days as she ran out of supplies.[3] In desperation she prayed to Saradomin, but he did not answer her prayers,[4] instead the Menaphite goddess Elidinis appeared before her,[5] offering Nardarine food and water if she would swear loyalty to her. Nardarine swore loyalty to Elidinis,[6] and Elidinis gave her food, water and safety as well as a stauette of herself before departing again.[7]

Following this Nardarine founded Nardah, named after herself, thanks to Elidinis' blessing the River Elid provided water for the settlement in the desert, and the town grew, becoming one of the central places of worship of Elidinis.[8]

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  1. Tirrie, Hallak, and Nirrie, "Spirits of the Elid", Old School RuneScape. "Nardarine came from a town towards the north side of the desert which does not exist today."
  2. Tirrie, Hallak, and Nirrie, "Spirits of the Elid", Old School RuneScape. "Her town was once controlled by Saradomin, but there was a great battle there between Saradominist and Zamorakian forces which pretty much levelled the town to the ground. Most of the human citizens perished. Nardarine had the wisdom to escape into the desert before the fighting got really serious and thus survived."
  3. Tirrie, Hallak, and Nirrie, "Spirits of the Elid", Old School RuneScape. "However she found herself wandering lost and alone in the desert."
  4. Tirrie, Hallak, and Nirrie, "Spirits of the Elid", Old School RuneScape. "She prayed to Saradomin for help, but Saradomin was too concerned with the loss of a strategic outpost to worry about the fate of one small human."
  5. Tirrie, Hallak, and Nirrie, "Spirits of the Elid", Old School RuneScape. "Nardarine had wandered towards the realm of the Menaphite God Pantheon. Elidinis heard the prayers of Nardarine, she took pity on the wandering human and came unto her with water."
  6. Tirrie, Hallak, and Nirrie, "Spirits of the Elid", Old School RuneScape. "Elidinis replied 'I will grant this unto thee on the condition that thou swearest to forever pay fealty and homage to me and I grant this also unto thine descendents as long as they too will pay an oath of fealty and homage to me'. Nardarine said 'If you would grant me a safe home, with a supply of food and water, then I would surely do this for it is more than any other God would seem to do for me'."
  7. Tirrie, Hallak, and Nirrie, "Spirits of the Elid", Old School RuneScape. "Then Elidinis made a spring of water appear at Nardarines feet and brought stone from below the sand so that she might have something to build with. She called forth camels which have many uses and taste good in kebabs. She then provided Nardarine with a statuette in her image to worship. Nardarine built up her home."
  8. Tirrie, Hallak, and Nirrie, "Spirits of the Elid", Old School RuneScape. "Over time more refugees from the god wars found Nardarine's home. Nardarine let them stay with her as long as they did make the same oath as her. Hence the town of Nardah was born and Nardarine lived the rest of her days in the peacefulness that she craved."