You haven't forgotten... You promised to protect us no matter what..
The Priestess of the Moon El. Darkmoon is the Priestess of Moon and was rescued after the party defeats Sdeing in the Ash Covered Village.
Alarmed by the visions of the incoming calamity, Gloria and Darkmoon both rushed their way to Lanox, there they came into contact with the Fire Priestess Ignia. Ignia promised to protect the two Priestesses as they made their way to Lanox. However, without the either of the Priestesses realizing it, Ignia double crossed them and knocked them unconscious. With the two knocked out, Ignia gave the Priestesses to the now entranced Steel Blacksmiths in the Ash Covered Village.
Chapter 17: Scorched Harbingers of Darkness
Now held deep inside the Steel Blacksmith's mines, following a trail of clues, the El Search Party find Gloria and Darkmoon held captive in some sort of demonic looking altar. They were able to free the Sun and Moon Priestesses and the two reunited with Ignia. Ara asked them what had happened to them but Darkmoon stated that they don't remember anything, having been unconscious during the whole process. Add disappointing, threw out a rude remark causing Gloria to cry.
Chapter 18: An Exposed Dark Secret
After the El Search Party scaled the Volcanic Flames Entrance with Ignia, they ran back to Lanox with news of her betrayal. Both Gloria and Darkmoon could not believe the news that Ignia was working alongside the Demons. Gloria became saddened by the news while Darkmoon helped hold Gloria together.
Chapter 19: A Broken World
When the group successfully were able to tire out Ifritan, Darkmoon and Gloria arrived to help make peace with the Holy Beast. Once they returned with the Fire El, Gloria was able to heal Ifritan. As the Holy Beast stood back up, Darkmoon reassures everybody that the Holy Beast is no longer controlled by the Demons. Ifritan tells the group that the Demons were using the Earth Priestess to help summon the Demon God.
In the Grand Cavern: Chasm of the Divide Land, Darkmoon begins to break down with the situation getting ever worse, the Chasm having been made and now she worries for the Earth Priestess. As the El Search Party was about to save Artea, the cavern collapse, but she was saved by Ignia. Ignia explains the situation and tells the two Priestesses she had used them to gain the El Search Party's trust. She also told them that she also felt compelled to protect them in the end, but Scar was too powerful for her to push forward her desires. Gloria and Darkmoon forgive Ignia as they approach the final confrontation with Scar. Having defeated Scar and the Demon God Sult sealed away by the El Lady, the Priestesses are left in the dark with what the El Lady's words. Concerned for the situation, Gloria told Elsword that the Priestesses could help them find the El Lady.
Chapter 20: Prophetic Mission
Darkmoon states that due to the possession Elesis had, the Priestesses were certain that the El Lady did, and does still exist. Darkmoon geared up alongside the other Priestesses and made her way to the Abyssal Ruins in the Distant Ruins, where they would perform their ritual to open a gate to wherever the El Lady may be. Darkmoon assures the El Search Party that the gate should take them to the El Lady, trusting of the Priestesses the El Search Party walking into the pillar of light then it closed. The ruins growing silent, Gloria states that they have left, and tells everybody that it is time that they once again part ways, to protect their El and pray for Elsword and his friends.
Chapter 27: The Boy and the El
After Elsword chose to sacrifice himself to restore the El, the Moon El that Darkmoon protected suddenly combined back with the other El in order to reform the original large El. She as well as the other Priestesses were all teleported to where the El combined, the newly reawakened city of Elrianode.
Chapter 31: Interdimensional Colossus and...
Solace and Hernia arrived in response to the treat of an all out war for the El Tower. Hernia insisted on sacrificing herself to the El to keep is stable, however Denif insisted she now and all the El Priestesses arrived to convince her out of her plan. Artea explains that all the Priestesses have been training for generations for the day to protect the El, that Hernia can trust them and not have to deal with it on her own. Darkmoon stood silently as the other convinced Hernia to accept their help. Hernia realizes she had been blinded by her duties that she had ignored those around her that wanted to help and agrees to their request. The Masters, Priestesses, and El Lady all prepare themselves for their duty to protect the El as Henir monsters soon begin to swarm the El Tower.
When Hennon turned into the Interdimensional Colossus, Denif called for everybody in the El Tower to help him place up a barrier. Using their power, they manage to surround the El Tower in a protective barrier to prevent monsters and the colossus from doing harm to it, and the El.
When the Interdimensional Colossus had been slayed by the El Search Party, things began to become more quite at the monster stopped attacking. The Masters and Priestesses were able to let down the barrier and the threat facing Elrianode had dissipated. Denif and Ventus both believed that the El Lady should not be bound by her duty as the sole protector of the El, the El Priestesses took on the role in the El Lady's place, stabilizing the El as a group.
Chapter 32: Recuperation
After the El Search Party left, the priestesses and the El Masters talked about their history and everything that has happened since the El Explosion. Gloria notices Darkmoon staring off and asks her what it wrong. She felt a deep regret for having failed to protect the Moon El in Ara's village. Artea tells Darkmoon that she couldn't even protect the Earth El, even though she tried her hardest. Sasha comforts Darkmoon, telling her that there was nothing that could be done. Ignia agrees, then reflects on her own failures and the fact she betrayed everybody. The other priestesses reflect on their own failures to protect their El. Denif eases the Priestesses and tells them to look towards the future and what they choose to do next. Ventus tells her to put on a smile, that it fits her much more. Hearing everybody's word's Darkmoon cheers up.
Anduran breaks the tension and asks the group if they would want to help her prepare her signature vegetable stew.
Chapter 33: In the Demon Realm
After the El Search Party came back from Add's failed plan to use the Debrian Portal, the group called the El Masters and Priestesses when they arrived back in Elrianode to tell them about their hypothesis about the El. They came to a conclusion to try and investigate what they believed to be a seal underneath the El Tower, the priestesses and El Masters followed. Reaching the ancient primordial seal, Denif requested the help of the priestesses to use their powers to pry a hole into the seal, just enough to let the El Search Party through before it closed back up.
Sage of Fluone
When Laby and Gaia arrive in Elrianode, Denif tasks Darkmoon to healing Laby's wounds. She attempts to heal Laby but her wounds had already healed, when the girl woke up, Darkmoon told her to rest but Laby soon ran off the see her teacher. She and her sister give chase and eventually catch up to inform Denif that she had already healed before she could even do anything.
She and the other priestesses listen to Laby's story. When Laby began to speak of the three mornings she experienced, the priestesses deduced they were related to the major El events, Darkmoon correlating the third with the recent restoration. They speculate Elsword involvement in the El's restoration may have freed her. Darkmoon suggests the possibility Laby may be a demon, prompting Laby to speak of Calonne and the other demons in North Fluone, news which took the priestesses by surprise, news which filled Gloria with dread. Gloria reflects on the horrors of when the demons took Darkmoon's El and their kidnapping in Lanox. Memories that Darkmoon had not let go herself, still blaming herself over the loss of the Moon El. Sasha quells their thoughts asserting that demons can do good, just as humans can do bad.
Answer to Belief
When Laby came out to tell them the truth about Nisha, many of them were confused, but Gloria was the first to assert her trust in the girl's words. Laby existence was pulled further into question and they begun to wonder if the Demon Realm is the key. Gaia begins to worry that they are putting too much weight on the El Search Party, Darkmoon mentions to Gaia that Elesis was fated to be the next El Lady, Denif tells of their current involvement. Sasha noticed the Spirit Stone react, prompting them to all open the seal where Ventus and Rosso return.
After Gaia dragged Rosso away from his argument with Ignia, Denif tasks Darkmoon with tending to the Fire Master's injuries. Gaia thanks her for her help, Darkmoon feeling thankful she can do something unlike when she hid away when the demons attack the Moon El. Laby and Rosso begin to argue, Rosso not willing to divulge any information to her, however Darkmoon vouches for her eventually causing Rosso to budge and reveal that Laby's energy is identical to a type of energy he felt in the Demon Realm. Laby later thanks Darkmoon for helping her, Darkmoon asserting that even if Laby is a demon, they'll stand by her.
You and I Are One
After the Fire Master had returned, the Priestesses conversed among one another, noticing that the arrival of Rosso and Ventus had greatly relieved them of the stress of maintaining the El, despite the masters appearing to simply stroll around. Sasha herself very much glad that the Henir energy spewing out the seal had ceased and had no long term effects. As the priestesses suggested to Ignia she should make up with Rosso, Laby returned to Elrianode from her trip to the Forgotten Elrian Sanctum.
Meeting the El Search Party
When the El Search Party neared Elrianode all the master and priestesses went to undo the seal to allow them back to Elrios. When they did so, things were in chaos as Henir's realm had descended into disarray. Nobody could move from their spot except Laby who volunteers to aid the El Search Party. Denif agrees and the girl jumps in, she does stop the monsters from swarming into Elrianode but the realm shifts, causing her and the El Search Party to fall into a fissure.
Chapter 43: Preparation
At around the same time the El Search Party all reunited back in Elrianode, Denif and the other present Masters met with the priestesses. At this meeting, Denif reveals to the priestesses the truth about the El Explosion, that is was Ebalon who caused the incident, as an agent of Henir's Order. Ignia wondered why it was that history only mentioned Solace and the El Lady. Denif tells her that they believed the world was not in a state to learn the truth, Ventus noting trust in the El Masters was already at an all time low that they essentially had to beg to make the Elemental El. The news made Darkmoon realize why the Moon El was so small, since the Moon Priestess was the sole person responsible for making it, which resulted in the loss of her life. Rosso saying they shouldn't feel pity, Ventus remarking how Rosso pressed on to create the Fire El through the tears of the Fire Priestess Fanelia. Denif informs that anything less than full control over the element would result in the draining of ones life force. Ventus finds is curious that the Sun Priestess survived, Denif remained silent, which makes him realize that Solace was aiding from the sidelines and noting is couldn't have been easy for the Sun Priestess. Gloria tells them that the Sun Priestess went into seclusion and was the one to seek out Moon Priestess candidates. Darkmoon noting it to be the reason the Moon and Sun Priestesses have a very close relationship and how they protected each other. Denif was glad to hear they did their duty to the end. Moving on to their current situation, Denif asks if Ventus had any new information about Henir's Order which he unfortunately did not. Artea was uncertain why the group would not make any significant actions till recently. Rosso brings up if they should inform the El Search Party which Denif decides against, choosing to continue their investigation separately.
Darkmoon in Elrianode.
- The Sun and Moon Priestesses of the past had a particularly close relationship compared to the other Priestesses who wound up being fairly independent of one another, this is a likely explanation for why Gloria and Darkmoon's El Priestess attire prior to Elrianode are so similar.
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