Ree Soesbee, designer and back story writer for Guild Wars 2, has closed out the week of the Charr with a very interesting, and good read on the scary cat people.
Here is an excerpt:
In the year 1090 of the Mouvelian calendar, King Adelbern, last human ruler of Ascalon, released the Foefire. The human residents of that land succumbed to the terrible magic, only to rise again as ghosts. By 1112, the High Legions of the charr reclaimed the entirety of Ascalon. Only four years later, Kalla Scorchrazor of the Blood Legion came before Forge Ironstrike, the imperator of the Iron Legion, and challenged him to help her free their people from the shamans’ control. Together, Kalla and Forge led a rebellion against the Flame Legion, overthrowing their tyrannical rule. The three legions, Blood, Ash, and Iron, then reassembled a nation from the ruins of the past.
What follows is one of the most entertaining things we've read in a while. You should grab a nice warm drink, go have a read yourself here.
Guild Wars 2 still doesn't have a release date just yet.