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Seduced by the NightPromising are the whispers
of the night wind
Enchanting are the melodies
of the dark waters
The soft breath of the wind
encircling the body
The earth has grown silent
No sound from the stone
Beneath the feet only steady vibrations
reflecting the rhythm of darkness
Longing for something intangible
Yet there are forms in the dark
-shadows without light
blackness flowing near
A kiss of black fire
embraced in the arms of death
Held aloft by the thousand arms
of the night
Requiem_The Black Rose SocietyIt started in England...
Brought about because of the War of the Roses... The house of York versus the House of Lancaster. The battle of Stoke was the last battle of the War of the Roses. Each house was represented by a rose. The house of York had a white rose. The house of Lancaster had a red rose. This struggle was known as the war of the roses because of the struggle for power between these two houses.
The war lasted from 1455 - 1487. In 1485, on 22 August, Henry Tudor, Henry VIII's father, an Earl of Richmond was in battle against King Richard III at the battle of Bosworth Field. Richard was killed in battle. Henry Tudor attempted to obtain the throne, gathering supporters on his journey through Wales and had amassed an army of 5,000 men. Richard III had only an army of nearly 8,000.
When the battle was over, Henry Tudor was crowned King. He marry Elizabeth of York. Thus uniting the two families. He created the Tudor Rose which contained