Sunday 18 Oct 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Crime

On Monday evening our young assistant Wyra had the misfortune of discovering a corpse that had been left in out office......


Sunday 18 Oct 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Other

Redgwyn Hearthland - also known as Madame Red - was brutally taken from us last Monday at a far to young age. The guards are investigating her death.......


Friday 16 Oct 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Politics

Persistent rumours said that the King had not been seen the last few days. By no one. Servants, aides, counsellors or diplomats alike knew nothing. Tonight it was confirmed. The King is missing, High Exarch Turalyon named regent.......


Wednesday 14 Oct 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Crime

The Ex-Sergeant Ford of The Stormwind City watch is wanted for murder and for almost a month now has evaded the law. I got a unique chance to see the Watch operate, and this is the story of how he was finally caught.......


Monday 12 Oct 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Culture

One of the mission statements of The Lion's Roar is to shine some light on people and places which falls a bit outside the norm, we find it is important to remind each other that while we should all be equal, then we are not all the same. This is an interview which reflects that not everyone lives in Stormwind, and not everyone cares about which local gang in Old Town is in control of the drug market this week.......


Saturday 03 Oct 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Other

Care can turn to embarassment, and sometimes the gnomespiracy is just not there, even if you are convinced of it.......


Sunday 27 Sep 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Culture

Saturday. Middle of the weekend, the highlight of the week for many, and a traditional day to eat out. So I did. And I regret it, well, I regret my choice of restaurant at least.......


Saturday 26 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Crime

Echo company takes down a dangerous criminal in the streets of Oldtown......


Monday 21 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Culture

Under paid, Undervalued but doing a crucial job that helps better and protect our city, some don't see them at all but we see them as everyday heroes. And today's article is about one such person who quite literally lights up the streets of Stormwind.......


The Royal Counting House in the Dwarven District got a new branch manager. We caught him for an interview a late night.......


Sunday 20 Sep 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Culture

Tonight, we saw something we rarely see in Stormwind. A large crowd of people without anyone hitting each other. Oh, and also a satirical play.......


Saturday 19 Sep 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Culture

Satirical comedy about dangers and temptions in the Kingdom's capital. At least that is what the flier promises we get from The Midnight Theatre's new play.......


Wednesday 16 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Sport

Tuesday night and spirits are high as the fighters gather and we see a lot of new faces this week in the alley behind the Shady Lady.......


Tuesday 15 Sep 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Crime

Sunday the Lion's Roar had a visitor. A sweet young woman, barely out of her teens. She brought a copy of the paper, folded to show the picture we posted in our article about the serial-killer who has been named "The Decap-Killer". The woman - both on the picture and in our office is the daughter of the serial-killers first victim, Burne Atherton.......


Sunday 13 Sep 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Crime

You thought the Stormwind Strangler was bad, but he has nothing on this guy. 9 corpses, 8 missing the heads. Settle in Stormwind, this is going to get grim.......


Sunday 13 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Business

Tavern owner, the lovely Madame Redgwyn teams up with a charitable organization to help make the world a better place while serving wonderful food and drinks.......


Saturday 12 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Sport

Who will be this week’s Champion? The Mighty Blofons? Or fleet footed Teadore? Time to find out!......


Thursday 10 Sep 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Crime

Late Sunday evening, shortly before Midnight the Stormwind Strangler was caught in Old Town as he tried to assault a woman, his would-be third victim.......


Wednesday 09 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Sport

Its Tuesday night and I’m back in the alley behind the shady lady and what a long night it is going to be as Danny announces tonight, we will not see just eight brawlers fight it out but sixteen!!......


Wednesday 09 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Crime

From dance parties to blood baths, a lot can happen in a week.......


Sunday 06 Sep 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Crime

Two murders in just over a week, young women of Stormwind, especially with an interest in fel magic are not safe.......


Sunday 06 Sep 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Culture

Along the coast off of Tol Barad. Horde and Alliance mixed in a small inn, well, mostly Horde. Drinks and the best food I have had in a long long time. This seemed like a gem hidden in muck, yet, Mel and I was lucky enough to visit this amazing place.......


Saturday 05 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Crime

This case was brought to my attention when I overheard a woman speaking about it after a court meeting. A worgen man had crushed a gnomes head with his bare hands and was awaiting judgement in the Echo Company's cells.......


Friday 04 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Crime

'Hm, that's curious. Whenever I tell someone that story, they have the same response to the ending. I can't quite understand why. I mean, it's brilliant.'......


Thursday 03 Sep 2020 BY Bitty Meddlespark / Journalist IN Culture

A sample taste for visitors who came to the Academy of Magical Arts’ open day event!......


Wednesday 02 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Crime

Justice finally catching up? We have been asked to bring this wanted poster of Sergeant Ford of the City Watch.......


Wednesday 02 Sep 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Sport

Protect your goods gentlemen because it is that time of the week again and all our favourite brawlers are gathered once more to prove who is the strongest, fastest and smartest... okay maybe not that last part.......


Monday 31 Aug 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Other

Calling out around the world // Are you ready for a brand new beat // Summer's here and the time is right // For dancing in the street......


Secret organisation ripe with corruption, abuse of power, personal crusades and a severe disregard for citizen's rights and lives. We are of talking about The Seventeenth Company, a secret organisation within the government, and their leader - Lieutenant and Director - Juleen Lysandre.......


Wednesday 26 Aug 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Sport

It’s Tuesday night and the air is filled with sweat and testosterone in the alley behind the shady lady as once again all our favourite brawlers are gathered to prove who can hit the hardest, shout the loudest and apparently kick the most men in the groin.......


This weekend Hardhy Lester, one of our reporters, was assaulted, his camera destroyed and his notepad burned by a woman near the command centre in Old Town.......


Monday 24 Aug 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Culture

This is the first article in a series meant to celebrate the every day heroes - people with a job few of us would want - yet a job someone has to do. The unique, the special, the peculiar, and often unsung hero.......


Monday 24 Aug 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Crime

Once again the streets of Stormwind are filled with rage and hormones and angry citizen's scream out racial slurs and idiotic propaganda.......


Saturday 22 Aug 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Sport

A series of five races, spaced out over four months. Reving engines, oil, exhaust smoke, beer and cheering audience of both faction.......


Saturday 22 Aug 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Other

Corporal Ford is on a quest, a quest which includes dogs, cold coffee, riots, bitters and harassment of local businesses. Corporal Ford's dream might very well turn into a nightmare for business owners.......


Saturday 22 Aug 2020 BY Mel Thorpe / Journalist IN Sport

For those who missed out on the action this Tuesday night here is a brief summary of the fights.......


Minding his own business a Lion's Roar reporter was out for a casual evening walk through Old Town. Little did he know he would find himself in the midst of a violent robbery!......


Sunday 16 Aug 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Crime

Tonight, we have a few little news-bites from Echo Company. Help us, help you, help them. Confused? Read on.......


Friday 14 Aug 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Crime

Late Wednesday night, officers of First Company, was fired upon and injured by a lone Kaldorei shooter. After a long chase through the city they caught up with the assailant, and a fierce fight ensued.......


Sunday 09 Aug 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Crime

Behind that somewhat strange headline lies a story about the every day heroes of Stormwind. The people who day in and day out are there to protect us. The City Watch. The Watchmen, the people you can rel.. the people you see around Stormwind doing their jo.. doing goo.. those people.......


Thursday 06 Aug 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Sport

Five people, four of them have just gotten done brawling and beating each other up. Id lie if I said the stench in the small room is not close to that of a zoo with four wild animals who just got done ravaging a carcass, a mix of sweat, blood, adrenaline and excitement fills my nostrils, and I once more doubt the wisdom in my career choice.......


Some have heard of a mysterious Lord who has been arranging events for the citizens of Stormwind the last few months. There was the Gentleman's Night with poker and whiskey, and now the upcoming hunting trip with the crude name 'That fucking deer'. But who is the guy behind these unique and expensive nights of fun and entertainment?......


Tuesday 04 Aug 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Politics

Each week The Royal Court has a three to four hour long meeting in attendance of our beloved King. Meetings where important decisions are made and where the King is advised on matters of importance, well that is the sales pitch anyway. The facts are a little more muddy.......


The Dalaran Magic Faires. The name quickly leads your thoughts to magic, and for good reason. This series of faires (we are on to the fourth now) are largely focussed around magic. Teachings, shows, stalls with products and services, and all hosted in the wonderful magical city of Dalaran, but as the interview below shows, then people without training in the magical arts can still enjoy the faire.......


Yesterday I gave Echo Company, the guard company based out of Old Town, a pretty rough treatment for their lack of transparency. I still stand by my words, transparency is important to the citizens of Stormwind, it is important for us to feel safe, knowing someone can look over the guard's shoulders and make sure everything is above board. ......


Most of us have heard about them. Red Bears, Browncloaks - terrorists, murderers, racists, kidnappers and worse. Or so the rumour is. But what are they actually about? what have they actually done? or are they just made up to inspire fear into the populace so we don't question the guards?......


Monday night a Browncloak wannabe tried to assault a trio of Ren'dorei, only to see his plans foiled and his life ended. It is lucky these fanatics seems stupid enough to pick the wrong targets.......


Friday 31 Jul 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Crime

Monday night renowned Bard Kyndon and Editor in Chief of the Lion's Roar Mr. Frostcog, was threatened by a would-be-mugger near the Shady Lady. Only quick thinking from the Editor and fast feet from the Echo Company prevented the pair from losing their possessions.......


Warehouses infested with moths? Surprise fees on silk trading? Silk Worm Right Activists disrupting production? The reasons for the sudden increase in prices on silk cloth in bulk at the Stormwind Auction House are as many as there is different Dwarven ales in the Golden Keg. But which one is true? and what spike in prices are we talking about?......


Saturday 25 Jul 2020 BY Hardhy Lester / Senior Journalist IN Other

Early this morning, or late last night - depending on perspective - a large and loud explosion was heard in the vicinity of the Stormwind harbour. Authorities have no comment at this time, but the Stormwind Sanitation Services are busy in the area, picking up pieces of paper.......


Wednesday 22 Jul 2020 BY Spazzlefrock Frostcog / Editor In Chief IN Culture

Stories tell of ancient power hidden away and sealed behind a waterfall in Northrend. Does it hold any facts? is it just an old-wives-tale? This gnome decided to look into it.......