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Journal Category Heritage  (AA)
Journal Level 90 (Tier 10)
Journal Difficulty Heroic
Starting Zone Tower of Frozen Shadow: Shadowed Corridors more
How to Start Examine book at ( -85, 75, -100 ) /waypoint -85, 75, -100
part of: Beauty's Only Skin Deep Timeline
Preceded by:
Followed by:
Besought Baubles
Unhappily Ever After

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  1. Speak to Marian Cross at ( -75, 49, 78 ) /waypoint -75, 49, 78 In the frozen library.
  2. Speak to Marian Cross again at ( -75, 49, 78 ) /waypoint -75, 49, 78
  3. Speak to J.G. Hill (see NOTE) on the upper level of the library at ( 74, 71, -116 ) /waypoint 74, 71, -116.
    • Tell her that the authors initials are "C.O." She will ask you to defeat 7 disruptive students. This is a timed event with a 10 minute limit. NOTE: The disruptive students spawn throughout the library after speaking with J.G. Hill. To save time you should clear all the trash in the library before speaking with her.
  4. Recover Aged Scrolls
    • I must recover the Sealed Aged Scroll from the first floor (when you get into the room in SE a ^^ mob spawns. kill it to spawn a ^^^^named which drops the chest with the scroll. you may need to clear the rooms multiple times to get the large one to spawn.)
    • I must recover the Sealed Ancient Scroll from the second floor
    • I must recover the Sealed Bloodstained from the third floor by completing the quest Besought Baubles.
    • I must recover the Sealed Dusty scroll from the fourth floor (dropped by Amontehepna at ( 26, 267, -64 ) /waypoint 26, 267, -64 on the 4th floor. Click on the 3 vases, on upper floor and kill the mobs that pop and click on the coffin at ( 26, 267, -64 ) /waypoint 26, 267, -64 (under the floor) to get Amontehepna to spawn.)
    • I must recover the Sealed Moldy Scroll from the fifth floor by completing the quest Unhappily Ever After.
    • I must recover the Sealed Timeworn Scroll from the sixth floor
    • I must return to Marian Cross at ( -75, 49, 78 ). She deciphers the book for you and gives you excerpts of each chapter.
  5. Marian suggests that I meet with the author to finish the final chapter. The author is Cara Omica, the final named on the fourth floor (Darkness Rising). Once you kill her, her spirit will appear. Speak to the spirit to update the quest.
  6. Return to Marian Cross to finish the quest.


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