Brennan the Scholar believed that he could one day lead this world on the strength of his wits and skill. If there was ever a path to his vision of victory, he failed to find it. Instead he found violence at every turn, violence he was ultimately unable to overcome. And so this land loses a brilliant mind at the hands of a lowly brute. Perhaps Brennan was a fool after all, to think that he could succeed. No matter. He is gone.