Blizzard seems to frequently treat World of Warcraft expansions as self-contained stories, where almost all characters who show up are never seen again.
Death loas and dead people trying to kill them: A guide to the characters of Shadowlands prequel novel Shadows Rising
So, in case you missed it, Blizzard is releasing another prequel novel that will tie the World of Warcraft expansion Battle for Azeroth into Shadowlands the way Before The Storm tied Legion into Battle for Azeroth.
The story in World of Warcraft has changed significantly since the game arrived in 2004.
As of right now, I see two contradictory paths that patch 8.3 could take.
Well, some of the story of Battle for Azeroth, anyway.
I'm very happy that Vol'jin gets more story in Battle for Azeroth even if he is dead.
The thing about alpha tests is that news can come at you pretty fast, and that's especially true when it comes to these datamined broadcast text spoilers that Wowhead has dug up.
Vol'jin's death at the beginning of Legion was devastating on a number of levels.
What's been your biggest surprise moment in Legion so far?
It's not like the Warcraft setting is a stranger to death.