From Istaria Lexica

Just when it seemed that all hope was lost, and the Living Races were doomed, the arcane Ritual of Life Everlasting was used, and a strange event occurred - the recently fallen returned to life! These champions of the Living Races had the ability to be returned to life after death. This was a pivotal moment in the battle against the Withered Aegis, as suddenly fallen comrades were returned to full power and able to continue the ongoing battle. These champions became known as the "Gifted", and have become the saviors of Istaria in the war against the Aegis.

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