His rule was short, harsh but efficient. Under Samias the Northcrest's pursuit of the Primal was born, yet he misunderstood and was ignorant of the energy he sought to control.
He died in battle fighting in a war at Morendrum.
Harland became the ninth Baron after him.
The scowling Samias Northcrest
Would never, ever welcome a guest
To sup at his table
Nor ride from his stable
He died of a knife through the chest