Who's on the Stage?

Posted in Daily Deck on December 23, 2013

By Monty Ashley

During the holiday rerun weeks, we are presenting some of the year's most popular Arcana articles. It was a challenge to narrow down to just ten, so we hope you enjoy this look back into 2013!

—DailyMTG Staff




Let's talk about Thespian's Stage. As you may already know, "thespian" is a highfalutin' word for "actor," and the card shows two actors, well, acting:


Thespian's Stage | Art by John Avon

Now, because this is Arcana, you may have already guessed that the actors are significant. In fact, they're acting out an important moment from the history of Ravnica. Let's look closer!


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It's Szadek, Lord of Secrets and Agrus Kos, Wojek Veteran, from the original Ravnica block! And they're fighting, which means this is probably the moment when Agrus Kos arrests Szadek, breaking the Guildpact!

You can see what it's like to watch this play in the Uncharted Realms article that previewed Thespian's Stage. And you can read the whole story of the original Ravnica Cycle in eBook form. More information is right here.

Agrus Kos, Wojek Veteran | Art by Donato Giancola

Szadek, Lord of Secrets | Art by Donato Giancola

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