Ankaa Seeker IV

  1. We have much to teach each other.
  2. Focus not on the death, but on the rebirth.
  3. The hotter the furnace, the purer the metal.
  4. “Developing a theory is one thing – proving it in the field quite another. That’s the beauty of the Crucible.” –Ikora Rey
  5. The phoenix that fights itself, then rises from its ashes stronger than ever. That is the Crucible.



  • ‘the phoenix’


Alpha Phoenicis aka Ankaa

  • The brightest star in the constellation of Phoenix
  • A spectroscopic binary star system
  • Soon to become a nebula in astronomical terms
  • It will shed its outer layers as a planetary nebula and end its life quietly as a white dwarf

Expanded info

Flavor text “The hotter the furnace, the purer the metal.”


  • Vessel or container made of materials that resist great heat
  • A container made of graphite or porcelain that melts only at very high temperatures
  • Used to strengthen metals by heating them to a liquid state and removing impurities before forging

Mythology Phoenix

  • Long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn.
  • Sun origin, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of iits own death.
  • A phoenix dies in a show of flames and combustion, although there are other sources that claim that the legendary bird dies and simply decomposes before being born again
  • *May symbolize renewal as well as the sun, time, and resurrection.