For those of you who are going to start playing or return to Azeroth with Cataclysm or just missed the entire Elemental Invasion and need to catch up without reading all of The Shattering: Prelude to Cataclysm, this is your answer. The Story So Far covers the hows and whys of Cataclysm, detailing Thralls decision to step down as Warchief, Malfurions return and the demise of Cairne Bloodhoof. Its not so much a short story, but a precis of recent events in lore, be they in-game or via other media. So if you need to catch up, its definitely worth checking out.
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