Like some readers mentioned yesterday, their ship most likely works something like mage portals. The ship isn't rocketing through the stars, it's instantaneously moving from one place to another through some sort of magical shortcut. Mage portals theoretically use the Twisting Nether in that fashion. You start in one place in Azeroth, spend a very tiny amount of time in the Nether, then come back out where you intended.
If you're at all familiar with the X-Men, that's how Nightcrawler's teleportation works. When he's teleporting down a hallway, his mass actually hops from our world, makes a temporary detour into an alternate dimension, then slips back into our world at a different location.
Follow-up question to the orc -skin: we certainly know Garrosh was not affected by the change of color. He is, however, Grom's son, so how is Garrosh not affected, but his dad is? As far as I know, Garros didn't drink the demon blood, but his daddy did. Or was just nobody in Nagrand exposed to fell magic? Otherwise, it's weird that Garrosh's skin is brown and Grom's is green.
Grom and Garrosh had been separated for quite some time when Grom drank the blood. Garrosh was already living among the Mag'har, which is the primary group that was unaffected by the fel corruption.
I want to get my friend a mount from Blizzard's store for his Christmas present. I got him Celestial Steed a few years ago, which one should I get him this year?
That depends on your friend's personal sensibilities, I think. Personally, I think the Heart of the Aspects and the Winged Guardian are the safest options -- they look cool and lack the wackiness that tends to create the love/hate relationships players have with the other mounts. The Armored Bloodwing seems to be something a primarily Horde player would really love, if you're Horde. The Enchanted Fey Dragon is bizarre, but the way it changes color on its own is super neat. The Swift Windsteed, though? That thing is just hideous.
I know you e probably been asked this a hundred times before but someone please set me straight here! I haven't actually seen it said at Blizzcon... Will Blood Elves and Draenei get an updated model later on in WoD?
No timeline has been provided for any of the character models that haven't been revealed yet, but blood elves and draenei will be updated at some point. Worgen, goblin, and pandaren models are the only ones that are unlikely to receive any updates. Those three races were made recently enough that they still look very good.
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