Taken from the Official Blog.
Yet this auspicious event ended in tragedy. The details are still unclear, but word has spread that an incredibly powerful Twilight's Hammer agent, shrouded to hide his identity, interrupted the ceremony and struck down Thrall with dark magics... casting his spirit into the four domains of the Elemental Plane. If these terrible rumors hold true, the Earthen Ring -- indeed, all of Azeroth -- has potentially lost one of its greatest champions.
…Is this the end of the Son of Durotan?
Excuse me, the writer inside me is going to go outside and puke his guts out.
There's a line between subtlety and blatant. This takes a running leap over that line, screaming, "LEEEROOOYYYY JEEEEENKIIIIIIIINS!!!!!"