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Elaina Joins The Chosen

Cave Conjoining N'Kai [Exits: north]
You are below the Sigil Draktha, near N'Kai the Black. You have no escape but to go onward, for the Barrier seals you within here just as forcefully as it does the Spawn. Bones lie scattered about, strewn above a dried pool of blood.

A Message has been scrawled on the bloody floor.
Ptarchyzk is here.
(Invis) Elaina is here.

Cordir smiles quietly.

It is 3pm on Jawiliea the 30th, the month of Reconciliation, in the year 2378.
TFC started up at Mon Nov 1 23:45:41 1999 / The system time is Thu Nov 4 08:53:22 1999

Cordir takes a deep breath.
Cordir says, 'Elaina, this is N'Kai the Black...'

Elaina says (in common), 'now what do I do?'

Cordir says, 'A place created by the three Fates... Also known as the Triat... To test those that would walk their Path. I ask Petitioners to come here... as a test of faith and courage. This is also a place of danger and trial.'

Elaina shivers uncomfortably.

Cordir says, 'One cannot truly live unless one has a firm knowledge of death and danger.'

Ptarchyzk snickers softly. Ptarchyzk says (in common), 'i guess i've lived well..'

Cordir says, 'That is why I take Oaths here.'

Ptarchyzk shuts up now.

Cordir says, 'Elaina, I ask you for the first time.... is it your wish to join the Chosen of Fate?'

Tyrall ftells, 'Whee! I found your temple all by myself! :)'
Cordir ftells, '*cheer*'

Cordir says, 'There are three proofs of sincerity I require... You have met the first - 10th level. You have met the second - a tale of your life... which I received with pleasure. The third, is the completion of a a Quest.'

Elaina nods.

Cordir says, 'The first of the three parts of the Quest is the selection of a Geasa....'

Cordir gestures, and a glittering spider web appears.

An _enormous_ black spider slowly appears within the web.

The spider delicately decends to the cavern floor on a bit of silk.

Cordir gestures at the spider. Cordir says, 'This is the Web Guardian... Speak your Geasa, and have them be Witnessed and Woven.'

Elaina takes a deep breath.
Elaina says (in common), 'first, I do take to oath this, that I will work to ensure the growth of Fate'
Elaina says (in common), 'through assistance to new players through education and identification'

Cordir nods.

The spider dips its thorax in a bow.

Elaina says (in common), 'I will not use any inherent talents to harm any...'

Cordir nods.
The spider dips its thorax in a bow.

Elaina tells Cordir (in common), 'I do not wish it known to all of that ability is that ok?'
Cordir tells Elaina, 'That's fine'

Elaina says (in common), 'and I promise to aid all new players each log in as advertised on gossip and inquiry'

Cordir nods.
The spider dips its thorax in a bow.

The spider nods. You hear a voice in your mind: *Witnessed*

Elaina nods.

The spider slowly creeps back up onto the web, and begins to Weave.

Ptarchyzk says (in common), 'I should see someone about these spider voices in myhead...'

Cordir tosses a reproving glance at Ptarchyzk.

Ptarchyzk nods in recognition to Elaina.
Ptarchyzk clamps his hand over his mouth.

Cordir says, 'The second part of the Quest...'

Elaina crosses her fingers and hopes.

Cordir says, 'Is aiding the young. Which I know you have done in full meansure.'
Cordir says, 'measure, rather.'

Elaina curtseys gracefully before Cordir.

Cordir says, 'And the third part of the quest is to know eight of the racial cities of your home continent...'

Cordir says, 'Have you fetched a token from each?'

Elaina says (in common), 'Aye my lady'
Elaina says (in common), 'from my home'
Elaina says (in common), 'a city guard signet'

Cordir says, 'You need not identify them at this time... Simply acknowledge they have been gathered...'

Elaina says (in common), 'okay'

Cordir smiles quietly.
Elaina smiles happily.

Elaina is confused.

Cordir tells Elaina, 'say Yes, I have them.'
Elaina says (in common), 'Yes my lady I have them.'

Cordir smiles quietly.
Cordir says, 'well done.'

Ptarchyzk searches his pockets..

Cordir says, 'Then I believe the quest is complete...'
Cordir says, 'I ask you a second time... is it your wish to join the Chosen?'

Elaina says (in common), 'Yes my lady it is.'

Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'The Chosen serve. First and foremost, that is your task.'

Elaina nods.

Cordir says, 'Are you willing to give your life and your sacred honor in service to others?'

Elaina says (in common), 'Yes my lady.'

Cordir says, 'Are you willing to abide my codes and dictates?'

Elaina says (in common), 'Yes my lady.'

Cordir says, 'And are you willing to follow your heart and destiny, and be a true servant of Fate?'

Elaina says (in common), 'Yes my lady.'

Cordir smiles quietly. Cordir says, 'Then give me your oath.'

Cordir tells Elaina, 'You can either just type Worship Cordir or give a little oath, if you want.'

Elaina says (in common), 'I do swear to honor you and Fate all of my days.'
Elaina now worships you!

Cordir has accepted Elaina into her following!

A glittering spiderweb appears once more.

Ptarchyzk cants 'when do I start playing "Pomp and circumstance"?'

The spiderweb slowly turns from silver to indigo.
The spiderweb decends over Elaina, forming her new aura.

Cordir smiles quietly.

Elaina gasps in astonishment.

Cordir says, 'There is but one more task before we depart N'Kai.'

Ptarchyzk says (in common), 'um.. two actually..'

Elaina says (in common), 'I never thought it would really happen.'
Elaina smiles happily.

Cordir gets a black quill pen from a bag of Nyx hide.

Elaina says (in common), 'what is that my lady?'

Ptarchyzk says (in common), 'if you have an extra recall potion, that'd be great.. I walked in without one.'

Cordir uses the point of the pen to slash the palm of her left hand.

Elaina gets a clear red potion from a small pouch.
Ptarchyzk bows before Elaina.

Blood begins to pool in Cordir's cupped hand.

Elaina gives a clear red potion to Ptarchyzk.
Elaina gets a clear red potion from a small pouch.

Cordir says, 'Hold out your left hand, please, Elaina.'

Ptarchyzk says (in common), 'thanx.'
Elaina gives a clear red potion to Ptarchyzk.

Elaina holds out her left hand.

Cordir dips the quill pen in her blood, and begins to inscribe a tattoo upon the back of Elaina's wrist.
Cordir swiftly sketches the symbol of Her order, using her blood, upon Elaina's skin, forever marking her as Chosen.
Cordir creates (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen out of thin air!
Cordir gives (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen to Elaina.

Ptarchyzk puts a clear red potion in bag made from Ptarchyzk hide.
Ptarchyzk puts a clear red potion in bag made from Ptarchyzk hide.

Cordir smiles quietly.

Ptarchyzk claps at Elaina's performance.

Cordir ftells, 'Welcome to the Chosen, Elaina!'

Elaina stops using the Silver Pin of Exploration.
Elaina wears (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen as a decoration.

Tyrall ftells, 'Good day, Elaina!'

Cordir smiles quietly.

Elaina ftells, 'thank you :)'

Cordir says, 'Time to bring you home, Elaina...'

Cordir raises her hand in a graceful gesture of summoning.
A glimmering light appears, and expands into a shining web-like Pattern.
Cordir steps through the Pattern Web, disappearing from the chamber.

Within The Tapestry of Fate [Exits: north]
The Loom of the Weaver is here, coruscating with an unearthly radiance.

Cordir utters the words, 'Summon.'
Elaina arrives suddenly.

Cordir smiles quietly.
Elaina curtseys gracefully.

Tyrall ftells, 'If I can be of service, just ask!'

Elaina is so excited!!!!!!!
Elaina bounces around.

Cordir smiles quietly.

Ptarchyzk cants, 'Gasp! I'm all alone!'

Cordir ftells, 'Welcome, little one...'

Ptarchyzk cants, 'heh. '

Elaina ftells, 'Thank you'
Cordir ftells, 'It has been a long Road for you to this moment.'
Elaina ftells, 'I am most honored my lady.'
Cordir ftells, 'I am very happy to have you with us.'

Elaina says (in common), 'that's no joke.'
Elaina says (in common), 'yikes.'
Elaina smiles happily.

Cordir ftells, 'Alas.... outworld duties call me away'

Elaina smiles happily.
Ptarchyzk arrives from the north.

Elaina ftells, 'thank you my lady!'

Cordir ftells, 'I _must_ depart... though that is not my wish...'

Ptarchyzk pats Elaina on her back.
Ptarchyzk says (in common), 'gratz.. :>'

Cordir ftells, '(its 8:00, time to go on the clock)'
Tyrall ftells, '*nod*'

Cordir smiles at Elaina.

Elaina tells Cordir (in common), 'thank you!!!!!!'
Elaina says (in common), 'thank you!'

Ptarchyzk gives a clear red potion to Elaina.

Elaina smiles happily.

Cordir ftells, 'I shall return later this day...'

Cordir hugs Elaina.

Tyrall ftells, 'Feel free to respond to my email :)'

Cordir ftells, 'I'll check it now.'

Elaina curtseys gracefully.
Cordir ftells, 'Farewell, both of you...'
Elaina smiles happily.
Tyrall ftells, '*bow*'
Cordir ftells, 'do either of you need anything before I go?'

Cordir utters the word, 'Bless'
Elaina feels protected.

Ptarchyzk says (in common), 'thanx for the use of the potion.. '

Elaina ftells, 'fare thee well my lady'
Elaina thanks Cordir heartily.

Elaina nods in recognition to Ptarchyzk.
Elaina says (in common), 'any time :)'
Elaina says (in common), 'I am in your debt sir.'

Someone cants, 'hardly alone'

Elaina says (in common), 'I hope you let me repay it some day'

Ptarchyzk says (in common), 'if you put that one away, I'll give you the other one as well.'

Cordir smiles quietly.

Elaina puts a clear red potion in a small pouch.

Cordir says, 'Farewell.'
Fare thee well!

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