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The Wedding of Gwenhwyfar and Elladan

6/7/99

A Secret Garden: [Exits: none]
This garden is alive and teeming with brilliant colors and divine fragrances. Petite daffodils and daisies are interspersed among primroses and morning glories. Thick cat's claw vines with delicate yellow buds spill over the inner walls of the garden. There is a large, old fountain made from river stones which no longer seems to work, and now has beautiful wild roses springing forth from it, reaching towards the sky. There is a stone bench in the shade of a large wsky. There is a stone bench in the shade of a large willow tree, inviting you to sit and reflect and enjoy the marvelous garden.
The sky is rainy and a warm southerly breeze blows.
A white daisy is growing here.
[GS] Rhina is here.
Bliss is here.
Gwenhwyfar is here.
Kalee is here.

Rhina smiles happily.
You squeeze gwenhwyfar fondly.
Rhina says, 'Is this it? :).'
Gwenhwyfar smiles at you.
Gwenhwyfar nods to Rhina.
Gwenhwyfar looks at Kalee.
You say (in common), 'it is indeed.'
The sun slowly disappears in the west.
Bliss looks at you.

WHOZ: Players near you: Rhina, Bliss, Gwenhwyfar, Kalee, Elladan

Bliss smiles happily.
You ftell, 'care to join us, Tamar?'
Tamar ftells, 'If you'll have me, that would be nice.'
You ftell, 'of course. It's at the Secret Garden in Emdeeville.'

The night has begun.

Rhina says, 'Then I've posted to all hear a 'telegram' from Thaoer which he wished for me to share.'

Gwenhwyfar smiles happily. Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'how sweet.'

You smile happily.
note list
[ 15] Rhina: Thaoer's Wishes
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[ 15] Rhina: Thaoer's Wishes
Mon Jun 7 09:11:53 1999
To: Elladan Bliss Kalee Gwenhwyfar
Congratulations to the bridal couple
Although gentle as the mildest breeze
A smile from her will make you freeze
Cause such a beauty is hard to find
Lady Gwenhwfyfar, one of a kind.
From the Realm he once was torn
Elladan perished - but now reborn!
Today a man of love and pride
He stands before us to wed his bride.
The two of you will be together
From now on as man and wife
In good and bad, and stormy weather
I wish you all the good in life.

Gwenhwyfar wriggles her toes on the grass.
You say (in common), 'what a wonderful gift.'

Tamar ftells, 'Emdeeville I can get to.'
You ftell, 'ok, it's 2n,2e from the entrance. Then open some doors to the south.'
Tamar ftells, 'I came via vortex.'

Kalee smiles happily.
Bliss beams a smile at Gwenhwyfar.
Kalee rests.

Elladan looks radiantly happy and nervous at the same time.
Kalee chuckles at your joke.
Bliss grins happily at you.

Gwenhwyfar giggles nervously. Gwenhwyfar smiles happily.

Kalee stands up.
Kalee utters the words, 'bless.' Kalee utters the words, 'bless.' Kalee utters the words, 'bless.'
You feel righteous.
Kalee rests. Kalee stands up. Kalee utters the words, 'summon.' Tamar arrives suddenly.
Kalee gasps in astonishment.
Bliss beams a smile at Tamar.
Tamar curtseys gracefully.
Kalee tries to break dance, but nearly breaks her neck!
Tamar rests.
Rhina enthusiastically cheers Kalee to victory.
Kalee rests.

You smile at Tamar.
Tamar smiles at you.

Rhina [GS] tells you, 'Ok, good. :) Here's what we'll do. I'll natter for a bit, then ask for your vows.'
You pray (in common), 'ok :).'
Rhina [GS] tells you, 'Do you have the actual ring exchange bit in your vows?'
You pray (in common), 'eehm, no.'

The day has begun.

Gwenhwyfar looks at Rhina.

Rhina [GS] tells you, 'Ok, I have that part covered.'
You pray (in common), 'great!.'

Gwenhwyfar smiles happily.

Rhina smiles happily.
The sun rises in the east.
You are hungry. You eat a Magic Mushroom. You are no longer hungry.
You are thirsty. You drink water from a buffalo water skin. You do not feel thirsty.

Rhina says, 'All right dear ones, shall we begin?'

Gwenhwyfar nods a bit nervously.
You smile happily. You say (in common), 'please.'

Kalee looks at you.
Kalee looks at Gwenhwyfar.
Bliss looks at Gwenhwyfar.
Bliss beams a smile at Gwenhwyfar.

Rhina says, 'We have gathered here today for the joining of two lives. Elladan and Gwenhwyfar today become one.'
You smile at Gwenhwyfar.
Gwenhwyfar smiles at you.

Kalee begins to tear-up. Kalee whispers "I always cry at weddings"
Bliss hands Kalee a tissue.
Kalee thanks Bliss heartily.
Bliss smiles happily.

Rhina says, 'Together they will entwine, bringing together thier various pasts, desires, wishes and hopes into a whole far stronger than the two. They will support each other in all their goals, and their achievements will be of both. Like an oak with a rose mingled in its branches, they are strength and beauty together.'

Elladan takes Gwenhwyfar's hand and squeezes it gently.

Gwenhwyfar looks into Elladan's eyes.
You smile at Gwenhwyfar.

Kalee sniffs happily.
Bliss beams a smile at Kalee.
Rhina smiles happily.

Gwenhwyfar tries to hide a tear.

Rhina says, 'But this ceremony is not about what _I_ think and hope for them, it is about what they wish to pledge to each other.'

Bliss sneaks Gwenhwyfar a tissue.

The sun slowly disappears in the west.

Gwenhwyfar wipes her eye and smiles.

The night has begun. Lightning flashes in the sky.

Rhina says, 'So, before this company, we will hear your vows.'
Rhina says, 'Elladan, will you begin?'
You nod.

You say (in common), 'This, my love, is my vow to you.'
You say (in common), 'A dim light from the darkness came forth.'
You say (in common), 'blinded by crimes to self and by others.'
You say (in common), 'growing ever stronger in the presence of gods.'
You say (in common), 'eyes opened and saw a new dawn.'
You say (in common), 'blessed with skills of art and kindness.'
You say (in common), 'a young heart captured, enraptured by love.'
You say (in common), 'joined together like vines entwined.'
You say (in common), 'futures uncharted waiting for us.'
You say (in common), 'the end of one journey, the start of a new.'
You say (in common), 'together we walk, today and forever.'

Gwenhwyfar blushes slightly and smiles.
You smile at her.

Kalee blows her nose.
Bliss drinks lemonade from a buffalo water skin.
Bliss drinks lemonade from a buffalo water skin.
Kalee sighs loudly.
Bliss smiles at you.
Rhina smiles happily.

Rhina [GS] tells you, 'Done?'
You pray (in common), 'yep, sorry :).'

Bliss wipes a tear of happiness from her cheek.
Kalee beams a smile at Bliss.
Kalee drinks water from a bota.
Gwenhwyfar looks at Rhina.

Rhina says, 'Thank you, dear one. Gwenhwyfar? .'
Gwenhwyfar nods.

Bliss beams a smile at Gwenhwyfar.

Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'Unfortunaetly, I am not very poetic, to the dismay of Lord Jerald.'

Kalee chuckles, evidently amused.
Bliss comforts Gwenhwyfar.
Rhina smiles happily.

Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'I do have these promises to make to you.'

Gwenhwyfar looks at you.

Look Gwenwhyfar:
Gwenwhyfar stands before you in a long flowing dress displaying a myriad of pastel colors swirling before your eyes. Her hair is twisted up off of her back and secured with a ruby barette. She smiles at you and warms your heart.
Gwenhwyfar is in perfect health.
Gwenhwyfar is using:
<worn on finger> the stunning diamond ring
<worn around neck> a Minor Amulet of Blocking
<worn around neck> a daisy chain
<worn on legs> emerald anklets
<worn around wrist> (Humming) a ruby bracelet
<held> <held> a bouquet of roses
<worn with pride> a peacock feather

The day has begun.

Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'I promise to love you, with all my heart and soul, forever.'

The sun rises in the east.
You smile at her.

Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'I promise to always be honest with you, about my feelings and my deeds, as I have been in the past.'
Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'I promise to have complete faith in you, our love, and our gods, forever.'
Elladan smiles warmly at Gwenhwyfar.

Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'I don't normally use words such as forever and always, and when I use them, I mean them.'
Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'I love you, Elladan.'

Gwenhwyfar wipes a tear from her eye again, hoping no one notices.

Bliss beams a smile at Gwenhwyfar.
Elladan swallows away a tear.

Rhina says, 'Thank you, dear.'

Kalee smiles at you.
Rhina says, 'The exchanging of the rings. The ring is a symbol of the
unbreakable nature of your union...'

Lightning flashes in the sky.

Gwenhwyfar fumbles nevously for the ring.
Gwenhwyfar blushes.

Rhina says, 'but it is also a symbol of a cycle. It is a recognition that things do not always follow a straight path... but in the end, they return to this point: the pledging of your love and faith. You both have the rings? :).'

Kalee bursts into tears.
You get Sannur Ast from an egg casing.
You nod.

Gwenhwyfar nods in recognition to Rhina.
Rhina smiles happily.
Bliss wipes a tear away.
Tamar disappears into the void.
Tamar has returned from the void.
You smile at Tamar.

Rhina says, 'There are two parts: the giving of love, and the acceptance of love. We will show both. Elladan, please place the ring on Gwenhwyfar's forefinger and repeat after me.'

Gwenhwyfar holds out her hand.

Bliss looks at Gwenhwyfar.

The sun slowly disappears in the west.

Rhina says, 'By giving you this ring, I pledge to cherish and keep you safe...'
You give Sannur Ast to Gwenhwyfar.
You say (in common), 'by giving you this ring, I pledge to cherish and keep you safe.'

Gwenhwyfar wears Sannur Ast on her left finger.
Tamar looks at Gwenhwyfar.
Kalee looks at Gwenhwyfar.
The night has begun.
Bliss looks at Gwenhwyfar.

Gwenhwyfar tells you (in common), 'it's beautiful...'
Bliss smiles happily.

Rhina says, 'to join you in all of life's trials and exhaltaions.'
You tell Gwenhwyfar (in common), '*smile* It means 'true love' in Norse.'

A white daisy vanishes.
You say (in common), 'to join you in all of life's trials and exhaltations.'

Rhina says, 'and to form my life to yours, for now and always.'
You say (in common), 'and to form my life to yours, for now and always.'

Kalee smiles happily.
Bliss smiles at you.

Gwenhwyfar tells you (in common), 'yours isn't nearly as ellegant.....but I hope you like it anyway.'
Rhina says, 'Gwenhwyfar, please place the ring on Elladan's forefinger and repeat after me.'

Elladan sighs happily. Elladan holds out his hand.

Gwenhwyfar gives you a silver wedding band.
Rhina says, 'By giving you this ring, I pledge to cherish and keep you safe...'
Tamar looks at you.

Look Ring:
Engraved within the silver band in a delicate flowing script are three simple words: Love. Honesty. Faith.

Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'By giving you this ring, I pledge to cherish and keep you safe...'

Rhina says, 'to join you in all life's trials and exhaltation.'
You tell Gwenhwyfar (in common), 'It is beautiful, perfect.'

Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'to join you in all life's trials and exhaltation.'

Rhina says, 'and to form my life to yours, now and always.'

Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'and to form my life to yours, now and always.'

You pray (in common), 'can I wear it yet?'

Bliss wipes a steady stream of tears.

Rhina says, 'Elladan, place the ring and your left heart finger and repeat after me...'

Gwenhwyfar tells you (in common), 'the continuous band shows the joining of our life with no beginning and no end.'

The day has begun.
You tell Gwenhwyfar (in common), 'Which is what our life will be like.'

Rhina says, 'By accepting this ring, I accept all your love and all it brings. I make this choice with all my heart.'

The sun rises in the east.

You wear a silver wedding band on your right finger.

Bliss looks at you.
Kalee wipes a tear from her cheek.

You say (in common), 'By accepting this ring, I accept all your love and all it brings. I make this choice with all my heart.'

Kalee looks at you.
You pray (in common), 'it's a great idea! Wish you'd told Gwen before she wore it :).'

Bliss needs another tissue.

Rhina says, 'Gwenhwyfar, place the ring on your left heart finger and repeat after me...'

Rhina says, 'By accepting this ring, I accept all your love and all it brings. I make this choice with all my heart.'

Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'By accepting this ring, I accept all your love and all it brings, I make this choice with all my heart.'

Rhina smiles happily.
Bliss beams a smile at Gwenhwyfar.

Rhina says, 'By the power vested in me by your love, I pronounce you joined.'
Rhina says, 'You may kiss the bride.'

Gwenhwyfar blushes.
Gwenhwyfar smiles at you.
Elladan takes Gwenhwyfar in a gentle embrace and kisses her.
Bliss smiles happily.
Rhina smiles happily.
Kalee smiles happily.
You smile at Gwenhwyfar

Kalee throws birdseed at the happy couple.
Tamar stands up.
Bliss shows her approval by clapping her hands together.
You grin neutrally.

Tamar utters the words, 'bless.' You feel righteous.

Gwenhwyfar tries to dodge some of the seed.
Gwenhwyfar giggles.

Rhina says, 'Together with all here, I congratulate you and make my own pledge... to help you in your love and add my strength to yours. :).'

Gwenhwyfar smiles happily.

Bliss utters the words, 'strength.'
Tamar utters the words, 'bless.'
You say (in common), 'thank you all so much for being here with us today.'

Gwenhwyfar beams a smile at Rhina. Gwenhwyfar nods. Gwenhwyfar says (in common), 'thank you.'
You hug Rhina.

Kalee smiles at you.
Bliss smiles at you.
You say (in common), 'thank you, my Lady.'

Bliss beams a smile at Gwenhwyfar.

Kalee beams a smile at Gwenhwyfar.
Rhina smiles happily.
Bliss hugs Gwenhwyfar.
Elladan offers his arm to Gwenhwyfar.
Tamar says (in elven), 'Cyngryrulatuons.'
Kalee hugs you.

A gentle rain of violet petals showers on the happy couple.

Bliss hugs you.
Gwenhwyfar holds onto Elladan.
You smile happily.
Gwenhwyfar smiles happily, giggles, and says (in common), 'THank you so very much RHina.'

Kalee says (in common), 'Lovely, lovely wedding.' She sniffs sadly.

Bliss nods twice.

You say (in common), 'it was.'
Gwenhwyfar smiles happily.
You say (in common), 'now, if you don't mind, Gwenhwyfar and I will find a quiet spot.'

Gwenhwyfar smiles happily, and waves.
You wave.

Bliss waves happily.
Kalee smirks and waves happily.
Bliss sighs loudly.

You open the secret stone passage.

Rhina grins neutrally.
Kalee stops following you.
Bliss says (in common), 'how beautiful.'
Kalee nods in recognition to Bliss.

You say (in common), 'everybody stop following me :) Except Gwen of course :).'
Gwenhwyfar giggles.

Rhina stops following you.
Bliss stops following you.
Rhina chuckles, evidently amused.
You smile happily.

Bliss smiles happily.
Elladan hugs you all.

Rhina says, 'You don't want company?' She sulks in the corner.

You say (in common), 'thank you so much again.'
You grin neutrally at Rhina.

Kalee says (in common), 'we can give you pointers.' She smirks.

B say somehow, I doubt that
You say (in common), 'somehow, I doubt that .'

NORTH: A Small Patio [Exits: south]
Gwenhwyfar arrives from the south.
You smile at her.
Gwenhwyfar smiles at you.
You say (in common), 'thank you, my love.'

(And here we end the scene, giving these two newlyweds their privacy....)

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