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Kestrel gives her Life's Blood to Nash

The Hallowed Ground of Okk, the Guardian Spirit [Exits: south]
A wall of trees wraps around behind you and to the east and west, forming a small half-circle in front of the wall to the north. Your attention is drawn to a small fire in the middle, pushing back the shadows that try to creep into the room. Several mats have been laid in a circle around the fire for people to sit on. You are disturbed slightly by the silence that hangs ominously on this place, but you sense no danger here right now.
(Purple Aura) (Glowing) The Sacred Flame of Life dimly lights the area.
Kestrel curtseys deeply.
Silonch tells Kestrel, (in common), 'curtsey'
Molo has granted you the ability to see him when he is invis.
Molo [GS] tells Kestrel, 'Greetings Kestrel'
Kestrel tells Silonch (in common), '(smiles warmly) Greetings.'
Molo [GS] tells Kestrel, 'is this old Fellowship day?'
Silonch tells Kestrel, (in common), 'may Lord Nash's blessings be with you'
Kestrel tells Molo (in common), '(deep obeisance) Greetings, Dark Lord... how Fare You.'
Kestrel tells Molo (in common), 'Howso, Lord Arch Lich?'
Molo [GS] tells Kestrel, 'Rotinom was just on'
Kestrel tells Molo (in common), 'I can see no others present.... oh! My sorrow that I missed him!'
Molo [GS] tells Kestrel, 'I am certain he would be as well'
Kestrel tells Molo (in common), '(sighs softly) So few of us remember the noble ways of my Lord, Gryphon....'
Molo [GS] tells Kestrel, 'yes yes I am certain of that'
Kestrel tells Molo (in common), 'I confess a certain... wavering... within my heart...'
Kestrel tells Molo (in common), 'The urge to be one with a group of Nashites once more is strong...'
Kestrel tells Molo (in common), 'But yet... Your ways are not those I hold dear, taught by my own Lord Gryphon...'
Kestrel tells Molo (in common), 'And those of The Guardian Spirit... I have yet to learn of....'
Molo [GS] tells Kestrel, 'well, just ensure that you find a Nashite faith if you choose one'
Kestrel tells Molo (in common), 'Of course, Lord....'
Kestrel creates several Magic Mushrooms as an offering.
(13) A Magic Mushroom suddenly appears.
Kestrel murmurs softly, 'May this offering please the Lord of this Place, and the Lord of All, Nash.'
Kestrel curtseys deeply.
[She leaves Okk's holy place, and travels to the Room of Records]
Kestrel gossips (in common), 'Is anyone in need of curing of that dreaded burden, Plague?'
Kestrel gossips (in common), 'If anyone has need of aid, curing, or food, please come to the Room of Records, and I will aid you as I can...'
Ibram arrives from the east.
Ibram leaves east.
Kestrel gossips (in common), 'Though I will be here only a few more moments.'
Someone tells Kestrel, (in common), ':('
Kestrel tells someone (in common), 'Forgive me, Unseen One... for I cannot make out your visage...'
Kestrel tells someone (in common), 'Your ability to hide far exceeds my lowly sight'
Okk gossips (in aarakocran), 'Greetings, Children of Creation'
Demonic gossips (in common), 'Greetings, Okk'
Kestrel gossips (in common), 'Hail and Greetings, Lord Okk, Guardian Spirit!'
Someone tells Kestrel, (in common), 'it is just Silonch lady Kestrel'
Arthur gossips (in common), 'hello Lord Okk'
Kilrath gossips (in aarakocran), 'Gruurunas veyvwuyn'
Kestrel tells Okk (in common), '(humbly) Guardian Spirit, may this humble woman take up a moment of Your time?'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'Of course you may'
[Kestrel swiftly returns to Okk's temple.]
The Hallowed Ground of Okk, the Guardian Spirit [Exits: south]
A wall of trees wraps around behind you and to the east and west, forming a small half-circle in front of the wall to the north. Your attention is drawn to a small fire in the middle, pushing back the shadows that try to creep into the room. Several mats have been laid in a circle around the fire for people to sit on. You are disturbed slightly by the silence that hangs ominously on this place, but you sense no danger here right now.
(13) A delicious magic mushroom is here.
(Purple Aura) (Glowing) The Sacred Flame of Life dimly lights the area.
(Purple Aura) Okk is here.
Kestrel curtseys to Okk.
Kestrel remains in the curtsey, not rising.
Kestrel keeps her eyes low.
Okk smiles at Kestrel.
Kestrel says (in common), 'Lord Okk... it is a pleasure to meet You.'
Okk says (in common), 'I am glad of that… the same with you'
Kestrel says hesitantly, 'I was here, earlier, seeking to learn if You have some measure of requirement for those who would seek to join You.... But I found no word...'
Okk nods in recognition to Kestrel.
Kestrel says (in common), 'Do You have any such trial of entry?'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'There a few simple requirements, if you wish to hear them'
Kestrel smiles happily.
Kestrel says (in common), 'Aye... it would fill my heart with great joy to do so.'
TIME
It is 7am on Ivyn the 29th, the month of the Great Harvest, in the year 2369.
TFC started up at Mon Sep 6 10:29:46 1999 The system time is Sun Sep 12 11:29:40 1999
Mordith arrives from the south.
Okk smiles happily.
Falcor arrives from the south.
Kestrel curtseys to Falcor.
Kestrel curtseys to Mordith.
Mordith bows deeply.
Falcor bows before Kestrel.
Kestrel says (in common), 'Nash's blessings upon you both, gentlemen.'
Okk smiles to the two.
Falcor kisses Kestrel.
Kestrel frowns.
Falcor bows deeply.
Hutt arrives from the south.
Falcor says (in common), 'pardon the intrusion'
Hutt rests.
Okk pokes Falcor in the ribs.
Kestrel takes a step back, surprised at Falcor's boldness.
Falcor says (in common), 'ill be going'
Falcor leaves south.
Mordith leaves south.
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'My Falcor is just like that'
Okk shrugs.
Okk beams a smile at Hutt.
Kestrel tells Okk (in common), '*nods* Perhaps he does not know I am a wedded woman...'
Okk nods in recognition to Kestrel.
Okk nods in recognition to Hutt.
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'First, one must be at least the tenth effective level'
Kestrel nods silently.
score
You are Kestrel, serving Nash in Solitude. Gryphon's Lady,
163 years old (303 hours), created Thu Dec 04 97 19:21:03.
(Zoardryn the 15th, The Shallow Graves, year 2261, noon.)
You were born before birth records were actually kept.
You live in Midgaard and your race is Human.
You are a level 16 Cleric, level 10 Warrior.
You have 239/239 hit, 152/152 mana, 219/219 movement, 18 practices.
You have 0 training sessions remaining.
You are carrying 2/29 items with weight 2/250 kg.
Str: TRN Int: TRN Wis: TRN Dex: TRN Con: TRN Chr: TRN
TRN = trainable, MAX = untrainable.
You are neither very lucky nor unlucky.
You have scored 125486 exp (176647 total), and have 0 gold coins.
You need 18882 exp for level 17.
Autoexit: yes. Autogold: yes. Autoloot: no. Autosac: no.
Wimpy set to 120 hit points.
You are standing.
You are unprotected.
You are unaligned.
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'You must fully know and understand all the goals, aspects, and ideals of the following.'
Kestrel nods silently.
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'You must agree to uphold and live by them'
Kestrel nods silently.
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'You must have adequate knowedge of other religions'
Kestrel tells Okk (in common), 'I have studied the carvings upon the pole, gazed into the fire... is there aught else in this place I should see?'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'That is mostly all, though I intend to change that'
Kestrel nods in recognition to Okk.
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'You may also look at the wall to the north'
Kestrel tells Okk (in common), 'I have dwelt in this Realm for longer than birth records have been kept, and know well most of its faiths....'
Look North
A solid wall of granite runs along to the north. The trees around you throw shadows on the wall. The shadows dance eerily on it, forming hideous shapes, revealing to you the dark possibilities of the future.
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'That is good'
Look shapes:
Your vision swirls and blurs as the evil spirits fill your mind with their horrific visions. You see the realm, scarred and wasted by the forces of Good and Evil as they battle to annihilate each other. Great flames sweep across the land, leaving only a black and ruined place where no Life could exist. Suddenly, a calm presence comes and sweeps the vision aside, satisfied that you have been given knowledge by these spirits, yet without being harmed. You hear its voice inside your soul.
"No glory is to be found in war, or a ruined world. We are striving to preserve Life. Such a vision as you have seen is what must never be."
Kestrel smiles happily.
Kestrel says (in common), 'What I see there, is utterly what I hold within my own countenance.'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'The reason for this is to know what is out there, as well have an understanding of the people you will deal with in this existence'
look Kestrel
.
Wide blue bird-like eyes stare back at you, penetrating, intense;
like the gaze of some bluejay or kingfisher that's noticed you
near her nest for the first time, judging your nature.
Her strawberry hair cascades down her back free and unfettered,
a bright honeysuckle cloak, as smooth and as brilliant as
the feathered breast of any bird who ever flew the skies.
And in those graceful, delicate movements of her petite well-
developed form, in her gentle smile and comforting,
healing touch, you see that no matter what your own nature,
whether you are a defender or a predator, the judgement of the
birds can have but one sentence:
LIFE.
Kestrel won't win any beauty contests.
Kestrel is in perfect health.
Kestrel is using:
<used as light> (Glowing) a war banner
<worn on body> an elegant green dress
Kestrel nods in recognition to Okk.
Okk smiles happily.
Kestrel tells Okk (in common), 'I was second High Priestess of the Nashite Silver Fellowship, wife to Lord Gryphon....'
Kestrel tells Okk (in common), 'I know well the struggle bourne by Nashites in this Realm... the pressures and tenets of other Faiths... and while i give them my respect, I cannot give them my Oath. Nt for me, the Path of Pain and Misery, or the Conclave's dark embrace. I stand for Life - as I always have - named Doctor of Mud Ills, by the Mad Implementor, Madman.'
Okk nods in recognition to Kestrel.
Kestrel tells Okk (in common), 'It has ever been my way to fight against death in my own way - healing the hurts of any who asked of my aid... If You should find me worthy, I would be honored to stand in Your service...'
Okk smiles at Kestrel, and tells her, 'I would like that, if that is how you feel'
Okk nods.
Kestrel curtseys deeply and says(in common), 'Aye, Lord...'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'There is one more thing-'
Kestrel says (in common), 'Yes, Lord?'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'Across your left cheek you must bear a scar as the symbol of your devotion to Life'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'If that bothers you?'
Kestrel smiles and chuckles softly. 'My appearance has never been such to wrest gasps from those who glanced at me...'
Kestrel says (in common), 'I would bear such a mark proudly.'
Okk grins.
Okk nods in recognition to Kestrel.
Kestrel says (in common), 'For do we not all bear scars? Some internal, some external... But all roadmarks on the path of Life, showing where we have been, what we have done, and who we may be?'
Okk says (in common), 'True, true'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'You would like to join my following, then?'
Kestrel says (in common), 'I would be Your loyal servant, if You found it within Your grace to accept me...'
Kestrel says (in common), 'With Your permission?'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'And the wisdom the carvings have given to you, do you agree to embrace thse as your own?'
Kestrel says (in common), 'I do, with all of my heart.'
Okk nods.
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'That is all I ask'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'Serve Life, and you serve me'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'You may worship'
Okk draws back and bows.
worship okk
You now worship Okk!
Kestrel curtseys deeply.
Okk has accepted you into the following!
Plato ftells, 'cool'
Okk ftells, 'Welcome, Kestrel!'
Kestrel prays (in common), 'My thanks, Honored Lord.'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'You are welcome, Lady'
Falcor ftells, 'but i have like 2 ticks left'
Kestrel ftells, '(smiles softly) Greetings, Nashites...'
Kilrath ftells, 'afkk'
Plato ftells, 'hi Kestrel welcome'
Falcor ftells, 'slautations kestrel'
Kilrath ftells, 'I mean'
Kilrath ftells, 'back'
Mordith ftells, 'hey kestrel!'
Okk smiles at you.
Kilrath ftells, 'Welcome, Kestrel!'
Kestrel ftells, 'My minor skills of aid are utterly at your service, bretheren and sisteren all....'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'Welcome to my following, I hope you do well here'
Kestrel ftells, 'It has been long since I stood within a following of Nashites... it is a pleasure to be 'home''
Kestrel smiles at Okk.
Okk points a runestick at the Flame of Life.
The fire flickers and dims to an ember.
Okk unlocks the Sacred Flame.
Okk opens the Sacred Flame.
Okk gets a long scar across the cheek from the Sacred Flame.
Kestrel raises her face to Okk.
Kilrath ftells, 'You were once of Gryphons Following, Correct?'
Kestrel tilts her face to one side, baring her right cheekbone.
Hutt says (in common), 'cool'
Falcor ftells, 'not that i know of'
Kestrel ftells, 'Aye, and served My Lord Gryphon as wife and High Priestess'
Okk draws a talon across Kestrel's cheek.
Okk gives you a long scar across the cheek.
Kestrel wears a long scar across the cheek as a decoration.
Kilrath ftells, '*nod*'
Okk beams a smile at Hutt.
Kestrel ftells, '(humbly) I thank you, Lord Okk, for the honor You do me.'
Ptarchyzk gossips (in common), 'Gratz to Majere for reaching level 42 Mob Mastery!'
Johnny gossips (in common), 'gratz'
Hutt gossips (in common), 'gratz'
Someone gossips (in common), 'Wow! *cheers* Majere'
Majere gossips (in common), 'thanks'
Okk ftells, 'You are welcome, Kestrel. May you thrive among us'
Okk looks at Kestrel.
Kestrel ftells, 'Thank you, Lord Okk.'
Kilrath ftells, 'amen'
Okk grins neutrally.
Hutt looks at Kestrel.
Hutt smiles happily.
Kestrel ftells, 'I fear that outworld duties summon me away, unpleasantly early, Lord Okk...'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), '"Life's Blood" should be placed in your title'
Kestrel ftells, 'I have familiarized myself with Your board notes, swiftly, so that I will not break any rule or policy named there.'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'Ah, I understand'
Okk nods in recognition to Kestrel.
Title: serves Nash with her Life and Blood. *Gryphon*
Ok.
Kestrel ftells, 'Forgive me my departure, Lord....'
Okk ftells, 'Not at all'
Okk ftells, 'Again, welcome'
Kestrel ftells, '(curtsey)'
Kestrel prays (in common), 'is the title acceptable?'
Okk tells Kestrel, (in common), 'That will do nicely'
(End Scene)

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