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A Shadow Rises...

Nyx arrives from the north.
Cordir tells Nyx, 'Is there anywhere special to you that you would like this done?'
Nyx tells Cordir, 'Does your temple count?'
Cordir tells Nyx, 'And do you want it public or private?'
Tokugawa tells Cordir, 'mind if I come over when you do it?'
Nyx cants, 'Greetings, Lord Thaygar.'
Amblin arrives from the north. Amblin rests.
Cordir says, 'Another Immortal has asked to be present... is that all right?'
Nyx sits down and thinks deeply.
Who Fate
Hum [ Th:12 ] Amblin Dirado, Child of Fate
Hel [ Th:30 ] Nyx, Ebon Shadow of Fate
Thaygar nods in recognition to Nyx.
Nyx prays, '*nod*'
Cordir tells Tokugawa, 'You're welcome to come over.'
Cordir tells Thaygar, 'I'm going to be Ordaining him in just a moment... You are formally invited.'
Thaygar steps from a glyph of blackfire, which then flows back into His hand.
Nyx bows before Thaygar.
time
It is 6 o'clock am on the Day of the Bull, the 15th day of the Month of Futility.
TFC started up at Fri Jul 9 08:45:19 1999 The system time is Fri Jul 9 13:57:33 1999
Cordir says, 'Its the Day of the Bull. That doesn't seem quite appropriate'
Amblin smiles happily.
Nyx shakes his head.
Nyx says, 'It needs to be the Month of Shadows...'
Amblin smiles happily.
Amblin smiles happily.
Thaygar gossips, 'This One Foresaw three things when He returned to this Realm. This night, this First comes true.'
Tylorn gossips, 'whats that Thaygar'
Yeshua gossips, 'hmmmmm, that was deep thaygar'
Thaygar gossips, 'The Lady of Fate shall ordain the rising of an ebon shadow across the Realm. This happens in time'
Yeshua tells Cordir, 'you ordaining Nyx?'
Cordir tells Yeshua, 'Yes, I am.'
Yeshua tells Cordir, 'kewl! '
Tokugawa appears before Cordir.
Cordir smiles happily.
Thaygar nods in recognition to Tokugawa.
Tokugawa grins neutrally.
Yeshua tells Cordir, 'when? if I might ask'
Cordir tells Yeshua, 'Right now.'
Nyx bows before Tokugawa.
Nyx smiles happily. Nyx says, 'I am glad you could make it as well, Lord Tokugawa' Nyx smiles happily.
Within The Tapestry of Fate [Exits: north]
Stepping through the spider-web, you find yourself standing beneath countless stars... no, not stars, but strands of light, their incandescent glow pushing back the darkness that would otherwise overcome you.

You stand on a circular cathedra of dusky marble striated with silvery gray. Four titanic, equidistantly spaced archways of albescent jade yearn upward towards the lights above you. Sable fires seethe within three of them, a spider-web filling the fourth. In the center of the rostrum stands an intricately carved wooden loom. It is cool here, like the first misty chill of twilight, and you shiver slightly, hair prickling on the back of your neck as you realize: Perhaps this is no place for a mortal to be.

A delicious magic mushroom is here.
The Loom of the Weaver is here, coruscating with an unearthly radiance.
(Purple Aura) Tokugawa is here.
(Purple Aura) Thaygar is here.
(Purple Aura) Amblin is resting here.
(Invis) (Purple Aura) Nyx is here.
Thaygar says, 'good luck unto you, Shadow of this One no longer'
Yeshua arrives from the north.
Yeshua rests.
Cordir says, 'Nyx, this is your moment. Who do you wish to have present?'
Yeshua says, 'sorry'
Yeshua stands up.
Amblin smiles happily. Amblin bows before Tokugawa.
Yeshua leaves north.
Amblin says, 'sorry,i was lagging'
Cordir tells Yeshua, 'That was not a question for you to leave'
Nyx says, 'Those I would name are here...'
Cordir says, 'Do you wish Yeshua here?'
Cordir says, 'He left thinking himself unwelcome'
Yeshua tells Cordir, 'figured it was a priv. party *smile'
Nyx says, 'He may watch, if he wishes...'
Thaygar tells Cordir, 'this One shall leave the first shouts to you if you wish them, Lady :)'
Cordir tells Thaygar, '*nods* Please.'
Cordir says, 'Invite him back, then.'
Thaygar tells Cordir, 'this One will need to depart *immediately* thereafter'
### [Yeshua tells Nyx, 'i'm proud of you! :)']
Yeshua arrives from the north.
Nyx smiles happily.
Amblin smiles happily.
Yeshua rests.
Cordir says, 'Nyx, there is one who wishes to speak with you privately first. So I will pause but a moment. If all others would rest, and be silent for a time...'
Yeshua gets a good seat.
Thaygar tells Cordir, 'this One can wait, but not long. This One needs to depart badly'
Nyx prays, 'Were you speaking of Heckyl?'
Cordir ftells, 'Yes, Nyx'
LOOK NYX:
At first you think it was just your imagination, but you are sure you saw something over there... Ah, there it is. You breathe a small sigh of relief as you recognize a tiny midnight sprite flitting about. Although it's odd to find one here, so far from- Something moved. Over there, in the deepest shadows, something else moved. It was human-sized, but it shifted with a grace few humans possess. You peer into the darkness, barely suppressing a shiver. You know it's out there. It has to be. Your hand grips your weapon tightly. Then, suddenly, you see it. A lean figure is standing not two steps from you, dressed completely in black. Even the face is hidden, all of it but the eyes. You shudder. Those eyes, those piercing grey eyes. They must know everything...
There is only one person that this could be...
Nyx won't win any beauty contests.
Nyx is in perfect health.
Nyx is using:
<used as light>. . (Magical) (Glowing) (Hovering) a midnight sprite
<worn around neck> (Magical) a shard of ebon jade on a silver chain
<worn on body>. .. .a tight-fitting black tunic
<worn on feet>. .. .some soft soled black boots
<worn on hands>. . .some skin-tight black gloves
<wielded>. .. .. . (Magical) a dagger of ebon jade
<worn with pride>. (Glowing) a mithril horseshoe
<worn with pride>. (Purple Aura) (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen
Cordir raises one pale hand. The room falls silent, still.
The ebon flames which fill the archway to the east blaze up, flowing out of their restraint.
The fire spreads across the floor, seeking one in particular....
Like a wind, the flames swirl up and around Nyx, burning away all impurities, leaving a fiery tingling sensation.
Cordir steps forth to stand before Her Shadow. A gentle smile plays upon her lips.
Cordir says, 'Nyx.... My Shadow....'
### [Heckyl tells Nyx, 'I am very glad you were able to make it this far']
Cordir says, 'You are First among the Chosen. You served me long before I reached this point in the Pattern. Your service has been exemplary. Your willingness to shoulder burdens incomparable.'
### [Nyx tells Heckyl, '*nod* I know...']
Cordir says, 'Honors are already yours... But one further I would offer.'
Nyx bows before Cordir.
Cordir says, 'I ask you now - will you accept my Ordainment and stand as the epitome of all that Chosen should and must be.'
Nyx gently kneels before Lady Cordir.
Heckyl tells Cordir, 'I think you should make him triple. Make him take some warrior or mage, But that's just me'
Cordir tells Nyx, 'ooc: That's DEFTLY = ) '
Nyx says, 'I would be most honored to accept, Lady.'
Cordir smiles happily.
Cordir lays a gentle hand upon Nyx's head.
Cordir says, 'Then receive my blessing.'
Nyx prays, 'ooc: Not when I'm being nice... :)'
< 348ma(348) NH HL >
ordain Nyx
### Nyx has advanced to level 1.
< -252ma(348) NH HL >
Thaygar nods in recognition to Nyx.
Tokugawa says, 'Congratulations Nyx'
Amblin smiles happily.
You gossip, 'ALL HAIL NYX, ORDAINED OF THE CHOSEN OF FATE!!!!'
Edge gossips, 'gratz nyx!'
Yeshua says, 'woohoo'
Heckyl gossips, 'Grats'
Dinin cants, 'Grats Nyx'
Yeshua gossips, 'woohoo!'
Heckyl tells Cordir, '*roll*'
Nyx cants, '*bow* Thank you.'
Max gossips (in elven), 'congratulations'
Nyx says, 'Thank you, my Lady.'
Heckyl tells Cordir, 'Heh...so much for advice'
Solanthas cants, 'gratz '
Cordir smiles happily.
Strife gossips, 'Gratz Nyx!!! *bow*'
Trakker cants, 'woo nyx'
Cordir raises Nyx up.
Cordir smiles at him.
Nyx smiles happily.
Hornblower gossips, 'Gratz Nyx'
Heckyl tells Cordir, 'I think it would have been neat for him to be able to id for the little ones, too'
Cordir ftells, '-252ma(348) NH HL '
Nyx prays, '*wince*'
Cordir tells Heckyl, 'That may come in time'
Amblin ftells, 'O this is gonna ake a while *smile*'
Dethius gossips, 'Grats Nyx'
Nyx ftells, 'I will strive to make the sacrifice well worth it...'
Heckyl tells Cordir, 'Nope...once you are ordained yuou can't switch'
Cordir ftells, '*wince* *nods* '
Amblin ftells, '*take'
Cordir tells Heckyl, 'On well. Nyx really doesn't want to multi, other than Ordain. I don't want to make him.'
Drazen gossips (in minotaur), 'go Nyx!'
Cordir smiles happily.
Nyx smiles happily.
Cordir says, 'I am well proud, Nyx.'
Nyx says, 'Thank you, all.'
Drazen gossips, 'go Nyx!'
Edge gossips (in minotaur), 'Go Nyx! :P'
Thaygar shouts, 'AND THE EBON SHADOW RISES ACROSS THE REALM! THE FIRST PROPECY FULFILLED! ALL HAIL NYX! MAY THE SHADOW OF FATE SPREAD FOREVER!'
Amblin ftells, 'I'm sure you'll do great,Nyx'
Cordir says, 'But this does _not_ mean that you may shirk the two Trials awaiting you...'
Heckyl tells Cordir, 'That was once of the first things tested'
Nyx grins neutrally. Nyx says, 'I shall not.'
You chuckle. You nod in recognition to him.
Nyx prays, 'Holy Advocate? *grin*'
You chuckle.
Plane gossips, 'Gratz Nyx'
Cordir tells Nyx, 'what did we decide would be your title?'
Thaygar tells Cordir, 'this One hopes that was sufficient delay'
### [Nyx tells Marvadoc, 'Thanks. :)']
Cordir tells Thaygar, '*nods* Aye.'
Nyx prays, 'Failas Dhan or something like that...'
whois nyx
1 player.
Hel [ Holy Advocate ] Nyx, Ebon Shadow of Fate
Nyx prays, 'Dhan Faileas, maybe?'
Cordir tells Nyx, 'I"m not sure which it is...'
Someone tells Cordir, 'Can I be the Devil's Advocate? :)'
Cordir tells someone, '*chuckles* Not knowing with whom I speak...'
Thaygar says, 'hail and salutation upon you, Shadow. This One needs depart ... but would speak with you ... later'
Nyx bows before Thaygar.
Amblin waves goodbye to Thaygar.
You nod in recognition to Thaygar.
Nyx says, 'Thank you.'
Amblin bows before Thaygar.
Nyx waves goodbye to Thaygar.
Thaygar gossips, 'This One has seen His prophecy come full, and now departs. Hunt Well mortals'
Hornblower gossips, 'Bye Thaygar'
Marvadoc gossips, 'Wave'
Yeshua says, 'bye thaygar'
Duece gossips, 'bye'
Heckyl gossips, 'Bye Thaygar'
Thaygar draws a flaming sigil, steps through it, and departs.
Drazen gossips, 'see ya Thaygar'
Trakker gossips, 'Bow, Thaygar'
Alienboy gossips, 'byte'
Nyx prays, '*chuckle* Lizzy tells me, How do you get a special title like that?'
Yeshua bows before Nyx.
Yeshua bows before Cordir.
classtitle Nyx Dhan Faileas
The classtitle has been set.
who Fate
Hum [ Th:12 ] Amblin Dirado, Child of Fate
Hel [ Dhan Faileas ] Nyx, Ebon Shadow of Fate
Yeshua says, 'thank you for allowing me to be here'
Cordir smiles happily.
Tokugawa says, 'I must go as well, Congratulations again'
Cordir smiles happily. Cordir says, 'Thank you.'
Nyx says, 'You are most welcome...' Nyx bows before Tokugawa.
Amblin waves goodbye to Tokugawa.
Tokugawa smiles happily. Tokugawa waves happily.
Amblin bows before Tokugawa.
Cordir ftells, 'nyx, check your class title?'
Nyx says, 'Thank you for coming, Lord Tokugawa.'
time
It is 2 o'clock pm on the Day of Deception, the 16th day of the Month of Futility.
TFC started up at Fri Jul 9 08:45:19 1999 The system time is Fri Jul 9 14:14:48 1999
who
37 players.
Elf [. .. . Ma:20. .. . ] Conductor Santos, Sorcerer of the Black Conclave
Hum [. . Ra:20 Cl:20. . ] Plane Bounce, *First Mate* (Alexis) -=WarD=-
Elf [. . Wa:10 Ma:16. . ] Silonch, Mage of the Black Conclave
Hum [. .. . Wa: 6. .. . ] Kain is the smallest Angel Warrior of the*Arcanes*
Elf [ Ma:20 Ra:21 Th:20 ] Trakker, the lack thereof leaves me empty inside
Hum [. . Wa:16 Cl:15. . ] Cybrid Bloodbane, Curate of the Black Conclave
Hum [. . Cl:15 Wa:15. . ] Jachyra, Curate of the Black Conclave
Hel [. . Ra:19 Ma:20. . ] Elladan the 5th Teletubby *Nature*
Hum [. . Wa:15 Cl:14. . ] Tylorn, Squire of the Black Conclave
Hum [. .. . Th:12. .. . ] Amblin Dirado, Child of Fate
Hum [ Wa:23 Th:22 Ma:22 ] Lynain: Invisible PvT Tiger *Granger*
Hum [. . Wa:16 Ma:16. . ] Edge Dirado - &lucretia&
Hum [. .. . Cl: 3. .. . ] Xcalibur the Boy
Hum [. .. . Ma: 6. .. . ] Eisinius.
Gia [. .. . Wa: 6. .. . ] Dethius the Giant
Hum [. .. . Cl: 9. .. . ] Stimpy is selling rubber nipples.
Hum [. . Demigoddess. . ] Cordir An-Shalach, Weaver Incarna, Mistress of Fate
Hel [. .. . Wa: 1. .. . ] Skattah the Half-Elf
Elf [. .. . Ma: 3. .. . ] Max the Elf
Elf [. .. . Ra: 9. .. . ] Kausay walks in the coils of the serpent
Hel [. . Bladesinger. . ] Berrin Tharvo, Master of the Blade.. .. . WarDancer
Hum [. .. .Demigod. .. .] Tokugawa, Lord of Balance. <Inv 5>
Gno [. .. . Cl:10. .. . ] Duece would like to talk to Tynian please
Elf [ Th: 5 Ma:15 Ra:11 ] Granger:Has a Special Mark *Lynain* Tiger Guard
Hum [. .. . Ra: 6. .. . ] Alienboy crack that whip*wtch*licorish whip!
Elf [. . Wa:21 Cl:28. . ] Hornblower Tobold is in love with Bliss *Tiger/Pvt*
Elf [. . Ma:18 Ra: 9. . ] Lizzy of Loth-Lorien. {Unity}{IPS}{CotD}
Ogr [. . Wa:30 Sh:30. . ] Stouthbound, High Voodoo Priest of the Conclave [BOC]
Hum [. .. . Ra: 3. .. . ] Lionlin The Boy
Hum [. .. . Cl: 7. .. . ] Strife.
Hum [. .. . Ra:29. .. . ] Babs: Mighty Mighty Tiger *Sergeant Major*
Hum [. . Cl:22 Wa:16. . ] Ghengis, One with NATURE at last!
Hel [. .Dhan Faileas. . ] Nyx, Ebon Shadow of Fate
Hum [ Ra:28 Ma:28 Th:28 ] Dinin: Let the record show I disagree -={Tiger}=-
Hum [. .. . Ra:10. .. . ] Marvadoc is desparate to visit Jill to dual.
Elf [. .. . Th:10. .. . ] Yeshua will strip for anyone who gives him money
Nyx ftells, '*smile*'
Tokugawa says, 'it was an honor to be here'
Nyx prays, 'It works for me...'
Yeshua stands up. Yeshua stretches his legs.
Tokugawa vanishes.
Nyx prays, 'As it means "Shadow of Fate," do I need to change my other title?'
Cordir ftells, 'You realize that your title simply repeats itself.'
Yeshua waves goodbye to Cordir. Have a good journey.
Nyx waves goodbye to Yeshua.
Nyx ftells, '*chuckle* Indeed...'
Yeshua says, 'I must go xp, enjoy your night' Yeshua leaves north.
Nyx sits down and thinks deeply. Nyx ftells, 'A new title is called for then...'
Amblin says, 'And i will follow his lead' Amblin waves happily. Amblin bows before Cordir. Amblin bows before Nyx. Amblin leaves north.
Nyx ftells, 'I have worn this one for so long that it is difficult to decide on a new one...' Nyx smiles happily.
Cordir smiles happily. Cordir ftells, 'You did type SAVE, right?'
Nyx ftells, '*sigh* I am now hungry... I knew there was going to be a drawback...'
Nyx ftells, 'Yes, I saved. :)'
Cordir cants, 'Palmer, apparently Nyx did not heed your lessons'
Palmer cants, 'but he's not lazy, like i am'
Nyx cants, '*chuckle* I doubt you are lazy, Palmer... I think cautious is a better word.'
Palmer cants, 'what does that title say? Darn Fleas?'
Nyx cants, 'A-hem. '
Cordir cants, 'Yes, what Nyx said.'
Palmer yells, 'i need an immune...Nyx?'
Cordir yells, 'If you can come in here, he can Immune you = ) '
Nyx snickers softly.
Palmer yells, 'darn mana users!'
(end scene)

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