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Talmud Joins The Chosen

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

Talmud says (in elven), 'And from the Thistlerock chief's private stock, for it seems to be his prize possession'
Talmud coughs.
Talmud gets a cask of ale from a small pouch.
Talmud gives you a cask of ale.
You nod.
You eat a cask of ale.
Talmud chuckles, evidently amused.
Talmud says (in elven), 'Mortals usually drink that, but'
Talmud shrugs. Talmud grins wickedly.
You smile happily. You say, 'I savored it in my own way.'
Talmud says (in elven), 'And from Seaside, a far-less refined drink of obscure origens,'
Talmud gets a cup of Grog from a small pouch.
Talmud gives you a cup of Grog.
You drink firebreather from a cup of Grog.
You eat a cup of Grog.
You nod.
Talmud says (in elven), 'From Dwarvenhold, its pride seems to be its Fortress against the forces at work there,'
Talmud says (in elven), 'and so, from the guards,'
Talmud gets a Patrolguard's Badge from a water-stained book.
Talmud gives you a Patrolguard's Badge.
You nod. You say, 'I spent much time there.'
Talmud says (in elven), 'And from the northern human city, Ofcol, fresh.. well, not so fresh milk'
You chuckle.
Talmud says (in elven), 'their farming community thrives next to their military'
Talmud gets a bottle of milk from a water-stained book.
Talmud gives you a bottle of milk.
You smile happily. You say, 'And how is Granny and her still doing?'
Talmud grins wickedly. Talmud says (in elven), 'Business seems well, as usual'
Talmud says (in elven), 'Many of the citizens' dumbfound gaze evidence of that'
You snicker softly.
Talmud smiles happily.
Talmud says (in elven), 'and of Midgaard, the so-called pinnacle and capital of the Northern Continent,'
Talmud gets a city guard signet ring from a water-stained book.
Talmud gives you a city guard signet ring.
You nod.
Talmud says (in elven), 'And from the elven city, my home, the brooch... symbol of Loth-Llorien's strength, grace and beauty'
Talmud gets the Brooch of Loth-Llorien from a water-stained book.
Talmud gives you the Brooch of Loth-Llorien.
You smile happily.
You nod.
Talmud says (in elven), 'And finally, the container itself, inscribed upon stories a plane-walker tells me is from a tragedy called Hamlet by a great playwright'
Talmud gives you a water-stained book.
You nod.
Look Book
The pages of the book are quite hard to read, but you can make out bits of
these passages: "...by a sleep to say we end the heart-ache and the thousand
natural shocks that flesh is heir to... ...for in that sleep of death what
dreams may come, when we have shuffl'd off this mortal coil..."
Talmud says (in elven), 'from the Half-elf camp'
You nod. You say, 'Deamhan's home.'
Talmud smiles happily.
You smile happily.
Talmud says (in elven), 'Beata is by far the most interesting resident there... adventurers of this realm, excluded of course'
You say, 'well... I think that does it.... For I know you've completed your hours of service...And a certain guardian spider told me of your Geasa... Though I would have you repeat them now, before me, for the record...'
Talmud says (in elven), 'The first, is that I will no longer auction equipment, but rather, distribute them to the needy, free of charge'
You nod.
Talmud says (in elven), 'the second, all adventurers of levels 1-5, have my unfailing loyalty in their growth and learning'
You nod.
Talmud says (in elven), 'the third.. well...' He smiles happily. 'I have pledged a pilgrimage to Queen Mariel every (two rl weeks), as her hand shaped my path to this point, and I feel, into the future... somehow' He scratches his head.
You smile at him. You say, 'I accept these Geasa.'
Talmud bows deeply.
You say, 'I have received your history, your tokens, your geasa, and your word of your service... Have you found the Sigil Draktha?'
Talmud says (in elven), 'I have seen it, Lord Thaygar accompanying'
You say, 'In the Citadel.... can you find your way there now?'
Talmud nods. Talmud says (in elven), 'I believe so.'
You smile happily.
You say, 'Then, if you should like, I will meet you there.'
Talmud says (in elven), 'Journey there, then?' Talmud nods.
You nod.
Cordir lifts her hand, making a deft gesture of summoning.
A glimmering light appears, which expands into a shining web-like Pattern.
Cordir steps through the Pattern, disappearing from the chamber.
She travels to...
End of the Granite Cavern [Exits: south down]
The Pattern fades into motes of light which scatter about the chamber.
You ftell, 'Good evening, My Shadow'
Nyx prays (in common), 'Good Evening, m'lady *smile*'
You ftell, 'You are just in time'
Nyx prays (in common), 'I am?'
You ftell, 'You are.'
Nyx prays (in common), 'How so?'
You ftell, 'Would you please meet me in the Temple?'
whois talmud
1 player.
Elf [ Wa: 5 Ma:10 ] Talmud, walking the coils of the Wyrm.
Nyx prays (in common), 'I am here, Lady.'
You ftell, 'we will have some company in a moment.'
Talmud appears out of nowhere.
You stand up. You exit down.
Cave Conjoining N'Kai [Exits: north]
Talmud appears out of nowhere.
You smile happily.
Talmud bows deeply. Talmud smiles happily.
You say, 'I am pleased, Talmud. Very pleased.'
Talmud smiles meekly. Talmud bows deeply. Talmud says (in common), 'Thank you.'
You say, 'Please kneel, and give me your hands.'
Talmud kneels.
Talmud raises his hands.
Cordir takes your hands between her own.
You say, 'This day, I accept your service. Know that your pledge to me is returned - as you serve me and mine, so will I be at your service.'
You say, 'You may worship.'
Talmud now worships you!
You have accepted Talmud into your following.
Talmud bows deeply.
You ftell, 'Welcome to the Chosen of Fate, Talmud!'
Talmud ftells, 'Thank you *smile* *bow*'
You ftell, 'Time to bring you home, Talmud'
Talmud smiles happily.
Cordir lifts her hand, making a deft gesture of summoning.
A glimmering light appears, which expands into a shining web-like Pattern.
Cordir steps through the Pattern and disappears from the chamber.
Thusly, she travels to . . .
Within The Tapestry of Fate [Exits: north]
The Loom of the Weaver is here, coruscating with an unearthly radiance.
(Hide) (Purple Aura) Nyx is here.
The Pattern fades into motes of light which scatter about the chamber.
c sum talmud
Talmud arrives suddenly.
You smile happily.
Talmud smiles happily.
unlock loom
*Click*
open loom
You open the Weaver's Loom.
get covenant loom
You get (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen from the Weaver's Loom.
You give (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen to Talmud.
You close the Weaver's Loom.
lock loom
*Click*
### Nyx reconnected.
You chuckle.
Talmud wears (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen as a decoration.
You say, 'Welcome our new brother, Nyx.'
Nyx prays (in common), '(*sigh* Roomie picked up wrong phone)'
Nyx smiles happily.
Nyx bows before Talmud.
Talmud beams a smile at Nyx.
Talmud bows before Nyx.
Nyx ftells, 'Welcome, Talmud.'
Talmud ftells, '*smile* Thank you, Nyx.'
You ftell, 'I am very glad to have you in the Chosen, Talmud.'
Talmud beams a smile at Nyx.
Talmud ftells, 'and I am honored to serve'
You ftell, 'I believe it will be a small following, selected much more for quality, than quantity.'
Talmud ftells, 'nod'
Talmud sits down and thinks deeply. He says (in common), 'This title business is a pain'
Talmud grins neutrally.
Nyx smiles happily. Nyx ftells, 'How so?'
Talmud ftells, '*shrug* Can't think of anything.. that, well, frankly, makes any sense.'
Nyx ftells, 'It can take time to find oneself...'
You ftell, '*nods* Aye...'
You ftell, 'Do you seek suggestions?'
Talmud ftells, '*bow* I do'
You ftell, 'well, lets see....'
You ftell, 'Talmud walks the Path of Fate.... Talmud, Noviate of the Chosen of Fate....'
Talmud says (in common), 'and that I walk the way of the Wyrm?'
Nyx ftells, 'I will be back shortly...'
You ftell, 'if you wish...'
You nod in recognition to him.
Talmud beams a smile at Nyx.
You say, 'that's a lot to fit into a title'
Nyx melts into the nearby shadows.
Nyx leaves north.
Talmud grins neutrally.
Talmud nods.
You say, 'You need not keep the title you have currently'
### Nyx has quit.
Talmud says (in common), 'I think I shall chose the second suggestion, then'
You nod.
You say, 'all I ask is that you have either Chosen or Fate in your title.'
Talmud nods.
You say, 'Your own choice in title is up to you.'
Talmud says (in common), 'I shall keep that in mind.'
Talmud smiles happily.
l talmud
A faceless elf stands before you.
Had he eyes, they would be flickering darkly, like a storm
rising on the horizon...
Had he a face, a troubled countenance would it bear at the
bitter conflicts of mind and soul...
A ruthless aura eminates from this man, an almost pioneering
spirit, pushing forward to discover, to learn, and to grow...
His body seems to be in anticipation of the day when the
inevitable should befall... but anticipation wrapped in a
secret dread...
But the man before you, strangely, is not without heart. He
bows before you, and in a kind, warm voice speaking from the
eons of elven wisdom, "Greetings. I am Talmud, one after the
ways of the Wyrm."
Talmud is in perfect health.
Talmud is using:
<used as light> (Glowing) a war banner
<worn on finger> (Magical) the scintillating spinel ring
<worn on finger> (Magical) the vibrating blue quartz ring
<worn around neck> (Magical) the intricate silver amulet
<worn on body> (Magical) a studded leather shirt
<worn on head> a purple feathered black wide brimmed hat
<worn on legs> (Magical) a pair of padded cloth breeches
<worn on feet> a pair of black hard leather boots
<worn on hands> (Magical) a pair of padded cloth gloves
<worn about body> (Magical) a fur coat
<worn about waist> (Magical) a leather sash
<worn around wrist> (Magical) the carved obsidian bracelet
<worn around wrist> (Magical) a leather wrist guard
<wielded> (Magical) a great hammer
<worn with pride> the Brooch of Loth-Llorien
<worn with pride> (Purple Aura) (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen
Fare thee well!

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