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The Bardic Circle - Part II

WHO
33 players. Elf [ Cl:21 ] Micah, Quiet Tiger Elf [ Wa:29 Cl:29 ] Izzy the Elf Ivory Rose WarDancer DawnBringer Hum [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Maldobar, Dark Minion of the Arch-Lich. Ogr [ Sh:10 ] Vestax.xatseV Hum [ Ra:14 Sh:13 ] Marduk Enkidu spins through the darkness, delerious. Hlf [ Cl:19 ] Aslan Tsarran, Student Tigeress of Fate, *Talyn* Hel [ Ra:14 Cl:16 ] Phantom Rotherm, Circle Of Faces -=AYALA=- Elf [ Cl:26 Wa:25 ] Solaron, Wyldling of Wisdom. -Fate- Hum [ Ma: 6 Ra:14 ] Khonsu As seen on T.V. *Wisdom* Hum [ Cl:27 Wa:15 ] Justi, Priestess of the Black Conclave. Hel [ Ma: 4 Ra:11 ] Ethoril. Dwa [ Wa:30 Th:23 Cl:30 ] Mordith, Malevolent Cardinal of the Black Conclave Hel [ Cl:20 Wa:16 ] Kaleyah Wraithverge Salemonte, Darkling Spirit *twin* Hum [ Cl:21 Wa:18 ] Dazzle, wearing mourning black *Fate* Gia [ Sh:15 ] Tsumemasa, of the Circle of Faces [SAYA] Hum [ Ra:14 Cl:20 ] Abe: Tiger G2, (Feather6) 13B(F)20/11B20 Dwa [ Wa:21 Cl:21 ] Wylin, Teacher of Wisdom, (You better get some!) Elf [ Cl:18 Wa:15 ] Samos student of *Wisdom* Gno [ Sh:27 Wa:23 ] Katrana, Bladed Acolyte Priestess of Fate *S.Adept* Hum [ Wa:28 Cl:30 ] Clue(Mrs Rigel) Weaver Priestess, favored of Fate Elf [ Th:21 Ra:30 Ma:30 ] Valo Yagyu, Warden of the Black Conclave Hum [ Ra: 7 Sh:10 ] Tian, Ornate of Pure Chaos Dwa [ Cl: 9 ] Orusan: t he dayDreamer Elf [ Ra: 4 Cl:19 ] Tiberius Xendrilius, Protector of Dreams Hum [ Attendant ] Cordir seeks her Dark, Shadow y Night Hel [ Th: 9 Ma:18 Wa:17 ] Kirth Wisdom is the best weapon. Aar [ Th:21 Sh:21 ] Tranquility Handmaiden to Cordir. *Fate*Noctus* Elf [ Dreamguide ] Legolas AFKish, checking old teleport logs... Aar [ Sh:13 ] Drystan ep Aran, bard for hire. Elf [ Wa:13 Cl:15 ] Zaaris Tal'shyre, silverwind spellsinger Dwa [ Sh:20 Th:17 ] Sleighty Lhyrghechoffe, Tiger Peon, restless wanderer Dwa [ Ambassador ] Athorne, Helper to all. Hum [ Ra:20 Ma:20 ] Belsambar Lin Bloodstar: Floating Tiger! *Karalyn*
LOOK
The Storytelling Amphitheater [Exits: west] You are in a small amphitheater. Several rows of curved marble benches curl comfortably around a raised dais. The high ceiling and polished stone walls are shaped to reflect the voice of the speaker at the dais, letting them be heard throughout the room. An open archway to the west leads out into a small courtyard. (Token magic) A magical spring flows from the ground here.
Katrana is resting here. (Intense Light Green Aura) Athorne is here. (Dark Cyan Aura) Wylin is here. (Light Blue Aura) Aslan is here. (Dark Cyan Aura) Solaron is here. Clue is here. Dazzle is here. (Light Blue Aura) Belsambar is resting here. (Dark Red Aura) Kaleyah is resting here. Zaaris is resting here. (Light Green Aura) Tsumemasa is here. (Light Blue Aura) Sleighty is here. Drystan is here. (Intense Dark Red Aura) Cordir is here.

Kaleyah waves happily.

Solaron says (in common), 'My story begins...'.

Cordir turns her full attention to Solaron.

Solaron says (in common), 'Once, in a thousand thousand years, is a man born who can change the destiny of the world.'.

You smile at him.
You rest.

Solaron says (in common), 'My story speaks of one such person... I speak of is the Kinslayer. Despite the fact'.
Solaron says (in common), 'that he spent the majority of his life on horseback, in the bloodiest war the Realm has '.
Solaron says (in common), 'ever seen, he gave his children and the rest of his people, for generations after, a'.

Belsambar mutters under his breath, 'It's not me...I pomise...I think...'/

Solaron says (in common), 'unified people.'.

You snicker softly.

Solaron says (in common), 'The Kinslayers name has been lost in antiquity. It is a pity, but such is the way of history.'.
Solaron says (in common), 'He was born of an elven prostitute in a Shanty Town in the Haon'Dor forest. To the east,'.
Solaron says (in common), 'the city of Midgaard was a city of light and philosophy, a new city full of hope. To the'.
Solaron says (in common), 'west, unexplored expanses of forest. '.
Solaron says (in common), 'A strange malady had come upon the elves. Some consider it an affliction sent by the gods in'.
Solaron says (in common), 'retaliation for elven pride, others say it was sent by the humans in their jealousy. '.
Solaron says (in common), 'Either way, the elves were dying slowly. Fewer and fewer children were born, and those'.

Cordir glances at her favorite source of Elven Pride.

Solaron says (in common), 'that were were often sickly, and died young. In this time of indecision and weakness,'.
Solaron mutters something under his breath.
Solaron grins happily.

Cordir grins evilly.

Katrana hides a giggle.

Solaron says (in common), 'a tyrant had taken control of the elves. Dalander was a warrior of great renown who'.

You tell Cordir (in common), '*laugh*'.

Solaron says (in common), 'believed that humans were to blame for all of the elven problems. He believed that if'.
Solaron says (in common), 'we punished the humans, the blight would be lifted. He led the rag-tag army of elves in'.

You tell Cordir (in common), 'Did I do alright?'.

Solaron says (in common), 'a raid against Midgaard, which easily repelled the weak attack.'.

Cordir tells you, '*nods* Just fine. = ) '.

Solaron says (in common), 'The decimated elven army returned home...'.
Solaron says (in common), 'Weak, dying....'.

You tell Cordir (in common), '*nod* I wanted to be sure. I figured reminding him that he is not to speak to you, or to bother you..'.

Solaron says (in common), 'Only to have Dalander continue his reign of terror.'.

Cordir tells you, '*nodnod* yup'.

Solaron says (in common), 'The Kinslayer rebelled against this rule. He took those few who felt no aggression towards '.
Solaron says (in common), 'the humans, and he left. They created a shanty town of their own, and attempted to make'.
Solaron says (in common), 'peace with those around them. The overtures of peace to the humans was surprisingly returned'.
Solaron says (in common), 'with curiosity, and the negotiations began. It was then that Dalander heard of the treaty-in'.

You tell Cordir (in common), 'I will send the log anyway :)'.
Cordir tells you, 'don't.'.
Cordir tells you, 'I'd rather not have the waves, ya know? '.

Solaron says (in common), '-birth, and, in a fit of rage, led the elves against their own bretheren. '.

You tell Cordir (in common), 'As you wish'.
Cordir tells you, 'I'd rather just get to Demi.'.

Solaron says (in common), 'The Kinslayer, warned by scouts, fled with his people. Dalanders people found nothing but'.
Solaron says (in common), 'empty homes and farms. Those, he burned.'.
Solaron says (in common), 'The Kinslayer returned to find a desolate place. His home, their home, food, harvest... all'.
Solaron says (in common), 'was gone. He decided that the time for running was gone. He, along with a group of humans,'.
Solaron says (in common), 'led a raid against Dalander's people. The war lasted over twenty years, small battles'.

You tell Cordir (in common), 'Understood, but I do not mind saying I would greatly enjoy seeing him feared in the guild'.

Solaron says (in common), 'leading into large battles, each side taking massive casualties. Humans killed elves, elves '.
Solaron says (in common), 'killed humans. Elves killed elves... it was catastrophic. The superior human numbers were'.

Katrana winces. Ouch!

Solaron says (in common), 'met by the superior skills of the elves in a forest... and still, each side took casualties.'.

You tell Cordir (in common), '*smiles* Merely the visual made me feel better'.
Cordir tells you, '*giggle* *grin* *nod*'.

Solaron says (in common), 'Casualties were something that neither side could afford. In the end, it was only the aid'.

Aslan nods in recognition to Solaron.
Athorne smiles happily.

Solaron says (in common), 'from the humans that saved the elves, much to Dalander's dismay. In the final battle, as '.
Solaron says (in common), 'Dalander was slain and as the Kinslayer once again united his people, he rewarded the aid'.
Solaron says (in common), 'of those humans by giving them the old home that the outcasts had once used. It was'.

Maldobar leaves west.

Solaron says (in common), 'populated by those who had married, human with elf, elf with human. '.

Dazzle has lost his link.

Solaron says (in common), 'The Kinslayer established a home in the trees, impervious to attacks from the ground, he'.
Solaron says (in common), 'hoped. Loth Lorien still stands today, as a beacon of what a united peoples can do. '.
Solaron says (in common), 'Yes, the blight left the elven people... it took the blood of generations of elves,'.
Solaron says (in common), 'it took the near-annihilation of a race, but in the end, the Kinslayer, exiled because'.
Solaron says (in common), 'of his past crimes against elves.. (yes, the logic loses me also) died happy, knowing'.
Solaron says (in common), 'that what he had really cared about, his children, would live. That was all that matters.'.
Solaron says (in common), 'Perhaps we could all learn from this elf... this Kinslayer......'.
Solaron bows deeply.

Katrana applauds Solaron's actions.
You smile happily.
Katrana smiles happily.
Clap, clap, clap.
Sleighty claps at Solaron's performance.
Cordir smiles happily.
Athorne shows his approval by clapping his hands together.
You smile at him.
Drystan gives a round of applause.
Athorne is so excited that he cheers just for the hell of it.
Cordir claps at Solaron's performance.
You pat Solaron on his back.
Tsumemasa shows his approval by clapping his hands together.

Solaron rests.

Belsambar claps slowly...muttering something about 'Superior Elven Skills indeed'

Kaleyah shows her approval by clapping her hands together.

Solaron laughs.
Katrana giggles.

Tsumemasa pats Solaron on his back.

1 player.
Hum [ Ra:20 Ma:20 ] Belsambar Lin Bloodstar: Floating Tiger! *Karalyn*

Aslan chuckles at Belsambar's joke.
You snicker softly.
Belsambar snorts derisively.

Cordir smiles happily.
Cordir says, 'Who is next?'.

Katrana says (in common), 'Okay, I'm ready now!'.
Katrana giggles.

Cordir nods in recognition to Katrana.

Athorne smiles happily.
Solaron nods in recognition to Katrana.
Aslan beams a smile at Katrana.
You snicker softly.

Zaaris is inspired and begins scrawling a ballad concerning a human paladin and a herd of sheep.

Katrana says (in common), 'I do not have a poem, I do not have a song, I have a feat of what some would call magic'.
Katrana says (in common), 'I have a bit of a story from my past, mixed with a small show of shamanic talent'.
Katrana says (in common), 'that I learned I could do in my youth at Gla'Shorn'.

Sleighty laughs.

Katrana says (in common), 'This event along with my heritage was what sent me to learn from the Shamanic Adepts'.
Katrana gives a smile to everyone.
You smile at her.

Katrana sighs, and shuts her eyes, remembering that one day as if it were today.
Katrana smirks as she remembers herself once long ago, ignorant to creation and destruction.

Sleighty frowns at the timing of his laugh.

Katrana says (in common), 'It was like any other day in Gla'Shorn, I ran around, and tried to avoid my daily classes'.
Katrana says (in common), 'I mean who wants to learn about politics in the Northern Continent'.
Katrana says (in common), 'Well, I was then easily destracted....'.
Katrana says (in common), 'I saw a little rat scurry across the floor'.

You pat Sleighty on his back.

Solaron snickers with Katrana about their shared secret.

Katrana says (in common), 'Well, was in the mood for a chase'.

You snicker softly.
Aslan grins happily at Katrana.

Katrana says (in common), 'Armed with my boot, I went to chase the sneaky rat down'.
Katrana says (in common), 'Well, needless to say, the rat outsmarted me, I lost it in somewhere in the garden'.
Katrana says (in common), 'When I looked back to the garden it was trampled'.
Katrana says (in common), 'I knew my Mother was not going to be happy at all, I mean, she paid the gardners lots to keep it tended'.
Katrana says (in common), 'Then, through my childish mind, I thought that since I could destory flowers like that'.
Katrana says (in common), 'I could then make it all better, and make new ones grow, and restore the others'.

You grin wickedly.

Bubba bows deeply.

Cordir beams a smile at Bubba.

1 player.
Hum [ Th:28 Wa:30 Sh:30 ] Bubba Lin, Emissary of the Coven.

Katrana says (in common), 'Then, well, I will show you what happened next'.

Katrana's storytelling smile turns into a Wyld grin.

Katrana says (in common), 'I should apologize in advanced for some have probably already seen me do this...'.

Cordir gestures for Bubba to take a seat.

(there's some plague and some eq donations to Ethoril who recently mobdied)

Solaron nods in recognition to Katrana.

Katrana says (in common), 'but I do love this 'trick,' and now you know the story of it'.
Katrana smiles happily.

Katrana reaches to her her delicate black mane and pulls out a beautiful red rose.
Katrana giggles, then tosses the rose to the floor and hops on it as if she was just a child.
Katrana cocks her head at the trampled rose, then picks it up and places it in the palm of her hand.

Solaron laughs.
Cordir smiles, knowing what comes next.
Athorne grins mischievously.
You laugh.
Aslan smiles happily.

Katrana smiles as she cups her hands about the rose.
Katrana shuts her eyes tight with thought.
Katrana whispers words you cannot even hear into her cupped hands.
Katrana takes a deep breath and gives a long, soft blow into her hands.
Katrana peeks into her cupped hands, looks to all who are present, then slowly opens her hands.
Katrana smiles as she reveals the rose, only now it looks as beautiful as the day it was plucked.

Sleighty shows his approval by clapping his hands together.
Drystan smiles happily.
Cordir smiles happily.

Katrana curtseys gracefully.

Drystan gives a round of applause.
Solaron enthusiastically cheers Katrana to victory.
Kaleyah shows her approval by clapping her hands together.
Aslan claps at Katrana's performance.
Clue applauds Katrana's actions.
Athorne shows his approval by clapping his hands together.
Bubba licks Kaleyah.
Katrana smiles happily.
Zaaris smiles happily.
Wylin shows his approval by clapping his hands together.

You say (in common), 'Beautiful!'.
You grin wickedly at her.

Katrana giggles.
Sleighty nods in recognition to you.
Katrana smiles at you.

Cordir smiles happily.
Cordir says, 'Who is next?'.

Kaleyah volunteers.
Kaleyah stands up.

Cordir nods.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'This is the tale of old War'loov'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Of minotaur warriors stern'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'And trampled 'neath his brazen hoof'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Are the humans they did burn'.

Aslan beams a smile at Kaleyah.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'Down on snowy battlefields'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Where war was waged and won'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Only eighty legionaires'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Yet stood beneath the sun'.

Sleighty frowns.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'The battle was a hard one'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'With consequences most dire'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'The weaknesses of ages past'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Purged in chaotic fire'.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'Their horns caked with blood'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'And weary from battle'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Their ilk fallen to the ground'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Who would have guessed'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'That these now-freed cattle'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Could make such a mournful sound'.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'Bruised and battered'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Armor all but shattered'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'The bovine heroes stood still'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'What had they done?'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Was this battle won?'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'They had run out of humans to kill'.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'The war long-fought against their captors'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Had come to a violent end'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Down came the raptors'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Gnawing at the bodies'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Whose flesh they did pick and did rend'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'After the fight'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'They were faced with a plight'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Where would they go from here?'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Their hooves were for stomping'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Their jaws were for chomping'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'To what law could they adhere?'.

Cordir shudders at the image.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'A battle ensued for the right to rule'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'But one minotaur would stand tall'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Out of the fray, his beard braided and gray'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'With one snort War'loov silenced them all'.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'His voice boomed like thunder'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'His breath like a flame'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'From his stone-rimmed lips'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Did he speak his name'.

Kaleyah says (in common), '"I am War'loov, son of Hadar'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'In battle I fought, in mountains I roamed'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'I led ye to battle, all ye craven cattle'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Now I shall give thee a home!"'.

Kaleyah says (in common), '"But this Thalos has been looted, demolished and polluted'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'With the bodies of our fallen brothers'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Let us cure the wounded, and bury the others'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'And stay to the land in which we are rooted"'.

You snicker softly.

Kaleyah says (in common), '"I also hear tales of our brethren in Mithas'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Who own land and build palaces grand'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Perhaps they will be so kind as to bequeath us'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'With some of their Mithian land?"'.

Cordir wonders how Kennet would feel about the 'craven cattle' part.

Kaleyah says (in common), '"No!" War'loov hollered, his voice like a god'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Seated on a makeshift throne'.

You snicker with her about your shared secret.

Kaleyah says (in common), '"That is no home of mine, an accursed sea of brine'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Let us go and claim land for our own!"'.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'And so they trekked long nights and long days'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'To seek a home of their own'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'They wandered the wastelands, the valleys and sands'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Until mighty War'loov gave a groan'.

Kaleyah says (in common), '"This mountain shall do as a home for you'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Until we can find elsewhere to live'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Henceforth I declare, we'll live high in the air'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Let us see what this land has to give."'.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'And so the the fort was set in stone'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'On a mountain south of the sea'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Below lay the ashes of many a bone'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Of warriors lost so it could be'.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'But above it all the gargoyle stands, an ancient bull now stone-gray'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Sword in hand on his throne so grand, War'loov himself does pray'.
Kaleyah says (in common), '"Protect my people, oh great gods above'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Ensure that they grow with not hatred, but love'.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'The ways of war force us into a yoke'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Into a cycle we thought we had broke"'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'And so I leave you with this tale of war'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Of peace, of wandering, and of a new hope'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'And also the tale of a mighty minotaur'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'Do not ask me about old War'loov'.
Kaleyah says (in common), 'I do not know any more.'.

Cordir smiles happily.
Kaleyah curtseys gracefully.
Tsumemasa smiles happily.
Tranquility claps her wings together with glee.

Cordir says, 'well done!!!'.

Kaleyah steps back.
Kaleyah rests.

Tsumemasa shows his approval by clapping his hands together.

Katrana shows her approval by clapping her hands together.

You grin wickedly at her.

Drystan gives a round of applause.
Aslan beams a smile at Kaleyah.
Athorne says (in dwarven), 'GReat'.

Drystan says (in common), 'Nicely done!'.

Athorne shows his approval by clapping his hands together.

Cordir says, 'quite a creative bit of work!'.

Zaaris enthusiastically cheers Kaleyah to victory.

Bubba says (in common), 'bah'.
Belsambar says (in common), 'Bravo!'.
You say (in common), 'Indeed!'.

Bubba says (in common), 'creative people'.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'that is dedicated to my overambitious horned friend Legionaire'.

whois bubba
1 player.
Hum [ Th:28 Wa:30 Sh:30 ] Bubba Lin, Emissary of the Coven.

Katrana says (in common), 'Forgive me, but I must be off'.

Kaleyah curtseys gracefully.
You snicker softly.
Cordir smiles happily.
Katrana is past her bedtime.

Cordir says, 'be well, Kat.'.

Kaleyah waves goodbye to Katrana.
Katrana giggles.

You hug her.
Katrana waves happily.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'farewell'.

Cordir says, 'Travel quickly and in safety'.

Aslan hugs Katrana.
Katrana says (in common), 'Thank you all for all your stories!!'.

( more eating, more plague. )

Katrana says (in common), 'they were wonderful!!'.
Katrana curtseys gracefully.
Katrana waves happily.

You say (in common), 'As was your "trick"'.

Bubba says (in common), 'who wants to cure me'.
Bubba whines annoyingly. Why don't you slap it?

Aslan says (in common), 'Alredy did, Bubba'.

Bubba says (in common), 'oh'.
Bubba says (in common), 'thankie :)'.

Cordir says, 'Who has not yet participated?'.

Bubba says (in common), 'i'll brb parents yelling again'.
Bubba stands up.
Bubba bows deeply.

Kaleyah waves goodbye to Bubba.
You giggle.
Aslan grins happily at Bubba.

Cordir sits down and thinks deeply.

curt bubba
They aren't here.


Cordir says, 'But I thought _I_ was supposed to be his mommy?'.

Drystan chuckles, evidently amused.

Aslan says (in common), 'Hrm?'.

Cordir wonders what she is talking about.

Aslan blinks at Belsambar, seemingly stunned.

You cough.

Wylin says (in common), 'I must take my leave also.. sorry all, you did great!'.

Belsambar says (in common), 'No, you're supposed to be MY mommy...'.
Belsambar nods at himself; he must be getting senile.

Cordir says, 'No, not yours. Not EVER yours.'.

Clue raises her hand timidly.

Belsambar says (in common), 'awwww...'.

You smile at her.

Cordir says, 'Clue!!'.

Aslan beams a smile at Clue.
Cordir beams a smile at Clue.
Aslan enthusiastically cheers Clue to victory.
Kaleyah nods in recognition to Clue.

You say (in common), 'Is it your turn?'.
You smile at her.

Cordir turns to face Clue with a bright, anticipatory smile.

Tranquility wraps her wings about her legs.

You smile at her.

Clue moves slowly to the stage.

You say (in common), 'If you do not mind, I will eat and drink'.

Zaaris casts haste on Clue's feet.

Drystan says (in common), 'I think people have been between performances'.

Tranquility was a moment too late in her opinion.

Solaron wil brb.

Clue stands still, stiffly, then slumps as a Spirit you recognize as a Racial Memory takes control of her body.

Cordir blinks in surprise.

Tranquility blinks slowly, gazing at Clue.

(More festering and food)

Clue moves slightly at first, then faster ... you hear music coming from some corner taht you can't place.

( people continue to eat)

Cordir says, 'folks, please, not during a story.'.
Cordir gestures for everyone to be silent and pay attention to the Spirit.

Clue moves her hands, then her entire body gyrates and flows to the music.
Clue moves gracefully around the stage as the Spirit tells its story thru her ... a story you begin to recognize.
Clue dances the tale of the most Ancient of the most Ancient race ... the 100
Clue shows you the beginning of the 100 ... then you "see" how they grew into the Leaders of the Ancients.

Athorne says (in dwarven), 'Please Forgive me duty calls....'.
Athorne bows deeply.
Athorne takes a long pull on his beloved pipe, exhales and disappears.

Kaleyah nods.

Clue moves faster and faster as the story pours out thru her dance.

Manx arrives from the west.
Manx bows deeply.
Aslan beams a smile at Manx.
You smile at him.
Manx smiles happily.

You tell Manx (in common), 'Have a seat, join us :)'.

Tsumemasa beams a smile at Manx.

Clue finally falls exhausted in the center of the stage as the Spirit leaves her, It's story told completely.

Manx tells you (in common), ':)'.
You tell Manx (in common), '*smile*'.
You smile happily.

Sethvir mutters something under his breath and aids the fallen woman to her feet.

Cordir touches Clue lightly, restoring her strength.

Tranquility steps forward, offering Clue wing-support.

You smile at her.

Clue blinks and looks around, surprised.

You say (in common), 'That was amazing my friend'.

Drystan is silently awestruck.
You smile at her.

Sethvir retreats to his corner once more.

Clue says (in old-common), 'what did u do?'.

You say (in common), 'We must ... discuss that dance'.

Aslan beams a smile at Clue.

You smile at her.
Tranquility walks Clue back to her seat.

Kaleyah nods.
You pat Clue on her back.

Clue says (in old-common), 'what just happened?'.

You say (in common), 'The Spirits visited, my friend, and they told a story through you'.
You smile happily.
You say (in common), 'I will tell you of it'.
Tranquility leans in and whispers to Clue.

You tell Cordir (in common), ':) I have so been trained'.
You tell Cordir (in common), 'A woman collapses, the Handmaiden assists.'.

Clue sits exhausted next to Tranquility and listens.

Cordir tells you, '*grin*'.

Cordir surveys the room.

Tranquility animatedly whispers, chirping merrily.

Cordir says, 'Are there any left who have not spoken?'.

You tell Clue (in common), '*hug*'.

Cordir says, 'Tsumemasa...?'.
Cordir says, 'will you take a turn?'.
Tsumemasa smiles happily.

Clue tells you (in old-common), ':)'.
You tell Clue (in common), 'I did not disrupt, correct?'.

Someone hugs Cordir.
Tsumemasa nods.

You tell Clue (in common), 'I have been well trained to attend Ladies exhausted by readings, spirit visitations and such'.

Cordir nods and gestures for Tsumemasa to take center state.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'ooc: gotta go afk for a minute'.

Cordir nods.

Clue tells you (in old-common), 'i do not know ... '.

Cordir says, 'we'll weait.'.
Cordir says, 'wait, even.'.

You tell Cordir (in common), '*snicker*'.

You tell Clue (in common), 'The spirits danced through you, telling a story of the 100'.
You tell Clue (in common), 'it was most interesting. And you, my friend, can dance!'.
Clue tells you (in old-common), 'ah ... so i DID participate'.

Tsumemasa smiles happily.
Tsumemasa sits down and thinks deeply.

Cordir says, 'ready?'.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'what story to tell....'.

You tell Clue (in common), 'Indeed you did my friend'.

Tsumemasa sits down and thinks deeply.
Tsumemasa says (in common), 'I know'.
Tsumemasa says (in common), 'ready when you are aisier-cordir'.

Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'By all means.'.
Cordir says, 'Please do remember the ten minute time limit '.

Tsumemasa nods.

( Drystan begins festering )
You tell Drystan (in common), 'You, my friend, need con gear'.
You tell Drystan (in common), '*hug*'.

Drystan tells you (in common), 'What I need is an immunity spell'.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'My grand father once told me of a great shaman'.

Drystan is really sorry to interupt, but needs curing.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'his name was Xan, no one knows where or when he came to my home The Isle'.

Someone utters the words, 'judicandus eugzagz'.
Aslan's sores begin to close.

Drystan says (in common), 'Sorry for the interruption'.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'the other giants of the isle feared him for he seemed quite mad'.
Tsumemasa says (in common), 'he was asking for recruits to assist him on what he proclaimed to be a grand adventure'.

Aslan nods.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'some joined him, most did not'.
Tsumemasa says (in common), 'he set out months later towards the then newly discovered "southern continent"... and not much was ver heard from him again'.

Tranquility cocks her head to the side, in thought.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'but before he left he made a prophecy'.
Tsumemasa says (in common), 'That a child will be born different,bearing a dream to break free of an ages old curse'.

whois tsumemasa
1 player.
Gia [ Sh:15 ] Tsumemasa, of the Circle of Faces [SAYA]

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'and that when the child reaches his prime that the mists surounding a mythcal lost city will part'.

Cordir remembers a certain Thread she read in the Pattern....

Tsumemasa nods in recognition to Cordir.

You tell Cordir (in common), 'Indeed?'.

Cordir nods in recognition to Tsumemasa.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'and that the child will go there and be visited by the Ancients of the Giant race'.

Clue says (in old-common), 'Ravyged xust haunred me *sigh*'.

You stand up.
You say (in common), 'Lady, can I?'.

Cordir nods.

You say (in common), 'I will recall from here'.

Sethvir says (in minotaur), 'z'yl haunt any ghysts sent '.

Tsumemasa smiles happily.

Cordir says, 'well done, Tsumemasa'.
Cordir smiles happily.

Taaut roars approval of Tsumemasa's Tale

Cordir says, 'Thank you for the tale'.
Cordir blinks.

You say (in common), 'I wait to see if the tale becomes true'.

Tsumemasa smiles happily.
Kaleyah shows her approval by clapping her hands together.

Cordir says, 'I think someone else liked it, too.'.

Drystan smiles happily.

You smile at him.

Someone bows before Cordir.

Clue says (in old-common), 'i apologuzu fyr my inrerruption'.

You hear the purr of a giant cat somewhere near you.

Someone gently scratches the neck of the invisable beast next to him.

Tsumemasa raises an eyebrow.

Aslan's eyes litten up as she hears the comforting sound of a purr.

Someone ruffles Tsumemasa's hair playfully.

Cordir smiles happily.

Kaleyah quickly conceals her Tauut food.

Clue curtseys to the invisible White Tiger.

Cordir says, 'Sethvir...'.
Cordir says, 'I believe you're next?'.

Taaut nuzzles Kaleyah's bags seeking a spare steak

Sethvir steps forward,turning his lithe body downward in an awkward bow.

You smile at him.

whois sethvir
1 player.
Hum [ Sh:25 Ra:25 Th:25 ] Sethvir, Veteran Marksman. {Tiger}

Sethvir says (in common), 'to precede my story...'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'I am a soldier.'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'I always will be'.

Clue looks around.

Taaut settles quietly next to her master's side head cocked attentively

Sethvir says (in common), 'and the one thing that warms a soldier's heart is reminescing about times long gone'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'especially times with old commrades'.

Aslan nods.

You tell Clue (in common), 'when it arrives, I will return it whence it came.'.

Tsumemasa nods.

### [Sethvir says (in common), 'this is a tale about a man I fought with ages ago']

Clue tells you (in old-common), 'nyw'.

Cordir hopes it doesn't end in spam.
Cordir sits down and thinks deeply.

You snicker softly.

Belsambar pokes Cordir in the ribs.
Belsambar grins happily.

Sethvir says (in common), 'he was my superior,and quite reputable'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'known well in the land we roamed'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'I digress.'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'he and I were walking through a remote village at the foot of the An'HJela Mountains'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'we came upon an altercation in the street'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'apparently a mugging or robbery-it doesn't really matter'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'we were about to intervene when someone showed up in front of the robbers'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'he was..slightly portly,middle aged..and gruff'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'and followed this threat up with a barrage of Gherad's supposed deeds and abilities'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'the only problem was,my superior officer,and the man at my side,was Gherad'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'the robbers were visibly shaken,and withdrew'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'the charlatan,satisfied with himself,turned on his heel and walked down the street,leaving the victim to his own devices'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'we followed him,as we were suspicious'.

Drystan chuckles, evidently amused.

Sethvir says (in common), 'we watched him tell stories of Gherad's (my friend's) deeds,and recieve money for them,because the townspeople thought him to be the hero'.

Sethvir says (in common), 'we decided to follow him and confront him,so we approached him at his house'.

Sethvir flushes crimson beneath his dark skin.

Sethvir says (in common), 'I apologize,I am rambling'.

Sethvir says (in common), 'to be more concise,we confronted the man in his home,which was ramshackle'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'just as the true Gherad was going to tell him..'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'the strangest thing happened'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'little things began to flood the room'.
Sethvir says (in common), '6,7...maybe even 10 of them'.

Thingone gets a clove cigarette from an engraved silver cigarette case.
Thingone gives a clove cigarette to Kaleyah.

Sethvir says (in common), 'all different colors'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'sizes'.

Drystan raises an eyebrow.
Tsumemasa raises an eyebrow.

Sethvir puts a quizzitive finger to his chin.
Sethvir says (in common), 'I believe they were...'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'oh yes'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'they were children'.

You snicker softly.
Belsambar smirks.
Tsumemasa grins mischievously.
Tranquility cringes in terror!

Sethvir says (in common), 'they embraced him warmly,and it dawned on both of us '.

Kaleyah gives a clove cigarette to Manx.
Manx puts a clove cigarette in an egg casing.

Sethvir says (in common), 'he was raising these children who had no where else to go'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'by carrying on this ruse'.

Thingone gets a clove cigarette from an engraved silver cigarette case.
Thingone gives a clove cigarette to Cordir.

Cordir blinks.

Tranquility ponders thoughtfully.

Sethvir says (in common), '(he was using the goods and moneys from the stories he told to the townsfolk to support the children)'.
Sethvir says (in common), '(thus,the ruse supported them and kept them sustained)'.

Drystan nods in recognition to Sethvir.
Cordir nods in recognition to Sethvir.
Tsumemasa nods.

Sethvir says (in common), 'Gherad was impressed by his compassion...and quickly reversed the tone of the conversation,dropping a bag of platinum into the man's hand '.
Sethvir says (in common), 'we disappeared before he could thank us,and continued on'.
Sethvir says (in common), '..that day I will always remember'.

You smile happily.

Cordir smiles at that kindness.

Tsumemasa shows his approval by clapping his hands together.

Tranquility claps her wings together with glee.
Drystan smiles happily.
Kaleyah shows her approval by clapping her hands together.
Manx shows his approval by clapping his hands together.

Sethvir smiles absently into the distance,steps back quickly..slightly embarassed.

Manx smiles happily.

You tell Sethvir (in common), 'Indeed, a day to remember.'.

Drystan applauds Sethvir's actions.

Sethvir says (in common), 'thank you for letting me speak..'.

Clue wonders where her ghost is....
You grin wickedly at her.

Cordir nods.

Taaut's ROARS approval at the Tiger's Tale.

Kaleyah nods in recognition to Sethvir.

Belsambar bows his head with a smile, and lazily salutes Sethvir.

Someone ruffles Sethvir's hair playfully.

Cordir says, 'Were there any other who wished to participate this evening?'.
Cordir surveys the room.

Kaleyah sooths the savage beast with a green potion with orange swirls.

Cordir says, 'I think that's everyone, then!'.

Someone says, 'some day I shall tell a tale of LOVE and Courage!!'.

Cordir says, 'oooooohhhh!'.

Zaaris says (in common), 'ack, ghost'.
Zaaris flanics and forgets to pee.

Thingone says (in common), 'love is my middle name'.

l
The Storytelling Amphitheater
[Exits: west]
You are in a small amphitheater. Several rows of curved marble benches
curl comfortably around a raised dais. The high ceiling and polished
stone walls are shaped to reflect the voice of the speaker at the dais,
letting them be heard throughout the room. An open archway to the west
leads out into a small courtyard.
Zakarious is here.
(Dark Red Aura) Thingone is resting here.
Clue is here.
(Light Blue Aura) Sethvir is resting here.
(Dark Red Aura) Manx is resting here.
(Light Green Aura) Tsumemasa is here.
(Intense Dark Red Aura) Cordir is here.
(Light Blue Aura) Aslan is here.
(Light Blue Aura) Belsambar is here.
(Dark Red Aura) Kaleyah is resting here.
Zaaris is here.
Drystan is resting here.

Drystan smiles happily.

whois thingone
1 player.
Hum [ Cl:29 Ra:23 ] Thingone, Prince of Darkness.

Clue looks around.

Cordir says, 'I look forward to that tale.'.
Cordir sits down and thinks deeply.

You nod.

Belsambar mutters, 'Some day I will regin my full memory and be able to tell coherent stories'.

Cordir says, 'well...'.

Drystan nods in recognition to Cordir.

Cordir says, 'Thank you all for joining us this evening!'.

Kaleyah thanks Cordir heartily.
You smile happily.
Kaleyah curtseys gracefully.

Drystan bows before Cordir.
You curtsey to her.

Tsumemasa smiles happily.

Drystan says (in common), 'Thank you for having us'.
Drystan smiles happily.

Kaleyah stands up.

Tsumemasa bows before Cordir.

Kaleyah bows deeply.

Cordir sits down and thinks deeply.
Cordir says, 'I think....'.
Cordir says, 'If you do not mind...'.

Tsumemasa says (in common), 'it is an honor Aisier-cordir'.

Cordir says, 'I will close the evening with a song of my own.'.
You ponder the question.

You smile happily.
Kaleyah nods.
Kaleyah rests.
Drystan smiles happily.
Tsumemasa smiles happily.
Drystan gives a round of applause.

You grin wickedly at her.
Tranquility wraps her wings about her legs.

Cordir takes center stage and curtseys low.
Cordir gets an ancient ebony lute set with sapphires from a bag of Yochlol hide.

Aslan blushes.

Cordir seats herself, adjusts her robe modestly, and rests the lute upon her knee.

You tell Drystan (in common), 'Ooooooh.'.

Taaut lies before Cordir and puts his head on her feet.

Cordir bows her head over her instrument, sliding her long braid of hair over one shoulder out of the way.

Aslan must get going.

You tell Drystan (in common), 'YOU need something like that.'.
Drystan tells you (in common), '*nod* *nod*'.
You tell Drystan (in common), '*ponders*'.

Kaleyah waves goodbye to Aslan.
Cordir nod to Aslan.
Aslan hugs someone.

Cordir says, 'be safe, dear'.
Belsambar waves goodbye to Aslan.
Aslan hugs Zakarious.
Aslan hugs Thingone.
You hug her.
Aslan hugs Clue.
You smile at her.
Aslan hugs Sethvir.
Zakarious beams a smile at Aslan.
Sethvir bows deeply.
Aslan hugs Tsumemasa.
Tsumemasa bows before Aslan.
Aslan hugs Cordir.
Aslan hugs Kaleyah.
Kaleyah smiles happily.
Aslan hugs Zaaris.
Tsumemasa hugs Aslan.
Aslan hugs you.
Aslan hugs Drystan.
Drystan hugs Aslan.
Clue hugs Aslan.
Drystan waves goodbye to Aslan.

Aslan says (in common), 'It has been a pleasure to be among you all once again :)'.
Aslan waves happily.

Clue looks around.

Cordir pauses a moment, and looks serious.
Cordir says, 'My ... recent experiences... have had a great affect on me.'.

You agree with her 100%.

Cordir says, 'Some have known me as 'the ice queen'.'.

Clue nods in recognition to Cordir.
Kaleyah snickers with Cordir about their shared secret.

Cordir says, 'Well, consider the ice to have ... melted... a bit.'.

Drystan raises an eyebrow.

You smile happily.

Cordir says, 'and consider this a touch of proof.'.

Cordir seats the lute upon her knee.

(lots of eating)

You tell Drystan (in common), 'You did not know her well before, did you?'.

Cordir waits for everyone's hunger to be assuaged.

Zakarious smiles happily.
You smile at her.

Drystan tells you (in common), 'I arrived after her 'fall''.

Cordir tells you, '*grumble* That's twice interrupted. = ( '.

Clue eats a Magic Mushroom.
Clue slowly fades out of existence.

Zakarious chuckles, evidently amused.
Zakarious says (in common), 'clue got a bad one'.

Drystan appreciates the snack break.
Drystan smiles happily.

Tranquility sits down, placing her wings about her knees again with a smile.

whois zakarious
1 player.
Min [ Ma:21 Wa:18 ] Zakarious Can't wait for version 3.82!

Cordir checks on Clue.

check clue
There is no one here like that...

Zakarious says (in common), 'those dern spicy mushrooms'.

Cordir says, 'I'll wait until Clue returns.'.

Drystan nods.
Someone pokes Cordir in the ribs.
Cordir says, 'Okay, ready?'.

Zakarious pokes the ghost of the bartender in the ribs.
The ghost of the bartender pokes Zakarious in the ribs.

Kaleyah nods.

Clue looks around.

Someone giggles.

Cordir arches an eyebrow inquisitively.

Zakarious says (in common), 'we have one of the other world here with us'.

Clue looks around.

Cordir says, 'to preface again...'.
Cordir says, 'This song is a bit of a 'coming out' for me.'.

The ghost of the bartender shimmers and solidifies slightly.

Clue looks around.

Someone gasps in astonishment.

Cordir says, 'No more Ice Queen.'.

Clue leaves west.

Someone listens intently.

You tell Clue (in common), 'was that yours??'.

Zakarious leaves west.

Cordir taps her foot to establish the rhythm.
Cordir strums a few merry, lively chords on an ancient ebony lute set with sapphires.

Cordir sings, 'Gather round, oh best beloved,'
Cordir sings, 'Gather round and hear my tale,'
Cordir sings, 'Gather round, oh best beloved,'
Cordir sings, 'Gather round this tiny dale.'

Cordir picks the strings quickly, the tune jaunting and bright.

Cordir sings, 'For a tale I'll spin for you, lads,'
Cordir sings, 'For a tale I'll sing for you.'
Cordir sings, 'And this tale is true, so true, lads,'
Cordir sings, 'Yes, this tale is true.'

Cordir sings, 'My tale is of a hero mighty,'
Cordir sings, 'With his thumping oaken staff-es'
Cordir sings, 'How this hero put to flight-y'
Cordir sings, 'dozens of Conclavic ass..... '
Cordir pauses dramatically, but breaks into giggles.
Cordir sings, "...-es... er... donkeys!!..."

Cordir grins mischievously.

Drystan chuckles, evidently amused.
Someone snickers softly.
You snicker softly.
Kaleyah snickers softly.

Cordir winks and for a moment, you see an image of Sol's Councellor chasing Aries to the ground.... THUD!WHACK!!SPLAT!! DEAD!

Belsambar grins happily.

Cordir coughs.
Cordir grins evilly.

You snicker softly.

Cordir sings, 'For the right and for the weak, lads,'
Cordir sings, 'How this cleric fought and won'
Cordir sings, 'And for the ladies who would swoon, lads,'
Cordir sings, 'And reward when all was done!'

Cordir winks, but allows you NO peek at THAT image....

You laugh.
Drystan grins wickedly.

Cordir grins wickedly.
Cordir dives into the chorus once more, the lute strings singing out.

Someone grins evilly.

Tsumemasa grins mischievously.

Cordir sings, 'Gather round, oh best beloved,'
Cordir sings, 'Gather round and hear my tale,'
Cordir sings, 'Gather round, oh best beloved,'
Cordir sings, 'Gather round this tiny dale.'

Cordir pauses before the next verse and looks at the women present with a wicked smile.
Cordir flutters her lashes.

Cordir sings, 'Once, from wicked Midgaard town, girls,'
Cordir sings, 'Once, within those open gates,'
Cordir sings, 'Once, there there lived oh such a man, girls,'
Cordir sings, 'But who caught him? Lady FATE!'

Cordir giggles and strums another chord while trying to regain her composure and stop grinning so big she can't sing.

You snicker softly.
Someone sighs loudly.

Cordir sings, 'For she knew that big blue fighter'
Cordir sings, 'Was quite skilled with his thick staff'

Kaleyah snickers softly.
Cordir gasps and looks scandalized... then winks.
Drystan rolls his eyes.

Cordir sings, 'It was his talent as a rhymer'
Cordir sings, 'That made her giggle, gasp and laugh'

Someone gasps in astonishment.

Cordir says as an aside, 'actually, it's his quatrains.. and they make me all gooey-brained and happy-hearted....'
Cordir smiles and sighs, remembering happily.

You cough.
You laugh.
Drystan snickers softly.

Cordir blinks and gets back to her song.

Cordir sings, 'For that man is the Stormreaver'
Cordir sings, 'Humbly, though, just call him Abe,'
Cordir sings, 'Now reborn, yet still believe-her'
Cordir points to herself.
Cordir sings, 'That stormy man is quite a babe!'

Cordir giggles and ends the song with a flourish on the lute.
Cordir gets the Band of the Stormreaver from (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen.
Cordir wears the Band of the Stormreaver on her left finger.
Cordir curtseys jauntily to her audience and blows a kiss to that not-so-distant inspiration.

Drystan stands up.
Drystan is so excited that he cheers just for the hell of it.

Someone beams a smile at Cordir.

Kaleyah stands up.
Kaleyah is so excited that she cheers just for the hell of it.
Kaleyah shows her approval by clapping her hands together.

Drystan applauds Cordir's actions.
Someone claps at Cordir's performance.

Cordir blushes.

You laugh.
Cordir grins evilly.

Kaleyah says (in common), 'encore!'.

Clap, clap, clap.

l
The Storytelling Amphitheater
[Exits: west]
You are in a small amphitheater. Several rows of curved marble benches
curl comfortably around a raised dais. The high ceiling and polished
stone walls are shaped to reflect the voice of the speaker at the dais,
letting them be heard throughout the room. An open archway to the west
leads out into a small courtyard.
(Token magic) A magical spring flows from the ground here.
(Translucent) A ghost seeks justice here.
(Invis) Zakarious is here.
Clue is here.
(Intense Dark Red Aura) Cordir is here.
(Light Blue Aura) Sethvir is resting here.
(Light Green Aura) Tsumemasa is here.
(Light Blue Aura) Belsambar is resting here.
(Dark Red Aura) Kaleyah is here.
Zaaris is here.
Drystan is here.

Cordir curtseys and bounces off the stage.

Belsambar enthusiastically cheers Cordir to victory.

Sethvir utters the words, 'pkadaih'.
Sethvir tries to twist the target of the ghost of the bartender's vengeance.
The ghost of the bartender seems to have a new purpose in undeath.

Belsambar says (in common), 'BRAVO!'.

Someone says, 'Evil grin becomes you, Lady Cordir'.
Someone tickles Cordir.

You say (in common), 'whose ghost?'.
Sethvir says (in common), 'fixed'.

You laugh.

Tsumemasa enthusiastically cheers Cordir to victory.

Someone applauds the Mistress with a knowing smile.

Cordir beams a smile at someone.

Kaleyah shows her approval by clapping her hands together.

You smile happily.
You say (in common), 'Well, Lady...'.
You say (in common), 'that was...different Indeed'.
You snicker softly.
You hug her.

Drystan says (in common), 'Huzzah!'.

Cordir giggles.
Cordir smiles happily.

Kaleyah agrees with you 100%.

The ghost of the bartender shimmers and solidifies slightly.

Cordir says, 'I'm glad you enjoyed it'.

Belsambar applauds Cordir's actions.

Zakarious looks at the ghost of the bartender.

Sethvir stands up.
The ghost of the bartender shimmers and solidifies slightly.

Cordir giggles.
Sethvir sits down and thinks deeply.

Belsambar snickers softly.
Belsambar says (in common), 'ghost volleyball'.

Someone bows before Cordir.
Sethvir utters the words, 'pkadaih'.
Sethvir tries to twist the target of the ghost of the bartender's vengeance.
The ghost of the bartender seems to have a new purpose in undeath.

Someone showers Cordir with confetti!
You grin wickedly.
Someone waves happily.

You smile happily.

Kaleyah thanks Cordir heartily.

Someone waves happily.

You say (in common), 'I used to play ghost tennis with Gregar'.
You say (in common), 'I usually lost'.
You snicker softly.

Belsambar chuckles, evidently amused.

Cordir says, 'And...'.
Cordir says, 'Thank you all for joining us this evening'.

Drystan says (in common), 'So, Tranquility, you'll have the log of all this up in a few min?'.
Belsambar says (in common), 'Well...I must take my leave now'.

Belsambar bows before Cordir.
Drystan bows before Cordir.

Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'As I must, as well'.

Clue says (in old-common), 'and i'.

You smile happily.

Cordir says, 'six am comes early.'.

Kaleyah nods.

Drystan says (in common), 'Thank you for providing us with the place to play'.
Drystan smiles happily.

You hug her.

Belsambar says (in common), 'thanks for letting me be here to spread my insanity'.
Belsambar grins to himself. What IS he thinking about...?!

Kaleyah nods her head in agreement.

You say (in common), 'Yes, you will receive it before you head for work in the am'.

Drystan stops using a pair of grey leather boots.
Drystan stops using a poet's shirt.
Drystan stops using a leather belt.
Drystan stops using a jester's hat with three dangling bells.
Drystan stops using a pair of cross-gartered brown pants.
Drystan stops using the runed marble bracelet.
Drystan stops using the vivid electrum ring.

Cordir nods in recognition to you.

Drystan puts a pair of cross-gartered brown pants in a canvas bag.

You say (in common), 'is that acceptible?'.

Drystan puts a jester's hat with three dangling bells in a canvas bag.
Drystan puts a leather belt in a canvas bag.
Drystan puts a poet's shirt in a canvas bag.
Drystan puts a pair of grey leather boots in a canvas bag.
Drystan wields a violin.
Drystan holds a clear red potion in his hands.
Drystan wears the runed marble bracelet around his left wrist.
Drystan wears a reinforced leather bracer around his right wrist.
Drystan wears the stunning citrine amulet around his neck.
Drystan wears a pair of leather gloves on his hands.
Drystan wears a heavy cloth belt about his waist.
Drystan wears a fur robe about his body.
Drystan wears a quilted cloth cap on his head.
Drystan wears some silk boots on his feet.
Drystan wears the vivid electrum ring on his left finger.
Drystan wears the sigil of the Hunter as a decoration.
Drystan wears the blazing sea shell ring on his right finger.
Drystan wears the luminous bloodstone amulet around his neck.
Drystan wears a quilted cloth peasant shirt on his body.
Drystan wears a pair of leather sleeves on his arms.
Drystan wears a pair of padded cloth pants on his legs.
Drystan wears the Platinum Pin of Survival as a decoration.
Drystan lights a war banner and holds it.
Drystan stops using a clear red potion.
Drystan holds a camp award in his hands.

Drystan checks to make sure all of his jewelry is in place, then acknowledges his readiness.

You smile happily.
Kaleyah smiles happily.
You snicker softly.

Cordir gasps and averts her eyes... mostly.

You pat Drystan on his back.

Cordir winks at Drystan.

Drystan is a quick-change arteest.

Tsumemasa grins mischievously at Cordir.

Drystan smiles happily.
Clue looks around.

Drystan stops using a violin.
Drystan wields a spiked whip.

You snicker softly.

Cordir stops using the Band of the Stormreaver.
Cordir puts the Band of the Stormreaver in (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen.

Tranquility thinks feather-flashing just occured, but stares at the wall.

Drystan grins wickedly.

Clue wonders who slipped her the tainted 'shroom THIS time.

Drystan says (in common), 'I had a violin in my hands at _all_ times'.
Drystan says (in common), 'A strategic one, at that'.

You say (in common), 'This time?'.
You laugh.

You poke him in the ribs.
You giggle.

Kaleyah curtseys gracefully.
Kaleyah utters the words, 'xafe ay candusqarr'.
Kaleyah invokes recall magic.
Kaleyah disappears.

You say (in common), 'flashing bard!'.
You giggle.

Cordir says, 'We'll check the log, Clue.'.
Cordir says, 'Believe me. I'll be looking for it.'.

You nod in recognition to her.
You say (in common), 'That will tell'.
You smile happily.
Tranquility is VERY glad she was taking notes.

Cordir says, 'And on that note...'.
Cordir says, 'I must be away.'.

You hug her.
You wave goodbye to Cordir.

Cordir says, 'Good night, all...'.

You tell Drystan (in common), 'tonight was a remarkable success'.
Drystan nods in recognition to you.

Cordir steps through the Pattern Web, disappearing from the chamber.

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