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Drakar Joins Fate


The Shore of Lake Hali
[Exits: east south down]
Black ice, dark and opaque, extends in a plain about you,
forming a lake of dark, slick perfection. You have landed
on the shore of that body, a dark cliff rising before you
to the north. An octagonal door has been cut into it, and
an octagonal pit opens downward. The eldritch monstrosity
emanating from them horrify you, urging you to retreat.
(Intense Light Cyan Aura) [GS] Cordir is here.
Shar-Ti, Duergar Shaman of the Dhole, worships her totem here.

Drakar smiles happily.
Cordir smiles happily.
Cancelling all snoops.
Cordir says, 'Greetings'.
Cordir says, 'and welcome to holy N'Kai'.
Drakar bows quietly.
Drakar says (in common), 'Thank you'.
The Lady's voice echoes strangely in the massive expanse of the cavern.
Her aura seems to dim, overwhelmed by the power of this place.
Cordir says, 'N'Kai was created centuries ago..'.
Cordir says, 'as a place of testing.'.
Drakar peers around, overwhelmed by its capacity.
Cordir says, 'Here, you can find words speaking of the Sender...'.
Cordir says, 'The incarna of the Triat known as the Wyrm...'.
Cordir says, 'Embodied by its Incarna, Clue, Lady of the Folk.'.
Drakar nods.
Cordir says, 'Those who seek the Wyrm's path, seek the path of growth and change'.
Cordir says, 'Change, by their own choice...'.
Cordir says, 'Seeking to find a new life and path.'.
Cordir says, 'And that is why we come to N'Kai.'.
Cordir says, 'a baptism, a test, a forge of spirit and determination all in one.'.
Cordir kneels aside the lake, and runs her fingertips through the icy waters.
Cordir says, 'I bathed in these waters as a mortal child, reborn into Thaygar's service.'.
Cordir says, 'baptised to a new life.'.
Cordir cups her hands, and scoops up a handful of water.
Cordir rises gracefully and steps over next to you.
Shar-Ti utters the words, 'cloak of protection'.
Cordir says, 'Would you be reborn, Drakar?'.
Drakar says (in common), 'Aye..I would..'.
Cordir says, 'It is said that these waters have the ability to wash away any hurt that the individual will allow themselves to release'.
Cordir says, 'You carry much pain... many ancient hurts that run deep.'.
Drakar lowers his head.
Cordir dips the fingertips of her right hand into the water cupped in her left hand.
Cordir touches her dripping fingers to Drakar's forehead.
Cordir murmurs, 'May your mind be healed.'
Cordir touches her dripping fingers to Drakar's eyes.
Cordir murmurs, 'May your eyes renew and see the world with clarity instead of burdened memory.
Cordir touches her dripping fingers to Drakar's heart.
Cordir murmurs, 'May your heart and spirit find renewal.'
Drakar tilts his head upwards, renwed with purpose.
Something stirs in the shadows near the octagonal doorway.
An enormous black widow spider emerges - the Guardian of the Lady's temple.
The Guardian dips her thorax in a bow.
The Guardian says (in old-common), 'You have labored with diligence upon the quest...'
The Guardian says (in old-common), 'I, the Guardian, bear witness and Weave within the Pattern all those Geasa sworn by those of Fate'.
The Guardian says (in old-common), 'Speak those oaths you would be bound by, Petitioner.'
Drakar steps forward, afront the Guardian.
The enormous spider looks down at him, all eight crimson eyes aglow.
Drakar says (in common), 'I vow to never satiate my appetite by anything other than what I have prepared by my own hands.'.
The Guardian nods, and says (in old-common), 'Heard and witnessed.'
Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'Witnessed'.
Cordir says, 'and your second?'.
Drakar says (in common), 'I vow to never lay rest inside the boundaries of the Guild. (no rest, nor sleep) I will remain ready for what duties call me.'.
Cordir smiles happily.
Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'Witnessed.'.
The Guardian nods, and says (in old-common), 'Heard and witnessed.'
Drakar says (in common), 'And Finally...'.
Drakar says (in common), 'No matter how old these ages grow, I will always recognize my prior service to Lord Tripper and the Tigers (either by title reference or description)'.
Cordir smiles and nods approvingly.
Cordir says, 'His legacy should not ever pass from this world.'.
Drakar says (in common), 'These Stripes do not fade..'.
Cordir says, 'Witnessed.'.
Drakar smiles at Cordir.
The Guardian nods, and says (in old-common), 'Heard and witnessed.'
The spider slides back into the shadows, leaving only the impression of her movement within the darkness.
Cordir says, 'And who is your sponsor?'.
Drakar says (in common), 'I am honored to say that Solaron has agreed.'.
Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'One of those you aided has already reported to me of your deeds.'.
Cordir says, 'Would you show me each of the objects collected from the eight cities?'.
Cordir ftells, 'Hi sweetling!'.
Cordir ftells, 'I'm just accepting a new follower in N'Kai...'.
Mireya ftells, 'Hiya'.
Cordir ftells, 'will be temple bound in about 5 minutes'.
Drakar nods quietly, walking to the edge of the shoreline.
Drakar drops his humble sacrafice into the icy waters, watching it float aimelessly away.
Drakar drops an Aegis' Talon.
Drakar sacrifices an Aegis' Talon to Ivorytiger.
The water glistens in the dim light of the cavern, its movement unceasing from the winds of the Hurricane.
Drakar turns.
The talon sinks into the water soundlessly.
Drakar juggles steak made from local militia man.
Drakar juggles steak made from guard of Malenest.
Drakar juggles steak made from elven defender.
Cordir says, 'You can drop each one, if you wish.'.
Mireya ftells, 'eek!! The evil elf is on'.
Drakar drops steak made from elven defender.
Cordir says, 'or give it to Shar-Ti'.
Drakar drops steak made from guard of Malenest.
Drakar drops steak made from local militia man.
Cordir says, 'I'm sure she's hungry.'.
Drakar grins wickedly at Shar-Ti.
Shar-Ti grins at Drakar.
Drakar gives steak made from Patrolguard to Shar-Ti.
Drakar gives steak made from Sergeant of the Guard to Shar-Ti.
Drakar gives steak made from sheriff to Shar-Ti.
Drakar gives steak made from Mirek to Shar-Ti.
Drakar gives steak made from Roc to Shar-Ti.
Shar-Ti eats a steak made from Roc.
Shar-Ti eats a steak made from Mirek.
Shar-Ti eats a steak made from sheriff.
Shar-Ti eats a steak made from Sergeant of the Guard.
Shar-Ti eats a steak made from Patrolguard.
Shar-Ti says, 'delicious... my thanks, Petitioner.'.
Cordir smiles happily.
l drakar
The anxious tiger smiles, amused in your curiosity of him. Albeit average in
size, the assumption of this presenting a weakness is quite misleading. A
broad band of black stripes flow freely about his body, meshing with brightly
colored orange fur. His eyes are pitch black, but oddly soft given the nature
of such a deep color. He grins, white fangs dripping menacingly from his jaws.
"I am Drakar, proud Grimward and Spirited Tiger.."
"...I can also chirp like a bird.."
He turns and begins to pad away, chirping to himself in a vain attempt at perfection.
Drakar is in perfect health.
Drakar is using:
<used as light> (Glowing) a war banner
<worn on finger> (Moderate magic) the ravishing ruby ring
<worn on finger> (Moderate magic) the polished golden ring
<worn around neck> (Artifact magic) an Amulet of Waterbreathing
<worn around neck> (Artifact magic) the shattered sea shell amulet
<worn on body> (Moderate magic) a leather shirt
<worn on head> (Moderate magic) a quilted cloth bonnet
<worn on legs> (Moderate magic) a pair of quilted cloth breeches
<worn on feet> (Moderate magic) a pair of leather knee-high boots
<worn on hands> (Moderate magic) a pair of animal hide gloves
<worn on arms> (Weak magic) a pair of animal hide sleeves
<worn about body> (Moderate magic) a heavy cloth gown
<worn about waist> (Moderate magic) an animal hide sash
<worn around wrist> (Moderate magic) a leather wrist guard
<worn around wrist> (Moderate magic) the runed glass bracelet
<wielded> (Potent magic) (Humming) a Mourning Star
<wielded off-hand> (Humming) a Mourning Star
<worn with pride> a cloth baldric, draped over the shoulder
<worn with pride> a banded-brown owl feather
Drakar says (in common), 'Now you realize why I have no trouble eating my own food for an eternity.'.
Drakar grins wickedly at Shar-Ti.
Shar-Ti grins at Drakar.
Cordir chuckles.
Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'indeed...'.
Cordir tilts her head to one side, ticking off items on her slender fingers.
Cordir says, 'Sponsor, proof-of-knowledge, geasa...'.
Cordir says, 'History well spoken.... '.
Drakar smiles fondly.
Drakar says (in common), 'I hope you enjoyed.'.
Cordir says, 'certainly past the tenth rank...'.
Cordir fails to hide a grin.
Cordir says, 'Interview passed well and truly...'.
Cordir says softly, 'And far more convincing than your fellow ex-Tiger...'
Drakar grins wickedly.
Shar-Ti utters the words, 'cloak of protection'.
Cordir says, 'And N'Kai explored more than most...'.
Cordir says, 'I declare your trial of Petition to be completed well and thoroughly.'.
Drakar says (in common), 'I quite enjoyed doing it as well.'.
Cordir smiles happily.
Cordir says, 'Would you kneel and give me your hands?'.
Drakar kneels, offering his hands.
Cordir cups your hands between her own, in the ancient gesture of one accepting fealty.
Cordir says, 'Drakar Grimward, will you swear to obey the laws of this land, and the lawful instructions of its immortals?'.
Drakar says (in common), 'Always'.
Cordir says, 'Drakar Grimward, will you swear to obey the laws of the Chosen, and the lawful instructions of its Ordained and Council?'.
Drakar says (in common), 'Yes'.
Cordir says, 'and most importantly... will you swear to obey the dictates of your concience and heart, ever seeking knowledge, growth, and your full potential?'.
Drakar says (in common), 'Forever'.
Cordir smiles happily.
Cordir says, 'Then I ask you, please give me your Oath of Worship.'.
Drakar now worships you!
Cordir has accepted Drakar into her following.
Cordir ftells, 'Welcome to the Chosen of Fate, Drakar!'.
Drakar ftells, 'Thank you!'.
The Shore of Lake Hali
[Exits: east south down]
Black ice, dark and opaque, extends in a plain about you,
forming a lake of dark, slick perfection. You have landed
on the shore of that body, a dark cliff rising before you
to the north. An octagonal door has been cut into it, and
an octagonal pit opens downward. The eldritch monstrosity
emanating from them horrify you, urging you to retreat.
A steak of local militia man catches your eye.
A steak of guard of Malenest catches your eye.
A steak of elven defender catches your eye.
(Light Cyan Aura) Drakar is here.
Shar-Ti, Duergar Shaman of the Dhole, worships her totem here.
Mireya ftells, 'Yay Drakar'.
Abe ftells, 'welcome'.
A brilliant aura flows down from the Lady's hands, covering you.
Cordir assists you to rise.
Cordir smiles happily.
Drakar stands to his feet, smiling fully.
Cordir says, 'I cannot recall such delight at the acceptance of an Oath in a long time, Drakar.'.
Cordir says, 'I am very pleased to have you within Fate.'.
Drakar says (in common), 'It means a great deal to me for you to say that, Lady..'.
Cordir says, 'It is my habit to bring folk 'home' to our temple from N'kai...'.
Drakar says (in common), 'The pleasure is mine, I assure you'.
Cordir says, 'allow me...'.
The Sanctuary of Fate
[Exits: north up]
A small weaving loom is barely visible amidst the trees.
(Hide) A distressingly large, shiny black spider weaves webs here.
Drakar arrives suddenly.
Cordir smiles happily.
Cordir says, 'welcome to your new home.'.
Drakar thanks you heartily.
Cordir says, '... I wanted to be sure you did not lose the Tiger symbol.'.
Cordir says, 'sometimes they fall off, and it can be distressing.'.
Cordir says, 'Do you wish the Chosen's symbol?'.
A Chthonian Aegis arrives from the north.
Drakar chuckles at a Chthonian Aegis's joke.
A Chthonian Aegis chuckles at Drakar's joke.
Cordir snickers softly.
Cordir says, 'N'Kai is ever persistantly in our thoughts.'.
Drakar says (in common), 'I'd rather keep my wwp's, if thats possible.'.
Cordir says, 'Sometimes manifested more directly'.
Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'That's perfectly okay.'.
Cordir ftells, 'Phrygian tells you (in common), '*wavees* say howdy to Abee Baby for me :)'.'.
Drakar ftells, '*snicker*'.
Cordir ftells, '*grin*'.
Drakar says (in common), 'Its good to have heal back.'.
Cordir ftells, 'now... if you don't mind....'.
Cordir smiles happily.
Cordir says, 'Hopefully you didn't loose many skills'.
Drakar says (in common), 'Just one.'.
Cordir says, 'Abe's screams as he lost his Dispel Evil were ... frightning.'.
Drakar grins mischievously.
Cordir giggles.
Cordir ftells, 'If you don't mind...'.
Cordir ftells, 'Please send me an eq list, Drakar..'.
Cordir ftells, 'as well as taking a moment to review our Board list'.
Drakar ftells, '*nod* No problem'.
Cordir ftells, 'I'll be adding you to our email list momentarily - expect a message from Topica.com '.
Drakar ftells, 'nodnod'.
Drakar says (in common), 'Now for a clever title..'.
Drakar snickers softly.
Cordir grins mischievously.
Cordir says, 'anything with FATE in it.'.
Cordir says, '... and Tiger.'.
Cordir says, 'and...'.
Cordir grins mischievously.
Cordir says, 'that's going to be a crowded title.'.
Drakar nods in recognition to you.
Cordir says, '"Drakar the Tiger was Fated to love Aleka"'.
Drakar says (in common), 'Aleka has been gone for sometime now. I haven't seen her in ages.'.
Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'but your heart cares not about that span of time, true?'.
Cordir ftells, 'Need exp spells, sweetling?'.
Cordir ftells, '*blush* OH.... if you did not know, Drakar..'.
Drakar says (in common), 'She will always be in my heart.'.
Cordir ftells, 'Mireya is my daughter '.
Mireya ftells, 'umm...sure'.
Drakar ftells, '*smile*'.
Cordir ftells, 'some think her title to be figurative.'.
Cordir ftells, '*softly* and while I don't see her often to tell her so... I'm proud of her.'.
Mireya ftells, 'Smile...Thanks'.
Drakar says (in common), 'I'm having a brain freeze.'.
Drakar snickers softly.
Drakar says (in common), 'Can't think of a good title.'.
Cordir grins mischievously.
Drakar says (in common), 'there..thats ok'.
Who Fate:
3 players.
Hel [ Cl:18 Wa:15 ] Mireya An-Shalach, Daughter of Cordir *FATE*
Hum [ Cl:25 Ra:25 Th:20 ] Drakar Grimward : Fateful Tiger of the Chosen
Hum [ Ra:30 Cl:30 Th:30 ] Abe Stormreaver: Sentry to the Chosen of Fate
Cordir smiles happily.
Cordir nods.
Cordir says, 'looks good.'.

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