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Elektra is Freed!

Log is on: 10-8-2002-10-58-pm.txt

Uh Oh!
[Exits: east]
An ash moon's icy radiance pours down with the weight and power of a
raging waterfall, filling this small stone alcove with a piercing,
painful light no matter the time of day or season. This is not a gentle
lover's moon, but the full, unforgiving illumination that has the power
to drive men mad or summon the beasts within their souls. Despite the
brilliance above, darting shadows flit here and there within the alcove,
their forms and tasks unidentifiable. The soft music of falling water
seems to come from several directions, and odd protrusions from the
walls defy easy identification. A low lying mist coils about the floor,
rising then falling, as if alive and answering the command of the Moon's
keeper, enshrouding the corners, hiding details from the casual observer's
gaze. Snake-like tendrils of the cold, gray fog encircle you, swirling
and twisting around your body, leeching the very warmth from your bones.
The only hope for release from this moonlit and misty entombment is the
whim of the Lady.
(Light Red Aura) Neodis is here.
(Intense Light Red Aura) Bliss is here.
Slinking out of the mists, this black panther bares its fangs and snarls!

Neodis bows deeply.

Bliss locks the waterfall.

Bliss smiles at you.

Tranquility arrives from a puff of smoke.
Nyx arrives from a puff of smoke.
Elektra arrives from a puff of smoke.
Tripper arrives from a puff of smoke.
Majere arrives from a puff of smoke.

Bliss shows her approval by clapping her hands together.

Palin arrives from a puff of smoke.

Tranquility blinks.

Nyx looks at Roma, the black panther.

Neodis smiles happily.

Majere grumbles.

Nyx looks at Neodis.

Tranquility looks around carefully.

Nyx looks at Elektra.

Neodis says (in common), 'are we rdy?'.

Elektra nods.

Tranquility curtseys gracefully to Bliss.

Bliss sits down and thinks deeply.
Bliss says, 'Did I miss anyone'.
Bliss beams a smile at Tranquility.

Elektra curtseys gracefully to Bliss.

Neodis says (in common), 'I think this is everyone'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'This place is.....most interesting.'.

Bliss giggles.

Nyx nods in recognition to Tranquility.

Bliss says, 'Cordir wrote it!'.
Bliss is so excited that she cheers just for the hell of it.

Neodis says (in common), 'it's great for writting TRan'.

Tranquility laughs.

Nyx says (in common), 'I rather like it'.

Tranquility nods.

Bliss says, 'you can look at various names and see things too'.
Bliss thanks Nyx heartily.

Neodis smiles happily.

Nyx says (in common), 'But not the moon, I notice'.

Tranquility agrees with the sneeky type, because she cannot see him to nod at him.

Neodis says (in common), 'I'm going to wash my hands brb'.
Neodis says (in common), 'take a look around and gett settled :)'.

Elektra looks at Neodis.

Elektra looks around.


Elektra looks at Roma, the black panther.
Nyx looks at Roma, the black panther.

The panther snarls softly at all of these prying eyes.

look shadow
Something...or someone... stands in the shadows in this far corner of
the the Lady's office. No matter how bright the light from above shines,
you cannot seem to focus on the figure. Yet you know someone is there
because intense sky blue eyes peer out at you. The omnipresent glow from
this shadowy figure sends chills down your spine as you realize he will
always be there, waiting and watching, judging and condemning.

Majere slaps Roma, the black panther across the face, leaving a red handprint.
Roma, the black panther slaps Majere across the face, leaving a red handprint.

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

Majere levitates for a moment before swirling into a spiral of colors and vanishing from view!

Palin grins mischievously.

Neodis says (in common), 'are we rdy?'.

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

Elektra nods.

Neodis says (in common), 'This is a formal ritual'.

time: It is midnight on Marisae the 2nd, the month of the Fool's Bounty, in the year 2556.
TFC started up at Sat Oct 5 14:06:38 2002 / The system time is Tue Oct 8 21:18:19 2002

Neodis says (in common), 'those not involved please remain quiet'.

Neodis says (in common), 'The ritual requires Elektra, myself, our God's. One witness.'.

You tell Neodis, 'Acknowledge Ty as witness?'.

Palin rests.

Neodis tells you (in common), 'ty?'.

You tell Neodis, 'Tranquility.'.
You tell Neodis, 'The Witness from Fate is Tranquility'.

Neodis says (in common), 'We recongize Trainquility as a witness'.

Bliss places her hand upon Neodis' shoulder.

Tripper ruffles Nyx's hair playfully.

Tripper places his hand upon Elektra's shoulder.

Neodis says (in common), 'Elektra has a rare and old curse. A necromancers revenge, a thirst for souls.'.
Neodis says (in common), 'The curse used to frighten little children made real.'.
Neodis says (in common), 'Of late, it has gone too far. '.
Neodis says (in common), 'When the urge to drink of your loved ones life over powers your common sense.'.

You feel thirsty.

Neodis says (in common), 'It is time to do something about it.'.

The shadows of the chamber seem to darken and shift, as if alive, and eager.

Neodis says (in common), 'Elektra has approached the Coven for aid, hoping that out knowledge in the great dark arts will be of benefit to her.'.
Neodis says (in common), 'Although it is unusual to assist those who are Hexed,'.
Neodis says (in common), 'I have been granted permission by Mistress Bliss to perform this holy act.'.

Tranquility raises an eyebrow at Neodis.

Bliss nods.

Neodis says (in common), 'The only way to remove the curse is to pass it on to another. '.

Tranquility blinks.

Neodis says (in common), 'As far as our research has shown the only way to cure the curse is to obey the curse.'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'That is ... unfortunate.'.

Neodis says (in common), 'To that end, I will drink of the dark soul of Elektra myself and absorb the curse.'.

Bliss frowns.

Neodis says (in common), 'Today there has been crafted for this event a most special item. The Coven Sacrificial Blade.'.
Neodis says (in common), 'The Ruby will drink of your soul that which is dark and unclean. To render your soul in two.'.

Bliss watches the Blade.

The Coven Sacrificial Blade glows.

Neodis says (in common), 'When you again are reborn you will be incomplete, but you will be pure.'.
Neodis says (in common), 'For to lose the curse, is to lose a part of you that the curse has become. That the curse stole from you.'.
Neodis says (in common), 'When you are free, you will again grow a dark side'.
Neodis says (in common), 'but it shall be some time before you will be able to commit to evil.'.

Neodis moves around the room, sprinkling a dark ruby dust in a pattern upon the floor.

Neodis says (in common), 'Remain within the circle.'.

Neodis finishes the circle, standing inside with Elektra.

The circle glows a deep crimson.

Neodis says (in common), 'To leave the circle is to deny yourself freedom. Within the circle is your salvation.'.

Elektra nods.

Neodis says (in common), 'Elektra, remove everything that you are wearing and give it to me. '.
Neodis says (in common), 'Reveal your body to me as you will have to reveal your soul.'.

Elektra nods.

Neodis says (in common), 'Look within yourself, and relax'.

Tranquility looks at Elektra.
Tranquility looks at Neodis.

l elektra
Although she is tiny in stature, the gnome woman before you draws the eye
like a the gleam of a bare blade glinting in the night. She is dark, nearly
drow-black, with inky skin and silvery hair. There is a chill air about
her, and it is clear that this is a being on its guard, ever ready for the
hunt - be she hunter or prey. Her eyes are penetrating ebony, inhuman, with
no iris, and your inverse image is visible in them, staring back at you in
silence. Your own reflection shifts, and images appear in her eyes, like
the vision-pool of a seer: An evil crone walks through barren lands,
stealing souls, her spirit as twisted as her physical body. *To the
Angokoqs, she is called the Abductress of Souls.* The witch comes across a
gnome maid, and through necromancy, the gnome's spirit is riven from its
shell. The witch moves on, the body some how still alive, seeking a soul to
fill it. *Nanook. The Great Bear. I found him, and a bargain was struck. We
would kill the witch, and be avenged.* More images pass through your mind
of the twins in purpose hunting and seeking, yet learning in time that the
witch's hunger has become their own. She blinks, and the visions in her
eyes still to motionlessness and fade away. When she speaks, her voice
holds the monotone of one who has survived horror, yet carries it buried
within them. "I am not a Drow. My appearance is the effect of Nanook's
spirit within me. We hunt together. Anger Us not."
Elektra has a special twinkle in her eye.
Elektra is in perfect health.

Elektra is using:
<used as light> (Glowing) a war banner
<worn on body> (Weak magic) a delicately woven corset of sterling silver
<worn with pride> (Blue Aura) (Token magic) (Heathen) an oval of polished tiger-eye

Elektra's hair prickles up, but she remains still as she calms her mind.

Tranquility looks at Bliss.

l neodis
Before you the Elf known as Neodis stands. His heritage has given him a delicate
appearance that looks almost fragile. His skin is somewhat silvery pale, contrasting
nicely with his midnight blue hair. The natural Elven beauty and grace is there,
but somehow subdued. Closer observation shows you subtle movements, ever so slight
flickers of fingers, lips uttering soundless words. His appearance shouts Ranger to
you; the double set of Star's at his waist a dead give away. The flash of dark
energies in his eyes tells you sorcery.

Like his magic, Neodis seems to be focusing away from his reputation of constant
unrestrained joy and fun. Something serious is happening. His smile is a memory,
replaced with sarcasm, subdued with dry whit. His ruffled hair has been cut and
brushed, his impulsive curiosity held in check with a reserved indifference. His
hard eye's still concentrate on the cookbook he uses but the tears have been wiped
and forgotten.

The tattoo of a black crescent-shaped moon seems to have darkened; it still shimmers
below his left eye but is somehow more evil, less bright. Stronger burns the devotion
to his Mistress, Bliss, Goddess of the Coven of the Ashen Moon.

Neodis is in perfect health.

Neodis is using:
<used as light> (Token magic) a ball of bright red light
<worn on finger> (Moderate magic) the intricate quartz ring
<worn on finger> (Moderate magic) the flaring sea shell ring
<worn around neck> (Powerful magic) a Minor Amulet of Blocking
<worn around neck> (Moderate magic) the grimy tiger eye amulet
<worn on body> an elven chain shirt
<worn on head> (Moderate magic) (Heathen) a horned red dragon helm
<worn on legs> (Moderate magic) a pair of reinforced leather pants
<worn on feet> (Moderate magic) a pair of leather boots
<worn on hands> (Moderate magic) a pair of padded cloth gloves
<worn on arms> (Weak magic) a pair of reinforced leather sleeves
<worn about body> (Moderate magic) a reinforced leather sash
<worn about waist> (Moderate magic) (Heathen) a red dragon scale belt
<worn around wrist> (Moderate magic) the blazing sea shell bracelet
<worn around wrist> (Weak magic) a leather wrist guard
<worn with pride> (Red Aura) (Shimmering) a black crescent-shaped vial
<worn with pride> (Invis) (Weak magic) an aarahide bandana

Neodis wields (Glistening) The Coven Ritual Dagger.

Neodis pricks his finger with the Coven Ritual dagger.
Neodis paints a Crescent moon over Elektra's left breast with his blood.

Neodis says (in common), 'The Sign of the Coven. To ensure that the underworld knows that you belong to Bliss.'.
Neodis says (in common), 'That you have been sacrificed to her and no other.'.

Neodis draws the dagger across his palm, wincing as his blood begins to flow.

A cold artic wind rises up from all directions.

Neodis stops using (Glistening) The Coven Ritual Dagger.

Neodis wields (Shimmering) The Coven Sacrificial Blade.
Neodis wields (Glistening) The Coven Ritual Dagger in the off-hand.

Neodis grips the Coven Sacrificial Blade, letting his blood run over the Ruby.

The dark ruby glows with its first taste of life.

Neodis prays to Bliss.

Elektra prays for strength and guidance from her Lord.

Neodis looks upon the face of Elektra, building his own courage, to strike.

Neodis outmaneuvers Elektra's dodge attempt.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis outmaneuvers Elektra's dodge attempt.
Neodis's slice wounds Elektra.

Neodis outmaneuvers Elektra's dodge attempt.
Neodis's slice hits Elektra.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.

Neodis deftly moves out of the way of Elektra's attack.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis's slice hits Elektra.

Neodis's slice hits Elektra.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.

Elektra hits Neodis.
Neodis outmaneuvers Elektra's dodge attempt.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis outmaneuvers Elektra's dodge attempt.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.

Neodis utters the words, 'burning hands'.

Neodis deftly moves out of the way of Elektra's attack.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis's slice wounds Elektra.
Neodis's slice hits Elektra.

Neodis throws sand in Elektra's eyes.

Neodis's armor deflects Elektra's attack.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis outmaneuvers Elektra's dodge attempt.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis looks at Elektra's fighting style and smirks.

Bliss checks on Neodis's health.

Neodis deftly moves out of the way of Elektra's attack.
Neodis outmaneuvers Elektra's dodge attempt.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis's slice hits Elektra.
Neodis's slice hits Elektra.

Neodis's kick scratches Elektra.

Neodis's armor deflects Elektra's attack.
Neodis outmaneuvers Elektra's dodge attempt.
Neodis's slice wounds Elektra.
Neodis's slice wounds Elektra.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.

Neodis's kick grazes Elektra.

Neodis's armor deflects Elektra's attack.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.

Neodis's kick scratches Elektra.

Neodis deftly moves out of the way of Elektra's attack.
Neodis's slice wounds Elektra.
Neodis attacks, but Elektra manages to scramble out of the way.
Neodis outmaneuvers Elektra's dodge attempt.
Neodis's slice hits Elektra.

Neodis's kick grazes Elektra.

Neodis's armor deflects Elektra's attack.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Neodis's slice hits Elektra.
Neodis's slice injures Elektra.
Elektra is stunned, but will probably recover.
Neodis's slice mauls Elektra.
Elektra is DEAD!!
### Elektra killed by Neodis at Uh Oh!
### Neodis has become a miscreant.

You hear Elektra's death cry.

Tripper utters the words, 'summon'.
Elektra arrives suddenly.

Tripper utters the words, 'heal'.

The artic wind becomes a gale, lashing at all present.

Tripper utters the words, 'heal'.

Neodis says (in common), 'It is done'.

Uh Oh!
[Exits: east]
An ash moon's icy radiance pours down with the weight and power of a
raging waterfall, filling this small stone alcove with a piercing,
painful light no matter the time of day or season. This is not a gentle
lover's moon, but the full, unforgiving illumination that has the power
to drive men mad or summon the beasts within their souls. Despite the
brilliance above, darting shadows flit here and there within the alcove,
their forms and tasks unidentifiable. The soft music of falling water
seems to come from several directions, and odd protrusions from the
walls defy easy identification. A low lying mist coils about the floor,
rising then falling, as if alive and answering the command of the Moon's
keeper, enshrouding the corners, hiding details from the casual observer's
gaze. Snake-like tendrils of the cold, gray fog encircle you, swirling
and twisting around your body, leeching the very warmth from your bones.
The only hope for release from this moonlit and misty entombment is the
whim of the Lady.
The corpse of Elektra is lying here.
(Light Blue Aura) Elektra is resting here.
(Intense Light Blue Aura) Tripper is here.
(Intense Light Red Aura) Bliss is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Palin is resting here.
(Hide) (Light Cyan Aura) Nyx is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Tranquility is here.
(Light Red Aura) Neodis is here.
Slinking out of the mists, this black panther bares its fangs and snarls!

Tripper gives a ball of bright blue light to Elektra.

Elektra lights a ball of bright blue light and holds it.
Elektra curtseys gracefully to Tripper.

Neodis smiles happily.
Neodis says (in common), 'you are clean'.

Neodis says (in common), 'take your corpse'.

Elektra gets a pair of chain mail leggings from the corpse of Elektra.
Elektra gets an egg casing from the corpse of Elektra.
Elektra gets a rowboat from the corpse of Elektra.
Elektra gets a delicate emerald crystal goblet from the corpse of Elektra.
Elektra gets a war banner from the corpse of Elektra.
Elektra gets a delicately woven corset of sterling silver from the corpse of Elektra.
Elektra gets a saddlebag from the corpse of Elektra.
Elektra gets bag made from witch hide from the corpse of Elektra.
Elektra gets a cloth baldric, draped over the shoulder from the corpse of Elektra.

Elektra gets the corpse of Elektra.

Bliss utters the words, 'rift'.
Bliss's soul rift *** ANNIHILATES *** Neodis!
Neodis is DEAD!!
Neodis splatters blood on your armor.

Tranquility blinks.

Bliss says, 'Now, it is done!'.

Bliss utters the words, 'summon'.
Neodis arrives suddenly.

Bliss smiles, looking oddly satisfied.

Elektra curtseys gracefully to Bliss.

Tranquility nods respectfully at Bliss.

Bliss gives a ball of bright red light to Neodis.
Bliss grins evilly at Elektra.
Bliss licks her lips and smiles.
Bliss hugs Neodis.

Neodis lights a ball of bright red light and holds it.
Neodis smiles happily.
Neodis hugs Bliss.

You ponder the question.
You say, 'We have seen what we came to witness.... '.

Elektra says (in common), 'My thanks to you and Neodis for freeing me of this curse'.

Neodis says (in common), 'We have concluded'.

Neodis beams a smile at Elektra.

Bliss thanks you heartily.

Palin stands up.

Tranquility smiles happily.

You say, 'I think before any more Threads are cut... it is time for us to leave.'.

Palin bows deeply.

Neodis says (in common), 'Thanks you fate'.

Tranquility hugs Elektra.

Bliss thanks Palin heartily.
Bliss thanks Tranquility heartily.
Bliss thanks Nyx heartily.

Tranquility says (in common), 'Congratulations'.

Palin grins mischievously.

Elektra curtseys gracefully.

Tranquility curtseys gracefully to Neodis.
Tranquility smiles happily.

Neodis bows deeply.

You say, 'if you would, please... the door?'.

Tripper says, 'YOur soul is free Tigress, may you again blossom in love and Honor'.

Nyx bows deeply.

Palin says (in common), 'Thank you for allowing us to witness this'.

Bliss unlocks the waterfall.
Bliss opens the waterfall.

Elektra nods.

Blacky arrives from the east.

Elektra smiles happily.

The waterfall closes in around you.

Bliss snickers softly.

east
Lair of the Ash Moon Coven
[Exits: east west]
(Red Aura) A black sapphire encrusted mirror floats above an obsidian dais.

The hearth opens.
The hearth closes in around you.

(End of Log)

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