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... A Fated Hour...

The Sanctuary of Fate
[Exits: north]
The breathtaking loveliness of a midnight shadowed garden embraces you. The
night sky is filled with stars... no, not stars, but strands of light which
shimmer at the edges of sight. The soft call of unseen birds provides sweet
melody to please the ear and the low hoot of an owl echoes out of the trees.
A thick tangle of web-shrouded briar roses marks the boundaries of the area
and every conceivable variety of flower blooms within, despite the darkness.
Here and there, care has been taken to create gathering places in the glade,
from an intimate nook of soft, thick moss beneath a veiling willow tree, to
a low, gentle dell where a large group could rest in comfort. Each cardinal
point is marked by its own unique archway. Ebon flames beckon within a trio
of them, and the fourth is sealed by an enormous spiderweb. At the heart of
the clearing is a large round seal of orichalcum.
( 4) A delicious magic mushroom is here.
(Token magic) A magical spring flows from the ground here.
A small weaving loom is barely visible amidst the trees.
(Light Cyan Aura) Noctus is resting here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Esariston is here.
(Intense Light Cyan Aura) [GS] Cordir is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Gillfen is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Aslan is here.


Tranquility ftells, 'Logging'.

Cordir ftells, 'And then could you please formally open the Hour.'.

Tranquility says (in old common), "We gather today in friendship and camaraderie for a special occasion."

Tranquility says (in old common), "We invite everyone to eat and drink to their fill at this time."

Tranquility says (in old common), "We eat together and quench our thirst as one, to satisfy that which would distract us from those speaking."

Cordir waits for everyone to finish, and rest.

Esariston rests.

Tranquility snickers and speaks quietly.

Tranquility says (in old common), "Once we begin, please refrain from eating, drinking or casting spells that are not absolutely necessary.

Tranquility says (in old common), "ooc: Please disable your triggers for food, water and spells at this time."

Tranquility says (in old common), "With that, please grant your attention to those before us. Thank you for attending today."

Cordir nods.

Cordir rises and stands above the three sigils, gazing down at them, her hands clasped loosely.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'It has ever been our tradition that during times of change, sorrow, or chaos, that we, the Chosen, reaffirm our connection with one another.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'We do so, by the sharing of secrets or knowledge, by sacrifice, by reaffirming, renewing, or taking on new Geasa.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'I ask that we do so tonight.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'I believe that we need this....'.

Cordir swallows hard, and continues, her voice soft.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'We have not been the same since our dissolution.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'We have .. wandered... to some degree, and suffered great hurts...'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'But also great joys.'.

Cordir flashes a smile at Noctus and Tranquility.

Tranquility blushes.
Tranquility smiles happily.

Noctus smiles at Tranquility.

Noctus beams a smile at Cordir.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Would each of you be willing to join me in this undertaking?'.

Aslan beams a smile and gives the newly weds a hug.

Tranquility tells the group (in common), '*wraps a wing around you with a soft smile*'.

Nyx nods in recognition to Cordir.
Noctus beams a smile at Aslan.
Tranquility nods in recognition to Cordir.

Aslan nods.
Aslan says (in common), 'Of course ;-)'.

Noctus tells the group (in common), '*snuggles closer towards you and relaxes*'.

Esariston nods in assent.

Noctus nods.
Gillfen nods.

Noctus says (in common), 'Ofcourse'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'I need a new geas eanyway'.

Cordir nods.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Perhaps we could start by each person restating the Geasa.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'With note made of a new, or changed geas.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Then, the choice is yours - secret, knowledge, sacrifice.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Does anyone wish to begin?'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'I will'.

Cordir looks around the circle, her eyes not meeting anyone's.

Cordir nods in recognition to Gillfen.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Thank you, Quartermaster.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Please, go ahead.'.

A small will-o-the-wisp darts over, and circles around Gillfen.

Gillfen says (in common), 'I feel that I should do this.. as both a change, and a sarcrifice. The sacrifice is not new, and the change only confims it.'.

Boromir ftells, 'Hi All :) '.

Cordir ftells, 'Boromir, would you join us in the temple for the Hour?'.

Noctus ftells, 'Hey Boromir'.

Aslan ftells, '*smile* Hiya Boromir ;-)'.

Cordir ftells, 'Ty, would you fill him in on what he has missed?'.

Cordir ftells, 'Gillfen, please continue.'.

Noctus ftells, 'Ravaged at temples...so be aware'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'I had a geas of randoming for the Lady... to fill her bags for the benefit of the following.'.

Esariston ftells, 'Greetings Boromir'.

Boromir ftells, 'Good Evening Lady Cordir*bow* *smile* '.

Noctus ftells, 'hmm never mind'.

Noctus ftells, 'he's no longer here'.

Boromir ftells, 'greetings all :) '.

Gillfen says (in common), 'I now must change that, reflecting my current possition and situation.'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'I hereby do swear to hold any and all EQ for following members, to be sent to the Lady when she is able to receive them..'.

Boromir bows before Cordir.
Boromir grins mischievously.

Cordir nods in recognition to Gillfen.

Gillfen says (in common), 'or to hold for a member till it is required back from me.'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'in doing so, I sacrifice my time outside in the world.'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'My family in thistlerock has surely forgotten me by now..'.

Noctus shakes his head.

Boromir bows to the room.

Tranquility smiles happily.

Noctus beams a smile at Gillfen.

Tranquility curtseys to Boromir.

Noctus says (in common), 'They haven't'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'As I have been absent for such a long time.. beholden here, in this temple or the guild.'.

Boromir ftells, 'family? hmmm scratches his head .. I have one of those I think'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'My services are freely given to all.. as they have been for a while now.'.

Cordir nods in recognition to Gillfen.

Gillfen says (in common), 'I simply make this offical in the eyes of the Weaver.'.
Gillfen bows deeply.
Gillfen rests.

Boromir ftells, 'what offical? '.

Guardian's voice is heard softly from the shadows: *Witnessed*

Esariston cants 'hush Boromir...and I have no family myself aside from this family'.

Gillfen ftells, 'get here on time for once.. will ya?'.
Gillfen ftells, 'I hate repeating myself.. :>'.

Esariston cants 'following rather'.

Boromir ftells, 'sure .. I'll just quit my job .. no problem :) '.
Boromir cants, 'hush ye self :) '.
Aslan ftells, 'heheh jobs, shmobs...'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'And your secret, knowledge, or sacrifice, Gillfen?'.

Gillfen ftells, 'I changed my geas of filling the lady's bags.. I'm now officially guildbound.'.

Boromir ftells, '*sigh* *nod* '.

Gillfen blinks.
Gillfen says (in common), 'um.. my sacrifice is the outside world.. Lady.'.

Cordir nods.

Tranquility beams a smile at Gillfen.

Cordir says softly, "Forgive me, Gillfen, my mind is not sharp this evening."

Tranquility says (in common), 'an immense sacrifice, in my eyes. I am sure we all feel the same.'.

Cordir nods in recognition to Ty.

Noctus nods.

Boromir ftells, 'perhaps this has already been suggested .. could not the gold be held by a number of the clerics?'.
Boromir ftells, 'taking turns? '.
Gillfen ftells, 'it could.. but I also am providing storage capabilities.'.
Gillfen ftells, 'eq wise.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Who wishes to be next?'.

Tranquility holds up her hand.
Tranquility grins wryly.

Cordir nods in recognition to Ty.

Tranquility is bound to speak with respect, or not at all.
Tranquility is bound to speak the truth, or not at all.
Tranquility is bound to map the world, as her levels allow.

Tranquility says (in common), 'I would add...an addendum to the third Geasa. I must progress with the mapping at a quicker rate than I have been'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'as a result, my levels allow many at this time that I have not done'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'so, I will do one area every two weeks until such time as my levels restrict my passage again'.

Cordir nods.

Tranquility smiles happily.

Noctus tells the group (in common), 'That's a lot of work'.

Guardian's voice is heard softly from the shadows: *Witnessed*

Noctus tells the group (in common), 'let me know if you need help'.

Tranquility tells the group (in common), '*smile* Thank you, I just might'.

Aslan disappears into the void.

Tranquility sits down and thinks for a moment.

Esariston cants 'How will you deal with such places as random areas Tranquility?'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'knowledge is the baliwick of others. I learn from each of you daily'.

Aslan has returned from the void.
Aslan blushes.

Tranquility sits down and thinks deeply.
Tranquility pokes Esariston in the ribs.

Tranquility cants 'I do not know yet! :)'.

Esariston grins mischievously at you.

Tranquility cants, '*shhhh*'.

Tranquility cants, 'ooops! That was a room cant. *pretends*'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'secrets, I do not have'.

Boromir smirks at Tranquility.

Tranquility says (in common), 'all know of my fears, or worries, or concerns'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'If you are going to speak, please speak for all to hear.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'And not in a manner that hides from others present.'.

Tranquility blinks.

Boromir raises an eyebrow.

Tranquility says (in common), 'Esariston asked how I will deal with random areas'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'I stated that I do not know that yet'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'and asked him to shhhh'.

Esariston blushes slightly.

Tranquility raises one eyebrow.
Tranquility snickers softly.
Tranquility says (in common), 'because I am embarrassed that he thought of something I did not'.
Tranquility says (in common), 'So...'.
Tranquility says (in common), 'that would mean I had a secret after all'.
Tranquility smirks.
Tranquility sighs.
Tranquility says (in common), 'I would be done now'.
Tranquility snickers.

Noctus hugs Tranquility.

Cordir nods.

Aslan sits down and thinks deeply.

Tranquility tells the group (in common), '*hugs you in return, snickering slightly* The Lady can be exacting sometimes. I forget this too often'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Who will speak next?'.

Boromir says (in common), 'somehting not known is not a secret of the person not knowning'.
Boromir says (in common), 'I shall'.
Boromir stands up.
Boromir says (in common), 'I have 3 geas'.

Boromir fades out of existence.
Boromir says (in common), '1) always be visible in the guild'.

Cordir ftells, 'Clue, could you join us in the temple?'.
Clue arrives from the north.

Noctus tells the group (in common), '*grin* No problem, she'll remind you ;)'.

Clue curtseys gracefully.

Noctus beams a smile at Clue.

Boromir says (in common), '2) no auctioning of eq'.

Clue utters the words, 'haiojzg'.

Aslan beams a smile at Clue.

Clue rests.

Tranquility beams a smile at Clue.

Clue gives Gillfen some gold.

Boromir says (in common), '3) always id for newbies ..level 1 -> 5'.
Boromir grins mischievously.

Nyx ftells, 'Boromir, you once stated that part of always being visible in the guild included doing IDs for all who asked'.

Boromir says (in common), '4) always Id for those who unless they are anathema or pkers .. '.

Nyx ftells, 'Those not Anathema, and the like.'.
Nyx ftells, '*nod*'.

Boromir says (in common), 'part of the foruth inclues not iding pk'ed gotten items '.
Boromir says (in common), 'to wit '.
Boromir says (in common), 'if NOT from a looted corpse or pk ..sure '.
Boromir says (in common), 'is the answer I give when asked for ids'.
Boromir bows deeply.

Cordir nods.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'And your secret, offering of knowledge, or sacrifice?'.

Boromir ftells, 'I can only type so fast :) '.
Boromir sits down and thinks deeply.

Nyx ftells, 'Well, you said you had three, and that seemed missing... *smile*'.

Boromir ftells, '*grin* I stated 4 *chuckle* '.
Boromir ftells, 'a secret .. hmm '.

Gillfen says (in common), 'is this not the guild?'.

Boromir ftells, ' << EDITED >>>'

TIME
It is 3pm on Ozymandiut the 16th, the month of the Shallow Graves, in the year 2522.
TFC started up at Tue Mar 19 09:14:25 2002 / The system time is Tue Mar 19 19:41:16 2002

Boromir ftells, ' << EDITED >>>'

Gillfen ftells, 'names I don't know. heh. Truly a secret.'.

Aslan sits down and thinks deeply.

Boromir bows deeply.

Cordir nods in recognition to Boromir.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'Thank you, Boromir.'.

Boromir ftells, '*chuckle* and I do leave the guild to xp :) '.
Boromir bows deeply.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Who would be next?'.

Noctus sits down and thinks deeply.

Aslan raises her hand.

Noctus says (in common), 'Ladies first'.

Aslan curtseys gracefully.

Aslan takes a DEEP breath as she begins to speak her geasa.

Aslan says (in common), '1) I will help those in need of it. Those to whom I am indepted, will take priority, those that have asked while Im currently helping someone else, will be asked if they can'.

Noctus tells the group (in common), 'gives me a little more time to think about it as well :)'.

Aslan says (in common), 'wait for a few, while I finish helping the first person. If I am unable to help, I will direct petitioners to those who can help them.'.

Aslan says (in common), '2) I will submit myself to Kaldreds tutelage who will try to remind me of the ways of the Realm, and I shall create a tome of lessons that I have learned. Contents of this'.

Aslan says (in common), 'tome will either be used in/directly for me to help those who ask. What I know and what I have been taught will help me help those who come to me for help.'.

Aslan says (in common), '3) I will limit my inventory to 1.casing of eq for the following/to give to those in need of it/pit respectively.'

(Some details of Aslan's containers removed)

Aslan wonders.
Aslan says (in common), 'On a happy (?) note, a secret is that I will have my one year anniversary on TFC.'.

Cordir grins mischievously.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'and when will that be?'.

Tranquility beams a smile at Aslan.

Aslan pokes herself in the ribs, looking very sheepish.
Aslan says (in common), 'This Friday, I think... That's the 22nd, right?'.

Noctus nods.
Noctus showers Aslan with confetti!

Tranquility smiles happily.
Tranquility says (in common), 'Congratulations Aslan, in advance'.

Tranquility tells the group (in common), 'We'll have to find a present or something'.
Noctus tells the group (in common), '*nod* My thought exactly'.

Aslan says (in common), 'And on a 'slap Aslan's wrist' note.. A while ago, the Lady caught me breeching my third geasa...'.
Aslan blushes.

Cordir nods.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'With how many containers? nine?'.

Aslan says (in common), 'With 7 eggs, and 2 bags in my inventory'.

Noctus snickers softly.

Gillfen says (in common), 'hmm.. geas breaking.. doesn't that deserve a rift? '.
Gillfen snickers softly.

Tranquility snickers softly.

Gillfen says (in common), 'in which case.. I deserve several.'.
Gillfen nods at himself; he must be getting senile.

Noctus says (in common), 'I am too lazy to get new containers so I could get used to that geasa ;)'.

Aslan says (in common), 'I felt horrible enough. And I DO feel horrible'.
Aslan says (in common), 'I thought I had more self discipline than that.'.

Gillfen ftells, 'boromir.'.
Boromir ftells, 'yes? '.
Gillfen ftells, 'turn off your triggers.'.
Boromir ftells, 'triggers? '.

Aslan says (in common), 'pardon me'.
Aslan leaves north.

Boromir drinks water from a water jug.

Gillfen ftells, 'the automatic casting of spells, and such.'.

Noctus scratches his head.

Boromir ftells, 'I will remain invis .. otherwise I can get spammed for idd '.

Noctus says (in common), 'Since when can clerics sneak?'.

Boromir says (in common), 'when they are thieves '.

Tranquility snickers softly.

Aslan chuckles, evidently amused.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Noctus? Do you wish to be next?'.

Noctus says (in common), 'Didn't see Aslan go north: Aslam arrives from the north'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'she didn't sneak'.
Gillfen says (in common), 'i saw her leave.'.

Noctus says (in common), 'Must be late for me'.
Noctus grins mischievously.
Noctus says (in common), 'Yes, I'll go next'.

Esariston says (in common), 'you do not always see movements when there is a large amount of people in the room'.

Noctus says (in common), 'Ok my geasa'.
Noctus says (in common), 'First of all I will always attempt to do a corpse retrieval if there is only the slightest chance of it succeeding'.

Noctus says (in common), 'My second geasa is about food'.
Noctus says (in common), 'I will provide anyone with as much food as they want'.

Gillfen ftells, 'only if there's a slight chance will you do one? if i die in Thistlerock, you won't go get it? sheesh!'.

Tranquility ftells, '*laughs*'.

Noctus ftells, 'exactly, you'.
Noctus ftells, 'you're guildbound anyway ;)'.

Gillfen ftells, 'this is true..'.

Noctus says (in common), 'My third geasa is about exploring'.
Noctus says (in common), 'I will explore as many areas as possible'.
Noctus says (in common), 'To assist people with mobmasters and to aid them pick the right areas to exp and random'.

Noctus says (in common), 'This last geasa is rather boring since there's hardly anything left to explore'.

Cordir coughs.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'not for long.'.

Noctus beams a smile at Cordir.
Noctus says (in common), 'Good'.

Tranquility doesn't say a word just....nearly glares at the overly knowledgeable gnome.

Aslan grins mischievously.

Noctus says (in common), 'I was going to pick another geasa during the wedding'.

Tranquility blinks in surprise.

Noctus says (in common), 'But instead I will do so now'.

Boromir ftells, 'wonders if it will be something about henpecked .. :) '.

Gillfen says (in common), 'link permitting, anyway.'.

Noctus says (in common), 'I will always aid any bird or winged person that needs assistance and I will never attack one'.

Gillfen ftells, 'don't tell Keat about that!!'.

Noctus says (in common), 'As for my sacrifice'.

Noctus ftells, '*grin* He already abuses me'.
Boromir ftells, 'keat isnt a bird .. hes just fowl :) '.

Aslan pokes Boromir in the ribs.
Boromir pokes Aslan in the ribs.

Tranquility grins happily.

Noctus says (in common), 'I will sacrifice the right to triple to thief as well as the right to *cough* type the evil words: deleteme'.

Boromir raises an eyebrow.

Tranquility beams a smile at Noctus.

Noctus says (in common), 'This should clarify a lot of things and take away speculations and such that don't help anyone'.

Noctus smiles happily.
Noctus bows deeply.
Noctus rests.

Gillfen ftells, 'keatis just a birdbrain.. I tell you.'.

Boromir looks around.

Tranquility ftells, 'Much as I might appreciate how you would look in leather...metal suits you better'.

Aslan laughs.

Boromir ftells, '*smirk* '.

Gillfen ftells, 'yeah.. birdie girls like shiny things.'.

Tranquility ftells, '*nodnod* Pretties!'.

Noctus ftells, '*grin* Well, hmm....I'll let you judge on that'.

Aslan tries to hold her giggles.

Boromir ftells, 'as long as he doesnt rust :) '.

Aslan sits down and thinks deeply.
Aslan hands over a bottle of WD40 and some brasso to Tranquility to make sure that doesn't happen.

Noctus snickers softly.

Gillfen ftells, 'feathers do a fine job of polishing.'.

Tranquility giggles.

Boromir offers a power buffer

Tranquility blushes.
Tranquility stares at the sky.

Noctus says (in common), 'Ehm...next?'.

Aslan says (in common), 'Or does the lady prefer the old 'spit'n'shine'?'.

Noctus grins mischievously.

Gillfen ftells, 'just shake yer tail at him alot.. it'll keep him shiny, I'm sure.'.

Boromir ftells, 'or warm :) '.

Tranquility tells the group (in common), '*cough*'.
Tranquility tells the group (in common), 'what is THAT supposed to mean?!'.
Noctus tells the group (in common), '*grin*'.

Esariston steps forward.

Noctus tells the group (in common), 'Was going to say: Saved by the Bel...but I would be rifted for that ;)'.
Tranquility tells the group (in common), '*rofl*'.

Esariston says (in common), 'I would like to go next Lady'.

Cordir nods in recognition to Esariston.

Esariston says (in common), 'my first Gaesa is to always spread information upon request, as knowledge is what leads to strength'.

Boromir ftells, '7 out of 23 visible players are fare :) '.
Noctus ftells, '8 :)'.
Boromir ftells, '7 :) '.
Noctus ftells, '9 when we count Clue'.
Boromir ftells, ':) '.

Esariston says (in common), 'My second is to always offer items thrice to the following and Lady before auctioning, and give it for free should someone under level 10 need it'.

Cordir ftells, 'what would be nice to add to the log, Ty, if you would check the who list.'.

Esariston says (in common), 'my third gaesa is to always attempt to retrieve a corpse that is within my ability.'.

Clue has returned from the void.

Boromir ftells, '8 :) '.

WHO FATE: 
Elf [ Ra:22 Ma:21 Th:21 ] Boromir Fate's Ambassador ... Lady Cordir's Councilor Gno [ Cl:18 ] Gillfen, Fated to be Cordir's quartermaster. Hlf [ Cl:28 ] Aslan Tsarran-Napei, Fated wife of Talyn *Cordir* Aar [ Sh:25 Th:22 ] Tranquility Newlywed Hand Maiden of Fate. *Noctus* Hum [ Ma:11 Th: 9 Ra: 9 ] Esariston Cerestice: Wanderer of Fate Hum [ Demigoddess ] [GS] Cordir: Fate : AFW zone writing. *stormreaver/geek* Gno [ Wa:30 Cl:30 ] Noctus Newlywed Blade of Fate *Tranquility* Hum [ Wa:30 Cl:30 ] Clue RigelsWife: Weaver Priestess. [Cordir]

WHO:
24 players.
Elf [ Ambassador ] Myronides Starym: Your Elven Gyro! Hum [ Wa: 9 Cl:11 ] Bytorr utters the words, 'create beer'. Hel [ Ra:20 Ma:25 ] Grale the Ragged, Wisdom's Trail Guide Elf [ Ma: 2 ] Sims the Elf Hum [ Wa:30 Cl:30 ] Clue RigelsWife: Weaver Priestess. [Cordir] Hel [ Ma:18 Ra:16 ] Dart no need for a title :) *tiger* Elf [ Ra:20 Th:21 Ma:21 ] Natilena Athsien: Greater Mage of Lampshades Elf [ Ra:22 Ma:21 Th:21 ] Boromir Fate's Ambassador ... Lady Cordir's Councilor Elf [ Ra:21 Cl:24 ] Shailyn, Silent Stone Elf [ Wa: 9 Ma:11 Th:11 ] DragonBane Conjurer Of The DreamWalkers Gno [ Cl:18 ] Gillfen, Fated to be Cordir's quartermaster. Hlf [ Cl:28 ] Aslan Tsarran-Napei, Fated wife of Talyn *Cordir* Aar [ Sh:25 Th:22 ] Tranquility Newlywed Hand Maiden of Fate. *Noctus* Hum [ Ma: 8 Wa:14 ] Paddy Murphy, The One And Only. Hum [ Ma:11 Th: 9 Ra: 9 ] Esariston Cerestice: Wanderer of Fate Elf [ Wa:10 Cl:15 ] Raile thinks he doesn't like stupid people *cough* Hum [ Ma:17 ] Dasehra: Student of Wisdom Elf [ Ma:10 ] Fraser ivory dragon of wisdom Hum [ Ma: 3 ] Triax the Boy Hum [ Demigod ] Plato, Philosopher of Wisdom *Bridget* Dwa [ Wa:25 Cl:25 ] Wylin, Authorized Wisdom Dealer CoE -+MB+- Hum [ Demigoddess ] [GS] Cordir: Fate : AFW zone writing. *stormreaver/geek* Elf [ Ma:24 Ra:26 ] Blystur choc Gno [ Wa:30 Cl:30 ] Noctus Newlywed Blade of Fate *Tranquility*
Gillfen ftells, 'er.. how does 7+1=9?'.

Noctus ftells, '*grin*'.

Boromir ftells, 'new math :) '.

Esariston says (in common), 'I would like to make an addition to my third Gesa'.

Cordir nods in recognition to Esariston.

Cordir ftells, 'Hey, guys... keep it down, and no spells, please.'.

Noctus ftells, 'Nyx, Boromir, Gillfen, Aslan, Ty, Esa, the Lady, Clue and me'.
Noctus ftells, 'makes 9'.

Gillfen ftells, 'nyx is here?'.

Clue rests.

Esariston says (in common), 'in that I will always try to provide some form of assistance, whether in spells or items to those that CAN achieve the CR'.

Nyx ftells, 'Yes, Gillfen'.

Esariston says (in common), 'if I cannot'.

The Sanctuary of Fate
[Exits: north]
The breathtaking loveliness of a midnight shadowed garden embraces you. The
night sky is filled with stars... no, not stars, but strands of light which
shimmer at the edges of sight. The soft call of unseen birds provides sweet
melody to please the ear and the low hoot of an owl echoes out of the trees.
A thick tangle of web-shrouded briar roses marks the boundaries of the area
and every conceivable variety of flower blooms within, despite the darkness.
Here and there, care has been taken to create gathering places in the glade,
from an intimate nook of soft, thick moss beneath a veiling willow tree, to
a low, gentle dell where a large group could rest in comfort. Each cardinal
point is marked by its own unique archway. Ebon flames beckon within a trio
of them, and the fourth is sealed by an enormous spiderweb. At the heart of
the clearing is a large round seal of orichalcum.
( 6) A delicious magic mushroom is here.
A small weaving loom is barely visible amidst the trees.
(Light Cyan Aura) Clue is resting here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Esariston is resting here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Aslan is here.
(Invis) (Light Cyan Aura) Boromir is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Noctus is resting here.
(Intense Light Cyan Aura) [GS] Cordir is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Gillfen is resting here.

Gillfen ftells, 'sneaky shadow anyway!'.

Esariston says (in common), 'as for knowledge...I have recently begun the task of divulging information on Mage Mobs for the betterment of those who are fighting them'.

Noctus beams a smile at Esariston.

Tranquility says (in common), 'most informative'.

Noctus says (in common), 'Good goal indeed'.

Esariston says (in common), 'and today I saw a log that showed how echo affects 'permutation''.

Gillfen says (in common), 'what's it do/'.
Gillfen says (in common), '?'.

Esariston says (in common), 'essentially, ... <EDITED...'
Esariston says (in common), '... <EDITED>...'

Noctus grins mischievously.

Gillfen says (in common), 'no.. what's permutation do?'.

Noctus says (in common), 'Fun'.

Esariston says (in common), '... <EDITED>...'
Esariston says (in common), '... <EDITED>...'

Gillfen says (in common), 'eiw!'.

Esariston says (in common), '... <EDITED>...'

Noctus nods in recognition to Gillfen.

From the shadows, you hear Guardian's voice whisper: *Witnessed*

Esariston bows and steps back into the shadow.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Clue?'.

Clue says (in old-common), 'i'll probably get the wording wrong, but i can get the gist of them ...'.

Clue says (in old-common), '1) i will cure any illness that i'm able to cure in any but Anathema'.

Clue says (in old-common), '2) i will make myself available to teach any knowledge of the Realm i have to any Chosen'.

Clue says (in old-common), '3) i will open myself to the Wyrm and to explore areas unknown to me'.

Cordir nods in recognition to Clue.

Gillfen ftells, 'I hear the worm is good.. least in mexican alcohol..'.

Esariston ftells, 'Wrom crisps are...interesting'.
Esariston ftells, 'Worm even'.

Noctus ftells, 'Yuck, I like tequilla...but they can keep the worms'.

Cordir ftells, '*cough* *glare*'.

Clue says (in old-common), 'as for a secret, i think i'll repeat the one from last time, since only Ladt Cordir and one other heard it'.

Tranquility tells Gillfen (in common), '*laugh*'.

Clue says (in old-common), 'back in the days just before and after our wedding, Rigel and i were both silenced for "improper behavior and emotes" ...'.

Gillfen snickers softly.

Noctus grins mischievously.

Clue says (in old-common), 'we had to write a note of apology to the mud to be unsilenced'.

Esariston raises an eyebrow.

Cordir hides a smile.

Clue blushes.

Aslan sits down and thinks deeply.

Clue rests.

Noctus wonders how a family mud can keep excisting when people don't get the chance to create a family.

Tranquility snickers softly.

Aslan agrees with Noctus 100%.
Aslan says (in common), 'but then... it takes two to tango...'.

Noctus stares at the sky.

Clue stands up.

Clue utters the words, 'haiojzg'.

Gillfen ponders a gnome/Aara crossbreeding.

Clue rests.
Aslan says (in common), 'and lately, I've been dancing solo'.

Esariston chuckles lowly at Noctus' remark.

Tranquility coughs.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'that's why the Storm Mountain Resort for Lovers was made.'.

Noctus grins mischievously at Cordir.

Tranquility comforts Aslan.
Tranquility nods in recognition of Aslan.

Noctus comforts Aslan.

Tranquility laughs.
Tranquility giggles at what Cordir says.
Tranquility stares up at the sky.

Aslan tries to hold back some tears.

Gillfen says (in common), 'for Aslan to dance alone?'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'Gosh, Lady, whatever could you be referring to'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'No, Gillfen.'.

Tranquility coughs.

Aslan says (in common), 'excuse me'.
Aslan leaves north.

Clue says (in old-common), 'Lord Coleman even put into his Christmas Gift list, a room for Rigel and me that was info-proof'.

Gillfen says (in common), 'a mountain for lovers is such an odd place to dance alone.. but if that's what it was made for..'.

Aslan arrives from the north.
Aslan eats a Magic Mushroom.
Aslan eats a Magic Mushroom.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Gillfen, stop it, please.'.

Aslan tries to refreshen herself.

Gillfen bows deeply.
Gillfen says (in common), 'my appologies.'.

Aslan nods.

Esariston comforts Aslan.

The Sanctuary of Fate
[Exits: north]
The breathtaking loveliness of a midnight shadowed garden embraces you. The
night sky is filled with stars... no, not stars, but strands of light which
shimmer at the edges of sight. The soft call of unseen birds provides sweet
melody to please the ear and the low hoot of an owl echoes out of the trees.
A thick tangle of web-shrouded briar roses marks the boundaries of the area
and every conceivable variety of flower blooms within, despite the darkness.
Here and there, care has been taken to create gathering places in the glade,
from an intimate nook of soft, thick moss beneath a veiling willow tree, to
a low, gentle dell where a large group could rest in comfort. Each cardinal
point is marked by its own unique archway. Ebon flames beckon within a trio
of them, and the fourth is sealed by an enormous spiderweb. At the heart of
the clearing is a large round seal of orichalcum.
( 6) A delicious magic mushroom is here.
A small weaving loom is barely visible amidst the trees.
(Light Cyan Aura) Aslan is here.
(Intense Light Cyan Aura) [GS] Cordir is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Clue is resting here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Esariston is resting here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Nyx is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Noctus is resting here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Gillfen is resting here.

Cordir turns to Nyx, her entire form shaking.
Cordir whispers, "Shadow...."

Nyx steps forward quietly.
Nyx bows before Cordir.

Nyx ftells, 'I have had many vows, in the past.'.
Nyx ftells, 'Few have become Geasa.'.
Nyx ftells, 'I have decided to formally shift them tonight.'.

Tranquility blinks.

Nyx's eyes dart into the darkness, searching out the movement of a spider.

Guardian steps out of the webs, crawling directly over to the Shadow.
She is in a small, humble form. Silent, and formal.

Esariston raises an eyebrow.

Nyx bows to Guardian.

She dips her thorax in a bow.

Nyx begins to speak, softly.
Nyx says (in common), 'In the Wyld's name...'.
Nyx says (in common), 'I will not hunt those who are half-elven in search of worldly experience.'.
Nyx says (in common), 'I will not eat of the flesh of any sentient creature.'.
Nyx says (in common), 'I will never consume alcohol, which leads to lack of self-control, discipline and decorum.'.

Nyx says (in common), 'In the Wyrm's name...'.
Nyx says (in common), 'For dignity - I will never raise my voice in speech, disavowing use of gossip, yell, or shout.'.
Nyx says (in common), 'Marking growth, I will learn the Geasa of each sworn to Fate.'.
Nyx says (in common), 'I will sacrifice sleep, never giving up the alertness and wakefulness that allow potential growth.'.

Nyx says (in common), 'In the Weaver's name...'.
Nyx says (in common), 'I have sacrificed my Name to N'Kai in the past, and renew my geas never to speak my new name aloud.'.
Nyx says (in common), 'For those worthy who ask it, I shall watch the Shadows of the world, as guard and guide.'.
Nyx says (in common), 'I will set aside lusts of the body, remaining pure and dedicated, celibate always, so as to focus on those goals set before me.'.

Guardian nods, and whispers: *Witnessed, thrice witnessed*

Nyx ftells, 'In all things there are three'.

Nyx ftells, 'A gift of a secret:'.

Esariston coughs and looks thoughtful.

Nyx ftells, 'The delicate diamond leaf that I once wore, taken from the depths of Mystic Wood'.
Nyx ftells, '...<<EDITED>>...'.

Nyx ftells, 'A gift of knowledge:'.
Nyx ftells, '...<<EDITED>>...'.

Cordir nods in recognition to Nyx.

Nyx gets a Magic Mushroom.
Nyx eats a Magic Mushroom.

Nyx drinks water from a delicate emerald crystal goblet.

Nyx ftells, 'And sacrifice, which can only be true if one sacrifices something one holds dear.'.

Nyx slowly kneels before Cordir.

Cordir lays a trembling hand on the Shadow's darkly clad shoulder.
Cordir closes her eyes, tears coursing freely down her face.

Nyx nods in recognition to Cordir.

Cordir murmurs softly, 'Not your sacrifice alone, Shadow, but mine as well...'

The world twists abruptly around you, the Pattern screaming in pain.

Cordir remains still by an act of will, then embraces Nyx closely, hugging him tight.

Cordir whispers, her voice harsh and soft by tears, "You will ALWAYS be My Shadow. Ordained or not."

Cordir turns and retreats, sitting down at the loom, weeping softly, her entire body shaking.

The Sanctuary of Fate
[Exits: north]
The breathtaking loveliness of a midnight shadowed garden embraces you. The
night sky is filled with stars... no, not stars, but strands of light which
shimmer at the edges of sight. The soft call of unseen birds provides sweet
melody to please the ear and the low hoot of an owl echoes out of the trees.
A thick tangle of web-shrouded briar roses marks the boundaries of the area
and every conceivable variety of flower blooms within, despite the darkness.
Here and there, care has been taken to create gathering places in the glade,
from an intimate nook of soft, thick moss beneath a veiling willow tree, to
a low, gentle dell where a large group could rest in comfort. Each cardinal
point is marked by its own unique archway. Ebon flames beckon within a trio
of them, and the fourth is sealed by an enormous spiderweb. At the heart of
the clearing is a large round seal of orichalcum.
( 5) A delicious magic mushroom is here.
A small weaving loom is barely visible amidst the trees.
(Light Cyan Aura) Aslan is here.
(Intense Light Cyan Aura) [GS] Cordir is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Clue is resting here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Esariston is resting here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Nyx is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Noctus is resting here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Gillfen is resting here.

WHOIS NYX: 1 player.
Hel [ Th:30 ] Nyx: Ebon Messenger, Hand of Fate. (Cordir)

Gillfen sighs loudly.

Boromir has entered the game.

Aslan disappears into the void.

Noctus bows before Nyx.
Noctus comforts Nyx.

Nyx stands.

Noctus comforts Cordir.

Nyx hugs Tranquility.

Tranquility says (in common), 'Always'.

Noctus nods.

Nyx steps close to Cordir.
Nyx hugs Cordir.

Cordir hugs Nyx.

Esariston bows before Nyx.

Clue cries for the pain of those around her.

Tranquility slowly walks over to the lady and hugs her tightly as well.

Aslan hangs her head down, in the realisation that there are things more precious than an absent husband.

Gillfen bows before Nyx, weeping silently.

Esariston says (in common), 'You will always be one I wish to learn from, ans hope you will still accept me as a pupil upon completion of my quest'.

Nyx bows before Esariston.
Nyx says (in common), 'Gladly, Esariston'.

Gillfen ftells, 'and so has the loss come full circle. 3 ordained positions.. filled, and now emptied.'.

Cordir struggles to stand, trembling like a leaf in a torrential wind.

Cordir says hoarsely, "Geasa...."

Cordir says (in old-common), 'I, Cordir, swear to never use the magics of immortality to hide from my folk...'.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'Save when required to do so by the duties of that position.'.

Tranquility offers a shoulder in support.
Tranquility ftells, 'Triat completed, despite the sorrow. Weaver, Wyrm and Wyld indeed.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'I, Cordir, swear to always give whatever aid I may, by whatever means that I may, to my folk.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'And I, Cordir, swear to always read the Pattern of those who ask it of me.'.

Esariston send a small tendril of golden energy to help the Lady.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'I.... have no secrets from you....'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'And it is certainly no secret that removing the mantle of Ordainment from My Shadow was the most difficult thing I have, in my life or Immortality, done.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'I claim it, also, as Sacrifice.'.

Noctus nods in recognition to Cordir.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'And for Knowledge, I offer this.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'The World is changing.'.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'You will know more in a few days....'.

Noctus raises an eyebrow.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'But ... the High Lord has heard the pleas of his people.'.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'A great change is coming.'.
Cordir bows her head.

Gillfen says (in common), 'for the good, or for the worse.. now that is yet to be seen.'.

Clue stands up.

Noctus thinks changes can be rather welcome.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Unless anyone has anything else to say.....'.

Nyx ftells, 'Your Geasa are witnessed, Lady.'.

Tranquility shakes her head.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'I will call this ... truly Fateful... hour to a close.'.

Nyx comforts Cordir.

Esariston bows before Cordir.

WHO:
23 players.

Dwa [       Sh:26       ] Morphius Kelir, Warlock of the Prestige. -=UA=-
Elf [    Ma:17 Ra:15    ] Kelanea Dark Protege
Hum [       Ma: 1       ] Kegdu the Boy
Elf [ Ra:22 Ma:21 Th:21 ] Boromir Fate's Ambassador ... Lady Cordir's Councilor
Hum [ Ma:29 Wa:30 Th:30 ] Rubicant,General of The Northern Legions -NgC- -LLU-
Elf [     Ambassador    ] Myronides Starym: Your Elven Gyro!
Hum [    Wa: 9 Cl:11    ] Bytorr utters the words, 'create beer'.
Hel [       Th:30       ] Nyx: Faileas Dhan, Ebon Hand of Fate.  (Cordir)
Hel [    Ra:20 Ma:25    ] Grale the Ragged, Wisdom's Trail Guide
Hum [    Wa:30 Cl:30    ] Clue RigelsWife:  Weaver Priestess. [Cordir]
Hel [    Ma:18 Ra:16    ] Dart no need for a title :) *tiger*
Elf [ Ra:20 Th:21 Ma:21 ] Natilena Athsien: Greater Mage of Lampshades
Elf [ Wa: 9 Ma:11 Th:11 ] DragonBane Conjurer Of The DreamWalkers
Gno [       Cl:18       ] Gillfen, Fated to be Cordir's quartermaster.
Hlf [       Cl:28       ] Aslan Tsarran-Napei, Fated wife of Talyn   *Cordir*
Aar [    Sh:25 Th:22    ] Tranquility Newlywed Hand Maiden of Fate. *Noctus*
Hum [ Ma:11 Th: 9 Ra: 9 ] Esariston Cerestice: Wanderer of Fate
Hum [       Ma:17       ] Dasehra:   Student of Wisdom
Elf [       Ma:10       ] Fraser ivory dragon of wisdom
Hum [      Demigod      ] Plato, Philosopher of Wisdom   *Bridget*
Dwa [    Wa:25 Cl:25    ] Wylin, Authorized Wisdom Dealer  CoE  -+MB+-
Gno [    Wa:30 Cl:30    ] Noctus Newlywed Blade of Fate *Tranquility*

It is 1pm on Ivyn the 19th, the month of the Shallow Graves, in the year 2522.

TFC started up at Tue Mar 19 09:14:25 2002
The system time is Tue Mar 19 20:33:40 2002

Aslan tells you (in common), 'I guess then no word on the position?'.
You tell Aslan (in common), 'Handmaiden?'.
Aslan tells you (in common), '*nod*'.
You tell Aslan (in common), '*smiles* Oh, there is word :)'.

Cordir sits down and thinks deeply.

Noctus ftells, 'Rubicant and Shazam on people, be aware'.

Boromir quietly smiles at cordir.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'No, I have one thing, yet, to say.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Not a secret, but an untold thing...'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'There being some small difference.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Nyx has been more to me than all of you knew.'.

Esariston raises an eyebrow.

Nyx nods in recognition to Cordir.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'He has been my strength in my times of weakness...'.

Clue nods.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'Reminding me that I am more than simply Cordir, but Weaver...'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'And has helped me to stay on that Path even when it was something I desperately wanted to avoid.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'He has been the spirit that has helped keep the Chosen what they have been, and what they are, and what they will yet be.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'I am deeply endebted to him.'.

Nyx bows before Cordir.

Boromir bows before Nyx.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'If this were purely my own choice, I would have been selfish.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'But it was Nyx, himself, who gently reminded me what the most honorable path would be.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'And he was the one who spent the hours convincing me of it.'.

Cordir says (in old-common), 'And overcame my selfishness.'.

Cordir walks over to Her Shadow, and curtseys, deeply, with reverence and respect.

Tranquility says (in common), 'It is sad and beautiful'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'that the thing that made him a perfect Ordained'.

Tranquility says (in common), 'made him sacrifice it as well'.

Gillfen shakes his head.

Nyx ftells, 'I am sure the others would have done the same, had they been in my position.'.

Nyx ftells, '*quietly* Thank you, Lady.'.

Boromir ftells, 'Thank you Nyx *bow* '.

Boromir ftells, 'for all of what you have done ..thank you'.

Noctus says (in common), 'I thank you Nyx, it is not what I had hoped you would do...but I do respect you very much for taking this difficult step'.

Noctus bows deeply.

Nyx bows before Noctus.

Cordir nods.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'This Hour has ended.'.
Cordir says (in old-common), 'Go in peace.'.

Esariston bows deeply.
Esariston stands up.

Tranquility says (in common), 'I must end the log'.

Boromir reaches over and touches Lady Cordir gently on the arm..

[ 18] Cordir: My Shadow's Ordainment
Tue Mar 19 21:03:49 2002
To: all who have asked

As most of you know, as a result of my retirement in October,
Noctus and Clue lost Ordainment status as they were on at the
time it occoured.

Later, after my reinstatement, we petitioned Tynian that he
reinstate these two very worthy players, having lost Ordainment
through my action, not their own. It was a unique situation,
never seen before in TFC's history.

After long consideration, Tynian decided that no, he would not
restore Noctus and Clue. However, he left the decision of Nyx's
Ordainment in my hands.

Nyx and I discussed this at length, and the Chosen as a whole
discussed the situation. It was Nyx's decision, out of fairness
to those who lost Ordainment within the Chosen, and also out of
fairness to every Ordained Mortal who has lost their Imm through
promotion or retirement or deletion, that he give it up.

I am entirely certain I would have been far more selfish if the
choice was soley mine. I deeply respect Nyx as a player, and a
character, and have been very priviledged to have him serve in
the capacity of Ordained of the Chosen of Fate since July 9, 1999.

He was my first follower. My first Ordained. Irreplaceable.

Cordir

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