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Gryffen Joins the Chosen of Fate

End of the Granite Cavern
[Exits: south down]

(Invis) (Light Red Aura) Phasing in and out of visibility, a larval polyp flies through the air.

Gryffen rests.

You [GS] tell Gryffen, 'I'm sorry, I'm finalizing the quest for tonight and have twelve billion people talking to me'.

Gryffen tells you (in common), 'hehe nod, np'.
Gryffen tells you (in common), 'can i ask which we well have first lady?'.

You [GS] tell Gryffen, 'your joining'.

You ftell, '*scream* '.

Boromir ftells, 'Hi *Someone* :)'.

You ftell, 'gimme a break right now, boro'.

DarkClaw ftells, 'Are we meeting in the temple?'.

You ftell, 'Kaldred's trying to log in and can't and i'm troubleshooting'.
You ftell, 'Gryffen is ready to join'.
You ftell, '3 bards are ready to jon'.

Tranquility ftells, 'Amphitheatre'.

DarkClaw ftells, 'Ooo, we're gonna have bards?!?'.

You ftell, 'and i'm typing the script on a keyboard that is fighting me every 3rd letter'.

DarkClaw ftells, '*bounce*'.
DarkClaw ftells, 'Where's the Amphitheatre. *blush*'.
DarkClaw ftells, '*comfort Cordir*'.

You ftell, 'HOWEVER... let me note, broken keyboard is better than NO keyboard'.

Boromir prays, 'since I had no idea who this was ... '.

Tranquility ftells, 'eee from courtyard....?'.

You ftell, 'and it is only thanks to abe that I have keyboard at all'.

Tranquility ftells, 'Indeed'.

You say, 'come to the amphitheater?'.

End of the Granite Cavern
[Exits: south down]
This is the Last Bore, the tunnel that connected the Plaza to the
black caverns of N'Kai. Stong winds howl here, flowing into small
holes in the ground. The source of the winds is a mystery - there
SHOULDN'T be any wind ... yet it rages like a storm here ...

A Marker Slab has been erected in the center of the room.
The Sigil Draktha floats in the air here, warding the cave below.
(Intense Light Green Aura) Clue is here.
Gryffen is here.

Gryffen says (in common), 'me?'.

You say, 'erk.'.
You say, 'never mind.'.
You say, 'god, this is so much a logistical nightmare'.

cry
Waaaaah...

You say, 'I thought I was still in my temple'.

Gryffen comforts you.

You say, 'I asked Quarnel to tell you NOT to come here, but meet me in the temple'.
You say, 'however, since you are here'.

Clue says, 'me?'.
Clue says, 'or Gryffen?'.

You ftell, 'Okay, logistics have gone to hell in a handbasket '.
You ftell, 'Gryffen and I have been standing in NKAI, not my temple'.
Katrana ftells, 'Greetings all'.
Tranquility ftells, '*binks*'.

Gryffen has lost his link.

You ftell, 'I friggen lost track of where I was'.

You say, 'Gryff'.

### Gryffen reconnected.

Tranquility ftells, '*rofl*'.

You say, 'whose name I cannot for the life of me spell'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'sorry'.

You ftell, 'Gryffen is ready to join.'.
Katrana ftells, 'umm where are we meeting at?'.
Tranquility ftells, 'and Gryffen just reconnected'.
You ftell, 'who can come to N'kai FAST'.
Tranquility ftells, 'Amphitheatre'.
Quarnel ftells, 'that'd be me'.
You ftell, 'and we'll go from there'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'got disconnected'.

Katrana ftells, 'I cna be there soon'.
Tranquility ftells, '*blinks*'.
Nyx ftells, 'omw'.
Tranquility ftells, 'fast?'.
You ftell, 'ya'll RUN up here except Ty'.
Tranquility ftells, '*laughs*'.

Clue says, 'i noticed'.

The larval polyp arrives from the south.
The larval polyp fades into existence.
Gryffen deftly moves out of the way of the larval polyp's attack.

You ftell, 'Ty, stay there'.

Gryffen's crush mauls the larval polyp!
Gryffen's strike mauls the larval polyp!

Gryffen utters the words, 'spiritual hammer'.
Gryffen's spiritual hammer decimates the larval polyp!
The larval polyp is DEAD!!
You hear the larval polyp's death cry.
Gryffen gets 5 gold coins from the corpse of the larval polyp.

Tranquility ftells, 'yes'm'.

Gryffen sacrifices the corpse of the larval polyp to Ivorytiger.

You ftell, 'gather anyone who wants to attend'.
You ftell, 'I'll be asking for a god+ trans to Thaygar's Temple when Gryffen has joined'.
You ftell, 'and it will be 'Hey, bring everyone in the Amphitheater''.

DarkClaw ftells, 'EEP!'.
DarkClaw ftells, 'Lemme try to find my way there. Heh.'.

You ftell, 'so, logistics : Gryffen joins in N'kai, NOW...'.

Quarnel arrives from the south.

You ftell, 'Star, stay with Ty, please?'.
DarkClaw ftells, ':-('.
You ftell, 'we need to HURRY, tonight'.
DarkClaw ftells, 'Yes ma'am.'.
You ftell, 'thank you for understanding'.

You smile at Quarnel.

Quarnel says (in common), 'shall I sanctify?'.

You say, 'Gryffen, your sponsor, Kaldred, has been trying to get on the mud for an hour'.

Nyx appears out of nowhere.

You say, 'but he is having major problems'.
You say, 'and cannot connect'.

Gryffen nods in recognition to you.

You tell Nyx, 'would you stand as surrogate for Kaldred who is his sponsor?'.

End of the Granite Cavern
[Exits: south down]
This is the Last Bore, the tunnel that connected the Plaza to the
black caverns of N'Kai. Stong winds howl here, flowing into small
holes in the ground. The source of the winds is a mystery - there
SHOULDN'T be any wind ... yet it rages like a storm here ...

A Marker Slab has been erected in the center of the room.
The Sigil Draktha floats in the air here, warding the cave below.
(Hide) (Light Cyan Aura) Nyx is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Quarnel is here.
(Intense Light Green Aura) Clue is here.
Gryffen is here.

You nod in recognition to Quarnel.

Nyx prays, 'if You'll GS me, sure.'.

Aslan appears out of nowhere.

Quarnel says (in common), 'Gryffen and Clue... please go one south for a sec'.

Katrana appears out of nowhere.

You say, 'please step SOUTH a moment, while we make the room holy'.

Katrana leaves south.

Gryffen bows deeply.
Gryffen leaves south.

Clue leaves south.
Aslan leaves south.

Quarnel utters the words, 'sanctify'.
Quarnel has dedicated this area to Cordir.

You ftell, 'who is NOT grant sighted'.

Quarnel yells (in common), 'done'.

Gryffen arrives from the south.
Clue arrives from the south.
Katrana arrives from the south.
Aslan arrives from the south.

DarkClaw ftells, 'Me'.
Boromir ftells, 'not me '.
Boromir ftells, 'however I need to go afk .. its a work thing'.

Aslan hugs Gryffen.

You smile happily.

End of the Granite Cavern
[Exits: south down]
This is the Last Bore, the tunnel that connected the Plaza to the
black caverns of N'Kai. Stong winds howl here, flowing into small
holes in the ground. The source of the winds is a mystery - there
SHOULDN'T be any wind ... yet it rages like a storm here ...

A Marker Slab has been erected in the center of the room.
The Sigil Draktha floats in the air here, warding the cave below.

You are on Cordir's holy ground!
(Light Cyan Aura) Aslan is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Katrana is here.
(Intense Light Green Aura) Clue is here.
Gryffen is here.
(Hide) (Light Cyan Aura) Nyx is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Quarnel is resting here.

time
It is 1am on Zoardryn the 25th, the month of Celebration, in the year 2542.

TFC started up at Tue Jul 16 09:15:44 2002
The system time is Tue Jul 16 19:12:38 2002

Gryffen bows deeply.

You say, 'Gryffen, please forgive the tumultuous antics of the evening'.
You say, 'I appreciate your patience'.

Aslan smiles happily.

Gryffen says (in common), 'just to let the rest of you know, in about 20mins i will be stepping away for a phone call'.

You say, '( I'm also having major hardware problems, so my typing is all messed up, apologies in advance )'.
You say, 'we'll try and have this done asap.'.

Gryffen nods in recognition to you.

DarkClaw ftells, 'Thank you.'.

You say, 'Welcome to the Sigil Draktha'.

You say, 'if you have not, look DOWN at the sigil'.

l sigil
Pulsing red and black, the Sigil Draktha writhes and contorts before
you, shifting in time the magical flow sealing N'Kai below. Briefly,
the Sigil fades, and then resurges in power. The Sigil is weaker now
than it once was. One day it will fail altogether ...

You say, 'See how it grows stronger and weaker?'.
You say, 'We give oath here, to give it strength'.

Kerriariadne gossips, 'weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!'.

Gryffen nods.

You ftell, 'sol, in n'kai, for joinging, OR go to amphitheater'.
Aslan ftells, 'channel -all'.
Quarnel ftells, 'heh'.
Tranquility ftells, 'Indeed'.
Solaron ftells, 'In Amphitheater with the ladies. '.

You say, 'this is a sacred place'.
You say, 'and each Chosen gives their oath here, to help empower the Sigil'.
You say, 'will you enter N'Kai with me?'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'yes'.

Katrana nods.

You ftell, 'quarnel, please go DOWN and sanctify'.

Quarnel stands up.
Quarnel nods.
Quarnel leaves down.

Gryffen leaves down.

You say, 'a moment, while Quarnel prepares the way'.

cry
Waaaaah...

d
Cave Conjoining N'Kai
[Exits: north]

Gryffen is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Quarnel is here.

Quarnel says (in common), 'go north while I sanctify'.

Gryffen leaves north.

Quarnel utters the words, 'sanctify'.
Quarnel has dedicated this area to Cordir.

Nyx appears out of nowhere.

Quarnel rests.

Nyx comforts you.

Quarnel yells (in common), 'done'.

Gryffen arrives from the north.

You smile happily.

Gryffen grins wickedly.

You say, 'N'Kai the black is a place of testing, danger, and mystery'.

Quarnel ftells, 'sanctify is up'.
You ftell, 'come DOWN if you have not already done so'.

Aslan appears out of nowhere.

Gryffen nods.

Clue appears out of nowhere.

You say, 'When you are older, perhaps you can explore its mysteries.'.
You say, 'Death is a very real risk here.'.

Katrana appears out of nowhere.

Gryffen nods in recognition to you.

You say, 'in coming here, you show your faith in Me, in the Chosen, and in yourself'.
You say, 'There are many hurdles in life to overcome'.
You say, 'and many to overcome in joining the Chosen'.
You say, 'One such task is reaching level 10, which I see you have done and more'.
You say, 'Another is gaining a sponsor..'.
You say, 'Kaldred could not be here, however....'.

Cordir glances around the surrounding shadows.
The shadows seem to swirl and deepen at the corners of your vision.
Within the gloom, a glittering appears, like moonlight on spiderwebs.
A midnight sprite glides out of the glittering darkness, and pauses, hovering.
The ebon shadows shiver for a moment, and a thin, dark-clad figure emerges.

Nyx bows before you.

You say, 'My Shadow has agreed to stand in for him.'.

Gryffen bows before Nyx.

Nyx bows before Gryffen.

Gryffen says (in common), 'thank you'.

You say, 'Other tasks include collecting items from each city'.

Gryffen nods.

You say, 'please name those cities you visited, and what you collected'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'should i drop the items or keep?'.

You say, 'either'.

Gryffen drops a pair of tough leather wing guards.
Gryffen says (in common), 'aaracity'.
Gryffen drops a long stone-tipped spear.
Gryffen says (in common), 'og'.
Gryffen drops a Patrolguard's Badge.
Gryffen says (in common), 'dwarvenhold'.
Gryffen drops the Brooch of Loth-Llorien.

You ftell, 'Kaldred says: With any luck, i'll make part of this.'.
You ftell, 'he still can't connect'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'loth llorien'.
Gryffen drops a pair of giant leather boots.

You ftell, 'someone tell me when he gets to 8, please?'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'skorlanis'.
Gryffen drops a thick woolen cape.
Gryffen says (in common), 'midgaard'.
Gryffen drops a spear.
Gryffen says (in common), 'thistlerock'.
Gryffen drops the thain girth.
Gryffen says (in common), 'and finally hovelton'.

Nyx ftells, 'That's 8'.

You nod.
You say, 'excellent'.

Gryffen bows deeply.

You say, 'I received your history, and though it was a sad tale, I see much room for you to grow from those hard beginnings'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'i hope to role play off it as well'.

You say, 'Would you name a newbie of the Realm you aided in your time of service?'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'Dragonrider'.

You ftell, 'fancy that. roleplaying in the Chosen.'.
You ftell, 'who would have thought/'.
Katrana ftells, 'heh'.
Solaron ftells, '*gasp*'.

You nod.

Nyx ftells, 'Scary.'.
Solaron ftells, 'Where?'.
Solaron ftells, 'Who?'.
Solaron ftells, 'Make it stop!'.
Tranquility ftells, 'But we can't have that!'.
Tranquility ftells, 'Quash the infidel!'.
Tranquility ftells, ':)'.
You ftell, 'Hush, Ogre. :-P'.
Aslan ftells, '*snicker*'.

The sanctuary has been broken.

Aslan ftells, '*runs and hides*'.

Solaron ftells, 'Er, then I have to want it, because I can't agree with Tranquility. '.
Solaron ftells, 'But I had my stance first, so Ty has to change hers. '.

Gryffen says (in common), 'i gave him some level equipment'.

You say, 'And lastly, would you speak those Geasa that will bind you for the rest of your days?'.

Quarnel stands up.
Quarnel sits down and thinks deeply.

Solaron ftells, 'I call it. '.
Tranquility ftells, '*sighs*'.
Katrana ftells, 'hehe'.
Tranquility ftells, 'I must...*cough* defer *cough* to Solaron *cough*'.
Tranquility ftells, '*falls over dead*'.
Solaron ftells, '*falls over*'.
Solaron ftells, 'Vision... fading. '.

Gryffen says (in common), 'i will always offer spells to newbies at every log in'.

Quarnel says (in common), 'I must replenish the sanctify'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'i will never willingly attack a female mob'.

You nod.
You say, 'I accept these geasa'.
You say, 'And Witness them'.

Gryffen says (in common), 'i will never sell or trade an item, all my eq goes to following or newbies'.

You ftell, 'ya'll can chime in with a Witness'.
Solaron ftells, 'Breathing... slowing down.'.
Solaron ftells, 'oh, okay. '.

Katrana says (in common), 'Witnessed'.
Quarnel says (in common), 'Witnessed'.

Aslan smiles happily.

Nyx nods in recognition to Gryffen.

Tranquility ftells, 'I witness Solaron....passing out?'.

Aslan says (in common), 'Witnessed'.

You smile happily.

Quarnel laughs.

Solaron ftells, '*snicker*'.
Katrana ftells, 'good enough'.

Quarnel points at the Giant Pudding accusingly.

Tranquility ftells, '*smiles at her Goddess, waiting for the rift*'.
DarkClaw ftells, 'No...that's what Garland will do when he sees my wedding outfit. *grin*'.
Katrana ftells, 'RIFT'.

You say, 'It appears, to all evidence, that you have completed your quest...'.

Gryffen nods in recognition to you.

You say, 'Is there any here who can say that he should not become one of us?'.

Tranquility ftells, 'hehehe'.
Solaron ftells, '*laugh*'.

The Giant Pudding swallows something.

Aslan shakes her head.

Tranquility ftells, '*points at Katrana* NOT the Goddess!!!!'.
Tranquility ftells, 'YET'.
Tranquility ftells, ':)'.
Nyx ftells, '*chuckle*'.
Katrana ftells, 'bah'.
Katrana ftells, 'heh'.
Katrana ftells, 'in my own mind right?'.
DarkClaw ftells, 'EEP! If Katrana is taking over, I'm leaving!! :-b'.
Katrana ftells, '*laugh*'.
DarkClaw ftells, 'That would mean Solaron would be... *shudder*'.
Tranquility ftells, '*blinks at Darkclaw, in abject horror*'.

Katrana shakes her head.

You smile happily.
You say, 'then I bid you give me your oath and join us!'.

Solaron ftells, 'THE MOST POWERFUL OGRE IN THE WORLD.'.
Solaron ftells, 'Er..'.

Gryffen tells you (in common), 'worship?'.

You nod.

Gryffen now worships you!

DarkClaw ftells, '*SCREAM!!!*'.
Solaron ftells, '*hops off the power trip*'.

accept gryffen
You have accepted Gryffen into your following.


Abe ftells, '##Visible Threat Report##'.
Abe ftells, 'Mong'.

DarkClaw ftells, '*runs*'.

The Giant Pudding swallows something.

Tranquility ftells, '*FAINTS*'.
Katrana ftells, '*laugh*'.

You ftell, 'welcome to the chosen of Fate!'.

Quarnel ftells, 'Welcome, Gryffen!'.

You ftell, 'hi Noctus1'.
Katrana ftells, 'Welcome!'.

Katrana ftells, 'Katrana's threat list says ] Aster is logged on!'.

Aslan ftells, 'Hiya Gryffen ;)'.
Solaron ftells, 'Welcome Gryffen! Whee!'.
Gryffen ftells, 'thank you! i am so happy to be here'.
Nyx ftells, 'Welcome, Gryffen'.
Noctus ftells, 'Welcome Gryffen!'.

Katrana ftells, 'Aster needs to be gone '.
You ftell, 'Aster is now ORDAINED of the Wardancers'.

Tranquility ftells, 'A pleasure to greet you on ftell Gryffen'.

You smile happily.

Gryffen ftells, 'thanks all'.
Katrana ftells, 'nodnod'.
Tranquility ftells, 'Greetings Noctus'.
Aslan ftells, 'Glad to see you on ftel :)'.

You say, 'Shall we begin the other ceremony?'.

Gryffen ftells, ':)'.

Katrana shivers uncomfortably.

Solaron ftells, '*nods*'.

Katrana says (in common), 'guess so'.
Katrana smirks.

Nyx looks to Katrana.

Solaron ftells, 'Oh, Lady, wanna GS me? I'm sad because I can't see you. '.
Noctus ftells, 'Yeah pleasure to see you all on ftell as well *nods*'.

Katrana hides.

DarkClaw ftells, 'Welcome, Gryffen!!'.

Solaron ftells, 'I'm withering without my direct connection.'.
DarkClaw ftells, 'H ello, Noctus.'.
Solaron ftells, '*wither*'.

... and then the group moved to the next part of the evening's ceremonies...

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