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(this edited log was submitted by Tamar, and is from her point of view)
Tamar's Refuge
[Exits: south]
Time and all things come together in this place, as though they were one
and the same.  This is a place of meditation, peace, and serenity. There
are no barriers -- even the boundaries between the planes of existence are
as nothing here.
The sky is rainy and a cold northern gust blows.
(Light Cyan Aura) Ananasi is here.

You say (in elven), 'Where is your monkey?'.
 
Ananasi stops using a small monkey.

You laugh.

Ananasi says (in common), 'Snoop me and I shall let you take a look at my monkey'.

Ananasi says (in common), 'He is cute'.

Someone says, 'is that what you call that?'.
 
Someone coughs.

Ananasi rolls her eyes.

Someone says, 'oops, did I say that out loud?'.

You nod in recognition to him.

Ananasi says (in common), 'If I were male, you could make that remark legitimately'.
 
Someone blushes.

Ananasi grins mischievously.
Someone grins happily.
(at this point something very bad accidentally happens to Ananasi's monkey...)
Ananasi says (in common), 'Ack, you stole my monkey, didn't you'.

You drop a tiny monkey.
You nod.

Ananasi says (in common), 'Heh I like that monkey too'.

You say (in elven), 'Is that what you had?'.

You say (in elven), 'I regret to inform you that your monkey shattered when I stole it'.

Ananasi says (in common), 'No. I had a restring'.
 
Ananasi says (in common), 'Oh crap'.

Your cheeks are burning.
 
Ananasi says (in common), 'That was my weapon'.
 
Ananasi sighs loudly.

You say (in elven), 'Erm'.

You say (in elven), 'I guess you win two restrings'.

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Tamar's Refuge
[Exits: south]
Time and all things come together in this place, as though they were one
and the same.  This is a place of meditation, peace, and serenity. There
are no barriers -- even the boundaries between the planes of existence are
as nothing here.
The sky is rainy and a warm southerly breeze blows.
A tiny monkey leaps up to grab a mango.
(Light Cyan Aura) Ananasi is here.

Someone gives a plate of monkey brains to Ananasi.

Ananasi laughs.
 
Someone says, 'yummm'.
 
Someone says, 'monkey brains'.

Shon arrives from a puff of smoke.

Shon smiles happily.

You say (in elven), 'Entertain us while I deal with a missing monkey'.

Shon says (in common), 'play that music Ananasi!'.
 
Shon hand Ananasi a guitar.
 
Ananasi says (in common), 'My monkey and his squeezebox are currently...elsewhere...
but I'll see what I can do with the guitar'.
 
Shon wiggles his bottom.
 
Shon tries to break dance, but nearly breaks his neck!

Shon stops using a padded cloth shirt.

You say (in elven), 'And erm, keep your clothes on'.

Ananasi thinks it's probably best the monkey not see this.

poke shon
You poke him in the ribs.
 
Ananasi laughs.
Shon giggles.
 
Shon wears a padded cloth shirt on his body.

Ananasi quickly plays some non-stripping music on the guitar.

Shon says (in common), 'you must go insane in here tamar'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'no windows'.
 
Shon gets his chain saw out.

You glare icily at him.
 
Shon says (in common), 'i will make one for ya if ya like'.

Ananasi plays music which would not go well with using chain saws.
 
Shon giggles.
 
Shon says (in common), 'want me to get on the drums?'.

Ananasi says (in common), 'Would they crack under your weight?'.

Shon pounds away on the drums.

Shon says (in common), 'wow I like what ya did to the place Tamar'.

You smile happily.
 
Shon says (in common), 'the color of the walls realy match your eyes'.

You say (in elven), 'One might almost think you wanted something, Shon'.
 
Shon stares dreamly at Tamar.

Shon says (in common), 'i make compliments and people think i want something'.
Shon sniffs sadly.

You pat Shon on his back.

You say (in elven), 'Entertain, entertain'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'what would you like'.

You say (in elven), 'What are you good at?'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'i have many talents'.

Shon says (in common), 'i am good at running my mouth'.

You say (in elven), 'OK, go with that'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'wootie!'.

Shon says (in common), 'maybe you need to get a door in here'.

You say (in elven), 'There is a door'.

Shon says (in common), 'your trapped!'.

Shon says (in common), 'nooo!!!!'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'we must save Tamar'.

Shon starts to dig.

Shon says (in common), 'i will dig our way out'.

Tamar hopes we don't fall through.
 
Shon says (in common), 'ground seems a little rocky tho'.

Shon says (in common), 'got that jackhammer Ananasi?'.

Shon says (in common), 'we gots to help the monkey and Tamar get out'.
 
Shon pounds and the wall.

You say (in elven), 'The monkey needs more help than that'.
 
Shon screams loudly!
 
Shon says (in common), 'maybe Tynian will hear our crys'.
 
Shon screams loudly!

Shon runs to one side of the room and jolts to the other side running into the wall.
 
Shon says (in common), 'you gots to help Ananasi! i ain't big enough to tear this thing down'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'i think i am going crazy in here'.

Ananasi chuckles, evidently amused.
 
Shon is flapping his arms (and looking rather silly).
Shon is flapping his arms (and looking rather silly).
Shon is flapping his arms (and looking rather silly).

Shon drools on himself.

Tamar wonders what the room has to do with it.

Shon bangs his head on the wall.

Shon says (in common), 'i fill like i am in hole in prison'.

You pat Shon on his back.
 
Shon says (in common), 'except a monkey is with me'.

Ananasi says (in common), 'But at least...yes'.

Shon pets the monekey.
 
Shon says (in common), 'purty monkey'.

Ananasi says (in common), 'And there are voices in the dark, masquerading as 
other people you know, to keep you company'.

Ananasi says (in common), 'The voices will make it all better'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'your hearing them TOO!!!!'.

Ananasi _is_ one of the voices.
 
Shon says (in common), 'man i thought i was going realy crazy'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'what if there is no way out'.

You say (in elven), 'Well, Ananasi, can you use the monkey on the ground for now?'.

Tamar looks idly at the door.
 
Ananasi says (in common), 'Monkey, can you pretend to play an accordion?'.

Shon says (in common), 'go monkey go!'.
 
Shon shows his approval by clapping his hands together.
 
Ananasi decides the monkey can use his mango for that.

A tiny monkey nods emphatically.

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Tamar's Refuge
[Exits: south]
Time and all things come together in this place, as though they were one
and the same.  This is a place of meditation, peace, and serenity. There
are no barriers -- even the boundaries between the planes of existence are
as nothing here.
The sky is rainy and a cold northern gust blows.
A tiny monkey leaps up to grab a mango.
A short haired little ape laughs in your direction.
(Dark Cyan Aura) Shon is here.
(Light Cyan Aura) Ananasi is here.

l ape
This wily punk of a monkey swings through the trees, giggling its head off.
A monkey is in perfect health.

You say (in elven), 'Two monkeys now'.
 
Shon drops a coin in front of the monkey.
 
A monkey gets a tiny monkey.

You laugh.

Shon giggles.

Ananasi's replacement monkey wonders what you would like to hear performed: 
an ogre marching song, a sonnet, some music...
 
Shon laughs.
Ananasi snickers softly.

You say (in elven), 'Ogre marching song'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'what if this monkey goes crazy and attacks us'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'we have no way out'.
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey holds out his hand imperiously to Shon for his drums.

You say (in elven), 'He'll be too busy playing for that'.

Ananasi nods in recognition to you.
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey makes "gimme" motions at Shon.
 
Shon hands his drums to the replacement monkey.

Ananasi's replacement monkey nods his thanks and begins to tap out a strong 
but simple beat.

Ananasi's replacement monkey sings gruffly, "Dunkin' heads! Shrunken heads! 
In my morning grog!"

Ananasi's replacement monkey sings gruffly, "And they crunch! For my lunch! 
With a whole big hog!"
 
Shon whispers to Tamar, 'thats the best darn monkey i have ever did see'

Ananasi's replacement monkey croons rhythmically, "All the day! I munch away! 
Tromping through the bog!"
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey sings in a gorgeous tenor, "Head of cat! Head of 
bat! And rat and fish and dog!"
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey sings in a beautiful bass, "What else could be! 
So yum-yummy! Surely not a frog!"
 
Shon says (in common), 'banana!'.
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey chants, "Dunkin' heads! Shrunken heads!"

Ananasi's replacement monkey hollers, "IN MY MORNING GROG!"

Ananasi's replacement monkey beats wildly on the drums.
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey bows.

Shon is so excited that he cheers just for the hell of it.

Tamar cheers the replacement monkey!
 
Shon is so excited that he cheers just for the hell of it.

Shon gives a round of applause.

Ananasi's replacement monkey bashfully smooths his fur.

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

Shon whistles appreciatively.

You say (in elven), 'OK, that's worthy of a restring'.

Shon says (in common), 'give that monkey a banana!'.

You give a banana to a monkey.

Shon is so excited that he cheers just for the hell of it.

You give a banana to Shon.

Shon pets the monkey.

Shon says (in common), 'purty monkey'.
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey, mindful of his manners, bows his thanks and 
eats the banana neatly.

You smile happily.
 
Shon eats a banana.

Ananasi's replacement monkey gets some banana on his fingers but licks it off.
 
Shon says (in common), 'YUMMY'.
 
Shon says (in common), 'were is your trash can at Tamar?'.

Ananasi's replacement monkey has a short but moving song about bananas.  Would 
you like to hear it?

You nod in recognition to her.
 
Shon says (in common), 'i gots some peels i need to throw away'.

You say (in elven), 'Eat the peel'.

You say (in elven), 'Or perhaps the monkey will'.
 
Shon eats the peel.

Ananasi's replacement monkey snickers at Shon.
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey begins a soft, tender beat on Shon's drums.

Ananasi's replacement monkey croons, "Bananas, I love you, bananas, I can't 
get enough of you..."

Ananasi's replacement monkey croons, "Bananas, bananas, banananananananananananas..."

Ananasi's replacement monkey croons, "Bananas in the mo-orning, bananas in the evening, 
bananas all the day..."

Ananasi's replacement monkey sings the final chorus softly: "Bananas, bananas, 
bananananananananananananananas..."

Ananasi's replacement monkey keeps singing, "nanananananananananananananas..."

You laugh.

Shon giggles.

Ananasi's replacement monkey can remember how to sing 'bananas' but can't remember 
how to stop.

Ananasi puts her hand over her replacement monkey's mouth.

You give a banana to a monkey.

Shon shows his approval by clapping his hands together.
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey stops singing, relieved.
 
Shon gives a round of applause.

Shon says (in common), 'purty monkey'.

Ananasi's replacement monkey lights up, bounces around, bows to Tamar, and eats 
this banana too.

Tamar thought he would stop if his mouth was full...

Shon giggles.
 
Ananasi's replacement monkey nods to Tamar.

You smile happily.

You say (in elven), 'OK, we will get to restrings in a moment'.

You say (in elven), 'I must, erm, clean up'.

Ananasi's replacement monkey says indistinctly, "Thankf, Tamar, apprefiate iff, can' 
thing wiff m'mouff full, can'f fing 'anananas."
 
Shon gives Tamar a broom.

You laugh.

Shon says (in common), 'i will help'.

You pat a monkey on its back.
Shon gets a dust pan out of his leather bag.

Shon says (in common), 'we shall clean'.

You pat Shon on his back.

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