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The Gentleman's Sacrifice

You ftell, 'I have a 19 mana shield, but it's got a lot of sentimental value. :-)'.
You ftell, 'there's quite a story attached to it.'.

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You are using:
<used as light> (Token magic) (Woven) moonlit memory and ebon flames
<worn on finger> (Moderate magic) the Band of the Stormreaver
<worn on finger> (Moderate magic) a circle of a snake biting its own tail
<worn around neck> (Moderate magic) (Faded) the marks of a vampire's Kiss
<worn around neck> (Moderate magic) a blue lace choker with a silver pendant
<worn on body> (Moderate magic) a side-slit gown of storm blue silk
<worn on head> (Potent magic) a rose garland entwining a silver circlet
<worn on legs> (Moderate magic) white lace gartered stockings
<worn on feet> (Potent magic) (worn on ankle) a thin silver chain
<worn on hands> (Moderate magic) (Radiant) an aura of magic and healing
<worn on arms> (Potent magic) the embrace of a Lady's Chosen
<worn as shield> (Moderate magic) (Bloody) A gentleman's sacrifice
<worn about body> (Moderate magic) a fringed shawl of embroidered blue velvet
<worn about waist> (Potent magic) a chain of hematites in web-shaped links
<worn around wrist> (Moderate magic) a perfume of vanilla and roses
<worn around wrist> (Moderate magic) a silver bracelet of ebon spiderwebs
<wielded> (Moderate magic) a bloodstained pair of embroidery scissors
<worn with pride> (Artifact magic) (Glowing) (Humming) the Medallion of Goddesshood
<worn with pride> (Tattooed) (Writhing) The Covenant of the Chosen
Sharn ftells, 'story!'.

Sharn smiles at you.
Sharn bows deeply.

You say, 'look at the shield'.

Sharn looks at you.

Sharn says (in common), 'hmmm'.

Sharn wonders about the gentleman.

You ftell, 'Have you heard the story, Quarnel? (ie, should I tell on ftell or says)'.

Quarnel ftells, 'I haven't heard it'.

Sharn ftells, 'nor me'.
Sharn will go into sit back and relax mode.

You ftell, 'Once upon a time, there was a Chosen who wished to explore all the world.'.
You ftell, 'His name was Kennet D'Augustine, my brother-in-heart, brother to my first beloved, Keller Amberlin D'Augustine.'.

In the Temple of Isiira
[Exits: north east south west up]
(Invis) (Light Cyan Aura) Sharn is resting here.

You smile happily.

Sharn sits back and relaxes.

You ftell, 'he decided to explore the area known as the Shadowed Valley.'.

Sharn ftells, '*shiver*'.

You ftell, 'He found and fought the Bhain-Sidhe, also known as the Banshee...'.

You ftell, 'and vanquished her, despite the strength of her deathly screams'.

You ftell, 'Wounded but determined, he descended the hills and dells of the Shadowed Valley.'.

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

You ftell, 'Alas, he found its greatest, most fearsome occupant..'.

Quarnel ftells, 'green dragon!'.

You ftell, 'The Black Dracolich.'.

Sharn ftells, '*SHIVER*'.

Quarnel ftells, 'ouch'.

Sharn ftells, 'ugly one'.

You ftell, 'This creature, an undead dragon, blasted him with its acid breath.'.

Sharn ftells, 'auch'.

You ftell, 'Wounded near to death, he fled up the hill, and hid within conjured darkness.'.

You ftell, 'He realized this foe was beyond him.'.

You ftell, 'beyond the strength of most of the heros of the day, which quailed at the thought of fighting the acid breathing dragon.'.

You ftell, 'But one gentleman heard of Kennet's plight.'.

You ftell, 'And, being far more noble in his heart than his reputation suggested..'.

You ftell, 'This gentleman stood forward, put his hand on Kennet's shoulder, and said, "I will fight with you."'.

Sharn ftells, 'woa'.

You ftell, 'Side by side, they stood in the temple courtyard, and waited for the dragon to appear.'.

Sharn ftells, 'talking about sacrificing'.

You ftell, 'When the fell beast arrived, the Warric stood proudly and strong next to Kennet. '.

You ftell, 'The battle became engaged, and the Warric pushed Kennet from the chamber, taking the full wrath of the dragon upon himself.'.

You ftell, 'Knowing it would be his death, he battled, to turn the dragon's rage from a Chosen, to himself.'.

Sharn smiles happily.
Sharn sniffs sadly.

You ftell, 'He died, deliberately, falling before the beast, his armor devestated, his shield ruined..'.

You ftell, 'belonging after belonging etched and pitted.'.

You ftell, 'His bloody bones were delivered to me, as a token of his esteem and caring.'.

You ftell, 'that he would give his life for any who called me their Lady.'.

You ftell, 'And out of those bones, I formed this shield'.

You ftell, 'When I was cast down, I gave the shield into Tynian's keeping, that it not be destroyed.'.

You ftell, 'And when I was renewed, it was the first and only item i have been able to ransom from the Lord Tynian.'.

Sharn smiles happily.
Sharn ftells, 'thats a nice story'.

You ftell, 'It was a day of wonder and stunned amazement when this gentleman gave me his personal oath.'.

You ftell, 'Do you know now who he is?'.

Sharn ftells, '*wonders about the Warrics name*'.

Sharn sits down and thinks deeply.
Sharn sits down and thinks deeply.

You ftell, 'In a past life, he was known as Abender Stormreaver.'.

Sharn gasps in astonishment.

Sharn ftells, 'cool guy!'.

Sharn ftells, 'I guess you love him!'.

You ftell, '*smile* Indeed, I do.'.

Sharn ftells, 'that was pretty brave BTW'.

Sharn ftells, 'blacky is rather nasty'.

Sharn ftells, 'and a beautiful story as well :)'.

Sharn smiles happily.

You ftell, 'yes it was.. he knew how bad the dracolich was. He knew he would die. '.

You ftell, 'but he preferred that he die, than a Chosen die.'.

Sharn ftells, '*nod*'.

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