Reactions -- The Second
Niiman, day 20 of the month Imaerasta in the year 5101

***TECHNICAL NOTE***
This log is actually the combination of two logs -- one by Tierus' player and one by Iscikella's player. It should be noted, therefore, that in this log the "you" references refer to either of these two parties, as noted in the initital reference.
***END NOTE***

This log is from the viewpoint of Tierus and the "you" references, therefore, are in connection to said character.

[Cemetary Chamber]
The chamber is cold, dark, and deathly quiet. The thick earthen walls of this vault-like room muffle any sounds that might be coming from above or below. What looks to have been a stairwell or door is now boarded up with thick planks of wood and heavily reinforced with sturdy bars of iron. Intricate runes have been etched in an arc above the barrier.
Obvious exits: up.
Iscikella, Blizzerdd, Elendr, Sheka, Roelon, Nofret and Vonka followed.

Vonka wrinkles her nose.

You say, "Tot'lly undisturbed."

Roelon sniffs.

Vonka says, "Ain' never seen dis afore."

Roelon slowly empties his lungs.

You kneel down.

Alyxandrah's group just arrived.

Blizzerdd says, "Ya know Sheka, we are outside of town"

Blizzerdd rubs his chin thoughtfully.

Iscikella says, "I didn't think would be anything here."

Blizzerdd hums distractedly to himself.

Iscikella shakes her head.

Sheka squints at Blizzerdd.

Nofret says, "And in a grave..."

Sheka glowers.

You say, "This is... verrah quiet."

Roelon wraps his hooded cloak tightly around himself, as if to keep out the cold.

(Alyxandrah glances up at the runes.)

Lady Nofret just went up.

Sheka says, "Quiet as a tomb."

Sheka stares off into space.

Alyxandrah grins at Sheka.

Iscikella asks, "Who hiding in here?"

Yonsho grunts, amused.

Roelon grins.

Blizzerdd exclaims, "Yers Sheka!"

Iscikella says, "Thought ye couldn't."

Alyxandrah asks, "Did you think that up all by yourself?"

Blizzerdd coughs.

You hear the voice of Chayy say, "only me"

Alyxandrah just tickled Sheka.

Blizzerdd hums distractedly to himself.

Sheka sneers at Blizzerdd.

Vonka gulps.

Vonka says, "Yikes...."

Roelon leans on his waraxe.

Roelon glances at Vonka.

Sheka says, "took me hours."

Sheka nods to Alyxandrah.

Sheka cackles!

(Vonka backs aways from the others, slowly.)

Iscikella cocks her head at Vonka.

Sheka glances at Vonka.

Roelon squints.

Elendr blinks.

You ask, "Wha'?"

Vonka's face turns slightly pale.

You peer quizzically at Vonka.

You ask, "Somethin' wrong?"

Iscikella asks, "Something wrong, Vonka?"

Vonka says, "I dun' feel good."

Iscikella peers quizzically at Vonka.

Lady Nofret just arrived.

Sheka smiles coldly.

Iscikella says, "Uh-oh."

(Vonka rubs her stomach.)

Elendr rubs his chin thoughtfully.

Iscikella rubs Vonka gently.

Roelon glances at Vonka.

Iscikella bites her lip.

You say, "Neither dae ah, in truth."

Vonka wails!

Roelon takes a few steps back.

Vonka kneels down.

Iscikella says, "That's not good."

Iscikella glances at Vonka.

Vonka says, "I t'ink I'm gonner....."

Blizzerdd moves to stand in front of Vonka.

Sheka asks, "or maybe too good?"

Sheka smirks.

Vonka pants.

Nofret says, "What's not good."

Alyxandrah asks, "Pant?"

You say, "Eww."

Alyxandrah peers quizzically at Vonka.

Blizzerdd tightens his grip on his vultite waraxe and glances over at Vonka.

Roelon sniffs at Vonka.

Roelon cringes.

Iscikella says, "I think she is going to vomit..."

You say, "Dun' hurt 'er, Blizzerdd..."

(Vonka licks her lips.)

Alyxandrah says, "Ahh."

Vonka screams!

Alyxandrah nods to Iscikella.

(Iscikella backs away from Vonka.)

Roelon asks, "Did that serpent bite ye?"

You ask, "Ack, Nofret, did Sothog give ya any o' tha purgative?"

Sheka says, "Vonka is having a little tummy-ache."

You peer quizzically at Nofret.

Vonka blinks.

Sheka grunts. How charming.

Nofret looks over at you and shakes her head.

Sheka cackles!

You say, "Ah, ah know it..."

Vonka exclaims, "Me ennty!"

In the gilt covered box you see a vaalin filigree bottle. take bottle
You remove a vaalin filigree bottle from in your gilt covered box.

Vonka flails her arms about.

Iscikella glances at Vonka.

Roelon raises an eyebrow.

Vonka clutches her head, the pain clearly evident in her expression.

Iscikella says, "That's what I thought."

Vonka exclaims, "It wakin' up!"

Sheka rubs Vonka gently.

Skyfawn peers quizzically at Vonka.

Alyxandrah glances over at Vonka and winces.

Iscikella's face turns slightly pale.

Sheka says, "let it flow Vonka."

Roelon squints.

Sheka says, "Let it rise."

(Tierus raises his vial, full of crimson fluid that appears to be blood.)

Elendr furrows his brow.

Roelon glances at Sheka.

You blink.

Blizzerdd says, "We must free her.."

Vonka shakes her head.

Sheka asks, "Feel it...it feels so good doesn't it?"

Vonka whimpers.

You ask, "Wha' in tha name o' tha Gods am ah goin' tae do wif this?"

Sheka smiles at Vonka.

Roelon glances at you.

Vonka says, "Nope..."

You peer closely at a vaalin filigree bottle, but see nothing of interest. Maybe if you examined it closely, you would see more.

Sheka rubs Vonka gently.

(Elendr lays his broadsword across his lap, watching the gathering.)

Vonka says, "Feels righ' icky dis time...."

Sheka says, "Then stop fighting it."

Roelon says, "Ye kin fight it."

Roelon nods to Vonka.

Vonka whimpers.

Blizzerdd mumbles something that you don't quite catch.

Iscikella mutters under her breath.


This log is from the viewpoint of Iscikella and the "you" references, therefore, are in connection to said character

***TECHNICAL NOTE***
Picks up directly after the end of the previous log..
***END NOTE***

[Cemetary Chamber]
The chamber is cold, dark, and deathly quiet. The thick earthen walls of this vault-like room muffle any sounds that might be coming from above or below. What looks to have been a stairwell or door is now boarded up with thick planks of wood and heavily reinforced with sturdy bars of iron. Intricate runes have been etched in an arc above the barrier.
Also in the room: the Esteemed Lady Skyfawn, Blizzerdd, Yonsho, Alyxandrah, Vonka who is kneeling, Lord Roelon, Lady Sheka, Elendr who is seated, Lord Tierus who is kneeling
Obvious exits: up.

Tierus says, "Vonka... repeat aftir me."

You ask, "Ye allright, Vonka?"

Blizzerdd say, "That wasn't nice"

Vonka blinks.

Roelon says, "Yir stronger then it.. I hope."

Skyfawn just arrived.

Tierus says, "Ah am strong beneath Ronan an' Lumnis, son an' mother..."

Vonka squints at Tierus.

Vonka covers her eyes with her hands, but a crimson glow seeps out from them.

Sheka says, "Let it come out Vonka and you'll feel much better"

Tierus says, "Protector o' tha Night an' Lady o' Wisdom."

Sheka rubs Vonka gently.

Tierus says, "C'mon, Vonka... say it."

Tierus just touched Vonka.

Vonka whimpers.

Alyxandrah gazes in wonder at her surroundings.

Skyfawn rubs Vonka gently.

Alyxandrah sits down.

Sheka says, "Stop fighting it."

Alyxandrah clasps her arms around her knees and rocks back and forth.

Sheka rubs Vonka gently.

Vonka says, "Go... way.... ennty....."

Tierus says, "Ah am strong beneath Ronan an' Lumnis, son an' mother, Protector o' tha Night an' Lady o' Wisdom."

Arimantis just arrived.

Vonka whimpers.

the Esteemed Lady Skyfawn just went up.

Tierus says, "They cannae touch yer faith, Vonka. They cannae."

Sheka smiles cruelly.

Vonka coughs.

You hear someone mutter something under his breath.

Vonka says, "De lady..."

Vonka moans.

Vonka screams in agony.

Tierus shudders.

Sheka smiles cruelly.

Alyxandrah's face turns slightly pale.

Blizzerdd grins happily.

Tierus covers his ears.

Roelon begins to twitch.

Sheka stares at Vonka.

Vonka falls over.

Tierus says, "Tha screams... tha screams..."

Arimantis rubs Vonka gently.

the Esteemed Lady Skyfawn just arrived.

Chayy comes out of hiding.

Chayy falls over.

Tierus shivers.

Chayy says, "oof"

Aranrhod just arrived.

Arimantis kneels down.

Aranrhod blinks.

Blizzerdd asks, "Does the pain suit ye Vonka?"

You blink.

Tierus says, "All o' tha children... stop thair screams."

Arimantis rubs Vonka gently.

Tierus shivers.

Vonka moans.

Blizzerdd beams happily at Vonka!

You rub Vonka.

Tierus tightens his grip on his filigree bottle.

Chayy blinks at Vonka.

Vonka looks over at Blizzerdd and shakes her head.

Roelon says, "Ah nae think she will pull through this time."

Chayy moves to a kneeling position.

Roelon squints at Vonka.

Tierus exclaims, "Vonka! Get a hold o' yerself. Push tha Entity awiy!"

Chayy stands up.

(Vonka curls up into a ball.)

Sheka says, "Stop fighting it."

Sheka rubs Vonka gently.

You ask, "It ripping at yer insides, Vonka?"

Arimantis asks, "Vonka.. can you hear me?"

You rub Vonka.

Vonka moans.

Sheka says, "Just let it be"

(Tierus pushes at Sheka, angrily.)

Blizzerdd says, "Fight it Vonka."

Aranrhod kneels down.

Arimantis says, "Shaddup Sheka"

Sheka glowers darkly at Tierus.

Blizzerdd says, "Let the pain cleanse ye."

Chayy says, "hold your tongue sheka"

Vonka exclaims, "Git out, ennty!"

Aranrhod rubs Vonka gently.

Sheka hisses at Tierus.

Vonka shudders violently, her arms flailing madly at her sides.

You blink at Blizzerdd.

Chayy stares at Sheka.

Arimantis just touched Vonka.

Tierus gawks at Vonka.

Arimantis removes a blackened silver-bound prayerbook from in his spidersilk vestment.

You rub Vonka.

Tierus removes a silver-edged sable tome from in his black velvet rucksack.

Arimantis just opened a blackened silver-bound prayerbook.

Aranrhod exclaims in Elven, "Vonka!"

Tierus nods to Arimantis.

Arimantis continues to beseech the gods for mercy and guidance.

Vonka whimpers.

Sheka says, "Stop fighting it. Let it out Child"

Sheka rubs Vonka gently.

Blizzerdd says, "Yes accept the gift Vonka."

Blizzerdd nods to Vonka.

You exclaim, "Quiet, Sheka!"

Roelon glances at Blizzerdd.

Tierus exclaims, "Blizzerdd!"

You glance at Blizzerdd.

Alyxandrah rubs Vonka gently.

Tierus glares at Blizzerdd.

(Vonka grits her teetch.)

You exclaim, "Hush, love!"

Roelon asks, "Gift?"

You try to pull Blizzerdd towards you.

Sheka says, "Embrace it Vonka."

Chayy says, "you been told to be quiet magling"

Chayy nods to Sheka.

Tierus stands up.

Arimantis says, "Ronan.. I ask ya to protect Vonka now, as she needs yer strength"

Blizzerdd blinks.

Vonka exclaims, "Go way, ennty!"

A swarm of spiders scatters into the folds of Vonka's spidersilk cloak.

Tierus just nudged Blizzerdd.

Aranrhod blinks at Blizzerdd.

Arimantis gazes heavenward.

Roelon says, "..Louder."

Tierus says, "Stop tha', ye sappy Mularosian."

Sheka glares at Chayy.

Roelon nods to Vonka.

Vonka whispers, "This vessel will be nothing more than dust and blood soon enough, as you all shall be."

Alyxandrah blinks.

Arimantis stares at Vonka.

Tierus glares at Vonka.

Vonka moans.

You blink at Vonka.

Roelon begins to twitch.

Sheka says, "hush Chayy. this need not concern you."

Vonka pants.

Aranrhod blinks at Vonka.

Tierus exclaims, "None o' us will be!"

Roelon says, "That did nae sound like..."

You ask, "Vonka, what do ye mean?"

Aranrhod just hugged Vonka.

You feel the blood drain from your face.

Vonka sobs.

Sheka smiles coldly.

Skyfawn blinks.

Tierus begins to twitch.

Aranrhod says, "Oh my"

Tierus says, "Uh oh."

Chayy says, "i will decide what concerns me magling"

Yonsho grunts.

Blizzerdd exclaims, "Ah yes I thought so Vonka. Ye are weak though. I am not!"

Chayy waves a hand at Sheka, dismissing her indifferently.

Blizzerdd glares at Vonka.

Vonka moves to a kneeling position.

Blizzerdd tightens his grip on his vultite waraxe and glances over at Vonka.

Arimantis says, "Ya can't scare me with yer threats..."

Vonka moans.

Arimantis gazes heavenward.

Skyfawn peers quizzically at Vonka.

Skyfawn blinks.

(Tierus glances disdainfully at Vonka, his eyes narrowing.)

Sheka asks, "Yet you prepare to fight her?"

Sheka sneers at Blizzerdd.

Roelon says, "Tis yir body. Nae let it control it."

Vonka sings:
"Steady on, Icemule"

You say, "We shall not be dust."

Vonka shudders and goes still for a heartbeat.

Vonka pants.

Sheka cackles!

Chayy rubs Vonka gently.

You look at Vonka and shake your head.

Tierus says, "You are a delusional little creature trapped within the body of a woman..."

Alyxandrah blinks.

Sheka says, "Embrace it Vonka."

You exclaim, "Oh Lumnis!"

Sheka says, "Embrace it Vonka."

You try to pull Vonka to her feet, but she is too heavy.

Vonka pants.

Tierus sneers at Vonka.

Alyxandrah exclaims, "Vonka!!"

You try to pull Vonka to her feet, but she is too heavy.

Aranrhod says, "Vonka"

Vonka sings:
"Steady on, Icemule"

Tierus says, "You cannot bring down Icemule, because you cannot even break a person."

Arimantis just touched Vonka.

Roelon blinks.

Arimantis continues to beseech the gods for mercy and guidance.

Vonka clenches her fist.

Skyfawn asks, "Vonka what did you just whisper to me?"

Elendr glances at Vonka.

Tierus exclaims, "I have broken Tierus... but you... this woman is beating you!"

Arimantis says, "Stay strong Vonka"

Sheka says, "Let it make you feel good Vonka."

Blizzerdd says, "Soon her pain shall end."

Tierus laughs softly, trying to hide his amusement.

Aranrhod says, "Remember the good things..."

Blizzerdd nods to Vonka.

Skyfawn flails her arms about.

You blink at Blizzerdd.

Nofret says, "Oh, shut up, Terror."

Sheka grins coldly, her eyes reflecting no emotion.

A pained expression crosses Vonka's face.

Tierus says, "Look at your situation, Councilman. You are a pathetic shadow of a shadow."

Aranrhod raises an eyebrow in Blizzerdd's direction.

Vonka pants.

Vonka sings:
"Steady on, Icemule"

Alyxandrah rubs Vonka gently.

Skyfawn rubs Vonka gently.

Tierus says, "A dead thing. A construction of weakness and lies. An insult to Luukos."

You whisper quietly to Vonka, "Ye feeling any better?"

You feel the blood drain from your face.

Tierus snorts.

Vonka sings:
"Raise yer tarts on high"

Tierus says, "And that is why Thurfel will win."

Yonsho rubs his chin thoughtfully.

Chayy says, "i thought luukos was the insult"

Vonka pants.

Chayy snorts.

Alyxandrah mutters tarts.

Aranrhod nods to Vonka.

Alyxandrah stares off into space.

Nofret asks, "I thought you followed Sheru, Terror?"

Vonka stands up.

Sheka says, "You want to stop the pain Vonka? Let it out."

Sheka rubs Vonka gently.

Tierus says, "I do indeed serve Sheru, my dear Bardess."

Alyxandrah shifts her eyes to Vonka.

Arimantis stands up.

You exclaim, "Quiet, Sheka!"

Aranrhod stands up.

Vonka pants.

Roelon glances at Sheka.

Arimantis asks, "Vonka?"

Tierus says, "But I recognize offense to Luukos. And the Nine are that."

Vonka sings:
"We'll never be beat'n down
Till pigs an' penguins fly!"

Sheka says, "Let it flow from you"

Tierus says, "They are more concerned with using his powers for their own gain..."

Chayy says, "don listen to Sheka she is a insain little magling"

Elendr leans back.

Chayy waves a hand at Sheka, dismissing her indifferently.

Alyxandrah covers her ears.

Aranrhod just hugged Vonka.

(Elendr looks thoughtful for some time.)

(Vonka shakily raises her fist.)

Tierus says, "instead of being truly devoted to his cause."

You wring your hands.

Vonka leans on Aranrhod.

You glance at Vonka.

Vonka closes her eyes for a moment.

Tierus says, "Death and soul-stealing to them is an afterthought, where it should be paramount."

You ask, "Is it lessening any?"

You rub Vonka.

Vonka nods.

Tierus turns to face you.

Blizzerdd nods to you.

Sheka hauls off and slaps Vonka up'side her head!

Vonka pants.

Roelon shakes his head.

Tierus says, "Of course it is. They are too weak."

Arimantis stares at Sheka.

Sheka says, "You want to stop the pain Vonka? Let it out."

Roelon says, "Such pain."

Vonka falls over.

You haul off and slap Sheka up'side the head!

Aranrhod says, "Sheka"

Sheka stares at Vonka.

Sheka bends slightly and slaps Vonka up'side her head!

You glower darkly at Sheka.

Vonka moans.

Arimantis says, "Get away from her Sheka"

Nofret peers quizzically at Roelon.

Tierus begins to twitch.

Sheka sneers.

Chayy kicks Sheka!

Vonka buries her face in her hands.

Vonka glares at Sheka

Roelon sniffs at Vonka.

Vonka stands up.

Chayy stares at Sheka.

Nofret says, "You don't look good either, Roelon."

Tierus says, "Terror... ye're... gettin' outta me... 'ead... now."

Alyxandrah says, "You're angering more than just Vonka, Sheka."

Tierus glares.

Roelon raises an eyebrow.

Sheka says, "So I see."

Sheka cackles!

Vonka stares at Sheka.

Vonka raises her hand and points a finger at Sheka.

Alyxandrah covers her eyes with her hands.

You say, "Uh-oh."

(Tierus closes his eyes, sighing softly.)

Blizzerdd exclaims, "Yes!"

Sheka waves.

Arimantis waves to Sheka.

You glance at Vonka.

Alyxandrah stands up.

Tierus says, "Uh oh."

Skyfawn says, "uh oh"

Alyxandrah moves to stand in front of Sheka.

Aranrhod blinks.

Sheka cackles!

Alyxandrah says, "Vonka, don't."

Chayy says, "she can't slap anyone if i remove her hands"

Arimantis says, "I remembers that point.."

Chayy stares at Sheka.

Blizzerdd exclaims, "Do it!"

You say, "Vonka..."

Vonka whimpers.

Roelon grins at Vonka.

You try to pull Vonka towards you.

Aranrhod says, "Control it"

Sheka says, "I am for the Council."

Midnight fire begins to glow about Vonka's clenched fist.

Skyfawn says, "Vonka stop"

Blizzerdd exclaims, "Let Sheka feel the pain!"

Roelon says, "This should be interesting."

Sheka says, "i am for the Nine."

Alyxandrah clenches her jaw.

Tierus says, "Ye are fer nae a thing, Sheka..."

Roelon leans back.

You exclaim, "Oh Lumnis!"

Alyxandrah exclaims, "Vonka, fight it!"

You wring your hands.

You try to pull Vonka towards you.

Tierus says, "Eorgina hates ye, Sheru hates ye..."

Alyxandrah just tried to pull Sheka towards her!

Vonka exclaims, "Dun....!"

Tierus says, "an' now, tha Nine hate ye."

Yonsho grunts pensively, deep in thought.

Roelon waves a hand at Sheka, dismissing her indifferently.

Vonka exclaims, "Sheka, run way!"

Chayy's entire body tenses as he tightens his grip on his black vultite falchion and glances over at Sheka.

Sheka says, "No."

Roelon turns around.

Sheka stares at Vonka.

The fire grows about Vonka's fist.

Alyxandrah glares at Sheka.

Blizzerdd says, "No stay Sheka and take yer reward"

Elendr blinks at Sheka.

Vonka shrieks!

Alyxandrah exclaims, "Don't be a fool!"

(Tierus leers over at Sheka, his icy blue eyes attesting to the fact that he is quite himself.)

Arimantis says, "Sheka brought this on herself"

Alyxandrah shifts her eyes to Vonka.

Vonka exclaims, "I dun wanner hurt no one. Not even Sheka!"

Arimantis glances at Sheka.

Alyxandrah says, "Please fight it, Vonka..."

Tierus says, "Sheka... death comes tae ye."

Alyxandrah says, "Please."

You recite:
"I beseech thee, O great Goddess Lumnis
Succor and instruct me, Thy servant.
Provide me Thy wisdom,
Teach me Thy ways,
Counsel me in Thy care."

Sheka says, "I will not run."

You tilt your head up.

An evil smile graces Vonka's face, fire raging upon her hand.

Tierus says, "Tha Nine 'ave betrayed yer faith."

Roelon says, "There does nae seem to be a choice..."

Aranrhod exclaims, "Vonka!"

Blizzerdd cackles insanely, wild-eyed and drooling.

Sheka cocks her head at Vonka.

Alyxandrah moves to stand in front of Sheka.

You exclaim, "Gad!"

Elendr raises an eyebrow.

Skyfawn says, "Vonka stop"

Roelon says, "In less ye kin be stronger."

Alyxandrah exclaims, "Vonka, don't!"

Roelon glances at Vonka.

(Vonka grabs her arm with her other hand.)

A roaring ball of fire streaks through the air and strikes Sheka!
... 1 point of damage!
Blast of hot air to head dries foe's hair.

Vonka shrieks!

Tierus exclaims, "Go, Council member! Ruin tha witch!"

Vonka exclaims, "No!"

Vonka wails!

Elendr says, "Not much of a fireball."

The fire begins to rage and glow brighter.

Alyxandrah glances at Elendr.

Nofret says, "This is interesting..."

Aranrhod just tried to pull Vonka towards her!

Alyxandrah says, "You speak too soon."

Skyfawn gasps.

Elendr blinks at Alyxandrah.

(Iscikella stares at the fire.)

Roelon's face turns slightly pale.

Vonka says, "Run while you can, or die."

Alyxandrah says, "Sheka..."

Elendr says, "I'm sure I do."

Chayy says, "it didn't kill her... too bad..."

Blizzerdd says, "Enjoy the pain Sheka."

Alyxandrah gazes at Sheka with a look of utter sorrow in her eyes.

Vonka exclaims, "Yer heard it, folks!"

Vonka exclaims, "Run!"

Vonka flails her arms about.

You nod to Vonka.

You bite your lip.

Nofret asks, "Is that addressed to Sheka, or to all of us?"

Roelon says, "...Nae."

Tierus grins wryly.

Roelon grins slowly.

Aranrhod says, "Sheka...run"

Sheka says, "If the Nine or Amasalen will kill me, who is with them. Then so be it."

Aranrhod just tried to pull Vonka towards her!

Tierus says, "Erm, Sheka... p'raps ye need water."

Vonka exclaims, "Dunno!"

Blizzerdd smiles as he walks behind Sheka and holds her so she can't move.

You try to pull Vonka towards you.

Elendr glances at Blizzerdd.

Arimantis indicates his silver-bound prayerbook with a smile.

Alyxandrah glances at Vonka.

You glance at Blizzerdd.

A roaring ball of fire streaks through the air and strikes Sheka!
... 40 points of damage!
Left leg burned off at the knee. Ouch.
Sheka screams and falls to the ground grasping her mangled left leg!
She is stunned!

Alyxandrah glances at Sheka.

Vonka whimpers.

Alyxandrah winces.

Elendr glares at Blizzerdd.

Vonka screams!

Blizzerdd cackles!

Roelon sniffs.

Alyxandrah exclaims, "Sheka!"

Chayy says, "good idea don let her go"

Alyxandrah just tried to pull Sheka to her feet, but Sheka couldn't stand on her own and she falls over!

Nofret's jaw drops.

Roelon slowly empties his lungs.

Elendr rubs his chin thoughtfully.

Aranrhod removes an oaken wand from in her hooded cloak.

Elendr gestures and utters a phrase of magic.
Elendr gestures at Blizzerdd.
The magic fizzles ineffectually.

(Tierus turns a blind eye on Sheka's pain.)

Vonka says, "She won't be running any more."

You see Lady Sheka Wolffe the Elf Spellbinder.
She appears to be in her 50's, has shoulder length, curly golden blond hair, green eyes, and tanned skin.
She has a black rose tattoo on her thigh, a cracked black heart tattoo on her ear, a symbol of Eorgina tattoo on her ankle, and a burning flame tattoo on her neck.
She has a completely severed left leg.
She is bleeding from the left leg.

Vonka exclaims, "Stop it, Ennty!"

Elendr furrows his brow.

Aranrhod waves an oaken wand at Sheka.
Nothing happens.

Tierus says, "Fer Icemule Trace, this mus' be allowed."

Aranrhod sighs.

You say, "No magic in here."

You kneel down.

Aranrhod put an oaken wand in her hooded cloak.

Aranrhod nods.

You meditate over Sheka.
Sheka's left leg damage is transferred to you.

Skyfawn meditates over Sheka.
Skyfawn takes all of Sheka's blood loss.

Suddenly you have the strangest feeling that you are being watched.
The feeling fades as quickly as it came.

Blizzerdd bends slightly and slaps you up'side your head!

Vonka shudders and spasms.

Nofret asks, "Magic doesn't work in here---but Vonka's does?"

Blizzerdd exclaims, "Stop wife!"

(Vonka tries to wrestle her arm to the ground.)

You blink at Blizzerdd.

Skyfawn rubs Vonka gently.

Roelon says, "Tis yir hand Vonka. Make it stop."

Blizzerdd exclaims, "This is what she wished!"

Tierus says, "'Tis too po'erful fer tha iron."

Elendr stands up.

Vonka exclaims, "I'm tryin!"

Vonka turns to face Alyxandrah.

Blizzerdd exclaims, "Do not interfere!"

Aranrhod just tried to pull Vonka towards her!

Vonka's face turns slightly pale.

Vonka says, "What did you say?"

Roelon says, "Or perhaps somewhere inside ye do wish this."

Sheka stands up.

You say, "The essence is strong, Roelon."

Elendr furrows his brow.

Roelon raises an eyebrow.

Vonka says, "Nooo..."

Roelon rubs his chin thoughtfully.

Alyxandrah says, "You heard me."

You look at Roelon and shake your head.

Vonka wails!

Chayy says, "she is reaping the punishment of her choices... i warned her of meddling in the game of power"

You say, "Ye don't understand."

Sheka asks, "you would attack one who is with you?"

Chayy looks over at Sheka and shakes his head.

Sheka glares.

Roelon glances at you.

A roaring ball of fire streaks through the air and strikes Alyxandrah!
... 33 points of damage!
Left leg burned off at the knee. Ouch.
Alyxandrah screams and falls to the ground grasping her mangled left leg!
She is stunned!

Sheka exclaims, "Do so again you Fool!"

Aranrhod says, "Alyx..."

Tierus strides over to stand before Alyxandrah.

Elendr glares.

Tierus exclaims, "No!"

Elendr glances at Vonka.

Skyfawn meditates over Alyxandrah.
Skyfawn screams and falls to the ground grasping her mangled left leg!
Skyfawn takes Alyxandrah's left leg damage.

Vonka screams!

Skyfawn meditates over Alyxandrah.
Skyfawn takes all of Alyxandrah's blood loss.

You gasp.

Aranrhod says, "Vonka"

Tierus exclaims, "Entity! Be gone!"

Arimantis rubs Alyxandrah gently.

Vonka sobs.

Tierus just opened a silver book locket.

Tierus removes a black star sapphire from in his book locket.

Aranrhod turns to face Vonka.

Nofret says, "Now that was not fair."

Skyfawn gestures and utters a phrase of magic.
Skyfawn concentrates.

Sheka hauls off and slaps Vonka up'side her head!

Vonka says, "Why do you defy us?"

Sheka says, "more"

Sheka says, "more"

Aranrhod exclaims, "Look at me!"

High Lady Kadesha just arrived.

You shudder.

(Tierus holds his sapphire in front of him, advancing upon Vonka.)

Elendr glares at Vonka.

Yonsho says, "that thing is not nice"

Skyfawn stands up.

Aranrhod just tried to pull Vonka towards her!

Yonsho shakes his head.

Vonka exclaims, "Kill me, Kadesha!"

Roelon says, "Why shouldn't we."

Tierus exclaims, "'cause, ye're nae takin' 'Mule frem us, ye ugly skeleton o' a halfling!"

Sheka exclaims, "wake up in there!"

Vonka wails!

the Esteemed Lady Skyfawn just went up.

Aranrhod says, "No"

Chayy says, "com out and fight ta warrior you fire ball tossin buffon"

Sheka screams!

Chayy scowls.

Kadesha blinks at Vonka.

You exclaim, "No!"

Sheka exclaims, "wake up in there!"

Vonka exclaims, "Afore I hurts sommun else!"

Elendr leaps from hiding to attack!
Elendr swings a stained hand and a half broadsword at Vonka!
AS: +272 vs DS: +103 with AvD: +35 + d100 roll: +32 = +236
... and hits for 71 points of damage!
Right hand severed at the wrist!
She is stunned!

Sheka exclaims, "wake up in there!"

Arimantis asks, "Entity... what do ya hope ta show by doin this?"

Elendr scowls at Vonka.

Nofret says, "Well, for one thing, Entity or whatever your name is, we don't LIKE you."

Tierus shudders.

Aranrhod exclaims, "Stop!"

You gasp.

Kadesha blinks.

You exclaim, "Don't!"

Chayy searches around for a moment.

A wave of fire rushes over Vonka.

You exclaim, "Don't!"

Sheka hauls off and slaps Vonka up'side her head!
Sheka hauls off and slaps Vonka up'side her head!
Sheka hauls off and slaps Vonka up'side her head!

Arimantis gestures and utters a phrase of magic.
Arimantis gestures at Vonka.
The magic fizzles ineffectually.

Roelon says, "Ye only hurt Vonka. Not the entity, it is formless."

Sheka cackles!

(Tierus turns to Nofret, nodding quickly.)

Alyxandrah sits up.

Arimantis just tried to pull Vonka towards him!

Sheka exclaims, "wake up in there!"

Vonka blinks.

Aranrhod crouches, sweeps a leg at Sheka and connects!
Aim is somewhat off.
MS: +123 - MD: +73 + MAvA: -4 + d100: +46 == +92
Failed!
Aranrhod whacks Sheka's legs futilely! Aranrhod stumbles back on her feet.

Kadesha gasps.

You say, "ye cannot hurt the essence."

the Esteemed Lady Skyfawn just arrived.

Alyxandrah stands up.

Tierus exclaims, "An' fer tha second... this is our town. So get out!"

Aranrhod mutters under her breath.

Tierus glares at Vonka.

Elendr says, "Yeah well, better her than the rest of us."

Alyxandrah just touched Elendr.

Aranrhod says, "Leave her alone"

Vonka sobs.

A roaring ball of fire streaks through the air and strikes Elendr!
... 40 points of damage!
Left leg burned off at the knee. Ouch.
Elendr screams and falls to the ground grasping his mangled left leg!
He is stunned!

Skyfawn rubs Vonka gently.

Alyxandrah winces.

Chayy says, "this is madness people you are killing each other"

Kadesha glances at Vonka and begins to wail!

Arimantis rubs Vonka gently.

Roelon starts chortling.

You say, "See."

Chayy flails his arms about.

Vonka kneels down.

Sheka cackles!

You exclaim, "Ye are foolish!"

Blizzerdd cackles insanely, wild-eyed and drooling.

Roelon says, "Enough."

Vonka buries her face in her hands.

Sheka exclaims, "More!"

Roelon stares at Vonka.

Alyxandrah grabs Elendr and tries to drag him, but he doesn't budge.

You exclaim, "Ye can't stop it!"

Alyxandrah grabs Elendr and tries to drag him, but he doesn't budge.

Blizzerdd dances around the room to music only he can hear.

Sheka dances around the room to music only she can hear.

Alyxandrah grabs Elendr and tries to drag him, but he doesn't budge.
Alyxandrah grabs Elendr and drags him up with her.

Sheka cackles!

Aranrhod exclaims, "Oh!"

Chayy says, "quiet magling"

the Esteemed Lady Skyfawn just went up.

Chayy stares at Sheka.

Sheka yells, "'wake up in there!"

You wring your hands.

Vonka sobs.

Sheka yells, "'wake up in there!"

Vonka says, "You can kill the vessel, but you will never kill me."

Sheka cackles!

Vonka cackles.

Nofret says, "Whoever you are..."

Vonka wails!

You cry in pain, weeping with your torment.

Arimantis rubs Vonka gently.

Tierus says, "Ye're awready dead, ye halfling mushroom-breeder."

Aranrhod just hugged Vonka.

Yonsho says, "never is a awfull longtime..."

Blizzerdd begins to twitch.

Roelon chuckles.

Nofret says, "To us you are no more than an anonymous lich."

Sheka smiles cruelly.

Tierus raises his black star sapphire skyward!

The temperature in the room begins to rise.

Arimantis says, "We will do away with you.. an Vonka will come out jus fine"

Aranrhod says, "Vonka...focus"

Elendr just arrived.

Aranrhod gazes in wonder at her surroundings.

You say, "Warm in here."

Sheka gazes in wonder at her surroundings.

Vonka blinks.

Alyxandrah's group just arrived.

Sheka breaks out in a sweat.

Elendr stares at Vonka.

You fan yourself.

(Tierus unbuttons his longcoat.)

Blizzerdd searches around for a moment.

Kadesha says, "Vonka keep your faith inside"

Skyfawn rubs Vonka gently.

Tierus put a silver-edged sable tome in his black velvet rucksack.

Tierus works his way out of some full leather.

Vonka sings:
"Steady on, Icemule..."

Kadesha rubs Vonka gently.

Tierus put some full leather in his black velvet rucksack.

Chayy's entire body tenses as he tightens his grip on his black vultite falchion.

Vonka pants.

Aranrhod removes a porcelain Lumnis statue from in her spidersilk sack.

You fan yourself.

Roelon nods to Vonka.

Elendr snarls menacingly!

Sheka bends slightly and slaps Vonka up'side her head!

You feel the blood drain from your face.

Nofret says, "A lot of people don't believe you exist, because you are nameless and faceless..."

Aranrhod shows Vonka her Lumnis statue.

Vonka gasps.

Sweat begins to roll down Vonka's face.

Elendr glances at Vonka and paces back and forth.

Alyxandrah places her hand on her crimson crab pendant.

Roelon says, "Fill yir mind with yir own thoughts."

Aranrhod says, "Sheka"

You say, "I feel a bit woozy myself."

You fan yourself.

Aranrhod says, "Stop hitting her"

Sheka cackles!

Arimantis says, "Sheka.. knock it off"

Skyfawn peers quizzically at you.

Vonka says, "I follers de Lady."

Nofret asks, "Answer me, entity, who are you?"

Sheka exclaims, "it is waking!"

Chayy says, "only cowards use others to do there fighting..."

Aranrhod put a porcelain Lumnis statue in her spidersilk sack.
Aranrhod just closed a tightly woven spidersilk sack.

Vonka says, "I am soon to be your death."

Elendr says, "She harms another I care for and I'm taking her out. I dare one of ye to get in front of my blade."

Elendr snarls menacingly!

Sheka says, "Come to us...come out to us"

Sheka stares at Vonka.

Vonka whimpers.

Aranrhod says, "She is not doing it"

Aranrhod stares at Elendr.

Elendr says, "I know she isn't doing it."

Chayy says, "you are killin no one"

Vonka's eyes begin to dilate.

You exclaim, "it is not Vonka, Elendr!"

Vonka says, "I follers de Lady, an' lives in 'er light."

Chayy moves to stand in front of Elendr.

You say, "And ye can't stop it that way."

You shake your head.

Vonka whimpers.

Sheka smiles coldly.

Blizzerdd moves to stand in front of Vonka.

Roelon shakes his head.

Sheka says, "Come to us...come out to us"

Elendr scoffs at Chayy.

You stare at Vonka.

Alyxandrah just touched Vonka.

Sheka rubs Vonka gently.

Skyfawn rubs Vonka gently.

Sheka says, "Let it go girl"

Kadesha glances at Sheka.

Alyxandrah says, "Do a cartwheel...shake it out of you."

(Blizzerdd holds Vonka's arms down.)

Alyxandrah winks at Vonka.

After a moment's silence a flame-tailed cat prances into the room and glances upward.

Vonka gulps.

Tierus sings:
"Rise, o' faith frem deep inside
Aegis shield tae heart an' mind!
Rise an' wake, oh answ'rin' po'er
Fer faith is tested in this hour."

You exclaim, "Love, stop!"

Sheka smirks.

Alyxandrah beams!

Elendr gestures and utters a phrase of magic.
Elendr gestures at a flame-tailed cat.
The magic fizzles ineffectually.

You blink.

Alyxandrah pets a flame-tailed cat.

Tierus exclaims, "Thurfel!"

Blizzerdd points at a flame-tailed cat.

Nofret says, "Your NAME, entity. By the name of my Lord and the power of my Lady, I bid you speak your true name."

(Aranrhod glances at the cat)

Skyfawn pets a flame-tailed cat.

You pet the flame-tailed cat.

The flame-tailed cat sits down.

Arimantis says, "Hello there cat"

Sheka pets a flame-tailed cat.

Skyfawn pets a flame-tailed cat.

Arimantis pets a flame-tailed cat.

Roelon says, "Ah, the Fire Master."

Sheka says, "Let it go girl"

The flame-tailed cat purrs, "Begone ye powerless one!"

Elendr glances at Chayy.

Skyfawn smiles at the flame-tailed cat.

You say, "My lord, the essence in awake in Vonka."

Yonsho raises an eyebrow.

Sheka says, "Come to us...come out to us"

Blizzerdd mutters Thurfel.

Sheka stares at Vonka.

(Elendr brushes Chayy aside, taking a few steps to his left.)

Chayy raises an eyebrow.

(Vonka stares at the cat.)

Vonka says, "I will hardly let a cat order me about."

Alyxandrah exclaims, "He heard me!"

Alyxandrah beams happily at Skyfawn!

Blizzerdd glowers.

Yonsho leans on his hammer.

Tierus turns to Alyxandrah and cheers!

The flame-tailed cat yawns.

Arimantis says, "Tried tellin it that.. it din listen"

Arimantis nods to the flame-tailed cat.

Skyfawn just hugged Alyxandrah.

Alyxandrah just hugged Skyfawn.

Skyfawn pets a flame-tailed cat.

Skyfawn just hugged Alyxandrah.

Nofret asks, "Did Thurfel send you, O cat?"

Vonka says, "Help me, Milord."

Sheka says, "Sees he wants to see you in person Thurfel."

You pet the flame-tailed cat.

Sheka smirks.

Tierus says, "Mas'er Thurfel... ye said ye coul' take on one o' tha Nine..."

Vonka whimpers.

Vonka raises a fist and then points a finger at the cat.

(Tierus turns toward the cat.)

Tierus exclaims, "Please... destroy this'n!"

Chayy says, "there is no need for sensless killing, you can not stop it that way"

Alyxandrah exclaims, "Vonka! Don't!"

Skyfawn exclaims, "no!"

Tierus strides a few steps toward a flame-tailed cat.

(Iscikella glances at the cat.)

Alyxandrah pulls Vonka to her feet.

Sheka cackles!

Skyfawn exclaims, "no! Vonka!"

Aranrhod gawks at Vonka.

You ask, "Is that ye, m'lord?"

Tierus turns around.

Vonka sways back and forth.

The flame-tailed cat meows loudly.

Tierus stares at Vonka.

The flame-tailed cat purrs, "Forgive me for this."

Sheka hauls off and slaps Vonka up'side her head!

Chayy stares at Elendr.

Roelon says, "Fire against Fire."

Elendr scowls.

Arimantis shifts his weight.

A roaring ball of fire streaks through the air and strikes Vonka!
... 50 points of damage!
Head explodes, splattering sizzling bits of flesh and bone everywhere.
* Vonka drops dead at your feet!

You ask, "For what?"

Sheka says, "Let it go girl"

Roelon blinks.

Aranrhod exclaims, "No!"

Alyxandrah gasps.

Elendr asks, "Oh really?"

Tierus shudders.

You sigh.

Elendr begins chuckling at Chayy.

Kadesha glares at Sheka.

You hear the ghostly voice of Vonka say, "T'anks, Milord."

Skyfawn sighs.

Sheka cackles!

Roelon blinks.

Yonsho says, "egads"

Arimantis rubs Vonka gently.

Kadesha frowns.

Alyxandrah asks, "My lord, was it necessary?"

Skyfawn rubs Vonka gently.

Elendr smirks.

Arimantis put a blackened silver-bound prayerbook in his spidersilk vestment.

The flame-tailed cat turns away, looks back over its shoulder once, and then prances off.

A pained expression crosses Alyxandrah's face.

Blizzerdd exclaims, "Blasted Thurfel!"

Chayy snorts at Elendr.

(Aranrhod glowers at the cat)

Tierus says, "Tha entity cannae use tha dead, Alyxandrah."

Suddenly you have the strangest feeling that you are being watched.
The feeling fades as quickly as it came.

Suddenly you have the strangest feeling that you are being watched.
The feeling fades as quickly as it came.

Blizzerdd growls ferociously!

Sheka says, "You really do go overboard Thurfel."

Arimantis begins a careful examination of Vonka -- he takes her pulse, checks her temperature, and checks for broken bones or any other ailments.

Skyfawn meditates over Vonka.
Skyfawn takes Vonka's head damage.

Nofret says, "You know, it would have been easier for me to bash her over the head with the staff than for him to do that."

A rush of relief washes over Vonka's face.

Alyxandrah nods to Tierus.

Sheka shakes her head.

Sheka smirks.

Elendr says, "Can't stop it by killing her? Gah, naive."

Skyfawn meditates over Vonka.
Nothing happens.

Alyxandrah hangs her head.

You take a quick appraisal of Vonka and find that she has no apparent injuries.
She is also quite dead.

Arimantis rubs Vonka gently.

Sheka cackles!

Kadesha rubs Vonka gently.

Aranrhod kneels down.

Roelon glances at Vonka.

Arimantis kneels down.

Roelon shakes his head.

(Iscikella runs a hand through her hair.)

Kadesha sighs.

Aranrhod reaches down and tenderly cradles Vonka's lifeless hand in hers.

Skyfawn weeps softly, quiet tears falling from her eyes.

Blizzerdd asks, "Someone Life keep her?"

Sheka asks, "Did that send it away?"

Roelon says, "Nae thought it was that strong."

Kadesha put a veniom-banded silvery rolaren buckler engraved with the image of a golden key set upon a gate of black in her wand harness.

Vonka screams, but the tone is entirely different, the sound of terror coming from deep within.

You remove a pale purple glaes flask from in your spidersilk skirt.

Sheka cocks her head at Vonka.

Arimantis says, "Can't in here"

Skyfawn weeps softly, quiet tears falling from her eyes.

Alyxandrah rubs Skyfawn gently.

You force Vonka's mouth open, and pour in a small amount from your purple glaes flask.
Your magic fizzles ineffectually.

Aranrhod just pulled Vonka's lifeless body into her arms.

Kadesha grabs Vonka and tries to drag her, but she doesn't budge.

Chayy leans on his falchion.

Kadesha grabs Vonka and tries to drag her, but she doesn't budge.

Aranrhod sighs.

Nofret says, "Uh-oh..."

Kadesha grabs Vonka's body and drags it up with her.

You put a pale purple glaes flask in your spidersilk skirt.

Arimantis stands up.

Aranrhod stands up.

Lady Nofret just went up.

Chayy frowns.

Tierus sings:
"Ronan, wif yer mournin' face
Gazin' 'pon this night's disgrace
Shed a tear fer all things lost...
faded like flo'ers 'fore tha frost.
If in this body dark abides...
Cleanse it frem tha deep inside."

You struggle, but fail to stand.

Arimantis just went up.

Blizzerdd just went up.

Skyfawn gestures and utters a phrase of magic.
Skyfawn concentrates.

the Esteemed Lady Skyfawn just went up.

You struggle, but fail to stand.

Lady Sheka just went up.

You stand back up.

Alxandrah just tried to pull you towards her!



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