--- The Arrival in Darmahk of Vizier Siirah, Princess of Pirshah ---

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The Vizier enter into the world of Ateraan.
Cross Road - Sudenland

   The cross road marks four directions to different locations. North is the
coastal road that meanders toward the cliffs that line the ocean shore. Toward
the east leads the west road into the heart of the city of Darmahk. South is the
Pirshah Highway, paved and smooth leading into the Port city of Pirshah. West is
the wood lined street guiding to the harbor and shipyards of Pirshah. Toward the
north is the Lumber Yard.

   North - Lumber Yard

   East  - Road to Darmahk

   West  - Harbor Street

   South - Pirshah Highway

   Obvious exits: north, west, east and south.


Pirshahian Parade
Vizier (seated on the palaquin in the parade)

Pirshah servant,
Two Kuenoji guards,
Two Leopards.
Two Horses.
Two Elephants.
Apo the magical panther. 
Brownie the magical panther. 
Santhia the magical panther. 

In attendance:
Johrim, Ozza, Kildrux, Minsen, Kittra, Elenna, Lorsh, Squire, Azria, 
Spirit totem Wolf, Spirit totem Wolverine, Spirit totem Elephant, 
Wynst, Zaraia, Elene, Navolin, Mythe, Deia, Dayimo, Orikan, Feyre, Pazreal, 
Pareia, Colbeh, Porter Fawn, Porter Buck, Porter Doe, Maaz, Theas, Sevir, 
Alwar, Soldier Ice, Soldier Windy, Soldier Winter, Soldier Blizzard, 
Xesta, Leoxian, Kaynik, Taelis, Danya, Everly, Brendor, Levina, Gralnok, 
Fahmi, Dallia, Spirit totem Fox, Kalisse, Spirit totem Ant, Arco, Kiya, 
Ona, Oros, Hrung, Rynna, Cayden, Trok, Dolzbo, Zolixa, and Quokas. 

The Parade is a culmination of servants and slaves giving fanfare to the
Princess of Pirshah, the Vizier to the Overseer of Darmahk. The size of the
parade is enormous with many flag carriers, acrobats, jugglers, fire breathers,
ribbon twirlers, performing along the route.

A large palaquin is carried by twelve muscular slaves carrying the Vizier in a 
litter at the front of the Parade. Decorated horses, elephants, and leopards 
are led by trainers along both sides of the palaquin while servants follow the 
procession tossing flower pedals along the path. 

Oros says to Vizier, "Well. No, I suppose The Vizier don't, at that."
Feyre ducks her head to hide a grin at the Vizier's reply.


Fahmi bends her knees and bows her head respectfuly to the princess.
Azria stays near the Squire, her hands folded behind her in partial ease though she is still clearly on guard.
Kildrux smiles at Azria.

Ozza <Knight> the warriors are off to a great start with this
Johrim <Knight> Better them than us
<Knight> Kildrux chuckles roughly, "Hrung is always like this, no social graces."

Xesta's eyes widen a bit as she looks over the gathered, a smile curling her lips and she offers a deep curtsey of respect.

The Vizier smiles as she looks over the parade and then those gathered. She does
not raise her voice, but it reaches to those even in the back, "A fine welcome
from Darmahk. With Nordens in attendance, too?"

Danya curtseys.
Leoxian nods.
Theas bows.
Kaynik smiles at Horse.
Rynna says, "It's so nice to meet The Vizier um lady, i like your hair."

Levina beams excitedly as she looks about over everything to see.
Squire says to Vizier, "That is correct, the Duke sends his blessings and has
                        sent me to attend on his behalf. It is a pleasure to
                        meet with The Vizier and I trust everything shall move
                        nicely."
Kildrux inhales deeply.

The Vizier dips her head to the Squire, "I gladly accept his blessings and am
glad The Vizier were able to attend on his behalf."

Fahmi says, "Greetings my lady. My pleasure to meet your highness."

Orikan rises after a polite bow as he stands off on the side. Calmly crossing his arms, 
he spectates from somewhere off to the side.

Colbeh keeps a post close to the Squire and assembled Knights.
Kildrux says to Colbeh, "Follow me."
Fahmi blinks.

The Vizier holds up one hand and turns her attention to Ona.

Spirit totem Wolf looks around at the growing crowd and then up at Wynst.

The Vizier says authoritatively, "Good evening, Emissary. Are any others
expected or shall we move along?"

Dallia arrives from the east.
Wynst looks down at the wolf, nodding and moving to the back away from the crowd.

Dolzbo peers from the Vizier to Ona and back.
Wynst says to Kildrux, "Not fond of crowds."
Ona says, "I this is everyone we should be ready to move along whenever The Vizier are ready."

Squire <Knight> I do have say it is good to see such a show of discipline, I
                 will be sure to add it in my report. Much better than the
                 common warrior
<Knight> Kildrux grins, "I mean we're knights."
 
The Vizier givas a single nod and at a flick of her wrist, the Pirshah servant claps her hands. 
Theatrics that never quite stilled take up again as the parade continues to move.


The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   The west road continues both east and west and becomes more gravel than dirt
as it reaches closer to the ocean and Pirshah. The value in bettering the road
here is evident as it is more smooth and well traveled. The sides of the road
are clear of weeds and brush and debris while the path is more straight. A
crossroads is directly west.

   Obvious exits: west and northeast.


Ozza <Knight> Heads up from the warriors, the yare ordering the 
gates closed once everyone is inside.

The parade proceeds northeast with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   The west road continues both east and west and becomes more gravel than dirt
as it reaches closer to the ocean and Pirshah. The value in bettering the road
here is evident as it is more smooth and well traveled. The sides of the road
are clear of weeds and brush and debris while the path is more straight.

   Obvious exits: southwest and east.

Kildrux wields steel cudgel {gripped}.
Johrim wields Gold axe {gripped} {sharpened}.


The Vizier laughs lightly at the look of surprise on Fahmi's face, "Everyone gets
caught up in the parade."

Oros <Warrior> Eyes sharp. This route's known for miscreants.
Orikan says to Vizier, "These roads are not known to be safe at all times,
                        Vizier. They are likely just... prepared."

Hrung tightens a dark cord around his waist calling upon the power of
the raven of Dahkoar for protection.

A dark raven materializes from the cord about Hrung's waist, flies above
him and protects him.

Johrim says, "Prepare for the worst, hope for the best."
Xesta continues walking along in celebration, no armour or weapon necessary, simply festively bouncing along.
Orikan continues walking in just his clothes.
Brendor grins at Xesta.
Dayimo nods in agreement towards Johrim.
Fahmi sniffles.
Gralnok smiles.
Brendor looks at Xesta.

Hrung says, "Hopefully Brersnah does not make an appearance."

Leoxian grins and walks with Xesta, contently.
Fahmi says, "Hope nature will bless."
Arco says to Hrung, "Well now he most certainly will."
Arco sighs at Hrung.
Kildrux asks to Hrung, "The Vizier see the size of this lot?"
Lorsh sighs at Xesta.
Kildrux chuckles.
Rynna hugs Danya.
Lorsh says to Xesta, "I forgot all my instruments."
Xesta bites her lip.

The Vizier holds the parade as everyone prepares.

Xesta says to Lorsh, "I'm so sorry! I don't have any or I'd offer you."
Arco asks to Lorsh, "Want me to get The Vizier my flute?"
Kildrux exclaims, "I shoulda brought my lute!"
Kaynik says, "No, no The Vizier shouldn't have."
Colbeh says, "Anyone stupid enough to attack a party this size deserves whatever happens to them."
Kaynik pats Kildrux.


Xesta just skips along, enjoying the commotion.

Kildrux says to Kaynik, "I'm the best lute player in Gahlen."
Kildrux grins mischievously.
Orikan looks at Xesta.
Navolin says, "Nod when ready so we can move along please..."
Arco says, "Hard not to be the best with a competition of zero."
Kildrux nods.
Elene nods.
Johrim nods.
Lorsh nods.
Elenna nods.
Ozza nods.
Ona nods.
Cayden nods.
Orikan says to Xesta, "Well, at least I'm not the only one getting ready for war."
Colbeh nods.
Kaynik nods.
Hrung grunts.
Quokas nods.
Brendor nods.
Kalisse nods.
Alwar nods.
Levina nods.

The Vizier ask to Kildrux, "Just Gahlen? Not the world?"
Leoxian says, "Goodness."
Kildrux says to Arco, "Oh there are a few others up north."
Brendor chuckles.

Orikan says, "I'm just here to enjoy the parade."
Orikan chuckles.
Arco pats Kildrux.
Taelis nods slowly to Navolin.
Navolin nods with the dip of his head at vizier.
Maaz nods.
Kildrux says to Vizier, "I wouldn't presume that, the whole of Ateraan is large."
Kildrux grins.
Xesta says to Orikan, "Quite the same."

Navolin scouts toward the east, returning successfully with information.
Leoxian agrees with Orikan.

Xesta says, "It's magnificent really."
Lorsh says to Arco, "No, but thank you. I'm not practiced enough with the flute."
Kildrux says to Vizier, "I'm still learning, teachin' myself."
The Vizier says to Navolin, "We will get there when we get there. My slaves are strong."
Arco says to Lorsh, "The Vizier just blow into it. It's easy."
Sevir says, "I ponder if I should not have given the boys the night off."

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   The west road continues both east and west and becomes more gravel than dirt
as it reaches closer to the ocean and Pirshah. The value in bettering the road
here is evident as it is more smooth and well traveled. The sides of the road
are clear of weeds and brush and debris while the path is more straight.

   Obvious exits: west and east.


Xesta says to Sevir, "I figured why not."
Xesta looks at soldier Blizzard.
Navolin says to Vizier, "I didn't mean to intrude your honor, just was helping with the flow of things, 
my apologies."

Orikan nods at Xesta.

[************--Rumour Monger--************]
      Alcissa arrives on Ateraan.
[*****************************************]


Orikan says, "A very spectacular parade. I agree."


The Vizier says, "When The Vizier are best in the world, send me a note."

Lorsh says to Arco, "The Vizier have to blow above it at the right angle. I've got the
                     fingering down pat, it's the marriage of it and the blowing that trips me up."

Ozza <Knight> guys, best not to rely on the leader shouting incoming attackers.
               If we're dealing with assassins they may be hiding. In the event we get attacked, that is

Quokas bites his lip.
Fahmi asks to Danya, "Are we following a map road, dannie?"
Elenna smiles.
Xesta says, "Best in the world at what? I'm the best in the world at many things. Mostly being me."

The Vizier smiles at Kildrux.

Minsen juggles his knife festively alongside the Imperial jugglers.
Leoxian says to Xesta, "Playing the lute."
Kildrux <Knight> watch for shadows

Elene says, "It's a fun paradegrin minsen."

Elene grins at Minsen.

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   The west road stretches east and west along the grasslands. The weather is
slightly cooler here as The Vizier near the ocean. Every so often a breeze carrying
the smells and coolness of the sea travels past. To the northeast is evidence
of the Savannah and the sea port of Pirshah lies west near the harbor, while
the cliffs of the ocean meander to the northwest. The lights of the city of
Pirshah glitter toward the southwest.

   Obvious exits: west and east.


Arco says to Lorsh, "In the better interest of our present company, I will nod
                     sincerely and pretend like there aren't a hundred jokes to
                     make."
Minsen beams at Elene.
Arco nods sincerely.
Rynna says to Vizier, "I like your cats, they're so neet."
Deia thanks Arco.

Orikan asks to Rynna, "The Vizier could say they're... spot... on?"
Orikan says, "Ho ho ho."
Rynna waves.
Navolin snorts.
Kildrux sighs at Orikan.
Elene groans at Orikan.
Brendor grins at Arco.
Navolin says, "Oh, that's bad."
Rynna giggles.

Leoxian bites his lip.
Kildrux asks, "Are we doing puns now? really?"
Ozza sighs.
Lorsh says to Arco, "It legitimately didn't cross my mind enough the words left
                     my mouth. It is dropped."
Orikan claps at all the groans.
Taelis grins.
Lorsh smiles cheerily.
Arco grins at Lorsh.

The Vizier says to Rynna, "Thank you. I am fond of them."

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   The west road stretches east and west along the grasslands. The weather is
slightly cooler here as The Vizier near the ocean. Every so often a breeze carrying
the smells and coolness of the sea travels past. To the northeast is evidence
of the Savannah and the sea port of Pirshah lies west near the harbor, while
the cliffs of the ocean meander to the northwest. The lights of the city of
Pirshah glitter toward the southwest.

   Obvious exits: west and southeast.


Sevir asks to Theas, "I will be throwing The Vizier in front of me if need be.  Is
                      that in your job description?"
Elene laughs.
Theas wields Engraved mastadon tusk.
Danya asks to Rynna, "That's mage level humor?"
Rynna asks to Vizier, "Do The Vizier have any doggies too?"

The parade proceeds southeast with The Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   The west road stretches east and west along the grasslands. The weather is
slightly cooler here as The Vizier near the ocean. Every so often a breeze carrying
the smells and coolness of the sea travels past. To the northeast is evidence
of the Savannah and the sea port of Pirshah lies west near the harbor, while
the cliffs of the ocean meander to the northwest. The lights of the city of
Pirshah glitter toward the southwest.

   Obvious exits: northwest and east.

Colbeh scans his eyes about his surroundings while humming quietly to all the fanfare.
<Warrior> Cayden sighs loudly, "Nordens."

Leoxian grins at Xesta.
Rynna says, "And hay, that pun was funny."
Xesta bites her lip.

Elene says, "It was bad."

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   A cut off to the road here leads north toward the Savannah and high cliffs.
The west road itself stretches east and west along the grasslands. The weather
is slightly cooler here as The Vizier near the ocean. Every so often a breeze carrying
the smells and coolness of the sea travels past.

   North - Savannah Road

   Obvious exits: north, west and east.


Elene giggles.
Leoxian whispers to Xesta.
Danya says to Rynna, "Yeah it was, i see many can keep up with us on those."
Xesta grins at Leoxian.
Orikan says, "A bad, funny pun maes the world go round."
Rynna nods.

Orikan says, "Ahem. Makes."
Kildrux says, "Bad puns give me a headache."
Elene snickers.

/font>[************--Rumour Monger--************]
                Konnur arrives on Ateraan.
          [*****************************************]


The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   The west road stretches east and west along the grasslands. The weather is
slightly cooler here as The Vizier near the ocean. Every so often a breeze carrying
the smells and coolness of the sea travels past. To the northeast is evidence
of the Savannah and the sea port of Pirshah lies west near the harbor, while
the cliffs of the ocean meander to the northwest. The lights of the city of
Pirshah glitter toward the southwest.

   Obvious exits: west and east.


Kildrux exclaims, "He's ok though!"
Arco says to Kildrux, "The Vizier share a clan with Brendor."
Xesta says, "There's no such thing as a good pun. The Vizier don't need to put the bad qualifier."
Elene giggles.
Rynna says, " i love bad puns and jokes. they're funny to me."
Kildrux says to Arco, "Yeah, he drives me nuts."
Kildrux chuckles.

Wynst <Shaman> It is interesting the discourse people carry even when company
                would incline for less...chatter of mundane things I would think.
Kildrux exclaims, "He's ok though!"
Arco <Shaman> The Vizier must be fun at parties.
Brendor agrees with Kildrux.
Brendor says, "I do drive him nuts."
Wynst <Shaman> I have never been to one.
 
Kildrux nudges Brendor.
Kildrux grins.
Leoxian <Shaman> it's a parade, I think a quiet trip would be...hmm dreadful

Squire continues on quietly in respect for the parade while keeping her eye out for danger naturally.

    ############# -- Emissary Sceptre -- ###############

      Colbeh waves an emissary sceptre and The Vizier are 
      granted a reward of knowledge and coins.

      Congratulations The Vizier have earned 15000 coins 
      and 15000 experience.

    #################------====-------##################

 
Fahmi thanks Colbeh.
Lorsh's wings flit a bit.
Zaraia <Shaman> it's interesting
Dolzbo continues trading weapon appraisals with the guards.
Kildrux reaches back and grips Kittra's hand, gently pulling her up beside him.
Brendor <Mage> Someone still protecting Levina just in case?
Danya's magic shield flashes and disappears.
Wynst <Shaman> I see. Forgive if what I said came across as insulting in any
                way. I did not mean it to.
Xesta turns towards the Vizier, "Has your day been pleasant so far, Princess?"
Colbeh smiles.
Theas protects Levina.
Leoxian <Shaman> it's not insulting. You're fine Wynst
Brendor thanks Theas.

Navolin says to Vizier, "Your honor, when we are all in town safely, I will be
                         closing the gates. As field militent, to make sure the
                         citystate of darmahk is safe."
Levina smiles.
Leoxian <Shaman> it's not a caravan, and I think everyone is on edge. If you
                  can try to relax
Arco <Shaman> Ask Leoxian for a massage.
Theas <Mage> I'm using Brendor as a shield
 
The Vizier says to Xesta, "It has been, thank you. Though I look forward to our final destination."
Xesta smiles and nods.
Xesta says to Vizier, "I quite agree. It's going to be grand."
<Shaman> Leoxian debates toading Arco in front of the Vizier but that would be
          a poor choice
Rynna asks to Vizier, "Is this your first time going to this town?"
<Shaman> Arco agrees

The Vizier says, "Afterall, it was a long journey from Pirshah, despite being carried in this Palaquin."
Weas <Mage> Everyone can rest easy, I am keeping the Tavern safe

<Mage> Brendor admires Weas
Arco asks to Vizier, "Have The Vizier ever been to Darmahk before, Vizier?"
Colbeh says to Kildrux, "Just doing my part to keep the festivities going."
Dallia smiles at Vallar.
Maaz seems enchanted by the fire breathers.
Theas <Mage> negotiate the release of the dust bunny hostages under the bar
Vallar smiles at Dallia.

The Vizier says to Arco, "I have not. This is my first time coming here, though I have
                  met your palace officials previously in Pirshah."
Kildrux snaps his fingers.
Weas <Mage> Completed with honors
 
Xesta asks to Vizier, "You've come to live here with us, yes?"
Ozza reads a Sign.
Arco says to Xesta, "Specifically at your house in the ice cave."

Leoxian pokes Arco.
Xesta gasps.
Xesta says, "I would gladly make another room, but the ice cave is mine."
Arco grins.

The Vizier smiles and nods her head, "Yes, Darmahk will be my home."

Lorsh asks to Vizier, "Will The Vizier be accepting welcoming gifts during the festivities, Your Highness?"
Xesta exclaims to Lorsh, "There is going to be time for that!"

Chuen <Shaman> I want one of those leopards
 
Maaz nods happily.
<Shaman> Chuen goes back to dozing
<Shaman> Leoxian grins at Chuen
Zaraia <Shaman> me too
Lorsh smiles at Xesta happily.
Kildrux looks at Vallar.
Kalisse <Shaman> I want a horse
Chuen <Shaman> Just go rope a centaur.
Borgan arrives from the east.
Chuen <Shaman> I saw one when I sent my eye after Maaz. There's one right there.
Xesta says to Lorsh in nymph, "I'm so excited! And I'm glad you're able to be
here. Good to see The Vizier around more."

Kildrux exclaims to Borgan, "Yer late!"
Kildrux grins.
Kildrux pats Borgan.
<Shaman> Leoxian laughs
Kildrux hums a merry tune.
Deia stares at Arco.
Colbeh assists Borgan.

The Vizier says to Lorsh, "It would be uncouth of a Princess to deny gifts. The
                   daughters of the Empress were taught better than that."
Borgan nons his head and falls in line.
Navolin grins at Xesta.
Elene nods.
Lorsh nods at The Vizier a this, naturally.
Xesta smiles brightly.
The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   A combination of hard dirt and gravel mark the west road as it nears the
grand caravansery and turn pike marking a split in the road from the
caravansery to the Pirshah sea port, the west cliffs, and Darmahk. A high mound
rises up to give a view from the caravansery to surrounding areas.

   Obvious exits: west and east.

Navolin says to Lorsh in nymph, "Who are you?"
Navolin says to Lorsh in nymph, "The Vizier look familiar."
Lorsh says to Xesta in nymph, "I'm very happy to be around more."
Levina looks at Lorsh.
Navolin tells Lorsh his name.
Ozza assists Navolin.
Lorsh says to Navolin in nymph, "Lorsh Nymphalf, former Kingdom Ambassador, Rogue."
Leoxian muses in thought.
Lorsh tells Navolin his name.
Levina looks at Navolin.
Lorsh's wings flit a bit.
Rynna asks to Vizier, "I like your hair, who styled it for The Vizier if The Vizier don't mind me asking lady?"
Danya says to Lorsh in nymph, "Yes i am so glad to see The Vizier here too."
Borgan looks at the Vizier.
Lorsh smiles at Danya.
Kildrux sways a bit as he walks along with a gentle clatter of armor, he lets out a low, deep overtone hum.
Navolin says to Lorsh in nymph, "I am navolin, field milietent, elder warrior
of the darmahkian tribe, its a pleasure."
Elene asks to Kildrux, "The Vizier can sing? I had no idea?"
Borgan bows his head respectfully.
Kildrux says to Elene, "Some, I'm better with a lute."
Kildrux grins.
Ozza says, "He can play the lute, anyway."
Arco laughs at Orikan suddenly.
The Vizier smiles at Rynna, "My servants, of course."
Lorsh says to Navolin in nymph, "Very much a pleasure, Warrior. And I'm impressed The Vizier speak Moth Speech."
Elene grins.
Kittra says, "Can sing too, don't let him fool you."
Dolzbo <Warrior> pff...nordens
Kildrux stares at Kittra.
Rynna wiggles her ears.
Orikan asks, "Kildrux singing?"
Kittra says, "He just doesn't do it much."
Orikan says, "The horror."
Kildrux goes bright red, muttering.

The Vizier ask, "How far is Ferlada from here?"
Elene's ears twitch rapidly.
Rynna says to Vizier, "They did a real good job, i love the brades."
Lorsh leaves east.
Lorsh arrives from the east.
Lorsh says to Vizier, "Three or so furlongs, Your Highness."
The Vizier smiles at Lorsh.
The Vizier says to Lorsh, "Thank you."

Navolin says to Lorsh in nymph, "I occasionaly like to get out and learn things
about the world, whenever I'm not in the killing fields."
Arco says to Vizier, "Exactly three furlongs."
Elene says to Kittra in feline, "From one set of feline ears to another, I trust your word."

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   This road is about ten feet wide and stretches through the grasslands and
fields common to the lands of the south. To the north is evidence of the
Savannah and the sea port of Pirshah lies west near the harbor. Far east is the
city of Darmahk.

   Obvious exits: west and east.

Elene's tail swishes and sways lightly behind her.
Lorsh dips his head, wings flitting behind him.
Kildrux says in feline, "I always trust Kittra's word, I guess I can sing."
Kildrux grins.
Elene grins at Kildrux.
Ozza says to Elene, "I get the feeling The Vizier just got caught."
Ozza chuckles.

Elene says to Ozza, "I knew he'd hear me."

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   This road is about ten feet wide and stretches through the grasslands and
fields common to the lands of the south. To the north is evidence of the
Savannah and the sea port of Pirshah lies west near the harbor. Far east is the
city of Darmahk.

   Obvious exits: west and east.

Ozza says, "Ahhh."
Merek <Knight> Where is this being held anyway?
Lorsh says to Navolin in nymph, "Gotta see the peace fields sometimes as well."
Danya says to Vizier, "I love the beautiful things you're wearing tonight."
Navolin chuckles.
Azria <Knight> The parade is traveling the highway currently.
Ozza <Knight> Darmahk. We're almost to the citystate, though
 
The Vizier says to Danya, "I am fond of them myself."
Elene nods.
Danya says to Vizier, "And The Vizier yourself are very beautiful, i just admit i am very fond of clothing myself."
Danya smiles at the Vizier.
nspeech Ah, Ferlada. I wanted to speak about Ferlada.

The Vizier says authoritatively, "Ah, Ferlada. I wanted to speak about Ferlada."

Leoxian turns his attention to listen to the Vizier.
Lorsh stops walking and quiets.
Cayden quirks his head attentively.
Orikan looks south to Ferlada before giving his attention to the Visier.
Xesta's lips split into a smile as she looks towards the villa and then back to the Vizier.
Squire turns her head to the Vizier listening respectfully.
Elene's ears twitch as she listens intently.
Deia tucks wayward blonde curls behind her ears and smiles toward the Vizier as she speaks of Ferlada.
Rynna perks her ears to listen.
Ozza glances to the south, then back to the gathering, ears perked as she listens.
Danya hushes to listen respectfully.
Fahmi consentrates on listening.
Borgan glances south then back to the Vizier.
Kildrux listens quietly, placing his hands together.
Johrim periodically scanning the highway before promptly turning is attention
back to the Vizier.

The Vizier says authoritatively, "The Empire founded Ferlada early in
the last era."
The Vizier says authoritatively, "It was built up over the course of
decades and is still an established providence of the Empire with support from Darmahk."
 
Navolin looks at Merek.
Hrung muses in thought.
Merek nods.
The Vizier says authoritatively, "As The Vizier may have noticed, the Captain
and soldiers from Pishah are still the main defense of Ferlada. Many citizens from the Empire traveled to 
Ferlada to establish their occupations and build citizenry near Darmahk."
 
Hrung <Warrior> i thought Ferlada was an...occupied city
Brendor hmms.
The Vizier smiles as she looks down the road towards the villa.
 Oros <Warrior> It's occupied by Ferladians.
Brendor looks at villa.
<Warrior> Oros stares blandly

Quokas looks at villa.
Elene looks at villa.
Elenna looks at villa.
Merek looks at the Vizier.
Ozza looks at villa.
The Vizier says authoritatively, "How nice would it be to see a change
in ownership of Ferlada to become a providence of Darmahk."
<Warrior> Cayden whispers slowly, "Poooolitics."
 Hrung <Warrior> i meant in the military sence... it was its own thing, and they
                 invaded
Xesta raises her eyebrows.
Leoxian raises one eyebrow.
Kildrux looks at villa.
Kalisse raises her eyebrows.
Navolin boggles at the concept.
Borgan looks at villa.
Xesta says, "I wondered if that would become a thing..."
Lorsh shifts his weight from one foot to the other slowly as he listens.
Taelis smiles slightly.
Lorsh looks at villa.
Navolin <Warrior> thought they have always been our enemies, not our allies?
Minsen beams brightly.
The Vizier ask to Navolin, "The Vizier do not wish to see the providence of Darmahk grow, Warrior?"
Oros <Warrior> They've been our allies. Rogues like Brersnah are our enemies.
Orikan chuckles.
Hrung <Warrior> they were the ones throwing soldiers to die against our walls
                 before Brersnah look over, yes
Colbeh looks at Merek.
Deia tucks the insquisitive, colorful little bird back into her cloak with a
shove as he twitters from her shoulder once more.
Navolin says, "I do, your honor."
Minsen grins at Deia.
The Vizier smiles.
Cayden <Warrior> I'm pretty sure thats all part of why she is here.

Navolin says, "Was momentarily confused on something, but all is well."
The Vizier says authoritatively, "Please remember this Village and it's importance."

Ona <Warrior> I also wouldn't question her as clearly she knows more then our
               whisper we have heard and think might be true.
Leoxian nods faintly.
<Warrior> Navolin nods
Cayden replies matter-of-factly, "Many citizens of Darmahk live within her
walls already. It would be a very interesting step."
Leoxian agrees with Cayden.
Orikan says, "Ferlada has always been a nice, cozy little place."
The Vizier says authoritatively, "I have plans and an agenda for this
with the Overseer. We shall see how things unfold in the next while."
Deia smiles toward Cayden with dimples flashing.
Lorsh's wings flit a bit.
The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   This road is about ten feet wide and stretches through the grasslands and
fields common to the lands of the south. To the north is evidence of the
Savannah and the sea port of Pirshah lies west near the harbor. Far east is the
city of Darmahk.

   Obvious exits: west and east.

Xesta smiles brightly and nods at the Vizier, curls bouncing lightly, "I'm so excited to hear more."
Dolzbo nods at the Vizier.

Brersnah shouts, "Princess Siirah, would The Vizier mind letting me know how
much gold is in your parade? Looks quite loaded!"

Elene nods lots.
Navolin takes his weapon in an iron grip making him more dangerous.
Leoxian sighs.

The Vizier says to Xesta, "In time."
Orikan <Dahkoar We should see about, perhaps, a place of worship in Ferlada as
                  well. If such comes to pass.
Navolin takes on a weaving stance for combat.
Leoxian motions with both hands forming a protective ward around him.

Xesta wrinkles her nose up.
Kildrux gets a steel cudgel {gripped} from the large scabbard {steel cudgel {gripped}}.
Kiya equips Silver helm {oiled} {spiked}.
Kiya equips minotaur medallion.
Kiya equips Sojourn cloak.
Kiya equips Silver gloves.
Kiya equips quartz ring.
Kiya equips steel shield {oiled} {spiked}.
Kiya equips elven chainmail {dense} {oiled}.
Kiya equips Magic boots.
Kildrux wields steel cudgel {gripped}.
Cayden rolls his eyes.
Ozza exclaims, "Heads up!"
Quokas search for his surprised face.
Azria wields Bone sword {gripped} {sharpened}.
Deia equips Worm platemail {dense}.

Kaynik asks, "Who didn't see that coming?"

Brendor wields White staff {gripped}.
Orikan says, "Ah. There he is. I can never just enjoy a parade. Very well."
Brendor chants softly and a light blue shield materializes around him.
Ona looks at Sevir.
Kaynik wields Silver morning star {gripped}.
Taelis chants a soft prayer and her skin turns as hard as bark!
Kalisse equips elegant cape.
Elenna chants softly and a light blue shield materializes around her.
Deia chants a soft prayer and her skin turns as hard as bark!
Alwar wields White staff {gripped}.
Orikan equips Worm platemail {dense} {oiled}.
Borgan raises his hands toward heaven and calls down Waylumi's protection.

Hrung grunts.
Maaz acks.
Kiya wields Triton {poisoned}.
Elenna wields Black staff {gripped}.
Leoxian gets a Dark sceptre {gripped} from the large scabbard.
Pazreal says, "Little jumpy."
Leoxian wields Dark sceptre {gripped}.
Oros scouts toward the west, returning successfully with information.

Orikan whistles.
Ssaestra the tiger goes to Orikan.
Theas gets six Fire scrolls from the Backpack.
Ssaestra the tiger protects Orikan.

Maaz says, "I have no armour..."
Xesta watches the others and shrugs both shoulders.

Deia wields Black whip {poisoned}.
Saralona the tiger goes to Quokas.
Moisture begins to form in a small cone as Alwar continues moving his
arm in a circle and chanting strange rites.

Gralnok wields White staff {gripped}.

------====== Johrim calls out a Command ======------
check your weapons and take your stances!
------==========================================------
Leoxian grins at Xesta.
Pazreal glances around looking for the attacking army.
Blizzard protects Maaz.
Azria steps closer to the Squire as she takes up her sword in hand.
Dayimo looks at Dayimo.
Borgan wields Mace of Light.

Leoxian chuckles.

Brersnah's marauders chuckle and clank their weapons.

Kiya sits down and begins stretching out her limbs.

Kildrux gets ten raisin cookies {lightened} from the Backpack.
Lorsh prepares to dodge attacks.
Oros tightens a dark cord around his waist calling upon the power of the
raven of Dahkoar for protection.
A dark raven materializes from the cord about Oros's waist, flies above
him and protects him.
Orikan asks, "We should, perhaps, get the Vizier to the city, hmm?"
Lorsh wields Fang dagger {poisoned}.
Water elemental protects Alwar.
Borgan prays and the area erupts in a brilliant light.
Borgan prays and a power radiates around him.
Kiya twists her torso, and then stretches both legs and arms.
Leoxian agrees with Orikan.

Vallar prepares to dodge attacks.
Brendor admires Alwar.
Xesta keeps skipping along with the parade, standing a little closer to her
soldiers but otherwise remaining free of armor and weapon.
Vallar equips steel shield {spiked}.
A magic panther's eyes flash as energy is transferred to Gralnok.
Kiya finishes stretching and stands up smoothly.
Dayimo looks at Pouch.
Zaraia equips Pet amulet.
Zaraia equips Black robe {ensorcelled}.
Zaraia equips Silver gloves.
Zaraia equips Silver helm {oiled} {spiked}.
Zaraia equips Sojourn cloak.
Zaraia equips Black wood shield {spiked}.
Zaraia equips Silver boots.
Zaraia equips quartz ring.
Zaraia equips Gold lightning bolt choker.
Danya wields Black whip {poisoned}.
Kaynik raises his hands and places them over Xesta's head.
Lorsh protects Xesta.

    =====================**********=====================
        Brersnah's infiltrators assault the parade!
    =====================**********=====================

Dolzbo takes on a weaving stance for combat.
Navolin says, "Shit."
Arco protects Kalisse.
Taelis wields Black whip {gripped} {sharpened}.
Oros sidles next to one of the guards and comments, "Time to see what those Rapiers can do, yeah?"

Raider arrives from the west.
Raider arrives from the west.
Raider arrives from the west.
Raider arrives from the west.
Raider leaves east.
Raider arrives from the west.
Raider arrives from the west.
Raider arrives from the west.
Raider arrives from the west.
Raider arrives from the west.
Raider leaves east.
Raider leaves east.
Raider leaves east.
Raider leaves east.
Raider leaves east.
Raider leaves east.
Raider leaves east.
Raider leaves east.

Hrung says, "They ran!"
Oros says, "Yes. TOWARDS Darmahk."
Oros scowls.
 Alek <Kingdom I will be camp in the city center of Quolinara.
Speak up and I will send erbs.

Cayden <Warrior> They want the princess not the city. THey'll wait for us.
Oros says, "Lower 'em at the gate, bring 'em up after."
Xesta says, "Suppose we'll find out."
Johrim nods.
Gralnok nods.
Dallia gets a Thunder hammer {gripped} from the large scabbard
{Thunder hammer {gripped}}.
Leoxian agrees with Oros.

The Vizier taps one finger to the shoulder nearest her to still the parade.
The Vizier says authoritatively, "Who is this Brersnah?"

Orikan says to Vizier, "Pain in the ass, really, Your Highness; but something of a raider."
Navolin says, "He is an enemy of Darmahk and the Overseer, only seeks to kill
and destroy. while he sends his thugs to do the dirty work."

Kittra whispers to Kildrux.

Cayden says, "I'm betting they are just down the road. They want the gold and
the princess not the city. Not right now."
Zaraia says, "Who's leading."
Feyre looks at Pazreal.

Deia says, "If he has purpose beyong chaos it's not been shown."

The Vizier says authoritatively, "He is no thug of Pirshah."

Minsen hides behind Maaz.
Hrung says, "Some former captain or captain's son i believe I heard."
Johrim <Knight> Azria speak up if The Vizier need some one to take up guarding.
Everyone else head on a swivel strike hard and true
Elenna looks at Raiden the tiger.
Elene hides behind winter.

Wynst <Shaman> Is anyone protecting the Vizier aside from her having her guards?
Leoxian <Shaman> her guards are
<Shaman> Wynst nods
Leoxian <Shaman> and I imagine they're a lot stronger then any of us
Ozza <Knight> can anyone besides vaylin group defend?
Xesta <Trader They aren't the best protectors, so don't wait until you're nearly dead to run if The Vizier need.
Zaraia <Shaman> I believe they are way more able to do such then we are
<Shaman> Wynst nods in agreement
Maaz <Trader I'll run if I start taking hits. I really hope I don't go down
and lose everything my porters have...
<Trader Xesta winces

Leoxian pats Elephant.
Maaz nods at Navolin.
Ozza <Knight> that's telling

Elenna hmms.
Kildrux nods at Navolin.

Pirshah servant says, "Citizens loyal to Pirshah would never attack Princess Siirah."
The Vizier nods at Pirshah servant.
Hrung says, "Thug's aint exactly the loyal type... prolly why he lost his comission."
Navolin <Warrior> one of us want to scout around here?

  [**** Maaz makes a World Announcement ****]
 [*****************************************************]
 The Militia would like it known that until the threat
is resolved all may wield within the city if The Vizier stand
        as defense, including norden visitors!
 [*****************************************************]

Cayden <Warrior> I just scouted east and saw nothing.
Dolzbo scouts toward the east, returning successfully with information.

Lorsh says to Navolin in nymph, "Anything east?"
Navolin shakes his head at Lorsh.
Dolzbo says, "Clear to the east."

Kittra <Northern Council> I have no gear so went back to the Villa and around south, 
I am in the Den. I will just wait here for proceedings to make it into the city

The Vizier says authoritatively, "Let's continue. Perhaps we can arrive
at the safety of Darmahk before this thug can learn how to organize."

Navolin says, "Nothing to the west a furlong."
 Ozza<Knight> I am being told that should it come to it, the squire will remain
with the Vizier.
Cayden nods.
Leoxian grins.

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   Stretching east and west across the great southlands the west road is the
main highway from the city of Pirshah and Darmahk. To the north is evidence of
the Savannah and toward the south The Vizier can see endless grasslands and fields.
Far west is the sea port of Pirshah and east is the city of Darmahk.

   Obvious exits: west and east.

Pirshahian Parade.
Alwar wields White staff {gripped}.
Dolzbo scouts toward the east, returning successfully with information.
Everly looks at Brendor.
Xesta says, "Be careful with your tigers. If they bring tigers... it causes a
             mess."
Orikan looks at Ssaestra the tiger.
Everly wields Rod of lightning {gripped}.
Dolzbo says, "Clear to the east."
Cayden says to Vizier, "The Blood will scout the road to be sure of our safety
                        to progress. By The Vizier leave, my lady."
Kildrux nods at Xesta.
Orikan pats Ssaestra on the head.
Brendor nods at Everly.
Hrung says, "If he brings out his tigers, those pets may get friendlt fire."
thank dolzbo
The Vizier thank Dolzbo.

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   The west road is about ten feet wide and used as the main highway between
the cities of Darmahk, Jempek, and Pirshah. Travelers and caravans frequent
this road making it one of the most popular and utilized in the south.

   Obvious exits: west and east.

Leoxian says, "He's organized, unfortunately, but better at laying ambushes and attempts at seiges."
Cayden says, "East continues to be clear."
The Vizier says to Leoxian, "At this moment, it appears that his laying ambush fell asleep."
Ozza says, "We have someone camped at the erb place if we need more."

Navolin <Warrior> at your command I am going to move on from the purade

Xesta says, "We have supplies in the den storage."
Orikan says, "Or they were taken care of from forces unseen."
Ozza nods.
Dolzbo says, "Clear to the east."
Leoxian nods at Orikan.
Cayden says, "Northern trail clear."

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   The west road is about ten feet wide and used as the main highway between
the cities of Darmahk, Jempek, and Pirshah. Travelers and caravans frequent
this road making it one of the most popular and utilized in the south.

   Obvious exits: west and east.

Ozza says, "Shadows hiding in the light?"
Ozza says, "How ironic."
Dolzbo says, "Clear to the east."
The Vizier says authoritatively, "We will trust the Warriors to scout our path."
Leoxian nods.
Hrung says, "More that it is so seldom used, they took it over."

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

Navolin says, "I will close to agates as soon as we are inside the city. do not get left behind."
Orikan says, "Let's focus on the scounting and debate schematics later."
Dolzbo says, "Clear to the east."
Navolin says, "Close the gates, even."

Merek says, "Pretty."

Kildrux looks at Leopard.
Cayden scouts toward the east, returning successfully with information.
Alwar whispers to Fahmi.
Kaynik asks to Xesta, "The Vizier said gates, they said why wait?"
Cayden says, "East is clear."
Zolixa leaves west.
Zolixa arrives from the west.
Xesta grins at Kaynik.
The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Road - Sudenland

   You stand near the west gates of the city state of Darmahk. The road travels
east into the city and far into the hills and plains of the western expanse.
The road here is often used and shows the wear of time and travel. Many
travelers and visitors to this Suden city mill about outside the gates as they
prepare for entry. The walls of the city loom high on the north and south of
the road and The Vizier can see soldiers at guard posts.

   Obvious exits: west and east.

Xesta says loudly, "NORDENS UNWIELD SO The Vizier CAN GET IN THE GATES BEFORE THEY ARE CLOSED."

Brersnah shouts, "Well, it seems The Vizier are very well protected, Princess.
Just was taking a quick peek."
Xesta clears her throat.
Quokas laughs.
Cayden laughs.
Xesta protects Brendor.
Kaynik eyes Xesta.
Brendor thanks Xesta.
Xesta does not protect Brendor.
Theas shakes a fist.
Dolzbo leaves east.
Dolzbo arrives from the east.
Leoxian muses in thought.
Brendor grins at Xesta.
Danya looks at Rynna.

Navolin <Warrior> check the hoist dolzbo?
Cayden says, "Did he think she was going to walk here with an armful of gold
and no defenders? Fucking dim wit."
Elenna whispers to Xesta.
Squire says, "At least the Warlord has the courage, either way this works out."
Xesta grins at Elenna.
Kalisse grins at Cayden.
Leoxian <Shaman> That's Brershnah, Not the Warlord. I doubt we're out the woods yet."
Orikan says to Cayden, "No one ever said he was smart."
Elenna grins.
Cayden nods at Orikan.
Colbeh looks at Squire.
Zaraia <Shaman> yeah I doubt it too
Ozza says, "Likely it is something he might do."

The parade proceeds east with the Vizier carried on the palaquin.

West Gate - Darmahk

   The west gates are formed from two large metal constructions approximately
fifteen feet high and thirty feet wide. They open to allow commerce in and out
of the city and when closed provide a uniform protective barrier connected to
the walls leading north and south. A set of stairs rise up to the walls that
surround the city. A rail support parallels the stairway. The west road
continues out toward hills and plains and to the north entering into Darmahk.

An inscription is burnt into a faceplate of one of the gates. It is marked in
red and crossed spears surround it, giving the faceplate an important visage. A
wooden water trough rests against the wall near a large wood turnstile.

   Obvious exits: north, west, east and south.

Slowly cranking the turnstile, Navolin closes the gates.

Navolin has closed the west gates 
Xesta looks at darmahk guard.
Xesta smiles.

The Vizier says authoritatively, "Did anyone get left?"
Maaz wipes her forehead, "Whew!"
Navolin says, "Will leave ahead to close the others."
Gralnok looks at Danya.
Navolin leaves east.
Dolzbo <Militia> all hoists raised
Orikan looks at Danya.
Cayden says, "Welcome to Darmahk. Hope The Vizier didn't plan on leaving any time soon."
Cayden chuckles.
Navolin <Militia> thank The Vizier close the other gates if I can not?
Elene giggles.
Ozza grins.
Brendor grins at Cayden.
Kildrux asks, "Aren't we on the wrong side?"
Xesta unwields Frostbite cleaver.
Xesta puts a Frostbite cleaver in large scabbard.
Kildrux peers about.
Hrung says, "There are other gates if they did, they have a few moments still."
Zaraia says, "No."
Leoxian says, "No we're inside."
Dolzbo <Militia> will do

Lorsh leaves east.
Lorsh arrives from the east.
Kildrux says, "Ok."
Danya says to Gralnok, "I am well, thanks for checking, i think i was just a tad slow before."

Borgan grins.
Ozza says, "Should we wield now? Or should we remain unwielding for the time being."

Navolin <Warrior> anything I am missing at the parade?
Leoxian says, "No."
Xesta says, "Do not wield."
Brendor hums a merry tune.
Ozza says, "That's what I thought."
Gralnok shrugs.
Xesta bites her lip.
Gralnok says, "Oros said it's ok."
Ozza looks at Oros.
Leoxian says, "Unless there is a threat there's no need to wield."
Xesta asks to Oros, "They should unwield unless we're under attack?"
Theas stops protecting Levina.
Zaraia bites her lip.
Leoxian says, "I know Oros said it, but common sense is also needed."
Leoxian shrugs.
Raiden the tiger purrs loudly.
Dallia stops protecting Fahmi.
Xesta grins at Leoxian.
Taelis bites her lip.

Ozza <Knight> same. To do otherwise is rather foolish in potentially hostile territory

Arco says to Kildrux, "WB."
Navolin <Southland> raiders in darmahk prepare yourself

Elene's tail swishes and sways lightly behind her.
Arco laughs out loud.
Xesta says, "Oh dear."
Xesta says, "There are raiders in the city."
Cayden says, "Words are hard."
Kalisse mutters under her breath.
Hrung says, "Rearm youraselves."
Navolin <Warrior> fighting a raider on the slave road

Xesta says, "Goodness."
The Vizier says, "And now we will pause as everyone gets dressed."
Kalisse equips Gold jerkin.
Lorsh wields Fang dagger {poisoned}.
Ozza wields short lance {gripped} {sharpened}.
Dolzbo arrives from the south.
Brendor chuckles.
Kalisse equips Black wood shield.
Xesta equips leather apron {oiled} {ensorcelled}.
Lorsh grins.
Xesta equips gray gloves.
Xesta equips Ice ring.
Xesta equips cowl {charmed} {spiked}.
Feyre wields Traveler staff.
Feyre equips long cloak.
Xesta equips gator necklace.
Xesta equips Grave cloak.
Xesta equips wood shield {enchanted} {spiked}.
Brendor wields White staff {gripped}.
Zaraia says, "I am amused that just a moment ago people was told to unwield."
Azria wields Bone sword {gripped} {sharpened}.
Ona says to Xesta, "The Vizier spoke to soon."
Feyre wields oak staff.
Borgan wields Mace of Light.
Ssaestra the tiger licks her fur.
Brendor pats Zaraia.
Zaraia tsks.

Xesta exclaims, "I just want to have fun!"
Elene asks, "Right?"
Leoxian agrees with Xesta.

Gralnok says, "Wish the suden would make up their mind. Seems like you'd want to
               be prepared not have your visitors offering to defend your city
               strip until after they're attacked."
Gralnok snorts.
Oros says to Gralnok, "It ain't all of us. Some of us choose to live the simple
                       life, and just keep our armour on us, as it's meant to
                       be."
Xesta shakes her head slowly and just goes back to walking.
Gralnok grins at Oros.
Feyre says, "Doesn't seem like a big deal either way."

Lorsh arrives from the south.
Lorsh says, "Clear to the Palace."
Xesta <Southland> Do we have information as to where they are?

Palace Street - Darmahk

   Palace Street is the main thoroughfare in front of the Palace of the
Overseer. It is marked by smooth gravel on top of the standard clay ground found
throughout most of the town. Palace Street is also lined with red metal poles
that hold oil lamps, lighting the area more brightly.

   Obvious exits: north and south.

Cayden says, "Slave road last I heard."
Xesta nods slowly.
Arco says, "If they touch my office I swear to God."
Oros says, "Which one."
Kittra arrives from the south.
Taelis says to Arco, "Burn them all."
Kildrux snickers.
Oros peers at Arco.
Arco says to Oros, "The only God."
Cayden says, "Yes, they invaded to get to your secret wine cabinet."

 Navolin <Southland> found one, was able to dispatch it, running a patrol now.

Dolzbo leaves south.
Kildrux looks at Kittra.
Fahmi looks at Danya.
Kalisse grins at Arco.
Kaynik asks, "Did someone check the festival fields?"
Fahmi looks at Dallia.
Arco says to Cayden, "I have a vintage red from 1497 in there."
Arco scowls.
Hrung says, "Patrols are being run."
Vizier says to Kaynik, "We will shortly."
Maaz says, "They better not have destroyed my decorations."
Maaz huffs mightily.
Kaynik nods.
Fahmi looks at Gralnok.
Cayden says, "We'll see soon enough."
Orikan says to Vizier, "Stunned by your graceful presence I'm sure, Your Highness."
Oros says, "Bershnah is Trolahkian for 'dumbass'."
Hrung says, "Also likely how he lost his comission."
Alwar laughs.
Fahmi looks at Fahmi.
Kalisse grins at Oros.
Cayden says, "East is clear."

Arco whispers to Kildrux.
Arco smiles at Kildrux.
Kildrux grunts at Arco.
Zolixa says to Kildrux in trolahkian, "Good luck learning it."
Arco laughs.
Dolzbo arrives from the west.
Dolzbo leaves east.


Grand Road - Darmahk

   Grand Road ends at the steps of the Palace. The Palace towers above the other
structures in this area of Darmahk, its massive stone steps an odd visage with
the remainder of the area. Grand Road crosses Palace Street which leads east and
west from in front of the Palace.

   East and West - Palace Street

   Obvious exits: north, west, east and south.

Dolzbo leaves east.
Orikan says in malor, "I don't speak Trolahkian, but I do speak this."
Elene grins.
Kildrux says, "I need one a those trolahkian scrolls."
Kildrux says in malor, "Hey so do I."
Kildrux grins.
Xesta offers a smile towards the Palace.
Navolin leaves east.
Orikan beams at Kildrux.
Kildrux says in nykan, "And this."
Dolzbo arrives from the east.
Kaynik says something in common.
Elenna looks at Everly.
Orikan says to Kildrux in nykan, "So do I!"
Cayden says, "I speak two languages. Common and bad common."
Kildrux laughs.
Brendor looks at Everly.
Alwar chuckles at Kaynik.
Elene giggles.
Navolin says, "Not finding anymore right now."
Vizier says to Cayden, "I speak all the languages. They are just boasting at
                        their linguistic abilities."
Xesta says, "It's like we could've kept ourselves unarmed and been fine."
Xesta smiles blankly.
Cayden grins.
Navolin says, "You never know."
Zolixa grins at Xesta.
Leoxian grins at Xesta.
Cayden says to Vizier, "Had a hunch you would. I'm sure your schooling vastly outweighs any of ours."
Kildrux says, "I wonder if they're wandering in circles..."
Kildrux chuckles.

Darmahk - Festival Field

   The massive festival field has been transformed by ribbons and banners of
decoration, brightly colored streamers of deep red, and bold gold lining a main
thoroughfare leading from the entrance right up to an enormous pavilion. Regal
seats have been arranged as prominent placement behind a low table, soft
cushions adding comfort to the elegant arrangement where the most honored guests
may recline for the festivities. Smaller pavilions branch off on either side,
enough seating and dining space to fit the general masses. All along the walkway
there are large fabric banners, embroidered with the marks unique to each guild,
while those closest to the seating have been decorated to represent the strength
of Darmahk and Pirshah combined.

   Obvious exits: north, west, east and south.

Xesta looks around at the area and smiles brightly, "Maaz, you did wonderful!"

Trok says, "I imagine they are all in Arco's office, touching all his stuff and laughing."
Arco nods at Trok.
Leoxian says, "Wow."
Arco says to Trok, "I'll drink with them after."
Feyre says, "Wow, everything looks excellent."

Masterwarden and two palace guards arrive from the north.

Quokas bows.
Xesta curtseys respectfully before the Masterwarden.
Trok bows.
Cayden bows deeply to the Masterwarden.
Navolin bows to the Masterwarden upon his arival.
Feyre bows to Masterwarden.
Kaynik dips his head respectfully to the Masterwarden.
Trok bows.
Orikan bows low towards the Master Warden.
Maaz bows low in a show of deep respect to the Masterwarden.
Squire lowers her head in respect to the Masterwarden.
Leoxian bows respectfully towards the masterwarden.
Ona bows deeply to the Masterwarden.
Vallar bows.
Dolzbo takes a knee and bows his head to the Masterwarden.
Colbeh bows.
Ozza bows.
Taelis bows respectfully to the Masterwarden.
Hrung bows to Masterwarden.
Colbeh looks at Masterwarden.
Sevir inclines his head in respect to the Master Warden.
Johrim bows.
Mythe places a hand over his mouth and lowers his head with deference.
Kiya bows to Masterwarden.
Zaraia bows to the Masterwarden.
Oros thumps the butt of his spear to the ground once before dropping to a knee in a show of respect.
Lorsh bows respectfully toward the Master Warden.
Danya curtseys.
Wynst bows deeply.

The Vizier is helped from the palanquin by servants as the parade ends!

The Masterwarden says authoritatively, "Greetings, Princess Siirah!"
The Masterwarden says authoritatively, "The Overseer, Greatness upon his name, is pleased that 
your mother, the wonderful Empress, has entrusted our city to your care."

The Vizier says authoritatively, "Thank you for the grand welcome to 
Darmahk. I look forward to my time here, as does my mother."

The Masterwarden smiles.
The Masterwarden says authoritatively, "The Overseer will be here shortly
and will formally give you your special position."

The Vizier smiles and dips her head.

The Vizier says authoritatively, "I look forward to seeing him once more.
To working with you and the Grand Overseer."

The Masterwarden nods.

Sevir <Council> If any of the Kingdom are still wielding, they need to not be in the Overseer's presence.

Kittra <Council> May wish to mention that to the whole kingdom 

A portal opens and the Overseer appears!

Sevir <Kingdom> Any Nordens who might still be wielding weapons, lower them in
                 the presence of the Master Warden and Overseer.  The threat is over.
                 
Hrung drops to one knee and punches the ground.
Kittra has reconnected.
Overseer smiles at Vizier.
Danya curtseys.
Oros drops to one knee, lowering a fist to the ground in reverence, with his head lowered.
Xesta curtseys deeply and remains there, eyes at the ground.
Merek bows.
Fahmi pokes Danya.
Orikan eyes the portal for a moment as he then notices the Overseer stepping out. He lowers and kneels down as he bows his head.
Cayden drops to one knee, putting his fist to the ground.
Theas bows to Overseer.
Maaz bows deeply in respect to the Overseer.
The Squire lowers her head in respect to the Overseer.
Dolzbo drops to one knee and punches the ground.
Wynst takes to a deep bow.
Trok bows low before the Overseer, eyes downcast.
Navolin drops to one knee, his spear touching the ground in his right hand, his left hand, that's balled 
into a fist on the ground as he bows to the Overseer.
Kalisse curtsies deeply.
Kildrux places his fist over his heart, holding it there as he bows in a cordial manner.
Gralnok bows.
Kaynik bows to Overseer.
Fahmi asks, "Should all gears be remove too?"
Taelis bows respectfully to the Overseer.
Ona drops to one knee, lowering a fist to the ground.
Alwar bows to Overseer.
Lorsh lowers into a deep bow, averting his eyes.
Vallar bows and looks to the ground.
Brendor bows to Overseer.
Masterwarden bows to Overseer.
Kildrux looks at Overseer.
Feyre drops to one knee as the Overseer arrives.
Ozza glances uneasilly at the portal opening, then, noticing who it is, she bows deeply and respectfully.
Sevir lowers his head in respect to the Overseer.
Azria places a fist over her heart and gives a low bow of respect to the Overseer.
Fahmi bows deeply.
Elene courtseys deeply, lowering her eyes.
Borgan bows to Overseer.
Quokas bows.
Followed behind by the large Elephant spirit, Leoxian takes a step forward. He then lowers himself onto 
one knee bowing his head lowly and respectfully as he tucks his hand into his chest for the Overseer and 
then the Vizier. In imitation of Leoxian's actions, the spirit curls its trunk and bows his large head in
respectful homage, his ears fanning out as he does so.
Everly bows.
Elenna bows to Overseer.
Kiya bows deeply.
Danya curtseys again to overseer and master-warden.
Colbeh bows to Overseer.
Hrung looks at Overseer.
Navolin blinks at Hrung.
Navolin says to Hrung, "Don't ever let me catch you doing that again."
Johrim bows respectfully to the Overseer.
Maaz clasps her hands together, attempting to contain her excitement as she observes the ceremony.
Johrim bows respectfully to the Overseer.

The Overseer says with power, "Welcome Siirah, it is good to see you again."
The Overseer takes the Vizier's hand and kisses the back formally.
The Vizier smiles up at the Overseer and as he kisses the back of her hand, she dips her head in acknowledgement and formality.

The Vizier says authoritatively, "It is a pleasure to see you again, Overseer. Thank 
you for this wonderful welcome."

The Overseer says with power, "We are blessed seven times to have thee here and to 
have a Vizier here for our palace. Your mother was wise and generous to have you come."

The Overseer says with power, "With that I will make the formal declaration. If you 
would please come forward in the center of this group and kneel."

The Vizier steps into the center of the gathering and with innate grace, she lowers down to both of her knees, 
bowing her head before the Overseer.

The Overseer spreads his hands wide and a power decends in a circular pattern around the Vizier.

Xesta's lips split into a wide smile as the Vizier moves, but keeps her eyes
lowered to only observe this.
Merek eventually stands up from the bowing, but his gaze is politely kept to the side, more on the Vizier, as to avoid 
the social faux pas of looking at the Overseer.
Alcissa lowers herself to her knees and obases herself before the nobility.

A cadence of voices sounds from the Palace, "Blessed are ye to be ye and be here. 
Thy countenance is bolder in the service of the Overseer."

The Overseer says with power, "Sirrah, do ye take this honor to serve my
house, my palace, my people as the left hand of the Overseer. The Vizier of the Palace, in fact?"

The Vizier says authoritatively, "With the blessings of the Jewel of Pirshah and with respect 
and great honor, I do."

The Overseer says with power, "You are accepted. Yeah, verily, yea!"
The Masterwarden says authoritatively, "Yea, verily, yea!"
Hrung exclaims loudly, "Yea, Verily, Yea!"
Oros exclaims, "Yea, verily, yea!"
Xesta follows up with a, "Yea, verily, yea!"
Navolin says, "Yay, verily yay."
Leoxian exclaims, "Yea, Verily, Yea!"
Ona says, "Yea, verily yea."
Maaz cheers, "Yea, verily, yea!"
Palace guard exclaims, "Yea, verily, yea!"
Dolzbo exclaims, "Yea Verily Yea!"
Cayden exclaims, "Yea, verily, yea!"
Lorsh exclaims loudly, "Yea verily, yea!"
Kuenoji guard exclaims, "Yea, verily, yea!"
Kildrux <Knight> not this again, my mind can't take it.
Taelis exclaims, "Yea, verily, yeah!"
Oros exclaims, "Yea, verily, yea!"
<Knight> Kildrux chuckles
Elene exclaims, "Yeah, Varily, Yeah!"
Ozza <Knight> I presume this is just for the sudens?
Azria <Knight> It's an.. odd custom.
Azria <Knight> I assume so. I am not doing it
Kildrux <Knight> Yes
Danya says, "Yea, verily."

The Overseer says with power, "It is with the power vested in me that I grant ye this honor, 
Rise Vizier for ye are now the Palace Vizier, left hand to my person."
The Vizier rises to her feet quickly and easily with perfect posture. She steps to the Overseer's left side.

Fahmi thinks carefully.
Xesta's eyes widen and she smiles brightly, clapping her hands together softly in celebration.
The Overseer says authoritatively, "As this is your honor, I know that many have come to honor 
thee. I shall turn the time over to the Master Warden for the ceremony and festival."
Theas applauds.
Kaynik claps.
 Ozza <Knight> We really need to speak to them about improving customs during
               special functions. I am slightly uneased not knowing what we're sposed to be doing or not doing
Maaz cheers enthusiastically!
Maaz coughs.
Maaz claps quietly.
Navolin grins at Maaz.
Vizier smiles at Overseer.
Maaz grins.
Elene smiles as she claps quietly.
Ssaestra the tiger hisses.
Navolin lightly taps the butt of his spear against the ground in a tribal celebration.
Azria <Knight> I am glad that our practices are so much more tidy when our nobility show
<Knight> Kildrux grins
Johrim <Knight> I agree all the confusion of should we shouldn't we does not help things

The Overseer steps into a circle of energy and disappears.

Levina smiles softly.
Feyre brings her hands together in sharp applause for the proceedings.
The Vizier says authoritatively, "May all the blessings of the Empire be
upon the Grand Overseer, his right hand, the Master Warden and the citizens of Darmahk."
Minsen cheers enthusiastically!
The Masterwarden says authoritatively, "Indeed."
Elene claps.
The Masterwarden says authoritatively, "I know there are some presentations. Who was to lead this?"
Xesta looks towards Maaz with a proud smile.
Minsen looks at Pazreal.
Maaz lifts a hand, suddenly shy, "I have organized some things for honoring the Vizier."
Minsen smiles at Maaz.
The Masterwarden says authoritatively, "You may begin as you see fit Maaz. Thank you."
Masterwarden nods at Maaz.
Leoxian smiles and looks over towards Maaz.
Kildrux clasps his hands together behind his back, keeping his feet spread and
his posture at ease.

Maaz turns to face the Vizier, bowing deeply to her, "As the leader of Traders
please accept my most sincere welcome to Darmahk! My guild has worked diligently
to present to you a fine feast. Please allow my porters to present one of every
menu item to you, then they will arrange the platters for everyone in the dining
aread to the west."

Pazreal whispers to Feyre.
Vizier smiles at Maaz, "That would be most lovely. Thank you, Trades Master."
Porter Doe drops a Spicy alligator bites.
Porter Doe drops a Steak and mushrooms.
Porter Doe drops a Traders delight.
Porter Doe drops a red dragon cherry liqueur chocolate.
Porter Doe drops a Net of chocolate crown coins.
Porter Doe drops a Net of chocolate gold coins.
Porter Doe drops a Net of chocolate silver coins.
Porter Doe drops a Net of chocolate copper coins.
Porter Doe drops a Peppermint ice wand.
Porter Doe drops a Candy skullipop.
Xesta's cheeks gain a hint of pink as the dishes are set out.

Darmahk - Festival Field

   The massive festival field has been transformed by ribbons and banners of
decoration, brightly colored streamers of deep red, and bold gold lining a main
thoroughfare leading from the entrance right up to an enormous pavilion. Regal
seats have been arranged as prominent placement behind a low table, soft
cushions adding comfort to the elegant arrangement where the most honored guests
may recline for the festivities. Smaller pavilions branch off on either side,
enough seating and dining space to fit the general masses. All along the walkway
there are large fabric banners, embroidered with the marks unique to each guild,
while those closest to the seating have been decorated to represent the strength
of Darmahk and Pirshah combined.

   Obvious exits: north, west, east and south.

Vizier (seated traquily)
Two Kuenoji guards
Pirshah servant

In attendance:
Fahmi.
Alcissa.
Zolixa.
Feyre.
Soldier Ice.
Soldier Windy.
Soldier Winter.
Soldier Blizzard.
Xesta.
Two Palace guards.
Masterwarden.
Navolin.
Kittra.
Danya.
Water elemental.
Ssaestra the tiger.
Kalisse.
Spirit totem Ant.
Arco.
Dallia.
Johrim.
Ozza.
Kildrux.
Minsen.
Elenna.
Azria.
Wynst.
Spirit totem Wolverine.
Zaraia.
Elene.
Mythe.
Deia.
Orikan.
Pazreal.
Pareia.
Colbeh.
Porter Fawn.
Porter Buck.
Porter Doe.
Maaz.
Theas.
Sevir.
Alwar.
Spirit totem Elephant.
Leoxian.
Kaynik.
Taelis.
Everly.
Apo the magical panther
Brendor.
Levina.
Brownie the magical panther
Gralnok.
Kiya.
Ona.
Oros.
Hrung.
Rynna.
Cayden.
Trok.
Santhia the magical panther
Quokas.
Vallar.
Borgan.
Merek.
Raiden the tiger.
Lorsh.
Dolzbo.

Food on Display:
Strawberry agave salted lemonade.
Luxurious darmahkian wine.
Whiskey on the rocks.
Citrus cucumber fizz.
Dark darmahkian roast.
Tumbler of southern sweet tea.
Chipped cookie and ice cream.
Pirshian lamb curry.
Salmon fillet with basmati rice.
Garlic lemon seafood dip.
Kale apple cheddar salad.
Candy skullipop.
Peppermint ice wand.
Net of chocolate copper coins.
Net of chocolate silver coins.
Net of chocolate gold coins.
Net of chocolate crown coins.
Red dragon cherry liqueur chocolate.
Traders delight.
Steak and mushrooms.
Spicy alligator bites.

The Vizier's eyes widen as she takes in the full spread before her.
Xesta chews at her lip as she watches the reaction.
The Masterwarden says authoritatively, "That is quite a bit of food. Well done."
Maaz bows her head, "As the feast begins, I have asked for two of our suden druids to perform a 
story telling for your enjoyment."
Maaz nods at Feyre.
Maaz nods at Pazreal.
The Masterwarden smiles at Maaz.
The Masterwarden steps back and watches with interest.
The Vizier says authoritatively, "What a feast, along with a story. This will be wonderful."
Dallia lights up in a proud smile and glances between Pazreal and Feyre.
The Vizier looks at Luxurious darmahkian wine.
Pazreal glances around at everyone as he stands, eyes going from dignitaries and officials. Anyone close to him hears 
the words "no pressure..." said probably to himself.
Feyre says, "We welcome you with honor and good will, Vizier. I am Feyre of the
             Glass Hawk, and my counterpart is druid Pazreal of Darmahk. We will
             be telling you A Traveler's Tale today, inspired by your very
             arrival in our fine city."
Pazreal bows his head to the Vizier as his name's mentioned.

With a large, leather bound tome in hand, Feyre steps forward. Upon lifting
the heavy cover of the book, a stray breeze winds its way through hair, and fur,
and fine silks alike to stir the pages of the tome, flipping them rapidly until
they appear to land precisely where she wants them. Anyone close enough to see
the surface of these particular pages will note that they are composed primarily
of pictures with only a few sentences on each page.

The Vizier smiles at the pair of Druids.

Pazreal steps forward at the same time, sorting a few things out in his
pouches and glancing over at Feyre, seemingly preparing for the druidess before
he responds. They exchange brief nods before she begins to speak.
Feyre draws her fingertips over the first page in a moment of quiet
preparation and then begins to speak in clear, slow tones. "A call went out
across the lands: a Princess had arrived. Every city, town, and tribe was
teeming with excitement and activity as each prepared the finest gifts and
offerings to welcome her suitably. And so, amidst this happy chaos, a lone
traveler began his journey." Whiskey eyes tilt sidelong as her attention shifts
to Pazreal, waiting expectantly.

Pazreal had gone back to fussing with his pouches but, on hearing the pause,
glances around and steps forward another pace, a raised hand identifying himself
as this traveler, then nodding quickly to Feyre again.

Feyre continues with eyes on her counterpart, "The lone traveler set off on a
journey to see the Princess' arrival, pondering what a green druid such as
himself could offer someone who surely had everything she might desire. Five
days, he walked along a winding road, and observed the preparations for the
festivities as he did."

The Vizier takes the glass of sweet tea and raises it to her lips. She takes a sip 
but her eyes never leave Feyre and Pazreal as they entertain.

The wind stirs the pages of that tome once more, turning one for Feyre as she
narrates, whiskey-gold eyes raising to the Vizier as she speaks, "The traveler
continued his journey to the city, pace quickening as anxiety about his lack of
gift grew and grew. Upon seeing a pair of powerful trolahks making the same
voyage as himself, our traveler's thoughts turned to the mighty Warriors..."
Deia's mossy green gaze focuses on her faithmates as they perform. There is
clear pride on her expression as her dimples are evident in abundance and those
sage orbs glimmer with avid interest.

Pazreal glances off to the side at several warriors in attendance at this
event, finding Cayden and Navolin and Hrung with a nod before he speaks his
thoughts aloud, Were I a great and powerful warrior, I could surely present the
head of a mighty beast I had slain in the Princesss honor.

Cayden looks at Feyre.

Feyre says, "Our young druid pondered this as he knelt along the roadside, his
             thoughts wandering away from him as he called on a blessing he had
             so often before. Glancing down, he found a curious flower in the
             cup of his hands. Not the one he had called for, but one fitting
             indeed: a butterfly weed, blood red and yellow hues contrasting
             themselves against his dirty palms. Familiar with this flower he
             chuckled softly to himself..."

Johrim listens quietly as Pazreal continues his story.
Pazreal says, "Ah, a Bloodflower Yes. A suitable ode to the Guild of Blood, I
               will keep this to remind me of their strength and honor."
Pazreal drops a Bloodflower
Elene walks over to stand next to Ozza as she listens.

Feyre says, "He rose once more to continue his journey, still none the wiser as
             to what gift a lone druid could present to do the coming day
             justice."
The Vizier looks at Bloodflower.

Feyre speaks a little more softly, as if giving voice to a secret. "As the day
of the celebrations drew nearer, so too did our traveler come closer to Darmahk,
his heart pounding double time in his chest. He still had no gift to give at
all. And so he walked, and he fretted, and he fretted as he walked, stopping
only when he noticed a figure nestled deep in a copse of trees nearby. An eerie
purple glow emanated from this place, its source a spectral flame held in the
figure's palm. Something told the traveler he should not approach, and so he
watched from a distance as the mystic engaged in mysteries the traveler might
never understand. But even in this lack of comprehension, there was a sense of
wonder, and so he began to chant... and before him sprouted a curious flower: a
single sprig of eyebright."

Pazreal drops a Ethereal eyebright.
The Vizier looks at Ethereal eyebright.

Understanding dawned on the traveler when he realized the significance of this
flower. "Eyebright..." Pazreal says thoughtfully, "To see further, to see more
clearly, to see things shrouded in mystery. Very good." And so he gathered up
this delicate piece of flora with care and continued on his way.

Feyre turns another page and continues with an increasing sense of urgency
weaving its way into this tale, "Three days remain and our apprentice druid
wanders onwards, inspiration waning with the setting sun as he happens across an
itinerant priest of the Lord Dahkoar. The cleric kneels in prayer at a rest stop
on the road, a veil of shadow stretching across the ground before him. Being a
man who honors the Lord as well as his service to Ateraan, our traveler stops to
join with the priest in prayer..."

Pazreal kneels where he is and lowers his head, "Lord Dahkoar, your wisdom is
as vast as your dominance in these lands. Let me see clearly through your
darkness and expel my ignorance in this task."
Brendor looks at Pazreal.

As Pazreal ends his spoken prayer, Feyre continues, "When his eyes open, they
are drawn down to a single umbral flower growing from the weeds near to where he
knelt. Reaching out to take it, and noting its petals are as dark as the stuff
of shadows themselves, he offers it to the priest who curiously refuses and
tells him to keep it, that it may remind him of the Lord's divinity. He shrugs,
and once rested, continues."

Pazreal drops a Black calla lily
The Vizier looks at Black calla lily

Feyre says, "Upon reaching the grand walls of Darmahk, the traveler passed
             through them only to be met by the bustling of citizens left and
             right. He noticed most of all the Traders of the city, hard at
             work: he could hear the hammering from a nearby forge as weapons
             and armours were tended to, smell the tantalizing aromas of food
             being prepared, see people running to and fro with beautiful bolts
             of cloth and handfuls of brightly colored gemstones." A smile,
             small but true, is afforded to those Traders gathered nearby, their
             food displayed proudly. "Inspired, he knelt right there at the side
             of the street and a flower sprung up from between cobblestones."

Pazreal holds with care a pale yellow lotus in the palms of his hands,
studying it thoughtfully. It was not the flower he had anticipated. He had
expected goldenrod for wealth, or amaryllis for artistic endeavours, but slowly
understanding dawned on him. "Rebirth," he considers the lotus' core meaning.
"What is it that those who create do, if not allow things to be reborn through
their talents by their hands? A fitting ode, indeed."

Pazreal drops a Golden wheel lotus.
The Vizier looks at Golden wheel lotus.

Feyre turns another page and reads from a page without words, guided by the
illustrations rendered upon it, "The traveler begins to feel some panic as the
celebration is today, and all he has is an armful of flowers. He pauses to
reflect on what he saw in his travels: honor and strength, mysticism and
mystery, creativity and prosperity, shadow and dominance. And as he reflects on
the fierceness of this place he calls home, an eye-catching flower sprouts from
the ground right before him, unfurling its leaves and petals before his eyes. He
did not call for it, and yet there it was - exactly what he needed."
Pazreal kneels down on the ground, holding out his hand palm down, making as
if to pluck the flower from the ground before he stops, whispering loudly enough
to be heard in the surrounding area, "Belladonna Nightshade... As beautiful as
you are deadly."

Pazreal turns his hand over and held in his palm is a flower of that very
name. Infamous for its danger, striking in appearance, this flower has earned
its reputation as can be seen in the care with which even experienced druidic
hands bestow upon it.

Pazreal drops a Deadly nightshade.
The Vizier looks at Deadly nightshade.

Feyre watches closely, eyes on the flower as it rests so silently, so
innocently. She continues without looking back at the page, "As our young druid
plucked the flower from its spiritual bed and very carefully placed it with the
others he collected, realization dawned on him that the gift he had spent days
contemplating and seeking was right there in his hands. It had been all along."

The Vizier smiles.

Feyre concludes the narration with a certain seriousness and a quiet pride, "A
bouquet of blooms inspired by the southlands and its peoples. Within it were
ways to strengthen hearts and to stop them; ways to guide the spirit and to grow
it; the means to inspire creativity and to act on it; tools to heal and tools to
harm; ways to dominate one's enemies and to mend one's friends. By placing this
final flower in the bunch - the nightshade, one representing the duality of the
Sudenlands and of Darmahk, a bloom so beautiful and so deadly, this single
bouquet summed up everything he wished to say to a Princess without compare. A
true Vizier." This said, she allows Pazreal to have the final act.

Pazreal gathers the flowers that are laid out before him and quickly arranges
them in a tidy bouquet, picking up the nightshade last of all and adding it
front and center, he takes the remaining steps to stand before the Princess, a
slightly nervous bow as he offers her the gift. "I would strongly recommend you
dont eat the berries on the purple one in the middle, your Highness." a
whispered caution as his eyes lookup at the Princess from the bow.

Pazreal gives a Bloodflower, a Ethereal eyebright, a Black calla lily, 
a Golden wheel lotus and a Deadly nightshade to the Vizier.

The Vizier takes the Darmahk-inspired bouquet within her arms and smiles at both
The Vizier inhales the scent of the flowers, pleased with what she finds.

Pazreal bows deeply to the Princess and steps backwards until he rejoins Feyre, taking her hand as he stands beside her.
The Masterwarden smiles at Pazreal.
Maaz claps her hands together with enthusiastic applause.
Fahmi looks at Fahmi.
Feyre takes Pazreal's hand, warm and familiar, and guides him into a bow with
him as the tale concludes.
Arco claps.
Pazreal and Feyre.
Colbeh smiles.
Dallia beams happily and claps for her fellow druids.
Feyre cannot help but to share a rare grin, tapered ears turning a little red.
Levina smiles.
Minsen smiles.
Fahmi smiles.
The Vizier says authoritatively, "Thank you for the beautiful flowers and the entertaining story. 
It was well done and a truly inspiring representation of your guild and paths."

Pazreal bows deeply again, Feyre lowering with him in acknowledgment of the praise.
Feyre bows to Vizier in quiet thanks.
Raiden the tiger stretches.

The Masterwarden says authoritatively, "Enjoy the continuance of the event Vizier Siirah. I must go 
to the palace but will return."

The Masterwarden and two palace guards leave north.

Maaz bestows a grateful smile towards Feyre and Pazreal, admiration evident in
her expression as she continues, "In line with their gift, please allow the
other guild representatitves to likewise bestow their well wishings upon you."
Looking at the crowd she asks, "I believe Cayden presents for the Warriors."
Azria has reconnected.

Cayden steps forward respectfully and bows at the waist in greeting. As he
rises he speaks, "Since long before they were a guild in Darmahk, the Warriors
were a poweful tribe, who used the laws of the hunt as a guide to craft and hone
themselves into mighty strategists and battlemasters. As such, the traditions
that crafted the warriors of the past are the foundation from which we continue
to forge new Blood and new brethren. The oldest and mightiest symbol of this
grand tradition of the hunt is the warrior's spear. Each warrior learns to not
only wield one but craft one, so that no two spear is truly alike. To that end,
the tribe of Blood gifts to you this spear. While ornamental in design it is
crafted to be just like our battle spears: unique and steeped in tradition. We
hope you would honor us by accepting this token of our admiration."

Cayden looks at Wood warrior spear.
Cayden gives a Wood warrior spear to the Vizier.
The Vizier looks at Wood warrior spear.
Cayden steps backwards with another respectful bow.

Vizier takes the spear in both of her hands and inspects it slowly. She lifts her gaze and smiles at Cayden and the other Warriors.
The Vizier says authoritatively, "An honorable gift and one I shall cherish. Thank you, Tribe of Blood."
Cayden smiles gratefully.
Maaz beams brightly.
Leoxian smiles.
Dolzbo lowers his head to the Vizier.
Navolin nods to the vizier, grabbing his own spear tightly from within his hands.
Hrung grunts and thumps his own spearbutt on the ground.

Maaz offers from her position, "I believe next we have Kalisse of the Shaman to present their welcoming gift."

Masterwarden <Southland> The Overseer is pleased with all of the work and
                          protection and welcome you have given to the Vizier. Well done, continue with honor.
                          
Pazreal listens to the account accompanying the fine gift attentively, nodding
along with the warrior leader.

Kalisse steps forward and sinks into a deep curtsy before the Princess, her
head bowed respectfully. She rises and then smiles as she nods toward those of
the Collective also in attendance, pausing to allow for them to do the same.
Feyre studies the wood Warrior spear with deep interest for a few moments longer before 
shifting her attention to watch Kalisse.
Moving forwards with her wolverine, Zaraia would give a bow to the Vizier and stand beside Kalisse.

Followed behind by the large Elephant spirit, Leoxian takes a step forward as
Kalisse hands moves forward He bows lowly and respectfully as he tucks his hand
towards his chest for the Vizier. In imitation of Leoxian's actions, the spirit
curls its trunk and bows his large head in respectful homage, his ears fanning
out as he does so, only to both take a step back towards the crowd.

Wynst moves forward slightly, bowing deeply, before stepping back once more.
Arco lowly bows to the Vizier.
While paying attention to all and nodding, the Vizier gives a little smile to the bowing elephant.

Everyone now settled, Kalisse says in a soft voice to the Princess, "Your
grace, please accept these gifts from the Shaman Guild of Darmahk as tokens of
our warmest welcome."

Kalisse gives a Wood keepsake box to the Vizier.
Navolin returns to his original position.
Kalisse gives a Shamanic pentacle pendant to the Vizier.
Kalisse gives a Shamanic robe to the Vizier.
Vizier looks at Wood keepsake box.
Kalisse smiles.
Azria stops guarding you.
The Vizier slowly, and with great care, inspects each gift, her smile growing as she does so.
Vizier looks at Shamanic pentacle pendant.
Vizier looks at Shamanic robe.
Kalisse smiles a little wider too.
Vizier holds her hand out with the palm up and focuses.
A low burning purple flame expands and burns in the center of Vizier's hand.
Vizier smiles through the flame and nods her head to the Collective.

Orikan glances at the flame, "Well, that was unexpected."
Kalisse brightens at the appearance of the purple flame.
Cayden grins.
Vizier (holding a burning flame).

The Vizier says authoritatively, "Most revered symbols of the Lord of Darkness. These gifts are 
priceless and are fine representations of Dahkoar. I am blessed by your gifting of them and thank you."
Levina smiles.
Trok bows low again and steps back. "Youa re most welcomee, Vizier."
Maaz beams a radiant smile at Trok, then bows before the Vizier once again.
"To finish the giving of gifts, please accept these humble tributes from my
guild of Traders. We wished to honor you beyond the feast, and I hope the items
are a pleasant compliment to your wardrobe."

Porter Buck drops a Sanguine corseted gown.
Porter Buck drops a Horned shamanic headdress.
Maaz gets a Sanguine corseted gown from the Darmahk - Festival
Field.
Maaz gets a Horned shamanic headdress from the Darmahk -
Festival Field.
Maaz gives a Sanguine corseted gown to the Vizier.
Maaz gives a Horned shamanic headdress to the Vizier.
Xesta smiles at Maaz proudly.
The Vizier looks at Sanguine corseted gown.
Leoxian grins some as he watches.
Navolin whispers to Maaz.
Kalisse smiles.
Maaz swats at Buck and waggles a finger at him for dropping the items clumsily.
The Vizier looks at Horned shamanic headdress.
Maaz nods at Navolin.
The Vizier eyes light up with delight at the headdress.
Feyre watches on admiringly, giving a little nod to Maaz.
Xesta says, "Our Tradesmistress Maaz is responsible for these most amazing
             designs, Vizier. It is an honor to be able to present the talent
             within our guild."
Pazreal says, "A rare talent."
Leoxian smiles at Xesta.
Pazreal smiles at Maaz.
Leoxian smiles at Maaz.
Kaynik smiles.
Feyre nods in agreement.
Maaz blushes happily, bowing her head before she speaks up, "We have also
fashioned commemorative pins for everyone else gathered. Please feel free to
take one with you if you should like a momento of this honored day!"
Pazreal asks to Maaz, "You just threw those together while organizing the whole event?"
The Vizier says authoritatively, "Primal and elegant, feminine and fearsome all at once. 
A fine represenation of my new home and a most generous gift."
Porter Fawn drops forty Darmahk honored pins.
Pazreal admires Maaz.
Lorsh gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Dolzbo gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Leoxian gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Pazreal gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Brendor gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Lorsh deftly pins the pin to his lapel.
Lorsh equips Darmahk honored pin.
Wynst gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Leoxian gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Alwar gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Leoxian gives a Darmahk honored pin to Xesta.
Feyre gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Rynna gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Fahmi gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Theas gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Theas equips Darmahk honored pin.
Fahmi equips Darmahk honored pin.
Gralnok gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Cayden gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Johrim gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Danya gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Navolin gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Elenna gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Zaraia gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Navolin looks at Darmahk honored pin.
Ozza gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Hrung gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Feyre equips Darmahk honored pin. 
Kalisse gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Kiya gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Sevir gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Borgan gets a Darmahk honored pin from the Darmahk - Festival Field.
Xesta exclaims, "There are fewer pins than guests here, so if you aren't able to
                 get one, let me know and I'll make you one!"
Maaz says, "I will craft one as well if anyone would like and misses out on the
            supply here."
Fahmi thanks Maaz.

The Vizier rises to her feet.

The Vizier looks at Darmahk honored pin.
This commemorative pin has been intricately carved out of polished ivory,
enhanced by tiny gemstones that artfully depict a scene beneath the gleam of
transparent resin. Perhaps twice the size of a crown coin, the pin is decorated
as a brilliant red dragon, wings spread wide, head held proud as it gazes out
from the confines of this decorative adornment. As dragons are wont to do in
fantasy tales, this bold creature holds within his grasp a golden shield,
embossed with the royal emblem of the Pirshian empire. The coveted treasure is
clearly of great importance and meaning, secured in a near loving embrace by the
deadly beast. A long stretch of parchment scroll unfolds below the perch, upon
this blank expanse a delicate script reads, 'Welcome the Vizier 1522'.
Clothing Designed by Maaz.

Vizier <World> Glorious Darmahk, led by the Grand Overseer, your welcome this
               evening is beyond words. The most beautiful, treasured of gifts
               from each guild to the story and feast. I am honored to serve as
               the Left Hand of the Grand Overseer.

Feyre says, "These will make fantastic memories, and will be worn with pride. Thank you."
Kildrux looks at Kittra.
Brendor smiles.
Dolzbo says, "It goes perfectly with my armour."


Sorceress <World> Well well well, little sister. Isn't it nice that mum sent you
                  all the way to Darmahk to serve the Overseer. I wonder what
                  you did to grant such an honorific to an untalented princess?

Maaz exclaims, "If anyone else had brought gifts to present the Vizier, now
                would be the perfect time!"
Leoxian hmms.
Kalisse blinks.
Kildrux scowls.
Fahmi blinks.
Hrung muses in thought.
Theas peers about.

Vizier <World> Tiirah, the order of our birth is unknown, you know this well.

Vizier's lips draw into a straight line.
Kildrux scowls.
Maaz bites her lip.

Sorceress <World> I only know that I am the talented one between us. And I left
                  to serve the true King of the Southlands. Honor to the
                  Warlord. You are nothing but a second thought. It is I who
                  should have come to instruct and assist. It is I who am the
                  one with power!

"Sisters," Feyre intones dryly. "Am I right?"
Ozza says, "Putting business out on the world link... Classy."
Xesta frowns deeply.
Fahmi blinks.
Rynna says, " yeash, someone isn't to happy."
Borgan hmms.
Rynna says, " they're jellous."
Raiden the tiger licks his paw.
Deia shifts her weight uncomfortably, glancing to her side.
Maaz whispers to Navolin.
Azria hmms.

Vizier <World> How dare you claim such! You didn't leave Pirshah, the Empress
               removed you for your actions.

Colbeh muses in thought.
Navolin whispers to Maaz.
Vizier says, "My twin sister."
Maaz nods at Navolin.
The Vizier says, "She lost favor a long time ago with the Empress."
Xesta asks, "Pray tells, what were her actions?"
Navolin asks to Vizier, "Perhaps some scouting from the blood and military is in
                         ordre in case she sends people on the western roads?"
Ozza asks, "I thought the gates were shut?"
Vizier says, "I should not have to tell. She will show her true self here soon
              enough, if she has not already."

You notice a crackling of energies near the tower of the Fortress.

Ozza says, "Hells..."
Oros says, "Yeah, we'll see this comin' a desert away."
Dolzbo says, "The gates are closed."
Leoxian hmms.
Navolin leaves north.
Orikan says, "I don't think those with mystic powers are going to be stopped by
              a gate."
Kildrux says to Dolzbo, "I'm thinkin that might not matter."
Theas moves his hands in a circular motion and begins chanting. Strange
glowing crystals start to materialize between his hands and spin in a hypnotic fashion.
Brendor grins at Orikan.
Ona grins at Orikan.
Ozza says, "In case we get all our strength sapped in advance, food will not
            help you."
Azria looks at the Vizier.
Zaraia says, "I think you are correct."
Sorceress <World> Mother didn't know talent when she saw it, she was jealous and
                  such...
Fahmi says, "Hope she won't."

Navolin <Militia> the eastern gate is closed once more.
Lorsh sighs.
Leoxian asks, "Should we tell her if she fails what the Warlord does to his magi?"
Leoxian coughs into his hand.
Xesta nudges Leoxian.
Navolin grins at Leoxian.
Rynna hugs Fahmi.
Leoxian follows Xesta.
Dolzbo looks at Dolzbo.
Fahmi hugs Rynna.
Spirit totem Elephant unlinks with Leoxian's spirit and disappears.
Orikan says, "We should probably just leave it to the politicians. Otherwise I'm
              good for protecting someone and killing someone. Or religious
              things. I hear that I'm pretty good with religious things."
Brendor pets Panther.
Vizier <World> You do not deserve to speak of the Jewel of Pirshah. Your greed
               and lack of honor are hardly a talent. You would do well to watch
               your tongue, sister.
Ozza says to Orikan, "I would hope so."
Xesta says, "If something were to happen... we have supplies in the den storage
             room. We can open it as necessary."
Sorceress <World> Silence speaker of lies or feel my wrath!
Minsen peers about.
Cayden stretches out languidly.
Dolzbo takes a guard position near the Vizier.
Merek <Knight> Not sure.
Johrim looks at Elenna.
Ozza says, "Any chance she could fire a bolt or some such out of that tower? A
            gate might not stop her, but a roof might."
            
The Sorceress coalesces a massive meteor above her head and sends it
streaking across the sky toward Vizier!

Merek <Knight> I enjoy them TAUNTING the sorceress to come.
Xesta looks at Vizier.

A massive meteor sent by Sorceress flies into the area and careens into Vizier
exploding with titanic force. she is crushed under the awesome might and power
of this flying rock from the heavens!

Vizier's mystic shroud absorbs some of the damage.
Navolin says, "Shit."
Ozza exclaims, "Duck!"
Orikan touches Vizier and fills her with health.
Xesta says, "Goodness."
Azria looks at Vizier.
Minsen boggles at the concept.
Oros looks at Vizier.
Borgan looks at Vizier.
Leoxian grins.

The Vizier moves her hand in a circle. The air sizzles and a strange
dimensional plane opens as energies shape into a vortex targeting the Sorceress!

Oros says, "Puny meteor."
Leoxian says, "All that, for a drop of blood."

The Vizier sends a spiraling energy vortex through a cosmic plane to explode
into Sorceress with the concussion of a sonic boom!

Sorceress shouts, "Aiiieeeeeee!"

Cayden says, "She didn't sound happy."
Colbeh says, "The outcome was never in doubt."

Vizier <World> Your power is weak. Cease your foolishness!

Navolin says, "She sounded in pain. maybe she knows she's about to die."
Leoxian says, "Because that is the true might of the cosmos of a truly skilled shaman."

 Ozza <Knight> This magic combat stuff is a bit far out of our league. I really
               wish we had ways of combatting it or nullifying it
Navolin looks at Vizier.
Rynna hugs Fahmi.
Rynna hugs Danya.

Vizier draws her gaze to those around her, her voice grim as she says one word. "Prepare."
Dolzbo takes on a weaving stance for combat.
Navolin takes on a weaving stance for combat.
Navolin gets six elven erbs from the Pouch.

Kiya sits down and begins stretching out her limbs.
Navolin says to Leoxian, "I am dragging you with me a second."
Johrim nods.
Johrim thanks Vizier.
Leoxian nods at Navolin.
Leoxian says, "I figured."
Dolzbo says, "Nordens may wield."

The Sorceress angry in smoldering robes declares, "You and those with you
shall pay for your insolence!"

Ozza says, "Who is leading."

**************************************************
<<< An Alarm sounds in the City of Darmahk >>> 

       The Guards report possible danger       
       north of Darmahk city!                
**************************************************

Minsen hmms.
Orikan asks, "Who's leading?"
Xesta says, "North of the city."

     [**** Maaz makes a World Announcement ****]
 [*****************************************************]
The storage room has been opened, full of supplies for
 those who would stand in defense of Darmahk! At this
time all Norden visitors may wield if you fight beside us!
 [*****************************************************]

The Vizier exclaims, "Go! Go defend Darmahk and the Overseer!"
Minsen leaves north.
Xesta, a soldier Blizzard, a soldier Winter, a soldier Windy and a soldier Ice leave north.
Johrim thanks Kaynik.
Orikan nods at Vizier.
Wynst bows to Vizier.
Navolin <Southland> come and follow me at the north gates now
You say, "I will remain with the Vizier."
Kaynik is blessed with health and strength by an angel.
Xesta <Trader> An attack coming from the north, that's... new. I suppose the
                Warlord truly thinks he can take us on.

Oros says, "Alright. Anyone who's coming to kick some ass, follow me."
Lorsh stands up.
Levina follows Theas.
Taelis follows Oros.
Orikan says, "I follow Oros by default, then."
Feyre follows Oros.
Wynst leaves north.
Zaraia follows Oros.
Dolzbo follows Oros.
Kaynik follows Oros.
Elenna follows Oros.
Kalisse arrives from the north.
Kalisse follows Oros.
Cayden follows Oros.
Merek says to Oros, "I'll stand with Darmahk today."
Merek follows Oros.
 Deia <Religion> It is a personal decision, but encouraged.
The Squire gets a bastard sword from the large scabbard {bastard sword}.
The Squire wields a bastard sword.
Oros nods.
Oros says, "Moving out."

Oros, Ona, Orikan, Taelis, Feyre, Brendor, a Apo the magical
panther, Ozza, Gralnok, a Brownie the magical panther, Kiya, Johrim, Colbeh, 
Zaraia, a spirit totem Wolverine, a Moonpaw the tiger, Dolzbo, Kildrux, Alwar, 
a water elemental, Kaynik, an Angel, Elenna, Kalisse, Merek and Cayden leave north.

Vizier <World Darmahk's strength and prowess will be proven tonight! The
                      honorable citizens of Darmahk shall prevail in the name of the
                      Overseer! Long live Darmahk!

Leoxian <Religion> if you do not believe yourself strong enough to fight, buy a
                    crossbow and shoot off the walls
                    
        [**** A Long Battle Ensues ****] 
  [*****************************************************]
   Sent by the Sorceress of the Warlord the massive army 
   were defeated by the skilled and strong defense of 
   Darmahk, led by the Warrior Oros!
  [*****************************************************]
                       
Sorceress <World> Alright. So you have some skill. But mark my words, Siirah,
                  and your defenders. Your predecessors had much more respect
                  and next time I will not be so easy on you.
                  
                  
[**** THE  END ****] 

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