BEFRIEND (verb)

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BEFRIEND is used both to set a certain DEMEANOR for a specific character and to see when friends/enemies are logged in. One can "befriend" up to 50 other characters. Premium subscribers get an additional 25 slots for a total of 75. Besides various verb interactions as defined by demeanor, befriending someone in a friendly or warm manner will automatically INVITE him/her to a table.

>befr
To add a new friend:   BEFRIEND {NAME} {DEMEANOR}
To locate a friend:    BEFRIEND FIND {NAME}
To remove a friend:    BEFRIEND CLEAR {NAME | NUMBER}
To remove all friends: BEFRIEND CLEAR ALL
To see your current friends: BEFRIEND LIST

>befr list
Searching through the lands for your friends...

1. FRIEND 1 was not found in Elanthia. (Friendly)
2. FRIEND 2 was not found in Elanthia. (Warm)
3. FRIEND 3 was not found in Elanthia. (Friendly)
4. FRIEND 4 was not found in Elanthia. (Friendly)
5. FRIEND 5 was not found in Elanthia. (Friendly)
6. FRIEND 6 was not found in Elanthia. (Friendly)
...
22. FRIEND 22 was not found in Elanthia. (Neutral)
23. FRIEND 23 was not found in Elanthia. (Friendly)
24. FRIEND 24 was not found in Elanthia. (Cold)
25. FRIEND 25 was not found in Elanthia. (Friendly)

Done.

Animal Companions

Befriend is also used by rangers to form a permanent bond with their companion.

>befriend tiger 
You approach the orange tiger, preparing to establish the lifelong bond that will connect the two of you forever.  A orange tiger notices your intent with a curious benevolence.
[Once established, your bond with a orange tiger will be PERMANENT.  If you are absolutely sure that this is the companion that you desire, attempt to BEFRIEND the tiger again within the next 15 seconds.]
>befriend tiger 
The orange tiger looks you steadily in the eye and finally nods as if in acceptance.