EXPRESS (verb)

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The EXPRESS is a roleplaying verb has many options for different facial and bodily expressions.

>express
Your face goes blank.
>express help

Usage:
    EXPRESS                                - Get a blank look on your face
    EXPRESS {self}                         - Your expression goes blank as your thoughts turn inward
    EXPRESS {target}                       - Expresses to a target
    EXPRESS {style}                        - Expresses with a style
    EXPRESS {style} {target}               - Expresses to a target with a style
    EXPRESS SET [option]                   - Shows or sets the EXPRESS verb options available.

Where {style} can be one of the following:
    ANGER
    CONCERN
    DISGUST
    FEAR
    JOY
    LOSS
    PUZZLEMENT
    RELIEF


>verb info express
Verb information for verb "EXPRESS":

People targets:
STANDARD       - You can offer (target) only a blank expression.  See also Styles below.
ILLISTIM
  FIRST PERSON - You consider how you could better express yourself in a way
                 that (target) will understand.
  OTHERS       - Person's expression towards (target) gives the impression that
                 perhaps a different approach is in order.
MIST HARBOR    - Choose from additional styles below.
  FIRST PERSON - You glance at (target) and babble, unable to form a coherent thought.
  OTHERS       - Person glances at (target) and babbles, apparently unable to form a coherent thought.

Self target:
STANDARD       - Your expression goes blank as you turn your thoughts inward.  See also Styles below.
ILLISTIM
  FIRST PERSON - You consider how you could better express yourself in a way
                 that (target) will understand.
  OTHERS       - Person presses a hand to her chest, inhaling and exhaling slowly.
MIST HARBOR    - Choose from additional styles below.
  FIRST PERSON - You open and close your mouth several times, unsure of just how to express yourself.
  OTHERS       - Person opens and closes her mouth several times, apparently at a loss for words.

Object targets:
STANDARD       - You can offer (target) only a blank expression.  See also Styles below.
ILLISTIM
  FIRST PERSON - Under your breath, you catalogue the many details of the (target).
  OTHERS       - Person notes, quietly, a few salient particulars of the (target).
MIST HARBOR    - Choose from additional styles below.
  FIRST PERSON - You study (target), looking for any imperfections.
  OTHERS       - Person studies (target) with a critical eye.

Creature targets:
STANDARD       - You can offer (target) only a blank expression.  See also Styles below.
ILLISTIM
  FIRST PERSON - You consider expressing your current state to (target), but remember yourself.
  OTHERS       - Person pauses, considering (target).  A slight shake of her follows.
MIST HARBOR    - Choose from additional styles below.
  FIRST PERSON - You glance at (target) with a look of utter disdain.
  OTHERS       - Person glances at (target) with a look of utter disdain.

No target:
STANDARD       - Your face goes blank.  See also Styles below.
ILLISTIM
  FIRST PERSON - You consider how you could better express yourself in a way that would be understood.
  OTHERS       - Person's expression is thoughtful, but her furrowed brow
                 indicates she's working something out for herself.
MIST HARBOR    - Choose from additional styles below.
  FIRST PERSON - You clench your fists at your sides and take a few deep breaths.
  OTHERS       - Person takes a few deep breaths, fists clenched at her sides.

Styles:
  Anger       - You let out a scream of rage.
  Concern     - You glance about with a look of concern on your face.
  Disgust     - You glance about with a disgusted look on your face.
  Fear        - You shiver in fear.
  Joy         - Your face lights up with joy.
  Loss        - You shake your head, totally at a loss.
  Puzzlement  - You look about with a puzzled expression on your face.
  Relief      - You let out a sigh of relief.

For Mist Harbor citizens:
  Despair     - You cry out in despair, tears streaming down your face.
  Elation     - You hug yourself and grin so wide you feel like your lips will crack,
                while you emit a high-ptched squeal.
  Overcome    - Overcome, you lay your wrist upon your forehead with a tiny gasp and sink
                delicately to the floor.
  Rage        - You throw your head back and open your mouth widely, letting loose an
                earsplitting howl of rage.

NOTE:  ONLY first person messaging is listed unless it differs substantially from other versions.  Wedding messaging will only work with your spouse, all other targets default to standard messaging.  Messaging without an option shown applies to all options.  Special scripts and areas may override listed messaging.