Frontier Days - 2019-11-04 - Lauding the Landing (log)

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Eoantos 4, 5119

by Leafiara Autumnwind of the TownCrier


Log

Introductions

[Wehnimer's, Treehouse]

This sturdy wooden platform, built of planks and wedged into a fork of the oak's trunk, provides a place to sit and rest in the shadow of an overhanging branch. A glance through the foliage affords a bird's-eye view of the lamplit town square below. You also see a tattered squirrel's nest tucked between two sturdy branches.

Also here: Dwi, Lady Luxelle, Lord Oldare, Shylana, Tetreves, Dhairn, Sir Cryheart, Juspera, Mnar, Wonkus, Grand Lady Roelaren, Event Planner Leafiara, Lord Siggurd, Goldtree, Lady Regwen, Shinann, Kandor, Sleepwalker Hoodtralfeck, Xanthium, Lady Rainedrop, Xikk, Lady Darksin, Conquerer of Reim Neopuron, Great Lord Kobane, Razanetika, Goldstr, Medicius, Great Lord Gutstorm, Tolida, Gylmour, Meggiemae, Isophenee, Lord Morofinwe, Sirona, Arcaresi, Zecaresi, Guarrin, Ensayn, Akenna, Lady Misun

Leafiara eagerly asks, "Is everyone ready?"

Roelaren smiles at Shinann.

Dhairn exclaims, "Siggy!"

Siggurd grins at Dhairn.

Wonkus exclaims, "Ready!"

Dhairn beams happily at Siggurd!

Shinann smiles at Roelaren.

'Leafiara glances expectantly around the area.

Regwen waves to Shinann.

Roelaren says, "I guess."

Leafiara hoots.

Goldtree winks at Regwen.

Roelaren grins.

Dhairn hugs Siggurd.

Shinann smiles at Regwen.

Leafiara roars, "Away we go then!"

Leafiara recites amicably:

"Good evening to our cherished audience and thank you for being here! I'm your host tonight, Leafi,"

Siggurd beams!

Siggurd hugs Dhairn.

Roelaren takes a bite of her shaped sugar cookie.

Leafiara clears her throat.

Goldtree turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Dwi applauds.

Mnar applauds Leafiara.

Wonkus applauds with enthusiasm, seemingly oblivious to his surroundings.

Leafiara sheepishly says, "Erm... moment..."

Leafiara coughs.

Roelaren takes a drink from her mug of hot chocolate.

Regwen coughs.

Dhairn nods at Siggurd.

Dwi hiccups!

Dhairn says, "I stole it from Leafi."

Roelaren takes a bite of her shaped sugar cookie.

Dhairn snickers.

Siggurd begins chuckling at Dhairn!

Roelaren takes a bite of her shaped sugar cookie.

Siggurd nods at Dhairn.

Cryheart takes a bite of his shaped sugar cookie.

Regwen grins at Goldtree.

Goldtree removes a shadowy dark veil edged with faded sylvan glyphs from in his merchant loot pack.

Regwen nods understandingly at Goldtree.

Roelaren picks up a tankard of dark heavy ale.

Roelaren takes a drink from her dark heavy ale.

Goldtree taps a shadowy dark veil edged with faded sylvan glyphs, which is in his left hand.

Leafiara recites amicably:

"Along with the incomparable Luxelle--and on behalf of the TownCrier we're proud to welcome everyone to the second annual run of Lauding the Landing, here at the start of this year's Frontier Days festival!"

Goldtree tucks a shadowy dark veil edged with faded sylvan glyphs into a small pocket inside of his wool hunting jacket.

Goldtree nods at Regwen.

Leafiara lets out a cheer!

Siggurd applauds.

Leafiara recites excitedly:

"As many of you know, in just a bit we'll be hearing from you--yes, -you- in the audience--about what the Landing means to you! Many here can attest that last year's incredible event was so much of a hoot that even Owly would be jealous, so we can't wait to hear from you again this year!"

Juspera applauds.

Luxelle beams!

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

Roelaren applauds.

Dwi grunts and nods.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Leafiara wonders, "Where is Owly, anyway?"

Goldtree grins at Regwen.

Leafiara chuckles.

Juspera glances sharply at a sapphire-eyed pale golden margay.

Luxelle furrows her brow.

Leafiara recites:

"Please get started thinking about what you'd like to say..."

Shinann chuckles.

Roelaren taps a platinum clockwork owl's beak, causing it to whir some gears and produce a "hoot!" sound.

Cryheart says, "Think he be napping."

Dwi grunts pensively, deep in thought.

Leafiara nods at Cryheart.

Regwen chuckles.

Goldtree nods at Regwen.

Leafiara recites soberly:

"But first, a word on the blight..."

Wonkus frowns at Leafiara.

Luxelle shifts her weight.

Leafiara recites soberly:

"Some of you might be wondering if it's right to celebrate our annual festival or hold this event during these trying times. I know the situation is tough. Though we've faced many challenges as a town, that doesn't make the current ones any easier or less painful."

Goldtree grins crookedly at Regwen.

Juspera says, "Don't give the blight attention. You're just encouraging it."

Leafiara recites thoughtfully:

"However..."

Leafiara looks thoughtfully at Juspera.

Regwen grins crookedly at Goldtree.

Mnar begins chuckling at Juspera!

Regwen chuckles.

Juspera bites her lip.

Sleepwalker Hoodtralfeck just arrived.

Goldtree chuckles.

Speaking offhandedly to Juspera, Leafiara says, "Not a bad outlook."

Leafiara chuckles.

Roelaren chuckles.

Gingerly stroking her mangy black fur warily, Hoodtralfeck places his rabid puppy carefully at his feet. With a guttoral snarl, a shadowy black rabid puppy covered in incarnadine markings rushes forward out of Hoodtralfeck's grip, barking wildly.

Cryheart grins at Juspera.

Goldtree takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.

Leafiara offers, "But here's mine."

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

Leafiara recites optimistically:

"Tonight we celebrate to remind ourselves of the Landing we defend--everything that it was and everything that it is. One day the plague will end. One day Raznel will be but a memory. Tonight we lift our spirits exactly so we -can- take the fight to her harder than ever and secure our legacy and our future!"

Dwi heartily says, "I been takin Crux's donuts to dem erphans...I steal der candy..but..fair trade."

Dwi grunts noncommittally and shrugs her shoulders.

Leafiara raises her fist defiantly.

Juspera raises her fist defiantly.

Cryheart says, "Amen."

Hoodtralfeck gazes up into the heavens.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Luxelle agrees with Leafiara.

Leafiara recites wryly:

"And if I'm wrong and we all die very soon, at least we'll go out with some smiles and good memories."

Siggurd lets out a cheer!

Cryheart takes a bite of his shaped sugar cookie.

Goldtree raises his rich dwarven ale in a toast!

Hoodtralfeck says, "Must be a full moon tonight."

Leafiara grins crookedly.

Dwi cackles!

Luxelle nods.

Luxelle nods.

Goldtree quietly exclaims, "Hear hear!"

Goldtree chuckles.

Leafiara recites:

"But, seriously, all that aside..."

Roelaren throws her head back and howls!

While roaming around, a shadowy black rabid puppy covered in incarnadine markings finds a tankard of dark heavy ale on the ground. A shadowy black rabid puppy covered in incarnadine markings sniffs at it interestedly for a few moments before starting to lap at it, snarling.

Dhairn turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Roelaren ducks her head.

Dhairn applauds.

Leafiara recites eagerly:

"Let's begin the festivities with a performance from our favorite bardess! Please give a warm welcome to Lady Luxelle as she sings in celebration of our town history!"

[OOC: but here we skip ahead, as Luxie prefers that everyone come hear a performance live instead of having it recorded here where you lose the sense of timing <3]

Luxelle stands up.

Goldtree applauds.

Dhairn lets out a cheer!

Darksin accepts Neopuron's iced apple cider.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Wonkus claps his hands together in delight!

Leafiara bursts out in a resounding cheer!

A gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf barks loudly!

Luxelle drops into a deep curtsy, moving smoothly as her arms sweep grandly to her sides.

Goldtree lets out a cheer!

Rainedrop applauds Luxelle.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Goldtree nods approvingly at Luxelle.

Darksin applauds.

Wonkus whistles at Luxelle!

Dhairn applauds.

Siggurd applauds.

Cryheart applauds Luxelle.

Shinann applauds Luxelle.

Leafiara recites warmly:

'"Let's hear it for Luxelle! Her talent and inspiration, like the Landing itself, know no end!"

Dhairn throws his head back and howls!

Regwen turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Neopuron applauds.

Xanthium smiles at Luxelle.

Luxelle collapses the legs of her wooden chair and folds it up, tucking it under her arm.

Cryheart says, "Well done."

Mnar applauds.

Dhairn hoots.

Goldtree quietly says, "Well played, lass, well played."

Siggurd stands up.

Dhairn hoots.

Hoodtralfeck applauds Luxelle.

Goldtree looks at a gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf and cheers!

Xanthium applauds Luxelle.

Cryheart smiles.

Neopuron takes a drink from his sandfire liquor.

Neopuron gasps for breath.

Regwen applauds Luxelle.

Siggurd applauds.

Medicius applauds Luxelle.

Goldtree pets the wolf.

Roelaren says, "Huzzah."

Kobane turns to Luxelle and cheers!

As Goldtree scratches the grey brushwood wolf behind the ears, the canine tilts her head into Goldtree's hand.

Juspera applauds warmly.

Rainedrop applauds.

Luxelle exclaims, "Thank you all!"

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Darksin takes a drink from her iced apple cider.

Goldtree takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Whistling to get a dark-masked black and white puppy's with sparkling glacial blue eyes attention, Cryheart places a hammer shaped sugar cookie on the ground.

Leafiara grins at Luxelle from ear to ear.

Leafiara stands up.

An annoyed shrunken halfling emerges from Hoodtralfeck's beard and begins to scale the length of his facial hair. Panting, the halfling finishes his climb and wipes the sweat from his brow before disappearing back into Hoodtralfeck's beard.

Roelaren says, "So good."

Siggurd sits down.

Juspera says, "That was excellent."

Darksin takes a bite of her slab of thrak steak.

A horrified look flashes across Darksin's face.

Goldstr applauds Luxelle.

Speaking to Luxelle, Regwen says, "Well sung and played."

With lots of flying slobber and bits of food, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to devour the shaped sugar cookie. Is she even chewing?

Luxelle says, "The song is very dear."

Goldtree nods at Roelaren.

Xanthium nods at Roelaren.

Luxelle beams!

Luxelle nods.

Roelaren says, "And all the names."

Juspera says, "I'm so glad I got to hear that."

Rainedrop nods.

Cryheart scratches vigorously behind one of the dark-masked puppy's ears.

With a huff of contentment, the dark-masked puppy leans into the caress, eyes half-closed with pleasure.

Razanetika applauds Luxelle.

Luxelle put a folded wooden chair in her raw silk bag.

Roelaren smiles at Xanthium.

A dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes gobbles up the last bite of the shaped sugar cookie, fluffy grey-tipped tail wagging happily. She snuffles at the ground in search of any last morsels, though looks disappointed when she doesn't find any.

Darksin offers Neopuron a jar of iced apple cider garnished with a cinnamon stick.

Wonkus exclaims, "I liked the part where you sang about things!"

Leafiara smiles warmly at the gathered crowd.

Luxelle nods at Leafiara.

Regwen grins at Cryheart.

Speaking to Luxelle, Xanthium says, "Thank you, that was a wonderful song."

Leafiara grins at Luxelle.

Darksin smiles at Neopuron.

Cryheart grins at Regwen.

Roelaren says, "Wonderful."

Neopuron offers Darksin a flask of sandfire liquor.

Neopuron accepts Darksin's iced apple cider.

Juspera gives a sidelong glance at Wonkus.

Dhairn says, "That song gives me shivers."

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Wonkus.

Rainedrop quietly exclaims, "Beautiful!"

Roelaren says, "I am so happy ye found it."

Neopuron takes a drink from his iced apple cider.

Leafiara grins at Dhairn.

Dhairn smiles quietly to himself.

Darksin shakes her head.

Razanetika closes her eyes for a moment.


Regwen runs her hand over the black and white fur of a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes.

A dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes wags her fluffy grey-tipped tail happily and licks Regwen's hand.

Neopuron giggles.

Goldtree grins.

Goldtree nods.

Darksin pinches Neopuron!

Neopuron takes a drink from his sandfire liquor.

Neopuron's eyes water and his nose runs.

Roelaren smiles at Neopuron.

Darksin giggles.

Neopuron lets out a yelp!


Forward Bound

Leafiara recites eagerly:

"Just as we honor trailblazers who cleared the way for where the Landing is, it's time to honor those who clear the way for what it will become..."

Regwen grins at Cryheart.

Leafiara recites earnestly:

"And that includes everyone here in this very audience, building the future day by day!"

Cryheart grins at Regwen.

Xanthium gives a sidelong glance at Mnar.

Goldtree smiles.

Medicius gasps.

Roelaren smiles.

Mnar claps his hands.

Rainedrop smiles at Leafiara.

Juspera applauds.

Kobane hoots at Leafiara.

Neopuron raises his sandfire liquor in a toast!

Roelaren smiles at Luxelle.

Goldtree raises his rich dwarven ale in a toast!

Leafiara recites helpfully:

"Miss Luxie will be keeping track of a speaking queue to explain what the Landing means to you, which you can join if you RAISE your HAND. When it's your turn, please speak your mind freely about our town! We do ask that no one take more than five minutes, and please let us know clearly when you're finished speaking!"

Goldtree nods.

Dwi belches softly.

Xanthium smiles at Leafiara.

Razanetika glances at Leafiara and makes a little purring sound.

Goldstr renders a sharp hand salute.

Leafiara recites politely:

"We also ask that everyone allow each speaker their time on the stage, though side comments and support are welcome as long as they're courteous and not disruptive."

Speaking to Regwen, Hoodtralfeck says, "That pup is my new best friend."

Wonkus raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Wonkus.

Goldtree raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Goldtree.

Leafiara recites coyly:

"Trust me, we'd never expect silence from a Landing crowd."

Dwi scoots over next to Leafiara.

Hoodtralfeck says, "She is the best."

Leafiara winks and flashes a sly grin.

With a high-pitched growl, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to chase her fluffy grey-tipped tail in dizzying circles.

Dwi raises her hand.

Luxelle nods at Dwi.

Speaking to Hoodtralfeck, Regwen says, "Oh she is lovely."

Roelaren grins at Leafiara.

Goldtree snickers at Leafiara.

Leafiara recites excitedly:

"Without further ado, then, what does the Landing mean to you? Whether you're a citizen, a neighbor from a nearby town, or a traveler from afar, we hope to hear answers and stories -all- who pass through our gates! Raise those hands and tell us! Some of you have already started too!"

Neopuron takes a drink from his sandfire liquor.

Neopuron gasps for breath.

Neopuron looks rather relaxed.

Hoodtralfeck nods at Cryheart.

Leafiara chuckles.

Dhairn raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Dhairn.

Leafiara roars, "Go!"

Cryheart raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Cryheart.

Medicius raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Medicius.

Dwi grunts, amused.

Juspera glances at Mnar.

Goldtree sits down next to an overhanging branch.

Cryheart says, "I think Dhairn raised his hand just afore me."

Mnar glances at Juspera.

Cryheart grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Goldtree takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.


Comment #1, from Wonkus: Free Food

Luxelle says, "Wonkus has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Wonkus.

Leafiara says, "Miss Luxie's keeping track."

Leafiara nods enthusiastically!

Neopuron leans against a lacquered ebonwood chair draped with silk.

Wonkus stands up.

Cryheart nods at Leafiara.

Dwi takes a drink from her rich dwarven ale.

Wonkus clears his throat.

Speaking heartily to Wonkus, Dwi says, "Take some more floor."

Hoodtralfeck asks, "There's no cart of goodies?"

Goldstr turns an inquisitive ear toward Wonkus.

Wonkus says, "I am not even from the Landing, but I am here a lot because it is on the way almost between the Icemule and the Zul Logoth."

Leafiara grins at Wonkus.

Wonkus says, "And also I live at the Inn sometimes."

Dwi grunts in agreement.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Wonkus. Goldtree nods.

Wonkus says, "But the most important thing I like about the Landing is that every time I come here, somebody hands me food."

Regwen smiles.

Leafiara starts chortling.

Goldtree chuckles.

Dhairn grins.

Siggurd starts chortling.

Gutstorm removes a frosted golden keg-shaped cookie from in his keg-shaped pack.

Medicius removes a fresh orange doughnut from in his forest green backpack.

Goldtree quietly says, "You may want to avoid it lately...."

Xanthium gives a sidelong glance at Juspera.

Wonkus says, "I got a delicious cookie today! It's amazing! You don't even have to pay! I don't think I have to pay for it anyway. Maybe she's gonna break my kneecaps later."

Goldtree winks at Wonkus.

Medicius sniffs at his orange doughnut.

Wonkus gobbles down a big bite of his shaped sugar cookie.

Leafiara grins at Wonkus.

Hoodtralfeck shows Regwen his golvern cage.

Shinann agrees with Goldtree.

Hoodtralfeck shows Cryheart his golvern cage.

Gutstorm offers Wonkus a frosted golden keg-shaped cookie.

Cryheart grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Dwi chuckles.

Cryheart nods.

Wonkus exclaims, "Anyway, even though I don't live here much and I haven't been here long, I just want to say, thanks for all the food!"

Wonkus accepts Gutstorm's keg-shaped cookie.

Medicius offers Wonkus a fresh orange doughnut.

Wonkus says, "The End. By Wonkus."

Leafiara turns toward Wonkus and renders a sharp hand salute.

Goldtree turns to Wonkus and cheers!

Medicius chuckles.

Cryheart grins at Wonkus.

Siggurd applauds Wonkus.

Gutstorm turns to Wonkus and cheers!

Goldtree applauds.

Roelaren grins at Wonkus.


Comment #2, from Goldtree: The People and the Tales

Luxelle says, "Goldtree has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Goldtree.

Leafiara exclaims, "A story of Landing hospitality! Excellent start to the night!"

Wonkus put a frosted golden keg-shaped cookie in his blue spidersilk cape.

Wonkus accepts Medicius's orange doughnut.

An arctic wolf pads in.

Goldstr turns toward Wonkus and renders a sharp hand salute.

Goldtree stands up.

Leafiara applauds Wonkus.

Wonkus gobbles down a big bite of his orange doughnut.

(Dwi inspects Wonkus's kneecap.)

Goldtree coughs.

Leafiara turns to face Goldtree.

Juspera applauds.

The arctic wolf glances around the area, its eyes gleaming intelligently.

Settling on her haunches, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes scratches vigorously at the side of her face, making one of her ears flap wildly.

Goldtree smiles slowly.

Goldtree blinks.

Hoodtralfeck ruffles the black and white fur on a dark-masked black and white puppy's with sparkling glacial blue eyes head, making her ears flap with the motion.

Bumping Hoodtralfeck's hand with her snout, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes spins excitedly in a circle, fluffy grey-tipped tail wagging in a blur of motion.

Gutstorm put a large sack in his traveller's cloak.

Wonkus nods perfunctorily.

Goldtree takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.

Mnar takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.

Rainedrop pets a fat calico cat, which nuzzles her hand softly.

Goldtree quietly says, "Well, many of you know I've been here, coming and going, for quite a few years."

Wonkus sits down next to a tattered squirrel's nest tucked between two sturdy branches.

Juspera takes a drink from her honeyed herb tea.

Leafiara gives Goldtree a strong, encouraging smile.

Wonkus gobbles down his shaped sugar cookie in one enormous bite.

Roelaren smiles at Goldtree.

Goldtree quietly says, "I've seen the Landing invaded, undermined, overthrown, and underdone."

Luxelle smiles at Goldtree.

Gutstorm taps Dwi lightly on her shoulder.

Leafiara nods in agreement.

Regwen nods at Goldtree.

Goldtree grins at Luxelle.

Goldtree chuckles.

Luxelle smiles at Goldtree.

Luxelle gazes up into the heavens.

Dwi shushes Gutstorm!

Goldtree quietly says, "And everytime, somehow, the Landing and the folks here make it through."

Dwi pulls on Gutstorm, trying to get him closer.

A gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf barks loudly!

Leafiara grins at Goldtree from ear to ear.

Shinann leans forward and rests her chin in her hand, a thoughtful expression on her face.

Hoodtralfeck removes an ornately carved bleached bone goblet from in his trimmed leather neckpouch.

Siggurd nods at Goldtree.

(Dwi pats the tree trunk next to her.)

Juspera flushes slightly, some color reaching her cheeks.

Regwen smiles at Goldtree.

Dwi nods at Gutstorm.

Hoodtralfeck lifts his bone goblet in a toast and proclaims:

"To Wehnimer's Landing, crushing all invaders.....eventually."

Xanthium glances expectantly at Juspera.

Neopuron takes a drink from his iced apple cider.

Leafiara turns to Hoodtralfeck and cheers!

Goldtree quietly says, "And what the Landing means to me isn't the wall, or the inn, or the town square, though those are all quite nice."

Siggurd turns to Hoodtralfeck and cheers!

Mnar takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.

Xanthium smiles at Juspera.

A gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf drools with ravenous hunger!

Goldtree quietly says, "But it's the people who rise up from the ashes, and celebrate and mourn together. Who greet me with open arms after an absence, or are eager to hear tales of every adventure."

Medicius nods at Goldtree.

Regwen smiles at Goldtree.

Gylmour hugs Medicius.

Regwen agrees with Goldtree.

Goldtree quietly says, "The Landing is a place for misfits and murderers, heroes and villains, adventurers and turnip farmers - and I'm glad to call them all my friends."

The arctic wolf barks loudly.

A gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf snorts the ground hungrily.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Goldtree.

Goldtree quietly exclaims, "Raise your glasses - the the Landing, and its people!"

Gylmour turns to Roelaren and cheers!

Cryheart grins at Goldtree.

Leafiara grabs a shiny imflass goblet etched with leaf-shaped notes along a musical staff from a small pocket inside of her red silk cape.

Dwi raises her rich dwarven ale in a toast!

Gylmour turns to Cryheart and cheers!

Mnar raises his rich dwarven ale in a toast!

Wonkus raises his orange doughnut skyward!

Leafiara lifts her imflass goblet in a toast and proclaims:

"To adventures bold and daring! To the friends we cherish most! To spirits fiery and flaring! And to dreams our hearts hold close! May second chances find us each time we need our faith or lives restored--and may ties that bind us divinely lead and forever drive us forward!"

Morofinwe grins.

Shinann grins at Goldtree.

Morofinwe sits down.

Gylmour leans on Dwi, giving her a companionable grin.

Roelaren raises her dark heavy ale in a toast!

Goldtree picks up some bubbling Eldreth death-rum.

Siggurd renders a sharp hand salute.

Regwen picks up a cup of honeyed herb tea.

Goldtree takes a drink from his Eldreth death-rum.

His face flushes and his eyes water.

Goldtree falls to the ground with a "thud". He doesn't appear to be moving.

Regwen raises her honeyed herb tea in a toast!

Wonkus applauds Goldtree warmly.

Gylmour hoots at Leafiara.

Dwi takes a drink from her rich dwarven ale.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Goldtree.

Leafiara hoots at Gylmour.

Rainedrop giggles.

Juspera grins.

Goldtree asks if you have seen his mother.

Speaking to Siggurd, Gylmour says, "Brother."

Wonkus gobbles down his orange doughnut in one enormous bite.

Morofinwe turns toward Regwen and renders a sharp hand salute.

Medicius lets out a cheer!

Luxelle put a nightingale-topped glowbark harp in her musician's valise.

Regwen takes a drink from her honeyed herb tea.

Wonkus removes a frosted golden keg-shaped cookie from in his blue spidersilk cape.

Shinann chuckles.

Neopuron nods at Darksin.

Siggurd smiles at Gylmour.

Cryheart says, "Hooyah."

Speaking to Goldtree, Regwen says, "Well said."

Siggurd waves to Gylmour.

Speaking heartily to Gutstorm, Dwi says, "Ye should tap yer pack...we runnin outta ale."

Goldtree asks you where his arms are.

Leafiara pleasedly exclaims, "A tale of the Landing spirit of determination and persistence! Excellent stuff!"

Roelaren turns to Goldtree and cheers!

Goldtree sits up.

Leafiara reminds, "And remember to RAISE those HANDs if you want to join the speaking queue."

Gylmour asks, "Are we certain of this treehouse's structural integrity?"

Leafiara grins.

Goldtree hiccups!

Razanetika blinks at Goldtree.

Juspera raises her hand.

Luxelle nods at Juspera.

Speaking amusedly to Gylmour, Leafiara says, "Pretty sure."

Siggurd looks over at Gylmour and shakes his head.

Regwen grins wryly at Goldtree.

Roelaren grins.

Regwen giggles.

Goldtree nods at Luxelle.

Meggiemae smiles at Gylmour.

Razanetika pats Gutstorm lightly on the head.

Juspera bites her lip.

Speaking to Leafiara, Gylmour says, "I trust you implicitly."

Razanetika hugs Dwi.

Speaking to Roelaren, Regwen says, "He may need arms."

The arctic wolf sits down, his tail sweeping across the ground.

A gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf barks loudly!

Goldstr turns toward Goldtree and renders a sharp hand salute.

Regwen winks at Roelaren.

Speaking to Gylmour, Siggurd says, "But the treehouse has remained standing for as long as I've been around."

Leafiara winks at Gylmour.

Leafiara tucks a shiny imflass goblet etched with leaf-shaped notes along a musical staff into a small pocket inside of her red silk cape.

Mnar nods at Juspera.

Goldtree drops some bubbling Eldreth death-rum.

Xanthium nods at Juspera.

Razanetika licks Kobane's cheek sloppily. Yuck!

Luxelle exclaims, "Thank you Mister Goldtree!"

Gylmour gives Meggiemae a lingering kiss.

Goldtree nods at Luxelle.

Cryheart rubs an overhanging branch.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Luxelle.

Speaking heartily to Luxelle, Dwi says, "I gotta hussle some idjits at darts soon..."

Meggiemae gives Gylmour a lingering kiss.

Dwi smirks.

Siggurd shows Razanetika his raven silk vest.

Dwi heartily says, "I mean compete fairly."

Dwi grunts and nods.


Comment #3, from Dwi: Idjits anna Teefs

Luxelle says, "Dwi has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Dwi.

Siggurd smiles at Razanetika.

Dwi grunts happily, grinning.

Wonkus turns an inquisitive ear toward Dwi.

Morofinwe removes a snifter of rich dark cognac from in his damask cloak.

Goldstr grins at Dwi.

Gylmour softly says, "Dwi is always quite close to the floor."

Goldstr rubs something in a tawny puma hide hip-sack with a wooden toggle.

Dwi heartily says, "I remmemer Gran sayin to me..."

Several of the darkened leaves on Kobane's ebonwood armband slowly bend across the wood until their vein-spliced surfaces come to rest against his skin.

Xanthium kisses Juspera on the cheek.

Leafiara tilts her head toward Dwi, examining her intently as the tip of one ear twitches briefly.

Dwi heartily says, "Stay outta dat Landin..."

Leafiara gawks at Dwi.

Gylmour smirks at Dwi.

Morofinwe chuckles.

Dwi heartily says, "Place is fulla idjits anna teefs...."

Goldtree smiles.

A gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf snorts the ground hungrily.

Leafiara holds up her hand and tilts it side to side in a so-so gesture.

Roelaren smiles at Siggurd.

Rainedrop pokes her troll-faced pin and pulls back quickly as if bitten.

Sirona sits down next to Goldstr.

Goldstr hugs Sirona, who wraps him in a warm embrace.

A peak snowcat saunters in.

The arctic wolf paws at the ground.

Roelaren smiles at Sirona.

Sirona smiles at Goldstr.

Gylmour gently rubs the peak snowcat on the head and neck. The snowcat breathes out a quick sigh.

Sirona hugs Goldtree, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Goldstr grins at Sirona.

Roelaren hugs Sirona, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Luxelle gawks at Dwi.

Dwi heartily says, "Go to da snow town...go to da Rest...he said...but stay way frem dat smelly rat barrel."

Sirona gives Goldstr a friendly hug.

Mnar blinks at Juspera.

Siggurd grins at Dwi.

Dwi grunts and nods.

Leafiara grins at Dwi.

A pained expression crosses Goldtree's face as he grimaces at Sirona.

Dwi heartily says, "He said alla dat."

Goldtree winks at Sirona.

(Gylmour boos Dwi.)

Goldtree chuckles.

Dwi heartily says, "Some ye..."

Dwi glances at Meggiemae.

Roelaren grins at Dwi.

Sirona smiles at Goldtree.

Tolida just went down.

Sirona chuckles.

Razanetika gently rests her hand on Siggurd's shoulder.

Razanetika kisses Siggurd tenderly on the cheek.

Dwi heartily says, "Knows I aint e'er lissend to Gran."

Siggurd beams!

While roaming around, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes finds a cup of honeyed herb tea on the ground. She starts to sniff at it interestedly for a few moments before starting to lap at the honeyed herb tea.

Dwi smirks.

Leafiara appears to be struggling to keep a straight face.

Gylmour turns to Dwi and cheers!

Morofinwe furrows his brow.

Roelaren grins at Dwi.

Meggiemae smiles at Dwi.

With lots of flying slobber, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to drink the honeyed herb tea, lapping noisily with her tongue.

A dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes slurps up the last drops of the honeyed herb tea, fluffy grey-tipped tail wagging happily. She snuffles at the ground in search of any last droplets, though looks disappointed when she doesn't find any.

Cryheart runs his hand over the black and white fur of a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes.

A dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes wags her fluffy grey-tipped tail happily and licks Cryheart's hand.

Dwi heartily exclaims, "So I came here...affer I found dat his map o' da Rest dint match nuffin atall!"

A gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf's tail wags slowly back and forth!

Dwi grunts.

Cryheart grins at Dwi.

Gylmour adopts an agreeable expression.

Regwen grins at Dwi.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at her surroundings.

Dwi grunts noncommittally and shrugs her shoulders.

An arctic wolf says, "Woof."

Goldtree begins chuckling at Dwi!

Morofinwe chuckles.

Meggiemae runs her hand over the black and white fur of a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes.

A dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes wags her fluffy grey-tipped tail happily and licks Meggiemae's hand.

Morofinwe turns toward Cryheart and renders a sharp salute with his rich dark cognac.

Roelaren takes a drink from her dark heavy ale.

Dwi heartily says, "Anyways...yer a nice buncha idjits anna teefs."

Cryheart turns toward Morofinwe and renders a sharp hand salute.

Leafiara winks at Dwi and flashes a sly grin.

Dhairn grins.

Goldtree agrees with Dwi.

Medicius snickers at Dwi.

Dwi grunts and nods.

Wonkus turns to Dwi and cheers!

Gylmour chuckles.

Speaking quietly to Dwi, Goldtree says, "That we are."

Roelaren grins at Dwi.

Goldtree unhooks his copper flask from his grey leather belt.

Juspera clears her throat.

Medicius just handed Dwi some coins.

Leafiara chuckles.

Goldtree raises his copper flask skyward!

Dhairn turns to Dwi and cheers!

Shinann snickers.

Goldstr grins at Dwi.

Cryheart grins at Dwi.

Goldtree neatly pops the halfling pirate figurine-capped cork off of his copper flask.

Speaking to Dwi, Gylmour says, "Nice save."

Wonkus removes an ironwood and silver flask etched with a goblin bending over a makeshift still from his belt.

Goldtree nips a small sip from his copper flask.

Wonkus raises his silver flask in a toast!

The arctic wolf whines.

Isophenee grins.

Mnar scratches his chin.

Luxelle smiles.

Regwen raises her hand.

Luxelle nods at Regwen.

Dwi heartily says, "So..I'll keep sleepin inna da stables..til dey moob dat stinky horse outta der."

An arctic wolf says, "Woof woof."

The calico cat rubs up against Isophenee.

Dwi leans back.

Rainedrop leans over and whispers something to her troll-faced pin.

Speaking to Dwi, Gylmour says, "I've heard worse best bearded Dwarf speeches."

Leafiara flashes a quick grin at Dwi.

Luxelle beams happily at Dwi!

Gylmour gives Dwi a friendly hug.

Regwen slings a silver-edged blackened rolaren tower shield incised with intricate stars over her shoulder.

Luxelle exclaims, "Thank you Miss Dwi!"

Isophenee pets a fat calico cat, which nuzzles her hand softly.

Dwi grunts at Gylmour in annoyance, rolling her eyes.

Leafiara bemusedly says, "A delightful summary."

Juspera nods slowly at Mnar.

Cryheart smiles at Dwi.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Luxelle.

Luxelle nods.

Roelaren grins.

The arctic wolf snarls at a fat calico cat.


Comment #4, from Dhairn: A Bond Between People

Luxelle says, "Dhairn has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Dhairn.

Leafiara turns to face Dhairn.

Razanetika nods approvingly at Dwi.

Cryheart nods at Luxelle.

Xanthium glances between Mnar and Juspera.

Rainedrop leans over and whispers something to her troll-faced pin.

Morofinwe quietly says, "Rat barrel."

The arctic wolf barks loudly at a fat calico cat.

Morofinwe snickers.

Dhairn says, "Comraderie is strong in the elven nations.. and the stands are decent and strong."

Dwi heartily says, "I also knows a song dat rhymes fame wit dismemmer anna maim."

Xanthium nods at Juspera.

Dwi smirks.

Xanthium runs a hand over her hip-length white blonde hair, trying to make herself presentable.

Dwi chuckles to herself.

Rainedrop rubs her troll-faced pin. The face puckers up and spits something into her hand.

Dhairn nods.

Dhairn says, "We're an outpost... all out on our own."

The arctic wolf stands up.

The arctic wolf pads around the area.

Rainedrop takes a bite of her clear candy.

Leafiara nods slowly.

Rainedrop takes a bite of her clear candy.

Dhairn says, "We have very little here but each other, and if you look to your right and your left..."

With excited whining noises, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to wag her fluffy grey-tipped tail so hard that her entire body begins to sway in time with the motion.

A short-tailed Darkstone Bay rat on Hoodtralfeck's shoulder plops down and begins grooming itself with an almost comical air of fastidiousness.

Leafiara glances to her right.

Leafiara glances to her left.

Goldtree smiles.

Gylmour glances to his right.

Dhairn says, "You'll see six or seven people who have died for you."

Rainedrop takes a bite of her clear candy.

Goldtree glances at Cryheart.

Goldtree glances at Shinann.

Gylmour glances to his left.

Gylmour glances at Meggiemae.

Leafiara nods approvingly at Dhairn.

Sirona smiles.

Gylmour pulls Meggiemae closer to himself.

Wonkus attaches an ironwood and silver flask etched with a goblin bending over a makeshift still to his belt.

Goldtree adopts an agreeable expression.

Shinann grins at Goldtree.

Morofinwe quietly says, "At least."

Meggiemae leans softly against Gylmour.

Dhairn says, "The Landing isn't just us.. but it's all of us. Elanthia as a whole, coming together in consistent achievment."

Morofinwe nods at Dhairn.

Razanetika leans softly against Kobane.

Sirona nods at Dhairn.

Roelaren grins at Goldtree.

Goldtree quietly says, "Or who've healed me back up."

Goldtree winks at Roelaren.

Leafiara beams happily at Dhairn!

The calico cat stares at a peak snowcat intently.

Dhairn says, "The elven cities in their self-absorbed worlds are decent, but they don't have what we have."

Roelaren smiles at Goldtree.

Gylmour applauds Dhairn with enthusiasm, seemingly oblivious to his surroundings.

Dhairn says, "The Tracers come to call when we are in trouble. River's Rest cares for our young. Everyone flocks to the Landing in times of need, regardless as to their personal agendas."

Goldtree agrees with Dhairn.

Gylmour ducks his head.

Dhairn smiles quietly to himself.

Roelaren nods.

Dhairn says, "The Landing is a bond between people."

Xanthium nods at Juspera.

Dhairn says, "We're the quickest to come together in times of turmoil."

Morofinwe nods at Dhairn.

Medicius nods in agreement at Dhairn.

Siggurd nods at Dhairn.

Leafiara smiles quietly to herself.

Dhairn says, "We're the fastest to help each other, and the most vigilant when the strife comes."

Goldtree agrees with Dhairn.

Goldtree lets out a cheer!

Roelaren adopts an agreeable expression.

Gylmour nods.

Xanthium smiles at Juspera.

Pushing her cat eye glasses with a single index finger, Rainedrop slides them back up her nose.

Dhairn says, "We give food.."

Dhairn nods at Wonkus.

Dhairn says, "Shelter."

Dhairn nods at Dwi.

Dwi begins chuckling at Wonkus!

Roelaren agrees with Dhairn.

Dhairn says, "The Landing isn't just an outpost, it's a bastion. It's your bastion."

Goldstr chuckles.

Morofinwe takes a drink from his rich dark cognac.

Goldtree adopts an agreeable expression.

Dhairn says, "Cheer for your home, and protect it."

Roelaren says, "Indeed."

Dhairn nods.

A gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf bares her teeth hungrily at Kobane!

A peak snowcat hisses loudly!

Siggurd lets out a cheer!

Shinann smiles.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Cryheart nods at Dhairn.

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

(Wonkus holds his cookie in his mouth momentarily and claps happily at Dhairn.)

Luxelle nods.

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Morofinwe adopts an agreeable expression.

Gylmour says, "Who's got a drink?"

Juspera applauds.

Leafiara lets loose a loud whoop of delight.

Morofinwe turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Mnar applauds.

Luxelle beams happily at Dhairn!

Goldstr exclaims, "Hear! Hear!"

Juspera grins at Leafiara.

Dwi grunts in agreement.

Mnar takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.

Medicius put a silver-capped lor runestaff in his forest green backpack.

Dwi takes a drink from her rich dwarven ale.

Leafiara grins impishly at Juspera.

Cryheart says, "Amen."

Gylmour says, "Too many good speeches not to toast."

Meggiemae says, "But something is amiss in the Landing."

Goldstr turns toward Dhairn and renders a sharp hand salute.

Dwi offers Gylmour a stein of rich dwarven ale.

Roelaren says, "Hear hear."

Gylmour accepts Dwi's rich dwarven ale.

Luxelle nods.

Luxelle nods.

Gylmour gives Dwi a friendly hug.

Rainedrop applauds Dhairn.

Speaking to Dhairn, Wonkus exclaims, "I liked the part where you mentioned flocks because it reminded me that I'm also thankful for the flocks of roltons that roam the streets!"

Gylmour raises his rich dwarven ale in a toast!

Leafiara sheepishly says, "I might be a little biased on loving that one, but it was pretty incredible."

Roelaren gives Meggiemae a friendly hug.

Dwi smirks.

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Leafiara turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Morofinwe turns toward Mnar and renders a sharp salute with his rich dark cognac.

Sirona ponders.

Gylmour gives Meggiemae a lingering kiss.

Roelaren turns to Dhairn and cheers!

Mnar nods at Morofinwe.

Cryheart grins at Wonkus.

Meggiemae hugs Roelaren, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Juspera says, "It was a good one."

Gylmour takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.

Goldtree lets out a cheer!

Dhairn grins.

Goldtree nods approvingly.

Leafiara nods emphatically!

A gold-flecked grey brushwood wolf barks loudly!

Morofinwe begins chuckling at Wonkus!

Tipping his head back, Goldtree takes a deep pull from his copper flask.

Goldtree looks rather relaxed.

Speaking heartily to Wonkus, Dwi says, "Try to gits a rolton to bake ye cookies."

Goldtree grasps a halfling pirate figurine-capped cork, which hangs from a tiny chain on his copper flask, and smartly seals his flask.

Goldtree hooks his copper flask to his grey leather belt.

Goldtree stands up.

Dwi snorts!

Dhairn nods at Luxelle.

Leafiara grins at Dhairn.

Wonkus looks over at Dwi and shakes his head.

Dhairn says, "Vote for Dhairn."

Dhairn coughs.

Goldtree nods.

Leafiara chuckles.

Dhairn stares off into space.

Roelaren takes a drink from her dark heavy ale.

Roelaren looks rather relaxed.

Luxelle laughs softly, trying to hide her amusement.

Morofinwe quietly says, "If roltons had thumbs we'd all be in trouble."

Morofinwe nods.

Cryheart begins chuckling at Dhairn!

Sirona grins at Dhairn.

Shinann chuckles.

Speaking to Dwi, Wonkus says, "I grew up on a turnip farm. I know you're not sposeta eat the rolton cookies. Especially not after they been bakin' in the sun all day."

Roelaren chuckles.

Luxelle says, "He does make a fine speech."

Luxelle grins at Dhairn.

Leafiara grins.

Roelaren returns to normal color.

Regwen snickers.

Dwi blinks.

(Dwi moves away from Wonkus.)

Morofinwe begins chuckling at Dwi!

Gylmour snickers.

Roelaren mutters roltoncookies.

Siggurd snickers.

Roelaren gags.

Speaking in Dwarven, Dwi heartily says something you don't understand.

Morofinwe takes a drink from his rich dark cognac.

Morofinwe looks rather relaxed.

Gylmour leans on Siggurd.

Dwi grunts at Meggiemae in agreement.


Comment #5, from Cryheart: Strength in Differences

Luxelle says, "Cryheart has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Cryheart.

Meggiemae smiles at Dwi.

Wonkus gobbles down his keg-shaped cookie in one enormous bite.

Leafiara turns to face Cryheart.

Meggiemae grunts at Dwi in agreement.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Cryheart forcefully crosses one arm over his kroderine plate and offers a formal bow.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Goldstr turns an inquisitive ear toward Cryheart.

Mnar takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.

Cryheart says, "Thank ye."

Dwi begins chuckling at Gutstorm!

Wonkus breaks into spontaneous applause for Cryheart!

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

Roelaren turns an inquisitive ear toward Cryheart.

Sirona smiles at Dhairn.

Siggurd leans on Gylmour.

Xanthium smiles at Cryheart.

Gutstorm drunkenly says, "Hey shumtimesh ye may find a nut in dem rolton cookiesh."

Cryheart says, "I was born in Immuron city, far south in the County of Honneland."

Sirona tilts her head toward Cryheart, examining him intently as the tip of one ear twitches briefly.

Gylmour grins.

Dwi smirks.

Juspera turns to face Cryheart.

Leafiara winks at Morofinwe.

Morofinwe grins.

Gylmour raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Gylmour.

Gutstorm removes a crisped kitten pot pie from in his keg-shaped pack.

Gutstorm shows Dwi his kitten pot pie.

Cryheart says, "When I was a wee lad my mother often talked about the different races and cultures in Elanthia."

Gylmour gives Luxelle a friendly hug.

Without warning, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to enthusiastically lick a tattered squirrel's nest tucked between two sturdy branches. Apparently losing interest, she stops a few moments later, leaving the nest with a sheen of slimy drool.

Meggiemae gasps.

Meggiemae glances at Gutstorm.

Leafiara grins at Cryheart.

Gutstorm shows a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes his kitten pot pie.

Cryheart says, "She taught me to be respectful of all races and their beliefs."

Rainedrop stares at Gutstorm.

Morofinwe nods at Cryheart.

Sirona smiles at Cryheart.

Dhairn smiles at Cryheart.

Rainedrop's face turns slightly pale.

Speaking heartily to Cryheart, Dwi asks, "Was she sum sorta teecher?"

Rainedrop smiles at Cryheart.

Cryheart says, "So when I came a young adult I journeyed northward to a place called Wehnimer's Landing."

Cryheart says, "She was my teacher."

Cryheart grins at Dwi.

Sirona smiles.

(Dwi grunts sympathetically.)

Dwi rubs Cryheart gently.

The arctic wolf barks loudly.

Cryheart says, "I was amazed at all the different folks here."

Leafiara grins at Cryheart.

An arctic wolf says, "Woof."

Regwen nods at Cryheart.

Cryheart says, "But learned that we are essentially the same."

Xanthium takes a moment to observe Juspera.

Luxelle nods at Cryheart.

Isophenee leans softly against Morofinwe.

Roelaren smiles at Cryheart.

Dwi grunts at Cryheart in agreement.

Cryheart says, "It is the soul and spirit to live, enjoy life and to survive that make is the same."

Roelaren nods.

Cryheart says, "But indeed we do hae our differences."

Siggurd nods.

Leafiara nods in agreement.

Wonkus furrows his brow.

Cryheart says, "It is the differences together that makes us strong."

Medicius removes a small silvery paper bag from in his forest green backpack.

Dwi heartily exclaims, "Da moral: wit a lil trainin...Cryheart could learn to use an axe. Tanks fer da lesson, Cryheart's momma!"

Dwi grunts at Cryheart happily, grinning.

Leafiara grins at Dwi.

The arctic wolf sits down, his tail sweeping across the ground.

Cryheart says, "I believe so much in our town I became a member of my Order...and swore an oath to protect this town and its citizens."

Xanthium smiles at Juspera.

Cryheart grins at Dwi.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Sirona smiles at Cryheart.

Luxelle beams happily at Cryheart!

With excited whining noises, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to wag her fluffy grey-tipped tail so hard that her entire body begins to sway in time with the motion.

Goldstr renders a sharp hand salute.

Regwen smiles at Cryheart.

Dwi stands up.

Goldstr turns toward Cryheart and renders a sharp hand salute.

Roelaren turns toward Cryheart and renders a sharp salute with her dark heavy ale.

Cryheart says, "Despite the differences...we are sooo much alike."

Dwi snaps smartly to attention!

Dwi turns toward Cryheart and renders a sharp hand salute.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Cryheart.

Cryheart says, "Thank ye."

Dwi plops down to the ground in a sitting position.

Cryheart forcefully crosses one arm over his kroderine plate and offers a formal bow.

Regwen turns to Cryheart and cheers!

Siggurd applauds.

Dwi leans on Goldstr, giving him a companionable grin.

Xanthium looks rather confused.

Shinann smiles at Cryheart.

Siggurd nods at Cryheart.

Leafiara applauds Cryheart.

Luxelle beams happily at Cryheart!

Leafiara lets out a cheer!

Juspera applauds Cryheart.

Cryheart blushes a glowing shade of red.

Regwen applauds Cryheart.

Roelaren applauds Cryheart.

Luxelle nods.

Yanik just arrived.

Sirona applauds Cryheart with enthusiasm, seemingly oblivious to her surroundings.

Luxelle nods.

Mnar applauds.

Luxelle praises Cryheart, expounding upon his fine features and excellent characteristics.

Xanthium grins at Cryheart.

Speaking skeptically to Cryheart, Wonkus exclaims, "I dunno...At the festival I met some kinda fancy wing elf. She was pretty, but weird lookin'. Also, whatever the heck that guy is!"

Roelaren applauds Cryheart.

Xanthium kisses Cryheart tenderly on the cheek.

Wonkus points at Medicius.

Cryheart nods at Luxelle.


Comment #6, from Medicius: Meeting Opportunities

Luxelle says, "Medicius has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Medicius.

Speaking sincerely to Cryheart, Leafiara says, "Thank you always for your love of and service to our frontier, Sir Cryheart."

Medicius coughs.

Gylmour turns an inquisitive ear toward Medicius.

Leafiara turns to face Medicius.

Speaking heartily to Wonkus, Dwi says, "I'd haff ended on da momma line."

Dwi smirks.

Shinann grins.

Dwi chuckles to herself.

Mnar gazes up into the heavens.

Roelaren raises her hand.

Luxelle nods at Roelaren.

Gutstorm licks his kitten pot pie.

Leafiara raises her hand.

Cryheart smiles at Leafiara.

Luxelle nods at Leafiara.

Medicius says, "Well, I hadn't planned a speech or a rhyme. Sorry Luxelle."

Roelaren nods at Luxelle.

Luxelle grins at Medicius.

Leafiara grins at Medicius.

The arctic wolf stands up.

The arctic wolf pads off.

Wonkus grins at Dwi.

Medicius says, "But the Landing is full of people, all kinds, as was already said."

Gylmour says, "Nothing so much is expected of such fine healers, speak your heart as you've given to us."

Speaking heartily to Medicius, Dwi asks, "Rhymin in frent o' miss Luxie...who'd do it?"

Speaking amusedly to Medicius, Leafiara says, "This being the Landing, it's totally possible several people didn't plan a thing until the moment they raised their hand. Or afterward."

Gylmour agrees with Leafiara.

Meggiemae smiles at Gylmour.

Medicius says, "We've seen invasions, turkeys falling from the sky, ithzir walking the streets, but we made it through all of that."

Dwi glances up.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Medicius.

Dwi blinks at Medicius.

Sirona grins at Medicius.

Gutstorm rummages around in his pockets.

Medicius says, "I'm thankful Rone Wehnimer founded this little outpost."

Sirona nods knowingly.

Cryheart nods at Medicius.

Medicius says, "Liabo knows, I've healed most of the people here."

Leafiara flashes a quick grin at Medicius.

Sirona smiles at Medicius.

Luxelle grins at Medicius.

Roelaren grins at Medicius.

Gutstorm smiles at Dwi.

Wonkus agrees with Medicius.

Cryheart says, "And we are thankful."

Cryheart grins.

Gylmour whistles tunelessly to himself.

Medicius says, "And I'm thankful for the opportunity to meet all of you."

Razanetika gives Medicius a lopsided grin.

Medicius blows into his silvery paper bag and fills it with air.

Siggurd smiles at Medicius.

Gylmour giggles.

Medicius holds his bag aloft with one hand and deals it a resounding thump with the other. The bag pops with a loud *BANG* as hundreds of tiny pieces of silvery paper confetti rain down around him.

Leafiara turns to Medicius and cheers!

Morofinwe grins.

Medicius bows.

Juspera applauds.

Sirona chuckles.

Gylmour applauds.

Shinann grins.

Leafiara giggles.

Siggurd applauds.

Wonkus lets out a loud whoop as he applauds Medicius!

Dwi grunts happily, grinning.

Cryheart chuckles.

Wonkus whistles at Medicius!

Sirona applauds with enthusiasm, seemingly oblivious to her surroundings.

Isophenee grins.

Dhairn lets out a cheer!

Medicius smiles.

Goldstr turns toward Medicius and renders a sharp hand salute.

Gutstorm put a crisped kitten pot pie in his wand belt.

Speaking to Medicius, Wonkus exclaims, "Tell us what kind of elf you are!"

Razanetika begins chortling at Medicius.

Dhairn exclaims, "Get that empath an ale!!"

Medicius peers quizzically at Wonkus.

Speaking to Medicius, Leafiara exclaims, "No preparation needed, just bringin' your heart to pour out! Love it!"

Meggiemae leans softly against Gylmour.

Leafiara praises Medicius.

Medicius nods at Leafiara.

Leafiara winks.

Luxelle nods at Leafiara.

Regwen smiles at Leafiara.

Gylmour gives Meggiemae a lingering kiss on the neck.

Roelaren takes a drink from her dark heavy ale.


Comment #7, from Juspera: Building Together

Luxelle says, "Juspera has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Juspera.

With a high-pitched growl, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to chase her fluffy grey-tipped tail in dizzying circles.

Leafiara turns to face Juspera.

Mnar cocks his head at Juspera.

Regwen nods at Luxelle.

Juspera grins.

The surface of Zecaresi's black leather foot-wraps glow a soft orange, radiating intense heat.

Dwi grunts at Juspera happily, grinning.

Juspera struggles to stand, but fails.

Morofinwe turns to Juspera and cheers!

Gylmour turns an inquisitive ear toward Juspera.

Wonkus whistles at Juspera!

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Juspera.

Goldstr turns an inquisitive ear toward Juspera.

Gylmour pulls Juspera to her feet.

Juspera snickers.

Dhairn picks up some bubbling Eldreth death-rum.

Roelaren turns an inquisitive ear toward Juspera.

Speaking to Gylmour, Juspera says, "Thank you."

Dwi grunts at Gylmour in obvious annoyance.

Dhairn takes a drink from his Eldreth death-rum.

His face flushes and his eyes water.

Dhairn falls to the ground with a "thud". He doesn't appear to be moving.

Leafiara appears to be trying hard not to grin.

Gylmour says, "Solid start."

Dhairn wobbles for a moment looking unsteady.

Gylmour hugs Juspera.

Dhairn asks you where his arms are.

Juspera bites her lip.

Juspera says, "I don't have very much to say. I want to thank you all for being part of what we build here together."

Xanthium smiles at Juspera.

Xanthium raises her hand.

Luxelle nods at Xanthium.

Leafiara gives Juspera a strong, encouraging smile.

Sirona grins.

Juspera says, "Even those I don't agree with. If things were 'perfect' here, it wouldn't be the Landing."

Dhairn looks drunk.

Juspera says, "The end."

Juspera sits down.

Leafiara lets loose a loud whoop of delight.

Mnar snickers.

Mnar applauds.

Gylmour applauds.

Mnar takes a drink from his rich dwarven ale.

Juspera applauds.

Leafiara turns toward Juspera and renders a sharp hand salute.

Shinann grins at Juspera.

Wonkus turns to Juspera and cheers!

Gylmour says, "Fantastic."

Sirona chuckles.

Dwi nods perfunctorily.

Goldstr applauds Juspera.

Xanthium kisses Juspera on the cheek.

The calico cat cleans his coat carefully.

Sirona smiles at Juspera.

Juspera says, "Thank you. Thank you."

Cryheart grins at Juspera.

Speaking heartily to Juspera, Dwi says, "Perty much wot I lernt."

Juspera flashes a quick grin.

Dwi heartily says, "Tho I do wish dat feller'd come git his horse."

Morofinwe takes a drink from his rich dark cognac.

Morofinwe looks rather relaxed.

Dwi sighs.

Leafiara grins at Dwi.


Comment #8, from Regwen: Home and Family

Luxelle says, "Regwen has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Regwen.

Leafiara turns to face Regwen.

Cryheart grins at Dwi.

Wonkus hoots at Regwen.

Regwen curtsies.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Regwen.

Sirona smiles at Regwen.

Regwen says, "I'd just like to say that many of us have grown up together here in the Landing."

Dwi grunts at Regwen happily, grinning.

Regwen smiles.

Goldstr turns an inquisitive ear toward Regwen.

Cryheart nods at Regwen.

A peak snowcat hisses loudly!

Speaking heartily to Regwen, Dwi says, "Anna ye know many us refuse to."

Regwen says, "We've loved, we've lost, fought and died together."

Dwi winks at Regwen.

With a high-pitched growl, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to chase her fluffy grey-tipped tail in dizzying circles.

Regwen grins at Dwi.

Medicius nods in agreement at Regwen.

Isophenee rubs Morofinwe tenderly.

Regwen says, "But we always come and rally together in the end, protecting the weak and helping new adventures."

Meggiemae gazes with awe at Gylmour.

Regwen says, "The Landing is home and family to me."

Regwen smiles.

Leafiara beams happily at Regwen!

Dwi points at Gylmour.

Dwi heartily says, "Dat weak."

Dwi smirks.

Roelaren beams happily at Regwen!

Goldstr beams happily at Regwen!

Gylmour smiles.

Gylmour applauds.

Wonkus beams at Regwen and claps his hands together in delight!

Sirona smiles.

Cryheart applauds Regwen.

Siggurd begins chuckling at Dwi!

Morofinwe takes a drink from his rich dark cognac.

Morofinwe looks rather relaxed.

Roelaren applauds Regwen.

Siggurd beams happily at Regwen!

Xanthium grins at Juspera.

Shinann smiles at Regwen.

Leafiara grins at Regwen.

Regwen says, "I'd also like to remember our dear friends who are no longer with us."

Cryheart says, "Amen."

Leafiara nods slowly at Regwen.

Cryheart gazes up into the heavens.

Dwi grunts sadly, a small tear forming in the corner of her eye.

The calico cat meows.

Gylmour nods approvingly.

Xanthium smiles at Regwen.

Roelaren says, "Amen indeed."

Regwen says, "May their memories be eternal."

Meggiemae grunts.

Goldstr agrees with Regwen.

Siggurd nods.

Sirona nods graciously.

Cryheart says, "May their spirits always shine on us."

Shinann folds her hands in her lap.

Closing her eyes, Xanthium interlocks her fingers together and brings them to her lips, which causes the sleeves of her jade green robe to fall away from her wrists. Praising Ivas, she kisses her knuckles and offers thanks.

Regwen raises her honeyed herb tea in a toast!

Meggiemae grunts sadly, a small tear forming in the corner of her eye.

Dhairn smiles.

Dwi heartily says, "May dey not spit in our ale."

Regwen exclaims, "To the Landing!"

Dwi grunts and nods.

Dhairn takes a drink from his Eldreth death-rum.

Dwi lets out a cheer!

Siggurd turns to Regwen and cheers!

Luxelle turns to Regwen and cheers!

Xanthium applauds Regwen.

Sirona lets out a cheer!

Roelaren raises her dark heavy ale in a toast!

Speaking to Regwen, Wonkus exclaims, "I liked the part where you talked about protecting people!"

Juspera applauds.

Leafiara bursts out in a resounding cheer!

Dhairn looks drunk.

Roelaren turns to Regwen and cheers!

Regwen takes a drink from her honeyed herb tea.

Cryheart says, "Amen."

Dhairn turns to you abruptly and tells you that he loves you.

Siggurd nods at Wonkus.

Siggurd begins chuckling at Dhairn!

Cryheart glances at Dhairn.

Morofinwe begins chuckling at Dhairn!

Roelaren grins at Dhairn.

Morofinwe pokes Dhairn in the ribs.

Goldstr yells, "To da Landing!"

Juspera turns away from Dhairn, ignoring him.

Wonkus grins.

Regwen nods at Luxelle.

Meggiemae glances at Dhairn.

Sirona chuckles.

Goldstr lets out a cheer!

Dhairn suddenly confesses that he really does love halflings.

Morofinwe snickers.

Roelaren says, "Must be drunk."

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

Luxelle smiles.

Shinann grins at Goldstr.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at her surroundings.

Dwi grunts noncommittally and shrugs her shoulders.

Morofinwe quietly says, "I hope so."

Roelaren giggles.

Cryheart moves to stand behind Roelaren.

Cryheart glances at his leather weapons harness.

Mnar clears his throat.

Roelaren agrees with Morofinwe.

Leafiara grins at Morofinwe.

Speaking heartily to Roelaren, Dwi says, "Issa personal choice."

Regwen grins crookedly.

Dwi glances at Gutstorm.

A peak snowcat snarls menacingly!

Cryheart just nudged Dhairn.

Regwen giggles.

Dwi smirks.

Isophenee chuckles.


Comment #9, from Gylmour: Beyond Imagination

Luxelle says, "Gylmour has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Gylmour.

Siggurd grins at Dhairn.

Leafiara hoots.

Meggiemae lets out a cheer!

Wonkus whistles at Gylmour!

Morofinwe turns to Gylmour and cheers!

Leafiara turns to face Gylmour.

Juspera applauds.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Gylmour.

Gylmour says, "Firstly I'd like to say, how is Dwi still single, it's truly infathomable that no one has locked that up yet."

Roelaren nods at Luxelle.

Dwi growls ferociously!

Dhairn grins slowly.

Meggiemae laughs softly, trying to hide her amusement.

Wonkus chuckles.

Xanthium looks thoughtfully at Juspera.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at her surroundings.

Morofinwe quietly says, "Infathomable."

The arctic wolf growls at Dwi.

Morofinwe nods.

Running at full tilt, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes races around a peak snowcat, barking wildly!

Leafiara appears to be struggling to keep a straight face.

Dwi growls ferociously at an arctic wolf!

Dwi cracks her knuckles!

The arctic wolf barks loudly at Dwi.

Dhairn asks, "Huh?"

Siggurd grins.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Dwi.

Gylmour says, "But seriously, my family has a long history in the Lands, over twenty revolutions of the Landin."

Dhairn blinks.

Dhairn stares at his Eldreth death-rum.

An arctic wolf exclaims, "Woof!"

Dhairn says, "This must be a Dwi joke."

Dwi heartily says, "Curb yer hound."

Dhairn blinks at some bubbling Eldreth death-rum in his hand.

Regwen nods.

Dwi mutters something about you.

The arctic wolf sniffs at a fat calico cat.

Gylmour says, "And it used to be that folks avoided the Landin, because of such insufferable adventurers."

Mnar raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Mnar.

Cryheart grins.

Medicius gasps.

The arctic wolf snarls at a fat calico cat.

Leafiara cocks her head.

Gylmour says, "My grandpa Faleenos stowed away in Snow Town."

Razanetika pets a fat calico cat, which nuzzles her hand softly.

Gylmour coughs.

Razanetika runs her hand across the head of a fat calico cat and gives him a light scratch; the cat butts her hand in response as if begging for more.

The arctic wolf snarls at Razanetika.

Dwi stares at Gylmour, tapping her foot impatiently as she waits.

The arctic wolf barks loudly at a fat calico cat.

Razanetika growls ferociously at an arctic wolf!

The arctic wolf whines.

Gylmour says, "And I was lucky enough to be surrounded by more kind people than I could ever imagine meeting."

Razanetika pets a fat calico cat, which nuzzles her hand softly.

Leafiara gives Gylmour a strong, encouraging smile.

Razanetika nods knowingly to the arctic wolf.

Gylmour says, "I found the love of my life."

Siggurd smiles.

The arctic wolf barks loudly at a fat calico cat.

Leafiara glances appraisingly at Meggiemae.

Wonkus stands up.

Meggiemae smiles at Gylmour.

Razanetika runs her hand across the head of a fat calico cat and gives him a light scratch; the cat butts her hand in response as if begging for more.

Dwi chuckles.

Gylmour says, "A beautiful daughter and strong son."

Gylmour glances at Isophenee.

Morofinwe snuggles Isophenee, who responds by cradling an arm around him.

Regwen smiles at Gylmour.

Leafiara beams happily at Isophenee!

Gylmour glances at Morofinwe.

Morofinwe raises his rich dark cognac in a toast!

Siggurd lets out a cheer!

A peak snowcat snarls menacingly!

Isophenee's cheeks flush with a soft shade of apricot.

Leafiara flashes a wide grin at Morofinwe.

Meggiemae lets out a cheer!

Gylmour says, "Dragons with the hearts of champions." ["dragons" referring to members of Ord an Dragan]

Hoodtralfeck leans too far back in his ebonwood chair, and it begins to tip over! He flails his arms wildly and struggles to sit upright. As the front chair legs touch the ground, Hoodtralfeck gives a small sigh of relief.

Gylmour says, "Friends who would give everything for each other."

Hoodtralfeck ruffles the black and white fur on a dark-masked black and white puppy's with sparkling glacial blue eyes head, making her ears flap with the motion.

Bumping Hoodtralfeck's hand with her snout, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes spins excitedly in a circle, fluffy grey-tipped tail wagging in a blur of motion.

Dwi heartily says, "Gylmour..yer adorible..likka ye could find a map wit it printed onna map."

Dwi grunts at Gylmour happily, grinning.

Gylmour says, "And I live my every breath and bleed my last blood for the people that surround me."

Siggurd snickers.

Meggiemae gazes lovingly at Gylmour.

Siggurd beams happily at Gylmour!

Dwi grunts at Meggiemae happily, grinning.

Morofinwe grins.

Isophenee beams happily at Gylmour!

Siggurd turns to Gylmour and cheers!

Goldstr turns toward Gylmour and renders a sharp hand salute.

Morofinwe turns to Gylmour and cheers!

Regwen smiles.

Leafiara's face breaks into a cheeky grin.

Wonkus turns to Gylmour and cheers!

Cryheart nods at Gylmour.

Regwen nods understandingly.

Regwen adopts an agreeable expression.

Meggiemae grunts at Dwi happily, grinning.

Xanthium applauds Gylmour.

Speaking in Dwarven, Dwi heartily exclaims something you don't understand.

Dhairn nods at Gylmour.

Gylmour says, "So I go forth every day knowing that what I do here, and the people by whom I'm surrounded, and everyone we are here with."

Dhairn takes a drink from his Eldreth death-rum.

His face flushes and his eyes water.

Dwi pulls on Meggiemae, trying to get her closer.

Dhairn doesn't move for a few seconds and looks surprisingly like a zombie.

Gylmour says, "Are the best folks the Lands have ever seen."

Medicius lets out a cheer!

Meggiemae begins chuckling at Dwi!

Xanthium grins at Juspera.

Siggurd turns to Gylmour and cheers!

Gylmour says, "That's all I have, except to say, Dwi, I adore you."

Wonkus whistles at Gylmour!

Leafiara lets out a cheer!

Dhairn asks if you have seen his mother.

Dwi cackles!

Goldstr turns to Gylmour and cheers!

Gylmour says, "Megg I love you."

Wonkus turns to Dwi and cheers!

Fluffy grey-tipped tail wagging fitfully, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes bounds up to Gylmour and dances around him excitedly, barking.

Rainedrop smiles.

Xanthium blinks at Juspera.

Dwi nods at Gutstorm.

Regwen turns to Gylmour and cheers!

Meggiemae beams happily at Gylmour!

Dhairn lets out a cheer!

Dhairn asks if you have seen his mother.

Gutstorm raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Gutstorm.

Meggiemae turns to Gylmour and cheers!

Luxelle beams!

Dhairn moves to a kneeling position.

Dhairn stands up.

Siggurd applauds Gylmour.

Luxelle nods.

Juspera applauds.

Leafiara turns toward Gylmour and renders a sharp hand salute.

Leafiara flashes a wide grin.

Sirona stands up.

Isophenee applauds Gylmour.

Siggurd turns to Meggiemae and cheers!

Xanthium applauds.

Gylmour says, "And Moro, Isop, may we continue everything we've built as a family."

Meggiemae nods at Dhairn.

Shinann smiles.

Gylmour nods.

Dhairn raises his Eldreth death-rum in a toast!

Sirona bobs down and back up in a quick curtsy.

Morofinwe nods at Gylmour.

Meggiemae turns to Siggurd and cheers!

Leafiara exclaims, "To family!"

Leafiara lets out a cheer!

Sirona softly says, "Enjoy the eve of stories all."

Sirona smiles.

Morofinwe quietly says, "We shall strive to do so."

Cryheart smiles.

Wonkus exclaims, "I didn't know we were allowed to make speeches looking for dates. I would like to change my answers!"

Regwen raises her honeyed herb tea in a toast!

Sirona waves.

Leafiara turns toward Sirona and renders a sharp hand salute.

Wonkus flirts with Dwi.

Leafiara grins.

Gylmour exclaims, "To family!"

Isophenee says, "To family."

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Wonkus.

Guarrin nods in greeting.

Dwi chuckles.

Isophenee beams!

Gylmour says, "To Friends."

Luxelle lets out a cheer!

Medicius chuckles.

Kobane grumbles.

Regwen exclaims, "To family!"

Gylmour says, "To the Landing."

Luxelle nods.

Kobane gazes up into the heavens.

Speaking amusedly to Wonkus, Leafiara says, "Just gotta raise your hand again."

Leafiara chuckles.

Siggurd turns toward Gylmour and renders a sharp hand salute.

Morofinwe lets out a cheer!

Xanthium says, "Family, yes."

Rainedrop lets out a cheer!

Siggurd applauds Gylmour.

Xanthium applauds.

Isophenee turns to Gylmour and cheers!

Gylmour bows.

Gylmour pulls Meggiemae closer to himself.

Gylmour gives Meggiemae a lingering kiss.

Meggiemae gives Gylmour a lingering kiss.

Dhairn says, "Wonkus would like a date."

Speaking heartily to Meggiemae, Dwi asks, "Shoulnt family be out fullin a pack wit ale bout now?"

Luxelle praises Gylmour, expounding upon his fine features and excellent characteristics.

Meggiemae beams happily at Gylmour!

Luxelle exclaims, "Thank you!"

Speaking to a peak snowcat, Gylmour says, "Oh and you too, Page."

Regwen giggles.


Comment #10, from Roelaren: Part of Each Other

Luxelle says, "Roelaren has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Roelaren.

Speaking to a peak snowcat, Gylmour says, "You insufferable beast."

Roelaren says, "I was born in Ta'Vaalor, abondened in the streets to run errands to survive. I knew in my heart I was meant to help and heal folks but knew that the Nations was not the place for me."

Cryheart grins at Regwen.

Ethereal carnelian foxfire flickers in the shadows.

Wonkus turns to Roelaren and cheers!

Roelaren stands up.

Razanetika tilts her head up.

Dwi reaches over and gently strokes the peak snowcat, pulling her hand across the snowcat's back.

An arctic wolf says, "Woof."

Razanetika gazes fondly at Kobane.

Regwen grins at Cryheart.

Dwi grunts at the snowcat happily, grinning.

Speaking to Dwi, Meggiemae says, "Most likely."

Dhairn smiles at Roelaren.

Regwen glances at Hoodtralfeck.

Xanthium gently rubs the pale golden margay on the head.

Leafiara nods slowly at Roelaren.

Roelaren says, "I moved to mule and would run to Landing to heal during invasions."

Rainedrop picks up some silvery paper confetti.

Regwen chuckles.

Meggiemae gazes lovingly at Gylmour.

Gylmour hugs Isophenee, who wraps him in a warm embrace.

Cryheart chuckles.

Gylmour hugs Morofinwe.

Dhairn smiles quietly to himself.

Gylmour hugs Siggurd.

Isophenee hugs Gylmour.

Dwi grunts at Roelaren in agreement.

Siggurd hugs Gylmour.

Morofinwe hugs Isophenee, who wraps him in a warm embrace.

Morofinwe is hugging himself.

Gylmour pulls Dwi to her feet.

Gylmour kisses Dwi tenderly on the forehead.

Morofinwe coughs.

Speaking to Regwen, Hoodtralfeck asks, "What I do?"

Dwi flails her arms about.

Dwi plops down to the ground in a sitting position.

Roelaren says, "I knew that Landing was where I should be and so moved here to help and to look after the people."

Regwen hugs Hoodtralfeck, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Rainedrop throws a handful of silvery paper confetti up into the air, and it floats down in a cloud all over the area!

Morofinwe nods at Roelaren.

Cryheart nods at Roelaren.

Speaking to Hoodtralfeck, Regwen says, "Yer just bein you with yer new best friend."

Roelaren says, "Landing was where my heart was, it completed me."

Regwen grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Razanetika leans softly against Kobane.

Leafiara grins at Roelaren from ear to ear.

Siggurd smiles at Roelaren.

Meggiemae smiles at Roelaren.

Dwi heartily says, "We complete her."

Dwi smirks.

Roelaren says, "Landing accepted me."

Roelaren says, "An elf."

Hoodtralfeck grins at Regwen.

Goldstr hugs Roelaren, who wraps him in a warm embrace.

Cryheart appears less confident and fearless.

Regwen hugs Roelaren, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Hoodtralfeck scratches vigorously behind one of the dark-masked puppy's ears.

With a huff of contentment, the dark-masked puppy leans into the caress, eyes half-closed with pleasure.

Shinann smiles.

Luxelle agrees with Roelaren.

Guarrin whispers something to Cryheart.

Roelaren says, "I vowed to protect the people here as much as I could."

Razanetika smiles at Roelaren.

Hoodtralfeck leans back, trying to ignore the shuffling of a short-tailed Darkstone Bay rat as it creeps from one of his shoulders to the other, whacking him a few times in the chin with its long hairless tail.

Cryheart says, "I do believe the Landing has a heart and soul as well."

Cryheart grins at Guarrin.

Xanthium grins at Juspera.

Gylmour agrees with Cryheart.

Regwen nods in agreement at Cryheart.

Roelaren recites:

"Landing has its ups and downs"

Xanthium nods at Cryheart.

Cryheart whispers something to Guarrin.

Guarrin slowly empties his lungs.

Razanetika agrees with Roelaren.

Leafiara grins at Roelaren.

Roelaren says, "But all who call it home they are part of it and we are all part of each other."

Xanthium glances over her shoulder at Juspera.

Meggiemae smiles at Gylmour.

Regwen nods in agreement at Roelaren.

Regwen smiles at Roelaren.

Cryheart nods at Roelaren.

Morofinwe nods at Roelaren.

Xanthium grins slowly.

Leafiara beams!

Speaking heartily to Roelaren, Dwi says, "Aww we know elfs aint so bad...we dont lettem o'er da mountains if'n dey aint trainable. Dwarf town's der fer a reason."

Roelaren recites:

"There is nowhere else I would rather be than here"

Dwi grunts at Roelaren happily, grinning.

Dhairn turns to Roelaren and cheers!

Wonkus applauds Roelaren warmly.

Razanetika begins chortling at Dwi.

Morofinwe begins chuckling at Dwi!

Speaking to Dwi, Gylmour says, "It's pronounced elves methinks."

Roelaren says, "Thank ye."

Goldstr beams happily at Roelaren!

Shinann smiles at Roelaren.

Roelaren smiles.

Gylmour applauds Roelaren.

Cryheart grins at Roelaren.

Roelaren sits down.

Morofinwe turns to Roelaren and cheers!

Speaking heartily to Gylmour, Dwi says, "Like ye'd know."

Leafiara turns to Roelaren and cheers!

Cryheart applauds Roelaren.

Dwi grunts at Gylmour in obvious annoyance.

Xanthium applauds Roelaren.

Guarrin applauds Roelaren.

Juspera applauds Roelaren.

Regwen turns to Roelaren and cheers!

Roelaren stands up.

Dhairn breaks out in a silly grin.

Roelaren bows.

Speaking to Dwi, Gylmour exclaims, "We adopted a pair!"

Dwi scoots over next to Roelaren.

Dwi leans softly against Roelaren.

Roelaren sits down.

Morofinwe smiles at Dwi.

Meggiemae gives Ensayn a friendly hug.

Roelaren smiles at Dwi.

Gylmour turns to Ensayn and cheers!

Speaking warmly to Roelaren, Leafiara exclaims, "Nowhere else we'd rather have you either. Thank you for your lovely words this eve!"

Ensayn gives Meggiemae a friendly hug.

Ensayn gives Gylmour a friendly hug.

Morofinwe wiggles his ears.

Ensayn sits down.

Cryheart says, "Amen, Lady Roelaren."

Roelaren beams happily at Leafiara!

Isophenee gives Ensayn a friendly hug.

Roelaren's cheeks flush with a soft shade of apricot.

Leafiara winks at Roelaren.

Dhairn exclaims, "RUM MORE!"

Ensayn gives Isophenee a friendly hug.

Dhairn takes a drink from his Eldreth death-rum.

Dhairn falls to the ground with a "thud". He doesn't appear to be moving.

Regwen smiles at Roelaren.

Ensayn grunts at Isophenee happily, grinning.

Gylmour agrees with Dhairn.

Siggurd applauds.

Dwi chuckles.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Dhairn.

Wonkus exclaims, "Now if only we could get this poor elf a home! Every time I see her she's at the companion park! I think she lives there!" [referring to spellups she does with others]

Gutstorm removes a flagon of Ice Drake rum from in his keg-shaped pack.

Razanetika applauds Roelaren.

Guarrin begins chuckling at Dhairn!

Luxelle praises Roelaren, expounding upon her fine features and excellent characteristics.

Speaking quietly to Roelaren, Morofinwe says, "I am glad you are here."

Dhairn wobbles for a moment looking unsteady.

Luxelle nods.

Luxelle beams!

Roelaren grins at Wonkus.

Gylmour exclaims, "Ennie is here, bring out the strong stuff!"

With a high-pitched growl, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to chase her fluffy grey-tipped tail in dizzying circles.

Roelaren says, "I have a home."

Shinann grins.

Dhairn giggles a little then starts to cry.

Roelaren says, "But thank ye."

Kobane sits down next to Razanetika.

Kobane snuggles Razanetika, who responds by cradling an arm around him.

Ensayn says, "I'll be right back with some."

Speaking to Roelaren, Wonkus exclaims, "That's good to hear!"

The arctic wolf pads around the area.


Comment #11, from Leafiara: Chaotic Peace

Luxelle says, "Leafiara has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Leafiara.

Razanetika rubs Kobane tenderly.

Razanetika hugs Kobane, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Gylmour chuckles.

Leafiara grins at Luxelle.

Wonkus turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Morofinwe quietly says, "Oh lord."

Xanthium nods at Luxelle.

Roelaren smiles at Wonkus.

Morofinwe rolls his eyes.

A peak snowcat emits a surprisingly deep growl!

Kobane hugs Razanetika, who wraps him in a warm embrace.

Leafiara begins chortling at Morofinwe.

A bright trail of silver light rises into the nighttime sky above Wehnimer's Landing, vanishing from sight a heartbeat later. A shrill whistle precedes a large *BOOM* as glittering points of bright light erupt in the nighttime sky. A scintillating bright stallion gallops across a luminous emerald green field before slowly winking out, bits of ash floating towards the ground.

Leafiara strides a few steps forward.

Goldstr turns an inquisitive ear toward Leafiara.

Leafiara muses, "You know, I was going to give a sentimental speech, but we've heard quite a lot of those, so let me take this in a different direction..."

Cryheart gazes up into the heavens.

Leafiara chuckles.

Speaking heartily to Roelaren, Dwi says, "Shoo da horse out anna ye kin stay wit me any cold nite."

A bright trail of vermilion light rises into the nighttime sky above the town of Wehnimer's Landing, vanishing from sight a heartbeat later.

Dwi grunts and nods.

Gylmour turns an inquisitive ear toward Leafiara.

Morofinwe grins at Leafiara.

A shrill whistle precedes a large *BOOM* as glittering points of bright light erupt in the nighttime sky. A scintillating bright phoenix rises above a sparkling black field before slowly winking out, bits of ash floating towards the ground.

Cryheart grins at Leafiara.

Dhairn rolls around on the ground.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Leafiara.

Gylmour leans on Leafiara, giving her a companionable grin.

A bright trail of golden light rises into the nighttime sky above the town of Wehnimer's Landing, vanishing from sight a heartbeat later.

Leafiara whispers aloud, "I was actually never going to give a sentimental speech, don't mind me."

A shrill whistle precedes a large *BOOM* as glittering points of bright light erupt in the nighttime sky. A scintillating bright serpent slithers across a luminous royal blue field before slowly winking out, bits of ash floating towards the ground.

Regwen tilts her head up.

Kobane gives Razanetika a warm buss on the lips.

Leafiara snickers.

Gylmour softly says, "I can't wait for this."

Roelaren beams happily at Dwi!

Leafiara glances up.

Ensayn sits down.

Dhairn pulls on Leafiara, trying to get her closer.

Regwen says, "Ooooo."

Dhairn moves to a kneeling position.

Leafiara begins, "Some of you might not believe this or remember it, but when I first moved to the Landing--I'm talking the very first month--I was a little withdrawn and mostly kept to myself..."

Dwi glances up.

Dhairn stands up.

Ensayn offers Gylmour a shot of dwarven rye whiskey.

Roelaren says, "Thank ye hun."

Roelaren smiles at Dwi.

Leafiara explains, "Coming from the sylvan forests, I understood 'good days' as peaceful days, pretty quiet and laid-back."

Meggiemae blinks at Leafiara.

Gylmour accepts Ensayn's dwarven rye whiskey.

Cryheart smiles at Leafiara.

Ensayn tips his head back and empties a shot of dwarven rye whiskey down his gullet!

Gylmour turns to Ensayn and cheers!

Leafiara opines, "But the Landing's type of good days are very different. They're very loud and full of passion, and sometimes that even means wild, crazy quarrels."

Ensayn closes his eyes for a moment.

Leafiara acknowledges, "Okay, more like a lot of the time."

Leafiara chuckles.

Speaking heartily to Leafiara, Dwi says, "Yep...dont beleef it."

Razanetika turns an inquisitive ear toward Leafiara.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Dwi.

Siggurd grins.

Morofinwe chuckles.

Regwen nods in agreement.

Gylmour shushes Dwi!

Regwen chuckles.

Xanthium chuckles.

Leafiara admits, "I used to believe arguments were a bad thing, so this was the hardest thing for me to reconcile with in the Landing, but I've learned that often we fight only with those we love most--because they're the ones we think are worth our energy."

Dhairn says, "Theresh not enuff shlur in yer speets."

Dhairn offers Leafiara some bubbling Eldreth death-rum.

Leafiara gawks at Dhairn.

Roelaren smiles at Leafiara.

Meggiemae smiles at Leafiara.

Speaking to Dhairn, Leafiara whispers aloud, "Afterward."

Leafiara snickers.

Regwen smiles at Leafiara.

Gylmour smirks.

Dwi grunts, amused.

Razanetika squints at Leafiara.

Dhairn blinks at some bubbling Eldreth death-rum in his hand.

Dhairn takes a drink from his Eldreth death-rum.

Dhairn falls to the ground with a "thud". He doesn't appear to be moving.

Leafiara musingly asks, "What is the Landing?"

Dhairn says he wants to be just like you.

Leafiara enthuses, "A bunch of misfits! Crazies! Vagabonds! Hooligans! Adventurers! Troublemakers!"

Dwi glances between Gutstorm and Dhairn.

Leafiara roars, "That's the Landing!"

The calico cat pads around the area.

Leafiara fondly adds, "The ones worth arguing with! The ones worth our energy."

Gylmour agrees with Leafiara.

Leafiara nods emphatically!

Meggiemae rolls Dhairn over.

Roelaren smiles at Dhairn.

Regwen turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Leafiara decisively proclaims, "The loudest, wildest, most passionate, most chaotic mess of a town I could ever imagine!"

Leafiara raises her fist defiantly.

Dhairn giggles a little then starts to cry.

Leafiara fondly declares, "And that's -our- good days. That's our kind of peace. The best kind of peace."

Mnar begins chuckling at Xanthium!

Roelaren grins at Leafiara.

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

Goldstr grins at Leafiara.

Kobane gives Leafiara a lopsided grin.

Xanthium applauds Leafiara.

Regwen smiles at Leafiara.

Dwi heartily exclaims, "Piece o pie!"

Dwi grunts at Leafiara in agreement.

Leafiara cheers, "May the fires of our craziness never stop burning!"

Leafiara throws her head back and howls!

Siggurd chuckles.

Leafiara nods firmly.

Xanthium chuckles.

Meggiemae turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Juspera raises her fist defiantly.

Kobane casts his eyes upward, begging Zelia for guidance.

Leafiara grins.

Roelaren turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Wonkus applauds Leafiara with enthusiasm, seemingly oblivious to his surroundings.

Siggurd applauds Leafiara.

The arctic wolf barks loudly.

Regwen turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Luxelle praises Leafiara, expounding upon her fine features and excellent characteristics.

Leafiara winks at Luxelle.

Cryheart applauds Leafiara.

Ensayn grunts and snarls at the same time, looking mighty fierce!

Roelaren raises her dark heavy ale in a toast!

Luxelle beams!

Xanthium turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Dhairn lets out a cheer!

Ensayn smiles.

Luxelle lets out a cheer!

Hoodtralfeck turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Isophenee applauds Leafiara.

Roelaren takes a drink from her dark heavy ale.

Roelaren looks rather relaxed.

Gylmour applauds Leafiara.

Leafiara hoots.

Dhairn just poured his Eldreth death-rum on top of his head.

Regwen applauds.

Isophenee grins.


Comment #12, from Xanthium: Breaking Boundaries and Reaching for the Stars

Luxelle says, "Xanthium has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Xanthium.

Gylmour gives Leafiara a friendly hug.

Leafiara gives Razanetika a warm buss on the lips.

Uncrossing her ankles, Xanthium places her left hand and the flat of her right foot upon the ground, and then pushes herself into a standing position. She pauses for a moment after gaining her feet and brushes out any potential wrinkles in the seat and hem of her jade green robe.

Leafiara hugs Gylmour.

Goldstr applauds Leafiara.

Roelaren just opened an ebonwood fletching kit inlaid with tiny ruby arrows.

Xanthium smiles.

Razanetika gives Leafiara a warm buss on the lips.

Wonkus turns an inquisitive ear toward Xanthium.

Leafiara grins.

Leafiara curtsies gracefully.

Shinann smiles at Leafiara.

Xanthium says, "I'll be brief."

Leafiara turns to face Xanthium.

Roelaren removes a dark brocade sack from in her fletching kit.

Dwi heartily says, "It's a branch."

With excited whining noises, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to wag her fluffy grey-tipped tail so hard that her entire body begins to sway in time with the motion.

Dwi heartily says, "Not really a floor."

Speaking to Xanthium, Wonkus exclaims, "You got a tough act to follow. I recommend appealing to the crazies!"

Dwi grunts noncommittally and shrugs her shoulders.

Xanthium says, "Someone just said something about freaks and hybrids and boundaries.."

Xanthium glances at Juspera.

Gylmour gazes lovingly at Leafiara.

Morofinwe hoots at Leafiara.

Juspera mouths, "What?"

Speaking to Meggiemae, Gylmour says, "What a gem."

Leafiara grins at Xanthium.

Ensayn carefully places a shot of dwarven rye whiskey on the ground.

Roelaren removes a warm sugar cookie iced with a green yew tree from in her brocade sack.

Meggiemae agrees with Gylmour.

Ensayn carefully places a shot of dwarven rye whiskey on the ground.

Xanthium says, "Many of us are here because of events, friendships, and affairs that were forbidden. Either we were involved with one, or we're the result of the same."

Ensayn carefully places a shot of dwarven rye whiskey on the ground.

Guarrin rocks back on his heels.

Roelaren offers Dwi a warm sugar cookie iced with a green yew tree.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Xanthium.

Dwi accepts Roelaren's sugar cookie.

Roelaren removes a milk-frothed mug of hot chocolate from in her fletching kit.

Dwi smiles quietly to herself.

Xanthium says, "Our history and cultures are filled with examples of what happens when people take risks, and nothing exemplifies that more than the frontier."

Cryheart nods at Xanthium.

Roelaren takes a drink from her mug of hot chocolate.

Mnar nods at Xanthium.

Gylmour nods at Xanthium.

Siggurd nods.

Xanthium says, "The Landing, to me, is the reification of those broken boundaries, of where we come to learn our own path, dig our soil, reach for the stars. Thank you."

Gylmour nods enthusiastically at Xanthium!

Roelaren removes a cracked glass skull-shaped tankard with ruby eyes from in her brocade sack.

Leafiara beams happily at Xanthium!

Xanthium smiles.

Roelaren takes a drink from her skull-shaped tankard.

Crossing her feet at the ankles, Xanthium slowly lowers herself to the ground, taking care to smooth out the seat of her jade green robe and smoothing out the fabric on her lap.

Shinann smiles at Xanthium.

Roelaren put a dark brocade sack in her fletching kit.

Dhairn turns to Xanthium and cheers!

Leafiara exclaims, "Poetic and beautiful!"

Siggurd applauds Xanthium.

Cryheart smiles at Xanthium.

Xanthium gives Juspera a little prod between the shoulder blades.

Dhairn moves to a kneeling position.

Leafiara nods approvingly at Xanthium.

Juspera lets out a cheer!

Medicius just arrived.

Regwen applauds Xanthium.

Goldstr applauds Xanthium.

Juspera applauds Xanthium warmly.

Wonkus applauds Xanthium warmly.

Morofinwe raises his hand.v

Ensayn thoughtfully says, "Forbidden or hidden . ."

Luxelle nods at Morofinwe.

Xanthium's cheeks flush with a soft shade of apricot.

Morofinwe whistles tunelessly to himself.

The calico cat rubs up against Morofinwe.

Medicius removes a goblet of warm mulled wine from in his forest green backpack.

Mnar stands up.

Medicius offers Xanthium a goblet of warm mulled wine.

Ensayn grunts pensively, deep in thought.

Xanthium nods at Ensayn.

Gylmour leans softly against Meggiemae.

Xanthium accepts Medicius's warm mulled wine.

Dwi heartily says, "Dey seemed to like wotcha said."

Leafiara mentions, "We're coming up to the end of the night, so if anyone would still like to get their thoughts in, this is the last call to RAISE your HAND!"

Morofinwe grins at Mnar.

Medicius removes a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale from in the Medicius disk.

Xanthium says, "Thank you. It is chilly."

Meggiemae leans softly against Gylmour.

Medicius offers Dwi a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale.

Dwi grunts at Xanthium and nods.

Xanthium kisses Medicius on the cheek.

Medicius nods at Xanthium.

Wonkus fidgets.

Dwi accepts Medicius's Dragonsdraught ale.

Medicius smiles.

Gylmour exclaims, "I'll raise my eye!"

Medicius removes a goblet of warm mulled wine from in his forest green backpack.

Dhairn says, "Fer a second it seemed like I died. But yer all too pretty for this to be the underworld."

Regwen takes a drink from her honeyed herb tea.

Gylmour coughs.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Gylmour.

Medicius offers Leafiara a goblet of warm mulled wine.

Razanetika glances at Gutstorm.

Dwi heartily says, "I aint gots any idear bout dem werds."

Leafiara accepts Medicius's warm mulled wine.

Xanthium gazes admiringly at Mnar.

Dhairn begins to flirt with Siggurd.

Leafiara turns toward Medicius and renders a sharp salute with her warm mulled wine.

Dwi grunts noncommittally and shrugs her shoulders.

Ensayn says, "I'll raise a glass."

Shinann stands up.

Gylmour raises an eyebrow.

Leafiara takes a drink from her warm mulled wine.

Cryheart grins at Gylmour.


Comment #13, from Mnar: Love that Binds Us

Luxelle says, "Mnar has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Mnar.

Hoodtralfeck raises his hand.v

Luxelle nods at Hoodtralfeck.

Mnar says, "I'm known sometimes as a somber person, so I hope I'm not the last to go tonight. We should end on a higher note."

Gylmour smiles.

Roelaren rubs her diamond hydra pendant, causing a golden incandescence to dance around its edges briefly.

Wonkus turns to Mnar and cheers!

Medicius removes a tankard of Golden Fox mead from in the Medicius disk.

Ensayn tips his head back and empties a shot of dwarven rye whiskey down his gullet!

Dwi takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Razanetika whispers something to Gutstorm.

Siggurd nods at Morofinwe.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Mnar.

Medicius offers Gylmour a tankard of Golden Fox mead.

Razanetika gives Gutstorm a friendly prod against the back.

Mnar says, "I've called the Landing home for quite some time. I arrived not long before they passed out these little charms to the residents in those days."

Guarrin turns to face Mnar.

Gylmour accepts Medicius's Golden Fox mead.

Mnar takes off a deep green glaes spider charm.

Speaking to Mnar, Xanthium says, "That can be arranged."

Goldstr turns an inquisitive ear toward Mnar.

Gylmour raises his Golden Fox mead in a toast!

Leafiara grins at Mnar.

Mnar taps a deep green glaes spider charm.

Xanthium whistles at Mnar!

Gylmour takes a drink from his Golden Fox mead.

Juspera grins.

Xanthium takes a drink from her warm mulled wine.

Xanthium looks rather relaxed.

Mnar puts on a deep green glaes spider charm.

Regwen takes a drink from her honeyed herb tea.

Mnar says, "I see a few of you have these as well, so you know how long it's been."

Speaking to Medicius, Gylmour says, "Ooh that's good and sweer."

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

Razanetika thumps Gutstorm!

Dhairn nods at Mnar.

Speaking to Meggiemae, Gylmour says, "Almost as sweet as you."

Siggurd smiles at Mnar.

Mnar says, "I lived in other cities as well. When the way to the Elven Nations was opened, I sojourned there for a while. And I lived for years in Solhaven when the Griffon Sword wars raged. But always I came home to the Landing."

Meggiemae smiles at Gylmour.

Leafiara nods approvingly at Mnar.

Gylmour takes a drink from his Golden Fox mead.

Razanetika blinks at Gutstorm.

Gylmour offers Medicius a tankard of Golden Fox mead.

Regwen takes a drink from her honeyed herb tea.

Juspera taps herself on the chest.

Cryheart nods at Mnar.

Juspera wiggles her eyebrows.

Speaking to Medicius, Gylmour says, "Thank you, my friend."

Mnar says, "Like most of us, I think, I am tied to the Landing. And when we come to the Landing, whether to visit or live here or simply to watch the people and remember the good times, we are coming home. We are coming back from whence we came."

Roelaren says, "Landing means home."

Medicius declines Gylmour's offer.

Gylmour bows to Medicius.

Cryheart nods at Roelaren.

Mnar says, "Only after years of contemplation have I grown to understand why we return, and it is love. There is an endless well of love here, that exists that exists between all of us."

Siggurd nods at Roelaren.

Leafiara beams happily at Mnar!

Speaking quietly in Dwarven to Meggiemae, Dwi says something you don't understand.

Guarrin furrows his brow.

Morofinwe nods at Mnar.

Medicius removes a mug of Blackdew grog from in the Medicius disk.

Gylmour takes a drink from his dwarven rye whiskey.

Dwi winks at Meggiemae.

Medicius offers Ensayn a mug of Blackdew grog.

Dwi applauds.

Regwen nods in agreement at Mnar.

Mnar says, "It is the love, I think, of soldiers huddled together before battle, when the dark night seems endless and the hope of morning is a distant prayer all but lost in the tide of fear."

The arctic wolf sits down, his tail sweeping across the ground.

Roelaren smiles at Gutstorm.

Dwi nods perfunctorily.

Regwen smiles.

Meggiemae smiles at Dwi.

Xanthium nods at Juspera.

Ensayn accepts Medicius's Blackdew grog.

Roelaren smiles at Guarrin.

Ensayn grunts his thanks.

Morofinwe agrees with Mnar.

Medicius removes a chalice of mint on the rum from in the Medicius disk.

Mnar says, "In the Landing, we live here on the edge of a knife, facing wars and invasions and the threat of death every day. And in the face of that danger we have found the cord that binds us together, and it is love."

Medicius offers Kobane a chalice of mint on the rum.

Cryheart grins at Misun.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Mnar.

Ensayn tips his head back and empties a mug of Blackdew grog down his gullet!

Ensayn looks rather relaxed.

Guarrin nods in greeting at Misun.

Misun smiles at Cryheart.

The red and grey fox pads over to Akenna and leaps easily into her arms, his tail wrapping about himself as he settles in Akenna's grasp.

With excited whining noises, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to wag her fluffy grey-tipped tail so hard that her entire body begins to sway in time with the motion.

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

Kobane accepts Medicius's mint on the rum.

Siggurd smiles at Mnar.

Mnar says, "I have fought for the Landing. I have died for it. Sometimes, in my zeal, I have lost my way -- I have killed people who believed in their causes just as much as I do."

Kobane turns toward Medicius and renders a sharp salute with his mint on the rum.

Ensayn rubs his eyes.

Dwi takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Dwi looks rather relaxed.

Juspera looks thoughtfully at Mnar.

Misun nods at Guarrin.

Leafiara nods sympathetically at Mnar.

Xanthium gives a sidelong glance at Mnar.

Roelaren adopts an agreeable expression.

Mnar says, "I have led mobs that burned down buildings just steps from where we now sit. I have nailed people to walls because I thought they had betrayed us. But always, when the morning comes, I find I have been forgiven."

Akenna slips her hand under the a black-eared red and grey fox's head and lightly scratches at his chin and neck.

Medicius removes a glass of flaeshornberry wine from in his forest green backpack.

Medicius offers Guarrin a glass of flaeshornberry wine.

Leafiara grins at Mnar.

Cryheart smiles.

Juspera bites her lip.

Kobane takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Mnar says, "They say home is the place where, when you have nowhere else to go, they have to take you in. The Landing has always taken me in, and I guess that makes it my home."

Roelaren smiles at Mnar.

Dwi heartily says, "I call dat easy peasy."

Dwi grunts in agreement.

Medicius mutters home.

Goldstr faces Mnar and smartly brings his right fist up to his chest. Holding it there, he bows deeply.

Speaking in Dwarven, Meggiemae says something you don't understand.

Mnar says, "I ask that you think of the love you have, for your family or friends or for this town. And if you can imagine that love, I ask that you spare a moment to be grateful for it, and this wonderful place we call home."

Luxelle praises Mnar, expounding upon his fine features and excellent characteristics.

Dwi grunts at Meggiemae and nods.

Mnar says, "Thank you."

Dhairn nods at Mnar.

Cryheart says, "Amen."

Isophenee nods at Mnar.

Morofinwe applauds Mnar.

Siggurd beams happily at Mnar!

Roelaren turns to Mnar and cheers!

Shinann smiles at Mnar.

Mnar sits down.

Cryheart nods at Mnar.

Siggurd applauds Mnar.

Guarrin applauds Mnar.

Juspera smiles at Mnar.

Xanthium closes her eyes for a moment.

Dwi takes a bite of her sugar cookie.

Wonkus applauds Mnar encouragingly.

Isophenee applauds Mnar.

Roelaren says, "Amen indeed."

Wonkus whistles at Mnar!

Regwen nods at Mnar.

Luxelle nods.

Speaking to Mnar, Wonkus exclaims, "Take it off!"

Medicius offers Isophenee a glass of flaeshornberry wine.

A peak snowcat hisses loudly!

Speaking sincerely to Mnar, Leafiara says, "You aren't the last to speak tonight, rest assured, but if you had been, that would have an incredibly high note to end on."

Akenna pets a black-eared red and grey fox, which nuzzles her hand softly.

Medicius removes a chalice of mint on the rum from in the Medicius disk.

Rainedrop applauds.

Wonkus asks, "...wait...what are we doing again?"

Wonkus gazes in wonder at his surroundings.

Akenna's red and grey fox jumps down from her arms and lands lightly on the ground.

Isophenee accepts Medicius's flaeshornberry wine.

Regwen applauds.

Medicius offers Mnar a chalice of mint on the rum.

Speaking happily to Mnar, Leafiara says, "Thank you for your amazing words tonight."

Isophenee beams happily at Medicius!

Mnar grins at Medicius.

Speaking quietly to Mnar, Morofinwe says, "Very well said."

Mnar accepts Medicius's mint on the rum.


Comment #14, from Gutstorm: ...

Luxelle says, "Gutstorm has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Gutstorm.

Regwen smiles quietly to herself.

Medicius removes a chalice of mint on the rum from in the Medicius disk.

Gutstorm stands up.

Mnar raises his mint on the rum in a toast!

Dwi grunts, amused.

Akenna cocks her head.

Gutstorm sets about preparing himself to be as presentable as possible.

Leafiara raises her warm mulled wine in a toast!

Gylmour hugs Mnar.

Medicius offers Morofinwe a chalice of mint on the rum.

Mnar takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Mnar looks rather relaxed.

Leafiara turns to Mnar and cheers!

Leafiara turns to face Gutstorm.

Wonkus beams happily at Akenna!

A peak snowcat snarls menacingly!

Dwi mutters something about atonemint.

Gutstorm gazes in wonder at his surroundings.

Roelaren smiles at Dwi.

(Gylmour toasts you.)

Gutstorm clears his throat.

Wonkus waves to Akenna.

Gutstorm makes a shushing sound!

Gylmour raises his dwarven rye whiskey in a toast!

Meggiemae gives Gylmour a lingering kiss.

Morofinwe accepts Medicius's mint on the rum.

Roelaren turns an inquisitive ear toward Gutstorm.

Gutstorm takes a drink from his Ice Drake rum.

Gutstorm looks rather relaxed.

Medicius removes a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale from in his forest green backpack.

Gutstorm releases a long, drawn out belch.

Medicius offers Akenna a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale.

Dwi makes a shushing sound!

Gutstorm drunkenly says, "Datch all, dankoo."

Dwi cackles!

Gutstorm sits down.

Dhairn picks up a shot of dwarven rye whiskey.

Mnar tilts his head down.

Speaking in Elven, Akenna exclaims, "Oh!"

Akenna accepts Medicius's Dragonsdraught ale.

Leafiara grins at Gutstorm.

Mnar carefully inspects his mint on the rum.

(Xanthium eyes Mnar skeptically for a moment.)

Medicius removes a tankard of Golden Fox mead from in his forest green backpack.

Dwi shakes her head, clucking her tongue.

Morofinwe takes a drink from his rich dark cognac.

Morofinwe looks quite relaxed.

Xanthium takes a drink from her warm mulled wine.

Leafiara amusedly says, "Well, alright then."

Medicius offers Meggiemae a tankard of Golden Fox mead.

Speaking to Medicius, Akenna exclaims, "Thank you!"

Akenna beams happily at Medicius!

(Mnar studies his rum.)

Meggiemae accepts Medicius's Golden Fox mead.

Medicius smiles.

Meggiemae beams happily at Medicius!

Juspera leans on Mnar, giving him a companionable grin.

Mnar takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Regwen says, "Wonderful evening. So touching."

Meggiemae raises her Golden Fox mead in a toast!

Akenna takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Akenna looks rather relaxed.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Regwen.

Gylmour agrees with Regwen.

Wonkus agrees with Regwen.

Akenna waves to Juspera.

Regwen places a hand over her heart.

Cryheart nods at Regwen.

Misun smiles at Guarrin.

Medicius removes a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale from in his forest green backpack.

Misun nods slowly.

Medicius offers Siggurd a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale.

Meggiemae takes a drink from her Golden Fox mead.

Speaking amusedly to Gutstorm, Leafiara says, "Points for being the most succinct tonight."

Leafiara chuckles.

Siggurd accepts Medicius's Dragonsdraught ale.

Siggurd smiles at Medicius.

The arctic wolf begins to carefully observe its surroundings.

Gutstorm gives Leafiara a friendly hug.

Siggurd mutters under his breath.

Guarrin shrugs at Misun.

Leafiara hugs Gutstorm.

Leafiara grins.

Akenna mumbles something under her breath.

Cryheart begins chuckling at Leafiara!

Gylmour just nudged Siggurd.

Ensayn brushes his fingers lightly against his plaited ebon beard.

Wonkus turns to Gutstorm and cheers!

Siggurd takes a drink from his Dragonsdraught ale.

Siggurd looks rather relaxed.

Goldstr grins.

Medicius removes a tankard of Golden Fox mead from in his forest green backpack.

Roelaren takes a drink from her skull-shaped tankard.

Roelaren looks rather relaxed.

Dwi smirks.


Comment #15, from Morofinwe: Returning Home

Luxelle says, "Morofinwe has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Morofinwe.

Medicius offers Juspera a tankard of Golden Fox mead.

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

Leafiara turns to face Morofinwe.

Morofinwe smiles.

Meggiemae turns to Morofinwe and cheers!

Siggurd turns toward Morofinwe and renders a sharp salute with his Dragonsdraught ale.

Morofinwe stands up.

Speaking heartily to Luxelle, Dwi asks, "Why?"

Isophenee turns an inquisitive ear toward Morofinwe.

Roelaren smiles at Morofinwe.

Dwi peers quizzically at Morofinwe.

Mnar takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Xanthium grins at Juspera.

Cryheart says, "A shout out for the Town Criers for hosting this event."

Morofinwe quietly asks, "I will try to be brief. But, if I may?"

Roelaren grins at Dwi.

Misun agrees with Guarrin.

Morofinwe smiles at Mnar.

Leafiara grins at Cryheart.

Speaking to Meggiemae, Gylmour says, "Cheers, my love."

Goldstr turns an inquisitive ear toward Morofinwe.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Speaking to Juspera, Xanthium says, "I hear mead is the draught of heroes."

Wonkus turns an inquisitive ear toward Morofinwe.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Cryheart lets out a cheer!

Dwi grunts noncommittally and shrugs her shoulders.

Xanthium nods slowly at Juspera.

Gylmour gives Meggiemae a lingering kiss.

Regwen hugs Leafiara, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Goldstr blushes a glowing shade of red.

Xanthium takes a drink from her warm mulled wine.

Xanthium looks rather relaxed.

Juspera glances at Xanthium.

Leafiara hugs Regwen, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Regwen smiles at Leafiara.

Siggurd turns to face Morofinwe.

Dwi smirks at Morofinwe.

Meggiemae gives Gylmour a lingering kiss.

Medicius removes a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale from in his forest green backpack.

A peak snowcat snarls menacingly!

Gylmour takes a drink from his dwarven rye whiskey.

Leafiara grins.

Xanthium shrugs at Juspera.

Meggiemae raises her Golden Fox mead in a toast!

Goldstr turns an inquisitive ear toward Morofinwe.

Akenna takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Akenna looks rather relaxed.

Juspera shrugs at Xanthium.

Shinann turns an inquisitive ear toward Morofinwe.

Leafiara tilts her head toward Morofinwe, examining him intently as the tip of one ear twitches briefly.

Meggiemae takes a drink from her Golden Fox mead.

Speaking to Juspera, Xanthium says, "I'm a bard. We're supposed to know that stuff."

Speaking to Morofinwe, Leafiara assures, "You may! It's what we're here for!"

Mnar glances at Xanthium.

Mnar glances at Juspera.

Regwen grins at Xanthium.

Akenna asks, "Drinking?"

Morofinwe quietly says, "My relatives hunted with Mnar long ago. They hunted with Brakian. Ylandra. Igrak. Starsnuffer. Wanton. Mojo. Warble."

Akenna cocks her head at Xanthium.

Speaking to Xanthium, Mnar asks, "Drinking?"

Morofinwe quietly says, "Old names. Old friends. Old times."

Speaking to Morofinwe, Dhairn says, "You start singin', I'm callin in the dogs."

Speaking to Akenna, Xanthium says, "Heroes."

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Morofinwe.

Medicius offers Luxelle a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale.

Leafiara notes, "Just saw Ylandra earlier tonight."

Speaking to Xanthium, Akenna says, "Ohhh."

Leafiara nods.

Xanthium smiles.

An annoyed shrunken halfling emerges from Hoodtralfeck's beard and begins to scale the length of his facial hair. Panting, the halfling finishes his climb and wipes the sweat from his brow before disappearing back into Hoodtralfeck's beard.

Dwi grunts, amused.

Akenna nods once at Xanthium.

Ensayn grunts, amused.

With excited whining noises, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to wag her fluffy grey-tipped tail so hard that her entire body begins to sway in time with the motion.

Xanthium leans back.

Regwen turns an inquisitive ear toward Morofinwe.

Morofinwe quietly says, "The Landing is full of heroes. Named. And unnamed."

Siggurd nods at Morofinwe.

Leafiara grins at Morofinwe.

Regwen nods in agreement.

Gylmour agrees with Morofinwe.

Luxelle gawks at Morofinwe.

Cryheart says, "Aye."

Xanthium says, "...most of them probably have names."

Gylmour chuckles.

Xanthium takes a drink from her warm mulled wine.

Goldstr nods at Morofinwe.

Dwi heartily asks, "Wot's dat feller's name?"

Dwi glances at Gutstorm.

Dhairn begins chuckling at Xanthium!

Meggiemae grunts proudly in remembrance.

Morofinwe quietly says, "This is our home. This is what we bleed for, fight for, over and over and we all, in time come back to our home."

Dhairn pokes Xanthium in the ribs.

Shinann grins at Xanthium.

Gutstorm drunkenly asks, "You mean Datt?"

Morofinwe quietly says, "It took me decades."

Speaking amusedly to Xanthium, Leafiara says, "I mean, yeah, but... I know what he means."

Leafiara chuckles.

Morofinwe quietly says, "But."

Morofinwe quietly says, "I am home."

Morofinwe smiles.

Xanthium laughs softly, trying to hide her amusement.

Gylmour smiles at Morofinwe.

Leafiara grins at Morofinwe.

Cryheart nods at Morofinwe.

Cryheart smiles.

Siggurd turns to Morofinwe and cheers!

Wonkus turns to Morofinwe and cheers!

Morofinwe quietly says, "I count you all as friends. Comrades. And some of you family."

Siggurd turns toward Morofinwe and renders a sharp salute with his Dragonsdraught ale.

Gylmour sniffs.

Medicius offers Shinann a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale.

Xanthium gives Dhairn a little prod between the shoulder blades.

Luxelle praises Morofinwe, expounding upon his fine features and excellent characteristics.

Dhairn grins.

Kobane leans on Morofinwe.

Regwen nods at Morofinwe.

Speaking heartily to Gutstorm, Dwi says, "Oh yeah dat Datt..dat's da one..prolley a hero dat Datt."

Goldstr turns to Morofinwe and cheers!

Roelaren smiles at Morofinwe.

Kobane takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Regwen smiles.

Dwi winks at Gutstorm.

A peak snowcat stares hungrily at Siggurd!

Mnar smiles at Morofinwe.

Gylmour shushes Dwi!

Morofinwe quietly says, "My blades are ready to defend this town. Because it is my home."

Meggiemae turns toward Morofinwe and renders a sharp salute with her Golden Fox mead.

Isophenee smiles at Morofinwe.

Siggurd pets the snowcat.

Xanthium smiles at Morofinwe.

Speaking to Dwi, Gylmour says, "My son is speaking."

Leafiara turns toward Morofinwe and renders a sharp salute with her warm mulled wine.

Akenna pets a black-eared red and grey fox, which nuzzles her hand softly.

Dwi growls at Gylmour.

Roelaren raises her skull-shaped tankard in a toast!

Shinann nods at Medicius.

Xanthium turns toward Morofinwe and renders a sharp salute with her warm mulled wine.

Shinann smiles at Medicius.

Roelaren takes a drink from her skull-shaped tankard.

Roelaren looks rather relaxed.

Medicius nods.

A breeze springs up, gently swaying the leaves and branches around you. Soon, it seems as though there is a rhythm to their movements, a stately ballet of nature set to an unheard melody.

Xanthium takes a drink from her warm mulled wine.

Speaking to Morofinwe, Gylmour exclaims, "Speak it, dear son!"

Morofinwe quietly says, "As a Ranger I wander. I watch. I seek. I hunt. I protect those of my home. And I always will. And you...all of you..do the same."

Regwen exclaims, "Let's give a cheer for the organizers. Luxelle and Leafiara!"

Leafiara grins at Morofinwe.

Speaking to Medicius, Xanthium asks, "...where did you get that, friend?"

Leafiara beams happily at Regwen!

Gylmour sniffs.

Regwen turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Leafiara hugs Regwen, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Dwi mutters something about rangers.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Regwen turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Morofinwe quietly says, "I am glad you gave me time to speak. Thank you."

Juspera lets out a cheer!

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Morofinwe bows.

Guarrin applauds politely.

Meggiemae lets out a cheer!

Siggurd smiles at Morofinwe.

Roelaren hugs Leafiara, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Speaking to Medicius, Xanthium says, "I think I need more. Sometime."

Juspera applauds Morofinwe.

Siggurd applauds Morofinwe.

Roelaren gives Luxelle a friendly hug.

Morofinwe sits down.

Gylmour applauds Morofinwe.

Cryheart lets out a cheer!

Shinann smiles at Morofinwe.

Mnar applauds Morofinwe.

Wonkus applauds Morofinwe with enthusiasm, seemingly oblivious to his surroundings.

Cryheart nods at Morofinwe.

Gylmour hugs Morofinwe.

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Speaking appreciatively to Morofinwe, Leafiara exclaims, "Thank you for another lovely speech!"

Xanthium applauds Morofinwe.

Mnar takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Mnar looks rather relaxed.

Regwen exclaims, "Wonderful job, Ladies!"

Akenna takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Akenna looks rather relaxed.

Luxelle beams happily at Morofinwe!

Rainedrop applauds.

Luxelle nods.

Isophenee applauds Morofinwe.

Goldstr applauds Morofinwe.

Meggiemae beams happily at Morofinwe!

Speaking to Morofinwe, Gylmour says, "I love you."

Ensayn grunts happily, grinning.

Regwen applauds.

Xanthium grins at Morofinwe.

Rainedrop applauds Morofinwe.


Comment #16, from Hoodtralfeck: Ahead of the Times

Luxelle says, "And now...."

Leafiara hurriedly says, "By the way, we still do have one last speaker coming up."

Speaking heartily to Morofinwe, Dwi says, "I'm impressed ye found da tree."

Medicius offers Gutstorm a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale.

Leafiara chuckles.

A small blood red spider on Hoodtralfeck crawls over to his face.

Dwi grunts at Morofinwe happily, grinning.

Luxelle says, "Hoodtralfeck has the floor now."

Luxelle nods at Hoodtralfeck.v

Luxelle says, "Hoodtralfeck is the final person in queue this evening."

Gutstorm accepts Medicius's Dragonsdraught ale.

Juspera turns to face Leafiara.

Rainedrop smiles at Morofinwe.

Leafiara amusedly says, "So don't everyone run out."

Gutstorm turns toward Medicius and renders a sharp salute with his Dragonsdraught ale.

Leafiara chuckles.

Morofinwe quietly says, "I have a map."

Leafiara turns to face Hoodtralfeck.

Kobane removes an illuminated scroll from in his web-woven haversack.

Roelaren says, "Landing sweet Landing is Home."

Rainedrop smiles at Hoodtralfeck.

Morofinwe winks at Dwi.

Hoodtralfeck says, "So I have called Landing home since I first dropped off the turnip wagon. It is so deeply ingrained into me that I won't even go to other towns. Even after I got so old that only way I could learn was from outsiders that was stupid enough to think they could defeat us and take us over, as they would all find out in time wasn't possible."

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Hoodtralfeck.

Medicius offers Dhairn a tankard of Golden Fox mead.

Dwi glances at Gylmour.

Speaking heartily to Morofinwe, Dwi asks, "Loan it to him?"

Leafiara grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Dwi smirks.

Roelaren inclines her ear, listening intently.

With a high-pitched growl, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to chase her fluffy grey-tipped tail in dizzying circles.

Regwen grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Morofinwe grins at Dwi.

Gylmour squints at Dwi.

Siggurd turns to face Hoodtralfeck.

Morofinwe nods at Hoodtralfeck.

Siggurd nods at Hoodtralfeck.

Medicius turns an inquisitive ear toward Hoodtralfeck.

Cryheart glances at a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes and grins.

Gutstorm ponders.

Medicius blinks.

Hoodtralfeck says, "Lots of people consider Landing home because we don't turn people away. Unlike the empires we have always picked who was in charge."

Leafiara nods in agreement at Hoodtralfeck.

Misun shifts her weight.

Roelaren agrees with Hoodtralfeck.

Meggiemae takes a drink from her Golden Fox mead.

Dwi heartily says, "Nuttin rong wit bein picky...cept if'n it's yer nose."

Gylmour gives Meggiemae a lingering kiss.

Kobane utters a phrase of magic as his fingertips crackle with tiny arcs of lightning.

Leafiara grins crookedly at Dwi.

Akenna giggles at Dwi.

Roelaren giggles at Dwi.

Gylmour takes a drink from his Golden Fox mead.

Hoodtralfeck says, "We was ahead of the times even from the begining. If ya want any proof Landing will take anyone, just consider how long I been here and not kicked out yet."

Ensayn scratches his nose.

Siggurd chuckles.

Medicius removes a cup of honeyed herb tea from in the Medicius disk.

Leafiara bursts out in laughter at Hoodtralfeck, snorting reddish brown wine through her nose.

Dwi grunts, amused.

Roelaren grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Leafiara clasps her hand over her mouth.

Leafiara clears her throat.

Regwen grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Isophenee takes a drink from her flaeshornberry wine.

Roelaren takes a drink from her skull-shaped tankard.

Roelaren looks rather relaxed.

Akenna gestures crisply and utters a practiced phrase as raw elemental energies issue forth from her dimly glowing eyes.

Akenna gestures.

Akenna blushes a nice shade of rosy pink.

Regwen giggles at Leafiara.

A peak snowcat snarls menacingly!

The calico cat cleans his coat carefully.

Xanthium smiles at Juspera.

Leafiara grins sheepishly at Regwen.

Meggiemae leans softly against Gylmour.

Akenna takes a few graceful steps backward.

Medicius offers Mnar a tankard of Golden Fox mead.

Speaking to herself, Regwen says, "That gotta sting."

Mnar accepts Medicius's Golden Fox mead.

Xanthium leans on Juspera.

Mnar grins.

Gylmour begins chuckling at Siggurd!

Regwen grins at Leafiara.

Roelaren smiles at Regwen.

Mnar takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Mnar looks rather relaxed.

Juspera grins at Xanthium.

Akenna takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Mnar takes a drink from his Golden Fox mead.

Siggurd grins at Gylmour.

Gylmour snuggles Meggiemae, who responds by cradling an arm around him.

Mnar slowly empties his lungs.

Hoodtralfeck says, "My best memories are when some moronic general or whatever leads his army to our walls to replenish the soil in our fields."

The calico cat rubs up against the Guarrin disk.

Medicius takes a drink from his honeyed herb tea.

Leafiara flashes a quick grin at Hoodtralfeck.

Meggiemae snuggles Gylmour, who responds by cradling an arm around her.

Morofinwe grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Morofinwe chuckles.

Roelaren grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Running at full tilt, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes races around a peak snowcat, barking wildly!

Roelaren cackles!

Morofinwe takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Morofinwe looks quite relaxed.

Isophenee takes a drink from her flaeshornberry wine.

Hoodtralfeck says, "I've seen so many come and try that I can't even recall half of them. Granted the plant Lady was the most entertaining."

Speaking heartily to a peak snowcat, Dwi says, "Sic em Page."

Akenna takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Akenna looks rather relaxed.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Hoodtralfeck.

Isophenee grins at Morofinwe.

Siggurd smiles at Hoodtralfeck.

Dhairn says, "Oooo."

Siggurd takes a drink from his Dragonsdraught ale.

Siggurd looks rather relaxed.

Dhairn says, "I remember her."

Regwen grins at Cryheart.

Cryheart nods at Regwen.

Dhairn exclaims, "That was my favorite!"

Juspera sniffs at her honeyed herb tea.

Luxelle gives a short little hum of surprise.

Hoodtralfeck says, "That's about all I got to say."

Xanthium leans on Mnar.

Ensayn tips his head back and empties a shot of dwarven rye whiskey down his gullet!

Medicius applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Hoodtralfeck says, "Vote for Naamit."

Gylmour applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Morofinwe turns to Hoodtralfeck and cheers!

Dhairn turns to Hoodtralfeck and cheers!

Medicius takes a drink from his honeyed herb tea.

Morofinwe applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Mnar takes a drink from his Golden Fox mead.

Hoodtralfeck smirks.

Leafiara applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Luxelle praises Hoodtralfeck, expounding upon his fine features and excellent characteristics.

Juspera applauds.

Siggurd applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Dhairn stares at Hoodtralfeck.

Xanthium chuckles.

Mnar applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Regwen applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Wonkus applauds Hoodtralfeck warmly.

Meggiemae raises her Golden Fox mead in a toast!

Roelaren grins.

Cryheart applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Goldstr turns toward Hoodtralfeck and renders a sharp hand salute.

Luxelle exclaims, "Thank you Mister Hoodie - thank you everyone!"

Dhairn says, "I will not Frost King with Naamit."

Shinann grins.

Gylmour applauds with enthusiasm, seemingly oblivious to his surroundings.

Roelaren applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Isophenee applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Dhairn folds his arms over his chest.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at her surroundings.

Akenna takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Akenna looks rather relaxed.

Siggurd grins at Dhairn.

Siggurd takes a drink from his Dragonsdraught ale.

Siggurd looks rather relaxed.

Speaking heartily to Dhairn, Dwi asks, "How bout me?"

Cryheart grins at Dhairn.

Speaking to Luxelle, Gylmour says, "Thank you indeed."

An annoyed shrunken halfling pokes his head out of Hoodtralfeck's beard and starts humming a familiar tune. Finishing, the shrunken halfling ducks back into Hoodtralfeck's beard.

Dwi belches softly.

Dhairn says, "Oh yeah short round."

Dhairn says, "Yer mah lass."


Comment #17, from Luxelle: Thank You

Speaking curiously to Luxelle, Leafiara asks, "Do you have any last thoughts before we begin our conclusions, Miss Luxie?"

Dhairn leans on Dwi.

Interlocking her fingers above her head, Shinann stretches slowly, extending her spine in a satisfying stretch.

Dwi chuckles.

Medicius says, "To the Landing."

Medicius raises his honeyed herb tea in a toast!

Leafiara turns to Medicius and cheers!

Medicius takes a drink from his honeyed herb tea.

Siggurd turns to Medicius and cheers!

Roelaren raises her skull-shaped tankard in a toast!

Juspera raises her honeyed herb tea in a toast!

Gylmour exclaims, "To the Landing!"

Leafiara raises her warm mulled wine in a toast!

Roelaren says, "To the Landing."

Cryheart says, "Hoorah."

Gylmour raises his dwarven rye whiskey in a toast!

Leafiara echoes, "To the Landing!"

Dhairn exclaims, "Huzzah!"

Rainedrop smiles at Leafiara.

Luxelle says, "Thank you all for welcoming a young apprentice bardess into the Landing years ago, and letting me learn and grow, and learn my path."

Roelaren says, "Hoorah."

Morofinwe lets out a cheer!

The calico cat cleans his coat carefully.

Misun glances at something in a hooded thick linen kimono draped in heavy embroidery.

Gylmour takes a drink from his dwarven rye whiskey.

Isophenee exclaims, "To the Landing!"

Leafiara grins at Luxelle from ear to ear.

The red and grey fox sniffs at the air.

Regwen picks up a shot of dwarven rye whiskey.

Rainedrop picks up a shot of dwarven rye whiskey.

Morofinwe takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Morofinwe looks quite relaxed.

Roelaren says, "Huzzah."

Mnar nods.

Regwen raises her dwarven rye whiskey in a toast!

Mnar takes a drink from his Golden Fox mead.

Shinann smiles at Luxelle.

Isophenee raises her flaeshornberry wine in a toast!

Dwi heartily says, "Fall outta da tree yer inna da Landin ye dibble noggins."

Siggurd exclaims, "The Landing!"

Roelaren lets out a cheer!

Regwen takes a drink from her dwarven rye whiskey.

Ensayn grumpily insists, "Quit cavorting in the fireplace. It's my brewery!"

Rainedrop raises her dwarven rye whiskey in a toast!

A peak snowcat twitches her whiskers.

Dwi chuckles to herself.

Misun applauds.

Goldstr renders a sharp hand salute.

Regwen gasps.

Regwen coughs.

Akenna takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Akenna looks rather relaxed.

Luxelle says, "Also thank you for enduring my endless hapless ways."

Rainedrop quietly says, "Hurrah."

Roelaren says, "Landing forever."

As Mnar scratches the pale golden margay behind the ears, the feline tilts her head into Mnar's hand.

Akenna hiccups!

Regwen gags.

Rainedrop takes a drink from her dwarven rye whiskey.

Cryheart grins at Luxelle.

Regwen says, "Smooth."

Roelaren raises her skull-shaped tankard in a toast!

Xanthium smiles.

Regwen coughs.

Gylmour says, "I got a hobgoblin task if anyone wants to help."

Luxelle says, "The Landing, Mother warned me about it, too, you know."

Medicius asks, "Now that we've all been drinking, do we jump out of the tree?"

Luxelle winks.

Medicius snickers.

Roelaren takes a drink from her skull-shaped tankard.

Roelaren looks rather relaxed.

With excited whining noises, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to wag her fluffy grey-tipped tail so hard that her entire body begins to sway in time with the motion.

Leafiara grins at Luxelle.

Juspera groans at Medicius.

Rainedrop takes a drink from her dwarven rye whiskey.

Dwi peers quizzically at Luxelle.

Meggiemae begins chuckling at Gylmour!

Regwen drops a shot of dwarven rye whiskey.

Morofinwe grins at Luxelle.

Shinann chuckles.

Medicius takes a drink from his honeyed herb tea.

Akenna glances dubiously around the area.

Rainedrop takes a drink from her dwarven rye whiskey.

Cryheart says, "Not I."

Regwen shivers.

Speaking teasingly to Luxelle, Leafiara asks, "I assume you mean your mother and not the Rook leader?"

Leafiara snickers.

Cryheart glances down.

Leafiara glances upward and whistles quietly, an innocent look on her face.

Luxelle says, "Thank you all for being the heart of the Landing. It is always the people who have been the heart and soul of the Landing."

The calico cat rubs up against Siggurd.

Morofinwe turns toward Shinann and renders a sharp salute with his mint on the rum.

Luxelle pokes Leafiara in the ribs.

Rainedrop takes a drink from her dwarven rye whiskey.

Luxelle exclaims, "Of course!"

Medicius applauds Luxelle.

Hoodtralfeck says, "Just make sure my puppy don't follow ya jumping out the tree."

Luxelle flails her arms about.

Roelaren turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Leafiara giggles.

Gutstorm stands up.

Regwen places a hand over her heart.

Roelaren turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Luxelle raises her voice in merry laughter.

Speaking heartily to Gutstorm, Dwi says, "Anna da heart burn."

Rainedrop takes a drink from her dwarven rye whiskey.

Regwen gives Luxelle a friendly hug.

Speaking to a peak snowcat, Gylmour asks, "Y'drunk yet?"

Gutstorm drunkenly asks, "Dwi think ill survice if I jump?"

Dwi grunts and nods.

Goldstr faces Luxelle and smartly brings his right fist up to his chest. Holding it there, he bows deeply.

Regwen smiles.

With a sudden savage cry, Gutstorm leaps out of the treehouse and hurtles to the ground below!

Rainedrop giggles.

Luxelle says, "Now, if I say anything else, I will cry."

Regwen smiles.

Juspera buries her face in her hands.

Dwi heartily says, "I hope ye dint."

Akenna exclaims, "I'm not from here, but it was nice to hear the words just the same!"

Dwi smirks.


Jumping Off

Leafiara recites pleasantly:

"Thank you all for making this year's Lauding the Landing yet another unbelievable success! This has been one for the record books, beyond what words can express, and we look forward to seeing you for next year's Frontier Days as well!"

Medicius gives Luxelle a friendly hug.

Rainedrop stands up.

Hoodtralfeck says, "Wish we could push people out the tree."

Leafiara bursts out in a resounding cheer!

Xanthium glances out.

Juspera lets out a cheer!

Cryheart grins at Luxelle.

Regwen lets out a cheer!

Rainedrop lets out a cheer!

Medicius turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Wonkus turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Cryheart applauds.

Luxelle applauds.

Rainedrop takes a drink from her dwarven rye whiskey.

Xanthium smiles at Luxelle.

Siggurd says, "Thank you for a great opening of Frontier Days."

Luxelle lets out a cheer!

Mnar applauds Leafiara.

Hoodtralfeck applauds Luxelle.

Uncrossing her ankles, Xanthium places her right hand and the flat of her left foot upon the ground, and then pushes herself into a standing position. She pauses for a moment after gaining her feet and brushes out any potential wrinkles in the seat and hem of her jade green robe.

Siggurd applauds.

Shinann applauds.

Rainedrop takes a drink from her dwarven rye whiskey.

Akenna applauds.

Ensayn stands up.

Xanthium kisses Leafiara tenderly on the cheek.

Speaking to Hoodtralfeck, Gylmour asks, "Now after all that love, that's what ya wanna do?"

Regwen exclaims, "Night folks!"

Ensayn stretches.

Regwen waves.

Roelaren says, "When I first moved here and did not carry a locker around with me I jumped and survived."

Leafiara wishes, "On behalf of the TownCrier, we hope everyone has a wonderful Frontier Days festival."

Leafiara smiles at Xanthium.

Dwi heartily asks, "Dis where ye all put magicks on me rite?"

Rainedrop quietly exclaims, "Jump!"

Leafiara hugs Xanthium.

Misun agrees with Guarrin.

Dwi surveys the area.

Rainedrop nods at Hoodtralfeck.

Leafiara grins at Roelaren.

Wonkus says, "You've all truly been an inspiration tonight! In the Landing, anything is possible."

Luxelle exclaims, "Hooray for the Landing and for you all!"

Leafiara nods enthusiastically at Wonkus!

Akenna flashes a wide grin at Leafiara.

Goldstr applauds.

Speaking to Isophenee, Gylmour asks, "You got a kid to rescue?"

Regwen gives Cryheart a friendly hug.

Mnar takes a drink from his Golden Fox mead.

Ensayn grunts at Leafiara his thanks.

Speaking to Leafiara, Xanthium says, "Thank you. You and Luxelle did a wonderful job."

Rainedrop giggles.

Regwen hugs Roelaren, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Wonkus exclaims, "Come on, everybody! We could even fly an airship if we wish hard enough! Let's do it together! We'll harness the power of friendship and positive thinking!"

Mnar hugs his knees and sways side to side.

With a sudden savage cry, Wonkus leaps out of the treehouse and hurtles to the ground below!

Xanthium smiles at Luxelle.

Hoodtralfeck grins.

Medicius bows to Luxelle.

Regwen waves.

Medicius bows to Leafiara.

Dwi stands up.

Siggurd applauds Luxelle.

Xanthium glances at Mnar.

Shinann says, "Thank you for this event."

Isophenee nods at Gylmour.

Morofinwe quietly says, "Thank you all."

Medicius says, "Excellent work."

Siggurd applauds Leafiara.

Morofinwe bows to Leafiara.

With a sudden savage cry, Rainedrop leaps out of the treehouse and hurtles to the ground below!

Morofinwe bows to Luxelle.

Leafiara earnestly exclaims, "It's our pleasure to host, and moreover to hear you all!"

Morofinwe turns toward Mnar and renders a sharp salute with his mint on the rum.

Leafiara nods at Xanthium.

Roelaren says, "Cheers to the Landing."

Speaking to Isophenee, Gylmour says, "We should get it."

Medicius chuckles.

Morofinwe turns toward Cryheart and renders a sharp salute with his mint on the rum.

Leafiara bobs a quick curtsy to Morofinwe.

Roelaren turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Morofinwe lets out a cheer!

Dwi turns toward Luxelle and renders a sharp salute with her sugar cookie.

Isophenee says, "Thank you everyone."

Mnar grins at Morofinwe.

Leafiara chuckles.

Roelaren turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Speaking to Mnar, Xanthium asks, "...do you need some help?"

Cryheart turns toward Morofinwe and renders a sharp hand salute.

Speaking to Isophenee, Gylmour says, "Fore it turns into a badnick."

Juspera takes a drink from her honeyed herb tea.

Dwi takes a bite of her sugar cookie.

Shinann bows.

Medicius takes a drink from his honeyed herb tea.

Speaking to a black-eared red and grey fox, Akenna asks, "Ready to chase some prey down?"

Leafiara amusedly says, "And there goes everyone jumping out of the tree."

Leafiara cackles!

Cryheart says, "Good evening all."

Medicius takes a drink from his honeyed herb tea.

Morofinwe lets out a cheer!

Roelaren says, "Take care all."

Mnar says, "I'm fine. People just keep giving me drinks."

Luxelle laughs softly, trying to hide her amusement.

The red and grey fox barks at Akenna.

Morofinwe cackles!

Speaking to Gylmour, Meggiemae says, "She will need help for her next step too."

Dwi takes a drink from her Dragonsdraught ale.

Dwi looks rather relaxed.

Siggurd waves.

Dhairn grins.

Xanthium waves to Cryheart.

Gylmour gives Leafiara a friendly hug.

Roelaren gives Cryheart a friendly hug.

The red and grey fox pads over to Akenna and leaps easily into her arms, his tail wrapping about himself as he settles in Akenna's grasp.

Mnar shifts his weight.

Leafiara amusedly says, "That's so Landing."

Misun smiles at Cryheart.

Leafiara snickers.

Mnar stands up.

Gylmour hugs Siggurd.

Hoodtralfeck picks up a shot of dwarven rye whiskey.

Morofinwe takes a drink from his mint on the rum.

Morofinwe looks quite relaxed.

Meggiemae takes a drink from her Golden Fox mead.

Cryheart hugs Roelaren, who wraps him in a warm embrace.

Goldstr chuckles.

Raising his arms slightly, Ensayn arches his back and gently lets his head rock back.

Roelaren gives Goldstr a friendly hug.

Siggurd hugs Gylmour.

Mnar takes a drink from his Golden Fox mead.

Leafiara raises her fist defiantly.

With a sudden savage cry, Medicius leaps out of the treehouse and hurtles to the ground below!

Siggurd gives Meggiemae a friendly hug.

Roelaren hugs Dwi.

Xanthium folds her hands behind her back.

Siggurd hugs Morofinwe.

Kobane put an illuminated scroll in his web-woven haversack.

Leafiara lets out a cheer!

Roelaren hugs Leafiara, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Akenna bobs down and back up in a quick curtsy.

Juspera yawns.

Siggurd hugs Isophenee.

Juspera stands up.

Meggiemae gives Siggurd a friendly hug.

Roelaren gives Luxelle a friendly hug.

Isophenee hugs Siggurd.

Speaking to Siggurd, Gylmour says, "Night, brother."

Guarrin applauds politely.

Kobane grabs a chalice of mint on the rum from a small pocket inside of his black leather duster.

Mnar says, "Probably shouldn't be so high up off the ground."

Leafiara hugs Roelaren, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Dhairn stands up.

Siggurd gives Razanetika a friendly hug.

Hoodtralfeck holds a shot of dwarven rye whiskey out to a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes.

A dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes sniffs several times at a shot of dwarven rye whiskey and gives a huff of disinterest, turning her head away.

Isophenee beams happily at Siggurd!

Dwi grunts happily, grinning.

Leafiara begins chortling at Mnar. Razanetika gives Siggurd a friendly hug.

Siggurd hugs Kobane.

Leafiara hugs Razanetika, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Razanetika smooches Siggurd on the cheek.

Leafiara hugs Morofinwe.

Razanetika hugs Leafiara, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Leafiara gives Razanetika a warm buss on the lips.

Mnar nods at Juspera.

Roelaren stands up.

Leafiara gives Dwi a friendly hug.

Goldstr exclaims, "Take care good folks!"

Leafiara hugs Roelaren, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Morofinwe quietly says, "It's higher for Dwi."

Siggurd smiles at Meggiemae.

Leafiara gives Luxelle a friendly hug.

Morofinwe grins.

Hoodtralfeck drops a shot of dwarven rye whiskey.

Goldstr waves.

Leafiara hugs Ensayn, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Dwi heartily says, "If'n ye jump rite..Gutstorm'll break yer fall."

Meggiemae drops a tankard of Golden Fox mead.

Leafiara gives Kobane a friendly hug.

Leafiara pants.

Gylmour begins chuckling at Morofinwe!

Dwi glances down.

Roelaren waves.

Juspera scowls at Xanthium.

Leafiara gives Meggiemae a friendly hug.

Razanetika waves to Goldstr.

Ensayn gives Meggiemae a friendly hug.

Ensayn grunts in farewell.

Meggiemae gives Leafiara a friendly hug.

With a sudden savage cry, Ensayn leaps out of the treehouse and hurtles to the ground below!

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

While roaming around, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes finds a tankard of Golden Fox mead on the ground. She starts to sniff at it interestedly for a few moments before starting to lap at the Golden Fox mead.

Juspera says, "Good bye everyone."

Juspera says, "Thanks for organizing."

Razanetika waves to Juspera.

Juspera says, "And singing."

Xanthium kisses Juspera on the cheek.

Leafiara cheerfully exclaims, "See you next year, we hope!"

With lots of flying slobber, a dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes starts to drink the Golden Fox mead, lapping noisily with her tongue.

Kobane quietly says, "My favorite part of the Landing."

Leafiara grins at Juspera.

Xanthium kisses Mnar on the cheek.

Kobane glances briefly up, then down again. Suddenly, his eyes bulge and he whips his head back up, gaping around the area.

Juspera snorts derisively at Xanthium!

Kobane stands up.

Gylmour smiles at Siggurd.

With a sudden savage cry, Kobane leaps out of the treehouse and hurtles to the ground below!

Juspera kisses Xanthium tenderly on the cheek.

Mnar grins at Xanthium.

Leafiara cackles!

Dwi joins Meggiemae's group.

A dark-masked black and white puppy with sparkling glacial blue eyes slurps up the last drops of the Golden Fox mead, fluffy grey-tipped tail wagging happily. She snuffles at the ground in search of any last droplets, though looks disappointed when she doesn't find any.

Dwi put a flagon of Dragonsdraught ale in the Meggiemae disk.

Mnar kisses Xanthium tenderly on the hand.

Dwi smirks.

Morofinwe stands up.

Gylmour turns to Dwi and cheers!

Leafiara bemusedly observes, "Not one death yet from those jumping."

Hoodtralfeck says, "So the pup will drink mead and death rum, but not whiskey."

Hoodtralfeck shrugs.

Razanetika gazes up into the heavens.

Xanthium wiggles her eyebrows.

Juspera begins chuckling at Leafiara!

Speaking to Isophenee, Gylmour says, "Join Mom."

Leafiara winks at Juspera.

Razanetika tucks her chin towards her chest and falls backward in an elegant roll. She tumbles effortlessly and springs to her feet, ready for action!

Dwi yells, "Jump harder!"

Gylmour nods at Morofinwe.

Isophenee nods at Gylmour.

Leafiara playfully exclaims, "Let's see if I can break the streak!"

Leafiara throws her head back and howls!

With a sudden savage cry, Leafiara leaps out of the treehouse and hurtles to the ground below!

[Town Well]

The old well is made of flat stones built up around a circular opening. A slate roof overhangs the opening, keeping the drinking water clear and refreshing. Several skin water buckets, with long ropes attached, are scattered on the hard-packed earth surrounding the well. You also see a fat calico cat, the black Kobane disk, the Medicius disk, the Wonkus disk, a sturdy silver chest and a stout rope hanging over the rim of the well.

Also here: Event Planner Leafiara who is lying down, Great Lord Kobane, Ensayn, Medicius, Wonkus

Kobane turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Wonkus exclaims, "Oh no!"

Leafiara giggles.

Leafiara stands back up.

Ensayn pulls on Leafiara, trying to get her closer.

Wonkus rubs Leafiara gently.

With a savage cry, Razanetika suddenly leaps out of the foliage above, and tumbles through the air before you!

Razanetika lands gracefully, and light as a cat.

Leafiara dusts herself off.

Leafiara sets about preparing herself to be as presentable as possible.

Ensayn grunts at Leafiara happily, grinning.

Kobane turns to Razanetika and cheers!

With a savage cry, Dwi suddenly leaps out of the foliage above, and tumbles through the air before you!

Then *SPLAT!* she lands on the ground before you!

... 15 points of damage!

Nice blow to right hand!

Leafiara passes a hand over her soft, pristine fair face.

Leafiara starts chortling.

Leafiara turns to Dwi and cheers!

Leafiara turns to Dwi and cheers!

Medicius chuckles.

Razanetika stares off into space.

Ensayn pulls Dwi to her feet.

With a savage cry, Gutstorm suddenly leaps out of the foliage above, and tumbles through the air before you!

Then *SPLAT!* he lands on the ground before you!

... 30 points of damage!

Hard blow to neck loosens head on shoulders.

Quite fatal!

Gutstorm drops dead at your feet!

Kobane turns to Dwi and cheers!

Gutstorm just bit the dust!

Speaking to Leafiara, Wonkus says, "You gotta believe in the airship harder."

Leafiara turns to Gutstorm and cheers!

Leafiara turns to Gutstorm and cheers!

Medicius says, "Oh no."

Razanetika softly exclaims, "Oh my stars!"

Kobane turns to Gutstorm and cheers!

Kobane turns to Gutstorm and cheers!

Kobane turns to Gutstorm and cheers!

Kobane turns to Gutstorm and cheers!

Kobane turns to Gutstorm and cheers!

Dwi heartily says, "Ah...got him."

The calico cat pads around the area.

Speaking excitedly to Gutstorm, Leafiara exclaims, "Finally!"

Ensayn says, "Gutstorm wins."

Wonkus exclaims, "And way harder than him!"

Kobane quietly exclaims, "Guts wins!"

Medicius exclaims, "Really?!"

Dwi chuckles.

Razanetika gently rolls the lifeless body of Gutstorm over.

Razanetika gently rolls the lifeless body of Gutstorm over.

Razanetika gently rolls the lifeless body of Gutstorm over.

Razanetika gently rolls the lifeless body of Gutstorm over.

Leafiara bursts out in laughter, snorting reddish brown wine through her nose.

Medicius gently rolls the lifeless body of Gutstorm over.

Dwi winks at Leafiara.

Speaking softly to Gutstorm, Razanetika says, "You are such a drama queen."