Lauding the Landing - 5118-09-07 - Frontier Days

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Imaerasta 7, 5118

by Leafiara Autumnwind of the TownCrier


A New Landing

Leafiara eagerly announces, "As requested by Luxie, we're... actually starting on time!"

Regwen smiles at Cryheart.

Leafiara clears her throat.

Luxelle beams!

Rovvigen lets out a cheer!

Lehon nods.

Regwen applauds Luxelle.

Lehon nods.

Shinann grins at Cryheart.

Leafiara exclaims, "Thank you all for coming!"

Cryheart nods at Shinann.

Lehon adopts an agreeable expression.

With a serene smile, Sweetsin laces her fingers together in quiet repose.

Shinann folds her hands behind her back.

Mikalmas says, "I surely hope things quiet down a bit."

Cryheart put a lumpy clay mug with a half-formed handle in his cotton twill cloak.

Leafiara recites:

"Good evening to one and all--an even -better- evening than usual, as the Frontier Days festival kicks off later tonight! Welcome, welcome, welcome... To the TownCrier's "Lauding the Landing"!"

Cryheart nods at Leafiara.

Lehon turns to face Luxelle.

Evia leans forward.

Lehon sits down.

Rovvigen waves to Shinann.

Leafiara recites:

"I'm your host tonight, Leafi, alongside the lovely Lady Luxelle. Ordinarily the TownCrier focuses on current events--but tonight, dear citizens and guests, we hope to focus on present and past alike. And although we'll be hearing from each of you shortly, what better way to start the night than a performance from the bardess herself?"

Evia lets out a cheer!

Leafiara flashes a wide grin.

Nehor turns an inquisitive ear toward Leafiara.

Leafiara turns to face Luxelle.

Cryheart spends some time haggling with Krythussa.

Darcena applauds Luxelle warmly.

Nehor turns to face Luxelle.

Leafiara recites:

"Please give a warm welcome to Lady Luxelle--who will be singing for us "The Ballad of the Landing," a song celebrating our town's history!"

Mikalmas takes off a pure white dove charm.

Nehor applauds politely.

Mikalmas put a pure white dove charm in his white elven greatcloak.

Cryheart licks his peppermint stick.

Leafiara applauds Luxelle wildly!

Luxelle beams!

Lehon stands up.

Rovvigen turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Mikalmas tilts his head toward Luxelle, examining her intently as the tip of one ear twitches briefly.

Elaerys applauds Luxelle politely.

Darcena turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Regwen applauds Luxelle.

Cryheart applauds Luxelle.

Shinann applauds Luxelle.

Mikalmas applauds Luxelle.

Luxelle exclaims, "Thank you all!"

Claudaro turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Cryheart says, "Woot."

Cryheart says, "Woot."

Luxelle sits down.

Lehon applauds Luxelle.

Cryheart grins at Luxelle.

Leafiara sits down.

Luxelle rubs a nightingale-topped glowbark harp in her hand.

Leafiara smooths the metallic fabric of her gown, and it glitters in the ambient light.

Evia applauds Luxelle.

Evia lets out a cheer!

Luxelle nods to a nightingale-topped glowbark harp.

Lehon applauds Luxelle.

Sweetsin smirks at Nehor.

Luxelle takes a deep breath.

Lehon sits down.

Evia takes a bite of her toffee popcorn.

Luxelle says, "It is my honor to share a song that is nearly as old as the walls of the Landing."

Luxelle says, "My Auntie brought this song home with her from her adventures. The music was one time known far and wide, so long ago."

Nehor raises an eyebrow in Sweetsin's direction.

Nehor rubs his chin thoughtfully.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Luxelle.

Luxelle says, "Close your eyes and imagine a new Landing, full of young adventurers who did not know their names would one day be legend."

Leafiara closes her eyes for a moment.

Nehor closes his eyes for a moment.

Regwen turns an inquisitive ear toward Luxelle.

Cryheart nods at Luxelle.

Rovvigen removes a frosted almond cookie from in his mithril mesh cage.

Evia smiles wistfully.

Luxelle says, "But, of course, they hoped - and dreamed - it would so, somehow."

Luxelle smiles and nods.

Luxelle says, "Listen close as the footsteps of the settlers of our town step along the streets of memory with us tonight."

Luxelle says, "The song is by Dreamweaver Oenothara, a bardess from the time."

Melikor's group just arrived.

Nehor inclines his ear, listening intently.

Lord Jahadeem just arrived.

Ysharra smiles.

Sweet tones ring in the air as the glowbark harp responds to Luxelle's tender touch. She closes her eyes and seems to be listening with a soft smile.

Evia scoots over next to Ysharra.

Ysharra winks at Evia.

Luxelle announces, "I present to you The Ballad of Wehnimer's Landing."

[...but, per Luxie's own request, you'll want to hear the song in a live performance--and you can ask her about it any time! Speaking on my own behalf, I don't think the written word can do justice to Miss Luxie's singing. OOC: And as for Luxie, she doesn't want logs to ever replace the RP when it comes to songs. <3]

Luxelle stands up.

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

Lyrna lets out a cheer!

Chaoswynd applauds Luxelle.

Leafiara applauds wildly!

Shinann applauds Luxelle.

Jahadeem turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Claudaro turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Cryheart applauds Luxelle.

Lyrna applauds.

Regwen applauds Luxelle.

Lehon applauds Luxelle.

Melikor applauds Luxelle.

Cryheart says, "Hoorah."

Sweetsin applauds.

Nodyre applauds Luxelle.

Lyrna beams happily at Luxelle!

Ysharra applauds Luxelle.

Regwen smiles at Luxelle.

Altheren turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Luxelle smiles.

Lehon stands up.

Jhude applauds.

Leafiara stands up.

Leafiara grins.

Ysharra smiles at Luxelle.

Evia lets out a cheer!

Lehon applauds Luxelle.

Evia lets out a cheer!

Nofret applauds Luxelle.

Tinagra applauds Luxelle.

Mikalmas applauds Luxelle.

Lyrna stands up.

Dirvy applauds Luxelle.

Cryheart breathes oddly.

Nofret applauds Luxelle.

Tinagra applauds Luxelle.

Tinagra applauds Luxelle.

Nofret applauds Luxelle.

Luxelle says, "Thank you everyone."

Evia applauds Luxelle.

Cryheart grins at Luxelle.

Jahadeem applauds.

Nehor applauds.

Roblar claps his hands.

Luxelle beams!

Ysharra chuckles to herself.

Jahadeem applauds.

Altheren applauds.

Ysharra nods once.

Rovvigen turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Lyrna says, "That was wonderful."

Lyrna nods at Luxelle.

Darcena stands up.

Onward to the Present

Leafiara recites:

"As stirring a performance as we imagined, no doubt! Thank you, Luxie, for gracing us with such a treat!"

Speaking politely to Luxelle, Nehor informs, "Well done, miss."

Luxelle sits down.

Darcena applauds Luxelle.

Cryheart takes a bite of his peppermint stick.

Shinann agrees with Lyrna.

Ekal applauds Luxelle.

Leafiara smiles at Luxelle.

Lehon says, "That was lovely, well done."

Nofret turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Lehon turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Lyrna smiles happily at Luxelle

Ysharra smiles at Nofret.

House Cleric Mikalmas just went out.

Leafiara recites:

"Of course, the night is young yet..."

Nofret smiles at Ysharra.

Evia smiles.

Darcena sits down next to Nofret.

Leafiara recites:

"Just as we celebrate legends and pioneers of the Landing, we also celebrate those gathered here and now. Indeed, we hope to hear from -you-, the myriad voices in the Landing, as tonight we ask: what does the Landing mean to you?"

Rovvigen softly says, "Night everyone."

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

Rovvigen bows.

Leafiara grins.

Rovvigen gives Leafiara a friendly hug.

Cryheart raises his hand.

Darcena waves to Rovvigen.

Speaking quietly to Nofret, Ysharra says, "Welcome back, Nofret."

Lyrna nods at Darcena.

Cryheart nods at Leafiara.

Lehon just opened a wide leaf embossed belt.

Leafiara recites:

"Its past, its present, its future... what is the Landing? Whether you're a citizen, a neighbor from a nearby town, a traveler from afar, or anything else, the answer is at its most complete if we hear from -all- who pass through our gates."

Darcena nods at Ysharra.

Leafiara nods at Cryheart.

Darcena smiles at Nofret.

Lehon removes a City-States promissory note from in his leaf embossed belt.

Dirvy hugs Rovvigen, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Altheren grins.

(Rovvigen hugs and kisses everyone on the cheek.)

Nofret says, "Thank you, Ysharra. And Darcena."

Nofret smiles.

Tinagra giggles.

Regwen grins at Rovvigen.

Rovvigen hugs Ysharra.

Land Pirate Maylan just arrived.

Ysharra chortles softly at some secret joke.

Rovvigen waves.

Tinagra stands up.

Speaking to Nofret, Darcena says, "I have been looking for you for months."

Jahadeem waves to Leafiara.

Leafiara recites:

"Miss Luxie will be keeping track of a speaking queue, which you can join if you'll RAISE your HAND. When it's your turn, you can speak your mind freely about our town--and we ask that everyone be courteous and let our speakers finish. In the interest of time and hearing from a variety of people, we do ask that no one take more than five minutes."

Tinagra bows.

Tinagra just went out.

Erados just arrived.

House Seer Rovvigen just went out.

Leafiara notes, "Though I... certainly see a lot of people leaving."

Leafiara chuckles.

Lyrna raises her hand.

Evia removes a smudged paper boat scribbled with a skull and crossbones from in her fur-trimmed cloak.

Luxelle nods at Lyrna.

Leafiara looks thoughtful for a moment, then shrugs.

Lehon spends some time haggling with Krythussa.

Evia offers Maylan a smudged paper boat scribbled with a skull and crossbones.

Evia says, "Got you a pressie."

Roblar spends some time haggling with Krythussa.

Claudaro raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Claudaro.

Maylan blinks.

Sweetsin takes a bite of her orange-flower honey.

Lord Iekid's group just arrived.

Leafiara recites:

"Without further ado, then, on to your answers: what does the Landing mean to you? For one night only... It's -your- turn to report to -us- at the TownCrier."

Maylan accepts Evia's paper boat.

Nehor dryly whispers aloud, "Might take some that long just to put together a coherent thought..."

Leafiara nods once.

Nehor coughs.

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Nehor.

Lehon spends some time haggling with Krythussa.

Roblar spends some time haggling with Krythussa.

Leafiara turns to face Luxelle.

Maylan waves a smudged paper boat scribbled with a skull and crossbones around.

Lehon put a City-States promissory note in his harvest sack.

Speaking to Luxelle, Leafiara requests, "Take us away, Miss Luxie?"

Leafiara grins at Luxelle.

Lehon removes a Wehnimer's promissory note from in his leaf embossed belt.

Maylan beams happily at Luxelle!

Ysharra leans softly against Melikor.

Lehon spends some time haggling with Krythussa.


Comment #1, From Cryheart: Duty and Defense

Luxelle nods at Cryheart.

Luxelle says, "Cryheart has the floor for the next comment."

Cryheart recites:

"My Order has sworn an oath to defend the Landing and its citizens...it is very important to us we follow that oath and duty"

Luxelle nods at Cryheart.

Leafiara turns to face Cryheart.

Cryheart coughs.

Lord Iekid just went out.

Nehor turns an inquisitive ear toward Cryheart.

Ysharra nods once at Cryheart.

Lehon offers Luxelle a chocolate-dipped strawberry.

Roblar just opened a plainly wrapped package.

Lehon bows to Luxelle.

Regwen nods at Cryheart.

Darcena turns an inquisitive ear toward Cryheart.

Darcena smiles at Cryheart.

Sweetsin takes a bite of her orange-flower honey.

Roblar removes a milk chocolate coin from in his plainly wrapped package.

Roblar takes a bite of his chocolate coin.

Roblar smiles.

Luxelle accepts Lehon's dipped strawberry.

Altheren raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Altheren.

Speaking to Cryheart, Ysharra says, "You do a fine job of that, and in being our vanguard when there's trouble brewing."

Cryheart recites:

"We even went against the order of Earl Jovery, my liege... not to fight against the Talador army"

Ysharra smiles.

Lehon beams!

Leafiara nods slowly at Cryheart.

Cryheart recites:

"As we lost the use of the Holding as a result"

Maylan put a smudged paper boat scribbled with a skull and crossbones in her crimson silk cloak.

Lord Angellos's group just arrived.

Ysharra nods once.

Nehor ponders.

Roblar throws away his package.

Cryheart recites:

"By our actions and commitment to our duty, it is very important...and I do recall a lot of those names"

Roblar takes a bite of his chocolate coin.

Cryheart nods at Leafiara.

The powerful look leaves Claudaro.

Cryheart nods at Luxelle.

Leafiara grins at Cryheart.

Cryheart says, "Done, Lady Luxelle."

Luxelle smiles.

Lehon bows.

Darcena gives Cryheart a friendly hug.

Luxelle beams happily at Cryheart!

Shinann smiles at Cryheart.

Cryheart gives Darcena a friendly hug.

Leafiara appreciatively says, "Thank you, Sir Cryheart! We all appreciate your service to our town."

Leafiara turns toward Cryheart and renders a sharp hand salute.

Cryheart bows.

Leafiara curtsies gracefully.

Speaking to Cryheart, Luxelle says, "And thank you for all you do, MLord Knight."

Nodyre turns to Cryheart and cheers!


Comment #2, From Lyrna: Fresh Start

Luxelle nods at Lyrna.

Luxelle says, "Lyrna has the floor for the next comment."

Regwen curtsies gracefully to Cryheart.

Leafiara agrees with Luxelle.

Cryheart blushes a glowing shade of red.

Lyrna strides a few steps forward.

Leafiara grins at Cryheart.

Shinann grins.

Nodyre turns an inquisitive ear toward Lyrna.

Ysharra smiles at Cryheart.

Leafiara turns to face Lyrna.

Darcena smiles at Lyrna.

Darcena applauds Lyrna warmly.

Nehor absently drawls, "Yes most appreciated, what with all the violence and the oaths and what not."

Nehor yawns.

Leafiara gives Lyrna a strong, encouraging smile.

Nodyre laughs softly, trying to hide his amusement.

Lyrna recites:

"As many of you know, I am new to Landing"

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Lyrna.

Nehor folds his arms over his chest.

Nehor turns an inquisitive ear toward Lyrna.

With a serene smile, Sweetsin laces her fingers together in quiet repose.

Regwen nods understandingly at Lyrna.

Pukk smiles at Lyrna.

Lehon says, "Welcome home."

Lord Hoodtralfeck just arrived.

Pukk nods.

Regwen smiles at Lyrna.

Leafiara grins at Lehon.

Nofret turns an inquisitive ear toward Lyrna.

Lehon bows to Lyrna.

Hoodtralfeck joins Maulifus's group.

Cryheart smiles at Lyrna.

Lyrna recites:

"For me, Landing represents a chance to have a fresh start."

Leafiara nods in agreement at Lyrna.

Shinann nods once.

Lehon adopts an agreeable expression.

Lehon says, "Aye."

Jahadeem says, "We welcome all in the Landing."

Leafiara nods firmly at Jahadeem.

Lehon says, "They must, I'm here."

Lyrna recites:

"And I have found myself welcomed in, as I had never expected to be. Already, I have friends, and no longer feel... lost... away from my people"

Nehor glances at Lehon.

Nehor rolls his eyes.

Darcena beams happily at Lyrna!

Leafiara beams happily at Lyrna!

Lyrna smiles at Darcena.

Lyrna smiles at Leafiara.

Jahadeem turns to Lyrna and cheers!

Regwen smiles at Lyrna.

Ysharra ponders.

Shinann smiles.

The golden corona surrounding Evia's acorn amulet rotates around in a circle.

Maulifus put a skull-inset vultite warsword in his weapons harness.

Altheren smiles.

Cryheart takes a bite of his peppermint stick.

Zhaza just arrived.

Lyrna recites:

"I look forward to the day... soon... that I may join your citizenry, and contribute to the future."

Lehon gives Lyrna a friendly hug.

Lehon blushes a glowing shade of red.

Ysharra chuckles to herself.

Leafiara turns to Lyrna and cheers!

Lyrna smiles.

Luxelle smiles.

Evia smiles.

Nofret smiles at Lyrna.

Luxelle agrees with Lyrna.

Sweetsin takes a bite of her orange-flower honey.

Darcena applauds Lyrna warmly.

Nehor skeptically murmurs, "Mm."

Nodyre applauds Lyrna.

Speaking to Lyrna, Jahadeem says, "We will be glad to have you."

Speaking sincerely to Lyrna, Leafiara says, "Thank you for your amazing testimony and I've no doubt many people here are looking just as forward to that day."

Nodyre stands up.

Darcena waves a hand at Nehor, dismissing him indifferently.

Leafiara nods emphatically at Lyrna!

Nodyre just went out.

Lyrna recites:

"I am honored to call this place home, now."

Nehor turns away from Darcena, ignoring her.

Lyrna bows.

Luxelle smiles.

Evia lets out a cheer!

Jahadeem applauds.

Cryheart grins at Lyrna.

Lyrna takes a few steps back.

Securain applauds Lyrna.


Comment #3, From Claudaro: Burning and Battles

Angellos says, "Oh can I perform tonight, I arrived a little late, but have loved it so far."

Luxelle nods at Claudaro.

Luxelle says, "Claudaro has the floor for the next comment."

Claudaro grins at Leafiara.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Claudaro.

Claudaro says, "I'll be brief..."

Darcena turns an inquisitive ear toward Claudaro.

Speaking to Angellos, Leafiara replies, "Yes, just raise your hand and Miss Luxie will tell you when it's your turn."

Leafiara grins at Angellos.

Nehor turns an inquisitive ear toward Claudaro.

Leafiara turns to face Claudaro.

Claudaro recites:

"I have travelled many places, and what the Landing stands for to me, is a place where there is always a fight, a battle, a war - something, to practice some of the more devastating spells of the elements."

Lehon says, "Confectionary is a grand place to start a new life."

Angellos raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Angellos.

Leafiara grins crookedly at Claudaro.

Melikor begins chuckling at Ysharra!

Jahadeem glances at Luxelle and raises his hand.

Luxelle nods.

Claudaro chuckles.

Lyrna smiles.

Commander Roblar just entered a small alcove.

Cryheart grins at Lehon.

Claudaro recites:

"The Landing will always have enemies in need to burning, and so it is a place where I can continue to hone those skills, among others who enjoy the thick of battle."

Evia raises her hand.

Luxelle nods at Evia.

Claudaro says, "That is what I enjoy about it."

Claudaro nods.

Commander Roblar just arrived.

Leafiara flashes a quick grin at Claudaro.

Maylan ponders.

Maylan shrugs her shoulders, lifting her wings slightly.

Jahadeem begins chuckling at Luxelle!

Cryheart licks his peppermint stick.

Lyrna smiles at Lehon.

Roblar spends some time haggling with Krythussa.

Speaking lightly to Claudaro, Leafiara says, "Well, ya ain't wrong from what I've seen. Thank you for your thoughts tonight."

Leafiara nods at Claudaro.

Roblar spends some time haggling with Krythussa.

Nehor nods at Ysharra.

Nehor smirks.

Darcena flashes a quick grin at Claudaro.

Luxelle smiles. Luxelle nods.

Darcena casually runs the tip of her tongue over the point of one of her razor-sharp fangs, somehow managing to appear both threatening and seductive at the same time.

Roblar smiles at Sweetsin.

Claudaro grins.

Nehor shifts his weight.

Leafiara chuckles.

Lehon bows to Lyrna.

Commander Roblar just went out.

Darcena raises her hand.

Luxelle nods at Darcena.

Lehon says, "Well met."

Luxelle says, "Remember to raise your hand to share with us what the Landing means to you."

Lehon nods.


Comment #4, From Altheren: Home

Luxelle nods at Altheren.

Luxelle says, "Altheren has the floor for the next comment."

Leafiara nods at Luxelle.

Nehor rubs his chin thoughtfully.

Altheren winks at Luxelle.

Altheren darkly says, "Alright then."

Lyrna smiles at Lehon.

Nehor raises his hand.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Altheren.

Luxelle nods at Nehor.

Leafiara turns to face Altheren.

Luxelle turns an inquisitive ear toward Altheren.

With military precision, Lyrna turns sharply on her heel to face Altheren.

Altheren recites darkly:

"The Landing is many things to many people and races. It is a light in the darkness of our surrounding wilderness. To some it is a place to defend. To others it is a place to profit."

Regwen turns an inquisitive ear toward Altheren.

Leafiara nods absently.

Altheren recites darkly:

"Others it is a welcoming town of openness and equality. For some it is battle and blood and strife. Others it is peace, a respite from the storm. To me though."

Commander Roblar just arrived.

Cryheart whispers something to Luxelle.

Altheren recites darkly:

"It is a place to return to."

Leafiara nods in agreement.

Altheren recites darkly:

"It is home. As far as I have traveled. And as long as I have been away. This is the place I always return to. My home."

Ysharra smiles at Altheren.

Altheren darkly says, "That is all."

Sweetsin takes a bite of her orange-flower honey.

Leafiara smiles at Altheren.

Shinann smiles at Altheren.

Regwen nods in agreement.

Lyrna smiles at Altheren.

Lehon turns to Altheren and cheers!

Regwen smiles at Altheren.

Lyrna nods.

Luxelle beams happily at Altheren!

Luxelle nods.

Luxelle nods.

Securain applauds Altheren.

Leafiara praises, "Another lovely testimony to our frontier."

Cryheart nods.

Nehor stands there stubbornly, folding his arms over his chest.

Sweetsin takes a bite of her orange-flower honey.


Comment #5, From Angellos: A Small Song...

Luxelle nods at Angellos.

Luxelle says, "Angellos has the floor for the next comment."

Leafiara turns to face Angellos.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Angellos.

Angellos nods at Luxelle.

Lehon grins.

Lehon beams!

Nehor closes his eyes for a moment.

Shinann leans against a glass counter.

Angellos sings:

"Coming to meet ya,

We walk safe inside the walls.

But what if?

We had an adventure on a sunbeam,

That doesn't seem so far...--forever and ever"

Pukk raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Pukk.

Leafiara grins at Angellos.

Cryheart smiles.

Melikor nods at Ysharra.

Cryheart takes a bite of his peppermint stick.

Melikor inclines his head.

Melikor's group just went out.

Lady Jhude just went out.

Angellos says, "That's all."

Luxelle smiles.

Luxelle nods at Angellos.

Lyrna smiles at Angellos.

Lehon removes a wintergreen leaf from in his harvest sack.

Speaking graciously to Angellos, Leafiara exclaims, "A short and very sweet performance, thank you!"

Shinann smiles.


Comment #6, From Evia: Caring For Those In Need

Luxelle nods.

Luxelle says, "And has the floor for the next comment." [OOC: Luxie's script broke because Jahadeem did RAISE HAND LUXELLE instead of just RAISE HAND. But we get to him next!]

Lehon takes a bite of his wintergreen leaf.

Lehon put a wintergreen leaf in his harvest sack.

Darcena works her fingers under her white paper hat and scratches her head.

Securain applauds Angellos.

Evia asks, "Me?"

Evia squints.

Darcena shrugs at Evia.

Luxelle flails her arms about.

Luxelle nods.

Speaking to Evia, Darcena mouths, "Not sure."

Evia rolls to the left, then springs to her feet, ready again for action!

Leafiara says, "I... think so."

Evia giggles.

Leafiara grins sheepishly.

Lyrna grins at Evia.

Luxelle asks, "I think someone left?"

Luxelle shifts her weight.

Regwen smiles at Evia.

Cryheart grins at Evia.

Leafiara nods understandingly at Luxelle.

Luxelle says, "Let me know if I somehow skipped you in all the ... fun."

Evia says, "Well hello everyone! If we have not met, my name is Evia."

Luxelle nods.

Luxelle beams!

Securain nods to Evia in greeting.

Shinann grins.

Evia says, "The Landing.."

Lyrna smiles at Evia.

Evia says, "The Landing has been my home since I was a just a small, well...somewhat small lass. I have traveled far and wide, and always hurried home as fast as I could. Because home is the best. Where any folk can be a friend...giantkin, elf, wee folk, any. Welcoming, rough and tumble, and home. We take care of our own, and are cared for in need. Caring for those in need is my entire life. So this is the place for me."

A black willow refreshment cart comes rolling slowly into the room and stops.

Leafiara nods approvingly at Evia.

Evia nods.

Lyrna closes her eyes for a moment.

Evia says, "That's all."

Evia sits down.

Cryheart smiles at Evia.

Darcena smiles at Evia.

Luxelle smiles.

Securain applauds Evia.

Luxelle beams happily at Evia!

Leafiara turns toward Evia and renders a sharp hand salute.

Lyrna lets out a long, contemplative breath.

Lyrna smiles at Evia.

Shinann smiles at Evia.

Speaking earnestly to Evia, Leafiara says, "We appreciate all that you do for us, Dame Evia."

Leafiara flashes a wide grin.

Lehon asks, "I found a cart but did not know if it would be appropriate to bring in?"

Evia blushes a glowing shade of red.

Leafiara adds, "Especially the things with flax."

Leafiara winks.

Darcena begins chortling at Leafiara.

Leafiara grins impishly at Darcena.

Cryheart begins chuckling at Leafiara!

Speaking to Lehon, Maylan says, "The answer is yes."

Luxelle says, "Well, we have all these treats here already."

Luxelle casually observes her surroundings.

Evia recites:

"FLAX"

Leafiara chuckles.

Luxelle chuckles.

Maylan says, "FLAAAAX."

Darcena tickles Evia as they grin at each other.

Lehon beams happily at Maylan!


Comment #7, From Jahadeem: Home and Help

(Jahadeem Clearmore)

Luxelle nods at Jahadeem.

Luxelle says, "Jahadeem has the floor for the next comment."

Leafiara turns to face Jahadeem.

Nehor turns to face Jahadeem.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Jahadeem.

Evia says, "Oh...and where all can be redeemed."

Jahadeem recites:

"One of my relatives fell off a turnip truck many many years ago."

Evia glances at Darcena.

Altheren turns to face Jahadeem.

A black willow refreshment cart comes rolling slowly into the room and stops.

Jahadeem recites:

"He retired from adventuring early to help where he could in town."

Lehon leans down and pushes on the hand brake until it clicks. A good shove with his foot locks the cart into place.

Jahadeem recites:

"After many years I have now took up adventuring and becoming more involved in the Landing."

Leafiara praises Lehon.

Jahadeem recites:

"I have quickly become a shop owner and a member of Silvergate Inn."

Lehon dusts off a black willow refreshment cart.

Jahadeem recites:

"My application is even in for the Landing Militia to help where I can."

Altheren flashes an evil grin. The tips of his sharp platinum fangs are clearly visible, protruding from beneath his upper lip.

Nofret helps herself to a dark chocolate heart pierced with a white chocolate arrow.

Jahadeem recites:

"The Landing is my home, always has been and always will be."

Sweetsin pours herself a shot of black whiskey.

Lyrna glances at Altheren.

Nofret takes a bite of her dark chocolate heart.

Lehon turns to Jahadeem and cheers!

Jahadeem exclaims, "Thank you all!"

Leafiara applauds Jahadeem.

Evia applauds Jahadeem.

Nofret takes a bite of her dark chocolate heart.

Altheren winks at Lyrna.

Nofret takes a bite of her dark chocolate heart.

Evia lets out a cheer!

Luxelle smiles.

Leafiara turns to Jahadeem and cheers!

Cryheart turns toward Jahadeem and renders a sharp salute with his peppermint stick.

Lehon says, "Thank you."

Lyrna smiles slightly.

Shinann smiles at Jahadeem.

Sweetsin sniffs at her black whiskey.

Evia and Jahadeem shake hands.

Lehon tries to tinker with a black willow refreshment cart.

Securain applauds Jahadeem.

Lehon finds the cart agreeable.

Luxelle exclaims, "Thank you for the cart!"

Luxelle agrees with Jahadeem.

Sweetsin takes a drink from her black whiskey.

After taking a hearty swig of her whiskey, Sweetsin belches, releasing a cloud of grey mist into the air.

Lehon says, "My pleasure."

Comment #8, From Darcena: Friendly Faces

Luxelle nods at Darcena.

Luxelle says, "Darcena has the floor for the next comment."

Cryheart says, "That is one huge cart."

Darcena stands up.

Leafiara turns to face Darcena.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Darcena.

Sweetsin flushes slightly, some color reaching her cheeks.

Securain nods at Cryheart.

Lehon says, "Just let me know."

Shinann grins at Cryheart.

Luxelle beams happily at Darcena!

Sweetsin clasps her hand over her mouth.

Lyrna smiles at Darcena.

Evia pours herself a cup of honey-sweetened tea.

Cryheart licks his peppermint stick.

Lehon says, "Could not make up my mind."

Lyrna helps herself to a bowl of fresh fruit salad drizzled with honey and lemon.

Cryheart grins at Lehon.

Lehon says, "Er what's left of it."

Maylan pours herself a cup of woodmaster whiskey.

Lyrna smiles at Lehon.

Maylan takes a drink from her woodmaster whiskey.

Maylan's eyes glaze over slightly and her face pales.

Maylan is stunned!

Leafiara raises her hand.

Luxelle nods at Leafiara.

Altheren pours himself a cup of woodmaster whiskey.

Evia turns to face Darcena.

Lyrna takes a bite of her fresh fruit salad.

Lehon pours himself a glass of dandelion wine.

Maylan says, "Hmm."

Evia takes a drink from her honey-sweetened tea.

Altheren sniffs at his woodmaster whiskey.

Luxelle turns an inquisitive ear toward Darcena.

Leafiara takes a moment to observe Darcena.

Lehon raises his dandelion wine in a toast!

Darcena says, "I walked through those gates at just about my thirteenth birthday. Over the past two decades and then some, I have come and gone. I am the Ishan, after all. I wander. Yet, no matter how far I wander, I come back here to see friendly faces. People remember and they welcome me back. That has more value than I could ever explain and more meaning than any could possibly know. Just tonight, I see old friends in Nofret, Cryheart, Evia, and Shinann - and Ysharra who left. Yet many new friendly faces, too."

Altheren takes a drink from his woodmaster whiskey.

Altheren's eyes glaze over slightly and his face pales.

Altheren is stunned!

Maylan reaches inside one of the containers hanging from her leather bandolier and grabs an iridescent white ampoule etched with delicate moonflowers.

Maylan takes a drink from her white ampoule.

She suddenly looks terribly ill!

Maylan tosses an iridescent white ampoule etched with delicate moonflowers into one of the containers hanging from her leather bandolier.

Lehon turns an inquisitive ear toward Darcena.

Leafiara gives Darcena a strong, encouraging smile.

Darcena says, "I'm glad that no matter how long I'm gone, some of you are still here to welcome me when I return."

Darcena nods once.

Altheren pours some of his whiskey on the floor. A puddle of pale yellow liquid forms, and then quickly evaporates.

Darcena sits down.

Nofret smiles at Darcena.

Leafiara turns to Darcena and cheers!

Lyrna smiles at Darcena.

Cryheart smiles at Darcena.

Luxelle smiles.

Luxelle beams happily at Darcena!

Chaoswynd smiles at Darcena.

Jahadeem turns to Darcena and cheers!

Shinann smiles at Darcena.

Sweetsin begins to twitch as she glances at Altheren.

Lyrna gives Darcena a friendly hug.

Altheren nods.

Luxelle says, "I should have remembered a hanky."

Leafiara grins at Luxelle.

Lehon gives Darcena a firm handshake.

Evia takes a drink from her honey-sweetened tea.

Lyrna takes a bite of her fresh fruit salad.

Jahadeem removes a thick white towel embroidered with a Silvergate crest from in his snowcat hide greatcloak.

Jahadeem offers Luxelle a thick white towel embroidered with a Silvergate crest.

Luxelle exclaims, "Remember to raise your hand to share what the Landing means to you!"

Speaking to Darcena, Leafiara wishes, "May you always find them, every time you wander and return."

Leafiara nods at Darcena.

Sweetsin nods understandingly.

Lehon says, "Welcome to you and all."

Speaking to Luxelle, Evia says, "Just don't let her make you a poultice."

Lehon raises his dandelion wine in a toast!

Lehon takes a drink from his dandelion wine.

Evia takes a drink from her honey-sweetened tea.

Shinann ponders.

Darcena snickers at Luxelle.

Dirvy's gold earring pulses with energy. The pulsing fades and a shimmering vaalorn ring crowned with a pale gold firefly saewehna remains.

Darcena tickles Evia as they grin at each other.


Comment #9, From Nehor: Feeling Better

Luxelle nods at Nehor.

Luxelle says, "Nehor has the floor for the next comment."

Regwen raises her hand.

Leafiara grins at Regwen.

Luxelle nods at Regwen.

Nehor strides a few steps forward.

Lyrna takes a bite of her fresh fruit salad.

Leafiara turns to face Nehor.

Shinann pours herself a cup of willow bark tea.

Speaking to Evia, Darcena says, "They're mostly not bloody. Mostly."

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Nehor.

Darcena starts chortling.

Nehor dryly announces, "Worry not, oh all ye whose attention span rivals the stature of a halfling for shortness. I shall keep my remarks brief."

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Evia starts chortling.

Leafiara starts chortling.

Nehor clears his throat.

Lyrna grins at Nehor.

Nehor simply declares, "The Landing, to me, is a place to walk among the masses..."

Lehon chuckles.

Luxelle smiles.

Luxelle turns to face Nehor.

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

Nehor haughtily continues, "The dirty, unkempt masses."

Lehon grins at Nehor.

Jahadeem pours himself a mug of willow root beer.

Nehor scowls.

Leafiara snickers.

Luxelle shifts her weight.

Jahadeem takes a drink from his willow root beer.

Nehor sincerely says, "But please...thank you. For all you do. Seeing you, your lack of talent and poor manners and poverty of wit makes me feel so much better of myself. Each and every day."

Sweeping his arm outward, Nehor bows low in a grand fashion.

Nofret laughs!

Jahadeem takes a drink from his willow root beer.

Securain blinks at Nehor.

Leafiara uncertainly states, "Happy to... help."

Shinann smirks.

Leafiara nods firmly at Nehor.

Nehor nods firmly.

Leafiara chuckles.

Luxelle shifts her weight.

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Lyrna takes a deep breath, blinking a couple of times before resuming a calm expression.

Darcena looks at Nehor and breaks into a cheeky grin.

Cryheart says, "Always try to oblige."

Claudaro says, "It's a poor man who measures his wealth against those in Shantytown."

Cryheart winks.

Claudaro grins.

Speaking to Darcena, Evia says, "That one needs a poultice."

Speaking to Nehor, Darcena says, "Now that I know how much you like it, I'll be sure to walk closer and closer and closer to you."

Jahadeem says, "We love having you in the Landing regardless."

Cryheart begins chuckling at Evia!

Leafiara grins slowly at Darcena.

Darcena smiles innocently at Nehor.

Raising his hands before him, Nehor quickly backpedals away from Darcena.

Nehor shivers.

Leafiara laughs softly, trying to hide her amusement.

Nofret says, "I will have to compose a song just for you."

Nehor disgustedly says, "...Eww."

Lyrna dryly says, "That's a statement worthy of many elves. I hadn't heard that level of..."

Cryheart agrees with Shinann.

Nofret smiles mischievously.

Leafiara grins crookedly at Lyrna.

Darcena says, "What! I got rid of most of the fleas."

Evia takes a drink from her honey-sweetened tea.

Luxelle says, "And moving along..."

Darcena glances at Nehor and pouts.

Cryheart nods at Shinann.


Comment #10, From Pukk: Family

Luxelle nods at Pukk.

Luxelle says, "Pukk has the floor for the next comment."

Nehor stands there stubbornly, folding his arms over his chest.

Pukk nods.

Nehor glances at Pukk.

Pukk smiles.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Pukk.

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Leafiara folds her hands.

Regwen smiles at Pukk.

Leafiara takes a moment to observe Pukk.

Darcena scratches herself on the arm.

Sweetsin whispers something to Nehor.

Nehor examines Sweetsin closely, sizing her up and taking note of all the details.

Lyrna says, "I didn't realize humans showed that much arrogance as well."

Cryheart winks at Pukk.

Lyrna nods.

Sweetsin raises an eyebrow in Nehor's direction.

Pukk quietly says, "As many of you know and some of you do not, I have lived here for all of my memory."

Lehon cackles!

Evia turns to face Pukk.

Maylan takes a drink from her woodmaster whiskey.

Maylan's eyes glaze over slightly and her face pales.

Maylan is stunned!

Leafiara looks thoughtfully at Pukk.

Pukk quietly says, "This town, means everything to me."

Lyrna smiles at Pukk.

Pukk quietly says, "All of the wonderful people are my family."

Jahadeem nods.

Luxelle smiles.

Leafiara beams happily at Pukk!

Jahadeem turns to Pukk and cheers!

Lehon agrees with Pukk.

Lehon gives Pukk a friendly hug.

Pukk quietly says, "Last week, I went off and showed my distaste for the imps."

Pukk quietly says, "And I know some of you hail from there."

Leafiara nods absently at Pukk.

Lehon says, "Friend, Pukk."

Pukk quietly says, "I want you to know that I look up to you the most, you all protect us from them too."

Pukk quietly says, "And that is hard."

Leafiara smiles at Pukk.

Lady Elaerys just went out.

Pukk quietly says, "I love you all and I appreciate all your work in protecting us."

Cryheart asks, "Imps?"

Pukk quietly says, "Oh and one last thing."

Evia takes a drink from her honey-sweetened tea.

Cryheart glances at Pukk.

Leafiara clarifies, "Imperials."

Leafiara chuckles.

Speaking gleefully to Nehor, Pukk exclaims, "Hi Ney!"

Speaking dryly to Cryheart, Nehor explains, "Imperials."

Cryheart nods at Luxelle.

Pukk waves to Nehor.

Nehor slowly empties his lungs.

Cryheart waves his hand in a dismissive gesture.

Darcena begins chortling at Pukk.

Pukk nods at Luxelle.

Speaking wearily to Pukk, Nehor greets, "...Pukk."

Leafiara grins slowly at Nehor.

Claudaro recites:

"Everyone... join Pukk"

Evia recites:

"Cryblob!"

Cryheart says, "I am from Honneland."

Claudaro chuckles.

Cryheart just nudged Pukk.

Darcena bursts out in loud, raucous laughter at Evia.

Maylan snickers.

Claudaro grins at Evia.

Shinann grins.

Cryheart grins at Shinann.

Cryheart grins at Claudaro.

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Lyrna takes a bite of her fresh fruit salad.

Maylan takes a drink from her woodmaster whiskey.

Maylan's eyes glaze over slightly and her face pales.

Maylan is stunned!

Evia says, "Pukk has coined a famous...or infamous phrase, and concept, for all times."

Evia turns to Pukk and cheers!

Leafiara nods in agreement at Evia.

Pukk grins.

Nehor mutters under his breath.

Shinann grins at Pukk.

Cryheart grins.

Pukk bows.

Luxelle smiles.

Darcena begins chuckling at Pukk!

Darcena hugs Pukk, who wraps her in a warm embrace.

Leafiara bobs a quick curtsy to Pukk.

Pukk hugs Darcena, who wraps him in a warm embrace.


Comment #11, From Leafiara: Beacon of Hope

Luxelle nods at Leafiara.

Luxelle says, "Leafiara has the floor for the next comment."

Speaking to Pukk, Leafiara says, "Kind and sweet words."

Leafiara nods at Pukk.

Leafiara grins at Luxelle.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Leafiara.

Nehor turns to face Leafiara.

Lehon takes a drink from his dandelion wine.

Evia applauds Leafiara.

Evia helps herself to a large slice of pumpkin pecan pie.

Leafiara recites:

"Shortly after I moved here, half-elves like me were under attack by the crusades of a certain Prelate Chaston Griffin..."

Evia pours herself a cup of willow bark tea.

Cryheart grins at Pukk.

Luxelle shudders.

Lehon blinks.

Leafiara recites:

"But the heroes of the Landing fought back on behalf of me. Without reservation they did it--all of you did it--and called me friend. Hardly even knowing me."

Luxelle nods.

Leafiara recites:

"At first I couldn't really understand it."

Evia takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Leafiara recites:

"But soon enough I would. It's because all are welcome here. It's because we look for the best in everyone--every race, every culture, every belief and practice and personality."

Evia takes a bite of her pumpkin pecan pie.

Darcena looks thoughtfully at Leafiara.

Leafiara recites:

"Ysharra, who stepped away earlier, says it often... that the Landing is a place where people can come to test themselves and push boundaries that would be taboo elsewhere."

Darcena smiles wryly to herself.

Leafiara recites:

"I'm not saying we all magically get along--some nights we barely get along at all around here."

Leafiara chuckles.

Leafiara glances at Nehor.

Leafiara snickers.

Darcena begins chortling at Leafiara.

Cryheart says, "Amen."

Nehor sniffs.

Cryheart nods at Leafiara.

Luxelle shifts her weight.

Leafiara recites:

"But that's alright."

Nehor folds his arms over his chest with an air of superiority.

Nofret nods at Leafiara.

Cryheart grins.

Darcena leans on Cryheart, giving him a companionable grin.

Leafiara recites:

"We're a place of paradox. We can be a town of endless infighting and disagreement, and yet a town where some of the lands' strongest heroes arise and stake their claim."

Cryheart grins at Darcena.

Leafiara recites:

"A beacon of hope that diversity and differences and all the chaos that comes with them can be strength, not weakness. A community of flexibility and faith... Or faith -in- flexibility."

Altheren nods approvingly.

Leafiara recites:

"A place of growing stronger. Let's keep growing... together."

Leafiara renders a sharp hand salute.

Leafiara nods at Luxelle.

Evia lets out a cheer!

Jahadeem turns toward Leafiara and renders a sharp salute with his white towel.

Darcena whines, "But what if I want to grow apart?"

Darcena peers quizzically at Leafiara.

Evia recites:

"Ooosh, oosh, oosh!"

Evia grins.

Jahadeem put a thick white towel embroidered with a Silvergate crest in his snowcat hide greatcloak.

Speaking amusedly to Darcena, Leafiara says, "You can wander too... sometimes."

Leafiara winks at Darcena.

Lyrna takes a bite of her fresh fruit salad.

Lyrna takes a bite of her fresh fruit salad.

Dirvy glances at Luxelle and raises her hand.

Leafiara turns to Evia and cheers!

Jahadeem sits down.

Luxelle nods.

Darcena beams happily at Leafiara!

Luxelle smiles.

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

Jahadeem stands up.

Leafiara grins at Darcena.

Leafiara gives Darcena a friendly hug.

Cryheart grins.

The ethereal azure corona surrounding Chaoswynd's glowbark acorn seed rotates around in a circle.

Lyrna snaps to attention and crisply strikes her chest with a closed fist in a display of respect to Leafiara.

Shinann grins at Leafiara.

Jahadeem turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Speaking softly to Evia, Dirvy says, "I actually have his mug."

Evia takes a bite of her pumpkin pecan pie.

Shinann begins chuckling at Darcena!

Lyrna's cheeks flush with a shade of red.

Leafiara bobs a quick curtsy to Lyrna.

Evia beams happily at Dirvy!

Luxelle smiles.

Lyrna gives Leafiara a friendly hug.

Rendena softly says, "I'd like to perform."


Comment #12, From Regwen: Purpose and Cheer

Luxelle nods at Regwen.

Luxelle says, "Regwen has the floor for the next comment."

Rendena raises her hand.

Luxelle nods at Rendena.

Nehor turns to face Regwen.

Regwen says, "I've lived in the Landing for near on 22 years now. We have grown up together."

Leafiara turns to face Regwen.

Regwen sincerely says, "After the death of my parents, at the hand of the Jantalarians, I have found family and friends here in the Landing. I have found purpose with House of the Rising Phoenix and Drakes Vanguard and I have found great adventure and hours of cheer. Thanks to all for making my time here so special."

Darcena grins at Regwen.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Regwen.

For no apparent reason, Hoodtralfeck looks rather uncomfortable.

Darcena applauds Regwen warmly.

Regwen pours herself a flute of pear brandy champagne.

Evia turns to Regwen and cheers!

Cryheart grins at Regwen.

Regwen raises her pear brandy champagne in a toast!

Jahadeem turns to Regwen and cheers!

Lyrna smiles at Regwen.

Securain applauds Regwen.

Regwen exclaims, "To the Landing!"

Evia raises her willow bark tea in a toast!

Darcena lets out a cheer!

Leafiara lets out a cheer!

Securain lets out a cheer!

Cryheart raises his peppermint stick skyward!

Regwen exclaims, "Long may it stand!"

Luxelle beams happily at Regwen!

Leafiara pours herself a cup of willow bark tea.

Securain lets out a cheer!

Leafiara raises her willow bark tea in a toast!

Regwen takes a drink from her pear brandy champagne.

Cryheart takes a bite of his peppermint stick.

Regwen smiles wide.

Nehor shifts his weight.

Evia takes a bite of her pumpkin pecan pie.

Shinann smiles at Regwen.

Lyrna smiles.

Regwen curtsies gracefully to Luxelle.

Lyrna nods.

Luxelle smiles.

Speaking to Luxelle, Regwen says, "Thankee dear."


Comment #13, From Dirvy: A Home That Grew On Her

Luxelle nods at Dirvy.

Luxelle says, "Dirvy has the floor for the next comment."

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Evia says, "So much fun hearing from you all."

Leafiara turns to face Dirvy.

Dirvy clears her throat.

Luxelle nods at Evia.

Evia turns to face Dirvy.

Dirvy softly says, "Where I grew up, outsiders were not a frequent sight, nor were they always welcome. Well... not that they were not welcome, just that we were wary. So, I was happy to be sent to Icemule after my studies, where I made my home. It was quiet and the people were very warm and welcoming."

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Dirvy.

Lehon takes a drink from his dandelion wine.

Dirvy softly says, "The Landing was never a town I spent much time in, in my youth. It was loud and crowded, and there were so many different kinds of people of all shapes and sizes, I did not know what to make of them all. So, I did not care much about the Landing."

Dirvy softly says, "Until Eruheran recruited me for House Sovyn. One thing led to another... this basically means eventually, I was voluntold to take more responsibility within the House, and I began spending more time in the Landing out of duty. And the more time I spent, the more the Landing grew on me... or rather, her people grew on me."

Evia takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Leafiara chuckles.

Dirvy chuckles to herself.

Leafiara grins.

Darcena mumbles, "Like a horrid fungus, I'm sure."

Speaking teasingly to Nehor, Leafiara says, "We're rather like fungus that way."

Darcena laughs softly, trying to hide her amusement.

Leafiara turns to Darcena and cheers!

Nehor quips, "...much like mold."

Nehor nods.

Speaking to Darcena, Leafiara praises, "Great minds!"

Evia giggles.

Darcena bursts out in loud, raucous laughter at Leafiara.

Dirvy softly says, "I found that even though the Landing was louder and more crowded than Icemule, the people were just as sweet, warm, loyal, fierce, proud, and strong. And over just a few years, I have made many friends in the Landing, that I am happy to call family."

Nehor glances between Darcena and Leafiara.

Nehor narrows his eyes.

Dirvy places a hand over her heart.

Speaking to Nehor, Darcena mouths, "I said it first."

Dirvy smiles at Luxelle.

Darcena points at Nehor.

Darcena holds her sides and lets out a rumbling belly laugh.

Lehon just licked Dirvy!

Cryheart smiles at Dirvy.

Dirvy softly says, "So, while I may always call Icemule my home, the Landing is also home. Just as House Sovyn's motto is "Head, Hands, Heart", Icemule is in my heart, but the Landing is held warmly in my hands. Just do not ask me where my head is usually. I have trouble finding it, myself."

Dirvy giggles at Lehon.

Hoodtralfeck raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Hoodtralfeck.

Leafiara laughs softly, trying to hide her amusement.

Lehon nods.

Lyrna smiles at Dirvy.

Dirvy shrugs.

Dirvy grins sheepishly.

Darcena begins chortling at Dirvy.

Shinann chuckles.

Speaking to Dirvy, Jahadeem says, "Please do not clap! Do not want the Landing to be squished."

Leafiara stresses, "-Heart-felt praise indeed! Or handfelt... whatever works."

Leafiara flashes a quick grin.

Luxelle says, "We are nearing the end of names on this list, if you wish to share what the Landing means to you, please raise your hand."

Nehor idly muses, "I bet I could guess where her head is..."

Dirvy giggles at Jahadeem.

Nehor examines his fingernails.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Luxelle.

Evia says, "The Wehnimerian's are the absolute morel of fungi."

Leafiara begins chortling at Evia.

Luxelle ponders.

Darcena snickers at Leafiara.

Regwen grins wryly at Evia.

Cryheart asks, "A mushroom?"

Darcena bursts out in loud, raucous laughter at Evia.

Cryheart grins at Evia.

Securain raises his hand.

Luxelle nods at Securain.

Speaking softly to Nehor, Dirvy says, "When you find it, can you let it know it has a list of things to accomplish this weekend."

Dirvy nods at Luxelle.

Lyrna says, "There are worse things to be."


Comment #14, From Rendena: A House of Adventures

Luxelle nods at Rendena.

Luxelle says, "Rendena has the floor for the next comment."

Darcena smiles at Lyrna.

Leafiara turns to face Rendena.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Rendena.

Nehor nods curtly.

Luxelle turns an inquisitive ear toward Rendena.

Nehor turns an inquisitive ear toward Rendena.

Speaking to Cryheart, Jahadeem says, "I feel like one sometimes because I am told I can be a fun guy."

Nehor rolls his eyes at Jahadeem.

Cryheart grins at Jahadeem.

Rendena recites softly:

"Looking in all the wrong places, searching for all the wrong faces, I had no coins in my pocket!"

Evia takes a bite of her pumpkin pecan pie.

Claudaro says, "It's buried in a pile of loinclothes."

Claudaro chuckles.

Claudaro grins at Dirvy.

Speaking firmly to Jahadeem, Nehor scolds, "...No."

Sweetsin pours herself a cup of woodmaster whiskey.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Rendena.

Dirvy giggles at Claudaro.

Sweetsin takes a drink from her woodmaster whiskey.

Sweetsin's eyes glaze over slightly and her face pales.

Sweetsin is stunned!

Lehon takes a drink from his dandelion wine.

Lehon looks rather relaxed.

Sweetsin wrinkles her nose.

Maylan takes a drink from her woodmaster whiskey.

Maylan's eyes glaze over slightly and her face pales.

Maylan is stunned!

Regwen takes a drink from her pear brandy champagne.

Rendena recites softly:

"Well this tale wasn't going as planned, until there was 1 silver in my hand! I thought...I could work for these!"

Evia takes a bite of her pumpkin pecan pie.

Leafiara grins crookedly at Rendena.

Cryheart grins at Rendena.

Regwen takes a drink from her pear brandy champagne.

Regwen takes a drink from her pear brandy champagne.

Roblar spends some time haggling with Krythussa.

Evia takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Roblar spends some time haggling with Krythussa.

Roblar looks over at Darcena and shakes his head.

Roblar snorts!

Roblar just opened a plainly wrapped package.

Roblar removes a milk chocolate coin from in his plainly wrapped package.

Darcena gazes heavenward.

Roblar takes a bite of his chocolate coin.

Roblar smacks his lips.

Rendena recites softly:

"And before you knew it they decorated the wall of my small house of wood that became my house in Landing and there I worked on many adventures"

Rendena softly says, "The end."

Leafiara nods encouragingly.

Lehon lets out a cheer!

Luxelle smiles.

Leafiara applauds Rendena.

Luxelle nods.

Darcena smiles at Rendena.

Evia applauds Rendena.

Evia takes a bite of her pumpkin pecan pie.

Luxelle beams happily at Rendena!

Leafiara exclaims, "A story of hard work paying off!"


Comment #15, From Hoodtralfeck: Diamond by the Sea

Luxelle nods at Hoodtralfeck.

Luxelle says, "Hoodtralfeck has the floor for the next comment."

Darcena whispers something to Roblar.

Roblar takes a bite of his chocolate coin.

Leafiara turns to face Hoodtralfeck.

Nehor turns an inquisitive ear toward Hoodtralfeck.

Darcena begins chortling at Roblar.

Roblar removes a milk chocolate coin from in his plainly wrapped package.

Evia turns to Hoodtralfeck and cheers!

Darcena nods at Roblar.

Evia takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Roblar smiles.

Sweetsin takes a drink from her woodmaster whiskey.

Sweetsin's eyes glaze over slightly and her face pales.

Sweetsin is stunned!

Darcena frowns at Roblar.

Roblar offers Darcena a milk chocolate coin.

Roblar winks.

Cryheart applauds Rendena.

Darcena accepts Roblar's chocolate coin.

Darcena bursts out in loud, raucous laughter at Roblar.

Hoodtralfeck says, "I heard alot of people say Landing is home or become like a home over time in last hour or whatever."

Roblar chuckles to himself.

Cryheart turns an inquisitive ear toward Hoodtralfeck.

Leafiara flashes a quick grin at Hoodtralfeck.

Altheren takes a drink from his woodmaster whiskey.

Altheren's eyes glaze over slightly and his face pales.

Altheren is stunned!

Regwen grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Leafiara takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Reaching over her shoulder, Darcena secures her faewood runestaff into a series of straps on the back of her slate battle harness.

Darcena licks her chocolate coin.

Darcena gazes with awe at a milk chocolate coin in her hand.

Hoodtralfeck says, "When I say Landing is Home to me it's a lot more accurate."

Nehor scratches his chin.

Evia takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Luxelle turns an inquisitive ear toward Hoodtralfeck.

Rendena softly says, "Life gets kind of crazy, but just maybe, things change."

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

Hoodtralfeck says, "I have literally spent my entire life here, all of the rest of Elanthia could sink into the shadow realm and I would not even notice. As i have said fer decades, "If it's not Landing it don't exist" and I still stick by that."

Leafiara grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Cryheart grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Regwen grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Luxelle chuckles.

Securain just opened a polished modwir flute case.

Securain removes a maple-inlaid dark ash flute from in his modwir flute case.

Dirvy's gold earring pulses with energy. The pulsing fades and a twinkling vaalorn ring crowned with a pale gold firefly saewehna remains.

Hoodtralfeck says, "This is the greatest town in all the lands, most diverse and the most clean, least after I'm pushed into the lake."

Regwen says, "Thankee all so much for a lovely evening, but I must turn in."

Leafiara laughs softly, trying to hide her amusement.

Leafiara nods understandingly at Regwen.

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

Luxelle smiles.

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

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

Regwen waves.

Cryheart grins at Hoodtralfeck.

Regwen gives Cryheart a friendly hug.

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

Regwen gives Luxelle a friendly hug.

Shinann chuckles.

Lyrna smiles at Regwen.

Lady Regwen just went out.

Cryheart says, "Same here, I must bid good night."

Leafiara turns toward Cryheart and renders a sharp salute with her willow bark tea.

Nehor doubtfully repeats, "...Most clean?"

Cryheart says, "And thank ye for hosting this."

Nehor rubs his chin thoughtfully.

Nehor nods.

Cryheart bows.

Lyrna bows to Cryheart.

Speaking earnestly to Cryheart, Leafiara says, "Our pleasure."

Darcena smiles.

Luxelle smiles.

Cryheart says, "Be well all."

Cryheart waves.

Darcena waves to Cryheart.

Lehon waves to Cryheart.

Hoodtralfeck says, "I could go on fer hours but Landing really started to mean true Home when I meet my Brother who is no longer with us."

Sir Cryheart just went out.

Shinann waves.

Leafiara nods slowly at Hoodtralfeck.

Evia smiles.

Nofret stands up.

Nehor apologetically says, "I too have business to attend to... that business being a bottle of scotch. I bid thee farewell."

Nehor clears his throat.

Leafiara turns toward Nehor and renders a sharp salute with her willow bark tea.

Nehor turns around.

Nehor nods once.

Nofret waves.

Lady Nofret just went out.

Great Lord Nehor just went out.

Dirvy glances out.

Sweetsin shifts her weight.

Dirvy draws a chipmunk-etched witchwood sceptre with the word "SCANDALOUS" engraved down its length from one of the weapon loops sewn inside of her snow white longcoat.

Altheren smiles.

Dirvy waves a chipmunk-etched witchwood sceptre with the word "SCANDALOUS" engraved down its length around.

Sweetsin smirks.

Dirvy slips a chipmunk-etched witchwood sceptre with the word "SCANDALOUS" engraved down its length into one of the weapon loops sewn inside of her snow white longcoat.

Luxelle shifts her weight.

Lyrna folds her hands behind her back.

Claudaro says, "Whew, more room in here to breathe, with that ego out the door."

Claudaro chuckles to himself.

Leafiara bursts out in laughter, snorting dark amber tea through her nose.

Leafiara clasps her hand over her mouth.

Leafiara blushes a nice shade of light pink.

Dirvy appears to be struggling to keep a straight face as she glances at Claudaro.

Lyrna grins at Leafiara.

Hoodtralfeck says, "Maginthree was the first person to not treat me like complete giant trash mound, and I miss him everyday."

Leafiara grins sheepishly at Lyrna.

Darcena bursts out in loud, raucous laughter at Claudaro.

Evia smiles at Hoodtralfeck.

Rendena softly says, "It's a difficult topic to work with."

Leafiara nods understandingly at Hoodtralfeck.

Luxelle nods at Hoodtralfeck.

With a serene smile, Sweetsin laces her fingers together in quiet repose.

Rendena softly says, "And Hood."

Rendena softly says, "It wasn't always racist."

Hoodtralfeck says, "I have fought off countless invaders tring to destroy our lil diamond by the sea, and we have crushed them all."

Darcena applauds Hoodtralfeck warmly.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Hoodtralfeck.

Luxelle agrees with Hoodtralfeck.

Jahadeem nods.

Rendena softly says, "Don't let it bother you either."

Rendena softly says, "It's happening to alot of people."

Luxelle touches one finger to her lips.

Lehon pours himself a shot of black whiskey.

Lehon takes a drink from his black whiskey.

After taking a hearty swig of his whiskey, Lehon belches, releasing a cloud of grey mist into the air.

Hoodtralfeck says, "Okay I think I'll end it there."

Leafiara raises her willow bark tea in a toast!

Luxelle smiles.

Luxelle nods at Hoodtralfeck.

Luxelle applauds.

Securain applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Lyrna smiles at Hoodtralfeck.

Lyrna nods.

Leafiara exclaims, "To the continued successful defenses of our diamond by the sea, as you call it!"

Evia applauds Hoodtralfeck.

Leafiara lets out a cheer!

Hoodtralfeck says, "Wanna thank all citizens fer help over years."


Comment #16, From Securain: Community

Luxelle nods at Securain.

Luxelle says, "Securain has the floor for the next comment."

With a sunny smile, Securain lifts his flute and strikes up a lilting tune.

Jahadeem turns to Leafiara and cheers!

Securain winks.

Leafiara grins at Jahadeem.

Luxelle says, "I know, a new nickname for the Landing, I like it."

Hoodtralfeck says, "Even the part time ones."

Leafiara turns to face Securain.

Leafiara nods eagerly at Luxelle.

Securain recites:

"To me the Landing means community."

Securain recites:

"As a young lad running errands I heard the call for massies in the town square."

Leafiara flashes a quick grin at Securain.

Securain recites:

"I was too busy earning my keep as an errand boy to attend mass...plus I handn't even decided which god to praise! Who knew who these people were worshiping?!?"

Luxelle nods.

Evia giggles.

Luxelle chuckles.

Darcena bursts out in loud, raucous laughter at Securain.

Leafiara quips, "Around here... all of them."

Leafiara starts chortling.

With a rakish tilt to his head, Securain draws his melody along, whirling and spinning faster and more daring with each moment.

Securain grins.

Darcena squints at Leafiara.

Lehon says, "Scarey."

Claudaro says, "Or none."

Claudaro grins at Leafiara.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Claudaro.

Securain recites:

"Once I got straightened out and learned that massies were defensive magics and not god worship groups I was off and running!"

Lyrna reaches out and touches her silver sickle talisman.

Darcena cheerfully says, "Or several."

Speaking to Claudaro, Leafiara concedes, "True."

Darcena turns an inquisitive ear toward Securain.

Leafiara takes a moment to observe Securain.

Securain's adventurous composition trips along from his flute briskly and merrily, its notes veritably dancing.

Evia giggles.

Securain recites:

"Eventually I found an adoption group and was taken in by a wonderful couple. Warrezzer the cleric and Eyyre the empath became my adoptive parents."

Securain's gloomy tune moves slowly, grudgingly along, as though he is having to pull it from his flute.

Speaking curiously to Securain, Darcena mouths, "Snar?"

Lehon lets out a cheer!

Securain nods at Darcena.

Darcena beams happily at Securain!

Darcena applauds Securain warmly.

Securain recites:

"They taught me many things about this town and the areas around it until I wandered off to other adventures."

Luxelle nods.

As a trudging dirge groans from his flute, Securain's fingers move in precisely measured motion.

Securain's fingers fly heedlessly, now fast, now slow, in no predictable way, bringing the wayward song to life upon his flute.

Securain recites:

"Now that I am back, it is definitely different as many faces and names are gone. Yet one thing I have noticed has remained....the Community."

Altheren nods at Securain.

Leafiara gives Securain a strong, encouraging smile.

Evia lets out a cheer!

Jahadeem nods.

Roblar removes a milk chocolate coin from in his plainly wrapped package.

The notes of Securain's song seem to tumble over each other in disorder, and yet somehow the effect is charming and melodious.

Luxelle smiles.

Ending on a broad note which echoes like a sigh, Securain lowers his flute from his lips.

Luxelle nods at Securain.

Roblar offers Securain a milk chocolate coin.

Securain accepts Roblar's chocolate coin.

Securain says, "Thanks."

Roblar grins.

Securain smiles at Roblar.

Roblar nods at Securain.

Roblar removes a milk chocolate coin from in his plainly wrapped package.

Lyrna smiles at Securain.

Roblar takes a bite of his chocolate coin.

Securain says, "Thanks for listening."

Luxelle beams happily at Securain!

Shinann smiles.

Luxelle applauds.

Evia applauds Securain.

Leafiara turns toward Securain and renders a sharp salute with her willow bark tea.

Securain takes a bite of his chocolate coin.

Sweetsin applauds.

Securain drools.

Sweetsin takes a drink from her woodmaster whiskey.

Sweetsin's eyes glaze over slightly and her face pales.

Sweetsin is stunned!

Shinann applauds.

Leafiara wishes, "May the community always remain!"

Shinann pours herself a cup of willow bark tea.

Securain put a maple-inlaid dark ash flute in his modwir flute case.

Securain just closed a polished modwir flute case.

Jahadeem turns to Leafiara and cheers!


Comment #17, From Lyrna: Welcoming

Leafiara recites:

"Would anyone who hasn't yet spoken like to add anything tonight?"

Luxelle says, "Our list is empty. This is the last call for you to raise your hand and share what the Landing means to you."

Evia says, "One of the first things I ever did was go running haphazardly out the gate to seek my fortune, ran out onto the Coastal Cliffs and got chased by ghosts and scared out of my wits, screaming..."FOR THE LOVE OF....SOMEONE HELP ME I AM GOING TO FALL TO MY DEATH"."

Leafiara nods at Luxelle.

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Evia.

Leafiara raises her voice in merry laughter.

Luxelle grins at Evia.

Luxelle chuckles.

Leafiara glances appraisingly around the room.

Darcena bursts out in loud, raucous laughter at Evia.

Darcena asks, "Why does that not surprise me?"

Evia says, "True, true story."

Shinann grins at Evia.

Darcena says, "You just needed a poultice."

Evia grins at Darcena.

Darcena begins chortling at Evia.

Leafiara giggles.

Shinann chuckles to herself.

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Securain takes a bite of his chocolate coin.

Securain frowns.

Lyrna says, "I know I already spoke, but..."

Leafiara cocks her head at Lyrna.

Leafiara encouragingly says, "Oh, please, go on."

Leafiara nods at Lyrna.

Lyrna says, "Can I just say 'thank you' to you all."

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Lyrna says, "For welcoming me in."

Luxelle agrees with Lyrna.

Leafiara grins at Lyrna.

Leafiara gives Lyrna a friendly hug.

Shinann smiles.

Lyrna gives Leafiara a friendly hug.

Darcena gives Lyrna a friendly hug.

Lyrna gives Darcena a friendly hug.

Shinann says, "It is a town of second chances..."

Leafiara nods eagerly at Shinann.

Speaking to Lyrna, Jahadeem says, "As I said the Landing welcomes everyone. We just might not let you leave."

Jahadeem smiles.

Evia says, "True."

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Maylan says, "Thank the stars."

Leafiara begins chortling at Jahadeem.

Maylan wipes the sweat from her brow.

Lyrna says, "I had never left Ta'Vaalor until a few years ago."

Darcena wryly says, "And for some, third, fourth, fifth, and twentieth chances."

Shinann grins at Darcena.

Lyrna grins at Darcena.

Securain begins chuckling at Darcena!

Securain nods.

Leafiara winks at Darcena.


Comment #18, From Luxelle: The Ongoing Landing Spirit

Leafiara thoughtfully says, "Well, if no one else has anything more, I suppose we can hear a word shortly from Miss Luxie to conclude our evening..."

Leafiara turns to face Luxelle.

Speaking to Leafiara, Darcena says, "Hey! I never needed a second chance."

Lyrna says, "And never for more than a night until earlier this year."

Luxelle stands up.

Lyrna nods.

Luxelle nods.

Darcena says, "Don't give me that look."

Darcena starts chortling.

Speaking bemusedly to Darcena, Leafiara agrees, "I'm sure."

Shinann smiles.

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

Leafiara takes a moment to observe Luxelle.

Darcena gently bites Leafiara.

Leafiara giggles.

Lyrna smiles.

Luxelle says, "Four years ago I came here to continue my music studies. I was welcomed by complete strangers."

Lyrna smiles at Luxelle.

Luxelle says, "I was encouraged by people who called me friend even though we had known each other only a short amount of time."

Leafiara nods in agreement at Luxelle.

Luxelle says, "And everyone, pretty much, just endured my endless questions, my silly ways."

Shinann takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Luxelle says, "Of all the things I heard tonight, from what I have studied, I think those that came here first would have had almost the same things to say about the Landing as you have shared tonight."

Luxelle says, "Thank you all."

Leafiara beams happily at Luxelle!

Shinann smiles at Luxelle.

Evia turns to Luxelle and cheers!

(Luxelle puts her hand over her heart with a grateful smile.)

Altheren smiles at Luxelle.

Luxelle curtsies gracefully.

Maylan tugs the stopper free from her jade teardrop earrings, swiping it across her wrists before returning it to its place. With a diminutive motion, she discreetly rubs her wrists together.

Leafiara cheers, "From the past to the present, and on to the future, then... long live the Landing!"

Speaking to Luxelle, Shinann says, "We still need revenge on those spiders."

Leafiara raises her willow bark tea in a toast!

Shinann nods.

Lyrna smiles at Luxelle.

Leafiara grins at Shinann.

Luxelle says, "And if anyone missed the song at the beginning, you can ask me anytime for it."

Luxelle agrees with Shinann.

Luxelle grins at Shinann.

Shinann smiles at Leafiara.


Bonus Comments From Evia, Securain, Luxelle, Maylan

Evia says, "Another early memory was of me, a friend, and a young lad..Cryheart noticing a thing called an "aventail" we did not know what it was except that we MUST get one to survive the rats, also a gorget...must have these or die."

Shinann chuckles.

Jahadeem says, "Huzzah."

Lehon sits down.

Leafiara flashes a quick grin at Evia.

Lyrna grins at Evia.

Shinann grins at Evia.

Securain begins chuckling at Evia!

Lyrna leans on Darcena, giving her a companionable grin.

Evia says, "Not to mention....I WANT A BROADSWORD11!1111."

Luxelle removes a finely honed gold laen broadsword from in her musician's valise.

Luxelle waves a finely honed gold laen broadsword around.

Sweetsin takes a drink from her woodmaster whiskey.

Sweetsin's eyes glaze over slightly and her face pales.

Sweetsin is stunned!

Claudaro asks, "And when do you want it?"

Securain says, "I just wanted to get into Hearthstone. That's where all the cool kids were hanging out."

Speaking wryly to Evia, Leafiara says, "I still want one. I'm trying to forge a nice one this month."

Claudaro chuckles.

Leafiara giggles.

Evia grins at Luxelle.

Leafiara turns to Luxelle and cheers!

Chaoswynd begins chortling at Evia.

Speaking to Evia, Luxelle exclaims, "Nicely cued, thank you!"

Shinann chuckles.

Darcena gives Lyrna a friendly hug.

Evia says, "I need it about 23 years back."

Evia grins.

Speaking to Luxelle, Leafiara exclaims, "A piece of history!"

Luxelle grins.

Luxelle put a finely honed gold laen broadsword in her musician's valise.

Luxelle nods.

Maylan says, "The thing I like most about the Landing is that we have the most comfortable gutters."

Maylan says, "It is appreciated."

Evia says, "Laen is a rare metal."

Leafiara begins chortling at Maylan.

Luxelle says, "I could not figure out how to play and pull it out during the song."

Altheren frowns.

Leafiara nods understandingly at Luxelle.

Lyrna says, "But the docks are not nearly as comfy."

Lyrna sighs.

Lyrna grins.

Claudaro looks thoughtfully at Maylan.

Maylan violently shakes her head in the negative, causing several strands of raggedly cut hair to fall free and trail around her face in tiny wisps.

Maylan says, "Too many pylons."

Speaking to Luxelle, Jahadeem says, "Thank you for everything."

Dirvy rises, momentarily holding the fabric of her gown up until her feet are firmly planted underneath her.

Leafiara gazes in amusement at Maylan.

Speaking to Maylan, Claudaro asks, "Not the cheapness of the booze?"

Claudaro grins.

Dirvy presses the wide skirts of her traveling gown down, but as soon as she removes her hands the skirts spring back out to full volume, swinging back and forth like a bell.

Lehon asks, "Would anyone like some coloring if we are ready?"

Dirvy gives Luxelle a friendly hug.

Speaking to Claudaro, Maylan asks, "Who pays for booze?"

Darcena says, "I have a lovely shaalk falchion that Neq gave to me as an engagement present."

Speaking to Claudaro, Maylan exclaims, "Not me!"

Lyrna nods at Lehon.

Jahadeem says, "And thanks to all that shared tonight."

Claudaro says, "Exactly."

Evia exclaims, "Sure!"

Claudaro grins at Maylan.

Leafiara turns toward Jahadeem and renders a sharp salute with her willow bark tea.

Sweetsin idly picks at the laces on her copper-scaled corset.

Darcena stands up.

Luxelle exclaims, "You guys are all awesome, really, thank you!"

Jahadeem turns toward Leafiara and renders a sharp hand salute.

Darcena says, "I'm off."

Darcena nods.

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

Darcena gives Luxelle a friendly hug.

Lyrna says, "That sounds like an excellent way to end the night."

Speaking softly to Luxelle, Dirvy says, "Work summons. You did a wonderful job, as always, Lady Songbird. Thank you for sharing your song."

Lyrna gives Darcena a friendly hug.

Speaking to Luxelle, Darcena says, "Thank you for the night."

Shinann smiles.

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

Dirvy softly says, "Have a good evening, everyone."

Lehon asks, "Anyone leading or shall I?"

Leafiara recites:

"Thank you all for coming, and for making this night amazing beyond words."

Luxelle says, "This was such a great idea Miss Leafi."

Dirvy gathers the wide skirts of her traveling gown in her hands and drops into a low curtsy while maintaining impeccable posture and grace.

Executrix Dirvy just went out.

Leafiara gives Darcena a friendly hug.

Shinann says, "I enjoyed this."

Darcena strides away moving out.

Lyrna joins Lehon's group.

Leafiara nods eagerly at Luxelle.

Maylan applauds.

Jahadeem lets out a cheer!

Evia joins Lehon's group.

Lyrna grins.

Shinann smiles.

Shinann says, "Excuse me, please..."

Shinann just went out.

Lyrna smiles.

Leafiara says, "Maybe we'll have to do this every few months even when it's not Frontier Days."

Zhaza just went out.

Leafiara chuckles.

Lehon says, "Join up for colors."

Jahadeem says, "I must now be going as I have some business to take care of."

Roblar takes a bite of his chocolate coin.

Sweetsin joins Lehon's group.

Jahadeem waves.

Lehon makes a nearly imperceptible motion while whispering a soft phrase...

Lehon gestures.

Lehon's group seems to blend into the surroundings better.

Securain says, "I will sleep well tonight with fond memories of the Landing of yore. And the knowledge that through the changes its core is still intact."

Jahadeem bows.

Roblar waves.

Leafiara earnestly exclaims, "Speaking of which, we hope you all have a fun festival tonight when the shops open!"

Commander Roblar just went out.

Leafiara nods in agreement at Securain.

Maylan turns toward Jahadeem and renders a sharp hand salute.

Evia lets out a cheer!

Lord Jahadeem just went out.

Chaoswynd plants the tip of his cane on the ground firmly, leaning against it.

Lyrna gently rests her hand on Leafiara's shoulder.

Securain pokes Lehon in the ribs.

Leafiara smiles at Lyrna.

Leafiara gives Lyrna a friendly hug.

Securain asks, "Wanna share?"

Lyrna gives Leafiara a friendly hug.

Evia rolls forward, then springs to her feet, ready again for action!

Leafiara snuggles Pukk, who responds by cradling an arm around her.

Evia twists slightly, cracking her spine. She looks much better.

Land Pirate Maylan just skipped merrily out.

Claudaro says, "Take care."

Speaking sheepishly to Pukk, Leafiara says, "Sorry, would have gotten your snuggle in earlier, but Luxie was singing at the time."

Leafiara giggles.

Leafiara winks.

Leafiara turns toward Claudaro and renders a sharp salute with her willow bark tea.

Leafiara takes a drink from her willow bark tea.

Lyrna nods at Leafiara.

Claudaro waves.

Luxelle takes a bite of her dipped strawberry.

Conquerer of Reim Claudaro just went out.

Leafiara blushes a light pink hue to the tops of her ears.

Leafiara nods at Lyrna.

Speaking to Leafiara, Securain asks, "What time do the shops open?"

Lyrna nods once.

Luxelle exclaims, "Thank you whomever picked this strawberry for me!"

Evia exclaims, "Don't forget your cart!"

Luxelle beams!

Lehon stands up.

Speaking to Securain, Leafiara admits, "I'm not certain. Maybe within a couple of hours."

Sweetsin nods graciously.

Leafiara exclaims, "Usually they're along North Ring Road, in tents and pavilions!"

Pukk leans softly against Leafiara.

Sweetsin just went out.

Luxelle says, "I can hardly wait until the TownCrier can have a cart, too."

Leafiara glances at Lyrna.

Leafiara gulps.

Leafiara giggles.

Lehon says, "I will get it later, enjoy as long as you like."

Securain grins at Luxelle.

Lyrna's cheeks flush with a shade of red.

Lyrna glances away.

Leafiara looks at Lyrna and hums.

Lyrna smiles at Leafiara.

Leafiara winks.

Evia says, "See you all about town."

Altheren smiles at Luxelle.

Evia waves.

Leafiara waves to Evia.

Pukk waves.

Dame Evia just went out.

Leafiara grins sheepishly at Lyrna.

Lehon says, "Thank you for the concert and grand company."

Lyrna smiles at Leafiara.

Lehon waves.

Lehon bows to Luxelle.

Luxelle says, "All right, next time we do this, I reallly do need to bring a hanky. This was very touching, all of you."

Luxelle smiles.

Leafiara nods eagerly at Luxelle.

Lyrna smiles at Luxelle.

Speaking excitedly to Luxelle, Leafiara exclaims, "We should do it every Frontier Days at least!"

Luxelle nods at Leafiara.

Securain exclaims, "Thanks for the wonderful kickoff to Frontier Days!"

Leafiara adds, "And make it the first event every time!"

Leafiara nods enthusiastically at Securain!

Securain nods at Leafiara.

Luxelle exclaims, "Until someone upstages us!"

Luxelle flails her arms about.

Leafiara chuckles.

Securain says, "Shame."

Luxelle takes a bite of her dipped strawberry.

Securain shakes his head.

Speaking earnestly to Luxelle, Leafiara says, "No one will ever upstage you."

Leafiara nods firmly at Luxelle.

Luxelle chuckles.

Altheren agrees with Leafiara.

Lyrna muses, "I didn't expect to stay in Landing."

Luxelle says, "You have clearly not met some wizards I know."

Rendena softly says, "That's will never happen."

Pukk quietly says, "I will see you all later."

Pukk waves.

Leafiara admits, "Next time we do have to announce earlier in advance, though, so nobody -accidentally- takes the first event spot."

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

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

Chaoswynd pinches Pukk!

Securain says, "Be well and thanks again for the wonderful memories."

Pukk hugs Leafiara, who wraps him in a warm embrace.

Leafiara turns toward Securain and renders a sharp salute with her willow bark tea.

Lyrna says, "I figured a few days and I'd be off again."

Securain waves.

Pukk turns toward Chaoswynd and renders a sharp hand salute.

Luxelle chuckles.

Lyrna grins.

Leafiara grins at Lyrna.

Mister Pukk just went out.

Leafiara quips, "Fungus."