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Aelotoi

Verb First Person Third Person
BLINK <creature> You steel your mind against any potentially threatening energy that might come from (target). Aelotoi gazes narrowly at (target), smoothly maintaining his composure.
BLINK <object> You briefly shut your eyes and listen intently to <target>. Aelotoi briefly shuts her eyes and listens intently to <target>.
BLINK <self> Shutting your eyes, you close off your mind to the world around you, grateful for the silence. Aelotoi shuts his eyes for a brief moment.
BLINK <person> You close your eyes and listen intently to <target>, faintly sensing his energy in the back of your mind. Aelotoi closes his eyes and turns an ear towards <target>, listening to him/her with a curious expression.
BOW WINGS You bow low, spreading your wings for all to see. Aelotoi bows low, spreading her wings for all to see.
BOW WINGS <target> You turn to (target) and bow low, spreading your wings for all to see. Aelotoi turns to you and bows low, spreading her wings for all to see.
FLAP You flap your wings in a steady beat. Aelotoi flaps her wings in a steady beat.
FLAP <person> You flap your wings at <target>. Aelotoi flaps her wings at you.
FLAP <self> You give your wings a rapid shiver. Aelotoi shivers her wings.
FLAP <object> You glance at <target> and flap your wings. Aelotoi just flapped her wings at <target>.
FLUTTER You flutter your wings creating a gentle breeze about yourself. Aelotoi flutters her wings stirring the air slightly.
FLUTTER <person> You flutter your wings at <target>. Aelotoi flutters her wings at <target>.
FLUTTER <object> You turn your head towards <target> and flutter your wings. Aelotoi flutters her wings at <target>.
FLUTTER AFRAID You flutter your wings and cower back a little bit. Aelotoi flutters her wings and cowers back a little.
FLUTTER AFRAID <person> You flutter your wings and cower back a little bit from <person>. Aelotoi flutters her wings and cowers back from you.
FLUTTER AFRAID <object> You flutter your wings and cower away from <target>. Aelotoi flutters her wings and cowers away from <target>.
FLUTTER ANGRY [<target>] You flutter your wings and scowl [at <target>]. Aelotoi flutters her wings and scowls [at <target>].
FLUTTER ANNOYED You flutter your wings and end it by sharply snapping them to your body. Aelotoi flutters her wings sharply as she snaps them to her body.
FLUTTER ANNOYED <target> You flutter your wings at <person> and end it by sharply snapping them to your body. Aelotoi flutters her wings at you and sharply snaps them to her body.
FLUTTER BASHFUL [<target>] You flutter your wings gently [at <target>] as your cheeks blush soft pale rose. Aelotoi flutters her wings [at <target>] as her cheeks blush a shade of soft pale rose.
FLUTTER BORED [<target>] You lazily flutter your wings [at <target>]. Aelotoi flutters her wings lazily [at <target>].
FLUTTER BORED <person> You glance at <person> and lazily flutter your wings. Aelotoi glances at you and flutters her wings lazily.
FLUTTER CALM [<target>] You calmly flutter your wings in time [at <target>] to some unheard music. Aelotoi calmly flutters her wings [at <target>] to an unheard rhythm.
FLUTTER CRAZY [<target>] You flutter your wings wildly [at <target>] as if they were on fire. Aelotoi flutters her wings wildly [at <target>]. She knows they're attached, right?
FLUTTER CRAZY <person> You glance at <person> and flutter your wings wildly as if they were on fire. Aelotoi glances at you and flutters her wings wildly. She knows they're attached, right?
FLUTTER FLASHY You flutter your wings, flashing them for all to see. Aelotoi flutters her wings out wide for all to see.
FLUTTER FLASHY <person> You flutter your wings, flashing them at <person>. Aelotoi turns towards you and flutters her wings out wide for you to see.
FLUTTER FLASHY <object> You flutter your wings, flashing them at the <target>. Aelotoi flutters her wings at <target>.
FLUTTER HAPPY [<target>] You flutter your wings [at <target>], while bouncing in place happily. Aelotoi flutters her wings [at <target>] happily, bouncing in place.
FLUTTER NERVOUS [<target>] Your wings flutter [at <target>] with a slight trembling in them. Aelotoi's wings flutter [at <target>], trembling slightly.
FLUTTER NERVOUS <person> Your wings flutter with a slight trembling in them and turn away from <person>. Aelotoi's wings flutter, trembling slightly as she turns away from you.
FLUTTER SCARED You flutter your wings, trying to hide behind them. Aelotoi attempts to hide her head behind her fluttering wings.
FLUTTER SCARED <person> You flutter your wings, trying to hide from <person> behind them. Aelotoi attempts to hide her head from you behind her fluttering wings.
FLUTTER SCARED <object> You flutter your wings, trying to hide behind them from the opening. Aelotoi attempts to hide from a opening behind her fluttering wings.
FLUTTER TIRED You flutter your wings momentarily, before letting them droop. Aelotoi flutters her wings before they droop tiredly.
FLUTTER TIRED <target> You flutter your wings momentarily, before glancing at <person> and letting them droop. Aelotoi glances at you, flutters her wings, and lets them droop tiredly.
FOLD WINGS You fold your wings across your back. Aelotoi folds her wings across her back.
FOLD WINGS <target> You glance at <target> and fold your wings across your back. Aelotoi glances at <target> and folds her wings across her back.
GLARE You narrow your eyes to mere slits. Aelotoi narrows her eyes, her dark sclera reduced to mere slits.
GLARE <creature> You narrow your eyes menacingly at <target>, preparing to hold your ground. Aelotoi narrows her eyes menacingly at a creature, preparing to hold her ground.
GLARE <object> You squint, trying to get a closer look at <target>. Aelotoi squints, trying to get a closer look at <target>.
GLARE <person> You narrow your eyes, giving (target) a stern look. Aelotoi eyes (target) with a stern expression, her dark sclera reduced to mere slits.
PREEN You preen your wings. Aelotoi preens her wings.
PREEN <target> You glance at <target> and preen your wings. Aelotoi glances at <target> and preens her wings.
PREEN <self> (male) You lift up your chin and straighten out your wings. Aelotoi lifts up his chin and straightens out his wings.
PREEN <self> (female) You toss back your head and straighten out your wings. Aelotoi tosses back her head and straightens out her wings.
PREEN <object> (held or worn, male) You run your hand over your <object> and preen your wings. Aelotoi runs his hand over his <object> and preens his wings.
PREEN <object> (held or worn, female) You finger your <object> and preen your wings. You finger your <object> and preen your wings.
PREEN <object> (not held or worn) You glance at <object> and preen your wings. Aelotoi glances at <object> and preens her wings.
PREEN <creature> (dead) You preen your wings over the corpse of a {creature}. Aelotoi preens her wings over the corpse of a creature.
PREEN <creature> (alive) You preen your wings as you glance at a {creature}. Aelotoi preens her wings as she glances at a creature.
SNAP WINGS You feel a fleeting shiver roll through the base of your (color) wings, and you flick them abruptly in response. Aelotoi shakes off a fleeting shiver and abruptly flicks his rainbow-hued wings in response.
SNAP WINGS <creature> You rapidly flick your (color) wings at (target) with a composed, yet dauntless cadence. Aelotoi rapidly flicks his rainbow-hued wings at a creature with a composed, yet dauntless cadence.
SNAP WINGS <object> You feel a fleeting shiver roll through the base of your (color) wings as you eye <object>, and you flick them abruptly in response. Aelotoi eyes <object> and shakes off a fleeting shiver, abruptly flicking his rainbow-hued wings in response.
SNAP WINGS <self> You idly flick your (color) wings for a few moments and sleekly rest them against your back. Aelotoi idly flicks his rainbow-hued wings for a few moments and sleekly rests them against his back.
SNAP WINGS <person> You glance at (target), flicking your (color) wings in a downward motion and tightening them stiffly against your back. Glancing at you, Aelotoi flicks his rainbow-hued wings in a downward motion and tightens them stiffly against his back.
STARE You fully extend your wings and cautiously study your surroundings. Aelotoi fully extends his wings, cautiously studying his surroundings.
STARE <creature> Standing perfectly still, you fully extend your wings and eye (target) cautiously. Aelotoi fully extends his wings and stands perfectly still, eyeing a creature cautiously.
STARE <object> You fully extend your wings and eye (target) cautiously. Aelotoi fully extends his wings, and eyes a glass-covered wood sample table cautiously.
STARE <person> Standing perfectly still, you fully extend your wings and eye (target) cautiously. Aelotoi fully extends his wings and stands perfectly still, eyeing you cautiously.
STRETCH WINGS You stretch, flexing your wings. Aelotoi stretches, flexing his wings.
TWITCH <target> As you glance at (target), you begin to twitch your wings with agitation. As Aelotoi glances at (target), you notice a faint twitch of his wings.
TWITCH (NOT INJURED) You twitch your wings ever so slightly. Aelotoi begins to twitch his wings.
TWITCH MINOR NERVES) Your muscles begin to twitch involuntarily and your wings spasm slightly. Aelotoi begins to twitch involuntarily and his wings spasm slightly.
TWITCH (MEDIUM NERVES) You lose control of your muscles for a moment as you are wracked by a fit of convulsions, making you twitch from wing-tip to toe. They subside just as suddenly as they came. Aelotoi's body is wracked by a sudden fit of convulsions setting his body shaking from wing to toe!
TWITCH (MAJOR NERVES) You lose all control of your muscles and are wracked by a fit of uncontrollable convulsions that set your body and wings into motion! Aelotoi doubles over, putting his shaking wings in the air as he is wracked by uncontrollable convulsions!
WAVE WINGS You gently fan your (color) wings. Aelotoi gently fans his rainbow-hued wings.
WAVE WINGS <creature> You spread your (color) wings wide and fan them at (target) in an attempt to appear larger and more intimidating. Aelotoi spreads his rainbow-hued wings wide and fans them at the creature in a clear attempt at intimidation.
WAVE WINGS <object> You fan your (color) wings and sweep them forcefully in the direction of (target), but the sudden breeze does nothing to dislodge it. Try harder next time? Aelotoi fans his rainbow-hued wings and sweeps them forcefully in the direction of (target), but the sudden breeze does nothing to dislodge it.
WAVE WINGS <self> You fan your (color) wings, stirring up a small breeze about yourself. Refreshing! Aelotoi fans his rainbow-hued wings, stirring up a small breeze.
WAVE WINGS <person> You fan your (color) wings at <target>, stirring up the air about him. Aelotoi fans his rainbow-hued wings at you, stirring the air into a small, focused breeze that swirls about you.

{verb} set {standard/culture}


Dwarf

BELCH DEEP - A low, guttural belch rumbles from your mouth. - A low, guttural belch rumbles from Dwarf's mouth.
BELCH DRUNK - You belch drunkenly, a goofy smile plastered on your face. - Dwarf belches drunkenly, a goofy smile plastered on her face.
BELCH EXPLODE - You let loose with an explosive belch. - Dwarf lets loose with an explosive belch.
BELCH HEARTY - You belch heartily, feeling satisfied. - Dwarf belches heartily, apparently satisfied.
BELCH JUICY - You belch juicily, wiping the gastric secretions from your chin. - Dwarf belches juicily, wiping the gastric secretions from her chin.
BELCH LAZY - You let out a loud belch as you lazily scratch your backside. - Dwarf lets out a loud belch as she lazily scratches her backside.
BELCH LONG - You release a long, drawn out belch. Impressive. - Dwarf releases a long, drawn out belch.
BELCH LOUD - You belch lustily, reeking of garlic and ale. - Dwarf belches lustily, her breath reeking of garlic and ale. Phew!
BELCH QUICK - You give a quick belch. - Dwarf gives a quick belch.
BELCH RELIEF - You belch loudly, feeling an immediate sense of relief. - Dwarf belches loudly, then gives a sigh of relief.
BELCH ROLTON - You belch, sounding suspiciously like an angry rolton. - Dwarf belches, sounding suspiciously like an angry rolton.
BELCH SOFT - You belch softly. - Dwarf belches softly.
BELCH STRONGLY - A thunderous belch explodes from your mouth, filling the air with the stench of rancid cheese. - A thunderous belch explodes from Dwarf's mouth, filling the air with the stench of rancid cheese.
BELCH TALK - You open your mouth to speak, but an unexpected belch interrupts you. - Dwarf opens her mouth to speak, but is interrupted by an unexpected belch.
BELCH UNDER - You belch under your breath, trying to avoid notice. - Dwarf belches under her breath, trying to avoid notice.
BELCH VOMIT - You belch forcefully, giving a quick swallow as you feel your gorge rise. - Dwarf belches forcefully, then swallows.
GRUNT AGREE - You grunt in agreement. - Dwarf grunts in agreement.
GRUNT AMUSED - You grunt, amused. - Dwarf grunts, amused.
GRUNT ANGER - You grunt angrily. - Dwarf grunts angrily, glaring and snorting.
GRUNT ANNOY - You grunt in annoyance. - Dwarf grunts in annoyance, rolling her eyes.
GRUNT BASHFUL - You grunt bashfully. - Dwarf grunts shyly, averting her eyes.
GRUNT BORED - You grunt, bored. - Dwarf grunts in ennui.
GRUNT BYE - You grunt in farewell. - Dwarf grunts in farewell.
GRUNT CRAZY - You grunt oddly, rolling your eyes and sticking your tongue out. Loon. - Dwarf grunts, rolls her eyes, and sticks out her tongue. What a loon.
GRUNT DRINK - You grunt, motioning for a drink. - Dwarf grunts and motions for a drink.
GRUNT DRUNK - You grunt drunkenly. - Dwarf grunts and hiccups, weaving slightly.
GRUNT ELF - You grunt in obvious distaste. - Dwarf grunts and sneers at the same time in obvious distaste!
GRUNT FEAR - You grunt in fear and surprise! - Dwarf grunts, obviously terrified!
GRUNT FIERCE - You grunt fiercely! - Dwarf grunts and snarls at the same time, looking mighty fierce!
GRUNT FOOD - You grunt hungrily. - Dwarf grunts as her stomach rumbles.
GRUNT FOOL - You grunt in annoyance. - Dwarf grunts in obvious annoyance.
GRUNT GEM - You grunt, thinking greedily of gems! - Dwarf grunts with a sparkle in her eye!
GRUNT GLEE - You grunt gleefully, rubbing your hands together! - Dwarf grunts gleefully, rubbing her hands together!
GRUNT GREEDY - You grunt greedily! - Dwarf grunts, the gleam of silver in her eye!
GRUNT GRIMLY - You grunt grimly. - Dwarf grunts grimly, looking resigned to her fate.
GRUNT HAPPY - You grunt happily. - Dwarf grunts, grinning.
GRUNT HELLO - You grunt in greeting. - Dwarf grunts in greeting.
GRUNT HELP - You grunt, calling for aid! - Dwarf grunts urgently, calling for assistance!
GRUNT HUNGER - You grunt in hunger. - Dwarf grunts as her belly rumbles.
GRUNT MAYBE - You grunt noncommittally. - Dwarf grunts noncommittally and shrugs her shoulders.
GRUNT MENACE - You grunt menacingly! - Dwarf grunts menacingly!
GRUNT MINE - You grunt possessively! - Dwarf grunts possessively, glaring at the same time!
GRUNT NO - You grunt negatively. - Dwarf grunts and shakes her head.
GRUNT PAIN - You grunt in pain. - Dwarf grunts in pain.
GRUNT SAD - You grunt sadly. - Dwarf grunts sadly, a small tear forming in the corner of her eye.
GRUNT SLEEPY - You grunt sleepily. - Dwarf grunts sleepily.
GRUNT STUPID - You grunt, grinning stupidly. - Dwarf grunts, grinning like a fool.
GRUNT THANKS - You grunt in thanks. - Dwarf grunts her thanks.
GRUNT TIRED - You grunt tiredly. - Dwarf grunts tiredly.
GRUNT WHAT - You grunt in annoyance! - Dwarf grunts loudly in annoyance and impatience!
GRUNT YES - You grunt in affirmation. - Dwarf grunts and nods.
GRUNT QUESTION - You grunt questioningly. - Dwarf grunts, a quizzical look on her face.
GRUNT SATISFIED - You grunt with satisfaction! - Dwarf grunts in satisfaction.
GRUNT SKEPTICALLY - You grunt skeptically. - Dwarf grunts skeptically, raising her bushy eyebrows.
GRUNT THOUGHTFULLY - You grunt pensively. - Dwarf grunts pensively, deep in thought.
GRUNT <Easeter Egg!> - You grunt proudly, in honor of a fine man. - Dwarf grunts proudly in remembrance.
SWEAR ELOQUENT - You let out an eloquently vile series of grunts. - Dwarf lets out an eloquently vile series of grunts.

Elf

Verb First Person Third Person
BELCH You belch softly, the tips of your ears turning pink with embarrassment. Elf belches softly, the tips of her ears turning pink with embarrassment.
DISDAIN You stare around the room, a haughty expression on your face. Elf stares around the room, a haughty expression on her face.
DISDAIN GAZE You gaze around the room, a haughty expression on your face. Elf gazes around the room, a haughty expression on her face.
DISDAIN GLANCE You glance around the room, running a finger up and over the point of your ear, purposely trying to draw attention to it. Elf glances around the room, running a finger up and over the point of her ear, purposely trying to draw attention to it.
DISDAIN GLARE You stare around the room, one eyebrow arched in an arrogant, but quizzical, expression. Elf stares around the room, one eyebrow arched in an arrogant, but quizzical, expression.
DISDAIN STARE You stare down your nose, haughtily surveying the room. Elf stares down her nose, haughtily surveying the room.
DISDAIN BLANK You stare blankly around the room, your face utterly devoid of emotion. Elf stares blankly around the room, her face utterly devoid of emotion.

House of Vaalor

These verbs are available to Vaalor elves as well as full citizens of Ta'Vaalor.

Verb First Person Third Person
GIGGLE Just as you are about to giggle you remember that soldiers don't act like schoolgirls. There is no third-person messaging.
SALUTE (holding item) You snap to attention and bring your (item) to your chest in salute. Elf snaps to attention and crisply brings her (item) to her chest in salute.
SALUTE (empty hands) You snap to attention and strike your chest with a closed fist. Elf snaps to attention and crisply strikes her chest with a closed fist.
SALUTE <self> (holding item) You snap to attention and bring your (item) to your chest in salute, practicing your form. Elf snaps to attention and crisply brings her (item) to her chest in salute, practicing her form.
SALUTE <self> (empty hands) You snap to attention and strike your chest with a closed fist, practicing your form. Elf snaps to attention and crisply strikes her chest with a closed fist, practicing her form.
SALUTE <person> (holding item) You snap to attention and bring your (item) to your chest in a display of respect to (target). Elf snaps to attention and crisply brings her (item) to her chest in a display of respect to (target).
SALUTE <person> (empty hands) You snap to attention and strike your chest with a closed fist in a display of respect to (target). Elf snaps to attention and crisply strikes her chest with a closed fist in a display of respect to (target).
SALUTE <creature> (holding item) You snap to attention and bring your (item) to your chest in a honorific display towards (target). May the best warrior win! Elf snaps to attention and brings her (item) to her chest in a honorific display towards (target). May the best warrior win!
SALUTE <creature> (empty hands) You snap to attention and strike your chest with a closed fist in a honorific display towards (target). May the best warrior win! Elf snaps to attention and strikes her chest with a closed fist in a honorific display towards (target). May the best warrior win!
SALUTE <object> (holding target) You snap to attention and crisply raise your (item) in salute. Elf snaps to attention and crisply raises her (item) in salute.
SALUTE <object> (holding item) You snap to attention and bring your (object) to your chest in a display of respect to (target). Elf snaps to attention and brings her (object) to her chest in a display of respect to (target).
SALUTE <object> (empty hands) You snap to attention and strike your chest with a closed fist in a display of respect to (target). Elf snaps to attention and strikes her chest with a closed fist in a display of respect to (target).
SCREAM You bolster your morale with a Vaalor call to arms, belting out in (language), "(random message as noted below)!" Elf belts out in (language), "(random message)!" A look of renewed pride overcomes her expression.
"For Honor, Pride, and Glory!" "Remember Shadowguard!"
"{Elf's family name}!" "For the honor of Noble Qalinor!"
"For the pride of the Vaalor!" "For the glory of the Fortress!"
"Remember the Sabrar!"
TURN You turn in a slow, precise circle, assessing your surroundings from every direction. Elf turns her head in a slow, precise movement, assessing her surroundings.
TURN <self> You turn sharply on your heel, reversing direction with military precision. Elf turns sharply on her heel, reversing direction with military precision.
TURN <person> / <creature> / <object> With military precision, you turn sharply on your heel to face (target). With military precision, her turns sharply on her heel to face (target).


House of Illistim

These verbs are available to Illistim elves as well as citizens of Ta'Illistim.

{verb} set {Illistim}

Verb First Person Third Person
CURTSY Straightening your back, you give a formal, low curtsy. In time with your greater movement, you incline your head as well in a brief nod in his/her direction. Straightening her back, Elf gives a formal, low curtsy. She inclines her head as well, giving a brief nod.
CURTSY {player} Straightening your back, you give a formal, low curtsy to (target). In time with your greater movement, you incline your head as well in a brief nod in his/her direction. Straightening her back, Elf gives you a formal, low curtsy. She inclines her head as well, favoring you with a nod.
CURTSY {object} You defer to the (target), favoring it with a perfunctory curtsy. Elf curtsies to the (target) in a short, perfunctory gesture.
CURTSY {self} You glance around surreptitiously, looking for the nearest mirror in which to observe your genuflectory technique. Elf surreptitiously cuts her eyes back and forth, as if looking for something.
BOW Your bow is graceful and perfunctory, as is the brief nod of your head that accompanies it. Elf's bow is graceful, if perfunctory. She follows the bow with a brief nod of her head.
BOW {player} Your bow to (target) is graceful and perfunctory, as is the brief nod of your head that accompanies it. Elf's bow to you is graceful, if perfunctory. She follows the bow with a brief nod of her head before straightening to her normal posture.
BOW {object} You defer to the (target), favoring it with a perfunctory bow. Elf bows to the (target) in a short, perfunctory gesture.
BOW {creature} Such a gesture would be beneath you. Person glances at (target), regarding it with a critical eye.
BOW {self} You glance around surreptitiously, looking for the nearest mirror in which to observe your genuflectory technique. Elf surreptitiously cuts her eyes back and forth, as if looking for something.
PONDER Oh, to only have the right book at hand! Elf mumbles something about texts and references.
PONDER {player} Ruminating upon (target), you give consideration to his/her qualifications. Elf studies you closely, pondering some aspect of your self with great consideration.
PONDER {object} You purse your mouth, pondering <target>. Even without a mirror, you know your face reflects your roiling thoughts. Elf purses her mouth, pondering <target>. The expression on her face speaks volumes.
PONDER {creature} You regard <target>, pondering what a quirk of nature it surely is. Elf ponders the <target>, taking note of its nature.
PONDER {self} You pause to consider recent events, and your place in them. Elf looks suddenly very self-aware.
TURN You turn around to avoid anyone seeing your look of consternation. Elf turns away, clearing her throat.
TURN {player} You tilt your head slightly, turning your attention to (target) and giving them a measured, collected consideration. Elf tilts her head slightly, turning her attention to you. She regards you in a measured fashion, collecting her thoughts.
TURN {held object} You turn the (target) over in your hand, trying to gauge its features and catalog its usefulness. Elf turns her (target) over and over in her hand, studying it until a look of understanding crosses her face.
TURN {creature} You turn your attention to the (target), contemplating its validity as a debating partner, and relative intelligence to your own. Elf attempts to ascertain the (target)'s level of intelligence.
TURN {self} You give a short glance over your shoulder. Elf looks over her shoulder.
GLANCE ILLISTIM You cut your eyes away. Elf looks away, her glance deliberately unfocused.
GLANCE {player} You critically eye (target) for a moment, rapidly reaching the conclusion that you are undoubtedly the more knowledgeable, educated party. Elf thoughtfully studies you, a satisfied expression quickly reaching her face.
GLANCE {creature} You favor the (target) with a sharp, pointed look Elf glances pointedly at the (target).
GLANCE {self} You carefully look yourself over, amazed at the many positive qualities you possess. Elf confidently straightens her posture, seemingly well pleased with herself.
SCOLD How uncouth! Elf expounds on the value of a good education.
SCOLD {player} You shoot (target) the smallest of dismayed glances, conveying your disapproval. Elf shoots you the smallest of dismayed glances, conveying her disapproval.
SCOLD {object} You vent your frustration at your (target), hoping no one notices you're talking to an inanimate object. Oddly enough, Person seems to be venting her frustration at (target), but is doing so quite eloquently.
SCOLD {creature} You sniff disdainfully, dismissing the (target) with a stern look. Elf sniffs disdainfully, dismissing the (target) with a stern look.
SCOLD {self} You berate yourself for a complete lack of forethought. Elf berates herself for a complete lack of forethought.
EXPRESS You consider how you could better express yourself in a way that would be understood. Elf's expression is thoughtful, but her furrowed brow indicates she's working something out for herself.
EXPRESS {player} You consider how you could better express yourself in a way that (target) will understand. Elf's expression towards you gives the impression that perhaps a different approach is in order.
EXPRESS {object} Under your breath, you catalogue the many details of the (target). Person notes, quietly, a few salient particulars of the (target).
EXPRESS {creature} You consider expressing your current state to (target), but remember yourself. Person pauses, considering (target). A slight shake of her follows.
EXPRESS {self} Your thoughts roil, a tumult of quick images and phrases. Inhaling and exhaling slowly, you press a hand to your chest. Elf presses a hand to her chest, inhaling and exhaling slowly.
SALUTE With your face alight with pride, you cry out in (language), "Bless the Shining City!" Elf cries out in (language), "Bless the Shining City!" Her face alights with pride.
Random phrases: "Long live Illistim's Argent Mirror!" "All hail the peacock and scroll!" "Knowledge, above all things!"


House of Loenthra

These verbs are available to Loenthra elves.

GAZE SET LOENTHRA

Verb First Person Third Person
GAZE You pause and give thoughtful consideration to your surroundings, taking in all the facets of their aesthetic composition. Elf pauses and studies her surroundings with thoughtful consideration.
GAZE {player} You pause and give thoughtful consideration to (target), taking in all the facets of his aesthetic presentation. Elf pauses and regards (target) with an incisive, analytical gaze.
Elf pauses and regards you with an incisive, analytical gaze. You get the distinct impression that a judgment may be forthcoming.
GAZE {object} You pause and give thoughtful consideration to (target), taking in its aesthetic composition and paying special attention to the minutiae of its presentation from multiple angles. Elf pauses and studies (target) with thoughtful consideration, moving to observe it from multiple angles.
GAZE {self} Your gaze grows distant as you lose yourself to the thoughtful consideration of your next artistic endeavor. Elf's gaze grows distant, her thoughts clearly focused on other matters.
GAZE {creature} You engage in a thorough, albeit cautious, visual examination of the (creature) before you, taking in all the facets of its form and presentation. Elf engages in a thorough, albeit cautious, visual examination of the (creature) before her, moving to observe it from multiple angles.


Dark Elf

Verb First Person Third Person
POINT <person>/<creature> You beckon <person> closer with a slow curl of your forefinger. Vanah beckons you closer with a slow curl of her forefinger.
POINT <self> You find you are exceedingly pleased with yourself. Vanah looks exceedingly pleased with herself.
POINT <object> You swiftly run the tip of your forefinger across the <object>. Vanah swiftly runs the tip of her forefinger across <object>.
RAISE EYEBROW You arch a skeptical eyebrow, pondering whether your amusement with the world outweighs your disgust. Vanah arches a skeptical eyebrow as she takes in her surroundings.
RAISE EYEBROW <person> You arch one eyebrow at <person> in an expression of sardonic amusement. Vanah arches one eyebrow at you in an expression of sardonic amusement.
SMIRK You smirk as a haughty expression flits across your face. Vanah smirks as a haughty expression flits across her face.
SMIRK <person> You purse your lips at <person>, your face contorting with a disdainful smirk. Vanah purses her lips at you, her face contorting with a disdainful smirk.
SMIRK <self> You purse your lips in disapproval. Vanah sets her mouth in a thin line of disapproval.
SMIRK <object> Noting the shoddy workmanship of <object>, you turn away with a condescending smirk. Vanah flicks her gaze towards <object>, then turns away with a condescending smirk.
SMIRK <creature> You regard (<creature> with a subtle smirk in a gesture of profound condescension. A subtle smirk tugs at the corners of Vanah's lips as she regards a creature.
STARE<self> You turn your head slightly to the side and stare purposefully off into the distance. Vanah turns her head slightly to the side and stares off into the distance, effectively ignoring her surroundings.
STARE <person> You shoot <person> a prolonged stare, doing your best to unnerve him. Vanah stares at you for what seems like an eternity, doing her best to unnerve you.
Vanah stares unwaveringly at Wyrom.
STARE <creature> You stare incredulously at <creature>, wondering how it has been allowed to remotely be in your presence. Vanah stares incredulously at the a creature.
STARE <object> You stare intently at the <target>, silently noting its position and potential uses. Vanah stares intently at <target> and creases her brow in deep thought.
STEEPLE ANGER You lace your fingers before you, your knuckles turning white as you try to control your rage. Vanah laces her fingers together with barely hidden anger. The pressure she applies to her fingers causes them to turn white.
STEEPLE ARROGANT Grinning arrogantly, you lace your fingers together and square your shoulders in righteous indignation. Grinning arrogantly, Vanah laces her fingers together and squares her shoulders in righteous indignation.
STEEPLE BACK You lace your fingers behind your back and stand at rigid attention. Vanah laces her fingers behind her back and stands at rigid attention.
STEEPLE EVIL You steeple your fingers slowly as a smirk plays across your lips. Vanah steeples her fingers slowly as a smirk plays across her lips. Her eyes narrow into mere slits as she glances around.
STEEPLE HEAD You lace your fingers together and place them behind your head, raising one eyebrow in slight annoyance. Vanah laces her fingers together and places them behind her head, raising one eyebrow in slight annoyance.
STEEPLE LISTEN Tensing your body, you lace your fingers together as you listen quietly. Lacing her fingers together, Vanah's body stiffens as she listens quietly.
STEEPLE PONDER Deep in thought, you lace your fingers before you. Deep in thought, Vanah laces her fingers before her.


Half-elf

Verb First Person Third Person
COWER You stumble back a few steps as you duck your head and throw your arm up in a protective gesture. Half-elf stumbles back a few steps as she ducks her head and throws her arm up in a defensive gesture.
COWER <self> You suddenly cower and raise your arm in a defensive reflex, then slowly straighten up again feeling slightly mortified as you realize you are not being threatened. Half-elf suddenly cowers and raises her arm in a defensive reflex, then slowly straightens up again with an embarrassed expression on her face.
COWER <person> You cower away from <person> shielding your face behind the protective barrier of your arm. Half-elf cowers away from you shielding her face behind the protective barrier of her arm as if expecting you to strike.
COWER <object> In a mock display of fear you cower away from <object>. Half-elf cowers away from <object> in a mock display of fear.
COWER <creature> You suddenly cower from <creature>) raising your arm in a defensive gesture. Half-elf suddenly cowers from a creature raising her arm in a defensive gesture.
FIDGET ANXIOUS You fidget anxiously, glancing around with a troubled look on your face. Half-elf fidgets anxiously, a troubled look on her face.
FIDGET ANXIOUS <target> You fidget anxiously, glancing at <target> with a troubled look on your face. Half-elf fidgets anxiously, glancing at <target> with a troubled look on her face.
FIDGET EXCITED You fidget excitedly, rubbing your hands together. Half-elf fidgets excitedly, rubbing her hands together.
FIDGET EXCITED <target> You fidget excitedly, rubbing your hands together at <target>. Half-elf fidgets excitedly, rubbing her hands together at <target>.
FIDGET ANNOYED You fidget while glancing back and forth quickly, trying to look annoyed. Half-elf fidgets agitatedly, an annoyed look on her face.
FIDGET ANNOYED <target> You fidget and glance at <target>, trying to look annoyed. Half-elf fidgets and glances at <target>, an annoyed look on her face.
FIDGET NERVOUS You fidget nervously as beads of sweat begin to form on your brow. Half-elf fidgets nervously, beads of sweat forming on her brow.
FIDGET NERVOUS <target> You fidget nervously, glancing apprehensively at <target>. Half-elf fidgets nervously, glancing apprehensively at <target>.
FIDGET CONCERN You fidget uneasily, looking around with concern. Half-Elf fidgets uneasily, a concerned look on her face.
FIDGET CONCERN <target> You fidget uneasily, glancing <target> with concern. Half-Elf fidgets uneasily, glancing at <target> with a concerned look on her face.
OBSERVE You narrow your eyes and take in your surroundings as you are overwhelmed with feelings of bitterness. Half-Elf narrows her eyes and takes in her surroundings with a bitter expression on her face.
OBSERVE <person> You gaze at <person> through shuttered eyes, thinking of long years of mistreatment and rejection before you tighten your lips and glance away. It's a battle for another day. Half-Elf narrows her eyes and gives you a cold, hard look before tightening her lips and glancing away.
OBSERVE <self> You tighten your lips in a bitter half-smile. Half-Elf tightens her lips in a bitter half-smile.
OBSERVE <object> You narrow your eyes as you closely observe <object>. Half-Elf narrows her eyes as she closely observes <object>.
OBSERVE <creature> As you closely observe <target> you ponder years of rejection and consider taking out all your frustrations on the sorry creature. As Half-Elf observes <target>, she tightens her lips and gets a feral glint in her eyes.
POSE (Elven Culture) You hold yourself up straighter and inhale, striking your most refined pose in an attempt to look a little bit more lithe and hopefully more elven. After darting a quick glance around, Half-elf straightens his posture and adopts a refined pose.
POSE (Human Culture) You take a deep breath and throw your shoulders back while slightly jutting out your chin, striking a proud pose in a hopeful attempt to look more human. After unconsciously trying to cover the tip of his ear, Vrehn throws his shoulders back and slightly juts out his chin in a proud pose.
SNEER You sneer with a hint of underlying anger bleeding through, almost daring anyone to mess with you. Half-elf sneers with a hint of anger in his eyes.
SNEER <person> You sneer antagonistically at <person>. Half-elf sneers with a hint of anger in her eyes.
Half-elf sneers antagonistically at you as if he has a giant chip on his shoulder.
SULK You cast your eyes downward while tugging self-consciously at the tip of your ear. Half-elf casts her eyes downward while tugging self-consciously at the tip of her ear.

Sylvankind

Verb First Person Third Person
LISTEN You incline your ear in the direction of the natural air currents and intently focus on the slightest sound within your environment. Sylvan's concentration shifts and becomes more focused as he slightly tilts an ear in a particular direction.
LISTEN {self} You listen quietly to the sounds of nature all around you, letting your heartbeat slow to join in perfect time with the pulsating rhythm of life. Sylvan lowers his arms to his sides, breathing slowly and rhythmically, as a soft sigh escapes his lips.
LISTEN {person} You tilt your head slightly toward (target), noting the subtle changes in his muscles and breathing. Sylvan tilts his head toward you, examining you intently as the tip of one ear twitches briefly.
LISTEN {person} (dead) You tilt your head slightly toward (target), noting the absence of breath in the body. Sylvan tilts his head toward you, examining you intently as the tip of one ear twitches briefly.
LISTEN {creature} Raising the tips of your fingers briefly to one earlobe, you focus your hearing on the minute sounds of (target)'s internal life force. Raising the tips of her fingers briefly to one earlobe, Sylvan seems to be channeling sounds from (target)'s very being.
LISTEN {object} (not held) You lean in toward (target), pricking up your ears in an attempt to register every sound (target) emits from the play of environmental forces upon it. Sylvan leans in toward (target), his pointed ears raised ever so slightly.
OBSERVE You observe your surroundings carefully, taking in every last detail. Sylvan observes his surroundings with a keen eye.
OBSERVE {self} You observe your own condition, expanding your awareness of yourself as a part of your environment. Sylvan becomes observantly introspective.
OBSERVE DOUBT Looking around, you can't help but feel that something is wrong with your surroundings. Sylvan looks around with concern.
OBSERVE ENEMY You look around, every sense on the alert for possible foes. Sylvan surveys his surroundings warily.
OBSERVE LIFE You look around, taking note of all the signs of life nearby. Sylvan looks around, a serene expression on his face.
OBSERVE LIFE
(creatures present)
You look around, and can't help but focus on the creatures nearby. Sylvan looks around, a disturbed expression on his face.
OBSERVE QUICK You quickly scan your surroundings, taking keen note of the flora and fauna in the area. Sylvan glances around, his eyes falling briefly on each aspect of his surroundings.
OBSERVE SLOW You observe your surroundings very slowly, not wanting to miss a single detail. Sylvan observes his surroundings with an almost excruciating slowness.
OBSERVE GROUND (outside) You observe the ground, searching for tracks. Sylvan observes the ground closely for tracks.
OBSERVE GROUND (inside) You examine the ground in a futile search for tracks. Sylvan observes the ground closely, but doesn't seem to find anything of use.
OBSERVE SKY (daytime) You look up at the sky, taking note of the position of the sun. Sylvan looks up toward the sun.
OBSERVE SKY (nighttime) Your eyes scan the heavens, reading stories in the stars. Sylvan's eyes scan the heavens.
OBSERVE SKY (inside) You look up, but are unable to see the sky from in here. Sylvan looks up, as though searching for something.
OBSERVE AIR You observe every detail of the air, from its scent to its direction to its ambient temperature. Sylvan pauses in an observational trance.
OBSERVE ENVIRONMENT
(forested terrain)
You observe the comfortingly natural feel of your environment. Sylvan relaxes as he observes his environment.
OBSERVE ENVIRONMENT
(treeless terrain)
You observe the details of your environment and do your best to adapt. Sylvan observes his environment carefully.
OBSERVE ENVIRONMENT
(in town)
You observe the inherently foreign nature of your environment. Sylvan appears uncomfortable as he observes his environment.
OBSERVE ESCAPE You look around for possible escape routes. Sylvan looks around nervously, ready to bolt.

Erithian

WAIT
WAIT: You stand perfectly still, like a slender reed on a windless day.
Erithian stands perfectly still and unwavering.
WAIT <person>: You still yourself, waiting patiently for <person>.
WAIT <self>: You patiently wait, measuring each beat of passing time.
Erithian patiently waits, a serene look on his face.
WAIT <object>: You patiently observe <object>.
Erithian takes keen note of <object>, observing it patiently.
WAIT <creature>: You still yourself, carefully watching <creature>'s actions.
POSE
POSE: You steady your breathing and slowly stretch out each of your limbs in turn, preparing ourself for activity.
POSE <object>: With fluid grace, you lean in to examine <object>, your every move exact and intentioned.
POSE <creature>: You adopt a serene, yet observant, pose as you study <creature>.
PONDER
PONDER You pause in a moment of thoughtful contemplation.
PONDER <person>: You pause for a moment to study <person>, your gaze dwelling upon her features.
PONDER <self>: You close your eyes for a moment and slip into a brief contemplative trance. You reflect upon your circumstances and recent past, searching for any lessons you might learn from them.
Erithian closes his eyes and a serene expression overtakes his.
PONDER <creature>: You pause for a moment to study <creature>, observing its movements to become more familiar with its habits.
Erithian pauses for a moment to study <creature>, his movements slowly coming to mirror the <creature>'s.
PONDER <object>: You pause for a moment to study <object>, observing the most prominent characteristics.
Erithian pauses for a moment to study <object>, his expression one of thoughtful observation.
STRETCH
STRETCH MOUNTAIN:
(standing only)
Gracefully bending at the waist, you place your palms and wrists on the ground in front of you, extending the pose forward until your body forms a perfect mountain peak.
STRETCH TREE:
(standing only)
Extending your arms straight up over your head, you draw one leg up towards the center of your body, balancing lightly on your remaining leg.
STRETCH HAWK:
(sitting only)
You fold your left leg beneath you, extending your right leg behind you fully. Raising your arms overhead you arch your back, easing the tension in your spine.
STRETCH DIAMOND:
(sitting only)
Drawing your legs together in front of you, you position your heels and toes against each other, forming a diamond.
STRETCH WAVE:
(prone only)
You fold your hands deliberately over your chest and then arch your back until your neck and spine form a perfect arch. Elevating your legs evenly, you perform the precise wave posture.
STRETCH MOON:
(prone only)
Balancing on your stomach you extend your arms above and behind you, grasping your ankles. Drawing your limbs upward, your body forms a complete circle.
STRETCH CHILD:
(kneeling only)
You slide your hands along the floor away from you as you bend forward, bringing your torso to rest between your out-turned knees. You place your forehead on the floor and relax into the posture.
STRETCH CAMEL:
(kneeling only)
Sitting up on your knees, you reach both arms behind you and place your open palms on your flexed feet. You stretch your heart upward, bowing your back as you gaze up at the ceiling.
BOW
BOW CROSS: Crossing his arms over his chest, palms flat against each shoulder, Erithian bows.
BOW DEEPLY: Erithian bows deeply.
BOW FLOOR: Erithian bows from the waist in a fluid movement, touching his forehead to the floor.
BOW HANDS: Folding his hands together, Erithian bows shallowly from the waist.
BOW FOLD: Folding his hands together, Erithian bows shallowly from the waist.
BOW FOLD:
While holding an item
You bring your <held item> toward your torso and bow shallowly from the waist.
BOW GRACEFULLY: Erithian bows with sweeping grace, like a hawk gliding on the wind.
BOW RECOGNITION: Nodding slightly, you bow an acknowledgement.

Giantman

CLENCH
CLENCH FIST Giant's entire body tenses as she clenches her fist.
Giant's entire body tenses as she tightens her grip on <item>.
CLENCH FIST <person> Giant's entire body tenses as she clenches her fist and glances over at <person>.
Giant's entire body tenses as she tightens her grip on her <item> and glances over at <person>.
POUND
POUND <self> Giant heavily pounds both her fists against her chest and bows her head slightly.
POUND <target> Giant pounds a <target> with her fist, causing it to shake and tremble.
Giant pounds a <target> with her fist, sending it flying.
POUND ANGRILY Giant glances around, looking angry, then pounds one of her fists into the other a few times.
POUND ANGRILY <person> Giant glances at {person}, looking angry, then pounds one of her fists into the other a few times.
POUND CONTEMPTUOUSLY Giant pounds one of her fists into the other, then shakes her head contemptuously.
POUND CONTEMPTUOUSLY <person> Giant pounds one of her fists into the other, then shakes her head contemptuously at <person>.
POUND HALFHEARTEDLY Giant lightly pounds one of her fists into the other. Not very threatening.
POUND HALFHEARTEDLY <person> Giant lightly pounds one of her fists into the other. You think she is looking at you, but you can't be certain.
POUND LOUDLY Giant heavily pounds one of her fists into the other, producing a loud clap.
POUND LOUDLY <person> Giant glances over her shoulders nervously, then silently pounds one fist into the other as she stares at <person>.
POUND NERVOUSLY Giant glances over her shoulders nervously, then silently pounds one fist into the other.
POUND NERVOUSLY <person> Giant glances over her shoulders nervously, then silently pounds one fist into the other as she stares at <person>.
POUND SLOWLY Giant slowly and deliberately pounds one of her fists into the other.
POUND SLOWLY <person> Giant slowly and deliberately pounds one of her fists into the other as she stares at <person>.
STOMP
STOMP <person> Giant stamps her feet at <person>! The ground seems to tremble slightly beneath the impact.

Burghal Gnome

Verb First Person Third Person
TINKER You search for something worth tinkering with. Gnome glances around for something.
TINKER <metal item> (not held) You carefully tinker with (item), working to improve it. Gnome carefully tinkers with a (item).
TINKER <metal item> (held) You carefully tinker with your (item), working to improve it. Gnome carefully tinkers with her (item).
TINKER <self> You methodically tinker with each one of your belongings. Gnome tinkers with her stuff.
TINKER <person> You sneak closer to (target) and tinker with a few of his things. Gnome moves very close to you.

Forest Gnome

TINKER
TINKER You ponder on the philosophical aspects of your environment and consider the potential ecological consequences of your surroundings.
TINKER <person> Noticing a tiny, stray twig on (target's) leg, you reach over and remove it, flicking it into the distance.
TINKER <item> You tinker with your (item), analyzing its structure.
TINKER <foraged item>
Empty Hand
Tracing the (item's) form with your fingertip, you study it scrupulously hoping to deduce pertinent information regarding its origin.
TINKER <foraged item>
Held
You meticulously inspect the (item) in an attempt to discern and understand its ecological intricacies.
SALUTE
SALUTE Snapping your heels together, you stiffen your upper body, left arm pressed tight against your side, and salute.
SALUTE <self> You wave your hands back and forth, one over the other, in a definitive negative motion.
SALUTE <person> Snapping your heels together, you stiffen your upper body, left arm pressed tight against your side, and salute <person>.
OBSERVE
OBSERVE
Outside
Crouching low to the ground, you scan your immediate surroundings with a keen eye and a skilled hand. Once convinced there are no environmental traps, you slap your hand against your thigh decisively.
OBSERVE
Inside
With a keen eye, you scan your surroundings and are fairly convinced that there are no environmental traps nearby.
OBSERVE <creature> You spend some time observing (target), familiarizing yourself with his/her/its unique behavior and qualities.
OBSERVE <object> You pause for a moment and observe (target).
OBSERVE <self> You mouth a few words silently while trying to imitate speech patterns.
OBSERVE <person> You observe (target) carefully, scrutinizing his/her facial movements while he/she speaks.
WINK
WINK With your mouth agape, you execute a slow, exaggerated wink at (target) and then roll your eyes dramatically.
WINK <self> You squeeze your eyes shut and shake your head in disbelief.
WINK <person> With your mouth agape, you execute a slow, exaggerated wink at (target) and then roll your eyes dramatically.
FIDGET
FIDGET You rub your hands together briskly as you scrutinize your surroundings.
FIDGET <creature> You glance at (creature) and fidget nervously.
FIDGET <object> You fiddle with (target), clearly distracted from your surroundings.
FIDGET <self>
Inside
You fidget nervously as you glance around the area, clearly uncomfortable with the lack of vegetation.
FIDGET <self>
Outside
You fiddle with your <random worn item> as you glance nervously around the area.
FIDGET <person> You glance at (target) while you fiddle nervously with your <random worn item>.

Halfling

DANCE
DANCE (joined with someone) Linking arms with <person>, you both perform a quick heel-to-toe dance that ends with two high hops into the air.
DANCE LEFT Placing your hands upon your hips, you perform a quick heel-to-toe dance that ends with two high hops to the left.
DANCE RIGHT Placing your hands upon your hips, you perform a quick heel-to-toe dance that ends with two high hops to the right.
BOW
BOW Folding your left arm behind your back and dipping to one knee, you bow respectfully and incline your head.
BOW <person> Folding your left arm behind your back and dipping to one knee, you bow respectfully to <person> and incline your head.
CURTSY
CURTSY Folding your left arm behind your back and dipping to one knee, you bow respectfully and incline your head.
CURTSY <person> Drawing your left leg behind your right, you briefly dip into a respectful curtsy before <person> and bow your head.
DUCK
DUCK You quickly duck to the side and out of the way.
DUCK <person> You easily and quickly duck out of <person's> reach.
FOLD
FOLD Firmly planting your feet equidistance apart, you fold your arms and lift your head in a defiant manner.
SIT
STANDING Crossing your legs at the ankles, you slowly lower yourself to the ground and sit tailor fashion.
KNEELING Crossing your legs at the ankles, you move to a sitting position that is tailor fashion.
PRONE Crossing your legs at the ankles, you sit up tailor fashion.
CRACK
CRACK TOES Lifting your right foot, you bend your big toe downward and apply pressure. A sigh of relief escapes your lips as you are rewarded with a loud crack. Standing tall, you repeat the process with the left and relish the moment.

Human

Verb First Person Third Person
BOW CONTEMPTUOUSLY You make a contemptuous half-bow [to (target)]. Human makes a contemptuous half-bow [to (target)].
BOW GRANDLY Sweeping your arm outward, you bow low in a grand fashion[before (target)]. Sweeping his arm outward, Human bows low in a grand fashion [before (target)].
BOW MOCKINGLY You bow mockingly [before (target)], your every move a grotesque exaggeration. Human bows mockingly [before (target)], his every move a grotesque exaggeration.
BOW RESPECTFULLY Fixing your eyes firmly on the ground, you bow respectfully [before (target)]. Human bows respectfully [before (target)], his eyes fixed firmly on the ground."
BOW SUBMISSIVELY You bow low, abasing yourself before all. Human bows low, abasing himself before all.
SHRUG You shrug your shoulders a few times, rolling your torso from side as you loosen up the muscles along your upper back. Human shrugs his shoulders a few times, rolling his torso from side to side in concert with the movement, stretching out his back muscles.
SHRUG (person) Your brow furrows as you give (target) a long look. You deliberately shrug your shoulders, loosening up your back muscles in order to be prepared for whatever may happen next. Human's brow furrows as he gives (target) a long look. With deliberate motions, he begins to shrug his shoulders, clearly loosening his muscles in preparation for something.
SHRUG (object) Your brow furrows slightly as you examine the (target). You slowly begin to shrug your shoulders from side to side, loosening up your muscles in preparation for what may come. Human's brow furrows slightly as he examines (target). He slowly begins to shrug his shoulders from side to side, readying himself for what may come."
SHRUG (creature) You give (target) a long look, then with the slightest of smirks creeping across your face, you shrug your shoulders in exaggerated movements, making a show of preparing to take the (target) on. Human gives (target) a long look, then smirks slightly as he begins to shrug his shoulder in exaggerated motions, making a show of preparing to fight.

Half-Krolvin

BARK
BARK <target> You bark at (target).
BARK AMUSEMENT You emit a noise that is a combination of laughter and barking, your eyes full of amusement.
BARK ANGRY You pull back your upper lip revealing your sharp incisors and give an angry snarl.
BARK ANNOYANCE You roll your eyes and make an annoyed, barking grunt.
BARK ASSIST You adopt a hesitant posture and issue three soft barks, requesting help.
BARK BORED Your bark of boredom is truncated by a half-yawn.
BARK BYE You bark an abrupt goodbye.
BARK CHALLENGE You take an aggressive stance, lowering your head as you growl in challenge.
BARK DISCONTENT With a guarded expression, you release a bark of discontent.
BARK DISGUST You recoil in disgust as you bark out your distaste.
BARK DISTRESS You erupt in loud, high-pitched barking as you glance about with an insecure expression.
BARK DISTRUST You reveal your dubious opinion of the situation with a growling bark.
BARK EMBARRASSED You croak out a bark of embarrassment.
BARK ENCOURAGE You bark encouragingly.
BARK FEAR Wide-eyed, you flinch and make several quiet, nervous barks.
BARK FONDLY You utter a warm bark of fondness.
BARK FRANTIC You hurriedly bark out a series of clipped yelps.
BARK FRIEND Recognition registers in your eyes, and you give a short, welcoming bark.
BARK GREEDY You unleash a string of quick, excited barks in a high tone as your eyes grow large with greedy desire.
BARK HELLO You give a sharp bark of greeting.
BARK HUNGRY You declare your hunger with a loud, almost piteous, bark and lick your large white incisors in anticipation.
BARK JOY You give a piercing bark of pure joy!
BARK LAUGH You let loose a wild yowl of laughter.
BARK LOUD You release an abrupt, ear-piercing bark!
BARK NO You bark loudly in disagreement.
BARK PAIN You let out a sharp yelp of pain!
BARK PLAYFUL In a playful tone, you bark repeatedly and give a toothy grin.
BARK PLEASURE You utter a low, long-lasting growl of pleasure.
BARK PROUD You draw yourself up proudly and give a deep, guttural bark full of dignity.
BARK SAD You issue a muted bark that transforms into a keening yowl of sorrow.
BARK SCORN You give a sneering bark, laced with derision.
BARK {SELF} You let a low-pitched, guttural growl grow deep in your throat.
BARK SKEPTICAL You yip a short bark that is immediately followed by a grunt of doubt.
BARK SNARL You let loose a ferocious, snarling bark!
BARK THANKS You issue a quick, appreciative bark.
BARK WARNING You bare your teeth and bark a warning that tapers off into a low growl.
BARK WONDER You bark loudly, then again in a more subdued voice to express your wonderment.
BARK YES You bark loudly in agreement.
BRISTLE
BRISTLE <self> You turn your head slightly and tense up, forcing the hair on your body to go stiff.
BRISTLE <target> You bristle at (target).
BRISTLE ANXIOUS You glance around, bristling with anxiety.
BRISTLE EXCITED You bristle with excitement!
BRISTLE HAPPY You give a bright yelp of laughter and bristle with happiness.
BRISTLE IMPATIENT You bristle impatiently.
BRISTLE NERVOUS You bristle nervously.
BRISTLE PROUD You hold yourself in dignified silence, bristling with pride.
BRISTLE SATISFIED You stretch slowly, bristling with satisfaction.
BRISTLE SLEEPY You stretch lazily, bristling as you suppress a yawn.
BRISTLE SMUG You bristle smugly.
ROAR
ROAR ANGRY You bare your fangs and roar angrily!
ROAR HUNGRY Pointing to your mouth, you roar hungrily!
ROAR LOUDLY You take a deep breath and level a deafening roar!
ROAR PAIN Wincing with pain, you let out a roar!
ROAR TRIUMPH You throw back your head and let loose with a roar of triumph!
ROAR FEAR Quivering in fear, you let out a tentative roar!