STARE (verb)

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The STARE verb allows a character to stare in various ways. This verb is also used as an item script trap, in some cases.

Messaging

General verb help information
>help stare

Usage:
    STARE                            - Stares at nothing in particular
    STARE {self}                     - Stares unfocused into the distance
    STARE {target}                   - Stares at a target
    STARE {direction}                - Stares in a direction
    STARE SET [option]               - Shows or sets the STARE verb options available.

>verb info stare
Verb information for verb "STARE":

People targets:
CATHEDRAL WEDDING  - You stare at (Character), glancing deeply into H eyes.
WAVEDANCER WEDDING - You stare at (Character), folding your arms expectantly across your chest.
STANDARD           - You stare at (Character).
DARK ELVEN         - You shoot (Character) a prolonged stare, doing your best to unnerve him/her.
AELOTOI            - Standing perfectly still, you fully extend your wings and eye (Character) cautiously.

Self target:
STANDARD   - Your eyes glaze over as you stare, unfocused, into the distance.
DARK ELVEN - You turn your head slightly to the side and stare purposefully off into the distance.

Object targets:
STANDARD   - You stare at (object).
DARK ELVEN - You stare intently at the (target), silently noting its position and potential uses.
AELOTOI    - You fully extend your wings and eye (target) cautiously.

Creature targets:
STANDARD   - You stare at (creature).
DARK ELVEN - You stare incredulously at (target), wondering how it has been allowed to remotely
             be in your presence.
AELOTOI    - Standing perfectly still, you fully extend your wings and eye (target) cautiously.

Directional targets:
  You stare (direction).

NOTE:  ONLY first person messaging is listed unless it differs substantially from other versions.  Wedding messaging will only work with your spouse, all other targets default to standard messaging.  Messaging without an option shown applies to all options.  Special scripts and areas may override listed messaging.
Select STARE ouput examples
>stare
You stare at nothing in particular.
>stare ts
Your eyes glaze over as you stare, unfocused, into the distance.
>stare east
You stare eastward.