Scroll cutter

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Scroll cutters are devices that can alter the descriptions of magical scrolls. Most scroll cutters have a limited number of charges but can be recharged by qualified merchants.


You analyze your {scroll cutter box} and sense that the item is largely free from merchant alteration restrictions.

As you look over the box, you realize that it would be quite easy for any merchant to work on the aesthetics of the item, so long as it remains a box of some kind that can reasonably fit a scroll and the cutting mechanism in it (which cannot be removed).

You also get the distinct impression that any merchant can change the design that the box makes on scrolls.  Generally, such designs might include the color, texture, shape, and general adornment (such as red-stamped or black-inked). Thus, if the merchant is willing, he or she can customize the design of the article, adjective, and/or long description of the scroll that you wish to produce.

Currently, you are able to put a magical scroll in the box and PUSH it to cut the scroll.  You can also TURN the box to change how certain scroll types are cut.  LOOK at it to get an idea of what the design will come out like, bearing in mind that the noun will always be the same noun that you put into the box.

This portable scroll-cutter currently has 10 charges left for use.  For any box under 150 charges, any willing merchant can add 100 extra charges for 45,000 silvers total.

You get no sense of whether or not the box may be further lightened.