The Ribbon

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The Urban myth located along Wehnimer's Exterior. Long has a new resident of the city asked about it.

Spoiler Alert! (HA)

Eyewitness View

[Wehnimer's, Exterior]
The dirt path bends around the southwest corner of the landing. Far to the east, you can see a thin blue line that must be the river. You also see a heap of splintered timbers and torn hide, a green silk ribbon and a rolton skeleton.
Obvious paths: east, northwest

look ribbon
The green silk ribbon is about 327 inches long now, and you notice that some threads seem to be pulling loose in the faint shape of some letters.

read ribbon
You can barely make out a single letter, but note that more threads are pulling away next to the first few letters:

T H E F A S C I N A T I O N S H A L L B E C O M E

The fuchsia silk ribbon flutters gently in a stray breeze.

A faint glow appears around the ground, and works upward, gradually engulfing a green silk ribbon. When the glow dissipates, you see that there has been a change in the ribbon.

The fuchsia silk ribbon flutters slightly, and lazily curls around your ankle, then drifts away once more.

The ground shifts slightly, and a little more of the fuchsia silk ribbon emerges from the ground like a sleek, fuchsia silk snake gliding slowly toward the surface from some shadowy lair far beneath your feet.

Facts

It changes colors periodically.

When kissed it grows in length.
You kiss a fuchsia silk ribbon, which suddenly stretches out to its full length, then twists and curls in mid-air.

As the length increases the full message on the Ribbon can be read as:

T H E F A S C I N A T I O N S H A L L B E C O M E H O R R O R

Debunking the Myth

It's old, from 95 or 96.

It was a joke of Fawn's. It has no siginificance. Every hour or so (or day or so) another letter either appears or disappears from the ribbon. She just thought it would be fun to have everyone try to figure out what it said, and what it signified.

We know what it says. It just doesn't mean anything.

-Tsoran

Fawn has said years ago that the ribbon did actually start as something, but she was side-tracked and the story never got out. She did later decide to leave the ribbon up as a 'joke' and to give everyone something to fiddle with. This is why I said Tsoran was close. While it's not connected with anything now, it did sort of have its own story.

-Siara