Writable book

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Writable books can be found off the shelf as some merchant events and come pre-filled with pages that can be torn out.

Players are able to create custom books at the Duskruin Written Word shop by combining pages with covers. The pages have a 1021 character capacity; longer than the Wax Eloquent paper. In addition to longer page character counts, the Written Word's books allow you to store small items within, such as a quill or the bookmarks also sold in the shop.

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This logbook can be written in using either a STYLUS or QUILL as an implement.  The following verbs provide the functionality for the logbook:

     WRITE:  With the logbook open and either a stylus or quill in hand -- WRITE logbook;{message}

     * To insert a line break in your writing, use the | symbol.

     TURN:  Used with the PAGEs in the logbook as the target to turn the page forward -- TURN PAGE

     FLIP:  Used with the PAGEs in the logbook as the target to flip the page back -- FLIP PAGE

     PUSH:  Used with the PAGEs in the logbook as the target to provide the current page number -- PUSH PAGE

     CLEAN:  Used with the PAGEs in the logbook as the target in order to erase the contents of a page -- CLEAN PAGE

     TEAR:  Used with the PAGEs in the logbook as the target in order to tear a page from the logbook -- TEAR PAGE

     READ:  Used to read the current page of the logbook -- READ logbook

     RUB:  Fluff verb trap -- RUB logbook

The logbook may be altered by a willing merchant, though it should always remain a book some sort.  SIMULTANEOUS LONG and SHOW descriptions are supported, provided a skilled merchant is willing to offer the service.

Usage

VERB FIRST THIRD
OPEN You carefully open your teak-bound logbook, revealing the smooth pages of vellum within. N/A
CLOSE You gently close your teak-bound logbook, taking care not to bend any of the pages. N/A
TURN
Book
You turn your teak-bound logbook over, running your hand lovingly over its cover. XXX turns her teak-bound logbook over, running her hand lovingly over its cover.
TURN
Page
You turn to the next page of your logbook. You're now on page 2. 3 sec rt. XXX turns to the next page of her logbook.
FLIP
Book
You rapidly flip through the pages of your logbook, looking for a particular passage. XXX rapidly flips through the pages of her logbook, scanning for a particular passage.
FLIP
Page
You flip back to the previous page of your logbook. You're now on page 1. 3 sec rt. XXX flips back to the previous page of her logbook.
PUSH
Page
You thumb the pages of your logbook and find that you are on page 1. XXX thumbs through the pages of her logbook.
CLEAN
Book
You meticulously rub at the cover of your teak-bound logbook, trying to remove a non-existent stain. N/A
CLEAN
Page, Blank
But there is nothing on that page to erase! N/A
CLEAN
Page, Written
You gently wave your fingers over the page as you consider erasing what is written there. 30 sec window.
You gently wave your fingers over the page, and the writing vanishes as if it never was.
XXX gently waves her fingers over the page of her open logbook.
TEAR
Page
Your hand hovers over the page as you consider tearing it out of your logbook. 30 sec window.
You carefully tear the page from the logbook.
XXX carefully tears the page from the logbook.
RUB
Book/Page
You absently rub your hand over the cover of your teak-bound logbook. XXX absently rubs her hand over the cover of her teak-bound logbook.
WRITE
Book/Page
You bend over your logbook and begin writing in Common. As your quill glides smoothly over the page, your words seem to fade into view as if magically aided. Upon finishing, you scan back over the page with a critical eye.
You bend over your logbook and add some additional thoughts to the page.
XXX bends over her logbook and begins writing with her quill. After a moment, she lifts her head and scans back over what she has written with a critical eye.

Note: Once a page has been torn from the book it is no longer viable for writing.

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