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*Growling like a savage animal, a gaunt sylvan artist stares at Percy for a long moment.  Her expression suddenly softens, the fierceness and feral aspects of it turning towards a gentler, almost smiling continence.  "Keep up the good fight," she whispers to the wind and tries to scamper from sight.
 
*Growling like a savage animal, a gaunt sylvan artist stares at Percy for a long moment.  Her expression suddenly softens, the fierceness and feral aspects of it turning towards a gentler, almost smiling continence.  "Keep up the good fight," she whispers to the wind and tries to scamper from sight.
 
*Keilipso issues a feral hiss as mist passes through the area and draws herself into a tight ball as she attempts to avoid being touched by it.  
 
*Keilipso issues a feral hiss as mist passes through the area and draws herself into a tight ball as she attempts to avoid being touched by it.  
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==Paintings==
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Keilipso will occasionally burts into a frenzy of drawing, creating pieces of artwork on the ground that feature loresongs with knowledge she has should have no way of possessing.
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|'''<big>Paintings 5118</big>
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::''Title'': '''an eel-filled watery expanse'''
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::''Show'': Grey, black, and silver hues blend together to create a chalk painting of a watery expanse. Anguillidae forms linger in the shadows, their dark eyes watching the drifting form at the center of their cyclonic formation.  Fair of face and appearing to slumber, a sea nymph drifts in dark waters that are illuminated by ragged cracks of molten lava painted in crimson and burnt umber.  Larger than those at the edges, an enormous eel coils about the fairer creature, its touch producing a flush of warmth in her pallid skin.
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::''Loresong'': As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears.  "And so she drew him from his depth, her heart longing for a promised salvation.  Her kindness and pain blinding her to the hunger that filled him.  Her promise was fulfilled and so, to some extent, was his.  Good deeds do not go unpunished, and every one of his promises is laced in deception.  Remember, when you go to him and fall into his embrace that it could be you whose blood the water is laced.
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::''Title'': '''Unknown'''
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::''Show'':  Dark, severe lines of inky black and deep brown form the edges of a cliff, its top covered in indigo and silver grasses that sway in an unseen breeze.  Vapid eyed individuals move towards the edge, their hands holding relics of their past life away from their bodies as if they were diseased and corrupt.  Those closest to the edge direct those that follow, their own hands empty and scared with crimson wounds.  At the bottom of the cliff, effigies to Charl and Niima lay broken and scattered, eels rolling over them and destroying them further.
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::''Loresong'':  As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears.  "And lo did he bade them cast away their old gods, for he had provided them their salvation and no other.  His was the path to ease their burdens and only in their adoration of him would they find shelter and salvation.  And so they cast them aside and in this fashion sealed their fates.  For what god would help those that have taken him from their hearts?"  Slowly, the song fades.
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::''Title'': '''shadow-filled cavern painting'''
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::''Show'':  Tangled roots dangle from the rounded, dark brown cavern ceiling, their edges dripping azure water upon the uneven floor.  Twisted forms, laced with sanguine-hued chalks, lay crumpled in deformed parodies of life, their toes licking at the flames of a small fire that grows as it consumes small talismans that resemble dolphins or tridents.  Anguilliad eyes watch from the shadows, and a low mist of indigo and silver spreads through the tunnel.
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::''Loresong'':  As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears.  "Do you not see the betrayal that follows in his slithering form?  Do you not see what becomes of defying him?  Even those that are strong, those that meet in secret are discovered, and his wrath is complete in its vengeance.  But nothing turns the eye of a god to his people more readily than their sudden and abrupt silence."  Slowly, the song fades.
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::''Title'':  '''Unknown'''
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::''Show'':  Indigo and silver chalk war with one another as they paint a watery tomb of lost buildings and broken shrines.  Ghostly shapes vie for the light, their shapes leaving behind the broken vessels that were once their bodies.  However, just as the shapes rise, anguillidae shapes encircle them, drawing them towards the broken half-shadowed form of a half-eel, half-man shape that is bound to a small steam vent embedded in the ocean floor.
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::''Loresong'':  As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears.  "Oh, but he is a jealous beast and would not give up his worshippers so easily.  He would use them, promise them salvation once more and steal them from their final death.  No winter or silence could reach them where he hid them away, no decay could keep their souls from feeding him, and in those intolerable moments, he plotted anew.
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::''Title'': '''an eel-filled watery expanse'''
 +
::''Show'':  Grey, black, and silver hues blend together to create a chalk painting of a watery expanse. Anguillidae forms linger in the shadows, their dark eyes watching the drifting form at the center of their cyclonic formation.  Fair of face and appearing to slumber, a sea nymph drifts in dark waters that are illuminated by ragged cracks of molten lava painted in crimson and burnt umber.  Larger than those at the edges, an enormous eel coils about the fairer creature, its touch producing a flush of warmth in her pallid skin.
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::''Loresong'':  As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears.  "And so she drew him from his depth, her heart longing for a promised salvation.  Her kindness and pain blinding her to the hunger that filled him.  Her promise was fulfilled and so, to some extent, was his.  Good deeds do not go unpunished, and every one of his promises is laced in deception.  Remember, when you go to him and fall into his embrace that it could be you whose blood the water is laced.
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::''Title'': '''a bloodied and rocky shore painting'''
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::''Show'':  Moonlight paints the rocky shore in silver hues, the delicate strokes of the chalk painting turning jagged and harsh as they darken near the rocky shore.  Silhouettes of palm trees and high cliffs cast shadows on the face of a being formed of part man and part eel, its vicious grin a scar of jagged white and crimson.  Anguillaid forms churn in the water, their bodies turning the placid waters to a sanguin froth around a delicate fin of iridescent hues.
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::''Loresong'': Unknown
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::''Title'': '''a mist-shrouded island painting'''
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::''Show'':  Silver and indigo mist swirls lazily around a small island that bobs in an azure sea, its shores rocky and dappled with the froth of new waves.  Plantlife, new and young, rises in the distance, and a ragged mountain dotted with arcane buildings is painted in the shadows of charcoal and silver hues.  An opening in the mist shows a small boat making its way towards the desolate place.
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::''Loresong'':  As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears.  "Time heals, time steals, time reveals....  Feeding off of the souls of his lost, never releasing them to winter, silence, or the hiss, he slowly raised his paltry home from its depths and brought it back into the light.  Greed was his friend, and so too did it find a friend in Junderthal."  Slowly, the song fades.
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::''Title'': '''a mist-shrouded seascape painting'''
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::''Show'':  Indigo and silver mist stretch across the seascape, their twined hues commingling in a wispy shroud of false lights and darkness.  At the heart of shadows, several small crafts are illuminated by tiny crimson lanterns that brighten their riggings.  The bows are turned towards an opening in the mist, where the promise of land offers salvation.  Lightning illuminates the darkness near the shore, the malformed and misshapen shape of a strange eel-like man beckoning from its banks.
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::''Loresong'':  As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears.  "Is it salvation to show someone out of a maze that you have created?  It is godly to create the promise of land with no hope to leave it?  Where does the line in the sand get drawn?  What must you sacrifice to obtain that freedom?  Is it even still called freedom?"  Slowly, the song fades.
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::''Title'': '''a lightning and storm-struck painting'''
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::''Show'':  Charcoal and grey chalk create a whirlwind of storms that are illuminated in sporadic spaces by the insidious flash of bright white and yellow lightning.  Cliffs are portrayed as if tumbling into the sea, the larger rocks falling from the heights to land in the ground with frothing splashes.  Figures move in the shadows, their bodies only barely illuminated the lightning, and sanguine rivers trail the rocks to darken the sea.
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::''Loresong'':  As your voice touches upon the painting, a child's nursery rhyme suddenly fills your ears.
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Eel-god, Eel-god,
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Filled his children with slander.
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False gods, old gods,
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His children said without candor.
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Eel-god, Eel-god,
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Some children were not believers
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False gods, old gods,
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Your children met the cleavers.
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Eel-god, Eel-god,
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What did their children's silence attain?
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False gods, old gods,
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Gave you a grave in which to reign.
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Slowly, the song fades.
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::''Title'': '''a wind-tossed cliff painting'''
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::''Show'':  Dark, severe lines of inky black and deep brown form the edges of a cliff, its top covered in indigo and silver grasses that sway in an unseen breeze.  Vapid eyed individuals move towards the edge, their hands holding relics of their past life away from their bodies as if they were diseased and corrupt.  Those closest to the edge direct those that follow, their own hands empty and scared with crimson wounds.  At the bottom of the cliff, effigies to Charl and Niima lay broken and scattered, eels rolling over them and destroying them further.
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::''Loresong'':  As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears.  "And lo did he bade them cast away their old gods, for he had provided them their salvation and no other.  His was the path to ease their burdens and only in their adoration of him would they find shelter and salvation.  And so they cast them aside and in this fashion sealed their fates.  For what god would help those that have taken him from their hearts?"  Slowly, the song fades.
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|}
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[[Category:Non-Player Characters]] [[Category:Caligos Isle]]
 
[[Category:Non-Player Characters]] [[Category:Caligos Isle]]

Revision as of 10:40, 2 October 2019

Keilipso
Storyline Caligos Isle
Gender female
Race sylvankind
Status Alive
Alias/Title a gaunt sylvan artist


Appearance

You see Keilipso the Artist.
She appears to be a Sylvankind.
She is very tall and has a gaunt figure.  She appears to be very young.  She has kohl-smudged, haunted ice blue eyes and bronze skin.  She has very long, platinum hair pulled back from the face by a thin vivid amethyst headband adorned with decorative starling pennae, though the hair is frayed and appears to not have been washed in a good long while.  She has a pair of elegantly pointed ears that frame her narrow, haggard face, a freckle-splattered pert nose and a single, deep dimple on her left cheek.  A light dusting of colorful chalk darkens her slender fingertips, and a single, wayward smudge of indigo chalk touches upon her chin but appears streaked.
She is in ghastly shape.
She is holding a chunky piece of chalk in her left hand.
She is wearing a twine-strung seaglass bauble, an off-shoulder baggy white open-weave sweater that is frayed and sagging from her frame, a series of wide ebonwood bangles, a faded soft leather hip-satchel, a pair of high-waisted burgundy linen serwals with broken strings and a smattering of white jades that still cling to the ankle-cuffs, and a delicate jade and copper footflower that is missing several jewels.

Ambients

  • Keilipso stares at the frigatebird for a long moment, her lip curled in a maligned grin that twists her features into a grotesque mask. "Eat his little pets, eat them all," she whispers to the frigatebird before she tries to scrabble away.
  • Crouching low, Keilipso silently scrabbles up to the woman and tries to bite the woman's hand. She misses, causing the other woman to turn to her in shock. The woman lashes out at her with her foot, but Keilipso dodges away from it with ease, only to scrabble out of reach.
  • Growling like a savage animal, a gaunt sylvan artist stares at Percy for a long moment. Her expression suddenly softens, the fierceness and feral aspects of it turning towards a gentler, almost smiling continence. "Keep up the good fight," she whispers to the wind and tries to scamper from sight.
  • Keilipso issues a feral hiss as mist passes through the area and draws herself into a tight ball as she attempts to avoid being touched by it.

Paintings

Keilipso will occasionally burts into a frenzy of drawing, creating pieces of artwork on the ground that feature loresongs with knowledge she has should have no way of possessing.


Paintings 5118
Title: an eel-filled watery expanse
Show: Grey, black, and silver hues blend together to create a chalk painting of a watery expanse. Anguillidae forms linger in the shadows, their dark eyes watching the drifting form at the center of their cyclonic formation. Fair of face and appearing to slumber, a sea nymph drifts in dark waters that are illuminated by ragged cracks of molten lava painted in crimson and burnt umber. Larger than those at the edges, an enormous eel coils about the fairer creature, its touch producing a flush of warmth in her pallid skin.
Loresong: As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears. "And so she drew him from his depth, her heart longing for a promised salvation. Her kindness and pain blinding her to the hunger that filled him. Her promise was fulfilled and so, to some extent, was his. Good deeds do not go unpunished, and every one of his promises is laced in deception. Remember, when you go to him and fall into his embrace that it could be you whose blood the water is laced.


Title: Unknown
Show: Dark, severe lines of inky black and deep brown form the edges of a cliff, its top covered in indigo and silver grasses that sway in an unseen breeze. Vapid eyed individuals move towards the edge, their hands holding relics of their past life away from their bodies as if they were diseased and corrupt. Those closest to the edge direct those that follow, their own hands empty and scared with crimson wounds. At the bottom of the cliff, effigies to Charl and Niima lay broken and scattered, eels rolling over them and destroying them further.
Loresong: As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears. "And lo did he bade them cast away their old gods, for he had provided them their salvation and no other. His was the path to ease their burdens and only in their adoration of him would they find shelter and salvation. And so they cast them aside and in this fashion sealed their fates. For what god would help those that have taken him from their hearts?" Slowly, the song fades.


Title: shadow-filled cavern painting
Show: Tangled roots dangle from the rounded, dark brown cavern ceiling, their edges dripping azure water upon the uneven floor. Twisted forms, laced with sanguine-hued chalks, lay crumpled in deformed parodies of life, their toes licking at the flames of a small fire that grows as it consumes small talismans that resemble dolphins or tridents. Anguilliad eyes watch from the shadows, and a low mist of indigo and silver spreads through the tunnel.
Loresong: As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears. "Do you not see the betrayal that follows in his slithering form? Do you not see what becomes of defying him? Even those that are strong, those that meet in secret are discovered, and his wrath is complete in its vengeance. But nothing turns the eye of a god to his people more readily than their sudden and abrupt silence." Slowly, the song fades.


Title: Unknown
Show: Indigo and silver chalk war with one another as they paint a watery tomb of lost buildings and broken shrines. Ghostly shapes vie for the light, their shapes leaving behind the broken vessels that were once their bodies. However, just as the shapes rise, anguillidae shapes encircle them, drawing them towards the broken half-shadowed form of a half-eel, half-man shape that is bound to a small steam vent embedded in the ocean floor.
Loresong: As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears. "Oh, but he is a jealous beast and would not give up his worshippers so easily. He would use them, promise them salvation once more and steal them from their final death. No winter or silence could reach them where he hid them away, no decay could keep their souls from feeding him, and in those intolerable moments, he plotted anew.


Title: an eel-filled watery expanse
Show: Grey, black, and silver hues blend together to create a chalk painting of a watery expanse. Anguillidae forms linger in the shadows, their dark eyes watching the drifting form at the center of their cyclonic formation. Fair of face and appearing to slumber, a sea nymph drifts in dark waters that are illuminated by ragged cracks of molten lava painted in crimson and burnt umber. Larger than those at the edges, an enormous eel coils about the fairer creature, its touch producing a flush of warmth in her pallid skin.
Loresong: As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears. "And so she drew him from his depth, her heart longing for a promised salvation. Her kindness and pain blinding her to the hunger that filled him. Her promise was fulfilled and so, to some extent, was his. Good deeds do not go unpunished, and every one of his promises is laced in deception. Remember, when you go to him and fall into his embrace that it could be you whose blood the water is laced.


Title: a bloodied and rocky shore painting
Show: Moonlight paints the rocky shore in silver hues, the delicate strokes of the chalk painting turning jagged and harsh as they darken near the rocky shore. Silhouettes of palm trees and high cliffs cast shadows on the face of a being formed of part man and part eel, its vicious grin a scar of jagged white and crimson. Anguillaid forms churn in the water, their bodies turning the placid waters to a sanguin froth around a delicate fin of iridescent hues.
Loresong: Unknown


Title: a mist-shrouded island painting
Show: Silver and indigo mist swirls lazily around a small island that bobs in an azure sea, its shores rocky and dappled with the froth of new waves. Plantlife, new and young, rises in the distance, and a ragged mountain dotted with arcane buildings is painted in the shadows of charcoal and silver hues. An opening in the mist shows a small boat making its way towards the desolate place.
Loresong: As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears. "Time heals, time steals, time reveals.... Feeding off of the souls of his lost, never releasing them to winter, silence, or the hiss, he slowly raised his paltry home from its depths and brought it back into the light. Greed was his friend, and so too did it find a friend in Junderthal." Slowly, the song fades.


Title: a mist-shrouded seascape painting
Show: Indigo and silver mist stretch across the seascape, their twined hues commingling in a wispy shroud of false lights and darkness. At the heart of shadows, several small crafts are illuminated by tiny crimson lanterns that brighten their riggings. The bows are turned towards an opening in the mist, where the promise of land offers salvation. Lightning illuminates the darkness near the shore, the malformed and misshapen shape of a strange eel-like man beckoning from its banks.
Loresong: As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears. "Is it salvation to show someone out of a maze that you have created? It is godly to create the promise of land with no hope to leave it? Where does the line in the sand get drawn? What must you sacrifice to obtain that freedom? Is it even still called freedom?" Slowly, the song fades.


Title: a lightning and storm-struck painting
Show: Charcoal and grey chalk create a whirlwind of storms that are illuminated in sporadic spaces by the insidious flash of bright white and yellow lightning. Cliffs are portrayed as if tumbling into the sea, the larger rocks falling from the heights to land in the ground with frothing splashes. Figures move in the shadows, their bodies only barely illuminated the lightning, and sanguine rivers trail the rocks to darken the sea.
Loresong: As your voice touches upon the painting, a child's nursery rhyme suddenly fills your ears.

Eel-god, Eel-god, Filled his children with slander. False gods, old gods, His children said without candor.

Eel-god, Eel-god, Some children were not believers False gods, old gods, Your children met the cleavers.

Eel-god, Eel-god, What did their children's silence attain? False gods, old gods, Gave you a grave in which to reign.

Slowly, the song fades.


Title: a wind-tossed cliff painting
Show: Dark, severe lines of inky black and deep brown form the edges of a cliff, its top covered in indigo and silver grasses that sway in an unseen breeze. Vapid eyed individuals move towards the edge, their hands holding relics of their past life away from their bodies as if they were diseased and corrupt. Those closest to the edge direct those that follow, their own hands empty and scared with crimson wounds. At the bottom of the cliff, effigies to Charl and Niima lay broken and scattered, eels rolling over them and destroying them further.
Loresong: As your voice touches upon the painting, a childlike voice rises to your ears. "And lo did he bade them cast away their old gods, for he had provided them their salvation and no other. His was the path to ease their burdens and only in their adoration of him would they find shelter and salvation. And so they cast them aside and in this fashion sealed their fates. For what god would help those that have taken him from their hearts?" Slowly, the song fades.