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  • AralayaAralaya Member Posts: 1,224 @ - Epic Achaean
    Can't believe I never actually posted these, they were designed months ago.

    @Talamond and I, being the zealots we are, built shrines to the Bloodsworn in our subdivision house, because yes (rooms are called shrine to <bsworn>, shrines are the room descs)

    I designed the Aurora shrine with some help from Talamond and some Aarashi. Talamond designed the Deucalion shrine on his own as far as I know

    Aurora Shrine:
    Dominating the centre of the room, a massive statue of Lady Aurora commands the full attention of all who enter. A gleaming scimitar is held aloft in Her right hand with battle-ready poise, an ethereal, pulsing light emanating from its pommel of perfect Eudialyte. Resting on Her opposite side, the blade's twin lies secured in an ornate ivory scabbard decorated in gold filigree. Gripped in Her left hand is a brilliant prism, scattering the light from the scimitar to form a radiant display below. A triad of statuettes encircle the base, the Dragon, Eagle, and Phoenix conveying the Lightbringer's ferocity, compassion, and championing of Life and Rebirth. A raised basin filled with water stands at the forefront, attached to a prominent plaque carved with the words, "These are the facets of Life, which fill the whole of Creation."

    Deucalion Shrine:
    Intimidating flickers of brilliant orange cascade across the walls, originating from a towering statue of Lord Deucalion. An authoritarian stance and stern visage convey the Righteous Fire's uncompromising demeanor, punctuated by featureless eyes of solid gold directed at the unseen distance. His left hand maintains a firm grip on a luminous ivory shield while His right extends commandingly forward, presenting a roaring fire atop an open palm. Scores of charred iron braziers stand at varying heights, their quivering flames flaring and conjoining to conceal the majority of the torso and waist. Precariously close to the scorching display is a raised pyre, joined by a plaque engraved with, "In the Flame are all things made pure."

    Tecton-Today at 6:17 PM

    teehee b.u.t.t. pirates
  • PyoriPyori Member Posts: 1,329 @ - Epic Achaean
    Thanks @Penwize. :3 Shikudo staff approved!
    Appearance: a crystalline salt staff
    Dropped: Thrumming with a faint blue light, a crystalline salt staff lies here.
    Examined: Measuring an impressive six feet in length, but only a few inches in width, this exceptionally large, cultivated salt crystal has been carefully selected for use as a staff. Its base begins in a rough and jagged edge, which quickly smooths to a flat hexagonal prism that defines the weapon's distinctly crystalline shape. The staff extends in straight segments interrupted by small irregular turns along its length, until blooming outward in a larger crown. The crown boasts a multitude of natural facets that bend any light passing through them, splaying it out in polychromatic hues across the room. Throughout the whole length, occasional thrums of deep blue energy pulse from the staff's core in a quiet, reverberating beat.

  • KlendathuKlendathu Eye of the StormMember Posts: 3,163 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    has been :(

    Tharos, the Announcer of Delos shouts, "It's near the end of the egghunt and I still haven't figured out how to pronounce Clean-dat-hoo."
  • SobriquetSobriquet Member Posts: 2,264 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Really, who lets "Has Been" through on descriptions?  :s
  • ReysonReyson Member Posts: 526 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    What do you fight with if it's raining out :(
  • CailinCailin Member Posts: 224 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Reyson said:
    What do you fight with if it's raining out :(
    It's MAGIC salt, duh
  • PyoriPyori Member Posts: 1,329 @ - Epic Achaean
    Reyson said:
    What do you fight with if it's raining out :(
    Dissolving a specially-preserved salt crystal of that size, would take a lot more water than what you'd get from raining.
    Cailin said:
    Reyson said:
    What do you fight with if it's raining out :(
    It's MAGIC salt, duh
    This isn't incorrect, technically speaking. The blue energy is kai energy, which keeps it bonded. We opted to not specifically name it as such, because people might not know kai energy in-game is blue, so they'd be pedantic and be, "How do we know it's kai just from looking at it?!"

  • EheneEhene Member Posts: 92 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    I decided (a few days ago) to change my instrument specialisation from lyre to mandolin. I then bought and customised a mandolin.

    A: a black maple mandolin
    D: Awaiting the touch of a maestro, an ebony mandolin lies here.
    E: Four pairs of silver strings stretch tautly across the pear-shaped face and body of this simple, elegant instrument. The lovingly polished body and neck of the mandolin are expertly crafted from a lustrous cut of maple wood, sanded down to a velvet finish and stained a beautiful ebony. The soundboard has been formed from lacquered spruce, its stain giving the wood a hue reminiscent of the setting sun. The back of the instrument is gently convex, creating a sloping resonance chamber that amplifies the timbre and volume of the instrument almost supernaturally. Engraved upon the fretboard is a parade of silver nightingales, each in various moments of flight.

  • KyrraKyrra Sanctum of the SkyMember Posts: 4,806 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Has been :( Klendathu has ruined me for life with these and they stick out like neon lights.
    (D.M.A.): Cooper says, "Kyrra is either the most innocent person in the world, or the girl who uses the most innuendo seemingly unintentionally but really on purpose."

  • KlendathuKlendathu Eye of the StormMember Posts: 3,163 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    That's me, ruining lives with no thought for the victims :D

    Tharos, the Announcer of Delos shouts, "It's near the end of the egghunt and I still haven't figured out how to pronounce Clean-dat-hoo."
  • PyoriPyori Member Posts: 1,329 @ - Epic Achaean
    edited January 2018
    I'm not sure why people like to point it out. It's not incorrect to use.


  • TreyTrey Member Posts: 4,712 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Pyori said:
    I'm not sure why people like to point it out. It's not incorrect to use.

    It isn't incorrect, but passive vs. active is an argument long won, and active is almost always superior. 

  • ValnyranValnyran Member Posts: 13 ✭✭ - Stalwart

    I managed to find my old description for my artie rapier figured I'd throw it out for review before I get it customized

    Appearance: a mithril rapier
    Dropped: A mithril rapier lies here, light reflecting off its edges.
    Examined This rapier's silver metal shines with a blue hue, reflecting light across its surface in a beautiful, albeit menacing, glow.  The blade has been hammered into a thin blade that tapers down into a wicked point, its double edges honed to a deadly sharp edge. Delicately etched upon the blade is a Siren in mid-dance, her slender limbs wrapped around her body as she twirls gracefully.  Her long hair flows like a ribbon up the length of the blade.  A silver wire-wrapped hilt merges into a guard fashioned to represent a stargazer lily.  Each petal has been painstakingly wrought to curve gracefully around the wielder's fingers, protecting them from blows while adding grace and beauty to the blade.   Three blue ribbons with tiny bells adorned at the ends have been loosely attached to the hilt so they flutter with breeze or movement, pealing soft music into the air. The heft and feel of this rapier is remarkable, perfectly suited for any blade dancer.
  • PyoriPyori Member Posts: 1,329 @ - Epic Achaean
    Trey said:
    Pyori said:
    I'm not sure why people like to point it out. It's not incorrect to use.

    It isn't incorrect
    Yet still people point it out as if it is.

    Almost as if people have different preferences in how they write things. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  • KriexKriex Member Posts: 156 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Must.....have......for.....earth love....reason.....*dies*
  • SobriquetSobriquet Member Posts: 2,264 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    My pet finally got a kill, although maybe he got confused and thought Tjay was a Gecko..

    Your aura of weapons rebounding disappears.
    As A gecko lizard wrenches away from you, your blade rips through his innards in a violent fashion, 
    leaving a pool of viscera where your foe once lay.
     | Tumbled away from the Impale!      |
    Tjay tumbles out to the north.
     Left to the north
     Left to the north
    5111h, 4824m, 25506e, 20448w cexkdb-73.2- 23:54:44.279 3.5 0-0 0.5 0-0 [  ] 0(-50m, 1.0%) 
    You take a long drag of malachite off your pipe. (2 malachite left)
    5111h, 4824m, 25506e, 20448w cexkdb-73.2- 23:54:44.403 3.5 0-0 0.5 0-0 [  ] 0
    You may utilise the tree tattoo again. (14.369s)
    5111h, 4824m, 25506e, 20448w cexkdb-73.2- 23:54:44.408 3.5 0-0 0.5 0-0 [  ] 0
    A desert falcon spreads its wings and flies away.
    5111h, 4824m, 25506e, 20448w cexkdb-73.2- 23:54:44.720 3.5 0-0 0.5 0-0 [  ] 0
    North of New Thera (road).
    The stars shine down from the sky above, bathing the arid land beneath their silvery light. A rune 
    like a flurry of lightning bolts has been sketched into the ground here (isaz: throws off balance). 
    A rune like a rising sun has been sketched into the ground here (dagaz: heals affs). A polished 
    wooden sign is nailed to a small tree here. A small wooden lottery box stands here. A ladder of long,
    soft leaves comprises a wispy Weaver's Fern along the ground. A plain broad argent bench made of 
    iron rests here. A symmetrical leather tent is constructed here, providing shelter against the 
    elements. Bedecked with brass bells and covered in trinkets, a travelling cart leans here. The 
    nebulous form of a phantom grizzly bear lumbers here. A bit of slippery elm lies here. A scantily 
    clad woman leans against the wall with a suggestive leer. E'thernal, the black crystalline crocodile 
    is here, his pearlescent blue eyes sparkling menacingly. An alligator hatchling basks upon the 
    ground. A regal valley iguana regards the surroundings with bright amber eyes. Tjay, Aspirant of 
    Elocution is here, sprawled on the floor. He wields a knotted willow staff in both hands. A 
    temporary cart has been setup here, with a sign indicating there are CART WARES for sale. 
    You see exits leading north, southeast, south, southwest, and northwest.
    A wormhole is here, leading to: Before a rising slope (#9554) in Vashnar Mountains (South).
    5111h, 4824m, 25502e, 20448w cexkdb-73.2- 23:54:45.033 3.5 0-0 0.5 0-0 [  ] 0
    E'thernal, the black crystalline crocodile wounds Tjay with a glancing cut.
    You have slain Tjay.
  • SobriquetSobriquet Member Posts: 2,264 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Although, wrong thread.. nvm
  • EheneEhene Member Posts: 92 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    I designed some new cufflinks!

    Appearance (short_desc)
    black steel nightingale cufflinks
    Dropped (long_desc)
    A pair of steel cufflinks has been dropped here.
    Examined (extended_desc)
    Simple and unadorned, these cufflinks have been cut from stainless steel and chemically treated to acquire a uniform black 
    colour. At most an inch wide, they have been shaped into the silhouettes of nightingales in flight; they are asymmetrical, 
    lending a unique flair, however small, to the jewellery. Minuscule etchings define the ends of each bird's flight feathers 
    and highlight the curves and angles of each cufflink, adding a modicum of depth to the otherwise featureless pieces.

  • PyoriPyori Member Posts: 1,329 @ - Epic Achaean
    Yay it got approved.
    Appearance: a carmine shield of fragmented bone

    Dropped: Serving as a horrifying reminder, a grotesque shield has been cast aside.

    Examined: Glistening with fresh sanguine droplets, the unmistakable metallic scent of blood perpetually wafts from the face of this shield. Carmine steel comprises the base of this immense barrier, further enhancing the bloodied appearance that it's taken. Layering the front face of the shield, a vast array of severed bone fragments have been affixed, reinforcing the sturdy metal further; marrow and pieces of sinew still visible throughout. On the reverse side is a mithril-reinforced femur running through the centre, attached by steel links and serving as a means to attach to one's forearm in combat.

  • NataliiaNataliia Member Posts: 385 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Trey said:
    I'm usually overly critical on things I haven't designed, and ridiculously on things that I have, but I have to say I like just about everything on these. GG.
    To coin a favorite from you- FTFY. <3

    (Yes this was from forever ago. I stopped playing and I'm playing catch up!)
  • PyoriPyori Member Posts: 1,329 @ - Epic Achaean
    Made these for Thiev. Not sure how I feel about them, but he liked them well enough.
    Appearance: a morbid bone lash
    Dropped: Like an osseous pool, a gruesome lash lies coiled here.
    Examined: Comprised mostly of flayed and braided flesh, this lash extends just short of two feet in length when outstretched. Threaded at one end, a sturdy piece of bone is attached to the lash, carved into a claw to allow the tearing of flesh from victims. The gruesome makeshift leather has been treated and cured to be flexible, giving it dangerous speed and force for striking, or an impenetrable tool for garroting. Sinuously wrapping around the material, lengths of animal sinew keep small bone and metal chips in place, adding a vicious razor-like appearance to the grotesque weapon. At the base, the flesh is knotted to a piece of metal-reinforced bone, affording a firm grip to the wielder and preventing the entire piece from unraveling.

    Appearance: a flesh-wrapped bone shield
    Dropped: A large carcass resembling a shield has been tossed to the side.
    Examined: Serving as the body of this immense shield, the ribcage of a large animal has been carefully removed from its carcass; spatterings of blood and muscle tissue still visible throughout. Adding strength to the barrier, a basketweave of cured and hardened flesh is threaded amongst the bones to create sturdy protection from weapons to the wielder, tied down by various pieces of sinew and catgut. Along the inside, more of the morbid strips are affixed to each of the ribs to allow the shield to be securely attached to one's arm in combat.

  • KyrraKyrra Sanctum of the SkyMember Posts: 4,806 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    I loved those when I saw them. They are disgustingly awesome.
    (D.M.A.): Cooper says, "Kyrra is either the most innocent person in the world, or the girl who uses the most innuendo seemingly unintentionally but really on purpose."

  • NyneveNyneve Member Posts: 51 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    I asked @Milabar to write a description for my shackle of Garash. Here is what I have now <3

    Appearance (short_desc) - mithril shackle of marriage

    Dropped (long_desc) - A shackle of marriage made from mithril lies here, abandoned.

    Examined (extended_desc) - Brilliantly polished mithril jingles with each step taken by the wearer of these shackles. Rather than the links and chains of old, this mithril is formed into two distinctive hands, latches on all five fingers opening and closing with a simple touch of a hidden button. One hand is slightly larger than the other, going around the calf of the wearer while the other has a tighter overall grip, going around the ankle. A solitary black orb is held in stasis inside a delicate metal cage, the black dense metal orb spinning rapidly when the hands are clasped around ankle and calf. Hidden in the palm of each hand is a sunburst etching, held tight against the skin when worn.

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