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The world doesn't end if this doesn't happen, but I have a feeling Achaea would sell a lot more of these if the price were lower. Imperian sells them for 200 credits (vs. Achaea's 500 credit pricetag), and I'm actually seriously considering getting one for the first time, to clean up my description. I do realize there is also a combat application, at least in terms of sizing someone up, but I also think that a huge reason people buy these is to clean up descriptions, so take that as you will. In fact, if you're really up in arms about that bit, you could sell a really cheap version of the orb that still allows people to size you up via appraise or something - which would be a product that appeals to the person who just wants a clean description. Basically, the orb is nice, but at 500 credits I've just never seriously considered buying one in Achaea, even though my description here is a bit cluttered by arties. It's really up to admin, and they know how well the product is or isn't selling.