Rumors of Ulgoths Beard

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Re: Rumors of Ulgoths Beard

Unread post by YourMoveHolyMan » Fri May 17, 2019 5:51 pm

A dark hooded and armored man makes his way to the beaches of Ulgoth's Shore. He eventually takes a shallow bowl from his satchel and fills it with water from an incoming crash of wave.

The water thief makes his way through the unpaved paths of the settlement, til dirt turns to grass, and the level ground turns to a sharp incline. The going is slow - he seems intent to carry the water to some destination.

Eventually, he reaches the end of his unmarked path, a high cliff overlooking the waters. Not far off a keening whistle is heard, a nearby shrine of the Wind Walker with its stone effigy catching the wind to create noise. The light of day bleeding away as the sky's hues turn orange, red, and purple as dusk arrives.

For any curious that happened to mark his passage so far, would bear witness to further odd behavior. The bowl is laid down carefully, near it, a silver knife, an unfurled scroll that is blank in appearance, and a dark, heavy blindfold. He retrieves a pouch of unseen contents which he attaches to his belt.

He waits a time longer, til even the multi-colored hues of days end have given way to a starlit night. Selune is waxed full in the sky above.

He looks up and mutters some prayer to himself, to Selune, or to the wind - the wind surely takes it if there are no ears but his to hear it.

He takes up the bowl, and drinks. He nearly chokes on it, carefully putting the bowl back down and covering his mouth with his hand til the urge subsides, and he's swallowed the brine.

Next, he picks up the thick black cloth, he ties this over his eyes.

Then, he takes up the knife, using the bottom portion of his hand to hold the parchment in place, he pricks the tip of his unprotected finger. The droplet created is bright red and he holds his finger thusly, blindly gauging when some of it has ran down the tip of the blade. He presses this makeshift quill to the parchment, drawing it across in a line.

The night itself seems to still. For what to him seems a dreadful, silent age he remains seated there, waiting.

But little time passes and he is simply gone.
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Re: Rumors of Ulgoths Beard

Unread post by YourMoveHolyMan » Sat May 18, 2019 5:03 pm

As Selune's soft silvery light begins to give way to the first coloration of the sky which would herald Lathander's dawn, there is a bright flash of light on the hilltop where the water thief had started his ritual.

Now two forms are there upon the wind strewn grass, a few short feet away from where he had originally disappeared. The man is clutching tightly to the form of a woman who does not stir. The woman is listless in his embrace and shows no outward signs of life. Her dark hair flowing in the breeze.

The pair stay there even as the last vestiges of night have fully turned to dawn.
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Re: Rumors of Ulgoths Beard

Unread post by Fire Wolf » Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:36 am

*The druid Teris who lives at the Last Anchor can be found carrying a few baskets of tomatoes, freshly picked from his garden, and generously sharing them with the townsfolk of Ulgoth's Beard. If anyone attempted to pay him for one, he would try to refuse, stating that he just grew a lot of extra tomatoes and was sharing to be nice to people, for free.*
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