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Lady Samsara

A seeker of Fame. She'll throw herself into any adventure as long as she can go down into the record books.

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a character in “The Multiverse”, originally authored by Maree, as played by RolePlayGateway

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A gathering that seeks out the seven feathers of Dhaelhel in order to banish the taint of Naar on Terra.

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Lady Samsara's Story

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A woman stepped into the temple with a rifle slung over her shoulder and a feathered hat upon her head. A brow was arched as she scanned across the inside of the temple. There was no one home, or at least that she could find.

Lady Samsara was here in order to investigate a lead that she had gotten wind of in the City. A meteor had streaked across the sky not a day before. A feather had floated right down into her hand and Lady Samsara knew that it was a sign of great adventures to come! So, she had placed the feather into her hat and let her feet guide her wherever they may.

That was how she ended up in the temple inside the mountains.

"Right then, show yourself," Lady Samara called out to the temple. "I do not have time to waste looking for you. No need to be shy." Of course she had no idea if anything was going to answer. There was just a feeling.

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Nothing answered the woman but a mournful sound that echoed across the crystalline walls. But there seemed to be something changing within. Soon, there was light reflecting within the temple, an luminous glow that seemed to lead within the temple grounds.

Should she follow it in, it would lead her deeper into the temple, the light disappearing as soon as she past it.

Soon it would come to a stone slab in a center of a huge room. The room was rather warm, considering the outside weather. Water surrounded the island that held the tomb except for a bridge on either side of the slab. The light led up right to the tall thing, ancient script written upon the stone glowing with the same ominous light that had lead her to this point.

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Lady Samsara's brow arched impossibly high on her forehead yet not a single wrinkle showed on the lady's face. "Oy, you can't scare me, guv," the woman said to the moan. Not even a single hair on the back of her neck rose from the noise. Most would have already dashed out the temple. A noise was just a noise and couldn't hurt Lady Samsara.

Shifting the rifle on her shoulder, Lady Samsara delved deeper into the temple, following a light that seemed to be guiding her. The feather in her hat jounced in rythym with the thumps of her boots.

When Huntress Lady Samsara reached the tomb she planted a hand on her hip. "Well, jolly good time coming down 'ere but this is anti-climatic if I ever saw." She was highly disappointed in her findings. It was just a stone slab with some silly symbols on it. She had expected action!

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The stone in the middle with the ancient writ broke in half and crumbled to the sides of the island. On the other side, a door opened slowly, a grinding sound of stone being rolled away.

There was a booming voice, speaking in the tongue that had been written on stone. The sound of chains and the rustling of feathers could be heard from the room behind the island as well as annoyed booming shouts.

Inside the room, a beast that looked part human, part wolf, and part falcon stood in the middle of a room full of glowing runes, chains about his wrists, his huge paw like feet, and his broad neck. His blue hues glowed in the dark room, shifting over to Lady Samsara in the distance. He seemed to be waiting for her to come closer, and even gestured for her to do so. "Ich a dose beleh." He said, although it was nothing but gibberish to Lady Samsara, it seemed to have a soothing tone to it as if meaning I won't hurt you.

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A trap!

Lady Samsara held the rifle in her hands ready to fire it at any given moment. She had wielded it as soon as things began to move. Erring on the side of caution was always the best route when in unfamiliar territory.

When the chained creature spoke it took a moment for Lady Samsara to put down her rifle. She had, at first, thought to shoot the thing and sell its pelt but something about the tone of its voice stopped the woman.

"Jolly good show, chap. Now let us have a good look at you," the Lady said as she approached the beast.

"You are all chained up. I bet that is extremely uncomfortable. Let me see if there is anything I can do here to set you free, but," Lady Samsara said waggling a finger at him. "No biting or I will be forced to shoot you. Understood?" It was like she was speaking to a child.

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The beast looked at her with confused, yet kind eyes as she spoke to him. He could not understand her anymore than she could understand him. He ruffled his feathers of his wings and shifted them gently to lay comfortably on his back before walking up closer to her. He would reach out a hand, as if he expected her to take it. There were glowing tattoos on the underside of his palm, pulsing with power. "Tu aye laeb." He said, just as gently as before.

If she took his hand, there would be a rush of memories that would enter her mind, including understanding of his speech, and it would seem he would see how to understand her.

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"You really expect me to hold your hand?" Lady Samsara said as if the idea was absolutely preposterous! She had no idea where the beast had been or what it had touched. Her hands were a commodity and highly valuable.

She tutted her tongue and reached into her coat pocket. "Very well then," Lady Samsara said. "If you insist." The woman placed her hand into the beasts' grip. Her muscles tensed and Lady Samsara was ready to remove her hand at a moment's notice. There would be no crushing of her hand that day!

That eyebrow arched again as a flood of images poured into her mind. When it was over she chastised the beast.

"No time for shows. We have to keep a move on. I am a very busy Lady. No time to dawdle."

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"But now you understand me, and I you." He said, still in the ancient tongue. He nodded in approval. "It was necessary, I'm afraid. I am Tugark." He said, bowing slightly, his arm across his bare abdomen.

"Aye, I agree, we do not have time to waste. Please, m'lady, free me from this place." He said, his eyes full of pleading. One could almost call it the 'puppy eyes'. "There is reward of treasure, should you so desire. And I shall grant you one wish to the best of my ability."

"It is calling to me.." He murmured, blue hues turning towards the exit of the temple. "It has woken me, and it is calling me loudly now.. I must go. It is time.." He looked to her, his blue hues fierce. "Do you know where they have taken my blade and shield?"

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"I've already got the riches and rewards. I'm not keen on gaining more. Greed has never been my sin," Lady Samsara said, taking her hand away from the beast. She tugged off the glove by the finger and then tucked them back into her coat. The woman went back to her rifle and slung it back over her shoulder.

"What I value most is adventure. You say that you've lost your possessions then we shall go and find them, post haste. Now tell me Tugark, dearest, how does one go about freeing you from this chamber?"

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The wolf stood to his full height-- A good 8 feet tall-- and pulled on the chains as hard as he could. The rock holding him groaned, but as it had before, it held him tightly. Even the chains held strong, despite holding him here for centuries. "I do not recall." He said breathlessly, after he had given up breaking the things with his own strength. Looking down, he began to read the script that lined the room. "It just says that someone will free me when the time comes for the Guardian to rise again." He looked up to her. "You have awakened me. You are the only one who can release me. You should know how." He nodded, as if this was just plain logic.

"If it is adventure you seek, then it is adventure you'll find with me. My blade and my shield should be somewhere in this temple.." He muttered, looking around, wincing as if he were trying to remember. "I have slept long. Things have changed. Even the air seems colder than the last I remember." He muttered.

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The Lady Samsara nodded and pondered on this poor beast's predicament. Finally she came to a conclusion on how to free him. It was so simple. If he was chained there must be a lock and where there was a lock...

"You paid no witness to this. A Lady such as myself does not harbor the talents of common thieves and cut purses. A Lady always has exceptional behavior," Lady Samsara said. She reached up into her hair and pulled from her hair a common bobby pin.

Grabbing one of the chains that bound the beast to the rock, Lady Samsara followed it until she came around to the back side.

"Just as I thought," the Lady stated as she went to work on the lock. She hummed a small, sweet, tune and before she could finish the chains went slack on Tugark.

"That shall do I believe," Lady Samsara said as she came back around the stone.

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Tugark was thrilled to finally be free, even if the chains remained on the creature. He gave her a wolfish grin, placing his hand over his chest and bowing rather gracefully for a creature such as him. "I haven't a clue of what you are talking about, m'lady. The chains merely loosed themselves at your touch." He said. His tufted ears shifted from side to side, as if listening to the rest of the cavern.

"I'm afraid my possessions are no longer within the temple.." He murmured, his voice a small boom compared to the quiet of the temple. "I do not feel them. They are not here." He seemed saddened by this revelation, as if he had lost a piece of himself. "No matter. I am yours to command until I find the one whom beckons me." His blue eyes shifted to a wall of ice, his ears straight and his eyes full of concern. "Unfortunately, I was not the only one in this temple that was forced to sleep and if I am awake, then she shall wake in time as well.." He murmured. "We must leave this place, m'lady."

He took a step towards the exit, the chains that still held his massive hands and legs clattered together. "I will need my sword and shield in order to do battle with her.."

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Lady Samsara tucked the pin back into her immaculate hair and dusted her gloved hands. "Oh never you mind. You are most welcome," the woman said in her brisk tone as usual. It was almost a chastisement as if Lady Samsara was pointing out that Tugark did not thank her for releasing him.

No matter. Such things were small, trivial, things to Lady Samsara. All in a days work.

"You say you need your possessions, well I do believe you will have to think back on where you placed them before you ended up here in the cavern," she said. Her eyes darted around to the other tunnels as Lady Samsara attempted to decide which one to leave by. They could lead anywhere, but of that she was unafraid. It was merely the need to choose that made the woman take pause.

"And who is this female you are speaking of," Lady Samsara asked as she walked toward a random tunnel. She was done here and there was nothing more to see. It was time to go.

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Tugark followed swiftly behind, the chains rattling loudly behind him, but to her question he only answered with trivial words. "Where there is light, darkness is sure to follow." He stated softly. "They took our weapons away. I do not know where they placed them. I assumed they would put them somewhere within the temple so I would be able to find them easily once I woke. To have an advantage over her." He said.

His clawed hands ran over the frozen walls of the temple, as if reading the script that lined the walls. "Yes, it is much colder than I remember.. Much has been lost.." He murmured, although it wasn't clear on what he meant. "Tell me about the state of the world, m'lady."

He then paused and looked backwards towards the tunnel in which they came, his wings shifting awkwardly. He scratched at the base of a horn that rose from his hair-like fur and shrugged, following close behind Lady Samsara once again. "There were many predictions about the future, but most unsure as a lot contradicted each other. As if there were many paths in which this road could go." He said.

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"The world above is best seen and not described, my dear beast," Lady Samsara said. It was true. Terra was a world that was unexplainable and so full of events it would have been impossible for the woman to fulfill Tugark's request.

"I am sure much has changed since you were last awake so do be prepared for a shock. I do not believe that I could catch you," Lady Samsara said as she stopped and looked at the creature, "if you were to faint." Her eyebrows rose on her forehead and the woman trekked ahead once more.

"I do not know where this tunnel leads but we will learn when we reach the end," Lady Samsara said excitedly. Her pace was fast and the sound of her boots echoed along the walls. Due to his size, Tugark would have no troubles following after her at Lady Samsara's pace.

"Tell me how it is that you ended up here, beast."

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Tugark flinched at the word 'beast'. "Please do not call me that." He pleaded.

"I do not remember where these tunnels go either.. My memory is foggy in some parts, clear in others.. And some seem to be like a dream I had while I was in my deepest slumber. So this is a mystery to me as well as it is for you." He said mostly in a whisper. Well, as close as a whisper something as huge as he could manage.

But suddenly he stopped, his eyes widening as they came upon a room similar to the room with the island and stone within that had released him. "We must turn back now." He stated. "We should not be here. You, more so than I." He said, gruffly.

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"You are what you are as I always say," Lady Samsara said before she continued. "But if you prefer that I not call you what you are then I shall refer to you by your chosen name. I am a lady and a lady can compromise even with... creatures of your stature." Lady Samsara had almost called him a beast again but refrained.

When Tugark warned her of the room they were about to enter, Lady Samsara loosened the rifle from her shoulder. The woman held it in her hand in a way so that if she needed to do so the rifle could be used in a very swift manner.

"Dangers are a part of discovering secrets and histories of the world. I am not afraid of a little danger. I will, however, leave if you insist, Tugark," Lady Samsara said, taking several steps into the room.

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"There are even more dangers in uncovering things that should never have been brought up from the past.." Tugark hissed, his ears folding back against his thick mane. He would hesitantly follow her, his eyes on the stone with glowing red text in the ancient tongue he spoke in. "There are some secrets that should never be awakened.." He muttered.

"And some that have been waiting for you to wake up for ages, Tugark~" A voice echoed off the walls, although it started off as a whisper before it could be understood. Tugark's fur stood on end. "We are too late.." He murmured, his voice disheartened. "We must go now, m'lady..!" He urged Lady Samsara. "There is no time, we must go!" He rushed over to her, and willingly or unwillingly, he would pick her up in a fireman's carry, careful with his claws, and begin to barrel the opposite direction.

The beast would not stop until they were completely out of the temple.

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Tugark and Lady Samsara ended up on the mountain side, exiting the temple inside the mountain through a tunnel. The entrance was surrounded by several thick pines and created a small grove at the tunnel's mouth.

"Put me down! Put me down right this instant, Tugark. I am a Lady and I should not be handled in such a manner. This is disgraceful!" Lady Samsara argued. She had been saying the same thing the entire trip through the tunnel, banging her small fist on his back.

"By the gods sweat I will put you back where I found you if you do not put me down this very instant!" Lady Samsara demanded, punctuating her words with a hit of her fist on his back.

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Breathing heavily in the cold air, the beast finally came to a stop. Steam rose from his white fur and he looked around himself. They seemed alone. Slowly, carefully, he placed Lady Samsara down. "I apologize, m'lady.." He boomed his apology. "But you were in danger.." He held his tongue about how ladies do not hit. Or carry guns. "I needed to get you out of there as fast as I could.."

The chains rattled and then disintegrated up to the cuffs around his wrists and legs. "That is handy.." He admitted, noting that he was no longer being held back by the chains. "I must protect you from the darkness that is overshadowing this world, m'lady. Please do not be angry with me.."

"Please forgive me for being so hasty.." He said, falling to his knees and hands in a low bow, his wings spreading wide in respect.

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"You are forgiven," Lady Samsara said straightening her clothing. She swept her hat off of her head and brushed it off. Several spiderwebs had been collected in their foray through the tunnels. The feather was safe and sound however and that was what mattered most. Lady Samara did not know why but she felt as if she needed to protect that feather.

"Just never do that again, do you understand?" the Lady placed her hat back onto her red hair and picked up her rifle.

"Now then, chap," she said. "Where are we off to this time? And what precisely was that voice we heard, and why was it so imperative that we need leave so soon?"

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The beast picked himself up slowly, his blue hues looking up at the lady. "I will not do that again unless the need arises." He promised. "If you were rendered unconscious in a dangerous situation, for instance. I will not leave you laying there unprotected, m'lady. I will guard you until the end of days." He stated.

To her questions, he tried to explain. "I do not know. I do know that I am needed close by.. I feel it, but I do not feel it up here... It must be down there.." He pointed down the side of the cliff of the mountain. A day's climb for normal people. "The voice was from the very reason I was trapped down there.. The servant of shadow.." He turned back to Lady Samsara. "And you are one of the Releasers. Although you released me, you have the ability to release her as well. I cannot allow that.. Not right now. There cannot be more shadow in this world right now.. Prophecy states that she will be released as well in time.. We have no time. We must find the one who awakened me.."

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Lady Samsara dusted off her clothing and straightened them back into proper order. Once her pants and shirt were perfectly aligned it seemed that Lady Samsara was ready to get back to their adventures.

"Well then, chap, what are you waiting for then?" Lady Samsara asked hefting her rifle back onto her shoulder. It seemed the weapon was an extension of the woman; an extra limb. She was always shifting it, checking it, or aiming it at something.

"Off we go unless you've business to attend here," the woman said, propping her booted foot up on a rock near the mouth of the tunnel.

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The beast turned around, only to face the temple for a minute. "I do not wish to linger here." He stated, starting down the path down the mountain. "You have not yet told me your name, m'lady." He chuckled, reaching over to help her down gently.

"And what would someone like you doing in a place like this?" He asked, purely out of curiosity.

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Lady Samsara introduced herself and told the beast all about her adventures. She explained the feather and how it had simply fallen into her hand. Her feet had taken her to a destination and that was how she had found Tugark in the temple. Tugark told his story as best as he could remember, only leaving out the secret bits. He was the Guardian of these mountain ranges at one point, until he was forced to help fight the darkness. There had come a time where he knew he would be needed again, and so in his final battle, he trapped himself and the part of the darkness he was responsible to fight within the temple and sleep until the time came where he would be needed again.

Unfortunately this meant the shadow would return as well.

"Easy there, friend," Lady Samsara said to Tugark. "Grab too hard at my ribs and they'll bruise. We can't have that now can we?" Her feet dangled in the air for a few short seconds before the Lady's feet finally touched level ground. "Sorry.." The beast said, tugging his snout in apology. They had reached the bottom of the difficult incline and were now on the mountain path.

"Do you hear that, Tugark?" Lady Samsara asked as she brought her rifle back into her hands. There were voices echoing off the cliffs of the mountains. Tugark's ears perked to the sounds. "Yes, yes I think I do. They will not be able to understand me, I think. If we come up to them, can you explain to them I mean no harm..?" The beast shifted his wings uneasily.

Dhaelhel sat down in his nest and continued to mope. It was not fair that he was no longer able to touch or speak to Curtana without angering her. He planted his elbow down on his knee and rested his chin in his hand, listening to what the others were saying.

"A very smart beginning to our plans," Maree said, agreeing with what he presented thus far. "Al'Kaera and I will have to remain a team due to my recent conditions. You may volunteer yourselves into teams."

Al'Kaera nods in agreement with his wife, looking towards Molko. "Aye, that is sound, provided more of our people arrive. To that end, we may wish to wait a short while longer. Time, I'm sure, if of the essence."

Molko beams, glad for the praise from his Lord and Lady. With a flustered expression on his face, he removes his helmet and stands, bowing courteously. "I'm sorry, M'lady! I 'aven' even introduced m'self! Molko Firestorm, Nalinathrian Legionnaire, at yeh're service."

A smile spread across Maree's face and she bowed her head in respect toward the dwarf. "You are most welcome, Molko Firestorm. I am honored to have you here with us in these dark times." Molko blushes furiously as he replaces his helmet, bowing once again.

Dhaelhel shot up from his nest-chair as if he were going to volunteer himself and Curtana. If he didn't sense one of the feathers nearby, he very well might have done so. Instead, it was Jarlas who stood abruptly and volunteered himself. "I'll go with Curtana," he exclaims, completely ignoring Dhaelhel's wandering out of the camp.

"There are people approaching," the fallen god stated as he broke out of the circle of chairs and began walking cautiously toward the arriving figures. Nachytsm, too, had broken from Al'Kaera's side, and was charging towards the two in a much-less-attractive fashion than Dhaelhel. Dhaelhel seemed to be engaging the woman, so Nachytsm considered the beast a worthy adversary, shouting a challenge as he charges. Clearly, the one armed man didn't want to wait for questions.Curtana remained where she was, talking to the spirits, who seemed to be trembling for some reason, her eyes following Dhaelhel and the others to where the newest arrivals would show.

Lady Samsara and Tugark broke out from a line of trees, now visible to those that were gathered. The Lady made a surprised expression with her eyebrows impossibly high on her forehead. She quickly put down her rifle and slung it over her back, showing that she meant no harm. And yet as small as the Lady was, she stood in front of Tugark as if she was protecting the much larger creature.

"Apologies ladies and gents," Lady Samsara said as Dhaelhel approached her along with Nachytsm.

She was dressed in brown leather pants that conformed to her skin, and a violet shirt that didn't quite reach the top of her pants leaving midriff bare. And last but not least, Lady Samsara was wearing a brillant red hat on her head with a lovely white feather sticking out from the band.

Seeing that these two apparently meant no harm as yet, Al'Kaera shouts towards the charging Nachytsm commandingly; "Nachytsm, Baeli!" The large man grinds to a halt, settling on a menacing growl as he looks at the two. He didn't trust them; he hadn't learned to trust the Entellens either, not until he'd found them a rather bit relatable. Frowning slightly, Al'Kaera looks to Maree and speaks softly. "Strangers," he says, stating the obvious. "Perhaps they have been drawn by the same purpose."

Maree nodded, hearing Al'Kaera's words easily in her ear. She leans toward him, or toward the sound of his voice. "It is very possible. When the need is great enough, fate will gather many together in order to balance the powers, whether good or not."

"We didn't mean to interrupt you in your little hamlet here," Lady Samsara said, attempting to ignore the stare of the one-armed creature. "We will just be on our way-Oh!" Lady Samsara said as the bulk of Dhaelhel stopped right in front of her. He was very intimidating with his six foot six height and his expansive wings. If she didn't tilt her head upward all Lady could see was his very muscular and attractive pectorals. Lady Samsara blushed and placed a hand on her chest.

"Well, h-hello there," she stuttered before she cleared her throat. "Oh my..."

"This belongs to me," Dhaelhel said as he plucked the feather from her hat.

"W-Wait now! I found that feather fair and square!" Lady Samsara said as she attempted to reach for it. The winged-man held it high above his head and extended one of his wings.

"Thank you for finding it," Dhaelhel said before he inserted it into a gap in his feathers. It molded easily into the spot and melded with the other feathers. The fallen god felt a rush of power returning to him as if a flood gate had been partially opened. A piece of him had been returned.

Dhaelhel turned to tell everyone what had been returned to him but just as he did so a rift in reality split the atmosphere. It was directly above Jarlas's head and for a small second Dhaelhel wished that whatever was coming through it was a very large rock.

But it was not a rock. It was a young elven girl with sun blond hair, pale skin, and vibrant blue eyes. She fell through the rift, falling straight for Jarlas, and the rift closed directly behind her. Jarlas was a happy man, for a moment. He couldn't feel the dull impact, and even as a dead guy, it was always nice having a woman just sort of come into your life like that. He was tempted to say something along the lines of 'Come to papa' but that felt horribly wrong, for a reason he couldn't place. Instead, he just opens his arms to accept the woman and provide a safe (relatively speaking) landing zone. Everything else going on was just gravy now.

The girl's eyes went as round as the plates Molko had distributed earlier after she landed in Jarlas's arms. She recognized him and was about to shout out his name. The girl remembered what she had been told by Jarlas; a different Jarlas but one and the same. Instead of telling Ja-Ja to unhand her that very instant, she frowned and slapped him right across the face. The unknown arrival pushed against his chest and flopped out of his arms unto the ground with an 'oof!'.

"Ow," Jarlas replies sultrily, before letting her push away from her. "And after all the good times we've had." He was only referring to him falling on her, but again, for some reason that phrase had felt particularly inappropriate somehow. Maybe he'd actually fallen for Curtana somehow. He looks over at her, briefly.

"You don't know the half of it," the girl muttered beneath her breath before she followed Jarlas's gaze with her own.

Curtana's eyes never left the beast, despite the other girl who seemed to appear out of thin air. Suddenly, she jumped to her booted feet, her eyes wide and feathered ears errected. Her hair even bristled. "YOU!" She shouted at Tugark. "You are suppose to be asleep! The legends say so!!" She cried, fearfully.

Lady Samsara was torn. She could either stand between Nachytsm, Dhaelhel, and Tugark or between this little elf girl and Tugark. It was difficult to say which he needed more protection from at that very moment. The woman shifted her feet and came to stand between the beast and the small girl.Tugark pulled on his snout shyly. The ancient beast spoke in a tongue long forgotten, but maybe the elves could understand. Lady Samsara definately did.

"I was being called.." "Hey says he was being called," Lady Samsara interpreted. The 8 foot beast muttered under his clawed hand. He shook his wolf-like head and stamped his feet nerviously. "This is so confusing.." He eyed Dhaelhel with a measure of respect, although it was mixed with a bit of unknowing fear. Tugark seemed to understand an entity when he saw one, but this one was unfamiliar to him.

"The shadow is awakening. I was woken to fight the shadow again.." His voice boomed in his ancient tongue. "He has awakened to fight a shadow but it too has woken," Lady Samsara interpreted once more. "Thank you, m'lady." He said to Lady Samsara alone. "Thank you m'lady-oh!" Lady Samsara said. "He was thanking me." Tugark gave a wolfish grin and chuckled slightly. It was uneasy to speak their tongue and he relied heavily on Lady Samsara's service.

Curtana fell back down on her behind in shock. So the legend was true. And it was happening now. This was why the spirits were trembling. "The legend says you nearly destroyed the world last time, 'Guardian'.." She muttered mostly to herself. "What damage are you going to do this time.." She hid her head in the backs of her knees with a sigh. How did she get mixed into these things?

"I smell an adventure," Lady Samsara stated with a grin on her face as she turned in order to pat Tugark affectionately.

Through all of this, Al'Kaera had remained largely silent, simply standing with his wife as the various goings-on occur. The only thing that he had any particular interest with- aside from making introductions as soon as possible- was the arrival of yet another person, this one from a rift in the sky. Jarlas 'deftly' catches her, which he felt glad about for a reason he couldn't place.

Glixenheimer sits, relatively forgotten amidst all the business of the larger folk. With the war planning on hold, and Molko paying close attention to the current proceedings, Glixenheimer simply starts to eat.

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