Jack touched the pouches at her hips and gulped a little as she looked up the staircase and sighed. She should be used to this by now, but she wasn't, but... that was fine at the same time, she didn't need to be used to it, it was a weird thing to be used to when all was said and done. After all, she was offering up part of her soul for this, but the magic was going to be worth it she knew with a grin. She had been saving up for this for quite some time, and she was excited to get to it at this point. Her first step onto the staircase made her smile a little as she thought about it, she would get some more magic, be more like her mother, and all would be well and done. This was going to be the best part, she thought.
The two pouches were in her hands as she climbed the steps, and she hoped it was going to work out in her favor at the end of all of this. If all went well she would have a shiny new node that she could cast new magic with, and learn as she went with all of that. Grinning, she nodded and hoped it was going to go well, if not... she would have to deal with a lot more things than she was at the moment at least. Giving a little sigh, she thought of her mother as she climbed the stairs, thinking of how her father had betrayed her. This place always made her think of them, and while she was fond of the memories of her mother, she didn't want to think about her memories of her father. Her nose wrinkled a little as she thought about him, the man had betrayed his own family.
If all she did was think of him, however, this would probably go wrong, and she didn't want that at all. Giving a little sigh, she kept on climbing, trailing one hand along the macabre depictions on the wall as she went. This was fine, she knew what was going to happen when she got there and did what she had to do, she had done it many times before after all. A small smile escaped her as she touched her node pouch, a new one would join them for now, before next year at least when she could do another one, hopefully. It might just be a hollow node next year, she doubted she could get nine tainted or chaos crystals in a year after all. Those were the last two she would need to complete her set, and she chuckled a little sinisterly to herself as she thought about it for a little while.
The top of the stairs always saw her a little winded, which was fine but still annoying as all get out, she thought with a small chuckle as she caught her breath. This was almost over, she would be done here in just a little bit and she wouldn't have to worry about it for another year. That was fine for her and all that she knew with a little smile. Jack emptied out one of her pouches on the altar, the crystals clinking together as they hit one another. A sphere mind crystal to hold the shape of the node, eight order crystals, a single prismatic crystal, and a set of healing berries, which she immediately picked up off of the altar and gave the eye. It was fine to forget, if you wanted to die at least, and she smiled a little as she popped them into her mouth and chewed, the sweet juices dripping down her throat.
The dirty knife was next and she sliced next to the other marks on her arm, dropping blood onto each of the crystals, the mind, the eight order, and the prismatic. The juices still flowed within her as it slowly healed her arm and she knelt down next to the altar, thinking of her mother, picturing her face as best as she could. It was fleeting, it was starting to fade away from her, but that was fine, she would see her again soon she knew with a little smile as she dropped her head down a little, waiting for a piece of her soul to be ripped away from her. Jack waited as the blood dripped from all ten crystals and the healing juices flowed within her, waiting for things to happen as they did and knowing everything was going to be fine in the long run. She smiled a small smile.
Node creation: success! Cooldown ends on 7th June 2022
Silver: I use google docs for everything now because of stuff like that.
Sept 17, 2023 18:01:49 GMT -6
Riku: I had like 20 tabs open to eventually go through to add up all my character levels and copy/paste all my stuff/pets into my registry thread. When chrome updated all the tabs were gone. Oh well…
Sept 17, 2023 11:45:28 GMT -6
Riku: Muahaha! And you almost got away with it, too.
Sept 17, 2023 11:09:32 GMT -6
Silver: Oops looks like I deleted you two at the end when making an edit, fixing now!
Sept 17, 2023 5:16:05 GMT -6
Xentus: ah am i missing from the show ring?
Sept 17, 2023 2:15:25 GMT -6
Skylos: Oooh, this time I have an acid pet.
Sept 16, 2023 22:27:02 GMT -6
Fiera Ferella: Oh, good point, thanks for the reminder! :0 Gotta pick out something special for my characters, hmmmm
Sept 16, 2023 21:21:34 GMT -6
Silver: Show Ring is up! Reminder: October is Vai Min Mur and therefore a special contest! Train your shadow and acid pets in preparation. :3
Sept 16, 2023 21:14:38 GMT -6
Twilight-Claw: Thanks for this allowing the change in prizes Silver, even if it was forgotten by mistake, I am very happy to get the opportunity for this particular Estharne type. <3
Sept 14, 2023 0:17:37 GMT -6
Twilight-Claw: Oh yes please! Thanks for this information Silver! <3 I would need to contact the npc account then?
Sept 14, 2023 0:00:16 GMT -6
Silver: (I said 'we' a bunch of times but it was totes just me that forgot it. Oops.)
Sept 13, 2023 23:55:16 GMT -6
Silver: Hey Twilight if you want to make a change to how you spent your points now that the River is available, please DM staff. We know we messed up by forgetting to include it so if you want it more than something else you bought we could swap for you.
Sept 13, 2023 23:54:40 GMT -6
Twilight-Claw: I can throw in the Pasha-Sarane Searhorse as well.
Sept 13, 2023 23:43:07 GMT -6
Twilight-Claw: Is there any chance I could buy the river Estharne for 20 usd from someone? I lost the opportunity to get one last year when I forgot to buy one from the Trepuldra.
Sept 13, 2023 23:41:08 GMT -6
Twilight-Claw: Now I wish I had saved some points. ;-;
Sept 13, 2023 23:33:59 GMT -6
Zenjesi: Uggggggh I wish I would've been active a month ago x-x
Sept 13, 2023 22:16:38 GMT -6
Fiera Ferella: We have a gorgeous addition to the Summer Fair prize shop- the river tiger estharne!
Sept 13, 2023 19:35:08 GMT -6
Riku: I really didn’t expect to get my two favorites of this cross. One, sure. But both? Perfect!
Sept 9, 2023 14:22:59 GMT -6
Darky: It was a fun prompt but MAN did I struggle trying to figure out how to make it actually x3
Sept 7, 2023 2:04:09 GMT -6