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Built into the cliffs overlooking the Suvan Sea, Riverfall resides on the edge of grasslands of Cyphrus where the Bluevein River plunges off the plain and cascades down to the inland sea below. Home of the Akalak, Riverfall is a self-supporting city populated by devoted warriors. [Riverfall Codex]

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A Tale of Akalak Chivalry (Part1)

Postby Imass on January 18th, 2016, 6:58 am

A Tale of Akalak Chivalry


Fall 45, 493 AV Mid-Morning

[Teah’lia]

It was a warm autumn day when the long expected caravan from Mura made its way down the Kabrin Road nearing the great city of Riverfall.

The procession had been long and slow, but safely accompanied by an experienced band of mercenaries whom protected the precious Konti in the dangerous Mizahar wildlands. Dozens of carts and carriages created a thick haze of dust that could be seen for miles. Inside one of the covered wagons sat a mother and her daughter.

“Teah’lia, my daughter, put those obnoxious books away, you’ve been staring at those pages for nearly the entire journey,” Na’lira said in a soft serene voice, “You have missed half of Caiya’s glory on this trip,”

“Mother… please…” Teah couldn’t stop reading, “I… am… getting to the good part,”

Na’lira shut the book in front of her daughter’s nose and shook her head, “Now, we are almost in Riverfall and I can’t have your head in the clouds. One day you shall marry one of these Akalak and you must make sure you learn what you can before then,”

“Oh mother!” Teah said with dreamy eyes, “I can’t wait, I have been reading about the Akalak in my books mother, they are strong and fast and so gorgeous. They hunt the Glassbeaks and wield Lakans. Oh and Filaris goes on adventures with Rian across the lands. OH I can’t wait to meet them! Akalak are the most romantic men in Mizahar!”

Na’lira shook her head again and sighed, “My beloved daughter, please do not fill your head with such notions. The truth is that Akalak are still men. No matter what those books say: men are men. You have much to learn my daughter,”

Everything her mother said went through one ear and out the other, “Mother, Akalak men are kind and noble I am sure. And they are strong and handsome and great at everything and… and… and…”

Na’lira laughed to herself and let her daughter continue fantasizing.

[Imass]


At the main city gates stood several dozen Akalaks awaiting the arrival of the Konti caravan. The men of Riverfall were very excited, for it had been years since such a large group of their counterparts were to visit the city. Already in the distance, the clouds of dust from the procession could be seen. The Akalak joked and laughed about the exploits they were to undergo. A few of them even made bets about how many Konti they could bed during their stay.

Among the crowd that had gathered stood a boy named Imass. His fifteenth birthday was twenty days away, but had to wait for another season before his Rite of Passage could be undergone. Imass didn’t understand why, but it had something to do with not having enough candidates during this time of year.

Finally, the caravan arrived and a couple dozen Konti began to gracefully exit their carriages. Imass and a twenty year old Akalak named Reyn stood there checking out all the ladies.

“ARGGGH!” Imass yelled, “All I can think about is just bending one of them over RIGHT NOW!!”

Reyn laughed, “Shut up stupid, you can’t yell those things. Do you think I got MY girlfriend by yelling those things?”

“Yeah I know Reyn, but—“ Just then Imass laid eyes on a beautiful young Konti whom climbed out of a carriage with her mother, “I like HER! That is the one I am going after, you better not try!”

“C’mon Imass, I have a girlfriend, I might get murdered in my sleep if I tried with another girl,” Reyn laughed again.

“Aye, she is pretty, look she even like our horses!”

Suddenly, Konti girl they were looking at tried to touch a horse and startled it. The horse moved around loudly, knocking over her luggage. Reyn sprinted as fast as he could to calm the horse down. Imass on the other hand, decided to just watch, after-all she wasn’t in any real danger.

[Teah’lia]


Screaming at the top of her lungs, Teah did not know what to do with the horse bucking around. She just stood there frightened. Luckily for her though, a shirtless Akalak rippling with muscles rushed to the scene. He quickly calmed the horse down with a simple touch of his strong hands. He even picked up Teah’s luggage.

“You okay there my lady?” Reyn said with a smile.

Teah looked at him with gleaming eyes and rosy cheeks, “Oh yes, thanks to YOU! I have no idea what I would have done if you didn’t come save me!”

“Save you? You mean from old Greymane?” Reyn laughed, “Why, he wouldn’t hurt a fly!”

“But, he was kicking up and down and I have never seen such a big horse,” Teah said obviously looking at Reyn’s physique rather than paying attention.

“Ohhhkay, whatever you say my lady,” Reyn took the reins of the horse and began to walk away, “I have to get going now, you have a great day! Welcome to Riverfall!”

“Thank you again! Wait what is your name?”

“Reyn!” the young Akalak yelled over his shoulder, “I’m Reyn!”

Giggling she picked up her luggage and went to go find her mother. Just like my book! she thought, This is EXACTLY how Filaris met Lira! Oh I am in store for LOVE! Ohhh and he is so handsome, much more handsome than the books! I can’t believe that what happened in the book is happening to me… Reyn, you are my Filaris!”

[Imass]


“What was that all about, huh?” Imass said when Reyn returned with the elderly horse

“I’m not sure, looks like Greymane got out somehow, that Konti girl was very much afraid of horses it seems like. They must not ride horses in Mura or something.”

Imass scratched his head and shrugged, “Weird, huh, the horse wasn’t even doing anything, why was she scared,”

Reyn laughed, “I don’t know, maybe her mother kept her locked up in a dungeon her whole life,”

“I still like her! I just want to hold her, look at her face, and her body. Oh she is so beautiful,” Imass kept staring at Teah’lia

“Stop drooling Imass, let’s go!”
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A Tale of Akalak Chivalry

Postby Imass on January 18th, 2016, 7:04 am

Fall 49, 593 AV Noon

[Reyn & Teah’lia]


It was a bright autumn morning and Reyn was out riding his horse on the range. He wore a glittering belt, his Lakan, and no shirt. It was his duty to patrol the lands immediately around Riverfall and ensure stray Glassbeaks did not venture into the city. He was also on the lookout for suspicious activity, monitoring the roads of travelers. Everything was calm and peaceful as far as he was concerned.

Teah’lia on the other hand was incredibly obsessed with Reyn, but she only stalked him. In the previous days, she had learned enough riding to venture in the nearby meadows. Riding at a distance, she tried to watch Reyn at work.

Reyn on the other hand really hadn’t given a single thought about the Konti, but during his patrol he caught a glimpse of her trotting near a thicket of trees. Deciding to ride over, the young Akalak waved at, “Hey there!”

Teah knew that this was her chance. She began to ride towards Reyn, “Reyn! OH Reyn! There is a monster in the tree over there! Help me!”

Reyn was shocked and pushed his horse into a gallop, “Hold on my lady!” Rushing to the scene, Reyn jumped off his horse in one fluid motion and drew his Lakan. Getting into his combat stance, he slowly crept into the trees without showing any fear. Whatever it was that was in there was going to get slain. After searching the small thicket, Reyn found nothing and sheathed his Lakan.

Teah came rushing towards him on foot, “Reyn! I can’t believe it! You jumped off the horse and drew your Lakan just like the books! You are so brave!”

“Wait what?” Reyn said angrily, “So there was no monster, then? You said that just to see me draw my Lakan?”

Teah'lia remained quiet and looked at the grass, "I am sorry Reyn, are you mad at me?"

"No, no, you just can't be doing that you know, you almost frightened me there, you could have actually been in trouble. I think it's time you go home, I need to finish my duty," Reyn forced himself to say. Despite his words, he was feeling very annoyed at the fact she had tricked him all, because of a book she had read.

[Imass]


Imass had finally mustered up the courage to ask his Konti crush to the upcoming dance. He searched high and low throughout the city for her and even found the girl’s mother, who told him she out riding in the meadow. Using his family’s horse, Imass rode out into the wilds just outside the city. Excited to see his crush, the boy pushed his horse a canter. He sat high in his seat and gripped the saddle with his knees; Imass had a habit of not using the stirrups much. Steering on the reins ever so gently, he let the horse do most of the work. Finally, after half an hour of searching, he spotted Reyn and Teah’lia standing next to their horses.

“Hey-ho!” Imass waved as he approached and dismounted, swinging his leg over the saddle and hoping on the grass, “What’s going on?”

Reyn seemed annoyed, but composed, “Imass would you do me a favor and escort Teah’lia back to her mother?”

“Uh, sure,” Imass said, smiling at Teah.

“I can take care of myself,” Teah said disgruntled

Reyn looked at her with a stern face, “Imass will escort you home,”

“Okay, Reyn, I’m sorry,”

“What happened?” Imass asked.

“Don’t worry about it Imass,” Reyn said as he mounted and rode off.

Shrugging, Imass mounted his own horse and proceeded to return to the city with Teah. The two rode side by side, letting their horses walk as Teah was not very experienced.

“My name is Imass, by the way… What’s your name,” the Akalak boy was very nervous and did not know how to talk to a Konti.

“I am Teah’lia,” she spoke without giving as much as a glance to Imass.

“That is a very pretty name,”

“Thank you,”

“Before we go back why you don’t let me show you something, ”Imass turned off the opposite direction with Teah and walked their horses to the edge of a massive cliff that overlooked the marvelous stone city of Riverfall and the ocean,“Riverfall is an amazing place,” The way the sun hit the water glittered across the whole horizon. The golden, glistening waters reflected onto the tower of Riverfall, illuminating the intricate designed city of stone, the great waterfall cutting the city in half.

The sight of Teah’lia was beautiful, even though she was sitting awkwardly on her horse. Imass admired her angular, yet soft face. Her lips were just the perfect amount of plump sweatness. Her hair was voluminous and hung to her shoulders. Her breasts were very perky too. A smile came to her face from the majestic view, “Yes, it is a magnificent view, but I want to get to my mother, it’s been a long day,”

Obliging to her wishes, the young Akalak took her all the way to the house the Konti visitors where staying at. Teah wanted to rush inside, but Imass dismounted and stopped her.

“Wait, Teah’lia! I have something to ask you,” Imass said looking at the floor and pausing nervously, “Would you - you know - like to come to the dance with me tomorrow night? It will be a lot of fun!”

The Konti didn’t respond right away as she thought about it, “Will all the Akalak be there?”

“Well, all the younger ones I suppose,” Imass said confused

“Great! You can pick me up tomorrow!”

“Awesome, I will see you then,” Imass said with a beaming smile on his face.

Returning home, the young Akalak could not sleep a wink. He was thinking of his date with Teah’lia all night. He even asked his father about proper attire and how to dance with a Konti. Teah was the first girl Imass had ever asked out to a dance and he couldn’t be happier that she was so pretty.
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A Tale of Akalak Chivalry (Part1)

Postby Imass on January 18th, 2016, 8:22 am

Fall 50, 593 AV, Night

[Imass]


The young Akalak picked up Teah in his father’s best riding carriage. He wore a formal, white silk shirt. The sleeves were loose and had an embroidered design of flames on them. Imass even unclasped the top button, trying to seem more appealing to the Konti. Arriving at the dance, the boy had a grin from ear to ear plastered on his face, because he had the best looking Konti. She was wearing a strange mesh-like fabric that accentuated her curvy buttock and her hourglass figure. She wore sandals and her toe nails were painted. Her blond hair was braided in a complex pattern. Her face was immaculate and painted only very slightly to accentuate her eyes and lips. Imass could not keep his eyes off of her and tried hard not to get his member to excited.

The Konti and Akalak finally arrived at the courtyard where the dance was being held. Lights were hung everywhere to illuminate the area. A live group of humans and Akalak played Riverian dancing music. The crowd was tipsy and the dancing was becoming exotic. The atmosphere was absolutely delightful.

“Let’s dance Teah’lia,” Imass finally suggested after a drink. Leading Teah onto the dance floor, the two began to awkwardly shuffle around. The Akalak had never really danced much other than with his father the night before. He repeated the steps over and over for Teah, “One, one, and two and two. One, one, and two and two,” Before long Teah’lia was getting a hang for the Akalak jig as well. The footwork was very easy, with two slow steps followed by two quick ones, but the hard part was that all the couples were interweaving with each other. Several times Imass stepped on peoples feet and the couple bumped into others many times. The truth was, Imass just didn’t know how to lead a girl in a dance that well.

Imass was persistent however and would not stop. Holding onto Teah's hand even harder, he continued to the dance. Slowly the two found themselves to the edge of the dancing circle, as they were naturally pushed away from the more experienced people in the center. On the outside of the circle, the two were able to focus more on their individual steps. One, one, and two and two they stepped. Imass even got braved enough to spin Teah, but one spin wasn't enough, he did it four more times, each time clumsier than the last. The truth was their dancing got worse and worse as they went, but Imass had red tinted goggles on and was entirely focused on his date.

Finally, Teah got tired of it, “Stop, Imass, stop, I’m done,” Exiting the dance floor, the two took a seat on a stone bench with flowers on each side. Imass was completely oblivious to his ineptitude in dancing and thought he was doing a great job.

Imass smiled at her and held her hands together, “Just tell me when you are ready for round two,”

Teah frowned, “I am sorry Imass, I am very sick, I must go home. I think I ate something bad that upset my stomach,”

“No worries, I’ll go get the carriage for us!”


[Teah’lia]

Much to the Konti’s dismay, Reyn was nowhere to be seen. She looked and looked. Up and down the courtyard hansom Akalak could be seen, but her hero was not there. This brought a sick feeling to her stomach, because she had been up all night dreaming about Reyn saving her from monsters with his Lakan. The only reason she had even went with Imass to the dance in the first place was to have an excuse to see Reyn. She couldn’t stand being out anymore so she sent her date to go get the carriage.

Suddenly, while she was waiting for Imass’ return, Teah’lia spotted Reyn. Jumping up from her seat, she suddenly felt better again. Rushing over to Reyn, she immediately hugged him, “Oh there you are,”

“Hey there Teah’lia,” Reyn said smiling, as he had completely forgotten what had happened the day before, “Where’s Imass? Isn’t he supposed to be on a date with you?”

“Yes, but he went home,” Teah said quickly, “Would you dance with me?”

Reyn shrugged, “Sure, I guess so,”

[Imass]


Whistling happily, Imass brought the horse and carriage around. The young Akalak was certain he was winning over Teah’lia’s heart. He could not keep his mind off her beautiful physique, her pretty face and her hair. The lad even got a little too excited and had to imagine his father’s wrath to calm his member back down.

“Why you so happy boy?” an older gentleman asked

“Why? Because I have the most beautiful date in Riverfall tonight, gaffer!”

The old man laughed, “Where is she then?”

“She is sick, I am taking her home,”

“Very well Imass, good luck, give her a kiss!” the old man laughed.

“Don’t worry I will!”

Returning to the courtyard’s entrance with a beaming grin, Imass jolted back inside with a jovial attitude and thoughts of a good night kiss. Teah was not sitting on the bench anymore though. Walking up and down the area, the boy tried to find his girl.

That is when it hit him like a knife in the back: Reyn and Teah’lia were dancing together. Not only that, Teah was looking at Reyn with magic in her eyes with a type of infatuation that she was never shown towards Imass.

The boy froze in his tracks and began to shake in despair. His heart sunk into his stomach and tears began to well up in her eyes. “I thought you were sick,” Imass shouted from afar, but there was no way Teah’lia would be able to hear him over the crowd, “You sure don’t look sick Teah! Why are you doing this!?”

Running away from the scene, Imass was overtaken with grief. He just wanted to get away before anyone saw him crying. Hoping on the carriage, he went home as fast as possible to get away from the nightmare.
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A Tale of Akalak Chivalry (Part1)

Postby Imass on January 18th, 2016, 9:05 am

[Imass]


Telling his father about what happened made Imass feel even worse. His father, Hejohn, was a stoic and stern Akalak, who did not spare the rod. He spanked his boy for half-bell for not immediately dueling Reyn on the grounds of a slight against his personal honor. He then spanked Imass for another half-bell for leaving a Konti date stranded at the dance. Instructed by Hejohn to go apologize to Teah’lia and fight Reyn, Imass found himself knocking at the Konti’s door.

Na’lira answered, “Oh hello Imass, how are you?”

“Is Teah’lia home? I need to apologize to her about last night…”

“Oh?” Her mother looked puzzled, “She was extremely happy when she returned?”

“Please, I am sorry, but can you just go get her,” Imass pleaded in despair.

Waiting at the door for a couple of chimes, the boy began to feel extremely nervous, but finally Teah came out front.

“What do you want?” she snorted.

Bowing his head and looking at the floor, Imass apologized in a soft voice, “I am sorry for what I did yesterday. I should not have left you stranded at the dance,”

Teah’lia laughed, “Oh right, you did leave didn’t you? It is okay though, I had a real Akalak show me home,”

“You let Reyn take you home? Why did you lie to me?” Imass blurted out forgetting his father’s instructions to offer a simple apology.

“Imass, the only reason I even went to the dance with you in the first place was to see Reyn. There is no way I would ever be interested in someone like you. Look at you Imass, you can’t even slay a Glassbeak like Reyn. You don’t even have a Lakan! Reyn’s a hero, he has saved me twice already from dangerous situations!”

“I do too know how to slay a Glassbeak, just because I haven’t completed my right of trial doesn’t mean anything!”

“I don’t care! Good day!” Teah said after slamming the door on Imass’ face.

[Na’lira]


Overhearing her daughter’s argument with Imass worried the Konti mother immensely. They had been in Riverfall for less than ten days and already Teah’lia was causing problems with the boys. She cursed herself for she knew that those books her daughter had been reading were bound to lead to something like this. Being her firstborn child though, Na’lira did not know how to handle the situation.

Getting dressed more appropriately, the Konti rushed to seek advice from an old gentle-Akalak who lived nearby, named Folrik. After telling him the whole story, a ray of light shined in his head, “Ahhh, Imass, yes, I remember that lad from last night. He seemed thoroughly ecstatic with your daughter,”

“Yes, I know, that is why I allowed him to go to the dance with her,” Na’lira sighed, “But now this whole mess,”

The old Akalak nodded, “You know this reminds me of a time when I was much younger. I too was in love with a Konti, err what was her name? Well, that’s not important. You see, I was working in the quarries that summer… I forgot why… but yes… I started to date this Konti and she fell in love with a human,”

Na’lira was getting impatient with the old Akalak, “And? What happened?”

“Well, uh, I don’t remember!” he laughed, “But really now woman! Do not worry about it! Imass is very very young. A baby still,”

“What about Reyn?”

“Eh, don’t worry about it. These things seem to sort themselves out Na’lira, just stay out of it and make sure your daughter gets home every night!” The old Akalak laughed.

[Imass]


“REYN!!” the boy yelled at the top of his lungs in anger, “You piece of shyke! You stole my girl!”

“Wait, Imass, it’s not my fault,” Reyn said backing up in the middle of the empty courtyard in front of his family’s estate, “You see Imass, Teah has been reading these books you see and for some reason she thinks that I am this character named Filaris or something. It’s really funny actually,”

Imass remembered his father’s beating and followed through with his instructions, “Shut up you idiot! You slighted my honor! I must fight you now!” Without waiting for Reyn to respond, Imass slapped him in the face. Words were wind now. Both youngins got into their respective fighting stances and the dance began.

Imass was smaller and did not have as much reach as Reyn, so his tactic was to circle, dodge, and hit him hard. He hopped in his stance and swayed his shoulders to the rhythm of the fight. His fists were balled up into heavy rocks. The conflict began with a series of failed jabs. Imass bobbed his head back out of Reyn’s reach and countered with similar strikes. Despite blows not being landed, Reyn gained steps on Imass.

There was a lull for a moment so that they could mentally process another tactic. Imass had no reach on Reyn, so he decided to come in with a quick hook to flank the forward forearm guard.

Stepping deep into Reyn's guard, Imass landed a punch on his right ear. Fearful of an onslaught, he immediately retreated with quick backpeddeling away from two counter jabs. Reyn pushed forward with heavy strides without a second thought though, completely unfazed by Imass weak punch.

Reyn had a plan of his own though and responded with an onslaught combo of body shots. Imass lowered his forearms to cover his ribs and chest, blocking all of the blows. When Reyn paused for a moment after his combo, Imass threw his own punch, landed it on Reyn's chest, then took two strides backwards and set up his martial stance again.

The young Akalak smirked now during the second lull. Although they were just starting to feel each other out, but Imass felt as if he actually had a chance against the older and stronger Akalak. Reyn's combo really hadn't even bruised his forearms.

Getting back at it, the two began swinging at each other again. Imass ate all the punches he could, whilst backpedaling in circles. He was not going to out brute him, so he needed another tactics. Reyn tried to throw a hay-maker punch, but Imass ducked and threw a solid, side kick at Reyn's shin, making the older Akalak wince in pain and back up.

"Pft," Imass could not believe he was getting best of Reyn so early in the fight.
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A Tale of Akalak Chivalry (Part1)

Postby Imass on January 18th, 2016, 10:13 am

[Imass]


The fight between the two feuding lads went on, they were both grunting now. Imass was beginning to get more tired than Reyn now, eating hit after hit from Reyn.

One, two, one, two; Reyn's punched in a precise rhythm now completely focused on wearing down his opponent who was playing very technical now. Imass spun around after loosing his footwork and ate two massive blows to his back, but countered by pivoting forward with a jab to the ribs. He swung his hips into the attack, using as much kinetic energy as possible. This maneuver left him open to a head shot though, which left his ear ringing.

Stepping back as quickly as possible, Imass tried to compose himself from the rattling hit. Reyn swung at air twice, but was back to his steady pounding. Imass covered his body once again and ducked his head. He needed a new tactic quick, because he could not keep up such a technical striking game much longer. Calling upon some hidden rage, Imass swung with a combo to the body, one-two-three. Reyn countered with a double kick, whereas the first strike was meant to fail only to set Reyn up to do a 360 and smash his heel into Imass' jaw. Raising his hands at the last moment, Imass took the brunt of the attack off his face so that he wouldn't be completely knocked out.

The boy's confidence was fading now compared to the start of the fight. His opponent was bigger and stronger. Taking another lull, the two caught their breath again. Imass shook his body out for a moment, then got back into a guarded stance.

Reyn called out, "Damn Imass, they always said you were a fighter but I didn't believe it until now. There is no way you should be lasting this long with me,"

"I will win this fight no matter how big and strong you think you are," he snapped back.

Imass charged forward again using a bounding footwork, meaning he advanced using a side to side rhythm to try to make the opponent guess his next move wrong. Up until now, the two had mainly been using fists and a few kicks, so Reyn prepared for a strike to come from either his right or left. Imass had other plans though. Confusing his opponent with the bounding, the boy shot his hands out at Reyne's throat and squeezed. Reyne began to clobber at the ribs. Imass started running his feet and bring his hips into Reyne's body.

In one fluid motion, Imass brought the fight to the floor. At first, it was a scrambled mess of flailing arms and legs, but soon the rhythm of the fight returned. By now, both of them had worked up a sweat and breathing very hard. This was Imass' fatal mistake though, because of Reyn's full grown size, he was easily able to out leverage the smaller Akalak immediately. Climbing on top of Imass, Reyne began to pound him in the face. Two hits later, Imass went out cold.

Imass lost the fight for honor. With that, Reyne stood up and ran away from the scene. A group of older Akalak whom were watching the fight from a terrace above them ran down to help the unconsciousness Imass. Swinging the boy over their shoulders, they took him to the Gilia Medical Center so that he could receive treatment for the head trauma.

[The Port of Riverfall]

Arriving into the docks was a weather beaten cargo ship hailing from Zeltiva. The ship was thoroughly examined inside an out by Riverian authorities, but everything checked up right. Along with all the other nameless passengers, a team of three human men from Sunberth emerged from the ship. They all had knives, shortswords, and burlap sacks. The claimed to be looking for work and seemed harmless enough, so they were let into the city.

They all stood there for a bit look straight up at the majestic city and the immense waterfall. Then they looked at each other and one of them said in a gravely voice, "Nice city,"

[Reyn & Folrik]

Reyn walked through the streets of Riverfall extremely mad. He had never in his life experienced such a brutal fight between friends over a girl: a Konti female that he didn't even like at all. What got Reyn the most agitated was that this stupid little girl had gotten the notion that he was some sort of hero for her to fall in love with. Plus, he had the young Imass hating on him for pulling his girl.

All Reyne could do was try to seek some advice from an elder. Only they would know what to do. He would ask his own father if he wasn't busy at the moment. Finding his way to Folrik's house, Reyn knew that the old-timer would give him a ear of wisdom.

"... so now I have just beaten up Imass in consequence," Rayn finished the story, "What do you make of this gaffer?"

The old Akalak burst out in laughter, "I tell you what, son, you are not the first person who has come to be today with the same problem," he paused for a minute to light his tobacco pipe, "Listen here, when it comes to these matters, it is always the job of the Akalak to fix the problem, not the Konti. It is just the way it is if you want to be a strong man. You need to figure out a way to get her off you, AND, you can't do it like you did Imass," he laughed again, "No, no. You must be more subtle about it, you gotta, well you know, do something! Why not try talking to Teah'lia's friends and see what they have to say,"

"Thats not a half bad idea," Rayn mumbled as he rubbed his face

"Looks like Imass got you pretty good as well, eh?" The old Akalak laughed again, "That boy definitely meant to be a dedicated fighter,"

"You can say that again," Reyn said grimly.
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A Tale of Akalak Chivalry (Part1)

Postby Elias Caldera on January 23rd, 2016, 10:01 am


Behold, Your Just Reward!


Imass

Graded as part of the Weekend Challenge!


Experience and Lore :
Skills
  • Socialization +3
  • Observation +4
  • Horse Riding +1
  • Persuasion +1
  • Intimidation +1
  • Unarmed +2
  • Seduction +2
  • Dancing +1
  • Flirting +1

Lores
  • The Angst of Youth
  • The Beauty of Riverfall
  • Seduction: Asking a Girl Out
  • Dancing: The Dreaded Two Step
  • Horse Riding: Canting
  • The Sting of Betrayal
  • The Fickleness of Females
  • Riverfall Culture: Upholding One's Honor


Miscellaneous :
Injuries
  • A Broken Heart (Maybe it'll heal on its own...)

Loot and Expenses
  • None


Comments :
    A fantastic thread. I particularly appreciated the shifting perspectives that captured the whole story, not just the lone angle of it.

    Anyway, its good to see a veteran of the game has returned to show the rest of us how its done around here. Enjoy your grades.


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