TEXTS WRITTEN BY VIRESSE

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MASTER TRIBELL'S MIRACULOUS NARRATIONS

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- The Slinker's Fault

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DARKLING ABROAD

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- I: Home and Away 7

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- II: Just a Package 7

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- III: Those Old Feelings 5

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- IV: Slate Wiped Clean 6

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- V: Chills of Another Kind 3

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- VI: To Light the Way 8

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- VII: The More Things Change 5

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- VIII: Hard Habit to Break 9

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- IX: An Admission 4

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- X: On the Road Again 8

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- XI: Hunted by the Hounds 5

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- XII: Three of a Kind 9

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- XIII: In the Light of Day 5

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- XIV: Questions, Questions... 7

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- XV: Too Much Information 3

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- XVI: A Simple Plan 2

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- XVII: Find Your Mark 6

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- XVIII: The Silence 6

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The Slinker's Fault
THE SLINKER'S FAULT 3 PAGES
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"The Slinker's Fault" is a lovely fable you can find in "Master Tribell's Miraculous Narrations". It deals with the friendship of the Ice Bear and the Slinker of Cyhalloi and the adventures they have together. And it explains how the Slinker's tail came to its characteristic black tufted tip... Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
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The Ifer'hem Viresse is foreign to the lands of Santharia, in more than just her unique dark elven looks. Taking an assignment from the Sage Artimidor, she is to travel to the Paelelon to reasearch that forest's elves, the dark elven Eophyrhim. Viresse's journey not only causes her to change her thoughts about the world surrounding her, but even thoughts about herself. And these questions about herself only become more intense as they become more obvious, not to just herself, but others... Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER I: HOME AND AWAY 7 PAGES
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Viresse spends a day in the New-Santhalan Library before setting out on her research journey, together with her colleagues of the Great Santharian Compendium. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER II: JUST A PACKAGE 7 PAGES
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Viresse plans on embarking on her research journey to the Paelelon, but unfortunately she hits a bump in the road before she has even began moving... Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER III: THOSE OLD FEELINGS 5 PAGES
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Viresse finds herself in a comfortable familiarity. Which means only one thing - something is definitely wrong. But soon after her frightening encounter with both her future and her past, reality comes and shakes her world up a bit... Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER IV: SLATE WIPED CLEAN 6 PAGES
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Settling into camp for their first night abroad, Viresse and Rube begin to iron out the rough patches over a tarep and a chill. And finally Viresse begins the first signs of work - recording the trip in her own notes. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER V: CHILLS OF ANOTHER KIND 3 PAGES
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The dream of the dark forest happens again to Viresse - though with a twist. But her fears of the dreamworld seem to breach over into the waking when an unexpected reaction causes Viresse to fall into a snare of confusion... Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER VI: TO LIGHT THE WAY 8 PAGES
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While the passage to Tyr Thromgolin is not a dangerous one for the most part, the caution of travellers is intensified as things beyond their control fall out of place. Viresse steps up to take action - to deter her thoughts away from other things... Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER VII: THE MORE THINGS  CHANGE 5 PAGES
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Viresse is in awe of the dwarven world of Tyr Thromgolin, but is quickly pushed from her mind as the reality of the surface world comes down on her in a hard way. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER VIII: HARD HABIT TO BREAK 9 PAGES
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Viresse writes some more in her private journal, sorting out her thoughts. But yet more questions arise out of these, and Viresse cannot answer them... or at least she isn't willing to. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER IX: AN ADMISSION 4 PAGES
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After a few difficult days, Viresse finally comes to grips with what's been at the back of her mind - and it seems someone else wishes to do the same. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER X: ON THE ROAD AGAIN 8 PAGES
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Viresse, finally having admitted to herself of her love for Rube, departs quickly to save face, and perhaps pain. But still more surprises lay ahead on the road to Elsreth. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER XI: HUNTED BY THE HOUNDS 5 PAGES
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After a long wait, the slow pace of Viresse's trip begins to quicken as she enters a world wholly unfamiliar, and both interesting and deadly. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER XII: THREE OF A KIND 9 PAGES
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Viresse is greeted into the small dark elven community with a degree of hospitality, but an edgy tension looms over all she encounters. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER XIII: IN THE LIGHT OF DAY 5 PAGES
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Viresse's encounter with the trio of drow made her only more curious. And as she habitates with them, more questions arise - not of herself, but of the others around her. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER XIV: QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS... 7 PAGES
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Another dream of the forest causes Viresse to ponder what truly occurs in the woods of the Paelelon... and her encounters with two of the other elves makes her believe that even here, all is not well. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER XV: TOO MUCH INFORMATION 3 PAGES
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Viresse, her mind astir with the information from the boys, sorts her thoughts in her journal. Asking Sifl raises a lot of answers - some she does not wish to hear. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER XVI: A SIMPLE PLAN 2 PAGES
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Viresse devises a plan to assure that Rube will be safe - though she is not sure if he is even in danger... until she speaks to Taluen. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER XVII: FIND YOUR MARK 6 PAGES
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The Arvins Festival is about to begin, and Viresse sets her plan in motion. But an easily recognizable unpredictability rears its ugly head - sending all of them into the eye of danger. Return to the top
 

Chapter VII: The Queen of Shadows
CHAPTER XVIII: THE SILENCE 6 PAGES
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Terquan's worse half rears its ugly head and the three drow and Rube fight for their lives to fend off their friend... but not without consequence to themselves. Return to the top
 

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