The Hill Behind

The Hill Behind
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The Hill Behind
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Wait... Hang on.
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Alright... This seems to be working out...

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... Hehe ...

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A rather young Rya stands in his bedroom. Today is a special day, as it is the begging of saimerflar, the end of the long winter and the beginning of summer. Because of this your counselors are going to start letting you into the fields close by the academy. You’re positively pumpet about all this, which caused you to forget your name!
What is the name of this young man?

Try to remember... Not all your commands will be accounted for... You can't always change the outcome of somethings in the past.
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#2
RE: The Hill Behind
>Richard Nixon
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#3
RE: The Hill Behind
Jhell B. Heind
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#4
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> Ooyama Chifres
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>Richard Nixon
>Jhell B. Heind

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... That's just stupid.

> Ooyama Chifres
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Okay that's more reasonable... But the Ooyama has too many vogals to be a Rya name... And Chifres? How do you even spell that? With a Jhen? No... Maybe with a Cain and a Rung... Nope, that would just sound like 'Ksh'. You'll just spell it with a Jhen then.

Ahem...
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Your name comes back to you as quickly as you forgot it. Strange, but nonetheless. Your name is Demaysu Lajhin, you're the youngest in your milenia old lineage, and probably will be for a couple more thousands of years. You're only a couple of summers old, nine to be exact. You're a simple boy, since you grew up in the wayside of the expansion, in a small but cozy farmworld; where you were also born. It's currently rising hours, and you were just getting ready to go to the academy... But you forgot something on your chest right there, what was it again?
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Your dragon.
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> Your custom made ocarina. In fact, it is your attempt number 14, this time you didn't forget to make it hollowed out and the holes are all in right places. Took a lot of effort to get it right this time, but seems decent enough.

You can actually play it and not cringe.
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>your arms
Noot noot doot doot.


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#9
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>Your dragon.
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HECK YES

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Haha, nope. Silly, you don't have a dragon. Of course you wish you had, they're great companions and are hella cute. Maybe when you're older you can ask your parents about getting one as a pet. Riding a grown up one to the academy would be sick. And besides, who would house their dragon on their chests anyway?

>your arms
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That's kind of a crazy thought. Picking up your arms from your chest, that's silly! You go on to try and get them anyway.

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You go on and...!!!!!!

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Okay, maybe that was not so much of a good idea. Playing with those thoughts while using an infinibox doesn't sound very safe.
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> Close that casket and move on
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#11
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Your academy supplies! Don't forget your pens, notebooks, journals, textbooks, etc.
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>Your academy supplies! Don't forget your pens, notebooks, journals, textbooks, etc.
> Your custom made ocarina. In fact, it is your attempt number 14, this time you didn't forget to make it hollowed out and the holes are all in right places. Took a lot of effort to get it right this time, but seems decent enough.
You can actually play it and not cringe.


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You're a bit more chill, seeing your disimbodied hand for a second grasping for your own arm there sure was spooky, but that's how infiniboxes are, and your mom told you not to do things like those while using them. So you take a deep breath and move your fingers a little bit... You know... Just to be sure that nothing too serious happened. Yeah, they're all in working order.

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You take a better look on the infinibox's invetory. It has no real limit on how much it can carry. You tried to fool your mom one day by putting around 30 pieces of Jabradon candy on some very far inventory boxes inside your own chest. Somehow she found out. You couldn't go out for a whole week!

But yeah, there they are, your trusty Bag and your homemade Ocarina. The Bag probably has all your academy equipment already, but you'd have to equip it first to see.

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You take a look at your own inventory. Both your Min (Hand) and your Zêtr (Storage) are empty, as you're not carrying anything besides wearing your clothes. Clothing doesn't show in your inventory, and their stats can only be shown by scanning their properties, which requires an Appraisal Skill.

You can only use items if you have them at your Min, with the excpetion of bags or other inventory-increasing items, those can be equiped much like clothes, passively boosting your inventory space. You can only equip one inventory-increasing item at a time, and to do so you first need to equip it on your Min.

You're not sure how to procede, still a bit shaken by the space-bending sheneinigans.
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> Play the Ocarina, make up some sweet tunes boi!
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> Play the Ocarina, make up some sweet tunes boi!
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You grab your ocarina from your chest and equip it directly into your Min.

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You start playing around with some tunes.
You're in no way a professional at this, but you're decent enough to whistle a few harmonies out of it. You made this ocarina yourself, and it was a pain to actually create it. You think this might be the 14th time you tried to make one, and only now has it worked decently enough. The tunes, however, still feel a little like whispers, a bit too much free air can still be heard, and the whistles aren't as loud. It's ok though, at least you're improving.

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Maybe you shouldn't be wasting this much time playing tunes, instead you should be getting ready for your day ahead. At any momment now either of your parents will come to ask you fi you're ready, so you should just go and get properly prepped.
Heck
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RE: The Hill Behind
Go before you're too late.
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>As you leave your room, boldly and haughtily proclaim that you're going to be a musical superstar. You and your ocarina are going to make it big some day!
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>Go before you're too late.
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You decide to just roll with it.
You move your Ocarina from your Min and put it on your Zêtr.

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Then you pick your bag and simply equip it on your Zêtr.

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Then you head off. For whatever reason you feel a bit chirpier now, the thought of going to the academy and seeing your friends again makes you look forward to the rest of the day.

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And now you're on the corridor. At the left you have your parent's bedroom, with both their insignias on the door, just like on yours. To the bottom of the screen you have the living and dining room. You can feel the aroma of breakfast coming from the direction of the dining room.

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Oh no! You just got a debuff!

You're now Hungry. Being hungry makes your head a bit fuzzy, you won't think straight until you quench your hunger! May have unforesseen consequences if not dealt with in a timely manner.

Watch out for buffs and debuffs, as they affect your character in a major or minor way. If you swap characters, their debuffs will persist until they deal with whatever is causing them , while buffs will stop working whenever you swap. Passive effects are inherent to an item consumed or piece of equipment your character might be wearing, and will only dissipate if their effects are negated by a debuff (which then will recover whenever it dissipates) or if whatever circumstance or timer might be maintaining the effect runs out.
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>Quell thy simmering hunger through the healing powers of FOOD.
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