Wings of Fury 2

Wings of Fury 2
RE: Wings of Fury 2
Henri did indeed shake Comète's hand!

"Of course. It's not everyone that can make armor capable of taking dragonfire," Henri told her with a smile. "I will very likely commission a suit for myself in due time!"

And then he gladly took Zaya's offered address before looking to Guillairme and laughing, smacking his own head.

"Indeed, my good friend! And I almost forgot something most important! I was wounded last night, but there is nothing stopping me today!"

And he went charging back over the inner wall towards the keep. If anybody went to follow, they'd quickly find Henri chanting a powerful Hymn of Strength as he dragged the dead dragon's corpse into the keep. He intended to give her the closest he could to a burial.
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RE: Wings of Fury 2
Zaya considered Guillairme's offer. "Hm. Doubtful. Seen a lot of specialists in the last five years. None had answers for me. Goes far beyond 'restless spirit'. Still. Possible they might... find something others have missed. Can't hurt to ask. As long as they don't attempt... exorcism right away. Given the circumstances... could be harmful. To me and to Keraza."

She glanced at the dragon on her shoulder. "Is it safe? To bring the children there?"
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RE: Wings of Fury 2
Guillairme glanced up as Henri took off, but he'd be back. He surely wasn't doing anything too crazy. "Certainly not; those of my order would not risk ending a life in such a way." He smiled.

"I would not walk into just any temple and let these babies run about--certainly not at a Mashellian order. But those of us in...the orders further from Chunadie's heart?" He said, phrasing it diplomatically. "Well. We all serve the Gods, of course, but our patron's paths may lead us in different directions... Seigneur Endormi would not have been one to dictate a child's fate for his own prestige. Not under any interpretation. They will be safe there."
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RE: Wings of Fury 2
It was a fine morning, with Holek is shuffling, making... nay, CREATING breakfast for all, and also petting Pepper's nose as often as he could. He was too sad to see his new friends leave, but didn't really know what to say. Not with words, that is. Instead, he expressed his feelings with the delicious morning snacks, sharing it with all who were leaving. He put one small baggie of pastry in Zaya's hand...
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Grokzurl is watching as everyone prepares to set off on their separate ways. He goes first to his new charge, giving them a gentle scratch under the chin. He hasn't got much in the way of things to transport a small dragon in, so hopefully he'll be able to keep away from any villages until he could fashion something suitable. 

When Zaya hands him a note, he smiles. "I'll be sure to write to you," he says, "Though I'm not sure how you'd get back to me. I'll probably be moving around a lot, but if I find a place I can stay I'll let you know where it is!" He smiles brightly once more. "I hope to see you and the purple one again someday!" 



After his conversation with Zaya, Grokzurl approaches Avag. 

"I wish I could take you up on that offer! If you could remind me where to find you and yours, I'll be happy to drop by when I can!" Avag is clearly a well traveled person. Despite how limited their time together has been, Grok is sure Avag must have a wealth of experience, compared to himself. 

"It would be good to see you again, all of you. Not sure how possible that'll be in practice, but. Fingers crossed?"



Next is Guillairme. Grokzurl finds it difficult to meet his eyes as he walks over, and the shame is just as obvious in his voice. "I'm sorry," he mumbles, "I couldn't be of any use yesterday. I do hope you'll forgive me, Sir."
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RE: Wings of Fury 2
"I'll consider it," Zaya said to Guy. "Long way to travel, though. Not sure I'll make the trip this time. Maybe when I return. Have to get back home soon. Thanks regardless. I'll... see you again, I'm sure. Maybe send mail. Good luck with everything."

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Zaya smiles to Grok in return. "Communication will be... difficult. Sure we'll figure it out eventually. Might not even be on Salin long-term, so. I'll try to get mail sent to me wherever I am. Either way. You'll see us again. Been good to meet you."

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Zaya received the pastry bag from Holek. Were those... tears in her eyes? Probably not, actually, but she appreciated the gesture. Holek really was the best of everyone here. Even if he named a dragon after a spice.

Zaya bade him, too, a farewell. She'd see all these people again, sooner or later. Hopefully. She was terrible at goodbyes, so after that, she gave a final farewell to the group and headed out. She had a long road ahead of her just to get home - and maybe a longer one once she was there. Now began the greatest journey of all...

Parenthood.

Of an immortal, highly-intelligent magic lizard.

Regular parenthood was an average journey at best. People did it all the time!
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Rozenn beams at Comete! Her pen-strokes are less elegant, more bouncy - lots of rounded lettering and cute flourishes. Maybe even a heart on a couple of the exclamation points.

"That's such a cute name!!! I've decided mine will be named Maël(le), depending on their preference when they grow larger. I think Zaya's point about gender was probably important. We'll have to make sure to meet again so we can get them better acquainted with one another! I look forward to meeting with you again! Until we do, may your steel always sing and may your forge always be fiery. :D"

Then she turns, scribbles a bit more gracefully, and passes a note to Avag.

"Thank you so much for your offer, Sir Avag! I'm not sure where my path will take me next, but I'm sure our routes will become entangled somewhere along the way. I think I have a lot to learn from you - you're bold beyond compare, and I think I could use a bit more of your strength in my heart! Your family sounds lovely, and I hope I get the chance to sample their hospitality! Maybe I can cook for them as a thank-you. :) I'm looking forward to it one way or another. Until we meet again, Sir, I hope the winds remain ever at your back and that luck always twists in your favor!"
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Despite being very nearly the same age and having even less combat experience, it seemed he was a Sir in Grokzurl's eyes...Guy didn't hate it--but, of course, he oughtn't linger in self-indulgent pride. It was his duty to direct such deference to whom it was owed--and in doing so, help Grokzurl lift his spirits. Guillairme spoke with a kind and patient smile, but whether Grokzurl looked up enough to see it was uncertain. "Tell me, to whom do you pray foremost?" He asked.
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RE: Wings of Fury 2
Terzi was too distracted from Henri’s shenanigans by the dragon that had been left behind. The poor thing had crawled away from the nest and had rested, near the fire, by spot she had sat. Terzi picked it up with a blanket, wiping dirt off its white scales and nestling it as it shines sleepily.

[“Oh little wanderer, straying from the nest, you’ve made yourself my problem, hm? Well it seems I must care for one of you until we find one of your own to take charge of you. It’s not what I planned for, but it seems to be a fate I can’t resist... short of giving you to Chunadie. We’ll avoid that, yes?”]

She set the hatchling in a cozy spot and set about breaking down camp... what hasn’t been broken down already by the others, at least.
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Caulind had a small tent set up, enough for himself to be barely sheltered from the elements. Caulind also apparently, was not a morning person. Only barely deigning to show up for food, oh, properly cooked food, nice, before groggily zoning out over by the side of the ruins, watching the wildlife and nature before showing up again to see Henri off. He mouthed the address to himself blearily, trying to make sure it set in despite his brain not working well right now.

Then, the note from Zaya. He gave a polite smile and hid away a worried expression, remaining at the camp as people returned and branched off, watching.

Eventually, he merely rubbed at his chin, yawning loudly and stepping off into the ruins. He returned a minute later, seeming awake, and splashing some of the gathered water onto his face before inspecting the nest. Seemed the baby dergons had mostly been collected as he picked up the silver one. "Yes yes, sorry. Need to get back into parent mode maybe? I'll be on the ball in a bit." As he held them, scrutinising briefly as he lifted them up above his head, giving a little twirl to give a sense of motion to the baby.

"Oh you'll be flying soon enough you will." Before pulling them close, letting them get their little claws into his clothing and a good grip as he bounced them in his arms, walking over to beside Terzi. "Need any help?"
"Don't get me started on Henchmen."
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RE: Wings of Fury 2
Avag nodded to Grokzurl when he approached. "South of here, in Chunadie. A dozen miles north of Mireval, not too far from a little river village, here..." he pulled a book out of his bag, flipped to a crudely-sketched map and did his best to point out how to get to Belzren house - mostly to Grok, but also to anyone who would listen. "I'm serious, drop in whenever if you need a hand, or if you just want to say hi! Even if you can't stick around, it'd be good for the dragons to be able to see each other while they're growing up!"

Then he stopped and went quiet for a second to quickly read Rozenn's note. "Aw, thanks, though of all the people here I'm probably the least Sir of any of us. I'll look forward to you coming to visit, 'specially if you're still up for helping me practice some sign. Think it'll be a useful thing for the little buddy here to know!" He picked up the bronze dragon again, continuing to bury it in affection. "Good luck out there! I can't wait for the first reunion!"

Watching as everyone was getting ready to go, Avag looked back to his own tent. "Guess I should pack up too," he said putting the bronze dragon down, grabbing them another scrap of meat to keep them busy and heading over to start packing up. "Anyone want to stick as a group on the way down the mountains? Doubt it'll give us much trouble, but we still need to actually get back to Chunadie before we need to split up, and I'm happy for the company along the way!"
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