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    Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Prixlezub on Fri Mar 06, 2015 12:38 am

    Time: Dawn
    Date: January 9, 0004

    Even as the sun still had yet to make its way to the horizon, the sounds of sea birds could be heard as they soared above the twilight seas, Fish that lingered near the surface of the water to feed on the last of the smaller organisms found themselves prey to those that used the darkest point of the approaching morning as a cloak. As the sun grew higher, the dark waves became painted with splashes of reds and oranges, the sky set ablaze with the dawn as well and the sea.  Cyclones of white gulls and cormorants circled over schools of fish before they started to retreat to the depths, diving at any morsel they could snatch from the surface.

    At once there was an alarmed squawk from a few members of the fishing flock, soon after the rest of the bird cyclone dispersing despite there being plenty of fish left to grab before they returned to the deep. Yet, save for a slight ripple in the water and a gust of salty air, there was little that heralded anything that could have spooked them.

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    While the rest of the sea was perfectly clear on this morning, when one grew closer to the island of Avalon however, the waters became more misty, grey shrouding the banks and a good few miles away from the shoreline. Again, here nothing appeared to stir aside from a few shore birds and fish that swam about the shallows the further one came in. Save for the odd disruption of the surrounding mists, an invisible form seeming to walk through the veil and drag it in its slipstream, to the untrained eye it would seem as if a breeze had decided to swoop across the shore, if not for the fact that the air was quite still. It was only when six burning coals faded in from the mist-covered sands that the source became apparent. a billowing mane of fire flowing over a thick red hide faded into view, an infernal beast having stepped onto Avalon's sandy shore, shedding the mist from his form as if it were a cloak.

    Any already familiar with his intimidating visage, his name and crown known by blood instead of bond. The demon's steps left their telltale mark, the damp ground hissing with steam for but a moment before burning down into an angry red boil. As the tide washed in, the molten footprints quickly were cooled to glass. However, once the prince had taken his first few steps ashore, he paused. For a moment he drank in the morning air, along with all the scents that were carried upon it. Ah, he remembered this place, back when that simpering fool Toyaka had been king and begged his help, along with his demise three months after having spent looking after his island under the title of regent while he put time into his studies.

    Even with his time spent in the library, the boy had been a lost cause and easily replaced by his successor. This was not all the demon remembered, however. The island was a fickle place, on letting those it wished upon its shores, and to find what they sought within it. Perhaps earlier on when the prince had acted as the ruler of this place, he would have a far easier time navigating this land... But as a visitor who had been departed from the island's enchanted shores for so long, it was foolish to assume all remained as it did in the past. Thus, after taking a great lungful of air and expelling it as thick grey smoke from his grill openings, the demon's six eyed gaze swept about the area, looking to detect the life force of a hidden fae, if they were around.

    He was going to need a guide.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Universal NPC on Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:19 pm

    Things were quiet different than the young Toyaka's time here, the island while ever changing still fell into a cycle of seasons. Winter had settled on a good part of the island, making those who adored the cold and snow quite pleased while the more floral fae simply hibernated in wait for the warmth of spring to return. With every hissing step onto the shores of Avalon, the demon was not alone, but his company was not so eager to reveal themselves to something burning hot. Whispers like the quiet winter wind echoed in the treeline farther from the shore. But luckily for him not all fae were so wary of the flames, or keen on staying hidden and watching and waiting to be found.While some stayed hidden, others began to flit away rather than stay, more than likely to gossip to their friends.

    A minute or two passed before the quiet shifting of snow broke the silence that had been left when the whispering fae had departed, from under the cover of the treeline a large pile of snow began to shift and shake before a form began to emerge from the depths, having been roused from a nap. Not long the snow shook off and a creature that was wolflike stood in the middle of all the displaced snow, continuing to shake off excess snow on itself, it made a small ruckus as the icy spines that made up its hackles and covered its spine. After being content with itself, it sat neatly and turned its cold blue eyes up to the fiery demon inquisitively.


    "Hmmmm. Not exactly your season here, is it?"
    The voice rang out clear and crisp like the snow around them, but the snow beast jaws had never moved but it continued to stare up at Prixlezub. "But people come to the oddest of places when they need something. So what does a friend of our former and current regent require? Especially in the dead of winter no less." It was curious, it was not expecting company other than its brethren while it napped the day away near the sea. So it would wait and hear what the demon had to say, and more than likely be of service, it was a polite thing to do after all.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Prixlezub on Sun Mar 15, 2015 12:08 pm

    For the demon, the change in seasons were detected more through sight and scent than anything else. his thick, armored hide made him numb to the changes in temperature, whether it be the glow of summer sunshine or winter's deep, bitter chill. This the snow that covered the ground where the water failed to wash it away was regarded idly before he set back on seeking out any signs of life upon the island. During this season was when the winter court held full reign, he remembered, as he already detected a few life signatures moving about the treeline further inland. Upon the thought of asking these gossiping fae for help, they quickly flitted away, moving on to tell of the island's newest visitor.

    No matter, the demon could still find more. Speaking of which, there was a life signature hiding right beneath a pile of snow. Six fiery eyes focused themselves on the powdery mound as it shifted and a body roused itself from its depths to sit beneath its frosted branches. Upon first glance, Prixlezub had initially thought it to be a mere wolf, until he noticed the spines of ice that jutted out of its form like quills, its coat an eternal skin of snow and ice. The two of them were essentially as different as the night was to day when compared to the demon prince's ever burning, heated form. The ways its icy blue eyes looked upon his form denoted an intelligence that belied its bestial form, his suspicions confirmed as it spoke.

    His season? A plume of smoke rolled from his grill at the statement, finding it to be rather insinuating. "My season is one that comes when I invoke it." He replied evenly, ever retaining his diplomatic air. The rumble of his voice shook the snow from the branches of the surrounding trees as he stepped forward. The ground shuddered beneath his feet, steam hissing up around his claws as snow was vaporized into boiling clouds on contact. The wolf-like fae also possessed something of a sharp intuition as it went on. "You are correct. I require a guide to the Queen's castle, would you be able to point me in its direction perhaps?" Prixlezub explained, not as intent on small talk as his curious acquaintance.

    Otherwise, the icy wolf needed to know little else about his venture to the island.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Universal NPC on Sun May 10, 2015 1:30 am

    The wolf remained unperturbed and still in the little piles of snow that surrounded it as its clam gaze continued to look upward. It listened albeit internal amused at someone invoking a season whenever they pleased but it knew better than to talk back. "Fair enough, I suppose. If only we all could be so lucky.?" Looking down at the melting snow, it refused to move hoping and believing that the demon wasn't going to melt him. Here was hoping that being a puddle was not in the future. Shaking itself to further wake up and caused loose snow to dislodge which it regarded before looking back up to Prixlezub with the same even demeanor.

    This was a Queen's duty so let it not be it that bothered the large fiery demon. Rising from it's haunches  and turn away from the sea it faced the woods and pointed its nose. "If you continue this way, you'll see the forest and dirt become stone and the castle will be before you." It was simply enough, Avalon was rather easy to navigate if you had your wits or a guide to give you legitimate directions. And the Ice Kind was no fool to give terrible directions to something that far outranked it in terms of strength and power. "If you would like, I could walk with you or tell my brethren to walk along the path with you. Should you desire it." It was only polite right, to offer assistance should the friend of the current regent require it, right? For now it awaited the answer that would either have it alerting the pack or allowing it to bury back under the snow and nap for once more.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Prixlezub on Sun May 10, 2015 2:28 am

    Indeed, if only we could all be so lucky. However, his season was not one that changed the leaves or heralded the growth of new flora and fauna, it was one that this fae would be fortunate to never bear witness to. A plume of smoke curled from the demon's grill as he regarded the smaller creature, noting how it glanced down at the melting snow. Perhaps this creature too was made of it and therefore could also melt should the atmosphere become too warm? With this in mind, the demon stepped no closer, preferring to keep a healthy distance from his acquaintance.

    He watched as the icy wolf turned and pointed his nose towards the way of the castle. Perhaps the demon would have suspected a more foolish creature to think to fool a being as imposing as himself, but as he remembered the winter court... They tended to be more serious, a wisdom beneath their distrust for outsiders. Nonetheless, the prince would rather not humor the shadow of a doubt, should this wolf think itself clever he would rather dispatch it himself then let it sink back into the snow to nap off another visitor lead astray. "I am afraid your rest will remain interrupted for a while longer." Prixlezub replied alongside a trail of pale smoke from his maw, "You need not summon your brethren, however, one guide shall suffice. Afterwards I will leave you alone to finish your nap." A fair enough deal if the prince had ever heard it.

    All he hoped was that this path that the wolf had spoken of was large enough to accommodate his form. Despite this one pondering, there was one more thing he wished to ask before they got moving. "May I ask your name?" A prince would prefer to know the name of the one guiding him through this ever changing island.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Universal NPC on Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:04 am

    There were no complaints voiced from the icekind, it knew better and was too tired to attempt a discussion to let another take its place. Fair was fair, after he led the demon to the castles gates he could bury himself again for another long nap. It was favorable, it thought quietly as it's gaze settled in the direction of the center of Avalon's reign."This is acceptable, I'm glad to see that you are no fool to blindly trust anything that crawls this island." There were too many fae that put a good laugh in before having any smarts and it always got them in the end whether it be associated with said event or some other karmic interference.

    Focusing back on Prixlezub, the creature bowed it's head before answering. "Dodinas of the Winter Court." There was no lie in this, fortunately since many fae had an issue with lying which sadly didn't exempt many from the fine art of being able to dancing around the truth. Dodinas luckily did not care to alter perception if only for the fact that it was a hassle."It is a pleasure and you need not give your name needlessly, you are well known here." Better to save the demon from wasting his time when he had better business to do.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Prixlezub on Wed Jun 17, 2015 3:03 pm

    The prince rumbled in agreement, his mane crackling as it licked and billowed in the wake of a passing breeze. "Yes, I am well aware of the mischievous nature that the denizens here may hold." He replied, the demon's words accompanied by another rolling plume of ashen smoke. He had learned plenty about the playful nature of the fae, and from what he had read earlier on during his time as regent they were not ones to entertain the fool or insolent interloper. However, he could not help but notice that Winter Court seemed to be the more sensible of the four seasonal courts. Certainly they did not enjoy the presence of humans upon Avalon, but all the same, the mortals never had a good track record of keeping the place in good shape, did they?

    Ah, so the ice wolf's name was Dodinas. "A pleasure to meet you as well." He stated respectfully. Before the demon could speak, he quickly mentioned that his name was already known. While the prince had expected that likely they remembered a time when a massive fire demon like himself had kept the island in order during Blade's so-called "reign", it was mildly surprising that they remembered his name. "I see." He replied, thoughtful. Whether or not he was well known for the work he had done, or due to swift change in leaders that occurred under his watch, it was not his business.

    All that needed to be set in stone was that he was not one to be trifled with. His stay was going to be a short one anyway.

    "Well, Dodinas, shall we get moving?" He asked, by now the snow beneath his feet had long since melted away, the grass charring and withering to a crunchy black under the unrelenting heat of his element.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

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    "Good, good." Well it was good that Prixlezub didn't let little details like how a great deal of what lived on Avalon had the innate ability to ruin your day or in the worst of cases your life. But Dodinas prided themselves on not being a fool though in his youth he'd certainly led many people astray in blizzards for good fun, after losing them it wasn't really his problem anymore. But age made you tired and trickery was best left to the younger albeit slightly stupider generation.

    Dodinas nodded and began to move forward in the direction pointed out earlier at a decent gait considering Prixlezub's steps were certainly going to dwarf any creature that was smaller. The ice Fae was rather at a loss, perhaps it was the heat felt coming off the demon that made it hard to focus on anything so it was best to find a suitable distraction. Continuing to move forward, Dodinas contemplated what could be brought up on neutral ground that both parties were aware of. It left very little aside from regent which shouldn't be too bad a thing. It actually was funny in itself. "You know, I've had a thought since seeing you once more. What made you want to help the former Regent Blade? He was an...odd boy." Odd was a weak choice of words but the Fae was trying to be polite in the presence of not personally known company and respecting the dead. Plus even old and grouchy winter Fae got curious because everyone knew that the kid could hardly dictate his own life let alone the lives of an entire island.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Prixlezub on Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:14 am

    With little time to waste, Dodinas started to make his way through the snow, Prixlezub keeping up easily with his greater strides. Every step he took was punctuated with a sharp SSS! Snow vaporized into heated steam on contact with his great red talons, and enshrouded most of the prince's powerful legs as he walked. Ever mindful of his guide's element, the massive demon was careful give him ample space so as to not worry about meeting the same fate as the icy ground he trod upon. Each tree they passed, the prince was mindful to duck his head beneath their branches so as to not tangle and snap them within his horns, or set them alight upon his mane. Even with his care, the demon still managed to melt some of the ice from their frozen tips to drip onto the ground or reform into icicles.

    There was a reason some called him Mr. Sun, after all.

    Prixlezub's interest piqued as his guide spoke up again, this time inquiring about the boy king, Blade Toyaka. Yes, what had made him wish to help the former regent? An interesting question to ask given the history behind it, but all the same expected given the mystery that likely surrounded the boy's death. Knowing far better than to tell the fae more than what they needed to know, he pondered it for a small moment before replying. "The boy came to me, speaking of how he needed help ruling his kingdom and begging me to aid him due to my experience. I had agreed that should I help him, certain arrangements would be needed. The prince began, leaning his crowned head away from a snow covered conifer. "The boy was to be confined to his studies while I took care of the more important matters. The trade this island is involved with for instance, was my implementation." He explained, keeping his gait leisurely as they traveled.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Cailia Hallow on Mon Jul 06, 2015 1:04 am

    Listening to Prixlezub, the Ice Fae was caught between being offended and being insulted by the dead lad's actions but thought better than to reveal any negative emotion. It was befuddling as to why he would ask someone who was not a Fae for help in ruling but they supposed children often made gaps in error often. "I see," Dodinas resumed silence thoughtfully, watching the snow laden forest ahead of them with interest for the time being. "I cannot say for certain that I understand his reluctance to seek advice with the courts. He was naught but a child, I am unsure why our former Queen saw fit to lay many lives in his hands, then again she too had moments of child-like wonder in the world."

    Dodinas was surprised to find Blade was studying while Prixlezub did the labor of regency, instead of following after the demon to learn how to better interact but perhaps the studying was the first part of learning. The island trade was all rather new and many Fae were excited if not simply because they didn't ever leave the island to see what the mainland fuss was about. Dodinas was aware the current regent hailed from the mainland but thought little of it. "Hmmm...It is a shame he was not inclined to ask for help sooner, before he succumbed to death. A true tragedy for the young to pass soon. But I can say that the trade has caused a stir, Fae are not beings of quick change though some are quick in temper. It should do things well for the island, don't you think?" As Dodinas saw it, Prixlezub invested personal time into the island so surely his opinion of it mattered as well. Looking off once more, Dodinas gave a tilt of the head as it saw ice hided kin flitting about the treeline and the snow and racing ahead of them. "I hope you don't mind but I think my brethren are running ahead of us to make the castle prepared for your arrival." With the guest they figured that letting the person who was getting a visit from a large fiery person to have a little notice to prepare was wise.

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    Cailia hummed with contentment as she looked out over the white dusted landscape of Avalon from behind the window with a detached sense of peace. Winter was sort of boring yet it brought a calm aside from that strange holiday. Maybe it was the snow, it just fluttered down and sort of bogged everyone and thing down. She didn't mind too much that the more fair temperature Fae were quiet and snoozing their time away, it was less loud that way and easier to focus. Though the winter Fae could be pretty excited themselves when it came to it. Still it was nice to not have to be running around for something at the moment, perhaps she could even get a small cat nap in. Now that was an idea.

    "Milady? I have a message for you, a very urgent one. A guest is arriving very soon."

    Cailia turned and directed her gaze to a graceful looking owl that glided to a rest upon a statue near the Queen. Well there went the nap idea though this would probably be more exciting as Avalon or herself didn't often receive guests. "Is that so? Who is paying us a visit at this time of the year?" She asked, watching the owl shift slightly and readjust themselves upon the perch in a nervous fashion.

    "The one known as Prixlezub is being escorted by Dodinas to the castle as we speak, they should be here within half the hour considering their speed. What shall I do?" The owl peered at the Queen who looked off to the side thoughtfully. After a few moments, Cailia faced the owl once more and began to give her demands for what had to be done. "I want you to bring him to the main hall, that should be large enough and free from the elements. I'll be waiting there so just have Prixlezub brought directly there. No side trips, yes?" She waited for the owl to incline itself and give murmurs of understand before it pushed off from the statutes shoulder and took to the air, flying off to pass the message along while Cailia turned and began to make her way to a different part of the castle.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Prixlezub on Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:34 pm

    Indeed, the boy's choice in a mentor was an odd one, considering how there was a court already implemented to aid him. If his memory of how the Winter Court tended to see such affairs, likely they too were irritated at the choice, mainly due to it being a demon prince helping to run the island instead of a fae. "It is a mystery indeed, Dodinas. However, Regent Toyaka had expressed fears of proving himself incompetent long before his reign. These habits likely carried over to his outlook regarding your people. Alas, this still does not explain his reason for coming to me instead." Prixlezub stated evenly. Silently the prince could not help but agree regarding the late Queen Psyche, although he would not call her behavior "child-like wonder"...

    Unless by that he meant flippant and irresponsible.

    The demon's brow furrowed slightly as he noticed the tell-tale signs of nearby living beings, his gaze briefly moving to inspect their snow-covered surroundings. Though he could not properly see their life energy signs with so many trees around, the demon could hear the wind whistle upon small wings and snow crunching under many small feet. Most likely it was merely winter animals moving about, but the prince had seen the shapes that the residents tended to take to know better. Smoke plumed from his grill as he kept an ear upon their followers, while his eyes followed Dodinas' movements. "Agreed, especially as it will do well to aid the island's economy. Perhaps in time you will get imports from the mainland, if you are not doing so already." The demon rumbled, moving his head once more to evade scorching a nearby branch. As Dodinas seemed to pick up on the movement as well, and the creatures came into view, he stated that they were indeed fae that had moved on to tell the Queen of his arrival.

    "There is no problem with this." Came the demon's calm reply. "It would not be befitting of her highness if she had not a way of knowing who visited the island."
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Cailia Hallow on Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:23 am

    Dodinas hummed thoughtfully in response to the larger entity, regarding Prixlezub with a glance before  looking to the way ahead of them. It made sense, the boy was young and with that came little experience with life and how it worked. People acted oddly was all the fae could sum it up to."We may never know, unfortunately." Purposefully avoiding expanding on how exactly the first regent was child-like mostly because it would be impolite to speak ill of the deceased and in the same case of Blade.

    "Oh yes, I've seen some of the imports, some of the things have been nice. It's exciting for many. Brought fresh things to Avalon, thankfully no iron amongst some metals." It was nice, not that Dodinas actually cared very much for things to buy, the land was all that was needed for some of the winter kin. Others not so much, very material beings indeed. Economy things aside, Dodnias was glad to put talk of economy behind, and focus on the visits. "Oh good. And true, though I don't doubt she might be excited to have a change of pace for the winter months are decidedly more laid back. But a little foresight never hurts." Dodnias didn't disagree about not letting her know but a little surprise in life never hurt either. Sort of like the one Dodnias received today, it was good for you on occasion.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Prixlezub on Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:27 pm

    Of course they would never know. Ever polite, bless him, Dodinas moved on ahead towards the castle with the prince following behind. With it, they left the topic of New Avalon's previous leader to fade away. The purposefulness of this tactic was transparent enough to be noted by the massive demon as he lumbered on, but knew better than to pursue the subject. Despite how incompetent the boy was, the dignity that the island's people retained was admirable.

    All the more reason for him to feel confident in his choice of a replacement.

    Speaking of her, it appeared business was booming with trade. New things were being brought to Avalon, and the residents were excited with the new additions. "Excellent." He replied, pleased with how things were progressing. Although he could not help but wonder exactly what the fae would be interested in from over the seas."Is there anything the residents have found to be especially interesting?" Prixlezub asked, curious. Although given the nature of the island, he figured the people would be interested in trying something along the lines of exotic foods and new crafting materials instead of anything along the lines of electronics. Then again, such devices could be seen as a kind of magic all on their own, if one considered them that way.

    At the winter fae's insight, a thoughtful hum rumbled from the depths of the massive demon's throat. "I agree, there are times when spontaneity is welcome. Although I prefer it occur outside my domain than within." Prixlezub stated, ducking his horned head beneath another swath of snow-covered branches. However, as much as he did not mind his conversation with Dodinas, the prince was beginning to wonder to himself just how far off the castle was.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Cailia Hallow on Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:03 pm

    It was easier to be polite than it was to put effort into being a detriment to anyone social and most fae could be very personable. Other time fae could be recalcitrant poppin jays with the olden times of stealing babes and leaving a disguised fae child in their place. Not exactly nice but child stealing was typically frowned upon now mostly due to fear of punishment. It felt a little better though to let the past leaders fade, they were always a rather hard subject considering the wide spectrum of thoughts about them.

    Dodinas settled back into the conversation easily, trying to recall what had been said about the new imports and what was actually interesting. Well, I believe there have been some materials that bring a bright amount of colorings for fabric dyeing. They look nice enough. Some spices not native to the island that have been planted in a secluded and temperate garden. If I can recall correctly, there were even some items native to the mainland, something about music. I can't really pay attention when the summer fae starting talking, too much in too little a time. But everyone seems content." People yammering to hard and fast is usually why Dodinas nestled out in snow banks near the ocean. It was too cold to faff about for most and their kin prefer the forests exclusively.

    Continuing to trek, Dodinas nodded in agreement, figuring Prixlezub like anyone else enjoyed a bit of fun but would rather not have it muddle up in his affairs. Reasonable, very reasonable. "I can understand that. We here are...well we enjoy things happening though we prefer good things. But the inherent nature of many fae is that of mischeif, so when things go awry despite fronts of anger, I'd imagine many are contented with it. I'd rather not dig my maw into trouble nowadays." Lumbering onward, the fae was pleased to see their pace was quite good, and thick needled pine trees laying a few meters ahead were the most notable landmark that they were headed the right way. Beyong that, the rocky cobbled road up and over the hilly terrain  to were the castle sat, a dark stoned building layered into snow that it nearly blended into the sky and area around it. "We aren't too far, I will lead you up to the castle doors, someone else will lead you to where the Queen will receive you." At least he was going to assume the kin had spread the news  to the castle, it would be an embarrassment otherwise and Dodinas disliked going in the castle during the winter, it was like an inferno with far too many fireplaces blazing with heat to be comfortable.
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    Re: Across the Briny Waves

    Post by Prixlezub on Sat Aug 01, 2015 5:58 am

    Whether it be easier to be polite than abrasive or otherwise, to the demon prince it was still respectable that the ice fae did not wish to partake in much negative conversation regarding the late regent Blade and his short reign. As for the rest, to each their own.

    A plume of smoke curled from the demon's grill as he listened on about the imports, Dodinas stating that most of the interest was regarding fabric dyes, spices, and music. The denizens of this island reacted much like humans did when conquest brought back new materials and entertainment. Likely the rock and roll, punk, metal, or electronic music that tended to play on the airwaves held their attention. It was likely far newer than anything that they had heard in New Avalon, as removed as it was from the rest of Portal Breach. Although if they were talking about native things to the island, likely the more orchestral harmonies found their way here. "I see." He rumbled in reply, with how his guide preferred to stay out of affairs, especially gossip with the more talkative Summer fae, it seemed best to leave it at that.

    Although, should the island's magic allow it, the prince could figure an import that could suit Dodinas just well. A refrigerator perhaps for the warmer seasons. Not that he would voice it anytime soon.

    Prixlezub ducked his head again, the demon's horned crown brushing a snow laden branch aside and toppling the accumulated icy powder. "I can imagine." He idly responded, his gaze turning back down to the icy fae as he kept his pace. "Mischeif makes for its own entertainment without things having to go awry." The demon stated, his gaze turning ahead to see that there were a row of conifers, and with his elevated stature, the prince could see the road and hills beyond, to the castle in the distance.

    "We aren't too far, I will lead you up to the castle doors, someone else will lead you to where the Queen will receive you."

    His fiery gaze flicked downward to his wolf-like guide. "If you wish, Dodinas. Although now that I can see the road, I believe I may be able to follow it the rest of the way without assistance." He replied, fairly confident he could navigate himself the rest of the way. Unless of course the island's magic had an affinity to play havoc with the roads as well.

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