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Moonspire Ruled by House Carolin. A town of 4,584 people on the banks of the Godswash, known for fur, lumber, game and fish.
The allowances for hunting are awarded yearly to lords or other selected by Lord Carolin. The town itself is home to a sizable cult of Erianthe, the high priestess of which is Lord Carolin's own sister.


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Old 05-26-2016, 01:17 AM   #1
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Two days of rain left the Moonspire tourney field a sodden wreck, yet Titus Carolin insisted it could not be delayed** so he could properly honor both his liege lords. So it was that Rothgar sat in the high box, overseeing the first of the morning's sword bouts. At his right side, Attericus called advice and mockery to the combatants, likely still half drunk from the previous night (not that the king was in a much better state than his former squire and westron marshal). To his left, Lord Marcus Carollin, much gone in drink himself--and drowning further as Attericus' servant refilled his cups from the Harrowmont train's own stores--was silent. Sullen, perhaps. His lords were not taking his entertainment seriously enough, and nor it seemed were the gods.

The king adjusted his scarlet brocade tunic and snapped his fingers for his squire.

"Where is Lady Salindra?" he asked in a low voice. The company of fairer faces might brighten Carollin's aspect. "Fetch her hither. With that Annara Stone for one. And bring Lord Solvitreo's son, with his sisters." Either Carolin would warm his cheer for that lot or leave the suns cold to his scheming mother's strategems. Either had hits advantages. "And if my son would be so kind as to stir himself from his sullen stewing, inform him his royal father would be much pleased." Jason never took orders to sit out a tourney well, regardless of how much blood the idiot boy had lost of late.

Rothgar watched the squire run to do his bidding--and quite a list it was. But the boy was looking portly and it would do him good. Satisfied, Rothgar returned to his wine and joined his voice to Attericus in bemoaning a badly missed blow as one knight's leg slipped upon the treacherous mud.



** ((ooc: because of the tourney field's disastrous conditions, Rothgar's forbidding his household/retainers from entering the lists when they have the spiky Solvitreo court ahead of them. If your character disputes this ban, either make a thread to argue it IC or PM Rothgar. Also, since it's ME doing the lists I'll be real honest and say that a PC who fights is gonna be like +5 probability of winning something.))
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Gods, Moonspire was a stinking little midden. Why this lord insisted on holding the tourney in such shitty weather, he'd never know, unless it was strictly to save his pride. Thus when the king decreed they were to hold off from the tourney, he wasn't too disappointed. Fighting squires...such a bore. And he was sparing them their pride, after all.

When the summons came from the king to bring himself and bring his sisters, he immediately obeyed, bringing Ty and Zaza. It would do good to show him that in spite of the trouble Ty caused, they were still a good lot.

"Your grace." He bowed, and his sisters curtsied in turn. "My lords."
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"Solvitreos. Welcome." Rothgar turned a genial smile on the trio of Adhemar's children and motioned the servants over to see to their refreshments.

"Well met, nephew." Attericus chimed in, hefting his drinking horn Jayr's direction before one his men distracted him with a fresh bet regarding the next bout.

"Jayr," Rothgar said, casting a quick eye at Carollin, who didn't seem interested in more than a passing greeting for the two Solvitreo daughters. "Are you recovered from your journey yet? I feel half an ounce of pity for dragging you back to the road so soon. We're likely to depart in three days and you've had hardly a week's rest."
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Old 05-28-2016, 03:22 AM   #4
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Jayr nodded into turn to his uncle and the Carollin. Jayr aised a brow at the slight insolence shown to himself and his sisters, but opted to say nothing. "No, not recovered, your grace, though I've had much practice in having hardly any rest."
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Old 05-28-2016, 01:53 PM   #5
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Truth be told, she had no interest in watching a bunch of squires flopping about in the mud, as her maid-in-waiting whispered to her the state of the field and snorted at one of the poor boys slipping and sliding around, arms full of chainmail. But it was a good opportunity to see her brother again, for one, and to made a point of her continued presence by his side despite her recent withdrawal from public life.

The injury in the latest attack on the crown had made things miserable, but at least now she had found the excuse to carry around with her a handsome oak walking stick set with a rather large amethyst, which tip-tapped impressively on whatever floor she was walking on to announce her presence long before the heralds opened their mouths. She climbed the steps to the high seats, making a show of infirmary as she interrupted Lord Solvitreo's conversation with his uncle to make herself known. As though she could be ignored.

"Your Grace," she said, inclining her head, "You'll forgive me if I no longer sink as low as I once did, I'm afraid recent events have rather impaired my ability to make great movement. Lord Carolin. Lord Harrowmont, Lord Solvitreo. Ladies." She nodded her head briefly in Attericus's direction and offered her brother a disdainful sniff at their worse-for-wear state as she took a seat nearby with flourish.

"I see you both enjoyed Lord Carolin's hospitality last night," she said, as though noticing him properly for the first time. She offered her brother a single raised eyebrow at the lord's silent, slightly drunken state and leant back in her seat, her maid offering her a pouch of sweet smelling herbs, which she pressed to her nose whilst surveying present company.
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Old 05-28-2016, 04:00 PM   #6
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He told Salindra to make herself known, to be befitting of her station. And thus she did, with that Annara as her lady in waiting, and a necklace with sapphires as the king requested she do. Though not too many, only three of the prettiest stones that caught her eye. Her hair was half-pinned up, half down, her dress immaculate. At least, immaculate as it could be. One couldn't avoid the mud forever, it seemed. A minute amount stained the hem of her dress.

"Your grace. My lords, ladies." She favored them all with a brilliant smile and a curtsy. "It seems the rain has not dampened moods or the festivities."
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Old 05-28-2016, 06:11 PM   #7
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Zanara shot her brother a look. You owe me for this. But she made herself smile and bent her attention to Lord Carolin. Her steps remained clumsier than normal, the splint several weeks from being removed but with luck she'd be free of it before they reached Solarii. The idea of being stuck at Grandmary's side for the duration was enough to consider drinking nothing but poppy milk...

She glanced up from her seat as Princess Alianor entered, announced more by the tapping of her cane than the servants. Zanara smiled, glad to see her former mistress even a little recovered after the dark days in Grey Glenn. Though she'd personally prefer Grey Glenn to conversing with Titus Carolin... But her twin needed to be free to charm the king and Salindra, and Zanara at least had a goal: talking of Kaelyn Harrowmont in glowing terms.

At worst, Lord Harrowmont would overhear a Solvitreo speaking of his kinswomen well and nothing else. At best, Titus might take it in his sullen, unpleasant head to marry the brat. And lo, Zanara wouldn't have to endure Parissa sniping and snarling about her cousin anymore.
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Old 05-28-2016, 06:16 PM   #8
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"You're young. You can rest when your beard gets grey." Rothgar laughed but his sister's entrance distracted him.

"What, you ever curtsied? Are you sure, sister? I don't seem to recall." He heard her sniff and grinned, taking another drink. "Moonspire hospitality is warm indeed these days. A pity it's so far from Volorro, or we might enjoy it more often." He said a trifle louder, more for Carolin's benefit than any actual sincerity.

"Think your uncle and lord father can equal this, Solvitreo?" he glanced at Jayr. "What glories will Fairgrove hold that Moonspire doesn't?"

He raised his arm to greet Salindra, signalling her to approach. "What could dampen any mood when such beauty surrounds us, Lady? My fair sister, the mountain flowers, and the Sun's own daughters. I can scarce imagine a king with brighter jewels gathered in his court."
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Old 05-29-2016, 05:30 PM   #9
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Rolling her eyes theatrically at her brother's comment, she offered him a good natured smile more for the sake of the company than for his own. A lightened mood would do them all good, there was no point in sullen Lord Sollin getting further into his cups, disappointment turning into resentment. Nevertheless she took the wine offered to her own self, taking a careful sip before pressing her herbs back to her nose and resisting the urge to make a comment about the poor air. Phlegmatic humours would do them no good, there were too many recovering from injury to risk falling sick. Her stomach lurched for a moment as she remembered the sudden fever that took her son, and she took a moment to bury her feelings as she glanced around.

Was that Lady Zanara? The Princess offered a nod in her direction before turning back to the tourney field, a keen ear trained to pick up any snippets of interest she might glean from their conversation.

A squire fell on the field with a rather spectacular squelch and Alianor sighed. At least the Harrowmont girl was presenting a pretty picture.
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Old 05-30-2016, 01:28 AM   #10
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Jason's desire to sit out the tournament was only half because he was pissed about not being able to participate. Never mind the specter of his injuries still haunted him, and never mind his arm still hurt if he moved it a certain way. None of that mattered. He'd endured worse and claimed spectacular victories. Why would now be any different. He'd been next in line for the throne since he was ten, but all of a sudden it was a matter of great concern that he not risk his life now? Why had it been all right all those years before he was knighted? And the years following? You spend a few weeks in an enemy dungeon being nearly tortured to death and suddenly everybody lost their damned minds...

"Your grace," Jason said stiffly as he approached his father, bowing respectfully and then acknowledging Jayr and Zanara. He only gave a passing glance to Salindra more out of respect for her name than anything else before sweeping to his aunt and giving her an actual genuine smile. "Oh dear. My uncle isn't here, yet? Oh, that can only mean his squires are having a wonderful time." Because Bryce being laid up in a bed still in pain always was fun for those who had to deal with it. For all his toughness, nobody did sick or hurt worse than Bryce.
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Old 05-30-2016, 01:46 AM   #11
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Attericus eyed Alianor's entrance. "Not even mud dares cross you these days, Princess... You'll have to teach Lin a bit of that art." He eyed his kinswoman's dress with a chuckle.

His son in law's pronouncement drew his attention. "Can't you hear the oracle prophesying, Good-Son? Your regal uncle will soon make his way to us from Corvus' threshold, I have no doubt." He laughed.
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"Ah, Lord Harrowmont. Those of us who learn to rise above will never be sullied by the grime. The young should strive to learn this fact, indeed. And nephew. There you are.” Alianor inclined her head, pleased at the genuinity of his smile. She pressed the herbs back to her nose to hide a delicate snort at the Prince and the Lord’s assessment of her other noble brother, shaking her head in mock-disapproval.
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Melantha detested being late for anything, but it could not be helped. She had sent Zanara on with her brother when the summons came, reminded that the time was flying past, but still having a few too many orders to sort out for preparations down the river. As such, her hair was much less elaborate that she normally wore it, and she eschewed even a half-veil today. Having lost several in the first storm, and nearly all the remainder damaged from travel or bandits, her veils were in the hands of her ladies for mending and she preferred to save them for her former home and not waste them in Moonspire. She made up for the lack with a few pieces of jewelry, gifts from her husband before they'd left months ago. She suppressed a sigh at that; she'd written to Keegan about their son's injury, but it would be a long time before she heard back from him. Not for the first time, she wished he had been allowed on this progress.

When she reached the assemblage, none of those concerns showed on her face. Instead, she smiled genially at the king and the others. "Your Grace, Your Highnesses," she greeted Rothgar, Alianor, and Jason, with just the barest flick of her eyes to Alianor to see if she was doing better. There was a much better color to her former friend today. She gave attention to Attericus and Marcus as well, greeting them similarly, and gave her nephew and nieces a more affectionate turn each, along with Salindra.

She could see that Carolin seemed a bit bothered by the casual air, so as she took her seat, she observed within his earshot, "A treacherous field, to be sure, but it keeps the fighters from being lazy with their footing, as my brother says. "
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Tyana was in a rather sour mood that matched the weather and all of the…mud. Not that the weather would dare snarl up her hair which her new maids managed to arrange her hair in an elaborate arrangement that could be considered ostentatious anywhere except Solarii. The girls still had too much to learn and it made her miss her own even more. However, she had been teaching herself to not reflect every mood that she did not wish to reveal so readily all the while even attempting to make everyone else around her miserable just to bring them down to her level. Everyone had been so sour anyways, was it not right to just be her turn for it?

She wore a lovely gown of a deep burgundy with the cut and design that Natalia and she were attempting to show off to Zee in the hopes that she would adopt the fashion and make it quite popular at court. Her credibility was not nearly as high as the Princess’, but it was an attempt at ‘something different’ and she was not about to ruin another dress to some middling muddy event. The veils were avoided knowing that they were near enough at Solarii’s doors that they would be expected of her, but she only enjoyed wearing them for the sake of flash, shaking things up, or being different. A bit of baby’s breath and pink roses were worked into her hair neatly arranged with ribbons of the same color. Rubies were at her throat and ears and despite her more ‘conservative’ fashion, she could not be mistaken for anyone other than a Solvitreo.

The dark-haired girl accepted her brother’s escort glad that he was here and also that her sister was doing better despite her injuries. Of course, it was already apparent that Zaza was up to something as she caught the Lord Carolin in his sights. She ignored him after the polite but elegant curtsy. After the preliminary greetings, Tyana remained surprisingly quiet especially coming from someone like her. Have they tamed the unruly wyld chyld? As if.

As the days passed by, she attempted with one step at a time to help her image at least for the sake of the King’s favor. It was not lost on her that he took away her dowry to give to another for reciprocity for something that everyone wanted to do but didn’t. He was angrier that she went against his actions and that made sense being the King and all. She would still stand by her decision thinking that she was saving most of them an even worse fate for acting on the Solvitreo’s behalf and decided to become that martyr to a point if it saved any further trouble from her own kin at the insult that they were dealt. It hurt her more that her sister threw it all in her face and it made her the selfish one. Her actions would ruin Zanara’s chances for marrying the one she loved, because she was the one that everyone loved and could do no wrong (since when?) and her dowry will be piecemealed together taking from Zanara, Alodie’s and maybe even Amina’s dowries. (Great.) She loved her sister dearly and would die for her, but she wondered if Zanara could ever see passed her own wants, wishes and dare she say vanities. They were only minutes apart, but why were they so vastly dissimilar? One more wedge that she felt pulling the twins apart that only saddened Tyana, but she smiled as Princess Alianor entered and wondered if the woman had been noticing her competence in helping to run her household at least.

Then Jason followed by her aunt Melantha showed up and she gave a polite smile and greeting. Quips were exchanged, but she continued to remain silent not having anyone direct any real question to her. For now, she was content at being bored at the silliness with the boys with swords playing in the mud while drinking her wine. They should just take some of their clothes off and make them wrestle in the mud that would be far more entertaining at least to her.
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She stiffened imperceptibly when Melantha arrived, pressing her embroidered pouch of herbs closer to her nose and doing her best to pretend she hadn't seen her. She had done a fair job of ignoring the woman so far, and so there was no reason why close proximity should change that. Courtesy demanded a response to greeting, however, so she was forced to give a nod at the greeting despite herself, a general recognition she tried not to make personal. The Princess was careful not to meet her former friend's eyes. The tightness in her chest did not subside for some time.

She focused on regarding the Lady Tyana instead, whose elaborate - day she say, ridiculous - hair was obviously in a style that had passed her by, but the Princess had offered her a courteous nod nonetheless. A recognition, perhaps, her running of the household and competant completion of her duties hadn't escaped her, even if current fashion had.
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The glance between Alianor and Melantha pretty much said it all and a sigh almost escaped Tyana. It seems no matter the age, there was always something to be upset or quibble about. The princess' son was a creepy git that had wealth in land that many coveted and that he was more than likely running into the ground with his incompetence. She could not fault Lenore what she did, but at the same time, Lenore did manage to give him children. At some point in time, she could stomach him to even allow him to touch her. They also mostly look like him, so there was no questions of paternity from what she had gleaned.

This squabble between mothers was ridiculous, but she was probably the last person to ever get in the middle of it. It will be up to them to bridge the connection because she was also not willing to be messenger just to be shot with an arrow or maimed in her attempt at finding peace. Let them meet, fight it out and feel better before crying and mourning that ungrateful, spoiled wretch.

She felt eyes upon her and gave a polite smile to Alianor appearing to look pleased that she was given such a courteous nod of notice. Of late, Tyana had no idea who she was supposed to be with. She started with Alianor's household, then moved to help Parissa's household, then back to Alianor? Probably...because she needed a stern hand to 'guide' her and there were quite a few people already managing Parissa's household.

Let the rain water the flowers in her hair, she could not care but did that sound remotely optimistic?
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Attericus laughed at Alianor. "Careful, princess, you sound like one of those Merideen sages. Always a proverb on their lips, and never a hard fact. If only the Emperor's army spent more time staring at their enemy than they do at the damned stars, they might be faring better on the fields."

He cast an appreciative smile at Melantha. Wasted on Keegan, that one.
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Jason kept the pleasant smile on his face, his light eyes flickering back towards Tyana as if hoping to find some ally in whatever the hell this was. His father had summoned him, but apparently for no purpose other than to have a collection of people to carry on forced conversation. He looked to Attericus and chose to sit nearer to him than to his father.

"Let us pray they do not change their tactic, my lord," he said, looking out towards the tournament field with some bitterness. "And how might the youth better educate themselves in this?" he asked his aunt, giving her a curious look.
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The snub from Alianor was expected but unwelcome, as usual, and Melantha stifled any comment she might have made to that. She'd made her overtures, and they were yet rebuffed, so there was little she could do. Wait it out, as Bryce and Rothgar suggested. As if Alianor would ever treat them the same way.

But she left that alone, catching Attericus' smile and taking it for the compliment that it was with a twinkle in her eye, before she turned her gaze to the prince. "You're a fair warrior, nephew, and certainly more accomplished on the field than I could ever pretend," she replied, with an affectionate smile. "But my brother would mock me quite mercilessly if I could not comment with some skill on the tourney. On a slick field, you have both benefit and detriment. You cannot take your footing for granted, so you must devote more attention to where you place yourself, and also what stances you choose. At the same time, it requires less effort to send an opponent to the ground, especially if they are not being so careful." She pointed out a few of the fighters, commenting on their usage of the conditions and how they carried themselves differently, but she wasn't speaking just for Jason's benefit. As soon as she had arrived, she had seen that Rothgar had summoned them to make a showing for Carollin and the other lords of Moonspire. She had long experience being engaging enough for a distracted lord or two, speaking with just enough knowledge to be interesting yet not so much that it was unseemly. If Carollin wished to educate her about the fighters, all the better, and she would pretend with great enthusiasm that she had not grown up around fighting pits.
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Jason turned his head when Melantha spoke. It seemed she misunderstood that his question was directed to Alianor's advice, but he listened respectfully all the same. He knew well how to fight in the rain. Perhaps people forgot considering it didn't rain much in the north. Still, he held the smile on his face and nodded slowly to her words. "Much of your observation applies to all sorts of terrain, dear aunt. Not just slick terrain. A good warrior... even a fair warrior... knows how to adapt to whatever condition he finds himself in."

He then swung his attention back to Alianor. "I suppose what I meant was... how can the youth educate themselves in rising above to avoid the grime?"
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She went to the king when he beckoned her closer. "Jewels that, no doubt, make your crown all the more brighter." Salindra sat in the seat nearest to him, making sure to nod in greeting and smile to all those who joined the party. "And Uncle, when one is surrounded by mud, it makes it rather difficult. I could have fared much worse," she looked down toward Attericus, giving him a teasing smile. She then fell silent, other than offering a smile and a laugh to the revelries, and a few groans when someone in the tourney fell.
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"The glories of the gods, Your Grace, if you so ask my lord father," he managed, with a straight look on his face, the barest traces of a smirk threatening to play at his lips. He chose to sit closer to the men of the party, every now and then giving a look toward Zanara and Tyana, as if silently reminding them to just get through this without causing any problems.
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It took all of her willpower not to laugh when Jason corrected her and redirected his attention to Alianor, but Melantha knew there would be no humor in it; she had to stifle it with a small cough. Please, teach the youth to 'rise above' when it's certainly not what we are doing now, my old friend. Frustration welled up in her, knowing that not only would Alianor offer a pithy bit of advice for those gathered, but that she would pointedly exclude Melantha from it. Since the prince had turned his ear away, she merely inclined her head to acknowledge his words before she looked back to Carollin and Attericus once more.

Rise above, indeed. She'd tried to speak with Alianor a few days prior, thinking that in her grief over losing her son, she would need a friend and could let go of their petty squabble. Instead, Melantha was roundly sent away, and their interactions had become even fewer in number. If Alianor thought that Melantha was indifferent to her pain, then there was nothing Mellie could do to prove otherwise.

"And you, my other beloved nephew," she said, to Jayr, "are you enjoying this treacherous field?" Her tone was teasing enough to suggest it could be both the tourney and the court, at this point.
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She gave Jason a knowing glance at his question, “Why, by following the example of their elders, of course.” The Princess glanced over current company without letting her eyes linger over any one person too long. Glib mouths and mixed intentions the lot of them, except those who were in her eyes, above such reproach. She spied Melantha again and sighed quietly, for once making no attempt to conceal how tired she felt. There was still much to do in the way of moving and travelling, but for the first time in a long time she had begun to wish she might simply sink down through her chair, through the earth, back to the realm of the gods. Perhaps then she might even see her children.

Silly thoughts. She shook herself out of her reverie and accepted a fan from her maid to waft away the bad air. Rain was still threatening, it might even be spitting, and a dejected squire slumped upon a staff in the near distance.

“Of course, some elders are better than others when setting such an example.”
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Rothgar put his hand over Salindra's on the arm of her chair. He cast a look at his son and snorted. "And would you have Lord Carollin's men discard their armor to fight like yeomen guard, Jason? They struggle as they do so their honor will be all the brighter for it." He nodded to where Titus sat, still in stiff conversation with Zanara Solvitreo.
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Attericus laughed at Alianor's prim refrain. "You put great faith in age, Princess. Wisdom comes not in age here in the west--I've known a great many fools to live many a ten-year past their wiser fellows simply by luck." He too shot a glance at Titus Carolin, though his gaze didn't linger. "Though 'tis true, many fools in the 'Ridge are winnowed by their own carlessness long before their beards get gray."
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Ah, his auntie was clever and sly. "I'd enjoy it much more if I were on it, though father would have my head if I did anything to risk my neck, dear aunt. Which seems the only time he wishes to acknowledge my well-being." Though he could not stand any of her brood: Kalden was a privileged little fucker, Lenore was a whiny little brat, and Kellan was a drunk, his aunt and uncle were well enough. Just...gifted the wrong children by the gods. Not that he'd ever tell her that.
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Jason listened to his father, having to bite his tongue. But upon hearing Jayr address Melantha, he gave a cold sort of smile. So it was not just the men of House Vellfyre who behaved such towards their sons. "Perhaps, Lord Jayr, we may yet find ourselves lucky enough in the future to take part in the struggle. It was not so long ago that I felt the thrill of a melee. And I have heard it said you are quite skilled with the sword. I should like to witness that, but as we have such careful fathers, perhaps we might lessen their worry and stick to the practice field. Perhaps when we are in Solarii, we could train together."
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"I'd like that a great deal, highness," he looked at Jason. "You will be, surely, much more of a challenge than those pathetically green boys the training yards tend to attract."
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A sweet smile was offered to Jason as she caught his gaze towards her, but then promptly looked towards the spectacle that was in the mud pit.

It was an absolute bore to behave, to keep one's mouth shut and she wanted to cut this odd undercurrent within the conversation with a knife. It was like someone baited the trap waiting for her to fall into it and that made her pasted on smile falter slightly.

Just as Alianor mentioned following the example of their elders, her uncle spoke her mind and she continued to keep silent. Eyes went over towards her sister still attempting to carry on a conversation with Titus. Her sister could talk to a tree stump and get it to probably sprout poetry back to her with a bit of coaxing. The lord summed up this place and how awkward and stiff he was and she was ready to put it to her back. At least, there was nothing to actually burn down this time. That was an evil thought, but strangely enough it made her chuckle right as one of the opponents got his foot stuck in the mud and begin to tilt forward. The other one could have taken full advantage of it, but his feet were also starting to stick making them start motioning and swaying in an attempt to pull themselves free. "I do not think that was supposed to happen," amusement clear in her voice her words were not for anyone in particular. "It might have been quite a deal more amusing and safe if the opponents were meant to wrestle in the mud instead of with weapons drawn and armor." She finally voiced her opinion attempting to keep away from the topic of respecting elders and the like. She had the firm opinion that respecting is only for those that earn it no matter the age and whether they were family or not.
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