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Absintheuse
Absintheuse
Posts: 348

10/17/2016
If you want to remember the crimes you've seen here, take this.

The Revolutions Season has finished. If you played Five Minutes to Midday, The Chimney Pot Wars, and The Calendar Code, you will have gained an item unique to each tale. You can trade in these items to unlock a short tale suffused with lore and adorned with an alluring reward.


This option opens today, and will remain permanently, so there is no need to trade in your items by any deadline.


The story can be found anywhere in London through A Seditious Invitation.
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suinicide
suinicide
Posts: 2458

10/17/2016
At long last, I can go north. Thank you.

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Vavakx Nonexus
Vavakx Nonexus
Posts: 899

10/17/2016
HE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE HYPE THE

A lot of hype is going on. We've been waiting for this for several months. And now it's out!

And now I have to wait several hours so I have full actions. Suffering is afoot.

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LukeFBG
LukeFBG
Posts: 716

10/17/2016
Extremely excited.
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suinicide
suinicide
Posts: 2458

10/17/2016
Now that was fun. I ended up taking the book and that text was very interesting.

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Akernis
Akernis
Posts: 266

10/17/2016
Despite the Revolutionaries being my least favourite faction, this was genuinely intriguing. Which is always delightful.
Has anyone echoed the result of taking the book at the end choice? I would love to see it.

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LukeFBG
LukeFBG
Posts: 716

10/17/2016
That was fabulous. Worth the wait. Akernis, taking the book is echoed at the top of my profile.
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Akernis
Akernis
Posts: 266

10/17/2016
Thanks, guys. Oh... now that is interesting indeed.

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Tymek
Tymek
Posts: 50

10/17/2016
Does anyone have an echo for not taking the book?
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LukeFBG
LukeFBG
Posts: 716

10/17/2016
Here it is!
edited by Barselaar on 10/17/2016
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Tymek
Tymek
Posts: 50

10/17/2016
Thank-you!
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BlabberingMat
BlabberingMat
Posts: 385

10/17/2016
So...what do we think? Symbolism is strong with this one, but I am too tired to analyze it properly.

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Mr. Sails
Mr. Sails
Posts: 37

10/17/2016
Some perhaps obvious thoughts:

[spoiler] The month January is named after Janus, the two-faced Roman god of time (also god of beginnings, gates, transitions, doorways, passages, and endings according to wiki). January was wearing a two-faced mask showing two expressions, and the perhaps most impactful room on her was the timey-wimey one with clocks, so the logical assumption here is that the "masters" of the Calendar Council takes names after Roman gods and their respective abstract fields of interest. This creates an antithesis to the Masters, who take names seemingly after concrete things.

Talking about antithesis, we are shown a small dawn machine (at least that was my interpretation) after which the door to the room was locked behind us so no once can enter (ominous reminder that time always moves forward and that once *something major* occurs, there is no way back), and then taken into a dark room (*cough* liberation of the night *cough*) and perhaps shown an eye in the mosaic. "As above, so below". An eye above, the stars (judgements), so below, the dawn machine. Then we're given a book that has a lot of useful information, probably particularly so for one who is interested in liberating the night. January also takes a quick dump on her colleagues (they're not smart enough to appreciate my work, but you are) and pretty much extends a hand to the player to be a confidante of hers.

All in all, viva la resistance!

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Vavakx Nonexus
Vavakx Nonexus
Posts: 899

10/17/2016
HT_Black wrote:
Mr. Sails wrote:
Some perhaps obvious thoughts...


Let's not forget the most interesting thing here--

[spoiler] In the dark room, she makes mention of an ally above--a gant eye, represented in mosaic on the ceiling. This storylet is called "the court of treacheries"--which I feel to be the first and hopefully not the last indication of what precisely is sponsoring the liberation and the light-eating devices.
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edited by HT_Black on 10/17/2016



A small correction: The mosaic you're referring to is located on the floor (You are standing on a spiraled mosaic.) and the Curator refers to an unseen entity above, as she is looking there while talking about it. This is more of a hint towards Zubmariner content, but it is still a v important part of the story.

Unrelated:
The Southern room doesn't depict what people think. The word Orrery refers to a model of the solar system, and I don't think anything in the Neath proper possessed planets orbiting around it (except for Disgraceful Spectacle, and that's a bit of a stretch).

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Amets Estibariz, the Moulting Eidolon: Cradled by a sun all their own.


Blabbing, the Hobo Everyone Knows: The One Who Pulls The Strings. A Clarity In The Darkness.


Charlotte and the Caretaker: A family?
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RandomWalker
RandomWalker
Posts: 948

10/17/2016
Can I just say I got chills when I read the phrase
[spoiler]'the journals of a reporter looking into the activities of the Orphanage. Uncovered posthumously.'[/spoiler]

Knowing what happens to people investigating the orphanage, that was an outstanding choice of words.
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Krysin
Krysin
Posts: 36

10/17/2016
But-but I don't want to give up An Account of the Souls Aboard Hell's Triremes...

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rahv7
rahv7
Posts: 302

10/17/2016
Krysin wrote:
But-but I don't want to give up An Account of the Souls Aboard Hell's Triremes...


It's cruel, isn't it? I still bemoan the loss of my Vial of Murderer's Blood...

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Myrto
Myrto
Posts: 226

10/17/2016
Very cool! I didn't want to give up my Account of the Souls Aboard Hell's Triremes either. But I did, and I'm so glad I got my special item. I really enjoyed the story, and since Myrto is so deep with the Revolutionaries, it was especially an easy choice at the end. (N.B. I'm not sure if Myrto is really a Revolutionary, or if they're just really deep undercover for the Great Game...maybe Myrto has also forgotten.)

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Gonen
Gonen
Posts: 818

10/17/2016
Mr. Sails wrote:
Some perhaps obvious thoughts:

....
"As above, so below"....


Hmm,
I believe, though, that the Above refers to the chains at the ceiling, which binds us all - Judgement and people on the earth alike.

Laws, Great Chain, etc.
The construction on the floor is depicted as a solar system (and thanks for Vavakx Nonexus for explaining the word Orrery).

But I'm usually the slowest one to comprehend these things so I may be wrong. Again. =)

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Anne Auclair
Anne Auclair
Posts: 2221

10/17/2016
Mr. Sails, RandomWalker, everyone...

[spoiler]You do realize that January is the Council member who's purview is the recruitment of new members by appeals to their abilities and better natures?
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An Encyclopedia of Recruitment Techniques wrote:

This is not a true textbook. It presents key concepts from a multitude of different subjects, but only in summary. The bulk of the text dwells on methods to radicalise students of that discipline; lines of argument which lead the listener to feelings of dissatisfaction and righteous outrage.

She's literally going by the book. Her book.
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edited by Anne Auclair on 10/17/2016

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