Minstrely Things

ShulamitShulamit Member Posts: 32 Capable
I wasn't able to copy the whole log, so here is what happened after the last soul drank from the happiness stein.

Handing the stein back to you, the soul begins to laugh, at first a soft giggle,

but slowly climaxing into a boisterous chuckle that echoes about the mountain.

Laughter echoes throughout Mount Wend, the uproar of the lost souls travelling

to the mountain's peak.


A sudden roar erupts from the mountain's summit, the Frost Spite stirred from

his slumber.


Wailing mournfully, a lost soul drifts in from the north.


You say, "Uh!"


Easily mistaken for a cry of pain, the sound gradually becomes more staggered,

gasps of air between each loud bellow.


The Frost Spite's roars become more frequent, matching the laughter of the lost

souls, and the mountain begins to rumble.


Synkarin says, "Uh oh."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel tells you, "The Frost Spite is laughing! Bring

me the stein, and perhaps the Voice shall come to sing!"


You say, "He's happy!"


You say, "Take the stein to the minstel!"


You say, "Minstrel!"


You give an embossed golden stein to the spirit of the Merry Minstrel.

The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "You've done what the Voice of

Gullagumbah never got the chance to do and brought laughter to the Frost Spite."


A bellowing laughter suddenly pierces the air, interrupted by small hiccups that

rattle the mountain.


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel exclaims, "The Voice returns to sing with me

once more!"


Laughter fills the room, and the stein begins to glow. The spirit of the Merry

Minstrel brings an embossed golden stein to his lips, causing the light to

spread through his form.


In an echo of the Voice of Gullagumbah, the spirit of the Merry Minstrel

exclaims, "Such laughter! I never thought I'd hear the Frost Spite ring out so!"


You say, "Yay? Yay!"


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "For your hard work, Shulamit, let Me

share with you a song I sang to the Crimson Eye cadre one day as We gathered

together for a drink."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "Actually, that was the day Clangorum

crafted this stein for Me. He was there with Us that day as well."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel turns the golden stein in his hands.


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "Kalikai had ordered some of Dracnoris's

firemead, and Ologri was still mourning the loss of His brother-mate, Oovanti."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "Everyone was so down, it was ruining the

party, so I took it upon Myself to cheer Them up."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "I stood up before the cadre, Clangorum

laughing as I stumbled to rise to My feet."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "'Crimson Eye, Crimson Eye' I've got a

song for You,' I said."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "'Let's hear it then, Gullagut,' Kalikai

shouted, friendly as always."


Jeanne, the windmuse elemental's ears perk up with a sudden interest.


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "'Well then, Torch-head, You all know

what to do!' I replied."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel exclaims, "And remember They did, for that's

when the chanting began!"


A melodic chanting suddenly fills the air, the jaunty tune of a boisterous

drinking song echoing throughout the distillery.


Through the spirit of the Merry Minstrel, the Voice of Gullagumbah begins to

sing, "Raise Your glass and take a swig, let courage fill Your veins,"


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "Shout and cheer and yip and yell, let it echo

across the planes."


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "Who else knows better than, the Crimson eyes,

You see,"


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "How to drink and celebrate, or throw a good

party?"


"Hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi," the chanting continues.


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "Kalikai, Your strategies, are known across the

land,"


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "Igaso, who else slays more with a single sword

in hand?"


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "Panamandius could slay you, simply with His

looks,"


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "And Braun has got one of the mightiest

left-hooks."


"Hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi," the chanting continues.


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "Fight and brawl, and kill and slay, are how You

fill Your day,"


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "But here with Me and firemead, do Your nights

You stay."


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "So sing with Me, dear warriors, let's hear You

raise Your voice!"


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "And see if We can't create something from the

awful noise."


"Hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi," the chanting continues.


A wry smile spreads across Eritheyl's face.


Persayis beams broadly at the spirit of the Merry Minstrel.


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "I raise My stein, it's golden gleam, as grand

as the drink inside."


Joy suddenly washes over you in waves, your entire body glowing a cheerful shade

of citrine yellow.


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "Crafted by My pal, Clangorum, who sits here by

My side."


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "A final toast, to You, My friends, the Crimson

Eyes You are,"


The Voice of Gullagumbah sings, "The strongest and the thirstiest of the Elders,

by and far!"


'Hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-la hi-laaaa hi,' the chanting ends, fading away

slowly.


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "That was the last song I sang before I

had to be hidden away."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "Gullagumbah, and I, We sang to inspire.

Inspire happiness, inspire courage, inspire bravery."


You say, "It's a nice song!"


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "It's only fitting that His last song did

exactly that."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "Thank you, little mortal, for finishing

the challenge I never got to take."


Eritheyl sighs contentedly.


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel exclaims, "Until the Frost Spite rings out with

laughter again, farewell!"


The echo of the Voice of Gullagumbah laughs, and the glow within the Minstrel

begins to fade.


A hearty laughter echoes throughout the mountain, followed by a sudden silence.


In his own voice once again, the spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "Thank you

for allowing me to sing with the Voice once again."


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel puts the golden stein back into his robes,

pulling an iron stein out in its place.


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel hands you the iron stein, the metal heavy in

your hands.

You have gained a new honour!

You have received an ornate iron stein as a quest reward!


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "That stein will help you remember the

challenge you faced, doing that which even the Voice of Gullagumbah never

could."


You open your mouth but say nothing.


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel exclaims, "It, like the laughter you brought to

this mountain, will eventually fade, but you shall always be one of

Gullagumbah's honourary Merry Minstrels!"


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel says, "Thank you again, Shulamit. With song in

my heart, I bid you farewell for now."


Eritheyl's eyes sparkle with amusement at you.


Synkarin suddenly inhales deeply.


The spirit of the Merry Minstrel exclaims, "Like the moaning of the lost souls,

I too shall return, when laughter is needed once more!"

The spirit of the Merry Minstrel slowly fades away, flickering into nothingness.

Your karma rises in response to your deeds.


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