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SAINT OSYTH'S WARREN

A deceptively tight-knit coalition of narcissists with varying degrees of talent. St. Osyth is the prodigious ragdoll cat whom they have dubbed guardian spirit and landlady.

They like to change names.

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[nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=15120734][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/151208/15120734.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]C A I E T A [i]the exiled sorceress[/center] [/columns] [columns] [color=transparent][/color] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=19560181][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/195602/19560181.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]O L U M [i]the forgotten heir[/center] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=19898891][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/198989/19898891.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]V E L V E T E E N [i]the absent prince[/center] [nextcol] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=38382847][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/383829/38382847.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]H A N A D A [i]the merchant[/columns] [columns][nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=38474182][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/384742/38474182.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]S H A L I M [i]the seer[/center] [nextcol] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=41611493][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/416115/41611493.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]V A L E S K A [i]the golem[/center] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=46521823&function=edit#bio][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/465219/46521823.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]L A V A L I E R [i]the apothecary[/center] [/columns][columns] [color=transparent][/color] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=38382847][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/440056/44005584.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]G R E N D E L [i]the mercenary[/center] [nextcol] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=29592793][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/295928/29592793.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]S A T I N [i]the prince's consort[/center] [nextcol] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=30099050][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/300991/30099050.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]E V A L A C H [i]the blood mage[/center] [/columns][columns] [color=transparent][/color] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=30695021][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/306951/30695021.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]M U R M U R [i]the liaison[/center] [nextcol] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=7487617][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/74877/7487617.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]C A L L A N [i]the reformed mercenary[/center] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=24872379][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/248724/24872379.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]B A S I L E U S [i]the historian[/center] [/columns][columns] [color=transparent][/color] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=27592371][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=38455052][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/384551/38455052.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]F R A N Z [i]the prodigy[/center] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&tab=dragon&id=176432&did=15120735][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/151208/15120735.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]T Z V E T A N [i]the Unexalted [/center] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=29290427][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/292905/29290427.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]N I M R O D [i]the hunter [/center] [/columns][columns] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=33996231][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/339963/33996231.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]D A A Y A N [i]the reaper[/center] [nextcol] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=34361259][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/343613/34361259.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]F E N [i]the romantic[/center] [nextcol][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=38439981][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/coliseum/portraits/384400/38439981.png[/img][/url] [center][font=times new roman][color=black]V L T A V A [i]the restless spirit[/center] [/columns]
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I Z M I R
the queen's shield
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C H A M O M I L E
the promised queen
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C A I E T A
the exiled sorceress
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O L U M
the forgotten heir
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V E L V E T E E N
the absent prince
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H A N A D A
the merchant
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S H A L I M
the seer
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V A L E S K A
the golem
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L A V A L I E R
the apothecary
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G R E N D E L
the mercenary
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S A T I N
the prince's consort
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E V A L A C H
the blood mage
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M U R M U R
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C A L L A N
the reformed mercenary
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B A S I L E U S
the historian
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F R A N Z
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the Unexalted
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D A A Y A N
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the romantic
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V L T A V A
the restless spirit
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[center][font=times new roman][color=transparent]__[/color][img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/b4c0/f/2016/258/1/3/13b4911beb35cfa2d957d81aabbaa8f5-dahrcs3.gif[/img][color=transparent]_[/color][font=times new roman][size=5]A R C H I V E[/size] [img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/dfec/f/2016/252/0/e/englishivy_by_moonlight_pendent13-dah0jho.png[/img][/center] [quote=30 MARCH 2018 | STATE OF THE UNION ] [font=times new roman] → [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=15120734][color=#00A770]Caieta[/url], ever paranoid and intractable, begins devising a last-ditch, all-or-nothing bid for complete freedom. So far, convincing the clan to move back to the frozen hellscape that is Cloudscrape Crags has posed the biggest challenge. Those who remember their ancestral home have grown to prefer the Lightweaver’s more temperate radiance; those who do not feel very strongly against meeting the horrors that lurk within its caverns. → [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=33996231][color=#00A770]Daayan’s[/url] (despicable, unethical) dreams might be moving into range faster than he ever dared to hope. Unfortunately for him, he isn’t exactly known to shoot straight. → [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=19898891][color=#00A770]Velveteen’s[/url] clever new [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=29592793][color=#00A770]courtesan-turned-consort[/url] (who is definitely either a changeling or an incubus) is undoubtedly puppeteering him. However, Velveteen is more hydrated than he’s ever been in his entire life, so [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=21657808][color=#00A770]Chamomile[/url], Caieta, and [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=19560181][color=#00A770]Olum[/url] agree to let the charade go on for the time being. → These multi-plane hallucinations have really started to line Chamomile’s eyes. She knows she can’t go on like this, but how can one pick a favorite plane of view? How can one choose which half of the book to tear out? → [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=24872379][color=#00A770]Basil[/url] was born in the Wandering Contagion. [i]The Wandering Contagion[/i]. He much prefers his current life of libraries and ginger health shots in Mirrorlight Promenade. More importantly, he’s lived his entire life in sandals. He doesn’t want to know what it’s like to wear unwieldy, unventilated snow boots... → ... But [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=30695021][color=#00A770]Murmur[/url] seems serious about repaying his self-perceived debt to Caieta, so Basil might just have to put up with it. Plaguebringer knows he has a better chance at fending off frostbite than convincing Murmur to put his (fundamentally deficient) code of ethics aside. → Who in Lightweaver’s name let an [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=30099050][color=#00A770]unhinged heretic[/url] and a [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=33077425][color=#00A770]necromancing toddler[/url] hang out? How did no one clock the glaring, inevitable consequences until Eva showed up to Sunday brunch a smug, slimy corpse? [/quote] [center] [img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/dfec/f/2016/252/0/e/englishivy_by_moonlight_pendent13-dah0jho.png[/img] [size=2][font=times new roman] credit [url=https://aelou.deviantart.com/art/F2U-cattail-634491507][color=#00A770]cattail[/url] [url=https://llst.deviantart.com/art/C-English-Ivy-Divider-FTU-633240492][color=#00A770]ivy divider[/url] [url=https://king-lulu-deer.deviantart.com/art/Mint-Meanings-Wisdom-Virtue-735595906][color=#00A770]mint plant[/url] [url=https://www.deviantart.com/art/Mini-Note-Icon-346430232][color=#00A770]note icon[/url] [url=https://gasara.deviantart.com/art/Candle-Mini-Pixel-344489542][color=#00A770]candle[/url]
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30 MARCH 2018 | STATE OF THE UNION wrote:

Caieta, ever paranoid and intractable, begins devising a last-ditch, all-or-nothing bid for complete freedom. So far, convincing the clan to move back to the frozen hellscape that is Cloudscrape Crags has posed the biggest challenge. Those who remember their ancestral home have grown to prefer the Lightweaver’s more temperate radiance; those who do not feel very strongly against meeting the horrors that lurk within its caverns.

Daayan’s (despicable, unethical) dreams might be moving into range faster than he ever dared to hope. Unfortunately for him, he isn’t exactly known to shoot straight.

Velveteen’s clever new courtesan-turned-consort (who is definitely either a changeling or an incubus) is undoubtedly puppeteering him. However, Velveteen is more hydrated than he’s ever been in his entire life, so Chamomile, Caieta, and Olum agree to let the charade go on for the time being.

→ These multi-plane hallucinations have really started to line Chamomile’s eyes. She knows she can’t go on like this, but how can one pick a favorite plane of view? How can one choose which half of the book to tear out?

Basil was born in the Wandering Contagion. The Wandering Contagion. He much prefers his current life of libraries and ginger health shots in Mirrorlight Promenade. More importantly, he’s lived his entire life in sandals. He doesn’t want to know what it’s like to wear unwieldy, unventilated snow boots...

→ ... But Murmur seems serious about repaying his self-perceived debt to Caieta, so Basil might just have to put up with it. Plaguebringer knows he has a better chance at fending off frostbite than convincing Murmur to put his (fundamentally deficient) code of ethics aside.

→ Who in Lightweaver’s name let an unhinged heretic and a necromancing toddler hang out? How did no one clock the glaring, inevitable consequences until Eva showed up to Sunday brunch a smug, slimy corpse?


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[center][font=times new roman][size=4]from the desk of [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=24872379][color=#76A57C]basileus[/url], clan historian:[/size] [size=5][i]on grimoires, spellbooks, and combat sorcery [/size] [img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/dfec/f/2016/252/0/e/englishivy_by_moonlight_pendent13-dah0jho.png[/img] [left][quote=18 MAY 2020 | SPELLCASTERS OF THE WARREN] [font=times new roman]Upon first glance, [url=https://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=15120734][color=#76A57C][b]CAIETA’s[/b][/url] grimoire is almost unremarkable—and for good reason. Caieta’s spellbook is the standard by which all aspiring mages model their own; it is streamlined to an extent that only a true master of the art form could ever hope to achieve. One should note that the last few pages of Caieta’s grimoire include various summoning charms for what could only be more grimoires, presumably to contain niche spells that don’t see as much regular usage. [url=https://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=21657808][color=#76A57C][b]CHAMOMILE’s[/b][/url] grimoire, though visually stunning, is chaos. Despite her excellent penmanship and unparalleled eye for color and design, Chamomile doesn’t seem to employ any kind of overarching organizational scheme to her spell collection. Worst of all, she stubbornly refuses to incorporate a table of contents, rendering her book nearly impossible for outsiders to navigate. Even Caieta, who has a knack for deciphering non-native grimoires, has difficulty using this one (though, knowing Chamomile, this might be her very intention). [url=https://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=38382847][color=#76A57C][b]HANADA’s[/b][/url] grimoire is less a book and more a pamphlet—it’s bound with a single staple in the middle of its practically nonexistent spine. Most of the spells contain some sort of transcription error. Given the intensity of the contents (hexes to induce temporary blindness, demolition spells with dangerously short fuses, and what looks to be the groundwork for a rudimentary demonic summoning charm, to name a harrowing few), it’s a wonder that Hanada is still alive and in one piece. For the sake of readability and organization, most grimoires contain one spell per page. [url=https://flightrising.com/main.php?p=lair&id=176432&tab=dragon&did=38455052][color=#76A57C][b]FRANZ,[/b] [/url]however, has developed a form of shorthand that allows him to cram four to five spells into a single page. The result is an impossibly precise, if a little cramped, catalogue of spells to fit almost every need. [/quote]
from the desk of basileus, clan historian:
on grimoires, spellbooks, and combat sorcery

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18 MAY 2020 | SPELLCASTERS OF THE WARREN wrote:

Upon first glance, CAIETA’s grimoire is almost unremarkable—and for good reason. Caieta’s spellbook is the standard by which all aspiring mages model their own; it is streamlined to an extent that only a true master of the art form could ever hope to achieve. One should note that the last few pages of Caieta’s grimoire include various summoning charms for what could only be more grimoires, presumably to contain niche spells that don’t see as much regular usage.

CHAMOMILE’s grimoire, though visually stunning, is chaos. Despite her excellent penmanship and unparalleled eye for color and design, Chamomile doesn’t seem to employ any kind of overarching organizational scheme to her spell collection. Worst of all, she stubbornly refuses to incorporate a table of contents, rendering her book nearly impossible for outsiders to navigate. Even Caieta, who has a knack for deciphering non-native grimoires, has difficulty using this one (though, knowing Chamomile, this might be her very intention).

HANADA’s grimoire is less a book and more a pamphlet—it’s bound with a single staple in the middle of its practically nonexistent spine. Most of the spells contain some sort of transcription error. Given the intensity of the contents (hexes to induce temporary blindness, demolition spells with dangerously short fuses, and what looks to be the groundwork for a rudimentary demonic summoning charm, to name a harrowing few), it’s a wonder that Hanada is still alive and in one piece.

For the sake of readability and organization, most grimoires contain one spell per page. FRANZ, however, has developed a form of shorthand that allows him to cram four to five spells into a single page. The result is an impossibly precise, if a little cramped, catalogue of spells to fit almost every need.

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