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Auction Log! shortened as much as possible yet still very long · on 08/30/2008 09:49 PM CDT 136
You see before you, Countess Vanassa Charmd, Head of the Estate Holder Council.

Her dark grey eyes gaze out from behind thick long lashes, with just a hint of sparkle in their depths. Her blond-streaked auburn hair is worn up, twisted in elaborate braids that are threaded with shimmering silk ribbons and strands of delicate gold beads. Her ivory complexion is accented with a hint of rose at the cheeks, and a tiny beauty mark in the shape of an orchid at the corner of her right eye. She is fairly young for a Human. She is in good shape.

She is wearing some spidersilk slippers clasped by gold roses with dark sapphires nestled in their petals, a gold bag of soft velvet, an albredine crystal ring, an exquisite animite ring embracing a large midnight diamond encircled by smoke rubies, a formal gown of pale gold spidersilk accented with deep blue embroidery along its low neckline, an enveloping cloak of deep blue cashmere clasped with a golden rose in full bloom, a fine gold chain dangling with an exquisite winter emerald, some elaborate gold and animite earrings and ome delicate animite combs entwined with gold wire and sapphire roses. > You see Auctioneer Cesiro Owirvald of Elanthia, a Gor'Tog. Cesiro has hazel eyes. He has green skin. He is venerable for a Gor'Tog. He is in good shape.

He is wearing a kyanite gwethdesuan, a jadeite gwethdesuan, a floor-length brocade cloak, a twilight sapphire rose, an elegant spidersilk traveler's backpack, a pale gold silk shirt with buttons of carved lapis, a pocketed brocade silk vest, a brushed silk moneybelt, a large paisley satchel, an ewys and emerald scabbard, a silver-banded ironwood belt sheath, some tailored linen pants with gold tracery and some black leather dress shoes.

You see Auction Coordinator Geana, a Human. Geana has gold eyes. Her golden brown hair is long and straight, and is worn loose. She has tanned skin. She is mature for a Human. She is in good shape.

She is wearing a pair of knotted starshell earrings, a knotted starshell choker, a dark wine cloak clasped with a bronze pin, a sea bag, a sleeveless white silk blouse with slender satin straps, a knotted starshell bracelet, a pair of tan pants with a narrow pressed crease and some dark wine dress shoes with polished bronze buckles.

Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Once everyone is settled, I'll go over the basic rules for the first timers." Geana pulls her wine cloak close around her, snuggling comfortably in its warmth. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "My attendants WILL be rather strict." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "No yapping once we're underway." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "I'll end up thinking you bid, ransack your bank account for everything your worth, and then you'll be upset because you won a stick." Vanassa yaps. Vanassa hums to herself. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "I don't see Pathian, so my laundry is likely safe." Vanassa says, "He just has a little stick." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Shh." Geana puts on a small pair of spectacles with wine-tinted lenses. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Now then..." Auctioneer Cesiro exclaims, "Welcome one and all!" Auctioneer Cesiro says, "I'm quite sure the Estate Holder Council appreciates you all being here." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "I know I appreciate it, because i take a hefty cut." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Now, the quick version of the rules." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "All bids will be in kronar." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "If you don't have them on you, I will not recognize your bid. I don't care HOW much money you say you have in Rivercrossing, or Dirge." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "My attendants will recognize several BIDding types. You can simply shout out that you BID 3 platinum. Or BID 30000. Both are the same. We're good with math." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "ALL BIDS ARE FINAL." OOC: EVERYONE TYPE BID NOW SO THERE IS NO CONFUSION ON SYNTAX. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Now then, fitting with the thematic of the recent Estate events..." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "We'll be primarily showcasing weaponry." Geana smiles. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "The Countess has graciously donated one of her custom outfits, as well." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "None of these items will be overly dramatic. Let me make this plain from the start." Vanassa nods. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "I have no ancient kertig katana lying in wait." Vanassa sniffles. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "However, all the items ARE reasonably impressive in their own way." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Right then..." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "I think that covers it..." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "And I believe we're ready to start." Cesiro gets a polished walnut gavel from inside his traveler's backpack. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "I'll break in the middle to let everyone re-huddle." Auctioneer Cesiro exclaims, "FIrst up!"

Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Since Resero advertised it so well..."

Cesiro draws forth a notched steel butcher knife with a scarred wooden handle. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "You'll find that it's a blade of medium length, and able to be thrown." >app knif on pod careful

A notched steel butcher knife with a scarred wooden handle is a light thrown and medium edged melee-ranged weapon.

You are certain that it could do: low puncture damage moderate slice damage fair impact damage

You are certain that the knife is fairly balanced and is fairly suited to gaining extra attack power from your strength.

You are certain that the butcher knife is fairly sturdy, and is in pristine condition.

The butcher knife is made with metal. You are confident that the butcher knife weighs about 39 stones. You are certain that the butcher knife is worth exactly 6250 kronars.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 1101100 coins!" An attendant picks up the knife, hands it to Tercsyn, and collects a few coins from him.

Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Ah, yet another item I forgot. You WILL be limited to one item purchased."


Cesiro gets a polished black walnut slurbow embossed with flowing scrollwork from inside his traveler's backpack. A polished black walnut slurbow embossed with flowing scrollwork is a heavy crossbow type weapon.

You are certain that the slurbow is reasonably balanced and is reasonably suited to gaining extra attack power from your strength.

You are certain that the walnut slurbow is of average strength, and is in pristine condition.

The walnut slurbow is made with metal. It appears that the walnut slurbow can be slung over one shoulder. You wonder if the walnut slurbow might weigh a few hundred stones. You are certain that the walnut slurbow is worth exactly 187500 kronars. l slur on pod A wooden leaf edged in metallic hues rests atop the stock with slots on both sides for the spidersilk string. Curled lines and sloping angles form a decorative repeating pattern along the tiller, the grooves subtly highlighted with traces of gem dust. Molded into a clover shape, the gleaming silver crannequin is modestly engraved with curving text. There appears to be something written on it. >read slur on pod A black walnut slurbow reads: Aim true, fight strong, live free.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 1561000 coins!" An attendant picks up the slurbow, hands it to Tache, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro gets a recurved flamethorn composite bow veined with diamondwood from inside his traveler's backpack. A recurved flamethorn composite bow veined with diamondwood is a composite bow type weapon.

You are certain that the bow is fairly balanced and is well suited to gaining extra attack power from your strength.

You are certain that the flamethorn bow is somewhat flimsy, and is practically in mint condition.

It appears that the flamethorn bow can be slung over one shoulder. You think it is likely that the flamethorn bow weighs around 40 stones. You are certain that the flamethorn bow is worth exactly 375000 kronars.

look bow on pod Asymmetrical in design, the upper limb is noticeably longer than the lower, allowing the prismatic mistsilk drawstring to be tensed at an extreme angle for superior power. Thin, membranous layers of sinew line the interior of the bow, bound at the nocks in tight loops with the same prismatic silk as the string. Slender striations along the length outline swirling tendrils of fire, glittering softly in the light within the richly stained flamethorn.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 7750000 coins!" An attendant picks up the bow, hands it to Mordril, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro chuckles at Gronten. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "If you feel I'm scamming the good crowd, sir. You're free to bring that up with the Estate Holder Council at your convenience.


Cesiro gets a pair of wire spectacles with amber lenses from inside his traveler's backpack. It appears that the amber-tinted spectacles can be worn on the nose. You are confident that the amber-tinted spectacles might weigh a few stones. You are certain that the amber-tinted spectacles are worth exactly 34887 kronars.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 850000 coins!" An attendant picks up the spectacles, hands it to Resero, and collects a few coins from him.


You see Painbringer Jaedren Tar'Staden, a Skeletal Mercenary. Tiny purple flames burn in his empty eyesockets. The bones of his face lack any hair or skin, but do bear several nicks and scars of battle. Though he has no lungs with which to breathe, his fleshless jaws manage to produce enough sound to talk. Jaedren appears ageless and deathless, as befits a walking skeleton.

He is wearing a pair of oiled leather pants, his inner-fire on his sleeve, a nickel-studded leather vest overtop a rich white linen shirt, a mana void, a shoulder pad upon which a skeletal monkey is sitting, and some rugged black leather boots.

>Jaedren says, "Ok, all of you stop looking at me a moment, I'm tring to fix this :p" Jaedren says, "I shall stab you all." You hear the voice of Jaedren say, "It'll be a moment. I'm having issues letting folks back in." Jaedren says, "And for those of you reporting, Resero is not a plant to up the bid. Quit being doofy." Jaedren says, "I haven'tfixed it yet." Jaedren says, "Cause uh, it doesn't look broken." Jaedren says, "We're gonna blame Eoworfinia." Xheather says, "Well everytime I tried to look at the item on the podium it sent me to another area of the auction floor" Jaedren exclaims, "Ok, I think this might fix it. We'll see!" Jaedren exclaims, "You may return to your fleecing of the populace!" With an arrogant shrug, Jaedren swirls his cloak around himself and calls out in a mighty voice for his chariot. Hooves pound the earth as skeletal steeds draw a macabre conveyance into the area. Jaedren steps in and nods to the charioteer, who snaps a cat-o'-nine-tails whip at the skeletal horses. After they rear and scream viciously, they gallop away, drawing Jaedren with them in true warlike fashion.


Cesiro gets a darkened steel scythe with an etched ebony handle from inside his traveler's backpack. A darkened steel scythe with an etched ebony handle is a heavy thrown and heavy edged melee-ranged weapon.

You are certain that it could do: low puncture damage heavy slice damage moderate impact damage

You are certain that the scythe is poorly balanced and is reasonably suited to gaining extra attack power from your strength.

You are certain that the steel scythe is moderately strong, and is in pristine condition.

The steel scythe is made with metal. You guess that the steel scythe might weigh several tens of stones. You are certain that the steel scythe is worth exactly 62500 kronars. Roundtime: 8 seconds. >l scy on po A single-edged blade protrudes ominously from the blackened handle, hooking sharply to form a deep curve of darkly gleaming steel. Tiny scratches on the ebony handle form aimless spirals in a chaotic display of woodwork, twining downward to the pommel to outline a pristine smiling face, as if by coincidence.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 10000000 coins!" An attendant picks up the scythe, hands it to Gronten, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro gets a book-shaped plaque from inside his traveler's backpack. >l pla on pod The purchaser of this plaque (and only the purchaser) is entitled to one custom bank book and one custom vault book. Alteration to be performed by Master Tinker Snidley Snarflepie. >app pla on pod You estimate that the book-shaped plaque might weigh several tens of stones. You are certain that the book-shaped plaque is worth exactly nothing. Roundtime: 8 seconds.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 8800000 coins!" An attendant picks up the plaque, hands it to Mellicent, and collects a few coins from her.


Cesiro gets a simple cypress crossbow branded with dark tribal markings from inside his traveler's backpack. A simple cypress crossbow branded with dark tribal markings is a light crossbow type weapon.

You are certain that the crossbow is well balanced and is well suited to gaining extra attack power from your strength.

You are certain that the cypress crossbow is somewhat flimsy, and is in pristine condition.

It appears that the cypress crossbow can be slung over one shoulder. You wonder if the cypress crossbow might weigh several tens of stones. You are certain that the cypress crossbow is worth exactly 125000 kronars.

>l cro on pod Left in its raw natural form, the wood exudes a fresh and exotic scent from the natural oils within, particularly when stimulated by warmth. Supple strands of intertwined sinew stretch across the top and into the catch when the crossbow is spanned. Thin leather bindings wind around the stock from butt to crannequin amidst an abstract pattern of deeply branded lines.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 6000000 coins!" An attendant picks up the crossbow, hands it to Rmel, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro gets an Ethna voucher from inside his traveler's backpack. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "THis one good for two pieces of work consisting of boots, clothing items, leather items, or packs." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Nothing magical or weaponish." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Only good for the PURCHASER, mind you."

>l vou on pod The image of a wild horse is imprinted on the top of this voucher. There appears to be something written on it. reads: This voucher entitles the holder to two alterations. They may consist of boots, clothing items, leather items, or packs. No magical items or weapons will be altered. This voucher is non-transferable and I will be noting the winner's name. Thank you, Ethna. The Ethna voucher is a bit flexible. You are confident that the Ethna voucher might weigh a few stones. You wonder if the Ethna voucher could be worth about a small mint in kronars.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 12000000 coins!" An attendant picks up the voucher, hands it to Torrcks, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro gets a small glowing red stone with deep silvery veins running through it from inside his traveler's backpack. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "A stone." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "That glows." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "It works by.. well, glowing." A fierce white light flares out from Cesiro's glowing stone as he gently taps it, bathing the area in its light. Cesiro squints. Cesiro gives his glowing stone a good shake, sending small sparks of light flying all around. Cesiro gives his glowing stone a gentle pat, causing the light surrounding him to extinguish completely. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Quite bright." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Please note that this does not need magical charging of any sort." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "And I've done that on off thing a good fifty times already, no indication that it'll stop." >app ston on pod You are confident that the glowing stone probably weighs a few stones. You are certain that the glowing stone is worth exactly nothing.

>l ston on pod A trace of blue light pulses through the silvery veins that course over, in and around the small stone. Though of a solid material, the veins give the stone a fragile appearance. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Not worn, and should be reasonably friendly to the unwashed heathens." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "I have no idea if it'll fit into a jewelry setting."

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 10000000 coins!" An attendant picks up the stone, hands it to Shalendrya, and collects a few coins from her.


Cesiro gets a brass bola with braided leather straps from inside his traveler's backpack. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "This would be a bola." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "It's a reasonably ordinary bola, but I liked the look of it." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "And it barks like a mastiff."

A brass bola with braided leather straps is a light thrown and light blunt melee-ranged weapon.

You are certain that it could do: no puncture damage no slice damage fair impact damage

You are certain that the bola is fairly balanced and is fairly suited to gaining extra attack power from your strength.

You are certain that the brass bola is somewhat flimsy, and is in pristine condition.

The brass bola is made with metal. The brass bola is incredibly pliant. You think it is likely that the brass bola weighs around 20 stones. You are certain that the brass bola is worth exactly 12500 kronars. Roundtime: 8 seconds. >l bol on pod The bolas are heavy orbs with spirals cut deeply along their lengths.

Auctioneer Cesiro says, "It'll make a fair impact, and is fairly balanced at twenty-five stones."

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 5500000 coins!" An attendant picks up the bola, hands it to Prescious, and collects a few coins from her.


Auctioneer Cesiro says, "How about that nice outfit from the Countess." Cesiro gets a velvet sack from inside his traveler's backpack. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Inside you'll find some formal black slippers with fine spidersilk laces, a pair of black pearl earrings embraced by platinum orchids, a slender ring of twisted platinum and a pale rose gown of shimmering spidersilk belted with strands of black pearls."

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 3850000 coins!" An attendant picks up the sack, hands it to Renala, and collects a few coins from her.


Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Something to go with all those shooters." Cesiro gets a patchwork leather thigh quiver from inside his traveler's backpack. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Only fifty sleex quadrellos." The thigh quiver is a container, and can be opened and closed. It appears that the thigh quiver can be worn on the thigh. You wonder if the thigh quiver weighs about 21 stones. You are certain that the thigh quiver is worth exactly 10000 kronars.

Auctioneer Cesiro says, "That's a quiver plus fifty sleek quadrellos." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Not a whole lot, but it'll get you by."

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 10830600 coins!" An attendant picks up the quiver, hands it to Dreadnym, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro gets a Dwarven war mace with a leather-wrapped handle from inside his traveler's backpack. A Dwarven war mace with a leather-wrapped handle is a heavy blunt melee-ranged weapon.

You are certain that it could do: low puncture damage low slice damage great impact damage

You are certain that the mace is dismally balanced and is reasonably suited to gaining extra attack power from your strength.

You are certain that the war mace is fairly sturdy, and is in pristine condition.

The war mace is made with metal. You wonder if the war mace probably weighs a few tens of stones. You are certain that the war mace is worth exactly 12500 kronars. Roundtime: 8 seconds. >l mac on pod A detailed raven has been engraved on the head of this war mace. Brushed steel combined with a handle wrapped in black leather provide both a beautiful and functional weapon.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 4500000 coins!" An attendant picks up the mace, hands it to Retig, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro draws forth a heavy steel dagger. As Cesiro taps the dagger, two blades pop out from the main blade transforming it into a triple bladed dagger. As Cesiro taps the dagger, two blades snap in to the main blade transforming it into a standard dagger.

A heavy steel dagger is a light edged melee-ranged weapon.

You are certain that it could do: low puncture damage poor slice damage poor impact damage

You are certain that the dagger is well balanced and is dismally suited to gaining extra attack power from your strength.

You are certain that the dagger is somewhat flimsy, and is in pristine condition.

The dagger is made with metal. You wonder if the dagger might weigh a few stones. You are certain that the dagger is worth exactly 100 kronars.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 10100000 coins!" An attendant picks up the dagger, hands it to Sothios, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro gets a burnished electrum medallion from inside his traveler's backpack. >app med on pod The electrum medallion is made with metal. It appears that the electrum medallion can be worn around the neck. You wonder if the electrum medallion weighs about 5 stones. You are certain that the electrum medallion is worth exactly 62500 kronars. Roundtime: 8 seconds. >l med on po Its surface is completely unmarred.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 10000000 coins!" An attendant picks up the medallion, hands it to Gevon, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro gets a faded sailcloth haversack with a braided sharkskin strap accented by feathers from inside his traveler's backpack. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Inside you'll find an aubergine glass bottle, a tangerine glass bottle, a pink glass bottle, an aubergine glass bottle, an aubergine glass bottle, a cloudy glass bottle, a small jar of foot cream, an ochre bottle, an ochre bottle, a rough brown clay bottle and a red glass bottle." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "A few potions crafted by Lyr."

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 8000000 coins!" An attendant picks up the haversack, hands it to Arlenmia, and collects a few coins from her.


Cesiro gets a scrap of rawhide branded with small lettering from inside his traveler's backpack. >l on pod On the podium you see a rawhide scrap. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "This mere scrap will entitle the winner to..." >app scra on pod You think it is likely that the rawhide scrap weighs around 1 stone. You are certain that the rawhide scrap is worth exactly 1 kronar. A rawhide scrap reads: Satfiki will work on additions to most soft containers, clothing, and she can add adornments to most weapons and armor. She will not touch anything magical. Satfiki ONLY works with skinned creature parts, so if you wish to have an item altered, the design must accommodate accordingly. Satfiki will provide all materials.

Auctioneer Cesiro says, "One piece of work from the Savage Atrisan Satfiki." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Satfiki will work on additions to most soft containers, clothing, and she can add adornments to most weapons and armor. She will not touch anything magical. Satfiki ONLY works with skinned creature parts, so if you wish to have an item altered, the design must accommodate accordingly. Satfiki will provide all materials." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Note that she will provide all materials. This is a rare opportunity."

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 11000000 coins!" An attendant picks up the scrap, hands it to Golilath, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro gets a white linen sack from inside his traveler's backpack. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "A white sack of fine linen." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Inside you'll find a roughened leather sling and some lead sling bullets." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "You'll be terrifying in the school yards."

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 20900000 coins!" An attendant picks up the sack, hands it to Tirsten, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro gets a crimson silk pouch beaded with swirls of tiny gold stars from inside his traveler's backpack. Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Inside you'll find a belt of heavy beaten gold medallions etched with a sunburst design and linked with tiny brass bells, a filmy skirt of translucent flame gauze over pure yellow silk hemmed with a narrow band of gold-copper weave, an ivory-buttoned yellow silk vest with a rising sun emblem in flamestitched crimson and gold satin and some hammered gold toe bells." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Please note that I have no idea how they folded that stuff to fit it in there, but I imagine it'll never go back in once you takeit out."

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 4450000 coins!" An attendant picks up the pouch, hands it to Kalira, and collects a few coins from her.


Cesiro gets a korograth hide from inside his traveler's backpack.


The korograth hide is incredibly pliant. You guess that the korograth hide might weigh a few hundred stones. You are certain that the korograth hide is worth exactly 625 kronars. Roundtime: 8 seconds

Geana says, "Satfiki will have her work cut out for her now." Auctioneer Cesiro says, "THis is nothing more than a hide from a korograth."

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 7972024 coins!" An attendant picks up the hide, hands it to Xixist, and collects a few coins from him.


Cesiro draws forth a steel-bladed sabre with a heavy mammoth bone hilt.

A steel-bladed sabre with a heavy mammoth bone hilt is a medium edged melee-ranged weapon.

You are certain that it could do: moderate puncture damage low slice damage low impact damage

You are certain that the sabre is fairly balanced and is fairly suited to gaining extra attack power from your strength.

You are certain that the steel-bladed sabre is moderately strong, and is in pristine condition.

The steel-bladed sabre is made with metal. You are confident that the steel-bladed sabre weighs around 35 stones. You are certain that the steel-bladed sabre is worth exactly 2587 kronars.

Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Fairly balanced and moderately strong at twenty-nine stones." >l sab on pod Thick mammoth bone has been carfully carved and fitted to form a sturdy hilt for this thrusting blade. The pristine steel blade has been faintly etched with a repeating pattern of coiled serpents.

Cesiro bangs his gavel and shouts, "SOLD! for 23430000 coins!" An attendant picks up the sabre, hands it to Maitresse, and collects a few coins from her.


Auctioneer Cesiro says, "Total take for this round, before my cut, was 178594724 kronars."

This message was originally posted in Estate Holders of Elanthia \ Estate Holder Events, by MITHYLDR on the play.net forums.