[Taocow PBEM] Chapter IX - The King Of The River
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Thu Nov 15 00:05:44 GMT 2007
> Sialillion has a rueful smirk on her face as she
> exits the shop. She
> looks up, a bit startled to hear her name called
> out, and comes to
> attention as Major Pournelle points Talas and
> Alister out to her (and
> vice versa). She approaches the two of them with a
> somewhat blustery
> and officious air.
> "Ah, good, I was afraid I might have to track you
> two down. I am
> Sialillion, emissary to the king. Greetings." She
> curtseys slightly.
> "And hello to you, kindred," she adds to Talas in
> Elven, with a nod
> and a smile. Her accent is difficult to place. It
> is an odd brogue,
> somewhat rough and suggestive of the working class.
> It is certainly
> not the courtly dialect of Elven that her station
> would suggest, but
> then this is a human kingdom.
Talas gives a deep bow and says in Elvish "It is a
pleasure to meet you my Lady." Talas's own accent is
completely unrecognizable to Sia.
> "I must speak with your group privately on a matter
> of utmost
> importance," she continues in American. "I've
> already spoken to your
> comrades, and they have agreed to come speak with me
> as soon as they
> are done," and at this last word a pause and a
> slight smirk again,
> "shopping." She chuckles to herself slightly. It
> is unclear what
> exactly she finds amusing about the concept.
> As an Elf, Talas would also notice straight away
> that Sia is quite
> young by Elven standards. Adolescent, really. In
> typical Elven
> society, this would be a girl in the midst of her
> certainly not any kind of royal emissary. But
> again, this is a human
Not to be rude. But about how old would that be?
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