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  1. White Swallow

    Open Chronicles Through the golden ages to a bright present and future

    The White Swallow nodded his head as Harun explained further, but his head shifted aside once more as the young lady sat among them and began petting the cat. »I am transcribing for My Lord, « he spoke gently. »My companion, Harun here, is writing poems however.« »They call me The White Swallow...
  2. White Swallow

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    » I am sorry to hear, I hope you find solace whenever you think of her. I know people close to one's heart never cease to be missed.« The white swallow slowly nodded down his head before perking it up again. He planned to continue his calligram, but instead noticed something else, someone else...
  3. White Swallow

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    The White Swallow eyed Harun as he gazed back at the soldier with some kind of longing in his eyes. Does he want the Swallow's verdict? The man in the golden years of his should know better than judge his own writing merit by the opinion of a ~20-year-old. The soldier smiled behind his covers...
  4. White Swallow

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    He offered the inkwell, but later opted to share it with Harun as The White Swallow sneakily left to acquire more parchment- He too would write. It was true that the cat was unmoved, so he might as well go astray with his task and do it his own way. But it should still impress, correct? He...
  5. White Swallow

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    » You could have been just as right, « jested the Swallow as he sat beside the feline and their books untouched. » Worry not,« he nonchalantly waved his hand before pointing at another scribe. » The assistant there would be glad to offer you a stack of parchment if you ask him kindly, and the...
  6. White Swallow

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    ...And the cat was...still there. Ah, victory. »I presume you give too much credit to our lazy companion. One thing more is eternal, the laziness of felines.«
  7. White Swallow

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    »I've only ever had the companionship of village strays when I was still young, then none ever again. « Quietly the White Swallow mused, looking over the sky before stepping onto the first step. It was soon the moment of revelation, for the cat was...
  8. White Swallow

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    »Were you ever blessed with the companionship of a cat? « Mused the Swallow as they made their way across the military base again. The soldiers seemingly departed, but the swallow knew that they merely took a break to wash their bodies and then left to engulf their minds in prayer. He was never...
  9. White Swallow

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    »Let us go then, « he nodded standing up and passing by the owners of the establishment, who nodded in turn, but they had more guests to attend to now. »We could perhaps pinpoint precisely, what would a cat do if it were not on its resting spot? « »I assume it will be exactly there as we've...
  10. White Swallow

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    »Indeed it is such. « The White Swallow then lightly chuckled. » Well, do you want to guess if the cat has since moved from it's station or is it still well asleep? «
  11. White Swallow

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    » Then I hope you will follow through, any addition to the palace library only deepens its worth. « He quietly mused in his place, resuming. » And if nothing else, it is your deeds and work that remain as your legacy. «
  12. White Swallow

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    »In that case, I do hope you consider the offer. « Not much longer, and the White Swallow's teacup was empty. All that was left was the elaborate cup. Incidentally, such wear was quite beautiful in these parts of Arethil. Little intricate glass cups that shifted colour depending on the angle the...
  13. White Swallow

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    »How many poems, might have been forever forgotten, never shared or documented, « The White Swallow left out a brief thought before returning attention to the poem. An ode to nature was it? A lament of a bygone era. Tragic. Or was it beckoning for a different kind of living? »I would say it is...
  14. White Swallow

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    »I hope you remember any by heart! « The White Swallow spoke in a more lofty tone this time around, taking the very same motions to drink his tea once more. »I would like to hear any, might even help you remember them for the initial transcription.« As most texts were copied here, they were...
  15. White Swallow

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    And in turn, such a sentiment was shared in many of his companions, from those recruited from goat-herders to those who were sons of nobles and took their ascetic vow. The cuisine one grew up with was incomparable to that of the wide world. »If you feel confident about them, you should consider...