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Jewel-of-the-Mire

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“Like the Jewel of the Mire, the soul is a bright light along the dark path of time. “
—Scedebus Scholar

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The Jewel-of-the-Mire is a floating water-flower, that drifts in great mats in the rivers, swamps, and bogs of the Empire. The Jewel-of-the-Mire is similar to the water-lily, even to the point of looking similar, however, the Jewel-of-the-Mire comes in a variety of brilliant colors, ranging from deep indigo to pearly white to blood red. In some places, Jewel-of-the-Mire mats can completely cover the surface of the water, giving the appearance of a great meadow of flowers.

It is, however, at night that the Jewel-of-the-Mire shows its true beauty. During the moonlight hours, the Jewels seem to take on the Moon’s watery luminescence, glowing and releasing slow beads of light (in actuality clumps of the plant’s pollen) into the water below.



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Voted Ancient Gamer
November 8, 2005, 20:34
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Solid post. Can be used for dramatic nighttime scenes.
Voted Cheka Man
November 18, 2005, 17:40
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Not everything that is good needs to be magical or dangerous.
Voted Zylithan
November 20, 2005, 17:24
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Short but solid. The night imagery is wonderful CP.
Voted valadaar
March 28, 2007, 11:04
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A nice non-combat encounter. I like it a lot.

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