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October 28, 2005, 1:41 pm

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Golden Cherry

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The result of an unexpected side effect of magical research. The cherries help to light up the dark in a unique way.

Full Description
Neither the cherries nor the tree they come from are actually gold or even have traces of gold. It is simlply the color of the fruit. Once the blossoms mature into fruit, they appear as small green cherries untill ripe, when they take on a golden luster.

The cherries can be eaten fresh or even dried and retain the full potency of their magical effects. The cherry juice has no special properties, although it makes an excellent sherbert.

As long as the fruit of the cherry is whole, the magic works. Chopping, dicing, jamming, or any other process that breaks the skin of the cherry’s fruit activates the magic.

This fruit is in no way related to the golden apples of legend.

Many “ladies of the night” use these to entice customers to them. The seeds of the cherries are not overly difficult to plant, simply crack the pit like an ordianry cherry and pour a tankard of ale in the hole with the cherry.

Magical Properties:
When a cherry is eaten whole, it reacts with the body in such a way as to produce bio-luminesence. In other words, you eat a cherry, you start to glow. One cherry will produce light equivilant to a candle, six will make the consumer’s body glow with light equal to a torch. The effect lasts for 30 minutes since the last consuption of a cherry.

Additional Information
A simple accident of alchemical research by one Bonzer The Alchemist (dumping some waste chemicals in the trash where a cherry pit was) created these cherries. The pits grew true and like normal cherries.



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Voted Ylorea
October 28, 2005, 13:42
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It is great fun to see this item at work.
I can already see the looks on the face of the roque who is trying to sneak attack someone.

But also in the situation where you want to explore a dungeon in debt. This can actualy be a very usefull tool. No more dragging around torches, that you need to keep in a hand. Just walk around and light the area. (Bettter have a fighter or Paladin do that and not the sneaking cheater or the wizard that wants to be able to blend into the shadow.)
Voted manfred
November 17, 2005, 10:21
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Carnival!

Have a store of these, and let a whole city celebrate! Would work excellently with Halloween-like holidays, where the people try to look like ghosts.

Nice piece of chrome.
Voted Zylithan
November 20, 2005, 16:14
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A nice idea. Glowing "ladies of the night" eh? You've got some brave depraved people I think if they get business.
Voted Murometz
July 10, 2006, 8:45
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Fun!
Voted Scrasamax
July 10, 2006, 10:16
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I know you ate my cherry pie, I can see you glowing!
Voted Moonlake
May 25, 2013, 1:35
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A fun sub on an out-of-the-common but not too much so flora.
Voted valadaar
August 26, 2014, 8:25
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Now this is cool. I like this a lot!



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