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Beats

Many outsiders are aware that rhythmic beats are important across all Thezi cultures, and some are aware that they seem linked to deeper physical responses, but until they visit few grasp what that means. The fact that thezi subconsciously walk in pace with suitable songs is well known (and in some places mocked). The use …

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Debt, Crime or Oath?

“Debt, crime or oath?” This is the question a Talin will ask any slave that enters the Chanre Roughs. In the laws of Tanyl these are the only means by which one can become a slave, and any who are unable to answer – or to have their master do so in their stead, for …

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Adonasfel and its Uses

The adonasfel, occasionally called the starlight fern, is a plant with slender fronds of bluish silver. It is not a true fern and produces clusters of small red flower-like structures along the end part of each frond in early winter. These flowerlets have a waxy coating whose scent attracts the beetles that pollinate the adonasfel. …

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On Processing Corrosive Beasts

Breaking down corrosive carcasses can be challenging. The first step is to determine where the corrosivity comes from. If it originates from secretions such as a coating of acidic slime the carcass can be washed in suitable solvents before use. If it is too large or unwieldy to wash it whole the hide can be …

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