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[NEWS]The Royal Library of Ter Mur

Discussion in 'UO Atlantic' started by Cear Dallben Dragon, Mar 24, 2010.

  1. Cear Dallben Dragon

    Cear Dallben Dragon Babbling Loonie
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    Feb 17, 2005
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    [​IMG]reetings all!

    Many of you humans and elves have traveled to my lands to seek out new and exotic riches, treasures, and materials.
    You come to slay strange monsters and face great new dangers.
    But we Gargl (or Gargoyles, if your tongue prefers) offer something even greater: knowledge and enlightenment.

    The Royal Library of Ter Mur will be opening soon,
    located south-east (straight down) from the Ter Mur moongate.
    The books are being cataloged and organized as
    hundreds of new tomes pour in each week. Before
    the first set of books are put on display, I would like
    to invite everyone from both your lands and mine to a
    writing contest.

    I have thought long and hard about what topic
    would be appropriate for this contest, as I wanted
    it to relate to the first theme the Library will be showing.
    And then while pouring through some of my ancient tomes, the solution showed itself.

    This month marks the 10th anniversary of the
    grand battle of Trinsic, where soldiers, knights,
    and mages from all corners of Britannia came
    together to face the terrible forces of Juo'nar,
    and other sinister elements utilized by Minax.
    So the first theme the library will be showing
    will be History, with a focus on the Trinsic battles.

    The writing contest is thus:
    You are invited to use your own experience,
    if you were around at that time, to write a
    journal regarding your actions and thoughts
    during the troubling times surrounding the battle
    of Trinsic. This can be a memoir, if preferred, or an academic-type text (like a history book).

    Alternatively, especially for those of you who
    were not around at that point in time, or if you
    wish to write on something else, you may choose
    any point in history and write about it.
    (This can be a character journal, or a historical text,
    or an exposition on a guild or organization, anything
    regarding Atlantic's rich history (characters, players,
    guilds, named beasts, locations, events, etc), old
    or new, use your creativity and imagination!)

    Rules of the contest:
    -Use vendor-bought blue books, the ones
    with 40 pages. Multiple volumes
    (stories exceeding 40 pages requiring more than one book)
    will count as one entry.

    -At the end of your entry, put your name
    and contact information (email, ICQ, AIM, etc)

    -You may enter multiple times, but remember
    this: it is quality which will win, not quantity.
    A well thought-out and written piece will
    have a better chance than 10 sloppily written pieces.

    -By submitting an entry you are allowing me
    to put it on display in the Royal Library of
    Ter Mur. I also reserve the right to not display it.

    -When you have written your submission, put it in
    the mailbox located at the front of the library (again,
    straight down from the Ter Mur moongate, about one
    screen or so).

    -The winning entry will be decided upon by three people.
    Although two of them are wingless, they have proven to be
    intelligent enough for me to put my trust in them.

    -Entries will be accepted until Saturday, April 10th,
    in order to give everyone enough time to enter if they
    wish to do so. Judging will begin shortly after that and the winners will be contacted.

    -The first-place winner will recieve 1,000,000 gold plus a Heritage Token.
    -The second-place winner will receive 500,000 gold and a Heritage Token.
    -The third-place winner will receive 250,000 gold.

    The winning entries will be displayed prominently in
    the Royal Library, and other entries will be on the
    shelves next to the other tomes which have been
    selected for the Historical theme.

    I wish everyone good luck, and I look forward to
    reading each and every entry!

    (For any questions or concerns, or if lacking SA access,
    feel free to contact me at [email protected])

    -Jaggerauth, Lore Master of the Royal Library of Ter Mur
  2. Skylocke

    Skylocke Guest

    Just wanted to update this with a picture of where the location is, incase anyone is unsure as to where to drop off entries:


    Thank you, and I hope you all enter! :thumbup1:
  3. Cear Dallben Dragon

    Cear Dallben Dragon Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Feb 17, 2005
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    cross posting this to the ARPC boards, can we get a bigger pic?
  4. Skylocke

    Skylocke Guest

  5. Skylocke

    Skylocke Guest

    Reminder: There are 7 days left to enter the contest! Entries will be accepted through to the end of Saturday the 10th.

    Any entries should be dropped in the mailbox at the Library itself, south-east of the Ter Mur moongate about a screen or so. Alternatively, if you lack SA access, send the entry to my email: [email protected]

    Good luck and happy writing!
  6. Skylocke

    Skylocke Guest

    Only 3 days left to get your entry in!

    Tell the tale of your history, your guild's history, something important that has happened that you got to be a part of! Share your unique knowledge and experiences with others!

    There is not much time left, so put that ink to parchment! Leave any entries in the mailbox of the Ter Mur Royal Library, just south east (straight down) from the Ter Mur Moongate. Alternatively, send your entry to my e-mail: [email protected]

    I look forward to reading all of the entries!
  7. Skylocke

    Skylocke Guest

    The Writing Contest ends soon! Be sure to get your entry in before the end of Saturday the 10th!

    Share your history, your guild's history, the history of Trinsic, the history or Sosaria, the history of history! Oh yeah, you may even win some prizes :)

    I look forward to reading your entries! Good luck!