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The shock

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Olahorand, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. Olahorand

    Olahorand Slightly Crazed
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Feb 27, 2004
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    Let me tell you a short story today.
    Today it was, a Sunday evening on the Europe shard.

    After long abstinence from mining the growing lack of ingots forced my miner to leave her elven chair, take a bunch of shovels and get her bright orange bug, called Eyes Death in a foreign language from the stables and went to explore a new location, where she hoped to find some metal and mine in peace.
    As expected, the place was peaceful, and as not really expected after exploration of the area by a tamer, who has no clue of mining business, she could mine there.

    After that long time not practicing the art of mine were almost lost, so she had to try some optimizations, recreate workflows and such (OT: mouse handling is for such repeating tasks not the best any more, pressing one or more keys to do this or that is better - and no, I still cant stand the new client, maybe I'm too old for it and its graphics).
    So the miner walked a few times back and forth, hitting some full, some empty spots with the shovel.

    Suddenly on her side a figure appeared - not grey, not red, not blue - yellow. But not one of the hooded figures, if my shocked eyes did see it properly, it was an archer. Would my miner now get shot down in the void?
    But no, a yellow name indicates no danger ... or so.
    Miner got asked, if she is stuck ... well she was not, so after a short smalltalk she got a nice farewell and the yellow person disappeared again.

    And believe it or not - she just survived to meet the most dangerous and powerful creature in Sosaria in that dungeon:
    Lady Mesanna!

    Let me say thanks to you, Mesanna, for work on Sundays and while doing something to prepare or clean up events even keep an eye for players potentially in need of your help (or of being struck).

    Rhiannon, CovenantX, BeaIank and 3 others like this.
  2. Ron Silverbeard

    Ron Silverbeard Certifiable
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    Nov 4, 2011
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    she was on a patrol, you lucky your survived awwwww!
  3. Poo

    Poo The Grandest of the PooBah’s
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend Campaign Benefactor 4H

    Sep 18, 2003
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    i agree.... your lucky to have left that encounter alive or at the very least in one unscorched piece!
  4. Gospel

    Gospel Seasoned Veteran
    Stratics Veteran

    Sep 11, 2010
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    I've said it before an ill say it again; Mesanna is the best thing to happen to UO in a very very long time.

    Thanks for the lovely story, this made my day.
    Olahorand likes this.
  5. Deaol

    Deaol Certifiable
    Stratics Veteran Campaign Supporter Order of Debauchery

    Dec 2, 2008
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    scripters shall parish ! Nice too see she is actively making the rounds.

    nice story, thx for sharing.
  6. LordDrago

    LordDrago Certifiable
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    Jun 26, 2004
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    Or maybe she is dead, but doesn't know it!!!
    Just saying....:p
  7. Rhiannon

    Rhiannon Sage
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    Jun 12, 2008
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    Thanks for keeping it real, Mesanna!