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It's been awhile since I read Erfworld, so I figured I'd spent part of the weekend to catch up. And Book 4 is something of a small disaster May 6, 2019

    1. Hirame
      Hirame
      All hIl the cat. MU li ee fr .
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      2. Hirame
        Hirame
        ...
        I dont remember writing anything in last 3 profiles I got replies from...
        Just hope I haven't written anything weird anywhere.
        Tho it would probably be in this form, so should be ok~
        Oct 10, 2019
      3. OnceandFutureLurker
        OnceandFutureLurker
        i assume the last part could be , "may you live forever"
        Oct 10, 2019
      4. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        Hmm. That sounds about right. I guess @Hirame was a bit drunk last night
        Oct 10, 2019
    2. A5G_Reaper
      A5G_Reaper
      Say what you will about Tyrants diplomatic strategies, you kind of have to admire the man who does the social equivalent of saying “Hey guys I invited literally Satan to the peace conference, hope that’s cool. Oh and Hitler’s here too.”

      Favorite comment so far.
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      3. A5G_Reaper
        A5G_Reaper
        Webnovel.
        Oct 4, 2019
      4. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        Practical guide to evil. I post on their on occasion, but under another name
        Oct 4, 2019
      5. Bielt
        Bielt
        Oh~
        I kinda started to read it but lost the chapter I stopped on~
        *Rolls*
        Need to restart reading it XD
        Oct 4, 2019
    3. Osamaru
      Osamaru
      Gasp! She Lives?!
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      2. Osamaru
        Osamaru
        XD oh wow. Wanna trade places? QAQ
        Sep 24, 2019
      3. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        Not really no. Then again, it's looking like it'll pick up again
        Sep 25, 2019
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      4. Osamaru
        Osamaru
        *pat pat*
        Good luck!
        Sep 25, 2019
    4. iampsyx
      iampsyx
      I was reading old pms and "we are arcturus' angels" made me literally choke on my spit wtfomg ahahaahha
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      3. Nyann
        Nyann
        ....yeah....

        Orz.... The most embarrassing part are my fucking blogs lol
        Sep 21, 2019
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      4. Haerether
        Haerether
        The best part of the internet is sharing a part of ourselves without worrying too much about what others think Haha
        Sep 21, 2019
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      5. Hallow Cause
        Hallow Cause
        Role play sure was different back then…
        Sep 21, 2019
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    5. SpearOfLies
      SpearOfLies
      *glomps*
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      2. SpearOfLies
        SpearOfLies
        Sep 18, 2019
      3. AliceShiki
        AliceShiki
        I'll politely decline your offer! ^^)/
        Sep 18, 2019
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      4. SpearOfLies
        SpearOfLies
        You don't need to be polite. You are going to join the fun x3
        Sep 18, 2019
    6. iampsyx
      iampsyx
      Arc-sama! Do you have any recommended english webnovels? (ㆁωㆁ) *offers firstborn on shrine*
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      3. iampsyx
        iampsyx
        This cracks me up so much ahahahahahhaa
        Oct 3, 2019
      4. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        Ah, the funny thing is that Grak is actually something like a princess in dwarven culture
        Oct 4, 2019
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      5. iampsyx
        iampsyx
        Ah yeah, the joke about the harem of princesses lol
        Oct 4, 2019
    7. SpearOfLies
    8. Zone Q11
      Zone Q11
      Hey Jeanne, does the title Cult Leader fit you?
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      2. Zone Q11
        Zone Q11
        It's a role called Cult Leader. Not an actual cult leader. Don't worry. Don't think too much about it.
        Sep 11, 2019
      3. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        I don't mind being a cult leader, sounds like it could be fun tbh.
        Sep 11, 2019
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      4. Zone Q11
        Zone Q11
        Okay. Thanks!
        Sep 11, 2019
    9. Milanin
      Milanin
      ... I'm fascinated that from afar: I saw a ocean, I saw a silhouette of something on said ocean, saw something resembling sails on said silhuette... I thought "huh, fascinating, a ship for a avatar, which ship is that"... Never felt the urge to clean my glasses more than ever.
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      2. Naruin
        Naruin
        *rubs eyes* if u need to clean ur glasses then...
        i think i need to wear glasses already.. @.@
        Aug 27, 2019
    10. Westeller
      Westeller
      @anhrefn needs futas. It's important! Cough up!
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      3. Westeller
        Westeller
        Forget it? After all the trouble I went to finding an expert on futas? Do you know how hard that was!? ... Well, @Arcturus says you can’t just waste a cat’s time like this. You’re getting those recommendations whether you still want them or not!
        Aug 9, 2019
      4. anhrefn
        anhrefn
        i'm laaazyyyyyy~~~~~~
        Aug 9, 2019
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      5. Westeller
        Westeller
        What else is new >.>
        Aug 9, 2019
    11. Skullie
      Skullie
      *glomp mama*
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      2. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        *hugs back*
        Aug 9, 2019
      3. Skullie
        Skullie
        *purrs*
        Nyah~
        Aug 10, 2019
    12. SpearOfLies
      SpearOfLies
      *glomp*
      1. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        *Hugs back*
        Aug 9, 2019
      2. SpearOfLies
        SpearOfLies
        Hello~ I miss you~
        Aug 9, 2019
    13. A5G_Reaper
      A5G_Reaper
      Have you read Graven? It's surprisingly good for something so short.
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      2. Arcturus
      3. A5G_Reaper
        A5G_Reaper
        I saw that title several times. Was rather skeptical.
        Aug 14, 2019
      4. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        It's not perfect, but it's well-written and the author doesn't waste time on unnecessary prose and embellishment. The ending is both expected and unexpected. The romance isn't forced and it flows well.
        Aug 14, 2019
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    14. SpearOfLies
      SpearOfLies
      *glomps*
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      2. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        *rolls around*
        Jun 25, 2019
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      3. SpearOfLies
        SpearOfLies
        *cuddles*
        Jun 25, 2019
      4. SpearOfLies
        SpearOfLies
        *rolls*
        Jul 13, 2019
    15. Westeller
      Westeller
      I just realized the author of ZKS has been AWOL for nearly a year :c
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      2. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        we have a few months before its been a year, but I think this is his longest hiatus yet without any updates. Ah well. Even with what we have, it's still one of the best novels out there with a ton of content. And it ended at a good spot. No real cliffhangers.
        Jun 20, 2019
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    16. J-Mitch
      J-Mitch
      I wonder how many of us Old folk are left? And I say this as someone from the second generation of NUF-ers and those of the Web Novel community.

      What are we now in? The 3rd or 4th? Wow, we're old.

      What's up?
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      2. Potato
        Potato
        ;(
        May 31, 2019
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      3. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        May 31, 2019
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      4. Potato
        Potato
        :)
        May 31, 2019
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    17. Fossil
      Fossil
      What's Alice's full title again?
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      2. A5G_Reaper
        A5G_Reaper
        I very slowly add to it whenever anything good comes up.
        May 11, 2019
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      3. Westeller
        Westeller
        Alice’s title is too long. I prefer @Cacturus
        May 14, 2019
      4. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        Eh you don't have good taste Lord Cactus
        May 15, 2019
    18. Nahrenne
      Nahrenne
      *snuggles into your fur and huggles*
      X
      1. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        *cuddles back*
        May 7, 2019
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      2. Nahrenne
        Nahrenne
        *strokes your luscious fur*
        X
        May 7, 2019
    19. Arcturus
      Arcturus
      It's been awhile since I read Erfworld, so I figured I'd spent part of the weekend to catch up. And Book 4 is something of a small disaster
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    20. SpearOfLies
      SpearOfLies
      *hugs*
      1. Arcturus
        Arcturus
        *cuddles back*
        *falls asleep on head*
        May 1, 2019
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      2. SpearOfLies
        SpearOfLies
        *covers with a blanket*
        May 1, 2019
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    1. Talenel (Tal) Elin
    2. Human
    3. 24
    4. Male
    5. A Young prodigy who came from a family that is heavily involved in industry, namely Kova World (not as elites or very wealthy). His mother also was a gifted engineer specializing in nanotechnology particularly with regard to robotics. After his prodigious intellectual talents and dedication to research were recognized, he was sent to Arch Education to develop his potential fully, as well as keep abreast of the trends in research for Kova, as an industry spy, since his family was a well-regarded and respected one in the company. Unfortunately for the management at Kova, Tal proved to care little about the "business" side of the reasons he was sent there and after funding his education with no gain, they cut him off and told him to return to the corporation. Arch was happy though to provide space for him to learn more and research under their watch, and Tal would work on whatever took his fancy, frequently aiding corporate rivals of Kova. He eventually became one of their finest and youngest postdoctoral students in Mechanical Engineering. That is until Tal came upon a strange man from another world. He had a few pieces of machinery that were unlike anything Tal had ever seen, automata that couldn't possibly work or do the things they did. Some of them which strangely seemed .... alive. This masked man left one of the more unique pieces, a spider named Spindel with a seeming intellect and other odd capabilities, as a gift for young Tal, who quickly became obsessed with this piece and the arcana by which it seemed to run. Unfortunately, this is where his downfall began. Where before Tal worked on projects that while esoteric, were still approved by Arch and frequently quite lucrative, he now devolved into working on this new unapproved project. And, even worse, after over two years of costly tests Tal had little progress to show for his fascination and was told by his supervisors that he had to give up his "hobby" and get back to "real research." Thinking to call their bluff, given the great research he had done over the past several years prior, he threatened to leave. However, it was all too easy for them to show him the door. Suddenly, largely destitute, with few friends/acquaintances, Tal found himself alone and homeless. He did manage to "procure" several of the smaller pieces of his research, including his companion, Spindel, before being forced out, vowing to prove himself before all those who doubted him and the validity of his backwards-seeming research. Settling down in District 11 among the industrial squalor, he remembers the final cryptic words that strange masked man told him before he left, "When you need assistance and are struggling to take the next step, go to the Prometheus Agency. You'll find what you're looking for there."
    6. Clockwork Researcher
    7. Occult(1)
    8. A thin and lithe young man of about 5'10" who is not one to shy away from getting his hands dirty, though by no means an athlete. Has a rather...strange style of dress which can be downright weird when his imagination takes him. Some examples:
      Normal (ish, he's still wearing a blindfold for no reason at all):[​IMG]Weird:[​IMG]
    9. Arrogant, yet insecure. Stubborn. Obsessed with his art/science and the fine line between the two that is his arcane studies. Very stubborn. Hates the mainstream. Ornery. Very curious. There's more to him, but a private man doesn't leave his whole personality out there.
    10. Agency Point: 0
    Also his spider Spindel is mostly just a sentient clockwork spider (about the size of a man's hand) and is probably the strangest and most powerful/versatile tool he has. It can't talk (yet?), but it communicate through gestures and such and can do cool spider-like things with some other minor abilities. He also has some other clockwork devices, namely his mask that lets him see the flow of magic through things and a gauntlet that enhances his grip strength and has some minor enhancements to climbing allowing him to reach places he otherwise could not.
    Name: Selvia Nilrem
    Gender: Female
    Race: Elf
    Age: 36
    Class: Arcanist
    Rank: E
    Points: 16
    She is an elf. Let us say this, that she is dark haired, with a tint of red with her hair being long and straight, though it typically was in a bun. Say that she has verdant green eyes and bronzed skin from travel. Say that she is poised and graceful. Say she is gentle and curious like the wind and quick to tempest when angered, like the storm.

    Say also that she currently could use a bath and a good night's sleep.
    Weapon: A well-used dagger that has cut more food and wood then people
    Armor: Her clothes could stop a very weak arrow maybe?
    Coins; 93 Large Copper, 6 Small Copper
    Detect Magic: The most important skill for any aspiring researcher of magic. As long as she is concentrating she can almost always detect sources of nature magic within 30 feet. She can do similar with arcane magic, but only for things she is touching. Other types of magic are very hit or miss with odds of detection varying due to distance, mental fatigue, and difficulty of magic.

    Mana Shield: A weak Magical shield, it will nonetheless be able to stop an arrow or basic attacks. The spell is stationary, but can be nullified by the user to cause deflections. She is constantly tweaking the spell trying to find more improvements.

    Magic Arrow: The classic magic missile in arrow form for extra piercing.

    Animal and Plant Friendship: She has learned to communicate with animals and plants and befriend them if they are in a good mood and willing to do so. They could give information or say a piece of fruit, but will not do anything that will have risk of significant harm without corresponding benefit for themselves.

    Lesser Healing: A magical healing that enables the body to grow and heal faster. This takes from both the user’s body and the caster. It will not do enough healing to fully repair anything significant, but it will help in hastening the recovery.

    Entangle: In areas where plants can grow and there are also seeds, she can cause plants to grow and grasp things of her choice. This is frequently used to entrap enemies/dangers. However, Selvia is very adept at this spell and, with enough concentration and time, can even get her plants to perform tasks requiring fine motor skills. Her plants’ unnatural growth comes with an equally unnatural lifespan, lasting no longer than an hour.

    Spell Adaptation: More than anything else, Selvia is a researcher and will frequently make minor adaptations to spells to make them more versatile and use them in a seemingly off the cuff manner due to her significant knowledge about how what she is doing works.

    Plague Spells: Has become vaguely familiar with spells about plagues. Not an expert, as the cats would attest to.
    Adventurer's badge
    Large bag of seeds
    A very small pouch with a few tablespoons of silver powder
    A dagger, whetstone, 1 small mana potion. a length of rope, flint, water skin
    Clad in well-made travelers clothes and sturdy boots.
    A quality set of tableware with 2 sets of utensils and plates
    245 henbane leaves
    6 meal vouchers
    A white winged cat name Sera
    Selvia was born in Fairy Land to a perfectly normal elven family, thank you very much. They were perfectly happy in their lives as forest wardens, assigned to ensure its health and prosperity. A family of gifted mages, the Nilrems lived in harmony with nature and thus were focused on growing and nurturing, with the odd bit of violence to ward off the malicious. They had what they needed to live well and that is all they wanted. They were quite content to ignore the larger events of the world and be ignored by them as well. Change came, but, when it did, it was slow and careful.

    Selvia Nilrem, unfortunately, was not particularly suited to such a society and family. She was temperamental with strong beliefs about how the world should be. And that these changes for the better should happen it as soon as possible. And she was certainly not afraid to let anyone and everyone know about it.

    In particular, Selvia was extremely interested in magic and all of its forms. She was impatient with the slow methods of her family that required extreme lengths of time to become attuned to nature and grow slowly with it. Selvia learned as much as she could about the limited magical theory that was available and studied it intently. Besides nature, she delved into and experimented with the arcane, believing that it was the most pure form of magic.

    While her family did what it could, it was clear she would never be happy there. Taking some small amount of resources and money, she went off to the world to search for more and better magical training. And she was aghast at what she found. Magical knowledge hoarded in libraries and families. Often, rumors of magic that was lost since it was never passed on. And those who could teach magic? They sold their talents to the rich and powerful and never seemed to be moved to do anything new. Magical learning had become stagnant. None of them would even think of teaching some young elf hussy with little to her name.

    She has a goal: to study magic and to ensure that the next generations are not as bereft of learning. But after her travels and with minimal resources, she may be running a bit short on money. In fact, one might say her primary goal right now is to get enough money to put a roof over her head. Her journey is really only just beginning….