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"Next". A strict voice, sharp and commanding, stings you in your brain.

You open your eyes, your vision clouded with a grey fog, which is slowly fading away. There is a door before you, wooden, decorated with pictures of dragons, but there is no time to take a closer look. Within a heart-beat the door starts to open and you find yourself to be drawn closer to it. It takes only a while before you realise, that your legs are moving without you controlling them. It feels almost as if you are sleepwalking...

It takes only a moment before you step through the opened door into the room behind it. The walls are from fine-worked stone of dark grey color and they are lined with square-based pillars made from some red, expensively looking wood. The pillars have white capitals and are depicted with strange yellow symbols you do not understand. The floor is made entirely of light wood. On the other end of the room you have just entered there are leveling small stairs leading to a platform some five feet high above the floor of the room. On the platform, there is an old man sitting – he sits directly on the ground, he has no chair – and he writes something on the low desk before him.

As you approach, he raises his head. Still feeling like in a dream, you see the contrast between his baldness and his long white beard. His eyes are small, blinking while focusing on you.

"My name is judge Sung. I have been given the honor and privilege by the Jade Emperor’s mandate to act in his name when judging his followers".

He bows lightly and then looks back into his papers.

"Your group is charged with multiple accusations".

"You defiled heaven, by the failure to pay proper respect to the Celestial Bureaucracy."

"You defiled earth, by disobedience to the law and customs of the land."

"You defiled your ancestors, by ashaming them with your actions."

"You defiled your teachers, by twisting, what have they teached you."

"All these crimes were commited while you were obliged to obey your patron, the Jade Emperor. Most disgustful, aside from your life of sin, is the fact you all died while raiding the temple of your patron and killing innocent. All your life, the heavenly Emperor has been watching you. It was proper to respect him, revere him, obey his laws and be thankful. Instead of that, you spitted on his name and laughed. Now, the Celestial Bureaucracy claims your soul for judging your mortal life. "

"So, with these evidence given, this court decides you will be send to the Lower Courts, so appropriate punishment may be bestowed upon you."

The judge silents for a moment, examining your faces.

"Any last words for the court?"

Strange, but you do not remember the moment of your death. Your memories are a bit clouded, of course, but you know the others standing next to you. You are aware of their names, of their deeds, how they joined your little group. Your last adventure brought you to the Golden Way, leading from the lands around Waterdeep to Kara-Tur, on a prime material world of Toril. You remember travelling through Rashamen, the land of spirits. But again, the memories of the purpose and all the details about it start to hide in some fog clouding your mind, when you start to concentrate on them. You are not sure absolutely, what happened in the end, but there is something deep inside you shouting, that this is wrong.
OOC: All players, talk about yourself. Write, how you joined the party, and what the others remember about your character from your previous adventures. Describe yourself. You still wear the armor and weapons you possesed in life.

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"I am Goldblood, and i have no recollection of the deeds you describe..."
The creature before you seems to be an orc, but not a normal one, he has a heavy walking cane on which he rests his slightly withered bulk..
He wears a heavy duty desert-cloak tucked around his frame by several ropes, you see some form of chain underneath what he wears, and he has
a few pouches on the biggest rope around his waste which seem to hold little in the way of traveling gear....

What at first glance looks like an simple stooped orc, seems on closer inspection a lot more, his skin... yes, his Skin seems a golden green grey amalgamation, his face holds more then that though... he has whiskers that droop like an moustage from his face, 2 from each side of his upper lip, and a half a dozen from his chin, they almost look like a octopus's tentacles, yet they are not that prehensile...
His normal hair seems to be dreadlocks, most of it black, with some grey in what seems his goaty.

The cane looks to heavy for it to be a simple normal walking helper, yet he uses it with ease to point at the judge whilst he speaks articulately about his thoughts.

You all (the party members) remember him as collected and cool, yet sagely and social, a stark contrast to what orcs are normally believed to be..
You remember him being pious (a priest, in other words) to an obscure god who is not well known, even to scholars of such knowledge.

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The elf's name is Schattir Do'Havron. He joined the party in one of Toril's numerous cities, where he had picked up the rogue's trade. He had been faring by himself for a while, and enjoyed the company. The other party members remember him as someone calm and cool-headed, always seeming to be under control. However, they had also seen him quite reckless at very rare times. For an elf, he was still young, yet he had already lived over a century. He was of slightly below average height and very slender, even for his kind. In all other aspects, he seems a typical elf, except that his features are slightly more angular.

Schattir Do'Havron took a moment to compose himself and to quell the rising panic within him, all the time, staring directly at the judge now before them. For a moment, he looked over to his other party members, as if for support, yet then back at Sung, thinking. What happened? was his first thought, yet when no answer came, he started wondering if he should say something. If only I could remember more... I might be able to talk us out of this. Finally, he decided he should do something.

"Um, what did we actually do? I got the defiling part... But you never said what we did to defile... the Bureaucracy and so on."

As he said this, he wondered, "what is the Celestial Bureaucracy?"

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"Hmmz..." Goldblood thoughtfully strokes his whiskers....


"the celestial bureaucracy is a amalgamation of godliness which holds sway in Kara Tur, and i know for a fact, that if i were dead, they would hold no sway over me, law or no, they have only power over their own followers, let alone priests...i am not of their persuasion, so u have no judgment over me..."

4 Bonus for Know. religion to do
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Schattir looks over to his orcish companion, nods at the answer, although he gives a slight shudder as the confirmation comes that he is indeed dead, and turns back to Sung. "Then neither does it have power over me, for I have never heard of such a religion... and would most likely never follow it even if I had." He looks around himself once again. So this is what it is like to be dead...

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"Ah, but then again, i am forgetting...i remember tidbits of the bureaucracy now..and, I am NOT a follower of your mandates etc, so say again how you can think to have power over me or my companions?...My own supreme god is AO, and my personal god is Amaunator...to me, he is the rightfull god of Law, Sun and ..cough..bureaucracy..cough..."

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Thanks to the Goldblood's speech, other member of the group finally wakes to reality.
"I am not a worshipper of your god and i do not like the other things you said neither. Especially the killing innocent part. My name is Avrael Fallwind and my goddess is Selune. You have definitely no power over me."

Few moments after, he realizes his rudness. His last memories are clouded. Is it possible that all of those thing really happened?

The half-elf before you seems to be little older then 20 years, with short brown hair and slightly pointed ears. He is tall enough that there is no doubt that he isn't pure elf. His emerald eyes now stares at the judge and he seems calm. Judging from his clothes he is ranger. Dark-green hooded cape and simple but practical elvish clothes leaves no doubt. Only weapon he wears is his scimitar. Others remeber him as open-minded, rarely pessimistic but he only reveals this personality to those he really trust. He remembers that he spends time with the others but the clearest memories are the days in wild Rashamen.

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The last member of the group finally awakens.

"Wh... What happened? What have you DONE to me, old man?" The pale man shrieks in shock. He's standing next to you, tall, dressed in light blue trousers and brigandine tipped with metal. You see his unnaturally white face, his long, silver wind-blown hair with bluish reflections. And then, you recall his name. Berian the Breathless.

"Calm down, Berian," he mumbles for himself, "this is some kind of court, just calm down and think." His voice sounds like rustling leaves. "You have to calm down and think. You are no criminal. No murderer. This is probably some mistake. And you are definitely NOT dead... All right, let's play this little charade..."

And then a whole stream of learned words came from his mouth.

"Most revered judge," says tall pale man loudly, his voice shaken, as he tries to regain self-confidence. My mind is strangely clouded. I do not remember any of these wicked deeds. I'd like to ask you to bring forward evidences and testimonies estabilishing my guilt. PUNISHMENT, if imposed, will be unjust and useless, if I won't know it's cause."

He slightly nods at his companions.

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For a second, the old man gets a confused look. "Wh.. what?", but he regains his self-confidence quickly.

"I have been judging the deceased for decades now. And let me tell you, that never in my entire career has anyone tried so foolish and pitiful defence."

Sung almost spits his last words. He grabs some scroll from the table, reaches his arm above the table and leaves the piece of paper to unroll. You notice, that's really made of paper, it's not some rough parchment. There are some strange letters inscribed in it, nobody of you remembers anything even similar to these symbols.

"THIS is a clear evidence, genasi.", the old man turns his head to Berian, and continues: "No testimonies are needed. The entire course of your life has been recorded by scribes here in the Palace." Now, again assured of his truth, the judge slowly puts his arm with the scroll down.

"It's so rude to lie here before the court. Many tried that, what I remember, but trying to deny the claim of the Celestial Bureaucracy and the competence this servant of the Emperor has over you, that's blasphemous! What is written cannot be denied."

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The elf looks genuinely offended for a moment, yet then nods and, accepting the insult cooly, collects himself.

"Do you not realize what you are doing here? You are a judge, and ought to be commited to fairness. Is it fair to accuse a bunch of weary, confused adventurers of commiting crimes they cannot even remember commiting? Before Goldblood told me what the Celestial Bureaucracy is, I did not even know, and is it fair to punish for crimes the individuals in question did not know they were committing even if they did, which I in all honesty doubt is true? It does not take so much skill to write something down, you know, and give me the paper and I could write down what I remember to have happened, which admittedly isn't much. And maybe the scribes made a mistake. So, you must see, what you are about to do would go against your duty as a judge. Admittedly, Berian knows more about these matters then I, but I would bet this is true."

With that, the elf steps back, wanting to see if his speech has had any effect on the judge. He regards the judge closely, attentively.

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Sung looks shocked. If you keep persuading him a little longer, it may have some impact on him. Next one to post, roll Diplomacy again.

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The golden orc nods sagely as he hears the fluent and subtle words flow from the elf's lips..


"May i add, that, if we do not have ample preparations, at least give us time to prepare a proper defense for the court, so we can see what information has been brought to bear against us, that makes us look so foul...i know, as my ancestor would verify, that i am not a villainous person, and i want to dispute any who dares to blacken my name..."

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Seeing the judge's expression, Schattir winks to his companions.

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While the other members of the party stay silent for now, Sung recovers his dignity.

"It is not proper for the servant of the Emperor to question the order of things. The Celestial Bureaucracy always works perfectly and makes no mistakes, bestowing absolute fairness and trading everyone with equality."

The judge stops, lowers his head and gently palms some scroll on the table. After a while, he continues.

"You are sentenced to the Eighteen Hells. Before you travel there, you will be send to other Nine Courts of Law here in the Palace. Each court for one kind of sin, each of them will punish you, if found guilty. Because it seems your sins are many, you will suffer severe punishments, I think."

"This court is sentencing you to a millenium in Eighteen Hells, so you may think about your dark deeds. After your sentence is served, Lady Meng will deprive you from your past memories and you'll be given another chance in next life."

"The final judgement for your deeds has been given."

With a cold stare, Sung silents your protests.

"This court decides, by the power given by the mandate of the Jade Emperor, the judgement is suspended for three days. You are allowed to search for any evidence of your innocence. After three days, you will come back to this court willingly. If not, writ of attachment will be given and the situation will be even worse for all of you. If new facts will be proven, the trial will be reopened."

After this speech, Sung leans forward, closer to you, and he almost whispers: "You should be better thankful for this non standard procedure. Do not put me in shame. In three days, I will be waiting"

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The ranger takes a deep breath and then turns to Sung:

"Your Majesty, we are thankful for your kindness, however it migh be very difficult to find any evidence of our so-called crimes when we hardly know what we have been accused of. So please present to us the list of crimes and evidences in common tongue or elvish. It seems that neither of my companions remembers how we got to this troublesome situation, therefore we hope for more explanation."

After that, he takes one step back and takes a bow. With his eyes towards the ground remaining silent while doing so.

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Goldblood looks puzzled and sighs at the brain dead judge's words..

"How and where are we supposed to build a decent defense in 3 days, how will we get to where we 'supposedly' died whilst committing all these atrocities?"

"Do we get access to the files for our defense buildup? will u make us to be transported to the plane of our original existence? it is beyond our current capabilities..."

He keeps his head straight and eyes the judge with an equal stare, not being impressed with any icy stares the judge might throw...(defiance)

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Goldblood addresses this solely to the party, not even acknowledging the fact that the judge might hear it to:

"he keeps assuming he has lawful right of judgment over our religious choices, i mean, he assumes that their gods supersedes our own sponsors, the ones we worship. Therefore we are not yet dead, as we would be facing our own god face to face and this is not the case now, therefore this is a farce."

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Schattir responds in an equally loud voice, all the while eyeing the judge.

"Well, I agree. But I don't see how we have any other option than just to play the game, whatever it is."

Turning to Sung, he continues, "Three days seems like a short time to prepare a defense against such an unjust accusation. If it were a month or two...

"Also, we are not well-rested and have, as my half-elf friend here has said," he nods to the ranger, "no recollection of our 'crimes.'"

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The elf takes a deep breath and a dramatic pause before he continues. He knows he is treading on thin ice, but outwardly he seems perfectly confident.

"So, here is what I propose: We get a room with enough beds and provisions for all of us to last three days, and at the same time we get to study the papers that you say contain all our crimes., so that we can use our three days effectively. Maybe the papers will refresh my memory, allthough I doubt they have anything to do with us at all. Then, after three days, you will send us back to the place of our death, we then have the highly insufficent three days, we find witnesses and other evidence disproving said crimes, we get summoned back, get another three days to rest in which to prepare our defense and then come before this court again, along with our alibis, prove our case, and get sent back to Toril to continue with our lives. So, following that logic, you give us three days in our plane, just as you promised, we get the extra time and the paper we need to prepare a defense, and everyone's happy. Agreed?"

The last question is posed as much to the rest of the party as to Sung.

"You could also just always give us the paper and extra time in our plane, but I understand you are being highly generous already and I do not mean to stress your generosity."

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Avrael mutters to himself, "This will either get us some time, or costs us another millenium."

Then he slowly raised his eyes to the judge. He seems to be glad that his friends are taking action.

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"I agree with you, Schattir. But still, I consider this "court" to be a farce. The proceeding is rather strange - the prosecutor and the jugde blend in one person, we were sentenced without seeing any evidence of our guilt and now this would-be judge gives us chance to prove our innocence in three days, so he can reopen the trial...
Nevertheless we should cooperate, for now, because he obviously has power over our bodies.
But if he is true..."
Berian pauses for a moment "I will submit to the just punishment, I swear."

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The expression in Sung's face clearly shows, it could cost you another millenium.

"Don't forget, you died and you came forward to this court. Your course of life is written in our archives. That gives me the authority to judge you, that is a clear evidence. It would be enough to sentence you without any further questions. I am giving you an opportunity."

"When someone helps you, it is a civility to act with gratitude. One more single word about you feeling treated unfairly, one more sign of ingratitude, and you may be on your way to Hells!"

The old judge seems truly offended.

"You are free to walk this part of the Palace. Here you'll find everything about Celestial Bureaucracy's agenda on Toril - magistrates, scribes, keepers of archives, talk to them and maybe they can help you. But do not waste time of this court any longer!"

The judge lowers his head, as if ended his speech, but suddenly he realizes one last thing and continues:

"Some areas of this Palace will be forbidden to you. If you'll find the xianzhang, the chief magistrate, he may issue the permission for you to visit these areas. He may even grant you the right of passage out of this part of the Palace, but I doubt he will, because there is no reason to do so."

Sung takes the writing brush and writes something. Few draws and he's done. He checks for the last time, what he has just written, and he reaches his arm again, passing you the document.

"Take this. It's a confirmation of your right to search for evidence. Take it and leave."

A sharp voice, the same you have heard when waking up in the Palace, commands you:"Bow to the judge.". Someone said that behind you, standing probably near the door.

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Goldblood will not bow to this judge, for he has not accepted him as a right and just power that has dominion over him, but he will abide the political power this judge seems to have, and keep silent for now, slowly walking out of the room into the hall from which they came...

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Schattir steps forward and takes the paper the judge is proffering. Then, he looks over his shoulder quickly, his eyes searching for the origin of the steely voice.

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Avreal sighed, takes a bow and while following Goldblood, he takes closer look at the person near the door.

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The sound of a gong fills the room suddenly, which frightens the party a little.

"Ah, it's time." Seeing confused looks of the strange group, Sung gets up from the ground and explains: "The gong announces another day period. Every six hours, monks sound gong. You may count your three days by it." He slowly descents the stairs from his table, and bows for goodbye.

Near the door through which you entered the room, there is a man standing. He looks like an old warrior, wearing lamellar cuirass made of hundreds of small overlapping metal and leather plates laced together to make a flexible and light coat of armor. Massive shoulder guards make him look as a bully. He has no helmet, so you may see his grey hair, pulled to the back of his head, forming a ponytail, and a scar on his left face. His armor is colored, it's bright green, and he has a sharp-looking sword in a scabbard, close to his hand. He scowls at you...

"I said bow to the judge!" he shouts at you, Goldblood...

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Not as proud as the orc, Schattir dips into a quick bow, realizing not to do so may result in harm than good. He then turns and quickly catches up to Avrael, not wanting to be caught up in any fight that might ensue between Goldblood and the warrior by the door. However, as he walks between the two, he nods to the warrior as one might to a neighbor one walks by on a walk, acting completely natural. At the same time he motions for Goldblood to be cautious and to hurry up. Yet should a fight break out, he will be watching Goldblood's back, or, more probable, eyeing the warrior's.

Once next to Avrael, he takes a closer look at the paper.
"Now what do we have here..."

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"What, Lackey, will you do?, kill me again? i am already supposed to be dead, and don't try to intimidate me, your bullying wont work..."..Goldblood continues his walk to outside this hall and is not abated by any of this...his tone never changes from anything but neutral.

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Goldblood moves deliberately and steady, not to run, nor to go slow enough to antagonize, he keeps his face straight at the door, anticipating an attack or grapple from the bullying warrior...

(if the bully tries to grapple him, he will not resist being grappled, but will resist with all his physical might to be brought down into a bow of sorts, and if the bully will succeed, then he will say: "this only confirms how much this court is a farce and shows how impotent you really are"...)

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"Goldblood" whispers Berian "If the judge is true, it would be UNWISE to die here again... Better consider what choices we now have. This place could be full of guards. I still possess my sword, but..."

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'beholder' wrote:
"Goldblood" whispers Berian "If the judge is true, it would be UNWISE to die here again... Better consider what choices we now have. This place could be full of guards. I still possess my sword, but..."


"Dear Berian,
Goldblood whispers back, I do not intend to die here 'again', we will see how the bully and the judge react, see how lawful and wise they are supposed to be, and go from there...."

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Avreal turns his head toward the guard. "It's a truly unfortunate misunderstanding. I am certain that my friend shows necessary respect for this court by accepting your conditions. Moreover, can't you see his walking cane? This court might also show some respect." After that, he moves between Goldblood and the guard.

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OOC: I'll save it for later.

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"Why do you offend me, honorable orc?"

Sung does not seem to be angry nor disgruntled.

"If you don't want to bow, you don't have to." With a gesture, the judge stops protests of the veteran soldier. "But I believe, that you just ashamed that god you claim to follow, your friends and even yourself. You are rude to someone, who tried to help you - this deed will not be forgotten."

Once again, the judge bows to the whole party and leaves the room by a door on the other side of the room, which you didn't notice earlier.

"Oh right, so just leave now." grunts the seasoned warrior. "And I hope you'll be lost in the halls of the Palace and never come back, berks."

The group may leave the court room now. Schattir, when you saw the paper Sung gave you, you do not recognize any of the symbols written.

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"I might bow to you personally, if you were not in the judge's position, i will, however, never bow to this court.." with that he walks around the warrior in a measured pace using his cane.. until he vacates the room, and joins the 2 eager waiting companions..

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Schattir had folded up the paper and was watching the conversation with a slight grin on his fair features. Turning to the orc, he remarks,

"Managed to make some enemies already, eh, Goldblood? Very well. Come on, then."

Then, to the other party members,

"I wish that I could read this paper... I don't like taking Sung's word for what it says. However, personally, I think we should go and speak to the keeper of archives first, to find out what our 'crimes' were in the first place. But if anyone else has a better idea, that's fine with me."

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"I agree." Avreal replies. "If anyone know the way, i will follow. We'll have plenty of time to explore this place later."

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"Yesyes, by all means let us hasten out of this abysmal place..., we will go around here as a group i guess?, so we ask the first clerk we see what is written here exactly and where we should go to view the papers we need to see...only after a nights rest will i be able to empower myself with a ensorcelment of my god that will allow me to read foreign languages i would otherwise not be able to read..."

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The orc, genasi, elf and half-elf leave the room, making clear about their plans, while the guard in green is keeping an eye on them.

The door closes behind you with a silent clap.

There's an overwhelming... silence.

You are standing in another room, the one you woke up earlier. Before, there was no time to explore this place, and now you just stand and stare. It seems to be some kind of waiting room.

It's dark in here. Lampions, the paper lanterns, which are hanging from the ceiling, produce soft light, which is not able to illuminate all the corners of the room. There are no windows and you see no other exits other than the door behind you, but because the other side of the room is hidden in darkness, it's reasonable to assume, that there will be a second one. The room has to be huge, because you can see only some fifty feet ahead from the place you are standing (or more, if your character has Low Light Vision) and still no other side.

Bench after bench, divided by thin wooden barriers (made not from planks, but from small, fret-worked pieces of wood, creating something similar to a web), all filled with people. Both men and women, young and old, poor and rich (judging from their dress), they all just sit, motionless and staring into nothingness. They do not move their heads to take look at you, who just entered, they do not chat with their neighbours, nor even show any emotion. They just sit and stare...

There are four lines of benches, the two middle of them arranged back to back, so in result, there are two parallel aisles.

As you are looking around, from the darkness ahead, in the left aisle, a silhouette of a man emerges. A young man, a boy better to be said, makes few steps towards you. When about ten feet away, he sits down without a single word on a bench, next to some old woman.

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Goldblood surveys the room and says: "If I understand correctly, this is the waiting room for those to be 'judged', we no longer need to be here in this room so let us keep moving, I do not wish to linger here to long in this awkward palace.."

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"Very well. It seems to be the best idea. However, during our way out of the waiting room, i would like to take closer look on these "dead souls" or whatever they are. I think that is worthy to check if there are any other cases like us."

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"You can look but i doubt you will find anything that will indicate any of these people in a likewise position like ours, as they are comatose...we will do better and make haste with our own red tape clearing...", Having said that, Goldblood starts ushering the others through the room by his sight with gentle but firm prods of his cane, as he sees farthest of all the groups members...

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Avreal moves to the front of the group. "Just in case, i will lead. This seems to be neutral place, but what if... "
Then he turns to the party members. "Ready when you are."

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Goldblood ignores the heroic antics of the ranger with a smile, and like a sheepherder guides the group to the other end of the room and to any exit he might see, keeping the ranger in the physical lead....

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The half-elf accustomed to such behavior just smiles and wave his hand.
"As stubborn as usual. Very well my friend, so how far is the exit?"

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And so the orc with the skin colored with a touch of golden dourly leads the group through the hall.

You pass by a hundred of motionless faces, all of them quiet, calm and apparently not able to perceive the world around them. Schattir, curious as always, waves his hand before the eyes of some old man, but that greybeard didn't even blink and continues to stare.

In the dim light of the lampions, as has been said, the corners are dark. Still, the place emanates a feeling of reconciliation, the people here know they will be judged fairly, because their course of life has been written, as Sung said. You feel uneasy as you walk forward, but it's mostly because the intensive stare of hundreds of eyes you come by, not because the dark. The echo of your steps on the stone floor disturbs the reverend silence in the hall, and unwittingly, you try to soften your stamping.

The people here are dressed in the same fashion Sung was, it does not matter if rich or poor, their dress always has an exotic look, which reminds you something. There was a place where people were dressing like this, a place... It was in Kara-Tur, a place called... Called... (DC 13 Wisdom check if you want to remember)

Without much talking, you move through the room. It may be some 150 or 200 feet of walking, you cannot be sure. And, at the end of the great hall, you find a heavy double wing door. As the ones before, even this is ornamented with stylized pictures - a yellow dragon, vermilion bird, white tiger and black tortoise.

Goldblood, the one most wishing to leave this place, lays down his palm on the door and pushes. The door does not move an inch, regardless of how much you try. You do not know if it's locked or magically sealed, but there is no handle and you see no way on how to open it.

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Goldblood looks around slowly and scans the relief of the double doors, being simply impressed by the golden dragon relief...

He decides to stop pushing the immovable door, takes his left hand's glove of, holds the back of his hand towards the door and casts a detect magic spell, his eyes glow up for a moment and then he slowly scans the doors and the surrounding area for any arcane emanations...

(plus check to remember) :shock: Laughing out loud Yeay!

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While Goldblood is performing his divination, the half-elf three times loudly knocks on the door.
"Perhaps, simplicity is the key."

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"True, very true perhaps, indeed, but i wish nonetheless to find out what we have here capacity wise, knowing is understanding in most cases.. but your initiative is most welcome" Goldblood says with a smile, after having finished his divination spell, and slowly opens his eyes as to be careful not to be blinded by any magical emanations that might be to powerful for the unwary eye...

absentmindedly he also spurts out, with no regard to the current topics; "I remember a small city called Phsant, but it was not in Kara Tur..."

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