Post by Stαrchαser ミ☆ on Feb 1, 2021 22:47:41 GMT -5
mossecho Some of my playlists on Spotify are from years ago and it's... interesting to see how my music taste has changed. I don't normally dislike any of the old songs, but they definitely aren't the types of songs I see present me getting attached to. Genres are weird for me. There are some songs of certain ones I love, and others I can't stand. There really isn't anything unifying in most of the songs I like that I can find.
Oh, oof, if that isn't me. I tend to fall in love with song either because of the lyrics or music, not both. That said, there are plenty of songs I end up enjoying all aspects of, it's just hard for me to pay attention to everything at once sometimes xD
I've always kind of enjoyed the almost cinematic quality of classical music, but I didn't really seek it out until I started college. As you said, it makes phenomenal study and writing music.
Amberѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ Btw, general announcement for everyone. I'm making a separate character page since we have so many now, so don't be alarmed by the sudden lack of info on the main page.
Also, y'all, I got some Extra Content™ I've been writing that might actually be wroth sharing. I've been in a writery type mood, if you're at all interested in indulging my stupid obsession with this RP during these trying times. What are we feeling? The night Lilah's parents met, a day in the life of young Zane, some Luna backstory, or a collection of interconnected angsty Harley flashbacks? There's a lot more than this, but not much of it is developed that well yet.
Honestly, it depends on what kind of mood you're feeling. You want something on the fluff or angst end? They're all sort of sad except for Lilah's parents but considering we know how that story ends, maybe it is sad. Oh, I also found a teenaged Gabriel and Azar scene. Idk about that one, I made it because my friend wanted more about them specifically, but that's an option too if y'all care for it.
I am planning on posting them all eventually, this is just what would come first so I can get a feel for if you guys would be interested in seeing more of this type thing. It's mainly for me, since I'm actually forcing myself to write, but my desire for validation keeps popping up and wanting me to share... so, yeah. We'll see how it goes.
Post by ѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ on Feb 1, 2021 23:38:13 GMT -5
You will never disappoint. XD Don't feel pressured into anything. But honestly?? Feeling angsty right now, but when I am not feeling angsty? XD I think its because I was burned by a favorite show of mine yesterday and my heart ~ ♪ hurts ♪ ~. So I just want to sit in my feelings. T-T
Post by Stαrchαser ミ☆ on Feb 1, 2021 23:41:24 GMT -5
ѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ *panik intensifies* Oh, same hat. I'm never not in the mood for sad stuff. Hmmm, well that works since just about everything is angsty there. On the saddest end I would say the young Zane and Harley stuff. Big surprise there, they're my angstiest characters. Not that the bar is very high. So which of the boys do you wanna see be hurt?
Post by Stαrchαser ミ☆ on Feb 1, 2021 23:56:35 GMT -5
ѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ I thought you might say that >: ) Tbh I'm lowkey glad because that's the one I have the most done on xD Hopefully it will be ready in a few minutes. I'm glad you enjoy my stupid characters.
Post by ѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ on Feb 2, 2021 0:10:58 GMT -5
Good! XD Don't want to put too much undue stress on you as you finish writing, but I do love everyone's characters. Every single one is so unique with different motivations and desires even if they are an angsty group. XD Can't wait!)
Post by Stαrchαser ミ☆ on Feb 2, 2021 0:27:22 GMT -5
ѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ I am unreasonable attached to all of our characters in this RP. Someone help me, I can't stop coming up with more content for them. I love how real they all feel. Even characters I haven't written much for, I have very clear ideas of what they're like. I know these idiots down to their morning routines, rip me. I've always had a bad habit of thinking about my characters too much.
Okay, I lied, it will probably take a bit longer, although I do think I should have it up tonight sometime.
Post by ѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ on Feb 2, 2021 19:03:14 GMT -5
Stαrchαser ミ☆ Ugh, I feel that. XD I may or may not have some head cannons for the future of Clari, but I'll save those for later. it may or may not be complete angsty but what can I do. There have been times in the past that I have come up with complete scenarios in my head months in advance for what I want from an rp. Granted, do they happen? Not always. XD Yet, it's fun just to imagine a world that is not your own sometimes.
Anyways, take your time and don't rush. I'm just doing homework and rewatching lectures to study for a test.
Post by Stαrchαser ミ☆ on Feb 2, 2021 20:48:48 GMT -5
ѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ Ugh, I had to open my big, stupid mouth This will probably take 8-11.7 months to complete now, since I immediately lost all inspiration and got a migraine instead. I should have just waited until I actually had something done, but me and my need for validation RIP
Anyways, I know exactly what you mean. Sometimes I like to stick characters I had for something else in a different RP just to see how they would be different. As I said, I can get too attached...
Okay, work resumes now. And I'm feeling in a worldbuilding mood, so hopefully more lore dumps soon too. In addition to that, do we want to try mage gang out again, since the main plot is kinda slow right now. Or maybe something with the cult?
Post by Stαrchαser ミ☆ on Feb 4, 2021 22:32:51 GMT -5
I just wanted there to be some options. For the cult, the assassinations of the leaders would be going down while prophecy co. is getting acquainted at the party. I was going to toss out some kind of post with the vampire leader antagonist dude to introduce him, so maybe we could do something with that. Since for the gang we're doing a time skip, we could have them in Sanctum now for some reason? I still don't have that many ideas, but I'm sure there's something they could be doing there. Basically, I'm useless again ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Post by ѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ on Feb 4, 2021 22:36:01 GMT -5
That's chill too. If we want to mix it up, we can go ahead and off some of the leader's behind the scene so when the chaos happens the carnage has already begun. Not gonna lie, I have kind of forget the order of events. Are the prophecy crew leaving before the chaos or after?)
Post by Stαrchαser ミ☆ on Feb 4, 2021 23:03:40 GMT -5
Prophecy crew leaves right before the chaos starts. And I do mean right before. The Rathoruls' party gets attacked too, well, as does all of Sanctum. But stuff goes down at the party especially, since Clari's mother dies. They also sort of kickoff the chaos though, given the whole stealing the necklace thing. It causes a huge ruckus at the party and prophecy crew barely gets out of there with the necklace. They get separated from all their companions so it's just our main crew together in the battle. About as soon as they leave and get a decent distance away (potentially in a stolen rich person care if we want to do that still xD) the attack starts.
The leaders are assassinated first though, since that's one of things that starts the whole Sanctum uproar. The leaders are all staying in a relatively close vicinity of each other, so they find out pretty quick about each group losing a leader. They all try to keep it on a down low while discussing, but word gets out so there's a bunch of people outside the city hall thing trying to get answers and all the Families are a little distrustful of each other since tensions are higher than usual now. Then comes the attack and everything descends from disarray into complete madness.
Post by ѕнσσт ƒσя тнє ѕтαяѕ on Feb 5, 2021 21:40:21 GMT -5
OK, I remember now. That sounds great! I'm so down to start some cult stuff if you want to start cult stuff as well. If the leaders are killed first than we can go ahead and start with that just so when the main crew starts the stealy stealy some of the leaders are dead. Would you be willing to post first so I can get a gauge on characterization of the leader and the feel we are going for?)
Post by Stαrchαser ミ☆ on Feb 5, 2021 23:46:41 GMT -5
Sure thing! I was already going to make a vampire leader post just for everyone to get a feel of our main antagonist anyways, so it's nearly done anyways. That said, I'm not thrilled with it right now, but I am very lazy today. I thought I was doing better, but it looks like it's going to be a migraine-y kind of of week, so I apologize in advance if my muse is low and responses are slow. I'm also still leaving things about the cult a bit open so everyone can have a chance with adding to it, but I'll do my best to set the scene.
hey y'all, i have it on my to-do list to respond to all this stuff tmw (but also tmw I have a conference thing and hw and someone please just do my dang bio hw for me), but anyhoo, hope y'all are doing well <3
Post by Stαrchαser ミ☆ on Feb 9, 2021 23:36:09 GMT -5
Vulgar only has two base system options (10 and 20), but I bet there is a way I could change it manually, I'm just a little bit dumb 😅 I've read that base 10 is likely used in most systems purely because that's the number of fingers on our hands, so considering most of our species are rather humanoid, that probably makes sense too.
As it stands right now with my basic skeletons of each language, I think everyone has a base-20 system. Mages might have a base-10, I'll have to check.
Ok, Stαrchαser ミ☆ , I finally (finally) wrote my response. Again, so so sorry about the long delay, I hope it's not too big of a problem!
- ok, so this was not actually in the main post I am responding too, but it was in another one of your posts and I forgot/am too lazy/cannot be bothered to find it. Essentially I brought up that I don't think that magical communities would develop much technology. They might acquire it when others create it, yes, or even tailor it to their own needs/uses, but I don't think it would be naturally developed by them. - technology is developed according to need. mages can use magic to fulfill most of their issues. magic is, after all, pretty versatile. other species (namely thinking of Heavenlys and not-vampire Infernals, they're the ones I think would be most likely to develop tech first) don't have this. ergo, they'd develop tech earlier - to go off your example of Avatar: LoK integrating bending and the elements: 1. I don't think that speed of technological progression was realistic 2. they could get to that point in large part because the Fire Nation was already very technologically advanced. and how could they get there? they were waging a war. technological advancement was a tactical advantage. - again, this is why I think humans would be the most technologically advanced. they need technology the most. sure, they might have the least resources, but wouldn't that push them to develop the fastest? (it's like the resource curse or the paradox of plenty, whatever you want to call it. essentially it is the phenomenon that countries with an abundance of natural resources tend to have less economic growth, among other things. now, I am no economist by a long shot and only kinda remember this from high school econ, but it's interesting to think about) (yet another wikipedia page to browse, I suppose) - in conclusion: mages would not realistically have been the first to innovate and create what we would consider technology (i.e. computers but not, say, wheels). they could very well repurpose it according to their needs or just plain curiosity, yes, but they would not be the first ones to develop it. again, my bet is on some Infernals or maybe, maybe the Heavenlys. Infernals definitely have an advantage in terms of development because, well, they really don't have many resources going for them. It varies species-to-species, but they're basically the disaster Family, so it makes sense that they would need to develop fastest out of the Families. But yeah, I ultimately think that humans would be the most developed.
- honestly, I just really dislike the specific schedule idea because, well, free will? idk how to describe it. destiny is great, but I want there to be some agency in the whole thing. the idea that a spell works as a timer on when the world is supposed to end is... irksome. it could just be triggered when everything is going to hell. that is fine and it still works practically. hell, it gets rid of the issue of how much control society has on its own survival. if there is a specific schedule, then that means that society is continuously doomed every however many years. that removes responsibility from the society as a whole for its downfall if it was all preordained. why can't we have the society itself be responsible for crumbling? - to rephrase that, I get that the original prophecy founders are responsible for this evil. but I think it would be a lot more interesting if the prophecy was triggered by society's evil and not just the founder's nice doom clock.
- this is a bit like my economy question: how would the humans keep up all of these traps and such? yes, it is important and we can assume that a helluva lot of resources goes to defense, but how much? how much can reasonably be put into it? the US spends what, 15% of federal spending on defense? how much could the humans afford? we need to think about healthcare, infrastructure, education (goodness knows they would need hella geologists and engineers if they're living underground) (I mean, their environmental sciences programs must be incredible). - that kinda goes back to my point about how noticeable the above-ground traps would be. yeah duh they wouldn't be directly above the central structures, but how far away could they be and reasonably be maintained? yes, you'd want them to be spread out, but spreading out your traps means you need to spread out your resources. especially if you are living w/o many natural resources or the like, you'll need to start conserving stuff—fast. just as it does not make sense to centralize everything, you don't want to spread out your military too much either. - the maintaining issue begs the question of how large human society is. we know they are under threat, but living in a barren area does not mean living without some sort of means. they've had thousands of years to adapt. surely they are in large numbers by now. - furthermore: we are assuming that all the humans live in one society, much like how each species pretty much hangs out with their species. of course, the shifter are a notable exception to this, but they still share some cultural similarities. wouldn't it be interesting if the humans lived in city-state-like communities? thousands of years has got to separate them into different groups and no this is not just a reason for me to use ideas for other conlangs that I can't include in Vampiric, not at allactually that is true. this is just me after reading The Odyssey and thinking more about city-states - that also raises an interesting question of who would be militaristic. going on the city-state model, we can assume that some are very warlike (so, Spartaesque?), some are not. how would it be for our characters to encounter these different societies? how might they treat the prophecy group differently? some will definitely be hostile, yes, but let's face it: it's been thousands of years. how many stories survive that long? the oldest texts we still have are what, 5,000 years old? Enheduanna, the world's oldest known author, wrote her works around 4,300 years ago. now, I will concede that that is written record. there are various indigenous stories that have been passed down quite accurately for possibly thousands of years (like the 7,000-year-old Klamath story about Crater Lake's creation or the maybe-10,000-years-old Aboriginal Australian (I don't know which community it was specifically, my apologies) story about sea level rise). there's also the thing about how so many cultures have a great flood story which could possibly have something to do with melting European glaciers or something similar. regardless, oral tradition can carry a lot, but have we seen any story that lasted more than 10,000 years? it is not impossible, but it's unlikely. - now, I can see it if humans remembered this if they really committed. but would they all be as afraid as we are making them out to be? yes, some would be, no doubt. but wouldn't some be curious? fascinated? friendly? maybe just plain neutral, bordering on disinterested? again, I think the city-state thing could work here. we could have some very curious and relatively accepting cultures and other very standoffish or just plain violent ones. what I am saying here is: worldbuilding opportunity (and I'd like to workshop a human character, idk) (maybe) (still thinking about it)
anyhow. it is 2:30 am and I want to sleep. see y'all later! <3
(I worte most of this during the early hours of the morning on various days, so hopefully it's coherent. I'll probably reread it all and go over it later to correct any mistakes.)
Food Angels have a wide verity of fruits, proteins, vegetables, dairy products, and grains within their diet. Within their few on-ground settlements, they have farms(which are also in some mountain cities) and orchards dedicated to growing food. Within mountain and floating cities, greenhouses, gardens, and groves are a somewhat common sight.
Being a heavily family- and community- oriented people, it's not uncommon for meals to be grand affairs. Meals typically resemble a feast, with large portions of food being served and shared in larger families or their close-knit communities. It's customary for the oldest women to be served first, followed by the rest of the oldest members in a group. Children are usually served next, followed by the rest. This tradtion isn't always followed, and for some it may be reserved for holidays or special occasions.
Meat Sheep, yak, goat, and chicken is the most common meat consumed by Heavenlys. Those animals can withstand the cooler climate better than others and are more adapted to being kept a higher elevations. Cattle is uncommon in the diet, though a few herds are kept on farms in on-ground settlements. Venison and pork is quite rare. Usually, only those in the on-ground settlements or living in small mountain towns have access to it. Dried meat, wraps, and meat skewers tend to be fairly popular. Bone-based broths for soups and stews are also common staples in Heavenly diet. Most Heavenlys, especially those who keep to Heavenly territory, have an aversion to seafood.
Dairy Using mostly milk from yaks and goats, Heavenlys have plenty of dairy-based foods to offer. Milk and dairy products from cows are uncommon and tend to be more expensive in mountain and floating cities. This is due to the difficulties shipping it and not being as readily available. Dairy tends to be a popular staple in their diets, commonly used in most meals. Butter, yogurt, milk, and cheese are often used daily. Frozen treats are another delight, frozen yogurt and berries being one of the most disges.
Grains Barely and rice are the most popular grains consumed by Heavenlys. This is because their resistance to colder climates and the fact they're easier to grow. Barley flour is what they mainly use for baking. Wheat is rarer and grown mostly in on-ground farms. Much like dairy products from cattle, it tends to be more expensive. Noodles, dumplings, and flatbreads are a favorite among Heavenlys. Street vendors often sell wraps or dumplings. Pasta and porridge are popular grained-based dishes. Although pastries and baked sweets aren't as favored like frozen yogurt or ice cream, it's not uncommon to find bakeries around the cities and even small towns.
Vegetables, Greens, and Legumes Beans, peas, carrots, eggplants, zucchini, lentils, and potatoes are the most common vegetables used and are widely loved. Onions, olives, okra, spinach, and artichokes are commonly used as well. Other vegetables, such as broccoli or brussle sprouts, are uncommon and usually only found in on-ground farms or imported from other areas. Roasted vegetables can be purchased at most food stands as a snack. They're usually used to accompany meats and grains or are used in soups and stews. Spinach is popular to saute and add on top of other dishes. Beans (like fava beans, lupini beans, and white beans) are also common alongside chickpeas and peanuts. These may be roasted and served as a snack to have on the go or before a meal.
Fruits Unlike vegetables and greens, fruit isn't as popular among the Heavenly population. However, it's something they still enjoy. Melons, figs, dates, pomegranates, and grapes are the most popular and common fruit in Heavenly territory. Apples, pears, plums, and various berries aren't as common, though something many enjoy. Skewered candied fruit and berries in yogurt are some of the most popular ways they prepare fruits.
Spices and Seasonings Parsley, coriander, mint, and onion are popular seasonings in many dishes. Part of this is due to their ability to survive in colder climates. Oregano, thyme, chives, sage, and rosemary are also used. In some of their temperature controlled greenhouses, spices that are more common in tropical and subtropical conditions are grown.
Beverages Despite being having a resistance to the cold, most Heavenlys favor hot drinks. Tea and coffee are quite popular in the region, which has led to an expert crating and cultivation of both.
Tea and coffee are quite popular and among their favorites. Tea is made of various plants grown in community gardens and greenhouses, though plenty of common and rare verifies are found throughout Heavenly territory. Coffee is the favorite and most common drink of the Heavenlys. Vendors of the drink aren't rare to see on the corners of towns or cities.
Music Singing and music is integral to Heavenly cultutre. From their religion to their every day lives, it's impossible to find a place without it. For most, it even plays an important part in their magic. Humming or softly singing while using magic has proven to be helpful. For some, their healing may work quicker while others have found themselves concentrating better. This method has also proven useful for summoning weapons and shields from their halos. All Heavenlys are attuned to vibrations. Those who can't sing or hear use these vibrations to participate in the culture.
Instruments Just like singing, various instruments have a vital role within Heavenly culture. Horns, drums, bells, and certian stringed instruments are integral in everything from religious music to fesival dance songs. Other stringed instruments, cymbals, flutes, and large bells or cymbals hit with mallets are also quite popular.
Songs (As a quick note, maybe the different types of music can be named using whatever language stuff of the heavenlys)
Chanting(?) One of the oldest types of music of the Heavenlys, chanting music is really only found in religous ceremonies and certain ceremonies. The chanting is mostly done the ancient Heavenly language with a precise melody and tempo. It's often accompanied by a simple drum line, delicate string ensemble, a peaceful flute, and/or powerful horn. It's often quieter than the chanting and is used to enhance it.
Mythos? Despite the misleading name, this type of music started out as mainly another way to tell heavenly stories and myths. It's a more tradtional type of music with lose ties to the chanting style made obvious by a few of their most ancient and popular songs. Older songs tend to be in the ancient Heavenly language while newer ones are in the modern dialect. Some songs in between the two eras lean more on way or another or have a combination of the two. This style is marked by poetic lyrics with a matching instrumental.
War Songs It was said when angels went to war, their arrival was marked by a building song. Thousands of voices singing in unison, shaking throughout the land and striking awe and fear into the hearts of their enemies. In the modern era, they more akin to sea shanties or working songs. These are usually sung alone or with small groups. Larger performances happen a few times a year, though rarely to the scale they once were.
Heavenly Dance Music? While dancing isn't usually seen as a staple of Heavenly culture, it is ingrained in their society just like music. Heavenlys have plenty of dances preformed on the ground, in the sky, or using a combination of both. They may also incorporate Lux magic into their dances. The music is usually upbeat and energetic. There is a larger focus on instruments with simple vocals and lyrics accompanying them.
Bards/Minstrels Bards and minstrels are people who travel the land and tell epic Heavenly legends through song or with music accompaniment. Some specialize in stories from other families. Some are also street performers or professionals known or hired for their storytelling prowess. Most often work alone, using stringed instruments bells, cymbals, or drums to work with their stories. It's uncommon to see small groups of bards or minstrals with multiple instruments.
Weapons and Fighting Styles Heavenlys tend to favor ranged wepaons and light ones with a long reach. They mostly focus on ariel combat, favoring the advantage of flight aganist most their opponents. Because of this, they need something that won't hinder their movement. Spears, staves, halberds, lances, morningstars, and maces tend to be the most favored among the Heavenlys because of their long reach and lighter weight. Their halos will usually have an imprint of one of these weapons. Javlins aren't commonly used as they're not as sturdy as a spear and are meant to be thrown. Blowguns, slings, and crossbows are also utilized by Heavenlys. However--because aim is important and moving around hinders that--they aren't used often. Swords and flails are rarely utilized by Heavenlys. Swords don't have as long of a reach and flails aren't the most stable weapon to use while flying. The latter may also throw off a Heavenly while in flight.
Martial arts isn't their goto style of fighting--mostly due to their wings making it diffcult and flying is more practical for them--though it can still be an important asset to many. The Heavenly's style of fighting heavily involved their wings as a counter weight when needed, an extension of their reach, or another form of self-defense.
Clothing Heavenly clothing is made for comfort and mobility. Traditionally, it's been mostly made from animals fibers from sheep's wool or yak hair. These fibers are spun into light, soft fabrics using various processes perfected over the years. Due to the environment of Heavenly territory, plant-based fabric was harder to come by. In the modern day, a combination of of imports and Heavenly made fabrics are used for their clothing.
Heavenlys tend to favor muted colorings and use mostly solid earthy tones in their clothing. These are offset with vibrant patterns in the form of sashes, cuffs, skirt or pant hems, necklines, vests, or any number of smaller pieces of an outfit. Most Heavenly tops have an open back of some kind for their wings and tend to be sleeveless. Some tops, however, are made with a strip of fabric on the middle of the back. They can be clipped into place on the front, back, or collar of a top. Others may be attached to straps and be pulled over the head. Things like pants, leggings, shorts, or slacks are worn in everyday life. Dresses and skirts can be diffcult to wear and mange for flying, so they're not as commonly worn in everyday life as people don't want to deal with it.
Religious wear Is usually in the form of flowing robes--contradictory to the more slim and practical designs of most everyday wear of the Heavenlys. They're usually solid in color with some sort of pattern or embroidery on the neckline, hem, and sleeves. The embroidery often depicts various religious symbols, songs, or stories sewn into the the robes. Each deity also has certian colors associated with the clothing. For Yarah, it's mostly golds, yellows, oranges, and greens. Amil has mostly blues, purples, silvers, and reds. And for Jehan it's mostly grays, pinks, light purples, and whites.
While most Heavenly clothing is simple and made for practicality, formal wear ignores all those rules. Dresses and skirts are very popular among most Heavenlys regardless of gender. Clothing trains are staples of formal fashion and can range from short tails that barely goes half way down the calf to trailing a foot or two behind a Heavenly. Formal attire is very extravagant, taking advantage of various patterns and uncommon or unusual styles. Unlike the more muted colors of everyday wear, formal clothing takes advantage of more vibrant and eye-catching colors.
Duels Heavenlys are allowed to partake in dules. A challenge is declared and a formal request is sent to the closest church of Jehan. From there, a date is set, as well as terms and conditions for the dule. Heavenlys are allowed to call for a dule for any reason, though the pettier the reason, the more likely they'll be shamed for calling for such a thing. In the more remote and less populated villages and towns, people rarely go through the church first. In the bigger cities, dules are rarely called beyond friendly sport. Not all duels are combative. In fact, very few duels involve a physical fight at all. Singing competitions, tests of strength, flight, or skill, and even obstacle courses tend to be the most common types of duels.
Architecture Heavenly architecture tends to be simple and plain. Favoring the beauty of the mountains, buildings often take inspiration from nature. They tends to look more rocky and less polished, even the ones in cities like Cloudhelm. The only exception to this is churches, government buildings, and the odd house. These tend to favor a more polished look with grand designs and ornate details around the structures.
A majority of buildings use flat-roofed designs to take advantage of heat insulation despite the Heavenly's resistance to the cold. Rounded roofs tend to also be popular at higher elevations to keep rain, ice, or snow from weighing down on a structure. Walls also steadily slope inwards, creating a slight taper from the roof to the ground level.
Holidays Abiit Tenebris Also called Tenebris from short, Abiit Tenebris is a three-day holiday used to celebrate the new year and the fallen gods. A constant stream of performances, dance, music, food, and other festivities are celebrated throughout the three days.
The first day is used to say goodbye to the old year and as remeberence of the past. Lost loved ones, missed opportunities, and old regrets are remembered as reminders. The fallen gods' sacrificed is also celebrated.
The second day is used to take the regrets and losses from the past and used to celebrate where a person has ended up today. The sacrifice of the fallen gods is honored and used to celebrate the world the Heavenly's currently live in.
The last days is to celebrate new beginnings and the coming year. While the mistakes, regrets, and losses of the past are remembered, they don't define someone's future. The fallen gods are revered for the future they've offered the Heavenlys of today.
Rajani's Ghosts is a popular children's tale based off the holiday. An elderly, but miserly, angel is visited by three ghosts of the past, present, and future across the three nights. She learns and becomes more generous and kind through this expierence.
Winter to Spring- Jehan Week-long celebration honoring the sky deity, Jehan. Also welcomes the coming of spring and new life.
Spring to Summer- Yarah Week-long celebration honoring the goddess. Celebrations last all day. Also welcomes the coming of summer and stability like what Yarah offered them.
Summer to Fall- Amil Week-long celebration honoring the god Amil. Most activities done after sun down to midnight when these moon's at its heighest. Also welcomes the arrival of fall and comfort like Amil gave them.
Fall to Winter A week-long celebration welcoming the coming of winter. exchange of gifts among the community. People in cities tend to have their own communities built and tend to do that. A person must give one gift to each person. Gifts can range from physical things to musical performances or light displays.
Also, here are some songs for my characters. Also, other ones I happen to like, but didn't really fit anywhere. Feel free to take a listen.
Avani Fortune- Heather Dale Strawberry Girl- Blackmore's Night Life- Sonata Arctica Gold- Casey Williams There it is- Shawn James Small Hands- Radical Face
Crispen I Will Be Back One Day- Lord Huron Doorways- Radical Face Reminders- Radical Face Sinners- Barns Courtney I Have a Right- Sonata Arctica
Lysandra The Weak End- Shawn James Flower Child- Heather Dale The Astronomer- Ghost Quartet
Crispen and Lysandra Paper Birds- Radical Face West- Radical Face Home- Casey Williams Mountain Sound- Of Monsters and Men Midnight Dove- Shawn James
General Ideas My Land- Sonata Arctica All is Well- Radical Face Black Eyes- Radical Face The Moon is Down and Ghost Town- Radical Face, these two could fit together Better Days- Radical Face, Lilah? The Mute- Radical Face Dead Ends- Radical Face Names- Radical Face, maybe Zane Reveries- Radical Face Saturn- Sleeping at Last Black Water- Of Monsters and Men Some of the Wolf- Shawn James, maybe Torsten? Seems to fit well, actually. The Wild One- Shawn James, maybe Zane Freedom- Shawn James, Clarisse or maybe Zane? The Wanderer- Shawn James Curse of the Fold- Shawn James Sleep Evil Sleep- Steam Powered Giraffe, Lilah? Larger Than Life- Pink Zebra, Caspian? This Life is Mine- Casey Williams
(I just realized that for whatever reason, some of these songs just made me think of Star's characters.)
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Dark Sun: Great StarClan I hate hangnails...
Sept 18, 2021 22:57:46 GMT -5
Dark Sun: I had just gotten cozy in bed and it forced me to walk all the way upstairs just to trim it off, and then back down again.
Sept 18, 2021 22:58:35 GMT -5
✿𝔇𝙖𝙬𝙣𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙧✿: i hate hangnails
Sept 18, 2021 23:02:33 GMT -5
✿𝔇𝙖𝙬𝙣𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙧✿: One time I had one and it pealed off some skin
Sept 18, 2021 23:03:37 GMT -5
✿𝔇𝙖𝙬𝙣𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙧✿: IT HURT SO BAD
Sept 18, 2021 23:04:33 GMT -5