Mael

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Mael
Patriarch of the Ash Moon Coven
Created August 03, 1999
Restored: June 23, 2016
Status Active
Race Elf
Hometown Loth Llorien
Classes Mage
Warrior
Thief
Followed Tel
Bliss
Areas Written Candlespyre Mountain
The Triton Halls
Mael.jpg

Mud Contributions:

Current Description:

November 3, 2001 - Written by Cordir:
Before you stands the lean figure of an elven warrior. His is an aura of undeniable power, the air around him seeming to crackle with magical energy. His eyes are the intense shade of the darkest purple velvet, and in them, a myriad of emotions can be seen: faith, devotion, anger, hatred, determination, and resolve.
As lanky and slender as whipcord, this elf bears a number of scars and tattoos. Each is a bit of history, a lesson in survival, or a mark of pride as he rose in power within the Coven and the favor of his Goddess. One in particular, half-hidden on his throat beneath the fall of his dark hair, marks him as the Patriarch of the Ash Moon Coven.
As your gaze lingers, his hand slips to the hilt of the wicked dagger he bears, and with a gutteral word, the aura of power that swirls about him intensifies even further. Those eyes meet yours, and he whispers harshly, "Friend or foe, be about your business and cease your gawping."

WHO Lists

Elf [ Wa:22 Ma:30 Th:21 ] Mael: Elven.  Because I'm worth it.            March 3, 2001
Elf [ Wa:30 Th:24 Ma:30 ] Mael: Elven. Because I'm worth it.  [Coven]    July 15, 2001
Elf [ Wa:30 Th:25 Ma:30 ] Mael, The Patriarch of the Coven               November 11, 2001 
Elf [ Wa:30 Th:25 Ma:30 ] Mael the Reckless, Patriarch of the Coven      January 10, 2002
Elf [ Wa:30 Th:25 Ma:30 ] Mael, Patriarch of the Coven                   June 12, 2002
Elf [ Wa:30 Th:25 Ma:30 ] Mael, Patriarch of the Ash Moon Coven          November 29, 2002
Elf [ Wa:30 Th:25 Ma:30 ] Mael, Patriarch of the Ash Moon Coven          January 11, 2003
Elf [ Th:28 Wa:30 Ma:30 ] Mael, Patriarch of the Ash Moon Coven          May 28, 2003
Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael, Patriarch of the Ash Moon Coven          October 18, 2003
Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael, Patriarch of the Ash Moon Coven          December 23, 2003
Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael, Patriarch of the Ash Moon Coven          January 17, 2004

05/26/2018 : Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael I am.
06/06/2018 : Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael. Like a bad penny.
06/14/2018 : Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael: Majestically flaky.
07/02/2018 : Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael broke the world
07/13/2018 : Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael Mael Mael Mael Mael Mael Mael Mael
07/15/2018 : Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael the Serpent/Slayer
08/01/2018 : Elf [ Wa:30 Th:30 Ma:30 ] Mael: Of course you can trust me.

Character History:

Trivia:

Player Provided Information:

Restrings:

(Braided) the might of three spirits

Long Description: These three glowing strands of light have been interwoven.

Extra Description: Spirits
(Blue Aura) Magna Cum Laude of Passion's Blade
(Shadowed ) the penultimate of Druidcraft
(Red Aura ) the Patriarch of the Coven
.
Three spirits. Three essences. Three lifetimes of valor
and courage. Interwoven, entwined, one.

(Shrouded) the Lady's Gift

Long Description: A deceptively simple garment of embroidered silk lies here.

Extra Description: Garment
The shimmering, soft folds of this garment have been touched by
a great power. Woven by a lady's hand, crafted and offered in a
pure gesture of justice and respect, this piece of clothing can
protect it's wearer from sorceries and lend deadly skill to any
battle upon the field.

Extra Description: Embroidery Embroidered
Tracing the delicate embroideries upon the hem, collar, and cuffs
of this garment, a repeating pattern of spiderwebs. A few of them
are stained slightly darker than the rest, where the tears of the
Lady of Fate fell upon them.

Extra Description: Gift
The shimmering surface of this cloth is so brilliant that it casts
a slight reflection of your peering face. For a moment, the image
shifts, and you see a Lady, imperious and coldly angry, attempting
to right a wrong by committing a wrong action herself. Instantly,
the wrath of the High Ones falls upon her, and she is cast down...
yet the intent, spirit, and presence of her Gift remains, as well
as the sentiment behind it.


(Woven) a band of gathered moonlight

Long Description: The light of a distant moon glimmers here.

Extra Description: Moonlight
In sacred places known to few, the Coven gathers.
Their beloved Goddess leads them in united ritae,
beneath the fullness of a shuddering ashen moon.
For that soul greatest among Her select, the Lady
has caught up the glimmer of that moonlight, and
had it woven into a band as a token of her esteem
and pride in his courage, heroism and leadership.


a braided belt of cords

Long Description: Dozens of knotted leather cords have been braided to form a belt.

Extra Description: Cords
In each Coven, one person is given the responsibility
of holding its most precious and dangerous artifact -
the measuring cords of each coven member. Upon entry
into a Coven, a postulant's measure is taken. Should
they ever violate the sacred oaths given, that cord
would be used either in magical ritual to rain curses
down upon them... or more directly, applied to their
throats. He who bears the cords of the Coven, holds
its honor.



Personal Timeline:

2000:

June 1, 2000: Mael takes an Imp reform from Tel.

June 15, 2000: Mael levels to Th:20/Ma:30/Wa:17, and turns 700 years of age.

June 19, 2000: Mael levels to Th:21, duals to warrior, and gets that to 18th level.

July 8, 2000: Mael attempts to "de-uglify" himself, and spends five trains on Charisma.

2001:

March 12, 2001: Mael joins Bliss.

March 20, 2001: Bliss's following completes a quest: Mael takes first place, Lins gets 2nd, and Antryg obtains 3rd.

April 2, 2001: Mael finds a +5 damage sash while out random-hunting.

August 7, 2001: Mael slays the cleric guildmaster of Loth Lorien for MM #88.

August 18, 2001: Mael's area, The Triton Halls, is installed at about 8:30pm mudtime and Tylorn is the first to find it.

August 20, 2001: Mael offers to buy newspapers for 1k of people dying in his zone. The Black Conclave conquers King Triton.

September 3, 2001: Mael gossips (in common), 'I'm exactly 700 years old!'.

September 6, 2001: Mael reports that today "the elves awarded me their elf of the millenium award." No corroborating evidence could be found to support this claim, however.

September 7, 2001: Mael completes several mob mastery quests, including triton war captain (89), elite triton guard (90), and Mariel (91).

September 9, 2001: Mael completes MM#92 - Queen Mariel and later #93 - a triton war captain.

September 15, 2001: Dracos, Mael and Solaron retrieved Darwin's corpse from 4th floor of the Master's Tower.

September 16, 2001: Mael gossips (in elven), 'today I slew bortizeth, the master armorer, bortizeth's ghost, and most of the main deck without a sanct or resting. is that timelineable?'. Cordir gossips, 'Yes. = ) '.

September 20, 2001: Mael levels "to get rid of some perm debt" and reaches Wa:30\Th:25\Ma:30.

September 22, 2001: Mael kills "the biggest honking triton guard" to complete mobmaster 96.

September 24, 2001: Khore runs a trivia contest, and it is won by Mael.

September 26, 2001: Mael dies, sparking a bunch of notes.

September 28, 2001: Sherank dies on the top floor of Master's Tower, and Mael goes in and gets the corpse single handedly. Only an hour or so later, Aslan bad-vortexes to the Demon Realm. Dracos attempts the CR, but is overpowered and has to flee. Teluin makes an attempt as well, but dies. Mael heads in, and singlehandedly retrieves BOTH Teluin and Aslan's corpses. Khore finds the return of Teluin's corpse rather Un-Evil and sets a quest of Penance upon Mael... otherwise, his Goddess, Bliss, will be punished. So Mael does an evil deed to save Bliss from certain punishment.

October 1, 2001: Mael gossips (in elven), 'I have not attacked, menaced, died, saved, or otherwise accomplished anything'.

October 4, 2001: [ Mael posts a proclamation http://finalchallenge.net/tfc/community/timeline/2001/maelproc.html] regarding the reunification of the Coven. Due to Khore's golem box quest, cries similar to "An animated golem box gossips, 'HELP! Mael is trying to kill me!'." and 'Wow, I never realized how ugly Maldobar was...' resound throughout the realm.

October 9, 2001: Mael gossips (in common), 'my very existence is a testament to the genetic and cultural superiority of elves'.

October 10, 2001: Mael gets MM#97 - Borlan.

October 11, 2001: Mael reaches 1600 hours old.

October 15, 2001: Donskoi gossips (in common), 'Mael ftells, 'damn i was gonna hunt Xavier - i forgot he immorted'.

October 18, 2001: Mael receives a personalized tarot card reading from Bethany the Fortune Teller.

October 20, 2001: Mael gossips (in common), 'I rescued a drowning newbie from a noexit underwater room just before their death. Is that cool or what?'. [The 'newbie' was later identified as Marduk]

October 23, 2001: Mael is part of an adventuring group with Lexie, who takes on a series of mobs sent by Tynian. When he mobdies, Maldobar steals the corpse and refuses to return it. Cordir becomes so upset that this has been allowed to occur, that she gives items to one of her followers and orders them to leave a safe room, telling Mael to steal the items. When immediately questioned about this by the God+ staff, Cordir responds inappropriately. She is force-quit and retired. Many on the mud put "Long live Mael & Cordir!" in their titles to protest the situation.

October 25, 2001: Tynian posts a note about the events of the 23rd.

October 26, 2001: Mael does a CR for Kaleyah at the Blue Dragon in Dragon Tower, in the Chamber of Storms, when no one else "Not even Maldobar" (according to her sister Kaori) would make the attempt. In exchange for his help, she gives him a nice amulet.

October 28, 2001: Mael completes a CR in Dragon's Tower for Weezer, just to make Cordir happy and give her time line news. (Cordir gossips, 'C'mon, you mean to tell me, Mael, you haven't heroically rescued someone from a place of Certain Death in the last 24 hours?'.)

November 24, 2001: Belsambar dies on 5th floor of Master's Tower. Rather prophetically, Abe gossips (in common), 'Stinky and Vex commit suicide at Master's. Film at 11.' Mael, Vex and Abe attempt to recover Belsambar's corpse, and both Mael and Vex die. Mael CRs both corpses, then they head for the hills, leaving Abe behind in the Tower!

November 26, 2001: Ebonie dies in the Dream Realm, and Rocky and Mael (separately) go fetch her some more 'pretty clothes' at Cordir's request from various dangerous places. Mael decides to do one better, and CR's the corpse.

December 11, 2001: Mael is named Destined.

2003:

January 9, 2002: Mael kills the Clerk for MM#99.

March 19, 2002: Mael relocates most of LothLorien to the temple zone, as well as some folks from the Elven Valley and other elfie zones.

May 24, 2002: The Golem Quests are going on, and Mael posts a note about Hexes being placed: Mael: hexes - Fri May 24 14:51:34 2002 - To: all - If you care, the hexes are real. You have been hexed if you are not an ally of Coven and one of the following is true: * The golem representing your following advanced beyond the first round of the golem quest * The golem representing your team specifically advanced beyond the first round of the golem quest . Being hexed means that any member of Bliss' following is permitted by her to attack and kill you. I myself plan to follow through on some of the hexes. You have been warned, if you care. Maybe you should.

June 12, 2002: Note by Mael: Thanks to the God+ types / Wed Jun 12 17:53:40 2002 / To: all / I've noticed a steady increase in attendance. Yesterday 40+ were online for quite a while. Your quests are having an impact. :-)

June 21, 2002: Mael reaches 1000 years of age.

June 23, 2002: Mael starts offering tours of Tinker Gnomes for a mere 50,000 gold.

June 25, 2002: Mael turns 2000 hours old.

July 22, 2002: Mael gossips (in common), 'I flexed and the world shivered'.

August 6, 2002: Maldobar returns the equipment gained from Mael's corpse when Mael died to a quest mob back in October of 2001.

August 7, 2002: ### [Mael tells Hork (in common), 'I have the world to trade, but nothing to trade for'] (probably that's because he's already got the whole world...)

August 30, 2002: Mael makes an entrance.

September 2, 2002: A big GT is held at the Ohio RenFest! This was held in Cincinnati with Mael, Mylo, Sylt, Vex, Agralebean, DuKaron, Solaron, Katrana, Humble, Faile, and Theoden attending.

September 16, 2002: Sharn of Fate dies in the Temple of Isiira and Mael performs a speedy CR.

September 22, 2002: Neodis dies in Demon Realm and Mael performs the CR, and has to kill 2 or 3 demon lords and cleard out at least half of the Void for the corpse.

October 3, 2002: Mael CRs Malakost and Melkor's corpses from Scairz.

October 31, 2002: Ambrose dies in the Demon Realm, and Vex and Mael go in and find it, turning an unhappy trick into a treat.

November 1, 2002: Cordir runs another contest involving teleports, trivia, and scavenger hunting. Despite much grumbling about the trivia, Mael wins, Quarnel gets second place, and Lexie takes third. Khore provides spiffy prizes.

November 29, 2002: Mael performs a CR for Wynne, in the lair of Jeanette the dragon of Dream Realm.

2003:

January 12, 2003: Mael marshals the troops when the Coven is at war with Tynian

March 2, 2003: Mael reaches Th:26 Wa:30 Ma:30.

May 16, 2003: Mael advances to Th:27\Wa:30\Ma:30.

May 25, 2003: Mael gains Th:28\Wa:30\Ma:30.

June 1, 2003: Mael, Patriarch of the Ash Moon Coven, reaches effective 50th! (Th:30 Wa:30 Ma:30) For this, he is listed in the TFC Hall of Fame

September 21, 2003: Three new areas are installed! (Candlespyre Mountain by Mael, the Ruins of Ofcol by Nyx, and Riverdale Plantation by Bliss).

..quotable..

2016:

June 2016: Mael is Restored. An Elven Lady is placed in the Kitchen, with a description that notes : An Elven lady says, 'You are nothing compared to Mael!"