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Adarin Evaniel Sorelas ([personal profile] darkest_evening) wrote2014-10-07 08:57 pm
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There are things to do, of course, besides being Aya's cuddle buddy. Prime is usually quite busy, and now is no exception. Just because he's personally out of mana, doesn't mean he's utterly useless. His plane's got mages in it, after all - and many of them owe him favors or are amenable to being paid. And they need mirrors, for communication. After longer than was strictly prudent spent comforting Aya, he bids her goodbye and goes to handle the less glamorous moments of being him. That is, talking to people, asking for favors, paying favors, persuading them to say yes, they'll use some of their precious magic stores to make mirrors.

Ironically enough, the one thing missing when he's finished is the mirrors themselves. Easy enough to fix, with Revelation. But he'll take care of it tomorrow - he's tired, and it's been a long and complicated and emotionally exhausting 'day,' even if he doesn't properly have them anymore. Sleep, and then he'll get back to dealing with it all. The mirrors, first, they're easiest, then continuing to figure out what to do about Aya.

When he wakes, he goes to talk to a demon about that. Knock, knock, calling Inferno, is Revelation in?
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[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-10 09:40 pm (UTC)(link)
"If they're still alive they're more urgent than I'd previously thought, though mostly as a subset of the dealing with slavery thing. Meanwhile, the fallen wagon probably hasn't even been reported yet. I've been technically free since the first time Ice resurrected me, any magic that rids a slave of the heel mark frees them - Aelare's blessing, it's called - but they won't have that on the books, and that annoys me."
namesthesky: (g ~ new learning)

[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-10 09:50 pm (UTC)(link)
"That sort of depends on what you mean. They don't have meaningful power over me any more, and haven't since I fell into the magic, but they do have a piece of paper that says they own me."
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namesthesky: (d ~ day at a time)

[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 02:54 am (UTC)(link)
"Well, that and if I'm going to do anything in Eseo I will need legal free status."
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[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 02:55 am (UTC)(link)
"Not that very many people would recognize me, and I do have a clean heel now, but just in case."
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[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 03:00 am (UTC)(link)
"In my case they did it when I was a baby, because my parents were - are, I suppose, probably - slaves. Freeborns are sold into slavery if they have debts they can't otherwise pay or if they commit certain crimes."
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[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 03:03 am (UTC)(link)
"I don't remember how my parents wound up in their situations, but they were freeborn, I remember that."
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[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 03:05 am (UTC)(link)
"Can you find them? I don't remember the name of the farm they were on when I was sold, and they may have been moved since, and they won't look like anybell else's parents, but..."
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[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 03:08 am (UTC)(link)
"The people with my piece of paper might have a pedigree for me, I suppose, that could help tracking them down."
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[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 03:10 am (UTC)(link)
"Oh, I was thinking I'd walk into the office and show them my heel and ask for it."
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[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 03:12 am (UTC)(link)
Snuggle. "It's possible they'll give me a hard time, but it's at least reasonably likely to work."
namesthesky: (i ~ with marked heel)

[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 03:15 am (UTC)(link)
"You can - I feel like this might make it look like you're trying to steal me, they might want to check my heel more thoroughly if there's someone obviously with me who could have supplied paint or something."
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[personal profile] namesthesky 2014-10-11 03:28 am (UTC)(link)
She nods. "When will there be enough mana floating around to make the trip?"

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