+----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | The Olympia Times issue g2-98 | | December 29, 1998 | | | | turn 98 360 players http://www.pbm.com/ | +----------------------------------------------------------------------+
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The Brotherhood of the Red God is currently unavailable for major work due to the large number of contracts we are engaged in. The Brotherhood is looking for new Warriors and other nobles who wish to take the Oath of the Brotherhood. The Brotherhood accepts individual nobles as well as whole factions into the order. If you are looking for a life of action and adventure then join the Brotherhood and see the world maybe even other worlds. Promotion for brave and resourceful men is quick and the spoils of war are large.
Distance is not an object as we are currently operating in most areas of Provinia and some of the other continents. Transport can be arranged.
Please visit our web site at www.geocities.com/TimesSquare/1843/borg.html or contact us at email@example.com
May the Red God smile upon you.
-- Wodan [d987]
Musketeer War Rules
The lands south of row cn and east of column 44, claimed by the Musketeers or the Lords of the Crown, are a War Zone. Unknown nobles in the War Zone will be attacked by Musketeer forces without notice.
Musketeer lands from cn north on Provinia are a Secure Zone. Unknown nobles will identify themselves immediately. Lack of response or unsatisfactory explanations will result in capture of said nobles.
Neutral factions operating around Rimmon are ordered to confine their activities to the area within two provinces of Rimmon. Within that area, resource collection is open to all as per usual.
I am available to answer any questions.
Lord Maltar Rimmon Musketeers
-- Maltar 
This morning I woke up and found this next to Ashley's bed:
I think I have been really good this year so I would like:
A real horse instead of that pony uncle Bruenno gave me
A real sword instead of that wooden thing uncle Art gave me
A new Oleg doll to use for shooting practice because the one Mr TeaTime gave me has lost it's crown long ago
daddy to come home for Christmas (but don't shove him down the chimney because I don't think he'd like that)
my daddy's enemies to lose
But above all, I would like to see lots of firework and explosions and lightning and thunder and blasts and stuff, because I really like that.
Can one ever refuse anything to his own son?
> 7: Musketeer's Fort  was struck by lightning! > 7: Musketeer's Fort  was struck by lightning! > 7: Musketeer's Fort  collapses!
I must also thank my dear Plato friend Phydeaux for helping to make a good show, in true Christmas spirit:
>9: Phydeaux  blasts Sir Codric  with a burst of aura! >9: Sir Codric reflected the blast back to Phydeaux! >10: Phydeaux  blasts Sir Codric  with a burst of aura! >10: Sir Codric reflected the blast back to Phydeaux!
The horse is still out of the question though.
A Merry Christmas to you all from the Lords Of The Crown and
-- Sir Codric 
* Pegasus Aviary-Stables *
In appreciation of our loyal customers we would like to announce the following:
Beginning next month Pegasus Aviary-Stables will offer all stock at 25% off the regular price. That's 225 gold coins for a winged steed of your choice! This is a limited time offer, only available while supplies last. Visit Pegasus Aviary-Stables in Land's End, Southmarche, Just 5 provinces west of Harn!
-- Evanshen [w388]
I'd like to welcome you to Bruceville, our newest addition to the university of Walamaloo.
Now I'd like to remind you of the faculty rules...
Rule 1 - NO POOFTERS!
Rule 2 - No member of the faculty is to maltreat the Rimmo's in any way at all ... if there's anybody watching.
Rule 3 - NO POOFTERS!
Rule 4 - Now this term, I don't want to catch anybody NOT drinking!
Rule 5 - NO POOFTERS!
Rule 6 - There is NOOOOOOOO rule 6.
Rule 7 - NO POOFTERS!
Right, that concludes the reading of the rules...
-- Bruce [v411]
Everywhere you go... ... allways take the weather with you.
Sorry Maltar, just missed you !
7: Lightning Elemental [XXXXX] strikes Musketeer's Fort  with a lightning bolt!
7: Musketeer's Fort  was struck by lightning! 7: Musketeer's Fort  collapses!
to be continued ... ?
-- Gothar 
10 Reasons Why This Wasn't Written by the Real Vulture:
The Vulture Speaks:
The LotC have shown to have little regard for trust and treaties but great Sherlock Holmes like intuitive powers. They are near me now and I fear this may be my last writing. I have been a fool and a shameless coward. I speak ill of others and encourage attacks upon them. I, as well I'm sure most of you am glad that this will all soon be over.
From a carrion eater's perspective:
May my own flesh keep my friends well fed.
10. The Vulture has full command of the Engllish Language. 9. The Vulture has a sense of humor. 8. The Vulture knows in his heart he has a fan base. 7. The Vulture doesn't let anything written in the Times bug him. 6. The Vulture is not who you think he is. 5. The Vulture is not a fool or a coward, (ok, maybe shameless.) 4. The Vulture is not the least bit suicidal. 3. The Vulture fears nothing, except maybe overfatted meat. 2. The Vulture has pretty decent intuitive powers himself. 1. The Vulture is not a cheap knockoff, like Maddog.
But gosh, it's nice to know you are paying attention out there.
It seems our LotC friends take themselves a bit too seriously, doesn't it. Did my idle rambling about their plan to backstab Eaglet hit a little too close to home? Or maybe their loyal Madpuppydog was hurt by being exposed as a Codricker front man. And now someone is accusing old Codfish of cheating. I'd like to hear his defense of that more than blind threats against this old bird, wouldn't you all?
Happy New Year, drive safely, but not TOO safely.
The REAL Vulture [tm]
The Enlightened extend their profound thanks to Drizzit for the mapping information provided as part of our commercial exchange. The information has now been added to my Olympia-page at: http://www.theodor.suite.dk/olympia.htm and connected pages. Mesmerus the Scribe
Lord Codric boils babies then eats them!!!
Wow, I didn't know you could do that. Did you know you could do that? Woohoo, Gold!!!!! Now what do I do with it?