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by Vicentius
Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

"Very impressive. And these are the newest samples?" Tius turned from the produce on offer, holding up two smaller vials of scent. Ivone's business had grown somewhat since she had departed for Tian Xia, though Tius had gone to some pains to ensure that it kept the same aesthetics. Ivone had quite a...
by Vicentius
Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

Things since his return had... progressed. That was about as much as Tius could really say about them. The trip back from Tian Xia had been a numbing experience initially, full of worries and frets that he had to put aside one by one as the practical concerns of travel overtook him. They made good t...
by Vicentius
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:32 am
Forum: Plot Discussion
Topic: Azuel Apologizes
Replies: 13
Views: 7897

Re: Azuel Apologizes

Hmmm, trying to think of when Tius could reasonably be involved, here... It doesn't seem like the right time.
by Vicentius
Sun Dec 04, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: Plot Discussion
Topic: Azuel Apologizes
Replies: 13
Views: 7897

Re: Azuel Apologizes

Well, of course he would ; it's the proper marnian thing to do, though he'd be respectfully unobtrusive about it, at the same time. :)
by Vicentius
Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:50 am
Forum: Plot Discussion
Topic: Azuel Apologizes
Replies: 13
Views: 7897

Re: Azuel Apologizes

Vicentius is also available for political shenanigans.
by Vicentius
Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:43 pm
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

She truly was a marvel, Tius thought, letting himself be swept away by the passion of the moment, aware that they would need to do the whole ritual again afterwards, but uncaring of the fact. She had enough pride for the both of them and more brains than he ever would, and he just couldn't get enoug...
by Vicentius
Fri Nov 11, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

He smiled at the touch, his eyes not leaving hers as the life within her moved. It was a strange moment and it struck him rather hard right then that he had never felt it before. He chuckled, his hand moving gently over her skin to follow the movements, and leaned in to kiss her gently. "Well," he s...
by Vicentius
Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

Tius stood, looking out at the gardens in the early light. The turn of the season was almost upon them and the weather was quickly turning with it, but the gardens were still beautiful. Mei-Peng and Li-Sung had planted things so that the new series of Winter blossoms were coming in at a pace with th...
by Vicentius
Mon Sep 12, 2016 5:28 am
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

"Oh, I don't know if that's the word I would use," Tius said, "persistent seems so much more apt." Looking from one woman to the other, he smiled, gently acknowledging Ivone's point and allowing the two to get to know each other. It was a delicate balance, but he had faith in Ivone, and in her abili...
by Vicentius
Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

A lot was made of youthful infatuation, Tius felt, and while it could be troubling if it continued on into adulthood, people were usually sensible about these sorts of things. Xi-Ling, for all her words, was no exception, and Tius still had to smile at the way she so readily used him to rile up her ...
by Vicentius
Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

Somehow, even now, Tius knew the sound of her steps; that hesitance and then the rush as she moved in. He shouldn't have been surprised when she decided to inject herself into their moment, but he was, and he chuckled, turning to introduce Ivone. Time had been more than kind to Xi-Ling, and she was ...
by Vicentius
Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

"They are," Mei-Peng said, not quite reaching for the flower as it subtly changed again, "so very much." "How were you able to transport them?" "With great difficulty and considerable care," Tius said. That was not the half of it, but it would do for now. In fact, transporting them had not been as d...
by Vicentius
Sun Jul 31, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

Pulling on his coat, he paused a moment to drape his scarf protectively around Ivone, using the excuse to pull her into a brief kiss. Whatever was going through her mind, she was suddenly shy and looked away, smiling the way she did when she was covering herself. He wasn't sure whether to be proud o...
by Vicentius
Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

If ever there was a skill that the nobility had in spades, it was the ability to keep a conversation going. In some cases, the conversation didn't even need to be about anything, they could just talk and the rest would take care of itself. Tius wasn't a master by any means, but Li-Sung liked to talk...
by Vicentius
Tue Jul 26, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: Tian Xia
Topic: Unexpected News
Replies: 81
Views: 43780

Re: Unexpected News

Mei-Peng nodded, her expression full of wonder. "Really? That sounds wonderful! There is something similar that happens near the eastern temples," she said, her eyes alight, "when the sun carp make the Climb. They say it can be seen for miles! I have always longed to see such." She chuckled at Ivone...