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Old June 12, 2019, 03:29 PM   #1
Eelahi Moi'baern
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[VORTEX. OPEN] To Forget Would Be A Wonderful Thing

   


Mostly character building for Eelahi, but feel free to jump in! I would love the opportunity to thread with other people, even if it's only for a social thread. If it develops into something more, we can always grab a moderator!


Ulyris, Summer of Era XXVI

The tavern that Eelahi had chosen for this particular night was barely more than a hole in the wall - and that was putting it nicely. It was out of the way, tiny, and dirty - and just what she was looking for on this evening.

Eelahi was aware that she could have drank at her own place of work - The Golden Dragon was both an inn and a tavern, after all, and certainly well stocked.

But that would have meant being recognized, and that was one thing that she most certainly did not want.

Tonight, Eelahi wanted to drink. Not to be merry, not to join in a party, but simply to drink. She had heard that alcohol was good for that - for forgetting all that had come before. And this night, of all nights, she wanted to simply forget.

It wasn't as sipmly as all of that, of course. There was too much - too much pain, too much sorrow. Too many memories that a simple glass or two of wine would suffice.

So she ordered the cheapest, most potent grog available - the type of stuff that would probably kill you in larger quantities, and certainly did not go down smoothly.

But maybe, just maybe, she could forget. If only for a little while.
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Old June 13, 2019, 02:05 PM   #2
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The first whiskey did not go down smoothly - not in the slightest. In fact, it very nearly ended up on the floor in front of the bar, along with the contents of her stomach.

Eelahi was not, after all, a particularly heavy drinker, particularly of these sorts of drinks; a glass of wine from time to time was the extent of her drinking history, which set her apart from her coworkers at the Golden Dragon Inn & Tavern.

But tonight ... tonight she wanted to become the sort of drunk that had heard stories about. The kind of alcohol induced daze that she had never even imagined she would become, back when her parents had been alive. The sort of drunk that her parents never would have approved of.

But no, that wasn't the right sort of thoughts for tonight. Tonight, she didn't want to think of them - didn't want to remember them. She wanted, more than anything else, to forget.

The next whiskey that she ordered she sipped slowly, instead of trying to knock it back as she had seen patrons of the Golden Dragon do, those few times she had emerged from the kitchens. The alcohol still burned as it went down, but she no longer felt as if her throat would rebel and refuse to keep the liquid down, so that was something at least.
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Old June 13, 2019, 02:21 PM   #3
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By the time Eelahi finished her second whiskey, she was beginning to wonder if they were serving her actual alcohol. She certainly wasn't feeling any different.

But perhaps she simply hadn't drank enough yet.

With that thought in mind, Eelahi signalled the bartender, rolling the now empty glass on the bar top as she waited. It was several minutes before he finally made his way toward her, but she didn't mind - she certainly wasn't in a hurry to get anywhere.

For her third drink, Eelahi decided switch to something different - she had heard good things about Dwarven ale, after all, and according to the stories, Dwarves certainly knew a thing or two about getting drunk.

From the moment the ale touched her lips, Eelahi knew that this was the way to go. It didn't go down smooth, no - but at least it had some damned flavor this time, unlike the whiskey which was so harsh that any flavor was drowned out.

Smiling around the brim of her mug, Eelahi took another healthy swallow, sighing softly in pleasure.
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Old June 14, 2019, 11:23 AM   #4
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It was as Eelahi was starting on her second mug of ale that she began to realize that she might have wanted to start off a bit more slowly.

She had seen drunks before, sure. Seen them stumbling down the streets as she walked home - or even as she made her way in to work. But she had always assumed that they had been drinking for hours in order to achieve that level of inebriation.

She had been here for a little over an hour, and already the world was beginning to take on a hazy quality. Her mouth was dry, his tongue heavy ... was this what it was like to be drunk?

Well, she was completely drunk yet, so there was no reason to stop now. Besides, the sooner she was drunk enough to forget, the longer she would get to live in that blissful ignorance of her past.

Eelahi rose the mug to her lips once again with a determined glint to her eyes.
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