Contemplation of her Troubles

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Sandra Wagner

Her husband off dealing with trouble in the forest, Joy is left alone in the elven city, a place she was too young to remember when she left, contemplating the sword which inevitablly has brought her here. She is faced with the task of clearing her family name before a council not known for their compassion, making an ally out of the man who killed her father, mother and older brother and once sought her life as well, or facing the death to which all her family was put before her. Trouble is, she cannot lie, not even about what she is, and she knows for fact that more than half the ideas for which her father was executed are true. The trick will be to come out of this alive without the council forcing her to remain within the city as their leader. For these elves value 3 kinds of people above all things: Seers, Blade singers, and magic weilders. To be even one of these sets one above one's caste. Joy is all three. Add to this that her new husband was out facing a great danger to the wood which neither of them had a face to alone and without her sword to back him and you have one stressed out elf! this came about as a challenge for some facial emotion. Max, I did my best. THe model was a bit cranky! Poser, no postwork. Dang it!! I'm going to have to write this one one of these days!

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