Umbria University is a four-story tower with an adjoining hall. at the top of the tower is an observatory which is open to all. Malkin Kalis is Dean of Umbria University.
Popular topic of conversation
Just back from the wars
Orks recieved Arms stolen from the Wars I was in.
No Eshu means nothing to me.
Shara Eshu wants Ven on the Battlements, I say Orks need to be attacked and Harried and I will cut off supply at the bridge.
Tazo Reinhold is inanely jealous of my combat skills.
Due to our mutual honesty, Yoland and I become fast friends
People are afraid of Aestrith Thali and myself, and I conceded the duel because she was the Host.
Yolanda is a public foil against rumours of sorcery in House Falcon (style)
Svetlana tried to lace the food, but it was discovered, and Falcon’s roadsmen followed her back to the base and found the secret entrance (wagered)
(secret) a year ago Yoran survived an attempted poisoning by arsenic (style)
(secret) Tazo finds Yoren incredibly sexually attractive (style)
(secret) Tazo is seriously contemplating becoming No’s vassal (style); it is because No saved his life at some time in their common past (style)
(secret) Lian (huh? Who’s this?) was Shara’s rival in University (Style); she was the heart-break that she had to get over
There is an arena on top of Aestreth’s Castle (style)
Svetlana is in the castle, and she is not caught, but is discovered at dawn by Sven
(secret) Yoran is bitterly jealous that he is not the Dean of the University (style);
The current Dean (Malkin Kalis, Aestrith’s Court Scolar) scammed Yoren out of the position of the Dean (style); Malkin did that because he did not trust a Serpent to serve a Falcon loyalty (style)
Yolanda is definitely not a “sorcerer” (style)
Observatory can be used for astronomy, which is “not sorcery” (style)
The Aria that No composed depicts the battle on the mountain from last session, both Aestreth and Shara are depicted as heroes, and winning in the face of great adversity (wagered)
Moryandal was a popular topic of conversation, because he has just come back from the
The Orks are marching on the No capital, and they are really well armed with weapons
provided from the war (Style)
That the plan will successfully hold off the attack if we amass a defence at my castle
IT is insufficent to hold their defence, we will need to harry them (wagered)
As many Ven as possible will need to be upon the battlements to succeed (wagered)
If a small force harries them, we will successfully cut off their supply lines (wagered)
If we catch them in the lee of the hillside, we will be able to contain them (wagered)
If the plan fails, we can starve them out when they are contianed (wagered)
Singer is Trixauna
It is the height of rudeness to refuse to sit at the table, because then you are no longer a
If a vassal is in breach of etiquette, it is upon their master’s head; unless the vassal is a
ven themselves (styles)
Performing parts of an opera normally counts as theatre
It is a sign of mistrust of a Falcon host if one does not to eat their food (style).
The retinue of all ven are considered guests at the feast. (style)
That performing parts of an opera doesn’t count as theatre in Falcon residences, because
Falcons are so often seeking lost works (style)
Falcon etiquette does not require a gift, but it is held in esteem if one does (style)
“Needs before business, business before pleasure” (style)
At the end of the night, it is time of the Challenge of the Falcon; not considered sorcery;
each participant is faced with their greatest fear, and lasts until dawn. (style)
In The Challenge of the Falcon, you face both a fear of the body and the mind, and people have been known to die (style);
the host goes first, (Style), and if one fails all the ven participating shall know (style)
The ritual requires the supplicant to drink from a chalice with a drop of their own blood. (style)
The ritual is purely voluntary (style)
It is against Falcon etiquette to turn down a challenge, because that would be
uncourageous; unless one is injured (style)
(secret) the Dean’s magic is tinged with new sorcery (waged)
No Eshu passed out while facing the horror, but did not leave the room, thus passing the test
(secret) Yolanda’s encounter with sourcery made her blood feel cold and she secretly enjoyed it
Shara discovered me in the morning, with my wounds having been mysteriously healed
(style); which is not a normal part of the ritual (style)
University of Umbria
Svetlana has been successfully routed from the mountains, but has managed to relocate
herself into my swamp. (Style)
Three things about the tower: four stories, adjoining hall, and a magnificent observatory
on top (style), which is ostensibly for stargazing, but used for watching the people from time to time
Observatories can be used for Astronomy, which is “Not Sorcery”.
Yoran Ru’s lands and ports sit to the South-West of mine.
I am seriously jealous of Moryandal Adrente’s Martial Prowess
Svetlana Polaris is Not Mad, Just Evil
Malkin Kalis scammed Yoren in order to become Dean of Umbria University
People have been known to die from the test of the Falcon