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Healing roleplay

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Suggesting someone to become a healer of a band due to bow skills is not the smartest idea as I see it. As healers in panther girl bands are not told about in the novels of John Norman, but it is possible a a physician escaped and was captured by panther girls…..

Be aware that a panther  healer  has to pull her weight in daily life of the tribe – since  it means raiding, hunting,  trading, scouting, and the like……don’t expect your tribe to ask you for daily slave exams or removing arrowheads…you have to create the roleplay environment….

You will find out like I have that every 3rd panther in SL Gor  knows how to heal because she was physician, headphysician or even only physician-kajira at one point of her role play career, so the competition is high.  …… . You should really prevent the “/me applies some salve” ….. it is very poor role play.  An option is to think of a storyline like the one below….its an old one from when I was healer in Sa Sang Hrimgar…

DAY ONE

[13:19]  Nala Spires smiles ” marli ! ” giggles and hugs her tight [13:20]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) turns and smiles “Nala!” and hugs her tightly [13:20]  Jale (jaenelle.cortes): Arr! (Arr!) [13:21]  Nala Spires: well few days ago a male here talked about priestkings oil he sayed that will help sars memmory and that it heals almost everything “Takes out a small vial has about 3 doses in for wounds ” but i prefer to give it to you i know you will use it wise and right “smiles wide and handing you the small vial ” [13:22]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) takes the small vial , its glass clear and she holds it up to the sun light “Priest king oil….i only saw this once before” then carefully tucks the vial in her belt “Thank you Nala” [13:23]  Nala Spires: well hope you will never need to use it sis but just in case “giggles” you now have it [13:23]  Nala Spires: ((and all the nc to back up how you find it )) [13:23]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) giggles (ty ) [13:52]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) watches Sar with some interest, her hand resting on her belt containing the vial “I plan to find out if this pk oil Nala has gifted us can help your mind in some way Sar” [13:53]  Sar (sarena.penucca) looks over at Marli, it is good that Marli has used the shortened version of the Priest Kings’ title, otherwise she would be blacking out, then she nods her head, “if you think it will bring me back to me, then I welcome the attempt.” [13:56]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) nods “I will prepare a small dose , perhaps in combination with some hypnotic herbs to induce a trance like state ” [13:57]  Marlies Dasmijn: thanks for the hints 🙂  anyway have you thought about how you would like to rp this out? [13:59]  Sar (sarena.penucca): well, I know that this is because of a pk orb, I worked on the parameters of the affliction, as far as the hypnosis is concerned, I would suggest ask questions, get involved with finding the deeper cause, it will be more fun if you kind of form your own strategy for that.

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DAY TWO

[15:29]  Sar (sarena.penucca) sighs [15:31]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) leans forward “Bran and Priscilla , neither have shown up yet” [15:31]  Sar (sarena.penucca) nods, “I don’t think they know we are here, we might have to go capture Bran and bring her.” [15:32]  Sar (sarena.penucca): as for the Shaman, perhaps if we can catch her also. [15:33]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) grins “yes…..she might be useful as well” () [15:34]  Sar (sarena.penucca): the otherday, I ate as I was bound up, and I was eating raw meat, and enjoying it. [15:35]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) lifts an eyebrow “mamba tendencies? how odd” [15:36]  Sar (sarena.penucca) shakes her head, “I don’t know what mambas are.” [15:36]  Sar (sarena.penucca): or I don’t remember [15:37]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) nods “mamba are flesh eater….they have sharp teeth….i know of one that tried to join Sang Suri….i examined her ” [15:38]  Sar (sarena.penucca) nods, “well my teeth are normal, so far as I can see anyhow,” bares her teeth and smiles at Marli. [15:38]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) giggles as she takes a good look “Yes they are normal” [15:39]  Sar (sarena.penucca): some keep telling me my affliction is because of some herb, or a potion, or some kind of crystal, but I don’t know, something tells me that a potion would not be so selective on when I black out. [15:41]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) nods “a potion that would cause similar ailments is a cypher drug…also known as iskander potion….names after a famous gorean physician….i wouldnt expect many healers or shaman to have this knowledge” [15:42]  Sar (sarena.penucca): me nods, and then after thinking some more for a few moments, “but what bothers me most, is I have been told that on three seperate occasions I have tried to kill three sisters here, and I don’t remember it, I have also been told I completely black out at times.” [15:44]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) listens carefully , then feels her belt, the vial Nala gave her yesterday still tucked there “As i mentioned yesterday , im playing with the idea , well that if you agree to it, to induce a trance in you using herbs” she paused [15:45]  Sar (sarena.penucca) nods, “I have heard of such trances, but aren’t they dangerous?” [15:45]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) shakes her head “If done in a controlled manner and perhaps you should be bound when we try it” [15:46]  Sar (sarena.penucca) nods slowly, “I understand that, and I agree, it is probably safer for all involved.” [15:47]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) shows the vial , its contents glistening in the sun “This may help also…..its unique properties could cure your mind…..its been known to regenerate tissue” [15:49]  Sar (sarena.penucca) looks at the vial and smiles, “it is a pretty thing, what is it?” [15:50]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) eyes widen and she looks around mysteriously , then whispers “Priest King oil taken from Srimgar” [15:52]  Sar (sarena.penucca) as the words Priest King are muttered Sar goes completely slack on the stump she is sitting on, her face blanks out and she just sits there with no life in her eyes for about an ehn. [15:53]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) stands up as she sees Sar slump, she slowly moves closer , having heard Sar mention her black outs , she opens her pouch and produces some smelling salts “Wake up Sar” [15:55]  Sar (sarena.penucca) makes no effort to wake up or even move away from the smelling salts, whatever process is going on her mind right now keeps her unresponsive whatever the stimulous, Sar’s eyes are not even blinking as she keeps staring straight ahead but unseeing. [15:57]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) mutters to herself “Thats odd ….she blacked out when i mentioned ….Priest king oil…..mhmm” she ponders “a cypher like key perhaps…..though how to undoe it ” she flicks her fingers infront of Sar ‘s eyes , as the smelling salts had no effect [15:58]  Sar (sarena.penucca) comes out of the brief fugue suddenly and then brushes Marli’s fingers away in annoyance, then looking at Marli she asks again, not realising the question had been answered, “so what is in the vial?” [16:00]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) curls her lips , she was cautious now “just a special oil ….to be used in small doses….some call it, ummmm…..healing oil” [16:00]  Sar (sarena.penucca) nods and smiles, “it will be interesting to see if it works, for certain.” [16:01]  Sar (sarena.penucca): anyhow Healer, I must find my furs, I am exhausted and it has been a big day today, I will try to wake up a little later [16:01]  Sar (sarena.penucca) smiles [16:02]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) smiles [16:02]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn): Sleep well sister [16:02]  Sar (sarena.penucca): you also when it finds you Sister

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DAY THREE

[12:24]  Sar (sarena.penucca) stands on the platform and looks at bran, she clenches her fists at her side and then lowers her head, her green eyes though are staring at Bran, she clenches her teeth in rage. [12:24]  Ⓖⓔⓜ (gem.magic): oh look someone else arrived. Do you need a dentist?”- she smiles [12:25]  Bran (brandi.bressig) steps back after checking the construction… “This thing is safe it seems. But i think you two need a better home to start your life together” then spying sar she looks up curious, not really sure what to expect. “Greetings there…” then seeing the expression she pauses. Prefect she was putting on the show just they had rehearesed. “I see you are home again Sar, and as cheerful as ever. I wonder what lies they have beens rpeading to you about me here. TTrying to manipulate you i am sure.” [12:26]  Ⓖⓔⓜ (gem.magic) turns to Bran -“Is this one of our new sisters?” [12:26]  ßℓσȿȿσɱ (orianna.denimore) turned hearing Gem’s reference then stopped, not certain she could rely on Sar for sanity given recent events, she said nothing, instead gazed between all of those present and regretted it as her neck cricked with each exagerated movement. [12:26]  Bran (brandi.bressig) looks over to Sar hearing gem she just shakes her head.. “no no this one is one of Morr’s . She spent some time with us recently, there ws errrr and incident.” [12:27]  Sar (sarena.penucca) her teeth still clenched in rage she breathing is quick and shallow, inside her gut she feels like she is about to explode then she hisses out at Bran, “I…………AM…………NOT…………YOUR…………..KAJIRA!!” [12:28]  ßℓσȿȿσɱ (orianna.denimore) flinched and jumped out her skin hearing the hissing, she’d witnessed much odd behaviour from Sar but .. here she was .. unarmed exposed and looking like a walking .. well. Blossom! [12:28]  Ⓖⓔⓜ (gem.magic) takes Blossoms hand -“well I know nothing about that but please let us announce our marriage to you”- she looks at Blossom -“we are now Panther Companions” [12:29]  ßℓσȿȿσɱ (orianna.denimore) if it had been anyone else she’d have somehow asked for help, in some fashion, still unsure of her own sanity at this point all she could do is allow the hand holding and hope that Sar was too preoccupied with Bran to notice [12:31]  Bran (brandi.bressig) looks away a bit disapointed… “I never said you were.” she says thinking sar is doing an excellent sell. “well i think everyone hear knows that, unless there is someone who wants to contest it. That is a pretty large protest. But i dont see a colalr or a marking i guess you are corect” [12:31]  Bran (brandi.bressig): “But ther eis no reason to be angry right now, its a happy time, one of your sisters as found true love and has joined with our family to Companion with my sister” [12:32]  ßℓσȿȿσɱ (orianna.denimore) standing behind Gem she leaned to the side and shook her head; with both their backs to her it was possible they wouldn’t see this motion. [12:33]  Ⓖⓔⓜ (gem.magic): yes we are Panther Companions which unites our bands. It is time to rejoice and listen to how my sweet companion purrrs [12:33]  Sar (sarena.penucca) crouches to the ground, and starts swinging her head back and forth, then she inches closer as she does she still hisses in a stilted voice, “You ………….told …………….me ………..on …………..the mountain …………..that I am ………………your ……………..kajira!” Sar manages to spit out the last words with much difficulty, the spit flying from her mouth as she struggles to get the words out. [12:34]  Wikk (wikked.crystal) is Offline [12:35]  ßℓσȿȿσɱ (orianna.denimore) she backed away recalling the last time Sar got like this and being unarmed she couldn’t afford to get injured even with a healer to hand “i’ll um, t ry to find uh. the camp then.” and backed away quickly [12:35]  Ⓖⓔⓜ (gem.magic): good let us go [12:37]  Bran (brandi.bressig) did not like the look of this. And her mood suddenly changed. Position shifted tohte balls of her feet, and the grip on her bow changed sliding down a bit making it more a melle type wepaon if needed to fend off the couched beast. “Hey wait i thought i was coming with you ….. ” she said but eyed Sar still her other hand gripgging towards her belt holding thenhil t of her small knife if needed. She watched. “I only ever spoke the truth, And you would be dead to the world if not for me and my actions” her words cold and cold with truth. “You would be a vegabtle acatatonic and senile. I brought you back. I saved your life. You know this place we live in. My words were true” [12:40]  Sar (sarena.penucca) coils her legs under her, her head still swaying back and forth, she is now drooling from her mouth uncontrollably, she manages to blurt out, “You Lie!!” then springing suddenly she launches herself at Bran her fingers clutching for the woman’s throat, as she springs her voice now a deep growl like a beast. [12:43]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) eyes widened with complete surprise , seeing Sar jump at Bran, her left hand slid to her belt, its where she kept her poison darts, they were quick and effective if she needed them, she took some steps back [12:44]  Bran (brandi.bressig) had positioned herself ready, her back foot slid to the side behind herself as the woman spreang from her crouch. There was no surprise at all. As her foot slid back atothe side her shoulders followed and body leaned back from the wasit. Every muscle alive and tightened yet loose. Her century and a half of forest toned body twisting like an ost. Rear foot planting and dpping her front knee she overhand swings the bow shaft acros her face withthe turning of her shoulders…. striking down and hard across Sar’s back looing to knock her to the ground. feet steady under her poised and ready. [12:47]  Sar (sarena.penucca) lands heavily on the ground, the strike of the bow across her face drawing a huge gash on her cheek, Sar now smells blood, her own blood but blood just the same. landing heavily on the ground face down she rolls to her side and curls up in a fetal position then in a plaintive wail she starts to rock herself back and forth cradling her hands into her chest, “somebody end this, tell me who I am, but somebody end this! I don’t even know who I am!” [12:50]  Bran (brandi.bressig) stalks around Sar as she slumps. Part of her wants to approach her. But the woman is not that foolish still holding the bow in hand ready, dancing on the balls of her feet, the blade sheethed still. bran points forcefully with the bow… “You. You are Sar. That much you know. Your name. Its a start” then holds her hand from her blade… holding it up open palmed… showing the scar across her hand.. “Look at your right hand.. LOok at it! What do you see.. Do you see the Sister to this scar? Tell me” her tone commanding. Demanding. [12:52]  Sar (sarena.penucca) draws her hand slowly from her chest, then for the first time she sees the scar on her hand, it is a thin line across the palm and she had no idea it was there, then she looks at Bran’s palm, then as suddenly as her attack her eyes roll up in her head and she slumps to the deck of the platform, the blood from her cheek pooling under her head. [12:54]  Bran (brandi.bressig) watches Sar slip unconcious again and looks to Marli… “well tend to her” she states in a firm command. Bran holds back for now still. Not tursting at the moment. But not gonig to seek to steal the woman away at the moment either. [12:57]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) slid her poison dart back in her belt, she walked quickly to where Sar lay, she squatted and unfastened her medical pouch, a leather pouch containing salve and rep cloths, she moved Sars head to one side as she examined the cut [12:59]  Sar (sarena.penucca)’s eyes are still opened and rolled up into her head showing only the whites of them, but something is different this time, her eyelids are fluttering, like she is in deep thought, her breathing goes shallow again and she breathes out two words, but Sar is in no state to know that she even spoke them, “blood sister.” [12:59]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) wiped the blood gently from the wound using the rep cloth, her fingers dipped in the bottle of salve as she smeared it on the wound, she had ofcourse the vial of pk oil, but a small wound like this did not merit its use , she feels some relief when Sar speaks [13:04]  Bran (brandi.bressig) nods looking down as marli tends to Sar. “blood sister” she repeats and relaxes a bit… not tnetirely but a bit seeing she is bening well tended. “When she comes too. Tell her to come see me if she wants to know the truth of who she is.” looking knowing the woman will hear deep inside if not abel torespond right away.. “I did save your life sar. I saved your very being perhaps. From a fate worse then death. There is hope for you to be who you once were still. But you know what the saving of a life means as well as i do. YOu know it deep down. Come see me when youare well. Or send a runner and i will return.” there was no doubt or fear in her fvoice… as she backed towards her caone… “take care of her Marli and be well” [13:06]  Sar (sarena.penucca)’s eyes still flutter, she had not heard or understood anything that was said by Bran, her mind was pasangs away from where she lay, she said one more word before her eyes closed and she slumped right where she lay, “Mountain.” [13:09]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) watched Bran leave in her canoe, she then focused back her attention to Sar, she cleaned off the last of the blood , the salve was doing its work and slowed down the bleeding , She sighed as she put back the salve and bandages in her pouch , she whisperd “The mountain is your home sister….i will take you ther” [13:12]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) stood up and pondered a moment “Hmmm….i could try and carry you but im not that big….maybe i should bind and drag you to camp” she was talking to herself [13:13]  Cari (carina.iadyl): Tal (Such) [13:13]  Cari (carina.iadyl): what ‘s wrong ith Sar? [13:13]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) watched Cari approach “Tal Cari, Sar has passed out” (watched Search Approach “Tal Search, Sar has passed out”) [13:13]  Sar (sarena.penucca) senselessly lays on the ground, her manner more of a deep sleep now as she lays on the platform, she doesn’t hear much from anybody, but at least her breathing is slow and normal, like sleep. [13:14]  Cari (carina.iadyl): well, spat some water over her, i thought you where learning to be a healer? [13:15]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) frowns “yesterday i tried smelling salts , they had no effect…..meh….maybe ice cold water works” she looked around and searched for a well [13:16]  Cari (carina.iadyl) looks a bit helpless at Sar, as she’s only used to put people in this situation not to help them [13:16]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) tossed the bucket down the well with a thud ….she heard a splash and tugged on the rope pulling up a half full bucket of ice cold mountain water [13:18]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) giggled “If this wakes her up ill tell her it was your idea” and she tossed the water over Sar and stepped back , slinging the empty bucket far away from her [13:20]  Cari (carina.iadyl): if it doesn’t work drag her over to see Wendy the healer [13:20]  Sar (sarena.penucca) spits and sputters as she wakes up, she stands slowly looking about then with a flip of her head she tosses her long hair behind her, then looking around and not even noticing the two around her she says in a low and gruff voice, as if a woman is trying to imitate a man, “what in the name of an Ubar’s ball sack?” then hitches her thumbs in her skirt and stands there looking around some more, addressing nobody in particular she says, “I think I have been here before, but I am not sure when.” still using that lowered voice. [13:24]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) snaps her fingers as she looks at Sar “Snap out of it sister, you are Sar , a panther” she recalled the hypnotic herb formula Rhen of the pa ri tor had given her many moons ago , she hoped she wouldnt need to use it , so waited for a reaction [13:26]  Sar (sarena.penucca) doesn’t even react to the fingersnaps or acknowledge that Marli was there, she just kept looking about, then she pats her hand on her left shoulder, and starts to grasp at what would be the hilt of a sword if it was there, she frowns when she grasps nothing and then looks down at herself, “who dressed me in these abominations of clothes, is this some sort of a joke?!!” [13:29]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) shaked her head and steps up to Sar and moves her body to the North West she leans into Sars ear and whispers in a dull hypnotic tone “Go to the camp in the mountains……go there …..go there” [13:30]  Sar (sarena.penucca)’s eyes glaze over and slowly she starts to walk up the trail to camp, it is one that she knows well now, she walks rather clumsily, almost drunk, but she manages to maintain her footing as she walks up the trail. [13:33]  Sar (sarena.penucca) stops at the campfire in the middle of camp and just stands there motionlessly, now stance to her body and no expression on her face. [13:34]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) caught up with Sar and made her face one of the tree stumps “Sit down ….sit down on the tree stump” she repeated in a low tone , keeping her fingers crossed it would work once more [13:35]  Sar (sarena.penucca) sits on the stump, and then putting a hand on each knee, her back straight she stares into the fireplace, again expressionless. [13:36]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) shook back her hair and then unslung her pouch and started rummaging through its contents “Ah here it is ” she found the scroll with Rhens ingredients for the hypnotic herb formula [13:38]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) muttered “Lets see …..i need white poppy seeds…..3 parts….then 1 part Hops, 1 part Motherwort,5 parts Passion Flower and 2 dried Wild Lettuce [13:38]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn): Mmmm…..Add dried ingredients to mortar and grind into a find powder… avoid inhaling. Once ground pour into a leather pouch and keep in a dry cool place. To use, inhale a pinch or mix with vegetable oil and rub on arm, then cover with bandage [13:39]  Sar (sarena.penucca) still sits totally motionless, her breathing is slow and her expression still blank she repeats the ingredient list in a dead cold empty voice, “white poppy seeds, 3 parts, 1 part hops, 1 part motherwort, 5 parts passionflower and 2 dried wild lettuce.” [13:40]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) looked around “Thats right no infirmary here yet …..” she then saw the servery “worth a try ….should be herbs and stuff there….and a mortar maybe ……stay here …..stay here” she then walked over to the servery [13:41]  Sar (sarena.penucca) repeats deadpan again, no inflection in her voice, “worth a try, should be herbs and stuff there, and a morter maybe, stay here, stay here.” [13:43]  Lilfoot Aeon: Holy hell that is a workout [13:43]  Lilfoot Aeon: Greetings Mistresses [13:43]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) made lots of noise as she looked through the servery and clutterd through the pots and pans ….finally finding a mortar…..she found some wild lettuce and the other ingredients , much to her relief it seemed the herbs had been left here, she started to mix and grind , then placed its contents on a cloth a returned , smiled at Lil “Tal girl” [13:44]  Sar (sarena.penucca) is still under whatever trance she has been in since seeing Bran and just repeats the words she hears around her, “holy hell, that is a workout, tal girl.” [13:44]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) whispered “this is a hypnotic herb formula” [13:46]  Sar (sarena.penucca): me repeats with no inflection, “this is a hypnotic herb formula.” [13:47]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) unfolded the cloth and held its contents to Sars nose , making sure she inhaled it “I am Sar……I am Sar huntress……I live with my sisters in Srimgar…..my mind will become clear” [13:49]  Sar (sarena.penucca) repeats as she breaths in the aroma of the herbs, “I am Sar, I am Sar Huntress, I live with my sisters in HRIMGAR, my mind will become………..” Sar then breaks off and says softly, “do what you were bid to do girl.” [13:50]  Lilfoot Aeon looks at the Mistress and makes a circular motioon with her finger by the side of her head, indicating Sar is crazy [13:50]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn): Hmmmm” her eyes shifted to the servery “we have guests” [13:51]  Lilfoot Aeon: Greetings Huntresses, may I help you? [13:51]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn): Tal (Such) [13:51]  Elysia Pau: hello [13:51]  Elysia Pau waves [13:51]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): Tal (Such) [13:51]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): Yes… what are you doing on Sadi Sani land? [13:51]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): I flagged this land weeks ago… move and find another place! [13:52]  Caliegh Cerise: Tal Joy.. Ely (Such Joy .. Ely) [13:52]  Lilfoot Aeon looks at Cali and smiles, “Greetings Mistress” [13:52]  Elysia Pau: hello carli [13:52]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) pushed Joy back “Care to repeat that?” [13:53]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane) laughs ands nods “Ehmmm… i said… WOULD YOU MOVE ON::: THIS IS OUR LAND”! [13:53]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) nods “Needed to make sure you said that” and then unsheathed her bow [13:53]  dutch Royce is Online [13:53]  Zen Bow [Gen1] v2.04: Range: normal, delay 0.80s, arc 40. Dynamic OFF. Speed: 60m/s. Aim offset: 0.10 (0.97). Forward aim: 1.00. Full report enabled. Autofire disabled. [13:54]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): laughs [13:54]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): dont be silly [13:55]  Lilfoot Aeon looks at Joy all serious like, “My acorns could down you Huntress” she says bravely a smile curling on her lips [13:55]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn): why dont you stay and see our special area ? [13:56]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): “You said -our- “! [13:56]  Josie Seubert is Online [13:56]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn): Ooooo…yes ofcourse…hehe…i meant your special area [13:57]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): I don’t know of a special area. [13:57]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): We use this land to grow kanda only. [13:57]  Caliegh Cerise: and obviously use it *snorts [13:58]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) chuckled “Oooo……we ….i mean you keep the kanda in the caves ” points below her [13:59]  Elysia Pau: well lets come back another time [13:59]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): “You didn’t touch it… did you”? [13:59]  Elysia Pau: ((i need to go)) [13:59]  Caliegh Cerise: ((Nice seening you again Ely *smiles)) [13:59]  (no name): Lilfoot Aeon OOC : be well [13:59]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): sighs [13:59]  Elysia Pau: 🙂 same)) [14:00]  (no name): Lilfoot Aeon OOC : muwahahahaha, now it is more fair [14:00]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn): take care )) [14:00]  Elysia Pau: be well sshs [14:00]  Joyce Woodget (joy.thane): I ll be back soon. Make sure your things are packed and you are moved then! [14:00]  Caliegh Cerise shouts: take less kanda on your next visit [14:00]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) sheathed her bow [14:01]  Caliegh Cerise: Well, that could have gotten worse [14:02]  Caliegh Cerise: Tal Tal Smexah Sar (Tal Tal Sar Smexah) [14:02]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) giggles [14:02]  Sar (sarena.penucca) sits still staring blankly into the fire, then hearing Cali she repeats deadpan, “Tal Tal Smexah Sar.” [14:02]  Caliegh Cerise blinks [14:02]  Carla Sarjeant is Online [14:02]  Caliegh Cerise: did she get into the kanda also? [14:03]  Sar (sarena.penucca) is in a trance [14:03]  Caliegh Cerise waves her hand in ront of her face “hmmmm.. i could have my way with her.. and should counldn’t tell a soul” as she grins evily [14:03]  Caliegh Cerise: *front [14:04]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) sighs “I am Sar….I will recall what happened in the pa ri tor camp and i will telll this to Marli when i awaken” [14:04]  Caliegh Cerise eyes widen [14:04]  Sar (sarena.penucca) says nothing now, something in her mind is blocking the response and her eyes roll up in her head and her eyelids start to flutter very fast again. [14:05]  Caliegh Cerise takes a shiney object from her belt, ties it to a piece of string, and rocks it back and forth in front of Sar’s face “Take off your clothes….. Take of your clothes…” speaking in a monotone fashion [14:06]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) steps before Sar, waits for the stripping to begin and adds “The priest kings want me …..Sar…… to tell Marli what happened in the pa ri tor camp” [14:07]  Sar (sarena.penucca) her eyelids still fluttering she arches her back as if in pain, then she says loudly, “the Orb, they made me touch the orb!” [14:09]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn): Aha….” she nodded “a clue at last” [14:09]  Lilfoot Aeon looks to Marli and whispers so quietly, “She touched a man’s balls?”

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DAY FOUR

[06:43]  Sar (sarena.penucca) looks at Marli and says softly, “whenever you are ready, I would like to try the herbs again, I think it helped last time, I don’t feel so far out of place.” [06:46]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) nods and stepped up closer to Sar, she examined her belt and found the cotton wrapping containing the ground hypnotic herbs “I have some here ” she then held the herbs close to Sars nose letting her breathe them in “Breathe in and clear your mind” [06:48]  Sar (sarena.penucca) breathes deeply and closes her eyes, her hands go to rest comfortably on her thighs as she breathes in the aroma of the herbs, then her breathing slows and she sits motionless at the log, perfectly comfortable and peaceful. [06:49]  maya love (shiann.quicksand) is Offline [06:50]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) squatted beside Sar as she places the empty cotton pouch back in her belt , she leant forward and lifted Sar’s eyelids to see if the pupils had dilated [06:51]  VISTA ANIMATIONS *HUD3.9d* BADGIRL GIRL AO V2: Forze sitground ON (Forces sitground ON) [06:51]  Sar (sarena.penucca) looks straight out of her eyes to the fire, her eyes not reacting to anything she just sits there at peace, her pupils wide and dialated but she responds to nothing. [06:54]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) cleared her throat and spoke in a soft monotone voice “listen to my voice….travel back in your mind….now repeat…..I am Sar…..huntress with the SSH….i was in the pa ri tor camp….I remember what happened there…i must tell Marli what happened …..I must remember what happened” [06:55]  Sar (sarena.penucca) her voice off in a distance she says softly, “I am Sar, I was in the Pa Ri Tor camp, I remember what happened there, I must tell Marli what happened, I must remember what happened.” [06:57]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn): “I am in a dream state….I can see what happened to me in the pa ri tor camp…..when i awaken i will remember…..I will remember who I am, what happened in the pa ri tor camp…..when i awaken i will feel a terrible urge to tell this to my sisters” [06:58]  Sar (sarena.penucca) licks her lips once, and she repeats again, her voice far off, “I am in a dream state, I can see what happened to me in the Pa Ri Tor Camp, when I awaken I will remember, I will remember who I am, what happened in the Pa Ri Tor Camp, When I will awaken I will feel a terrible urge to tell this to my sisters.” [07:01]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) nodded and gently stroked Sars forehead “I will remember my past and who i am……I am Sar huntress with the SSH……when i awaken i will tell my sisters what happened to me” she paused “now i will sleep and in my sleep i will dream…..i will dream all my past and remember…..” her voice trails off “dream and remember……dream and remember…..dream and remember” [07:02]  Sar (sarena.penucca)’s head slumps down and she starts to sleep deeper, as she falls deeper into the sleep she says quietly, “I must dream now, so I may tell my sisters what I remember.” [07:11]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) cleared her throat “Uhum……wake up sister” she loudly snapped her fingers close to Sars ear “Wake up sister!” [07:13]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) waits for a response , thinking to herself that she will get some cold water otherwise and splash it over Sar [07:13]  Sar (sarena.penucca)’s head snaps up and she is fully awake, she looks around and her eyes lock on Morr, she remembers what she had done to her En a hand ago and looks down, tears coming to her eyes, getting up she walks in front of her en taking the bow off her back, as she sits down she lays the bow down between her and Morr and says softly, ‘there is so much I need to say to you, and so much I need to apologise for, it was wrong of me to try to kill you En, there is no excuse.” [07:13]  VISTA ANIMATIONS *HUD3.9d* BADGIRL GIRL AO V2: Forze sitground OFF (Forces sitground OFF) [07:14]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) sighs with relief , so happy that Rhen ‘s hypnotic formule was so effective (Sighs with relief, so happy that Rhen’s Hypnotic formula was so effective) [07:20]  Sar (sarena.penucca) waits for Morr to respond before she goes on, she sits antsy, feeling an uncontrollable urge to tell all that had happened to her since she met with Kao that day [07:20]  Morrighan Serendipity: (lol sorry was tabbed out let me read)) [07:23]  Morrighan Serendipity has listened to the exchange, and by now has gotten a pretty good idea of what has happened to you. I smile softly as I stand and give you a hug. “Pick up your bow huntress. What you did was not your fault. We understand this now and welcome you back to our ranks.” I sit back down and gesture to you to do the same. “If you can, we would like to hear what you remember.” [07:28]  Sar (sarena.penucca) picks up the bow and sheathes it on her back, then she says softly, “you sent me to see Kao, and Kao had an item of interest to show me, she said it was an Orb, and willingly I went with her, she said after I examined it she wanted me to help her move it out of the camp, when I got there, she had me relinquish my bow, as was proper, I was a stranger in that camp.” takes a breath, and then continues. “when I got to the hut there was an orb on the floor, it was glowing and had a faint sound coming from it, I squatted down and reached out and touched it, but I felt nothing from it, and Kao and I continued to talk, Bran and Priss came by as well. All of a sudden I felt something probing deep into my mind, probing my secrets I try to hide and it found where I have connections to the Kurii, then I felt absolute and terrifying anger from the probe, and it blocked off me, myself, my inner being and I slumped to the floor, I felt like I was outside my body and watching all that was around me, but I couldn’t respon [07:28]  Sar (sarena.penucca): d (d) [07:29]  Morrighan Serendipity listens, never having heard such a story before [07:33]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) felt a cold shiver down her spine as she listened, clearly this orb had great power [07:34]  Sar (sarena.penucca) looks up, “I spent a long while in that state until Priss moved me away from the orb a few feet, then she stripped me down and left me there on the floor of Kao’s hut, Bran came back after a while and carried me to her hut, and I could react more, but I remembered nothing in my body, not even the ability to move, stand or speak, I was a shell, Bran then tried to make me well and took me into the mountain in Panther Ridge, she had me touch the object I showed you in there, but no reaction, but there was another orb, I ran from that like a frightened urt and tried digging through the solid rock to get out of that chamber, and finally Bran had to tie my hands and leash me, she handed my leash to a slave that was there, then told me I was her slave, Brans, and told me she had sent me here long ago to spy on the Sa Sa’ng Hrimgar and on you in particular, and that I had infiltrated well, she then had me serve the Pa Ri Tor to show that I was a slave, then one morning as I was cleaning Alt’s hut, Q of the Di’Ja [07:34]  Sar (sarena.penucca): n came and decided to get me out of there.” [07:36]  Morrighan Serendipity feels my jaw tightening as I hear of the treachery of my former slave. “It seems we owe Brandi a little payback for this action against you Sar.” [07:39]  Sar (sarena.penucca) takes a breath and continues on, “Q brought me to Shadowlands, and announced what Bran had done to me, but I was convinced I was Bran’s slave, and that my cover was blown in the Sa Sa’ng Hrimgar so I started acting as a slave should, I didn’t realise what I was doing, I had also been given an armband by Q, one that I wear when I am working for the Lords of the Enclave, and I felt a sudden urge to study it intently, and in my mind all I could feel was intense pain and shame as I studied it, then Shimmer came and licked my face, something she had done a million times, but to me it was blocking whatever message I felt I was getting from that armband, and that is when I tried to choke her to death. Imani took the armband away from me, and hid it from my sight so I forgot about it [07:40]  Sar (sarena.penucca): then Imani told me about what I was here, and how valuable I was to this band, she equipped me with a bow and some clothes, and told me to live in her tent for a while.” [07:41]  Morrighan Serendipity nods as the events you describe match up with the actions I remember. I ponder on all you have said so far, but wait for you to finish. “Go on” [07:41]  Caliegh Cerise yawns and stretches, waking up from her nap, catching the conversation.. but not wanting to interupt [07:41]  Morrighan Serendipity turns and smiles. “Tal Cali.” [07:41]  Cari (carina.iadyl) waves at Cali [07:42]  Caliegh Cerise waves back “Morning Sisters” wearing an ear-to-ear smile [07:42]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) waves to Caleigh smiling [07:43]  Caliegh Cerise plops down against the log, getting comfy [07:43]  Sar (sarena.penucca): Then I remember talking to you in camp when we were alone, you asked me about the Kurii and my work for them, but the armband, or seeing it had set up a conflict in my mind, the Orb was of the Priest Kings, and it was influencing me to forget about the Kurii, and gathering information for them, but then you said the word, the name, Kur, and the conflict I felt inside exploded, and for whatever reason that part of my mind thought that killing you and silencing you would resolve that conflict within me.” [07:44]  Morrighan Serendipity unconsciously rubs my neck as I listen, remembering that encounter all too well. I nod at you, understanding. [07:46]  Sar (sarena.penucca): the third time I tried to kill, it was Imani, she had taken out the armband to show me, and in my mind I had to have it, no matter the cost, so I tried to choke her to death to remove it from her, and that is when the Tu’atha Mor came and captured us, there wasn’t even a fight, as Imani was fighting for her life from me, and I was intent on getting that armband back, we were an easy target for them, it was then that Ice decided to try to take advantage of my mental state, and convince me also that I was her slave. [07:49]  Morrighan Serendipity nods. ‘Yes, rather bad timing on that raid, for us anyway.” [07:51]  Sar (sarena.penucca) looks down again, she is nearly spent, “and the night I had the captive, I think when the Priest Kings were mentioned, it was whatever was implanted in my mind, was trying to repair the damage or the broken connections, call it what you want, but I think that influence was trying to repair itself.” [07:59]  Morrighan Serendipity nods once more, glancing at Marli. ‘ANd how do you feel now?’ [08:01]  Sar (sarena.penucca) answers the question by standing in front of Morr, she takes her dagger out of it’s sheath and a strip of cloth out of a pouch, she uses the dagger to make a slice in her right palm cutting across it and letting the blood flow freely, she then turns the dagger over and offers the hilt to Morr, she nods to the En to respond in kind. [08:02]  Marli (marlies.dasmijn) catches Mo’s glance and repeats “yes, how do you feel Sar?” she guessed the whole episode was exhausting for Sar [08:03]  Morrighan Serendipity smiles gently and nods. taking the dagger and making a small shallow incision, but one that bleeds easily and I extend my hand to clasp yours, a strong welling of emotion washing over me as our hands clench together, and I wait for your words. [08:04]  Sar (sarena.penucca) wraps the two hands in the strip of cloth, binding them together, she then says very slow and steady, “I am Sarena, former slaver of Tampica, former Tu’atha Mor, former Verus Var, now I am just Sar, and with this bond of blood between us Morr, I swear to you I am myself again, and my oath is, if I cause harm to you or any of this band again, my life is forfeit.” [08:07]  Morrighan Serendipity nods, my gaze steady on yours. “And I am Morrighan, leader of the band of the Sa Sa’ng Hrimgar, and I welcome you back to our ranks as a huntress and trade negotiator. You have been through an ordeal that would have broken many. I am proud to have one of such strength to stand beside and call sister.”

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 In the  Luna Caleeng panther tribe you can explore the roles of shaman and healer. Leda our shaman has written some information on the role. 

Shaman healers are people who practise Shamanism, the healing art form blending mind, body and spirit, for inner health as well as outer health. A healer who is a Shaman acts as a medium between the visible world and the world of spirits to gain information for the purposes of healing, divination and to gain help or wisdom for the community or people they are serving.

A traditional medicine healer who acts as an intermediary between the spirit and material worlds and heals without using surgery or drugs.

A shaman is, in fact, a holistic healer, who enables your physical, emotional and psychic selves to be revived and repaired as they receive a shamanic healing.

Now what does this mean, This means that I am not here just for your physical needs with ingurys and wounds, but also for your mental and emotional needs. To be the one that you speak too about any ills you many have, advice, concerns, desires and fears without having to worry about who you share with as it stays between your Shaman and yourself.

It as means that I help guide you through the spiritual world, to help you find the path that fits you best and how to move about this world with love and peace in your heart for the best of the tribe and yourself.

A shaman does not judge nor take sides, they walk down a middle path of calm recourse to be stable on all levels for the best of they tribe.

They are often quite solitary people that keep to they own, as they are mostly deep in thought as well as praying to the other world for the best advice they may bring to the tribe for the betterment of all, nature as well as person.

This mean my tribe, that I am here for all your needs when you have a need to call on me, I stand by you all equally, no matter who you may be or the problem you have, I do not judge nor have the need to take sides.

live blessed everyone

Shaman of the Luna Caleeng Leda

For some reason the subject of what a panther healer and healing kajiras can and can’t do during roleplay is hotly debated when encountering other groups such as city dwellers.  It’s mostly when city Physicians get annoyed when kajira and healers such as those found in Panther tribes have the knowledge and technology to be fully trained medical people.

Look at it from this angle. On Gor a physician  spends many years training for his/her position, can a shaman, healer or a kajira match those years of training?  A physician is supposed to be a highly trained individual who has a large city and medical resources to hand, to take care of the citizens. Panthers live out of the cities and mostly off the land, they don’t have electrical power as such, so cant keep ice in a chiller … they don’t have access to things like sterilisers to keep equipment sterile and safe to use, they don’t even have access to some of the medicines. They are confined to using the natural medicines around them.

In the matter of the kajira.. they are not allowed to carry weapons, would a panther trust a slave, the beast at her feet to put her to sleep and operate on her. It is not the slaves place to be able to offer more than basic first aid, they are there for pleasure and to carry out the mundane and boring tasks a Free would feel was beneath them. My apologies to the kajirae but this is how it is in Gor. They are slaves, property to be used as the Free see fit, not highly trained medical people.

I guess before someone tries to use it as an argument that a trained physician could become a panther… she still wouldn’t have the facilities and would be lost in her new environment. A physician could be collared but then would her Owner want her to spend her time healing others when she should be at her Owners feet finding ways to please her Owner. Of course there is also the maths in this, so you are telling me every panther tribe in Gor has a runaway physician? Lets try to be real about this. The Green Caste isn’t that bad that all or even half its members run away to become panthers or they are so bad at their job or so disrespectful they earn a collar.

Let us try to look at the roles realistically. True this is RP and you can do it whatever way you want… but even RP needs to have some grounding in sheer common sense. Okay so I have a Mary Poppins bag called an inventory. If you were a panther and were searched and all taken from you, you can’t just magic a dagger in your hand and cut the throat of the person guarding you. It is the same with healing a panther in a camp can’t miraculously find she has all she needs including the knowledge to perform major surgery.

Some may argue that a panther could dress as a Free Woman and enter a city to steal medical supplies and sophisticated medical devices. But realistically , how many panther healers would try this?

So what can each group do? What are the strengths and the limitations of their healing abilities?

Kajira

The most basic knowledge and experience these are the infirmary orderlies at worst, fetching and carrying and cleaning. At best they are first aiders. They will perhaps know how to put a bandage on, how to clean a cut.. at a push they can use salves and oils but only under supervision. They are the nurses that do as the healer tells them. Of course some nurses are fairly skilled as would some kajira be but by no means all. Some may even be able to go as far as delivering a baby, check the pulse and know to some small degree what they were looking for. But like all nurses they would not dare to do more… if a healer causes a panther pain while healing him they can get away with it… a slave… again lets be realistic the panther would push her away and refuse to allow someone that is no more than a beast to treat them and may even punish them for causing more pain.

Panther healers

Panther groups would have as their healer someone that was well versed in the herbs growing around them. It is more than likely the skills would be passed down from generation to generation they would have superstitions over what herbs could be used and when they could be picked for use. They would know where to find the best crops of each herb. They would be able to give reasonable care to their tribe but would not be able to perform surgery or anything that might require skill and training. They may be able to sew up a wound or set a broken leg, They would know how to calm a fever and deliver a baby. So there skills would be an extension of the slaves with an awesome knowledge of herbs and poisons.

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