Dragons and Silk

High fantasy with some naked folk.
West
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8th Mar 2020, 7:02 PM in Breath
Average Rating: 5 (5 votes)
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chrystal_dark
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chrystal_dark
Just a mite confused. The blonde guy was one of the people they met on the way in, Dax, I think his name was. The miserable looking redhead is the one the baddies had locked up. But I thought the other redhead was a spirit projection? Clearly she's actually real...?
Lee M
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Lee M
If I'm reading this right (a broad assumption, I know) the redhead is a spirit projection, the sorceress's exaggerated caricature of Guen, that continues to exist because the sorceress desires her strongly. See here.
(-)_(.) kadaka!
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(-)_(.) kadaka!
To recap, the magus needed a living focus to flood the drowning spirit with horny feelings to redirect it. Shaky redhead agreed to a contract to be the focus for a month using tattergold, but instead the magus used her for nine weeks until Venne purged the drug. The spirit projections then tended to be redheads, seemingly also often blue eyed.

The Guin-like spirit projection showed up in the swamp and has been around Zia since then, except for disappearing briefly Sep 23 when Zia entered that circle in the courtyard and Dax called it Volgat. Zia even painted her nails back on Oct 11. While the projection briefly turned a bit bluish when "drowning" was mentioned, Zia appears to have stabilized her.

(Edited for clarity and more info)
chrystal_dark
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chrystal_dark
Right, I think that makes sense. I just couldn't understand why she was still there when all the others were gone. But if Zia has her stabilised that makes a lot of sense. I think...?
Sauvegarde (Guest)
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Thank you for the explanations. It gets so quick I have a hard time following. Which is too bad because it's brilliant!
Sheela
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Sheela
Oh, burn .. Guinevere doesn't want Miss Mage anymore.

The spirit is being cute, however. 😁
merle
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merle
Damn, Guin really doesn't do "letting them down easy" well, does she?
chrystal_dark
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chrystal_dark
I'm pretty sure that the temporary nature of the relationship was emphasised a while ago... No time right now to go hunting back...
ShoShone
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ShoShone
You don't really have to do much of a hunt for it. From the drop down select the chapter title 'Earth.' Then under that it's not far from 'Three Drunk Ladies.' Something like 'Going Down,' 'Morning' and then ’Ground Rules' where Guin announces it's a fling.

But under 'Spirit' select 'Rabbits' to see that Guin has chosen to continue with Zia. And before that under 'Earth' with 'Rain' or the next page she's groping Zia's boob.


Guin can ditch Zia but it's capricious how she chooses to break it off just now. She's in a huff over a spirit forming upon Zia's desire for her. WTF?


But has Zia been playing with this ghost all this time? Or something more?