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Shrine (lines 287-344)

287  !       The SHRINE.
288  !
289  !       Defined in DM4 23
290  Object  Shrine "Shrine"
291    with  description
292              "This magnificent Shrine shows signs of being hollowed out from
293               already-existing limestone caves, especially in the western of the
294               two long eaves to the south.",
295          n_to StoneDoor,
296          se_to Antechamber,
297          sw_to
298              "The eaves taper out into a crevice which would wind further if it
299               weren't jammed tight with icicles. The glyph of the Crescent is
300               not quite obscured by ice.";
301   
302  !       Defined in DM4 23
303  Object  -> paintings "paintings"
304    with  name 'painting' 'paintings' 'lord' 'captive',
305          initial
306              "Vividly busy paintings, of the armoured Lord trampling on a
307               captive, are almost too bright to look at, the graffiti of an
308               organised mob.",
309          description
310              "The flesh on the bodies is blood-red. The markers of the Long Count
311               date the event to 10 baktun 4 katun 0 tun 0 uinal 0 kin, the sort
312               of anniversary when one Lord would finally decapitate a captured
313               rival who had been ritually tortured over a period of some years,
314               in the Balkanised insanity of the Maya city states.",
315    has   static;
316   
317  !       Defined in DM4 12 and 15
318  Object  -> stone_table "slab altar"
319    with  name 'stone' 'table' 'slab' 'altar' 'great',
320          initial
321              "A great stone slab of a table, or altar, dominates the Shrine.",
322    has   enterable supporter static;
323   
324  !       Defined in DM4 11
325  Treasure -> -> mask "jade mosaic face-mask"
326    with  name 'jade' 'mosaic' 'face-mask' 'mask' 'face',
327          initial
328              "Resting on the altar is a jade mosaic face-mask.",
329          description
330              "How exquisite it would look in the Museum.",
331          after [;
332              Wear:
333                  move priest to Shrine;
334                  if (location == Shrine)
335                      "Looking through the obsidian eyeslits of the mosaic mask,
336                       a ghostly presence reveals itself: a mummified calendrical
337                       priest, attending your word.";
338              Disrobe:
339                  remove priest;
340              ],
341          cultural_value 10,
342    has   clothing;
343   
344  ! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- !


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