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ᴛʜᴇ ᴍᴏᴅᴛᴇᴀᴍ ᴏғ ʜᴀᴅʀɪᴇʟ ([personal profile] hadrielmods) wrote in [community profile] hadriel_logs2016-06-25 10:10 am

Event Log: Regret This

Who: Everyone!
What: The Regret This event
Where: Throughout the city
When: June 25th-July 3rd
Warnings: Sorrow is resurrected, and everyone is immediately full of regrets

Hope has finally managed another god resurrection, and the people have spoken! On June 25th, he musters his powers and brings Sorrow back to Hadriel. An orchard appears across the river, in the until now ruined part of the city, and Sorrow's temple is also restored. Hooray! One more god to make things a little more livable in this place.

Of course, it's not that easy. It never is. Along with Sorrow himself comes a wave of regret and guilt that blankets the city. All those affected will be inclined to not only be sad, but to linger over past regrets and things they feel guilty about. They can distract themselves with everyday tasks or whatever else they please, but they'll find that their thoughts drift back to these regrets regardless of what they do.

And of course, the best way to purge a guilty conscience is confession, right? On top of these persistent sad thoughts, people will feel the urge to tell others about them, to air their past mistakes or misdeeds and possibly receive some kind of forgiveness. So what if your neighbor doesn't care that you cheated on your final exams all through school? You have to tell someone, and they're right there. If it doesn't make you feel better, that probably means you haven't confessed to enough people yet, or maybe you just haven't found the right person. Better try again!

On July 3rd, Sorrow has settled in and this urge to confess your sins will die down, along with the constant regret. Let's hope you didn't confess anything too personal. Remember, you're gonna have to see some of these people every day.

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bekommen: (nothing lasts forever.)

[personal profile] bekommen 2016-07-01 11:52 pm (UTC)(link)
[Nick isn't interested in spilling her heart out to anyone - or, for that matter, having a heart. It hurts too much, and really, what's the point of feeling anything? All it ever does is leave her feeling bad. Better nothing at all than this, really.

So she ends up spending more time at the bar, drinking heavily in an attempt to numb her insides, because that's always worked well for her in the past, right? Why bother changing something if it works.

She's well into her third whiskey-and-whatever, slouched over the bar with her hand propping up her head, staring down at one of the condoms Delight's so graciously provided as she pushes it around in slow figure eights on the bar's surface.]
Edited 2016-07-01 23:53 (UTC)
corundum: (ᴀɴᴅ ᴡʜᴇɴ sʜᴇ ᴡʜɪsᴘᴇʀs)

[personal profile] corundum 2016-07-03 03:07 pm (UTC)(link)
[Nick just screams 'I'm sad and lonely' and so Ruby watches her a few moments before deciding to just go over and take a seat next to her with a gentle smile and her own drink in hand.]

Hey. Holding up okay?
bekommen: (now you've made an offer.)

[personal profile] bekommen 2016-07-04 07:30 pm (UTC)(link)
Sure. Peachy.

[Obviously not, though. Nick turns her head to look up at the person addressing her - not someone she's met before. But hey, that's what bars are for, right? Other than the obvious. She forces a tight, bitter smile.]

It's what we do here, right? We hold up.
corundum: (ɴᴏ ʏᴏᴜ ᴄᴀɴ'ᴛ?)

[personal profile] corundum 2016-07-05 12:00 am (UTC)(link)
Isn't that how it is everywhere?

[She takes a sip of her drink.]

I'm Ruby, by the way.
bekommen: (nothing lasts forever.)

[personal profile] bekommen 2016-07-10 11:44 pm (UTC)(link)
[Nick exhales an almost-laugh through her teeth and nods.]

No shit. Everywhere you're still alive, anyway.

[She flicks at the edge of the condom with her finger and sends it shooting off into the space behind the bar.]

I'm Nick.
corundum: (ᴀ ɴɪɢʜᴛɪɴɢᴀʟᴇ sɪɴɢs)

[personal profile] corundum 2016-07-13 06:51 pm (UTC)(link)
Not so sure it isn't after, too.

[Actually she's totally sure it is. She's spent a lot more time dead than alive, after all.]

Nice to meet you. How long have you been in this place?

[A pause.]

Not the bar.
bekommen: (for fear your grace should fall.)

[personal profile] bekommen 2016-07-20 02:28 am (UTC)(link)
[She sort of half-heartedly rolls her her eyes at the implication of afterlife; she quit believing in anything remotely resembling it after her father died.]

Too fuckin' long. Seven months, maybe? I dunno.