Liridon



|OPEN| look at your life through heaven's eyes

#1
Nomad - 25 years/Ageless
Played by LixyLime
                                                                                                                                                                           

It had always been Brielle that dreamt of exploring to worlds beyond the one she'd been born in. It had been the spirited pale champagne girl he'd grown up alongside who could never keep her bright gaze from trying to see past the horizon. And, though he was not and never had been a mind-reader, Jay didn't have to be with his twin sister in order to know what it was she was thinking when she would stare out towards the unknown. Perhaps it was that sixth sense most claimed twins wielded, the unspoken connection which tied two beings whom shared the same blood and the same womb together... or, perhaps it was the sheer defiance that she wore so plainly upon her face when their silvered mother would forbid Brielle from going to the meadow when the filly had been so weak and frail. No, Brielle never wanted to be reminded of how she came into this world, how her life had been hanging so delicately in the balance, how she could have lost everything before she'd even begun to live if it hadn't been for the healer. She didn't care that she was small, that the shadows were alive with wicked creatures starved for someone like her to carelessly wander where she shouldn't. As far as Brielle had ever been concerned, the world was hers for the taking. That distant place she couldn't ever see was calling to her, and she refused to let anyone tell her that there was no way the girl could get there.

His spirited sister always reminded him of that ancient saying. Where there's a will, there's a way. And, as he'd always expected her to, the pale golden girl far too much like their parents for her own good always found a way.

The bay stallion wasn't like his sister, ever so determined to blaze a trail all her own. He never had some great conquest in the back of his mind whispering temptingly to him. It was Jay that preferred to be near his family, watching over his younger sisters as they pranced and played without a care in the world. Their laughter would fill every place in his heart as earthen eyes followed them while he lingered contentedly in the shade of a great oak or evergreen growing on the outskirts of the open valley floor. Maybe young males his age would be hankering to be out there sparring with other eager bachelors to earn the favoring glances of a young filly somewhere. Most would have at least mused the idea of venturing out into the arms of the world to make a herd and family to call theirs, hoping to leave a mark or a story that would be told to generation after generation long after they've left this life behind. And yet, this was not Jay. He was content to help the healer with gathering herbs and other things that were to help with whatever ailments would come. He was happy joining his father or half-brother with whatever they'd tasked themselves with. Home had always been where his family was. For the bay prince, there had never been a need to leave behind what he cherished most in all the world.

How little he knew then that he would travel unknown miles away from everything he knew and loved as the fates guided him through mountain passes and across desert dunes. Days turned to weeks. Weeks shifted into months... until finally his obsidians touch upon the sun-bleached sands of the beach stretching out past the horizon before him.

Earthen eyes turn to foam-crested waves as they crash against the countless golden grains of the shore. The ocean was not foreign to the bay stallion, if anything returning his thoughts to the tides that collided with the sandy shores of the cove to the western borders of Paraiso. For a moment, there is a familiar yearning that washes over the bay stallion as he remembers his home. Again, he finds himself wishing that he could turn his head to see his father standing proudly beside him, or perhaps even Soren gazing out of the waves a small distance away. I wonder if Brielle has seen a place like this... The salty breeze brushes against his proud spanish face, tousling sabled locks adorned with a single feather around his long and arches nape, and taking with it the thoughts of his family for the time being. Nostrils quiver as they breathe in the scents around him, detecting nothing that was even the slightest bit familiar. Which was to be expected, considering Jay had never been to this place... wherever this place was. He then feels the shifting weight of something small sitting upon his withers and remembers that while he did not have his family with him, he did have Carpo, the one who'd gifted him the feather he wore still. The barn owl clenches his talons slightly tighter now, holding fast to Jay to ensure that his feathered frame remains anchored to the bay stallion."Where do you suppose we are, Carpo?", tenor tones ask softly, harks pressed forward as he continues to observe the foreign landscape before him and his feathered friend. He knows that Carpo cannot speak to him, and yet the small screech Jay receives in reply is always enough to have the stallion believing that his companion is just as unsure of this new world they'd happened upon.
#2
- ageless; 20
Played by Hermes


It is a beautiful day. The sun’s rays kisses the beach and glisten off the waves that ebb and crash against the sand. Her hooves turn up the beach as Thumbelina runs full tilt. Nothing is chasing her and there is nothing wrong, it is just one of those days when the faerie mare needs to run. Regis is not with her and she finds herself missing him but she focuses on the here and now. The wind kisses her pelt and chills the sweat that is starting to form along her neck.

Nostrils pull the cool, salty air deep into her lungs and flare as she expels her breath. Head bows, bobbing up and down as her legs churn under her, carrying her body across the landscape. Wings flutter in the breeze like white and green banners, seeming to scream to all, ‘Here comes Thumbelina!’. A smile rests on her lips and her heart thunders out a rhythm all its own. Birds call out to her as she passes, screaming their displeasure that she has interrupted their feeding.

Hooves slow their restless pounding as something catches her attention, there, out beyond the waves a spout of water shoots straight up. Head cocks and she pulls to a stop, eyes searching the horizon for another phenomenon to appear. There! Something breaches the surface and rolls its large body to create a giant splash that gleams and sparkles in the sunlight. What a wonderful, strange creature! Thumbelina has never seen such a thing in her life! She must share this with someone else.

Turning her body, head still facing the ocean and the jumping thing, she starts to move. Another one joins the first and another. And another! Hooves carry her forward, trying to find a friend to share this experience with. Round eyes watch as more and more creatures jump and spin and splash. A wave of dizziness crashes down on Thumbelina as apparently trying to run and look off to the side is not a good idea. Head spins to the front and she spies a form in front of her. Almost right in front of her.

Eyes widen further and she slams on the breaks, pulling to stop before she can slam into the other. A wide grin appears and she says, “Hello! Do you see that!” Nose points out to the dancing large ocean beings, before saying, “I have never seen anything like those creatures! I wonder what they are. Have you seen them before?” Turning her body to look out over the waves at the pack of animals that have stolen her attention. Chest heaves from the running and hitches at the wonder of such a sight. A smile is permanently plastered on her face and her eyes dance with delight. 

This is going to be a good day.





"I speak"I think

OOC: <3

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#3
Nomad - 25 years/Ageless
Played by LixyLime



Warm earthen eyes alight with curiosity watch the world around him while he moves ever closer to the vast open sea before him. He admires how the bright, warm sunlight dances wildly across the broken and rolling surface of the blue-green saltwater thundering against the soaked sand beneath the bay stallion's obsidians. Bubbling, frothing foam crowns those grand waves that collide with the  shore in that ever eternal dance they shared millions of years before the first ancient tribes of equine-kind had been born and wandered the wilds so very new and treacherous. Propelled across the grains, each weakened rush of water crashes lightly around Jay's fetlocks. For a brief moment, the once-prince of Paraiso is surprised at the warmth soaking into his skin where he had truthfully expected an icy cold to grip his limbs. The saltwater waves were warmer here than those which tumbled and and roared against the westernmost borders of his ancestral homeland. It was... pleasant. Of course, that was not to say that Jay hadn't taken enjoyment in the colder ocean waters, especially on those hot summer days when the fierce burning star hung high in a clear afternoon sky, no lazy tufts of cumulus to help ease the heat pouring down almost mercilessly upon the deep valley he so loved. And yet, it reminds him just how far from home he was.

Casting his gaze further out, he stands quietly facing the horizon, where he can see no towering pillars of jagged stone shaped by fierce ocean waves. His eyes are met only by open ocean and to worlds unknown. He wonders if there was an island out there somewhere behind the horizon, hidden from the view of those unable to traverse the wild and untamed currents of the sea. If so, what life would be there? Would there be any at all? These were the musings of the bay stallion who is nothing more than a stranger here in the depths of a kingdom whose name is a mystery to him for the time being. It was just as the kingdoms Jay had wandered before it, without a name until perhaps he happened upon a native whom might share its calling. Or, if not a native, perhaps someone who has lived here longer than a mere day, and had a chance to learn the name and the lands within. Every world had a name to those who lived upon her hills and forests, after all. Where there was life, there was a name to be given to the earth that provided for and protected those souls, even if it were in a language that Jay was not able to understand. In his travels, he'd stayed for a short while with various herds and tribes, and thus far his luck has been kind to him, for he has always managed to find someone who was just as curious of Jay as he was of them. They'd taught him some of their traditions, a little of their language. And, with learning their language, he was able to hear their stories. If there was one thing that he loved almost as much as his family, it was the stories of other worlds and those in it.

In these wanderings, he is given a rare gift that he has only once in his life been granted."Carpo, look there", tenor tones usher in wonderment to the dozing barn owl securely perched upon bronzed withers as a massive beast breaches the ocean's surface in the far distance, erupting in a spray of saltwater which turns to mist in the salty breeze before it crashes upon the dancing sea only to disappear into the depths once more. It is not alone, though, a series of similar playful displays follow in the wake of the first as an entire family of these majestic creatures enjoy the peace of midday sunshine. It leaves him nearly breathless as he looks on, a fortunate speculator to something so very few ever see in entirety of their lives. It brings a gentle smile to the bay stallion's lips then as he watches, Carpo far less interested in the creatures as he simply continues to enjoy the sunlight. That is, until a distant thundering can be heard over the strong voice of the waves. Suddenly, he can hear the rhythmic drumming of another's obsidians against the sand - and in quick succession no less. The fast-sounding approach of another beckons for his gaze to be torn from the horizon and the creatures at play, twin harks pressed forward amidst his sabled forelock as milk chocolate eyes seek the creator of the sound. He wonders why they were so hurried, if perhaps it was simply unbridled joy of wild fear that carries this unseen figure at such speeds...

It only takes a moment after the stallion of black and bronze sees a lone figure further up the beach.Their gaze is also turned to the beasts in the distance, and yet they are running towards Jay and his companion. Part of him wonders if he should brace himself, while the other inwardly assures him that they turn their head in time to stop themselves before colliding with the bay stallion and the barn owl who accompanies him. If anything, Jay is unable to look away from the stranger and the brilliant blend of emerald and snow that melts together upon their skin, a pearly-hued and spiraled horn gracing the crown of the draft individual drawing ever-closer with no signs of slowing their pace. And, melded into their shoulders, two matched and large wings not too unlike those of a butterfly's. Then, as he'd been hoping, the stranger's face turns to finally see Jay, and the draft digs in their heels for a fast halt, kicking up sand and saltwater that splash against the bay stallion, in turn causing Carpo to shift, wings that had been loosened from his small body in preparation for flight now settling back into their place. It is now that he can see the vines and wildflowers so intricately braided into thick ivory tresses, and the softness of fawn-brown eyes. He can tell now that it is a femme before him in this moment, the surprise upon her own features suddenly changing into a bright happiness so very familiar.

Her voice is just as bright and beautiful as her appearance, clear glee etched into every syllable falling from her lips as she now turns to face the ocean with him. He hardly tries to keep his own warm smile from finding his features as he glances back to the creatures in the distance. "I have, actually. They are called whales from what I was told", her answers warmly."I haven't seen so many in one place, though. It's amazing, isn't it?", he continues then, watches for a moment before turning his earthen gaze back to the femme beside him, simply watching the way that her eyes dance with delight that was as clear to him as the midday sun. Again, it seems that the fates would be kind to the bay stallion, having the first one he meets in this unfamiliar place be an exotic and pretty creature who seemed as bright and warm as a summer afternoon. Though he cannot fully understand it just yet, the two-toned woman somehow reminds him of home, and for this he is thankful."You wouldn't happen to know where we are, would you, miss?", he asks politely, always remembering the mannerisms that his mother and father had taught him from colthood. Well, expect for one thing that had been forgotten in the sudden and surprising company he now found himself in."I'm Jay, by the way", he adds quickly, dipping his head gently to the femme beside him. He certainly didn't want to seem rude to the first soul he meets.



No Life Can Escape Being Blown About By The Winds Of Change And Chance...
...Though You'll Never Know All The Steps, You Must Learn To Join The Dance

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#4
- ageless; 20
Played by Hermes


Her eyes watch the creatures, whales the man calls them, as they continue their dance. Eyes wide with wonder, mouth slightly agape from the pure beauty of such a spectacle, Thumbelina cannot seem to tear her eyes away from the giant whales. Never before, in all her life, has the faerie seen something so breathtaking! Realizing she is holding her breath, the mare lets out an exhaled, “Wow.” before remembering herself and looking to the stallion she shares the beach with.

Eyes still round with wonder, Thumbelina exclaims, “I have never seen such creatures! The faerie realm doesn’t have anything like them! I wonder what they eat. Do you know why they are doing that? I really wish I could swim with them. That would be so much fun!” A laugh spills from her mouth and fills the air, bouncing around them. When he asks where they are, she nods her horned head enthusiastically and says, “Oh yes! They call this place Liridon. I am not from here but when I visited a town, someone was kind enough to tell me that.”

Another smile appears, spreading across her lips and softening her features. When he says his name, her eyes widen slightly at her lack of manners. With great excitement she cries, “Hello Jay! Nice to meet you! My name is Thumbelina! Thank you for sharing this special moment with me!” Her smile is bright and eyes dance with happiness. Now that she is not paying so much attention to the whales, Thumbelina notices Jay more. He is handsome with his coat the deep bronze of earth and chocolate brown eyes that are so expressive, so gentle. His build is muscular, proud and powerful and yet, there is something about him that makes her feel safe. She finds herself staring and moves to avert her eyes to keep from being rude.

However, she catches sight of a feather that hangs from his black mane and that leads her to spy the barn owl that sits on his withers. With a small squeal of delight, Thumbelina exclaims, “You have a barn owl! What is their name?” Looking at the owl, she tries to make little owl sounds hoping that she is not saying anything bad or rude to the creature. 


What a wonderful day this is shaping into.





"I speak"I think

OOC: <3

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@Jay
#5
Nomad - 25 years/Ageless
Played by LixyLime



The stallion of bronze and sable stands on the beach with the captivating femme unlike anything he'd seen before, earthen eyes gazing across foam-crested waves and to the sea-giants dancing together in a breathtaking display that so few were ever fortunate enough to observe. He remembers the first time that he had seen such creatures, and to this day, it was perhaps one of his favorite memories he'd made during his travels to, well, wherever he was now. Enzi, a stallion whose hide was as silver as the light of a full moon, found Jay wandering through his tribe's lands, a quiet and hidden world just on the edge of great and towering cliffs overlooking the ocean that seemed to stretch on into forever. The Bahari tribe had been welcoming to the vagabond and his owl companion whom were both weary from their journey, perhaps just as curious of the places he'd been as Jay was of their seaside home. Before happening upon the Bahari, Jay only really knew well the cove on the western borders of Paraiso. They were people of the saltwater, Enzi having been happy to share the ways of his tribe - after Jay had earned the favor of the tribe leader, Zuberi. The big buckskin chief was enamored by Jay and Carpo, and it was upon Jay's offering to teach the Bahari his own language and share stories of his own ancestral home that Zuberi truly welcomed him into the Bahari tribe. It had been a showing of good will and peace from what Enzi had been able to explain to Jay which had won the bay stallion the trust their leader.

And so, they'd taken Jay to the cliffs, shown him how they freely leapt from the earth and into the embrace of the sea below. Upon touching the saltwater waves, they shifted into hippocampus. Their hide gave way to scaled bodies, tendrils changed to fins, and there, they would dance together. They harvested the vegetation and fish, the pearls and corals, though only ever taking what they needed from the ocean. It had alarmed Jay at first, learning that they were omnivorous. And yet, this alarm quickly changed into wonderment as he would watch from a sandy shore whenever the gatherers would take to the sea. These beings, they shared a bond with the creatures which made their homes in the sea, and it was on one of the afternoons Jay had followed Enzi and a couple others to the ocean shore that Jay had seen his first family of whales in the distance. The Bahari respected these giants greatly, and one of the most memorable stories Enzi had shared with Jay was how the very first chief of the Bahari tribe, Akbar, had befriended the whales. The legends of how this great hippocampus and the very first of their kind, unable to walk upon the land, once tamed these great beasts and used them as companions to safeguard their underwater village long before they had been able to walk between the two worlds so different and yet so beautiful in their own right. A part of the bay stallion misses Enzi and the friends that he'd made there, but in the end, a land-bond soul like himself could never belong.

His beautiful companion ushers a soft word of bewilderment, and Jay cannot help the smile that finds his sabled lips then, warm molten milk chocolate eyes turning to see the way that she very nearly seemed to shine. How she reminded him so much of Lilli... She carries on then, and his own wonderment of the femme deepens as she speaks of her own people. She was faerie? LoveLace had once whispered of such beings, though she knew little of them - which in and of itself surprised the once-prince. But, he remains quiet in his curiosities of the winged maiden beside him, instead listening as she voices her own curious questions, ones that Jay knows the answers to in this moment."If I remember right, they eat smaller fish-type creatures. During my time with a sea-tribe, they told me that whales dance this way to speak to their own kind across great distances", he answers thoughtfully, glancing back to the great beings, musing now of the legends he'd been told."There's a legend a friend of mine once told me of a great chief of The Bahari Tribe who used to dance with them", he says then, his smile growing a little more at her bright laughter. It is only a fleeting after he asks her where they are that the fae femme nods and tells him the name of this kingdom she'd learned from another. Liridon... It was not one he has heard of, but then again, none of the realms he's journeyed through were known to be before."Liridon. I see. Thank you very much for sharing this with me".

Jay's smile remains upon his lips as she then answers his greeting, her name certainly just as bright and sweet as she seemed. Her gaze is illuminated by happiness, perhaps even innocence as she thanks him for the moment they'd shared together watching the whales as they danced in the distance. At this, his warm expression softens."The pleasure is all mine, Thumbelina. I am glad that the first soul I should meet here is one as bright as yours", he replies, his own gratefulness genuine upon each syllable. Indeed, while he had met many others on his journey, and he was always in the wordless yet comforting company of Carpo, being with the fae femme beside him was like a long-awaited drink of cool water after wandering countless days across a seemingly eternal desert world. The painted maiden notices Carpo then, the barn owl having nearly fallen asleep as the pair spoke of whales and kingdoms, her small squeak of delight enough to rouse him so that round, dark eyes watch her as she attempts to make owl sounds at him. How... cute it was to watch her, Carpo merely tilting his head in curiosity yet remaining silent as he often did."His name is Carpo. I found him as an abandoned fledgling quite a while ago, back in my family's valley", Jay answers, shifting his frame ever so slightly so that she might get a better look at his companion. Most were intrigued by Carpo, but the bay stallion had yet to meet any who attempted to speak the owl's language.

It is then that he knows he's met someone very special.



No Life Can Escape Being Blown About By The Winds Of Change And Chance...
...Though You'll Never Know All The Steps, You Must Learn To Join The Dance

image by amigogirl

#6
- ageless; 20
Played by Hermes


Thumbelina listens intently to the man as he speaks of the diet of the whales. Her eyes wide with wonder as he tells her of a sea tribe that spoke of why the whales dance. Eyes wander out over to the horizon for one more look at where the majestic creatures had danced just moments before. Now it is calm and quiet, with no sign that any such creatures had once broke the surface and danced upon the waves. A pang of sadness hits her heart and tugs the corners of her mouth down slightly as she wonders if she will she ever get to see those great beasts do their waltz again. A sweeping sense of melancholy washes over her and a soft sigh escapes past her pink lips and longing settles in her chest.

It is a strange feeling that tugs at her heart, a yearning to shed this form and dive deep under the water. To find the great behemoths that swim underneath the crystalline surface and call to them. To weave her body in amongst the graceful giants and listen as they talk to each other. She would call to them, begging them to share their secrets with her. If she could, she would spend hours with them, listening to the way they sing, mimicking their moments, learning everything she could from them. Only when the sun had set behind the horizon and the great beasts stopped to rest would she return to the land. Oh, it is such a beautiful dream.

The sound of the stallion speaking has her gaze quickly snapping back to him and the dream fades from before her eyes to be replaced by Jay’s bronze face. The smile that had appeared is quickly turned into a smile as she bobs her head in fascination at the fact that he has traveled to visit a sea-tribe. She understands the desire to voyage beyond the familiar boundaries of your childhood home, although she herself never had that inclination. Her heart had always belonged to the faerie realm and the wonders within them. Now that she walks in the mortal realm, she can never return to her home.

Once more her mind flees the present and turns, instead, to thoughts of her home and the phenomena that hide beyond the eyes of this world. Creatures so strange and marvelous that wandered the realm, hidden behind the prying eyes of those who would hurt them. For her home is just out of sight, close to this world but safe behind a veil of magic. Many times, throughout history, the faeries would sneak into the mortal world and spirit away creatures that were threatened or endangered. The creatures, thought extinct here are in fact safe within the borders of her home. Nothing is ever truly gone.

His voice is her anchor to the here and now and she swims her way to it, leaving behind her home and all those she loves. A soft smile graces her face as she bows her horned head in acknowledgement of his thanks and lifts it once more to beam at him at his kind words of greeting. Such a good, kind soul she has found in Jay and his companion Carpo. While she tries to speak to the barn owl, she listens as Jay tells her how he found Carpo as a fledgling and Thumbelina looks at the stallion with admiration in her eyes. There are not many equines in the world who would take in an owl.

With great enthusiasm Thumbelina exclaims, “Oh my goodness! What an amazing life you and Carpo must have Jay! The sea-tribe sound like amazing people and the legend sounds so lovely! Will you tell me more about it sometime? And the sea-tribe? There is so much I would love to hear about! Do you and Carpo travel a lot?” The questions pour out of her mouth at a fast clip and the green and white mare remembers herself and stops herself from asking anymore right now.

Instead she offers a small smile and says, “Sorry if I ask too many questions. I am just very excited. Well, to be fair, I am very excited all the time. My family always said I more curious than a cat.” A laugh bubbles up and trickles out of her mouth. The light, mirth-filled sound letting Jay know that she really is like this, all the time. Hopefully he doesn’t mind a talkative faerie. Because he has just made a new friend. And, as is the way with the vanner mare, friends are something that she treasures.

In other words, Jay now has a shadow and it is very chatty.





"I speak"I think

OOC: <3

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#7
Nomad - 25 years/Ageless
Played by LixyLime



Trials and tribulations of his family aside, the stallion of bronze and sable could not say that he would have ever wished for a moment that his life was different. Even though there have been many throughout his family's past that sought to shatter the peace and happiness they were always striving to build for themselves within the guarded borders of the ancient valley, Jay always found a reason to smile each day. He had his beautiful and strong mother with wisdom far beyond her years. He had his spirited sister that - despite her relentless eagerness to explore the world beyond the safety that their mother made for them as foals - was a constant reminder of how the only being capable of stopping one from chasing their dreams was their oneself. In Lilli, he saw that there was very little in the world stronger than hope, love, and faith. In his older brother, Malachi, he had the most loyal and devoted friend he could have ever asked the gods for as they struggled through those days without their father and the rest of their family. And, last but certainly not least, Jay had his father... The guardian of brandished gold had taught him that there would be nothing, not time nor distance not even the gods themselves, could ever break the bonds between family. He learned that there would be obstacles in life that may very nearly break the spirit, but when it came to those one loved, giving up was not an option. And so, as far as Jay was concerned, the love of his family was all that he would really ever need.

It didn't matter how far he traveled or for how long. In the end, so long as he carried them within his heart and his thoughts, he was never very far away from home.

It was these thoughts and the very essence of the reason why, when he has watched something as bewildering and beautiful as those giant, peaceful creatures out at sea and never once wished for a life different than the one he has now. Perhaps he might wonder from time to time what the world beneath the ocean's untamed surface might be like, only ever imagining that it would be a sight entirely capable of steal the very breath from his lungs. But, there were so many things in this world that he has journey through that were beautiful and filled with wonderment to him. Each and every sunrise and sunset seemed so different from world to world as he trekked across the miles and further into the unknown. Every place had its own spirit, its own mysteries, and that was what has made Jay's journey devoid of any regret. No, this was not where he thought he would be, having always believed he would remain within his ancestral home with those who called it their home as well. But, now, he is beginning to understand just why it was that his mother had been hesitant to settle, why Brielle so craved a life of adventure beyond the protection of their parents... and why it is that Thumbelina looks out to where the whales had danced with an ever-yearning and saddened expression. He does not have to be a mind-reader to know that she was daydreaming how wondrous it would be to dance with them for but a single day as it was an expression he has seen upon the face of his chestnut sister quite a few times before.

He is almost drawn to comfort the fae femme beside him, but she is quick to pull herself from her daydreams, that bright happiness and joy returning to her just as quickly as it had subsided. Her smile is radiant like the sun as she listens to the once-prince speak of but one moment of many that he has experienced since venturing from Paraiso. He can see how her words carry her to another world once more, though there is only a thoughtfulness that flickers across her gaze before he thanks her for letting him know the name of the world they stood in together. She bows her head in acknowledgement of his thanks, but the conversation turns now to his winged companion who was rather curious as to just what she was trying to say to him in a language he did not understand. As Jay tells her Carpo's story, there is admiration within the windows of her soul before her bright voice is tumbling with excitement and questions altogether. All he can think is how endearing the fae maiden was as she stops herself and offers an apology that was hardly needed, and he shakes his head gently to show that she has nothing to be sorry for. If only she had met his younger sisters!"Ask all the questions you like. I only hope that I can answer them", the bay stallion say then, smiling warmly."I would be happy to tell you more of the Bahari whenever you like", kind tenor tones answer now, though it was her last question she'd ask him that now has the once-prince gazing out wistfully to the ocean horizon.

"We have been traveling for quite some time now, although I certainly do miss my home and the family I have there", he replies honestly, though there is a soft note of longing within his words. He missed them dearly, and he knew that the feeling of homesickness would never really leave him."I'm not even sure why Carpo has guided me all this way, if I am to be honest", he admits, turning molten milk chocolate eyes back to the emerald and ivory splashed fae. He truly didn't know why it was that he was here in Liridon, and he didn't even know if this was where he was meant to be or if the fates would take him beyond Liridon. What Jay did know deep within his soul, there was a reason that he was here. How he wished that he knew why, but LoveLace's words remind the stallion of bronze and sable that he will know when the time comes. He simply needed to be patient."If I may ask, why are you here in Liridon? Are you searching for something as well?", Jay asks gently, his own curiosities of his pretty companion growing now as she has only briefly mentioned her family. He truly wanted to know her, the faerie woman he'd only met moments ago. He liked how she smiled, how she was as radiant and warm as his younger sisters were, and he enjoys no longer feeling alone. While he will always have Carpo as his companion and compass, it went without saying that Jay missed his family, and she reminded him so much of everything that he missed beyond what words could ever express.



No Life Can Escape Being Blown About By The Winds Of Change And Chance...
...Though You'll Never Know All The Steps, You Must Learn To Join The Dance

image by amigogirl



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