Aug 22, 2019 6:16 PM
Actana Silvers land on Chaos' Narutoverse
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The quarters are sized appropriately, and for the portal - there's a currently unused part of the dock, or a fallow field outside the town, or a short cliff overlooking the ports, the top of which will likely hold up better to foot traffic and is less likely to be missed since it's not suited to agriculture.

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They will go with the short cliff. Sounds less disruptive and easier to work with.

(Also, if someone in Actana tries to hijack it, the positions is more visible and more defensible by their hosts.)

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Once directed, Temperance casts a beacon ritual to signal their location. 

After a short while a portal opens.

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It swirls like a whirlpool made of green-purple smoke. People step through it, causing ripples and poofs of energy that is quickly assimilated back into the portal.

At a point the portal contracts and expands, spitting an enormous twenty feet man, not counting the feathered wings. He then adjusts something in his belt and becomes human-sized.

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Reon formely greets his grandfather, Yonno. When Queen Hermalita steps through he greets her the same way.

Queen Hermalita has the characteristic ten-feet tallness of a giant, her body is on the female side of androgynous and she sports a golden flowing beard.

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Sasuke and Naruto are there for formal greetings of their own. They've blended Actana traditions and local ones, which Sasuke's sticking to more closely, though Naruto seems friendlier. 

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Both Queen Hermalita and Lord Yonno are polite and formal.

They formally present their gifts. Doing so as a group, which signals unity in their side.

The gifts include:

A beautifully intricate scroll meant to be hung on a wall that's a diagram of a 8x8 grid detailing the sixty four gifts that Actanians magical species may have. Beautifully complex, but legible and informative.

A decorative wooden shield, it doesn't look like the sort of thing one brings to battle, but it's enchanted to be magically durable while still looking pretty and light.

A crystal globe, about a feet wide, displaying Actana's landmasses. It's also magically durable and glows slightly.

Then a wide variety of seeds, plainly presented, but who the delegation is offering to grow magically into adulthood and shape into useful or pleasing shapes.

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He's appropriately polite and thankful. He has some questions about ideal soil for the plants - the ones that do well with coastal soils (rocky and sandy) would be a good expression of unity in the port, while ones that do better with more farmland soil would be well presented in the capitol. 

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They have two experts, a Giant and a satyr-like Faen that will gladly provide such information on how to maintain the plants and their general use and meanings. That one produces vivid orange and yellow flowers who are considered to be good to plant coastally, their roots have a way to not disturb stone paviment while also making the shore resistant against the waves. They symbolize the safety of home. This one produces wood that's good to carve art with and this one is good for construction both have a remarkable purple color and are often used together, both are more farmland kind of plants. Oh, and this one is flower technically a tree parasite, but it kills things that would harm it's host plant and it's good against infection... there is no scarcity of plant facts.

"Enthusiasm towards one profession," Queen Hermalita says with slight smile, "is considered a virtue among my people. But it's also known to outshine everything else. If one of us get too much momentum, please feel free to remind us that there are other things in the world."

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"We can direct them towards our own botanists; they'll be excited. Come, let's get you somewhere comfortable - we established quarters here, for anyone managing the portal, but there's a better reception area in town."

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"Yes, thank you." Yonno says. "Our end of the portal is underground and out of the way. There shouldn't be any problems from people crossing."

"Safety was a major concern," Queen Hermalita says, following Sasuke, "even if the crystal monsters on our side are unlikely to get that close."

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"It's appreciated. This area's unlikely to be invaded, but we do have a garrison within an easy response range, and should have warning of anything from our side they can't handle."

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"Don't hesitate to call me if any help is needed." Yonno offers.

"Being prepared is a virtue, but don't make our hosts too on edge." The Queen says lightly. "Your grandson described what sounded like a reasonable system."

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Sasuke hums. Diplomacy: is tiring. "Security's a concern of ours."

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"Reasonable," Queen Hermalita says with a smile.

Yonno very pointedly does not answer.

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Temperance briefly reunites with his father and half-sister Phaidra (who also came along and is taking notes of everything). He detaches from his father and goes to Naruto. "Are you also supposed to be there when the crowned heads start talking?'

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"I'm kind of representing Fire? But there's assorted weird diplomatic stuff around upstaging Sasuke. Supposed to wait to present my case until we're somewhere ambassadorial. Sakura'll probably be annoyed at me for tagging along to this... And I'll probably not be doing the talking once it gets to actual crowned heads. Like, the daimyo and all."

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Giggle. "Is this the sort of thing you couldn't have attended outside an official capacity?"

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"Being unofficial then official also gets weird! And I'm kind of here unofficially, anyways?"

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Shrug. "I can't say an envy you either way. I wanted to ask what are the fun things to do around here."

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"Don't know this town, unfortunately? I'd guess they have neat food you don't have at home, though."

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"Aww. I wish you could tell me what to try then, but that requires knowing about my world first."

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He'll list a few things, then.

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Great! Temperance is grateful and hopes they can go just have non-diplomatic-sanctioned fun soon enough.

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Yeah, definitely.

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