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Riyadh Redux: How to Do a 30-Year Comeback
2023.06.04 16:19 neon_musk Riyadh Redux: How to Do a 30-Year Comeback
So I'm a dinosaur who was raised here between 1985-1995 (5-15 YO). Returning for the first time in almost 3 decades . Here's all the things on my list of things to do/see etched in my memory that could be useful to fellow nostalgiacs. Not sure if I'd still be able to do them or the world has changed:
- Get latest collectable trading cards with airbrushed fantasy art from Jarir Bookstore
- Tail the red suburbans doing driveby shootings around Sitteen street of satellite dishes on houseroofs to knock them down with their slingshots and rocks because it was more fun than watching Channel 1 and 2
- Scoff down a burger from Herfy's, hotdog from DQ (the OTHER DQ, not Diplomatic Quarter), and pizza from Shakey's all in the same outing
- Buy pirated game copies on 5.25"/3.5" floppies from Digisystems in the daytime then grab a video game from that place in Thalateen street at night. There was some artisanal deli near it that sold black olive rolls
- Lunch at Al-Khozama Restaurant in the same-named hotel and dine at CanCan restaurant in Olayya
- Replace soccer kneepads from Ghornatah Sport pre-game, play a match imagining I'm Captain Majid, afterwards chug a Suntop and a Sun Cola to collect polar bear sticker on side and put it in the soccer book
- Buy miswak from the beardy guys on the floor at the exit stairs of Akariyah Mall
- Shop for groceries at Greenhouse Supermarket and Euromarche
- Window shop for vanity gift for the woman from Gazzaz
- Play tennis at the DQ with a coach and ball machine
- Not Riyadh... excursion to get some toys from Toy Town in Al-Khobar, get stones thrown at my car roof by Abha monkeys, honk driving past the big car-cube sculpture in Jeddah
- Go to watch unofficial basketball games between Minarat and SAIS-RICS
- Go to parties at the Philip Holzmann and Cordoba and British Embassy compounds
- Go to the desert with the caravan of cars on Halloween to hear the classical music and see the ghost special effects
Comments and suggestions welcome!
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2023.06.04 16:17 dallasite11 NOLA is plagued with violent crime but I seen not 1 officer in uniform on the busiest streets
I understand crime is USUALLY concentrated in impoverished areas but as of 2023 that's no longer the case. Crime is bit more widespread nowadays ... I mean you can't keep robbing broke ppl expecting a come up after all. I was so baffled as to why on my visit I didn't see not 1 officer in uniform on or near Bourbon Street. In fact I only seen ONE officer in the French Quarter and he was simply directing traffic. Hopefully you NOLA residents can advocate for more change b/c I find that strange and sure enough there was another shooting in the French Quarter on Bourbon last night/this morning and those bullets don't have names on them which is why I made sure I got my "fun" before it got too dark. Large crowds no longer deter these modern day brazen criminals and trouble makers ... for those who believe that you need a reality check and to throw away an antiquated way of thinking. The French Quarter is NOLA's bread and butter and visitors need to feel safe in it or else the city will begin to really fall apart and the crime worsen even more if that's possible ... I read some businesses have already begun to loudly "reconsider" NOLA. https://www.kalb.com/2023/06/04/man-shot-bourbon-street-early-sunday-nopd-says/ https://midcitymessenger.com/2023/05/25/viewpoint-who-would-want-to-do-business-in-crime-ridden-new-orleans/ https://www.wdsu.com/article/new-orleans-french-quarter-crime-concerns/41978148
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2023.06.04 15:49 BryanByBike Viva Streets Today from 8am - 2pm closing Broadway North of Alameda to Welton & transit detours. (Details in Comments)
2023.06.04 15:36 ThrowingQs Sticky vinyl paint
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Got this cute little footstool at an antique mall. They had recently refinished the vinyl with paint and there was a note to leave it alone til February. We did, but it’s still very tacky. Lint and fluff and whatever else just sticks right on. It’s very odd…anyone know how to remedy this? Thank you!!! submitted by ThrowingQs to furniturerefinishing [link] [comments]
2023.06.04 13:29 Suspicious-Sail8538 Best location for HyperCars?
I’m a enormous fan of all cars. Antique,jdm,supercars and hypercars but I’m looking to get some sweet shots of a couple of hypercars (Bugatti, Rimac,lyken) any suggestions on where to find them? I’ve went to JBR and Dubai mall and while there are a lot of supercars there, I didn’t see any hypercars.
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2023.06.04 12:22 kangaji_saram A Feluda story narrated by Jatayu instead of Topshe as imagined by AI
I happened to test ChatGPT's knowledge about Feluda and asked the language model to generate a Feluda story if Jatayu were to narrate it instead of Topshe. Following is what got generated and being impressed would be an understatement!
Anyway, who doesn't love a Feluda adventure? But the question is, do you think if Jatayu were to write a story (and then translated to English), would the following be close enough?
Title: "The Mysterious Medallion"
Listen closely, my dear friends, as I recount the unforgettable tale of the mysterious medallion! It all began on a sunny afternoon when Topshe and I found ourselves caught in the grip of curiosity. Little did we know that our ordinary day would transform into an extraordinary adventure.
Topshe and I stumbled upon an intriguing antique shop tucked away in the bustling streets of Kolkata. Within its dimly lit interior, our eyes fell upon a shimmering medallion—the likes of which we had never seen before. Its intricate design and hidden symbols sparked our imagination, and we knew we had to uncover its secrets.
Enter our esteemed detective, Feluda, the maestro of mysteries! With his calm demeanor and piercing gaze, he assessed the medallion with a mix of curiosity and anticipation. As Topshe and I eagerly explained our discovery, Feluda's mind raced, already formulating a plan to decipher the medallion's enigma.
With Feluda at the helm, our adventure took off like a whirlwind! He dove deep into research, unearthing clues and connecting the dots with his usual brilliance. Together, Topshe and I scoured libraries, combed through ancient texts, and delved into the hidden history of the medallion, all under Feluda's expert guidance.
But our journey wasn't without its fair share of humorous moments. Picture this: Topshe and I, in our eagerness, accidentally stumbled upon a secret underground tunnel while searching for clues. We found ourselves waist-deep in mud, much to our embarrassment. Oh, how we laughed as we trudged our way out, with our clothes caked in mud!
As the pieces of the puzzle fell into place, Feluda's deductions led us on a thrilling chase through the city. From the narrow alleys of North Kolkata to the grandeur of the Victoria Memorial, we followed the trail of the medallion's secrets. Each step brought us closer to the truth, as Topshe and I struggled to keep pace with Feluda's unwavering determination.
In our pursuit of the medallion's mysteries, we found ourselves crossing paths with a peculiar character named Mr. Banerjee. With his exaggerated mannerisms and unfounded claims of possessing supernatural powers, Mr. Banerjee unwittingly provided us with a comedic diversion. I couldn't help but mimic his peculiar accent, much to Topshe's amusement and Feluda's gentle reprimand.
But amidst the laughter, danger lurked in the shadows. We encountered suspicious individuals who sought to thwart our progress, leading to intense moments of peril. On one occasion, while hot on the heels of a crucial lead, Topshe and I found ourselves trapped in a crumbling old warehouse. The floorboards gave way beneath us, and we tumbled into a hidden cellar, narrowly escaping injury. Feluda's quick thinking saved the day, as he deciphered a cryptic message etched on the cellar wall that revealed a secret escape route.
And then, at long last, the trail led us to a secluded mansion on the outskirts of the city. We discovered a web of deceit and betrayal, intricately woven by a cunning mastermind. With Feluda's sharp intellect and impeccable reasoning, we unraveled the tangled threads and exposed the true villain behind the medallion's mystery. The revelation left us in awe of Feluda's unparalleled brilliance.
As the sun set on our adventure, Topshe and I marveled at Feluda's brilliance and unwavering resolve. Little did we know that the medallion, with its intricate design and hidden symbols, held the key to something far greater—a long-lost Mughal treasure!
Using his sharp reasoning and the power of keen observation, Feluda deciphered the final clue embedded within the medallion. It led us to a hidden chamber within the mansion, concealed behind a false wall. As we stepped into the chamber, our eyes widened in awe at the sight that greeted us—a room filled with ancient artifacts, jewels, and chests overflowing with golden coins.
The medallion, it seemed, was but a gateway to the fabled Mughal treasure, lost to time and waiting to be discovered by those worthy enough to unravel its secrets. The sheer magnitude of the find left us speechless, our hearts pounding with excitement and wonder.
Feluda's deductions, combined with Topshe's meticulous note-taking and my own knack for stumbling upon unexpected clues, had brought us to this momentous discovery. We couldn't help but feel a sense of pride and accomplishment, knowing that we had played our part in unearthing a treasure that had remained hidden for centuries.
But true to Feluda's nature, he reminded us that our duty didn't end with the discovery. We made arrangements to ensure the treasure would be handled responsibly, preserving its historical significance and cultural value. Feluda stressed the importance of maintaining its integrity, ensuring that it would be appreciated by future generations.
And so, dear friends, our adventure drew to a close, leaving us with memories that would forever be etched in our hearts. We bid farewell to the mansion, carrying with us not just the knowledge of a secret treasure, but the lessons learned, the bonds forged, and the undeniable truth that the pursuit of mysteries, no matter how perilous, is a journey worth embarking upon.
As we walked away from the mansion, our footsteps echoed with a newfound sense of fulfillment. The Mughal treasure had been discovered, but our thirst for adventure remained unquenched. With the medallion and its secrets now unveiled, we eagerly awaited the next mystery that would beckon us into its depths.
And so, dear friends, our tale comes to an end, but the adventures of Feluda, Topshe, and Jatayu are far from over. We bid you farewell for now, knowing that the thrill of the unknown awaits us in the many mysteries yet to be solved, as we continue to weave our way through the tapestry of time and history.
Thus concludes the enthralling account of "The Mysterious Medallion," a testament to the indomitable spirit of our trio of intrepid adventurers, and a testament to the power of sharp reasoning, keen observation, and the everlasting allure of hidden treasures.
It was recommended that I mention that, "the story was generated with the help of OpenAI's GPT-3.5 language model".
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2023.06.04 11:56 lifelog_ Trip Report- Day 1 - Pattaya, thailand (solo)
24M - Was getting bored of the day to day and the heat back home in dubai is just too much. So decided it was time for a mix up. So decided on going to start my travels for 1-3 months and just taking it day by day. First destination on the list… THAILAND. Overview: Crazy busy day as a solo. Sucks it was buddha day but made the best of it and had a blast. Although Pattaya is not for me, too wild west for my taste and not much thai local food and way touristy.
Note: I will be super blunt and sometimes explicit, outlining each individual day to give you a strong feel of what this trip was truly like.
Saturday - June 4th
Flew in on a red eye, and checked into my hotel, “The one patio hotel”. Nice hotel, great AC and awesome location. Spent the first few hours just trying to get my bearing. Dubai and thailand are very different.
Although it almost seems like thai people fear westerners. Anyways, decided to pickup some weed for later. Went to some dispensary down the street. Was then recommended to get BOLT, made getting around much cheaper then apps like grab.
Then decided it was way too hot and I’m gonna need to get a bike, got a basic bike for 500baht (per day) after checking several places and them all being out of stock, I just settled on overpaying. Knew I was getting way ripped off.
After then realizing how bad the traffic on pattaya beach decided to go to the mall (attached to Hilton hotel) and park up and grab food.
I was starving, didn’t eat for like 8 hours since before my flight.
Went to the food court, got one of those cards where you load a balance. Ps. The food sucked. Got like a wonton soup and it tasted like water.
Then went on to shop and pickup some socks and a pair of shorts because my idea was to pack 4 day worth of clothing and figure it out as I go. (This mall looked like something straight out of North America)
After decided to go get a massage next door, which was only alright. Definitely had better.
Went back to the hotel to change, was too hot and then thought lets go do some touristy stuff - so the sanctuary of truth sounds interesting lets go.
Arrived at 5:30 via BOLT and found out I missed the last tour, so paid 50 baht to just see it from a distance and wow was it gorgeous. Definitely a place worth checking out.
Now realizing it was starting to get dark I headed back to the hotel grabbed my bike to head back to pattaya beach to chill with a beer and watch the sunset.
To be real the beach was only alright. Kinda subpar, and dirty. But still a great sunset the sky turned like a solid purple after for like an hour. Very cool, never seen that before.
Now time to eat again got some amazing fried chicken in front of the same mall as before at this place called yummy fried chicken. This is probably one of the highlights of my day. Then went on to the terminal 1 market (don’t recommend) and had some shitty noddle dish. Very unmemorable and thats saying much being I decided to smoke my joint from earlier and it was still bad 😂.
On the list next, walking street. Apparently what pattaya is famous for and guess what it was closed due to Buddha day according to locals.
So read on reddit I have to try something called a “soppey”. This was subpar, maybe the girl I chose but Saigon does it better 😅.
Then decided i was hungry got some street food across from my hotel - kababs, was awesome. Spicy as all hell though. Grabbed some mango sticky rice. My favourite!!!!
Then went for a foot massage and headed home and watched Netflix and ate the sticky rice.
Tomorrow: Off to Bangkok! 🙃
P.s. would love feedback, new to this so the style may be way out of wack!!!
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2023.06.04 08:35 jhayes88 Completely off the wall ideas for GTA 6?
What are some things you'd like to see that are wildly different than anything you've seen here so far? So no "golf", "bowling", "bring back gangs" type of ideas.. It can be an idea that brings life to the world, gameplay feature, or adds to the story. Out of the box ideas that you havent seen yet.
- The occasional stray cat roaming around the neighborhoods. A 0.001% chance of seeing a stray dog. Also stray cats in the city. Animal control will pick them up if you call them.
- Occasionally, you will see people park at houses and walk inside, or vice versa, walk out of homes and get in their cars and leave.
- Once a week, trash compactor trucks will drive around picking up trash from homes, and people will deliver mail to mailboxes on occasion. Also, Amazon type delivery services will occasionally drop off packages on the door steps of homes. Alternatively, food delivery will deliver to homes.
- Some homes have a swimming pool in the backyard with NPC's in and/or around them. Occasionally you will see smoke coming from someone's backyard because an NPC is barbecuing.
- Taking LSD at the museum brings everything in the museum to live (like Night at the Museum).
- Proximity voice chat used in combination with an in-game movie theater that let's you play YouTube videos to the big screen. You can watch videos with your friends and talk about them. Seen something similar with the Oculus VR movie theater and in another game.
- If Cuba is a real thing, then modern day ocean piracy could play a large part.
- Being able to own pets in a player owned house. Player owned homes isnt widely discussed here. Full interior decoration from items you purchase from the various shops in the game would be cool. Especially shops in the mall or an in-game walmart knock off.
- Random events in a literal sense.. Such as you might see a random concert appear at the beach with a stage set up and barricades in place. Extra police are present. Or even simple random events like someone playing music at the pier and a few people watching. Maybe every few months a street fair will pop up. Roads get blocked off. Extra police are everywhere and helping direct traffic. All of these random events would happen occasionally and wouldnt be that frequent.
- Random ambient events that you don't expect, such as a traffic light is out of order so theres police directing traffic. The goal with unexpected ambient events that are extremely rare would be to make traveling around town not feel completely expected. Never know if a homeless person will come to you at a red light asking for money or people will road rage against you. Or once every month or so you might see a random building on fire with a bunch of fire trucks and firefighters everywhere, with police blocking off that area of street.
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2023.06.04 06:49 Blubbian Anyone know where is this Exactly?
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All my searches kept saying it’s the Aeon mall in Fuefuki, but I can’t find it on Google street view. Does anyone know it’s exact address? Planning for an irl P4 tour submitted by Blubbian to persona4golden [link] [comments]
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2023.06.04 05:11 OmahaOutdoor71 Have large cities seen a decrease in foot traffic at shopping centers/busy areas?
On Reddit I’m seeing many videos of people posting large shopping areas (outdoor malls, buys popular streets with stores, etc) and it’s dead, no people. They are stating it’s all over big cities like Dallas, San Fran, etc. other commenters are saying the same for their city. Is this true? Are you seeing this? Or are they just taking videos at the least non busy time? I’m asking this to gauge an idea if consumers are spending less. I’m in Nebraska and it’s busy everywhere. People don’t seem to be slowing their spending. But in 2007/08 it took a while longer for the recession to hit here. Could this be a sign?
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2023.06.04 04:32 upbeet_downbeet Words I’ve never said out-loud
I’m so tired of being disappointed. And I’m so tired of being everyone’s last option. And I’m so tired of always putting others before myself. Jesse always tells me to go do things by myself, “just go do it by yourself“ go hang out with your neighbor by yourself, just go to the store by yourself, just go to the movies by yourself, just go have fun by yourself. It’s like…at what point is he going to realize that we are married and why be with someone if they just want you to go do things by yourself? All I ever do is sacrifice my wants and needs for him. Like did I want to go to the mall yesterday? No I wanted to stay with my child inside and be comfortable and not get anxious. But I went, I went for my son, and I went for him, and in the end I had fun. Jesse says he loves me, but he’s not willing to sacrifice his comfortableness, or his time, his feelings to spend time with me.… That’s how I know he doesn’t truly love me. He says he does and He thinks he does but he doesn’t put effort into me. He always sees me when it’s too late, like when I’m ill. He makes me very sad and breaks my heart all the time. Being with him makes me feel very hopeless. And I’ve never said that before until now. I think that’s why I’m always sad, because I always hope for better days, but they always get filled with disappointment and I’m finally getting tired. If I were to ever die tragically, or naturally, would Jesse get me flowers then? I’ve already told him countless of times my favorite flowers, I’ve hinted it, I’ve said it blatantly, and he won’t even pick flowers off the street for me, nothing. What’s the point of getting flowers when I’m dead, I’ll be gone. They won’t make me happy then. I have offered and lowered my standards so much like going across the street to the Jenkee bowling alley to have some fun and to get away from the kids sometimes but he doesn’t want to because he hates bowling. I’ve offered him the movies many times which I know he hates but it’s an easy date And he never wants to go because he hates the theaters. I’ve even lowered my standards and made it as easy as hanging out with the next-door neighbor for crying out loud! (She’s actually great and a friend!) And even then he easily gives up and tells me just to go alone. I know we have kids, but sometimes they are an easy excuse, and an easy way out. He says he likes hiking, well, in all the 14 years we’ve been together I can count on one hand; maybe two hands how many times we’ve actually gone hiking… i’m just tired of this mediocre life. We only get one life and all we do is a whole lot of nothing and argue. I’ve never been one to like fancy things or be materialistic. All I want is to enjoy life and enjoy nature but with the ones I love around me. We don’t need to spend money. But we rarely even do that..it’s me. It has to be me. He just doesn’t love me…or doesn’t love me enough. Because if he did he could and he would sacrifice more for me. He would put me first and think about me and my feelings more. He would want to make the time to be with me more. He would think for himself about things we could do to spend more time together, but he just does it. He says that if I want an outing, I have to plan everything…Just sounds like more of an excuse to me. I’m getting sadder every day and feeling more lonely as the years go by. And I don’t want to live the rest of my life this way. I figure, we have two beautiful kids out of this marriage. But you can love someone and not want to be with them. And I think that’s what Jesse feels. And I’m the one getting hurt in the end.
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2023.06.04 01:00 Leoliad Cool Antique Books
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I thought folks who collect old books or writings might enjoy this one. I picked up this collection of antique books (1905-08) at a local antique mall a few years ago and a few of them have notes like these inside, handwritten by I presume the owner who was probably a teacher. submitted by Leoliad to Antiques [link] [comments]
2023.06.04 00:44 SmittyFjordmanjensen For those who remember Ellis Bakery: they are still in business.
2023.06.04 00:37 IrreliventPerogi The Fête - A First-Time Reader's Experience, Thoughts, and Theories
"Now," he whispered, "I deliver death."
That is where I broke, the preceding battle, culminating in this cliffhanger, wore me down. I am a binger by heart and habit, and despite spending the last year or so practicing portion control (of all kinds) dutifully reading slowly, able to experience multiple works and to read them more deeply for the pacing, I decided to indulge this once. IDK If I'll do so again, but for just this once, follow this first-timer's unjaded eyes through their breathless, awe-stricken, confused sprint across the last ninety pages of this book. Without further ado...
Epigraph An excerpt from Faces of Darujhistan written by Maskral Jemre. The gods of Darujhistan and their faces will play extensive roles symbolically throughout the impending climax. It briefly describes the ceremonies we'll see in passing through various characters, and there's something haunting about receiving a glimpse of how the festivities ought to go and what it is that they mean.
Also, if this is the passing of winter to spring, where is Gennebakis, exactly? If the top of the continent is tundra, then Darujhistan would be much further south, (which we know) so somewhere similar to North America? Is Darujhistan in Texas?
Chapter 20 The chapter that broke me, one near unbearable buildup of pressure before the dam breaks. Here, it all begins to unfold.
Epigraph An excerpt of T'Matha's Children by Heboric. It mentions the "the matron's//blood like ice" This feels like an allusion to the goddess of Darkness, with the Tiste Andii being cold, and all. Beyond that, it "brought light into dark and dark into light" so given the alleged history between Light and Dark, that works. Was this perhaps the creation of the Warren of Shadow? In which case, the "children of chaos" would be... the Hounds? Who knows!
The Chapter Itself Murillio is off to confront Kruppe, musing on the turning of the Cycle of the Age. The Year of the Five Tusks, which we've been constantly reminded it is, is now giving way to the Year of the Moon's Tears. The names bear significance according to the Seers, with the god Tennerock's tusks, Hate, Love, Laughter, War, and Tears, signifying the nature of the coming Years. The device was a gift by some guy named Icarium, whom Mammot believes to be of Jaghut blood. Evidently, the Jaghut were skilled in mechanical prowess and possibly gifted enough to predict a thousand years ahead. Moon's Spawn has arrived, after all.
He collides with Kruppe, who drops a series of masks. The rotund mage informs his dear friend that his other ear friend, Lady Simtal, has invited him to attend the Fête. That they've never met is ironic, but irrelevant to Magnanimous Kruppe, friend to all. This whole interaction is fantastic, with Kruppe dropping many distractions, such as his mentioning five strangers without naming the fourth, or a series of cantrips, while Murillio dodges them as best he can. He confronts Kruppe point blank about being
Lady Simtal disguised the Eel. Kruppe sighs, and modifies the courtier's memory, buying himself free reign for the night.
As Baruk waits for the Eel, he discusses attending the fête with Anomander Rake, who as elected to attend as the High Alchemist's +1. Many members of the Council and the T'orrud Cabal will be in attendance, and Rake wants an opportunity to meet/observe his allies. It'll also put him in the epicenter of the most likely place of Convergence on Genabakis. Rake learns of the new year's title, and correctly guesses Icarium's involvement, as he's evidently produced similar wheels elsewhere. This has quite a few implications, given that this person is evidently traveling with at least one god. They receive news that the Eel will reveal himself to them that night, (although Baruk as much as gives away that he's guessed the truth) as well as Mammot's recovery. The High Preist of D'Riss was able to get away with minimal difficulty and casually mentions that he's aware of the drama surrounding the Coin Bearer. He is also a member of the T'orrud Babal. Rake, asks whether Mammot will be attending the Fête, and then leaves abruptly. If only Baruk had read further into the odd departure.
Adjunct Lorn finally arrives at Worry Gate, witnessing the ritual mentioned in the Book's opening epigraph and being briefly noted by a guard. That guard is Circle Breaker, watching for the Adjunct for the Eel. Once done, he manages to trade a shift to be at the Fête himself. Interestingly, he tells the guard next to him his name, which we do not ever get to know (at least not in GotM)
Lorn enters a bar, and stumbles upon the Bridgeburners. Fiddler is running one of his games, which we get to see more fully here. The game is played with a Deck and depicts the scene in the Gadrobi Hills where Paran met Rake. Tattersail did believe the Sapper to be a Tallent, after all. The game ends predicting Lorn's death, this reading is affirmed by the orb. Whiskeyjack arrives and catches up Lorn with a modified version of events, including their loss of Sorry. Lorn comes to the realization that this man had debated tactics with Dassem Ultor, so there's not much she can do to break him. She asks the name of the estate and announces she will return in two hours, without dropping anything off.
Crokus and Apsalar watch the revelry escalate down below them. They discuss their plans for the evening, the thief growing ever more conflicted about his feelings. Apsalar mentions something within her holding her sanity together. It seems Rigga remains at work. Serrat, meanwhile, creeps up the steps below, comically over-warded and utilizing an abundance of caution. She's immediately thwarted by a mysterious someone, threatening with enough force on behalf of "the Prince" to drop the hunt against the Coin Bearer, with a comical pop, she disappears.
In an age of wind and barren stone, a Jaghut and his mother wander the land, scattered as all their people, thwarting the potential of collected power. A self-imposed Babel, of sorts. The child, young by Jaghut standards, grows observing the powers of the winds shape and mould the earth to their liking. He takes after this, destroying his horrified mother in the process. He starts with lone Jaghut, but they resist or else escape him, brief satisfaction, but not enough. He takes to subjugating the beasts, the winds, the earth, the plants. The earth resists and bucks the subversion of its evolved order, yet not without the death of countless species. Then he meets the Imass, thinking creatures like the Jaghut, yet comically short-lived. These he can use, confounding them in cycles of invention, war, loss, discovery, rediscovery, rediscovery, rediscovery. They invent for themselves a god at the head of all things, and he fancies it to be himself, they discover tyranny of all forms for themselves, and he laughs. A True First Empire, a gathering of minds subjugated under an unbreakable bond. Tool's history proves backward. Then come the Jaghut, unified under a force so great that it tears through even this great Tyrant like paper, and Raest was subjugated, killed, and depowered. A barrow erected, a hemisphere frozen over for good measure. In the intervening years, the T'Lan Imass gather power of their own and wage genocide against the very Titans who were their salvation. Two enter the barrow, the threadbare mind of the once-god coalesces, he is freed, his Finnest stolen. With a concussive force, Raest, the First Emperor of Man, Jaghut Tyrant, steps into a new world.
High above, the Crone watches him emerge as four Black Soultaken Dragons and the Red Dragon Silanah, fly in to stop the monster. We get some old language of some sort, possibly Jaghut? "Dragnipurake" is of course the name of the Sword plus the suffix -Rake, "Draconiaes" seems to refer to, well, dragons, "t'na" is a conjunction of some sort? And finally, Eleint, which is whatever the Dramatis Personae names Silanah. Crone flies high, ready to watch the show unfold.
Raest emerges, and casually injures Burn on his way out, nuking a range of hills in the process. He considers waking her as well. This is a walking apocalyptic event, and our dear Anomander opted to join a party. He notices the dragons, and Holy Moly the fight that ensues is great. I'd mention highlights but that'd just be a beat-by-beat. He offers the Soletaken Tiste Andii to join him, but they refuse. Also of note, he calls Silanah a "Tiem." He rebuffs their initial assault and, telekinetically holding his body together, prepares to deliver death.
Chapter 21 A Chapter in two halves, beginning with our principal cast all filling into their positions for the climax, making last-minute pivots and discoveries. It ends with the fulfillment of the revenge plot against Lady Simtal and Turban Orr, and what a fulfillment it is! If only we don't feel so hollow afterwards.
Epigraph An excerpt of Anomandris which is, interestingly enough, written by Fisher, the Rumor Born guy. Also, this is like the first bit of Anomandris we've seen since Tattersail and Calot tag-teamed a quotation in Ch. 2 (which also mentions it was written by Fisher, lol) and seems to recount the initial arrival of the dragons. First contact between the dragons and Tiste Andii? Who knows! (Actually, quite a few people probably know at this point)
The Chapter Itself Lorn buries the Finnest in the garden at Simtal's estate. She observes the bustling crowds and almost breaks down at the sight. So much life reminds her of the many cities she's infiltrated before. The recollection of humanity becomes a cacophony, no one life worth any more than the millions around them. The Adjunct breaks at this, and Lorn has to will herself to don the persona again, with Sorry out of the picture, only the Coin Bearer remains. With her last chance to bail out behind her, the Adjunct begins moving towards her failure and death, foretold with certainty by the unwitting Tallent of Fiddler.
Meanwhile, in the Phoenix Inn, the Eel contemplates his next moves, whilst failing to button his coat. He decides that it is time for Circle Breaker to retire, for his own safety. He suspects that someone other than himself has been protecting the Coin Bearer, while the path to ultimate safety for the boy remains elusive. Most concerningly, the patterns in his head end tonight, the outcome of this Convergence is undecided.
Crokus and Apsalar, meanwhile, leave the Temple for the Fête. To the northeast, a "storm" of low rumbling thunder and ochre clouds builds and grows ever closer. As the thief is led down from the tower by Aps, he has another internal crisis. He really doesn't know Challice, and Apsalar's constant ease within his presence is confounding. Dude, she literally took a name axiomatically aligned with your life, take a hint.
The Captain of Simtal's guards berates the Bridgeburnurs for not all being Barghast, but agrees to pay them anyways. He stations them near the garden, as it's recently gotten a bit overgrown, and instructs them to steer the crowds away. Quick Ben and Mallet update Whiskeyjack on the encroaching Tyrant, and they agree to play things by ear if the monster gets any nearer.
Kalam and Paran leave the Phoenix Inn, not after the assassin makes a major threat to Scurve to, by any means necessary contact the city's Master of Assasins with their offer. They leave to find the Adjunct and put her to rest. Kalam takes note of the Greyfaces and begins to be bothered by their movements, for some reason.
Baruk arrives with Rake at the Fête. Despite the encroaching threat, the Tiste Andii seems unbothered, relaxed even. Turban Orr watches the two arrive with Lady Simtal. The Alchemist's mask is barely sufficient. Both a denial and an admission of secret power, depending on the viewer. Rake's mask is of a smug black and silver dragon. I've said it before and I'll say it again, Anomander Rake is That Guy. Still love him, though. The Councilman introduces himself and is introduced in turn to Lord Anomander Rake. The scene plays out humorously, with Orr unaware of how wildly out of his league he is, but does contain one odd detail. Rake, despite running Moon's Spawn, considers his title to be honorary, given by his people. Murillio and Rallick, begrudgingly aware of Kruppe's perfect mask choices, watch the High Alchemist and the Councilman converse, then nearly have an aneurysm over Kruppe (whom they were just praising) and his shenanigans. Kruppe, wearing the mask of a cherub slightly less innocent than himself (although not nearly so clever) bumbles his way toward Baruk and Rake, the latter of whom displays incredulity over this possibly being the Eel. Wise and discerning Kruppe the First notes Rake's nature as an inhuman Lord from high above, and a dragon. Of course, this is all a misunderstanding, and he apologizes, betrays himself as an eel of sorts, and leaves to inspect the kitchen.
Turban Orr, meanwhile, finds himself unable to enjoy the party. The last two weeks have exhausted him, all his plans confounded, and his spy still unfound. He, at last, discovers Circle Breaker, in a chance passing, but is intercepted by a man in a Trake mask. The man practically insists on insulting the Councilman, and Orr, his temper ratcheted up by the past several days, decides to indulge his wrath on this peon. Orr calls for a duel, politically selecting Councilman D'Arle as his second. Meanwhile, Murillio draws deep on his well of suave and seduces Simtal in record time. The duel will go uninterrupted. Down by the terrace, Baruk contemplates interceeding, but declines. Curiously, he considers Rallick his closest friend, explaining the Otataral gift, but it is a shame we never go to see the two interact, there's a story there. Rake offers to be RN's second, and my hype has hit yet another threshold. Here is where I leave my desk for a mandated break, I'm not the sort of person who eats and reads, so I'm mentally cussing the entire way there and back. Baruk meets Mammot on his way to the duel and notes the scholar's accurate Jaghut mask; although Mammot recognizes minute flaws in the design, Baruk thinks nothing of this. Stranger still, despite Oppon's luck drawing Crokus to the party, it is also keeping him away from his uncle.
The Bridgeburners watch everyone filter out into the courtyard by the garden, watching the preparations for the duel. Though they notice Rake, this doesn't amount to much. Quick Ben updates the group on their timetable with the Tyrant, and they make preparations to blast the estate then the city.
Crokus finds Challice; without a method of reaching her at the moment he is distracted by the duel. Kruppe, finds the boy and nabs him while passing a note off to Circle Breaker. The note grants Circle Breaker the right to retire, as well as land and a title in the city of Dhavran (the map shows this to be along the western bank of Lake Azur) as thanks for being the Eel's most trusted servant. The circle is mended (whatever that means, there seems to be a story there) and he can at last rest. Despite everything going down in this and subsequent chapters, this storyline had me by far the most hyped. Good job man, you've earned it.
Baruk offers to referee, and the participants take their places. Turban Orr's grandstanding, and the seconds' lack of comments each take as much time as the fight itself. As everyone notes, this is not a duel, but a public murder. That Anomander Rake decides to get publicly entangled in the proceedings not to comment or contribute at all, but just to watch this fool get merc'd, strikes me as darkly funny. Orr is dead and as Rallick quietly gloats to the corpse, the scandal is broached, and the hostess is nowhere to be found. A large woman in a green dress approaches Baruk and Rake, introduced as the Witch Derudan, another member of the Cabal. Also, she has a personal servant to carry a hookah with her at all times. They leave Rake's presence to discuss some matters.
Simtal, meanwhile, finally arrises from her 30 minutes with Murillio, becoming aware of some great disturbance downstairs. She begins dressing and is interrupted by Rallick Nom entering the room. Rallick stays only long enough to convey his purpose and her situation. It is Murillio who stays a moment to watch the woman process what has become of her. Years of machinations and backroom (or perhaps, bedroom) deals all hinging on the continued support of those around her. With no one, the vultures and enemies she's made will come, likely they've already begun. Murillio leaves a dagger and grants her the privacy to escape the coming storm.
Lady Simtal, you deserved this but that doesn't make what was done to you right. What business does justice have with cruelty? Swearing by the Lady of Beggers, Murillio comes to the crashing realization of what this night has cost his soul. Coll is reinstated, yes, but at incalculable cost to his dearest friends.
Crokus, meanwhile, finally gets the opportunity to peel away from Kruppe and approach Challice, after getting the girls attention, she runs over to him, overjoyed to finally have a moment alone with...Gorlas. Panicking, Crokus does the sane thing and kidnaps her, because that'll make this run smoother, y'kow?
At the first opportunity, Circle Breaker sneaks out of the estate and into the night a free man. Passing a food-comatose Kruppe, he leaves smiling, awed by his own escape.
Chapter 22 A major action climax for a few plotlines, with a resolution I've vacillated between sour and sweet on, currently resting at sweet as I've processed things.
Epigraph A poem titled Ravens by Collitt. Acknowledging the Great Ravens as a sign of disaster, the poet fears and reveres them. Politically, this is one of my favorites thus far. Also, I love the connection between the Great Ravens and, well, normal ravens. Ravens are carrion feeders, who gather at signs of battle. Sapient Great Ravens gather at the signs of great events and cataclysmic battles, searching for "interesting" events. That's just a really fun connection.
The Chapter Itself Two of the Soultaken driven from battle, Raest prepares for his final thrust. The Gadrobi Hills are devastated, sundered by his travels and battle. He's killed a few odd creatures along his path as well, who we recognize as the garrison that helped Coll and Paran, as well as Councilman Orr's messenger to Pale. Cresting a hill, he is briefly in awe of Darujhistan, then offers Silanah one last opportunity to retreat. She makes no reply, nor is she even prepared for battle. Raest steps forward, away from Genebakis and into another time, within the dreams of a great, pudgy mage.
Despite his best attempts, Raest can do nothing to kill the creature, introducing itself as Kruppe. He informs the Tyrant that he bows to no one, Tyrant or god; in the face of such indifference, there is nothing Raest can do. Beset by a T'lan Imass from behind; despite his best efforts, Onos T'oolan cannot be bound by the Jaghut, as our dear Tool is called by an ancient call of a Bonecaster, Pran Chole's. Befuddled by such impotence on his part, Raest is befuddled further still by the appearance of another interloper, K'Rul. He initially mistakes him for Hood (which greatly alters my estimation of the god's lifespan) although he only refers to him as the Death Wanderer, as opposed to the god of Death. K'Rul warns Raest of the arrival of Anomander Rake and the new form of death he brings with him. Raest scoffs at this initially, but K'Rul makes a fascinating revelation. The flow of power between the gods and mortals has shifted, though of it the mortals are ignorant. I suppose when you have mages mastering domains and relics capable of drawing the gods who wield them, it makes sense. Anything less than omnipotence can be overmastered. K'Rul also repeats his Maker of Paths title and reveals his aspect "was the Obelisk." So he's Burn's predecessor and not Hood's. Given Burn's Sleep began nearly 1200 years ago, that gives us a roughly 800-year window for the shift, given Darujhistan's founding, whatever Crokus may say. This whole sequence is filled with even more magic technobable, but I'll move on. Title of Sword? Moved to the Realms of Chaos, K'Rul's birthplace? I'll figure it out eventually. With a hollow laugh, Raest collapses into dust, his spirit invading a new body.
Kalam and Paran creep into Simtal's garden, finding there a young woman, along with a curious structure. The woman turns out to be Sorry, yet not Sorry. Kalam prevents the Captain from killing her outright, instead ascertaining that she has no memory or deeply incomplete memories of her time in the Bridgeburners. Kalam's reaction to being called a friend is priceless. They observe the structure, a tree stump that is somehow growing from moment to moment, frustrating the eyes as it does. At this moment, one is reminded of the acorn and the Finnest. Paran leaves to fetch Mallet, wondering if the healer could aid the girl.
Rallick, gripped with a malaise he cannot account for, stumbles to leave the party. What if Coll doesn't take his old Lordship back? Would what he's done be justified even if he does? As a reader, I have to wonder, how much of the blame lies on Oppon, and how much on RN himself? Interrupting his musings, he stumbles across a disgruntled and awake Kruppe. The mage is worried, although trusts K'Rul's words that the world as it is now would be enough to put down Raest. The assassin leaves Kruppe behind and is approached by a woman in a featureless mask, who circuitously reveals herself to be Vorcan. She mentions Councilman Orr possessed protective magics that Rallick somehow trivialized. For that reason, she requires his services now. One last note on their conversation here, that RN was fine submitting to punishment helps show how defeated he is, now that his slavish devotion to the plan justifying his own humanity is over with. Defending someone else's humanity cannot serve as a substitute for your own, Rallick, and I feel you know this now.
Crokus, meanwhile, is totally bungling his attempts to speak with Challice. Promising not to hurt her, after a slew of threats, of course, he lets her speak. She reveals that she never betrayed him and that they'd always known the Rope was behind the guard's death. Horrified, Crokus reels from the revelation, wondering what exactly is going on. Chalice restates her love for Gorlas (or more tellingly, his station and his love for her) and her desire to have nothing to do with Younghand's cloak-and-dagger shenanigans. She slips up at the end, patronizing him briefly, and Crokus (more than a little hypocritically) accuses her of romanticizing the dangers of the real world. They part on the worst possible terms.
Mallet, for his part, refuses to enter the garden. Recognizing the power within and its hunger, he demands Paran bring Sorry to him. She heads to the healer smilingly, and Kalam expresses regret that she hadn't smiled before. Mallet discovers Rigga's presence within the girl, torn whether to help what little remains of the Wax Witch to integrate Sorry's history into Apsalar's consciousness safely. Paran advises the healer to trust it. Rallick, Vorcan, and Crokus all enter the glade, the latter staying hidden. Paran meets them as they discuss the stump, with Vorcan asking Rallick to sit on it and dampen its growth. It's here that Rallick just outright admits to knowing the substance he'd used was Otataral dust, rendering my whole Eureka moment a bit... moot. Also, Rallick knew what it was the whole time?! Why play coy with something you'll eventually give to us outright, Erikson? It's either a mystery or not. There have been a handful of moments like this, where a mystery will be teased and then casually solved. It - I - uh, whatever I guess. That's only the second most infuriating reveal in this chapter anyway.
Kalam offers Vorcan 900k golden
doubloons jakatas and a High Fist position to kill off the T'orrud Cabal. Paran assures her that Malazan can scare off the Son of Darkness, having done so twice before. Vorcan personally accepts the contract and after charging Rallick with sitting on the stump until a better solution can be reached, leaves to prepare for the grim task. After everyone leaves, Rallick invites Crokus out of the glade and charges the boy with warning Mammot and Baruk of their impending danger. At that moment, something occurs outside of the garden, and the stump grows past Rallick's ability to contain it.
Sensing the disturbance at the Fête, Baruk laments leaving so early. Rake assures him the situation is under control, but stops himself from revealing one other piece of information, his eyes betraying a quiet sadness. He then offers to help clear the streets for something else coming, using Dragnipur to clear a passage to K'Rul's Belfry after warning Baruk of Malazan's impending assassination attempt.
At the Fête, Raest arives. Subsuming the mind of Mammot, whom he'd imprinted upon while waking, he launches an assault upon the partygoers. Quick Ben manages to save Derudan in the initial volley, which tears through the estate in a series of propagating bolts of power. Whiskeyjack's leg is crushed under a pillar, down for the count, and Captain Paran appears to be instantly vaporized in the initial assault. Derudan and QB launch twin assaults on Raest, quickly draining the Witch.
Here we have what is likely the most vexing scene in the entire book. Or, perhaps, the start of several compoundingly vexing scenes. Paran drops into what seems to be yet another warren, a swamp of sorts, within which a T'lan Imass (likely Tool) and a wooden approximation of a Jaghut fight. Behind the Captain, a house grows out of the swamp. The Imass warns Paran that something called an Azath is not yet ready to contain the animate Finnest. Paran resolves to hold the Finnest until the Azath is made ready. Launching a blast against Paran's very soul, the Finnest circumvents even Chance, or perhaps the blade has at last betrayed him. The Finnest demands total submission, but Paran refuses. Within him, the... Blood of a Hound? wells up, refusing to be subdued. Did the souls of the Hounds follow Paran back out of Dragnipur? That was roughly when Paran's whole "no one's gonna control me" arc began in full. Anyway,
Perrin Paran throws himself against the Finnest, tearing into it with fists, claws, and teeth, holding it down until he is shaken out of his blood fury. The Azath is finished and draws the Finnest below the mud. Paran is shunted out of the Warren into the material plane.
Noting Paran's return, Quick Ben assaults the Tyrant with everything he has, opening SEVEN Warrens within himself. A feat that is later noted to be theoretically impossible. He burns through the monster, reducing it to an animate, humanoid totem of ash. Raest retaliates, forcibly closing QB's Warrens one after another. QB is about to give up, before noticing Hedge, off to the side, a pyromanic grin on his face, Ben dives, covering Derudan and his ears. The sapper fires, blasting Mammot's body to smithereens. Paran runs off to inform WJ as QB notices something coalescing in the bottom of Hedge's crater.
It is then that the Azath drags the remaining spirit of Raest kicking and screaming into the garden. So, it turns out Azaths are a known force in this world, but I'll get to that later. I will note its appearance is a surprise to everybody. Was it the acorn? But if the Jaghut could seal the Finnest in an Azath, why not just go all the way? Many questions and few answers. Derudan leaves, and Fiddler and Hedge are sent off to blast the city. Kalam then finally realizes the potential danger of not only blowing up the City of Blue Fire, but of doing so at major infrastructure hubs. Took y'all long enough.
Chapter 23 A resolution to all but one of our action climaxes, and a final unveiling of several long-standing plans. We're solidly in the endgame now, and somehow only speeding up.
Epigraph After a long hiatus, we receive another excerpt of Call to Shadow, this one seemingly referring to Simtal's suicide. Given that the author is apparently Paran's sister, the nature of the work is becoming clearer, this is a recounting of the events here in Darujhistan. I'm a bit unclear as to why its specifically attributed to Shadow, aside from Shadow's interference being the inciting incident to all this mess. Perhaps that's sufficient, however. What we can tell from this is that Paran eventually meets with Fellisin again, despite his status as a traitor. So while we can't tell whether or not this will all have a happy ending, we can tell the Paran siblings will make it that far at least.
The Chapter Itself Paran, running through the undergrowth, is drawn into yet another Warren, ambushed by Rood. After nearly tearing the Captain apart, the Hound relents, confused by a sense of kinship. Cotilion appears, complaining that the Captain should interfere with House Shadows, especially given his growing enmity with the Empress. Even still, Cotillion will try again, correcting for the flaws of the initial plan. He considers his treatment of Sorry merciful, insofar as the necessary evil could be. Paran offers Cotillian Chance, seeing as how his luck has finally turned, and the Rope accepts with the intent to strike back at the Twins. Paran wakes back in the garden and leaves to find the Adjunct.
So, what was Oppon's plan for the captain? His use of Chance infuriated Hairlock and the Hounds, drawing the two together, and evidently claiming the Hounds' souls/blood in the process. Thus, Paran was able to resist the Finnest and buy the Azath time. The only issue was that is the Brother's actions in Dragnipur seemed to be surprised by the whole episode. An act? Beyond that, Paran also played half the role in freeing Sorry, thwarting Shadow's aims at Empire. j
Crokus, traumatized by the sight of Mammot possessed, burned, blown to bits, and claimed by the roots of the Azath, runs to find Baruks home. He (and the audience) can only hope that Mammot himself was released to death before the Azath took the possessed body. Running through the streets of Darujhistan, he finally comes to realize why they've emptied so. Rake has moved Moon's Spawn directly overhead, looming as if to crush the city at any moment.
The Adjunct tails the Coin Bearer, sensing the Jaghut Tyrant's death. Assuming Rake's involvement in the defeat, she releases Tayscheren's Ace in the Hole. A Lord of the Gaylen demons, powerful enough to challenge an ascendant, the intended follow-up in the one-two punch which would finish off Rake or Raest, whoever survived their clash. The Adjunct then tails the Coin Bearer further, considering the woman Lorn dead for good. She does not even consider the Adjunct human, but a tool. Lost entirely in her own justification, the Adjunct carries on.
Baruk mourns Mammot in his study. He's deduced too late that Rake knew all along, choosing to shield Baruk from the anticipation of his possessed friend's impending death. The Witch Derudan arrives, prepared to mourn with him, as an act of love. She informs Baruk of the extraordinary circumstances surrounding Mammot's death, as well as the conjuration of an Azath in Darujhistan. The specific use of the word conjuration implies something caused its appearance, though if not the acorn, I couldn't guess what. They feel the release of the demon lord, as well as two more of the Cabal members at the hand of Vorcan.
Anomander Rake, atop the belfry of K'Rul's temple. Silahnah arrives, but Rake asks she leave, she's done enough for today. K'Rul himself arrives, and the two speak of their misplaced wandering within this world. Rake knows no other life than wandering from battle to battle, yet it does not fulfill him. The elder god, having failed to receive the advice he craves, leaves the Lord to his battle. Rake watches as the Galen arises, and begins changing form. Rake then shapeshifts, rising higher, higher, higher above the city into a Silvermaned Black Dragon, more massive even than Silanah, and dives towards his ignorant prey.
The Adjunct formerly known as Lorn moves to kill the Coin Bearer at last. She's interrupted by, of all people, a member of the Crimson Guard.* Fingers, Sixth Blade of the Crimson Guard, grabs Crokus and escorts him to Baruk's place personally. During their discussion, Crokus at long last learns of his nature as the Coin Bearer, and is advised to lose the item as soon as his luck runs out. It is the CG who have been protecting the boy. After breaking away from Blues, a gravely injured Adjunct runs into Meese and Iralta, who finish her off.
* Upon review, Caladan Brood does commit some Crimson Guard members to protect the Coin Bearrer in Ch. 10 debriefing with Crone, just a bit circumlocutiously. He even names the sixth blade, and Kallor immediately takes it to mean they're interfering with Rake.
Paran comes across the Adjunct, injured beyond saving, or at least, dying faster than a healer can be acquired. She laments her ironic, inglorious death, and barely has time to marvel over Paran's return from the dead. The two share a moment of cold sympathy before her end. Paran claims the Otataral blade for himself. The Twins appear before him, begging for protection from Shadowthrone. Paran tells them off, and quietly picks up the Adjunct, returning to the Phoenix Inn.
Chapter 24 The breathless end of it all, flowing almost immediately into subsequent adventures. Anything I'm not fully satisfied with is at least spoken to, promising further resolution or explanation later.
Epigraph An excerpt of a poem titled Azath by Adaephon. Written as if narrated by the titular entity, the poem speaks a bit about their purpose. Both a lure and a prison to the power-crazed, an endless prison in a world where death is trivialized to the powerful. It is interesting how much of a known entity these are, despite us not hearing about them until well after its arrival, and that no one (outside of possibly Rake) considered the Convergence would produce one. Ah, well.
The Chapter Itself Crokus cannot enter Baruk's compound, being frustrated by the High Alchemist's wards. Fortunately, he has one last bit of luck. The Demon Lord crashes to the ground, slammed by Rake's assault from above. The crash shatters the gate and any potential wards. Both dragons shift back to their base forms, and the Galayn taunts Rake. Crokus feels someone walk up behind him, and the Lord of Moon's Spawn asks that Crokus flees. He notes that he is speaking with the Coin Bearer, but Brood's "request" and the impending fight save the lad. Rake and the Demon Lord fight, sword to axe, and while the contest isn't quite the spectacle of Raest soloing five dragons, its pretty great. We even get a bit of lore out of it. It seems indeed that some version of the story Tool told Lorn was true, Dark birthed Light, but then light was corrupted. Demons being corrupted denizens of Light is, well, exactly on brand, so that tracks. Crokus watches in horror as the Galayn Lord is subsumed into the black blade. AR then turns with exhaustion to the lad, and asks him to warn Baruk of the impending danger.
Baruk and Derudan have set up a magical barrier, but Baruk hesitates to enter it. His hesitation buys him nothing, however, as Vorcan attacks just as the ward is shattered outside. She is forced back by a Tiste Andii assassin, Serrat, who is stabbed by the Master of Assassins. Derudan is similarly stuck down, minutely to slow to take advantage of the distraction. Baruk, fleeing, runs to the door, in which is Crokus, who is able to (luckily) land two near impossible blows against Vorcan, by way of thrown bricks. She flees, and Baruk gets up, moving to save the injured. Serrat has passed, but Baruk reveals that he is able to save Darudan by curing the white paralt in her system.* They mourn Mammot, and then the young thief leaves to find Apsalar.
*Which is also just named outright as a spider, but this one annoys me far less than the Otataral thing.
I'll skip a scene breifly to maintain momentum, but it works in the chapter as is.
Rallick watches the stump, now a house, contemplating the capture he saw earlier. He is experiencing an unaccountable euphoria, believing the house to be "right, and just." Vorcan arrives, begging Rallick to protect her, before fainting. He picks her up, and with no better ideas, runs headlong into the cognitohzardous house, disappearing to we know not where. I suspect we haven't seen the last of either Rallick Nom or Vorcan, but that is the last we see of either this book. Korlat, a Tiste Andii assassin and sister to Serrat, enters the glade. She regards the Azath edielmarn or "Pillar of Innocence" and decides against the pursuit further. To continue the hunt would be to destroy the Azath, and its youthful innocence. In this, Korlat takes after the Queen of Darkness, who defended Light when it too was youthful and innocent. Oddly, in this, Korlat morally succeeds where Rallick failed. We learn that other objects such as this exist, such as the Deadhouse in Malaz city, where Kellanved and Dancer evidently walked through its... Gates. So we know people can leave these things, giving some hope for Rallick an Vorcan's return. Also, considering the heights to which the two Ascended after entering, first through Empire then godhood, R and V may have a long road ahead of them. Who knows? as my cheaky pun earlier hinted, I'm aware of the next book's title, so we may be seeing them soon.
Back at the Phoenix Inn, Whiskeyjack contacts Dujek to update him as to the nights proceedings. Tayscheren is in a coma after what happened to the Galayn Lord, and WJ states that they'll not be taking the city, for fear of detonating the natural gas caverns beneath. This is of course, a problem. The what's left of the 2nd is loosing Pale, Caladan Brood has marched south as Dujek guessed, and brought two other armies besides with him, beyond this, Laseen has outlawed Dujek himself, as Seven Cities is to close to rebellion for him to be useful in saving it in time. The Empire has now severed its last link to the Old Guard as a result.
The Black Moranth stand with Onearm, and will pick up the Bridgeburners once they're out of the city. WJ is made Dujek's second, and Paran is placed in charge of the BBs. Hopefuly, Brood knows enough about the Pannion Seer to accept Dujek's force's continued existence. Though they're free to walk, all of WJ's squad resolves to stay with the rebels, with two slight exeptions. Kalam and Fiddler have decided to leave with Apsalar, whom they're taking home; they commit to return once that is over with. WJ notices Coll is awake, but the Lord only offers them passage out of the city in gratefulness.
The main text of the novel ends with Kruppe, Murillio, and Crokus walking towards the Phoenix Inn. Kruppe assuages Crokus's worries by reassuring him that he knows Apsalar's location, and shrugs off concerns over Rallick, speaking more to the man's likely safety. We find out Challice was saved by Gorlas, tying off that loose end, and begins to regale them with the tale of how Darujistan was saved and Coll was reinstated, with his heroic aid, of course.
Book 7: The Fête An excellent climax all around, pulling out every stop. While the initial experience was a bit jarring, with all the revelations, I am satisfied as I've let it sit. On the whole, I probably prefer a slower reading pace, but once I committed to finishing the whole thing, I was fine riding it out.
I'm straining against Reddit's 40k charachter limit, so I'll give my thoughts on the Epilogue, a deeper dive into the side materials, as well as thoughts on the novel as a whole soon.
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2023.06.04 00:11 josuelaker2 Today’s haul from a local Antique Mall
2023.06.03 23:51 The-Holy-Sheep-14 How do you keep an idiot in suspense?
I’ll tell you later. 16 years old from bloody England land. I love a good old steak and ale pie and could spend my days with the cows. I collect antiques so my room looks like the Bri’ish museum and I will walk 500 miles and 500 more just to be the man who walked 1000 miles to end up at your door. I have a* very* cute dog and can send a few lovely sunset photos. Message me your favour dinosaur and if you’re over 18 I’ll run you over with a wheel barrow mate
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2023.06.03 23:44 Ueberjaeger With the Hard Rock Cafe closing and McDonald's, Uniqlo, Ale House, Banana Republic, Tea with Tae, Bayou Bob's, Rialto Cafe, Pizza Colore, TJ Maxx, Paramount Cafe, Marlowe's, and many other stores, restaurants, and coffee shops closed—we will be witnessing the platinum age of the 16th Street Mall!
Open your eyes people! Is it really all that hard to imagine? All these vacancies are giving us a beautiful, clean canvas to work with.
I foresee a hip microbrewery opening up with all sorts of adventurous new brews. I can almost taste their bubble gum-graham cracker double IPA. I'm imagining a nice crisp tripel made with vaginal yeast. Their food menu would have exotic dishes such as a hamburger on a brioche bun with horseradish aioli and arugula.
The City and County of Denver could convert some of the vacant spaces into places of safety. Some could be safe injection sites with free aluminum foil. Others could be converted into garages for people to work on and store their bikes so they don't have to do it on the greenbelt or in an alley. Most importantly, a few could be converted into spaces with high ventilation (I'm thinking well over 1,000 CFM) so that our more Bohemian Denverites can safely unbox their Funko Pops without concern for the harmful effects of vinyl off-gassing.
Why are so many people off-put by the possibilities of a clean canvas? Why can't people see a vacant storefront as a beautiful space for an artisan gastropub, an art gallery of upcycled needles, or another spot full of mile high soul to spring out of?
Namaste and Akoocheemoya my fellow natives.
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2023.06.03 22:23 jravitz [WTS] 268 Bottles - Niche, Designer, Hard to Find, Discontinued and Rare - Hermessence, Le Labo, Guerlain, Chanel, Dior, Creed, MFK, Tom Ford, YSL, Kilian, Memo, More! (Bottle)
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| ||HOUSE ||FRAGRANCE ||SIZE ||REMAINING ||Notes/Condition ||Price ||Type |
|1 ||Amouage ||Incense Rori Attar ||12mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$439 ||Niche |
|2 ||Amouage ||Material (Woman) ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; Tester Cap ||$145 ||Niche |
|3 ||Amouage ||Orris Wakan Attar ||12mL ||99% Full ||Full Presentation ||$419 ||Niche |
|4 ||Amouage ||Rose Aqor Attar ||12mL ||99% Full ||Full Presentation ||$419 ||Niche |
|5 ||Amouage ||Vanilla Barka Attar ||12mL ||99% Full ||Full Presentation ||$419 ||Niche |
|6 ||Andy Tauer ||Cologne du Maghreb ||50mL ||99% Full ||First Release, Rectangular Clear Bottle; With box ||$95 ||Niche |
|7 ||Bond No. 9 ||Madison Square Park ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box, No Cap ||$135 ||Niche |
|8 ||By Kilian ||Apple Brandy on the Rocks ||50mL ||99% Full ||Full Presentation, Box has some wear. ||$160 ||Niche |
|9 ||By Kilian ||Bamboo Harmony ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester Refill (No Spray) ||$209 ||Niche |
|10 ||By Kilian ||Black Phantom ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester Refill (No Spray) ||$215 ||Niche |
|11 ||By Kilian ||Gold Knight ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester Refill (No Spray) ||$209 ||Niche |
|12 ||By Kilian ||Good Girl Gone Bad ||250mL ||99% Full ||Decanter; No Box ||$800 ||Niche |
|13 ||By Kilian ||Intoxicated ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester Refill (No Spray) ||$209 ||Niche |
|14 ||By Kilian ||Love Don't Be Shy ||50mL ||99% Full ||Full Presentation, Box has some wear. ||$160 ||Niche |
|15 ||Byredo ||Infloresence ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$135 ||Niche |
|16 ||Byredo ||Lil Fleur ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$135 ||Niche |
|17 ||Byredo ||Mixed Emotions ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$135 ||Niche |
|18 ||Byredo ||Mumbai Noise ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$135 ||Niche |
|19 ||Byredo ||Sunday Cologne ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$135 ||Niche |
|20 ||Chanel Exclusif ||Cuir de Russie EdT ||200mL ||95% Full ||No Box; Tester ||$725 ||Niche |
|21 ||Chanel Exclusif ||Misia EdT ||200mL ||98% Full ||Vintage Discontinued Formula; No Box ||$380 ||Niche |
|22 ||Chanel Exclusif ||No. 22 EdT ||200mL ||97% Full || ||$550 ||Niche |
|23 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||Bois D'Argent ||7.5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini ||$30 ||Niche |
|24 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||Bois D'Argent ||5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini - Batch Code 0V01 (2010 Production Date) - Price includes shipping ||$35 ||Niche |
|25 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||Cologne Royale ||5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini - Batch Code 1X01 (2011 Production Date) - Price includes shipping ||$30 ||Niche |
|26 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||Diorissima ||7.5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini; No Cannister - Price includes shipping ||$30 ||Niche |
|27 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||Eau Noire ||5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini - Batch Code 1R01 (2011 Production Date) - Price includes shipping ||$35 ||Niche |
|28 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||Eden Roc ||7.5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini - Price includes shipping ||$30 ||Niche |
|29 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||Granville ||5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini - Batch Code 0V01 (2010 Production Date) - Price includes shipping ||$35 ||Niche |
|30 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||Milly-La-Foret ||5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini - Batch Code 0W01 (2010 Production Date) - Price includes shipping ||$30 ||Niche |
|31 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||Mitzah ||5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini - Batch Code 1W01 (2011 Production Date) - Price includes shipping ||$35 ||Niche |
|32 ||Christian Dior / Dior Privee ||New Look 1947 ||5mL ||100% Full ||Official Mini - Batch Code 1R01 (2011 Production Date) - Price includes shipping ||$30 ||Niche |
|33 ||Clive Christian ||I Pour Femme (Woody Floral with Vintage Rose) ||50mL ||99% Full ||No Box ||$180 ||Niche |
|34 ||Clive Christian ||Rock Rose ||50mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$289 ||Niche |
|35 ||Creed ||Acqua Florentina - F Batch ||75mL ||95% Full ||Box, Can add a Creed Cap as well ||$175 ||Niche |
|36 ||Creed ||Aventus - 22A11A ||100mL ||100% Full ||Full Presentation ||$250 ||Niche |
|37 ||Creed ||Aventus Cologne - 2022 Batch ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$234 ||Niche |
|38 ||Creed ||Aventus Cologne - F Batch (Plastic Cap) ||100mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed in Box ||$239 ||Niche |
|39 ||Creed ||Aventus for Her - F567 ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$190 ||Niche |
|40 ||Creed ||Erolfa - 15X01 ||120mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$369 ||Niche |
|41 ||Creed ||Erolfa - F Batch ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box, No Cap ||$160 ||Niche |
|42 ||Creed ||Green Irish Tweed - 19U11 ||50mL ||99% Full ||Full presentation with Box ||$160 ||Niche |
|43 ||Creed ||Green Irish Tweed - 2022 Batch ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$195 ||Niche |
|44 ||Creed ||Himalaya - 22B01A ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Square Style Cap ||$175 ||Niche |
|45 ||Creed ||Jardin D'Amalfi ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; No Cap ||$199 ||Niche |
|46 ||Creed ||Millesime Imperial - F Batch ||100mL ||100% Full ||Comes with Box and SQUARE Older Style Cap. ||$180 ||Niche |
|47 ||Creed ||Neroli Sauvage - F241 ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; No Cap ||$160 ||Niche |
|48 ||Creed ||Original Santal - F511 ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; No Cap ||$160 ||Niche |
|49 ||Creed ||Royal Mayfair - 15R01 ||120mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$229 ||Niche |
|50 ||Creed ||Royal Oud - F BATCH ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$275 ||Niche |
|51 ||Creed ||Royal Water - 20C01N ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Square Style Cap ||$175 ||Niche |
|52 ||Creed ||Silver Mountain Water - 21V01A ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Square Style Cap ||$180 ||Niche |
|53 ||Creed ||Spring Flowers 2023 ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$225 ||Niche |
|54 ||Creed ||Tabarome - 21Y01A ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; No Cap ||$160 ||Niche |
|55 ||Creed ||Viking - F512 ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$205 ||Niche |
|56 ||Creed ||Virgin Island Water - F473 ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$195 ||Niche |
|57 ||Creed ||White Amber - 17W01 ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; No Cap ||$149 ||Niche |
|58 ||Creed ||Wind Flowers - 22C01B ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap ||$199 ||Niche |
|59 ||Diptyque ||Do Son Eau de Toilette ||100mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$99 ||Niche |
|60 ||DS & DURGA ||Amber Kiso ||100mL ||100% Full ||New, No Box ||$125 ||Niche |
|61 ||Frederic Malle ||Eau de Magnolia ||10mL ||100% Full ||Official Travel Spray ||$55 ||Niche |
|62 ||Gallagher ||Bergamot Silk ||100mL ||99% Full || ||$84 ||Niche |
|63 ||Giorgio Armani / Armani Prive ||Gardenia Antigua ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$155 ||Niche |
|64 ||Giorgio Armani / Armani Prive ||Pierre de Lune ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$155 ||Niche |
|65 ||Giorgio Armani / Armani Prive ||Rose Alexandrie ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$155 ||Niche |
|66 ||Guerlain ||Angelique Noire ||30mL ||100% Full ||Mini Bee Bottle Decant ||$215 ||Niche |
|67 ||Guerlain ||Angelique Noire ||10mL ||100% Full ||Tall Glass Decant ||$55 ||Niche |
|68 ||Guerlain ||Cherry Oud ||100mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$279 ||Niche |
|69 ||Guerlain ||Cruel Gardenia ||200mL ||100% Full ||Brand new tester without box ||$329 ||Niche |
|70 ||Guerlain ||Embruns D'Ylang ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$339 ||Niche |
|71 ||Guerlain ||Epices Volee ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$339 ||Niche |
|72 ||Guerlain ||Gourmand Coquin ||10mL ||100% Full ||Tall Glass Decant ||$60 ||Niche |
|73 ||Guerlain ||Herbes Troublantes ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$339 ||Niche |
|74 ||Guerlain ||Joyeuse Tuberuese ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$349 ||Niche |
|75 ||Guerlain ||Musc Outreblanc ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$349 ||Niche |
|76 ||Guerlain ||Oeillet Pourpre ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$339 ||Niche |
|77 ||Guerlain ||Oud Nude ||200mL ||95% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$369 ||Niche |
|78 ||Guerlain ||Rose Barbare ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$339 ||Niche |
|79 ||Guerlain ||Rose Barbare ||200mL ||90% Full ||DECANTED - NO ORIGINAL BOTTLE ||$250 ||Niche |
|80 ||Guerlain ||Santal Pao Rosa ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester (No Box) ||$349 ||Niche |
|81 ||Guerlain ||Tonka Imperiale ||30mL ||100% Full ||Mini Bee Bottle Decant ||$199 ||Niche |
|82 ||Guerlain ||Tonka Imperiale ||10mL ||100% Full ||Tall Glass Decant ||$55 ||Niche |
|83 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Agar Ebene ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box, No Cap ||$150 ||Niche |
|84 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Brin de Reglisse ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|85 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Cedre Sambac ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|86 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Epice Marine ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$170 ||Niche |
|87 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Iris Ukiyoe ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box, No Cap ||$150 ||Niche |
|88 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Muguet Porcelaine ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|89 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Myrrhe Eglantine ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$185 ||Niche |
|90 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Osmanthe Yunnan ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box, No Cap ||$150 ||Niche |
|91 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Paprika Brasil ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box. ||$170 ||Niche |
|92 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Santal Massoia ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box. ||$170 ||Niche |
|93 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Vanille Galante ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box, No Cap ||$150 ||Niche |
|94 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Vetiver Tonka ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box, No Cap ||$150 ||Niche |
|95 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Vetiver Tonka ||200mL ||100% Full ||Full Presentation, Brand New. ||$399 ||Niche |
|96 ||Hermes / Hermessence ||Violette Volynka ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$185 ||Niche |
|97 ||Hiram Green ||Vetiver ||50mL ||95% Full ||Full Presentation ||$130 ||Niche |
|98 ||House of Sillage ||Hufflepuff ||75mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$325 ||Niche |
|99 ||House of Sillage ||Nouez Moi ||75mL ||99% Full ||Tester ||$120 ||Niche |
|100 ||I Profumi di Firenze ||Caterina De Medici ||50mL ||99% Full ||No Box ||$35 ||Niche |
|101 ||Initio ||Musk Therapy ||90mL ||99% Full ||Full presentation with Box ||$200 ||Niche |
|102 ||Initio ||Side Effect ||10mL ||100% Full ||Official Travel Atomizer ||$75 ||Niche |
|103 ||Knize ||Knize Ten ||125mL ||99% Full ||No Box ||$110 ||Niche |
|104 ||Le Labo ||Another 13 ||50mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$189 ||Niche |
|105 ||Le Labo ||Baie 19 ||100mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed Once to Test / Brand New; No Box ||$225 ||Niche |
|106 ||Le Labo ||Cedrat 37 – Berlin City Exclusive ||100mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed Once to Test / Brand New; No Box ||$275 ||Niche |
|107 ||Le Labo ||Cedrat 37 – Berlin City Exclusive ||50mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed Once to Test / Brand New; No Box ||$225 ||Niche |
|108 ||Le Labo ||Gaiac 10 – Tokyo City Exclusive ||100mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed Once to Test / Brand New; No Box ||$400 ||Niche |
|109 ||Le Labo ||Mousse de Chene 30 - Amsterdam City Exclusive ||50mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed Once to Test / Brand New; No Box ||$300 ||Niche |
|110 ||Le Labo ||Musc 25 – Los Angeles City Exclusive ||50mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed Once to Test / Brand New; No Box ||$250 ||Niche |
|111 ||Le Labo ||Rose 31 ||50mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed Once to Test / Brand New; No Box ||$175 ||Niche |
|112 ||Le Labo ||Tabac 28 – Miami City Exclusive ||50mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed Once to Test / Brand New; No Box ||$250 ||Niche |
|113 ||Le Labo ||The Noir 29 ||50mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed Once to Test / Brand New; No Box ||$175 ||Niche |
|114 ||Maison Crivelli ||Bois Datchai ||100mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$169 ||Niche |
|115 ||Maison Crivelli ||Rose Saltifolia ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$159 ||Niche |
|116 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||724 ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$365 ||Niche |
|117 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||724 ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|118 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Amyris Femme ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$139 ||Niche |
|119 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Amyris Femme Extrait ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|120 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Amyris Femme Extrait Special Edition Bottle ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$245 ||Niche |
|121 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Aqua Celestia ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$115 ||Niche |
|122 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Aqua Celestia Cologne Forte ||200mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$279 ||Niche |
|123 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Aqua Celestia Cologne Forte ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$149 ||Niche |
|124 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Aqua Celestia Forte ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$159 ||Niche |
|125 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Aqua Universalis Cologne Forte ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$119 ||Niche |
|126 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Aqua Universalis EdT ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$219 ||Niche |
|127 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Aqua Vitae ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$219 ||Niche |
|128 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Aqua Vitae Cologne Forte ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$119 ||Niche |
|129 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Aqua Vitae Forte EdP ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$159 ||Niche |
|130 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Baccarat Rouge 540 EdP ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$205 ||Niche |
|131 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Baccarat Rouge 540 EdP ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$409 ||Niche |
|132 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Baccarat Rouge 540 Extrait ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$295 ||Niche |
|133 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Gentle Fluidity Gold ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|134 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Grand Soir ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$170 ||Niche |
|135 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||L'eau a La Rose ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$129 ||Niche |
|136 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||L'eau a la Rose ||35mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box. ||$90 ||Niche |
|137 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||L'homme A la Rose ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$159 ||Niche |
|138 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Oud EdP ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$170 ||Niche |
|139 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Oud Extrait ||10mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$35 ||Niche |
|140 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Oud Satin Mood EdP ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box. ||$190 ||Niche |
|141 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Petit Matin ||70mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$145 ||Niche |
|142 ||Maison Francis Kurkdjian ||Petit Matin ||200mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$350 ||Niche |
|143 ||Maison Lancome ||Orange Bigarades ||100mL ||100% Full ||Full presentation with Box ||$229 ||Niche |
|144 ||Mark Birley ||Charles Street ||75mL ||97% Full ||Travel Version ||$90 ||Niche |
|145 ||Masque Milano ||Tango ||35mL ||99% Full || ||$90 ||Niche |
|146 ||Memo Paris ||French Leather ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Cap ||$135 ||Niche |
|147 ||Memo Paris ||Inle ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Cap ||$135 ||Niche |
|148 ||Memo Paris ||Italian Leather ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box or Cap ||$135 ||Niche |
|149 ||Memo Paris ||Lailabella ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; No Cap ||$135 ||Niche |
|150 ||Memo Paris ||Marfa ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; No Cap ||$135 ||Niche |
|151 ||Memo Paris ||Moon Fever ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; No Cap ||$135 ||Niche |
|152 ||Memo Paris ||Oriental Leather ||75mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box; No Cap ||$135 ||Niche |
|153 ||Mind Games ||Caissa ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$250 ||Niche |
|154 ||Mind Games ||Gardez (Black Queen) ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$225 ||Niche |
|155 ||Mind Games ||J'Adoube ||100mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$299 ||Niche |
|156 ||Mind Games ||Scholar's Mate ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$225 ||Niche |
|157 ||Mizensir ||Cologne de Figuer ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box. ||$175 ||Niche |
|158 ||Mizensir ||Cologne de Matte ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box. ||$175 ||Niche |
|159 ||Mizensir ||Ideal Oud ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|160 ||Mizensir ||Mythique Vetiver ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box. ||$175 ||Niche |
|161 ||Mizensir ||Sweet Prailine ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|162 ||Mizensir ||Bois de Mysore ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|163 ||Mona di Orio ||Cuir ||75mL ||99% Full ||No Box ||$120 ||Niche |
|164 ||Oliver and Co. ||M.O.U.S.S.E. ||50mL ||99% Full ||Limited Edition 87/133 ||$110 ||Niche |
|165 ||Parfums de Nicolai ||Patchouli Intense ||100mL ||98% Full ||Full Presentation ||$119 ||Niche |
|166 ||Perris Monte Carlo ||Tuberuese Absolue ||100mL ||99% Full ||No Box ||$99 ||Niche |
|167 ||Pomare's Stolen Perfume ||Angel's Share ||9mL ||70% Full ||No Box ||$40 ||Niche |
|168 ||Roja Dove ||Apex Discovery Atomizer ||7.5mL ||99% Full || ||$50 ||Niche |
|169 ||Roja Dove ||Creation-E Essence de Parfum ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|170 ||Roja Dove ||Scandal Essence de Parfum ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$165 ||Niche |
|171 ||Roman Monegal ||L'eau de Rose ||50mL ||97% Full || ||$70 ||Niche |
|172 ||Santa Maria Novella ||Sandalo ||100mL ||95% Full ||No Box ||$80 ||Niche |
|173 ||The Harmonist ||Desired Earth Eau de Parfum ||50mL ||100% Full ||Brand new, Sealed ||$219 ||Niche |
|174 ||The Harmonist ||Magnetic Wood Parfum ||50mL ||100% Full ||BNIB Sealed ||$229 ||Niche |
|175 ||Tom Ford ||Beau de Jour ||1000mL ||100% Full ||Sealed Dramming Bottle ||$1,000 ||Niche |
|176 ||Tom Ford ||Ebene Fume ||250mL ||99% Full ||Decanter; No Box ||$750 ||Niche |
|177 ||Tom Ford ||Ebene Fume ||50mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$170 ||Niche |
|178 ||Tom Ford ||Fougere Platine ||250mL ||90% Full ||Decanter; No Box ||$625 ||Niche |
|179 ||Tom Ford ||Fougere Platine ||1000mL ||100% Full ||Sealed Dramming Bottle ||$1,000 ||Niche |
|180 ||Tom Ford ||Fucking Fabulous ||250mL ||99% Full ||Decanter; No Box ||$750 ||Niche |
|181 ||Tom Ford ||Fucking Fabulous ||50mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$180 ||Niche |
|182 ||Tom Ford ||Grey Vetiver Parfum ||100mL ||100% Full ||Sealed, New in Box ||$170 ||Niche |
|183 ||Tom Ford ||Oud Fleur ||1000mL ||100% Full ||Sealed Dramming Bottle ||$1,000 ||Niche |
|184 ||Tom Ford ||Oud Wood ||250mL ||99% Full ||Decanter; No Box ||$750 ||Niche |
|185 ||Tom Ford ||Rose de Chine ||50mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$175 ||Niche |
|186 ||Tom Ford ||Rose Prick ||100mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$269 ||Niche |
|187 ||Tom Ford ||Soleil Blanc EdP ||50mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$140 ||Niche |
|188 ||Tom Ford ||Soleil Brulant ||50mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$145 ||Niche |
|189 ||Tom Ford ||Soleil Neige ||1000mL ||100% Full ||Sealed Dramming Bottle ||$850 ||Niche |
|190 ||Tom Ford ||Tobacco Oud ||50mL ||95% Full ||No Box ||$180 ||Niche |
|191 ||Tom Ford ||Tobacco Vanille ||50mL ||90% Full ||Full Presentation with Box ||$155 ||Niche |
|192 ||Tom Ford ||Tuscan Leather ||50mL ||100% Full ||Magnetic Cap Decant ||$115 ||Niche |
|193 ||Tom Ford ||Vert des Bois ||1000mL ||100% Full ||Sealed Dramming Bottle ||$900 ||Niche |
|194 ||Tom Ford ||White Suede ||1000mL ||100% Full ||Sealed Dramming Bottle ||$850 ||Niche |
|195 ||TVGA ||Milestones Extrait ||9mL ||90% Full ||No Box ||$40 ||Niche |
|196 ||Washington Tremlett ||Black Tie ||100mL ||95% Full || ||$125 ||Niche |
|197 ||Yves Saint Laurent ||Tuxedo ||250mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$375 ||Niche |
|198 ||Acqua di Parma ||Arancia Di Capri ||150mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$65 ||Designer |
|199 ||Acqua di Parma ||Colonia EdC ||100mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$75 ||Designer |
|200 ||Acqua di Parma ||Colonia Intensa ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$65 ||Designer |
|201 ||Aqua di Parma ||Magnolia Nobile ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$115 ||Designer |
|202 ||Caron ||Pour un Homme de Caron Le Matin ||125mL ||100% Full ||Opened to test, sprayed once ||$69 ||Designer |
|203 ||Caron ||Pour un Homme de Caron Le Soir ||125mL ||100% Full ||Opened to test, sprayed once ||$69 ||Designer |
|204 ||Caron ||Pour Un Homme Impact Parfum ||75mL ||97% Full ||No Box ||$175 ||Designer |
|205 ||Chanel ||Allure Homme Sport - Aftershave Balm ||100mL ||99% Full ||No Box ||$65 ||Designer |
|206 ||Chanel ||Allure Pour Femme EdT ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$65 ||Designer |
|207 ||Chanel ||Antaeus ||100mL ||85% Full ||Silver Sprayer ||$125 ||Designer |
|208 ||Chanel ||Bleu de Chanel - Aftershave Balm ||100mL ||99% Full ||No Box, Minor Cosmetic Damage ||$55 ||Designer |
|209 ||Chanel ||Bleu de Chanel - Aftershave Lotion ||100mL ||99% Full ||No Box, Minor Cosmetic Damage ||$55 ||Designer |
|210 ||Chanel ||Bleu de Chanel Parfum ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$130 ||Designer |
|211 ||Chanel ||Chance Eau Tendre EdP ||50mL ||90% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$90 ||Designer |
|212 ||Chanel ||Chance Eau Tendre EdT ||150mL ||99% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$120 ||Designer |
|213 ||Chanel ||Coco EdP ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$85 ||Designer |
|214 ||Chanel ||Coco Mademoiselle - Moisturizing Body Lotion ||200mL ||99% Full ||No Box ||$55 ||Designer |
|215 ||Chanel ||Coco Mademoiselle EdP ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$90 ||Designer |
|216 ||Chanel ||Coco Mademoiselle EdT ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$65 ||Designer |
|217 ||Chanel ||Coco Mademoiselle L'eau Privee ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$90 ||Designer |
|218 ||Chanel ||Cristalle Eau Vert EdT Concentree ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$135 ||Designer |
|219 ||Chanel ||Cristalle EdP ||50mL ||95% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$135 ||Designer |
|220 ||Chanel ||No. 19 ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$115 ||Designer |
|221 ||Chanel ||No. 5 Eau Premiere ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$85 ||Designer |
|222 ||Chanel ||No. 5 EdP ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$85 ||Designer |
|223 ||Chanel ||Platinum Egoiste ||75mL ||99% Full ||SPLASH, NOT SPRAY Older Formulation ||$125 ||Designer |
|224 ||Christian Dior ||Dior Homme Sport - 2017 Version ||125mL ||99% Full ||Tester; No Box Batch Code is 6Y02 ||$89 ||Designer |
|225 ||Christian Dior ||J'adore in Joy EdT ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap, No Box ||$60 ||Designer |
|226 ||Floris ||007 ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap, No Box ||$100 ||Designer |
|227 ||Floris ||A Rose For... ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box. ||$65 ||Designer |
|228 ||Floris ||Cefiro ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester with Cap, No Box ||$59 ||Designer |
|229 ||Floris ||Lily of the Valley ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box. ||$65 ||Designer |
|230 ||Gucci ||Gucci Guilty Absolute ||90mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$70 ||Designer |
|231 ||Guerlain ||Habit Rouge L'instinct ||100mL ||99% Full ||Sprayed once ||$84 ||Designer |
|232 ||Guerlain ||L'instant de Guerlain Pour Homme EXTREME ||10mL ||100% Full ||VINTAGE BLACK RIM - DECANT ||$50 ||Designer |
|233 ||Hermes ||Twilly ||80mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$65 ||Designer |
|234 ||Jo Malone ||Amber & Lavender ||30mL ||90% Full ||No Box ||$52 ||Designer |
|235 ||Jo Malone ||English Oak & Redcurrant ||30mL ||80% Full ||No Box ||$49 ||Designer |
|236 ||Jo Malone ||English Pear & Freesia ||100mL ||100% Full ||Brand New with Gift Box and Gift Set (Body Wash, Body Lotion) ||$180 ||Designer |
|237 ||Jo Malone ||Rose & White Musk Absolu ||100mL ||100% Full ||No Box ||$180 ||Designer |
|238 ||Jo Malone ||Velvet Rose and Oud Cologne Intense ||50mL ||99% Full ||Tester; No Box ||$90 ||Designer |
|239 ||Thierry Mugler ||A*MEN ||100mL ||99% Full ||Rubber Flask; No Box ||$75 ||Designer |
|240 ||Thierry Mugler ||A*MEN Ultra Zest ||100mL ||85-90% Full ||Rubber Flask; No Box ||$250 ||Designer |
|241 ||Tom Ford ||Costa Azzura Parfum ||50mL ||100% Full ||Brand New, Sealed ||$130 ||Designer |
|242 ||Amouage ||Cristal and Gold Ladies ||50mL ||95% Full ||Vintage, Incredibly hard to find. Full presentation in nice condition ||$399 ||Vintage |
|243 ||Cartier ||Santos EdT ||100mL ||60% Full ||Splash; Refillable; Original Formulation; No Box; Some Wear on Case ||$149 ||Vintage |
|244 ||Chanel ||Egoiste Cologne Concentree ||100mL ||97% Full ||Bottle Only ||$399 ||Vintage |
|245 ||Chanel ||Gardenia EdT ||100mL ||100% Full ||Vintage; Sealed ||$390 ||Vintage |
|246 ||Crabtree & Evelyn ||Crabtree & Evelyn Extract of West Indian and Sicilian Limes ||125mL ||100% Full ||Full presentation with Box ||$209 ||Vintage |
|247 ||Dunhill ||Cologne ||125mL ||99% Full ||Vintage; Splash ||$100 ||Vintage |
|248 ||Escada ||Pour Homme Aftershave ||75mL ||100% Full ||BNIB Sealed ||$165 ||Vintage |
|249 ||Escada ||Pour Homme Aftershave ||125mL ||100% Full ||BNIB Sealed ||$240 ||Vintage |
|250 ||Floris ||Bay Rum ||3.5 Oz ||97% Full ||Vintage; Splash. "Use as a cologne, after shave lotion, or hair lotion." ||$84 ||Vintage |
|251 ||Floris ||Special 127 ||100mL ||98% Full ||Vintage; Dark Blue Box., 2 Royal Warrants, Vintage Version ||$70 ||Vintage |
|252 ||Fragonard ||Zizanie ||240mL ||80% Full ||Shaker bottle (Splash, not spray) no box. At least 80% Full. ||$240 ||Vintage |
|253 ||Geo F Trumper ||Ajaccio Violets ||100mL ||99% Full || ||$40 ||Vintage |
|254 ||Gucci ||Envy Aftershave ||50mL ||100% Full ||BNIB Sealed ||$140 ||Vintage |
|255 ||Gucci ||Envy Aftershave ||100mL ||100% Full ||BNIB Sealed ||$215 ||Vintage |
|256 ||Gucci ||Rush for Men ||50mL ||100% Full ||Full Presentation; These do not come fully filled ||$190 ||Vintage |
|257 ||Gucci ||Rush for Men Aftershave ||100mL ||100% Full ||BNIB Sealed ||$140 ||Vintage |
|258 ||Guerlain ||Heritage EdT ||200mL ||100% Full ||New; Vintage; Splash. 1991 Bottle. ||$225 ||Vintage |
|259 ||Guerlain ||Samrasa EdP ||50mL ||100% Full ||No Box ||$109 ||Vintage |
|260 ||Guerlain ||Samsara EdT 1992-1993 Formulation ||100mL ||100% Full ||Tester; No Cap; No Box ||$109 ||Vintage |
|261 ||Jean Desprez ||Bal a Versailles ||9 Oz ||70% Full ||Vintage; Splash; No Box Open to offers on this enormous bottle. ||$135 ||Vintage |
|262 ||Lacoste ||Eau de Sport Vivifiante ||100mL ||99% Full ||No Box ||$110 ||Vintage |
|263 ||Lacoste ||Land ||100mL ||99% Full || ||$130 ||Vintage |
|264 ||Nino Cerruti ||Fair Play Pour Homme ||100mL ||99% Full ||Full presentation with Box ||$275 ||Vintage |
|265 ||Paco Rabanne ||Eau de Metal ||20mL ||100% Full ||Vintage; Mini ||$15 ||Vintage |
|266 ||Ralph Lauren ||Silver Romance for Men ||100mL ||80% Full ||No Box, No Cap ||$145 ||Vintage |
|267 ||Revillon ||Pour Homme Eau de Toilette Super Concentrate ||60mL ||99% Full ||Atomizer ||$190 ||Vintage |
|268 ||Revillon ||Pour Homme Eau de Toilette Super Concentrate ||90mL ||99% Full ||Atomizer ||$290 ||Vintage |
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2023.06.03 20:29 Joemamaissoslow Anything on this pin
2023.06.03 19:15 flyingdonkeydong69 I was working for my local Veterans museum the other day...
They hired us to move a bunch of heavy cabinets filled with old war memorabilia from one building to another. Lettepostcards from soldiers, antique tools/weapons, mannequins in uniforms, etc.
We were just about done, with one cabinet left: a large, glass display case, filled with mannequin heads wearing helmets, wedges, and caps. We carefully took it down a flight of stairs, across a rain-soaked parking lot, loaded it into a truck, drove it down the street, unloaded it, and just had another flight of stairs to go, before the case would be set for the foreseeable future. With 20 minutes to go before the end of the day, we were all relieved that such a job went so flawlessly.
Then, about halfway up the stairs, the case slipped
The immense weight, coupled with the lose display heads, rocked the fragile case so hard that the glass shattered, spilling all the heads and hats onto the floor and down the stairs. Everyone stared in silent disbelief at the scene for a solid minute before letting out a collective groan.
Needless to say, the accident caused heads to roll.
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