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Kalmuli

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  • Birthday 02/22/1990

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    Occasionally video games, role play, digital and traditional artwork, binge watching TV shows on Netflix and Cats.
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  1. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    After being scolded by Grace, Plume was very quiet as she sat next to the fireplace with Lenix while he was fast asleep. She hated when her cousin got like this. While Plume was younger than her, they were both still adults but she was treated like a child. Maybe she was. She took the first job that said yes to her and the Queen had questionable morals in her private life...but at the same time, she had seen the positive change in Altissium with some of the new buildings and social structures put in place. While Grace wasn't one that used them, it was nice to see the change for other people. There were a lot of gifts they sorted through at the Palace from people who benefited from it. Plume had a while to sit next to the couch and think for a while while the booze ran it's course. Eventually she dozed off, leaning her head on the cushion toward Lenix's head and falling asleep. Grace sighed at the pair, bring two small quilts over for the two and covering them up to bundle up with. Brenna was quick to take measurements, using a small pencil and a form to scratch out his sizes to remember for later. Shewould smile as she measured around his waist from the front. "It would be easier to maintain if they didn't tear easily, Sir Makiel."Brenna commented, looking at the measurement and moving the tape away to take another measurement around his arm. "Brenna is also an expert fabric artist as well. A more tangible 'Weaver' than what I do. I'm sure she can make a fabric that will last you a long time."Kalmuli nodded, watching Brenna carefully. Brenna would squat down to take measurements around his thighs and hips. "The design I have in mind will help give you a lot of leg room for all of that."Brenna said, moving the tape down a little more, measuring all the way down to his ankle. Kalmuli could see how this would be awkward for Makiel but she couldn't do much for him in this case. This was all Brenna's area.
  2. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Grace and Plume fumbled with Lenix while they helped him walk all the way to Grace's home. Grace's home was a small and modest seaside cottage style home with two floors. Inside, the ladies eased him over to the fireplace into a big couch where he could sleep off the alcohol. Plume would sit on the floor by the couch, hiccuping while Grace put away her groceries. "I can't believe the interim Queen can be so careless..."Grace chided as she set some of the groceries aside to make dinner later. She looked back to bloom, green eyes blazing which always made Plume very nervous. Grace has an intense personality compared to her own and Grace's husband. "But she's helped me a lot...."Plume muttered, resting her head back. "And put you in charge of watching over a half naked wolf man."Grace pointed out to Lenix on the couch. "She knew I could handle it."Plume muttered again, a hiccup slipping out of her again. "We just got carried away. It was fun." Grace sighed, going to the cold box and pulling out a big pitcher of lemonade. She poured a glass for Plume and Lenix, bringing it over and handing it over. Hopefully it would help sober the two up. "You're supposed to be working...making money so you can be independent like you said you wanted to be. The Queen pays you very well but her morals are..." Plume looked at the glass of lemonade in her hand, sipping it. She wanted to cry but she kept a stiff upper lip. Brenna's eyebrows raised but she smiled and nodded eagerly. "Yes! Brenna Kenn'efe."She said, giving a little bit of a curtsy. Brenna would go back to the mannequin, fixing one of the pins there and attaching a swatch of fabric to it so she could test it later. She shrugged. "Oh, if it for a dear friend of the Queen, I have no qualms of making it. I've never made men's clothes before, let alone ones that have to last a long time."Brenna said as she moved a pin around to make sure it wouldn't fall out. The worst pain one could have was to step on one that fell out. "Plus, it helps that you're here so I can take a few measurements. Don't want to make it too tight now." Brenna would go to her work bench, pulling out a long length of measuring tape and gestured a little for Makiel to come closer. "Please raise your arms."She said as she stretched out the tape. Kalmuli would smile, giving his hand a squeeze and letting go to go sit on a nearby stool while Makiel got measured. It was kind of entertaining really to essentially see someone who looked like a homeless brigand naturally to get measured for clean, regal attire.
  3. Kalmuli

    What is a Wizard without his Wand?

    Priscilla had made several flowers with practice. She would take a little bit more water, adding more to make them bigger or removing some to make them smaller. The problem would be making them freeze in place. Spells that took place at the same time were tricky. She lowered one of the water flowers into her hand so it hovered there, wand still making the little gestures to make it stay in place. She stared at it, the watery translucent flower sitting there in it's imperfect state. Priscilla would raise the wand, the shape of the flower warping. "Glacio!"She said, making a quick gesture. The flower collapsed, splashing her and only forming a icy patch on the astrology classroom floor. Priscilla huffed, shaking out her hand. She needed to be faster. Priscilla used the same water summoning spell to pull more water blobs and focused again. "Glacio!"She said, trying again with more simple shapes and moving her arm faster. This time, she got the orb to freeze and fall into her hand. The problem at hand was the flowers themselves...She sighed and set the ice ball down and brought around another water orb and reshaped it into the flower. Priscilla was stubborn but it was hard to frustrate her to a point. She kept working at it, only taking a break when she wore herself out from trying to move fast enough to freeze the flowers in place. She was getting better, but the flowers were brittle and melted easily.
  4. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume blushed, her eyes crossing as he touched her nose with his paw. She chuckled and rubbed the spot. "Hehe...you're cute too...a-all shloppy like dis..."She said as she helped him along. Her cousin's husband was a sailor himself so they lived close to the docks. She helped Lenix along. "Nuh...no...that's yer eyeballs n' head. S'all wobbly from the rum."She explained, continuing on for a block or two with him. "Plume!"A surprised voice shouted behind them. Plume turned her head to see her cousin there with her daily groceries in her basket and a sour frown on her face. "G-Grace..."She said nervously. "You're supposed to be at work! And who's this?"Grace pointed out, approaching them. She was a thickly built woman but instead of short and plump like Plume, she was tall and imposing with a radiant coif of red hair on her head. "Lenix...T-the Queen ashked...I mean asked! Asked me to take care of him. I am still wooork...Working."Plume answered. "We w-went out to eat n'...got carried away." Grace looked to Lenix, unbothered by the wolf appearance. To be honest, werewolves hadn't been the oddest thing she had seen in her life so she approached Lenix at his other side and took his arm to help him along. "Well let's get your drunken selves home."Grace sighed. Kalmuli chuckled. "There's little I don't do...but when you've lived as long as I have, you pick up a lot of hobbies. There are things even I'm not good at. Things I'd rather avoid."She said with a modest shrug. Kalmuli paused when she felt his lips brush her neck and she made a little noise and quickly buttoned up so it didn't get any louder. She craved the kind of attention that would be a bit scandalous at the moment and she had been holding back to keep herself from getting rowdy. Thus her commission from the woodcarver that she had plans for at first. "Good...otherwise I'll have to keep you in a bubble."She said, her face red as she tugged him along to keep going. At the end of the hall, she reached up and knocked on a heavy wood door, a startled little yip coming from the other side. Brenna clammored to the door, swinging it open to see Makiel and the Queen standing there. "Oh! Your Highness!"She bowed immediately. "How is the outfit coming along?"Kalmuli asked, unfazed by the frazzled nature of her employee. "Oh very nicely! Do come in, Please excuse the mess!"Brenna said as she backed away from the door to open it wider and let the pair in to see her work. There were several in-process gowns on mannequins and Makiel's new top was sitting on one with just pins in a dark grey material and some leather work that was being stitched at another table by hand.
  5. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume nodded, holding on to his shoulder as he got up. She wobbled with him, scarily off balance. She held onto him, moving with him until he mentioned the leftover food. She furrowed her brow, trying to think of a way to take it home when it seemed like the waitress read her mind. The waitress brought over a few boxes, scooping up the remaining food and wrapping it in a bit of cloth to make a knapsack. Bringing it over, she handed it to plume. "Go ahead and take it home. You can bring the cloth back for a discount."The waitress said with a wink. Plume smiled and accepted it, giving Lenix a little nudge. "Hehe...Thank you...Comm'on Lenix."Plume said, taking the large hairy arm with her out of the restaurant. Kalmuli looked up to the clean, minimally decorated ceiling of the palace. "It's a mix of a good luck charm and magic item. In this case, I made an item that forms a shield."She said, Kalmuli leading him up a flight of stairs up to the next level. She often to came to this floor to teach her girls about the different crafts. Brenna's room was at the end of the hall where she had plenty of space to work on gowns and Makiel's new attire. "Everything has it's time...Believe me, I've had to replace my favorite coat several times over the years. Luckily, I saved the original cut outs and sketches so it's easy to take it to a new tailor to have one made."She said, bringing his hand up to kiss the back of it. "I'm glad you'll live a long time to see that coat get made several times over..."
  6. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume could see he was starting to nod off and she knew she wouldn't be strong enough to get him back to the palace. She hadn't even sobered up yet. The waitress came back with change and Plume gave her a big tip. She had to figure out a way to get Lenix somewhere safe to rest before the Sailors and brigands started to get curious about the giant white werewolf sleeping there. Plume wobbled as she got up, holding onto the table and going over to pet Lenix's head to wake him up. "Lenix...comm'on. Lesh...Let's go to my cousin's..."She said, shaking him a little. "She dun...*hic* live far." Kalmuli shook her head, taking his hand once he finished stretching. "No, that was a mix of solidified reactant and mana."She said, pointing to the pendant on his chest she had given him earlier. "The hair though that makes the chain and holder is. It'll give the gem a bit of juice for making a portal." Kalmuli would lace her fingers with his, leaning against his shoulder a moment while they walked out of the room and down the hall. Brenna's workstation was upstairs where she could work quietly with the other women of Kalmuli's entourage. "Mmm, I think the design suits you. Comfortable, easy to move around in and plenty of pockets."She said, looking up with a grin. "Easy to strip out of."
  7. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume nodded, sitting and sipping the water to cool off. There wasn't any clue that she remembered what she did but it would catch up to her eventually when she sobered up. "Okeydoke."She said, sipping a little bit more water and cleaning up her face a bit more form the sauce. The waitress could see them starting to wrap up their eating, returning to slip a piece of paper on the table. The bill. Plume dragged it over, looking at it with a bleary-eyed squint. Raising an eyebrow, she reached into her dress pocket and fumbled for the payment and pulled out one of the gems. When the waitress came back to collect, she was dumbfounded to see a ruby sitting on the table and quickly swiped it up. "You're going to get robbed blind sittin' here like that...I'll get it cashed out but be careful."The waitress warned before she walked off with the payment. Plume would smile little bit like she had gotten chided for accidentally spilling something. Kalmuli ran her hand through her hair, smoothing it out with a chuckle. She got up, smiling and stood on her toes to give him a peck on the lips and beard. "It works...but I feel like I took a whole bale of hay off my head."She said, rubbing the back of her neck. "It's much cooler too." She would look down at the pile of hair on the floor, bending down to collect the larger chunks. "I suppose I can use it for some potions and such. It still has mana in it so I use it for talismans and wards."She said, dragging it off and throwing it in a corner for now. Kalmuli turned back around, settling her hands on her hips. "Let's go see how Brenna's coming along with your new clothes."
  8. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume chuckled. "Heee....maybe if 'Er 'Ighness dun need me anymore."She said, a little hiccup sliding out of her. She sat up abruptly like it had startled her and then another one popped up. She chuckled, grabbing a napkin to cover her mouth a moment while she was fighting the hiccups. "Eeehehe....me too."She giggled and fumbled to pour herself a glass of water, offering him the same. "I fink'....we've 'ad a bit too much."Plume admitted. Kalmuli smiled, feeling the little peck on the top of their head. He wasn't finished yet but she reached up to one of his hands to hold it a moment. "No, it's not. I've moved past it though somewhat. The long hair is just too much of a reminder though."She said, managing a cheeky grin though. "Plus, if I do tie you down to the bed, it wouldn't be good if you had something to grab to escape." Kalmuli let go of his hand and let him finish working on her hair. Already her head felt like it was ten pounds lighter and getting lighter still. "Hehe...I'm quite happy with your work. It kind of tickles getting my hair done."She giggled a little. "It's all the short hairs."
  9. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume munched away, oblivious that Lenix was watching her. Two drinks in and she was far more loose and comfortable with their surroundings. She grabbed another rib, her chubby cheeks covered in sauce from them. He said her name, Plume's eyes darting up and she smiled a little awkwardly with the rib meat in her mouth. "Your smelcom'..."She said with a smile, chewing up the rest of the rib meat and swallowing it down. "You...you're fun too. I like you Lenix. I hope we can be good friends."She said, reaching for another rib. "Maybe we'll bump into each other when Her Highness is all done with her service. She's offered to let us all travel together." Plume seemed to sober up quick but that quickly changed when she drank again to wash down the ribs. She sighed and put down the half empty pint. "Is gonna be niiiiicee...travelin'...practishing my craaaaft..."She said, lulling her head side to side. Kalmuli sighed as she felt his hand through her hair, her head falling back a little. It felt nice but it was heavy. Time for it to go. She could hear the sounds of her hair being cut, maneuvering her ears forward to avoid the tip of the knife. She could feel a lot of weight coming off quickly. "Yes. High up around the back around the head like a boy's cut but it gets longer around the cheeks."She said. He wasn't doing bad but it would need a touch up. "I used to wear my hair long as a promise I made to someone before...and then when I became 'Kalmuli', I cut it just like this. I promised that I would open up to them after I ran away to a Mage's commune in the middle of a mountain valley and I kept it long to know I held my promise."She said, watching another length of hair drop off of her head. "I ran because I felt like I had no other choice when I saw a look in their eyes that I thought was hate. Ran out of food, ran out of water...fell off a cliff and had a branch go through my side. The mages in the commune found me and helped me find a sense of balance again. Took a vow of silence for a while too. That was hard." Kalmuli lowered her eyes to the tabletop of her vanity. "But then they found me...months after my last letter I sent back home...and we fixed things."She said, reaching up to move her bangs out of her face. "I guess I'm bad at backsliding though. They're dead. I'm considered dead. I guess there was no reason to keep the promise until now."
  10. Kalmuli

    What is a Wizard without his Wand?

    Priscilla nodded, putting her notebook away and following him to the astrology room. There were many students already in other rooms practicing and cursing when they got their design wrong. She looked up at the ceiling that was painted black for projections and found a desk near Luis to set her things and pulled out the little notebook. The teachers had kindly provided enough attention to detail to leave some supplies for them to work with. Priscilla knew she could handle the earth part no problem...it was the water and air combination she knew would be tricky. She would wander back around to the main teaching floor where there were two pots full of earth and water. "It's all about timing...if it's too fast or too slow, things will fall apart quickly."She said, bringing her wand out. It wasn't completely formed, rather looking like an old tree branch instead of metal. Priscilla would focus on forming the different stages. Raising her wand, Priscilla would tap the water jug. "Meo aquam surgere."She said, the water rising up in three water blobs that floated in the air. Priscilla would walk away from it, the blobs following her. "Flos fingunt..."She spoke again, this time the water taking the shape of the flowers. They weren't perfect the first time and that seemed to make Priscilla annoyed. "Flos Fingunt!"She said louder and the water wobbled but straightened itself out to the shape she wanted.
  11. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume pouted. She got up out of her chair, walking over and going over to hold his hairy wolf face. She frowned at him and then booped him on the nose. "You...you are shoooo 'andshome. An' you dun even 'alf to try."She said, kissing him on the nose and then going back to her seat to take another swig of her drink. The waitress returned with a big plate of steaks on one and ribs on another, setting it in front of Lenix with another pint of the Rum Juicer for both of them and a big pitcher of water. Just in case. "Enjoy cuties~"The waitress winked before walking off again. Plume reached over for one of the ribs to try. She ripped into it, munching away. "Mmm, itsh good!"She grunted as she munched. Kalmuli laughed, turning to head over to the vanity. She sat down, moving the gown and her hair out of the way so she could sit properly while she looked herself over in the polished brass. She didn't have any sort of mirror around her but she could tolerate polished metals like brass to look at herself. Even if it was pretty warped like a fun house mirror. "Just short. Just a little below the ears with an angle going down to the chin if you can...I know it sounds weird..."She said, flipping the long tail of hair behind her. "Though if you just cut it, I can have one of the girls fix it....I just...hate long hair on me though."
  12. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume giggled. She had no idea what that was but considering that he was talking about something handsome, than it must be handsome. Right? Right. She scooped up more fish, shoveling it up into her mouth. The waitress came by again to clean up any empty dishes and smiled to the drunken pair. "Yeah, I've got some turf steaks and racks. Not really common near ports. I'll hook ya' up with a full rack."She said, cleaning up the empty plates with a wink before walking off again. Plume chuckled, easing up to slip over to take a few more bites and linger over back to the juice for another swig. "Pssssh...you's modest. 'Alf the maids were lookin' at yah like steak..."She said, blowing a raspberry. Kalmuli chuckled, leaning in for more of a cuddle while he pecked her with kisses and held onto her closely. How could she ever let him leave if he kept spoiling her? "Careful, I can make that a reality right now."She said, relaxing for a moment before easing up, rolling them both over so she was sitting on top of him looking down. "I have gotten plenty of attention...care...warmth..."She said, looking down at him and then glanced over to the wooden box under her pillow. There was always that...but she wanted to save and savor it for another time. Kalmuli leaned down and planted a long kiss on him, easing back up. "I'm pretty spoiled even for a Queen right now..."She said, lingering as she looked down at him, her hand wandering down his chest. Gods she could eat him right now. Right then and now until he couldn't even think about walking. Kalmuli eased up off of him, sliding off of the bed to her feet. "Will you help me cut my hair?"She asked him, bringing the long tangles over her shoulder. "I can't keep it this long. I'd ask the handmaids to do it but I've kicked them out of the room...and the Altissium heat doesn't fair well for heavy hair."
  13. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume had no idea of what Lenix was talking about, having finished her last bit of the first mug of Rum Juicer and moved onto the second. It was definitely helping her get over her jitters and she was easily slipping back into her old habits. She wolfed down food without a care of her appearance and let out a huge belch when she paused a moment to catch her breath. "Aye cannah *burp* understand ya'."She said, dragging over her second pint of Juicer. "Nay, ne'er been nekkid in frunnah aaaaanyone..."She said, sipping the juicer and reaching over to grab more fish to eat. Plume eased back, munching on more fish and oysters mixed together. "I wish I haaa...Haaaad your body. All...All..." Plume stood up, rubbing her hands down her chest and in front of her stomach. "All wishy washy board n' built like a stash...stash you? Statue!"She said, sitting back down again. "Ish good...you...you can do laundry any...anytime you want, Lexsh." Kalmuli smiled but she knew better. Going back meant explaining why she wasn't dead when they witnessed her die...or at least watched Lian die. For them, she died from an illness that took her life too soon...and she couldn't go back to explain why she stood there happy and healthy with a hobo-looking man on her arm when she was married to... Was married to... She hid the dread of that idea and smiled. "I missed you so much..."She said, easing in to embrace him and hold him there. "If you make me miss you more, I'll never want to do anything again except lie here. With you." She inhaled deeply, exhaling slowly. He smelled like a warm bath and tea. All her favorite smells wrapped up in one. "You'll never travel alone if you carry that stone with you...it's got my mana imbued in it...and then when I'm done with gowns and crowns, you're just a portal hop away back into my bed."
  14. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume felt something under her skirt when he started to growl his words a bit. She didn't understand the feeling but it was like butterflies kept hovering around in her stomach. She sat up a little more upright afterwards. "Veeerrry much so..."Plume giggled. Sitting up, she grabbed a few fish skewers, bringing it over to start munching on them. The waitress returned to deposit a few more plates down on their table and refills for their drinks. "Here's your fish. Cut it up so it's not taking up table space. Enjoy."The waitress said with another wink and sauntered off to go get another customer's order. Plume puffed her cheeks a bit. "I'm...I'm a lady. I can't go swimming naked!"She said a little louder than she should and there was a whistle somewhere from the tables around them. Plume ducked her head, whispering at him. "I can't go swimming naked..." She sat back up. "Mmm...maybe ...maybe if it was someplace private." "The tugs and calls back to my old life is what I'm afraid of."Kalmuli said, reaching her hand up to her hair. She hadn't worn it this long since it all started. She gripped her hair a little harder then relaxed, easing back to spoon against Makiel until they were hip to hip. "Going back means a lot more chaos than it's worth...Here I have a new beginning. A new name. I have you...and a life I started from scratch."She said, rolling over to look at him. "Though sometimes I forget to see what fate brought me." Kalmuli brushed her hand along his beard and through his hair. She cracked a smile, scooting closer and wrapping her legs about his so she could get as close as possible. "And it just so happened to have wandered into my heart at the right time and the right place..."She said, easing into a squeeze with him. "Right when I needed them most..."
  15. Kalmuli

    The New Queen in Town

    Plume did not handle alcohol well but it gave her a warm tingle that loosened her tongue and her inhibitions. She reached over, grabbing up some fried oyster strips and munching away while they waited for their big order. Usually with her cousin with her, the Sailors hung about them like flies but a giant werewolf was enough to keep them to their own plates. "Hehe...Well, she's been a biiiit lonely."She said, munching on a strip and looking up the ceiling that was covered the some barnacles from the refurbished wood. "Since she ordered a special thing from the woodcarver I think your friend came at the right time." Plume took another swig of rum. "I don't think I've seen her smile so much. Sir Makiel must be a real treat for her."She said, her head tilting side to side while her cheeks just seemed to get rosier less out of embarrassment and heat and more out of the rum's effects. "Mmm...."She said, looking at what was left of the juice. "It's made out of sugarcane n' some other stuff." Plume eased back, reaching her arms up to stretch. "The other handmaid Niles makes good wine and alcohol...I think she'd turn her nose up at this stuff though."She said, relaxing and putting her head in her hand while she looked at him. "Mmm...hmm...I should buy swimwear then...just got me bloomers." She caught herself, sitting back up and clearing her throat. Her accent from back home was coming back. "I mean, my undergarments. I don't want to get them wet." Makiel seemed to hit the nail right on the head. She felt a discomfort in her chest but she hid it awkwardly with a bit of a wry shift of her lips and a redness in her ears. Kalmuli did have an identity crisis a few times...whens he started the school. When she adopted the unwanted. She told herself she wouldn't ground herself down somewhere but she did anyway. She was supposed to have lost what made her...Fae. Yet it was coming unraveled and what she had buried was coming back. Kalmuli looked down at her cup of tea. "You...you're close."She said, reaching over and placing her tea cup on the cart. "Sometimes I feel like I'm backsliding form where I wanted to be. My role that I was given and what they took from me to be able to perform that role...sometimes I think that maybe they didn't take all of it. " Kalmuli looked back to Makiel, easing to lean against him. "I wasn't supposed to be nice. Or giving. Or helpful. All those qualities I wanted to leave behind because compassion is what nearly killed me every single time. Compassion for other people."She said, reaching up and running her fingers through his hair. "I thought I lost my heart but it's still here. Regrowing and blooming. My goal should be to finish my tapestry and gather the threads to move on....but at the same time, taking the threads is getting harder. I can't take them without feeling guilty." She finished running her hand through his hair. "I'm okay with that though. That's a good sign...that maybe fate doesn't take everything from me. They didn't take away all my compassion. All my love and all my adoration of people that are close."Kalmuli leaned back to lie on the bed, staring up at the canopy. "I think that's something that is built over time...and I've had a hell of a lot of time."
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