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Challenge #03717-J064: A Simple Sacrifice

Wraithvine meets an Elf who has a strange, and rather bad, haircut. They find out that this individual has been cutting their own hair, and making charm bracelets out of it, to give to any and all children they find, with a stone of blessing. What is the blessing? That the children remain healthy even if exposed to illnesses, and avoid infections even if they get injured. -- Anon Guest

The oldest of magics are very very personal. A heartfelt wish. True love's first kiss. Or a charm made of hair and blood. Some become adulterated into Dark Magic, which requires unwilling 'donors' to perish for their magic ingredients.

But Elf hair and Elf blood take their magic with them all the same, with or without the Elf attached.

Wraithvine knew this, but somehow avoided having hir hair cut short for amazingly long intervals. At an inch a year, Elven hair is phenomenally valuable. As a marker of experience, every inch measures a year in which the Elf growing it had made no mistakes. Which was why ze had such a concern over the other Elf in this particular inn.

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Challenge #03643-I355: A Gift in Kind

Young Salma, thanks to the money from the braids Wraithvine left in her home, was sent to school by her mom. Now, an older teen, she was about to enter an Academy for Alchemy. And, spotting Wraithvine, she went to thank hir for the kindness ze showed her family. And give a blessing in return.

From here -- -- Anon Guest

"It's hir! It's really hir! WRAITHVINE!"

The eternal Elf braced for impact. That kind of

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