Immortality

A 4-post collection

Challenge #03505-I217: Offer of an End

A very, very, powerful old magic user finds a way to cure those who wish to give up their immortality and become mortals again. A special crystal they developed and make several of such crystals, which the immortality is placed within, leaving the person mortal once more. But how many are truly brave enough to give up their immortal lives, knowing that they will, from the point they are now at, live a normal life span and die of normal old age? Or that they could now die of injury and disease? How many will request their crystal back, and retake their immortality? -- The New Guy

It had taken Wraithvine a year, after all the research was done, to make them. The crystals of mortality. The research into the alchemy alone had taken centuries, here and there. In their way, they were magical masterpieces, but they were not for hir to use.

When you put your hand to a god's heart and make a vow, the gods have ways of enforcing that.

They were not hidden. Not precisely. The recipe was etched into clay tablets and baked so that they would last. One left with a reputable archive that would treasure it. One buried in the soft soil under hir lifechair, which still hovered exactly where it had been left. And one... given to the care of Marvin Antheson's family, there to guard.

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Challenge #03471-I183: It Never Gets Old

They were human, once, a long time ago. Due to a massive accident, their body was lost, they chose a mechanical one instead. Then they earned enough time to buy a ship. The ship would sometimes be their body, sometimes the android in the charging niche. It is a wonderful life and career they have now! -- Fighting Fit

Immortality isn't for everyone. The B'Nari average out at eight hundred years before they get bored enough to let their Selves die. They

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Challenge #03317-I029: Blessing? You Mispronounced 'Curse'

Do you really want to fight and kill to gain immortality? Did you really just barge into my home demanding I remove your mortality and make you as immortal as I? Well, you're in luck, I'm feeling particularly generous today. No I'm not going to make you immortal, idiot, put away your blade. I AM going to let you look into the mirror that will show you your entire life, from your birth, to your future as an immortal. And, if you

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Challenge #03063-H140: True Ruin

The human psyche is a fragile thing, perhaps it’s meant to be pitiful. I wonder when was the last time I shed a tear. I lived for so long now. I absorb so much knowledge, however, I wonder whenever I lost more that what I’d gained. Have I... become numbed to other’s feelings gratitude and remorse? I kept the memories of what emotions feel like, even if that means that I’m barely able to recognize it. Perhaps, the

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