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  1.  # NetHack 3.6	quest.txt	$NHDT-Date: 1505170340 2017/09/11 22:52:20 $  $NHDT-Branch: NetHack-3.6.0 $:$NHDT-Revision: 1.34 $
  2.  #	Copyright (c) 1991 by M. Stephenson
  3.  # NetHack may be freely redistributed.  See license for details.
  4.  #
  5.  #	The quest text file for NetHack 3.4
  6.  #
  7.  #	These are the "standard" message numbers from qtext.h.  All class
  8.  #	dialogue must have at least these entries.
  9.  #
  10.  #	QT_FIRSTTIME	 1
  11.  #	QT_NEXTTIME	 2
  12.  #	QT_OTHERTIME	 3
  13.  #
  14.  #	QT_GUARDTALK	 5	/* 5 random things guards say before quest */
  15.  #	QT_GUARDTALK2	10	/* 5 random things guards say after quest */
  16.  #
  17.  #	QT_FIRSTLEADER	15
  18.  #	QT_NEXTLEADER	16
  19.  #	QT_OTHERLEADER	17
  20.  #	QT_LASTLEADER	18
  21.  #	QT_BADLEVEL	19
  22.  #	QT_BADALIGN	20
  23.  #	QT_ASSIGNQUEST	21
  24.  #
  25.  #	QT_ENCOURAGE	25	/* 1-10 random encouragement messages */
  26.  #
  27.  #	QT_FIRSTLOCATE	35
  28.  #	QT_NEXTLOCATE	36
  29.  #
  30.  #	QT_FIRSTGOAL	40	/* %n (nemesis) and %o (artifact) will always
  31.  #				   be present on first visit in normal play */
  32.  #	QT_NEXTGOAL	41	/* subsequent visits to goal level */
  33.  #	QT_ALTGOAL	42	/* alternate to NEXTGOAL if quest artifact
  34.  #				   is absent from the level (optional) */
  36.  #	QT_NEXTNEMESIS	51
  38.  #	QT_NEMWANTSIT	53	/* you somehow got the artifact */
  39.  #
  40.  #	QT_DISCOURAGE	60	/* 1-10 random maledictive messages */
  41.  #
  42.  #	QT_GOTIT	70
  43.  #
  44.  #	QT_KILLEDNEM	80
  45.  #	QT_OFFEREDIT	81
  46.  #	QT_OFFEREDIT2	82	/* if you throw artifact to leader after #81 */
  47.  #
  48.  #	QT_POSTHANKS	90
  49.  #	QT_HASAMULET	91
  50.  #
  51.  #
  52.  #	Archeologist
  53.  #
  54.  %Cc Arc 00001
  55.  You are suddenly in familiar surroundings.  The buildings in the distance
  56.  seem to be those of your old alma mater, but something is wrong.  It feels
  57.  as if there has been a riot recently, or %H has
  58.  been under siege.
  60.  All of the windows are boarded up, and there are objects scattered around
  61.  the entrance.
  63.  Strange forbidding shapes seem to be moving in the distance.
  64.  %E [You arrive at %H, but all is not well.]
  65.  %Cp Arc 00002
  66.  Once again, you are back at %H.
  67.  %E
  68.  %Cp Arc 00003
  69.  You are back at %H.
  70.  You have an odd feeling this may be the last time you ever come here.
  71.  %E
  72.  %Cp Arc 00005
  73.  "Did you see Lash LaRue in 'Song of Old Wyoming' the other night?"
  74.  %E
  75.  %Cp Arc 00006
  76.  "Hey man, got any potions of hallucination for sale?"
  77.  %E
  78.  %Cp Arc 00007
  79.  "Did you see the artifact %l brought back from the last dig?"
  80.  %E
  81.  %Cp Arc 00008
  82.  "So what species do *you* think we evolved from?"
  83.  %E
  84.  %Cp Arc 00009
  85.  "So you're %ls prize pupil!  I don't know what he sees in you."
  86.  %E
  87.  %Cp Arc 00010
  88.  "Did you see Lash LaRue in 'Song of Old Wyoming' the other night?"
  89.  %E
  90.  %Cp Arc 00011
  91.  "Hey man, got any potions of hallucination for sale?"
  92.  %E
  93.  %Cp Arc 00012
  94.  "I guess you are guaranteed to make full professor now."
  95.  %E
  96.  %Cp Arc 00013
  97.  "So, what was worse, %n or your entrance exams?"
  98.  %E
  99.  %Cp Arc 00014
  100.  "%oC is impressive, but nothing like the bones I dug up!"
  101.  %E
  102.  %Cc Arc 00015
  103.  "Finally you have returned, %p.  You were always
  104.  my most promising student.  Allow me to see if you are ready for the
  105.  most difficult task of your career."
  106.  %E ["You have returned, %p, to a difficult task."]
  107.  %Cp Arc 00016
  108.  "Again, %p, you stand before me.
  109.  Let me see if you have gained experience in the interim."
  110.  %E
  111.  %Cp Arc 00017
  112.  "Once more, %p, you have returned from the field.
  113.  Are you finally ready for the task that must be accomplished?"
  114.  %E
  115.  %Cc Arc 00018
  116.  "%p, you have failed us.  All of my careful training has been in
  117.  vain.  Begone!  Your tenure at this college has been revoked!
  119.  "You are a disgrace to the profession!"
  120.  %E ["%pC, you have failed us.  Begone!"]
  121.  %Cc Arc 00019
  122.  "%p, you are yet too inexperienced to undertake such a demanding
  123.  quest.  A mere %r could not possibly face the rigors demanded and
  124.  survive.  Go forth, and come here again when your adventures have further
  125.  taught you."
  126.  %E [%pC, a mere %r is too inexperienced.]
  127.  %Cc Arc 00020
  128.  "%pC!  I've heard that you've been using sloppy techniques.  Your
  129.  results lately can hardly be called suitable for %ra!
  131.  "How could you have strayed from the %a path?  Go from here, and come
  132.  back only when you have purified yourself."
  133.  %E ["%pC, you have strayed from the %a path.  Purify yourself!"]
  134.  %Cc Arc 00021
  135.  "Grave times have befallen the college, for %na has
  136.  stolen %o.  Without it, the board of directors of
  137.  the university will soon have no choice but to revoke our research grants.
  139.  "You must locate the entrance to %i.  Within it,
  140.  you will find %n.
  142.  "You must then defeat %n and return %o
  143.  to me.
  145.  "Only in this way will we be able to prevent the budget cuts that could
  146.  close this college.
  148.  "May the wisdom of %d be your guide."
  149.  %E [%nC has stolen %o.  Locate %i, defeat %ni, and return %O.]
  150.  %Cp Arc 00025
  151.  "Beware, for %n is powerful and cunning."
  152.  %E
  153.  %Cp Arc 00026
  154.  "To locate the entrance to %i, you must pass
  155.  many traps."
  156.  %E
  157.  %Cp Arc 00027
  158.  "A %nt may be vulnerable to attacks by magical cold."
  159.  %E
  160.  %Cp Arc 00028
  161.  "Call upon %d when you encounter %n."
  162.  %E
  163.  %Cp Arc 00029
  164.  "You must destroy %n.  It will pursue you otherwise."
  165.  %E
  166.  %Cp Arc 00030
  167.  "%oC is a mighty talisman.  With it you
  168.  can destroy %n."
  169.  %E
  170.  %Cp Arc 00031
  171.  "Go forth with the blessings of %d."
  172.  %E
  173.  %Cp Arc 00032
  174.  "I will have my %gP watch for your return."
  175.  %E
  176.  %Cp Arc 00033
  177.  "Remember not to stray from the true %a path."
  178.  %E
  179.  %Cp Arc 00034
  180.  "You may be able to sense %o when you are near."
  181.  %E
  182.  %Cc Arc 00035
  183.  A plain opens before you.  Beyond the plain lies a foreboding edifice.
  185.  You have the feeling that you will soon find the entrance to
  186.  %i.
  187.  %E [This foreboding edifice must hide the entrance to %i.]
  188.  %Cp Arc 00036
  189.  Once again, you are near the entrance to %i.
  190.  %E
  191.  %Cc Arc 00040
  192.  A strange feeling washes over you, and you think back to things you
  193.  learned during the many lectures of %l.
  195.  You realize the feeling must be the presence of %o.
  196.  %E [This strange feeling must be the presence of %o.]
  197.  %Cp Arc 00041
  198.  The familiar presence of %o is in the ether.
  199.  %E
  200.  # delivered instead of 00041 if %o is not on the level anymore;
  201.  # hero might already be carrying it, so don't say anything like
  202.  # "%o's presence can't be felt"
  203.  %Cp Arc 00042
  204.  The have returned to %ns lair.
  205.  %E
  206.  %Cc Arc 00050
  207.  "So, %p, you think that you can succeed in recovering
  208.  %o, when your teacher, %l, has already failed.
  210.  "Come, try your best!  I shall destroy you, and gnaw on your bones."
  211.  %E ["Come, %p, I shall destroy you!"]
  212.  %Cc Arc 00051
  213.  "Again you try to best me, eh %p?  Well, you shall fail again.
  215.  "You shall never recover %o.
  217.  "I shall bear your soul to the Plane of Origins for my master's pleasure."
  218.  %E ["Again you try to best me, %p?  You shall never recover %o."]
  219.  %Cp Arc 00052
  220.  "You persist yet %p!  Good.  Now, you shall die!"
  221.  %E
  222.  %Cp Arc 00053
  223.  "I shall have %o from you, %p, then feast
  224.  upon your entrails!"
  225.  %E
  226.  %Cp Arc 00060
  227.  "Try your best, %p.  You cannot defeat me."
  228.  %E
  229.  %Cp Arc 00061
  230.  "I shall rend the flesh from your body whilst you still breathe!"
  231.  %E
  232.  %Cp Arc 00062
  233.  "First you, %p, then I shall destroy your mentor, %l."
  234.  %E
  235.  %Cp Arc 00063
  236.  "Tiring yet, %p?  I draw my power from my master and cannot
  237.  falter!"
  238.  %E
  239.  %Cp Arc 00064
  240.  "I shall rend thy soul from thy body and consume it!"
  241.  %E
  242.  %Cp Arc 00065
  243.  "You are far too %a -- it weakens you.  You shall die in this place."
  244.  %E
  245.  %Cp Arc 00066
  246.  "%d has forsaken you!  You are lost now!"
  247.  %E
  248.  %Cp Arc 00067
  249.  "A mere %r cannot hope to defeat me!"
  250.  %E
  251.  %Cp Arc 00068
  252.  "If you are the best %l can send, I have nothing to fear."
  253.  %E
  254.  %Cp Arc 00069
  255.  "Die %c!  I shall exhibit your carcass as a trophy."
  256.  %E
  257.  %Cc Arc 00070
  258.  The power of %o flows through your body!  You feel
  259.  as if you could now take on the Wizard of Yendor himself and win, but
  260.  you know you must return %o to %l.
  261.  %E [The power of %o flows through your body!  You must return it to %l.]
  262.  %Cp Arc 00080
  263.  The body of %n dissipates in a cloud of noxious fumes.
  264.  %E
  265.  %Cc Arc 00081
  266.  %lC touches %o briefly, gazes into it,
  267.  then smiles at you and says:
  269.  "Well done, %p.  You have defeated %n and
  270.  recovered %o.  But I fear that it shall never be safe
  271.  here.
  273.  Please take %o with you.  You, %p, can
  274.  guard it now far better than I.
  276.  May the blessings of %d follow you and guard you."
  277.  %E [%lC instructs you to guard %o from now on.]
  278.  # assumes Orb of Detection (glass object)
  279.  %Cc Arc 00082
  280.  "Careful, %p!  %oC might break, and that would be
  281.  a tragic loss.  You are its keeper now, and the time has come to
  282.  resume your search for the Amulet.  %Z await your
  283.  return through the magic portal that brought you here."
  284.  %E ["Resume your search for the Amulet beyond the magic portal to %Z."]
  285.  %Cc Arc 00090
  286.  "Welcome back, %p.  Have you progressed with your quest to
  287.  regain the Amulet of Yendor for %d?"
  288.  %E ["Have you progressed with your quest to regain the Amulet of Yendor for %d?"]
  289.  %Cc Arc 00091
  290.  "Congratulations, %p.  I wondered if anyone could prevail against
  291.  the Wizard and the minions of Moloch.  Now, you must embark on one
  292.  final adventure.
  294.  "Take the Amulet, and find your way onto the Astral Plane.
  295.  There you must find the altar of %d and sacrifice the
  296.  Amulet on that altar to fulfill your destiny.
  298.  "Remember, your path now should always be upwards."
  299.  %E [Take the Amulet to the Astral Plane and sacrifice it at the altar of %d.]
  300.  #
  301.  #	Barbarian
  302.  #
  303.  %Cc Bar 00001
  304.  Warily you scan your surroundings, all of your senses alert for signs
  305.  of possible danger.  Off in the distance, you can %x the familiar shapes
  306.  of %H.
  308.  But why, you think, should %l be there?
  310.  Suddenly, the hairs on your neck stand on end as you detect the aura of
  311.  evil magic in the air.
  313.  Without thought, you ready your weapon, and mutter under your breath:
  315.      "By %d, there will be blood spilt today."
  316.  %E [You reach the vicinity of %H, but sense evil magic nearby.]
  317.  %Cp Bar 00002
  318.  Once again, you near %H.  You know that %l
  319.  will be waiting.
  320.  %E
  321.  %Cp Bar 00003
  322.  Again, and you think possibly for the last time, you approach
  323.  %H.
  324.  %E
  325.  %Cp Bar 00005
  326.  "The battles here have been good -- our enemies' blood soaks the soil!"
  327.  %E
  328.  %Cp Bar 00006
  329.  "Remember that glory is crushing your enemies beneath your feet!"
  330.  %E
  331.  %Cp Bar 00007
  332.  "There has been little treasure to loot, since the horde arrived."
  333.  %E
  334.  %Cp Bar 00008
  335.  "The horde is mighty in numbers, but they have little courage."
  336.  %E
  337.  %Cp Bar 00009
  338.  "%lC is a strange one, but he has helped defend us."
  339.  %E
  340.  %Cp Bar 00010
  341.  "The battles here have been good -- our enemies' blood soaks the soil!"
  342.  %E
  343.  %Cp Bar 00011
  344.  "Remember that glory is crushing your enemies beneath your feet!"
  345.  %E
  346.  %Cp Bar 00012
  347.  "Times will be good again, now that the horde is vanquished."
  348.  %E
  349.  %Cp Bar 00013
  350.  "You have brought our clan much honor in defeating %n."
  351.  %E
  352.  %Cp Bar 00014
  353.  "You will be a worthy successor to %l."
  354.  %E
  355.  %Cc Bar 00015
  356.  "Ah, %p.  You have returned at last.  The world is in dire
  357.  need of your help.  There is a great quest you must undertake.
  359.  "But first, I must see if you are ready to take on such a challenge."
  360.  %E ["At last you have returned.  There is a great quest you must undertake."]
  361.  %Cp Bar 00016
  362.  "%p, you are back.  Are you ready now for the challenge?"
  363.  %E
  364.  %Cp Bar 00017
  365.  "Again, you stand before me, %p.  Surely you have prepared yourself."
  366.  %E
  367.  %Cc Bar 00018
  368.  "Pah!  You have betrayed the gods, %p.  You will never attain
  369.  the glory which you aspire to.  Your failure to follow the true path has
  370.  closed this future to you.
  372.  "I will protect these people as best I can, but soon %n will overcome
  373.  me and destroy all who once called you %s.  Now begone!"
  374.  %E ["You have betrayed %d; soon %n will destroy us.  Begone!"]
  375.  %Cc Bar 00019
  376.  "%p, I fear that you are as yet too inexperienced to face
  377.  %n.  Only %Ra with the help of %d could ever hope to
  378.  defeat %ni."
  379.  %E ["You are too inexperienced.  Come back when you are %Ra."]
  380.  %Cc Bar 00020
  381.  "%pC!  You have wandered from the path of the %a!
  382.  If you attempt to overcome %n in this state, he will surely
  383.  enslave your soul.  Your only hope, and ours, lies in your purification.
  384.  Go forth, and return when you feel ready."
  385.  %E ["You have wandered from the path of the %a.  Come back when you have atoned."]
  386.  %Cc Bar 00021
  387.  "The world is in great need of your assistance, %p.
  389.  "About six months ago, I learned that a mysterious sorcerer, known
  390.  as %n, had begun to gather a large group of cutthroats and brigands
  391.  about %ni.
  393.  "At about the same time, these people you once rode with `liberated' a
  394.  potent magical talisman, %o, from a Turanian caravan.
  396.  "%nC and %nj Black Horde swept down upon %i and defeated
  397.  the people there, driving them out into the desert.  He has taken
  398.  %o, and seeks to bend it to %nj will.  I detected the
  399.  subtle changes in the currents of fate, and joined these people.
  400.  Then I sent forth a summons for you.
  402.  "If %n can bend %o to %nj will, he will become
  403.  almost indestructible.  He will then be able to enslave the minds of
  404.  men across the world.  You are the only hope.  The gods smile upon you,
  405.  and with %d behind you, you alone can defeat %n.
  407.  "You must go to %i.  From there, you can track down
  408.  %n, defeat %ni, and return %o to us.  Only
  409.  then will the world be safe."
  410.  %E ["Find %n, defeat %ni, and return %o to us."]
  411.  %Cp Bar 00025
  412.  "%nC is strong in the dark arts, but not immune to cold steel."
  413.  %E
  414.  %Cp Bar 00026
  415.  "Remember that %n is a great sorcerer.  He lived in the time
  416.  of Atlantis."
  417.  %E
  418.  %Cp Bar 00027
  419.  "If you fail, %p, I will not be able to protect these people long."
  420.  %E
  421.  %Cp Bar 00028
  422.  "To enter %i, you must be very stealthy.  The horde will be on
  423.  guard."
  424.  %E
  425.  %Cp Bar 00029
  426.  "Call upon %d in your time of need."
  427.  %E
  428.  %Cp Bar 00030
  429.  "May %d protect you, and guide your steps."
  430.  %E
  431.  %Cp Bar 00031
  432.  "If you can lay hands upon %o, carry it for good fortune."
  433.  %E
  434.  %Cp Bar 00032
  435.  "I cannot stand against %ns sorcery.  But %d will help you."
  436.  %E
  437.  %Cp Bar 00033
  438.  "Do not fear %n.  I know you can defeat %ni."
  439.  %E
  440.  %Cp Bar 00034
  441.  "You have a great road to travel, %p, but only after you defeat
  442.  %n."
  443.  %E
  444.  %Cc Bar 00035
  445.  The scent of water comes to you in the desert breeze.  You know that
  446.  you have located %i.
  447.  %E [You have located %i.]
  448.  %Cp Bar 00036
  449.  Yet again you have a chance to infiltrate %i.
  450.  %E
  451.  %Cc Bar 00040
  452.  The hairs on the nape of your neck lift as you sense an energy in the
  453.  very air around you.  You fight down a primordial panic that seeks to
  454.  make you turn and run.  This is surely the lair of %n.
  455.  %E [This is surely the lair of %n.]
  456.  %Cp Bar 00041
  457.  Yet again you feel the air around you heavy with malevolent magical energy.
  458.  %E
  459.  %Cc Bar 00050
  460.  "So.  This is what that second rate sorcerer %l sends to do %lj bidding.
  461.  I have slain many before you.  You shall give me little sport.
  463.  "Prepare to die, %c."
  464.  %E [%nC boasts that %nh has slain many.  "Prepare to die, %c."]
  465.  %Cp Bar 00051
  466.  "I have wasted too much time on you already.  Now, you shall die."
  467.  %E
  468.  %Cp Bar 00052
  469.  "You return yet again, %c!  Are you prepared for death now?"
  470.  %E
  471.  %Cp Bar 00053
  472.  "I shall have %o back, you pitiful excuse for %ca.
  473.  And your life as well."
  474.  %E
  475.  %Cp Bar 00060
  476.  "My pets will dine on your carcass tonight!"
  477.  %E
  478.  %Cp Bar 00061
  479.  "You are a sorry excuse for %ra."
  480.  %E
  481.  %Cp Bar 00062
  482.  "Run while you can, %c.  My next spell will be your last."
  483.  %E
  484.  %Cp Bar 00063
  485.  "I shall use your very skin to bind my next grimoire."
  486.  %E
  487.  %Cp Bar 00064
  488.  "%d cannot protect you now.  Here, you die."
  489.  %E
  490.  %Cp Bar 00065
  491.  "Your %a nature makes you weak.  You cannot defeat me."
  492.  %E
  493.  %Cp Bar 00066
  494.  "Come, %c.  I shall kill you, then unleash the horde on your tribe."
  495.  %E
  496.  %Cp Bar 00067
  497.  "Once you are dead, my horde shall finish off %l, and your tribe."
  498.  %E
  499.  %Cp Bar 00068
  500.  "Fight, %c, or are you afraid of the mighty %n?"
  501.  %E
  502.  %Cp Bar 00069
  503.  "You have failed, %c.  Now, my victory is complete."
  504.  %E
  505.  %Cc Bar 00070
  506.  As you pick up %o, you feel the power of it
  507.  flowing through your hands.  It seems to be in two or more places
  508.  at once, even though you are holding it.
  509.  %E [You feel the power of %o flowing through your hands.]
  510.  %Cc Bar 00080
  511.  %nC falls to the ground, and utters a last curse at you.  Then %nj
  512.  body fades slowly, seemingly dispersing into the air around you.  You
  513.  slowly become aware that the overpowering aura of magic in the air has
  514.  begun to fade.
  515.  %E [%nC curses you, but you feel the overpowering aura of magic fading.]
  516.  %Cc Bar 00081
  517.  When %l sees %o, he smiles, and says:
  519.      Well done, %p.  You have saved the world from certain doom.
  520.      What, now, should be done with %o?
  522.      These people, brave as they are, cannot hope to guard it from
  523.      other sorcerers who will detect it, as surely as %n did.
  525.      Take %o with you, %p.  It will guard you in
  526.      your adventures, and you can best guard it.  You embark on a
  527.      quest far greater than you realize.
  529.      Remember me, %p, and return when you have triumphed.  I
  530.      will tell you then of what you must do.  You will understand when the
  531.      time comes.
  532.  %E [%lC tells you to guard %o, and to return when you have triumphed.]
  533.  %Cc Bar 00082
  534.  %l gazes reverently at %o, then back at you.
  536.  "You are its keeper now, and the time has come to resume your search
  537.  for the Amulet.  %Z await your return through the
  538.  magic portal which brought you here."
  539.  %E ["You keep %o.  Return to %Z to search for the Amulet."]
  540.  %Cp Bar 00090
  541.  "Tell us, %p, have you fared well on your great quest?"
  542.  %E
  543.  %Cc Bar 00091
  544.  "This is wondrous, %p.  I feared that you could not possibly
  545.  succeed in your quest, but here you are in possession of the Amulet
  546.  of Yendor!
  548.  "I have studied the texts of the magi constantly since you left.  In
  549.  the Book of Skelos, I found this:
  551.      %d will cause a child to be sent into the world.  This child is to
  552.      be made strong by trial of battle and magic, for %d has willed it so.
  553.      It is said that the child of %d will recover the Amulet of Yendor
  554.      that was stolen from the Creator at the beginning of time.
  556.  "As you now possess the amulet, %p, I suspect that the Book
  557.  speaks of you.
  559.      The child of %d will take the Amulet, and travel to the Astral
  560.      Plane, where the Great Temple of %d is to be found.  The Amulet
  561.      will be sacrificed to %d, there on %dJ altar.  Then the child will
  562.      stand by %d as champion of all %cP for eternity.
  564.  "This is all I know, %p.  I hope it will help you."
  565.  %E ["Take the Amulet to the altar of %d on the Astral Plane and offer it."]
  566.  #
  567.  #	Cave(wo)man
  568.  #
  569.  %Cc Cav 00001
  570.  You descend through a barely familiar stairwell that you remember
  571.  %l showing you when you embarked upon your vision quest.
  573.  You arrive back at %H, but something seems
  574.  wrong here.  The usual smoke and glowing light of the fires of the
  575.  outer caves are absent, and an uneasy quiet fills the damp air.
  576.  %E [You arrive back at %H, but something is wrong here.]
  577.  %Cp Cav 00002
  578.  Once again, you arrive back at %H.
  579.  %E
  580.  %Cp Cav 00003
  581.  For some reason, you think that this may be the last time you will
  582.  enter %H.
  583.  %E
  584.  %Cp Cav 00005
  585.  "We have not been able to gather as much food since the Giants sealed
  586.  off our access to the outer world."
  587.  %E
  588.  %Cp Cav 00006
  589.  "Since %n sent her minions, we have been constantly fighting."
  590.  %E
  591.  %Cp Cav 00007
  592.  "I have heard your vision quest was successful.  Is this so?"
  593.  %E
  594.  %Cp Cav 00008
  595.  "So, tell me, %p, how have you fared?"
  596.  %E
  597.  %Cp Cav 00009
  598.  "%lC grows old.  We know not who will guide us after he ascends."
  599.  %E
  600.  %Cp Cav 00010
  601.  "The rains have returned and the land grows lush again."
  602.  %E
  603.  %Cp Cav 00011
  604.  "Peace has returned, give thanks to %d!"
  605.  %E
  606.  %Cp Cav 00012
  607.  "Welcome back!  Did you find %o?"
  608.  %E
  609.  %Cp Cav 00013
  610.  "So, %p, tell us the story of your fight with %n."
  611.  %E
  612.  %Cp Cav 00014
  613.  "%lC grows old.  Perhaps you will guide us after he ascends."
  614.  %E
  615.  %Cc Cav 00015
  616.  "You have returned from your vision quest, %p.  Thank %d.
  618.  "We are in dire need of your help, my %S.
  620.  "But first, I must see if you are yet capable of the quest I would
  621.  ask you to undertake."
  622.  %E ["You have returned.  We are in dire need of your help."]
  623.  %Cp Cav 00016
  624.  "Again, you return to us, %p.  Let me see if you are ready now."
  625.  %E
  626.  %Cp Cav 00017
  627.  "Ah, %p.  Are you finally ready?"
  628.  %E
  629.  %Cc Cav 00018
  630.  "%pC!  You have sealed our fate.  You seem unable to reform yourself,
  631.  so I must select another to take your place.
  633.  "Begone from %H!  You have betrayed us by choosing
  634.  the path of the %C over the true path of the %L.
  636.  "You no longer live in our eyes."
  637.  %E ["You have betrayed the %L.  Begone!"]
  638.  %Cc Cav 00019
  639.  "Alas, %p, you are as yet too inexperienced to embark upon such
  640.  a difficult quest as that I propose to give you.
  642.  "%rA could not possibly survive the rigors demanded to find
  643.  %i, never mind to confront %n herself.
  645.  "Adventure some more, and you will learn the skills you will require.
  646.  %d decrees it."
  647.  %E ["%rA is too inexperienced.  Come back when you have progressed."]
  648.  %Cc Cav 00020
  649.  "%pC!  You have deviated from my teachings.  You no longer follow
  650.  the path of the %a as you should.  I banish you from these caves, to
  651.  go forth and purify yourself.  Then, you might be able to accomplish this
  652.  quest."
  653.  %E ["You no longer follow the path of the %a.  Go, and purify yourself."]
  654.  %Cc Cav 00021
  655.  "You are indeed ready now, %p.  I shall tell you a tale of
  656.  great suffering among your people:
  658.  "Shortly after you left on your vision quest, the caves were invaded by
  659.  the creatures sent against us by %n.
  661.  "She, herself, could not attack us due to her great size, but her minions
  662.  have harassed us ever since.  In the first attacks, many died, and the
  663.  minions of %n managed to steal %o.
  664.  They took it to %i and there, none of our
  665.  %g warriors have been able to go.
  667.  "You must find %i, and within it wrest
  668.  %o from %n.  She guards it as
  669.  jealously as she guards all treasures she attains.  But with it,
  670.  we can make our caves safe once more.
  672.  "Please, %p, recover %o for us, and return it here."
  673.  %E [Find and defeat %n, recover %o, and return with it.]
  674.  %Cp Cav 00025
  675.  "%nC is immune to her own breath weapons.
  676.  You should use magic upon her that she does not use herself."
  677.  %E
  678.  %Cp Cav 00026
  679.  "When you encounter %n, call upon %d for assistance."
  680.  %E
  681.  %Cp Cav 00027
  682.  "There will be nowhere to hide inside %ns inner sanctum."
  683.  %E
  684.  %Cp Cav 00028
  685.  "Your best chance with %n will be to keep moving."
  686.  %E
  687.  %Cp Cav 00029
  688.  "Do not be distracted by the great treasures in %ns lair.
  689.  Concentrate on %o."
  690.  %E
  691.  %Cp Cav 00030
  692.  "%oC is the only object that %n truly fears."
  693.  %E
  694.  %Cp Cav 00031
  695.  "Do not be fooled by %ns size.  She is fast, and it is
  696.  rumored that she uses magic."
  697.  %E
  698.  %Cp Cav 00032
  699.  "I would send a party of %gP with you, but we will need all
  700.  of our strength to defend ourselves."
  701.  %E
  702.  %Cp Cav 00033
  703.  "Remember, be %a at all times.  This is your strength."
  704.  %E
  705.  %Cp Cav 00034
  706.  "If only we had an amulet of reflection, this would not have happened."
  707.  %E
  708.  %Cc Cav 00035
  709.  You %x many large claw marks on the ground.  The tunnels ahead
  710.  of you are larger than most of those in any cave complex you have
  711.  ever been in before.
  713.  Your nose detects the smell of carrion from within, and bones litter
  714.  the sides of the tunnels.
  715.  %E [You %x many large claw marks, smell carrion, and notice bones.]
  716.  %Cp Cav 00036
  717.  Once again, you approach %i.
  718.  %E
  719.  %Cc Cav 00040
  720.  You find yourself in a large cavern, with neatly polished walls, that
  721.  nevertheless show signs of being scorched by fire.
  723.  Bones litter the floor, and there are objects scattered everywhere.
  724.  The air is close with the stench of sulphurous fumes.
  726.  %nC is clearly visible, but %nh seems to be asleep.
  727.  %E [You enter a large cavern.  %nC is present.]
  728.  %Cp Cav 00041
  729.  Once again, you find yourself in the lair of %n.
  730.  %E
  731.  %Cc Cav 00050
  732.  "So, follower of %l, you seek to invade the lair of
  733.  %n.  Only my meals are allowed down here.  Prepare
  734.  to be eaten!"
  735.  %E [%nC threatens to eat you.]
  736.  %Cp Cav 00051
  737.  "So, again you face me, %c.  No one has ever before escaped me.
  738.  Now I shall kill you."
  739.  %E
  740.  %Cp Cav 00052
  741.  "You are getting annoying, %c.  Prepare to die."
  742.  %E
  743.  %Cp Cav 00053
  744.  "I'll have %o from you, %c.  You shall die."
  745.  %E
  746.  %Cp Cav 00060
  747.  "You are weak, %c.  No challenge for the Mother of all Dragons."
  748.  %E
  749.  %Cp Cav 00061
  750.  "I grow hungry, %r.  You look like a nice appetizer!"
  751.  %E
  752.  %Cp Cav 00062
  753.  "Join me for lunch?  You're the main course, %c."
  754.  %E
  755.  %Cp Cav 00063
  756.  "With %o, I am invincible!  You cannot succeed."
  757.  %E
  758.  %Cp Cav 00064
  759.  "Your mentor, %l has failed.  You are nothing to fear."
  760.  %E
  761.  %Cp Cav 00065
  762.  "You shall die here, %c.  %rA cannot hope to defeat me."
  763.  %E
  764.  %Cp Cav 00066
  765.  "You, a mere %r challenge the might of %n?  Hah!"
  766.  %E
  767.  %Cp Cav 00067
  768.  "I am the Mother of all Dragons!  You cannot hope to defeat me."
  769.  %E
  770.  %Cp Cav 00068
  771.  "My claws are sharp now.  I shall rip you to shreds!"
  772.  %E
  773.  %Cp Cav 00069
  774.  "%d has deserted you, %c.  This is my domain."
  775.  %E
  776.  %Cc Cav 00070
  777.  As you pick up %o it seems heavy at first, but as you
  778.  hold it strength flows into your arms.
  780.  You suddenly feel full of power, as if nothing could possibly stand
  781.  in your path.
  782.  %E [%oC fills you with a feeling of power.]
  783.  %Cp Cav 00080
  784.  %nC sinks to the ground, her heads flailing about.
  785.  As she dies, a cloud of noxious fumes billows about her.
  786.  %E
  787.  %Cc Cav 00081
  788.  %lC glimpses %o in your possession.
  789.  He smiles and says:
  791.      You have done it!  We are saved.  But I fear that %o
  792.      will always be a target for %C forces who will want it for their
  793.      own.
  795.      To prevent further trouble, I would like you, %p,
  796.      to take %o away with you.  It will help you as you
  797.      quest for the Amulet of Yendor.
  798.  %E ["Take %o with you.  It will help in your quest for the Amulet of Yendor."]
  799.  %Cc Cav 00082
  800.  %l grasps %o proudly for a moment, then looks at you.
  802.  "You are its keeper now, and the time has come to resume your search
  803.  for the Amulet.  %Z await your return through the
  804.  magic portal which brought you here."
  805.  %E ["You are the keeper of %o now.  Return to %Z to search for the Amulet.]
  806.  %Cp Cav 00090
  807.  "%pC!  Welcome back.
  808.  How goes your quest to recover the Amulet for %d?"
  809.  %E
  810.  %Cc Cav 00091
  811.  "You have been successful, I see, %p.
  813.  "Now that the Amulet of Yendor is yours, here is what you must do:
  815.  "Journey upwards to the open air.  The Amulet you carry will then
  816.  take you into the Astral Planes, where the Great Temple of %d
  817.  casts its influence throughout our world.
  819.  "Sacrifice the Amulet on the altar.  Thus shall %d become supreme!"
  820.  %E ["Take the Amulet to the altar of %d on the Astral Plane and offer it."]
  821.  #
  822.  #	Healer
  823.  #
  824.  %Cc Hea 00001
  825.  What sorcery has brought you back to %H?  The smell
  826.  of fresh funeral pyres tells you that something is amiss with the healing
  827.  powers that used to practice here.
  829.  No rhizotomists are tending the materia medica gardens, and where are the
  830.  common folk who used to come for the cures?
  832.  You know that you must quickly make your way to the collegium, and
  833.  %ls iatreion, and find out what has happened in your absence.
  834.  %E [You arrive back at %H and must find %l.]
  835.  %Cp Hea 00002
  836.  After your last experience you expected to be here, but you certainly
  837.  did not expect to see things so much worse.  This time you must succeed.
  838.  %E
  839.  %Cp Hea 00003
  840.  Again, you %x %H in the distance.
  842.  The smell of death and disease permeates the air.  You do not have
  843.  to be %Ra to know that %n is on the verge of victory.
  844.  %E
  845.  %Cp Hea 00005
  846.  "Did you read that new treatise on the therapeutic use of leeches?"
  847.  %E
  848.  %Cp Hea 00006
  849.  "Paint a red caduceus on your shield and monsters won't hit you."
  850.  %E
  851.  %Cp Hea 00007
  852.  "I passed handwriting so they are demoting me a rank."
  853.  %E
  854.  %Cp Hea 00008
  855.  "I've heard that even %l has not been able to cure Chiron."
  856.  %E
  857.  %Cp Hea 00009
  858.  "We think %n has used %nj alchemists, and %o,
  859.  to unleash a new disease we call 'the cold' on Gehennom."
  860.  %E
  861.  %Cp Hea 00010
  862.  "Did you read that new treatise on the therapeutic use of leeches?"
  863.  %E
  864.  %Cp Hea 00011
  865.  "Paint a red caduceus on your shield and monsters won't hit you."
  866.  %E
  867.  %Cp Hea 00012
  868.  "How are you feeling?  Perhaps a good bleeding will improve your spirits."
  869.  %E
  870.  %Cp Hea 00013
  871.  "Have you heard the absurd new theory that diseases are caused by
  872.  microscopic organisms, and not ill humors?"
  873.  %E
  874.  %Cp Hea 00014
  875.  "I see that you bring %o, now you can cure this plague!"
  876.  %E
  877.  %Cc Hea 00015
  878.  Feebly, %l raises %lj head to look at you.
  880.  "It is good to see you again, %p.  I see the concern in your
  881.  eyes, but do not worry for me.  I am not ready for Hades yet.  We have
  882.  exhausted much of our healing powers holding off %n.
  883.  I need your fresh strength to carry on our work.
  885.  "Come closer and let me lay hands on you, and determine if you have
  886.  the skills necessary to accomplish this mission."
  887.  %E [%l is weak from the struggle with %n.  %lH wants to examine you.]
  888.  %Cp Hea 00016
  889.  "Again you return to me, %p.  I sense that each trip back
  890.  the pleurisy and maladies of our land begin to infect you.  Let us
  891.  hope and pray to %d that you become ready for your task before
  892.  you fall victim to the bad humors."
  893.  %E
  894.  %Cp Hea 00017
  895.  "Chiron has fallen, Hermes has fallen, what else must I tell you to
  896.  impress upon you the importance of your mission!  I hope that you
  897.  have come prepared this time."
  898.  %E
  899.  %Cc Hea 00018
  900.  "You have failed us, %p.  You are a quack!  A charlatan!
  902.  "Hades will be happy to hear that you are once again practicing your
  903.  arts on the unsuspecting."
  904.  %E [You are a failure as a healer.]
  905.  %Cc Hea 00019
  906.  "Alas, %p, you are yet too inexperienced to deal with the rigors
  907.  of such a task.  You must be able to draw on the knowledge of botany,
  908.  alchemy and veterinary practices before I can send you on this quest 
  909.  with good conscience.
  911.  "Return when you wear %Ra's caduceus."
  912.  %E [You are too inexperienced.  Return when you are %Ra.]
  913.  %Cc Hea 00020
  914.  "You have learned much of the remedies that benefit, but you must also
  915.  know which physic for which ail.  That is why %ds teachings are a
  916.  part of your training.
  918.  "Return to us when you have healed thyself."
  919.  %E [Return when you are more %a.]
  920.  %Cc Hea 00021
  921.  For the first time, you sense a smile on %ls face.
  923.      "You have indeed learned as much as we can teach you in preparation
  924.      for this task.  Let me tell you what I know of the symptoms and hope
  925.      that you can provide a cure.
  927.      "A short while ago, the dreaded %nt was fooled by the gods
  928.      into thinking that %nh could use %o to find a
  929.      cure for old age.  Think of it, eternal youth!  But %nj good
  930.      health is accomplished by drawing the health from those around %ni.
  932.      "He has exhausted %nj own supply of healthy people and now %nh seeks to
  933.      extend %nj influence into our world.  You must recover from %ni
  934.      %o and break the spell.
  936.      "You must travel into the swamps to %i, and from there
  937.      follow the trail to %ns island lair.  Be careful."
  938.  %E [Travel to %i on your way to recover %o from %n.]
  939.  %Cp Hea 00025
  940.  "Remember, %p, to always wash your hands before operating."
  941.  %E
  942.  %Cp Hea 00026
  943.  "%nC has no real magic of %nj own.  To this %nh is vulnerable."
  944.  %E
  945.  %Cp Hea 00027
  946.  "If you have been true to %d, you can draw on the power of
  947.  %o."
  948.  %E
  949.  %Cp Hea 00028
  950.  "Bring with you antidotes for poisons."
  951.  %E
  952.  %Cp Hea 00029
  953.  "Remember this, %n can twist the powers of %o
  954.  to hurt instead of heal."
  955.  %E
  956.  %Cp Hea 00030
  957.  "I have sent for Chiron, but I am afraid he will come too late."
  958.  %E
  959.  %Cp Hea 00031
  960.  "Maybe when you return the snakes will once again begin to shed."
  961.  %E
  962.  %Cp Hea 00032
  963.  "The plague grows worse as we speak.  Hurry, %p!"
  964.  %E
  965.  %Cp Hea 00033
  966.  "Many times %n has caused trouble in these lands.  It is
  967.  time that %nh was eradicated like the diseases %nh has caused."
  968.  %E
  969.  %Cp Hea 00034
  970.  "With but one eye, %n should be easy to blind.  Remember this."
  971.  %E
  972.  %Cc Hea 00035
  973.  You stand before the entrance to %i.  Strange
  974.  scratching noises come from within the building.
  976.  The swampy ground around you seems to stink with disease.
  977.  %E [You have reached %i but all is not well.]
  978.  %Cp Hea 00036
  979.  Once again you stand at the entrance to %i.
  980.  %E
  981.  %Cc Hea 00040
  982.  You stand within sight of the infamous Isle of %n.  Even
  983.  the words of %l had not prepared you for this.
  985.  Steeling yourself against the wails of the ill that pierce your ears,
  986.  you hurry on your task.  Maybe with %o you can
  987.  heal them on your return, but not now.
  988.  %E [You have reached the lair of %n.  Take %o away from %ni.]
  989.  %Cp Hea 00041
  990.  Once again, you %x the Isle of %n in the distance.
  991.  %E
  992.  %Cc Hea 00050
  993.  "They have made a mistake in sending you, %p.
  995.  "When I add your youth to mine, it will just make it easier for me
  996.  to defeat %l."
  997.  %E ["I will take your life, then defeat %l."]
  998.  %Cp Hea 00051
  999.  "Unlike your patients, you seem to keep coming back, %p!"
  1000.  %E
  1001.  %Cp Hea 00052
  1002.  "Which would you like, %p?  Boils, pleurisy, convulsions?"
  1003.  %E
  1004.  %Cp Hea 00053
  1005.  "I'll have %o back from you, %r.  You are
  1006.  not going to live to escape this place."
  1007.  %E
  1008.  %Cp Hea 00060
  1009.  "They might as well give scalpels to wizards as to let you try to
  1010.  use %o!"
  1011.  %E
  1012.  %Cp Hea 00061
  1013.  "If I could strike %l, surrounded by %lj %gP, imagine what I
  1014.  can do to you here by yourself."
  1015.  %E
  1016.  %Cp Hea 00062
  1017.  "I will put my %Rp to work making a physic out of your ashes."
  1018.  %E
  1019.  %Cp Hea 00063
  1020.  "As we speak, Hades gathers your patients to join you."
  1021.  %E
  1022.  %Cp Hea 00064
  1023.  "After I'm done with you, I'll destroy %l as well."
  1024.  %E
  1025.  %Cp Hea 00065
  1026.  "You will have to kill me if you ever hope to leave this place."
  1027.  %E
  1028.  %Cp Hea 00066
  1029.  "I will impale your head on my caduceus for all to see."
  1030.  %E
  1031.  %Cp Hea 00067
  1032.  "There is no materia medica in your sack which will cure you of me!"
  1033.  %E
  1034.  %Cp Hea 00068
  1035.  "Do not fight too hard, I want your soul strong, not weakened!"
  1036.  %E
  1037.  %Cp Hea 00069
  1038.  "You should have stopped studying at vetenary."
  1039.  %E
  1040.  %Cc Hea 00070
  1041.  As you pick up %o, you feel its healing begin to
  1042.  warm your soul.  You curse Zeus for taking it from its rightful owner,
  1043.  but at least you hope that %l can put it to good use once
  1044.  again.
  1045.  %E [You feel the healing power of %o and should return it to %l.]
  1046.  %Cc Hea 00080
  1047.  The battered body of %n slumps to the ground and gasps
  1048.  out one last curse:
  1050.      "You have defeated me, %p, but I shall have my revenge.
  1051.      How, I shall not say, but this curse shall be like a cancer
  1052.      on you."
  1054.  With that %n dies.
  1055.  %E [%nC curses you as %nh dies.]
  1056.  %Cc Hea 00081
  1057.  As soon as %l sees %o %lh summons %lj
  1058.  %gP.
  1060.  Gently, %l reaches out and touches %o.
  1061.  He instructs each of the assembled to do the same.  When everyone
  1062.  has finished %lh speaks to you.
  1064.      "Now that we have been replenished we can defeat this plague.  You must
  1065.      take %o with you and replenish the worlds you have
  1066.      been called upon to travel next.  I wish you could ride Chiron to the
  1067.      end of your journey, but I need him to help me spread the cure.  Go
  1068.      now and continue your journey."
  1069.  %E [%l touches %o and tells %lj %gP to do so too, then tells you to take it with you.]
  1070.  %Cc Hea 00082
  1071.  %l cautiously handles %o while watching you.
  1073.  "You are its keeper now, and the time has come to resume your search
  1074.  for the Amulet.  %Z await your return through the
  1075.  magic portal which brought you here."
  1076.  %E [%l tells you to keep %o and return to %Z to search for the Amulet.]
  1077.  %Cp Hea 00090
  1078.  "You have again returned to us, %p.  We have done well in your
  1079.  absence, yes?  How fare you upon your quest for the Amulet?"
  1080.  %E
  1081.  %Cc Hea 00091
  1082.  "Ah, you have recovered the Amulet, %p.  Well done!
  1084.  "Now, you should know that you must travel through the Elemental Planes
  1085.  to the Astral, and there return the Amulet to %d.  Go forth and
  1086.  may our prayers be as a wind upon your back."
  1087.  %E ["You have recovered the Amulet.  Travel to the Astral Plane and return it to %d."]
  1088.  #
  1089.  #	Knight
  1090.  #
  1091.  %Cc Kni 00001
  1092.  You materialize in the shadows of %H.  Immediately, you notice
  1093.  that something is wrong.  The fields around the castle are trampled and
  1094.  withered, as if some great battle has been recently fought.
  1096.  Exploring further, you %x long gouges in the walls of %H.
  1097.  You know of only one creature that makes those kinds of marks...
  1098.  %E [Signs of battle include long gouges in the walls of %H.]
  1099.  %Cp Kni 00002
  1100.  Once again you stand in the shadows of %H.
  1101.  %E
  1102.  %Cp Kni 00003
  1103.  Again, you stand before %H.  You vaguely sense that this
  1104.  may be the last time you stand before %l.
  1105.  %E
  1106.  %Cp Kni 00005
  1107.  "Hail, %p!  Verily, thou lookest well."
  1108.  %E
  1109.  %Cp Kni 00006
  1110.  "There is word, %p, that %n hath been sighted in the fens
  1111.  near %i."
  1112.  %E
  1113.  %Cp Kni 00007
  1114.  "Thou art our only hope now, %p."
  1115.  %E
  1116.  %Cp Kni 00008
  1117.  "Verily, %l could have no better champion, %p."
  1118.  %E
  1119.  %Cp Kni 00009
  1120.  "Many brave %cP died when %n attacked."
  1121.  %E
  1122.  %Cp Kni 00010
  1123.  "Hail, %p!  Verily, thou lookest well."
  1124.  %E
  1125.  %Cp Kni 00011
  1126.  "So, %p, didst thou find %n in the fens near %i?"
  1127.  %E
  1128.  %Cp Kni 00012
  1129.  "Worthy %p, hast thou proven thy right purpose on the body of %n?"
  1130.  %E
  1131.  %Cp Kni 00013
  1132.  "Verily, %l could have no better champion, %p."
  1133.  %E
  1134.  %Cp Kni 00014
  1135.  "Hast thou indeed recovered %o?"
  1136.  %E
  1137.  %Cc Kni 00015
  1138.  "Ah, %p.  We see thou hast received Our summons.
  1139.  We are in dire need of thy prowess.  But first, We must needs
  1140.  decide if thou art ready for this great undertaking."
  1141.  %E [%lC checks whether you are ready for a great undertaking.]
  1142.  %Cp Kni 00016
  1143.  "Welcome again, %p.  We hope thou art ready now."
  1144.  %E
  1145.  %Cp Kni 00017
  1146.  "Once again, thou standest before Us, %p.  Art thou ready now?"
  1147.  %E
  1148.  %Cc Kni 00018
  1149.  "Thou disgracest this noble court with thine impure presence.  We have been
  1150.  lenient with thee, but no more.  Thy name shall be spoken no more.  We
  1151.  hereby strip thee of thy title, thy lands, and thy standing as %ca.
  1152.  Begone from Our sight!"
  1153.  %E [You are a disgrace as %ca.]
  1154.  %Cc Kni 00019
  1155.  "Verily, %p, thou hast done well.  That thou hast survived thus
  1156.  far is a credit to thy valor, but thou art yet unprepared for
  1157.  the demands required as Our Champion.  %rA, no matter how
  1158.  pure, could never hope to defeat the foul %n.
  1160.  "Journey forth from this place, and hone thy skills.  Return to
  1161.  Our presence when thou hast attained the noble title of %R."
  1162.  %E [You are not prepared to face %n.  Return when you are %Ra.]
  1163.  %Cc Kni 00020
  1164.  "Thou dishonourest Us, %p!  Thou hast strayed from the path of
  1165.  chivalry! Go from Our presence and do penance.  Only when thou art again
  1166.  pure mayst thou return hence."
  1167.  %E [Go and do penance.  Return when you are truly %a.]
  1168.  %Cc Kni 00021
  1169.  "Ah, %p.  Thou art truly ready, as no %c before thee hath
  1170.  been.  Hear now Our words:
  1172.  "As thou noticed as thou approached %H, a great battle hath
  1173.  been fought recently in these fields.  Know thou that Merlin himself
  1174.  came to aid Us here as We battled the foul %n.  In the midst of that
  1175.  battle, %n struck Merlin a great blow, felling him.  Then, as Our
  1176.  forces were pressed back, %n stole %o.
  1178.  "We eventually turned the tide, but lost many %cP in doing so.
  1179.  Merlin was taken off by his apprentice, but hath not recovered.  We have
  1180.  been told that so long as %n possesseth %o,
  1181.  Merlin will not regain his health.
  1183.  "We hereby charge thee with this most important of duties:
  1185.  "Go forth from this place, to the fens, and there thou wilt find
  1186.  %i.  From there, thou must track down %n.  Destroy the
  1187.  beast, and return to Us %o.  Only then can
  1188.  We restore Merlin to health."
  1189.  %E [Pass through %i to reach %n.  Destroy %ni and return with %o.]
  1190.  %Cp Kni 00025
  1191.  "Remember, %p, follow always the path of %d."
  1192.  %E
  1193.  %Cp Kni 00026
  1194.  "Though %n is verily a mighty foe, We have confidence in thy victory."
  1195.  %E
  1196.  %Cp Kni 00027
  1197.  "Beware, for %n hath surrounded %niself with hordes of foul creatures."
  1198.  %E
  1199.  %Cp Kni 00028
  1200.  "Great treasure, 'tis said, is hoarded in the lair of %n."
  1201.  %E
  1202.  %Cp Kni 00029
  1203.  "If thou possessest %o, %p, %ns magic
  1204.  shall therewith be thwarted."
  1205.  %E
  1206.  %Cp Kni 00030
  1207.  "The gates of %i are guarded by forces unseen, %p.
  1208.  Go carefully."
  1209.  %E
  1210.  %Cp Kni 00031
  1211.  "Return %o to Us quickly, %p."
  1212.  %E
  1213.  %Cp Kni 00032
  1214.  "Destroy %n, %p, else %H shall surely fall."
  1215.  %E
  1216.  %Cp Kni 00033
  1217.  "Call upon %d when thou art in need."
  1218.  %E
  1219.  %Cp Kni 00034
  1220.  "To find %i, thou must keep thy heart pure."
  1221.  %E
  1222.  %Cc Kni 00035
  1223.  You stand at the foot of %i.  Atop, you can %x a shrine.
  1224.  Strange energies seem to be focused here, and the hair on the back of
  1225.  your neck stands on end.
  1226.  %E [You have reached %i and can %x a shrine.]
  1227.  %Cp Kni 00036
  1228.  Again, you stand at the foot of %i.
  1229.  %E
  1230.  %Cc Kni 00040
  1231.  As you exit the swamps, you %x before you a huge, gaping hole in the
  1232.  side of a hill.  From within, you smell the foul stench of carrion.
  1234.  The pools on either side of the entrance are fouled with blood, and
  1235.  pieces of rusted metal and broken weapons show above the surface.
  1236.  %E [You %x the entrance to a cavern inside a hill.]
  1237.  %Cp Kni 00041
  1238.  Again, you stand at the entrance to %ns lair.
  1239.  %E
  1240.  %Cc Kni 00050
  1241.  "Hah!  Another puny %c seeks death.  I shall dine well tonight,
  1242.  then tomorrow, %H shall fall!"
  1243.  %E [%nC taunts you and issues a threat against %H.]
  1244.  %Cp Kni 00051
  1245.  "Again, thou challengest me, %r?  So be it.  Thou wilt die here."
  1246.  %E
  1247.  %Cp Kni 00052
  1248.  "Thou art truly foolish, %r.  I shall dispatch thee anon."
  1249.  %E
  1250.  %Cp Kni 00053
  1251.  "So, thou darest touch MY property!  I shall have that bauble back,
  1252.  puny %r.  Thou wilt die in agony!"
  1253.  %E
  1254.  %Cp Kni 00060
  1255.  "A mere %r can never withstand me!"
  1256.  %E
  1257.  %Cp Kni 00061
  1258.  "I shall kill thee now, and feast!"
  1259.  %E
  1260.  %Cp Kni 00062
  1261.  "Puny %c.  What manner of death dost thou wish?"
  1262.  %E
  1263.  %Cp Kni 00063
  1264.  "First thee, %p, then I shall feast upon %l."
  1265.  %E
  1266.  %Cp Kni 00064
  1267.  "Hah!  Thou hast failed, %r.  Now thou shalt die."
  1268.  %E
  1269.  %Cp Kni 00065
  1270.  "Die, %c.  Thou art as nothing against my might."
  1271.  %E
  1272.  %Cp Kni 00066
  1273.  "I shall suck the marrow from thy bones, %c."
  1274.  %E
  1275.  %Cp Kni 00067
  1276.  "Let's see...  Baked?  No.  Fried?  Nay.  Broiled?  Yea verily,
  1277.  that is the way I like my %c for dinner."
  1278.  %E
  1279.  %Cp Kni 00068
  1280.  "Thy strength waneth, %p.  The time of thy death draweth near."
  1281.  %E
  1282.  %Cp Kni 00069
  1283.  "Call upon thy precious %d, %p.  It shall not avail thee."
  1284.  %E
  1285.  %Cc Kni 00070
  1286.  As you pick up %o, you feel its protective fields
  1287.  form around your body.  You also feel a faint stirring in your mind, as
  1288.  if you are in two places at once, and in the second, you are waking from
  1289.  a long sleep.
  1290.  %E [You feel the magic of %o.]
  1291.  %Cc Kni 00080
  1292.  As %n sinks to the ground, blood gushing from %nj open mouth, %nh
  1293.  defiantly curses you and %l:
  1295.      "Thou hast not won yet, %r.  By the gods, I shall return
  1296.      and dog thy steps to the grave!"
  1298.  %nJ tail flailing madly, %n tries to crawl towards you, but slumps
  1299.  to the ground and dies in a pool of %nj own blood.
  1300.  %E [%nC curses you as %nh dies.]
  1301.  %Cc Kni 00081
  1302.  As you approach %l, %lh beams at you and says:
  1304.      "Well done!  Thou art truly the Champion of %H.  We
  1305.      have received word that Merlin is recovering, and shall soon
  1306.      rejoin Us.
  1308.      "He hath instructed Us that thou art now to be the guardian of
  1309.      %o.  He feeleth that thou mayst have need of
  1310.      its powers in thine adventures.  It is Our wish that thou keepest
  1311.      %o with thee as thou searchest for the fabled
  1312.      Amulet of Yendor."
  1313.  %E [%oC is yours now.  It will aid in your search for the Amulet.]
  1314.  # assumes Magic Mirror of Merlin (glass object)
  1315.  %Cc Kni 00082
  1316.  "Careful, %p!  %oC might break, and that would
  1317.  be a tragic loss.  Thou art its keeper now, and the time hath come
  1318.  to resume thy search for the Amulet.  %Z await thy
  1319.  return through the magic portal that brought thee here."
  1320.  %E [You are the keeper of %o.  Return to %Z and find the Amulet.]
  1321.  %Cp Kni 00090
  1322.  "Well met, %p.  How goeth thy search for the Amulet of Yendor?"
  1323.  %E
  1324.  %Cc Kni 00091
  1325.  "Thou hast succeeded, We see, %p!  Now thou art commanded to take
  1326.  the Amulet to be sacrificed to %d in the Plane of the Astral.
  1328.  "Merlin hath counseled Us that thou must travel always upwards through
  1329.  the Planes of the Elements, to achieve this goal.
  1331.  "Go with %d, %p."
  1332.  %E [Take the Amulet to the Astral Plane and deliver it to %d.]
  1333.  #
  1334.  #       Monk
  1335.  #
  1336.  # The quest artifact is "The Eyes of the Overworld", hence needs
  1337.  # to be treated as plural by messages which use %o.
  1338.  #
  1339.  %Cc Mon 00001
  1340.  You find yourself standing in sight of %H.
  1341.  Something is obviously wrong here.  Strange shapes lumber around
  1342.  outside %H!
  1344.  You realize that the %l needs your assistance!
  1345.  %E [You have reached %H but something is wrong.  %lC needs your aid.]
  1346.  %Cp Mon 00002
  1347.  Once again, you stand before %H.
  1348.  %E
  1349.  %Cp Mon 00003
  1350.  Again you face %H.  Your intuition hints that this
  1351.  may be the final time you come here.
  1352.  %E
  1353.  %Cp Mon 00005
  1354.  "Greetings, honorable %r.  It is good to see you."
  1355.  %E
  1356.  %Cp Mon 00006
  1357.  "Ah, %p!  Surely you can help us in our hour of need."
  1358.  %E
  1359.  %Cp Mon 00007
  1360.  "Greetings, %s.  %lC has great need of your help."
  1361.  %E
  1362.  %Cp Mon 00008
  1363.  "Alas, it seems as if even %d has deserted us."
  1364.  %E
  1365.  %Cp Mon 00009
  1366.  "May %d be with you, %s."
  1367.  %E
  1368.  %Cp Mon 00010
  1369.  "Greetings, honorable %r.  It is good to see you again."
  1370.  %E
  1371.  %Cp Mon 00011
  1372.  "Ah, %p!  Our deepest gratitude for all of your help."
  1373.  %E
  1374.  %Cp Mon 00012
  1375.  "Greetings, %s.  Perhaps you will take some time to meditate with us?"
  1376.  %E
  1377.  %Cp Mon 00013
  1378.  "With this test behind you, may %d bring you enlightenment."
  1379.  %E
  1380.  %Cp Mon 00014
  1381.  "May %d be with you, %s."
  1382.  %E
  1383.  %Cc Mon 00015
  1384.  "Ah, %p, my %S.  You have returned to us at last.
  1385.  A great blow has befallen our order; perhaps you can help us.
  1386.  First, however, I must determine if you are prepared for this
  1387.  great challenge."
  1388.  %E [%lC checks whether you are ready for the great challenge.]
  1389.  %Cp Mon 00016
  1390.  "Again, my %S, you stand before me.  Are you ready now to help us?"
  1391.  %E
  1392.  %Cp Mon 00017
  1393.  "Once more, %p, you stand within the sanctum.  Are you ready now?"
  1394.  %E
  1395.  %Cc Mon 00018
  1396.  "You are a heretic, %p!  How can you, %ra, deviate so from the
  1397.  teachings of %d?  Begone from this temple.  You are no longer
  1398.  %sa to this order.  We will pray to %d for other assistance,
  1399.  as you have failed us utterly."
  1400.  %E [You are a heretic and have failed utterly.]
  1401.  %Cc Mon 00019
  1402.  "Alas, %p, it is not yet to be.  A mere %r could never
  1403.  withstand the might of %n.  Go forth, again into the world, and
  1404.  return when you have attained the post of %R."
  1405.  %E [You are not ready to face %n.  Come back when you are %Ra.]
  1406.  %Cc Mon 00020
  1407.  "This is terrible, %p.  You have deviated from the true path!
  1408.  You know that %d requires the most strident devotion of this
  1409.  order.  The %shood must stand for utmost piety.
  1411.  "Go from here, atone for your sins against %d.  Return only when
  1412.  you have purified yourself."
  1413.  %E [You must atone.  Come back when you are worthy of %d.]
  1414.  %Cc Mon 00021
  1415.  "Yes, %p.  You are truly ready now.  Attend to me and I shall
  1416.  tell you of what has transpired:
  1418.  "During one of the Great Meditations a short time ago, %n and
  1419.  a legion of elementals invaded %H.  Many %gP
  1420.  were killed, including the one bearing %o.
  1422.  Now, there are barely enough %gP left to keep the elementals
  1423.  at bay.
  1425.  "We need you to find %i, then, from there,
  1426.  travel to %ns lair.  If you can manage to defeat %n and
  1427.  return %o here, we can then drive off the legions
  1428.  of elementals that slay our students.
  1430.  "Go with %d as your guide, %p."
  1431.  %E [Find %i, then continue to %ns lair.  Defeat %ni and return with %o.]
  1432.  %Cp Mon 00025
  1433.  "You can prevail, if you rely on %d."
  1434.  %E
  1435.  %Cp Mon 00026
  1436.  "Remember that %n has great magic at his command."
  1437.  %E
  1438.  %Cp Mon 00027
  1439.  "Be pure, my %S."
  1440.  %E
  1441.  %Cp Mon 00028
  1442.  "Beware, %i is surrounded by hordes of earth elementals."
  1443.  %E
  1444.  %Cp Mon 00029
  1445.  "Remember your studies, and you will prevail!"
  1446.  %E
  1447.  %Cp Mon 00030
  1448.  "Acquire and wear %o if you can.  They will aid you
  1449.  against %n."
  1450.  %E
  1451.  %Cp Mon 00031
  1452.  "Call upon %d when your need is greatest.  You will be answered."
  1453.  %E
  1454.  %Cp Mon 00032
  1455.  "Remember to use the elementals' strength against them!"
  1456.  %E
  1457.  %Cp Mon 00033
  1458.  "Do not lose faith, %p.  If you do so, %n will grow stronger."
  1459.  %E
  1460.  %Cp Mon 00034
  1461.  "Wear %o.  They will assist you in your efforts."
  1462.  %E
  1463.  %Cc Mon 00035
  1464.  You remember the descriptions of %i, given
  1465.  to you by the %l.  It is ahead that you will find
  1466.  %n's trail.
  1467.  %E [You have reached %i.  %nC lurks further ahead.]
  1468.  %Cp Mon 00036
  1469.  Again, you stand before %i.
  1470.  %E
  1471.  %Cc Mon 00040
  1472.  The stench of brimstone is all about you, and the elementals close in
  1473.  from all sides!
  1475.  Ahead, there is a small clearing amidst the bubbling pits of lava...
  1476.  %E [You are surrounded by brimstone, lava, and elementals.]
  1477.  %Cp Mon 00041
  1478.  Again, you have invaded %ns domain.
  1479.  %E
  1480.  %Cc Mon 00050
  1481.  "Ah, so %l has sent another %g to retrieve
  1482.  %o.
  1484.  "No, I see you are no %g.  Perhaps I shall have some fun today
  1485.  after all.  Prepare to die, %r!  You shall never regain
  1486.  %o."
  1487.  %E [You are no %g.  You shall never regain %o.]
  1488.  %Cp Mon 00051
  1489.  "So, %r.  Again you challenge me."
  1490.  %E
  1491.  %Cp Mon 00052
  1492.  "Die now, %r.  %d has no power here to aid you."
  1493.  %E
  1494.  %Cp Mon 00053
  1495.  "You shall die, %r, and I will have %o back."
  1496.  %E
  1497.  %Cp Mon 00060
  1498.  "Submit to my will, %c, and I shall spare you."
  1499.  %E
  1500.  %Cp Mon 00061
  1501.  "Your puny powers are no match for me, %c."
  1502.  %E
  1503.  %Cp Mon 00062
  1504.  "I shall have you turned into a zombie for my pleasure!"
  1505.  %E
  1506.  %Cp Mon 00063
  1507.  "Despair now, %r.  %d cannot help you."
  1508.  %E
  1509.  %Cp Mon 00064
  1510.  "I shall feast upon your soul for many days, %c."
  1511.  %E
  1512.  %Cp Mon 00065
  1513.  "Your death will be slow and painful.  That I promise!"
  1514.  %E
  1515.  %Cp Mon 00066
  1516.  "You cannot defeat %n, you fool.  I shall kill you now."
  1517.  %E
  1518.  %Cp Mon 00067
  1519.  "Your precious %lt will be my next victim."
  1520.  %E
  1521.  %Cp Mon 00068
  1522.  "I feel your powers failing you, %r.  You shall die now."
  1523.  %E
  1524.  %Cp Mon 00069
  1525.  "With %o, nothing can stand in my way."
  1526.  %E
  1527.  %Cc Mon 00070
  1528.  As you pick up %o, you feel the essence of
  1529.  %d fill your soul.  You know now why %n stole %oi from
  1530.  %H, for with %oi, %ca of %d could
  1531.  easily defeat his plans.
  1533.  You sense a message from %d.  Though not verbal, you
  1534.  get the impression that you must return to %l as soon
  1535.  as possible.
  1536.  %E [You feel the essence of %d and realize that you should take %o to %l.]
  1537.  %Cc Mon 00080
  1538.  %nC gasps:
  1540.      "You have only defeated this mortal body.  Know this: my spirit
  1541.      is strong.  I shall return and reclaim what is mine!"
  1543.  With that, %n expires.
  1544.  %E [As %n dies, %nh threatens to return.]
  1545.  %Cc Mon 00081
  1546.  "You have returned, %p.  And with %o, I see.
  1547.  Congratulations.
  1549.  "I have been in meditation, and have received direction from
  1550.  a minion of %d.  %d commands that you retain
  1551.  %o.  With %oi, you must recover the Amulet
  1552.  of Yendor.
  1554.  "Go forth, and let %d guide your steps."
  1555.  %E [Keep %o.  %oH will help you recover the Amulet of Yendor.]
  1556.  %Cc Mon 00082
  1557.  %lC studies %o for a moment,
  1558.  then returns his gaze to you.
  1560.  "%oC must remain with you.  Use %oi
  1561.  as you resume your search for the Amulet.
  1562.  %Z await your return through the magic portal
  1563.  that brought you here."
  1564.  %E [Keep %o and return to %Z to search for the Amulet.]
  1565.  %Cp Mon 00090
  1566.  "Welcome back, %p.  How is your quest for the Amulet going?"
  1567.  %E
  1568.  %Cc Mon 00091
  1569.  "You have prevailed, %p!  %d is surely with you.  Now,
  1570.  you must take the Amulet, and sacrifice it on %ds altar on
  1571.  the Astral Plane.  I suspect that I shall never see you again in this
  1572.  life, but I hope to at %ds feet."
  1573.  %E [Take the Amulet to the Astral Plane and deliver it to %d.]
  1574.  #
  1575.  #	Priest
  1576.  #
  1577.  %Cc Pri 00001
  1578.  You find yourself standing in sight of %H.  Something
  1579.  is obviously wrong here.  The doors to %H, which usually
  1580.  stand open, are closed.  Strange human shapes shamble around
  1581.  outside.
  1583.  You realize that %l needs your assistance!
  1584.  %E [You are at %H; the doors are closed.  %lC needs your help!]
  1585.  %Cp Pri 00002
  1586.  Once again, you stand before %H.
  1587.  %E
  1588.  %Cp Pri 00003
  1589.  Again you face %H.  Your intuition hints that this may be
  1590.  the final time you come here.
  1591.  %E
  1592.  %Cp Pri 00005
  1593.  "Greetings, honored %r.  It is good to see you."
  1594.  %E
  1595.  %Cp Pri 00006
  1596.  "Ah, %p!  Surely you can help us in our hour of need."
  1597.  %E
  1598.  %Cp Pri 00007
  1599.  "Greetings, %s.  %lC has great need of your help."
  1600.  %E
  1601.  %Cp Pri 00008
  1602.  "Alas, it seems as if even %d has deserted us."
  1603.  %E
  1604.  %Cp Pri 00009
  1605.  "May %d be with you, %s."
  1606.  %E
  1607.  %Cp Pri 00010
  1608.  "Greetings, %r.  It is good to see you again."
  1609.  %E
  1610.  %Cp Pri 00011
  1611.  "Ah, %p!  Our deepest gratitude for all of your help."
  1612.  %E
  1613.  %Cp Pri 00012
  1614.  "Welcome back, %s!  With %o, no undead can stand against us."
  1615.  %E
  1616.  %Cp Pri 00013
  1617.  "Praise be to %d, for delivering us from %n."
  1618.  %E
  1619.  %Cp Pri 00014
  1620.  "May %d be with you, %s."
  1621.  %E
  1622.  %Cc Pri 00015
  1623.  "Ah, %p, my %S.  You have returned to us at last.
  1624.  A great blow has befallen our order; perhaps you can help us.
  1625.  First, however, I must determine if you are prepared for this
  1626.  great challenge."
  1627.  %E [You have returned and we need your help.  Are you ready?]
  1628.  %Cp Pri 00016
  1629.  "Again, my %S, you stand before me.  Are you ready now to help us?"
  1630.  %E
  1631.  %Cp Pri 00017
  1632.  "Once more, %p, you stand within the sanctum.  Are you ready now?"
  1633.  %E
  1634.  %Cc Pri 00018
  1635.  "You are a heretic, %p!  How can you, %ra, deviate so from the
  1636.  teachings of %d?  Begone from this temple.  You are no longer
  1637.  %sa to this order.  We will pray to %d for other assistance,
  1638.  as you have failed us utterly."
  1639.  %E [You are a heretic who has deviated from the teachings of %d.]
  1640.  %Cc Pri 00019
  1641.  "Alas, %p, it is not yet to be.  A mere %r could never
  1642.  withstand the might of %n.  Go forth, again into the world, and return
  1643.  when you have attained the post of %R."
  1644.  %E [%rA cannot withstand %n.  Come back when you are %Ra.]
  1645.  %Cc Pri 00020
  1646.  "This is terrible, %p.  You have deviated from the true path!
  1647.  You know that %d requires the most strident devotion of this
  1648.  order.  The %shood must stand for utmost piety.
  1650.  "Go from here, atone for your sins against %d.  Return only when
  1651.  you have purified yourself."
  1652.  %E [You have deviated from the path.  Return when you have purified yourself.]
  1653.  %Cc Pri 00021
  1654.  "Yes, %p.  You are truly ready now.  Attend to me and I shall
  1655.  tell you of what has transpired:
  1657.  "At one of the Great Festivals a short time ago, %n and a legion
  1658.  of undead invaded %H.  Many %gP were killed, including
  1659.  the one carrying %o.
  1661.  "As a final act of vengefulness, %n desecrated the altar here.
  1662.  Without it, we could not mount a counter-attack.  Now, there are
  1663.  barely enough %gP left to keep the undead at bay.
  1665.  "We need you to find %i, then, from there, travel
  1666.  to %ns lair.  If you can manage to defeat %n and return
  1667.  %o here, we can then drive off the legions of
  1668.  undead that befoul the land.
  1670.  "Go with %d as your guide, %p."
  1671.  %E [%nC invaded %H and captured %o.  Defeat %ni and retrive %oh.]
  1672.  %Cp Pri 00025
  1673.  "You can prevail, if you rely on %d."
  1674.  %E
  1675.  %Cp Pri 00026
  1676.  "Remember that %n has great magic at his command."
  1677.  %E
  1678.  %Cp Pri 00027
  1679.  "Be pure, my %S."
  1680.  %E
  1681.  %Cp Pri 00028
  1682.  "Beware, %i is surrounded by a great graveyard."
  1683.  %E
  1684.  %Cp Pri 00029
  1685.  "You may be able to affect %n with magical cold."
  1686.  %E
  1687.  %Cp Pri 00030
  1688.  "Acquire and wear %o if you can.  It will aid you
  1689.  against %n."
  1690.  %E
  1691.  %Cp Pri 00031
  1692.  "Call upon %d when your need is greatest.  You will be answered."
  1693.  %E
  1694.  %Cp Pri 00032
  1695.  "The undead legions are weakest during the daylight hours."
  1696.  %E
  1697.  %Cp Pri 00033
  1698.  "Do not lose faith, %p.  If you do so, %n will grow stronger."
  1699.  %E
  1700.  %Cp Pri 00034
  1701.  "Wear %o.  It will assist you against the undead."
  1702.  %E
  1703.  %Cc Pri 00035
  1704.  You stand facing a large graveyard.  The sky above is filled with clouds
  1705.  that seem to get thicker closer to the center.  You sense the presence of
  1706.  undead in larger numbers than you have ever encountered before.
  1708.  You remember the descriptions of %i, given to you by
  1709.  %l.  It is ahead that you will find %ns trail.
  1710.  %E [You have found %i.  The trail to %n lies ahead.]
  1711.  %Cp Pri 00036
  1712.  Again, you stand before %i.
  1713.  %E
  1714.  %Cc Pri 00040
  1715.  The stench of brimstone is all about you, and the shrieks and moans
  1716.  of tortured souls assault your psyche.
  1718.  Ahead, there is a small clearing amidst the bubbling pits of lava...
  1719.  %E [The stench of brimstone surrounds you, the shrieks and moans are endless.]
  1720.  %Cp Pri 00041
  1721.  Again, you have invaded %ns domain.
  1722.  %E
  1723.  %Cc Pri 00050
  1724.  "Ah, so %l has sent another %gC to retrieve
  1725.  %o.
  1727.  "No, I see you are no %gC.  Perhaps I shall have some fun today
  1728.  after all.  Prepare to die, %r!  You shall never regain
  1729.  %o."
  1730.  %E [%lC has sent you, but you are no %gC.  I shall destroy you.]
  1731.  %Cp Pri 00051
  1732.  "So, %r.  Again you challenge me."
  1733.  %E
  1734.  %Cp Pri 00052
  1735.  "Die now, %r.  %d has no power here to aid you."
  1736.  %E
  1737.  %Cp Pri 00053
  1738.  "You shall die, %r, and I will have %o back."
  1739.  %E
  1740.  %Cp Pri 00060
  1741.  "Submit to my will, %c, and I shall spare you."
  1742.  %E
  1743.  %Cp Pri 00061
  1744.  "Your puny powers are no match for me, %c."
  1745.  %E
  1746.  %Cp Pri 00062
  1747.  "I shall have you turned into a zombie for my pleasure!"
  1748.  %E
  1749.  %Cp Pri 00063
  1750.  "Despair now, %r.  %d cannot help you."
  1751.  %E
  1752.  %Cp Pri 00064
  1753.  "I shall feast upon your soul for many days, %c."
  1754.  %E
  1755.  %Cp Pri 00065
  1756.  "Your death will be slow and painful.  That I promise!"
  1757.  %E
  1758.  %Cp Pri 00066
  1759.  "You cannot defeat %n, you fool.  I shall kill you now."
  1760.  %E
  1761.  %Cp Pri 00067
  1762.  "Your precious %lt will be my next victim."
  1763.  %E
  1764.  %Cp Pri 00068
  1765.  "I feel your powers failing you, %r.  You shall die now."
  1766.  %E
  1767.  %Cp Pri 00069
  1768.  "With %o, nothing can stand in my way."
  1769.  %E
  1770.  %Cc Pri 00070
  1771.  As you pick up %o, you feel the essence of
  1772.  %d fill your soul.  You know now why %n stole it from
  1773.  %H, for with it, %ca of %d could
  1774.  easily defeat his plans.
  1776.  You sense a message from %d.  Though not verbal, you
  1777.  get the impression that you must return to %l as soon
  1778.  as possible.
  1779.  %E [You feel %d as you pick up %o; return %oh to %l.]
  1780.  %Cc Pri 00080
  1781.  You feel a wrenching shift in the ether as %ns body dissolves
  1782.  into a cloud of noxious gas.
  1784.  Suddenly, a voice booms out:
  1786.      "Thou hast defeated the least of my minions, %r.
  1787.      Know now that Moloch is aware of thy presence.
  1788.      As for thee, %n, I shall deal with thy failure
  1789.      at my leisure."
  1791.  You then hear the voice of %n, screaming in terror...
  1792.  %E [%nC dies.  Moloch is aware of you and angry at %n.]
  1793.  %Cc Pri 00081
  1794.  "You have returned, %p.  And with %o, I see.
  1795.  Congratulations.
  1797.  "I have been in meditation, and have received direction from
  1798.  a minion of %d.  %d commands that you retain
  1799.  %o.  With it, you must recover the Amulet
  1800.  of Yendor.
  1802.  "Go forth, and let %d guide your steps."
  1803.  %E [Congraulations, %p.  Keep %o; go and recover the Amulet.]
  1804.  %Cc Pri 00082
  1805.  %lC reiterates that %o is yours now.
  1807.  "The time has come to resume your search for the Amulet.
  1808.  %Z await your return through the magic portal
  1809.  that brought you here."
  1810.  %E [%oC is yours now.  Return to %Z and find the Amulet.]
  1811.  %Cp Pri 00090
  1812.  "Welcome back, %p.  How is your quest for the Amulet going?"
  1813.  %E
  1814.  %Cc Pri 00091
  1815.  "You have prevailed, %p!  %d is surely with you.  Now,
  1816.  you must take the amulet, and sacrifice it on %ds altar on
  1817.  the Astral Plane.  I suspect that I shall never see you again in this
  1818.  life, but I hope to at %ds feet."
  1819.  %E [Take the Amulet to the Astral Plane and offer it on %ds altar.]
  1820.  #
  1821.  #	Ranger
  1822.  #
  1823.  # [Ran 00001: what if centaurs have been genocided?]
  1824.  %Cc Ran 00001
  1825.  You arrive in familiar surroundings.  In the distance, you %x the
  1826.  ancient forest grove, the place of worship to %d.
  1828.  Something is wrong, though.  Surrounding the grove are centaurs!
  1829.  And they've noticed you!
  1830.  %E [The ancient forest grove is surrounded by centaurs.]
  1831.  %Cp Ran 00002
  1832.  Once again, you stand before %H.
  1833.  %E
  1834.  %Cp Ran 00003
  1835.  You have the oddest feeling that this may be the last time you
  1836.  are to enter %H.
  1837.  %E
  1838.  %Cp Ran 00005
  1839.  "%pC!  I have not seen you in many moons.  How do you fare?"
  1840.  %E
  1841.  %Cp Ran 00006
  1842.  "%nC continues to threaten the grove.  But we hold fast."
  1843.  %E
  1844.  %Cp Ran 00007
  1845.  "%lC is growing weak.  The magic required to defend the grove drains us."
  1846.  %E
  1847.  %Cp Ran 00008
  1848.  "Remember %i is hard to enter.  Beware the
  1849.  distraction of leatherwings."
  1850.  %E
  1851.  %Cp Ran 00009
  1852.  "We must regain %o.  Without it we will be overrun."
  1853.  %E
  1854.  %Cp Ran 00010
  1855.  "%pC!  I have not seen you in many moons.  How do you fare?"
  1856.  %E
  1857.  %Cp Ran 00011
  1858.  "Birdsong has returned to the grove, surely this means you have defeated %n."
  1859.  %E
  1860.  %Cp Ran 00012
  1861.  "%lC seems to have regained some of his strength."
  1862.  %E
  1863.  %Cp Ran 00013
  1864.  "So, tell us how you entered %i, in case some new evil arises there."
  1865.  %E
  1866.  %Cp Ran 00014
  1867.  "Is that truly %o that I see you carrying?"
  1868.  %E
  1869.  %Cc Ran 00015
  1870.  "%pC!  You have returned!  Thank %d.
  1872.  "We have great need of you.  But first, I must see if you have the
  1873.  required abilities to take on this responsibility."
  1874.  %E [You have returned, %p.  We need your help.  Are you ready?]
  1875.  %Cp Ran 00016
  1876.  "Once again, %p, you stand in our midst.  Are you ready now?"
  1877.  %E
  1878.  %Cp Ran 00017
  1879.  "Ah, you are here again, %p.  Allow me to determine your readiness..."
  1880.  %E
  1881.  %Cc Ran 00018
  1882.  "%pC!  You have doomed us all.  You fairly radiate %L influences
  1883.  and weaken the power we have raised in this grove as a result!
  1885.  "Begone!  We renounce your %shood with us!  You are an outcast now!"
  1886.  %E [You are not sufficiently %a.  We renounce your %shood.]
  1887.  %Cc Ran 00019
  1888.  "%p, you are yet too inexperienced to withstand the demands of that
  1889.  which we need you to do.  %RA might just be able to do this thing.
  1891.  "Return to us when you have learned more, my %S."
  1892.  %E [You are too inexperienced.  Come back when you are %Ra.]
  1893.  %Cc Ran 00020
  1894.  "You have strayed, %p!  You know that %d requires that
  1895.  we maintain a pure devotion to things %a!
  1897.  "You must go from us.  Return when you have purified yourself."
  1898.  %E [You are not sufficiently %a.  Come back when you have purified yourself.]
  1899.  %Cc Ran 00021
  1900.  "You are indeed ready, %p.  I shall tell you what has transpired,
  1901.  and why we so desperately need your help:
  1903.  "A short time ago, the mountain centaurs to the east invaded
  1904.  and enslaved the plains centaurs in this area.  The local
  1905.  leader is now only a figurehead, and serves %n.
  1907.  "During our last gathering of worship here, we were beset by hordes of
  1908.  hostile centaurs, as you witnessed.  In the first onslaught a group,
  1909.  headed by %n %niself, managed to breach the grove and steal
  1910.  %o.
  1912.  "Since then, we have been besieged.  We do not know how much longer
  1913.  we will be able to maintain our magical barriers.
  1915.  "If we are to survive, you, %p, must infiltrate
  1916.  %i.  There, you will find a pathway down, to the
  1917.  underground cavern of %n.  He has always coveted
  1918.  %o, and will surely keep it.
  1920.  "Recover %o for us, %p!  Only then will %d be safe."
  1921.  %E [%nC has stolen %o.  Infiltrate %i and retrieve %oh for us.]
  1922.  %Cp Ran 00025
  1923.  "It is rumored that the Forest and Mountain Centaurs have resolved
  1924.  their ancient feud and now band together against us."
  1925.  %E
  1926.  %Cp Ran 00026
  1927.  "%nC is strong, and very smart."
  1928.  %E
  1929.  %Cp Ran 00027
  1930.  "Use %o, when you find it.  It will help you survive
  1931.  to reach us."
  1932.  %E
  1933.  %Cp Ran 00028
  1934.  "Remember, let %d be your guide."
  1935.  %E
  1936.  %Cp Ran 00029
  1937.  "Call upon %d when you face %n.
  1938.  The very act of doing so will infuriate him, and give you advantage."
  1939.  %E
  1940.  %Cp Ran 00030
  1941.  "%n and his kind have always hated us."
  1942.  %E
  1943.  %Cp Ran 00031
  1944.  "We cannot hold the grove much longer, %p.  Hurry!"
  1945.  %E
  1946.  %Cp Ran 00032
  1947.  "To infiltrate %i, you must be very stealthy."
  1948.  %E
  1949.  %Cp Ran 00033
  1950.  "Remember that %n is a braggart.  Trust not what he says."
  1951.  %E
  1952.  %Cp Ran 00034
  1953.  "You can triumph, %p, if you trust in %d."
  1954.  %E
  1955.  %Cc Ran 00035
  1956.  This must be %i.
  1958.  You are in a cave built of many different rooms, all interconnected
  1959.  by tunnels.  Your quest is to find and shoot the evil wumpus that
  1960.  resides elsewhere in the cave without running into any bottomless
  1961.  pits or using up your limited supply of arrows.  Good luck.
  1963.  You are in room 9 of the cave.  There are tunnels to rooms
  1964.  5, 8, and 10.
  1965.  *rustle* *rustle* (must be bats nearby.)
  1966.  *sniff* (I can smell the evil wumpus nearby!)
  1967.  %E [This is %i.  There are bats nearby.  Beware the wumpus!]
  1968.  %Cc Ran 00036
  1969.  Once again, you descend into %i.
  1971.  *whoosh* (I feel a draft from some pits.)
  1972.  *rustle* *rustle* (must be bats nearby.)
  1973.  %E [You are in %i.  There are pits.  There are bats nearby.]
  1974.  # [Ran 00040: 'hear a sound' but hero might be deaf.]
  1975.  %Cc Ran 00040
  1976.  You descend into a weird place, in which roughly cut cave-like walls
  1977.  join with smooth, finished ones, as if someone was in the midst of
  1978.  finishing off the construction of a subterranean complex.
  1980.  Off in the distance, you hear a sound like the clattering of many
  1981.  hooves on rock.
  1982.  %E [You descend into a subterranean complex.  Hooves clatter in the distance.]
  1983.  %Cp Ran 00041
  1984.  Once again, you enter the distorted castle of %n.
  1985.  %E
  1986.  %Cc Ran 00050
  1987.  "So, %c.  %lC has sent you to recover %o.
  1989.  "Well, I shall keep that bauble.  It pleases me.  You, %c, shall die."
  1990.  %E [You have come to recover %o, but I shall keep %oh and you shall die.]
  1991.  %Cp Ran 00051
  1992.  "Back again, eh?  Well, a mere %r is no threat to me!  Die, %c!"
  1993.  %E
  1994.  %Cp Ran 00052
  1995.  "You haven't learned your lesson, %c.  You can't kill me!  You shall die now."
  1996.  %E
  1997.  %Cp Ran 00053
  1998.  "I shall have %o from you, %r.  Then I shall
  1999.  kill you."
  2000.  %E
  2001.  %Cp Ran 00060
  2002.  "Your %d is nothing, %c.  You are mine now!"
  2003.  %E
  2004.  %Cp Ran 00061
  2005.  "Run away little %c!  You can never hope to defeat %n!"
  2006.  %E
  2007.  %Cp Ran 00062
  2008.  "My servants will rip you to shreds!"
  2009.  %E
  2010.  %Cp Ran 00063
  2011.  "I shall display your head as a trophy.  What do you think about that wall?"
  2012.  %E
  2013.  %Cp Ran 00064
  2014.  "I shall break your %ls grove, and destroy all the %gP!"
  2015.  %E
  2016.  %Cp Ran 00065
  2017.  "%d has abandoned you, %c.  You are doomed."
  2018.  %E
  2019.  %Cp Ran 00066
  2020.  "%rA?  %lC sends a mere %r against me?  Hah!"
  2021.  %E
  2022.  %Cp Ran 00067
  2023.  "%lC has failed, %c.  %oC will never leave here."
  2024.  %E
  2025.  %Cp Ran 00068
  2026.  "You really think you can defeat me, eh %c?  You are wrong!"
  2027.  %E
  2028.  %Cp Ran 00069
  2029.  "You weaken, %c.  I shall kill you now."
  2030.  %E
  2031.  %Cc Ran 00070
  2032.  As you pick up %o, it seems to glow, and a warmth
  2033.  fills you completely.  You realize that its power is what has protected
  2034.  your %sp against their enemies for so long.
  2036.  You must now return it to %l without delay -- their lives depend
  2037.  on your speed.
  2038.  %E [You pick up %o and feel power.  It's time to return %oh to %l.]
  2039.  %Cc Ran 00080
  2040.  %nC collapses to the ground, cursing you and %l, then says:
  2042.      "You have defeated me, %r!  But I curse you one final time, with
  2043.      my dying breath!  You shall die before you leave my castle!"
  2044.  %E [%nC curses you as %nh dies.]
  2045.  %Cc Ran 00081
  2046.  "%pC!  You have succeeded!  I feared it was not possible!
  2048.  "You have returned with %o!
  2050.  "I fear, now, that the Centaurs will regroup and plot yet another raid.
  2051.  This will take some time, but if you can recover the Amulet of Yendor
  2052.  for %d before that happens, we will be eternally safe.
  2054.  "Take %o with you.  It will aid in your quest for
  2055.  the Amulet."
  2056.  %E [You have succeeded.  Take %o with you as you go to find the Amulet.]
  2057.  # assumes The Longbow of Diana
  2058.  %Cc Ran 00082
  2059.  %l flexs %o reverently.
  2061.  "With this wondrous bow, one need never run out of arrows.
  2062.  You are its keeper now, and the time has come to resume your
  2063.  search for the Amulet.  %Z await your return
  2064.  through the magic portal that brought you here."
  2065.  %E [You are the keeper of %o now.  Go and find the Amulet.]
  2066.  %Cp Ran 00090
  2067.  "Welcome, %p.  How have you fared on your quest for the Amulet
  2068.  of Yendor?"
  2069.  %E
  2070.  %Cc Ran 00091
  2071.  "You have it!  You have recovered the Amulet of Yendor!
  2072.  Now attend to me, %p, and I will tell you what must be done:
  2074.  "The Amulet has within it magic, the capability to transport you to
  2075.  the Astral Plane, where the primary circle of %d resides.
  2077.  "To activate this magic, you must travel upwards as far as you can.
  2078.  When you reach the temple, sacrifice the Amulet to %d.
  2080.  "Thus will you fulfill your destiny."
  2081.  %E [You have the Amulet!  Take it to the Astral Plane and offer it to %d.]
  2082.  #
  2083.  #	Rogue (with apologies to all Norsk speakers -dean)
  2084.  #
  2085.  %Cc Rog 00001
  2086.  Unexpectedly, you find yourself back in Ransmannsby, where you trained to
  2087.  be a thief.  Quickly you make the guild sign, hoping that you AND word
  2088.  of your arrival reach %ls den.
  2089.  %E [You are in Ransmannsby, where you trained.  Find %l.]
  2090.  %Cp Rog 00002
  2091.  Once again, you find yourself back in Ransmannsby.  Fond memories are
  2092.  replaced by fear, knowing that %l is waiting for you.
  2093.  %E
  2094.  %Cp Rog 00003
  2095.  You rub your hands through your hair, hoping that the little ones on
  2096.  the back of your neck stay down, and prepare yourself for your meeting
  2097.  with %l.
  2098.  %E
  2099.  %Cp Rog 00005
  2100.  "I hear that Lady Tyvefelle's household is lightly guarded."
  2101.  %E
  2102.  %Cp Rog 00006
  2103.  "You're back?  Even the Twain don't come back anymore."
  2104.  %E
  2105.  %Cp Rog 00007
  2106.  "Can you spare an old cutpurse a zorkmid for some grog?"
  2107.  %E
  2108.  %Cp Rog 00008
  2109.  "Fritz tried to join the other side, and now he's hell-hound chow."
  2110.  %E
  2111.  %Cp Rog 00009
  2112.  "Be careful what you steal, I hear the boss has perfected turning
  2113.  rocks into worthless pieces of glass."
  2114.  %E
  2115.  %Cp Rog 00010
  2116.  "I was sure wrong about Lady Tyvefelle's house; I barely got away with my
  2117.  life and lost my lock pick in the process."
  2118.  %E
  2119.  %Cp Rog 00011
  2120.  "You're back?  Even the Twain don't come back anymore."
  2121.  %E
  2122.  %Cp Rog 00012
  2123.  "Can you spare an old cutpurse a zorkmid for some grog?"
  2124.  %E
  2125.  %Cp Rog 00013
  2126.  "Fritz tried to join the other side, and now he's hell-hound chow."
  2127.  %E
  2128.  %Cp Rog 00014
  2129.  "Be careful what you steal, I hear the boss has perfected turning
  2130.  rocks into worthless pieces of glass."
  2131.  %E
  2132.  %Cc Rog 00015
  2133.  "Well, look who it is boys -- %p has come home.  You seem to have
  2134.  fallen behind in your dues.  I should kill you as an example to these
  2135.  other worthless cutpurses, but I have a better plan.  If you are ready
  2136.  maybe you could work off your back dues by performing a little job for
  2137.  me.  Let us just see if you are ready..."
  2138.  %E [You owe back dues to your guild.  You can pay them off if you're up to the job.]
  2139.  %Cc Rog 00016
  2140.  "Well, I didn't expect to see you back.  It shows that you are either stupid,
  2141.  or you are finally ready to accept my offer.  Let us hope for your sake it
  2142.  isn't stupidity that brings you back."
  2143.  %E [Are you stupid or are you ready?]
  2144.  %Cp Rog 00017
  2145.  "Did you perhaps mistake me for some other %lt?  You must
  2146.  think me as stupid as your behavior.  I warn you not to try my patience."
  2147.  %E
  2148.  %Cc Rog 00018
  2149.  "Well %gp, it looks like our friend has forgotten who is the boss
  2150.  around here.  Our friend seems to think that %rp have been put in
  2151.  charge.  Wrong.  DEAD WRONG!"
  2153.  Your sudden shift in surroundings prevents you from hearing the end
  2154.  of %ls curse.
  2155.  %E [You must go.]
  2156.  %Cc Rog 00019
  2157.  "In the time that you've been gone you've only been able to master the
  2158.  arts of %ra?  I've trained ten times again as many %Rp
  2159.  in that time.  Maybe I should send one of them, no?  Where would that
  2160.  leave you, %p?  Oh yeah, I remember, I was going to kill you!"
  2161.  %E [%rA is not adequately trained to handle this job.]
  2162.  %Cc Rog 00020
  2163.  "Maybe I should chain you to my perch here for a while.  Perhaps watching
  2164.  real %a men at work will bring some sense back to you.  I don't
  2165.  think I could stand the sight of you for that long though.  Come back
  2166.  when you can be trusted to act properly."
  2167.  %E [Come back when you are really %a.]
  2168.  %Cc Rog 00021
  2169.  "Will everyone not going to retrieve %o from that
  2170.  jerk, %n, take one step backwards.  Good choice,
  2171.  %p, because I was going to send you anyway.  My other %gp
  2172.  are too valuable to me.
  2174.  "Here's the deal.  I want %o, %n
  2175.  has %o.  You are going to get %o
  2176.  and bring it back to me.  So simple an assignment even you can understand
  2177.  it."
  2178.  %E [Get %o from %n and bring it to %l.]
  2179.  %Cp Rog 00025
  2180.  "You don't seem to understand,
  2181.  %o isn't here so neither should you be!"
  2182.  %E
  2183.  %Cp Rog 00026
  2184.  "May %d curse you with lead fingers.  Get going!"
  2185.  %E
  2186.  %Cp Rog 00027
  2187.  "We don't have all year.  GET GOING!"
  2188.  %E
  2189.  %Cp Rog 00028
  2190.  "How would you like a scar necklace?  I'm just the jeweler to do it!"
  2191.  %E
  2192.  %Cp Rog 00029
  2193.  "Lazy S.O.B.  Maybe I should call up someone else..."
  2194.  %E
  2195.  %Cp Rog 00030
  2196.  "Maybe I should open your skull and see if my instructions are inside?"
  2197.  %E
  2198.  %Cp Rog 00031
  2199.  "This is not a task you can complete in the afterlife, you know."
  2200.  %E
  2201.  %Cp Rog 00032
  2202.  "Inside every living person is a dead person trying to get out,
  2203.  and I have your key!"
  2204.  %E
  2205.  %Cp Rog 00033
  2206.  "We're almost out of hell-hound chow, so why don't you just get moving!"
  2207.  %E
  2208.  %Cp Rog 00034
  2209.  "You know, %o isn't going to come when you whistle.  You must get it yourself."
  2210.  %E
  2211.  %Cp Rog 00035
  2212.  Those damn little hairs tell you that you are nearer to %o.
  2213.  %E
  2214.  %Cp Rog 00036
  2215.  Not wanting to face %l without having stolen %o, you continue.
  2216.  %E
  2217.  %Cc Rog 00040
  2218.  You feel a great swelling up of courage, sensing the presence of
  2219.  %o.  Or is it fear?
  2220.  %E [You sense %o.]
  2221.  %Cp Rog 00041
  2222.  The hairs on the back of your neck whisper -- it's fear.
  2223.  %E
  2224.  %Cp Rog 00050
  2225.  "Ah!  You must be %ls ... er, `hero'.  A pleasure to meet you."
  2226.  %E
  2227.  %Cp Rog 00051
  2228.  "We meet again.  Please reconsider your actions."
  2229.  %E
  2230.  %Cc Rog 00052
  2231.  "Surely, %p, you have learned that you cannot trust any bargains
  2232.  that %l has made.  I can show you how to continue on
  2233.  your quest without having to run into him again."
  2234.  %E [You cannot trust %l.]
  2235.  %Cc Rog 00053
  2236.  "Please, think for a moment about what you are doing.  Do you truly
  2237.  believe that %d would want %l to have
  2238.  %o?"
  2239.  %E [%lC should not have %o.]
  2240.  %Cp Rog 00060
  2241.  "May I suggest a compromise.  Are you interested in gold or gems?"
  2242.  %E
  2243.  %Cp Rog 00061
  2244.  "Please don't force me to kill you."
  2245.  %E
  2246.  %Cp Rog 00062
  2247.  "Grim times are upon us all.  Will you not see reason?"
  2248.  %E
  2249.  %Cp Rog 00063
  2250.  "I knew %l, and you're no %lt, thankfully."
  2251.  %E
  2252.  %Cp Rog 00064
  2253.  "It is a shame that we are not meeting under more pleasant circumstances."
  2254.  %E
  2255.  %Cp Rog 00065
  2256.  "I was once like you are now, %p.  Believe in me -- our way is better."
  2257.  %E
  2258.  %Cp Rog 00066
  2259.  "Stay with me, and I will make you %os guardian."
  2260.  %E
  2261.  %Cp Rog 00067
  2262.  "When you return, with or without %o,
  2263.  %l will have you killed."
  2264.  %E
  2265.  %Cp Rog 00068
  2266.  "Do not be fooled; I am prepared to kill to defend %o."
  2267.  %E
  2268.  %Cp Rog 00069
  2269.  "I can reunite you with the Twain.  Oh, the stories you can swap."
  2270.  %E
  2271.  %Cc Rog 00070
  2272.  As you pick up %o, the hairs on the back of your
  2273.  neck fall out.  At once you realize why %n was
  2274.  willing to die to keep it out of %ls hands.  Somehow
  2275.  you know that you must do likewise.
  2276.  %E [You pick up %o and know that %l should not have it.]
  2277.  %Cc Rog 00080
  2278.  "I know what you are thinking, %p.  It is not too late for you
  2279.  to use %o wisely.  For the sake of your guild
  2280.  %sp, do what is right."
  2282.  You sit and wait for death to come for %n, and then you
  2283.  brace yourself for your next meeting with %l!
  2284.  %E [Before dying, %n tells you to use the %o wisely.]
  2285.  %Cc Rog 00081
  2286.  "Well, I'll be damned.  You got it.  I am proud of you, a fine %r
  2287.  you've turned out to be.
  2289.  "While you were gone I got to thinking, you and %o
  2290.  together could bring me more treasure than either of you apart, so why don't
  2291.  you take it with you.  All I ask is a cut of whatever loot you come by.
  2292.  That is a better deal than I offered %n.
  2294.  "But, you see what happened to %n when he refused.
  2295.  Don't make me find another to send after you this time."
  2296.  %E [Take %o with you and go.]
  2297.  # assumes Master Key of Thievery (small object)
  2298.  %Cc Rog 00082
  2299.  %lC seems tempted to swap %o for
  2300.  the mundane one you detect in his pocket, but noticing your alertness,
  2301.  evidently chickens out.
  2303.  "Go filch the Amulet before someone else beats you to it.
  2304.  %Z are back the way you came, through the magic portal."
  2305.  %E [Take %o and acquire the Amulet.]
  2306.  %Cc Rog 00090
  2307.  "Quite the little thief, aren't we, %p.  Can I interest you in a
  2308.  swap for %o?  Look around, anything in the keep
  2309.  is yours for the asking."
  2310.  %E [How about trading %o for something?]
  2311.  %Cc Rog 00091
  2312.  "I see that with your abilities, and my brains, we could rule this world.
  2314.  "All that we would need to be all-powerful is for you to take that little
  2315.  trinket you've got there up to the Astral Plane.  From there, %d will
  2316.  show you what to do with it.  Once that's done, we will be invincible!"
  2317.  %E [Take the Amulet to the Astral Plane and find %ds temple.]
  2318.  #
  2319.  #	Samurai
  2320.  #
  2321.  %Cc Sam 00001
  2322.  Even before your senses adjust, you recognize the kami of
  2323.  %H.
  2325.  You %x the standard of your teki, %n, flying above
  2326.  the town.  How could such a thing have happened?  Why are ninja
  2327.  wandering freely; where are the samurai of your daimyo, %l?
  2329.  You quickly say a prayer to Izanagi and Izanami and walk towards
  2330.  town.
  2331.  %E [The banner of %n flies above town.  What has happened to %l?]
  2332.  %Cp Sam 00002
  2333.  Once again, you are back at %H.
  2334.  %E
  2335.  %Cc Sam 00003
  2336.  You are back at %H.
  2338.  Instantly you sense a subtle change in your karma.  You seem to know that
  2339.  if you do not succeed in your quest, %n will have destroyed
  2340.  the kami of %H before you return again.
  2341.  %E [%HC is threatened by %n.]
  2342.  %Cp Sam 00005
  2343.  "To succeed, you must walk like a butterfly on the wind."
  2344.  %E
  2345.  %Cp Sam 00006
  2346.  "Ikaga desu ka?"
  2347.  %E
  2348.  %Cp Sam 00007
  2349.  "I fear for The Land of The Gods."
  2350.  %E
  2351.  %Cp Sam 00008
  2352.  "%nC has hired the Ninja -- be careful."
  2353.  %E
  2354.  %Cp Sam 00009
  2355.  "If %o is not returned, we will all be ronin."
  2356.  %E
  2357.  %Cp Sam 00010
  2358.  "Come, join us in celebrating with some sake."
  2359.  %E
  2360.  %Cp Sam 00011
  2361.  "Ikaga desu ka?"
  2362.  %E
  2363.  %Cp Sam 00012
  2364.  "You have brought our clan and %l much honor."
  2365.  %E
  2366.  %Cp Sam 00013
  2367.  "Please %r, sit for a while and tell us how you overcame the Ninja."
  2368.  %E
  2369.  %Cp Sam 00014
  2370.  "%lC still lives!  You have saved us from becoming ronin."
  2371.  %E
  2372.  %Cc Sam 00015
  2373.  "Ah, %p-san, it is good to see you again.  I need someone who can
  2374.  lead my samurai against %n.  If you are ready, you will be
  2375.  that person."
  2376.  %E [%lC needs someone to lead %lj samurai against %n.  Are you ready?]
  2377.  %Cp Sam 00016
  2378.  "Once again, %p-san, you kneel before me.  Are you yet capable of
  2379.  being my vassal?"
  2380.  %E
  2381.  # [Sam 00017: This summary is definitely a poor one.]
  2382.  %Cc Sam 00017
  2383.  "You begin to test my matsu, %p-san.
  2384.  If you cannot determine what I want in a samurai, how can I rely on you
  2385.  to figure out what I need from a samurai?"
  2386.  %E [Are you truely a samurai?]
  2387.  %Cc Sam 00018
  2388.  "You are no longer my samurai, %p.
  2390.  "Hara-kiri is denied.  You are ordered to shave your head and then to
  2391.  become a monk.  Your fief and family are forfeit.  Wakarimasu ka?"
  2392.  %E [Leave and do not come back.]
  2393.  %Cc Sam 00019
  2394.  "%p-san, you have learned well and honored your family.
  2395.  I require the skills of %Ra in order to defeat %n.
  2396.  Go and seek out teachers.  Learn what they have learned.  When you
  2397.  are ready, return to me."
  2398.  %E ["I require %Ra to defeat %n.  Return when you are ready."]
  2399.  %Cc Sam 00020
  2400.  "%p-san, you would do better to join the kyokaku.
  2402.  "You have skills, but until you can call upon the bushido to know when and
  2403.  how to use them you are not samurai.  When you can think %a and
  2404.  act %a then return."
  2405.  %E [When you can think %a and act %a then return.]
  2406.  %Cc Sam 00021
  2407.  "Domo %p-san, indeed you are ready.  I can now tell you what
  2408.  it is that I require of you.
  2410.  "The daimyo, %n, has betrayed us.  He has stolen from us
  2411.  %o and taken it to his donjon deep within
  2412.  %i.
  2414.  "If I cannot show the emperor %o when he comes
  2415.  for the festival he will know that I have failed in my duty, and
  2416.  request that I commit seppuku.
  2418.  "You must gain entrance to %i and retrieve the
  2419.  emperor's property.  Be quick!  The emperor will be here for the
  2420.  cha-no-you in 5 sticks.
  2422.  "Wakarimasu ka?"
  2423.  %E [You must enter %i, then regain %o from %n.]
  2424.  %Cp Sam 00025
  2425.  "To defeat %n you must overcome the seven emotions:
  2426.  hate, adoration, joy, anxiety, anger, grief, and fear."
  2427.  %E
  2428.  %Cp Sam 00026
  2429.  "Remember your honor is my honor, you perform in my name."
  2430.  %E
  2431.  %Cp Sam 00027
  2432.  "I will go to the temple and burn incense for your safe return."
  2433.  %E
  2434.  %Cp Sam 00028
  2435.  "Sayonara."
  2436.  %E
  2437.  %Cp Sam 00029
  2438.  "There can be honor in defeat, but no gain."
  2439.  %E
  2440.  %Cp Sam 00030
  2441.  "Your kami must be strong in order to succeed."
  2442.  %E
  2443.  %Cp Sam 00031
  2444.  "You are indeed a worthy %R, but now you must be a worthy samurai."
  2445.  %E
  2446.  %Cp Sam 00032
  2447.  "If you fail, %n will be like a tai-fun on the land."
  2448.  %E
  2449.  %Cp Sam 00033
  2450.  "If you are truly %a, %d will listen."
  2451.  %E
  2452.  %Cp Sam 00034
  2453.  "Sharpen your swords and your wits for the task before you."
  2454.  %E
  2455.  %Cp Sam 00035
  2456.  You instinctively reach for your swords.  You do not recognize the
  2457.  lay of this land, but you know that your teki are everywhere.
  2458.  %E
  2459.  %Cp Sam 00036
  2460.  Thankful that your %sp at %H cannot see
  2461.  your fear, you prepare again to advance.
  2462.  %E
  2463.  %Cc Sam 00040
  2464.  In your mind, you hear the taunts of %n.
  2466.  You become like the rice plant and bend to the ground, offering a
  2467.  prayer to %d.  But when the wind has passed, you stand
  2468.  proudly again.  Putting your kami in the hands of fate, you advance.
  2469.  %E [You feel the taunts %n, but after offering a prayer to %d, you proceed.]
  2470.  %Cp Sam 00041
  2471.  As you arrive once again at the home of %n, your thoughts
  2472.  turn only to %o.
  2473.  %E
  2474.  %Cp Sam 00042
  2475.  As you arrive once again at the home of %n.
  2476.  %E
  2477.  %Cp Sam 00050
  2478.  "Ah, so it is to be you, %p-san.  I offer you seppuku.
  2479.  I will be your second if you wish."
  2480.  %E
  2481.  %Cp Sam 00051
  2482.  "I have offered you the honorable exit.  Now I will have your
  2483.  head to send unwashed to %l."
  2484.  %E
  2485.  %Cp Sam 00052
  2486.  "After I have dispatched you, I will curse your kami."
  2487.  %E
  2488.  %Cp Sam 00053
  2489.  "You have fought my samurai; surely you must know that you
  2490.  will not be able to take %o back to
  2491.  %H."
  2492.  %E
  2493.  %Cp Sam 00060
  2494.  "Ahh, I finally meet the daimyo of the kyokaku!"
  2495.  %E
  2496.  %Cp Sam 00061
  2497.  "There is no honor for me in your death."
  2498.  %E
  2499.  %Cp Sam 00062
  2500.  "You know that I cannot resash my swords until they have killed."
  2501.  %E
  2502.  %Cp Sam 00063
  2503.  "Your presence only compounds the dishonor of %l in not coming %liself."
  2504.  %E
  2505.  %Cp Sam 00064
  2506.  "I will make tea with your hair and serve it to %l."
  2507.  %E
  2508.  %Cp Sam 00065
  2509.  "Your fear shows in your eyes, coward!"
  2510.  %E
  2511.  %Cp Sam 00066
  2512.  "I have not heard of you, %p-san; has your life been that unworthy?"
  2513.  %E
  2514.  %Cp Sam 00067
  2515.  "If you will not obey me, you will die."
  2516.  %E
  2517.  %Cp Sam 00068
  2518.  "Kneel now and make the two cuts of honor.  I will tell your %sp
  2519.  of your honorable death."
  2520.  %E
  2521.  %Cp Sam 00069
  2522.  "Your master was a poor teacher.  You will pay for his mistakes in
  2523.  your teaching."
  2524.  %E
  2525.  %Cc Sam 00070
  2526.  As you pick up %o, you feel the strength of its karma.
  2527.  You realize at once why so many good samurai had to die to defend it.
  2528.  You are humbled knowing that you hold one of the artifacts of the
  2529.  sun goddess.
  2530.  %E [You feel the power of %o and are humbled.]
  2531.  %Cc Sam 00080
  2532.  Your healing skills tell you that %ns wounds are mortal.
  2534.  You know that the bushido tells you to finish him and let his kami
  2535.  die with honor, but the thought of so many samurai dead due to this
  2536.  man's dishonor prevents you from giving the final blow.
  2538.  You order that his unwashed head be given to the crows and his body
  2539.  thrown into the sea.
  2540.  %E [%nC dies without honor.]
  2541.  %Cc Sam 00081
  2542.  As you bow before %l, he welcomes you:
  2544.      "You have brought your family great honor, %p-sama.
  2546.      "While you have been gone the emperor's advisors have discovered in
  2547.      the ancient texts that the karma of the samurai who seeks to recover
  2548.      the Amulet and the karma of %o are joined
  2549.      as the seasons join to make a year.
  2551.      "Because you have shown such fidelity, the emperor requests
  2552.      that you take leave of other obligations and continue on the
  2553.      road that fate has set your feet upon.  I would consider it
  2554.      an honor if you would allow me to watch your household until
  2555.      you return with the Amulet."
  2557.  With that, %l bows, and places his sword atop
  2558.  %o.
  2559.  %E [The emperor wants you to take %o and recover the Amulet.]
  2560.  %Cc Sam 00082
  2561.  %l holds %o tightly for a moment, then returns
  2562.  his gaze to you.
  2564.  "The time is ripe to recover the Amulet.  Return to %Z
  2565.  through the magic portal that transported you here so that you may
  2566.  achieve the destiny which awaits you."
  2567.  %E [Take %o, return to %Z, and recover the Amulet.]
  2568.  %Cp Sam 00090
  2569.  %lC bows.  "%p-sama, tell us of your search for the Amulet."
  2570.  %E
  2571.  # [Sam 00091: most other roles give more explicit directions for the
  2572.  #  feedback here, so this summary does that too.]
  2573.  %Cc Sam 00091
  2574.  "Ah, %p-sama.  You have wasted your efforts returning home.
  2575.  Now that you are in possession of the Amulet, you are honor-bound to
  2576.  finish the quest you have undertaken.  There will be plenty of time
  2577.  for saki and stories when you have finished.
  2579.  "Go now, and may our prayers be a wind at your back."
  2580.  %E [Take the Amulet to the Astral Plane to finish your task.]
  2581.  #
  2582.  #	Tourist
  2583.  #
  2584.  %Cc Tou 00001
  2585.  You breathe a sigh of relief as you find yourself back in the familiar
  2586.  surroundings of %H.
  2588.  You quickly notice that things do not appear the way they did when you
  2589.  left.  The town is dark and quiet.  There are no sounds coming from
  2590.  behind the town walls, and no campfires burning in the fields.  As a
  2591.  matter of fact, you do not %x any movement in the fields at all, and
  2592.  the crops seem as though they have been untended for many weeks.
  2593.  %E [You find yourself back at %H, but the quiet is ominous.]
  2594.  %Cp Tou 00002
  2595.  Once again, you are back at %H.
  2596.  %E
  2597.  %Cp Tou 00003
  2598.  You are back at %H.
  2599.  Things appear to have become so bad that you fear that soon
  2600.  %H will not be here to return to.
  2601.  %E
  2602.  %Cp Tou 00005
  2603.  "Gehennom on 5 zorkmids a day -- more like 500 a day if you ask me."
  2604.  %E
  2605.  %Cp Tou 00006
  2606.  "Do you know where I could find some nice postcards of The Gnomish Mines?"
  2607.  %E
  2608.  %Cp Tou 00007
  2609.  "Have you tried the weird toilets?"
  2610.  %E
  2611.  %Cp Tou 00008
  2612.  "Don't stay at the Inn, I hear the food is terrible and it has rats."
  2613.  %E
  2614.  %Cp Tou 00009
  2615.  "They told me that this was the off season!"
  2616.  %E
  2617.  %Cp Tou 00010
  2618.  "Gehennom on 5 zorkmids a day -- more like 500 a day if you ask me."
  2619.  %E
  2620.  %Cp Tou 00011
  2621.  "Do you know where I could find some nice postcards of The Gnomish Mines?"
  2622.  %E
  2623.  %Cp Tou 00012
  2624.  "Have you tried the weird toilets?"
  2625.  %E
  2626.  %Cp Tou 00013
  2627.  "If you stick around, I'll show you the pictures from my latest trip."
  2628.  %E
  2629.  %Cp Tou 00014
  2630.  "Did you bring me back any souvenirs?"
  2631.  %E
  2632.  %Cc Tou 00015
  2633.  "Is it really you, %p!  I had given up hope for your return.
  2634.  As you can %x, we are desperately in need of your talents.  Someone must
  2635.  defeat %n if our town is to become what it once was.
  2637.  "Let me see if you are ready to be that someone."
  2638.  %E [Someone must defeat %n.  Are your ready?]
  2639.  %Cp Tou 00016
  2640.  "Things are getting worse, %p.  I hope that this time you are ready."
  2641.  %E
  2642.  %Cp Tou 00017
  2643.  "I hope that for the sake of %H you have prepared yourself this time."
  2644.  %E
  2645.  %Cc Tou 00018
  2646.  "It is too late, %p.  You are not even worthy to die amongst us.
  2647.  Leave %H and never return."
  2648.  %E [Leave %H and never return.]
  2649.  %Cc Tou 00019
  2650.  "There is still too much that you have to learn before you can undertake
  2651.  the next step.  Return to us as a proven %R, and perhaps then
  2652.  you will be ready.
  2654.  "Go back now, and may the teachings of %d serve you well."
  2655.  %E [Return when you are %Ra.]
  2656.  %Cc Tou 00020
  2657.  "It would be an affront to %d to have one not true to the
  2658.  %a path undertake her bidding.
  2660.  "You must not return to us until you have purified yourself of these
  2661.  bad influences on your actions.  Remember, only by following the %a
  2662.  path can you hope to overcome the obstacles you will face."
  2663.  %E [You are not sufficiently %a.  Return when you are.]
  2664.  %Cc Tou 00021
  2665.  "You have indeed proven yourself a worthy %c, %p.
  2667.  "But now your kinfolk and I must ask you to put aside your travels and
  2668.  help us in our time of need.  After you left us we elected a new mayor,
  2669.  %n.  He proved to be a most heinous and vile creature.
  2671.  "Soon after taking office he absconded with %o
  2672.  and fled town, leaving behind his henchmen to rule over us.  In order
  2673.  for us to regain control of our town, you must enter %i
  2674.  and recover %o.
  2676.  "Do not be distracted on your quest.  If you do not return quickly I fear
  2677.  that all will be lost.  Let us both pray now that %d will guide you
  2678.  and keep you safe."
  2679.  %E [Enter %i and recover %o from %n.]
  2680.  %Cp Tou 00025
  2681.  "Do not be fooled by the false promises of %n."
  2682.  %E
  2683.  %Cp Tou 00026
  2684.  "To enter %i you must pass many traps."
  2685.  %E
  2686.  %Cp Tou 00027
  2687.  "If you do not return with %o, your quest
  2688.  will be in vain."
  2689.  %E
  2690.  %Cp Tou 00028
  2691.  "Do not be afraid to call upon %d if you truly need help."
  2692.  %E
  2693.  %Cp Tou 00029
  2694.  "If you do not destroy %n, he will follow you back here!"
  2695.  %E
  2696.  %Cp Tou 00030
  2697.  "Take %o from %n
  2698.  and you may be able to defeat him."
  2699.  %E
  2700.  %Cp Tou 00031
  2701.  "You must hurry, %p!"
  2702.  %E
  2703.  %Cp Tou 00032
  2704.  "You are like %Sa to me, %p.  Do not let me down."
  2705.  %E
  2706.  %Cp Tou 00033
  2707.  "If you are %a at all times you may succeed, %p."
  2708.  %E
  2709.  %Cp Tou 00034
  2710.  "Let all who meet you on your journey know that you are on an quest for
  2711.  %l and grant safe passage."
  2712.  %E
  2713.  %Cc Tou 00035
  2714.  Only your faith in %d keeps you from trembling.  You %x
  2715.  the handiwork of %ns henchlings everywhere.
  2716.  %E [You %x the handiwork of %ns henchlings.]
  2717.  %Cp Tou 00036
  2718.  You know that this time you must find and destroy %n.
  2719.  %E
  2720.  %Cp Tou 00040
  2721.  You sense the presence of %o.
  2722.  %E
  2723.  %Cp Tou 00041
  2724.  You gain confidence, knowing that you may soon be united with
  2725.  %o.
  2726.  %E
  2727.  %Cp Tou 00042
  2728.  You have returned to %ns lair.
  2729.  %E
  2730.  %Cc Tou 00050
  2731.  "So, %p, %l thinks that you can wrest
  2732.  %o from me!
  2734.  "It only proves how desperate he has become that he sends %ra to
  2735.  try and defeat me.  When this day is over, I will have you enslaved
  2736.  in the mines where you will rue the day that you ever entered
  2737.  %i."
  2738.  %E [%rA will not defeat me.]
  2739.  %Cp Tou 00051
  2740.  "I let you live the last time because it gave me pleasure.
  2741.  This time I will destroy you, %p."
  2742.  %E
  2743.  %Cc Tou 00052
  2744.  "These meetings come to bore me.  You disturb my workings with
  2745.  %o.
  2747.  "If you do not run away now, I will inflict so much suffering on you that
  2748.  %l will feel guilty for ever having sent his %S to me!"
  2749.  %E [Run away or you will suffer severely.]
  2750.  %Cc Tou 00053
  2751.  "You fool.  You do not know how to call upon the powers of
  2752.  %o.
  2754.  "Return it to me and I will teach you how to use it, and together we
  2755.  will rule %H.  But do so now, as my patience grows thin."
  2756.  %E ["Return %o to me and we will rule %H."]
  2757.  %Cp Tou 00060
  2758.  "I defeated %l and I will defeat you, %p."
  2759.  %E
  2760.  %Cp Tou 00061
  2761.  "Where is %d now!  You must realize no one can help you here."
  2762.  %E
  2763.  %Cp Tou 00062
  2764.  "Beg for mercy now and I may be lenient on you."
  2765.  %E
  2766.  %Cp Tou 00063
  2767.  "If you were not so %a, you might have stood a chance."
  2768.  %E
  2769.  %Cp Tou 00064
  2770.  "Vengeance is mine at last, %p."
  2771.  %E
  2772.  %Cp Tou 00065
  2773.  "I only wish that %l had a more worthy %r to send against me."
  2774.  %E
  2775.  %Cp Tou 00066
  2776.  "With %o in my possession you cannot
  2777.  hope to defeat me."
  2778.  %E
  2779.  %Cp Tou 00067
  2780.  "%nC has never been defeated, NEVER!"
  2781.  %E
  2782.  %Cp Tou 00068
  2783.  "Are you truly the best %H has to send against me?  I pity %l."
  2784.  %E
  2785.  %Cp Tou 00069
  2786.  "How do you spell %p?  I want to ensure the marker on your grave is
  2787.  correct as a warning to your %sp."
  2788.  %E
  2789.  %Cc Tou 00070
  2790.  As you pick up %o, you feel a great
  2791.  weight has been lifted from your shoulders.  Your only thoughts are
  2792.  to quickly return to %H and find %l.
  2793.  %E [You pick up %o and feel relief.  Return it to %l.]
  2794.  %Cc Tou 00080
  2795.  You turn in the direction of %n.  As his earthly body begins
  2796.  to vanish before your eyes, you hear him curse:
  2798.      "You shall never be rid of me, %p!
  2799.      I will find you where ever you go and regain what is rightly mine."
  2800.  %E [%nC curses at you as %nh dies.]
  2801.  %Cc Tou 00081
  2802.  As %l detects the presence of %o,
  2803.  he almost smiles for the first time in many a full moon.
  2805.  As he looks up from %o he says:
  2807.      "You have recovered %o.  You are its
  2808.      owner now, but not its master.  Let it work with you as you continue
  2809.      your journey.  With its help, and %d to guide you on the
  2810.      %a path, you may yet recover the Amulet of Yendor."
  2811.  %E [Take %o and with %ds guidance, recover the Amulet.]
  2812.  %Cc Tou 00082
  2813.  "%oC is yours now.  %Z
  2814.  await your return through the magic portal that brought you here."
  2815.  %E [Keep %o and return to %Z through the portal.]
  2816.  %Cp Tou 00090
  2817.  "I could not be more proud than if you were my own %S, %p!
  2818.  Tell me of your adventures in quest of the Amulet of Yendor."
  2819.  %E
  2820.  # [Tou 00091: like Sam 00091, the directions about what to do next are
  2821.  #  missing, so make the summary be a little bit more explicit.]
  2822.  %Cc Tou 00091
  2823.  "Stand back and let me look at you, %p.
  2824.  Now that you have recovered the Amulet of Yendor, I'm afraid living
  2825.  out your days in %H would seem pretty tame.
  2827.  "You have come too far to stop now, for there are still more tasks that
  2828.  our oral history foretells for you.  Forever more, though, your name shall
  2829.  be spoken by the %gP with awe.  You are truly an inspiration to your
  2830.  %sp!"
  2831.  %E [You have the Amulet.  Take it to the Astral Plane to finish your task.]
  2832.  #
  2833.  #	Valkyrie
  2834.  #
  2835.  %Cc Val 00001
  2836.  You materialize at the base of a snowy hill.  Atop the hill sits
  2837.  a place you know well, %H.  You immediately realize
  2838.  that something here is very wrong!
  2840.  In places, the snow and ice have been melted into steaming pools of
  2841.  water.  Fumaroles and pools of bubbling lava surround the hill.
  2842.  The stench of sulphur is carried through the air, and you %x creatures
  2843.  that should not be able to live in this environment moving towards you.
  2844.  %E [You arrive below %H.  Something is wrong; there is lava present.]
  2845.  %Cp Val 00002
  2846.  Once again, you are near the abode of %l.
  2847.  %E
  2848.  %Cp Val 00003
  2849.  Again you materialize near %ls abode.  You have a nagging feeling
  2850.  that this may be the last time you come here.
  2851.  %E
  2852.  %Cp Val 00005
  2853.  "Hail, and well met, brave %c."
  2854.  %E
  2855.  %Cp Val 00006
  2856.  "May %d guide your steps, %p."
  2857.  %E
  2858.  %Cp Val 00007
  2859.  "%lC weakens.  Without %o, her foresight is dim."
  2860.  %E
  2861.  %Cp Val 00008
  2862.  "You must hurry, %p, else Ragnarok may well come."
  2863.  %E
  2864.  %Cp Val 00009
  2865.  "I would deal with this foul %n myself, but %d forbids it."
  2866.  %E
  2867.  %Cp Val 00010
  2868.  "Hail, and well met, brave %c."
  2869.  %E
  2870.  %Cp Val 00011
  2871.  "May %d guide your steps, %p."
  2872.  %E
  2873.  %Cp Val 00012
  2874.  "%lC told us you had succeeded!"
  2875.  %E
  2876.  %Cp Val 00013
  2877.  "You recovered %o just in time, %p."
  2878.  %E
  2879.  %Cp Val 00014
  2880.  "Hail %d, for delivering %o back to us."
  2881.  %E
  2882.  %Cc Val 00015
  2883.  "Ah, %p, my %S.  You have returned to %H
  2884.  at last.  We are in dire need of your aid, but I must determine if you
  2885.  are yet ready for such an undertaking.
  2887.  "Let me read your fate..."
  2888.  %E [We need your aid.  Are you ready?]
  2889.  %Cp Val 00016
  2890.  "Let me read the future for you now, %p, perhaps you have managed to
  2891.  change it enough..."
  2892.  %E
  2893.  %Cp Val 00017
  2894.  "Again, I shall read your fate, my %S.  Let us both hope that you have
  2895.  made changes to become ready for this task..."
  2896.  %E
  2897.  %Cc Val 00018
  2898.  "No, %p.  Your fate is sealed.  I must cast about for another
  2899.  champion.  Begone from my presence, and never return.  Know this, that
  2900.  you shall never succeed in this life, and Valhalla is denied to you."
  2901.  %E ["Begone from my presence and never return."]
  2902.  %Cc Val 00019
  2903.  "I see you and %n fighting, %p.  But you are not prepared and
  2904.  shall die at %ns hand if you proceed.  No.  This will not do.
  2905.  Go back out into the world, and grow more experienced at the ways of war.
  2906.  Only when you have returned %Ra will you be able to defeat %n."
  2907.  %E [Come back when you are %Ra.]
  2908.  %Cc Val 00020
  2909.  "NO!  This is terrible.  I see you becoming an ally of %n, and
  2910.  leading his armies in the final great battles.  This must not come to
  2911.  pass!  You have strayed from the %a path.  You must purge yourself,
  2912.  and return here only when you have regained a state of purity."
  2913.  %E [You have strayed from the %a path.  Return after you purify yourself.]
  2914.  %Cc Val 00021
  2915.  "It is not clear, %p, for my sight is limited without our relic.
  2916.  But it is now likely that you can defeat %n, and recover
  2917.  %o.
  2919.  "A short time ago, %n and his minions attacked this place.  They
  2920.  opened the huge volcanic vents you %x about the hill, and attacked.  I knew
  2921.  that this was to come to pass, and had asked %d for a group of %gP
  2922.  to help defend this place.  The few you %x here are the  mightiest of
  2923.  Valhalla's own, and are all that are left of one hundred %d sent.
  2925.  "Despite the great and glorious battle we fought, %n managed at
  2926.  last to steal %o.  This has upset the balance of the universe,
  2927.  and unless %oh is returned into my care, %n may start Ragnarok.
  2929.  "You must find the entrance to %i.  Travel downward
  2930.  from there and you will find %ns lair.  Defeat him and
  2931.  return %o to me."
  2932.  %E [Find %i; defeat %n; return with %o.]
  2933.  %Cp Val 00025
  2934.  "Go with the blessings of %d."
  2935.  %E
  2936.  %Cp Val 00026
  2937.  "Call upon %d when you are in need."
  2938.  %E
  2939.  %Cp Val 00027
  2940.  "Use %o if you can.  It will protect you."
  2941.  %E
  2942.  %Cp Val 00028
  2943.  "Magical cold is very effective against %n."
  2944.  %E
  2945.  %Cp Val 00029
  2946.  "To face %n, you will need to be immune to fire."
  2947.  %E
  2948.  %Cp Val 00030
  2949.  "May %d strengthen your sword-arm."
  2950.  %E
  2951.  %Cp Val 00031
  2952.  "Trust in %d.  He will not desert you."
  2953.  %E
  2954.  %Cp Val 00032
  2955.  "It becomes more likely that Ragnarok will come with every passing moment.
  2956.  You must hurry, %p."
  2957.  %E
  2958.  %Cp Val 00033
  2959.  "If %n can master %o, he will be powerful enough to
  2960.  face %d far earlier than is fated.  This must not be!"
  2961.  %E
  2962.  %Cp Val 00034
  2963.  "Remember your training, %p.  You can succeed."
  2964.  %E
  2965.  %Cc Val 00035
  2966.  The ice and snow gives way to a valley floor.  You %x ahead of you
  2967.  a huge round hill surrounded by pools of lava.  This then is the entrance
  2968.  to %i.  It looks like you're not going to get in without
  2969.  a fight though.
  2970.  %E [This is the entrace to %i.]
  2971.  %Cp Val 00036
  2972.  Once again, you stand before the entrance to %i.
  2973.  %E
  2974.  %Cc Val 00040
  2975.  Through clouds of sulphurous gasses, you %x a rock palisade
  2976.  surrounded with a moat of bubbling lava.  You remember the description
  2977.  from something that %l said.  This is the lair of %n.
  2978.  %E [This is the lair of %n.]
  2979.  %Cp Val 00041
  2980.  Once again, you stand in sight of %ns lair.
  2981.  %E
  2982.  %Cc Val 00050
  2983.  "So!  %lC has finally sent %ca to challenge me!
  2985.  "I thought that mastering %o would enable me to challenge
  2986.  %d, but it has shown me that first I must kill you!  So come, little
  2987.  %s.  Once I defeat you, I can at last begin the final battle with %d."
  2988.  %E ["%oC has shown me that I must kill you."]
  2989.  %Cp Val 00051
  2990.  "Again you challenge me, %r.  Good.  I will kill you now."
  2991.  %E
  2992.  %Cp Val 00052
  2993.  "Have you not learned yet?  You cannot defeat %n!"
  2994.  %E
  2995.  %Cp Val 00053
  2996.  "I will kill you, %c, and wrest %o from your mangled hands."
  2997.  %E
  2998.  %Cp Val 00060
  2999.  "I am your death, %c."
  3000.  %E
  3001.  %Cp Val 00061
  3002.  "You cannot prevail, %r.  I have foreseen your every move."
  3003.  %E
  3004.  %Cp Val 00062
  3005.  "With you out of the way, Valhalla will be mine for the taking."
  3006.  %E
  3007.  %Cp Val 00063
  3008.  "I killed scores of %ds best when I took %o.
  3009.  Do you really think that one %c can stand against me?"
  3010.  %E
  3011.  %Cp Val 00064
  3012.  "Who bears the souls of %cP to Valhalla, %r?"
  3013.  %E
  3014.  %Cp Val 00065
  3015.  "No, %d cannot help you here."
  3016.  %E
  3017.  %Cp Val 00066
  3018.  "Some instrument of %d you are, %p.  You are a weakling!"
  3019.  %E
  3020.  %Cp Val 00067
  3021.  "Never have I seen %ca so clumsy in battle."
  3022.  %E
  3023.  %Cp Val 00068
  3024.  "You die now, little %s."
  3025.  %E
  3026.  %Cp Val 00069
  3027.  "Your body I destroy now, your soul when my hordes overrun Valhalla!"
  3028.  %E
  3029.  %Cc Val 00070
  3030.  As you pick up %o, your mind is suddenly filled with images,
  3031.  and you perceive all of the possibilities of each potential choice you
  3032.  could make.  As you begin to control and channel your thoughts, you
  3033.  realize that you must return %o to %l immediately.
  3034.  %E [You must return %o to %l.]
  3035.  %Cc Val 00080
  3036.  A look of surprise and horror appears on %ns face.
  3038.      "No!!!  %o has lied to me!  I have been misled!"
  3040.  Suddenly, %n grasps his head and screams in agony, then dies.
  3041.  %E [%nC dies.]
  3042.  %Cc Val 00081
  3043.  As you approach, %l rises and touches %o.
  3045.  "You may take %o with you, %p.  I have removed from
  3046.  it the power to foretell the future, for that power no mortal should
  3047.  have.  Its other abilities, however, you have at your disposal.
  3049.  "You must now begin in %ds name to search for the Amulet of Yendor.
  3050.  May your steps be guided by %d, my %S."
  3051.  %E [Take %o.  Search for the Amulet.]
  3052.  # assumes Orb of Fate (glass object)
  3053.  %Cc Val 00082
  3054.  "Careful, %p!  %oC might break, and that would be
  3055.  a tragic loss.  You are its keeper now, and the time has come to
  3056.  resume your search for the Amulet.  %Z await your
  3057.  return through the magic portal that brought you here."
  3058.  %E [You are %os keeper now.  Return through the portal and find the Amulet.]
  3059.  %Cp Val 00090
  3060.  "Greetings, %p.  I have not been able to pay as much attention to
  3061.  your search for the Amulet as I have wished.  How do you fare?"
  3062.  %E
  3063.  %Cc Val 00091
  3064.  "Excellent, %p.  I see you have recovered the Amulet!
  3066.  "You must take the Amulet to the Great Temple of %d, on the Astral
  3067.  Plane.  There you must offer the Amulet to %d.
  3069.  "Go now, my %S.  I cannot tell you your fate, as the power of the
  3070.  Amulet interferes with mine.  I hope for your success."
  3071.  %E [Take the Amulet to %ds temple on the Astral Plane and offer it.]
  3072.  #
  3073.  #	Wizard
  3074.  #
  3075.  %Cc Wiz 00001
  3076.  You are suddenly in familiar surroundings.  You notice what appears to
  3077.  be a large, squat stone structure nearby.  Wait!  That looks like the
  3078.  tower of your former teacher, %l.
  3080.  However, things are not the same as when you were last here.  Mists and
  3081.  areas of unexplained darkness surround the tower.  There is movement in
  3082.  the shadows.
  3084.  Your teacher would never allow such unaesthetic forms to surround the
  3085.  tower...  unless something were dreadfully wrong!
  3086.  %E [You have arrived at %ls tower but something is very wrong.]
  3087.  %Cp Wiz 00002
  3088.  Once again, you are back at %H.
  3089.  %E
  3090.  %Cp Wiz 00003
  3091.  You are back at %H.
  3092.  You have an odd feeling this may be the last time you ever come here.
  3093.  %E
  3094.  %Cp Wiz 00005
  3095.  "Would you happen to have some eye of newt in that overstuffed pack, %s?"
  3096.  %E
  3097.  %Cp Wiz 00006
  3098.  "Ah, the spell to create the magic portal worked.  Outstanding!"
  3099.  %E
  3100.  %Cp Wiz 00007
  3101.  "Hurry!  %lC may not survive that casting of the portal spell!"
  3102.  %E
  3103.  %Cp Wiz 00008
  3104.  "The spells of %n were just too powerful for us to withstand."
  3105.  %E
  3106.  %Cp Wiz 00009
  3107.  "I, too, will venture into the world, because %n is but one of
  3108.  many evils to be vanquished."
  3109.  %E
  3110.  %Cp Wiz 00010
  3111.  "I have some eye of newt to trade, do you have a spare blind-worm's sting?"
  3112.  %E
  3113.  %Cp Wiz 00011
  3114.  "The magic portal now seems like it will remain stable for quite some time."
  3115.  %E
  3116.  %Cp Wiz 00012
  3117.  "Have you noticed how much stronger %l is since %o was recovered?"
  3118.  %E
  3119.  %Cp Wiz 00013
  3120.  "Thank %d!  We weren't positive you would defeat %n."
  3121.  %E
  3122.  %Cp Wiz 00014
  3123.  "I, too, will venture into the world, because %n was but one of
  3124.  many evils to be vanquished."
  3125.  %E
  3126.  %Cc Wiz 00015
  3127.  "Come closer, %p, for my voice falters in my old age.
  3128.  Yes, I see that you have come a long way since you went out into the
  3129.  world, leaving the safe confines of this tower.  However, I must first
  3130.  determine if you have all of the skills required to take on the task
  3131.  I require of you."
  3132.  %E [You have come a long way, but are you ready for the task I require?]
  3133.  %Cp Wiz 00016
  3134.  "Well, %p, you have returned.  Perhaps you are now ready..."
  3135.  %E
  3136.  %Cp Wiz 00017
  3137.  "This is getting tedious, %p, but perseverance is a sign of a true mage.
  3138.  I certainly hope that you are truly ready this time!"
  3139.  %E
  3140.  %Cc Wiz 00018
  3141.  "You fool, %p!  Why did I waste all of those years teaching you
  3142.  the esoteric arts?  Get out of here!  I shall find another."
  3143.  %E ["Get out of here!"]
  3144.  %Cc Wiz 00019
  3145.  "Alas, %p, you have not yet shown your proficiency as a worthy
  3146.  spellcaster.  As %ra, you would surely be overcome in the challenge
  3147.  ahead.  Go, now, expand your horizons, and return when you have attained
  3148.  renown as %Ra."
  3149.  %E [Go; return when you are %Ra.]
  3150.  %Cc Wiz 00020
  3151.  "You amaze me, %p!  How many times did I tell you that the way of a mage
  3152.  is an exacting one.  One must use the world with care, lest one leave it
  3153.  in ruins and simplify the task of %n.
  3155.  "You must go back and show your worthiness.  Do not return until you are
  3156.  truly ready for this quest.  May %d guide you in this task."
  3157.  %E [Go; come back when you are worthy of %d.]
  3158.  %Cc Wiz 00021
  3159.  "Yes, %p, you truly are ready for this dire task.  Listen,
  3160.  carefully, for what I tell you now will be of vital importance.
  3162.  "Since you left us to hone your skills in the world, we unexpectedly came
  3163.  under attack by the forces of %n.  As you know, we thought
  3164.  %n had perished at the end of the last age, but, alas, this was
  3165.  not the case.
  3167.  "%nC sent an army of abominations against us.  Among them was a
  3168.  minion, mindless and ensorcelled, and thus, in the confusion, it was
  3169.  able to penetrate our defenses.  Alas, this creature has stolen
  3170.  %o and I fear has delivered %oh to %n.
  3172.  "Over the years, I had woven most of my power into this amulet, and thus,
  3173.  without it, I have but a shadow of my former power, and I fear that I
  3174.  shall soon perish.
  3176.  "You must travel to %i, and within its dungeons,
  3177.  find and overcome %n, and return %o to me.
  3179.  "Go now, with %d, and complete this quest before it is too late."
  3180.  %E [Travel to %i; overcome %n; return with %o.]
  3181.  %Cp Wiz 00025
  3182.  "Beware, for %n is immune to most magical attacks."
  3183.  %E
  3184.  %Cp Wiz 00026
  3185.  "To enter %i you must pass many traps."
  3186.  %E
  3187.  %Cp Wiz 00027
  3188.  "%nC may be vulnerable to physical attacks."
  3189.  %E
  3190.  %Cp Wiz 00028
  3191.  "%d will come to your aid when you call."
  3192.  %E
  3193.  %Cp Wiz 00029
  3194.  "You must utterly destroy %n.  He will pursue you otherwise."
  3195.  %E
  3196.  %Cp Wiz 00030
  3197.  "%oC is a mighty artifact.  With it you can
  3198.  destroy %n."
  3199.  %E
  3200.  %Cp Wiz 00031
  3201.  "Go forth with the blessings of %d."
  3202.  %E
  3203.  %Cp Wiz 00032
  3204.  "I will have my %gP watch for your return."
  3205.  %E
  3206.  %Cp Wiz 00033
  3207.  "Feel free to take any items in that chest that might aid you."
  3208.  %E
  3209.  %Cp Wiz 00034
  3210.  "You will know when %o is near.  Proceed with care!"
  3211.  %E
  3212.  %Cp Wiz 00035
  3213.  Wisps of fog swirl nearby.  You feel that %ns lair is close.
  3214.  %E
  3215.  %Cp Wiz 00036
  3216.  You believe that you may once again invade %i.
  3217.  %E
  3218.  %Cp Wiz 00040
  3219.  You feel your mentor's presence; perhaps %o is nearby.
  3220.  %E
  3221.  %Cp Wiz 00041
  3222.  The aura of %o tingles at the edge of your perception.
  3223.  %E
  3224.  %Cp Wiz 00042
  3225.  You have returned to %ns lair.
  3226.  %E
  3227.  %Cc Wiz 00050
  3228.  "Ah, I recognize you, %p.  So, %l has sent you to steal
  3229.  %o from me, hmmm?  Well, %lh is a fool to send such
  3230.  a mental weakling against me.
  3232.  "Your destruction, however, should make for good sport.  In the end, you
  3233.  shall beg me to kill you!"
  3234.  %E ["Your destruction should make for good sport."]
  3235.  %Cc Wiz 00051
  3236.  "How nice of you to return, %p!  I enjoyed our last meeting.  Are you
  3237.  still hungry for more pain?
  3239.  "Come!  Your soul, like %o, shall soon be mine to command."
  3240.  %E ["Your soul shall soon be mine to command."]
  3241.  %Cp Wiz 00052
  3242.  "I'm sure that your perseverance shall be the subject of innumerable
  3243.  ballads, but you shall not be around to hear them, I fear!"
  3244.  %E
  3245.  %Cp Wiz 00053
  3246.  "Thief!  %oC belongs to me, now.  I shall feed
  3247.  your living flesh to my minions."
  3248.  %E
  3249.  %Cp Wiz 00060
  3250.  "Your puny powers are no match for me, fool!"
  3251.  %E
  3252.  %Cp Wiz 00061
  3253.  "When you are defeated, your torment will last for a thousand years."
  3254.  %E
  3255.  %Cp Wiz 00062
  3256.  "After your downfall, %p, I shall devour %l for dessert!"
  3257.  %E
  3258.  %Cp Wiz 00063
  3259.  "Are you ready yet to beg for mercy?  I could be lenient..."
  3260.  %E
  3261.  %Cp Wiz 00064
  3262.  "Your soul shall join the enslaved multitude I command!"
  3263.  %E
  3264.  %Cp Wiz 00065
  3265.  "Your lack of will is evident, and you shall die as a result."
  3266.  %E
  3267.  %Cp Wiz 00066
  3268.  "Your faith in %d is for naught!  Come, submit to me now!"
  3269.  %E
  3270.  %Cp Wiz 00067
  3271.  "A mere %r is nothing compared to my skill!"
  3272.  %E
  3273.  %Cp Wiz 00068
  3274.  "So, you are the best hope of %l?  How droll."
  3275.  %E
  3276.  %Cp Wiz 00069
  3277.  "Feel my power, %c!  My victory is imminent!"
  3278.  %E
  3279.  %Cc Wiz 00070
  3280.  As you touch %o, its comforting power infuses you
  3281.  with new energy.  You feel as if you can detect others' thoughts flowing
  3282.  through it.  Although you yearn to wear %o and
  3283.  attack the Wizard of Yendor, you know you must return it to its rightful
  3284.  owner, %l.
  3285.  %E [You feel %os power and know you should return %oh to %l.]
  3286.  %Cc Wiz 00080
  3287.  %nC, whose body begins to shrivel up, croaks out:
  3289.      "I shall haunt your progress until the end of time.  A thousand
  3290.      curses on you and %l."
  3292.  Then, the body bursts into a cloud of choking dust, and blows away.
  3293.  %E [%nC curses you as %nh dies.]
  3294.  %Cc Wiz 00081
  3295.  %lC notices %o in your possession,
  3296.  beams at you and says:
  3298.      "I knew you could defeat %n and retrieve
  3299.      %o.  We shall never forget this
  3300.      brave service.
  3302.      "Take %oh with you in your quest for the Amulet of Yendor.
  3303.      I can sense that it has attuned %oiself to you already.
  3305.      "May %d guide you in your quest, and keep you from harm."
  3306.  %E [Take %o with you in your quest for the Amulet.]
  3307.  %Cc Wiz 00082
  3308.  "You are the keeper of %o now.  It is time to
  3309.  recover the /other/ Amulet.  %Z await your return through
  3310.  the magic portal which brought you here."
  3311.  %E [Keep %o, return through the portal to %Z; find the other Amulet.]
  3312.  %Cp Wiz 00090
  3313.  "Come near, my %S, and share your adventures with me.
  3314.  So, have you succeeded in your quest for the Amulet of Yendor?"
  3315.  %E
  3316.  %Cc Wiz 00091
  3317.  "Congratulations, %p.  I always knew that if anyone could succeed
  3318.  in defeating the Wizard of Yendor and his minions, it would be you.
  3320.  "Go now, and take the Amulet to the Astral Plane.  Once there, present
  3321.  the Amulet on the altar of %d.  Along the way you shall pass through
  3322.  the four Elemental Planes.  These planes are like nothing you have ever
  3323.  experienced before, so be prepared!
  3325.  "For this you were born, %s!  I am very proud of you."
  3326.  %E [Take the Amulet to %ds altar on the Astral Plane.]
  3327.  #
  3328.  #	General
  3329.  #
  3330.  %Cc - 00001
  3331.  It is written in the Book of %d:
  3333.      After the Creation, the cruel god Moloch rebelled
  3334.      against the authority of Marduk the Creator.
  3335.      Moloch stole from Marduk the most powerful of all
  3336.      the artifacts of the gods, the Amulet of Yendor,
  3337.      and he hid it in the dark cavities of Gehennom, the
  3338.      Under World, where he now lurks, and bides his time.
  3340.  Your %G %d seeks to possess the Amulet, and with it
  3341.  to gain deserved ascendance over the other gods.
  3343.  You, a newly trained %r, have been heralded
  3344.  from birth as the instrument of %d.  You are destined
  3345.  to recover the Amulet for your deity, or die in the
  3346.  attempt.  Your hour of destiny has come.  For the sake
  3347.  of us all:  Go bravely with %d!
  3348.  %E [%dC has chosen you to recover the Amulet of Yendor for %dI.]
  3349.  %Cp - 00002
  3350.  You receive a faint telepathic message from %l:
  3351.  Your help is urgently needed at %H!
  3352.  Look for a ...ic transporter.
  3353.  You couldn't quite make out that last message.
  3354.  %E
  3355.  %Cp - 00003
  3356.  You again sense %l pleading for help.
  3357.  %E
  3358.  %Cp - 00004
  3359.  You again sense %l demanding your attendance.
  3360.  %E
  3361.  # Completed the quest by returning with artifact, but not carrying
  3362.  # the Bell of Opening; quest leader lets you know that it is needed.
  3363.  #[ Should this be role-specific so that each leader has variant text? ]
  3364.  %Cp - 00005
  3365.  "The silver bell which was hoarded by %n will be
  3366.  essential in locating the Amulet of Yendor."
  3367.  %E
  3368.  #
  3369.  #	Angelic maledictions.
  3370.  #
  3371.  %Cp - 00010
  3372.  "Repent, and thou shalt be saved!"
  3373.  %E
  3374.  %Cp - 00011
  3375.  "Thou shalt pay for thine insolence!"
  3376.  %E
  3377.  %Cp - 00012
  3378.  "Very soon, my child, thou shalt meet thy maker."
  3379.  %E
  3380.  %Cp - 00013
  3381.  "The great %D has sent me to make you pay for your sins!"
  3382.  %E
  3383.  %Cp - 00014
  3384.  "The wrath of %D is now upon you!"
  3385.  %E
  3386.  %Cp - 00015
  3387.  "Thy life belongs to %D now!"
  3388.  %E
  3389.  %Cp - 00016
  3390.  "Dost thou wish to receive thy final blessing?"
  3391.  %E
  3392.  %Cp - 00017
  3393.  "Thou art but a godless void."
  3394.  %E
  3395.  %Cp - 00018
  3396.  "Thou art not worthy to seek the Amulet."
  3397.  %E
  3398.  %Cp - 00019
  3399.  "No one expects the Spanish Inquisition!"
  3400.  %E
  3401.  #
  3402.  #	Demonic maledictions.
  3403.  #
  3404.  %Cp - 00030
  3405.  "I first mistook thee for a statue, when I regarded thy head of stone."
  3406.  %E
  3407.  %Cp - 00031
  3408.  "Come here often?"
  3409.  %E
  3410.  %Cp - 00032
  3411.  "Doth pain excite thee?  Wouldst thou prefer the whip?"
  3412.  %E
  3413.  %Cp - 00033
  3414.  "Thinkest thou it shall tickle as I rip out thy lungs?"
  3415.  %E
  3416.  %Cp - 00034
  3417.  "Eat slime and die!"
  3418.  %E
  3419.  %Cp - 00035
  3420.  "Go ahead, fetch thy mama!  I shall wait."
  3421.  %E
  3422.  %Cp - 00036
  3423.  "Go play leapfrog with a herd of unicorns!"
  3424.  %E
  3425.  %Cp - 00037
  3426.  "Hast thou been drinking, or art thou always so clumsy?"
  3427.  %E
  3428.  %Cp - 00038
  3429.  "This time I shall let thee off with a spanking, but let it not happen again."
  3430.  %E
  3431.  %Cp - 00039
  3432.  "I've met smarter (and prettier) acid blobs."
  3433.  %E
  3434.  %Cp - 00040
  3435.  "Look!  Thy bootlace is undone!"
  3436.  %E
  3437.  %Cp - 00041
  3438.  "Mercy!  Dost thou wish me to die of laughter?"
  3439.  %E
  3440.  %Cp - 00042
  3441.  "Run away!  Live to flee another day!"
  3442.  %E
  3443.  %Cp - 00043
  3444.  "Thou hadst best fight better than thou canst dress!"
  3445.  %E
  3446.  %Cp - 00044
  3447.  "Twixt thy cousin and thee, Medusa is the prettier."
  3448.  %E
  3449.  %Cp - 00045
  3450.  "Methinks thou wert unnaturally stirred by yon corpse back there, eh, varlet?"
  3451.  %E
  3452.  %Cp - 00046
  3453.  "Up thy nose with a rubber hose!"
  3454.  %E
  3455.  %Cp - 00047
  3456.  "Verily, thy corpse could not smell worse!"
  3457.  %E
  3458.  %Cp - 00048
  3459.  "Wait!  I shall polymorph into a grid bug to give thee a fighting chance!"
  3460.  %E
  3461.  %Cp - 00049
  3462.  "Why search for the Amulet?  Thou wouldst but lose it, cretin."
  3463.  %E
  3464.  #
  3465.  #	Banishment message (for converted hero)
  3466.  #
  3467.  %Cc - 00060
  3468.  "You have betrayed all those who hold allegiance to %d, as you once did.
  3469.  My allegiance to %d holds fast and I cannot condone or accept what you
  3470.  have done.
  3472.  Leave this place.  You shall never set foot at %H again.
  3473.  That which you seek is now lost forever, for without the Bell of Opening,
  3474.  you will never be able to enter the place where he who has the Amulet
  3475.  resides.
  3477.  Go now!  You are banished from this place.
  3478.  %E [You are banished from %H for betraying your allegiance to %d.]
  3479.  #
  3480.  #	TEST PATTERN
  3481.  #
  3482.  %Cc - 00099
  3483.   %p:	return(plname);
  3484.   %c:	return(pl_character);
  3485.   %r:	return((char *)rank_of(u.ulevel));
  3486.   %R:	return((char *)rank_of(MIN_QUEST_LEVEL));
  3487.   %s:	return((flags.female) ? "sister" : "brother" );
  3488.   %S:	return((flags.female) ? "daughter" : "son" );
  3489.   %l:	return((char *)ldrname());
  3490.   %i:	return(intermed());
  3491.   %o:	return(artiname());
  3492.   %O:	return(shortened(artiname()));
  3493.   %n:	return((char *)neminame());
  3494.   %g:	return((char *)guardname());
  3495.   %G:	return((char *)align_gtitle(u.ualignbase[1]));
  3496.   %H:	return((char *)homebase());
  3497.   %a:	return(Alignnam(u.ualignbase[1]));
  3498.   %A:	return(Alignnam(u.ualign.type));
  3499.   %d:	return((char *)align_gname(u.ualignbase[1]));
  3500.   %D:	return((char *)align_gname(A_LAWFUL));
  3501.   %C:	return("chaotic");
  3502.   %N:	return("neutral");
  3503.   %L:	return("lawful");
  3504.   %x:	return((Blind) ? "sense" : "see");
  3505.   %Z:	return("The Dungeons of Doom");
  3506.   %%:	return(percent_sign);
  3507.   a suffix:	return an(root);
  3508.   A suffix:	return An(root);
  3509.   C suffix:	return capitalized(root);
  3510.   h suffix:	return pronoun(he_or_she, mon_of(root)); /* for %l,%n,%d,%o */
  3511.   H suffix:	return capitalized(pronoun(he_or_she, mon_of(root)));
  3512.   i suffix:	return pronoun(him_or_her, mon_of(root));
  3513.   I suffix:	return capitalized(pronoun(him_or_her, mon_of(root)));
  3514.   j suffix:	return pronoun(his_or_her, mon_of(root));
  3515.   J suffix:	return capitalized(pronoun(his_or_her, mon_of(root)));
  3516.   p suffix:	return makeplural(root);
  3517.   P suffix:	return makeplural(capitalized(root));
  3518.   s suffix:	return s_suffix(root);
  3519.   S suffix:	return s_suffix(capitalized(root));
  3520.   t suffix:	return strip_the_prefix(root);
  3521.  %E