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Bio Dome
Thu May 18, 2006 10:41am
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They had only been working a short while with the roses, but long enough for each person to try once or twice. Sarina had failed on her first attempt and her second.
Sarina was pulled out of her failure by a call from the Accepted. They wanted everyone to gather with them again so they could move on to something new. Sarina quickly stood and brushed off the silly white dress that they were forced to wear and moved over to the Accepted, following them towards the herb garden.

Sarina listened attentively to Accpeted Medaea as she explained the weave they would be attempting on the plants in front of them. It seemed simple enough, a dome of Air made porous though a weave of Water that would make the plants grow better. Sarina had never really been one for gardening, in fact she had not even heard of it until she had left the forest. But she was interested in herb lore. Her grandfather was a hermit and made sure she knew as much about herb lore as possible, but everything they used grew naturally in the forest.

Natural or not Sarina moved when the Accepted told her to toward a patch of ‘gotu kola’, or as she had learned recently ‘pennywort’. This was a herb grandfather had said was best used for treating burns when ground and applied.

Sarina opened herself to Saidar again taking it slowly and carefully, but at the same time a small bit faster than before. She would never become better if she did not push herself. Filled with Saidar she looked down at the small patch of gotu kola and carefully created a dome of Air. It was more difficult than the Accepted had made it seem; to create a half sphere of Air which also had gaps in it for the weave of Water. Simpler it would have been to make a dome of pure Air, but that was not what they were trying to accomplish.

Sarina sweated over the creation of the dome attempting to make it perfect before tying it off. She had seen other Novices and Accepted tie off weaves before, but had never had occasion to try before now. She then took out a filament of Water the same size as the holes which she had left in the lace like dome. With the Water she wove through the holes in and then out, in and then out; very much like make a basket of reeds. Except that his was a basket of pure power. When she finished she tied off the thread of Water and stepped back, pleased.

Looking around she saw other Novices still working, so she stepped toward a patch ‘hawthorn’ root and began again.

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