The Coming of the Zioth

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 The grandmother speaks mainly in riddles, and can see into the future. The grandmother speaks mainly in riddles, and can see into the future.
  
-Mia, the daughter, is a lovely girl of fifteen years. [[zioth:person:​pc:​corbyn]] is enamored by her. "She smiled, and the life that it brought to her face made her seem far more rooted to reality than the women who may have been her mother and grandmother. She is straightforward and kind. She can see things happening in the present, in other locations.+Mia, the daughter, is a lovely girl of fifteen years. [[zioth:​pc:​corbyn]] is enamored by her. "She smiled, and the life that it brought to her face made her seem far more rooted to reality than the women who may have been her mother and grandmother. She is straightforward and kind. She can see things happening in the present, in other locations.
  
 Mia is from Erinim, a few score miles to the northeast. "'​My mother and grandmother had already been sent to the Mad, so everyone knew it was going to happen to me too. You don't have a lot of friends when everyone thinks you're crazy, but at least I got to learn reading and arithmetic unlike everyone else my age. I had my first vision at ten, and when I was eleven I was... like them' – she gestured to the boy still looking through Corbyn'​s pockets – 'from winter to winter and to the next autumn. Almost two years. When I got some time to myself, I was here. I don't know who took me here. That was two years ago, and that's my whole story.'​ She spread her hands out in front of her, emphasizing her words with the gesture, and smiled."​{{zioth>​t,​209}} Mia is from Erinim, a few score miles to the northeast. "'​My mother and grandmother had already been sent to the Mad, so everyone knew it was going to happen to me too. You don't have a lot of friends when everyone thinks you're crazy, but at least I got to learn reading and arithmetic unlike everyone else my age. I had my first vision at ten, and when I was eleven I was... like them' – she gestured to the boy still looking through Corbyn'​s pockets – 'from winter to winter and to the next autumn. Almost two years. When I got some time to myself, I was here. I don't know who took me here. That was two years ago, and that's my whole story.'​ She spread her hands out in front of her, emphasizing her words with the gesture, and smiled."​{{zioth>​t,​209}}
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 ====== The Mad in 1001 ====== ====== The Mad in 1001 ======
  
-The Enclaves are unknown in 1001, though it is possible that [[zioth:person:​pc:​johannes]] was becoming one of them through his visions{{zioth>​t,​53,​75-82}},​ and that Uyithlyaw{{zioth>​t,​88}} was one of them. There is a root one can chew that mitigates the  madness, but it has side effects.+The Enclaves are unknown in 1001, though it is possible that [[zioth:​pc:​johannes]] was becoming one of them through his visions{{zioth>​t,​53,​75-82}},​ and that Uyithlyaw{{zioth>​t,​88}} was one of them. There is a root one can chew that mitigates the  madness, but it has side effects.
  
 The Messenger, who confronts the party at various times with cryptic but useful information,​ may also have been one of the Mad.{{zioth>​t,​152,​154-156,​158,​161-162,​n164,​n166,​n172-173,​n175,​n184,​n200}} The Messenger, who confronts the party at various times with cryptic but useful information,​ may also have been one of the Mad.{{zioth>​t,​152,​154-156,​158,​161-162,​n164,​n166,​n172-173,​n175,​n184,​n200}}