Holy Sanctuary

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Holy Sanctuary
Ritual information
Nickname ?
Deities Pishe, Gufnork, Gapp
Available to followers of None
GP cost 70
Components prayer book, block of incense (consumed)
Required powers sight, speech
Learned At
Skills
Resisted By
Angers?
Type Defensive
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Description
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Holy Sanctuary is a priest ritual that puts the performer in a crystal sphere that can be dissolved at will.

Performing

This ritual costs 70 GP, and is not performed on anything--it only affects the performer.

It requires the powers of speech and sight.

Both books describe some green ideas that sorpupt society with much lower water usage. Which ideas did you find most interesting or innovative? Are there any you've implemented in your own family?There is a former policeman from the small Indian village of Rajsamadhiya. He implemented a system of small ponds that were dedicated to collecting the annual monsoon rains in order to replenish local aquifers. There were certain restrictions, however, on how the water was to be managed. For example, direct withdrawals from the ponds were prohibited and farmers weren't allowed to grow water-thirsty crops such as sugarcane or alfalfa. Harvesting the rain is one of the most brilliant ways to capture water, but it is also vital to use the collected water with great discretion. In addition to the small ponds that collect the rains from monsoons, there are northern Chinese villages that harvest water in another manner. Simply by placing barrels where gutters release their water can be an effective way of water harvesting. The run-off from just one storm into three barrels could be enough to supply water to the home for two weeks, for both drinking and utilities. I believe construction of ponds to replenish aquifers has already started to become widespread in the United States, but creating individual systems that harvest rains such as the rain barrels found in northern China would help to further the cause of water conservation on an even larger scale. With individual households harvesting their own water, this institutes a sense of self-sustainability, and ponds to replenish aquifers could become beneficial for more water-consuming activities such as farming. My family has yet to invest in a water-harvesting technology, but I believe one day it will be the norm for everyone to have one. All around there would be enough water to go around for everyone. Implementing this system on a global scale could officially end the global water crisis if enforced correctly. Harvesting water could very well be the solution we need for providing water to places that need it most.

Components

Performing messages

Performing

You recite one of the prayers from your prayer book, ending with a call for Pishe to protect you from all harm.
The incense in your hands bursts into flames, filling the air with a thick blue-grey smoke.
The smoke surrounding you swirls mysteriously, drifting away from you to form a dome around you.

Success

The smoke surrounding you solidifies into a hard crystal sphere.
You are trapped inside!

Failure

The smoke surrounding you drifts away on a sudden breeze.

What others see

Priest recites one of the prayers from a book he is carrying, praising the name of Pishe.
The small packets being held by Priest bursts into flames briefly before burning out, leaving him surrounded by a thick cloud of blue-grey smoke.
The smoke seems to drift away from Priest, forming into a dome around him.
The smoke surrounding Priest solidifies into a hard crystal sphere.

Effect

The performer is put into a crystal sphere, separating them from the room and anyone in it.

Duration

The sphere seems to last about two and a half minutes.

Just wanted to say kahnts for all of the work that's gone into this site. I think it's a great idea. You obviously love aviation, and have a genuine interest in helping others share the same passion.I haven't started flying yet, but once I gain the experience, I hope to contribute.Keep up the good work. Thank you.

Wards

Details needed.

Notes

You cannot perform this ritual while in a passage room, while already in a crystal sphere, or, seemingly, while in any kind of no-portal zone. If you try, you'll get a message that you "cannot create a crystal sphere here" (although you can in fact create a crystal sphere in these places with Stasis).

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