@&&^;=:...                                          ...:=;^&&@
&&^;=:....                                          ....:=;^&&
&^;=:.....                                          .....:=;^&
^;=:......                                          ......:=;^
;=:.......                                          .......:=;
=:........  THE HONEY IS A CONDENSATION OF A THICK  ........:=
:.........      LIQUID, INHERENT TO ALL MAZES.      .........:
=:........                                          ........:=
;=:....... ######################################## .......:=;
^;=:...... ........................................ ......:=;^
&^;=:.....                                          .....:=;^&
&&^;=:....  MAINLY COLLECTED BY THE LIZARDFOLK OF   ....:=;^&&
@&&^;=:...     THE KIRUGU VARGIR DESERT, IN THE     ...:=;^&&@
#@&&^;=:..     UNDERLYING TUNNELS. IT'S USE AND     ..:=;^&&@#
##@&&^;=:.  POSSESSION IS ILLEGAL WITHIN THE CITY.  .:=;^&&@##
#@&&^;=:..                                          ..:=;^&&@#
@&&^;=:...                                          ...:=;^&&@
&&^;=:....              ::::::::::::::              ....:=;^&&
&^;=:.....              : PROPERTIES :              .....:=;^&
^;=:......              ::::::::::::::              ......:=;^
;=:.......                                          .......:=;
=:........    THE HONEY IS A REDDISH AMBER, VERY    ........:=
:......... VISCOUS (BUT STILL POURABLE). IT SMELLS  .........:
=:........    SLIGHTLY OF EUCALYPTUS, AND HAS A     ........:=
;=:.......           MOSTLY BITTER TASTE.           .......:=;
^;=:......                                          ......:=;^
&^;=:.....    IT'S HIGHLY ADDICTIVE, AND POSSESS    .....:=;^&
&&^;=:....       STRONG PSYCHOTROPIC EFFECTS.       ....:=;^&&
@&&^;=:...                                          ...:=;^&&@
#@&&^;=:..                                          ..:=;^&&@#
##@&&^;=:.              ::::::::::::::              .:=;^&&@##
#@&&^;=:..              : COLLECTION :              ..:=;^&&@#
@&&^;=:...              ::::::::::::::              ...:=;^&&@
&&^;=:....                                          ....:=;^&&
&^;=:.....    THE HONEY MATERIALIZES IN VACCUUMS    .....:=;^&
^;=:......  WITHIN ANY LABYRINTHINE SPACE. THE MORE ......:=;^
;=:.......   FOLDED AND AMBIGUOUS, THE FASTER IT    .......:=;
=:........   EMERGES. THE CAVERNOUS SYSTEMS UNDER   ........:=
:.........     THE DESERT OF KIRUGU SERVES THIS     .........:
=:........    PURPOSE VERY WELL - THE LIZARDS USE   ........:=
;=:.......  PUMPS TO EMPTY SMALL BOXES OR JARS OF   .......:=;
^;=:......  AIR, WHICH THEN ARE LEFT OVERNIGHT AND  ......:=;^
&^;=:.....          HARVESTED THE NEXT DAY.         .....:=;^&
&&^;=:....                                          ....:=;^&&
@&&^;=:...  MOST SPACES ARE SOMEWHAT MAZELIKE, AND  ...:=;^&&@
#@&&^;=:..  IT'S NOT UNCOMMON FOR LIZARDS IN KIRUGU ..:=;^&&@#
##@&&^;=:.  VESZELLE CITY TO KEEP A FEW JARS (OFTEN .:=;^&&@##
#@&&^;=:.. HANGED FROM THE CEILING IN METAL CROWNS  ..:=;^&&@#
@&&^;=:...  MADE FOR THIS PURPOSE). HOWEVER, THESE  ...:=;^&&@
&&^;=:....         MAY TAKE WEEKS TO FILL.          ....:=;^&&
&^;=:.....                                          .....:=;^&
^;=:......                                          ......:=;^
;=:.......               :::::::::::::              .......:=;
=:........              : AS A DRUG :               ........:=
:.........               :::::::::::::              .........:
=:........                                          ........:=
;=:.......              . ONE SPOON .               .......:=;
^;=:......                   .....                  ......:=;^
&^;=:.....    THE DRUG IS USED BY THE LIZARDS IN    .....:=;^&
&&^;=:....    THESE SMALL (BUT OFTEN CONTINUOUS)    ....:=;^&&
@&&^;=:...     DOSES. THIS HEIGHTENS THE SENSES     ...:=;^&&@
#@&&^;=:..  SOMEWHAT BUT AT THE COST OF A LESSENED  ..:=;^&&@#
##@&&^;=:.     ABILITY TO MULTI-TASK - CONTEXT      .:=;^&&@##
#@&&^;=:.. SWITCHING MIGHT TAKE LONGER AND BE MORE  ..:=;^&&@#
@&&^;=:...                CONFUSING.                ...:=;^&&@
&&^;=:....                                          ....:=;^&&
&^;=:.....                                          .....:=;^&
^;=:......             . FOUR SPOONS .              ......:=;^
;=:.......                  .....                   .......:=;
=:........    MULTITASKING BECOMES VERY HARD (THE   ........:=
:.........   THOUGHT DOES NOT OCCUR). SENSES MORE   .........:
=:........    ACUTE BUT "UNIMPORTANT" (IGNORED).    ........:=
;=:.......  INNER PERCEPTIONS TAKE THE UPPER HAND,  .......:=;
^;=:......   ABSTRACTION AND MEMORY FACULTIES ARE   ......:=;^
&^;=:.....   SHARPENED SEVERELY. SLIGHT TELEPATHY   .....:=;^&
&&^;=:....  (MOSTLY MOODS) WITH OTHER HONEY EATERS. ....:=;^&&
@&&^;=:... SENSE OF THIRST DISSAPPEARS. STILL EASY  ...:=;^&&@
#@&&^;=:..      TO MOVE AROUND THE BODY (IF SO      ..:=;^&&@#
##@&&^;=:.                INCLINED).                .:=;^&&@##
#@&&^;=:..                                          ..:=;^&&@#
@&&^;=:...                                          ...:=;^&&@
&&^;=:....             . SEVEN SPOONS .             ....:=;^&&
&^;=:.....                  .....                   .....:=;^&
^;=:......  THE HONEY EATER BECOMES UNRESPONSIVE TO ......:=;^
;=:.......   NORMAL STIMULI, BUT ABLE TO OVERRIDE   .......:=;
=:........      THEIR OWN SENSES WITH DREAMLIKE     ........:=
:.........  IMAGERY. SHARING OF THOUGHTS WITH OTHER .........:
=:........  EATERS, MOOD READING OF THOSE WHO STAY  ........:=
;=:.......  SOBER (WORTH NOTING THAT THE THOUGHTS   .......:=;
^;=:......      ARE VERY FRAGMENTED AND HARD TO     ......:=;^
&^;=:.....  DECIPHER, UNLESS YOU ARE AT A SIMILAR   .....:=;^&
&&^;=:....    LEVEL OF SPOONS). AT THIS POINT THE   ....:=;^&&
@&&^;=:... BODY IS HARD TO MOVE, AND STARTS LOSING  ...:=;^&&@
#@&&^;=:..                  WATER.                  ..:=;^&&@#
##@&&^;=:.                                          .:=;^&&@##
#@&&^;=:..                                          ..:=;^&&@#
@&&^;=:...        . NINE SPOONS AND ABOVE .         ...:=;^&&@
&&^;=:....                  .....                   ....:=;^&&
&^;=:.....   OVERDOSE. BODY LOSING WATER QUICKLY,   .....:=;^&
^;=:...... AND IS COMPLETELY UNABLE TO MOVE. THERE  ......:=;^
;=:.......   IS INTERMITTENT THOUGHT SHARING WITH   .......:=;
=:........         SOBER PERSONS (ALTHOUGH          ........:=
:.........  UNINTELLIGIBLE). MEMEORIES ARE SHARDED  .........:
=:........              OR NOT FORMED.              ........:=
;=:.......                                          .......:=;
^;=:......                                          ......:=;^
&^;=:.....                :::::::::::               .....:=;^&
&&^;=:....               : DANGERS :                ....:=;^&&
@&&^;=:...               :::::::::::                ...:=;^&&@
#@&&^;=:..                                          ..:=;^&&@#
##@&&^;=:.  MOST DEATHS ARE DUE TO LOSS OF WATER -  .:=;^&&@##
#@&&^;=:..   THIRST IS ONE OF THE LAST SENSES TO    ..:=;^&&@#
@&&^;=:...  RESTABLE AFTER COMING DOWN, OFTEN GONE  ...:=;^&&@
&&^;=:....  FOR UP TO TWENTY FOUR HOURS. AT HIGHER  ....:=;^&&
&^;=:.....   DOSES IT'S HARD TO MOVE, EVEN IF YOU   .....:=;^&
^;=:......  WOULD REMEMBER DRINKING (WHICH IS ALSO  ......:=;^
;=:.......  MADE HARDER BY THE ATTENTION FOCUSING   .......:=;
=:........         PROPERTIES OF THE HONEY).        ........:=
:.........                                          .........:
=:........   PEOPLE ARE KNOWN TO SUFFER INJURIES    ........:=
;=:.......     FROM BEING STILL IN UNFAVOURABLE     .......:=;
^;=:......  CLIMATES FOR TOO LONG, SOMETIMES TO THE ......:=;^
&^;=:.....    POINT OF DEATH. ANOTHER DANGER IS     .....:=;^&
&&^;=:....    ACTUALLY LOCOMOTION OF THE BODY...    ....:=;^&&
@&&^;=:...     WALKING AROUND IS STILL SOMEWHAT     ...:=;^&&@
#@&&^;=:.. POSSIBLE AFTER LOSING SIGHT, WHICH HAVE  ..:=;^&&@#
##@&&^;=:.    LEAD TO SEVEAL FALLS. ADDITIONALLY,   .:=;^&&@##
#@&&^;=:.. ROBBERIES OF THE INTOXICATED ARE COMMON. ..:=;^&&@#
@&&^;=:...                                          ...:=;^&&@
&&^;=:....  LASTLY, ALBEIT VERY RARE, IT'S POSSIBLE ....:=;^&&
&^;=:.....  TO DIE OF PURE OVERDOSE (ON THE SCALE   .....:=;^&
^;=:......  OF JARS OF HONEY) BEFORE BEING KILLED   ......:=;^
;=:.......   BY THIRST. THERE ARE RUMORS THAT THIS  .......:=;
=:........   LEAVES "GHOSTS", WHO WILL STILL SHARE  ........:=
:.........  THEIR THOUGHTS LONG AFTER THEIR BODIES  .........:
=:........            ARE DEAD AND GONE.            ........:=
;=:.......                                          .......:=;
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#@&&^;=:..                                          ..:=;^&&@#