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###£@§*/~¨     underlying tunnels. it's use and     ¨~/*§@£###
@@@@§*/»~¨  possession is illegal within the city.  ¨~»/*§@@@@
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##£@§*/»~¨ viscous (but still pourable). it smells  ¨~»/*§@£##
###£@*/»~¨    slightly of eucalyptus, and has a     ¨~»/*@£###
@§*/~¨¨¨¨¨           mostly bitter taste.           ¨¨¨¨¨~/*§@
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##£@§*/»~¨ 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.          ¨¨¨¨~»//*@
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##£@§*/»~¨  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.         ¨~»*§@£###
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#@@@§*/»~¨              ¨ one spoon ¨               ¨~»/*§@@@#
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@@§§*//»~¨    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.                ¨~»/*§@£##
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@§§*»¨¨¨¨¨              ¨ four spoons ¨             ¨¨¨¨¨»*§§@
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#£§/~~¨¨¨¨   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).                ¨~»/*§@£##
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##£@§*/»~¨             ¨ seven spoons ¨             ¨~»/*§@£##
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@§§*»~¨¨¨¨  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.                  ¨~»/*§@£##
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££@*»¨¨¨¨¨        ¨ nine spoons and above ¨         ¨¨¨¨¨»*@££
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#£§/»¨¨¨¨¨   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.              ¨~»/*§@£##
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£££@§*/»~¨  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  ¨~»//**@££
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