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Esis Nas

Esis Nas

Member Since 28 Feb 2018
Offline Last Active Mar 26 2018 07:03 AM

#1755758 Pets on the Promenade (GenPals Event and Exhibition)

Posted by Esis Nas on 24 March 2018 - 05:53 AM

A small, kind smile stretched the lips of the Je'daii Teacher as she saw Emmie pick up the menu. The Zelosian was sure that the whole concept of choosing was not very familiar to her, Esis wanted to change that. Everything in life is a choice. Sometimes there are always worse options than the current one, which is when people felt like they didn't really have the power to decide. But in the end, options could always be found, in one way or the other.


As a future Je'daii, it was important that Emmie learnt this. Nothing would be forced upon her by the members of the Order, she herself would have to find the will, the desire to follow down one of the many paths the Je'daii offered. She'd have to discern between what was for her and what she'd rather leave behind. Her past had robbed her of her freewill, it was time it was given back to her.


The quick reflexes of the Zelosian had her reacting immediately to the sound of Emmie's name over the PA. The announcement came as a surprise, albeit a very good one! Esis turned her gaze back to the child, a bright smile adorning her lips, reaching her eyes too. But she didn't find the same sentiment in Emmie. She seemed slightly worried, if her perception did not fail her.


"Sweetie, you've won a GenPal! We can go to Guest Services Desk at the ninth floor and you'll be able to pick a pet." She explained. This was very good news. A pet would help her built a sense of responsibility, confidence and affection. In truth, she was hoping to coax her into taking one of her liking home from the very beginning. "Would you like to go there right now, or after we eat? Either is okay, snowflake." The smile on her lips seemed to be unmovable today. 


Emberly Carrick

#1754734 Don't Tread On Me | The Je'daii Order

Posted by Esis Nas on 22 March 2018 - 02:46 PM

Esis could feel a brightness about the man they had encountered. Since he clearly wasn't a member of the Je'daii Order, her next best guess was that he was Jedi. She could have seek confirmation to this theory by reaching further into the man through the Force, yet her reasons for not doing such a thing were many. It was invasive and even if her gift resided in the skills related to Force sensing, the Zelosian often refrained from intruding unless there was a true need for it.


The man did not seem to be a threat nor to hold suspicious intentions, so Esis wouldn't justify the use of those abilities. He introduced himself as Ember Farseer, and proceeded to reveal his objective. Or at least, part of it. After so many years of practice and the natural empathetic skills she possessed, the green-eyed Journeyer could tell that there was more to his words than what he was letting on.


She would not press further on the matter despite her beliefs. As had previously been stated, the man did not seem to hold an ill will and this meant that truth would -sooner or later- unravel itself. The Zelosian was not the type of person to intercede in situations unless strong reasons bid her to do such a thing. Ember then offered to help them accomplish their mission, to which Esis responded with a friendly smile. 


There was no objection on her side to having the man tag along with them, one could never have too many skilled hands, specially when in tasks that were as time sensitive as this one was. Yet it was not her call to make, and she was interested in hearing the opinions of her fellow Je'daii. "I am Esis Nas. A pleasure to meet you, Ember." She introduced herself, offering an acknowledging nod too. Her gaze then drifted to Asha Hex and Jericho, the same strange feeling overtaking her -albeit more lightly- when her eyes feel upon the man. She couldn't shake the strange feeling of familiarity. 

#1753952 Pets on the Promenade (GenPals Event and Exhibition)

Posted by Esis Nas on 21 March 2018 - 06:38 AM

Esis lowered herself to pick Emmie up, knowing that now she would be able to catch a look of what awaited them from her new vantage point. Lots of people had gathered here today, which spoke very well of the popularity of the enterprises hosting the event. Esis could feel eyes linger on Emmie and herself occasionally. It was nothing noticeable or bothering, so the Je'daii did not give it more thought than the one it needed.


"You can call me just Esis if you'd like to, sweetie." She said, her caring gaze falling on Emmie's light colored eyes. The teacher wanted her to know that there was no need for formalities that it was okay to call her simply by her name if she wanted to. As a mentor, Esis felt equal to the children in every sense and only drew forward the authority the relationship between an apprentice and its teacher implied when absolutely necessary. The thought that she had never had to do such a thing gladdened her. Every relationship was better based on mutual respect and care than on fear or authority. 


A light chuckle escaped her lips as the girl's tummy made itself known. They had been travelling for a couple of hours and it was logical that hunger placed its characteristic pull on her. On both of them, really. Esis could do with some food too. The bright green eyes of the Steward glided to set their emerald gaze forward, ready to pin-point a place were the youngling and her could eat. "That is a good plan. I am quite hungry too!" Her smooth voice held happy and relaxed tones. 


Soon enough she found a nice place. It was nestled between two shops and from it wafted the enticing aroma of delicious food. The place was very beautiful and, if she was correct, the restaurant gave way to an ample terrace with tables. If they sat there, they would be able to admire the sky while still looking at the market and all the interesting things that went on within it. When they entered, a very polite man guided them to a table in said terrace and left the menus with them before walking away, giving them time to choose. 


Esis opened the menu and looked at Emmie before starting to read. "You can choose whatever you like, Emmie. Let me know if you need any help, okay?" Sometimes children came across plates they were curious about but didn't precisely know about them. She herself had been the type of kid that could ask a million questions about different offers, to end up choosing the same thing as always in the end. The memory painted a soft smile on her lips. Esis might not have grown up with the love of parents, but her childhood was a happy one and she'd always be grateful for it.


Emberly Carrick

#1753751 Let Him Run Wild

Posted by Esis Nas on 20 March 2018 - 07:05 PM

The darker earth tones of the robes she was currently wearing blended in quite well with the surroundings. Esis was often seen wearing the generic brown robes of a Je'daii, rather than the blue ones depicting a member of Padawan Kesh when outside of the Temple, brown was less likely to catch the eyes of bystanders and the Zelosian rarely was with the intention of getting such a thing. Normally, she would have relaxed and relished in the expanse of the life net that extended through the jungle. But Dxun was not Aurum, and most of the presences here, come of which tried to hide themselves, were too dangerous to afford lowering her guard.


Her pace reached a sudden stop when her ears caught the sound of something moving about her. A howl, a breaking branch, all around her. She reached out, unable to feel the presences and soon her mind had formulated a theory: Nighthunters. The creatures were native to these jungles, powerful beings who hunted in packs and cloaked themselves from the Force. Yet something didn't feel entirely right, she should have felt the danger, the threat they brought. With her heightened sensitivity to the Force, this alone was enough for her to pinpoint sources of danger, much like tracking a force signature. Yet today she seemed unable to do this.


Slight fear crept down her spine. Adopting a defensive posture, prepared to receive an attack, the Je'daii took in a short, soft breath. Esis had found herself in similar situations before, but not being able to feel the Force as vividly as she usually could was often enough to set the woman on edge. 


Sudden movement in the undergrowth caught her eye, and today the heightened speed and reflexes of her kin would have been her savior. If a sudden tug within her, the one she recognized so well as a pull from the Force, hadn't stop her from moving. The reassuring feeling flooded her, and soon enough a bright, relieved smile stretched her lips. @Graal .


Her hands stopped their quick trip to her lower back, where her lightsabers rested, to rest at her hips. She watched the boy with brow raised, a hybrid expression between relief, amusement and pride decorating her features. "Graal! You scared me!" Her smooth voice held its characteristic pleasant and friendly tone. "Very well done!" She complimented him. Now she understood why she was unable to track him. His Force signature had been hidden, and he posed no threat to her so none of the conventional, passive sensing methods would have alerted her of his presence.


It didn't take her long to notice the new, fresh wounds in the boy's skin, her face adopting a concentrated expression in response to them. "Yes, we are going to learn Force Magic today and I've also brought some things I'd like you to see," She began, gesturing towards the leather bag that rested tightly clasped to her back, "But first, we need to tend to those." It was clear she meant the wounds. Of course she would rather have him safe and away from the creatures and places that caused this wounds, but that was not her call to make. And she couldn't have the Hunter Child of Dxun running around with open gashes. 

#1753649 Back to Basics

Posted by Esis Nas on 20 March 2018 - 03:00 PM

Esis chuckled at his first comment, "Yeah, we are all very envious of them. I would have really appreciated that extra protection when I was a youngling." She said, the memories shining in her mind. Her lack of a talent for Force altering made all the physical part of learning quite hard for her. She could sense were hits were coming from faster than any other kid, but her body simply wouldn't react fast enough or her the powers she used to try and deviate them would often fail. That meant she took hits pretty often as an apprentice. She still remembered those days with happiness, some of her best memories were made as a youngling, most inspired by the wonderful woman that guided her.


She prepared the water, making sure it was at the correct temperature that would make all that delicious flavor of the petals fuse into it. Soon enough, she returned to towards them with everything ready and as she started to pour into the cups, each containing a tea bag, she couldn't help but admire the beautiful tea set Asha had brought. "These are very beautiful, Asha!" She said, a happy, honest smile on her lips. That brilliant smell, the one that so easily made a relaxing joy expand through her started filling the room as the water became infused with the glorious flavor of the blend.


Her green eyes returned to Sar'andor when he asked about the tea. That calm, modest and friendly look that usually held Esis' features made itself present. "It is made out of Lefay flowers. I created them, during my years as a scientist. They have many uses, a lot of which I'm sure I haven't yet discovered, but the tea is the best one up to now." A playful smile stretched her lips. "The flowers are force-sensitive and force-dependent, I've discovered that each part of them creates a different blend, with different effects when prepared correctly. This one here is made out of the petals of flowers grown imbued with neutral force energy, so it does not have any of the effects of the other blends, but the taste is just as wonderful." She explained. Lefay flowers were Esis' dear companions. She had a special room for them in the greenhouse here at the Silent Academy, and spent most of her free time there with them. They were delicate but fantastic things, and growing them had always helped her connect to the Force and keep her inner balance even better than meditation did.


Asha Hex Cotan Sar'andor

#1752953 Let Him Run Wild

Posted by Esis Nas on 19 March 2018 - 09:01 AM


Jungles of Dxun.



Dxun was a place of deadly beauty. The Demon Moon of Onderon, as many had come to know it, was ready to surprise its visitors with a lethal wander behind every tree, hiding underneath every bush. People had come to avoid it, the dangers had grown to big to justify the visit. After all, there were but very few willing to risk laying down their lives to one of the alpha-predators of the moon in exchange for a glimpse of the dense jungles.


Esis Nas was among those crazy few. She remembered very well her first visit to the moon, the research she had been leading at the time would be immensely benefited by the samples present only in this life-threatening maze. She only knew one person who might have agreed to accompany her, yet his injuries kept him from doing so. And so she had ventured into this wonderfully terrible place all on her own. The Force was her guide, and there was no place a Zelosian felt more at home than deep within the cover of lush vegetation. It was simply a matter of avoiding the darker areas -so that her emerald eyes were not blinded by the lack of light- taking the samples she needed and leaving the wild maze.


She had not expected to find far more than the samples she needed. When she felt it, him, Esis had for the first time in her life doubted the alerts of that special sensing ability she held. It could not be, no lone person, so young in age, could survive on their own within this place. Yet the logic of her thoughts was proved wrong, for that day she met the hunter child of Dxun: Graal .


Thanks to reasons that escaped her, the boy grew up nestled within the Demon Moon, incorporated to its environment, creatures and way of life. She was probably the first humanoid that had crossed his path, and the Steward of Padawan Kesh could not have been more glad this happened. The chances of Graal ever encountering a humanoid were minimal, not in this place, in the labyrinth of trees and predators. And it was already a miracle he had made it this far on his own. Esis was deeply moved and impressed by the boy's feats.


She befriended him, knowing it would be no good trying to force him from what, in truth, was his home. The Je'daii taught him her language, at least what she could of it, and discovered he was also attuned to the great living Force. This explained much, why his chances of survival -as low as they were- had managed to see themselves victorious, and so the wild boy of Dxun thrived in this hostile place. 


Esis could not tear him from his home, but she could not forget the boy either. Ever since that day, the Zelosian returned to Dxun as often as she could, not yet sharing the discovery of Graal with other members of the Order. She kept an eye on the boy, used her time with him to heal the wounds he got and continue his lessons, hoping one day he would agree to come with her, so he could learn how to be a part of society and continue to better understand the gift within him, the Force. Yet she also thought the decision should be personal, and would respect him if he had already chosen this as his life, his path.


Today, Esis was once more visiting the boy. The Gossamer had been landed into a hidden natural platform of a mountain, one she could access with only slight difficulty, but that would keep the vessel protected from the creatures of the Demon Moon. Soon after, the Zelosian was walking the jungles of Dxun, her mind open, alert to all the vibrating life presences of the jungle. It was something beautiful to her, the net of life here. Esis knew Graal must have seen the starship descending into the jungle, and had a feeling he would find her before she had a chance to reach the 'meeting point' they had established.

#1752901 Pets on the Promenade (GenPals Event and Exhibition)

Posted by Esis Nas on 19 March 2018 - 06:21 AM

Esis couldn't help but smile warmly at her. Her story, what happened to her before she came here...Emmie didn't deserve any of that. And she, unlike herself, was with the ability to forget. Now, one should never completely forget the past, past was ones blueprint for the future, what built us towards it. But for a day, for today Esis would try to see the little Snowflake of the Je'daii devoid of any and all of the shadows that plagued her past. It was a sad thing that Atefeh Lorr, the little Stardust of the Je'daii, could not get her scheduled freed for this visit. Jyn and Arekk's adopted daughter seemed to get along very well with Emmie.


As the doors of the shuttle slid open and the ramp extended, Esis stood up and started walking towards the ground, keeping her pace adapted to one that felt comfortable for the little one. She noticed how Emmie tried to cover herself behind the robes that flowed around her. "Would you like me to pick you up Emmie? I think you'd get a better view of everything from up here." The question had, in truth, two objectives: if Emmie agreed, not only would she see better among the crowds of people that were moving about, she might also have felt safer away from the ground and held by Esis. The Je'daii was sure she'd be ready to return to the floor as soon as these marvelous installations started raising her curiosity and excitement. Without mentioning the pets!


Pets. The idea had been circling her mind for a while now, even if she had not mentioned it to the girl's father, Zephyr Carrick, nor to her future Master. Well, it was no use continuing to consider it when she still didn't even know how the youngling would react. She had hope, though. A pet could give one a sense of confidence and accomplishment, the responsibility of taking care of it and providing love to it was very comforting. Esis did not have any pets of her own, per se. But she had her plants, to a Zelosian that was as good as any animal. It was especially true with her Lefay flowers, which given their need for the attention of a force-sensitive, reached out and found magnificent ways to try and communicate with their caretaker.


As they advanced further inside the space station, hundreds of 'streets', filled with different businesses and shops filled the eyes with a colorful and beautiful sight. It almost looked like a dreamland. "What would you like to do first, snowflake? We could get something to eat, check out some shops...or go straight to the pets!"


Emberly Carrick

#1752690 Pets on the Promenade (GenPals Event and Exhibition)

Posted by Esis Nas on 18 March 2018 - 07:00 PM

As shuttle descended onto the landing port, the bright green eyes of a Zelosian explored the magnificent structure of the space station. It was certainly an impressive giant, filled with curious places. This had all been a very sudden idea of her, coming to the event that was being held by the company known as GenPals. Esis had heard about it before, as a xenobiologist she was aware of most movements in the bioengineering field. It was gaining recognition and making a name for itself quite fast. She wasn't surprised though, not with the cute little creations they were offering as pets and companions.


However, Esis main objective today was not to discuss the projects of the company, but to brighten the day of a very special snowflake. The Steward of Padawan Kesh held the hand of a little girl as the shuttle grounded and started to prepare to open its doors. Emberly Carrick had recently arrived to the Je'daii Order, her past holding horrors of the kind that no child should ever had to witness. The fact this beautiful gift of hope had to suffer through that brought her anger, which turned into anguish as the memories of her own father, still crystal clear in her mind, were brought forward. Her father had been a caring and loving man, he was her whole world. But he disappeared when she was about Emmie's age, and Esis never saw him again. Still, what memories she had of him -though they brought her sadness- were what every child should receive from a loving parent.


And so today, Esis Nas was here to bring some of that to this beautiful little girl. "Are you ready Emmie? We can take some more minutes before going out if you'd like." She said, lowering herself to the girl's stature, looking at her with warm and caring eyes. Esis was still draped in the usual Je'daii robes she wore. Truth was, Esis was better recognized as a scientist outside of the Order, and she wanted to avoid any of her attention being deviated away from the child. Today was not a night for questions or reunions with old colleagues, today was for Emmie. "I'm sure we'll see lots of incredible things. And I've heard some of the cutest animals are here today, they'll be delighted to meet you, snowflake." She added, the bright smile still present in her lips. She remembered how confident Emmie had seem back in the beach, when Adiara Drelas comforted her. There was nothing Esis wanted more than to see that very same confidence and happiness shining today too.

#1751892 Happiness comes in Saltwater | The Je'daii Order

Posted by Esis Nas on 17 March 2018 - 12:21 PM

The Zelosian's eyes lingered on Damien for a moment as he left, she hoped he found a way to have fun and spend a good day. It was always more difficult for the older ones to found entertainment, it was the moment when most of them started to abandon Padawan Kesh to follow to the next step in their path: becoming padawans. Even then, Damien was a special case since he had recently joined the Order. 


Her gaze then shifted back to Adiara and little Emberly. She was surprised by his ability to calm her down, he seemed caring and understanding of children. Those qualities were rare, and she knew she had only met a handful of people that could successfully put them into work. In her opinion, he looked like someone who would do very well in Padawan Kesh. She'd make sure to mention it to him later. 


Emberly looked more calm as she started leading him onto the beach. This brought a bright smile to Esis' face, a joyful and proud expression. She looked at Adiara, not daring to interrupt the moment but trying to convey in that look how surprised and happy she was to see his words inspire such confidence in the little girl. She nodded slightly, the smile apparently unmovable from her lips. "Its the first time she reacts like this to someone." Esis voice extended trough the force into Adiara's mind, some form of gratitude and admiration laced in it. There was nothing that brought greater joy to her than to see the children under her care happy, pulled from the shadows that plagued them. 


Adiara Drelas Emberly Carrick

#1751135 Never where you think you left it.

Posted by Esis Nas on 15 March 2018 - 05:11 PM

Their mission, as had been described to them by Master Seren, replayed again in Lachesis' mind. They'd have to traverse a great distance through the Silent Desert, find the ancient temple of Qigong Kesh and enter it, retrieve the amulets and leave. Of course, everything was easier said than done and the Padawan knew this. She felt prepared, Lachesis had never been -nor would ever be- the boastful type, but she knew how to be confident of her abilities while also aware of her limits and faults. 


The idea of visiting the Silent Desert intrigued her. She had studied the place in the past, it was a maze of a desert with one peculiarity that distinguished it from the others: the Silent Desert, for some reason yet to be discovered, absorbed all sounds. They wouldn't be able to hear each other, or anything else for that matter. Being attuned to the Force would be their greatest advantage, for they could always reach out to the mind of each other. But not all had been blessed with the connection they held to the living Force, and she had heard of several cases of people going mad, their thoughts drowned by the silence and solitude the desert generated.


Just as the transport was opening its doors, Jericho appeared. She stood up to greet him, offering the same respectful nod in acknowledgement. A very small smile stretched her lips, friendly and calm. The eldest apprentice of Asha Seren, or at least the eldest she knew, was known for his prowess and achievements. Esis had certainly needed more guidance in her own path, in part due to her unbalanced abilities, favoring some much more than the others, and in part because her mind had been in distress when she was taken in by the Je'daii. A mind that doesn't forget is in constant pain, and she had to learn to understand it and cope with it before she could further advance.


"Lachesis. A pleasure to meet you." She said, youthful voice flooded by a warm and serene tone. In theory she did know him from before, but since it was the first time they would be actively interacting with each other, it felt like the right thing to say nonetheless. She then offered a small nod, "I am ready." After her reassurance, they exited the transport. The sand-filled landscape in front of them was vast and monotonous, a strange beauty to its simplicity. It would be strange not being able to hear her own voice once they walked further into the desert.



#1750893 Happiness comes in Saltwater | The Je'daii Order

Posted by Esis Nas on 15 March 2018 - 05:41 AM

Esis offered his hand at him too, initially expecting a handshake. When he lifted her hand to his lips, she had to admit she was a little surprised. It had been a long time since anyone had greeted her in such a manner, but the change was welcome and she looked at Adiara with an amused, happy look. However, Esis could see he was distracted, and immediately started to search for the reason why. The answer was provided when the field medic looked at a young Umbaran girl who had lagged behind, unwilling to join the rest. 


The smile on Esis' lips faltered, she had hoped Emmie would catch some of the kids enthusiasm on the ride here. The teacher had been keeping an eye on her, she wanted to see her grow and develop without interfering so much. Esis was trying to make her discover on her own that she was just as special and as loved as all the younglings under their care. She gave a nod to Adiaras, he didn't need to excuse himself to go help a little girl. She would have gone too, but feared that the presence of two adults might overwhelm little Emmie.


Instead, she offered the child a kind and reassuring smile, reaching through the Force and sharing with her a bit of what she saw in her: hope, beauty, warmness and as much worth and potential as all the little ones than ran around her. Esis knew the young one wouldn't know that the feelings instilled on her where in truth feelings of her teacher for her, but she hoped they would have just the same effect.


Her attention was then distracted by another voice and she turned her head to set her bright green eyes upon the shape of a familiar apprentice. Damien was already taller than herself and about the age to become a padawan soon, so she didn't felt it was at all fitting to call him a youngling that often anymore. The empathic perception within her showed her he was feeling a bit out of place. After all, he wasn't only older than most younglings but also, at least as far as she perceived him, more mature. "Hi, Damien." Was her first response, an open and friendly demeanor displayed on her person.


"Well, if its your first time on the beach I'd recommend you explore and enjoy it. The coast is a beautiful place, there are lots of things to see here." She knew he could end up having fun even if he didn't feel like interacting a lot with the younger kids, but she didn't want to refrain from stating that was an option too. "You could also get to know a little better some of the other kids. For example Tefie, over there, she met your brother a few weeks ago if I remember correctly." She said, pointing him on the direction of little Saok and Atefeh, who seemed to be making their way towards Sobaan and the coconuts he had gotten off of the tree. "I know they are a lot younger than you, but that doesn't mean you can't have fun." And that was the purpose of today, fun.


Only once Damien had decided what he'd like to do and proceeded to leave in order to do it did her attention return to Adiaras and Emberly. The little girl seemed to have accepted his greeting and this filled Esis with joy. It was good that she was finally starting to open up around the adults in charge of caring for her and every little step was an advance. She remained nearby, waiting to see -hoping even- if Emmie would be willing to greet her too. Esis gave her the full power of decision, allowing her to chose to greet her, stay with Adi or continue on and meet some new friends. She was already happy with her willingness to talk to Adiaras, and saw it as a great jump forward for her.


Adiara Drelas Emberly Carrick Damien Imura

#1750653 Seeing if there is interest in this idea

Posted by Esis Nas on 14 March 2018 - 06:37 PM

I'd definitely be interested in something like this! Esis is a xenobiologist and xenozoologist, so she'd most certainly like to join a faction centered around wildlife conservation. 


Kat'ra Smart

#1750648 Happiness comes in Saltwater | The Je'daii Order

Posted by Esis Nas on 14 March 2018 - 06:28 PM

Just as she had expected, there had to be at least one child not able to restrain itself. She saw a green togrutalian running straight for the beach and managed to recognize him as Sobaan Palle. Esis was about to call out to him, but decided against it in the last minute. Today was their day, she could overlook some mischief. As he climbed onto the tree her eyes followed him, relaxing only when she was sure he wouldn't lose his footing. That boy was a little hellion, albeit one that amused her. 


Soon enough, very few of the children had stayed back, most of them the ones she recognized as the shyer or more reserved ones. She offered them a confident smile and bid them to go look for their friends, her reassurance being enough for them to finally rally the courage to trot into the beach. Je'daii Padawans and Journeyers had already taken their positions, scattered through the beach and looking after the kids as they started to disperse. The group she had led onto the beach had already dissolved completely, and her bright green eyes -only indicative of her true species- fell upon the man that had accompanied them.


She had been glad to know a medic would be coming with them. Of course, some of the Je'daii present would have been able to perform minor Force-healing, yet it was always better to have a true expert at hand. Children were delicate things, wonderful in many ways, but delicate. It had taken a big weight off of her shoulders the presence of Adiara Drelas among them, in case anything happened. Esis approached him, a friendly smile decorating her lips.


"You must be Adiaras, right?" She said, her voice smooth and calm. "I'm Esis Nas, Steward of Padawan Kesh. I'm very glad you could come with us today." Esis was naturally an approchable and quite sociable person, albeit lacking the more energetic social skills of the truly extrovert. 

#1750579 Happiness comes in Saltwater | The Je'daii Order

Posted by Esis Nas on 14 March 2018 - 04:02 PM


Southern Coast, Ceto.


After a few weeks of intense training and the arrival of a large contingent of new younglings, rescued by Jyn Lorr and Arekk Daesharacor from Kaas City, the teachers and mentors at Padawan Kesh decided to gift the children with a day of relaxation and fun. With everything organized and an invitation to join them extended to all members of the Order, a group of Je'daii parted from the Silent Academy, taking the children to visit the southern beaches of Ceto.


The sun shone brightly and the breeze provided a comfortable relief from the heat of the tropical planet, decorating the day with a perfect atmosphere for the little ones to enjoy until the light of day disappeared behind the ocean. White sands and smooth waves received the younglings, as though the beach had been waiting for their arrival.


They had a day of building sandcastles, riding waves and soaking up the sun ahead of them. The children would be visiting different neighboring islands throughout the day, moving from one to the next in an ancient-styled ship, always under the watchful eyes of the Je'daii. Joy was buzzing among the group of younglings. After all, happiness was said to come in saltwater. 




The transports halted to a stop and the excited voices of children took over the atmosphere. A full smile drew itself onto the lips of Esis, who -having been one of the mentors to support the idea- was to accompany the younglings during their trip to the beach. Esis stood up from her sit, turning to look at the rows of smiley faces that had not yet left theirs. 


"Okay, is everyone ready?" She asked, amusement quirking her features. She was sure the transport was vibrating with the enthusiasm of the young ones and knew that they would try to fly out of it and into the beach as soon as they could. It warmed her heart to see them all so cheerful and eager. "Everyone's got sunscreen on?" An vaguely frustrated, immediate 'yes' was her response. "Insect repellent?" Esis had made sure before they left that all of them had applied both things and was just building their anticipation while basking in their anxiousness.


Upon her second question -coupled with the entertained look on her face- the children realized their teacher was only playing around with them and the infantile crowd broke into many different expressions that basically demanded they be let out. 


Laughing, Esis opened the transports doors and exited, asking the children to keep a line behind her. It was certainly the most exhilarated queue she had ever seen in her life. She turned her head, seeing how more children exited from the other transports, guided by the respective mentor assigned to their group for the travel. In no time, younglings were spilling onto the white sands of the beach like wild creatures freed from captivity. The bright smile in Esis lips would not budge as she looked at them. Their cheerfulness was very contagious. 


#1750391 Never where you think you left it.

Posted by Esis Nas on 14 March 2018 - 08:20 AM

Thyr, Thyton.

Silent Desert.

Qigong Kesh, ruins.







Approximately 20 years back...


Quick fingers finished lacing up the sand boots that covered her feet, adjusting them tightly against her sheen. Her upper body then raised, bright green eyes staring directly into a mirror to see a much younger face. Her features had not yet fully sharpened, there was still an innocence clinging on to her expression, the hopeful flame of youth behind her emerald eyes. Lachesis, a name she would hide in the years to come, was fifteen years old.


The young girl stood up, walking out of the small compartment she had been occupying and into the main lounge of the transport vehicle. It wasn't her first mission, but it was the very first in which she wasn't accompanied by her Master and as expected, slight nervousness swirled its way into Lachesis' chest. At least, she wasn't sent alone and would join another apprentice of Asha Seren in searching the amulets their mentor had requested them to retrieve.


Jericho was a couple of years older than her and Lachesis had known him for quite a long time now, albeit never personally. She knew they were very different, if not complete opposites, in their skill sets. He excelled at the physical and practical aspects of their training while her strengths resided in the sensory and mental fields. Asha had encouraged her to put her trust in him during the mission. After all, Jericho was the most experienced out of the two and the thought did bring certain comfort to the Zelosian Padawan.


Lachesis took a seat in one of the plasticast benches built into the walls of the transport. They would be arriving to the eastern entrance of the Silent Desert soon. The young girl had a large back-pack ready at her feet, holding many devices they would need but most importantly: water. Tython's desert was known to reach dangerous temperatures and even if they had the Force to aid them, water would be most definitely needed. 


Eyes closed, she took one deep breath, allowing the Force to flow through her, drawing calmness and focus from it. She knew Jericho would appear anytime now, the transport had stopped its movement and was readying itself to open its doors so that they both could begin their journey to the lost ruins of the ancient temple of Qigong Kesh.