Wow, wish I could do that. Now let's see what happens to the hapless enchanter who forgot the mind-shield spell.
You feel an overwhelming sense of oppression as the demon seizes control of your mind and body. The monster reaches into the recesses of your mind, adding your hard-earned magic powers to its own. As it settles comfortably into your skull, the demon grants you a vision of the future. You see the enslaved people of the land toiling to erect great idols to Jeearr. Parents offer up their own children upon these altars, as the rivers of the land fill with blood. And YOU embody Jeearr; you are cursed by ten thousand generations of victims; your face adorns the idols. And worst of all, you remain awake and aware, a witness to horror, never sleeping, and never, ever to escape.
Your score is -100 of a possible 400, in 1063 moves. This puts you in the class of Menace to Society.
Wonderful end to it all, no? Now, let's see what happened to the smart enchanter who had memorized and cast the handy-dandy mind-shield spell.
Jeearr surrounds you like a cloud and begins to contract. Suddenly, it strikes your invisible protection and recoils as if burned. "No!" it cries. "Such a guileless Enchanter developing a mind shield?" The cloud is thinner, the voice fainter. "It cannot be! I cannot survive ... without a host." The demon roils in agony, then thins and dissipates. There is a final scream of pain, then silence.
Belboz moans softly, and begins stirring. (...) After posing a few well-chosen questions, he casts a brief but unfamiliar spell.
An instant later, (...) you are standing in the Chamber of the Circle. The Circle of Enchanters is assembled. Belboz speaks. "Once again, this young Enchanter has done a matchless service to the Guild and to the entire kingdom, displaying resourcefulness and imagination worthy of the greatest of Enchanters. I grow old, and must soon step down as Head of the Circle. But let it be known that a successor has been found."
Your score is 400 of a possible 400, in 1065 moves. This puts you in the class of Leader of the Circle of Enchanters.
June 21, 2000 AD
Go back! Back I say!
Run along home.
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