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  • Festivals

    [[New Years]] January 1st [[Winter Market]] February 12th [[Sunset]] March 1st [[Vernal Equinox]] March 20th [[Homecoming]] Varies [[The Revelry]] …

  • New Years

    The New Years Festival is a a Masked Ball. On New Years Eve they build a large effigy, inviting other courtiers to decorate it. This effigy is buried according to common catholic practice, in reference to all of the Changelings who have fallen. Once …

  • Embers to Ashes

    The morning after the first snowfall they build a bonfire. At noon, when the bonfire is at it's highest point, the Winter Court invites every citizen of the freehold to burn a single object. Some freeholders write letters to mortals who will never read …

  • Winter Solstice

    The week of the Solstice is first of two winter Markets. It is a place where every member of the freehold may set up booths and buy things. All market transactions are completely secret, noted only by the buyer, seller, and a member of the winter market …

  • Winter Market

    This week is the second of two winter markets. It is a week long event where all people are free to buy and sell as they will, with only a winter courtier, the buyer, and the seller knowing of the transaction. …

  • Vernal Equinox

    The Vernal Equinox is a large party where everyone indulges a little, letting their desires get away with them. It is usually held under the pretext of being a ball, but that's hardly all that it is. Every desire of all guests is attended to, and …

  • Homecoming

    "The Homecoming usually takes place on the date of the Spring monarch’s escape from Faerie, but it is occasionally rescheduled to honor a particular changeling. Everyone is invited, and they are all expected to “let loose.” Surprisingly, most of the …

  • The Revelry

    This is where all spring court members get the opportunity to show off their little worlds. There are several stages set up, and each court member can show the rest of the freehold their desires. Not all spring court members put theirs on stage, but …

  • Beltane

    Along with the traditional couples jumping over fires, there is an art contest, where everyone is welcomed to reveal a project they've been working on. The only real rule is that it must be beautiful. …

  • Summer Solstice

    A royal hunt, where freehold members go out and fight something that has been plaguing the freehold, usually a hedge beast or something similar. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ [[ …

  • Gathering Day

    "It begins with a meal. A big meal. A meal to end all other meals. A vast cornucopia of meats, potatoes, fish, noodles. Things from a grill, from the oven, from the freezer, whatever. This happens as a late lunch. What follows this meal is a championship …

  • The Brawl

    A massive tournament, the winner gets accolades and is the Master of the Tournament next year. There are no rules except to not intentionally kill people. …

  • The Tournament

    This peculiar tournament has 3 separate categories. Art, Magic, and Stealth, in other words, the other seasonal court's specialties. The winners receive grand prizes, and they are rarely from the summer court. …

  • Autumnal Equinox

    The Fallen Fair is a 3 day long fair where the Autumn Court invites all to show off their magical discoveries and learn about magic. It is an unofficial place for many transactions of a magical nature. …

  • The Hunt

    The autumn court holds this annual hunt, eliminating an enemy of the freehold and reinforcing fear. All Lost are free to engage in this hunt, and ride fast through the autumn leaves. …

  • All Hallow's Eve

    A bizarre night, all changelings are welcome to come and drop their masks and enjoy the revelry and fear of this night. A street is usually blocked off, and people let loose. …

  • Lecture Series

    The Autumn court brings in a few magical scholars from far away to give lectures and teach people of various contracts. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ [[Courts]] [[Entitlements]] [[ …

  • Sunset

    The annual crowning of the Umber Pope is a somber experience, with lots of Latin Chanting and other indulgences. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ [[Courts]] [[Entitlements]] [[The …

  • Sunrise Festival

    A traditional medieval festival, with a small market, a mop fair, and a country dance. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ [[Courts]] [[Entitlements]] [[The Council]] [[Freehold]]

  • The Twilight Festival

    This festival has a somber tone, as everyone knows that there are not many harvests left and winter will soon come. Still, there is music, dancing, and traditional festival fun. …

  • Sunrise

    The Rose Princess is crowned with all of the pomp and circumstance of any medieval queen, and every year her crowning gets a little more elaborate. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ [[ …

  • The Contest

    A strange festival where all participants make a boast, trying to outdo each other, until the leader of the Dusk Court chooses a few of those boasts and asks the boaster to fulfill that. To be unable to is deeply shameful, but to be able to fulfill a …

  • The Vigil

    A candle is lit for each fallen member of a freehold that year, and all people talk softly, remembering their losses. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ [[Courts]] [[Entitlements]] [[The …