The flowers were in full bloom as friends
fromfar and wide gathered in Nujelím to witness the recent
wedding of scholarCeridwen to his beloved Fieya. A short engagement,
the wedding was set a meretwo weeks after Ceridwen's rescue
from Xandrick and Grythak, two old and bitterenemies of the
The blushing bride looked radiant in white, offset by a clear,
almost glowingcrystalline band of unknown magical ability
given to her by Ceridwen. The groomand attendants were clad
in pale blue, the officiant in green. As the brideapproached
the center of the garden with her attendants, a look of shock
filledthe groom's face. Each of the women had a jester hat
- including the officiantCecilia. After a momentís hesitation,
Cecilia called the crowd to attentionand announced it was
time to "get down to business". The women puttheir
other hats on.
to keep the ceremony as light and cheery as the summer eveningair,
the pronouncement Cecilia embarked upon seemed anything but
businesslike.Pitching the standard ceremony over her shoulder
in a dramatic fashion, theofficiant (rumored to be from Wind)
spoke of love, nature, and marriage but keptthe ceremony light
and humor-filled. During the vows of Ceridwen and Fieya, sheturned
to Ceridwen and added "To have a finer appreciation for
jesterhats" in the middle of his vows to the delight
of the crowd. With much adoand a dramatic pause or two, the
couple was pronounced husband and wife; theskies lit up in
a joyful celebration of fireworks and blessings.
The rings? Glad you asked. We were able to get a peek at them
before the happycouple departed for their new life together.
His read, "I told you I couldhandle it -Fieya".
Hers? "'Oh no you don't' -Ceridwen"
After dining on delicious goods provided by Marisa Mordin,
as she kept thetables overflowing with wine, meats, fruits
and baked goods, the couple departedfor their honeymoon to
the fond farewells and best wishes of all.
Earlier this week, Ceridwen announced his retirement from
the positions ofHistorian of Britain and Curator of the Britain
Public Library and will nolonger conduct office hours each
week. The newlyweds will henceforth live in thewelcomed peace
and quiet (in so much as this fine couple knows how, with
theirnear constant, yet loving bickering) of the caverns of
Many congratulations to Ceridwen and Fieya! May your new lives
together befilled with joy.
From the Town Cryer - The Journal of Ultima Online,