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Background

In the depths of Hellgate there is a library with an NPC called "A Wrinkled Beholder". All the books in the library are written in a language called "469" which consists entirely of numbers. The beholder says the following in response to various keywords:


Player: hi
#hi A Wrinkled Beholder: What is this? An optically challenged entity called Player. How fascinating!
Player: death
#death a wrinkled beholder: Yes, yes, I will kill you soon enough, now let me continue my investigation on you.
Player: god
#god a wrinkled beholder: They will mourn the day they abandoned us.
Player: job
#job a wrinkled beholder: I am the great librarian.
Player: library
#library a wrinkled beholder: It's a fine library, isn't it?
Player: name
#name a wrinkled beholder: I am 486486 and NOT 'Blinky' as some people called me ... before they died.
Player: Tibia
#Tibia a wrinkled beholder: It's 1, not 'Tibia', silly.
Player: cyclops
#cyclops a wrinkled beholder: Uglyness incarnate. One eye! Imagine that! Horrible!
Player: elves
#elves a wrinkled beholder: These fools and their superstitious life cult don't understand anything of importance.
Player: Excalibug
#Excalibug a wrinkled beholder: Only inferior species need weapons.
Player: Ab'Dendriel
#Ab a wrinkled beholder: I heard that elves moved in upstairs.
Player: numbers
#numbers a wrinkled beholder: Numbers are essential. They are the secret behind the scenes. If you are a master of mathematics you are a master over life and death.
Player: books
#books a wrinkled beholder: Our books are written in 469, of course you can't understand them.
Player: 469
#469 a wrinkled beholder: The language of my kind. Superior to any other language and only to be spoken by entities with enough eyes to blink it.
Player: orcs
#orcs a wrinkled beholder: Noisy pests.
Player: minotaurs
#minotaurs a wrinkled beholder: Their mages are so close to the truth. Closer then they know and closer then it's good for them.
Player: humans
#humans a wrinkled beholder: Good tools to work with ... After their death, that is.
Player: bye
#bye a wrinkled beholder: Wait right there. I will eat you after writing down what I found out.

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