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#1 Ecclesiastes

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 11:09 PM

The Melting Festival

Mitgardian winters, are very cold. So all the rivers turn into ice. This means, no more trading and fishing with ships. No more swimming and cleaning clothes in the water and so on. So it’s a great happening when the ice starts melting. So when the water finally reaches the Melting-Pillar, it means the winter is officially over.
The people of Ondylion celebrate this with the Melting Festival. Lots of food and games! And not to forget, an old tradition. Each year when the festival starts, the children put little ships they’ve made into the River. To please the gods for the safety of all men on the River for the coming year.

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Children putting their boats into the water.

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The water reaching the Melting-Pillar

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#2 CptMugwash

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 11:55 PM

Great idea, the mini boats are cute, looks like everyone is having a fun time.  :thumbup:
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#3 Khorne

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 11:40 AM

Lovely :thumbup: . I really like your "normal" citizen MOCs adding a bit of background to the Mitgardian faction. Good job!

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 11:51 AM

What a great idea! How did you came up with the idea? Never heard of any Melting Festival in real life..  :classic:

The moc itself is great! Looks like the folks are having a great time! Are there more mocs to follow that will guide us in to the Mitgardian spring?  :classic:

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#5 MikeyB

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 12:10 PM

fabulous idea and build!  I want a little boat now!  I am always a sucker for civilian scenes.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 12:26 AM

Fantastic story, very believable. And nice scene too...especially the boats!  :thumbup:

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#7 Rogue Angel

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 12:30 AM

What a Wonderful idea!  This is a perfect Mitgardian festival.  I agree that these civilian/cultural MOCs add a ton to their respective Guild.  i really like the little boats too.  Great job!

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