Marriage - Midkemia Online Online Help

4.9.1 Marriage

Proposing - Engagement
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The first step in getting married is proposing to your love. PROPOSE TO <whoever> will do it.

Should you be proposed to, you need only AGREE to accept it. Any other
action will disregard the offer.

Adventurers must be within the 30th level of experience or higher to become
engaged.


Engagement
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Once you have successfully proposed or agreed to a proposal, you will be
engaged. You may break off the engagement at any time by doing BREAK
ENGAGEMENT.


The Wedding - Marriage
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There's a wide array of possibilities when it comes to the actual wedding
itself. Two of the most important decisions that need to be made are whether
you want a ceremony or not, and if so, whom you wish to perform it.

If you and your to-be decide not to have a ceremony, you may simply wait out
the engagement time. At any point, you may follow one of two courses:

1) Seek the proper member of the Clergy or Royalty
2) ISSUE <your spouse-to-be> stating your desire to be married; your
   to-be should then REPLYISSUE <number of the issue> agreeing with this
   choice (HELP ISSUES). 



If you both decide to have a ceremony, you need to decide who you would like
to have perform it and contact that person. You may have a ceremony
performed by an agreeable mortal, or have a simple exchange of vows between yourselves without an officiant -- however you wish to handle it. 

Rings are, of course, widely available. You can buy one already made from a
person or a shop, or contact a licensed jeweller to get one custom-made.
You can also customise rings at any point, to have custom descriptions, to 
reset to the owner, or to not decay (HELP CUSTOMISATION).


Divorce
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Marriage is not a thing to be entered into lightly. Too many adventurers
wish to be married at the first signs of love with another, but it is wise
to wait, for divorce is not granted without consequence.

If, as happens all too often, you find that married life does not agree with
you, you may DIVORCE <spouse>. There is, however, a cost associated with
this.


Children
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See HELP BLOODLINES to learn how to formally recognize children.


Commands related to marriage:
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PROPOSE TO <whomever>
BREAK ENGAGEMENT
DIVORCE <spouse>


See also: HELP BLOODLINES