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dune:dune_sourcebook:03fremen:wedding-ceremony

Fremen Wedding Ceremony

When the true motive is love, there are no other explanations. Searching for them is like chasing grains of sand in the wind

The sietch gathers in a large communal area, with the Naib and Reverend Mother stood at one end

The bride and groom enter from opposite entrances and walk through the crowd to the Naib & Reverend Mother.

The groom turns to the bride and holds out his water rings to her.

Naib: <Bride>, do you consent to marry <Groom>?

Bride: Qabul

Naib: <Groom>, do you consent to marry <Bride>?

Groom: Qabul

The bride takes the water rings from the groom

Naib: <Bride>, do you pledge, in honesty and sincerity, to be a faithful wife?

Bride: I do

Naib: <Groom>, do you pledge, in honesty and sincerity, to be a faithful husband?

Groom: I do

Naib: Do you both consent to this marriage?

Bride & Groom: Qabul

Everyone: Jayyid jiddan

Naib: Unity strengthens a tribe. <Bride> and <Groom> are now united as one, and we welcome them as husband and wife to our sietch. May Shai-Hulud smile upon them.

The bride & groom kiss as the Reverend Mother drinks from a skin containing the water of life, transforming the liquid. The skin is passed around and a tau orgy begins.

dune/dune_sourcebook/03fremen/wedding-ceremony.txt ยท Last modified: 2020/06/29 18:29 by Robin