A first-year Noitaivian tribesman wanders the temple of learning in what can only be called the calm before the storm. In the next week, tribesman will participate in a week of worshiping the spirits. This semi-regulated week of celebration occurs about three times a year. Tomorrow is the “kick off”, when the Noitaiva congregate to begin the week’s celebration. While they don’t actually kick anyone or thing, they do perform competitions in which they are sacrificed to please the spirits. The tribesman wonders which of their classmates will be forced to sacrifice their dignity to please the gods, or if it will be him. The tri-annual holiday is arranged by the “ASB” clan and squad of the spirits lead different[…]