OOC Sign Up Thread Greetings, dear traveller. We thank you for docking with us today. Please watch your step as you disembark. This is a recorded message. Once this message is complete, you will be offered a selection of additional recordings available at the call box at the end of your berth, which will provide further information about The Aether - Sky Harbour. Please stop at the clerk's office before leaving the docks to register your ship and pay for your berth for the night. All berth fees must be paid in advance. If you require repairs to your vessel, please use the call button at the end of your berth. This will summon the Aether's head engineer, Arthur Bray. He will examine your damage and provide you with an estimated cost of repairs. Repairs will be carried out by engineering staff and steambot. If you require stock, you may visit the market. The market stocks your basic supply needs as well as some offerings unique upon the Aether. Directions to the market are provided in a separate recording. Please listen carefully to the options at the end. If you require meals, please visit the Captain's Lounge Public House. Captain Kavenagh and his staff provide a wide selection of pub fare daily and is open for late arrivals. If you require information not included in this recording, Captain Kavenagh invites you to seek information with him. If you require lodgings, there will be an option to hear a listing of lodgings and prices at the end of this recording. At the Cirrus Theatre, we have two shows currently playing. For the matinee, the Cirrus is pleased to present a marionette version of 'The Magic Flute', and for the evening, a shadow puppet showing of Shakespeare's 'Comedy of Errors'. Tickets are available at the door. If you would like DIRECTIONS TO THE MARKET, please press Button 1 on the call box. If you would like to hear TODAY'S MENU AT THE CAPTAIN'S LOUNGE, please press Button 2. If you would like to hear A LIST OF LODGINGS AND PRICES, please press Button 3. If you would like DIRECTIONS TO THE AETHER'S HEAD OFFICES, please press Button 4. If you would like to REGISTER A COMPLAINT TO THE AETHER WATCH GROUP, please press Button 5. If you would to call for VESSEL REPAIRS, please press the Call Button. Again, we thank you for docking with us upon the Aether. We appreciate your business.[/SIZE] The recording ends with the audible absence of crackles and pops, and the welcoming steambot lets out a hiss of steam before chugging off down its rail towards the next ship coming in to dock. The clerk's office lays ahead, blocking the exit from the docks to the rest of the floating harbour town. A call box is situated to the side of the pylons that hold the ropes attached to the stern of the vessel. It has a speaker and six buttons. Set into the wooden planks of the docks and even the gangplanks are a maze of tracks which the dock's steambots use to navigate their way to and from each vessel, performing repairs and delivering supplies. Just past the wrought iron fence that cordons off the docks, a building with a large ship's wheel for a sign indicates the entrance to the Captain's Lounge Public House.