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11th Apr '17 3:14:23 PM margdean56
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* In Creator/JohnCWright's ''The Literature/HermeticMillenium'', Soorm had to serve this long to sleep in the Tombs.

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* In Creator/JohnCWright's ''The Literature/HermeticMillenium'', ''Literature/TheHermeticMillennium'', Soorm had to serve this long to sleep in the Tombs.
9th Mar '17 9:10:59 AM Allronix
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* Some branches of Neopaganism use "a year and a day" handfastings as a form of trial marriage. If all is still well after that, then the pair go through with a more formal, permanent handfasting (wedding) ceremony and/or legal paperwork to make it official.
12th Feb '17 3:21:10 AM Arivne
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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-1323 ("A County Fair").]] While inside SCP-1323 (a CircusOfFear run by TheFairFolk), it's possible to buy 10 tickets by paying "A year and a day".

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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', ''Wiki/SCPFoundation''
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[[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-1323 ("A County Fair").]] Fair")]]. While inside SCP-1323 (a CircusOfFear run by TheFairFolk), it's possible to buy 10 tickets by paying "A year and a day".day".
** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-2523 ("Goblin Market")]]. When a person undergoes an Ejection Event (being thrown out of a SCP-2523 location), they suffer from bad luck for 366 days (365 days + 1 day), a year and a day.
11th Feb '17 4:18:50 PM Xtifr
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* ''TabletopGame/RuneQuest'', Avalon Hill's ''Sun County'' supplement. The Count of Sun County ordered that the village of Sandy Cot be renamed Repentance for a year and a day as punishment for failing to pay its annual cult remittances.

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* ''TabletopGame/RuneQuest'', Avalon Hill's Creator/AvalonHill's ''Sun County'' supplement. The Count of Sun County ordered that the village of Sandy Cot be renamed Repentance for a year and a day as punishment for failing to pay its annual cult remittances.
13th Oct '16 4:23:39 PM Arivne
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* ''Wiki/ScpFoundation'': [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-1323 ("A County Fair").]] While inside SCP-1323 (a CircusOfFear run by TheFairFolk), it's possible to buy 10 tickets by paying "A year and a day".

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* ''Wiki/ScpFoundation'': ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 SCP-1323 ("A County Fair").]] While inside SCP-1323 (a CircusOfFear run by TheFairFolk), it's possible to buy 10 tickets by paying "A year and a day".
13th Oct '16 4:21:31 PM Arivne
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* In Susan Dexter's ''The Wind-Witch'', the widow must hold her husband's lands for a year and a day to claim them.
* In L. Jagi Lamplighter's ''[[Literature/ProsperosDaughter Prospero Regained]]'', Lilith tells Miranda that freeing the [[FairFolk elves]] from [[ThePromise their oaths]] to {{Hell}} means nothing if the elf does not lay claim to his freedom within a year and a day.
** It also takes a Handmaiden a year and a day to get the Water of Life from a well.

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* Creator/SusanDexter
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In Susan Dexter's ''The Wind-Witch'', the widow must hold her husband's lands for a year and a day to claim them.
* ** In ''The True Knight'', when Wren tries to argue that the prince is a man, not a swan, the prince counters that he was a swan for a year and a day, and wanted to stay a swan.
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L. Jagi Lamplighter's ''[[Literature/ProsperosDaughter Prospero Regained]]'', Regained]]''
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Lilith tells Miranda that freeing the [[FairFolk elves]] from [[ThePromise their oaths]] to {{Hell}} means nothing if the elf does not lay claim to his freedom within a year and a day.
** It also takes a Handmaiden a year and a day to get the Water of Life from a well.



* In Creator/SusannaClarke's ''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell'' one of the footnoted stories describes the Raven King disappearing for a year and a day. It's very much in keeping with the magical, mythic atmosphere around him. It causes much worry, because the King told only one person that he was going, and that person misheard him and reported that would return in a day.

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* In Creator/SusannaClarke's ''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell'' one of the footnoted stories describes the Raven King disappearing for a year and a day. It's very much in keeping with the magical, mythic atmosphere around him. It causes much worry, because the King told only one person that he was going, and that person misheard him and reported that would return in a day.''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell''



** One of the footnoted stories describes the Raven King disappearing for a year and a day. It's very much in keeping with the magical, mythic atmosphere around him. It causes much worry, because the King told only one person that he was going, and that person misheard him and reported that would return in a day.



* In JohnCWright's ''The Literature/HermeticMillenium'', Soorm had to serve this long to sleep in the Tombs.

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* In JohnCWright's Creator/JohnCWright's ''The Literature/HermeticMillenium'', Soorm had to serve this long to sleep in the Tombs.



* In Creator/SusanDexter's ''The True Knight'', when Wren tries to argue that the prince is a man, not a swan, the prince counters that he was a swan for a year and a day, and wanted to stay a swan.
13th Oct '16 4:17:33 PM Arivne
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** ''Magazine/{{Dungeons}}'' magazine #37 adventure "The White Boar of Calfay". If the White Boar fails in its task of destroying the mutated bulette, the Celtic gods that sent it may punish the {{PC}}s for failing to help it by cursing them to have donkey's ears for a year and a day.

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** ''Magazine/{{Dungeons}}'' ''Magazine/{{Dungeon}}'' magazine #37 adventure "The White Boar of Calfay". If the White Boar fails in its task of destroying the mutated bulette, the Celtic gods that sent it may punish the {{PC}}s for failing to help it by cursing them to have donkey's ears for a year and a day.
13th Oct '16 4:16:57 PM Arivne
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*** Blood Magic can be used to extend the duration of certain spells to a year and a day, such as Air Fortress, Animate Dead, Bone Walker, City in a Bottle, Death Trance, False Enchantment, Flying Carpet, Light, Memory Blank, Memory Scribe, Petrify and Sky Lattice.

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*** Blood Magic can be used to extend the duration of certain spells to a year and a day, such as day. They include Air Fortress, Animate Dead, Bone Walker, City in a Bottle, Death Trance, False Enchantment, Flying Carpet, Light, Memory Blank, Memory Scribe, Petrify and Sky Lattice.



** Judges Guild supplement ''The Mines of Custalcon''. When the {{PC}}s meet a detachment of the First Regiment Stillring Brigade, the swords of several of the soldiers have been blessed to be +1 vs. goblins for a year and a day.

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** Judges Guild supplement ''The Mines of Custalcon''. When the {{PC}}s meet In a detachment of the First Regiment Stillring Brigade, the swords of several of the soldiers soldiers have been swords blessed to be +1 vs. goblins for a year and a day.
9th Oct '16 10:22:19 AM Goldfritha
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And will not let me sleep?"''

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[[ExcessiveMourning And will not let me sleep?"''sleep]]?"''



* In one tale where a smith had gotten back his son from TheFairFolk found the boy listless and brooding for a year and a day; when it was, he criticized his father's work one day and began do smith work with skills he had learned in the hill.

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* In one tale where a smith had gotten back his son from TheFairFolk found the boy listless and brooding for a year and a day; when it was, was over, he criticized his father's work one day and began do smith work with skills he had learned in the hill.
5th Jul '16 5:19:53 AM Arivne
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** 1st Edition ''Fiend Folio''. If a character angers his or her deity, the deity will send an aleax to attack them. If the character defeats the aleax, they are taken to their deity's home plane to serve them personally for a year and a day.

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** 1st Edition ''Fiend Folio''. Folio''
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If a character angers his or her deity, the deity will send an aleax to attack them. If the character defeats the aleax, they are taken to their deity's home plane to serve them personally for a year and a day.day.
*** Once a hellcat has taken service with a master, it can only remain on the Prime Material Plane for a year and a day. At the end of that period it must return to its home in the Nine Hells.
*** If a green slaad is killed but its symbol isn't destroyed, it will reincarnate as a blue slaad and remain in that form for a year and a day before returning to its normal form.
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