By Terry Pratchett
It's undesirable adequate being new at the task, yet Teppic hasn't a clue as to what a pharaoh is meant to do. finally, he's been expert at Ankh-Morpork's famed assassins' college, around the sea from the dominion of the Sun.First, there's the enormous activity of creating an appropriate resting position for Dad -- a pyramid to finish all pyramids. Then there are the myriad administrative tasks, reminiscent of facing mad monks, sacred crocodiles, and marching mummies. And to most sensible all of it off, the adolescent pharaoh discovers deceit, betrayal -- let alone aheadstrong handmaiden -- on the middle of his realm.
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To begin the psychic entombment, the subject must fast for a full three days, meditating and preparing himself for the ordeal ahead. He then enters the psychic tomb and is sealed within its crystalline embrace. Each day thereafter, a minimum of five psions of at least 5th level must dedicate themselves to the entombment process. These psions remain within a few feet of the tomb, quietly meditating as they pour their psionic energies into the crystal. This process drains the psions’ psionic power points completely once the process begins - when a psion begins channelling his energy into the tomb, he may take no other actions of any kind for 8 hours as the bond totally consumes his concentration.
The Prestige Psion The following text was inadvertently omitted from the Psychic Mummy prestige class: Psychic Entombment There are those who attempt to fuse their physical bodies and psychic powers, transcending the mortal coil to become something greater. Known as psychic mummies, these beings are most often created for a specific purpose by a group of like-minded psions. The process is difficult and very dangerous, with the potential for an agonising death for the subject. Those who successfully complete the entombment process emerge as psychic mummies, creatures quite different from what they were before.
The tomb is destroyed at the end of the process, as the energies passing through it and into the body of the subject weaken the crystal lattices. To begin the psychic entombment, the subject must fast for a full three days, meditating and preparing himself for the ordeal ahead. He then enters the psychic tomb and is sealed within its crystalline embrace. Each day thereafter, a minimum of five psions of at least 5th level must dedicate themselves to the entombment process. These psions remain within a few feet of the tomb, quietly meditating as they pour their psionic energies into the crystal.