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2012 Treasure Hunt

A summer event!


The 2012 Treasure Hunt was held, featuring teams who received clues and who searched for the answers to those clues in club artwork, fic, and/or the Wiki. The 2012 clues were:

1. My bones are generally used for toothpicks or threading needles. Watch out, though, if I am around. I will strike, and my teeth are sharp.
Answer: Sawtooth / Pike (from the RTH Wiki)

2. We are two fathers, whose dying thoughts are requests for forgiveness. Who are we?
Answer: poem \\\\\\\"Dying Thoughts\\\\\\\" by Adrienne [Hawkcall & Riskrunner]

3. We were depicted as Death and Dream. Who are we?
Answer: artwork Fadestar and Farscout, by Linda A. for the 2010 Comics/Manga AU Contest.

4. In measuring another elf, I was distracted by True Edge. Who am I?
Answer: artwork Moss - RTH 2009 Calendar: January, by Karena Kliefoth

5. I\\\\\\\'m an unpalatable plant, but my leaves, when fermented, have a use. What am I?
Answer: Dyeweed / dyer’s woad (from the RTH Wiki)

6. I am organized, to the point where others become annoyed with me. I am focused, and don\\\\\\\'t really get the point of jokes. I am an excellent inventor - and 1st on the Tinkers\\\\\\\' Seat.
Answer: Stillpoint (from the RTH Wiki)

7. What reason does a brother give his sister for why fish sparkle?
Answer: In “And Whether Fish Have Wings”, by Angie, Coyote tells Beetle a story in which “Once fish were a kind of bird and they had very shiny feathers on their big wings and they were all over the place.”

8. We three died in a raging spring flood. Who are we?
Answer: Sunlight, Tallow & Beesting in poem “Red Skies At Night”, by Heidi); alternative answer: Carver, Harmony & Riversong in RTH 514 (RTH timeline)

9. The Bukno-Baha have a decent hunting range. What is the farthest north (nearest major landmarks) that they are known to frequent on the mainland?
Answer: They range as far north and east as the Greenstone Mountain and the shores of Sky Mirror Lake. (from the RTH Wiki)

10. I had black hair, and my eyes were ocean green. I died at age 474. Who am I?
a. Summer (from the RTH website)


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Stories and poetry attached to this collection:
List by timeline date (default), most recently posted or by title.


Soul Reunion   1746.04.12*  
Written By: Razzle C.
(2012 Treasure Hunt) A mere turn after tragedy for parents, eyes meet eyes and soul meets soul a second time, bringing Summer a renewed hope for their tribe.
Posted: 09/10/12      [7 Comments]
 
Treewee Wants Beesweets   1846.08.31*  
Written By: Razzle C.
(2012 Treasure Hunt) Beesting has honeycomb, and the little cub that Sunlight is cubsitting wants some!
Posted: 09/08/12      [11 Comments]
 
Summer's Passing   1870.02.10*  
Written By: Whitney Ware
(2012 Treasure Hunt) (2011 Summer Comments Challenge) As the first responder on the scene after a deadly avalanche, Kestrel struggles to do the right thing, when she cannot know what the right thing really is...
Posted: 09/10/12      [11 Comments]
 
A Quiet Place to Think   2196.07.08*  
Written By: Razzle C.
(2012 Treasure Hunt) After the whirlwind experience of Recognition, some elves need a bit of alone time to think about it all.
Posted: 09/02/12      [9 Comments]
 
Gone But Not Forgotten   2327.03.28*  
Written By: Lea R.
(2012 Treasure Hunt) Snowfall thinks on the death of three of her tribemates, and the event's echoes in the tribe's history.
Posted: 09/08/12      [10 Comments]
 
Missing   2327.06.21*  
Written By: Whitney Ware
(2012 Treasure Hunt) Raven and Cloudfern fail to find the remains of Sunlight, Tallow and Beesting after the trio are drowned in a spring flood.
Posted: 09/08/12      [10 Comments]
 
A Brother's Excitement   2328.03.24*  
Written By: Matt Di Carlo
(2012 Treasure Hunt) Coyote has one overwhelming thought in the wake of his new sibling’s birth.
Posted: 09/07/12      [11 Comments]
 
Sweet Dreams   2335.05.15*  
Written By: Razzle C.
(2012 Treasure Hunt) Coyote's storytelling leads to pleasant dreams for young Beetle...
Posted: 09/07/12      [11 Comments]
 
No Joke   2341.03.09*  
Written By: Razzle C.
(Trolls Story) (2012 Treasure Hunt) Even Stillpoint can appreciate some jokes -- but when it comes to safety matters, there's no humor to be found.
Posted: 09/06/12      [5 Comments]
 
Mountain Near Big Lake   2498.06.02*  
Written By: Razzle C.
(Human Tribes Story) (2012 Treasure Hunt) When chief's heir Tamyon returns with the hunters from the northern slopes of Greenstone Mountain above Sky Mirror Lake, his young wife Nonoli wants to hear every detail.
Posted: 09/09/12      [8 Comments]
 
Greenstone Mountain   2503.08.30*  
Written By: Whitney Ware
(2012 Treasure Hunt) The hills and mountains north above Whitewing Lake were rich with glossy black stone, but for the richly colored obsidian in hues of green, red and purple, or even the most rare clear obsidian, a hunter had to look to the slopes and hills that lay between Greenstone Peak and Lookout Mountain...
Posted: 09/09/12      [11 Comments]
 
And Whether Fish Have Noses   2510.03.27*  
Written By: Whitney Ware
(2012 Treasure Hunt) Beetle learns that the storyteller can't control the story once her audience gets ahold of it...
Posted: 09/07/12      [11 Comments]
 
The Rockshaper of Greenstone Mountain   2510.11.15*  
Written By: Matt Di Carlo
(2012 Treasure Hunt) After hearing a scary story from Crackle, Glow runs to her mother, who thinks it’s a good time to one-up her.
Posted: 09/09/12      [12 Comments]
 
Daydreams of Death   2511.02.16*  
Written By: Razzle C.
(2012 Treasure Hunt) After near disaster for two highthings, Mushroom obsesses over what might have been and what could still be.
Posted: 09/03/12      [7 Comments]
 
Teeth   2511.08.02*  
Written By: Razzle C.
(2012 Treasure Hunt) After a hot summer day, Chicory craves a nice cool fish to eat.
Posted: 09/01/12      [7 Comments]
 
Brulavid's Prayer   2511.08.05*  
Written By: Whitney Ware
(Human Tribes Story) (2012 Treasure Hunt) Woad is sacred to the Fierce Ones...
Posted: 09/05/12      [7 Comments]
 

Artwork attached to this collection:
Most recently posted art is shown first.
Character names in bold are adoptable, click the link for more information!

Recolor:  Hasn't it always been obvious? (Otter, Greenweave, Flutterby, Whispersilk, Starskimmer in
Recolor: Hasn't it always been obvious? (Otter, Greenweave, Flutterby, Whispersilk, Starskimmer in
Beth K., Peggy B.
5 Comments

Summer (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Summer (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Linn Puzzle
10 Comments

Summer (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Summer (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Megan McCarthy
7 Comments

Summer (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Summer (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Rachel Vardys
9 Comments

Illo for "Soul Reunion" (Summer and Diver; 2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illo for "Soul Reunion" (Summer and Diver; 2012 Treasure Hunt)
Peggy B.
9 Comments

Illo for "Greenstone Mountain" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illo for "Greenstone Mountain" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Rachel Vardys
9 Comments

Tallow, Beesting & Sunlight
Tallow, Beesting & Sunlight
Megan McCarthy
7 Comments

Illustration for "Treewee Wants Beesweets" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "Treewee Wants Beesweets" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Peggy B.
7 Comments

Illustration for "Red Skies At Night" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "Red Skies At Night" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Rachel Vardys
10 Comments

Illustration for "And Whether Fish Have Wings" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "And Whether Fish Have Wings" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Joanne P.
8 Comments

Illustration for "Sweet Dreams" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "Sweet Dreams" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Peggy B.
7 Comments

Illustration for "And Whether Fish Have Noses" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "And Whether Fish Have Noses" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Rachel Vardys
11 Comments

Stillpoint (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Stillpoint (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Joanne P.
7 Comments

Stillpoint (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Stillpoint (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Megan McCarthy
6 Comments

Illustration for "No Joke" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "No Joke" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Peggy B.
8 Comments

Stillpoint (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Stillpoint (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Rachel Vardys
8 Comments

Nightstorm dyeing fabric - illo for "Don't Drink the Dye"  (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Nightstorm dyeing fabric - illo for "Don't Drink the Dye" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Peggy B.
6 Comments

Another use for dyeweed (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Another use for dyeweed (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Rachel Vardys
10 Comments

Moss (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Moss (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Megan McCarthy
5 Comments

Moss (pencils by Raz/colors by Peggy)(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Moss (pencils by Raz/colors by Peggy)(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Razzle C., Peggy B.
5 Comments

If you've got a moment... (2012 Treasure Hunt)
If you've got a moment... (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Rachel Vardys
9 Comments

Illustration for "First Patrol" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "First Patrol" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Joanne P.
8 Comments

Illustration for "First Patrol" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "First Patrol" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Megan McCarthy
7 Comments

Fadestar tarot: XIII Death (March/April art trade)(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Fadestar tarot: XIII Death (March/April art trade)(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Mareike Heilemann
5 Comments

Illustration for "Daydreams of Death" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "Daydreams of Death" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Peggy B.
7 Comments

Illustration for "Dying Thoughts" (Hawkcall & Riskrunner)(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "Dying Thoughts" (Hawkcall & Riskrunner)(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Linn Puzzle
7 Comments

Together in Dreams (Hawkcall, Farscout, Riskrunner & Goldspice) (2012 Treasure Hunt
Together in Dreams (Hawkcall, Farscout, Riskrunner & Goldspice) (2012 Treasure Hunt
Megan McCarthy
5 Comments

Lost Fathers (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Lost Fathers (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Melanie D.
7 Comments

Hawkcall & Riskrunner (illustration for "A Quiet Place to Think")(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Hawkcall & Riskrunner (illustration for "A Quiet Place to Think")(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Peggy B.
7 Comments

Chicory (illustration for "Teeth")(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Chicory (illustration for "Teeth")(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Peggy B.
8 Comments

Sawtooth Fish (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Sawtooth Fish (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Joanne P.
6 Comments

Illustration for "A Tooth For A Tooth" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Illustration for "A Tooth For A Tooth" (2012 Treasure Hunt)
Laura Melis
7 Comments

Turtle's first sawtooth (illustration for "The Sawtooth's Snap")(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Turtle's first sawtooth (illustration for "The Sawtooth's Snap")(2012 Treasure Hunt)
Megan McCarthy
5 Comments

Sawtooth Fish (illustration for "Watch Your Fingers") (2012 Treasure Hunt;)
Sawtooth Fish (illustration for "Watch Your Fingers") (2012 Treasure Hunt;)
Rachel Vardys
6 Comments

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