Basilicus
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Von'n is a near catatonic state that affects females of the Telian species, specifically during the moment of Taa'la, or egg laying. This state can last from an hour to more than three days, during which the male Telian performs the Taalaf'ati, or ritual protection of his mate during this very vulnerable state. This condition affects all female Telian, but only when laying a fertilized egg; in the rare cases when an unfertilized egg was laid, one of the primary side effects was an absence of von'n.

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