The recruitment slip you received from the Explorers wasn't the most professional-looking bit of paperwork, but it was definitely the most charming. It was just a piece of scrap parchment, unevenly stamped with the guild logo and blanks for names, but the ink used had a strange iridescence, changing from purple to blue to dark green. The back also featured a hand-lettered note in cheerful cursive, reminding your new member to "drop by the Guild Barracks and sign the roster, or send in this slip and we'll paste your name in. Welcome aboard!" So you did, and figured that was that.
Some weeks later, you receive a postcard addressed to your team. There's no guild insignia, but it's covered front and back in the same cursive handwriting, in the same strange, shimmering ink. You wonder who back at base would send you a personal message, but the first line makes it clear:
It's Teresa, from the guild. I hope this gets to you okay. I've been busy here in Andalusst working o