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Presented here in a Ritual.
Translated and Transcribed from Type R Glyphs into English.
Laid out in the form factor of a poster zine.
There is also a copy formatted for reading without printing.

This Ritual will help you examine your memories.
Delve deeper into past trauma.
Grant you the Power to see your future made whole.

Created through consultations with several colleagues.
A Gift from someone long gone, and the Outsiders they invited.
I hope this Ritual will help you.

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Love the concept of this, curious as to how it came to be though. what are Type R glyphs? The text doesn't specify what happens if you are found to not be worthy of the powers. Does the vessel then step out of the circle? what happens if the vessel or the binder decides to resist in the middle of it but does not step out of the circle? Is stepping out of the circle the only way to end hte ritual? Curious to see/would love to know how this was made/what future projects there are!

Type R glyphs are a metaphoric language. You can see examples of them next to the elemental ritual variations.
What happens if you are unworthy is totally up to the Outsider, it cannot be predicted...not by me anyway.
If the Vessel or the Binder wishes to resist I would advise them to remove themselves from the circle. Often if an outsider detects your apprehension, they will remove them self from the circle for your safety, but they might not always notice you apprehension.
The fastest and easiest way to end the ritual is to remove yourself from the circle. I don't know of another way to end the ritual, but I'm sure another way could be found.

Currently there are no plans to expand this work, but I hope to update the scans semi-regularly.

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Is this not horrendously unsafe to give over someone else's body, recklessly endangering them, to another entity who is also messing around with memories? Not to mention no protections or wards in place to prevent the Outsider from running off? I see you replied to someone else saying "The main risks emotional and mental. There is the potential for the ritual to bring up uncomfortable memories." What of these dangers?

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I replied to your comment elsewhere.

The Vessel has the power to withdraw themselves from the ritual.
If you withdraw yourself from the ritual it ends.
The Outsiders drawn by this ritual have no interest in the physical world, their only interest is in learning more about you. Where would they run off too? If they will the Vessel to leave the circle than the ritual is broken and the Outsider returns to their home.
I do not understand how you got the idea that you "give over some else's body" the Binder and the Vessels are collaborators in this ritual. If you are forcing someone to do the ritual with you, than you are the danger and you are undeserving of power.

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To quote the text: "The Ritual ends when anyone removes themselves from the ritual circle. Even the Vessel has this power."

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Hello! What source/system have you used for these sigils and what are their meanings? Would use of new sigils be appropriate?

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An Outsider shared the Glyphs with us.
The Glyphs that are known to be usable with the ritual are included and their meanings are their titles. They are elemental. You could try to adapt the ritual to use sigils of your own devising.
If however you want to try and create a new Glyph, as far as I've been able to discern they are made up of 4 straight lines, 2 circles, and a curved line.
Symbols that do not conform to this pattern are present in the document, but they are from a different language set that I was not able to translate and were included as decoration. I suspect that may have been their original purpose or they could be logos, names, or transcription errors.

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Why is download and claim not possible? Wrong link?

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It's working fine as far as I can see.

It should open a dialogue box asking you if you want to tip for the product, if you are claiming a digital copy it for free just leave the price at zero and hit pay.

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Thanks :-)