Though most of my dealings, a handshake deal is enough, in the welfare of Miss Tempyst Lane, I wanted things to be a bit more official and binding. So I sought the services of Caledon's Jurist, Miss Bryndal Ellison to draw up the appropriate documents, submitted for you here as a matter of public record.
The text reads:
IN THE ORPHAN'S COURT OF VICTORIA CITY,
IN THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF CALEDON,
File No. 1023
In re Adoption of Tempyst Lane, A Minor Doll.
And now, July 1, 2007, the court being satisfied that the statements made in the annexed petition are true, and that the welfare of Tempyst Lane will be promoted by her adoption, and that all the requirements of the Caledonian Adoption Act of 2007, having been complied with, and it appearing:
THAT the petitioner herein, Sir Zendmondo Wormser, is a person of respectability and character, fully willing and able to maintain, educate, and rear the said Tempyst Lane.
The Court hereby decrees that the said Tempyst Lane shall be in law the adopted child of Sir Zendmondo Wormser and shall have all the rights of a child and heir of said petitioner, and be subject to the duties of such child, and is hereinafter named and known as Lady Tempyst Lane Wormser.
INDEPENDENT STATE OF CALEDON, VICTORIA CITY
I, Bryndal M. Ellison, officer of the Caledonian Court and Counselor of Law, do certify that the above and forgoing is a true, correct and entire copy of the Decree of Court, re: Adoption of Lady Tempyst Lane Wormser, a minor doll, file number 1023;
so full and entire as the same remains of record and on file in said office. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand affixed the seal of said Office, this 1st day of July A.D. two thousand and seven.
Bryndal M. Ellison, Esq.