burn

Purpose: set a flammable Item alight.
Synonyms: none
NLP Enabled? yes

SYNTAX EXAMPLES
1. burn <target> <flame source> 1. burn candle matches

USE:

  1. <Target> and <flame source> must be specified in this order. <Target> may be in the Room or in your Inventory. <Flame source> must be either held or in your Inventory.

Only Items can be burned. Not all Items are burnable; those that are will burn for a certain amount of time before going out.

Only Items can be flame sources. Not all Items are flame sources; those that are will also burn for a certain amount of time before going out.

Because the Burn command is NLP-enabled, you have some flexibility in phrasing. You can type "burn the candle with the matches", for example.