rolled 6, 3, 2 = 11
"If there is anything I might do to prove myself, I'll be glad to try. If not, I'll sit right here, and take my chances with the horsemen. If there's any way to call a truce with them, you should tell me now, because if there IS a battle, I do not intend to lose."
The elder mulls this over for a minute or two. The watching peasants shift aimlessly, ready to run at a moment's notice. You get the sense that at least one of them just wanted to see the old man get flattened.
"Giant, there is no way for you or I to stop the Lord's men from waging war. They will not hesitate to assault you, and break you, no matter your words or actions. You are their enemy, until they are informed otherwise, by one of higher status than I. I advise you to retreat hastily, and I promise to do my best to misdirect the horsemen. If you are who you claim to be, you will return, unarmed, in three days. That is all."
He turns, and marches back, shaking with fright. Though his years have been long, he has never faced a Giant, nor seen another do so and live. This story will doubtless be told throughout the land for decades after you depart.
>Will post link to new thread.