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"A Knight is Sworn to Valour. His Heart Knows Only Virtue. His Blade Defends the Helpless. His Might Upholds the Weak. His Word Speaks Only Truth. His Wrath Undoes the Wicked.”

Every child in Cantôn knows of the Knight’s Code. From peasant-born waifs playing with sticks in the mud to keen-eyed noble sons practicing with cold steel in the training yard, all have at the very least dreamed of one day becoming a knight themselves. To ride out on errantry into the Five Duchies Kingdom and beyond for God and Glory, bringing the Law of Adam to the wicked and the Blade of Cain to the beast.

The Knights of Cantôn are sworn to follow the Code, to obey the King, to refuse no call for aid honestly asked for, to seek out and destroy the Foe wherever it may lurk and rid the world of evil.

Were it so easy…

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>>3648621

Last Night. Home.

The small dark-haired girl was startled by the sound of the chapel door opening. Roselyn Andrei slipped through the door, her voice kept to a whisper due to the late hour. ”Maryla? My goodness what are you doing in here? It’s near midnight!”

”I’m praying. Duh.” The mercurial and wild-tempered middle child of Lord Andrei rolls her eyes at her big sister’s stupid question.

”Praying for what?” The eldest daughter of Lord Andrei hissed, annoyed at being woken up. Roselyn was the oldest sibling and had hence been charged with being constantly annoyed by, and unfairly responsible for, no less than three younger idiot brothers and four younger bratty sisters. She was not happy to have her sleep disturbed by one of them stumbling past her room in the dark. If Maryla was praying for another pony…

”I’m praying for Damien and Emile to be safe.”

”I- Oh Maryla…” Thoughts of berating little Maryla vanished as Roselyn hugged her sister close. ”Your brothers are big and strong and brave. They’re going to come back home safe and sound, don’t worry. I swear it.”

”You’re not allowed to swear in church.”

”That’s not what… okay, no swearing.” Roselyn conceded, but only because she was taught not to make promises she couldn’t be sure she’d keep. Unless there was a political advantage to be gained, of course. ”Let’s pray together shall we?”

Maryla eyes her sister suspiciously, but relents with a world-weariness that only a long-suffering child can summon ”…if you must. But I started earlier, so mine will reach them first.”

Roselyn knew better than to offer correction on how prayers worked just then as she took a knee beside her in sister in the dimly lit Castle Andrei chapel. After all, who could really say? The studious Halina would probably have a theological answer if asked, but she was a bit of a bore these days. The important thing was that the prayer was said in the first place, wasn’t it?
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>>3648654

Turnegan, 8th Day of Ovrimun, 883 A.C.E. – Lord Duncan’s Tourney, Day of the Joust

>1 Success
>Sir Andrei remains in his saddle, and even breaks his lance against the Marquis a few times. But the Marquis shatters lance after lance into his opponent mercilessly, claiming victory.
>The Marquis Caspian Fallavon emerges victorious in the Joust Grand Final

You manage to hit your opponent more often than not, shattering a full lance on two of the tilts. But each time, without fail, the Marquis’ lance explodes into tiny pieces against you. Each time, it’s all you can do to not be sent spinning out of your saddle into the dust showered in splinters. He’s damn accurate the Marquis, you’ll give him that.

By some miracle you remain ahorse for the final tilt, your whole left side feels like a blacksmith has been trying to fix your armour with you still in it. You feel a sinking dread as the tip of your lance clips the rim of his shoulder even as his own lands straight in the centre of your shield.

KA-KRAK!

By the Pit that smarts. The tip of your lance breaks against your opponent as well, but the winner is clear.

”Not bad for an amateur. I almost had to work for that one. Still, it pays to remember…” The Marquis approaches you ahorse, flipping up his visor and shooting you a winning smile as his victory is announced to raucous cheers. ”Should you come at the Marquis, you best not miss.”

[1/3]
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>>3648665

He punches your shoulder jovially. That same shoulder where he’s been slamming lance after lance into with pinpoint precision. You offer a pained groan in response. There is rapturous applause as the Marquis circles the jousting lane again, arms raised in triumph and an easy confidence in his smile as he basks in the crowds adulation. You thought you might have had him for a moment there, but from the look on his face you’d think the outcome was never in doubt for a moment.

You gave a good account of yourself, by your own reckoning. Toppling the favourite contestant, a most accomplished and well-equipped jouster, would have been a true upset. Still, you comfort yourself with the runner-up prize and polite applause even as the Marquis graciously accepts the wreath of victory and a handsome prize. It is a simple olive wreath, likely the latest in a long line for the Marquis, whereas the Summer Tourney has one cast from solid gold and another from silver. Lord Duncan’s prize does at least come with an award fit to purchase a purebred horse and then some. Not that he’d choose one over his monster of a Mustang steed. Your own prize is far more humble, but still amounts to a tidy sum.

>Gain 1 Wealth [7]

[2/3]
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>>3648695

[3/3]

”You fought well for your lady.” The Marquis says later, coming to sit next to you as your one squire and competes with his own four servants to remove your respective armours. ”The Mademoiselle Sinclair should be well pleased with your efforts.”

”My thanks, Your Honour.” You hope you got that right, Marquis is not a common title. ”You know the Maid Sinclair?”

”Ah well, my father says the Sinclairs are nothing but trouble. He prefers his dogs leashed and under the table, not sniffing for scraps atop it. Still, they’re not all bad. Or bad-looking.”

”Doubtless your own lady will be cheered by your victory, Your Honour”

“Ah, what a fox that woman is. Not easy to please, that one. But then the women that are easy to please are hardly worth it, are they?” He undoes the favour from his gauntlet, a laced silk handkerchief in chequered gold and black. The initials F.R. plain in red at the bottom corner.

You must admit, your curiosity is piqued. ”I couldn’t say, Your Honour. Who is this fair lady?”

”The beautiful and enrapturing Lady Frida Vancewell. Sole daughter and now heiress to her father’s lands. Quite a catch, I might say.” You cannot begin to imagine your expression, but the Marquis Fallavon seems to notice the recognition. ”Oh, you know the name?”

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>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]

>”Not really, Your Honour. I know the Vancewells are a Montbrun family but nothing beyond that. Congratulations again on your victory.” Change the subject. [Hearty]

>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
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>>3648707
>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3648707
>>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]

We should probably choose our words carefully around someone who's stronger and commands more political power than us. The second includes a lie and the third is only asking for trouble.
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>>3648707
>>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]

Being there doesn't mean we were the one who brought him to justice. He should be more suspicious of Sir Rabe, knowing the two families' hate for eachother. And he wouldn't have brought her up in such a way if he knew we were responsible for the murder of Vancewell.
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Mmmm new bread

>>3648707
>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
Emile is a man of honor. Not subterfuge.
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>>3648780
Just doesn't seem like an appropriate topic of conversation at a high-spirited event like this.
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>>3648798
So what happens then when he tries to introduce us to her after we omitted the full truth?
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>>3648811
We go with him and see what happens. It can come up if it comes up, I'm just saying we probably shouldn't be the one to do it when we're talking about ladies and romancing and shit. Also, we're not really omitting anything, since her brother hasn't come up.
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>>3648707

>”Not really, Your Honour. I know the Vancewells are a Montbrun family but nothing beyond that. Congratulations again on your victory.” Change the subject. [Hearty]

Can we not tell this man that we killed his lady’s brother please?
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>>3648707
>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
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>>3648707
>>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
Absolute truth. No pussyfooting around. I know we're likely starting to dig our grave with this one, but what the heck. His Word Speaks Only Truth.
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Oh well. Bury us with our idealism.
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>>3648707
>>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3648707
>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
NO OFFICER, YES OFFICER, NO OFFICER I DID NOT HAVE SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITH THAT WOMAN.
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>>3648707
>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]

Plus
>Congratulations again on your victory.
Get off this topic ASAP
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>>3648707
>>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
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>>3648825
nah better to be out with it to avoid such an outburst all together this man is easier to deal with then the vancewell woman
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>>3648707
>>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3648707
>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3648707
>”The beautiful and enrapturing Lady Frida Vancewell. Sole daughter and now heiress to her father’s lands. Quite a catch, I might say.”

Oh shit

>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]

lets kepe this at arms length, the Marquis already doesn't sit well with me for some reason but his connection to the vancewell family is something to be actually weary of now.
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>>3648707
>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3648707
>a laced silk handkerchief in chequered gold and black

GENTLEMEN WE MIGHT HAVE A PROBLEM.

>”I saw a white cub last winter. It had a coat of gold and black by the old river mill.”
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>>3648707
>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3650059
The more we scrutinise the colours the less meaning we'll likely find in it.

>>3650028
Changing to

>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
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>>3648707
>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
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>>3650028
We didn't kill him. The Queen's man did.
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>>3648707
>>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3648707
>>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3650086
we apprehended him and in essence forced the court to act against him and spoke against his defence, you can argue we didn't kill him ourselves but we sure as hell made a strong case for him to suffer the consequences of his actions.
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>>3648949
My dude, this playerbase pussyfoots everything.
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>>3650097
To be honest I do act a bit sadistic in picking choices that may or may not fuck our character over in the long run.
One of these days I'll cut that shit out for this quest and actually vote seriously. Not right now of course, I wanna see how deep this vote can bury Emile.
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>>3648707
>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]


I choose this exactly because I hope that we get to see this Frida.

>>3650059
Yeah, I noticed that too.

Still, Vancewell didn't seem to recognize the name Andrei at all - which means he either didn't know the full name of Damien or he didn't know him at all. So perhaps it's this Frida who had some contacts with Damien.

And for all the political jocking of House Vancewell, they're a minor House of Montbrun - catching the fancy of a heir to a Duchy is a miracle. We can use the knowledge of Cuntwell's trial to make her talk if necessary - that scandal could be enough to push away the Marquis and/or have other interested parties pounce on House Vancewell.
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>>3648707
>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]

Holy shit what a plot twist
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>>3648707
>>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
The truth shall set us free
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>>3650270
And he's bound to find out sooner or later, being honest with it will at least allow us to tell him our view of the matter instead of letting the woman poison his ears.
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>>3648707
>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
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>>3648707
>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
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first post out of the way
gonna read through and participate later today
cheers
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>>3648707
>>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3648707
>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
The family probably hate us, but if she is like her brother she probably thinks we did her a favor. Not that she will think favorably of us.
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>>3650647
Also here is the pastebin with details and information we have come across.

https://pastebin.com/HW6tG7TW
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>>3650296
we'll likely do less damage by admiting it now, technically telling the truth, lying or changing the subject will likely give them more paint to tar our reputation with later
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Not only that but we might assess his reaction and disposition to our involment. Frida Vancewell is now the sole heiress thanks to our actions making her far more attractive as a wife than before.
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This quest is all about th'appele of a knight;
Sir Andre of the Howling North is really one of the largest characters in any quest currently running. He is human and has yet the strength
of a bear.

This quest just takes me to the limit because of its fine writing; excellence in character; and the writing of the gods

I wish I could be the man who writes such a quest! This one has knights, action, and romaine, and plenty of jousting

Give it a try!
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>>3650734
Sworn to Valour is the best quest currently running. Anyone who says otherwise is wrong. Check it out, it's got a LOT of content, and it's a damn good adventure.
The game has a new difficulty setting which may make it more competitive; this is a good thing.
New items are now more efficient.
Added a new "Rift" spell which allows you to teleport while moving.
The item system was updated with a lot of new items, and there are a few items which are not on the new maps; don't worry about the ones that weren't changed, just don't bother trying to get them.
When flying, the game is now playable in an alt-tab, unlike if you were flying directly from the main menu!
New locations in the game are added such as the 'Lighthouse' which is located in the 'Falkreath' region, the 'Westeros' region in the Dragonborn DLC or the 'Ulfric's Tower' in the Frostcrag DLC. The main map is now the 'Nerys' region and the expansions are the 'Ungolvin and Sancre Tor' expansions (there are a ton), 'Hircine's Watch' which is on Mount Morytania/Vault Caius/Auric Basin/Dread
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>>3650734
>>3650737
What the fuck are you smoking Driven-QM?
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>>3650747
I'm not Driven-QM. I'm just giving an honest review of the quest.
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>>3650115
This honestly makes me feel better. At least you know that your vote is beta. >>3650094
So? Why do we care what this poof thinks? Are we courting him? If he has a problem with justice then he doesn't deserve his title. If anything, he should be happy that we just helped make his girl that much more valuable by getting rid of the male heir.
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>>3650761
Why are you coming out the gate swinging at me when all I pointed out was that we are effectively culpiable for Vancewells death particularly when we did practically everything in our power short of lying to see that he faced Justice?
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>>3650761
The Marquis seems to be mostly haughtiness, so I am incline to think he is unlikely to care much.
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>>3648707
>”Not the Lady herself, but I know of her family. I watched her brother meet the executioner’s blade for murder.” The truth. All of it. [Idealist]
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>>3648707
>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3650759
>>3650737
>>3650734
Oh hey a bot. Neat.
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>>3651594
Ouch. You don't think my review was any good, I take it.
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>>3651623
I just picked up some cookies at the dispensary. I'll let you know in an hour or so
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>>3650867
You're right. Rereading it, it does seem harsher than intended. I could've summed it up with a simple, "who cares lol."
>>3650991
He may just be haughty. It's hard to tell just based off on his demeanor with a complete stranger out in the public eye. Although, if he really is just haughty without any cunning or pragmatism then he's not suited for his title.
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>>3648707
>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]
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>>3648707
>>”Not really, Your Honour. I know the Vancewells are a Montbrun family but nothing beyond that. Congratulations again on your victory.” Change the subject. [Hearty]

I already don't like this guy much, since he blatantly insulted the Lady whose favour we bear. That, and he knew what he was doing when he punched our shoulder.

Best to just stay off his radar . . . and keep him on ours. He might be thankful we rid him of the previous heir, and he might desire to lock in his position as a suitor by bringing the one responsible for Frida's brother dying down.

He could be a good contact, AFTER he gets the inheritance.
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>>3652260
Although I note, given her brother's proclivities, Frida herself may be happier in private than sad in public about his untimely death.

Untimely, I say, because he should have been strangled at birth.
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>>3650734
>>3650737
Uh, thank you? I'm glad you're enjoying yourself. Confused, but glad.

>>3652268
>Untimely, I say, because he should have been strangled at birth.
Lel
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>”I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” Technically the truth. [Haughty]

“I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure of making her acquaintance, Your Honour.” You respond numbly, caution curbing your tongue. You’re speaking to the heir to the Fallavon Duchy seat, essentially a prince in his own right. Upsetting him could make your life difficult indeed, it would behove you to tread lightly.

”As pale as moonlight, full lips that can break or heal my heart with their frowns or smiles.” The Duke’s son sighs dreamily. ”And no slouch in the courtroom battlegrounds, I tell you! Wits sharp as a razor and a tongue to match!”

”I do not doubt it for a moment.” Your head is racing and it’s probably not the blood rushing to the bruises that’s making you feel dizzy. ”Please excuse me, Your Honour. I will see you at the banquet tonight.”

You didn’t detect any guile in the Marquis’ conversation, but detecting guile was never your strong suit. That was your sisters’ forte, doubtless they could discern whether this arrangement is an unhappy coincidence or part of something entirely more sinister. Sir Hast Vancewell was a worm of a man, more hired blade with a pedigree than a knight, and the world is in your opinion well rid of him. Perhaps he was considered a preening snake even by his own blood, but family is family. You very much doubt your involvement in his trial and execution has endeared you to this Lady Frida Vancewell at all.

You have a little time before tonight’s banquet, though you’ll be restraining yourself to a few drinks as the melee tomorrow awaits. You’re on your way to speak with your friend Sir Rabe, knowing he has a personal vendetta against the Vancewells. Perhaps he can tell you what to expect. You are unfortunately distracted by a chance overhearing of the petty grumblings of the Pascae knight you bested earlier in the Joust semi-finals.

[1/2]
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>>3652321

[2/2]

The disgruntled Sir Hewitt is stewing in the main thoroughfare towards Castle Duncan’s gatehouse. His back is turned to you as he pouts with his lapdogs and crony friends bought with money. Temper, Emile, temper… You did penance just last month for losing your patience and you’re probably being overly harsh on the wealthy knight. Your sister Halina did warn you not to let your prejudices against Pascae Merchants stretch to cover every soul from that Duchy but still, can’t he accept his defeat gracefully? He does not appear to have quite gotten over that ruling which saw you pull ahead in the tilts, and he’s not being shy in complaining about it to a handful of sympathetic ears.

You’re about ready to dismiss him as a sore loser, you have bigger things to worry about and you still need to find Sir Rabe before dinner. But Sir Hewitt’s next words cross a line…

”Psh, they’re letting any riff-raff compete these days. I had the better horse, the better stance and that first splinter definitely counted.” If Sir Hewitt sees the telling glances of the those courtiers aware of your approach, he pays them no heed. ”The herald only ruled against me to curry favour with a fellow country bumpkin, I tell you. That Romani gypsy got through to the finals through pure luck.”


…Riff-raff? BUMPKIN?! GYPSY!?!

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As always these write-ins are mere suggestions.


>”See Mikail, this is what these Pascae merchant-shaggers just don’t get. Gold can buy horseflesh, it can buy armour, but there’s at least one thing it can’t buy. Class.” You turn to stare at this upstart Sir Hewitt as you finish speaking, making sure he heard every last word. Attempt to goad Sir Hewitt into demanding a challenge. [Haughty]

>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Sometimes things just don’t go the way we planned, eh?” You pretend not to have heard his insult, avoiding immediate confrontation. All the same, you’ll be looking for him in tomorrow’s melee with glee. Ignore the affront for now, get your revenge tomorrow. [Hearty]

>”I will give you one chance to apologise and retract your words. One. And then steel will speak for me.” An open challenge, and of an entirely different nature than tomorrow’s melee. Perhaps it will lead to trouble with your host, but you cannot let this insult stand. Challenge Sir Hewitt. [Idealist]
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>>3652337
>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Perhaps you should stick to clipping coppers as you seem to have little enough skill with steel" [Fling shit]
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Some of the details of the challenges between knights were discussed at the Trial of Sir Vancewell, but the general gist is that any knight can issue a challenge to another but the terms of said challenge rest with the challenged rather than the challenger (if said knight does not wish to be disgraced). Such terms might include the time and location, whether you fight with armour, or on foot or ahorse, or whether it is to first blood or death. Though some might consider you a dick for electing the latter as redress for all but the gravest of insults. Being one giving insult also carries some risk, as goading someone to a challenge can be viewed just as dimly depending on the local authority (the equivalent of starting a fight at a house party). One specific church law exemption that may apply to Sir Andrei is that challenges are not to be issued to Holy Knights. Arguably this can be extended to include knights on pilgrimage, but that’s less clear cut. They are also illegal when the banners have been called, as then the Rule of War is in effect.
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>>3652337
>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Sometimes things just don’t go the way we planned, eh?” You pretend not to have heard his insult, avoiding immediate confrontation. All the same, you’ll be looking for him in tomorrow’s melee with glee. Ignore the affront for now, get your revenge tomorrow. [Hearty]
As much as he deserves a walloping, we shouldn't be the one to escalate. Just like earlier, when I said something about not souring the mood of the event by bringing up an execution, we should remain as graceful as possible.

No one likes a scene, and this seems playful and might defuse the situation. Or he'll take it as passive-aggressive and challenge us, which works just as well because we won't be the asshole.
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>>3652350
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>>3652337
>”See Mikail, this is what these Pascae merchant-shaggers just don’t get. Gold can buy horseflesh, it can buy armour, but there’s at least one thing it can’t buy. Class.” You turn to stare at this upstart Sir Hewitt as you finish speaking, making sure he heard every last word. Attempt to goad Sir Hewitt into demanding a challenge. [Haughty]

You little shit
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>>3652358
Meant to say gracious, not graceful
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>>3652337
Write in
"If you are unsatisfied with the ruling Sir Hewitt, perhaps you care to try me again?"
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>>3652337
>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Sometimes things just don’t go the way we planned, eh?” You pretend not to have heard his insult, avoiding immediate confrontation. All the same, you’ll be looking for him in tomorrow’s melee with glee. Ignore the affront for now, get your revenge tomorrow. [Hearty]
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>>3652350
>>3652365
Switching to this sick burn.
Mikail prepare a bucket cuz this knigga gonna be on fire
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>>3652381
We'll look like a retard if he wallops us, though.
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>>3652350
Supporting for the absolute wildfire this is going to cause.
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>>3652387
Fuckin shame mate. Im willing to take that risk. I had enough acting "gracious" for on day
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>>3652350
this wew lad
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>>3652350
Changing my vote to this, we shouldn't take shit like that.
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>>3652350
Fine, I'll support this. But only because I exercised my rolling hand today.
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>>3652337
>>3652350
>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Perhaps you should stick to clipping coppers as you seem to have little enough skill with steel" [Fling shit]
Fuck it I'm high. Let's start some shit.

>>3650734
>>3650737
knigga makes a lot of sense
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>>3652337
>>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Sometimes things just don’t go the way we planned, eh?” You pretend not to have heard his insult, avoiding immediate confrontation. All the same, you’ll be looking for him in tomorrow’s melee with glee. Ignore the affront for now, get your revenge tomorrow. [Hearty]
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>>3652337
>>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Sometimes things just don’t go the way we planned, eh?” You pretend not to have heard his insult, avoiding immediate confrontation. All the same, you’ll be looking for him in tomorrow’s melee with glee. Ignore the affront for now, get your revenge tomorrow. [Hearty]
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>>3652350
Second
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>>3652337

>>3652350
Support
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>>3652429
This is me, just in case.
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>>3652350
Oh damn. Supporting.
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I saw this picture and I immediately thought about the Wodenaki.
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>>3652337
Hey forgotten! good to see the thread up a little earlier than expected. Hope I'm early enough to start voting.

The reasonable option is hearty, but the absolute disrespect of >>3652350 is too good to pass up.
>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Perhaps you should stick to clipping coppers as you seem to have little enough skill with steel" [Fling shit]
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>>3652350
supporting the burn
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>>3652787
I hope the madlad energy sees us through.
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>>3652337
>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Sometimes things just don’t go the way we planned, eh?” You pretend not to have heard his insult, avoiding immediate confrontation. All the same, you’ll be looking for him in tomorrow’s melee with glee. Ignore the affront for now, get your revenge tomorrow. [Hearty]

Could we pay a wench to ply him with attention and booze so that he's hung over AF tomorrow? Maybe pretend to be aspiring to the position of flunky and "consoling" him?
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>>3652350
>>3652337
Changing >>3653248 although I think we should still get Rabe or someone like the intwresting ladies we met to send him booze to get wasted.
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>>3653248
>>3653266
would Emile really do this?
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>>3652260
>>3653248
This is me.
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>>3653316
No. Emile has a temper which was displayed on Vancewell but he's not an underhanded prankster.

I like to think of Emile as someone who really hates knights being un-knightly. It lights a fire in his eyes.
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>>3653461
That's a nice way of putting it. Generally very easygoing, but he has consistently shown only the highest disdain for dishonor and pettiness.
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>>3652337
>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Perhaps you should stick to clipping coppers as you seem to have little enough skill with steel" [Fling shit]
Lol fuck it.
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>>3652350
Supportan
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>>3652350
Supporting
This shit will literally echo throughout the ages
I'm the new guy that isn't so new
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This is pretty much a landslide. I think this is a good contrast to the perceived weakness we displayed in the joust. Let them take notice that we ain't no punk ass bitch knigga.

So when this douche responds with the "how dare you" we need to follow up with more. Like
>"You question my nobility like a weasel squeaking behind my back, I stand before you questioning yours to your face like the Ursen of Andrei"
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>>3652337
>>”See Mikail, this is what these Pascae merchant-shaggers just don’t get. Gold can buy horseflesh, it can buy armour, but there’s at least one thing it can’t buy. Class.” You turn to stare at this upstart Sir Hewitt as you finish speaking, making sure he heard every last word. Attempt to goad Sir Hewitt into demanding a challenge. [Haughty]
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>>3652350
Supporting, this is a good burn
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>>3652337
Backing

>>3652350
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>>3652452
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>>3652337
>>3652350
Supportan the burn, talk shit get hit scrub

Also first post for the thread, I look forward to looking my previous posts as my ID keeps changing
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>>3653862
Also this is a pretty good follow up
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>>3652350
+1
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I dreamed of an update and it was beautiful.
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>>3653461
Fair enough.

What if we challenge him to a drinking contest? Emile does love his beer.

Hrm. Could backfire if we roll poorly.
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>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Perhaps you should stick to clipping coppers as you seem to have little enough skill with steel." [Fling shit]

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Persuade Roll
> Equal social standing / Reasonable intention 60DC
> Sick burn write-in +10DC
> +0 Re-Rolls from setting
> 70 DC

0 = Sir Andrei loses his temper, going so far as to assault Sir Hewitt. He is seen as responsible for the confrontation.
1 = In the exchange of insults, Sir Andrei loses his temper and issues a challenge.
2 = In the exchange of insults, Sir Hewitt is goaded into issuing a challenge.
3 = Your words enrage Sir Hewitt, who has to be restrained from attacking you. You accept his challenge and most view yourself as the aggrieved party.


3 rolls of 1d100, kniggas.

Someone fetch a salve this man’s burns!
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Rolled 43 (1d100)

>>3655801
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Rolled 32 (1d100)

>>3655801
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Rolled 55 (1d100)

>>3655801
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Rolled 52 (1d100)

>>3655801
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>>3655801
This would be a martial setting right?
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>>3655806
>>3655807
>>3655809
Ayy, let's get it.
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>>3655806
>>3655807
>>3655809
SHAME ON A KNIGGA WHO TRY TO RUN GAME ON A KNIGGA!
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>>3655806
>>3655807
>>3655809
>3 Success
>+1 Double Success

Sir Andrei is spitting fire. I'll update later today with the results. In the meantime, as the challenged (I'm assuming you accept, since you all seem keen for it), you get to dictate the terms of the duel.

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>(1) Time & Location
Generally short time-frame, but some extreme examples have listed 1 year delay. Usually due to injury etc. Similar limits apply to location. There is some leeway but naming difficult conditions reflects poorly on the challenged and well on the challenger.

>(2) On-foot or ahorse

>(3) Arms
Must list two. Eg: 'sword & shield' or 'lance & blade'.

>(4) Name a second.
This person will fight in your stead if you are a no-show or injured.

>(5) Victory condition
First Blood, Yield or To the Death.

=======================

>>3655815
I wouldn't think so. The setting is informal enough for neither military nor courtly bonuses to apply, same as if you met someone on the open road.
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>>3655806
>>3655807
>>3655809

3 Successes and a Double.

The only way we could diss this man harder would to have Hannibal fight on our behalf.
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>>3655863
>RIGHT NOW
>ON FOOT
>RIGHT HAND & LEFT HAND
>HANNIBAL
>YIELD
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>>3655863
We could get back on the lists and joust him again.
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>>3655863
>(1) Time & Location
During the melee

>(2) On-foot or ahorse
Foot

>(3) Arms
Whatever weapons that are given to those who participate in the melee.

>(4) Name a second.
Sir Neil Dan Marc

>5) Victory condition
Yield and First Blood. Whichever's first.
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>>3655872
>Hannibal as second
KEK. He's been such a champ lately.

>>3655877
You would be using real lances this time, but yes this can be arranged.
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>>3655863
>(1) Time & Location
The day after the tournament ends.
>(2) On-foot or ahorse
Foot
>(3) Arms
sword & shield
>>(5) Victory condition
First Blood, Yield.
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>>3655872
+1
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>>3655872
I'll support this if mine doesn't get enough traction.

Emile is a big, tall, and physically strong dude. He'll easily have the advantage in a fist fight.
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>>3655863
>(1) Time & Location
In an 2 hours, current location
>(2) On-foot or ahorse
On-foot
>(3) Arms
Sword & Shield
>(4) Name a second.
Sir Karlaus Rabe
>(5) Victory condition
Yield
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>>3655883
>>3655909
Now that I think about it Yield is better option than first blood.
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>>3655909
I second this.
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>>3655863
>(1) Time & Location
on the tourney grounds the day after the melee. High Noon
>(2) On-foot or ahorse
On foot
>(3) Arms
Sword only
>(4) Name a second.
Sir Rabe
>>(5) Victory condition
>First Blood
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>>3655863
>(1) Time & Location
in about an hour or two, right here where theres space
>(2)
foot
>(3) Arms
sword and shield
>(4) Name a second.
Sir Rabe
>(5) Victory condition
yield
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>>3655872
+1
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I'm happy to see everyone come together on this matter. We've had a lot of contention in these threads but pretty much everyone is willing to throw down the gauntlet on this one.
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>>3655909
Support
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>>3655953
At least Hewitt made it easy on us by being irredeemable. And thanks to our roll win, he's belligerent too.
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I've gotten back from the hospital and it turns out I broke my finger. It's a ring finger so I can still type, but please excuse me if there are more errors or slower updates than usual.
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>>3656000
Did you get hit by a car again?
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>>3656000
Oof, how did that happen?
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>>3655872
S U P P O R T
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>(1) Time & Location
day after the melee
>(2) On-foot or ahorse
On foot
>(3) Arms
Sword and shield
>(4) Name a second.
Sir Rabe
>>(5) Victory condition
>yield
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>>3655957
I voted here, but I would actually like to support >>3655872 if it's not too ridiculous.

>>3655863
>>
rather not a fist fight so he can't pull the country bumpkin card beating him even with his leet gear is how we prove we are better
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>>3655872
Supporting but have karlaus as second

>>3656228
If we beat him we beat him, who cares what cards he pulls, we shouldn't give any importance to his opinions
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>>3656035
Don't worry, the car is alright.

>>3656036
Backhanding my hoes to hard. Pimpin' ain't easy.

I've probably included too many options for a clear indication of majority here. As none of these are by themselves essential I'll offer DC rolls for anons to get their pick.

Brawling with your bare hands is ignoble, so I will lock in sword and shield as the arms choice. However, I do think that selecting Hannibal as your second is hilarious enough to warrant inclusion. Be mindful though, if you are too injured from the melee to participate that can backfire. No issue if it occurs prior to the melee.


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(1) Time (location is on Lord Duncan's lands)
>Immediately
>In a few hours, following the banquet
>Tomorrow at first light, before the Squire's melee
>Tomorrow at end of day, after the main melee
>The day after tomorrow at first light, before you leave for Motte-Fallavon

(2) Second
>Hannibal
>Sir Rabe
>Sir dan Marc

(3) Victory Condition
>Yield
>First Blood

> 50 DC

Select ONE of the above and vote with a 1d100 roll.
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Rolled 67 (1d100)

>>3656353
>Be mindful though, if you are too injured from the melee to participate that can backfire.
If we do it after, we might be hurt from the melee or tired. If we do it a little bit later, we might feel the effects tomorrow. No, we do this right here, right now, and we're the offended party so he can't bitch about it.

>Immediately
>Sir Rabe
>Yield
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Rolled 37 (1d100)

>>3656353
(1) Time (location is on Lord Duncan's lands)
>Immediately
(2) Second
>Sir Rabe
(3) Victory Condition
>Yield
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>>3656367
>>3656370

Select ONE condition you want to influence.

I'll allow you to re-roll.
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Rolled 87 (1d100)

>>3656353
>(2) Second
>Sir Rabe
as entertaining as Hannibal isand he was also insulted I think Emile would say Rabe
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Rolled 90 (1d100)

>>3656353
>>Yield
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Rolled 82 (1d100)

>>3656383
I can't fucking read sorry

>Immediately
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Rolled 90 (1d100)

>>3656353

> Immediate
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oh god i hope these rolls aren't for the actual fight
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>>3656401
Thank Salve Reginae they're not. That's Gabriel-tier combat rolling there.
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We're going to get beheaded aren't we?
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>>3656425
I have faith. He's a dandy with a fancy horse and we're a brute of a man. Going head-to-head on foot seems ideal, really.
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I'll leave the rolls open for 15 more minutes and then I'll go with what the above votes were as they seem fairly in line despite the dismal dice results.
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Rolled 79 (1d100)

>>3656353
(1) Time (location is on Lord Duncan's lands)
>Immediately
ok lets try again
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>>3656370
>>Immediately
>Sir Rabe
>Yield
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>>3656490
Time to give up Anon
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Rolled 81 (1d100)

>>3656353
>>Immediately
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>>3656516
>>3656490
>>3656397
>>3656396
>>3656392
Here ends the tale of Sir Emile, unable to decide when to have a duel just suddenly stop and would do anything more.
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If we were a traditional quest, this would be a godlike lucky streak.
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Rolled 59 (1d100)

>>3656353
>>Immediately
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>>3656367
>>Immediately
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Rolled 4 (1d100)

Forgot dice roll >>3656559
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>>3656516
>>3656490
>>3656397
>>3656396
>>3656392
>>3656390
If we keep these rolls up we're actually going to trip and land on our own Sword.
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>>3656559
>>3656561

Had to happen sooner or later.

>Immediately
>Sir Rabe
>Yield

I actually didn’t expect combat this early on, but the players demand satisfaction! I actually do not have time to run a combat today, or even tomorrow. I will commit to combat starting at 18:00 Tuesday 16th AEST. That means we will probably be covering any fall-out and the squire’s melee through the week and save the main melee for the weekend.
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>>3656573
I feel like you are blue balling me.
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>>3656573
It's okay baby, get some sleep. We'll talk on your off day when you're all good and ready. Kisses. Sweet dreams, baby.
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>>3656573
you gonna write out the sick burn?
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>”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt. Perhaps you should stick to clipping coppers as you seem to have little enough skill with steel" [Fling shit]
>3 Success
>+1 Double Success

Any thoughts of restrained politeness vanish upon hearing Sir Hewitt’s insolent words. You plant a hand on the offending Pascae knight’s shoulder more heavily than necessary, grabbing his attention.

”Bad luck on the jousting line, Sir Hewitt.” Your smile is all teeth and no friendliness. ”Perhaps you should stick to clipping coppers as you seem to have little enough skill with steel.”

”Oof.” A courtier within earshot gasps, while another beside him barely suppresses a snort of surprised laughter.

”You- you dare?!?” Sir Hewitt’s eyes bulge as he twists around and fumbles with his sheathed blade. The expressions on the House Duncan men-at-arms manning the gate switched from bemusement to alarm as he draws the weapon. You step back with your hand on the hilt of your own blade, well aware that the two of you are dressed for a banquet not battle.

”Oi! Uh… no naked steel without milord’s say so!” The Duncan guardsman is clearly torn between interfering with Lord Duncan’s guests and keeping control of the situation. These provincial Fallavon soldiers appear more rustic and ill-equipped compared to the men-at-arms of other Duchies. They show little of the professional appearance and discipline of the Aubrey units, nor the religious fervour and grim resolution of the Romaine defenders. Considering that they could well lose their hands or even lives for interfering with a noble in Fallavon, you doubt they will intervene.

The confrontation at the gatehouse has drawn a crowd as only scandal can. Sir Rory Duncan, the honoured groom, lends the guardsman’s demands some authority. ”What is the meaning of this?”

”Sir Marco Hewitt was merely offering challenge on a matter of honour.” Your eyes do not waver from your red-faced opponent, steel in your voice. ”I accept of course. Here and now, afoot with sword and shield. Until the lesser man yields.”

[1/2]
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[2/3]

”Bloody… *sigh* very well. Sir Hewitt, do you have a second in attendance?” If Sir Hewitt noticed the annoyance in Sir Duncan’s voice directed at him it doesn’t show.

”Sir Jean Sinclair.” The Pascae knight hisses through his teeth, his blade beginning to dip.

”Very well. Sir Andrei?”

”Sir Karlaus Rabe stands with me.” You struggle to keep the elation out of your voice, appearing for all the world as the reasonable and unjustly aggrieved party. Truthfully though, you’re looking forward to the duel with glee.

Plots, intrigue and skulduggery. You’re sick to death of it, of trying to figuring out who wants what in this deadly game of courtroom politics. It feels good to call someone out, not because of any ulterior motives or the higher calling of seeing justice done, but just because they have offered you an excuse to display your dislike of them in no uncertain terms. One knight to another, calling them out and having steel speak for you. There’s a spring in your step as you turn your back on the fuming Sir Hewitt and speak to your squire. ”Mikail, fetch my armour and shield. Quick as you can.”

You have every intention of teaching this Pascae shekel-grubber a lesson in true nobility the hard way. And you mean to do so all before dinner gets cold.

[2/3]
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>>3656776

[3/3]

By the time both of the duellists are in their armour again a large crowd has gathered to watch, the spectacle of the tournament competition now laced with the drama of a personal feud and perhaps blood being spilt in earnest.

Sir Hewitt stands across from you, adorned with intricate full-plate armour of the best sort money can buy. He wields a buckler rather than a heater shield, and his long bastard-sword has some reach on your own. All in all the two of you are evenly matched, his equipment putting him on nearly and even standing with your strength and skill. Nearly, but not quite. Another thing money just can’t buy.

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Combat rolls will start at 18:00 Tuesday 16th AEST.

(1) Combat Stance You have yet to come across an opponent that also has Blademaster unlocked
>Cautious - Double AV (Max 80), Total unsaved damage to Foe is halved (Rounding up)
>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled.

(2) Lethality
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
> If he dies, he dies. You’ll not hold back. [Reducing your opponent to Slain has a 50% chance of killing him if he does not yield in time]
> You mean to kill this man if he does not back down. Honour demands blood. [Reducing your opponent to Slain has a 100% chance of killing him if he does not yield in time.]

(3) Lucky Charm (50DC for +1 Combat Re-Roll)
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
>Do not wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3656792
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.

> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]

> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3656792

> Guarded

> Wear the Charm
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>>3656792
>>3656816

Forgot about:

> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
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>>3656810
Seconding.

Let's please not kill this guy. The Vancewell thing will probably catch up with us here anyway, and we shouldn't get a reputation as a person who regularly kills other knights.

Even if they deserve it.
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>>3656792
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.

> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]

> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3656773
do we get anything for the double?
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>>3656962
my dick up your ass lmao
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>>3656971
lol
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>>3656792
>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3656962
Yes, it turns out that Tracker Jean is pregnant and Emile's the father. That is what the double did.
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>>3656994
One could only hope. Tracker Jean is a fine, if common, woman.
>>3656962
Wait to see the combat DC. Hoping for something amusing in the calculations.
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>>3656792
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
> If he dies, he dies. You’ll not hold back. [Reducing your opponent to Slain has a 50% chance of killing him if he does not yield in time]
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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Need important info:

Is the charm a one time use item?
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>>3657282
No
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>>3656792
>>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3657327
+1
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>>3656792
(1) Combat Stance
>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.

>(2) Lethality
>You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]

>(3) Lucky Charm (50DC for +1 Combat Re-Roll)
>Do not wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3656792

(1) Combat stance
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.


(2) Lethality
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]

I wont say no to crits doing him serious harm though.

(3)
>Do not wear the Lucky Charm.

You all seriously trust a charm we found on a fey undead monster?
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>>3657432
>You all seriously trust a charm we found on a fey undead monster?
Yes 100%
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>>3656792
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
> If he dies, he dies. You’ll not hold back. [Reducing your opponent to Slain has a 50% chance of killing him if he does not yield in time]
>Do not wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3656792
>>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
>Do not wear the Lucky Charm
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>>3656792
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3656792
(1) Combat Stance
>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.

(2) Lethality
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]

(3) Lucky Charm
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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I'd like to say I'm surprised at the third vote, but I'm not. Should have tossed that shit into the fire when we had the chance.

>>3656792
>Guarded
>You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him
>Do not wear the Lucky Charm
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>>3657733
And yet we voted as a group not to do that.
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>>3657738
And there was a strong push to get it checked out by the Church before deciding what to do with it too.
And yet here we are, leaning towards using it in a situation where life isn't even on the line. Would have been better to destroy it and remove temptation.
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>>3656792
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>If he dies, he dies. You’ll not hold back. [Reducing your opponent to Slain has a 50% chance of killing him if he does not yield in time]
>Wear the Lucky Charm.

Why is there so much hate over a looted buff item? This may just be the dumbest thing that's been argued over.
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>>3657749
Ok I am not going to troll you into an argument since we had enough of that last time but I think it's a bit ridiculous to destroy a boon given to us by the QM out of paranoia. And if it IS a cursed item at least that's a plot hook
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>>3657752
Considering other contestants are literally using fae runes, it is a little overly paranoid to be wary about a trinket that can be bought at the market. But we cant necessarily say that for certain, since we don't actually have that much knowledge about magic items or the fae, doesn't long term use make you sterile or something?
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>>3657759
Not that we know of in character

(But yes)
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>>3657761
Alright.

By the way, I just thought of something, we(as in the players) weren't aware of fae runes when we discussed the trinket, right? IMO the fact that they are used readily without fear(atleast in this region) changes the dynamic of the trinket, I feel that it has a pretty high chance of just being loot.
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>>3657749
Actually this is probably best situation to test it since we can yield and to stop the duel.
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>>3657752
>Why is there so much hate over a looted buff item?
Because it's a Fae charm pulled off a Fae-created Wodenaki. Considering Andrei's experience with the undead, it's reasonable to want to have it checked out first.
>>3657758
>>3657774
You generally want to check for curses before using an unknown item, not after, especially considering Andrei's leading pilgrims right now and delays might cause trouble down the line.
>>3657759
There's this too, but see the first response. Undead are serious business.
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>>3657777
As a side note, we've been calling it undead but isnt it just a construct? sort of like a golem made of wood and other bits. We can assume the Fae have a connection with the Deadmen, but is there a reason I'm forgetting for why we're assuming the wodenaki is undead?
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>>3657777
Surely we know that in parts of the land these sorts of charms are widely used. And we've seen they are for sale in the markets here. I feel that's enough to consider that it may just be a charm, not something spooky and cursed. Especially considering we found it on the creature and not in the creature.

I'm not saying we can't get someone to give it a look but I don't see any problem in using it. That's just me though
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>>3657784
It's referred to as undead. From #9:
>You face a terrible Wodenaki, a foul creation of the Fae fashioned in their most desperate hours against the encroachment of man during the War of Names. This undead abomination predates even the Doom of Ardenne, a weapon still killing long after the war it was made for ended.
As far as Andrei knows, it's undead. How it gets to that point is a question and the charm may tell something. Or it may just be a trinket.
>>3657786
Cantôn is a big place. There have been instances where Andrei's regional knowledge has proven not to be up to snuff. Better safe than sorry.

Looking at the mechanics, it's probably harmless and Andrei will be told as much. Doubly so when considering the free re-roll for Lady's Favor. But I'm a superstitious sort.
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>>3656792
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
> If he dies, he dies. You’ll not hold back. [Reducing your opponent to Slain has a 50% chance of killing him if he does not yield in time]
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3656792
>No vote on stance
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
>Do not wear the Lucky Charm.
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I'm thinking we should dispose of the Lucky Charms after this. If children hear that we have it, they'll chase us to the ends of the earth.
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You guys know forgotten is just feeding off your paranoia
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>>3656792
>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled.
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
Fuck this (((knigga)))
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>>3656792
>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled.
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
> Wear the Lucky Charm.

>>3653318
This is me. FML bought an acreage and I can't get cell service much less internet wtf.
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Vote remains open, as discussed combat will start at 18:00 Tuesday 15th AEST.

In the meantime...

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>Does Sir Emile Andrei have a favourite sibling?
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>>3659125
Damien
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>>3659125
Lenna of course
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>>3659125
>>Does Sir Emile Andrei have a favourite sibling?
Damien is an stubborn ass, but we always admire his confidence and determination.

Roselyn is an overbearing witch if we ever saw one, but probably knows best out of all our sibling. We rarer die than letting her know we think that.

Anastazja has her head on the clouds most of the time but is the most caring for others out of the lot.

Halina is a smart-ass, but we often wish we listen more carefully to her endless lectures.

Maryla is the most like us, and is endless source of all our troubles and most of our laughter.

Lenna and Aleksy are overly attach and stick to us like glue if given the chance, but we love being the big brother for once.

So no, no favorite since they are all terrible and we actually miss them all.
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>>3659264
Supporting
>That feel when Emile is the favored son
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>>3659264
This is great. Supporting.
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>>3659264
Sure.
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>>3659264
>>3659125

Clearly this person understands how families are supposed to work.
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>>3660011
I have two sister, one brother, 14 cousins and 10 uncles and aunts and we use to gather every single Sunday for close to a decade and a half. Fuck, I miss those days.
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>>3659125
Damien

damn straight I want to feel conflicted about whatever he's wrapped up in
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>>3659264
Yeah this is really good
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>>3656792
>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3659264
+1
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>>3656792
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.

> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]

> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3656792
>Cautious - Double AV (Max 80), Total unsaved damage to Foe is halved (Rounding up)
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
> Wear the Lucky Charm.
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>>3659264
supporting.
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Rolls in 15 min.
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I just recounted the votes and Beligerent/Guarded is tied.

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(1) (don’t put down Beligerent/Guarded if you’re making this luck roll)
1d100 to see if Lucky Charm goes off.
>50 DC

(2)
1d100 for Beligerent or Guarded choice. Winners pick.
>50 DC
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>>3663901
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Rolled 63 (1d100)

>>3663921
Do you feel lucky, punk?
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Rolled 98 (1d100)

>>3663921
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>>3663921
what?
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>>3663923
Lucky Charm fails. No combat re-roll.

Now I need a roll to decide stance.
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Rolled 14 (1d100)

>>3663937
beligerent
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Rolled 88 (1d100)

>>3663921
Rolling for Guarded
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>>3663938
Balls deep, okay here we go.
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>>3663937
Will lucky charm stack with the various other types of charms or is it only one or the other.
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>>3663945
Not of the same sort, but you could cover yourself in the varieties hoping one works. Like that guy from the Mummy.
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The gubmint isn’t letting me post from my PC. Getting a workaround up. My brother is HACKERMAN.
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>>3663957
You mean Beni?
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Test
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Rolled 55 (1d100)

>>3663975
Punch self in face.
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>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
> You mean to teach this man a lesson, not slay him. [Your attacks will only reduce your opponent to Injured, at most.]
> Wear the Lucky Charm. (Charm failed)

"In Lord Duncan's name the aggrieved parties shall settle all issues with one another in a test of arms. Sir Sinclair, has Sir Emile Andrei accepted Sir Marco Hewitt's challenge?"

"He has." Sir Jean Sinclair nods sharply, watching you with a cool predatory gaze like a wolf assessing an injured deer.

"Sir Rabe, has Sir Hewitt satisfied Sir Andrei's conditions of challenge?"

"He has." Your friend admits begrudgingly, resisting the urge to spit his response. The fancy Pascae knight is everything that the gruff and dour Montbrun knight despises in soft southerners.

"This contest is considered to put to rest all standing quarrels and matters of honour." Sir Rory Duncan's voice carries clearly, eyeing both duelists with severity as he stands in the centre of a makeshift circle just outside the gatehouse. The only indication of a 'marker' for the border of the circle is the thronging crowd of commonfolk that can't wait to see knights fight for real. Atop the Castle Duncan parapets someone has had the ingenious idea to move the meal outside and follow those nobles interested in a bit of spectacle during dinner. "Any further insult, violent dispute or otherwise continuation of the feud between the concerned gentleman whilst on these lands will be considered an insult against His Lordship and as such the offender will be punished accordingly."

"Understood." You can imagine Sir Hewitt's narrowed eyes behind his ornate helm styled after the sea.

"Of course." Your appearance is somewhat plain in comparison to the gilded Pascae knight, but your opponent would be an utter fool to underestimate you because of your humble appearance twice in one day.

"..." Sir Duncan glances at his father on the walls, the man raises a canter of wine and nods. "So be it."

No trumpets or drums signal the start of this dangerous contest. The duel begins as soon as Sir Duncan retreats outside the circle, you and Sir Hewitt immediately circling each other and drawing closer...

==============================
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>>3663991

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqB9CqPZ2tg

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Sir Emile Andrei, Young Knight of Romaine: Healthy
>Combat = +30DC [Healthy +5DC, Strong +5DC, Castle-forged Arming Sword +5DC, Breastplate and Helm +10DC, Blademaster +10DC, Restraint -5DC]
>Armour Value = 45AV [Breastplate and Helm +20AV, Heater Shield +20AV, Guardian +5AV]
>Combat Re-Rolls = 0

VS

Sir Marco Hewitt, Knight of Pascae: Healthy
>Combat = +17DC [Healthy +5DC, Castle-forged Bastard-sword +5DC, Full-Plate Harness +15DC, Buckler +5DC, Enraged -3DC, Restraint -5DC]
>Armour Value = 43AV [Full-Plate Harness +33AV, Buckler +10AV, Master Armourer +1 AV Re-Roll]
>Combat Re-Rolls = 0

Crit-fail = Suffer a mighty blow (3 degrees of damage sustained AND dismounted/disarmed)
0 Success = Suffer a solid blow (2 degrees of damage sustained)
1 Success = Exchange glancing blows (1 degree of damage inflicted and sustained)
2 Success = Inflict a solid blow (2 degrees of damage inflicted)
3 Success = Inflict a mighty blow (3 degrees of damage inflicted)
Crit-pass = Inflict a killing blow (what it says on the tin)

Doubles Pass = +1 damage ignores opponent AV or Dismounted/Disarmed penalty
Doubles Fail = Dismounted and/or Disarmed penalty


>Personal Combat 63DC

3 rolls of 1d100, kniggas.

It’s time to duel!
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Rolled 91 (1d100)

>>3663993
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Rolled 82 (1d100)

>>3663993
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Rolled 20 (1d100)

>>3663993
EN GARDE
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>>3663993
Not that it's going to help here but aren't we missing "+Blademaster: +10DC to Combat" in the DC?
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>>3663998
Nevermind I rolled a critfail on reading comprehension
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>>3663998
Seems like it's there Anon- Oh wait, you're talking about an upgraded version of that.
Yeah I got no idea about that.
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>>3663999
It's cool, I'm pretty sure I did as well.
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>>3663993
Forgotten, please check your DC. its wrong.

>Combat = +17DC [Healthy +5DC, Castle-forged Bastard-sword +5DC, Full-Plate Harness +15DC, Buckler +5DC, Enraged -3DC, Restraint -5DC]

5+5+15+5-5-3 = 22

Hence 30-22=8

Our DC to beat should be 58.
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>>3663994
>>3663995
>>3663996
>1 Success: Exchange of Blows
>Beligerent: No damage inflicted, 1 damage sustained

1 roll of 1d100 for Armour Value.

> 45DC
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Rolled 42 (1d100)

>>3664008
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>>3664005
Shite, forgot to actually add the buckler to the end calculation. Cheers mate.
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Rolled 21 (1d100)

>>3664008
wew
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>>3664009
Nice.
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>>3664009
Noice.
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>>3664008
That's a great piece of art
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>>3664009
Nice one, mate.

>>3664010
Reward honesty, i kid haha
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>0 Damage inflicted!
>0 Damage sustained!

Normally you would have a comfortable advantage in reach but Sir Hewitt's blade is several inches longer than your own. Despite his obvious anger the man doesn't rush in to close the gap with someone your size, his jabs and thrusts aimed at areas not easily covered by your shield.

The armour around your legs may be plain but it is nonetheless sturdy. You push forward, trusting the steel to stop his swing. You are treated to a painful jarring sensation on the outside of your knee as you press forward but nothing else as you close the gap and slam your shoulder into him. Sir Hewitt grunts as he stumbles back, but he recovers his stance easily enough before the next exchange of blows.

================================================

(1) Do you yield? Currently Healthy. Will have recovered to Healthy by tomorrow’s melee.
>Yield? Surely you jest!
>I yield!

(2) Combat Stance
>Cautious - Double AV (Max 80), Total unsaved damage to Foe is halved (Rounding up)
>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled.
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>>3664021
>Yield? Surely you jest!
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
I want this man shrieking like a sheep stuck in a room with a welshman.
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>>3664021
>(1) Do you yield? Currently Healthy. Will have recovered to Healthy by tomorrow’s melee.
>>Yield? Surely you jest!

>(2) Combat Stance
>>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.

Guarded best stance all day.
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>>3664021
>Yield? Surely you jest!
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
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>>3664021
>Yield? Surely you jest!

>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
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>>3664021
>Yield? Surely you jest!

>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.
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>>3664021
>>Yield? Surely you jest!
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
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>Yield? Surely you jest!
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.

You back off as Sir Hewitt’s blade darts over the rim of your shield, waiting to see if he overextends himself.

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Sir Emile Andrei, Young Knight of Romaine: Healthy
>Combat = +30DC [Healthy +5DC, Strong +5DC, Castle-forged Arming Sword +5DC, Breastplate and Helm +10DC, Blademaster +10DC, Restraint -5DC]
>Armour Value = 45AV [Breastplate and Helm +20AV, Heater Shield +20AV, Guardian +5AV]
>Combat Re-Rolls = 0

VS

Sir Marco Hewitt, Knight of Pascae: Healthy
>Combat = +22DC [Healthy +5DC, Castle-forged Bastard-sword +5DC, Full-Plate Harness +15DC, Buckler +5DC, Enraged -3DC, Restraint -5DC]
>Armour Value = 43AV [Full-Plate Harness +33AV, Buckler +10AV, Master Armourer +1 AV Re-Roll]
>Combat Re-Rolls = 0

Crit-fail = Suffer a mighty blow (3 degrees of damage sustained AND dismounted/disarmed)
0 Success = Suffer a solid blow (2 degrees of damage sustained)
1 Success = Exchange glancing blows (1 degree of damage inflicted and sustained)
2 Success = Inflict a solid blow (2 degrees of damage inflicted)
3 Success = Inflict a mighty blow (3 degrees of damage inflicted)
Crit-pass = Inflict a killing blow (what it says on the tin)
Doubles Pass = +1 damage ignores opponent AV or Dismounted/Disarmed penalty
Doubles Fail = Dismounted and/or Disarmed penalty


>Personal Combat 58DC
3 rolls of 1d100, kniggas.

Testing his defences, waiting for an opening…
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Rolled 22 (1d100)

>>3664030
FOR ADAM
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Rolled 49 (1d100)

>>3664030
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Rolled 23 (1d100)

>>3664030
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Rolled 59 (1d100)

>>3664030
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>>3664031
>>3664032
>>3664033
Fuck yes boys, and a doubles pass too! We're going to make this guy our bitch
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>>3664031
>>3664032
>>3664033
3+1 (unsavable)

Good show, everyone. Showed that copper counter whatnot.
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>>3664031
dem doubles
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>>3664031
>>3664032
>>3664033
+3 and +1 pierce
Sheeeeeeeeit.
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Rolled 43, 52, 15 = 110 (3d100)

>3 Success
>Mighty Blow: 3 Damage inflicted
>Double Success +1 Damage inflicted (no save)

Rolling 3d100 for Sir Hewitt's AV. Let's see if his fancy full-plate is worth the hefty purchase price.

>43AV
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Rolled 56 (1d100)

>>3664042
>2 Passes

Money well-spent. Using his master-armorer re-roll on that 52.

>43AV
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>>3664043
>>3664042
Now that really is some good armor. I'm tempted to vote incharacter to find out who made his armor in particular.
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>2 Damage inflicted!
>0 Damage sustained!
>Sir Hewitt is INJURED!


You are the better swordsman, and you use your superior skill and strength to the best of your advantage. Nonetheless, you are hard pressed to make a difference against your well-armoured opponent even when you do get past his guard. Several blows that would have spelt death or maiming on lesser equipped opponents

Obstacles sometimes requires unorthodox solutions. You charge forward, ramming your shield into his chest and grip the point of your blade with your armoured shield-hand. Using the momentum of your movement, you twist your hips and slam the crossguard of your sword into his visor with a vicious swing. You hear something crunch under the force of the blow, and you don’t think it was the armour.

"...eld." Sir Hewitt faintly wheezes, against your shoulder moments before you force an opening and deliver another telling blow.

Sir Rory Duncan, the acting observer, has given no indication that he heard Sir Hewitt’s admission. You’re not even sure you heard him right, it could have been a muttered grunt as you knocked the wind from him.

==========================================

> Sorry, you didn't quite hear that. Hit him again. Sir Hewitt is Battered by tomorrow's melee event. [Haughty]

> You heard him perfectly. But the braggart requires a lesson. Sir Hewitt is Injured by tomorrow's melee event. [Hearty]

> Step back and lower your weapon. Sir Hewitt is fully recovered by tomorrow's melee event. [Idealist]
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>>3664056
>Step back and lower your weapon. Sir Hewitt is fully recovered by tomorrow's melee event. [Idealist]
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>>3664056
>> Step back and lower your weapon. Sir Hewitt is fully recovered by tomorrow's melee event. [Idealist]
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>>3664056
> Step back and lower your weapon. Sir Hewitt is fully recovered by tomorrow's melee event. [Idealist]
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> Step back and lower your weapon. Sir Hewitt is fully recovered by tomorrow's melee event. [Idealist]

Damn it, I want to do some damage here because he is going to be gunning for us tomorrow but that's not who Sir Andrei is
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>>3664056
>"Would the ser like to say that again? 'Lest this still continues." Let's make damn sure he admits this.
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>>3664065
The right way is never the easiest
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> Step back and lower your weapon. Sir Hewitt is fully recovered by tomorrow's melee event. [Idealist]
+1 Step on the Path of Adam [10]

...
...
...

>Your opponent has taken advantage of your act of mercy!

Underhanded blow! Roll 1d100 for AV!

>45AV
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Rolled 26 (1d100)

>>3664074
damn fags!
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Rolled 11 (1d100)

>>3664074
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Rolled 83 (1d100)

>>3664074
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>>3664066
>Supporting

>>3654393
This is me
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>>3664074
Okay. He dies here.
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>>3664074
What a scumbag. I guess we know of one person now who sees mercy as a weakness
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>>3664074
Oh you little copper counting bitch
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>>3664076
>>3664075
Wwe defeat him AND get to do it chivalrously even when he used underhanded tactics. This should teach Sir Hewitt honor and have him reflect on himself.
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>>3664085
Knowing him he'll just complain some more and try to blame us for tempting him to cheat
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>>3664085
We No Way Fag'd his bullshit.
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>>3664074
>+1 Step on the Path of Adam [10]
Shouldn't it be 11 steps? I think we got one in the last thread.
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>>3664085
Aye. He can reflect with several heavy blows to the head.
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>>3664090
Maybe we can just cut off the errant hand. It's not his fault the Fae possessed his hand, and we're only trying to help free him
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>>3664088
>>3664074
https://archived.moe/qst/thread/3599087/#3617810

<span class="mu-b"><span class="mu-s">+1 Path of Adam [10][/spoiler][/spoiler]
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Hmm.

Are yield rules in effect?

WE SHOULD TAKE HIS ARMOUR FOR THIS AFFRONT
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>0 Damage sustained!

You back off, your weapon lowering as you wait for him to restate his surrender louder. Instead the conniving Pascae merchant-shagger clutches you in an awkard embrace, his buckler hand now holding a dagger drawn from out-of-sight. He slams it directly into your side between your hardened plate. The Almighty does not reward such underhanded tactics, thankfully the point thuds into your maille underneath. That will leave a bruise on the rib, but nothing more.

Perhaps you misheard him, that's what Sir Hewitt will claim at least. But you know you didn't. You crane your neck towards the little money-grubber, still caught in an ungainly embrace. Your cold eyes locking into his through your visors inches apart. Sir Hewitt's angry glare goes wide with the belated realization that his dirty ploy has failed most miserably.

=============================

(1) Do you yield? Currently Healthy. Will have recovered to Healthy by tomorrow’s melee.
>This is not the time for jokes!
>I yield!

(2) Combat Stance
>Cautious - Double AV (Max 80), Total unsaved damage to Foe is halved (Rounding up)
>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled

(3) Reaction to underhanded blow
>Don't lose your temper. Force him to yield. [Keep Restrained modifier]
>You're done holding back. If he dies, he dies. [Drop Restrained modifier]
>You're going to hurt this man. Badly. Permanently. [Gain Lethal Intent modifier]
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>>3664100
>This is not the time for jokes!

>Don't lose your temper. Force him to yield. [Keep Restrained modifier]
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>>3664088
Oops, you are correct.

>>3664099
Only Honour is at stake here.
>only
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>>3664100
>This is not the time for jokes!

>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled

>You're done holding back. If he dies, he dies. [Drop Restrained modifier]
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>>3664100
>This is not the time for jokes!
>Balanced
>Don't lose your temper. Force him to yield. [Keep Restrained modifier]
Keep your cool guys
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>>3664100
>This is not the time for jokes!
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved
>You're done holding back. If he dies, he dies. [Drop Restrained modifier]

Our turn
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>This is not the time for jokes!
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>Don't lose your temper. Force him to yield. [Keep Restrained modifier]
IT'S TIME TO BEAT THE SHIT OUT HIM!
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>>3659264
This is beautiful btw, I forgot to respond earlier.
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>>3664100
>>This is not the time for jokes!
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
>Don't lose your temper. Force him to yield. [Keep Restrained modifier]
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>>3664100
>(1) Do you yield? Currently Healthy. Will have recovered to Healthy by tomorrow’s melee.
>>This is not the time for jokes!
>(2) Combat Stance
>>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>(3) Reaction to underhanded blow
>>You're done holding back. If he dies, he dies. [Drop Restrained modifier]
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>>3664100
>>3664103
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
Forgot the combat stance.

>>3664104
No prob. You should keep a record of these kind of stuff somewhere if you ever forget.
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>>3664100
>This is not the time for jokes!
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved
>You're done holding back. If he dies, he dies. [Drop Restrained modifier]
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No matter what wins, i hope its punctuated with a loud cry of outrage at his actions.

“YOU DARE, YOU TWOFACED COPPER GRUBBING SNAKE.”
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(1) Belligerent/Balanced tie-break. Roll 1d100.
>50DC

(2) Keep your temper/Don't hold back tie-break. Roll 1d100.
>50DC

Only elect ONE of the above to roll for.
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Rolled 71 (1d100)

keep restrained>>3664125
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Rolled 30 (1d100)

>>3664125
Stay restrained
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Rolled 80 (1d100)

>>3664125
Dont hold back
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Rolled 58 (1d100)

>>3664125
>Belligerent
GOTTA BEAT THE SHIT OUT OF HIM SEMPAI!
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Rolled 94 (1d100)

>>3664125
Belligerent
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>>3664100
>>This is not the time for jokes!
>>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>>Don't lose your temper. Force him to yield. [Keep Restrained modifier]
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Neat. Now for the combat stance tie-break.

I will accept rolls from those who rolled for the other option as well.
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>>3664133
To late my knigga
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Rolled 87 (1d100)

balanced
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Rolled 58 (1d100)

balanced
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Rolled 99 (1d100)

Balanced
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Rolled 76 (1d100)

>>3664133
Bellgerent
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Rolled 1 (1d2)

Shiiieet. Well I guess Sir Andrei is having trouble disentangling himself.

1 = Balance
2 = Belligerent
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>>3664140
>>3664143
>>3664144
>>3664147
Dice is trolling us
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Well.

At least we got the terrible rolls out of the way.

Jesus christ.
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>This is not the time for jokes!
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged. As you’re showing restraint, you don’t actually benefit much from inflicting additional damage so this is mechanically the wiser option anyway
>Don't lose your temper. Force him to yield. [Keep Restrained modifier] As can be seen below, Sir Hewitt has dropped his own Restraint modifier

It is with some difficulty that you quell the growing rage building up inside of you at Sir Hewitt’s affront. You set about dismantling the Pascae money-grubber with a mechanical calmness.

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Sir Emile Andrei, Young Knight of Romaine: Healthy
>Combat = +30DC [Healthy +5DC, Strong +5DC, Castle-forged Arming Sword +5DC, Breastplate and Helm +10DC, Blademaster +10DC, Restraint -5DC]
>Armour Value = 45AV [Breastplate and Helm +20AV, Heater Shield +20AV, Guardian +5AV]
>Combat Re-Rolls = 0

VS

Sir Marco Hewitt, Knight of Pascae: Injured
>Combat = +17DC [Injured (Broken Nose) -5DC, Castle-forged Bastard-sword +5DC, Full-Plate Harness +15DC, Buckler +5DC, Enraged -3DC]
>Armour Value = 43AV [Full-Plate Harness +33AV, Buckler +10AV, Master Armourer +1 AV Re-Roll]
>Combat Re-Rolls = 0

Crit-fail = Suffer a mighty blow (3 degrees of damage sustained AND dismounted/disarmed)
0 Success = Suffer a solid blow (2 degrees of damage sustained)
1 Success = Exchange glancing blows (1 degree of damage inflicted and sustained)
2 Success = Inflict a solid blow (2 degrees of damage inflicted)
3 Success = Inflict a mighty blow (3 degrees of damage inflicted)
Crit-pass = Inflict a killing blow (what it says on the tin)
Doubles Pass = +1 damage ignores opponent AV or Dismounted/Disarmed penalty
Doubles Fail = Dismounted and/or Disarmed penalty


>Personal Combat 63DC
3 rolls of 1d100, kniggas.

You dare! Two-Faced... Copper Grubbing... Snake!
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Rolled 2 (1d100)

>>3664153
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Rolled 68 (1d100)

>>3664153
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Rolled 30 (1d100)

>>3664153
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!
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Rolled 17 (1d100)

>>3664153
EAT SHIT
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Rolled 95 (1d100)

>>3664153
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Rolled 3 (1d100)

>>3664153
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>>3664154
Sooooo close
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>>3664154
>>3664155
>>3664156
Damn. If we dropped restraint, it'll be another massive chop.
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Rolled 99, 22 = 121 (2d100)

>>3664154
>>3664155
>>3664156

Good rolls!

>2 Success
>Solid blow: 2 degrees of damage

2 rolls against Sir Hewitt's armour save.
> 43 AV
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>>3664160
Restraint or no-restraint, a crit would kill him. It'd be an obvious accident, but you're not playing with sticks here. Mad rep tho
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>>3664166
Huh.

What happens here.
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>>3664166
>>3664171
Hahaha shieeet, doubles can't be re-rolled so Master Armour doesn't come into play. As we saw with Sir Vancewell, a Crit means all AV is passed/failed.
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>>3664166
>Literal double dubs
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>>3664173
But its also a crit fail.

Shouldnt they cancel?
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>>3664170
Oh then it's good that i didn't get a crit then
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so how flustered are the ladies from high impact extreme chivalry
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>>3664173
but doubles are not crits vance well rolled a 1
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>>3664184
>>3664176
No, doubles are not criticals. I was just referring to earlier in thread 3 (?) when Sir Vancewell DID get a crit-pass, thus auto-passing his other AV rolls.

>>3664183
More than a few appraising eyes linger on the Romani bear.
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>>3664184
>>3664187
Oh my bad. Mixed up doubles and crits.
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I haven't explained myself properly. Sir Hewitt failed ONE armour save and passed ONE armour save. Because the fail was a double, he can't re-roll it with his master-armourer equipment. If you had something that forced him to re-roll successful AV (which you don't), the double pass would counter that and succeed anyway.

Does that make sense? Sir Hewitt has sustained 1 damage.
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>>3664191
Makes sense
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>>3664191
yes all mighty QM
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>>3664183
About Genesis 7:24 tier give or take.

>>3664191
Now it makes more sense, thanks Forgotten for the elaboration.
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>>3664191
yes it makes sense
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>>3664191
Yup.

Has the dagger been seen or will it be seen as combat renews.
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>>3664198
No way nobody saw that
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>>3664199
it was under his buckler
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>>3664199
He did tackle/bear hug us.

I dont think folks will see it until we backhand it and it goes flying away.
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>>3664198
>>3664199
Using a dagger isn't actually dishonourable (it's the quickest way to force a surrender when they're at your mercy) but the feigned surrender and then attack definitely is. And nobody but you heard that. And there's no real way to prove it either, without starting it all up again.
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>>3664207
So basically beat the shit out of him till he's crying like a little bitchgotit
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>>3664211
THE SNAKE CANNOT YELL YIELD, IF YOU DISABLE HIS JAW.
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>>3664153
I like how Emile is slowly but surely learning to control his anger and rage in the name of honor. Many things can be said about the Bear of Andrei, but not that he is a hypocrite.
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>Write-in
>''I want all to hear your surrender. Say it loud and clear.''

Let's do this once we have him cornered.
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>>3664219
I like it, I agree with it, and I totally support it.
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>1 Damage Inflicted!
>0 Damage sustained!
>Restraint keeps Sir Hewitt at Injured status.
>Sir Marco Hewitt Yields! Honour belongs to Sir Emile Andrei this day.
>Sir Marco Hewitt will be BATTERED by tomorrow’s melee.

The two-faced Pascae knight is a slippery one, you struggle to throw him off from this ungainly wrestle. But you have the height, the strength and ferocity which handily grants you the advantage in these close quarters. Your crossguard thumps into face once, twice, thrice. You don’t have a lot of room to build up momentum like before but with the added pain of his already broken nose his grip loosens.

The hand holding your shied twists his dagger forearm aside and your other arm drives his longsword into the dirt. Useless to him now, as is your own arming sword really. You drop your grip on the handle as your leg sweeps him up and over into the ground. You land on him, none too gently, a dirk in your right hand as your left holds his helmet in place in the dirt.

[1/2]
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Well done, folks. Hard fought but you came through with the golden rolls when you needed them. We pitted a knight with superior armaments against Sir Andrei's skill and experience. It is the first time we have fought a peer on roughly even terms and it results in our brave knight coming out the better man in every which way! I shall see you roughly around this time tomorrow with another update.

>>3664224

[2/2]

”I yield…” Sir Hewitt gaps, eyes locked on the pointed end of the dirk ready to slip in through his visor.

”That won’t work twice you copper-grubbing snake.” You hiss into his visor, his panicked eyes flicking at the referee desperately. ”You will have to say that a little louder!”

”I YIELD! I yield…” He shouts, loud enough for all to hear. You rise with a heavy sigh, almost regretting that he didn’t give you an excuse to stick him like a rich, sweaty pig. He had the better gear, but you were the better man.

”Victory goes to Sir Emile Andrei.” Sir Rory Duncan nods, signalling that the squires may enter the circle and assist their sires. ”Naturally sirs, this is an end to the matter. Going forward, the only drawn steel here on my Father’s lands shall be of the blunted variety.”

”urgh…” Sir Hewitt groans as he gets up, hand against his bloody nose. He nods though, head hanging low.

You yourself offer a more gracious response to Sir Duncan’s statement. ”Naturally, Sir.”

That took longer than expected, dinner must be getting cold by now. The crowd breaks apart, and a servant informs you that your meal shall be delivered to your tent once you have taken refreshment. Sir Hewitt has slunk off to stew in his defeat, not that you’d seek his company, but there are a few other men of note still lingering in the vicinity.

=================================================

> You approach the watchful Sir Jean Sinclair. He has a cool air about him, but if you intend to take your courtship with the Maid Sinclair any further you’ll need at least one of her male relatives onside. [Haughty] In Romaine you would need a female relative’s support instead.

> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]

> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]
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>3664234
>You approach the watchful Sir Jean Sinclair. He has a cool air about him, but if you intend to take your courtship with the Maid Sinclair any further you’ll need at least one of her male relatives onside. [Haughty]

I'm torn between haughty and idealist but I'm going with haughty
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>>3664234
>> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]
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>>3664234
> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]

I say we reintroduce our crossguard to his face during the Melee asap
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>>3664234
> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]
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Rolled 2 (1d3)

>>3664234
Any of these choices look too good. Gonna roll for mine.
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>>3664234
>>3664242
Didn't link right I apologize
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>>3664247
>>3664234
The dice sayeth
> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]
It is time to bro shit up.
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>>3664244
To Hewitt, not Duncan.
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>>3664234
>> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist
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>>3664234
Wait actually i change >>3664245 to
> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]

Sir rabe deserves to know and we shouls pull in our sworn man too. They need to be able to protect themselves tomorrow.
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>>3664234
> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]
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>>3664234
Dont particularly feel like sucking up to Sir Duncan. Wouldnt mind hearty or haughty, but going with
> You approach the watchful Sir Jean Sinclair. He has a cool air about him, but if you intend to take your courtship with the Maid Sinclair any further you’ll need at least one of her male relatives onside. [Haughty]
We'll celebrate with Duncan once the tourney is over.
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>>3663972
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>>3664234
> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]
Time to celebrate
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>>3664234
>You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]
Need to make more friends. He'll be in the melee and having a friendlier rival will help
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>>3664315
Man I can totally see you doing a Call of Cthulhu or Treasure Hunting quest really well.
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>>3664234
>You approach the watchful Sir Jean Sinclair. He has a cool air about him, but if you intend to take your courtship with the Maid Sinclair any further you’ll need at least one of her male relatives onside. [Haughty]
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>>3664234
>> You approach the watchful Sir Jean Sinclair. He has a cool air about him, but if you intend to take your courtship with the Maid Sinclair any further you’ll need at least one of her male relatives onside. [Haughty]
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>>3664234
>> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]
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>>3664234
> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]

Bros before hoes.
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>>3664234
>> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]
> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]

Goddamit I hate the fucking chan ban in australia, we should have beat the shit out of Hewitt for even calling himself a knight and acting like this in a duel of honour.

don't celebrate too hard I have a feeling this will most likely not be the end of things given the melee tommorow.
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>>3664234
>> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]
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>>3664234
> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]

> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]

It's me, Acreage anon phoneposting before fixing fences.

"Good Sir Duncan, it is with a heart heavier than these hands that fell upon Sir Hewitt, who I still find myself unable to call "Good" in reference to either character or skill, that I must press your graciousness as a host slightly further and beg that you join me in a toast not only to the victory today but towards your Father for allowing me to defend my honour against slander vile. His tolerance of our somewhat sordid conflict makes my honour won today indebted to his, and I would raise a tankred in thanks."

Honestly feel kind of bad for fighting seriously at a party, and it would be rude to not invite our host. Today we should cheer our own victory as well as our Host' tolerance of our decision to settle the challenge during the tourney.
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> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]
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Meant to link my vote (Idealist): >>3664682

To:
>>3664224
>>3664234
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>>3664234
>> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]
IIRC, this is our last chance to hang out with Rabe for a while. Blood brothers before others.
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>>3664851
Surely we'll see him later at night / the next morning / the night after the melee fights / etc
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>>3664234
> You apologise to Sir Rory Duncan for the disruption and for keeping him from his newly-wedded wife. As Sir Hewitt is the one who sparked this, Sir Duncan should be favourably inclined to you and open to conversation. [Idealist]
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>>3665104
kek
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>>3664234
>> You approach the watchful Sir Jean Sinclair. He has a cool air about him, but if you intend to take your courtship with the Maid Sinclair any further you’ll need at least one of her male relatives onside. [Haughty]
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>>3665104
Tight.
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>>3665104
How much would it cost for Emile to get this on his banner? Or maybe a blade bisecting a coin embroidered into the edge somewhere on it?

After all, if we're going to make an enemy out of Hewitt and NOT kill him, we might as well mock him to death.

Honestly I can see Emile becoming a bit of a face slapping cocky little shit when it comes to people he doesn't like, Xanxia protagonost style. Mostly because he's been one so far, and he's backed his words up with his blade when he's thrown down.

We took our loss pretty gracefully, too, I feel.
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>>3664656
Still me. My phone switches ID every time I lose signal so . . . .
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>>3648621
More like railroaded into judaism the quest
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>>3665294
I know you're only trolling but it's literally been us, the players, that have pushed the religious stuff. We've had every opportunity to ignore it or even be against it
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>>3665104
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>>3665488
fantastic.
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>>3664234

> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]
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>>3664234
>You approach the watchful Sir Jean Sinclair. He has a cool air about him, but if you intend to take your courtship with the Maid Sinclair any further you’ll need at least one of her male relatives onside. [Haughty]
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>>3664234
>> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]
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>>3664113
Thank you, I may have put a little of my own experiences into it and I just feel that Emile manage to avoid the worse aspects of the middle child syndrome.
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> You celebrate with your friend Sir Karlaus Rabe, giving him the knightly equivalent of a high-five. Doubtless he highly enjoyed seeing that grubby little southerner kept his face shoved in the dirt. You confide in him what you think of Sir Hewitt’s underhanded tactic. [Hearty]

”Now that’s how it’s done!” Sir Rabe thumps your chest and flashes you a hearty grin. ”That hoighty-toighty armour of his didn’t look half so fancy once you were finished tossing him into the mud.”

”A genuine pleasure, believe me.” You grin back, clasping your friend’s forearm. ”Did you see what he did before he had the knife out? The snake pretended to yield and I let my guard down…”

”That was what it was?! That yellow-bellied bastard, let me at him!” Sir Rabe snarls furiously, you have to remind him of Sir Duncan’s decree before he runs off for his own challenge. ”Fine! Fine… God I can’t wait to get my hands on him come the melee.”

”Nor I. Thank you for standing in as my second.”

”An honour and a privilege, Emile. Any time. Now let’s have a drink!”

”Just the one. We still have the melee tomorrow, remember?”

”Hmph. Teetotaler.” Sir Rabe scowls.

”Drunkard.” You tut.

”Spoilsport.” He sneers.

The two of you laugh merrily as you walk back to the tents.

[1/2]
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>>3667048

[2/2]

Fenegan, 9th Day of Ovrimun, 883 A.C.E. – Lord Duncan’s Tourney, Day of the Melee

Your squire looks awfully nervous as he adjusts his ill-fitting flat-top helm. More nervous than when you charged into the beastman horde last month, though you suppose he didn’t have several days before that encounter to stew, fret and worry over everything that might go wrong. Perhaps it’s the bustling crowd that is giving him the jitters.

”Right makes Might, Mikail. Show them the strength of Ursen.” You plant a comforting hand on the boy’s shoulder as the trumpets being to flare. ”Just remember what we spoke about earlier.”

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(1) Watch out for…
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
>Marquis Fallavon’s squires. They’re well-equipped and no mean swordsmen by the look of things. They’ll likely team up at first and form a formidable pair.

(2) Try to ally yourself with…
>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.

(3) Remember…
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
>Never give up, never give in. You’ve come a long way with your training, you can win this if you show grit your teeth and fight through the pain.
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>>3667049
>(1) Watch out for…
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.

(2) Try to ally yourself with…
>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.

(3) Remember…
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
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>>3667049
>Marquis Fallavon’s squires. They’re well-equipped and no mean swordsmen by the look of things. They’ll likely team up at first and form a formidable pair.
>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
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>>3667049
(1) Watch out for…
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
(2) Try to ally yourself with…
>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.

(3) Remember…
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
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>>3667049
>(1) Watch out for…
>>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
>(2) Try to ally yourself with…
>>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
>(3) Remember…
>>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.

Trust in your skill and brotherhood but watch out for snakes.
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>>3667049
1
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.

2
>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.

3
Never give up, never give in. You’ve come a long way with your training, you can win this if you show grit your teeth and fight through the pain.

GATTAI
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>>3667049
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
Why did so many anons want to pair with Sinclair?
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>>3667049
>”Just remember what we spoke about earlier.”

>"But... We didn't spoke about squire's melee"

>"Exactly. This will taste your wit and ability to plan in a hurry. Good luck Mikail"
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>>3667066
Probably an actual slim chance of winning when they go up against the marquis' squires.
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>>3667074

>Father: "Sink or swim. Chuck him in the deep end."
>Emile: "..."
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>>3667066
Geez I dunno maybe we want to give Mikail some chance of winning
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>>3667049
>>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
>(2) Try to ally yourself with…
>>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
>(3) Remember…
>>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
I not against Sinclair's squire but without a proper introduction and seeing he was the second to the copper counter it's a risky proposition.
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>>3667049
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.

>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.

>Never give up, never give in. You’ve come a long way with your training, you can win this if you show grit your teeth and fight through the pain.
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>>3667049
(1) Watch out for…
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
(2) Try to ally yourself with…
>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
(3) Remember…
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
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>>3667049
(1) Watch out for…
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.

Call out to Fallovans men to let us clear the rest of the competitors first, and when we've made it through we can give a show worthy of the audience in an attempt to redeem our previous loss against their master on the field. They won't want to backstab us in front of everyone, and given our rep there's no way people would take them turning on us instead as anything but Fallovan being afraid of us.

(2) Try to ally yourself with…
>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.

Best Sir Rabe's squire get eliminated early before fighting the hard men. Clearly this is more for him to learn, and he won't do that if we're carrying him through it.

(3) Remember…
>Never give up, never give in. You’ve come a long way with your training, you can win this if you show grit your teeth and fight through the pain.

Balls to the walls, for glory and honour.

>>3665267
This is me.
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>>3667049
(1) Watch out for
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
Ah the joys of assholerly.
(2) Try to ally yourself with
>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
Bros stick together, and it'll give our squire more experience in backing a weaker knigga up.
(3) Remember
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
He should get as much personal experience as he should out of it since this isn't a fight to the death.
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>>3667049
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
I'd rather him lose fairly to two well equipped boys than lose to that snake

>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
Not the wisest choice if he wants to win but it's what Emile would do.

>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
Everything is a learning experience

>>3664342
This is me
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>>3667049
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you

>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.

>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
Living a fight is also knowing when to leave and who not to fight, youl learn more by living not by dieing
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>>3667049
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.

>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.

>Never give up, never give in. You’ve come a long way with your training, you can win this if you show grit your teeth and fight through the pain.
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>>3667074
Unironically voting for this, lads.
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>>3667049
1)
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you
2)
>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
3)
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
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>>3667346
>>3667074
Shit, I'll support it.

Add that we'll match Mikhail's winnings up to 1 wealth to get him a new horse if he does well?

Man. I don't want to replace Hannibal. I'd rather pay wealth to upgrade him somehow. Someone can train horses, yes? Discover his hidden potential?
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>>3667419
We just need to find proper evolutionary stone for him
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>>3667419
Buy amour for him and spikes.
When we get a better gorse just give him to our squire and his horse becomes the pack horse
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>>3667419
Saaaaame i just want Hannibal to be more beast. Clearly best horse. Its not all blood . No mustang has anything on him.
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>>3667049
>(1)
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
I'd rather he not lose to dirty tricks.
>(2)
>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
'His Blade Defends the Helpless' after all, good to have experience fighting while having a burden to protect, especially in a non-lethal environment.
>(3)
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
obviously.
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>(1) Watch out for…
>>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
>(2) Try to ally yourself with…
>>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
>(3) Remember…
>>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
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>>3667542
>'His Blade Defends the Helpless' after all, good to have experience fighting while having a burden to protect, especially in a non-lethal environment.

Does Mikhail have this?
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>>3667664
Didn't mean an oath or whatever, just the general virtue.
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>>3667049
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.

>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.

>Never give up, never give in. You’ve come a long way with your training, you can win this if you show grit your teeth and fight through the pain.
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>>3667049
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.

>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.

>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
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>>3667049
(1) Watch out for…
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.

(2) Try to ally yourself with…
>Sir Sinclair’s squire. He’s an outsider with something to prove, he won’t turn down help from an outsider to stand a chance against the favourites for the match.

(3) Remember…
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.
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I’m beat lads, update tomorrow morning.
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>>3669222
What does that mean in not-Australia times?
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>>3669231
Currently in Australia it is 10:21pm so it'd be in roughly 8 - 12 hours
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>>3669235
More like 3 weeks from now as his getting drunk and office ladys butts in his face
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>>3669619
If that's what's going on the good for 'im.
I wish I could get drunk and pound office lady strange all noght
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>>3669752
I hope soo, his goten drunk befor and theres sexy womans at his lawfrim sooo
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>>3670000
Based drunk knigga
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>>3669619
>>3669752
>>3670000

Fuck me, I know I get drunk and post here sometimes but I don't remember mentioning the office babes. Shiiieeet.
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>>3670631
Office and babes kinda go hand in hand. They may not all be lookers but at least a couple of them are going to try way to hard to be the pretty girl
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>>3670631
It was back in black company you got a new job at a law firm i think and youl going on about how sexy the ladys are.......
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(1) Watch out for
>Sir Hewitt’s squire. You wouldn’t put it past the copper-counting snake to set his squire against yours as a way of getting back at you.
(2) Try to ally yourself with
>Sir Rabe’s young squire. He’s little more than a boy and could use someone to watch out for him. Your friend is being irresponsible in letting him compete, really.
(3) Remember
>This isn’t a fight to the death, yield if you have to. You’ve progressed as a swordsman but you’re up against several opponents much more advanced than you.

=================================================

As the cheers of the crowd drown out the din of blunted steel in the squire’s melee it turns out you needn’t have worried about any underhanded attempt at revenge by the Pascae knight. Sir Hewitt’s squire is inexperienced and little older than Sir Rabe’s, he is swiftly removed from the competition by Sir Sinclair’s squire with ruthless effeciency.

Sir Rabe’s squire proves to be more of a hindrance than an ally to Mikail, your squire enjoys none of the benefits of having a watchful ally at his back and more than once overextends himself to protect the boy. In the end it proves his downfall, the Fallavon squires quickly pick him apart with ease while Sir Rabe’s squire stands by ineffectually before they turn their attentions on him. Mikail is brought low by a skilfully timed feint and strike to the knee and neck by both the Marquis squires unerringly in sync, at his current level he would struggle to hold his own against even one such skilled opponent. Against two, he stood no chance. You're not disappointed in Mikail by any means, the ransom you pay on his behalf is a pittance and considering his moderate skill he has performed well enough.

Sir Sinclair’s squire puts up a valiant fight, but he is no match against the makeshift alliance of Sir Duncan’s squire and the Marquis’ two skilled squires. Unlike Mikail, who thankfully withdrew before suffering serious injury, Sinclair’s squire fights on well past the point where defeat is certain. You can actually hear the click of bone when his left arm breaks during an awkward fall. Still the squire doesn’t relent, attempting to get up again before he is knocked unconscious by a blow to the head. Even as you congratulate Mikail on his own efforts, you watch Sir Jean Sinclair gesture for the servants to take his squire to the apothecary’s tent. If Sir Sinclair hold any pleasure or disappointment of his squire’s efforts, he gives no indication of it.

After demolishing their remaining temporary ally, the two squires of the Marquis duke it out between each other for the title of victory. It eventually goes to the slightly younger fellow, one Monsieur George Fallavon.

[1/3]
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>>3670891

Aight, just so you kniggas know where you are on the flirting stage with them medieval baebes. You are currently at (2)

Excerpt detailing the 7 stages of virtuous courtship from Love is a Battlefield: Wear Armour by Sister Florence.

(1) Asking for a Favour. Words of affection and flirtation are exchanged as you and the lady are introduced and make your first impressions on one another.

(2) Carrying the Favour. Carry the Lady’s favour through some minor ordeal, such as a tournament or short journey. At the end of this you may entreat upon the Lady for a more advanced favour, something personal and close to the heart (literally). Alternatively, should danger or war rear its ugly head, or your mutual affection be obvious, you may directly ask for an advanced favour.

(3) Return Favour. Having completed a more arduous task or impressive feat you return the favour to the lady in question, letting her know that only the knowledge of her fondness for you helped you achieve victory.

(4) Permission to Write. Successfully gaining the permission to write to the woman of your affection from her Father and receive letters in turn. In Romaine permission would come from the Mother instead. By this stage your interests are monogamous, if you are writing letters to multiple women you would be seen as something of a cad. It is not entirely rougish for you to retain favours from other prospects until talk of marriage begins.

(5) Parent’s Blessing, (both yours and theirs). This stage has little romance to it and is more about proving that you have a plan to provide for a family to a degree worthy of the fiancee’s breeding and status.

(6) Chaperone. You hold private discussions of love, marriage and your future together with the woman in question, with only a single observer holding their distance to ensure nothing untoward occurs (in Romaine this is usually a Steel Sister or even unchaperoned). Often this stage is a mere formality if the parents are pushing for the marriage rather than just permitting the courtship.

(7) Marriage. The joyous day, you and your lady love are bound in holy matrimony as husband and wife. The lady takes your family name and her parents provide a dowry befitting her status to care for her in the event of your untimely death.

[2/3]
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The above is only a scholarly depiction of Cantonian courtship. Obviously real relationships are more complex, flowing and malleable than that.

You can just skip straight to (5) if you have the influence. Or you can elope (tres romantique). And foreigners have their own quirks and unique views on dealing with the opposite the sex.
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>>3670891
Hmm, the situation didn't fit out advice at all.
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>>3670917

[3/3]

As you prepare for the melee with the rest of those knights on your team, you have an unexpected visitor.

"I came to, er... well to wish you luck." Mademoiselle Sinclair brushes her fiery red hair aside, trying and failing to speak with ladylike poise and certainty. "With the melee and such, I mean."

Sir Jean Sinclair looks up from the inspection of the handles on his shield. "...you came to wish him luck?"

"Well... well yes! I wish you luck also, cousin. Of course I do, family and all that. But Sir Andrei here..." The Maiden Sinclair stammers and blushes furiously, her hands fretting with the hems of her slim sage green gown. "Oh my, this is so embarrassing..."

"My Lady need not feel obliged to support me over her kin." You interrupt the Maid Sinclair's nervous speech with careful nonchalance. "If you wish the return of your favour you need only ask."

"Oh no, not at all! Hah. Um... No, please keep it.” If the Mademoiselle could blush anymore furiously her face would match the colour of her hair. She glances at the pale noblewoman behind her for support, the woman dressed in an eye-catching attire of black, silver and fur smiles and gives the Maid Sinclair an encouraging nod. ”You've done well by it so far, I mean not that my favour actually makes a bit of difference to a warrior like yourself…”

"Oh Cain on the Cross, spare me." Sir Sinclair mutters, rolling his eyes even as his squire slides his helmet down over his face. No mean feat with one arm in a sling.

You ignore the man's jibe, given that he hasn't actually objected to you speaking to his female relative. Yet. "On the contrary, My Lady, it has made all the difference."

You are entirely prepared for the melee set to begin in a few moments, so you find a little more conversation a welcome distraction from dwelling on the contest ahead.

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> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]

> Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]

> Make your excuses and have some passing banter with your teammates; Sir Rabe, Sir dan Marc and Sir Sinclair. You need to get your head in the game. [Idealist]
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>>3670980
>> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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>>3670980
>> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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>>3670980
>> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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>>3670980
Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]
Come on people dont be rude say hi to the new person.
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>>3670999
BTW This is me >>3666411
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>>3670980
> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]

Shit, we're actually being pretty smooth. Maybe we're getting good at this flirting thing. Let's try to keep it nonchalant.
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>>3671049
>Maybe we're getting good at this flirting thing
This man is drunk

>>3670980
>> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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>>3670980
>> Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]
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>>3670980
> Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]
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>>3670980
>Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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>>3670980
>> Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]
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>>3670980
> > Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoisvelle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]

Lady Rabe best girl for Emile. He can be stupidly chivalrous and she can be smiling and stabbing enemies when they don't expect it (and when Emile is too noble to).

Besides, in front of family it's not too good to be overly thirsty. You thirsty niggers. Best ally we can have is if her friends think well of us.
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>>3671263
Emile is pretty parched though, and he is starting to get better at handling his glasses of water
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>>3671270
Is it just me, or are these glasses of water getting even more wet when we're around?
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>>3670980
>> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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>>3670980
>> Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]
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>>3671263
>>3670980
I'm Acreagefag btw.
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Rolled 1 (1d3)

>>3671086
Of course he's drunk. Drunk on LOVE!
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>>3670980
And I'm drunk on love too! And maybe a bit of lust but only for the lady's sake.
>Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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>>3670980
> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]

> Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]
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>>3670980
>> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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>>3671263
>lady Rabe
>not Mademoiselle Daubney

Reminder that Chivalrous virtue shines against the backdrop of despair & Cyncism
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>>3672110
Her brother died like a bitch.
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>>3672148
>Brother
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>>3672165
Or fuck whatever. I missed the first thread and honestly y'all gotta get over it. People act like their first love lives just down the street and they can't get over her every time that bitch gets brought back up.
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>>3672197
>> I missed the first thread and...

Cool man, sure does seem like you don't have a leg to stand on with your bitching about what we need to do
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>>3672197
>People act like their first love lives just down the street and they can't get over her every time that bitch gets brought back up.

Okay? we didn't even get to waifuing her as MC1 because he died so quickly.

I just like fighting her growing cyncism and plant a love of Virtue and chivalry in her again Implication unintended I swear
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>>3672205
I believe its absolutely intended and for the matter, you have my sword brother.

I want her to smile again.
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>>3672200
> what we need to do

> still struggling to get girl despite the quest going full redhead

I did this too; but at least I don't try to hide it.

Daubny is nice backstory, but I personally don't like him turning up repeatedly like a bad penny.

Maybe you like it. Maybe I think your waifu is shit and a desperate attempt to hold on to the past. What are you gonna do.

You're gonna do your best to fuck a naive redhead because that's clearly the preference here.

I think we should be a bit indirect, given how poorly our previous relationshiop was super direct and we got burned hard by being too direct.

But man don't get your titties twisted because I don't care for a one pump chump. Every time something related to him comes up Anons go off the rails.
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>>3672299
I don't give a shit about the waifu stuff, I picked red head because we've made some progress with her and may as well capitalize on it.

You're misunderstanding the "what we need to do bit", that wasn't mean saying we have to pursue this chick, that was me telling you to fuck off with your whining, acting like you are above it all and know best
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>>3670980
Not a serious vote
>"Lady Frida Vancewell we finally met"

I will jump conclusion and start panicking right now.
AAAAAAAAAAAAAA!
She knows!
She stands there menacingly behind our sweetheart.
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>>3672313
No. I'm solidly in camp Rabe. I explicitly pointed that out in my last post here >>3672299

But you got buttblasted. I'm not interested in shitting the thread up pointing that out over and over to you, so just think I'm an asshole and move on.
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>>3672325
See, now this would be both hilarious and concerning and now I'm gonna scream too.

AAAAAAAAAAAH! We can't fight two duels here, that would be rude! AAAAAAAAAAH!
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>>3672216
my Knigga

>>3672325
>She stands there menacingly
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>>3672333
She came to see the person responsible for the death of her brother.
She knows whos favor we carry. She already plotting revenge.
Forgotten tries to pool wool over our eyes by throwing red haired, freckled, petite chick in front of us!
Forgotten!
You cunning bastard!
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>>3670980
>Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]

>Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]

Introduce then flirt
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>>3670980
>Make your excuses and have some passing banter with your teammates; Sir Rabe, Sir dan Marc and Sir Sinclair. You need to get your head in the game. [Idealist]

Not a single vote to bro it up with kniggas for shame brothers, for shame. Disregard bitches aquiare bros!
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>>3672393
> tries

I say he succeeded.

Welp.

I mean if it wasn't her before it is now.

> When the QM uses your paranoia for ideas.
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>>3670980
>Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]

I fuckin' knew that your shitty votes would cost Mikail the youth melee!!
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>>3672442
>>3672442
Hey I voted to go with Sinclair's squire.

Kinda disappointed we didn't get to roll for it DESU. I thought bitch boy mcgetfuckedup would just be a malus to the roll at worst but nope that was an autofail.

Maybe if we chose to fight to the bitter end it would have been different, but Mikhail had that peasant cynicism trait that made him yield to practicality.

Pic related is what I see Mikhail being now in attitude.
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>>3672449
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>>3672449
Mixture of the right choices obviously. He would probably only have a fighting chance had we chosen all the right choices.

Still it was probably a valuable lesson for him so I think its ok. He doesn't need to be the best immediately as long as he can survive to do so.
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>>3672442
ehh it says a lot about who we know, Rabe is a hearty Oaf who prehaps lacks the qualities of a good or even decent teacher, Sinclair is the prehaps the Inverse and probably an Astute swordsman there was a reason he was Copper clippers second after all, speaking of Sir Hewitt he appears to be all unchivalrous cunning and hardly a good sword and it shows with his squire, the Marquis appears to be all about winning from the looks of how the Tourney went and how he's squires are acting and we should be wary of that.
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The winning options were really obvious. If you honestly didn't know you're a goof
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>>3670980
>Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]
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>"Oh Cain on the Cross, spare me." Sir Sinclair mutters, rolling his eyes even as his squire slides his helmet down over his face.
I like you, Jean Sinclair. You've summed up my feelings exactly.

>>3670980
> Make your excuses and have some passing banter with your teammates; Sir Rabe, Sir dan Marc and Sir Sinclair. You need to get your head in the game. [Idealist]
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>>3670980
>> Introduce yourself to the stately noblewoman behind her. It’s good that Mademoiselle Sinclair is making friends other than the impetuous Lady Rabe. [Hearty]
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My players a good lads I just want them to be alright
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>>3672870
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>>3670631
>>3672870
Foreshadowing. It's a literary term. Forgotten is a master of it
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>>3672877
Can it be called Foreshadowing if it's a weekly occurrence?
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>>3670980
> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]
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>>3670925
> Flirt with Jean Sinclair some more. You're particularly fond of how distinct his freckles become when he gets flustered.
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>>3673332
> Flirt with the Maid Sinclair some more. You’re particularly fond of how distinct her freckles become when she gets flustered. [Haughty]

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Courtship Roll
> Reasonable Request / Equal Social Standing DC 60
> 60 DC

0 = You’re a little too scandalous in your approach, the Maiden Sinclair is put off. Advanced Favour not granted. -10DC to future Courtship rolls.
1 = The Maiden Sinclair holds her own during the conversation, showing the appropriate level of aloofness a lady of her age should. Advanced Favour not granted.
2 = The Maiden Sinclair enjoys your attention, by the time the trumpets sound she’s feeling a tad light headed and has unconsciously drawn closer to you. Advanced Favour granted.
3 = The Maiden Sinclair is doing her best not to swoon over you, awarding you a more intimate token of her affection. Advanced Favour granted. +10DC to future Courtship rolls.

Counter-Intrigue Roll Yes a new roll type, the kid gloves are off.
> Uncomplicated Intrigue / Lower Social Standing DC50
>50 DC

0 = The plot succeeds, you remain blissfully unaware of the outcome.
1 = The plot succeeds, but you at least gain some information.
2 = The plot is quashed, but you have no proof of your opponent’s involvement.
3 = The plot is quashed, your opponent’s involvement is at risk of exposure.



6 rolls of 1d100, kniggas. First 3 are for Courtship, last 3 are for Counter-Intrigue.
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Rolled 82 (1d100)

>>3674856
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Rolled 81 (1d100)

>>3674856

Rollan
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Rolled 18 (1d100)

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Rolled 47 (1d100)

>>3674856
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Rolled 3 (1d100)

>>3674856
oh dear
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>>3674864
>>3674867
>>3674878

Welp. I'm okay with this. Time to start shitposting about how Lady Rabe is best girl.


>>3674886
>>3674888
The important one went through.
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>>3674867
>>3674864
Ain't we got rerolls to use?
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>>3674908
From what?
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Rolled 27 (1d100)

>>3674856
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>>3674905
Time to start counter shitposting about being a homoknight instead
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>>3674905
>>3674908
It may be possible that we are not in fact as smooth with the ladies as we had thought.
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>>3674917
Awww yeah that's the tits.

>>3674922
See >>3674287

Honestly surprised nobody caught that.
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>>3674914
Probably referring to

>-Fashionable Attire (+5DC Persuade/Courtship)(+1 Persuade/Courtship Re-roll in courtly environments)

Although it isn't relevant here because we're gearing up to fight so we wouldn't be wearing it

>>3674935
Haha I actually totally missed it
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>>3674914
>>3674922
I thought we gained a courtship reroll from the jousting, sadly I believe I was mistaken
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>>3674945
Damn, I thought this too, didn't we get a reroll for future courting attempts due to winning with her favor?
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>>3674914
The Fashionable Attire bonus I believe, unless we have to actively equip it.
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>>3674864
>>3674867
>>3674878
>>3674886
>>3674888
>>3674917
>Courtship: 1 Success
>Counter-Intrigue: 3 Success Interesting! I didn’t think you’d get this one

I’m going to level with you guys, I feel rougher than a dead dingo’s dong right now. Entirely self-inflicted, so I’ve got no one to blame but meself. Fuck me dead though, sweet baby cadam. I’ll write up the results for the previous vote/roll-results later and combine it with the start of the melee tomorrow. I’m going to guess 10:00 AEST Sunday… if this hangover doesn’t kill me first.

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(1) First Round Combat Stance.
>Cautious - Double AV (Max 80), Total unsaved damage to Foe is halved (Rounding up)
>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled.


(2) The melee will initially be 1-vs-1 until the odds shift one way or the other. Each person you force to yield is worth 1 Wealth, and the winning team each gets 1 Wealth. I’ll allow you to pick your first opponent to pair off with as the lines are drawn. After that it will depend on the situation and choices made in the moment. You will first face-off against…
> Marquis Caspian Fallavon
> Sir Marco Hewitt
> Sir Rory Duncan
> Sir Ian Fitzroy

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As you are fighting with blunted steel, critical success won’t kill your opponent but it will inflict a serious injury. The well-being status is also changed so that there are Battered [1,2 & 3] stages. You will occasionally see variations of this against more advanced opponents, hopefully not for some time. In this melee, you will likely see that opponents are unlikely to be able to fight after dropping below Battered unless they are unusually determined or dangerously reckless. If you fight on despite being seriously wounded you CAN die, but it is more likely you will suffer a permanent injury of some sort if reduced to Slain on the well-being scale.
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>>>3623150
>>3674952
found it
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>>3674971
Nice
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>>3674966
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.

> Sir Marco Hewitt

You need to get some Hydralyte into you or something mate, it'll clear the worst parts of the hangover right up
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>>3674966
>>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled.
> Sir Marco Hewitt
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Holy smokes you guys are right. Either of you fellas >>3674864 >>3674867 can use the Chad Joust factor Re-Roll from last thread.

First one to take it has their attempt counted.


>>3674954
This isn't a courtly situation so no. But I will assume that you will always be wearing it in said courtly situations when they arise.
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Rolled 55 (1d100)

>>3674983
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>>3674966
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.

> Marquis Caspian Fallavon

Go big or go home.
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>>3674986
Nice work.

Aight, I'll see all of ya'll after this, bacon and hydrolites gg knigs gg
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>>3674986
Congrats on suceeding the reroll.

I guess.
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>>3674988
That's crazy talk man, why not get that easy 1 gold from taking out Hewitt so is already Battered 1?
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>>3674997
who*

I don't proof read
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>>3674997
Agreed.
>>3674966
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
> Sir Marco Hewitt
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I wonder if the Marquis Fallavon would be down for teaming up up some point in this melee considering how we did against him in the joust
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>>3674966
>Guarded - Exchange of Blows does not inflict or sustain damage.

Sir Marco Hewitt
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>>3674966
>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled.

>Sir Marco Hewitt
We must finish what we started


>>3674995
Found the gay knigga
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>>3674997
Because Nobility isn't just a title.
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>>3675031
I'll dick your dad so good he leaves your mom.
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>>3675034
What does that even mean..?
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>>3674966
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
> Marquis Caspian Fallavon
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>>3675047
He's telling you to be noble both in title and in behavior.
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>>3675047
Found the copper clipper.
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>>3675055
>>3675067
Right ok, it's a competition we shouldn't be "Nobel Stupid" just for the sake of it, especially when we can press an advantage
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>>3675055
so how is choosing to fight Sir Hewitt dishonorable exactly?
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>>3675023
Probs not as he would just want to beat everyone.
We gota find and team up with our boy.
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>>3675088
To fight a battered foe and seeking to take advantage of it, is ignoble of us.

>>3675084
It is in competition where nobility shines the brightest.
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>>3675023
He's on the other team

>>3675088
If you choose him strictly for the advantage then that's just metagaming. If you choose him because he deserves a further ass whooping then you are a bully. If you choose him because you view him as less than noble and want to beat some nobility into him then you are all clear. Make sense?
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>>3674966
>>3674981
changing my vote on target to
> Sir Ian Fitzroy
or
> Sir Rory Duncan
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>>3675095
Thats a pretty shortsighted way of thinking about it. We fought a duel fair and square, and were literally willing to let him concede at the point where he would have recovered fully by this time. Instead he literally tried to shank us, I'd say he is deserving of any disadvantage he puts on himself.

And besides, I'd rather not he get any of the other knights wealth, which is definitely possible since hes well equipped and we know hes willing to cheat. What if someone like Neil Dan Marc fought him?
>>3675102
Those seem like arbitrary distinctions since all of them end up in Emile whooping him. How is it meta-gaming to know a wounded opponent is easier to beat?
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>>3675095
The idea that throwing ourselves against the strongest opponent here is noble is pretty ridiculous. It isn't ignoble to press an advantage in a combat competition especially given that we may end up fighting him anyway. It's simply a matter of removing him earlier.


>>He's on the other team

Oh right, I was thinking that teams for naturally throughout. Misread Forgottens post


>>3675102
Fighting him because of the advantage isn't metagaming. Emile knows he put the hurt on and it isn't farfetched for him to assume that Hewitt may be feeling it today. Hence, it would be smart to press the advantage there.
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>>3675116
Nobility is short-sighted.

>>3675121
To act pragmatically like this is nothing sort of low-cunning, unbecoming of a nobleman.
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>>3675135
>Being pragmatic is ignoble
>You can only be noble if you are clinically retarded

I know you're trolling me but c'mon
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>>3675135
Ok
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>>3675141
>>You can only be noble if you are clinically retarded
but this is true
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>>3675149
So basically you are just shitposting?
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>>3674966
>>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>> Sir Marco Hewitt
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>>3675156
I prefer the term "being noble".
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>>3675163
I have to admit, that made me laugh
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>>3674983
I knew I wasn't crazy!
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>>3675121
We would naver go argest the best person here right away, but the copper dick we got beat that bitch ass up,
People thinking we shouldnt just becouse we are noble are stuipd as we trying to win a sport and we get moneys, easy.
Rember we also have a temper.
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>>3674966
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>Marquis Caspian Fallavon

Fuck Hewitt entirely but let's not actively go after him,it could be seen as pursuing grievances with him post duel.
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>>3675292
Ummm his pretty pissed off at us, i wouldnt put it past him to try to back stab us durning this.
Just better to take him out befor anything likw that happens.
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>>3675279
I feel like that is a bit of a stretch, he is a valid target in the melee, as much as anyone else
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>>3675334
>>3675279
Woops, meant to tag

>>3675292
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>>3675323
Okay?but we are initiating the melee by choice and doing so makes us the aggresor and the one at fault for pursuing him after our duel.

Better to smash him at a later point when the field has been more worn down and it will seem like we aren't picking a fight with him out of spite.
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>>3675340
It's literally a combat focused competition, we couldn't reasonable be considered the "aggressor" or "at fault" for anything because fighting them is literally the point
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>>3675292
Considering the options, i think it is better that we attempt to knock one fighter out of the melee first.

That allows us to gang up on the others, increasing our chances of winning.

Also we should speak to our sworn man. He should focus on guarding and defending himself and playing for time so that someone can come to his aid.
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>>3675340
Call it the rematch then, people wont be giving us shit couse we alredy beat him in a fight befor hand its a free for all and depanding on how forgoten puts it down we could gwt jumoed by him.
I think you are overthinking this fight think it this way your playing a game of rugby and theres a dick head you dislike on the other team of course your going to tackle him harder and be on there ass more then if you didnt know them.
And at this point this is the only legal way( part from a word fight) we can put him in his place.
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>>3675360
Again it's all about doing right off the bat in round one, I'm not advocating to not fight him at all just not first.
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>>3675369
We won the duel and put him in his place theres no need to do it again except out of spite for his blackguard heart which I'm not opposed to.
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>>3675364
Should just use him as a sheild.
Though he dosnt have the money to pay up if he loses sooo.
But guys more importantly what will we be spanding all our fat moneys on once we finsh up here?
Horses? Upgards, father for our hats?
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>>3675384
If we win, winning team all gets 1 wealth so hes not beggared.

Also as his liege lord, we'd have to pick up the tab so he'd better hold out as long as he can.
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>>3675369
We can't do that because the matter is considered resolved. Fighting him specifically because we don't like him would probably be considered not letting the issue go like other anon has said.

>>3675373
The reason I think we should take him on right away is to make use of the advantage it presents. He is weakened right now and reducing their numbers as quickly as possible is the right play (or so I think). This is especially so considering they have someone like Marquis Caspian Fallavon on their team. It isn't about grudges, it's about fighting smartly to win.

Fighting the Marquis first puts us at much higher odds of being knocked out of the competition quickly. Fighting Hewitt first potentially makes our team stronger meaning we might come out in a better position.

I think it's short sighted to shy away from an advantage because someone in the game might get shitty with us and say that we are pursing a matter that has been resolved
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>>3675394
I can agree with the tactical side of thing but that's not my concern

>I think it's short sighted to shy away from an advantage because someone in the game might get shitty with us and say that we are pursing a matter that has been resolved

Hewitt can burn in the pit for all I care and any grievances he would bitch about can go rot but if we are seen to be pursing him out of spite by the audience here when the duel for all intended purposes was specifically suppose to satisfy those involved it wont look good at all for us.
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>>3675420
We also dont live here and are just passing though, im sure by the time ww end back in town there would have forgoten it or somwthing eils would have happen. And if people wana talk about it just say wining is about konw which of your opponents you can best and finsing weaknes in them,
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>>3675420
> but if we are seen to be pursing him out of spite by the audience here when the duel for all intended purposes was specifically suppose to satisfy those involved it wont look good at all for us.

Ok we'll have to agree to disagree then because I couldn't disagree more. I think that the results of the previous duel are irrelevant here because we're in a melee on opposing sides and here is a totally valid target. I think that it would be an absolute stretch to accuse us of pursuing him out of spite considering the circumstances
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>>3675432
This isnt exactly a back water tourney even if its Favallon, the Marquis of Favallon is here along with a host of nobles from across Canton, our actions here will color how we are perceived across Canton regardless of what we say.
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>>3674966
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.

> Sir Marco Hewitt

>>3654393
Still me


This is basically a combat simulation right? So let's simulate attacking the weak link
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>>3674966
>> Sir Rory Duncan
>> Sir Ian Fitzroy
whichever gets majority
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>>3674966
>>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>> Sir Ian Fitzroy
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>>3674966
>>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted
>>Sir Marco Hewitt

I vote we go after Hewitt as a preventive measure, just so we don't have to watch our back the rest of the melee.
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>>3674966
>>Audacious - Halve AV (Rounding up); Each point of unsaved damage to Foe is doubled.
> Sir Ian Fitzroy
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>>3675445
This is back water and most people are only here becouse this is like a training for the big main event happening latter on.
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> 2 Successes on Flirt
Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck.
> 3 Successes on Counter-Intrigue
Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeah!

>>3674966
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
> Sir Marco Hewitt
I don't trust this copper-clipper to be honorable. I'd rather take him out immediately and then focus on Marquis Fallavon.
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>>3674966
>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.

>Sir Rory Duncan
>Sir Ian Fitzroy
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>>3674966
>Balanced - AV and Damage remain unchanged.
> Sir Rory Duncan
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WISH A KNIGGA WOULD MY DUDES
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>>3676335
Dis. Wheeza real knigga
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>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
> Sir Marco Hewitt

He should be afraid of us. That, or his ability might be clouded by frustration. Let's kill 'em first.
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>>3675121
> The idea that throwing ourselves against the strongest opponent here is noble is pretty ridiculous

It's vecause we have one loss against him already. Best to take him while we're both fresh, that way nobody can claim a loss due to injuries sustained or that we were afraid to fight him first.

We have a challenge to resolve.
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>>3677072
I'm not so sure about that. We put on a really good showing against the clear favourite for the tourney. I think we can be proud of how well we did and I think Emile would know how skilled and strong he is and that it might not be wise to rush into battle with him right off the bat
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>>3674966
I'll change >>3674988 to either

> Sir Rory Duncan
> Sir Ian Fitzroy

If that means we don't go after Hewitt right away.

We've been Big Noble this whole tournament so far, not going to throw away rep just for coin.

That's some real copper clipper shit right there.

We already invested a 1 wealth opportunity in Honour. Twice really, by raising our lance and by not raising a ransom

Not worth it to throw that out.
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>>3677082
Maybe if he was older and more cynical, or if it had been more one sided of a loss.

But we had a chance. Think of the glory we would win, even if we lost afterwards it would put our name on tongues and in minds solid enough to remain even after we return from a year as a Dragon Guard.

Better rep will also serve well in the decadent Cathari courts.
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I'm more interested in why the other team would let us even choose which one of them to fight against first. Emile is the runner-up so naturally they'll have the winner (Marquis Fallavon) fight him first.
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>>3677116
>’ll allow you to pick your first opponent to pair off with as the lines are drawn
The way forgotten phrased it, it seems to imply that we are choosing which opponent Emile happens to fight, not that Emile is given a choice of who to face against.
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>>3677166
Still makes no sense but ok
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>>3675684
changing my vote to the
> Marquis Caspian Fallavon
>Cautious - Double AV (Max 80), Total unsaved damage to Foe is halved (Rounding up)
someone has to tank this guy
>>3674966
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>>3677087
>>3674966
Actually ignore this. Let's stick with Fallavon.

I wanna see how this conspiracy gets exposed.
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Still writing up the counter-intrigue part, rolls will commence soon with the update.
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>>3677472
Okay, baby. We can talk when you're ready.
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>Courtship: 2 Success
>GAINED Advanced Favour of the Maiden Sinclair: +1 Combat Re-Roll, +1 Re-Roll on Tourney rolls (can be Riding, Joust or Melee combat). +6DC Pathfinder. +6DC Tracking. +Hidden Bonus.

”Seeing you get hit again and again by the Marquis upset me, you know. I can’t imagine how must that hurt.” Mademoiselle Ava Sinclair draws closer during your conversation, her body language matching that of yours. The pale woman in black coughs politely, seeming to bring the Mademoiselle Sinclair to her senses and she draws her arm back from your sore left chestplate. For that touch you’d take 10 more hits from the Marquis lance with a glad heart. ”I’d like you to have this, Sir Andrei.”

”Your concern for my wellbeing is a salve that conquers any wound, My Lady.” You tell the Mademoiselle as she slips a stylised handkerchief into your palm. It is made from silk and still feels warm to your hand. Under your fingers you can tell there is something enclosed within. ”I shall treasure on the road ahead, Ava. If I may address My Lady so.”

”You may, Emile. Emile hehe…” The Maid Sinclair giggles as she plays with your name, testing how it sounds upon her lips. ”It’s such a very Romaine sort of name, isn’t it?”

”It amuses My Lady?” You ask, feigning hurt.

The Maid Sinclair blushes in response again. A reaction you find easier to elicit the more you get to know her. ”Oh no, no! I just think it’s very…exotic?”

”Hey, what do you think you’re- Hey!” Mikail’s voice cuts through the noise behind you, a sharpness to his tone that has your attention. ”Hey! Oi!”

”Come Mademoiselle Sinclair, we should find our seats.” The noblelady, perhaps put off by having not been introduced appropriately, puts an end to the conversation before the flirtation gets anymore serious.

”Oh my.” The Maid Sinclair hesitates, curious as you turn to the ruckus. ”I suppose you’re right, Your Ladyship. Good luck, Sir-… Good luck, Emile!”

[1/3]
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>>3677535
OUR LANCE . . . IS SO HARD RIGHT NOW
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>>3677535

>Counter-Intrigue: 3 Success
>The effort at sabotage fails, and there are witnesses to the attempt.

"Stop! Thief!" You arrive in time to see a dishevelled looking man wearing a green hood, near brown as it is spattered with mud, barge past your squire and duck under Sir Rabe’s groping swipe and shoving him back down as the man attempts to get up with his leg greave half on. ”Fucking bas-Oof.”

The man makes his escape, Sir dan Marc and Sir Sinclair appear more confused than alarmed at the uproar. In Romaine, laying a hand against a noble would often mean the forfeit of that hand. If not their very life. Thankfully Mikail and Sir Rabe have suffered nothing more than the indignation of the assault.

”Look here, sire. He sliced the strap here, and here, so it done looks like it frayed.” Your squire noticed the man stooped over your gear while you were talking to the Maid Sinclair. At first he took him for a thief, but he was clearly trying to sabotage your shield.
You nod, the cuts are made so that they’d give under force but you probably wouldn’t notice when strapping it up. That could have made things very hairy during the melee if your shield had suddenly come off without warning.

”Good job spotting him, Mikail. Can you fix it?”

”Uh, yes I reckon so milord. A bit of rope will do the trick, but there won’t be time to make it sit none too comfortable. We’ll have to take it to someone or somefin to get it fixed proper.”

”Do what you can. Sir dan Marc, see if Lord Duncan can spare a few of his men for a search during the melee.”

”At once, sire.” You doubt they’ll catch him, the thug is likely halfway to the woods now if they aren’t already lost in the crowd. Although farmers and other such commonfolk wouldn’t be wearing padded leather armour, the rapscallion is dressed in a manner that makes them indistinguishable from many of the hunters, trappers and woodsmen that Fallavon has a plethora of.

[2/3]
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>>3677615

[3/3]

Still, a description is a start. The who and why behind it may remain a mystery for now. Why would some peasant nobody risk their neck to conduct sabotage? Did they merely want you to lose the melee or something more sinister? There were three other anointed knights and their squires who all saw the attempt at sabotage. That’s not easily dismissed, so if you do go to Lord Duncan with this he will have to take you seriously.

You struggle to put this to the back of your mind when the trumpets announce the beginning of the melee. No plots, no hushed conversations, no intrigue. Just hitting things and winning glory. You know exactly who to start with as well…

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>Belligerent - Exchange of Blows does not inflict damage; +1 Damage to Foe if any unsaved damaged is inflicted.
>Sir Marco Hewitt


Sir Emile Andrei, Young Knight of Romaine: Healthy
>Combat = +35DC [Healthy +5DC, Strong +5DC, Castle-forged Arming Sword +5DC, Breastplate and Helm +10DC, Blademaster +10DC]
>Armour Value = 45AV [Breastplate and Helm +20AV, Heater Shield +20AV, Guardian +5AV]
>Tourney Melee Re-Rolls = 1 (Lady’s Favour)

VS

Sir Marco Hewitt, Knight of Pascae: Battered [2]
>Combat = +25DC [Battered (Healing Nose) -0DC, Castle-forged Bastard-sword +5DC, Full-Plate Harness +15DC, Buckler +5DC]
>Armour Value = 43AV [Full-Plate Harness +33AV, Buckler +10AV, Master Armourer +1 AV Re-Roll]
>Tourney Melee Re-Rolls = 0

Crit-fail = Suffer a mighty blow (3 degrees of damage sustained AND dismounted/disarmed)
0 Success = Suffer a solid blow (2 degrees of damage sustained)
1 Success = Exchange glancing blows (1 degree of damage inflicted and sustained)
2 Success = Inflict a solid blow (2 degrees of damage inflicted)
3 Success = Inflict a mighty blow (3 degrees of damage inflicted)
Crit-pass = Inflict a killing blow (what it says on the tin)
Doubles Pass = +1 damage ignores opponent AV or Dismounted/Disarmed penalty
Doubles Fail = Dismounted and/or Disarmed penalty


>Personal Combat 60DC

3 rolls of 1d100, kniggas.

Here I come, copper-clipper. Ready or not!
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Rolled 36 (1d100)

>>3677635
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Rolled 20 (1d100)

>>3677635
Guaranteed kill shot ^
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Rolled 37 (1d100)

>>3677635
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Holy shit, this nerd is fucking dead.
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>>3677638
>>3677641
>>3677643
Fuck yes my kniggers! A MIGHTY BLOW on that shitbird Hewitt
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>>3677647
he still has av and rerolls
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>>3677638
>>3677641
>>3677643
Emile, beheader of snakes.
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>>3677643
>>3677641
>>3677638
Savage
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Rolled 48, 74, 30 = 152 (3d100)

>>3677638
>>3677641
>>3677643
>3 Success
>3 Damage Inflicted

Looks like Sir Andrei came out of the gate swinging.

Rolling 3d100 for Sir Hewitt's armour save.
>43AV
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Rolled 58 (1d100)

>>3677658
Re-rolling the 48 from Master Armourer.
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hey if they roll a 100 on av what happens
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>>3677661
Rekt. That's how the duel should have went
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>>3677668
All saves fail, is my guess.
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Rolled 83 (1d100)

>>3677668
Better have kneepads is all I'm gonna say

Check my 100
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>>3677661
>>3677658
Absolutely slaughtered this sad excuse for a knight. All shine and no swing
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>>3677681
No fancy expensive horse can save him from us now.
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So that was totally lady Vancewell with Ava and she encouraged her to come distract us while her thug sabotaged our shit. Right?
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