A tithe. Not a bribe.

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From: Matters of State


"The tigers feel they're not being paid sufficient respect, and are growing restless. I've prepared an offering and a coachman. And a list of potential replacements."

Unlocked with Empresscourt.png Imperial Legitimacy 1, Declaim2.png Time Passing in Office 1-6, Portcarnelian port.png The Airs of Port Carnelian 11-50


Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 135

  • 93 - very chancy (41%)
  • 115 - chancy (51%)
  • 138 - modest (61%)
  • 160 - very modest (71%)
  • 183 - low-risk (81%)
  • 205 - straightforward (91%)
  • 225 - straightforward (100%)

Success

A sign of good faith

You pen a lengthy letter to the Banded Prince […]And the live deer imported from the Surface? The barrels of prisoner's honey? Trifles […]

You then oblige a trembling coachman to deliver the tithe into the depths of the fungal jungle.

Description summary:
You flatter the Banded Prince with poetry and luxuries. The coachman you send to deliver them, sadly, returns a bit of a mad wreck.

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Failure

A sign of obsequiousness?

[…] In the ensuing days, complaints from Londoners regarding belligerent growls dwindle away. But just as quickly come complaints about your diplomacy. "What," they scoff; "are we to bow to every cat and kitten, now?"

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