A day in Murgatroyd's Imperial Tea Shop

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From: Matters of State


"Should you wish to endear yourself to the Khaganians, nothing will serve you better than a nice pot of tea. And there's only one place for that. Would you like me to make the arrangements?"

Unlocked with Empresscourt.png Imperial Legitimacy 1, Declaim2.png Time Passing in Office 1-11


Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 130

  • 89 - very chancy (41%)
  • 111 - chancy (51%)
  • 133 - modest (61%)
  • 154 - very modest (71%)
  • 176 - low-risk (81%)
  • 198 - straightforward (91%)
  • 217 - straightforward (100%)

Success

Like Drinking With Old Friends

[…] a horse-headed bottle. […] In the interest of diplomacy, you take a sip. It's a bit sour, but - oh dear God. Is your stomach curdling? Still, you betray nothing - indeed, you affect a pleased sigh which delights the Khaganians to no end. […]

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Failure

A bit too strong

[…]A group of Khaganians approach your table with a horse-headed bottle.[…] you gag, they howl with laughter. You couldn't understand a word of what they said after, but their meaning was plain: "Here's another foreigner who can't handle their milk!"

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