A duel of wits

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From: Her barbed tongue

Surely you cannot stand for this - you must retort!

Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 9

  • 7 - very chancy (46%)
  • 8 - chancy (53%)
  • 10 - modest (66%)
  • 11 - very modest (73%)
  • 13 - low-risk (86%)
  • 14 - straightforward (93%)
  • 15 - straightforward (100%)


Like a viper

'That may be so, madam; alas not all of us have such generous patrons among the rat catching community that we can obtain such a hat as yours!' There is raucous laughter, and she hurries away, red-faced. The rest of the evening goes well […]

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L'esprit d'escalier

You throw out a few barbs, but nothing that appears to have any traction with the woman. […] you should have been really rude about her hat, but the moment has passed. Still, it's one to remember if you should cross words with her again.

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