Help to console the gentleman

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From: A long-lost love


The bandaged man tells his sad story of love and loss in a halting whisper beneath the moonish light. All you can do is sympathise.


Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 30

  • 21 - very chancy (42%)
  • 26 - chancy (52%)
  • 31 - modest (62%)
  • 36 - very modest (72%)
  • 41 - low-risk (82%)
  • 46 - straightforward (92%)
  • 50 - straightforward (100%)

Success

Some small comfort

The bandaged gentleman's story rings a distant bell - he perished, temporarily, after a scandalous duel. An acquaintance of yours told you once of a lady whose sweetheart died in just such a duel. Sadly, the lady has a new beau.

[…]

Description summary:
You break the news, gently. He seems consoled: so long as she is happy...

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Rare Success

Some small comfort

[…] An acquaintance of yours told you once of a lady whose sweetheart died in just such a duel. Sadly, the lady has a new beau.

[…] You tell him that you believe she's happy. It seems to help.[…] He presses something into your hand. […]

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Failure

How very sad

The gentleman's story of dying in a duel and being removed to the tomb-colonies before he could send word to his beloved sounds very familiar[…] You decide to help the tomb-colonist find her, nevertheless. […] In fact […] You have ruined three lives.

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