Hold back, and let him come to you

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From: A gentleman to remember

This strategy is not without pitfalls, of course; but you are confident you have done the ground-work. And how much better it will be if he believes it is his idea.

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Unlocked with Fascinating... 5

Challenge information

Narrow, Fascinating... 8 (50% base)

  • 5 - high-risk (20%)
  • 6 - high-risk (30%)
  • 7 - tough (40%)
  • 8 - very chancy (50%)
  • 9 - chancy (60%)
  • 10 - modest (70%)
  • 11 - very modest (80%)
  • 12 - low-risk (90%)
  • 13 and above - straightforward (100%)


It worked like a charm.

After just the right amount of catching his eye, you stop. Later, you withdraw […]. […] he follows you to ask if all is well. You thank him shyly for his concern, and this is all the encouragement he needs. […] you have a very pleasant time. […]

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That was somewhat humiliating.

You gaze at him, and look away. You repeat the procedure. Eventually, you […] leave the room, […] and let him follow you. But […] you let the pretence slip just a little too early. He […] runs, leaving you ashamed and furious with yourself. […]

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