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The art of confusion and deception, of misleading the listener without a single false word.

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The cap on this quality is raised by Mithridant Studies. It is impossible to raise this quality beyond the cap 7 under any circumstance. Excess from actions raising the quality is wasted after hitting the cap!


1-2: You have learned to say simple things in complicated ways, and lead your listener where you wish them to go
3-4: You are good at suggesting falsehoods by saying only what is true
5+: You are an artist of implication, allowing people to think what you are not able to say

Level Increase Text[edit]

  • You have developed your skill in deceiving by selective use of facts.
  • You are getting better at the art of propaganda by misdirection.

Level Decrease Text[edit]

  • You have lost some of your ability to manipulate meaning.