Persuade her that her work requires alteration

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From: Competition for the post of Imperial Artist-in-Residence

"Of course, nobody listens to that sort of fervid claptrap any more. Today's poetry must possess a current of radical political thought..."

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 105

  • 72 - very chancy (41%)
  • 90 - chancy (51%)
  • 107 - modest (61%)
  • 125 - very modest (71%)
  • 142 - low-risk (81%)
  • 160 - straightforward (91%)
  • 175 - straightforward (100%)


A pleasing deception

The Lyrical Poetess affects an air of indifference, but you can see that you've troubled her. It will take her some time to alter her verses, and the resulting scandal should halt her ambitions nicely.


So much for that idea

The Lyrical Poetess pretends not to hear you. She hisses an insult that borders on the uncivilised. So that's how it is, eh?