Seek a Patron!

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Even the most talented can use a Patron. They may give you help or advice, and best of all, master-classes... allowing you to increase your skill faster.

Game Instructions: The game can suggest possible patrons... but you'll need to become Acquainted With them first.

Unlocked with Watchful 10, Persuasive 10, Dangerous 10, Shadowy 10, A Person of Some Importance - is: Not yet a Person of Importance

Storylet appears in Your Social Engagements

Options:

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Send a Calling Card to a possible Patron

  •  Spoiler 
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    Locked with Social Influence 91, Acquainted With [Friend's name]
    Your friend needs Social Influence < 91, no Acquainted With [your name], no Responding to a Calling Card [your name], and A Person of Some Importance - one of:, A Paramount Presence, A Shattering Force, A Legendary Charisma, An Invisible Eminence, An Extraordinary Mind

     

    When Sent

    A courteous approach If they accept, perhaps they'll entertain your Patronage request.

    In Messages Tab

    You will receive:

    You have sent [friend's name] a Calling Card, and expressed your interest in acquiring their patronage.

    Your friend will receive:

    You may now consider [Friend] an Acquaintance.

    • Callingcardsmall.png [Your name] has invited you to accept their Calling Card: a polite overture to other social actions! They also include a personal message, expressing their interest in acquiring your patronage.
    • Callingcardsmall.png Responding to a Calling Card [your name] (+1) (hidden)
    • Redirects to: Accept a Calling Card
    ^
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Seek Patronage from a Shattering Force

  •  Spoiler 
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    Locked with Social Influence 94, base Dangerous 100
    Your friend needs Social Influence < 94, Acquainted With [your name], A Person of Some Importance - A Shattering Force, and in addition none of:, Approached to be a Patron [your name], A Patron of... [your name], A Protégé of... [your name]

     

    When Sent

    Await a response! If your Acquaintance accepts, they may expect small tokens of loyalty (for example, treating you to dinner at Dante's Grill, to demonstrate their patronage) – but you can end the relationship at any time.

    In Messages Tab

    You will receive:

    You have asked [friend's name] to become your Patron, and to teach you the Dangerous Arts.

    Your friend will receive:

    • Bearsmall.png [Your name] has petitioned you, as a Shattering Force, to become their Patron. This will allow you to tutor them, improving their abilities more quickly. Perhaps, in return, they'll lend you their Making Waves, their loyalty, or simply their company. Perhaps you're simply a generous soul.
    • Couplesmall.png Approached to be a Patron [your name] (+1) (hidden)
    • Redirects to: Requesting your Patronage
    ^
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Seek Patronage from a Legendary Charisma

  •  Spoiler 
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    Locked with Social Influence 94, base Persuasive 100
    Your friend needs Social Influence < 94, Acquainted With [your name], A Person of Some Importance - A Legendary Charisma, and in addition none of:, Approached to be a Patron [your name], A Patron of... [your name], A Protégé of... [your name]

     

    When Sent

    Await a response! If your Acquaintance accepts, they may expect small tokens of loyalty (for example, treating you to dinner at Dante's Grill, to demonstrate their patronage) – but you can end the relationship at any time.

    In Messages Tab

    You will receive:

    You have asked [friend's name] to become your Patron, and to teach you the Persuasive Arts.

    Your friend will receive:

    • Foxsmall.png [Your name] has petitioned you, as a Legendary Charisma, to become their Patron. This will allow you to tutor them, improving their abilities more quickly. Perhaps, in return, they'll lend you their Making Waves, their loyalty, or simply their company. Perhaps you're simply a generous soul.
    • Couplesmall.png Approached to be a Patron [your name] (+1) (hidden)
    • Redirects to: Requesting your Patronage
    ^
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Seek Patronage from an Invisible Eminence

  •  Spoiler 
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    Locked with Social Influence 94, base Shadowy 100
    Your friend needs Social Influence < 94, Acquainted With [your name], A Person of Some Importance - An Invisible Eminence, and in addition none of:, Approached to be a Patron [your name], A Patron of... [your name], A Protégé of... [your name]

     

    When Sent

    Await a response! If your Acquaintance accepts, they may expect small tokens of loyalty (for example, treating you to dinner at Dante's Grill, to demonstrate their patronage) – but you can end the relationship at any time.

    In Messages Tab

    You will receive:

    You have asked [friend's name] to become your Patron, and to teach you the Shadowy Arts.

    Your friend will receive:

    • Sidebarshadowysmall.png [Your name] has petitioned you, as an Invisible Eminence, to become their Patron. This will allow you to tutor them, improving their abilities more quickly. Perhaps, in return, they'll lend you their Making Waves, their loyalty, or simply their company. Perhaps you're simply a generous soul.
    • Couplesmall.png Approached to be a Patron [your name] (+1) (hidden)
    • Redirects to: Requesting your Patronage
    ^
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Seek Patronage from an Extraordinary Mind

  •  Spoiler 
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    Locked with Social Influence 94, base Watchful 100
    Your friend needs Social Influence < 94, Acquainted With [your name], A Person of Some Importance - An Extraordinary Mind, and in addition none of:, Approached to be a Patron [your name], A Patron of... [your name], A Protégé of... [your name]

     

    When Sent

    Await a response! If your Acquaintance accepts, they may expect small tokens of loyalty (for example, treating you to dinner at Dante's Grill, to demonstrate their patronage) – but you can end the relationship at any time.

    In Messages Tab

    You will receive:

    You have asked [friend's name] to become your Patron, and to teach you the Watchful Arts.

    Your friend will receive:

    • Owlsmall.png [Your name] has petitioned you, as an Extraordinary Mind, to become their Patron. This will allow you to tutor them, improving their abilities more quickly. Perhaps, in return, they'll lend you their Making Waves, their loyalty, or simply their company. Perhaps you're simply a generous soul.
    • Couplesmall.png Approached to be a Patron [your name] (+1) (hidden)
    • Redirects to: Requesting your Patronage
    ^
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Reject a Patron