Step into the ring; trick your opponent

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From: The Ring of Roses: Take part in an illegal fighting ring

You test the balance of your blade. Your opponent grins, and you note his overconfidence…

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Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 39

  • 27 - very chancy (41%)
  • 34 - chancy (52%)
  • 40 - modest (61%)
  • 47 - very modest (72%)
  • 53 - low-risk (81%)
  • 60 - straightforward (92%)
  • 65 - straightforward (100%)


He fell for it.

The gap in your defences […] that only a seasoned killer would have even a chance of spotting it. Fortunately, your opponent is just such a man. […] As you pocket your winnings, you notice a woman […] paying you a great deal of attention. […]

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Too clever by half...

[…] Your elaborate bluff-within-a-feint goes completely unnoticed. Your opponent barrels into you, […] d--nable luck! – a drift of those ridiculous petals leaves you sneezing.. […] Your opponent holds his arms aloft in triumph, […]

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