Supply a placebo

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From: Drinking to forget


What difference will it make? It's all in the mind, after all.


Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 53

  • 37 - very chancy (41%)
  • 46 - chancy (52%)
  • 54 - modest (61%)
  • 63 - very modest (71%)
  • 72 - low-risk (81%)
  • 81 - straightforward (91%)
  • 89 - straightforward (100%)

Success

Face value

You hand over a flask of yellowish liquid, and the lawyer thanks you profusely. The next day the case is the talk of society: an extraordinary number of cleaning staff were required in the courtroom. Something in the food, perhaps?


Failure

Not easily fooled

You hand over a flask of yellow liquid, and the lawyer peers at you over his glasses and shakes his head disapprovingly.