The clingy octogenarian

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From: The Musicians are Testing their Strings


Their name is on your card, you suppose. Best honour it.


Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 120

  • 82 - very chancy (41%)
  • 102 - chancy (51%)
  • 122 - modest (61%)
  • 142 - very modest (71%)
  • 162 - low-risk (81%)
  • 182 - straightforward (91%)
  • 200 - straightforward (100%)

Success

"I'm terribly sorry. Did my hand slip again?"

That is not the proper hold for a waltz. At least afterwards your partner is good enough to comment widely on your character, and more selectively on your posterior.


Failure

'I assure you, my dear, it's purely to help my balance!'

Their hands stray one too many times, and you are forced to issue a public reproach. The scene is brief, but is the cause of some humour over the course of the evening.