The life of the mind

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Life at the Empress' Court is not all about hedonistic pursuits. You must also see to the cultivation of the intellect.

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Discuss politics at a salon
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    Broad, Persuasive 84 || 58 - very chancy (41%) || 72 - chancy (51%) || 86 - modest (61%) || 100 - very modest (71%) || 114 - low-risk (81%) || 128 - straightforward (91%) || 140 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    Subtly done

    Failure

    Oh dear

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Discuss the arts at a tea-party
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    Broad, Persuasive 91 || 63 - very chancy (41%) || 78 - chancy (51%) || 93 - modest (61%) || 108 - very modest (71%) || 123 - low-risk (81%) || 139 - straightforward (91%) || 152 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    A fine intellect

    Failure

    "Well, in strict terms, the Gothic vault represents the consciousness..."

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Discuss philosophy whilst taking the air
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    Challenge information

    Broad, Persuasive 94 || 65 - very chancy (41%) || 80 - chancy (51%) || 96 - modest (61%) || 112 - very modest (71%) || 127 - low-risk (81%) || 143 - straightforward (91%) || 157 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    Such wisdom!

    Rare Success

    Such pleasing company

    Failure

    "As Socrates once said..."

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