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Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by treave, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Oh, and yes, B for now, because even if we do beat Changfeng up chances are she will just flee the next chance she gets.
     
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  2. asxetos Augur

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    Voting A > B.
    I think C is a really REALLY bad idea.

    I prefer A because, if it works, we get to keep scholarbro in the party, while i am pretty sure he will go with Changfeng in B.
     
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  3. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Drat, it was worth a try.
    I dunno man, Yunzi is still going off to the Fire Cult like she did last time, Yu is paralyzed and we don't know if the little girl will want to leave Yunzi's side. Changfeng wants to go now.
    So it's going to be us, One-eyed Jing with 3 PER, 5 STR, 5 AGI and no neiggong, with with Liu Changfeng, who is starved and ragged from her imprisonment.
     
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  4. Baltika9 Arcane

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    That's not what matters, if we defeat her we can just tie her down (we are the perverted demon-toad, after all) and wait for Yu to get up. The fight is for his sake, and his sake alone. No, if we defeat her, I sincerely doubt we will give her an opportunity to escape. Jing lost some of his PER, not INT.
     
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  5. Esquilax Arcane

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    Oh, I never said otherwise. I'm actually glad that we took our lumps either way, and I was exaggerating a bit for comedy's sake (it's sort of hard to convey through the screen). Anyways, I'm not that upset about the stat hit because I think that if Yoriwaka can navigate around the world completely blind, so can Jing. Plus it gives us a reason to wear a badass eyepatch. But there definitely were a lot of people who thought that we'd get the same update that we would have otherwise, no question about that. We were going to get our asses beat, one way or another.

    We lost an eye for Yu, we bought his way out of Yuhua Hall, we've been honest with him about our past, we've even taken up a ghost sidequest with him. If he leaves us for this bitch, it is he who is UNBRO, not Jing. We've been taking one for the team since we left the tournament, he fucking owes it to us to help us out for a little while. Loyalty goes both ways.

    A
     
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  6. asxetos Augur

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    He left with Changgeng the first time already, and we were badly hurt at the momment too.
    But you cant really blame a bro for chasing after tail.
     
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  7. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Yes you can. Bros b4 hoes.
    We lost an eye because of our dumb luck, not for him though. And Changfeng did save his very life from the purge of his whole clan, we just bought him out of slavery and went to see some ghosts. And he's in love with her for realsies.
     
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  8. GreyViper Erudite

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    Well treave did a good job salvaging this situation .
    The question is what do we do now that we know few, sure events might not follow same path. One thing Im certain that Xiahou Yu i an asset we should have with us to compliment our skills. C sounds good, but don't we have a deadline?
    C for now.
     
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  9. Smashing Axe Arcane Patron

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    :lol:

    Ah man, I'm butthurt about this whole thing. No one ever wants to be the manipulative, opportunistic, cautious, sycophantic, asshole pragmatist like I keep voting for. It's all YOLOTigers and friendship is magic with you guys.

    Tentative B>A vote. Ignore everything that delays our arrival to Emei and healing.
     
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  10. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    B. As much as I would liked to keep scholarbro and liberating slave girls, but Jing isn't in any condition to do so. Yunzi doesn't really have any motivation that she would figh her just so that we could take her with us, even if she might be eager to test her skills against Chanfeng. We most likely lose Yu for while and Xiaoqi, but perhaps three of them could be successful in saving other Wunan members.
     
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  11. Nevill Arcane

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    Voting A.

    Going alone in her condition (hell, in ours, too) would be suicidal. Now, I wouldn't care much, but Yu is begging us not to let her go. And I've got an impression that Yu is the type who does not plead others easily. He would want us to stop her, by whatever means possible, at least until she heals up and he can come up with a solid plan that actually has a chance of success. If we let her go, he will follow. The man really wants to follow her to the ends of the earth, the thought was driving him for three years now. And if we want to let him go, it is better to do so directly, right now, with Jester's D, than to try and talk him out of it. Jing would never have listened if somebody tried to do so, why would Yu?

    Yu is one of the very few people Jing can actually trust, and I treasure our friendship. It does not happen often that he is desperately asking us for a favor. Not to grant one to him would be low, especially if it doen't really cost us anything.

    He will be okay if we had to rough her up to do it. He is a smart and perceptive guy, he will understand.
    And I may be petty, but I don't think Jing would mind it, either.

    Sure, Changfeng can leave later, but I trust that Yu can come up with something smart to keep her from doing outright stupid things. At the very least, if they decide to part ways with us, let them go together. Three people are a potent team.

    First, we are asking her to kick the butt of a woman who tried to kidnap her three years ago. Would she really pass up such a chance?
    Second, she owes us. For both saving her life three years ago, and from the ghosts.
    Third, there is this bit:
    She will help us with glee. Not that you would guess that from her words, with her being a tsundere and all.

    Yunzi is in top condition, she will subdue Changfeng easily.
     
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  12. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Uh, which option lets Yu go with Changfeng? Jester's D? That, I'd vote for.

    In the meantime, we must learn to shoot qi out of our eye socket.
     
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  13. Nevill Arcane

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    You don't need him right now. He will beg you to go after her. If you say 'no', what do you want him to do instead? Carry your luggage to the Mt. Emei?

    Sure, he may still listen to you, but why are you doing this? And since there is no logical answer, why is it UNBRO for him to leave?

    There are some things that you just have to do, no matter what your obligations to other people are. You know how Yu feels about you and about Changfeng, so you'd better have a good reason to make him choose between you.

    She does not need one to beat her up.
     
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  14. Absinthe Arcane

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    Treave does not disappoint. :lol: One-eyed Jing. Man, we will make one hell of a ninja pirate.

    Voting A>B>C. I'm not sure, but if Xiahou Yu is pleading with us to stop her, A it is.

    ERYFKRAD, I think that's going to be A or C.

    treave, if we somehow do vote C, does that mean we will have Xiahou Yu with us? I'd feel safer dealing with Youxia City when Xiahou Yu is helping us.
     
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  15. The Brazilian Slaughter Arcane

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    Alright then, Nevill's arguments convinced me that Yu will REALLY want us to do this. We're resistant to her palms, we're both weak but she's further weakened and Yunzi is right there to help.

    If Miss Chanfeng does not like she can go fuck off. Chanfeng is going to kill herself by trying to fight slavers in Yuxia City in her current state, we know the 1st or 2nd finest healer in the Central Plains and we can get her to help.

    Also we need medical attention as soon as possible.
    Also remember that the arrow didn't do Jing's eye in, so it may still be salvageable, especially if we get to Cao'er NOW. She will probably molest Jing for her troubles but who says that's a bad thing?

    A
     
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  16. Nevill Arcane

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    Basically, A lets Yunzi do all the work, while getting both Yunzi and Yu relationship points, and probably losing some of Changfeng's and Xiaoqi's (damn :(). If the woman decides to flee later, it's no skin off your back - you would do your part, and Yu wouldn't feel betrayed.

    And aren't you itching to punch her in the face yourself?

    I hope Jing gives her the biggest hug he has upon arrival. The girl is the closest thing to family he ever had, after Shun, or maybe even before that, since he is our liege, first and foremost.
     
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  17. Absinthe Arcane

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    I'm strongly hoping we can go to Emei for medical help (and possibly assistance against the Han slavery the BDS is implicated in - Emei would not stand for this).
     
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  18. Esquilax Arcane

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    I went with the stupid "fight the city" choice first because I was pissed we accepted the mission to begin with and I knew that the solo mission would fuck us up anyways (it was winning at the time), but it's overall a matter of realizing that being unaffiliated with anybody like Xu Jing is means that you have to be a survivor. Now, there are limits to where I'd manipulate people - I wouldn't do anything to manipulate Guo Fu or put his family in danger - but you gotta realize that if you're on your own and in the cutthroat world of the unorthodox jianghu, you gotta embrace your inner hustler to a certain extent. We don't have a big sect watching our backs, so we have to do what it takes to survive when the chips are down.

    Good point. Plus she has a vagina and we don't, so the odds of convincing him are pretty slim. Our bro is cuntstruck.

    As for our mission, I believe that finding the slaves in C will yield a lot of progress for Shun's mission. Gao Ying will chase us down without a doubt considering we're travelling with Chanfeng. He probably knows that the slaves are heading to Youxia City too. However, the other Wunan sect members are probably privy to details that Chanfeng may have forgotten.

    The upside here is that we've finally got a name on who issued the capture of the Prince, maybe Chanfeng is mistaken. We would get a clearer picture of the story by meeting with more Wunan sect members. The fact that the orders probably came from Eunuch Li is corroborated by the fact that the Imperial agent that we killed was Li's man. However, this is still speculation - the Wunan sect members that have been enslaved could have heard something that Chanfeng didn't during her imprisonment. Plus, I suspect that there's more to it; they specifically aimed to capture Prince Shun on Tujue territory.

    However, at this point, we're half-blind, half-crippled, and just exhausted. I think that Yunzi would be willing to subdue Chanfeng, but we'd probably have to handle Xiaoqi as well. Flopped my original post to A.
     
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  19. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Good, good. We lost an eye, but that is a good trade for not playing the man in the iron mask and we do have our perception technique. What would hurt the most was a loss of all those story threads we have been following so far and that I was really looking forward to.

    Yeah, this isn't one of those stories. I don't like the woman or her attitude. If the scholar wants to leave with her, let him. Voting B.
    Hell, as far as I'm concerned we should ask Yunzi to go with her to help as well. Tell Yunzi we unfortunately can't go along because we are hurt and because we can't afford to miss an important meeting. With our fiancée. :troll:

    edit: Flopped to A. We should at least try to salvage this for the scholar's sake and Yunzi is probably just waiting to repay her anyway. Fuck if I know what we are going to do with her later though, but maybe the scholar will have some ideas.
     
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  20. Anabanana Augur

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    If we go with A, it'll probably be too late to go after the slave traders. I doubt that they'll hang around in Youxia waiting for us to recover, and who knows what will happen on our way to Emei.
     
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  21. Nevill Arcane

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    We can't do anything for the slaves right now. Yu and Changfeng probably can, but they'd need support from one of the orthodox sects to do so. And you should not attempt to split them up for them to have a chance at it.

    In our state, we will be an even match for Xiaoqi. That is, if she still isn't afraid of being touched by us. And Yunzi promised her to show some of her moves - I think if Xiaoqi's new sister will prevail over her old mistress, it would lessen Changfeng's influence on the impressionable girl.

    As if. Unlike kicking Changfeng around, she really has no reason to do this for her.
     
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  22. Esquilax Arcane

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    I think that the situation is more complicated than that. Youxia City isn't territory actually held by the government - so Tang laws against slavery don't really mean shit to a city of hustlers and crooks. Besides, these guys are great at covering their tracks:

    What are we going to do? Enlist Emei's help to track down slavers when we've fought off honest, law-abiding pugilists to aid pirates? Our rep is nowhere near good enough to (a) get these guys to trust our word on it, and (b) even if it was, supposing by some miracle we manage to enlist Emei's help, the Wunan sect members will all be far from Youxia by the time we manage to convince them to aid us. Those slaves are going to be sold to God-knows-who at that point, and then they'll all disperse to some obscure corner of China. If you wanna seek them out, you gotta do it now. Otherwise, finding them is going to be like looking for a needle in a haystack.
     
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  23. Nevill Arcane

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    The laws can not be upheld by the government, is that what you mean?

    It doesn't mean that a group of pugilists cannot be incited to commit a raid against them. For greater justice, of course.
     
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  24. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Can't hurt to try. Appeal to her position in the fire cult - they said they were the only ones able to protect the people - well, now is her chance to prove it. If she can't go herself she can at least call some of her cult members to help.
     
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  25. Baltika9 Arcane

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    We're getting way ahead of ourselves here. Deal with Changfeng first and then see what we can do from there. If Yu decides to leave with her as soon as he comes to, favorable winds to them and good luck. If they can be talked into seeing the Emei, great, more people on the road for us.
     
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