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Myth: A New Age CYOA

Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by Fangshi, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. Jester Arbiter

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  2. Fangshi Arcane

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    She is not a mage so she does not know how to communicate with you the way the Faceless Man did. She can still send you images if you are in danger though. If you want to talk to her you will have to teach her how to use the bracelets. It will take a few days at least. I will add it as an option.

    Just out of curiosity. Will you try to hire every female enemy I throw at you? ;)

    What if I told you that those two Oneiroi you are turning over to the Pathfinders are women?

    She does not know how to communicate with you. She can hear everything you say and see everything around you but she lacks the Faceless Man's abilities. As I mentioned you can try to help her learn how to fully use the bracelets but there may be downsides to that as well.

    Derryth is not hostile to her or anything. And it would be reasonably safe to assume that she is not hostile to you (given that you saved her life) though you would need to properly communicate to get beyond that.

    Only if you want to let her in your head though.

    Well, she could always be lying. :smug:

    Lyssa is not a 'friend' yet and necromancy is a death sentence. It is because you have both been so 'compromised' yourselves that you are so willing to give her a chance. Most people would throw her off the roof. Gareth probably would for example. Bari certainly would if he ever found out. And that is to just name two.
     
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  3. Nevill Arcane

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    Now wait a second!

    ...Are they?!

    How come this critical bit of information wasn't disclosed first? Good thing we instinctively chose to spare them so they would be available for lesbomancy hire later.

    Do we know which ones?

    At the very least, it would be nice to try and calm her down if she can hear what we say. I imagine she is a bit, shall we say, perplexed about her new condition.

    Yeah, no. No way. If she said she was a necromancer - and that is a death sentence around these parts - she has no reason to hold anything back.

    Bari is an XTREME case, and as for Gareth, he fought those horrors himself, so of course he is a bit... 'touchy'... when it comes to the followers of the Soulblighter. I imagine Christine, Amena and maybe Serpent and Brigit would be more willing to give her a chance.

    Of our inner circle, who Thais thinks she can trust with that information?
     
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  4. Fangshi Arcane

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    She might be able to do some of the things the Faceless Man could. It is hard to say what he left behind. One easy example though is that right now you can take the bracelets off if you want. She can not force them to stay on because she does not know how. If you did though it would be extremely upsetting for her, it would be like having all of your senses snuffed out at once and plunged into true nothingness.

    Derryth and Thaïs have already had that talk with... or actually to her. You don't know if it helped since she can not respond.

    If you say so...

    Here is what Derryth and Thaïs think:

    Christine: They both agree that she will not care. She has lived her whole life underground and has had no experience with necromancers. She also worshiped a Dark Goddess for most of her life...

    Amena: Much like Christine she has no experience with necromancy and she was raised by a Fetch. They both think she will be fine with it.

    Brigit: Thaïs thinks that Brigit would be able to look past the whole necromancy thing. Derryth think Brigit would probably reject Lyssa even if she does not try to kill her.

    Serpent: Derryth thinks Serpent might be able to understand. Thaïs thinks he would be against the idea of Lyssa joining up.

    Neither or them is one hundred percent sure though.

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    Zero Credibility C,B,A
    asxetos C,B,x
    Nevill C,B,A
    Kz3r0 C,B,A
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    Smashing Axe A>C, A>B, C>A
    Grimgravy C,B,A
    Baltika9 C,B,A
    archaen C,A,A

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    2.
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    B) 7 votes
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    3.
    A) 6 votes
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    C) 1 vote
     
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  5. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Yeah, she should keep quiet (or better, make up a good story) for everyone else, and so should Derryth and Thaïs. Don't tell this to anyone else in our circle, the more people know the easier it is for it to get out even if they are ok with it.
     
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  6. Smashing Axe Arcane Patron

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    A>C - Heh. I know C is going to win without even looking at the votes.

    A>B - Hell yes. Why not? We need some prestige

    C>A - She's evil. Or something. Don't trust her. Keep her as a servant. Serves her right for working for those guys. It's poetic justice.
     
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  7. Nevill Arcane

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    My heart bleeds for you, bro. You never get to do anything fun.

    3A.
     
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  8. Smashing Axe Arcane Patron

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    You guys were so close to torturing that mayor for no reason. Why couldn't you just let Derryth become crazy paranoid? :(

    Edit: Also I don't get why you guys are voting B instead of A. Fear for the Biliku and Uttu? Ceannard himself said we should start giving them responsibilities and exposing them to combat. They're warriors. And we could use all the martial support we can get.
     
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  9. Kz3r0 Arcane

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    3A.

    If The Faceless Man couldn't do anything funny without our consent is even less likely that she will manage to be a danger to us in any form or manner.
     
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    CBA, I think Derryth and Thais ought to be the face of our Circle.
     
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  12. archaen Arbiter Patron

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    CAA. Who knows what killing her with the necklaces on would do. Even if we want her gone we have to keep her close until we figure them out completely.

    We teach Caoilinn to take over the life saving duties of faceless and keep her soul around and sane. Her soul may have some sort of sympathy with the body Faceless is currently occupying and could come in useful.
     
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  13. Fangshi Arcane

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    The vote will close in thirteen hours or so. The update, as usual, will come twelve to sixteen hours after that.

    Current Tally:

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    Zero Credibility C,B,A
    asxetos C,B,A
    Nevill C,B,A
    Kz3r0 C,B,A
    Jester C,B,x
    Smashing Axe A>C, A>B, C>A
    Grimgravy C,B,A
    Baltika9 C,B,A
    archaen C,A,A

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    2.
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    3.
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  14. asxetos Augur

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    3A for me too.
     
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  15. Nevill Arcane

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    Hm.

    I wonder if our status of a 'hero' would help or harm our deal with Meyer.

    Only one way to find out, it seems.
     
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  16. asxetos Augur

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    He is a businessman and he can exploit our hero status for profit. I am pretty sure he will be happy.
     
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  17. Nevill Arcane

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    Maybe. Meyer does not seem to be the kind that would miss on an opportunity just because there is danger involved.

    Fangshi, I am not sure I got Lyssa's story right.
    From what she is saying, the village she lived in survived, seeing how there were villagers left to refuse to help her. So what exactly did she do? As I understood, she went to become the witch's apprentice, but how did she raise an army in the middle of her village with all the people around, and what did she do with her, ah, new tools? What did she mean by saying she had them 'work abandoned properties'? How did necromancy improve things for her, at least initially, as she claims?
     
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  18. asxetos Augur

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    As i understand it, she lived on a farm outside the village and, after her relatives/neighbors died in the raid, she learned necromancy from the witch and raised them to work the farms.
     
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  19. Nevill Arcane

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    Ah. I forgot about the farm part, since it was several updates ago. Makes sense.
     
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  20. Fangshi Arcane

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    Alright, the vote is closed.

    You will forgive/accept Lyssa, you will embrace your role as a target 'a hero' but only you and your friend will go, and you will help Caoilainn learn to control the bracelets.

    The update should be out in twelve hours or so.
     
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  21. Azira Arcane Patron

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    Too late to the party I guess. Oh well. The only part I would've voted differently on is that I'd have brought along the whole crew. :M
     
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  22. Azira Arcane Patron

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    Oh, and the fun part begins when Derryth, Thaïs and Lyssa work together on concocting a false background for Lyssa.

    And yes, killing her would probabyl be BAD because of the necklaces.
     
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  23. Jester Arbiter

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    If we cant handle half of dwarven kingdom we dont deserve to be a mage.
     
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  24. Kz3r0 Arcane

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    We already burned down half of their capital without even trying, the whole kingdom will be no big deal.:obviously:
     
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  25. Jester Arbiter

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    Was thinking about military forces instead of non resisting buildings still its good enough.
     
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