Arachnid Altercation

Image

spider%20lady.jpg

Encounter Conditions

None?

Initial Text

A woman, talking loudly on her comm about how hard it is "to get a drink in this damned place," runs into you and stares as though it's your fault. The extra eyes across her forehead make the gaze particularly hard to shake, but more disturbing is probably the jerky movements of the spidery limbs on her back.

Summary of Choices

  1. Apologize -
  2. Push back harder -
  3. Stare her down -
  4. Back away -

Choice Text and Results

Apologize

You force yourself to apologize as she glares at you, as though trying to tease out any hint of sarcasm.

After a pause, she sighs "fine" and makes her way deeper into the dance floor. Well… that was hard but possibly worthwhile.

You've earned 2 XP in Will

Push back harder

Normally:

You knock her backwards with a hard shove. She easily catches herself with her cybernetic limbs.

She focuses a gaze on you and, after a moment, seems to realize you're not going to back down. Instead, she spreads her spidery limbs out, as though preparing to strike.

(Fight Spider Patron)

If Etheric:

You knock her backwards with a hard shove. She easily catches herself with her cybernetic limbs… now seemingly more chitin than metal.

She focuses a gaze on you and, despite yourself, you feel trapped and almost panicked as she approaches.

(Fight Twisted Patron)

Stare her down

She stares back at you with her unblinking eyes, rejecting your judgement.

You've gained 20 energy of Backed Down.

Back away

She smiles coldly as you back off.

You've gained 10 energy of Backed Down.

(Walk Away)

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License