When last we left our rapidly-maturing Lone Wolf, he had been accosted outside a dockside tavern by persons unknown. After hasty consultation with the Powers of the Outer Dark (that's us), the decision was made to try and pull away rather than introducing him to the finely honed edge of our blade. Thus:
Looking over the list of possibilities, I regret that we do not have the Kai Discipline of "Sticking Him With the Check", as that would be a lot of fun. We also lack the Kai Disciplines of Healing and Mind Over Matter -- is that because we're completely self-centered and not too bright? -- so we're left with the following choices:
So we can try to turn his brain to goo, we can whip out our spear (quite the trick in a crowded tavern), or we can (presumably) chit chat with the disgusting rodents currently consuming what is likely the only edible portions in the entire establishment. Perhaps we could try to recreate the Monty Python "Cheese Shop" sketch and guess what cheesy comestible they're currently serving their rodential clientele! No? Oh well, to business.
Let us know what you'd choose and why, fellow Outer Darkies!
And for those of you uninterested in propelling our unwitting dupe through his life paces, here's the aforementioned sketch for your edification and entertainment.
While admitedly I think the Mindblast would be the most fun. I think playing the Pied Piper the most likely course to succeed.
I’m totally going all Cheese Shop with the rat. Awesomeness!
Since we already decided not to put our Weaponskill through his gizzards, sure, lets talk to the mice. Seeing as how they’re weak, timid, and willing to eat any scrap they may find, we should have a lot in common.
Mindblasting or kebobing our contact will probably end our mission pretty quickly.
I didn’t even bother to read all the way through when I chose to display our Kai Discipline of Animal Kinship, and now that I have, I see I have made the logical choice. Huzzah!
Unnatural social intercourse with animals appears to be the best choice.
Face it, they didn’t put those mice in the tavern to be ignored…
And, it’s not like these adventures aren’t overly fond of steering the adventurer in one, and only one, direction!
Ahem. Hate to be a nit-picker, but the tavern is stated as being empty, except for the rodents– and their cheese– not crowded. Even so, I went with the Dr. Doolittle option instead of the weapons skill.