Alabaster — 47 of 123

John Cater, Rob Dubbin, Eric Eve, Elizabeth Heller, Jayzee, Kazuki Mishima, Sarah Morayati, Mark Musante, Emily Short, Adam Thornton, and Ziv Wities

Release 1

Section 2 - Hart

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try examining something which is not the player:

say "'Seen [it-them of noun], thanks.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try listening to a room:

say "[one of]'There's nothing moving out there, bucko,' he says. 'We're out of touch with the rest of time.'[or]'Let me break this down for you: there's nothing to hear. If I hadn't exempted this space around us, we wouldn't even be able to hear one another, or see that lantern of yours, because no sound or light would be moving around.'[or]He just rolls his eyes.[stopping]";

persuasion fails.

To say nonsense-lead:

say "'Look, I know you're the forgetful type, but that request suggests full-blown senility.'"

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try dropping something which is not enclosed by corpse:

say "[nonsense-lead]";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try waking the corpse:

say "'I'm awake, already.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try taking or dropping or pulling or pushing or turning or swinging or waving something:

if the noun is part of corpse:

say "[nonsense-lead]";

otherwise if the noun is far-off:

say "[nonsense-lead]";

otherwise if the noun is scenery or the noun is fixed in place:

say "[nonsense-lead]";

otherwise:

say "[one of]'In case you hadn't noticed, this body doesn't come with opposable thumbs.'[or]'This body isn't up to that.'[or]'How would I do that? Balance [the noun] on my nose?'[at random]";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try doing something to Snow White:

say "'Don't worry about her. She's not going anywhere.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try doing something to something which is part of Snow White:

say "'My power keeps her completely contained,' he says. 'But we can't reach in, either.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try doing something to something which is part of something which is part of Snow White:

say "'My power keeps her completely contained,' he says. 'But we can't reach in, either.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try doing something to something which is worn by Snow White:

say "'That light-box you see keeps her completely contained,' he says. 'But we can't reach in, either.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try tasting or consuming or drinking something:

say "'Ever tried eating when most of your innards have become outards?' he asks conversationally. 'It's not attractive.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try opening or closing or locking or unlocking or switching on or switching off or burning or cutting or consuming or drinking or attacking or entering or wearing or getting off or taking off or searching or climbing or looking under a limited-use thing:

say "[nonsense-lead]";

persuasion fails.

Definition: a thing is limited-use:

if it is covered:

yes;

if it is part of a person:

yes;

if it is far-off:

yes.

Definition: a thing is general-use if it is not limited-use.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try taking the corpse:

say "'How would that work?'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try looking under the antlers:

say "He rolls his eyes all the way back up in his head. 'Nope, nothing interesting up there.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try taking off the cavity:

say "'Your sense of humor leaves something to be desired sometimes, you know that?'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try wearing the cavity:

say "'I already seem to be doing that. I don't suppose you'd care to swap outfits.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try taking off the antlers:

say "'I know you'd like some of your own, but it just isn't going to work out. I recommend you get a nice wig instead.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try wearing the antlers:

say "'They're already a permanent fashion accessory. Try not to be too jealous.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try listening to or searching or opening or closing hart's heart:

say "'I'm going to pretend that was just a really tasteless joke.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try buying the corpse:

say "[nonsense-lead]";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try buying something which is part of the corpse:

say "'[The noun] belong[s] to me, friend.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try buying corpse:

say "'I like to think I am already my own.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try buying a scenery thing:

say "[one of]'This obsession with owning the landscape is more of a human thing.'[or]'Was my previous answer not spiritual enough? Let's say that I'm at one with the cosmos now.'[or]'I can see you're hard up for cash, but it's not as though there's anywhere to spend it here anyway. Let it go.'[or]'This conversation is turning out to be much less interesting than I hoped.'[or]He just sighs.[stopping]";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try listening to the player:

say "[if anger is less than 0]'I have [one of]been listening[or]heard every word you said[at random],' she says.[otherwise]'I don't have much choice, do I? Though you have yet to say anything of very great interest.'[end if]";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try climbing the trees:

say "'If this body could climb trees, I don't think it would be in this position to start with.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try jumping or waving hands:

say "'I'm not big on the cavorting.'";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try switching on or switching off or touching or rubbing or swinging or waving or removing or squeezing or cutting or burning or attacking something:

say "[nonsense-lead]";

persuasion fails.

A persuasion rule for asking corpse to try tying something to something:

say "[one of]He holds up one hoof. 'I'll just tie a nice bow with this, shall I?'[or][nonsense-lead][stopping]";

persuasion fails.

A last persuasion rule when the person asked is corpse:

say "'Maybe you haven't grasped this,' he says, 'but I'm past the point of wanting to do tricks for anyone.'"

Unsuccessful attempt by the corpse trying doing something:

say "'That's not happening.'"