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

Release 1

Chapter 22 - Adam Thornton Nov 2

Rule for quip-introducing if you could kill the queen:

say "[roman type][one of]That is a good question, actually. The witch might be impervious to normal methods of dispatch[or]You're tempted to parrot the question back, ask her whether the queen is killable[or]The more you think about the question the more uncomfortable you are[stopping].";

list no other quips.

if you could kill the queen is a questioning quip.

The printed name is "if you could kill the queen". The true-name is "if you could kill the queen".

Understand "I" or "whether" or "can" or "impervious" or "witch" or "normal" or "methods" or "dispatch" or "of dispatch" or "might" or "be" or "good" or "question" or "is" or "killable" as if you could kill the queen. The comment is "'Could I? Could I kill the queen?'".

It mentions queen, death, murder.

The response is "'My question. Could you?'".

The nag is "[one of]She continues to watch you keenly[or]The longer you delay, the more amused she appears[at random]."

The uncertainty-refusal is "'No, you can equivocate no longer. Consider what you believe and commit to it.'".

It directly-follows how to deal alongside the queen.

It is restrictive.

It is listed.

whether the Queen seems unworthy of the mirror is a weak questioning quip.

The printed name is "whether the Queen is unworthy of the mirror". The true-name is "whether the Queen seems unworthy of the mirror".

Understand "is" as whether the Queen seems unworthy of the mirror. The comment is "'I take it[unless immediately] from your earlier comments[end unless] that the Queen is unworthy of the mirror.'".

It mentions Queen, magic mirror.

The response is "[if the player recollects who seems worthy of the mirror]'Both her intentions and her knowledge have been muddled from the beginning. It was always likely that she would become dangerous, trying to control such a thing.'[otherwise]'She does not have the self-knowledge to control such an object. Few mortals do.'[end if]".

It indirectly-follows why she threw a rock at the mirror.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed.

who seems worthy of the mirror is a questioning quip.

The printed name is "who is worthy of the mirror". The true-name is "who seems worthy of the mirror".

Understand "is" as who seems worthy of the mirror. The comment is "'Who ought to have the mirror, in your opinion?'".

It mentions magic mirror.

The response is "'It is an unanswerable question,' she says — but she seems drawn, as though you had posed an interesting philosophical conundrum. 'Those who wish to use magic for virtuous ends are usually disappointed, or destroyed. Good intentions are not sufficient. For some people[scary], they are even a hindrance. Evil intentions that succeed are rarely so dangerous as good ones that go awry. But most of the good magic the world has ever seen was performed by a magician who died in the act or shortly afterward. Death curtails the options for further mischief, you see.'".

It indirectly-follows why she threw a rock at the mirror.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed.