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New question:

When Prince Kragen first gained an audience with King Joyse in Orison, the King reminded the Prince that they had met in a skirmish seventeen years before.


What did King Joyse recall that the Prince of Alend had been fighting Mordant to protect?
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Cord Hurn wrote:New question:

When Prince Kragen first gained an audience with King Joyse in Orison, the King reminded the Prince that they had met in a skirmish seventeen years before.


What did King Joyse recall that the Prince of Alend had been fighting Mordant to protect?
Put it another way, what was Kragen trying to prevent Joyse from getting that first time they met?
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Mordant? ::shrug::

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Not Mordant itself, but Kragen was trying to prevent Joyse from taking someone from Alend for Mordant. What sort of someone?
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An Imager - specifically adept Havelock
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Not Havelock.
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I think it was Vagel He had introduced them to Carrier Pigeons, IIRC...
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In the text, no personal name was given of whom Kragen was protecting from Joyse the first time they met. Fill in the missing proper noun in the following quote and you've got the answer.
The Prince's smile shifted a few degrees. "Have we met, my lord King?"

"Yes, we have, my lord Prince." King Joyse articulated the title sourly. "You should remember. It was seventeen years ago. You led several squadrons of Alend horse to protect one of your _______ from me. When I beat you, I had to have you bound to make you accept defeat--yes, and gagged to make you keep your insults to yourself. You were an overeager puppy, Kragen. I hope that seventeen years have made you wiser."
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In the text, no personal name was given of whom Kragen was protecting from Joyse the first time they met. Fill in the missing proper noun in the following quote and you've got the answer.

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The Prince's smile shifted a few degrees. "Have we met, my lord King?"

"Yes, we have, my lord Prince." King Joyse articulated the title sourly. "You should remember. It was seventeen years ago. You led several squadrons of Alend horse to protect one of your _______ from me. When I beat you, I had to have you bound to make you accept defeat--yes, and gagged to make you keep your insults to yourself. You were an overeager puppy, Kragen. I hope that seventeen years have made you wiser."



The answer is: Imager.

Nathan wrote:
An Imager - specifically adept Havelock


I repeat, the Imager that King Joyse personally captured from Prince Kragen is not named. Had Nathan not added that part after the dash, he'd have gotten it right!

I'll be back with another Mordant's Need trivia question at some point in the next few days.
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New trivia question:

How many brothers does Prince Kragen have?
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A lot...5?

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No, less than five.
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3? :D

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Avatar wrote: 3? :D

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LESS than THAT! :twisted:
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I mean, this is getting ridiculous now. :D

1?

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Avatar wrote: I mean, this is getting ridiculous now. :D

1?

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Less than even THAT! :haha:
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Where is the :facepalm: emoji? :D

Fine...I'll bite...NO brothers. *sigh*

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Avatar wrote: Where is the :facepalm: emoji? :D

Fine...I'll bite...NO brothers. *sigh*

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ZERO brothers for Prince Kragen is the correct answer! Kragen's father, the Alend Monarch Margonal, says something like, "[High King of rival nation Cadwal] Festten...has several sons. I have only one. I am inclined to think that I have already bested him in the matter."


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Ok, during the siege of Orison by the High King of Cadwell, what was the force disparity? How many men could Orison field against how many men of Cadwell?

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It wouldn't be the High King of Cadwal in the story, it would be the Alend Monarch that is besieging Orison. Anyway, I think Orison has 9,000 solders and Alend has 13,000 of them.
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