Challenge for Old Market

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Challenge for Old Market

Post by Rhiannon Brock » Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:05 pm

Harris,

My sister and my niece have both held Old Market at some point. This is as good a time as any to take my chance at it.

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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by PC » Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:46 am

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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by Strawberry » Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:12 am

Oof, so that's awkward. Your challenge comes at a pretty bad time for us, all things considered. So what's your price to make it all go away?


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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by Rhiannon Brock » Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:20 pm

Rhi read the notice posted by the Squire of Old Market and shook her head. "People call me naive," she murmured. She didn't leave a written answer, the clock was ticking.
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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by Harris » Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:36 pm

I mean, clearly I'm busy Rhiannon. Old Market owes me a yacht and I intend to recoup my losses, despite this pleb uprising. In the meantime I guess you expect me to humor you and this challenge. Did I mention I'm very busy?

Fine. Challenge accepted. Someone that's not me will find you to work out the details BECAUSE I'M EXTREMELY BUSY.
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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by Rhiannon Brock » Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:19 pm

Harris and Representatives,

I'm busy, too.

I'm available to complete this challenge on the following dates: 2-7 March. Times, 9PM and later are best.

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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by Rhiannon Brock » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:20 am

This challenge will be held Saturday, 7 March 2020, at 9PM. Helea will be officiating.
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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by Andrea Anderson » Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:11 pm

I really feel for Harris. First the yacht and now this? It's like the world is against a man trying to make money. Does everyone hate capitalism now?
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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by Snow » Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:49 pm

Old Market in disarray. The Blackguard versus Resistance. Opposites attracting as might make right is supported on both sides. Such a political turmoil created the challenge seen between Rhiannon Brock and Baron of Old Market Harris D'Artainian. With time being of the essence for the Baron himself, the task of laying low his challenger was placed upon Overlord Jewell Ravenlock. Revealing a fashion statement which sided to the opposite in faction, the Anti-Blackguard sentiment was matched between both Overlord and Challenger as they faced off in a more friendly bout; one which ended in the favor of the challenger after she bested the Overlord with a score of 5 - 2 in 8 rounds. A lesson to all who may want to know what they can gain after out maneuvering a defensive parry. Mettle proven the champion then turned upon the Baron and they faced one another for the main event of the night. Quickly Harris took the lead in the opening round, but the second saw fate shine upon Rhiannon to tie the match. The lead then became hers, but as fate is a fickle mistress, Harris gained soon enough to - once again - tie the match at 2 - 2. In the 6th round Rhiannon once more gained the lead and even extended it into the 7th; though this would diminish as Harris saw fit to collect two points of his own to take the fate of Old Market to sudden death in the 9th. With a trade bringing the score to 5 - 5 and Harris poised to possibly defend, many were left wondering if change truly would come to the Barony... yet, as the 11th round was called, Rhiannon's quick thinking, and even quicker footwork, got her the edge she needed to claim the Barony for herself. Though fate had seen fit for Rhiannon to begin a new reign as Baroness of Old Market, there is one truth that uttered as loudly as Harris's proclamation that nothing had changed: The practice of might makes right may continue, as the title truly held no power in the first place.
"Welcome to the challenge for Old Market between challenger Rhiannon Brock and Baron Harris D'Artainian.

Our challenger fights under a banner of sapphire blue with an embroidered depiction of the Garden Tower in gold. Her second is Ebon Ilnaren. Her court of honor includes her husband, Eregor, her niece, Maggie, her nephew, Doran, and her mother, Colleen.

The Baron on the other hand," this coming with a moment for everyone to register who she's meaning. Harris, of course. "Did not provide any details beyond talk of wanting to speed this along."
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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by Rhiannon Brock » Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:51 pm

Given the circumstances, the gaining of the title had been bittersweet. There were three points for Maggie, three for Doran, and the victory for her mother; all of them had been harmed in varying degrees by the hands of the Blackguard.

A note was tacked onto the challenge messages:

By virtue of her actions last night, I have gained a new respect for the current Overlord, Jewell Ravenlock, both as a person and as a representative of the title she currently holds. However, I have decided that Old Market will stand Renegade to the Overlord at this time as, in part, I do not wish Jewell to be placed in a position of accountability for the actions of a Loyal.

As of 6 am, a small contingent soldiers from the Duchy of Navarra arrived to secure the Cardinal Inn. Any residents of the district will be given safe haven there until such time as the Blackguard is removed or contained.

I will be offering the squireship of Old Market to my husband, Eregor, and, should he refuse, it will be offered to our nephew, Doran Ilnaren.

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Re: Challenge for Old Market

Post by Rhiannon Brock » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:32 pm

DoS Management,

Doran Ilnaren has accepted offer to be the Squire of Old Market. Please update the appropriate documents when you are able.

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