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Subject:Hindsight is a wonderful thing
Time:11:16 pm
Back in 2008 I wrote Forgotten Futures X, The Tooth and Claw Role Playing Game, based on Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton. It's a fun setting where the player characters are cannibalistic dragons whose Victorian-ish society was loosely inspired by Trollope.

Seven years too late I've realised I missed a wonderful opening lines for one of the NPCs - the banking and insurance magnate known as The Crimson Claw, who has grown so big that he dwarfs any player character and can never leave his vaults - the tunnels are too small for him.


"I like the smell of debtors in the morning... they smell like... breakfast..."


I could almost kick myself that I didn't put that in, but I think it's really a bit late now. And to be honest, while it feels like a fun line, it might not quite cause the sensation of mind-numbing terror I want characters to feel if they meet him.
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Time:2015-05-25 08:54 am (UTC)
Probably not going to happen any time soon. And to be honest, while I think it's a fun line, it doesn't really fit the adventure.
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