When you knock someone out in the game, it’s generally a bad idea to just leave the victim’s body laying where they fell. Odds are someone will come along and discover your work.
Slumber party in the middle ages.
It’s common to just haul them into a dark corner where other characters won’t trip over them, but if you’re paranoid like me you can pick one reasonably safe room where there isn’t any traffic and pile everyone there.
It takes a while to accomplish this, though. You move slowly when carrying people, you can’t use your hands, and you can’t lean or peek around corners. It’s also quite difficult to fade into the shadows with a limp body draped over your shoulders.
Lord Winchester, I do believe this is the worst party I’ve ever attended. The wine was poor, the food was worse, and the after-dinner blow to the head and subsequent stacking was simply a bore.
If you’re diligent you can eventually knock out just about everyone in the building. (Sometimes this isn’t always the wisest move. If several people are in a well-lit room together, it’s nearly impossible to pick them off without being spotted.) It can be dangerous and difficult, but once you have your big heap of concussed people stacked up you can take pride in a job well done. Pointless, yes. But well done.
It’s also amusing to imagine what will happen after you leave. Sooner or later the nobles, guards, and serving staff are going to wake up and have to figure out why they are all snuggling together. I can only imagine there will be some very akward moments and mumbled apologies before everyone runs off and dumps all the booze down the drain.
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