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Old 09-12-2017, 03:15 AM
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Originally Posted by greatwolf View Post
TAs it turns out, Moiraine's best weapon was probably surprise.
"Our chief weapon is surprise...surprise and fear...fear and surprise.... Our two weapons are fear and surprise...and ruthless efficiency.... Our *three* weapons are fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency...and an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope.... Our *four*...no... *Amongst* our weapons.... Amongst our weaponry...are such elements as fear, surprise.... I'll come in again."

Maybe Moiraine should've thought about it a bit more before acting too.

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Its Moiraine taking the battle to the enemy close in, where Lanfear has to be extra careful and her superior strength and even knowledge of saidar were almost gone. Doing anything else very likely would have led to her defeat or death or both. For one thing, the moment she embraced, Lanfear would have been alerted. And already holding saidar and far stronger than Moiraine, the end result would be fairly predictable. All in all, probably a good prediction/solution that Moiraine got from the Rhuidean terangreal.
Probably. However, it is once again noticeable that she (or you) didn't really think of using a non-Power based attack method.
Punch Lanfear in the solar plexus, and she is a bit distracted for a while, no matter how good she can channel.
Poke her eyes out, and she might be even less effective. Then again, she may have practised fighting in the dark against opponents with infra-red goggles, so this isn't an entirely guaranteed approach. Which brings up the question: would such goggles help you to see the various components of the OP, or not?
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