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17th Feb 2018, 6:00 AM
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The Enigma Lode
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Newbiespud 17th Feb 2018, 6:00 AM edit delete
I'm not the world's biggest fan of the "chessmaster" interpretation of Celestia's character, but I'm 100% on-board for "opportunistic and more than a little devious."


Clifford Snow 17th Feb 2018, 6:20 AM edit delete reply
Who else wants to guess she wants to turn the Thieves' Guild into her own spy network, with Rarity at the head?
DeS_Tructive 17th Feb 2018, 6:57 AM edit delete reply
Yeah, I'm not taking that bet :P
Destrustor 17th Feb 2018, 8:05 AM edit delete reply
She might just be happy about all the wonderful blackmail she just gathered. She's set for at least a few more decades now.
Space Jawa 17th Feb 2018, 8:26 AM edit delete reply
Celestia hijacking the Thieves Guild for her own (hopefully far more benevolent) purposes I was going to guess.

Setting up Rarity as the new head of the Thieves Guild, on the other hand, that I had not considered.
Digo 17th Feb 2018, 12:20 PM edit delete reply
As long as the guild gets paid, they probably wouldn't have an issue. Dunno how good the loyalty rating will be.
Hariman 17th Feb 2018, 3:32 PM edit delete reply
Digo: Plus, most of the members won't know who the real leader is.

Only Isabeau, Garrett, and Imoen (I think) will know who used to be the leader, and they probably won't be hard to convince.

Heck, Garrett will probably be happy for the change, and the other two probably won't take much convincing.

Also, this opens the option of Rarity's boutiques being cover for the Thieves' Guild spy stations and approved smuggling.
Winged Cat 17th Feb 2018, 1:43 PM edit delete reply
Winged Cat
The players shatter the GM's plot, and then walk right into a plot that writes itself. What better justice?
Jennifer 17th Feb 2018, 3:05 PM edit delete reply
That's what I like to do when I can. The players failed miserably?