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From: 'My Lady's Bat is Dead'

A poem is a fitting memorial to a late, beloved pet. Even if odes are terribly old-fashioned.

Challenge information

Broad, Fox Persuasive 40

  • 28 - very chancy (41%)
  • 34 - chancy (51%)
  • 41 - modest (61%)
  • 48 - very modest (71%)
  • 54 - low-risk (81%)
  • 61 - straightforward (91%)
  • 67 - straightforward (100%)


'Little bat, my lady's darling'

You describe the bond between the deviless and her pet in simple, evocative verse. […] Her tears scald your skin, painfully; but she won't let go of your hand. Much later, a funereal gift arrives at your lodgings.

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'How I wonder what you're at'

Your attempts at a funerary ode are less than successful. Perhaps you should have attempted a more elegiac style. Anyway, the lady is more distressed than ever. She pushes you away as she turns to leave; her nails scorch your skin quite badly.