Hand wrestling is not quite my forte, m'lady. I can't go messing up my bow pulling hand. Another patron nearby yells out, "If by bow you mean codpiece, boy, you'd certainly lose!" The other drunk patrons begin to laugh and I look back at him and tell him to "Eat crow!" Little did I know that crow was actually part of the feast tonight.
The Town's thunderous Tavern Wench dares the Hand wrestling competition of which Merlin accepted. In what could be considered a magnificent feat, Merlin pulls Wilbur's arm down to the table in victory. Merlin triumphs in the Hand Wrestling Skill with success and blows their fingers while rubbing it against their clothes. Bets totalled 18 gold pieces on your Hand Wrestling. Everyone sings "Hand Wrestling is no match for Merlin." Merlin received 53 experience points.
The Town's loud Tavern Wench yells out that no coward should take up the Reflexes competition of which defiant Nephi accepted. Sharp on the move Nephi stands at the ready as all the mugs go up into the air. Without much hesitation all are caught! Nephi executes the Reflexes Skill without failure and is quite happy at the result. 10 gold pieces is given to you for Reflexes success. Many clap and raise their mugs in your honor. Nephi received 38 experience points.
Its not the challenge she had hoped for because there was a big chance that the laughs would be of her sour puss performance rather than the joke she was telling. Still, she did not back away.