High Elves at court partake in many manipulations to achieve their ends. A common tool is to employ lesser Elves and servants as go-betweens: whispering little birds carrying messages. This is not unexpected, but when one of these messengers is intercepted or revealed, there can be no choice but to excoriate them, to save oneself. Having had one such messenger revealed how do you advice the Phoenix King responds?
Employ the Messenger
- When they whisper, he will know; this one works for the Phoenix King now.
- -10 Influence
- Advisor to the King: -10% enemy hero action success chance, +12% Tax rate (all provinces) (5 turns)
Denounce the Messenger
- The Phoenix King demonstrates that he is above the games of court by publicly shaming the messenger
- +10 Influence
- Denounce the messenger: -5% Income from all buildings (5 turns)
Fire the Messenger
- You played the game, and you got caught; too bad. Goodbye.
- 8 Influence
- Fire the messenger: +5% Income from all buildings (5 turns)
Change the Message
- Recent events have negatively affected public order.
- +18 Influence
- Unhappy populace: -5 Public order (factionwide) (5 turns)