With this contest you will be able to write a narrative path that will be part of The Ballad Singer!
Ancalimo has received a very important mission from Leon. He must go to Ilverin to recover a powerful artifact, the Sword of the Ruin. This sword has embedded four stones, representing the natural elements used by magicians to launch their powerful spells.
Ilverin is a well-defended border village where trade is thriving. The village is in the hands of a local lord, very interested in the artifacts that can increase his personal collection. He’s the first suspect and he might have the sword in his hands, but in order to find out, it is necessary to approach him in a discreet manner. If the weapon is in its private collection it will be necessary to subtract it in any way possible.
The Lord is called Grokan, he was a mercenary before he became the squire of the village. His home is well guarded and women are not lacking in his life. Often welcomes buyers and visitors from other cities to conclude numerous affairs. Ancalimo managed to sneak in disguise and take a look at the collection. He thinks he has identified the artifact, which corresponds in all respects to how Leon described it, it only remains to decide how to address the situation.
Indicatively, the choice chosen should be the one of action, where Ancalimo decides to subtract the sword from Grokan, unless later find out it is a fake.
HOW TO PARTECIPATE:
To participate in the contest you need to imagine and describe a scene where Ancalimo has to make a decision and what will be the consequences.
The text will have three parts:
The first, descriptive, where you talk about the events that bring Ancalimo to make this first choice. The description will focus in describing the situation and evaluate the narrative developments.
The second, where you list two to four options: these will be the choices presented to the player to access the next scene. The important thing is that at least one of the options will lead you to continue the mission. You c