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I do not like how this looks.

In the text between "self:" and the big "T", there should be commas between the afflictions and the "s" should be added to afflictions.

 

It would be best to merge the two texts to: "The paladin gains +20 to all DEFENSES against RESOLVE, STRENGH, and DEXTERITY AFFLICTIONS."

or: "The paladin gains +20 to all DEFENSES against attacks that inflict RESOLVE, STRENGH, and DEXTERITY AFFLICTIONS."

 

The bold words are links.

 

note: I am not a native english speaker, so please correct me if I am wrong.

 

 


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"a likely" should be "likely a"

 

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"a likely" should be "likely a"

 

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Seems more colloquial than error, it's a figure of speech, as if to interject oneself.

 

Correct grammar: The Engwithan woodcutter, who carried this bronze-headed hatchet, was a (likely) tradesman rather than warrior; though he undoubtedly faced countless dangers in the ancient woods where he earned his living.



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Correct me if I'm wrong, but if you say, "he was a likely tradesman," you're saying that he was believable as a tradesman. Perhaps he wasn't a tradesman, but people would easily mistake him for one. If you say, "he was likely a tradesman," you're saying there's a good chance he was a tradesman for a living (regardless of whether or not he appeared as one.)

 

In the context of a sentence that continues with "rather than a warrior," it seems likely to me that the original intent was to say, "he was likely a tradesman rather than a warrior." As in, "it's more probable that he was a tradesman than a warrior." If you say he was believable as a tradesman, the follow-up "than a warrior" makes no sense.

 

Or am I missing something here?



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Correct me if I'm wrong, but if you say, "he was a likely tradesman," you're saying that he was believable as a tradesman. Perhaps he wasn't a tradesman, but people would easily mistake him for one. If you say, "he was likely a tradesman," you're saying there's a good chance he was a tradesman for a living (regardless of whether or not he appeared as one.)

 

In the context of a sentence that continues with "rather than a warrior," it seems likely to me that the original intent was to say, "he was likely a tradesman rather than a warrior." As in, "it's more probable that he was a tradesman than a warrior." If you say he was believable as a tradesman, the follow-up "than a warrior" makes no sense.

 

Or am I missing something here?

No, I don't think the meaning changes, just one is informal and one is formal. The way they've written it is artistic license.


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