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The Loose Ends is one of the quests in The Age of Decadence.

Commercium quest.


The Imperial Guards can't be allowed to rebuild. Convince the remaining guards to join House Daratan or convince Antidas to finish them off.

Possible Rewards[]

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Quick Walkthrough[]

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Statistics, Skills and Backgrounds checks[]

  • Talk Mercato around
    • Show the evidence you got from Cado
      1. no checks with Mercato
      2. (hidden check) Intelligence<=[9], Persuasion<=[6]
    • [persuasion][streetwise] "I expect you to be able to put two and two together. Teron is too important, especially after this fiasco. Is it so hard for you to believe that Caer-Tor would want their best men to oversee the rebuilding and demonstrate the Guards' strength?"
      1. Persuasion + Streetwise = [11]
      2. Streetwise + Charisma = [14]
    • [persuasion][trading] "Listen to me, Mercato. You got lucky. Carrinas ended up dead and you ended up on top, but now you want to quit the game. You're thinking like a farmer who finds a plough, being eager to break his back working his fields. Think like a merchant. Ask yourself 'what can I get for this plough' and leave the fields to simpler men."
      1. Persuasion + Trading = [11]
      2. Persuasion + Charisma = [15]
    • Threaten Mercato
      1. no checks
  • Talk to Antidas at Teron Palace, to finish them off


Meeting Mercato at Teron Barracks[]

Resolution with Antidas[]

Common rewards:

Choice rewards:

If you had signed a contract with Cado in the events of "A Matter Of Proof"[]

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