Thursday, October 13, 2011

Obituaries

- Have an MC that reads the obituaries daily.

+ if it is turned into a ceremonial ritual. With trappings!

++ if it is a deep, religious sort of thing for this character.

+++ if they try to convert the others in the party.

The Next Step - have the name of an MC turn up in the obits. While that person is still alive.

+ if the other members of the party proceed to act as if that person has indeed passed away, holding a memorial service, crying, and carrying on.

++ if the character participates in the proceedings.

+++ if the character listed in the obituaries then dies.


Additional Fun - Let there be one party member that does not subscribe to this belief, and thinks the whole thing is silly, possibly making snarky comments, or at least thinking them. 

+ if s/he gets shunned at some point for not participating in the daily Reading of the Obits.



+++ + if it's the non-believer whose name turns up in the obituaries.
Alternately: if it is not the non-believer's name in the obituaries, but that person decides converting is a good idea.




This dare was posted on the NaNoWriMo forums for free use in your NaNoWriMo novel. I have compiled them all on this website, but I have not created them. While the original thread from which these dares have been taken may have been deleted for the yearly forum wipe, you can find the NaNo Dares thread(s) at http://nanowrimo.org, in the Reaching 50,000 forum.

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