Scene: Valeria, Conan, and Subotai look into the cave inside
Thulsa Doom's Mountain of Power.
Subotai:I was just reading up on "find traps." The rules
say that it takes me a full turn per try.
Subotai:A turn is ten minutes.
Subotai:I checked about eighty times. That means we
spent at least thirteen hours searching about ninety feet of
Conan:At least we made it to the kitchen without
setting off any traps.
Valeria:I'm sure the four horses are fine, though.
DM:You mean three.
Valeria:Nope. Valeria brought a spare one for the
DM:Where did you find that one?
Valeria:The same place they found the other horses?
DM:You bought those at the city, before leaving for the
Scene: Flashback to Valeria, Conan, and Subotai riding horses, and leading
a fourth, vacant horse.
Valeria:Oh, you mean that time when you took our characters
out, on a quest to save the princess, and to find another character
they couldn't care what he did? Yes, since they are such careful
planners, they obviously brought a horse for the dame whom they
were questing to find.
DM:Fine. You have four horses.
Subotai:And, it's obvious that I, also being a careful
planner, brought along a +5 short sword of slaying.