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Emily Short

Release 5

Section 2 - Dangerous Construction

Definition: a thing is enormous if the heft of it is greater than 8.

The dangerous construction rules are an object-based rulebook.

A dangerous construction rule for the ape:

say "The ape turns its face towards us and takes us in dislike. Its dislike involves a lot of hitting and ooking and throwing, and overall turns out quite painful.";

end the story saying "That could have gone better";

rule succeeds.

A dangerous construction rule for something enormous (called the target):

say "Unfortunately, [the target] [is-are] more than sufficient to bury us under [its-their] bulk.";

end the story saying "That could have gone better";

rule succeeds;

Report waving the letter-remover at something creating the all:

abide by the dangerous construction rules for the all.

A dangerous construction rule for the all:

say "There is a hum of ferocious effort from the letter-remover as it strains to create 'all'. At first it seems likely that it will just break down, but ";

if the letter-remover is creature-enabled:

say "it gets through the aa (a spontaneous flow of lava) and the aardvark, before the aardwolf attacks and does us in.";

otherwise:

say "it gets through the aa (a spontaneous flow of lava); skips all creatures of the aard- variety thanks to its restraints on living animal-creation; and goes on to the abaca (a large hemp-yielding plant).

Unfortunately, it's done a bit too zealous a job with the aa, and before it gets to whatever comes after abaca, the lava is flowing in our direction.";

end the story saying "That could have gone better";

rule succeeds;

A last dangerous construction rule for a freaky thing (called target) when the current interlocutor is the backpacking girl:

try showing the target to the backpacking girl.

A last dangerous construction rule for a freaky thing (called target) when the current interlocutor is the volunteer:

if the volunteer does not recollect broke-it-buy-it and the target is proffered by the tomes:

casually queue broke-it-buy-it;

otherwise:

casually queue mess-complaint.

A dangerous construction rule for the hoses:

now the hoses are part of the marble fountain.

A dangerous construction rule for the hoe:

now the hoe is part of the marble fountain.

A dangerous construction rule for the horses:

now the horses are part of the marble fountain.

Test mis1 with "load gun / autoupgrade / shoot lap" holding the anagramming gun and the letter-remover and the ball and the lap and the pea and the bullets.

Test mis2 with "load gun / autoupgrade / shoot pea" holding the anagramming gun and the letter-remover and the ball and the lap and the pea and the bullets.

Test mis3 with "load gun / autoupgrade / wave b-remover at ball / shoot lap" holding the anagramming gun and the letter-remover and the ball and the lap and the pea and the bullets.

Test mis4 with "z / wave y-remover at army" in the Dormitory holding the letter-remover and the army.