Damnatio Memoriae — 8 of 34

Emily Short

Release 6

Chapter 4 - Unlinking

Understand "unlink [something]" as unlinking.

Unlinking is an action applying to one thing.

Carry out unlinking:

clear connections to the noun.

Report unlinking:

say "Now [the noun] is linked with nothing."

To clear connections to (item - a thing):

if the item is damning and the item mentions someone:

now the item does not incriminate anyone;

now the item incriminates all the people mentioned by the item;

if the item is Clemens:

now Clemens is snoring;

now Clemens incriminates the player;

if the item affects something important (called the slave):

now the item affects blank;

now the slave affects blank;

clear connections to the slave;

if the item protects something (called the slave), now the item protects blank;

if something important (called the master) affects the item, clear connections to the master.