I hate oil slicks. Most reasonable people hate oil slicks. Oil slicks
primarily hurt the young and they are no longer effective in stopping
enlistment runs. Fortunately, we've had a relatively long period without
seeing a lot of these slippery messes.
Unfortunately, Maiya (who does not fall under the \"reasonable\" category)
has elected to spread oil all over Thakria. I am also told that Pyrious and
MAYBE Herbie did this as well.
Although Maiya is cityless, she is sheltered by Mercinae. As such, Mercinae
now has 100 new oil slicks to deal with. You may all thank Maiya and her minions.
I have lots of oil. I'm sure YOU have lots of oil. Does this end here or will
we continue the slicking?
Written by my hand on the 19th of Midsummer, in the year 1081.