Tread Carefully is a City Quest that is part of the Hand's Investigation storyline.
The Hound shoves Kirth ahead of him, then knocks him to his knees. Prince Joffrey is waiting. "You halfwit! Why are you after my father's bastards?"
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Kirth asks, "How could one as low as I hurt the King? I was just settling a bet with someone." Joffrey nods and the Hound throws Kirth out of the room.
Kirth ventures, "You show admirable loyalty." Joffrey seems puzzled. "You protect your father's reputation." Kirth is allowed to leave uninjured.
Kirth gropes for words and blurts, "They mock you by living, every one." Joffrey stares at nothing for a long while, then nods and permits Kirth to leave.
|Hackles Raised||-||The Hand's Investigation - IV|