Subterfuge is the ability to live convincingly and to conceal one's own motives and feelings. It serves legitimate as well as criminal purposes: Diplomats and even confessors sometimes use it to draw out information from others.

Possessed by: Courtiers, Charlatans, Heretics, Minstrels, Spies, Wooers. Specialties: Changing the Subject, Finding Weaknesses, Flattery, Patter, Seduction, Selective Omission.