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From: Jon Edwards <jonathan.edwards@*****.COM>
Subject: The Friend Of A Friend Question
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 1998 14:58:11 -0700
<Snip...Original Question and 1 response>

>> can friend of a friend be used on elven hit man to take
>> out him self.
>> here is how it came up.
>> I play friend of a friend on gunnars elven hit man. the only
>> contact he has is elven hit. can i use him to target him self.
>> Noah
>I would say Yes. I may seem absurd, but you just paid the guy to commit
>suicide. I don't have the stats in front of me, but I seem to recall
>the keyword "target contact" on Elven Hitman. Therefore any target is
>legal, just as Sisko can turn to prevent himself (target runner) from
>being arrested.

<card text>
Elven Hitman
Type: Contact
Rarity: Common
Description: 0¥. Elf. May be used once per turn. 5¥: Choose target=
a D6. 1: Target Contact avoids death (no effect). 2-5: Frag target Contact.
6:L Target Contact's owner may pay 6¥ to frag one of your Contacts.
Notes: "Die neatly-I don't want any blood on my suit."
Illustrator: Jeff Laubenstein
<card text>

You might want to save yourself the hassle of using friend-of-a-friend,
paying the fee to use Elven Hitman, and then rolling to see if he *might*
die. Try adding some Even Stevens to your deck instead, and save yourself
the Nuyen.

As far as your question, I've never really thought about playing it that
way, but I've never seen anyone say that Elven suicide isn't possible, so
I'd have to agree with JD. I'd say have at it....

Back to my earlier comment, though. You might be better off to save your
Nuyen and use Even Steven, which I believe the cost is the cost of the
contact, and as E.H. is free, he dies for free.




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