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A Quip That Cost An Eye

MortalPlague

Adventurer
My PCs have chased a lamia from her lair, and are about to rescue some prisoners. One of the prisoners is a beautiful sorceress with a sharp tongue and wit, who has been put under geas not to use magic. She's missing an eye; the lamia took exception to one of her quips and took it. There's a good chance the PCs will ask about it, and the sorceress will gladly tell. But I'm drawing a blank on what she could actually have said that's witty and genuinely funny, and barbed enough to earn a reprisal.

What clever line could the sorceress have given that would incite the lamia to take her eye?
 

MortalPlague

Adventurer
With my love of puns being shared with only half the table, I think that one would result in somebody losing the other eye.
 

Richards

Adventurer
What type of lamia is it? Half-lion? Half-serpent? Turns into a beetle swarm? Something different?

That might give us something to work with.

Johnathan
 

MortalPlague

Adventurer
She's a half-lion lamia named Hestria. I'm running 5th Edition D&D.

(I'd forgotten that they switched up the lamia between 4th and 5th.)
 

ccs

39th lv DM
Something sarcastic/offensive in Lamian - that doesn't translate well into common etc. When said in another language it just falls completely flat & meaningless.

When the PCs stare uncomprehendingly at your sorcs? Just brush them off with "Nevermind..., You have to speak/be a Lamia to understand".
 

Richards

Adventurer
The sorceress's first words upon being taken into the lamia's lair might have been, "Smells like pussy in here."

Johnathan
 

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