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Perhaps the "distracted by" chats don't actually distract.
The seagull pecks at you with its beak but you deftly dodge out of the way. You move to attack the seagull but you are distracted by the pink and blue spotted clocks that are sitting on your arms. You killed the seagull.
New one to me, visions blocks certain commands as well as rituals/spells
judge dory You wither as a Gebra steel dory pronounces judgment on you.