, Crusty Armour
is what one acquires after years of having their romantic aspirations repeatedly crushed like soggy dead worms
. Basically, it enables the wearer
to resist the infatuation
s of lovely
members of their preferred gender
This item is in fact a cursed -1 Armour of Romantic Vulnerability. Though it gives the wearer the impression of protection, it in fact is sometimes wholly useless in any encounter with (or sighting of) a new Special Someone (10% chance in any new encounter). In addition, subsequent romantic letdowns do 2d4 additional emotional damage and increase the wearer's Bitterness by 1d4.