The slippery cloakCloaks are the universal outer garb of everyone who is not aBarbarian. It is hard to see why. They are open in frontand require you at most times to use one hand to hold themshut. On horseback they leave the shirt-sleeved arms andmost of the torso exposed to wind and Weather. The OMTs[ Official Management Terms ] for Cloaks well express theirdifficulties. They are constantly _swirling and dripping_and becoming _heavy with water_ in rainy Weather, _entanglingwith trees_ or _swords_, or needing to be _pulled closearound her/his shivering body_. This seems to suggest theyare less than practical for anyone on an arduous Tour.[ The Tough Guide to Fantasyland, by Diana Wynne Jones ]Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development TeamCopyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn WayersNetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
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