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2019 Puzzle Hunt Puzzles > 2. The Bard

2. The Bard

Solve Rate: 44% of Heroes successfully solved this puzzle.

The Solution: Find the solution to this puzzle here.

The oldest, biggest tree in the land stands by itself on top of a hill near the northeast area of the Kingdom. As you make your way up the hill, you feel a light breeze as it carries the sound of a mandolin being played gently. You’ve been told by your sources that the Bard sits beneath this tree on occasion, and these notes you hear confirm your suspicion that you’ll find him here today. 

“Ah, hero, it’s you!” The Bard turns his attention from his instrument to you. He beams as you approach. You tell him the situation that is about to plague the Kingdom and ask him to join you in the fight against Aragrim.

“What a bother. I suppose I can, but I’d like to know that I’m lending a hand to someone who can really appreciate my work. If you finish these songs I’ve just written and find the secret of the lyrics, I’ll join you in your fight as I’ll know that you’re a TRUE patron of the arts.

What is the secret of the lyrics? Put the answer on the answer sheet.

Some puzzles may require some knowledge from the Tome. Some might not. In case you need it, here it is.

– One –
To write songs I use this feather
And an inkpot I shant spill.
One knows that all your swords
are weaker than my _______.

– Two –
To win the war that’s upcoming
Keep faith in your crew, you must.
You don’t possess three lives, you see,
So in others you should _______.

– Three –
It’s really too bad that I must partake
In a battle to save this whole nation,
I was asked to join a party at six,
but I declined the _______.

– Four –
Use this in a game of dungeons,
a numbered rock with faces plenty.
I roll for my fate with this,
With etched sides one through _______.

– Five –
Sir Luffy is on a quest
For business and for his pleasure
To find a piece that’s not of two
With pirates, he seeks a ________.

– Six –
On these you may find kings and queens,
In games that can be quite hard,
And when Sakura needs to fight some fiends,
Two times she might pull a ________.

– Seven –
This word has many meanings,
And it can describe these three things:
It can be a dance or a type of music,
Find it on a playground: it’s a _______.

– Eight –
When my cousin was a knight,
From his sleep he was awoken,
He fell jumping out of bed,
So in six places his arm was _______.

– Nine –
A long pole with a sharp point,
Equip one to instill fear
‘Tis a weapon that you can throw,
Aim it true, a mighty _______.

The secret is that the Bard’s songs are _________.