Red Mage: You just fell for the oldest trick in the book, Lich King!
Thief: The one where you get three gullible suckers to make you their undisputed leader?
Red Mage: You just fell for the second oldest trick in the book, Lich King!
Lich: The trick where you put your soul into a gem so you can't be killed and instead become an invincible ruler of the dead?
Red Mage: You just fell for the third oldest trick in the book, Lich!
Fighter: You mean attaching two sword hilts by a length of chain -
Red Mage: Okay, that is so not in trick book!
The Oldest Ones in the Book of tricks.
- Backup Bluff
- Bandwagon Technique
- Bed Trick: Getting someone to sleep with you by pretending to be their lover, which is rape by deception.
- Briar Patching: Tricking someone into doing what you want by convincing them that you don't want them to do it.
- Crying Wolf
- Defensive Feint Trap
- Divide and Conquer
- Engineered Heroics
- Honey Trap
- I Ate WHAT?!: Tricking someone into eating something unpleasant.
- I Never Said It Was Poison
- Look Behind You: Telling someone to turn around and look at something that's not really there in order to escape the person.
- Nasty Party
- Revenge Is a Dish Best Served
- Slipping a Mickey
- Sleeping Dummy
- The Thirty-Six Stratagems
- Tricking the Shapeshifter: Tricking a shape-shifter into assuming a form where they can easily be defeated.
- Wounded Gazelle Gambit: Manipulating people by pretending that you got hurt.
- You Just Told Me
- "Ursula": Actually, the oldest trick in the book is kidnapping a couple of teenagers, brainwiping them, waking them up in a prepared habitat, and saying, "I made you out of dust and I made her out of one of your ribs."