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Fern-hunting parties became popular, allowing young women to get outside in a seemingly innocuous pursuit with less rigid oversight and chaperoning than they saw in parlors and drawing rooms. They may have even had the occasional romantic meetup with a similarly fern-impassioned beau. — Bree

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Separating was also not a great idea, though they weren't doing great at staying together anyway. If she were to volunteer to be the human sacrifice.. well... Hogsmeade had plenty of debutantes anyway...

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question: reputation
why does moving up a class lower reputation? Are there ways to remove permanent reputation effects?
Social mobility in VE Britain was seen as a bad thing. While the US had "the American dream", those in the old world would actually have been uncomfortable with people striving to rise above their 'station'.

"One step" (WC -> MC or vice versa; MC -> UC or vice versa) changes only last a year; it's only when a character moves from UC -> WC or WC -> UC that the rep ding is permanent :) That said, even if there is nothing else wrong with you at all ever, you can still never be higher than a 9 again. Fortunately, 9 is still the higher end of "good"!

EDIT: Marriage-based mobility is a permanent ding because rather than moving around on your own successes, you're 'conning' your way into that class!

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