Our vampire group is going before the Prince to explain the screw ups and gross Masquerade breach of the previous evening. We do well with the explanation, foisting it off on a rival group. The rival group is up next to offer their version of events (which, quite reasonably, blame us for the multiplicity of screw ups we have mostly been responsible for). In the foyer, the Tremere in the group surreptitiously uses Spirit Thaumaturgy on the Brujah who will be speaking for the rival group and rolls well, giving him *five* botches on his next roll.

We take the elevator down (the Prince...