Pirates of Drinax Patron errata or bad deal?

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Pirates of Drinax Patron errata or bad deal?

Postby Old School » Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:38 am

In the Pirates patrons section, (book 1 page 266) the patron on Keaih offers a shipping contract to Vorito at a rate of Cr2,200 per ton. Vorito is 5 parsecs away. Is this meant to be Cr7,700 or is she just a cheapskate?
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Re: Pirates of Drinax Patron errata or bad deal?

Postby PsiTraveller » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:37 am

It could be that the price is for a Jump 1 Jump, paying the basic passage rate instead of freight.
Or if the ship is Jump 2 ship it could be a 600 credit increase over a Jump 2 rate.

Nothing in the description says that the cargo has to make it in 1 Jump. Jump 5 is tech Level 14 and might not be something a small trading ship can offer.
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Re: Pirates of Drinax Patron errata or bad deal?

Postby Old School » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:56 am

If it 2200per parsec (i.e. jump 1) the deal just went from extremely poor to extremely good.

I do think it would be expected to take 2-3 jumps to get there. Few would pay the jump 5 rate for a regular, consistent supply m
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Re: Pirates of Drinax Patron errata or bad deal?

Postby JMISBEST » Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:10 am

I always assumed that it was never confirmed either way in order for The GM to decide the fees in order to stop her players either getting too rich too fast or not taking the deal even though the paperwork could save their hides later on

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