OOC: does this count as the same encounter or not? May use my skill trick again if it counts as another encounter.

Great, should of waited to change until I got to the city. Maz (Mark) figures it'd be best to tell the truth, or at least a partial truth. After all the best lies had some truth to them.

"Guards, I am in fact a citizen of Aldhaven. Names Mark. I was originally coming to pier yo for the stolen item job, but some info from some of the people who work here convinced me I'd be best to avoid it."