Anyway, Tess' player said that he didn't want to play in the game anymore because he didn't like it. He said he was more into games with 'roleplaying and opportunity for character development'.
... that's all we've been *doing* so far. I mean, the closest we've gotten to combat was running away from some guards. But oh well, I know how hard it is to verbalize stuff like that -- at least he didn't make up some lame-ass excuse.