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This is just a little thing you might do when at any point, you have an opportunity to advance the action of play ... and you don't. You take a little rest. Your character hangs out for a while or goes to see someone who isn't going to give them any hassle. Or maybe you mandate a little time to go by without any particular grief building in the interim.

Not all play has to be nut-job hard-core action, all the time. A little slow pacing can be a good thing, especially when it gives the various people at the table a chance to show their characters at rest, or to reflect upon their current situations.

Jargon

The Technique of withholding response or otherwise mandating a "rest" in the action of play. Term coined in Sex & Sorcery. Contrast Bang, Weave, and Cross.