You're the Dread Pirate Roberts (Westley), and you've crossed the Sea, climbed the Cliffs of Insanity, battled a Spaniard fencer and a Turkish wrestler, and tracked your Lady Love to near the Fire Swamp.
There you find Buttercup, blindfolded, with a knife at her throat. A Sicilian man holds the knife, and before them is set a picnic.
He greets you with an accusatory "You're trying to kidnap what I've rightfully stolen."
You think for a moment, then reply, "Perhaps an arrangement can be reached, or we are at an impasse."
"I'm afraid we are: I can't compete with you physically, and you're no match for my brains."
"Really? In that case, I challenge you to a battle of wits."
"For the princess? To the death? I Accept."
You reach into your cloak, and pull out a small pouch, handing it to the man. "Inhale, but do not touch. What you will not smell is called Iocaine powder. It is odorless, tasteless, dissolves instantly in liquid, and is among the more deadlier poisons known to man."
The man does as he's told, then uncorks the wine. He turns around, blocking his activities with his body, after a short time, he turns back, placing a full drinking vessel in front of himself, and one in front of you. In the centre of the table he places a slip of paper with cryptic writing on it.
"The battle of wits has begun. It ends when you decide and we both drink, and find out who is right, and who is dead. I dearly hope you don't suffer from triskaidekaphobia, or you may fall at the first hurdle."
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Note: Computer usage is recommended, but not required. And, as always, show your work.