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Target Practice was a virtual representation of one of Ezio Auditore da Firenze's genetic memories, relived by Desmond Miles in 2012 through the Animus.

Description

Ezio Auditore made his way to the top of Monteriggioni's walls, where the cannons were situated. Once there, he met a pair of mercenaries and asked them if he could try shooting a cannon.

Dialogue

Ezio met with a pair of mercenaries on top of the city walls.

  • Ezio: So, these are the new cannons?
  • Mercenary 1: Yes, Signor (Mr.) Ezio.
  • Ezio: May I try one?
  • Mercenary 1: Yes, but...
  • Mercenary 2: Go on. Tell him.
  • Mercenary 1: We cannot seem to make them work properly and the fool who mounted them is nowhere to be found.
  • Ezio: Then it is up to me to find him.
  • Mercenary 1: We do not want to waste your time.
  • Ezio: It is not any trouble. I have all the time in the world now.

Ezio waking the engineer

Ezio walked around the battlements of Monteriggioni, searching for the engineer, and found him sleeping on the walkway within a watch tower.

  • Ezio: Salve, Messere (Hello, Mister). We need you to fix the cannons on the battlements.
  • Engineer: Leave me be. I do not begin repairs before noon.
  • Ezio: Do you know what time it is?
  • Engineer: I make cannons, not clocks.
  • Ezio: If you are busy, someone else will fix them.
  • Engineer: Uno momento (One moment). No one else will touch my cannons.

The engineer got to his feet and began to walk back to the cannons with Ezio.

  • Engineer: Soldiers have no respect for artillery. They expect a gun to work like magic. You need to feel her out, give her a little encouragement. We are only equipped with simple cannons now, but I got hold of a design from Francia (France), a hand cannon, something called a Wrought Iron Murderer. Imagine, firing a cannon... from your hands. That is the future.

They arrived back at the cannons.

  • Engineer: What have you done?
  • Mercenary 1: We used them.

The engineer grabbed the mercenary by his clothes.

The engineer shouting at the mercenary

  • Engineer: They were not ready for firing! You could have gotten us all killed. Let me see.
  • Mercenary 2: His breath is more fatal than our cannons.
  • Engineer: Only when you two fools are shooting them. There. Try it. Aim at something to test the alignment.

When Ezio hit five target dummies, the Engineer spoke to him.

  • Engineer: Perfetto (Perfect). At least someone here knows how to shoot. Now for the other one.
  • Ezio: I must go.
  • Mercenary 1: Thanks for your help. If you hear the cannons tomorrow, do not worry, we will be practicing at dawn.
  • Engineer: Too bad it will not do you any good.
  • Mercenary 2: Very funny. Now, fix the second cannon.

Outcome

The cannons on the battlements were fixed and Ezio was free to roam around Monteriggioni.

Trivia

  • If Ezio missed a target, the engineer would say "The aiming mechanism is fine, the problem must be behind the cannon" or "Again!" if Ezio continued to miss.

Gallery

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References

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood memories
Main memories
Sequence 1: Peace at Last
Mass Exodus - Homecoming - R & R - Horsing Around - Target Practice - Reunion - Vilified - Emergency Exit
Sequence 2: A Wilderness of Tigers
As Good As New - Well Executed - New Man in Town - Easy Come, Easy Go - Who's Got Mail? - Crepi il Lupo - The Halls of Nero - Roman Underground
Sequence 3: The Fighter, the Lover and the Thief
Double Agent - Between a Rock and a Hard Place - High-Stakes Negotiation - Collective Intelligence
Sequence 4: Den of Thieves
Castello Crasher - Femme Fatale - The Burdens We Carry - Guardian of Forlì - Man of the People - Serial Offender - Human Cargo - An Unexpected Visitor - War Plans - Outgunned - The Plan
Sequence 5: The Banker
Escape From Debt - Follow the Money - When in Rome... - In and Out - Paper Trail
Sequence 6: The Baron de Valois
Gatekeeper - French Kiss - Trojan Horse - Au Revoir
Sequence 7: The Key to the Castello
Patching the Leak - Calling All Stand-Ins - Exit Stage Right - Intervention - Ascension
Sequence 8: The Borgia
Requiem - An Apple a Day - The Apple of Eden - Demilitarization - Seeing Red - All Roads Lead To...
Sequence 9: The Fall
Pax Romana - A Seed
Secret locations
Wolves Among the Dead - Thrown to the Wolves - Leader of the Pack - The Sixth Day - A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Shopaholic - Liquid Gold
War machines
War Plans - Loose Cannon - War Plans - Flying Machine 2.0 - War Plans - Hell on Wheels
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Down to Earth - Counter-Propaganda - Excommunication - Firing Line - Red-Handed - The Ringer
Cristina memories
A Second Chance - Last Rites - Best Man - Persona Non Grata - Love's Labour's Lost
Assassination contracts
Two's Company - Tactical Correction - ...And Three's a Crowd - Serf's Turf - The Three Amici - Red Letter Day - The Merchant of Rome - Bearers of Bad News - Cardinal Sin - Turning the Tables - Graduation - Brutes and Brutality
Thief assignments
Lost Pup - A Clash of Interests - Up to Speed - Class Warfare - Pointing Fingers - Eye on the Prize - Young at Heart - Downsizing - A Blanket Finish - For the Fans
Courtesan assignments
Property Dispute - Old Habits Die Hard - The Morning After - Running Scared - Live Bait - Malpractice - Closing In - Bad Politics - Troublemakers - Ghostwriting
The Da Vinci Disappearance
A Roll of the Dice - The One Who Got Away - Memento Mori - Bon Voyage - Last Minute Invite - The Ezio Auditore Affair - Decoding Da Vinci - The Temple of Pythagoras
Copernicus Conspiracy
False Censorship - Out of Orbit - Intelligentsia - Honorary Degree - Expedited Post - Man in Red - Sitting Ducks - Close the Book
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