The vassal with the rifle confronts anyone who tries to steal the products: expensive RINGS.
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the dictionary says it means "to face", like "You 'll face sanctions if you keep trying to build atomic weapons." , But usually it has the nuance of "Stand strong and resolute even in the face of something scary". Like, "He must face terrorism without flinching."
temporary, acting, provisional
to confront, to face
向く 向き合う 面する 対向 臨む