Marcel van der pol
As a non-native speaker, this sentence is really ambigue for me;
"A player always has the option to pass on declaring a conflict during a conflict opportunity, but doing so relinquishes that conflict opportunity this phase."
Does that mean that
A) If I pass on my first opportunity, I can't use my second one?
B) Even if I pass on my first opportunity, I can still start a conflict on my second opportunity.
Basically there are two Opportunities to Declare a Conflict. You can Pass during such an Opportunity instead of Declaring a Conflict i.e. you are not required to Declare a Conflict. Doing so basically "costs" you that Opportunity. Since you have two, you can pass on the first one and Declare a Conflict on the second one. Note that if you Pass, you don't have to specify which type of conflict you are passing on (i.e. Military or Diplomacy), keeping your opponent in the dark about what you will Declare on your second opportunity.