"Hard to port! Reverse engines!"

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From: A Mountain of the Unterzee


Close up, it looks more like glass than ice. How much more of it skulks below the waves?


Challenge information

Broad, Engine basic.png Zailing Speed 55

  • 38 - very chancy (41%)
  • 47 - chancy (51%)
  • 56 - modest (61%)
  • 66 - very modest (72%)
  • 75 - low-risk (81%)
  • 84 - straightforward (91%)
  • 92 - straightforward (100%)

Success

A near thing

Nothing is visible beneath the waves, but you feel certain that jagged spires lurk in the darkness, ready to cut your ship in half. Decisive orders and a swift crew save the day. You steam away from the monster's path and ahead to your [goal]. […]

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Failure

CRUNCH

The hull screams as a shard of black mountain tears into it from below. Breach! Man the pumps! It's not a fatal tear, but it will take days of desperate work to repair. The black mountain drifts away, satisfied with its work.