'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?

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Cardfan.png A matter of luck: It could go either way (success chance: 50%)


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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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.