'My watch? That's not my watch!'

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From: Play decoy for a street magician

You shake the pocketwatch in the magician's face. He protests that, certainly! that watch is the same one he caused to disappear! The crowd titters expectantly.

Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 17

  • 12 - very chancy (42%)
  • 15 - chancy (52%)
  • 18 - modest (63%)
  • 21 - very modest (74%)
  • 23 - low-risk (81%)
  • 26 - straightforward (91%)
  • 29 - straightforward (100%)


A rousing success

You and the magician eventually come to well-rehearsed blows. The crowd is delighted! And a shadow moves among them, lightening their pockets. Afterwards you are awarded your share.


A little too much enthusiasm

[…] well-rehearsed blows. The crowd is delighted! The magician's accomplice moves among them. But afterwards you find that someone took the opportunity of your distraction to pick your pockets. Your loss almost wipes out your share of the loot.

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