'Tell me: has the memory of that unfortunate affair faded?'

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From: A letter to a trusted friend


'I have in the past welcomed notoriety, but never to this degree. Do you know, an old woman threw an egg at me in the course of my departure? I think it was an egg...'

Game Instructions: Success here will raise your Scandal. Playing cards in the Opportunity Deck will be a more reliable way of lowering your Scandal.


Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 50

  • 35 - very chancy (42%)
  • 43 - chancy (51%)
  • 51 - modest (61%)
  • 60 - very modest (72%)
  • 68 - low-risk (81%)
  • 76 - straightforward (91%)
  • 84 - straightforward (100%)

Success

'...I confess to little optimism...'

'I believe my chiefest difficulty is this: I am simply too fascinating in my own person. Would that I were less witty, less charming, less irresistible! The scandal I provoked might have survived a mere dozen breaths […]'

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Failure

'...I suppose even I can be forgotten in time...'

'A melancholy thought, that I might pass thus from the public memory. Still, ignorance is salvation in this respect, I suppose...'