"What...? Do I understand you correctly?"

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From: The attention of the Ministry of Public Decency


You've never liked the Ministry. And nothing much happened, really. So make a story up. Bewilder them with humbug: the more ludicrous, the better.


Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 100

  • 69 - very chancy (41%)
  • 85 - chancy (51%)
  • 102 - modest (61%)
  • 119 - very modest (71%)
  • 135 - low-risk (81%)
  • 152 - straightforward (91%)
  • 167 - straightforward (100%)

Success

A tale of nightmares and stone-polish

'...a direct delivery from the Empress. […]'

[…] The Empress' name was a good tactic. He daren't quite call you a liar. […]

[…] You take the opportunity to slip one of the papers into your sleeve for later investigation. […]

Description summary:
You spin a long and convoluted tale and eventually confuse him enough that he lets you go without further incident.

[Find the rest of the story at https://www.fallenlondon.com]


Failure

A tale of eggery and smugglery

[…] No. No, he's not convinced and he's definitely not impressed. […] you are bundled straight off to New Newgate prison […] You do at least manage to take the opportunity to slip one of the papers into your sleeve for later investigation.

[Find the rest of the story at https://www.fallenlondon.com]