...has taken her shoes off to dance

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From: The Turkish Girl...

Ankles! Naked ankles! People don't know where to look. Calamity looms.

Unlocked with Clock.png Time Remaining... exactly 3

Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 122

  • 84 - very chancy (41%)
  • 104 - chancy (51%)
  • 125 - modest (61%)
  • 145 - very modest (71%)
  • 165 - low-risk (81%)
  • 186 - straightforward (91%)
  • 204 - straightforward (100%)


"Actually, I hear it's quite the thing. The Duchess does it!"

Quick as a flash you remove your own shoes. People assume that if you're doing it, it must be all right. Soon everyone is dancing barefoot and giggling at the daring of it. It's possible you've just started a new fashion.


'Newfangled nonsense.'

In a gesture of support you pull off your own shoes. This […] doesn't dispel the awkwardness. It becomes clear why people don't normally do this when a Whiskered Admiral crushes your toe under his military boot during an enthusiastic promenade.

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