A Bad Case of Rattus Faber

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SPOILERS AHEAD! BE WARNED!

You have rats: and some of the ratholes have been dynamited open, not gnawed. An infestation of L.B.s, aka rattus faber! Viciously intelligent rats who set traps for humans! No landlord or Constable will tangle with these.

Game Instructions: Reduce Troubled by Vermin to zero to expel the rats. The options on this storylet may Clouds.png change as you play them.

Unlocked with Rats.png Troubled by Vermin

Storylet appears in Lodgings.png Your Lodgings

Opening Salvoes (Rats.png Vermin 36+, Clouds.png Airs 0-40)

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Opening salvoes: launch an early offensive

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Opening salvoes: shore up your defences


Battling the footsoldiers (Rats.png Vermin 18-35, Clouds.png Airs 0-40)

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Battling the footsoldiers: concentrate on the collared rats

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Battling the footsoldiers: bait a trap with rostygold


Duel the ringleaders (Rats.png Vermin 5-17, Clouds.png Airs 0-40)

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Duel the ringleaders: attempt to survive unscathed

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Duel the ringleaders: take on a gang of them at once!


The battle for the pantry (Rats.png Vermin 5+, Clouds.png Airs 40-70)

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The battle of the pantry: defend it against all comers!

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The battle for the pantry: starve them out!


A lull in hostilities (Rats.png Vermin 5+, Clouds.png Airs 67-100)

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A lull in hostilities: try to negotiate with the rats.

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A lull in hostilities: redouble your efforts


A tactical opportunity

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A tactical opportunity: a game of cricket (Rats.png Vermin 5+, Clouds.png Airs 0-5)

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A tactical opportunity: employ a rat-catcher (Rats.png Vermin 6+, Clouds.png Airs 6-35)

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A tactical opportunity: unleash the Thing from the Wardrobe (Rats.png Vermin 8+, Clouds.png Airs 36-60)

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A tactical opportunity: hire a specialist (Rats.png Vermin 5+, Clouds.png Airs 61-90)

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A tactical opportunity: locate an L.B. hoard (Rats.png Vermin 5+, Clouds.png Airs 91-100)


The final battle (Rats.png Vermin 1-4)

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The final battle: face the Rattus Faber Chief