A Philosophical Commission

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SPOILERS AHEAD! BE WARNED!

The Gazette has commissioned you to write a fierce attack on the latest developments in natural philosophy. A good opportunity to improve your reputation with the Theosophistical crowd, who mistrust 'rational' thought.

Unlocked with Mirrordark.png Embroiled in the Wars of Illusion 10-20, Trail.png Seeking... 5–8

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Draw a satirical cartoon

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    Challenge information

    Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 104 || 72 - very chancy (41%) || 89 - chancy (51%) || 106 - modest (61%) || 124 - very modest (71%) || 141 - low-risk (81%) || 158 - straightforward (91%) || 174 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    Biting satire

    Failure

    A flop

    ^
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Write an opinion piece

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    Challenge information

    Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 108 || 74 - very chancy (41%) || 92 - chancy (51%) || 110 - modest (61%) || 128 - very modest (71%) || 146 - low-risk (81%) || 164 - straightforward (91%) || 180 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    Nicely put

    Failure

    Not worth the paper it's written on

    ^
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Intellectual indignation

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    Challenge information

    Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 110 || 76 - very chancy (41%) || 94 - chancy (51%) || 112 - modest (61%) || 131 - very modest (71%) || 149 - low-risk (81%) || 167 - straightforward (91%) || 184 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    A difficult read

    Failure

    A wretched read

    ^