# A Return Journey

**SPOILERS AHEAD! BE WARNED!**

The Evenlode is damnably cold and the architecture unwelcoming. There is no social life to speak of. There is no art, or music, or even poetry. […]

Perhaps it's time to head back towards London.

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

**Storylet appears in The Magistracy of the Evenlode**

## Options:

### Return to London

- Spoiler
#### Challenge information

Broad,

**Dangerous**300 ||*205 - very chancy (41%)*||*255 - chancy (51%)*||*305 - modest (61%)*||*355 - very modest (71%)*||*405 - low-risk (81%)*||*455 - straightforward (91%)*||*500 - straightforward (100%)*Difficulty is (( Seeing Banditry in the Upper River - Train Defences) x 50)

and additional difficulty, as below

- 100 in the case of the Magistracy,
- 250 in the case of Balmoral & Station VIII
- 300 in the case of Burrow-Infra-Mump
- 350 in the case of Moulin
- 450 in the case of Marigold Station

## Success

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Moloch Street** - You've gained 1 x
**Rumour of the Upper River**

## Failure

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Moloch Street** -
**Wounds**is increasing… (+3 CP)

### Head to Ealing Gardens

- Spoiler
#### Challenge information

Broad,

**Dangerous**300 ||*205 - very chancy (41%)*||*255 - chancy (51%)*||*305 - modest (61%)*||*355 - very modest (71%)*||*405 - low-risk (81%)*||*455 - straightforward (91%)*||*500 - straightforward (100%)*Difficulty is (( Seeing Banditry in the Upper River - Train Defences) x 50) and additional difficulty as follows:

- 100 in the case of the Magistracy
- 150 in the case of Balmoral
- 200 in the case of Station VIII
- 250 in the case of Burrow-Infra-Mump
- 300 in the case of Moulin

## Success

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Ealing Gardens** - You've gained 1 x
**Rumour of the Upper River**

## Failure

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… -
**Wounds**is increasing… (+2 CP) - You have moved to a new area:
**Ealing Gardens**

### Pop in to Jericho Locks

- Spoiler
#### Challenge information

Broad,

**Dangerous**300 ||*205 - very chancy (41%)*||*255 - chancy (51%)*||*305 - modest (61%)*||*355 - very modest (71%)*||*405 - low-risk (81%)*||*455 - straightforward (91%)*||*500 - straightforward (100%)*Difficulty is (( Seeing Banditry in the Upper River - Train Defences) x 50) and additional difficulty as follows:

- 50 in the case of the Magistracy
- 100 in the case of Balmoral
- 150 in the case of Station VIII
- 200 in the case of Burrow-Infra-Mump
- 250 in the case of Moulin

## Success

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Jericho Locks** - You've gained 1 x
**Rumour of the Upper River**

## Failure

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… -
**Wounds**is increasing… (+1 CP) - You have moved to a new area:
**Jericho Locks**

### Take the train to Balmoral

- Spoiler Unlocked with Involved in a Railway Venture 80

#### Challenge information

Broad,

**Dangerous**200 ||*137 - very chancy (41%)*||*170 - chancy (51%)*||*204 - modest (61%)*||*237 - very modest (71%)*||*270 - low-risk (81%)*||*304 - straightforward (91%)*||*334 - straightforward (100%)*Difficulty is (( Seeing Banditry in the Upper River - Train Defences) x 50) + additional difficulty as follows:

- 200, from Ealing Gardens
- 100, from Jericho Locks
- 50, from the Magistracy of the Evenlode

## Success

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Balmoral** - You've gained 1 x
**Rumour of the Upper River**

## Failure

^**Arrival**

### Onward to Station VIII

- Spoiler Unlocked with Involved in a Railway Venture 90

#### Challenge information

Broad,

**Dangerous**200 ||*137 - very chancy (41%)*||*170 - chancy (51%)*||*204 - modest (61%)*||*237 - very modest (71%)*||*270 - low-risk (81%)*||*304 - straightforward (91%)*||*334 - straightforward (100%)*Difficulty is (( Seeing Banditry in the Upper River - Train Defences) x 50) + additional difficulty as follows:

- 250, from Ealing Gardens
- 150, from Jericho Locks
- 100, from the Magistracy of the Evenlode
- 50, from Balmoral

## Success

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Station VIII** - You've gained 1 x
**Rumour of the Upper River**

## Failure

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Station VIII** -
**Wounds**is increasing… (+1 CP)

### Continue out to Burrow-infra-Mump

- Spoiler Unlocked with Involved in a Railway Venture 100

#### Challenge information

Broad,

**Dangerous**200 ||*137 - very chancy (41%)*||*170 - chancy (51%)*||*204 - modest (61%)*||*237 - very modest (71%)*||*270 - low-risk (81%)*||*304 - straightforward (91%)*||*334 - straightforward (100%)*Difficulty is (( Seeing Banditry in the Upper River - Train Defences) x 50) + additional difficulty as follows:

- 300, from Ealing Gardens
- 200, from Jericho Locks
- 150, from the Magistracy of the Evenlode
- 100, from Balmoral
- 50, from Station VIII

## Success

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Burrow-Infra-Mump** - You've gained 1 x
**Rumour of the Upper River**

## Failure

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Burrow-Infra-Mump** -
**Wounds**is increasing… (+1 CP)

### Go all the way to the Moulin Wasteland

- Spoiler Unlocked with Involved in a Railway Venture 110

#### Challenge information

**Dangerous**200 ||*137 - very chancy (41%)*||*170 - chancy (51%)*||*204 - modest (61%)*||*237 - very modest (71%)*||*270 - low-risk (81%)*||*304 - straightforward (91%)*||*334 - straightforward (100%)*

- 350, from Ealing Gardens
- 250, from Jericho Locks
- 200, from the Magistracy of the Evenlode
- 150, from Balmoral
- 100, from Station VIII
- 50, from Burrow-Infra-Mump

## Success

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Moulin** - You've gained 1 x
**Rumour of the Upper River**

## Failure

^**Arrival**

### Make your way to The Hurlers

- Spoiler Unlocked with Involved in a Railway Venture 120

#### Challenge information

**Dangerous**300 ||*205 - very chancy (41%)*||*255 - chancy (51%)*||*305 - modest (61%)*||*355 - very modest (71%)*||*405 - low-risk (81%)*||*455 - straightforward (91%)*||*500 - straightforward (100%)*Difficulty is (( Seeing Banditry in the Upper River - Train Defences) x 50)

and additional difficulty, as below

- 400 from Moloch Street and Ealing Gardens

## Success

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**The Hurlers** - You've gained 1 x
**Rumour of the Upper River**

## Failure

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**The Hurlers** -
**Wounds**is increasing… (+1 CP)

### Head to Marigold Station, the end of the line

- Spoiler Unlocked with Involved in a Railway Venture 130

#### Challenge information

**Dangerous**200 ||*137 - very chancy (41%)*||*170 - chancy (51%)*||*204 - modest (61%)*||*237 - very modest (71%)*||*270 - low-risk (81%)*||*304 - straightforward (91%)*||*334 - straightforward (100%)*Difficulty is (( Seeing Banditry in the Upper River - Train Defences)

and additional difficulty, as below

- 450 from Moloch Street and Ealing Gardens

## Success

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Marigold Station** - You've gained 1 x
**Rumour of the Upper River**

## Failure

**Arrival**-
**Dangerous**is increasing… - You have moved to a new area:
**Marigold Station** -
**Wounds**is increasing… (+1 CP)