A Sudden Shadow!

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SPOILERS AHEAD! BE WARNED!

Why, you can hardly walk through London these days without being accosted by a longshanks brandishing a knife.

Game Instructions: An acquaintance you slighted has retaliated! All options on this card will reduce your Pursued by the Gloomy Guttersnipe quality.

Unlocked with Knife4.png Pursued by the Gloomy Guttersnipe

Occurs with Abundant Frequency (5 x as common as Standard)

Options:

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Fight him off

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Shift your organs out of the way

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    Unlocked with Amber2.png Shapeling Arts
     

    Challenge information

    Narrow, Amber2.png Shapeling Arts 8 || 3 and below - almost impossible (10%) || 4 - high-risk (20%) || 5 - high-risk (30%) || 6 - tough (40%) || 7 - very chancy (50%) || 8 - chancy (60%) || 9 - modest (70%) || 10 - very modest (80%) || 11 - low-risk (90%) || 12 and above - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    A squirming

    Failure

    A lot of squirming

    ^
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Allow yourself to be stabbed

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    Success

    Ow

    • Knife4small.png The Gloomy Guttersnipe crosses your name off his list. One instance of your name, anyway. (Removes 1 x Knife4.png Pursued by the Gloomy Guttersnipe)
    • Sidebarwoundssmall.png An occurrence! Your 'Wounds' Quality is now 8 - The Spirit has Departed!
    ^