A good opportunity to earn favour...

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From: Help bring in smuggled tea under cover of darkness

Smuggling operations along the river near Spite are the business of the woman they call the Gracious Widow. It might be profitable to earn her attention.

Challenge information

Broad, Sidebarshadowy.png Shadowy 49

  • 34 - very chancy (41%)
  • 42 - chancy (51%)
  • 50 - modest (61%)
  • 58 - very modest (71%)
  • 67 - low-risk (82%)
  • 75 - straightforward (91%)
  • 82 - straightforward (100%)


Smoothly managed

You muffle the oars of your rowboat and slip out to the barge where your accomplices wait. They hand down crates of tea one by one. There's no sign of the Bazaar's Excisemen, and you're paid well at the end of the night.


A narrow escape

You muffle the oars […] and slip out to the barge where your accomplices wait. […] you hear hushed voices […], and glimpse a brief sliver of light from an incautiously uncovered lantern. There are Excisemen on the river! You abandon the operation […]

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