A little word with the newspapers

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From: The Ways of the Shuttered Palace


A lover of the Captivating Princess has thrown himself into the river. He's not the first of her paramours to do so. Palace authorities would like you to suppress the story.

Unlocked with Palace.png Route: The Shuttered Palace


Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 60

  • 41 - very chancy (41%)
  • 51 - chancy (51%)
  • 61 - modest (61%)
  • 71 - very modest (71%)
  • 81 - low-risk (81%)
  • 91 - straightforward (91%)
  • 100 - straightforward (100%)

Success

Deftly squashed

You convince a sub-editor that the story is revolutionary propaganda. The Captivating Princess is a lady of breeding! She would never drive such a herd of lovers to madness and death. The idea is purest folly. And quite possibly treasonous to boot[…]

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


Failure

'And what am I supposed to have done?'

The newspapers have agreed to drop the story. But they need something juicy in its stead. This time, you are to be the sacrificial goat. They are having a marvellous time inventing tales about you.