A mass of chittering
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From: Stopping Along the Coast
Action Cost: 5
That cliff shimmers with movement. Beetles! Glowing purple darlings! Get the nets!
- 89 - very chancy (41%)
- 111 - chancy (51%)
- 133 - modest (61%)
- 154 - very modest (71%)
- 176 - low-risk (81%)
- 198 - straightforward (91%)
- 217 - straightforward (100%)
You haul the net up to the top of the low cliffs. […]You throw the net down into the chittering purple tide, and a fine catch of beetles tumbles down onto your waiting crew. Splendid!
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Like the babbling of a chitinous brook
You clamber over the low cliffs, net in hand. The beetles skitter away like an undulating magenta carpet. All you have to show for your efforts is a graze and those beetles that were caught in your boots.