A merry gentleman

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In the street, you pass a tall, cheerful man with a brisk manner, a stovepipe hat and a row of bright brass buttons down the front of his coat. He winks familiarly as you pass and spreads his hands: eight fingers.

You've seen him before. […]

Description summary:
You cannot discard this card, but it will vanish if your Nightmares drop below level 5. Wearing your nightmare-reducing gear might help.

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

Game Instructions: Your Nightmares are reaching a dangerous level.

Unlocked with Nightmares 5 - 7

Occurs with Ubiquitous Frequency (10 x as common as Standard)

Can not be discarded except by effects clearing your hand.

Options:

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Greet the Merry Gentleman

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    Success

    A refuge?

    ^
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Ignore the Merry Gentleman

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    Challenge information

    A matter of luck: The odds are against you here (success chance: 40%)

    Success

    An interlude

    Failure

    A refuge?

    ^
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Approach the Merry Gentleman

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Buy a permanent reservation at the Royal Bethlehem Hotel

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Offer the Merry Gentleman a diamond (9 FATE)

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Offer the Merry Gentleman a large diamond (15 FATE)

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Offer the Merry Gentleman a handful of diamonds (40 FATE)