A quick commission: Ode to the Empress

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From: Literary Ambitions

Action Cost: 3

A Swivel-Eyed Old Patriot is going round the Garden offering prizes for poetry celebrating the Empress. He doesn't call her the 'Traitor Empress.'

Unlocked with The Airs of London 0-30


Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 5

  • 3 - tough (36%)
  • 4 - very chancy (48%)
  • 5 - chancy (60%)
  • 6 - very modest (72%)
  • 7 - low-risk (84%)
  • 8 - straightforward (96%)
  • 9 - straightforward (100%)

Success

A very profitable half-hour

[…] trying to remember what's actually worth celebrating about the Empress. Ancient, deaf, probably half-insane... and there's the treachery thing. […] you dash off some high-sounding drivel about her vigilance and the fierceness of her wrath.[…]

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Failure

Defeat from the jaws of victory

[…] what's actually worth celebrating about the Empress. Ancient, deaf, probably half-insane... and there's the treachery thing. […] Your patriot friend […] notices 'NOSY, HUMOURLESS, BAD-TEMPERED' scrawled on the side of the page. […]

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