A quick commission: Poetry in the Dark

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From: Literary Ambitions

Action Cost: 3

Is this a joke? But the Desperate Urchin seems quite in earnest. "If we don't feed the fing fresh poetry, it comes for us in the night. You got to 'elp us. Please?"

Unlocked with The Airs of London 61-90

Locked with HOJOTOHO! 1251


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 fierce wall of verse

'Those was some quality words, and I don't mind saying so. You're a craftsman, Sir. It 'asn't been back all week. We got you somefink special to say fanks.'


Failure

Haunted eyes

'It ain't working. I don't know why. The poems you did is all right, but I woke up this morning and nuffink was left of Freddy but 'is boots. Look, I got to go. Here's somefink for your trouble.'