A simple job, possibly

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From: A box of secrets


Tonight a courier will carry a box through the streets. He's unescorted, to avoid attention. The Stuttering Fence will pay you unusually well for that box. But he won't tell you what's in it.


Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 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

A simple job. Mostly.

You wait in the appointed street at the appointed time. You tap the courier on the head. You retrieve the box - Good God, it's heavy! - and take a careful look around. No-one.

Unfortunately, there's no-one at the Stuttering Fence's place […]

Description summary:
You managed to steal the box for your client but once you went to see your contact, you only found constables instead.

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


Failure

A simple job. Nearly.

You wait in the appointed street at the appointed time. You tap the courier on the head. The courier staggers and goes down. A Constable's whistle blows!

You vanish into the maze of streets and find your way back to the Stuttering Fence's place […]

Description summary:
You weren’t able to secure your target and your contact is nowhere to be found. There’s also some Constables in his place.

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