A tale of terror!!

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From: Tea with the Loquacious Vicar


"You simply must borrow this book. Chilling. Quite chilling! I must confess, tales of the Gothic are a weakness of mine."

Game Instructions: This may earn a Tale of Terror!! Select it in your inventory to begin the Case of the Fidgeting Writer.


Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 50

  • 35 - very chancy (42%)
  • 43 - chancy (51%)
  • 51 - modest (61%)
  • 60 - very modest (72%)
  • 68 - low-risk (81%)
  • 76 - straightforward (91%)
  • 84 - straightforward (100%)

Success

A chill down the spine.

There's something about this slim little book of verse and prose that crawls into your head and roosts. This phrase: 'the Mottled Man' – why is it so familiar?

Success Instructions: Click on the Tale of Terror!! in your inventory to pursue this mystery. Tales of Terror!! can also be used to create other items in the Mysteries category.


Failure

That's two hours of your life you won't get back.

What did the Loquacious Vicar see in this pap? Page after page of bald allegory and rambling, semi-portentious nonsense. Whoever wrote it could do with losing every third adjective and every other adverb.

Turgid nonsense.