A theft of trust

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From: The grand séance!

These people believe you can bring them messages from the Surface. They believe you can manipulate natural science to do so. Elemental forces, magnetic fields, spirits manifesting in ectoplasm. And what you actually have are cheap, mechanical tricks.

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 113

  • 78 - very chancy (41%)
  • 97 - chancy (51%)
  • 115 - modest (61%)
  • 134 - very modest (71%)
  • 153 - low-risk (81%)
  • 172 - straightforward (91%)
  • 189 - straightforward (100%)


"Do we have a Cyril here? Cedric? Ah, Charlie, that's it."

You pull it off. You use all the special effects in the Shroud's arsenal. […] You bring your guests peace and comfort; you tell them what they want to hear, that their loved ones are well and happy on the Surface. Naturally, they tip well.


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Success Instructions: This is not the end of The Wars of Illusion. They will continue! In the meantime, you can still participate in shows at Mahogany Hall.


A travesty


Sadly, there's also someone in the room determined to ruin it all for you. […] The final straw comes when they collapse one of the pulley systems. […] Your guests cannot leave quickly enough.

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