Aid the Gracious Widow

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From: The shipment arrives tomorrow!

It's her shipment, after all, and you never meant to get the Duchess involved. Setting an ambush for the Duchess' men will not be a problem.

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 85

  • 59 - very chancy (41%)
  • 73 - chancy (51%)
  • 87 - modest (61%)
  • 101 - very modest (71%)
  • 115 - low-risk (81%)
  • 129 - straightforward (91%)
  • 142 - straightforward (100%)


The brandy is safe once more

You send the Duchess a forged copy of the shipping documents with one detail changed: the delivery date. The next night you help unload the shipment under cover of darkness, and a week later, show up with the Widow's enforcers[…]

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There's definitely an ambush

When you show up with the Widow's enforcers, a group of neddy men are waiting. Your force is beaten, the cargo taken. […]The Widow's suppliers refuse to send more out of self-preservation. You hear that without it, the Widow begins to go mad.

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