An inscribed diamond

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From: Unpredictable Treasures

A single gemstone cut in an antique fashion. A jeweller of surpassing skill has inscribed it with tiny Fourth City letters. The script you know, but the language is mysterious. This will reward closer examination.

Unlocked with Uncovering an Unpredictable Treasure: 100–119

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 200

  • 137 - very chancy (41%)
  • 170 - chancy (51%)
  • 204 - modest (61%)
  • 237 - very modest (71%)
  • 270 - low-risk (81%)
  • 304 - straightforward (91%)
  • 334 - straightforward (100%)


A code!

It's not an unknown language: it's a code! […] THE LIGHT AT THE HEART IS THE DAUGHTER OF THE BAZAAR NEVER TO BE ACKNOWLEDGED. THE SHAMES ARE HERS TO RULE IS LIFE. You record it carefully and keep the diamond. It may have other uses.

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A consolation

Eventually you give up. […] But you find a buyer: a woman with dancing eyes who will meet you only at midnight, and whose clothes smell of cloves and candle-wax. She purchases it with a secret of considerable rarity. "A fair price," she assures you.

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