Ask Dr Vaughan about the pocket watch

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From: Light Fingers: The Pocket Watch

You'll have to be gentle. She seems suddenly more fragile and uncertain than you've ever seen her.

Unlocked with 1 x Confident Smile

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 150

  • 103 - very chancy (41%)
  • 128 - chancy (51%)
  • 153 - modest (61%)
  • 178 - very modest (71%)
  • 203 - low-risk (81%)
  • 228 - straightforward (91%)
  • 250 - straightforward (100%)


The watch's owner

"I think it belonged to him.[…] Until recently I didn't even know I'd had a husband. Please. I'm doing everything I can for Clara, but now I need you to do something for me. Return to London. Find out who my husband was, and what happened to him."[…]

[Find the rest of the story at]


A blank look

"No, no. I can't speak about him now. It's too painful." She shuffles her papers as though hoping to build a wall between you and her.

She needs time to gather herself. You'll come back later.