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From: Visit Madame Shoshana, the Neath's Foremost Clairvoyante

They are one of your most pressing concerns, after all.

Game Instructions: You must have some Investigating... already to take advantage of this.

Unlocked with 2 x Carnival Ticket, Investigating... 1

Challenge information

Narrow, Investigating... 2 (50% base)

  • 1 - tough (40%)
  • 2 - very chancy (50%)
  • 3 - chancy (60%)
  • 4 - modest (70%)
  • 5 - very modest (80%)
  • 6 - low-risk (90%)
  • 7 and above - straightforward (100%)


The Mirror card is revealed.

This card in the major arcana often signifies a funeral. Or a copper bathtub. Either way, you could keep an eye out in the course of your investigations.

Rare Success

A terrifying omen

...a shadow, spreading like ink dropped into water. It gets bigger, and darker, and bigger, and darker until she jumps and tears her gaze away. ... 'That was too close.' She looks up and remembers you are there. […]

[Find the rest of the story at]


A box of secrets?

Madame Shoshana stares at your tea-leaves, and finally pronounces that she sees a box. Is that it? A box? A rough quadrilateral, then? Huh. You find it hard to hide your disappointment. Still, you have had a nice cup of tea. It could be worse.