Ask someone you know well

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From: The Eater-of-Chains has Returned!

They'll be more likely to tell you the truth. But it might be more risky to get involved in the dreams of a friend.

Locked with Marked by the Eater-of-Chains 9

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 120

  • 82 - very chancy (41%)
  • 102 - chancy (51%)
  • 122 - modest (61%)
  • 142 - very modest (71%)
  • 162 - low-risk (81%)
  • 182 - straightforward (91%)
  • 200 - straightforward (100%)


'I feel his hot breath on my face even when I'm awake…'

Your friend is scared; too scared to conceal the wound on her arm […]

She smiles at your reassurances. Her smile is red-lipped and sharp-toothed. The cicatrix on your own forearm begins to ache as you talk. The pain doesn't die down until morning.

Description summary:
Your friend is also Marked. Her waking hours are spent in Jekyll Gardens, seeing the same familiar crowd day after day.

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'I see his brimstone eyes whenever I close my own...'

Your friend is terrified. She confides in you that she's had dreams, but she won't show you her arm. Or her face; she remains heavily veiled throughout your conversation. You gain nothing except a new subject for worry.