Assemble those rats who would prefer to be free

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From: Gather your forces against the Big Rat

They will fight alongside you, as long as they believe you will win. You may have to demonstrate your abilities.

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 103

  • 71 - very chancy (41%)
  • 88 - chancy (51%)
  • 105 - modest (61%)
  • 122 - very modest (71%)
  • 140 - low-risk (81%)
  • 157 - straightforward (91%)
  • 172 - straightforward (100%)


A proud hour

You go over tactics. You give an edited history of your past exploits. You demonstrate your marksmanship on a three-inch target. By the time you leave, a […] rat has produced his ammunition moulds and is pouring bullets no wider than a pinhead. […]

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A frustrating conference

You talk about nets and wires and live capture. They talk about ratwork cannons and black powder. Your style of battle doesn't convince your would-be allies. Neither does your handling of the ratwork grenade.