Attempt the daring rescue of a Regiment urchin

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From: Make Use of your Rookery Password

Colonel Molly says she last saw them enjoying a toffee-apple. It'll be "a caper and an 'alf". You are, of course, welcome along.

Game Instructions: Spend all your Favours: Urchins to gain a significant boost to your Renown.

Unlocked with 125 x Cryptic Clue, 500 x Rat on a String, 10 x Correspondence Plaque, 7 x Favours: Urchins, Renown: Urchins 15-54, ( Renown x 6) Shadowy

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 162

  • 111 - very chancy (41%)
  • 138 - chancy (51%)
  • 165 - modest (61%)
  • 192 - very modest (71%)
  • 219 - low-risk (81%)
  • 246 - straightforward (91%)
  • 270 - straightforward (100%)

Shadowy, Broad-type challenge with base difficulty of 6 for every level of Renown: Urchins. The above example is at Renown level 27.


"Hold 'em still and raise 'em high."

[…] The Regiment, beneath their bravado, are concerned for their comrade. […] the Widow's operatives [flee] into a familiar stretch of the Flit. […] Regiment skirmishers are lying in wait […]. The Widow's men rapidly surrender their captive […].

Description summary:
You are given the honour of using the Regiment's cannon to ambush agents of the Widow escorting the child. Rat-corpses and Correspondence Plaques find exciting new uses as cannon-shot and improvised bludgeons, respectively. The hostage is returned in short order.

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A valiant attempt

The Regiment are fractious without their comrade. […] Colonel Molly […] slips out via the window. You gather up those still willing to cooperate […] The hoodlums get away. Several days later, Colonel Molly reappears – with the lost urchin in tow.

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