Attend and speak of...terrible things.

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From: An Evening at the Duchess' Salon

Ghost stories? But these are no ghosts. And no stories.

Unlocked with Connected: The Duchess 10, Unaccountably Peckish 2

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 69

  • 48 - very chancy (41%)
  • 59 - chancy (51%)
  • 71 - modest (61%)
  • 82 - very modest (71%)
  • 94 - low-risk (81%)
  • 105 - straightforward (91%)
  • 115 - straightforward (100%)


You speak about things you hardly understand

Things you've seen in your dreams. […] A knife of obsidian. A membranous wing spread against the stars of the night sky. A distorted face seen through water. You hear yourself say 'A reckoning is not to be postponed indefinitely.' […]

Description summary:
Speaking of things seen in dreams. The vault of chains, the well, the knife. Making an impression, of sorts.

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You speak about things you hardly understand

[…] The room spins and goes black. You wake propped on a divan, coughing at the acrid scent of smelling-salts. Half the guests seem to have left, and the other half are glaring at you. Well, you've made an impression. But not the one you wanted.

Description summary:
Overwhelmed by the visions.

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