Attract attention at the market

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From: At the Market

Make an impression on the Clay Men who keep the stalls of rustling silk and subdued copperwork.

Game Instructions: This will gain Allure and lose Cognisance.

Unlocked with Unnatural Exuberance 2

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 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%)


Making a little splash

Copper pots rattle against their stalls as you pass. The Clay Men crowd around, listening to your stories and observations[…] You try a joke, and are rewarded with a ripple of Clay laughter[…] People are starting to take notice.

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Mixed signals

Clay Men aren't the easiest sorts to read. Are those expressions polite interest, or are you genuinely making an impression here? A pair of copper lanterns crash to the floor as you pass them. Is that good?