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From: Rumourmongering!

Gently does it. You don't want to attract the wrong kind of attention.

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 20

  • 14 - very chancy (42%)
  • 17 - chancy (51%)
  • 21 - modest (63%)
  • 24 - very modest (72%)
  • 27 - low-risk (81%)
  • 31 - straightforward (93%)
  • 34 - straightforward (100%)


'Good heavens, is that so?'

Hell is sending its young to be educated in Fallen London. The tomb-colonies plan an embargo on wine. The Rat Flood may recur. The notorious Hand Tax is to triple. They believe every word. You've earned your pay.

Rare Success

'What? Are you sure?'

You suggest that the Russian Tsar intends to invade the Neath via the Cumaean Canal. This causes alarm in civilians and spies alike. 'Is this one of the Cheesemonger's schemes?' The spies ask. 'Is this why she's been so quiet, lately?' […]

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'Mm. I must confess my sources don't share your disquiet.'

Your words fall on deaf ears.