Become a Licentiate

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From: An Unsigned Message

'The Licentiate serves the tyranny of necessity. He delivers death with expedience and without passion, according to a certain list of aliases. The Licentiate deciphers each alias and performs the duty. The list cannot be given, only taken.'

Unlocked with Profession: Murderer, Notability 5, A Bringer of Death 1

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 300

  • 205 - very chancy (41%)
  • 255 - chancy (51%)
  • 305 - modest (61%)
  • 355 - very modest (71%)
  • 405 - low-risk (81%)
  • 455 - straightforward (91%)
  • 500 - straightforward (100%)


"The first of many"

Finally, his hands loosen their grip around your throat. […]

He kept the scrap of leather inside his shirt, pressed against his heart. […]

There he is: […] You cross off his name, and turn your attention to the next […] It's never too early to get started.

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Success Instructions: If you wish to change your Addressed As to reflect your new profession, you can change it via 'The Roof-Tops: Urchins' Opportunity Card.


A process of elimination

You search the remains […] Nothing. No papers, no tattoos, no list. Still, if he wasn't a Licentiate, he wanted to be. He'd done research of his own, research that he shared as died.

There is a scream from the door. […] You leave by the window […]

Description summary:
You murder someone in the belief that he's a Licentiate. He isn't, but you gain leads about who might be one before you're discovered.

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