Blackmail 1

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From: Memoirs of a butler

Just stealing the manuscript would be a waste of time. Stealing the manuscript and using it for the purposes of blackmail, however...

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 84

  • 58 - very chancy (41%)
  • 72 - chancy (51%)
  • 86 - modest (61%)
  • 100 - very modest (71%)
  • 114 - low-risk (81%)
  • 128 - straightforward (91%)
  • 140 - straightforward (100%)


'Unless you pay me...'

The publisher's office offers only a token resistance to your larcenous skills. The manuscript hasn't even been placed in the safe. Within the week you are being paid off by a governess, an opera singer and a junior minister. Most gratifying.


A little slow

By the time you arrive at the publisher's office, someone else has stolen the manuscript. Can one trust nobody in this city?