Catch the eye of a butler

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From: Disporting with the servantry

Many of the butlers don an air of stuffy disapproval along with their uniform, but there is one that has gentle eyes and often seems to be suppressing a smile. Engage him in private conversation.

Unlocked with Fascinating... 4

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 89

  • 61 - very chancy (41%)
  • 76 - chancy (51%)
  • 91 - modest (61%)
  • 106 - very modest (71%)
  • 121 - low-risk (81%)
  • 135 - straightforward (91%)
  • 149 - straightforward (100%)


What the butler said

You will be in a secluded spot in one of the conservatories. […] soon looking raptly at you as you ask him about Palace life. And you learn a secret or two into the bargain. Scandal is this butler's speciality, and he promises to help with yours.

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A polite rejection

You ask the butler if he could possibly bring your brandy to a nice, private spot you have chosen in one of the conservatories. [...]Sadly, your snifter is brought by an entirely different butler. The one that always treats you with icy disdain.[...]