Claim bounty for dead rats

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From: The Department of Menace Eradication

Action Cost: 5

It is raining outside the Department of Menace Eradication. A long stoic queue of rat-catchers waits outside, each with their sack of rodent corpses.

Game Instructions: This will turn in all your rats on a string. The current rate is eleven Rostygold for ten rats.

Unlocked with 1 x Rat on a String


So many rats, so little time

They breed, the rats of London, like...well, there's nothing else to compare them to. Nothing breeds like the rat of Fallen London. They have a hundred cities to humanity's one. And what, you might wonder, does the Department do with all the corpses?

Rare Success

A queue enlivened by tales

Rat-catchers gossip[…]: a catcher who broke the taboo of the trade, and killed moths[…]. […] his candles began to disappear[…] until he was […] in the dark. […] "he was found without a face!".

Delightful. You brush a moth […], rather cautiously.

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