Consider sparing one form of the Vake out of fellow-feeling 1

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From: Think in the Midst of the Hunt

It is a monster. So are you. There is no shame in this. But those who are not yet monsters struggle to understand.

Game Instructions: Choosing this will select a motive to capture the Vake. You can still choose not to, in the final moments.

Unlocked with Dreaded 6

Locked with Swore an Oath to Mr Wines exactly 2

Challenge information

Narrow, Monstrous Anatomy 5 (50% base)

  • 1 and below - almost impossible (10%)
  • 2 - high-risk (20%)
  • 3 - high-risk (30%)
  • 4 - tough (40%)
  • 5 - very chancy (50%)
  • 6 - chancy (60%)
  • 7 - modest (70%)
  • 8 - very modest (80%)
  • 9 - low-risk (90%)
  • 10 and above - straightforward (100%)


None of you what you were

[…] Sinning Jenny might be a monster. The Mother Superior certainly was, before she died. […] You have become a patchwork in body and in deed.

The Vake has lived much longer. […] Does this make it an evil, or an inspiration?

Description summary:
Your compatriots are monsters. You have been changed by your quest and all you had to do. The Vake is worse. Could you learn from it?

[Find the rest of the story at]

Success Instructions: The Vake you hunt last will be the one you have a chance to capture and keep.


Not very like you

You may have worn its robes and walked in its place. But you have also seen it here in Parabola. You know what it can do. There is no comparison between you.
  • Monstrousanatomy sidebarsmall.png Your knowledge of Monstrous Anatomy has increased. Or your Anatomy has become more Monstrous. One of those. (Increases Monstrous Anatomy by 1 CP, up to level 5 + Monstrous Studies)