Consult texts of a speculative science

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From: Liminal Studies

Forbidden, much censored, and partial. The reading requires specialised knowledge to understand that which is not said as much as that which is.

Unlocked with Lead: Liminality 420-423

Locked with Librarian's Progress 200

Challenge information

Narrow, Artisan of the Red Science 10 (50% base)

  • 6 and below - almost impossible (10%)
  • 7 - high-risk (20%)
  • 8 - high-risk (30%)
  • 9 - tough (40%)
  • 10 - very chancy (50%)
  • 11 - chancy (60%)
  • 12 - modest (70%)
  • 13 - very modest (80%)
  • 14 - low-risk (90%)
  • 15 and above - straightforward (100%)


Charged matter

Description summary:
The description varies based on your level of Lead: Liminality.

Lead: LiminalityDescription
421An Anatomy of the Unatanomical by an unknown scholar. Chapter 3, page six hundred. 'The horizon is altered by the observer. But what does the act of observation do upon the horizon?'
422The Alterity in the Form: Suppression in the Physiognomy, Deleterious Effects Thereof: 'Every culture has its own afterlife: religion and empire both. […] The margin is the shadow of the interior, and it contains the monsters that culture fears most.'
423Scarlet Science: The Unspoken and the Unbidden. A never-published undergraduate dissertation. 'Which comes first, the city or the farmland? Which supports the other? Can symbiotic relationship also be a spiral of decay?'
424Ars Amatoria for the New Age: 'That which is beloved is held close by the lover. Exile is a step in the dance, imprisonment a shrine. Only annihilation is a manifestation of indifference.'

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The subjectery of the topics under concernment […] both unwise and a distraction to the health of the public good. […] Were our oculars in need of bifocals, they should […] be lowered and our expression […] most consternating […]

The censor […] zealous to a fault […]

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