Creaking in the breeze

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From: Where the Wild Mandrakes Grow

The mandrakes are huge, curving over under their own weight. There's no question of you harvesting them. But you might be able to get close enough for a good look.

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 124

  • 85 - very chancy (41%)
  • 106 - chancy (51%)
  • 127 - modest (61%)
  • 147 - very modest (71%)
  • 168 - low-risk (81%)
  • 189 - straightforward (91%)
  • 207 - straightforward (100%)



Leaves susurrate in the weak breeze. You hear no screams and no singing. But there's a humming[…]. Something that reminds you of the depths of the earth below your feet. It's enough to make you want to […] wiggle your toes deep in the loamy soil.

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Cover your ears and run

A branch twitches. Leaves rustle. They've heard you. A toothy maw slowly splits a trunk open. Run!