Dangerous pastimes

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From: A meeting with the Implacable Detective

"I understand you're engaged on other business just now. But perhaps you'd care for a game of chess?"

Game Instructions: This will always exchange Whispered Hints for Incendiary Gossip, but winning the game is better.

Unlocked with 100 x Whispered Hint, Playing Cat and Mouse with an Evasive Target 1

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 120

  • 82 - very chancy (41%)
  • 102 - chancy (51%)
  • 122 - modest (61%)
  • 142 - very modest (71%)
  • 162 - low-risk (81%)
  • 182 - straightforward (91%)
  • 200 - straightforward (100%)


A notable battle

The conversation is fascinating enough […] but at last the Detective nods and topples her king with one dark, withered finger. "Not bad," she concedes. "And don't repeat what I told you about the Consort's condition. I trust to your discretion."

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A close-run affair

The Detective's conversation is simply too fascinating. She smiles very faintly as you acknowledge defeat. At least you've learnt a thing or two.