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From: Instructing a Louche Devil

That languid slouch projects a lazy confidence, certainly, but it's shocking to refined company.

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 99

  • 68 - very chancy (41%)
  • 85 - chancy (51%)
  • 101 - modest (61%)
  • 118 - very modest (71%)
  • 134 - low-risk (81%)
  • 151 - straightforward (91%)
  • 165 - straightforward (100%)


A straightening of the spine

[…]you know what to do. You set the devil to walking up and down with a pile of books balanced on his brutish head. It's working. He's moving almost like a human. You've even noticed him dipping into Slowcake's Exceptionals in his breaks.

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The devil's lazy, loping gait is showing no signs of improvement, no matter how many books you balance on his head. He's just not trying. And he keeps scorching the covers.
  • Sidebarwoundssmall.png Wounds is increasing… (+1 CP)