Drown out the drownies

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From: What do the Drownies Sing?


Can't hear them singing if the engines are roaring.


Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 100

  • 69 - very chancy (41%)
  • 85 - chancy (51%)
  • 102 - modest (61%)
  • 119 - very modest (71%)
  • 135 - low-risk (81%)
  • 152 - straightforward (91%)
  • 167 - straightforward (100%)

The difficulty is equal to your Zee Peril level. The above is the level for Home Waters.

Success

More coal!

The song is drowned out in the din of machinery. Zailors busy themselves with keeping the beast below-decks fed. The ship lurches to speed; over the stern railing, you think you can make out the disappointed glares of drownies […]

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Failure

A roar, then a crash

You drown out the noise and leave the drownies in your wake. But the overfed engine can't handle it – something bursts in the engine room with a great crash.