Eavesdrop on a random target

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From: The Alleys of Spite


Secrets are valuable in Fallen London. If you can get close enough to overhear, you may benefit accordingly.

Unlocked with The Airs of London 51, Shadowy 2

Locked with A Name Whispered in Darkness


Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 4

  • 1 - high-risk (15%)
  • 2 - high-risk (30%)
  • 3 - very chancy (45%)
  • 4 - chancy (60%)
  • 5 - very modest (75%)
  • 6 - low-risk (90%)
  • 7 - straightforward (100%)

Success

Skilfully done!

On several occasions you get close enough to listen in. You pick up a few intriguing scraps.


Failure

'Sir/Madam, do you have business with me?'

You've been spotted. How embarrassing. You excuse yourself and hurry off.

Failure Instructions: Don't worry - you can try again.