Edit a book of meditations on the Anchoress

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From: The Means to Knowledge

An acquaintance wishes to make a contribution to devotional literature. Their book is filled with mangled metaphors and bloated aphorisms. The only wisdom they've exhibited is in bringing you in to edit it.

Game Instructions: If you are successful, this will ensure you are recognised as a practitioner of the Legacy of the Anchoress.

Unlocked with Magnanimous 4, 1 x Vision of the Surface, 50 x Foxfire Candle Stub, Identified with a Philosophy: [The Legacy of the Anchoress, The Unconfined, The Implacable Method, or Your Own Genius]

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 50

  • 35 - very chancy (42%)
  • 43 - chancy (51%)
  • 51 - modest (61%)
  • 60 - very modest (72%)
  • 68 - low-risk (81%)
  • 76 - straightforward (91%)
  • 84 - straightforward (100%)


A saving grace

[…] And yet your name is merely listed in modest type on the colophon. Still, it's enough for discerning individuals to recognise that the work's insights and revelations are yours – especially after they've met the author.

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Beyond redemption

She questioned your every edit, fought your every attempt to save her from ridicule. The final straw was that awful introduction – you removed your name as editor, and left her to God's Editors. They demonstrated mercy by condemning […] the publication.

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