Examine the carvings

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From: Fractious Furniture


These chairs have been decorated by unsympathetic knives, presumably as petty revenge. Their wood is a good medium for spies' messages, though.

Game Instructions: This could gain you Cognisance.


Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 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%)

Success

Something left behind

Your chosen chair aims a vicious kick at your knees, but you wrestle it into obedience […] On its back, there's the expected parade of names […] But those scratches look new, and regular. It's a code! […]

Description summary:
You found some interesting code from a rather violent chair.

[Find the rest of the story at https://www.fallenlondon.com]


Failure

Nothing of great use

The chair spits and kicks like a camel as you grab it for a good look. Five zailors' names. Three names of zailors' beloveds. An anarchist slogan and a recipe for bat and muscaria pie.