Examine traces of the First City

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From: Continue writing your Monograph


Very little remains of the First City, which leaves much room for interpretation.

Game Instructions: This will make your monograph more Cautionary and less Ironic.

Unlocked with 25 x Trace of the First City


Challenge information

Narrow, Mithridacy 6

  • 1 and below - almost impossible (10%)
  • 2 - high-risk (20%)
  • 3 - high-risk (30%)
  • 4 - tough (40%)
  • 5 - very chancy (50%)
  • 6 - chancy (60%)
  • 7 - modest (70%)
  • 8 - very modest (80%)
  • 9 - low-risk (90%)
  • 10 and above - straightforward (100%)

Success

Smooth Sailing

Description summary:
The success description varies by Object of Historical Study.

ObjectDescription
100 - 130, 220 - 240, 300 - 320, 500The First City's fall defines every subsequent event in the history of the Neath. It is the moment of transition from a world of shadows and beasts to a world of men; that is to say, the boundary between pre-history and History.
210Did the First City war against Hell? Is every Fallen city doomed to the same fate? Surely they would have been even more outmatched than London. Which begs the question: Could a Sixth City win the battle, if and when they fight it? […] An Eighth?
400A myth about Nicator's life claims that he once sacked the First City, and brought back from it a collection of 77 jade statues, each one a life-sized depiction of a twelve-foot tall warrior.

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Failure

A Historiographic Tangle

Is what you are writing entirely, strictly speaking, plausible? Hardly. But should you throw it at an unsuspecting academia, will they know enough about the First City to question it?