Find Mackay in dreams

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From: Ambition: Nemesis – interrogating Mackay

Prisoner's honey physically transports its eaters to a dream-world. If your wits are very keen, you may be able to navigate through dreams and find Mackay, without resorting to unpleasantness in the real world. But there will be distractions...

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 33

  • 23 - very chancy (41%)
  • 29 - chancy (52%)
  • 34 - modest (61%)
  • 40 - very modest (72%)
  • 45 - low-risk (81%)
  • 51 - straightforward (92%)
  • 55 - straightforward (100%)


There were worse ways to reach your goal...

[…] you manage to find him[…]

[…] twenty years ago.[…] cross-breeding exile's rose with flowers from hell.[…] he delivered […] at the Shuttered Palace[…]

The key? […] in the Forgotten Quarter […] the red honey. […] he begins to sob […] "The boy"[…]

Description summary:
You track Mackay inside the dream. He tells you that 20 years ago he was paid to carry special honey, made from cross-breeding exile's rose and flowers from hell, up to the Shuttered Palace. He doesn't know who paid him or who accepted the honey. He begins to sob when asked what this honey does. The key you found is for a crypt in the Forgotten Quarter, where a jar of the red honey is stored.

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Success Instructions:

You can journey to the Forgotten Quarter from your map.

You can journey to the Shuttered Palace from your map.

Redirects to: Ambition: Nemesis – who was it?


You've been distracted.

You wander in a hedge maze of wild roses, amid delicious scents, in the company of youths and maidens of extraordinary beauty and friendliness. […] Mackay is close. But […] you lose track of him. Eventually, you wake yourself with a stern effort […]

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