First case for Mr Pages

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From: The Cities that Fell


It seems that a valuable book has been stolen from its extensive stacks. The thief smashed a thick bronze-bound door to matchwood and left a considerable mess in the stacks before making off. However, Mr Pages claims that only one book is missing.

Unlocked with Walking the Falling Cities 5, Ascending the Reliables List of Mr Pages exactly 1


Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 72

  • 50 - very chancy (41%)
  • 62 - chancy (51%)
  • 74 - modest (61%)
  • 86 - very modest (71%)
  • 98 - low-risk (81%)
  • 110 - straightforward (91%)
  • 120 - straightforward (100%)

Narrow, Bizarre 2

  • 0 - tough (40%)
  • 1 - very chancy (50%)
  • 2 - chancy (60%)
  • 3 - modest (70%)
  • 4 - very modest (80%)
  • 5 - low-risk (90%)
  • 6 and above - straightforward (100%)

Success

Clay and papers

Of course, Mr Pages declines to tell you which book is actually missing. […] Some rooftop urchins saw something, and you pick up a few clues from the rough local hansom drivers. You are looking for two Clay Men, one of whom is missing a hand. […]

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Failure

Unreliable witnesses

Two rooftop urchins say they saw a Rubbery Man of immense size. A drunk hansom driver claims to have witnessed a trained gorilla attack the door. What is wrong with these people? Has someone influenced them? The trail goes nowhere.