Follow a trail of coded language

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From: Spelunking in the Sunken Embassy

Documents mark the ruined floors of the Embassy like slug trails. A little skim-reading might expedite the discovery of the valuable left among the detritus.

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%)


Hell's relicts

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Description summary:
The description varies on your Delving Destination

1 (West)Hell's documentation is erratic. […] A still operational Law-Furnace […] is […] erasing certain records from ever having been; […] you're able to recognise the sigil which marks pages for destruction: […] you recover a slim sheaf of correspondence.
2 (East)The Embassy appears to have devoted individual departments to various dissenting groups in the Fourth City. […] Roses denote those who fell sway to the whispers behind the glass. […] Swords denote those who clung to an old rite and an antique calendar. […]

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False starts

You pick up a page, another, and another. A verse repeats across parchment – the same harsh, cursive script. Loosely translated it reads 'we buried her in glass'. You find it in a dozen documents […] The handwriting is different in each […]

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