Gain an audience with the Duchess

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From: Light Fingers: A Word to the Duchess

You will need to lean on your well-connected friends and drop a few tantalising conversational tid-bits.

Unlocked with 200 x Scrap of Incendiary Gossip, 3 x Favours: Society, 2 x Personal Recommendation

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 180

  • 123 - very chancy (41%)
  • 153 - chancy (51%)
  • 183 - modest (61%)
  • 213 - very modest (71%)
  • 244 - low-risk (81%)
  • 273 - straightforward (91%)
  • 300 - straightforward (100%)


At the Duchess' disposal

A respected acquaintance drops you off at the Shuttered Palace's gates […]


"I am impressed you managed to talk your way past my secretary," […]

You explain your case to the Duchess, […]

"I will convene a session of the Court of Cats tomorrow. […]"

[Find the rest of the story at]

Redirects to: Light Fingers: A Session of the Court of Cats



[...] the footmen guide you through to the office of the Duchess' private secretary.

He peers at you [...]. "And who might you be?"

You explain your predicament [...], leaving out the details which make you seem like a lunatic. Unfortunately, that's most of them [...].