Have a drink and tell your story in a way that undercuts the Masters

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From: Enjoy a Drink at the Medusa's Head

You've got the head, and your outfit from facing Mr Fires, and a host of memories.

Game Instructions: If successful, this will gain a Revolutionary Favour and some Making Waves.

Unlocked with Severed Chimaerical Head of the Vake, Bragging Rights at the Medusa's Head 10

Challenge information

Narrow, Mithridacy 3 (50% base)

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


Awe. Fear.

You tell the story of what you did to the Masters, and how unable they were to fight back.


You tell them about the Chorister's Bomb […] Some of your audience looks sceptical […] But they're listening […]

[…] The Masters can be killed. They know this now.

Description summary:
Some parts of the description will vary based on choices made during the ambition.

ConditionsAdditional Passages
No Committed ImpersonatorYou mention how you dressed as Veils, and give a little history of the business with Mr Fires.
Committed ImpersonatorYou show them your Veils-Velvet robe. […] No one may touch its surface, of course. It wouldn't do to get stout-stains on it.
Credulity of Mr FiresYou tell them how you deceived Mr Fires and interrupted the work of his factory.
Repeat DentistryYou give a colourful impression of Mr Fires being repeatedly bitten.

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[…] Your listeners are sceptical. If you get them to believe you killed the Vake, they have trouble believing that it was also Mr Veils. If you get them on track concerning Mr Veils, they want to know why the other Masters haven't killed you yet. […]

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