Hire a university student

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From: Gathering reliable staff

The students at the department of Cryptospelunking & Transportable Antiquities are keen enough to make a name for themselves that they pay to accompany an expedition.

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 66

  • 46 - very chancy (41%)
  • 57 - chancy (51%)
  • 68 - modest (61%)
  • 79 - very modest (71%)
  • 90 - low-risk (81%)
  • 101 - straightforward (91%)
  • 110 - straightforward (100%)


The interview goes well

You find a bright, reliable student to add to the expedition's staff. She claims to know some ancient languages and scripts. She isn't experienced with field work, but you can't have everything. Her doting uncle pays for her place in pearls.


Where are all the good ones?

The students that the department offers to you appear to be the feckless black sheep of the gentry, criminally inclined or just a little dim. You have to wonder where the good ones are going.