How do they do that?

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From: The Secrets of Rats

Rat gunsmiths are renowned, so much so that a human gunsmith has given up trying to compete fairly. He wants you to discover the tricks of their trade.

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 21

  • 15 - very chancy (42%)
  • 18 - chancy (51%)
  • 22 - modest (62%)
  • 25 - very modest (71%)
  • 29 - low-risk (82%)
  • 32 - straightforward (91%)
  • 35 - straightforward (100%)


Tiny secrets and honey

[…] you manage to strike up a relationship with a poor student of smithing among rat-kind, who […] doesn’t know too much, but your client is pleased with the scraps of new knowledge. He rewards you with infernal brass from his workshop.

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So that’s what L.B. stands for

[…] you soon manage to work your way into their confidence, and they are surprisingly loose-tongued […]. Your client […] rewards you with the first of his […] pepperbox pistols. Unfortunately it explodes two days later […]. No payment is forthcoming.

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