Inspect the body

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From: The body in the library

The research fellow is going to take a while to recover from his death - head injuries will do that. The University Proctors have been summoned to investigate. One of them, who has connections to the Constables […] suggests asking for your help.

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Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 85

  • 59 - very chancy (41%)
  • 73 - chancy (51%)
  • 87 - modest (61%)
  • 101 - very modest (71%)
  • 115 - low-risk (81%)
  • 129 - straightforward (91%)
  • 142 - straightforward (100%)


A clue!

You agree to take a look [...]

You look first at the head […] Next, you inspect the hands; there, […] a scrap of paper. All you can make out […] are the letters O-V-E […]

There is only one space on the desk […] not covered in books […]

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The Proctors have asked for your presence, but when you get to the library, one of the temporarily deceased's colleagues turns you politely but firmly away. You protest; but he is insistent. You will need to try again in a little while […]

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