Intercept a message (Balmoral Kitchens)

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From: The Dumbwaiter of Balmoral


Someone did not want to send this by the ordinary post.

Game Instructions: This will gain an Intercepted Document of greater value than the ones pinched from your trains. The darker the environs of Balmoral, the easier this task will be.

Locked with Intercepted Document


Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 300

  • 205 - very chancy (41%)
  • 255 - chancy (51%)
  • 305 - modest (61%)
  • 355 - very modest (71%)
  • 405 - low-risk (81%)
  • 455 - straightforward (91%)
  • 500 - straightforward (100%)

The base difficulty is presumably 300, likely reduced by 25 for every level of Balmoral: Darkness.

Success

Cunning

It is the work of a moment to take the envelope from the dumbwaiter and slip it into a pocket. You have time in the process to notice the handwriting (a clue to the national origins of the sender) and the instructive shade of ink.
Conclusion for Intercepted Document: Plans for the Surface


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Failure

Out! Out of the scullery!

The Balmoral Cook is not pleased by your loitering around the kitchen. She accuses you of improper designs...