Investigate his pockets

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From: A Special Constable


Investigate his pockets, as he investigates us. So moral calculus dictates.


Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 40

  • 28 - very chancy (42%)
  • 34 - chancy (51%)
  • 41 - modest (61%)
  • 48 - very modest (72%)
  • 54 - low-risk (81%)
  • 61 - straightforward (91%)
  • 67 - straightforward (100%)

Success

A successful sleight

There's something perched on the crown of his hat: something with pinions and talons, but not quite a bird. It doesn't twitch as you brush past him, though. Nicely dipped.
Base Shadowy1–6970–8990–99100–107108–113114–120121–126127–132133–140141–150151–170171–230
Pickpocket's Trophy5678910111213141516

Failure

Something unsettling

As your hand snakes out, something uncoils from the crown of his hat: something with eyes like flecks of anthracite and feathers like charred glim. "Not too close," it croaks. […] The Constable turns towards you, and you make haste to be elsewhere.

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