Keep your hands quick

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From: Unfinished Business in Spite

Pilfer a few rats from the market stalls. Hardly worth your time, of course, but the prudent thief stays farthest from the gallows.

Game Instructions: Success will get you Rats on a String.

Unlocked with A Person of Some Importance -

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 100

  • 69 - very chancy (41%)
  • 85 - chancy (51%)
  • 102 - modest (61%)
  • 119 - very modest (71%)
  • 135 - low-risk (81%)
  • 152 - straightforward (91%)
  • 167 - straightforward (100%)


Making it look easy

You move through the crowd when the market is at its busiest, and much later when the costermongers yawn and rub their bristly chins. Your fingers are fast and you soon fill your burlap sack with little furry morsels.


Too much of a good thing

You're well known here. The costermongers aren't expecting you to pilfer from their stalls, but they watch you with an uneasy respect. The crowds part as you pass. Which is inconvenient.