Lay a trap for the target

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From: Ten of Spines: Trajectory

Collateral damage is frowned upon in the game – traps must be laid in places where they are assured to catch the target, and no-one else.

Game Instructions: This will give you some progress.

Unlocked with Poisonous Preparation 6

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 200

  • 137 - very chancy (41%)
  • 170 - chancy (51%)
  • 204 - modest (61%)
  • 237 - very modest (71%)
  • 270 - low-risk (81%)
  • 304 - straightforward (91%)
  • 334 - straightforward (100%)

Each point of The Embalmer's Mark increases the base difficulty by 30 points.


Uncannily specific

[...]The poisoned needle is laid in the gap[...] anyone would step over. The target, however, is presently contemplating renovations[...] you arrange to have [...] wallpapers displayed on a shop[...] The umpires award you points for thoroughness and particular cruelty.


No, not that one

An umpire helps the target's leg out of the bear trap. No points are counted for you. You consider more stringent instructions for the King next time.