Let the dead man pay you for the pleasure of trying to kill you

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From: A Duel with a Dead Man

Be careful. Tomb-colonists may have died dozens of times. They learn from their mistakes.

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 24

  • 17 - very chancy (42%)
  • 21 - chancy (52%)
  • 25 - modest (62%)
  • 29 - very modest (72%)
  • 33 - low-risk (82%)
  • 37 - straightforward (92%)
  • 40 - straightforward (100%)


You run him through the heart!

Once he's recovered, he gives you a deep bow. "Payment as agreed," he hisses. He hands you a satchel and limps off.



He's too much for you. He stabs you twice through the lungs and saunters off, trying - and failing - to whistle through withered lips. And the swine didn't even pay you!