Making a virtue

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From: Going gentle

The old fellow was a passable intriguer in his day. Someone will find a use for him as an agent in the tomb-colonies.

Unlocked with A Survivor of the Affair of the Box 12

Locked with 13 x A Boxful of Intrigue

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 130

  • 89 - very chancy (41%)
  • 111 - chancy (51%)
  • 133 - modest (61%)
  • 154 - very modest (71%)
  • 176 - low-risk (81%)
  • 198 - straightforward (91%)
  • 217 - straightforward (100%)


Off we go!

The old chap is more than happy to pick up his codebook and black cloak from where he left them two decades ago. Who says that the elderly can't have fun?



When you put your proposition to the old goat, he changed his mind about the whole thing! Some people just aren't grateful to be offered a job.