Not quite archaeology

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A friend has found a valuable cache of Second City relics. Well, 'found'. More correctly, 'baked some clay tablets, scratched nonsense into them and then rubbed them with dust.' But that's a pedant's objection.

Unlocked with Nib.png A Name Signed with a Flourish exactly 3

Storylet appears in Veilgarden.png Veilgarden

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Play the professor

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    Challenge information

    Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 41 || 29 - very chancy (42%) || 35 - chancy (51%) || 42 - modest (61%) || 49 - very modest (71%) || 56 - low-risk (81%) || 63 - straightforward (92%) || 69 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    'Do you know what you have here?'

    Failure

    'For Science. For Knowledge. For Posterity!

    ^
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Fabricate and then foil an elaborate plan to steal the tablets

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    Challenge information

    Broad, Owl.png Watchful 44 || 31 - very chancy (42%) || 38 - chancy (51%) || 45 - modest (61%) || 53 - very modest (72%) || 60 - low-risk (81%) || 67 - straightforward (91%) || 74 - straightforward (100%)

    Success

    'And this is how the villains did it...'

    Failure

    What is wrong with the criminals in this city?

    ^