On second thoughts, lock it away somewhere safe
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From: The thing on the dresser
It's ugly at best and cursed at worst.
In a box at the bottom of the wardrobe
A conservative option: you don't have to look at it, and you'll have it ready if you need it. You sleep soundly that night.
Success Instructions: Note: If you have access to the University, you can research the idol there.