Pick her pocket

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From: The Costermonger


Wait until she's speaking to a customer –


Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 12

  • 9 - very chancy (45%)
  • 11 - chancy (55%)
  • 13 - modest (65%)
  • 15 - very modest (75%)
  • 17 - low-risk (85%)
  • 19 - straightforward (95%)
  • 20 - straightforward (100%)

Success

A moment's inattention

She leans forward to brandish a particularly choice morel at a sceptical shopper. You snip the cord with which she's secured her purse, and melt away like river-mist.
Base Shadowy1–6970–8990–99100–107108–113114–119120–126127–132133–140141–150151–170171–230
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Failure

A street merchant's instincts

She raises her head and looks you full in the eyes. "Afternoon, Madam. Whatchoo want?" You nod and recover as best you can, hurrying on.