Play decoy to encourage other victims

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From: A Duel with a Dead Man

If you don't want to fight in earnest, you could agree to a little light sparring to encourage other victims... ah, clients.

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 9

  • 7 - very chancy (46%)
  • 8 - chancy (53%)
  • 10 - modest (66%)
  • 11 - very modest (73%)
  • 13 - low-risk (86%)
  • 14 - straightforward (93%)
  • 15 - straightforward (100%)


A good showing

After seeing you put up a decent fight, a passerby is inspired to try his luck with the tomb-colonist. It doesn't go well for him, but you get a share of the payment. You may have learned some new moves, too.


No luck today

Even when sparring gently, it becomes obvious that the tomb-colonist is more than a match for you. Other potential duellists suck their teeth and walk past.