Playing Cyrano

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From: The Bohemian Sculptress has a Business Proposal

"You see, I know all sorts of love-struck types. Poor creatures. And not one of them can pen a line of half-decent love poetry for their intendeds. Can you step in? The pay is decent – these people are desperate."

Unlocked with Persuasive 13

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 15

  • 11 - very chancy (44%)
  • 13 - chancy (52%)
  • 16 - modest (64%)
  • 18 - very modest (72%)
  • 21 - low-risk (84%)
  • 23 - straightforward (92%)
  • 25 - straightforward (100%)


Getting along nicely

The first two liaisons that are emboldened by your work go splendidly. After that, word gets around that you're the one to talk to for romantic verse to order. […] You do it all. And the pay is good, despite the Sculptress' generous cut.

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Sometimes you're too good

Your poetry had more than the desired effect. The poor suitor read it in public […] Everyone involved has gone for a little holiday in the tomb-colonies until things calm down. You're not going to get paid.

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