Pluck something from the water

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From: A Dream of Dark Waters

It bobs a little like an apple, but no apple ever bore so rich a red, nor rolled so langorously.

Unlocked with Dangerous 100

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 150

  • 103 - very chancy (41%)
  • 128 - chancy (51%)
  • 153 - modest (61%)
  • 178 - very modest (71%)
  • 203 - low-risk (81%)
  • 228 - straightforward (91%)
  • 250 - straightforward (100%)


Too brief a mouthful

A soft sweet burst of savour, and a warmth […] The shriek of monkeys and the chanting of the God-Eaters. And then you're awake: and your mouth is full of cold wax. That is a candle in your fist. But something remains.

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Wax in the water

You reach and reach and your fingers unspool like string! You float on the water like broken stems. Your leaves decay. You drift down over centuries to the floor of the pool where the temple falls around you. When you wake you stink of mud.