Prowl the midnight streets

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From: Jack-of-Smiles has expanded his interests

Jack-of-Smiles operates in the darkness beyond the gas-lamps. This Smiles is a powerfully built man, but soft on his feet. You rarely even glimpse him.

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 60

  • 41 - very chancy (41%)
  • 51 - chancy (51%)
  • 61 - modest (61%)
  • 71 - very modest (71%)
  • 81 - low-risk (81%)
  • 91 - straightforward (91%)
  • 100 - straightforward (100%)


A shot strikes home!

You didn't get close enough to be sure it was him. But frankly anyone lurking out there[…] deserves to be shot. You find no trace of blood.[…] If it's possible for a cry of pain to be a little bit smug, then this one was. That sounds like Smiles all right.

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Rare Success

A shot strikes home – and you caught sight of him!

You saw him! He's big, this time. Very big. And...was he grey? It's hard to be sure […]. But is Jack wearing a Clay Man?

You find no trace of blood – which would fit if he's Clay. But you heard a cry of pain. […] That sounds like Smiles all right.

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A stone flung from the darkness!

It numbs your shoulder! Your shot goes wild! Whatever body he's wearing is strong. Damn him!