Raid a Message-Drop

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From: The Heights of Chicanery

There are places where messages are left in the Flit. Delightfully secret messages. But they're picked up quickly. You need to get there first.

Game Instructions: Trade in your Investigating... for rewards.

Unlocked with Investigating... 5

Challenge information

Narrow, investigating... 3 (50% base)

  • 5 - modest (70%)
  • 6 - very modest (80%)
  • 7 - low-risk (90%)
  • 8 and above - straightforward (100%)


The King and the cats

A climb, a stroll, a little sleight-of-hand as you pass the message drop. No problems at all. Right, let's see […] The second part of this message is going by 'whisper'. That probably means cats. This one is going to take a while […]

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How very rude

That is not an encoded secret message. That is a harshly-worded rejoinder concerning the professional ethics of spycraft and a scathing critique of your sartorial choices. That was hardly called for.