Recapturing an escapee

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From: The third coil

Escapes from the third coil are frequent. Well, escape attempts, anyway. Making it to the entrance uneaten is another matter.

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 102

  • 70 - very chancy (41%)
  • 87 - chancy (51%)
  • 104 - modest (61%)
  • 121 - very modest (71%)
  • 138 - low-risk (81%)
  • 155 - straightforward (91%)
  • 170 - straightforward (100%)


Chasing the cat-chaser

This one is always getting out. He's a silent youth, barely more than an urchin. A cat-chaser, apparently[…]

The little wretch is a wonder with locks. Not too quick on his feet, though. You soon chase him down and return for the bounty.

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Run to the pools

D--n, but this one can run. You may have done yourself some mischief. You give up the chase when he reaches the pools near the second coil. Once they reach the pools, they usually don't come out again.