Restore the hope of a listless professor

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From: Respectable Passengers

Academic life has abraded his edges down to nothing.

Game Instructions: This process will gain a Secret College, a rare and high-value item.

Unlocked with Powder of Renewal, The Business of Manufacture 6


Very satisfactory

The powder must be applied to the inside of the eyelids. [...]

[...] weeks later, you hear furtive whispers about new research being conducted at Benthic. [...] things catching fire unbidden [...]

It all goes unnoticed by most [...] But not unnoticed by you.