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From: The Tower of Knives: Difficulties at a Smoky Flophouse

A Coughing Footpad informs you that there is a detective about. The mugger is too unwell to help much, but thinks you should find the detective so they can be dealt with.

Unlocked with 1 x Key to a Smoky Flophouse Dormitory

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 20

  • 14 - very chancy (42%)
  • 17 - chancy (51%)
  • 21 - modest (63%)
  • 24 - very modest (72%)
  • 27 - low-risk (81%)
  • 31 - straightforward (93%)
  • 34 - straightforward (100%)


Upon boots and scuttles

The detective's boots give her away. They never remember to get new (well, old) boots. She senses something is awry and leaves the flophouse in haste. But what's this she was looking at, poking out from an old scuttle?


No detectives here

There is no sign of a detective in or around the flophouse. Either they are very good or the Coughing Footpad is starting to get paranoid.