See if you can get him to open up

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From: Chat with the Duchess' private secretary


He must know some fascinating secrets.


Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 24

  • 17 - very chancy (42%)
  • 21 - chancy (52%)
  • 25 - modest (62%)
  • 29 - very modest (72%)
  • 33 - low-risk (82%)
  • 37 - straightforward (92%)
  • 40 - straightforward (100%)

Success

He's not quite indiscreet, but he does drop a few hints.

The Duchess' relationship with the cats of the city is ...not quite clear, but she hears a great deal. Her secretary is a treasure-trove of secrets.

Rare Success

He's forgotten something

The secretary is on to your game of questions. He stands up abruptly, makes an excuse about finding a stone bucket, and leaves. Only a scrap of paper remains. But what a scrap...


Failure

He shuts his mouth like the lid of a box.

Perhaps he'll be more talkative another time.