Seek a toothsome confession of whimsy

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From: Confessions at the Feast of Masks

Action Cost: 3

Many regard whimsy as the least forgivable of errors. Those of importance should be the rocks that others moor at: stern, immobile, implacable.

Game Instructions: You will need an associate of Some Importance who has Scandal and Suspicion of 3 or more and who hasn't confessed to you already.

Unlocked with A Person of Some Importance - of either tier; A Person of Some Importance - a friend who is, Scandal with 3, Suspicion 3, Trust with you no more than 0 and Exposed by you no more than 0


When Sent

You don a clay mask...

...solid and serious, and bathe your hands in grey ash.

A Rubbery Man sits in the gutter surrounded by sharp shards of glass, watching a dozen tiny white cave fish flop their last on the wet cobbles. Their mouths are round and desperate.


Your friend will receive:

Clayman5small.png During the Feast of Masks, [Friend] called on you in a clay mask. Their hands grey with ash, they invited you to confess an error of whimsy.

Once Accepted

You will receive:

You listened to [Friend] confess their errors of whimsy. Your mask hid your smile. You'll light a candle for them, and its light will burn away their folly.


Your friend will receive:

Envelopesmall.png You confessed your whimsy to [Friend], whose solemn mask watched you without sign of amusement. They left wordlessly to light a candle for you. In its light, your folly will wither.