Sign on to a glim-steamer

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From: Zailing

A life on the low seas is for you. Well, a few weeks on the low seas at least.

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 85

  • 59 - very chancy (41%)
  • 73 - chancy (51%)
  • 87 - modest (61%)
  • 101 - very modest (71%)
  • 115 - low-risk (81%)
  • 129 - straightforward (91%)
  • 142 - straightforward (100%)


Belay that, lubber!


The work is hard and cold and often wet. The Unterzee is brutally dangerous, for all it lacks the savage storms of the surface. There are things down there. Huge, hungry things that could swallow a glim-steamer. […]

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Just too dangerous

The captain has heard of you. He knows of your duelling, your brawls with spiders and the business that happened with the dock strike. He is polite about it, but he thinks that trouble follows you like a faithful hound. He declines your offer.