Sneak into the upper room yourself

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From: Who controls the face?

It's well guarded, and you're large to be investigating ratwork. You might tip off the Big Rat that he has a new enemy, too. But you'll be able to see for yourself.

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 110

  • 76 - very chancy (41%)
  • 94 - chancy (51%)
  • 112 - modest (61%)
  • 131 - very modest (71%)
  • 149 - low-risk (81%)
  • 167 - straightforward (91%)
  • 184 - straightforward (100%)


The White Rat

The room is a nursery, but an extraordinary one. The doll's house is furnished with velveteen sofas[…]

An all-white rat is refilling a reservoir in the chimney[…]

The rat doesn't notice you until she takes off her magnifying goggles[…]

Description summary:
You find a nursery room with an immaculately furnished doll house. Tending to it is a completely white rat. She has poor eyesight, but when her red eyes finally notice you she screams and runs away.

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A child's nursery

The room is a nursery [...] You find a few sheets of paper, but they're only infants' handwriting lessons. 'V is for Vennom from the Cantigastr beest.'

But what interest would the Big Rat have in children, or children in the Big Rat?