Sneak up behind it

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From: Stop That Stove!

How alert can it be? It's a potbelly stove!

Unlocked with Stoking the Stove exactly 8

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 310

  • 212 - very chancy (41%)
  • 264 - chancy (51%)
  • 316 - modest (61%)
  • 367 - very modest (71%)
  • 419 - low-risk (81%)
  • 471 - straightforward (91%)
  • 517 - straightforward (100%)



With a shriek like a steaming kettle, the stove leaps at least ten feet into the air. Then it crashes back to the ground, still scrambling […] Before you can so much as offer it some smelling salts to calm its nerves, it has already run for the hills.

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Smoke! Smoke everywhere!

This isn't fair! You can't be outmanoeuvred by a heating appliance! But how could anyone expect you to see where it went, when it's belching smoke into your face? Smoke filled with cherry-red embers that sizzle when they touch your skin.