Someone lives near the mandrake-copse

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From: Where the Wild Mandrakes Grow

Someone is nimble and fleet. You spot a top hat moving through the undergrowth. Who's there?

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 123

  • 85 - very chancy (41%)
  • 105 - chancy (51%)
  • 126 - modest (61%)
  • 146 - very modest (71%)
  • 167 - low-risk (81%)
  • 187 - straightforward (91%)
  • 205 - straightforward (100%)


What did he find out?

The fellow is ragged […] but his clothes denote wealth and the mode of but a few seasons ago in London. […] He chose to exile himself when he discovered a secret of the royal family. He keeps quiet on that particular matter […]

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Accoutrements for vegetables

Perhaps it was one of the mandrakes. Do mandrakes wear hats? The idea is not a comforting one.