Speak with the zailors

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From: The Zailors at Polythreme's Harbour

They might not know as much about Polythreme as the natives, but they're often much easier to talk to.

Game Instructions: This could gain you Allure.

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 120

  • 82 - very chancy (41%)
  • 102 - chancy (51%)
  • 122 - modest (61%)
  • 142 - very modest (71%)
  • 162 - low-risk (81%)
  • 182 - straightforward (91%)
  • 200 - straightforward (100%)


A friendly sort

"Look, mate, we're a bit short-handed right now. Help me get these crates into the hold and I'll tell you a few things worth knowing in this town."


Making ready

The zailors rush about, making their steamer ready for travel. Is this a particularly industrious crew, or have they just had enough of the place?