Sponsor a trading voyage to the farthest reaches of the zee

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From: Aspiring Zee-Captains

Action Cost: 5

Provide a cargo of prisoner's honey and cover a share of the expenses. If you can convince a captain to sail far enough, they may bring you back wonders.

Unlocked with 2000 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey, Renown: The Docks 20, 1000 x Penny

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 150

  • 103 - very chancy (41%)
  • 128 - chancy (51%)
  • 153 - modest (61%)
  • 178 - very modest (71%)
  • 203 - low-risk (81%)
  • 228 - straightforward (91%)
  • 250 - straightforward (100%)


A shadowed gaze

Your captain won't look you in the eyes. "The Deconstruction," she whispers. "It took everything we had. It gave us this." She holds out a bundle of watchful mechanisms.

Alternative Success

A lively cargo

With obvious pride, your captain throws back the lid of a coffer. Beetles! It's full of beetles, glowing like elfin lamps, clicking like a nest of typewriters. She squints uncertainly. "Was that not what you were hoping for?" she enquires.


No luck

No-one is willing to risk the dangers and uncertainties of the zee: the changing fogs, the zee-terrors, the nameless gods, and above all, the enormous crabs.


A brave fool

[…] you reach an agreement with a promising new-made captain. […] he drinks your entire advance, falls into the river and drowns. You find him next morning singing dissonantly with the Drownie choir. […] you could swear he looks embarrassed.

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