# Stage a tragedy within a tragedy

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The target's vanity will not let him turn down the chance to play Romeo. As for all of the other roles – why else would you require so many accomplices?

Game Instructions: This will give you some progress that scales with the number of Accomplices you have.

Unlocked with  7

Wiki note: The multiplier on accomplices for progress seems to be about 1.8, but there is variation whose parameters are currently unknown.

#### Challenge information

• 137 - very chancy (41%)
• 170 - chancy (51%)
• 204 - modest (61%)
• 237 - very modest (71%)
• 270 - low-risk (81%)
• 304 - straightforward (91%)
• 334 - straightforward (100%)

Each point of increases the base difficulty by 30 points.

## Success

"Oh true apothecary, / Thy drugs are quick."

[…] the target […] adopt the role of Romeo […]

[…] he is far too old to play such a young man. Strange, then, that his performance of Romeo's poisoning in Act 5 is so virtuosic. The crowd ripples with appreciative murmurs – "Amazing, how he can froth at will!".

[…]

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Progress Gain data:

Accomplices Tolerance Ace of Kings Embalmer's Mark Progress
20 4 yes no 33 CP
20 3 yes no 34 CP
20 1 no ? 35 CP
19 3 yes ? 27-39 CP
19 ? no ? 28-35 CP
11 ? ? ? 20 CP
11 4 yes no 14 CP
8 5 yes no 10 CP
8 4 yes no 11 CP
8 4 no no 10 CP
8 3 yes no 12 CP
7 5 no no 9 CP
6 2 no no 7 CP
6 2 no no 9 CP
6 3 no no 8 CP
6 4 no no 5 CP
6 0 no no 9 CP
6 1 no no 8 CP
6 3 no no 6 CP
6 4 no no 7 CP
5 4 no no 5 CP
5 3 no no 6 CP
5 2 no no 7 CP
3 6 no yes 1-2 CP
3 4 no yes 1 CP
3 5 no ? 1 CP
3 3 no ? 2 CP

## Failure

Hardly the Globe

[…] Even the prospect of being leading man cannot induce your target to embed himself amongst this paltry posse of improvised actors.

"I will not be embarrassed," he huffs [...] The King of Motley moues at his receding back, dressed halfway up as Juliet. […]

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