Talk to the fellow

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From: Well Watching

That fellow draws a great deal of water. The one in the tattered frock coat, with the air of a vicar. Does he have some disorder of thirst?

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 115

  • 79 - very chancy (41%)
  • 98 - chancy (51%)
  • 117 - modest (61%)
  • 137 - very modest (71%)
  • 156 - low-risk (81%)
  • 175 - straightforward (91%)
  • 192 - straightforward (100%)


A knife and answers

[…][The water is] for boiling up Rubbery Lumps prior to frying, he says, waving his carving knife for emphasis. One needs proper well water, from a properly cared for well. And how does one properly care for a well?[…]

Description summary:
The man is the Custodial Chef and he gives you an hour-long lecture about flowers and beer offerings and ancient practices

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Rare Success

A knife and answers

[...As Above, plus...] On the question of why the well needs to be cared for and how the proper water differs from an other water, he is annoyingly vague. "Because wells are sacred," is all he will say. Yes, but sacred to what?


What's that for?

The fellow nods curtly and forcing a smile that would barely improve a corpse. He hauls his heavy bucket towards the Cock and Magpie. He has a foot-long carving knife strapped to his thigh.