Tell a risqué joke

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From: The Singing Mandrake (storylet)

"After the opening of a popular revue, a bishop waits on one of the more vibrant actresses at the stage door. 'Madam,' he says..."

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 1

  • 1 - chancy (60%)
  • 2 - straightforward (100%)


You got a laugh! And the ladies in the crowd seem less shocked than stimulated. That's the Singing Mandrake for you.

You store that one away for future use.

Rare Success

Rare Success!

A gasp. A stifled scream. A round of applause! Three ladies and two gentlemen faint: even an eavesdropping rat drops out of the ceiling in a state of shock. You've made an impression, it seems.


That didn't go down well.

There is an awkward silence, thankfully broken by a cough and a request for more absinthe from the far corner.