The Radical Factotum will take them off your hands

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From: Trade your Mourning Candles

"Mourning Candles are most useful to my patron's work. She will be delighted."

Game Instructions: This will always gain you Patent Scrutinizers. It may have other effects.

Unlocked with 1 x Favours: Revolutionaries, 25 x Mourning Candle

Challenge information

A matter of luck: It could go either way (success chance: 60%)


What is he talking about?

"We now have most of the lens-work done. The Great Downward Engineering... operation... put us forward by months. The device will be ready soon. If you're not with us body and soul, you'd best be heading back up to the Surface."

Rare Success

A rare volubility

"Ah, excellent. The Mourning Candles are necessary at this phase for certain components of the bo... the device to work correctly. Yes, the whole of the Neath will be quite surprised to see […] Well, perhaps they won't see exactly."

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Repayment in glass

"Take this crate. We weren't after these when we, ah, visited, Great Downward Engineering, but they're worth a substantial amount. We wanted the bigger lenses."