The Tomb of the Silken Thread 2

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From: Pursuing an Archaeological Expedition


Desiccated spider husks are tangled in the thick silk webs hanging from the columns propping up the entrance.

Unlocked with 30 x Archaeologist's Progress, An Expedition: Seeking the Tomb of the Silken Thread (The Tomb of the Silken Thread)

Locked with Rivals' Progress 10


Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 60

  • 41 - very chancy (41%)
  • 51 - chancy (51%)
  • 61 - modest (61%)
  • 71 - very modest (71%)
  • 81 - low-risk (81%)
  • 91 - straightforward (91%)
  • 100 - straightforward (100%)

Success

When the stars were young

[…] a battered altar […] where the Khan's wife worshipped […] folded tapestry, somehow preserved […] resembles drawings […] a star infested with spiders […] On the reverse, an azure regent prepares for war […] You gather up what valuables […]

Description summary:
You found the tapestry, presumably woven by the exiled queen of the Khan. It is a disturbing thing, but valuable nonetheless.

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Failure

A practical guide to incandescent husbandry

Shreds of silk line […] the tomb […] A broken altar houses a mangled tabernacle […] Inside is a folded length of cloth. […] Judging from the illustrations it's a guide to tapestry-making […] You put it away.

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