The well gapes

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From: The Body and the Number

Action Cost: 7

This is the last time. The walls of the well are studded with chunks of glass-sharp obsidian. You knew it must be so. But if you bleed to death before you drown, it will be for nothing.

Game Instructions: Don't do this. Death will be your only reward.

Unlocked with 6 x Weeping Scar

Challenge information

A matter of luck: Pretty good odds (success chance: 70%)


Blood and water

[…] You leap into the mouth of the well. You're halfway down before an obsidian blade tears through your shoulder. Cold black water around you, […] Your body fights you. […] Six times you came back up. Not this time. Seven is the number. […]

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Your flesh rips as you fall. Both your arms and one thigh are ragged tatters. You scream with pain and fury into the water. Too much blood! You won't have time to drown. You won't have time to drown.
  • Deathsmall.png You have moved to a new area: A boat trip
  • Sidebarwoundssmall.png An occurrence! Your 'Wounds' Quality is now 10 - The Spirit has Departed!