There's something familiar about this tale...

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From: Spread your Tale of Terror

'The Mottled Man?' That's a familiar phrase...

Game Instructions: This may give you a Sense of Déjà Vu, beginning a story of chance and madness.

Unlocked with 1 x Tale of Terror!!

Challenge information

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


A slim, cheaply-produced volume

It's the work of a Fidgeting Writer whose clear talent never translated into success.[…] But something about it is familiar, like an itch on the inside of your skull. This poem in particular, in which the protagonist is scrutinised by bestial giants.

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Success Instructions: Use a Sense of Déjà Vu in your inventory to investigate further.


This is driving you to distraction!

There's something about this poem-cycle and its convoluted stanzas about gulfs of time and predatory eyes that's d__nably familiar. But you just can't place it!

In the end, frustration wins and you hurl the book from the window.[…]

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