Try to conceal the painting

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From: Ambition: the Victim of a Burglary

There is no plausible explanation for it being in your lodgings. You must hide it!

Unlocked with Ambition: Heart's Desire! exactly 325

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 180

  • 123 - very chancy (41%)
  • 153 - chancy (51%)
  • 183 - modest (61%)
  • 213 - very modest (71%)
  • 244 - low-risk (81%)
  • 273 - straightforward (91%)
  • 300 - straightforward (100%)



[…]hide the painting in a large carpet […]up your largest chimney […]desecrating your lodgings […] Constables arrive, your lodgings appear thoroughly ransancked[…]They leave […] want to get this painting back[…]deal with the Topsy King […]

Description summary:
You acted quickly, hiding the painting in the chimney and making your already-ransacked home even more of a mess. The coppers really do not want to do a more thorough search of your now-awful home.

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Away she Goes!

[…] hang the thing out of your largest window, […]They only need to look out of the window – but fortunately, […] fail to do so. Your nerves, however, strike them as suspicious. […] They leave, but only for lack of proof.

Description summary:
You acted rashly, quickly throwing the painting out a window. The coppers want to come back and search later.

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