What does he want? (Clay Highwayman)

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From: A First Impression of the Clay Highwayman


Ask his intent, and carefully consider his answer. There are many reasons someone might want to do you harm – what's his angle?

Game Instructions: The greater your Renown with constables and criminals, the easier this is.


Challenge information

Broad, Owl.png Watchful 240

  • 164 - very chancy (41%)
  • 204 - chancy (51%)
  • 244 - modest (61%)
  • 284 - very modest (71%)
  • 324 - low-risk (81%)
  • 364 - straightforward (91%)
  • 400 - straightforward (100%)

The difficulty is 240 - (Constablebadge.png Renown: Constables + Manacles.png Renown: Criminals). For example, 50 of both renowns would result in a challenge difficulty of 140.

Success

Not just money

"You need not worry for your safety," he says. His voice is surprisingly soft […] "Do make yourself comfortable. We've already sent word of your ransom to the GHR."

[…] this is not some desperate moneymaking scheme. Something else is afoot here.

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Failure

Money

"You need not worry for your safety," he says. His voice is surprisingly soft […] "Do make yourself comfortable. We've already sent word of your ransom to the GHR."

So it's about money. But perhaps there's something else that you're not seeing.

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