Who is the Clay Highwayman?

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The Clay Highwayman is a menace to railway traffic (and boat traffic, and foot traffic) around the upper river. But just who is he? And can he be found at all?

Description summary:
Several pieces of text on this card change as you level On the Trail of the Clay Highwayman, including the name of card itself, and the names of all options on it. The description above is for when On the Trail of the Clay Highwayman is at its starting value of 0.

On the Trail of the Clay HighwaymanCard TitleDescription
0Who is the Clay Highwayman?The Clay Highwayman is a menace to railway traffic (and boat traffic, and foot traffic) around the upper river. But just who is he? And can he be found at all?
1 - 4Investigating the Clay HighwaymanYou have begun an investigation into the Clay Highwayman's activities, but much remains obscure. Where does he operate from? What does he truly want?
5The Clay Highwayman's FateThe Clay Highwayman[…] remains at large[…] he roams the land on an elephant-sized clay-beast, hiding out in secluded caves and raiding the locals. Perhaps one day you will meet him properly. Until then, what shall you do with this information?

[Find the rest of the story at https://www.fallenlondon.com]

Game Instructions: If your railway has gone far enough, raising Banditry in the Upper River may lead to a direct encounter with the Clay Highwayman – if that is something you want.

Unlocked with Involved in a Railway Venture 70

Locked with On the Trail of the Clay Highwayman 100

Card drawn in Upper River

Occurs with Standard Frequency

Options:

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Investigate the Clay Highwayman: Ask criminal contacts

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Investigate the Clay Highwayman: Ask the Constables

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Investigate the Clay Highwayman: Rely on recent investigating...

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Continue investigating the Clay Highwayman: Ask criminal contacts

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Continue investigating the Clay Highwayman: Ask the Constables

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Continue investigating the Clay Highwayman: Rely on recent investigating...

On the Trail of the Clay Highwayman > 4

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Feed information to the Clay Highwayman

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Ambush one of his Raids