Zailors' tales

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From: Pass Your Time: Nearing Journey's End

Perhaps you're getting sick of the other passengers. The crew know you well enough now to be willing to share their stories.

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 50

  • 35 - very chancy (42%)
  • 43 - chancy (51%)
  • 51 - modest (61%)
  • 60 - very modest (72%)
  • 68 - low-risk (81%)
  • 76 - straightforward (91%)
  • 84 - straightforward (100%)


"And then she flipped her tails and swam away!"

The one about the mermaid twins. The one about the fiddler's fluke. The one about the wax wind and the deckhand. These tales are told over and over in a hundred ports. They're not new to you, but they pass the time.

Rare Success

In their confidence

The zailors gather around and speak quietly. They tell you of the black mountain of the Unterzee. The giant of the Sea of Voices. The wax wind. The tales go on until bells ring out to mark the dawn watch.


So much for that terrifying story of hardship and woe

"..and there, down in the darkest corner of the hold, was... a rat! A tiny little b____r!" Gales of raucous laughter from the rest of the crew. D__n them!