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From: Ambition: Light Fingers! 24

Nobody knows Poor Edward. Or at the least, nobody admits to knowing him. What are they hiding?

Challenge information

Broad, Fox Persuasive 67

  • 46 - very chancy (41%)
  • 57 - chancy (51%)
  • 69 - modest (61%)
  • 80 - very modest (71%)
  • 91 - low-risk (81%)
  • 102 - straightforward (91%)
  • 112 - straightforward (100%)


The delightful creature

'[…] Poor Edward […] He goes everywhere masked. […] In any case, few know him or his business. I did hear, though, that a man that used to work for him is now a Star-gazing Roustabout at the carnival. […]'

Player summary:
The person you talk to tells you that no one knows what Poor Edward looks like or where he is. But someone that used to work for him now works at the Carnival.

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"...but I'm afraid I have to visit my publisher now. Good day, [gendertitle]."

These Veilgarden bohemians know something. But whenever you ask about Poor Edward they fall silent or suddenly remember imminent appointments. Some of them are starting to avoid you. Who is the fellow that could discomfit such daring creatures?