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From: Scrutinise infernal contracts

A bespectacled devil locks you into a stifling, windowless room, stacked with reams of ribbon-tied parchment. Well, it looks like parchment. Somewhat oily parchment, perhaps, and occasionally tattooed.

Challenge information

Broad, Owl Watchful 51

  • 35 - very chancy (41%)
  • 44 - chancy (51%)
  • 52 - modest (61%)
  • 61 - very modest (71%)
  • 69 - low-risk (81%)
  • 78 - straightforward (91%)
  • 85 - straightforward (100%)


adultery, arsenic poisoning, arson...

[…] It is grim work, but fascinating. Who knew there were so many evildoers in the world? And that so few of them know how to spell? […] Upon your release, you cut a deal with the bespectacled devil to keep these secrets in lieu of payment.

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Hell is other people's handwriting

The combination of horror and extreme petty-mindedness, all rendered in spidery red ink, makes your head swim […] A sniggering succubus from the secretarial pool escorts you to the rear exit.

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