The turn of the screw: use to unlock higher-level elements of several stories...
See Category:Dramatic Tension for pages which require this quality (or specific levels of it), or click to show them.
These options earn Dramatic Tension more or less equally quickly; however, the Missing Woman and Wilmot's End storylines require that you go through the carousel one more time to claim the reward, and the War of Assassins storyline does not.
Note: this quality is reset if you Put to Zee! so make sure to cash it in before you go Zailing.
Dramatic Tension of 2 or greater can be traded for any of the following rewards:
|Reward||Sell Value / EPA||Action|
|3 x Bazaar Permit||37.50 / 1.10|| The Treasures of War:|
Tribute from your Rival of Power
|1 x Collection of Curiosities||65.00 / 1.80 || The Treasures of War:|
A few of your old things
|1 x Legal Document||12.50 / 0.28|| Another contact in the fog:|
Make the deal
|4 x Strong-Backed Labour||40.00 / 0.86 || The End of a Search:|
A friendly gesture
|2 x Use of Villains||12.00 / 0.35|| The Treasures of War:|
|16 x Volume of Collated Research||40.00 / 1.17|| The Treasures of War:|
Settling out of court
|20 x Volume of Collated Research||50.00 / 1.13|| Another contact in the fog:|
She is wearing pearls today
|1 x Whirring Contraption||6.00 / 0.13|| The End of a Search:|
The carpet bag
- ↑ Assumes Trade your Collection of Curiosities for five Puzzling Maps is used and that the resulting Puzzling Maps and Extraordinary Implication are sold.
- ↑ Assumes Emancipate a Clay Man is used and that the resulting items are sold. Takes into account that one needs to either spend 2 x Inkling of Identity through Request access to the Clay Quarters or 1 x Tale of Terror!! through Demand access to the Clay Quarters.