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From: Lashing Waves: A Ship of Zealots

These maniacs intend to board you in their quest for martyrdom.

Challenge information

Broad, Bear Dangerous 120

  • 82 - very chancy (41%)
  • 102 - chancy (51%)
  • 122 - modest (61%)
  • 142 - very modest (71%)
  • 162 - low-risk (81%)
  • 182 - straightforward (91%)
  • 200 - straightforward (100%)


Aim for the captain

The Circumcellions draw along your port rail […]. You instruct your crew to aim for the bridge. […] The Circumcellion ship drifts out of control. Away from you, fortunately. The fanatics lining the decks howl with frustration and praise God […]

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'Oh, just shoot them...'

Clubs are no match for revolvers. The Circumcellions martyr themselves on your bullets with a joyous and convenient zeal, but they brain a few of your crew in the process. Progress will be slow until your engineer recovers.