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From: Ambition: Light Fingers! 13

The doormen have been warned not to admit you. The place is secured against thieves and overenthusiastic admirers. But they can't expect to keep out a second-story man of your calibre.

Challenge information

Broad, Cat Shadowy 47

  • 33 - very chancy (41%)
  • 40 - chancy (51%)
  • 48 - modest (61%)
  • 56 - very modest (71%)
  • 64 - low-risk (81%)
  • 72 - straightforward (91%)
  • 79 - straightforward (100%)


An audience with Hephaesta

[…] '[…] Come to ask me where it is? […] Come to kill me? […]'

[…] you're only here to find […] the Fading Music-Hall Singer […]

'[…]Meet me […] In Veilgarden. […]'

[…] But she said 'I don't know where it is.' […] the jewel? […] it might be real.

Player summary:
Hephaesta is guarded at first, but seems to relax a bit when you say you're only trying to find the singer. She agrees to meet you tomorrow in Veilgarden. But is the jewel real?

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Oh, right. Apparently they can expect to keep out a second-story expert of your calibre

At least they can when the drainpipe fittings are rotten and the house opposite is full of barking dogs. You dust yourself off and make one of the quiet exits for which you are justly renowned.