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From: Advise on a Tattooed Corpse

Be specific and definite about the symbols you recognise.

Challenge information

Broad, Owl Watchful 20

  • 14 - very chancy (41%)
  • 17 - chancy (51%)
  • 21 - modest (61%)
  • 24 - very modest (71%)
  • 27 - low-risk (81%)
  • 31 - straightforward (91%)
  • 34 - straightforward (100%)


Better than palm-reading

'The Crocodile […] Count its teeth. Here, the Wheel and Egg. Odd number of spokes in the Wheel. And the Frying Man… no, I never understood that one.'

The surfacers are pleased, and pay you well. 'Surfacers'? When did you start thinking like that?

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The shapes mean nothing to you. And the corpse will haunt your dreams.

'I'm sorry. I can't help you with this.'

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