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From: A runaway horse!

You'll have to be quick and strong, but you might grab a little luggage before the horse bolts out of reach.

Challenge information

Broad, Bear Dangerous 21

  • 15 - very chancy (41%)
  • 18 - chancy (51%)
  • 22 - modest (61%)
  • 25 - very modest (71%)
  • 29 - low-risk (81%)
  • 32 - straightforward (91%)
  • 35 - straightforward (100%)


Moderately mighty thews

You grab the nearest case and flex your arms. You are dragged along for a good fifty feet before the straps rip and you tear the case free. […] the prize is yours. The horse and hansom disappear from sight as you check the contents.

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Rare Success

A heavy hand

You grab the nearest case. Good Lord it's heavy! The straps holding it on the roof give way in moments and leave you sprawling in the gutter with your prize. What's inside? Is someone taking their bricks to the theatre?


Prudence before drowning

The horse has ideas that run counter to your plan of luggage-grabbing. You are dragged the length of Deviltry Lane while desperately hanging to the violently rocking hansom. You […] decide to let go rather than risk a watery end.

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