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Writers, actors, musicians, painters and other reprobates. There is a certain glamour in attic and gutter, but surely there are better ways to make a living.
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Occurs with Standard Frequency
Options:
Raise Persuasive:
Learn a few tricks from a Gallows Poet (Persuasive 0-30)
- Spoiler Unlocked with 1 x Favours: Bohemians
Locked with Persuasive 31Success
A quick tongue
- Persuasive is increasing… (+17 CP)
- You've lost 1 x Favours: Bohemians
- Hedonist is increasing… (+1 CP, up to level 5)
- Austere is dropping… (-1 CP)
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An evening with a Regal Actress (Persuasive 31-70)
- Spoiler Unlocked with 3 x Favours: Bohemians, Persuasive 31-70, 1 x Bottle of Greyfields 1882
Success
Tricks of the trade
- Persuasive is increasing… (+6 CP)
- Connected: Bohemian is dropping… (-6 CP)
- You've lost 1 x Bottle of Greyfields 1882
- Making Waves is increasing… (+1 CP)
- Hedonist is increasing… (+1 CP, up to level 5)
- Austere is dropping… (-1 CP)
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Take tea with a Reclusive Novelist (Persuasive 71+)
- Spoiler Unlocked with 5 x Favours: Bohemians, Persuasive 71
Success
Meter and mystery
- Persuasive is increasing… (+~100(?) CP)
- Hedonist is increasing… (+1 CP, up to level 5)
- Austere is dropping… (-1 CP)
- You've lost 5 x Favours: Bohemians
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Increase Persuasive and Making Waves:
Buy drinks for writers
- Spoiler Unlocked with 10 x Bottle of Greyfields 1882
Success
Rambling anecdotes
- [The Airs of London change…] (random)
- You've lost 10 x Bottle of Greyfields 1882
- Making Waves is increasing… (+1? CP)
- Persuasive is increasing… (+2? CP)
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Get Favours: Bohemians:
Arrange a particularly Neathy tableau
- Spoiler Unlocked with 15 x Bottle of Greyfields 1882, 20 x Foxfire Candle Stub
Locked with 7 x Favours: BohemiansSuccess
More for fewer!
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Bohemians (up to 7)
- You've lost 15 x Bottle of Greyfields 1882
- You've lost 20 x Foxfire Candle Stub
- Scandal is increasing… (+1 CP)
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Get a reward for Renown: Bohemians
Trail a new fashion
- Spoiler Unlocked with Renown: Bohemians 10, 3 x Favours: Bohemians
Locked with Barrel with Leather Shoulder-StrapsSuccess
At least it's hardy
- You've gained 1 x Barrel with Leather Shoulder-Straps
- You've lost 3 x Favours: Bohemians
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Raise Counting the Days:
In passing
- Spoiler Unlocked with Closest To: Bohemians, Spending Secrets 4
Locked with Counting the Days 14Success
Sounding off
- Hedonist is increasing… (+? CP, up to level 5)
- Counting the Days is increasing… (+? CP)
- A Pocketful of Loose Change is increasing… (+? CP)
- Austere is dropping… (-? CP)
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Acquire a Profession:
Choose Journalist as your Profession
- Spoiler Unlocked with Raking the Muck of the Neath 7, 5 x Favours: Bohemians, Profession: None
Success
The power of shorthand
- You are now a Journalist.
- You've lost 5 x Favours: Bohemians
- You now have 1 x Little Red Notebook
- Making Waves is increasing… (+2 CP)
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Advance from Journalist to Author
- Spoiler Unlocked with Profession: Journalist, 1 x Exceptional Short Story, 5 x Favours: Bohemians
Success
A certain reputation
- Connected: Bohemian is dropping… (-325 CP)
- You've lost 1 x Exceptional Short Story
- You are now an Author.
- You no longer have any of this: Little Red Notebook
- You now have 1 x Appreciation Society
- Making Waves is increasing… (+13 CP)
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Become Closest To:
A Vision of a Garden (Celestials)
- Spoiler Action Cost: 5
Unlocked with 1 x Primaeval Hint, Persuasive 120, Closest To is: None, Spending Secrets 4, Identified with a School: The Celestials, Austere 4, Wounds 6
Success
A private viewing
- Hedonist is increasing… (+3 CP, up to level 10)
- Wounds is dropping… (-2 CP)
- You've lost 1 x Primaeval Hint
- You are closest to the Bohemians.
- You've lost 2 x Foxfire Candle Stub
- Connected: Bohemian is increasing… (+10 CP)
- Making Waves is increasing… (+5 CP)
- Austere is dropping… (-3 CP)
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An Experiment in Form (Nocturnals)
- Spoiler Action Cost: 5
Unlocked with Hedonist 8, Closest To is: None, Spending Secrets 4, Persuasive 120, 1 x Searing Enigma, Nightmares 6, Identified with a School: The Nocturnals
Success
Dissolution
- Suspicion is increasing… (+2 CP)
- Nightmares is increasing… (+5 CP)
- You've lost 1 x Searing Enigma
- You are closest to the Bohemians.
- Connected: Bohemian is increasing… (+10 CP)
- Making Waves is increasing… (+5 CP)
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A Catalogue of Essences (Bazaarines)
- Spoiler Unlocked with Spending Secrets 4, Closest To: None, Hedonist 4, Persuasive 120, 1 x Collection of Curiosities, Scandal 6, Identified with a School: The Bazaarines
Success
Unexpurgated London Gazette: "A Suspended Auction"
- Scandal is increasing… (+ ~5 CP)
- You've lost 1 x Collection of Curiosities
- Suspicion is increasing… (+ ~2 CP)
- Connected: Bohemian is increasing… (+ ~10 CP)
- You are Closest To the Bohemians.
- Making Waves is increasing… (<7 CP)
- Hedonist is increasing… (+? CP) (<5 CP)
- Austere is dropping… (-? CP) (<7 CP)
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A Shrewd Dedication (None)
- Spoiler Action Cost: 5
Unlocked with Spending Secrets 4, Closest To is: None, 1 x Personal Recommendation, 1 x Night on the Town, Subtle 5, Identified with a School: You reject all labels and associations!
Success
A satisfactory resolution
- You are Closest To the Bohemians.
- Connected: Bohemian is increasing… (+? CP) (<16 CP)
- You've lost 1 x Personal Recommendation
- You've lost 1 x Night on the Town
- Scandal is increasing… (+? CP) (<14 CP)
- Making Waves is increasing… (+? CP) (<10 CP)
- Hedonist is increasing… (+? CP, up to level 10) (<16 CP)
- Austere is dropping… (-? CP) (<8 CP)
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Lose Closest To:
A New Leaf
- Spoiler Action Cost: 5
Unlocked with 5 x Romantic Notion, Closest To is: Bohemians, Spending Secrets 4
Success
From butterfly to caterpillar
- You are no longer affiliated with any of the city's factions.
- Your 'Connected: Bohemian' Quality has gone!
- You've lost 5 x Romantic Notion
- Austere is increasing… (+1~6 CP)
- Hedonist is dropping… (-1~4 CP)
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Solving a case (raise Detective's Progress):
Make enquiries in the demi-monde.
- Spoiler Unlocked with 1 x Favours: Bohemians, Engaged in a Case
Challenge information
A matter of luck: It could go either way (success chance: 60%)
Success
Gas-light on costume jewellery
- You've gained 5 x Detective's Progress
- Connected: Bohemian is dropping… (-10 CP)
- Watchful is increasing… (+2 CP)
Failure
A rambling confession
- You've gained 3 x Detective's Progress
- Connected: Bohemian is dropping… (-10 CP)
- Watchful is increasing… (+? CP)
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Seeking the Next Breakthrough on the Jack Case:
The Jack-of-Smiles oeuvre
- Spoiler Action Cost: 5
Unlocked with The Jack-of-Smiles Case 1-6
Success
All the books
- Seeking the Next Breakthrough on the Jack Case is increasing… (+3 CP)
- Watchful is increasing… (+20 CP)
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