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From: Ambition: Light Fingers! 34

When you get there, Hephaesta is holding a familiar locket and looking... angry. An angry Hephaesta is not a good person to be around.

Challenge information

Broad, Fox Persuasive 82

  • 57 - very chancy (41%)
  • 70 - chancy (51%)
  • 84 - modest (61%)
  • 98 - very modest (71%)
  • 111 - low-risk (81%)
  • 125 - straightforward (91%)
  • 137 - straightforward (100%)


The Orphanage, again

You soothe and calm Hephaesta […] It seems that a masked man […] caught the Fading Music-hall Singer […]

Getting to the Orphanage? You will need to call in some favours. […]

Player summary:
After calming down Hephaesta, she gives you back the locket and tells you to save the twins from the masked man. You are to go to the Orphanage in Spite. To get inside, you'll need to bribe some people.

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Hephaesta is very, very angry. Not at you, as such, but that doesn't really matter. She is throwing furniture around and shouting. You are felled by a Welsh dresser. Perhaps you should come back later.