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From: The Shore Near the Jetty

The caves dotted along the shore are little more than stone notches, half-clogged with silt and slipped earth. The question is, which one do you dig into?

Challenge information

Broad, Owl Watchful 127

  • 87 - very chancy (41%)
  • 108 - chancy (51%)
  • 130 - modest (61%)
  • 151 - very modest (71%)
  • 172 - low-risk (81%)
  • 193 - straightforward (91%)
  • 212 - straightforward (100%)


A little box

[…]your spade hits[…] little wooden chest[…]. The seal […] of the Ministry of Public Decency. You […] extract a small book. It's a decade-old diary.[…] The author was evidently a radical thinker.[…] some complex stuff here about class and capital.[…]

Player summary:
The game doesn't say it explicitly, but this might be Karl Marx's diary, confiscated by the Ministry of Public Decency.

[Find the rest of the story at]


Drawing a blank

You're tired, covered in mud and your shoulder hurts something fierce after all that digging. And the tide is rising fast. There's nothing here but irascible crabs the size of barrel-tops.