SPOILERS AHEAD! BE WARNED!
"Thou shalt not bind the church-bat's ears; and the labourer is worthy of his reward." As the Book Timorous in St Cyriac's Exceptionally New Testament has it. Of course, you may not consider yourself a 'labourer'. Or a 'him'. […]
[Find the rest of the story at https://www.fallenlondon.com]
Game Instructions: Your Profession brings you an income! Claim it below, and you'll receive another reward next week.
Unlocked with a redirect from using Professional Perk or 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Enquirer, Profession: Minor Poet, Profession: Pickpocket, Profession: Tough, Profession: Campaigner, Profession: Trickster, Profession: Journalist, Profession: Enforcer, Profession: Rat-Catcher, Profession: Watcher, Profession: Author, Profession: Murderer, Profession: Stalker, Profession: Agent, Profession: Correspondent, Profession: Licentiate, Profession: Monster-Hunter, Profession: Midnighter, Profession: Silverer,
Profession: Crooked-Cross, Speaker, Strangler, Laocoonian, Echoist, Oneironaut, Unbishop, Profession: Mystic, Profession: Conjurer, Profession: Tutor, Profession: Undermanager, Profession: Notary, or Profession: Doctor
Wiki note: You must be in The Fifth City to play this storylet.
- Use your Professional Perks
Tier 0:
Each of the Training Professions grants items worth 5.00, along with a 250 CP increase in one main attribute (while below level 70).
The artist's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Minor Poet
Success
A fragment of fame
- Persuasive is increasing… (+250 CP, up to level 71)
- You've gained 500 x Jade Fragment
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
The fruits of enquiry
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Enquirer
Success
Tales told on Ladybones Road
- Watchful is increasing… (+250 CP, if level ≤ 70+gear)
- You've gained 500 x Whispered Hint
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
The Tough's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Tough
Success
Growing stronger
- Dangerous is increasing… (+250 CP; up to level 71)
- You've gained 500 x Piece of Rostygold
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
What has it got in its gropus?
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Pickpocket
Success
Occasional hazards
- Shadowy is increasing… (+250 CP, up to level 71)
- You've gained 500 x Moon-pearl
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
Tier 1:
Each Tier 1 Profession's payment varies from 35.00 (Journalist) to 38.09 (Trickster) worth of items, along with a Favour from one or two factions.
The Campaigner's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Campaigner
Success
Tot up the contributions
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 1 x Favour in High Places
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Revolutionaries (up to 7)
- You've gained 1 x Favours: The Church (up to 7)
- You've gained 10 x Phosphorescent Scarab
- You've gained 10 x Flask of Abominable Salts
- You've gained 200 x Jade Fragment
- You've gained 100 x Surface-Silk Scrap
- You've gained 2 x Bottle of Strangling Willow Absinthe
- You've gained 4 x Bottle of Broken Giant 1844
- Spoiler
The Enforcer's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Enforcer
Success
The wages of fear
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Criminals (up to 7)
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Revolutionaries (up to 7)
- You've gained 1 x Use of Villains
- You've gained 5 x An Identity Uncovered!
- You've gained 1250 x Piece of Rostygold
- You've gained 5 x Bottle of Strangling Willow Absinthe
- You've gained 5 x Amanita Sherry
- Spoiler
The Journalist's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Journalist
Success
A good stack of copy
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Bohemians (up to 7)
- You've gained 10 x Dubious Testimony
- You've gained 3 x Sworn Statement
- You've gained 1 x Blackmail Material
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 1 x Night on the Town
- You've gained 500 x Nevercold Brass Sliver
- Spoiler
The Rat-Catcher's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Rat-Catcher
Success
You've earned this
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 1 x Strong-Backed Labour
- You've gained 1 x Puzzling Map
- You've gained 1000 x Piece of Rostygold
- You've gained 1250 x Rat on a String
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Constables (up to 7)
- You've gained 1 x Favours: The Docks (up to 7)
- Spoiler
The Trickster's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 5
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Trickster
Success
An unorthodox line of work
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 10 x Brilliant Soul
- You've gained 1 x Storm-Threnody
- You've gained 1 x Dazed Raven Advisor
- You've gained 1 x Lucky Weasel
- You've gained 599 x Jade Fragment
- You've gained 1 x Stolen Kiss
- You've gained 1 x Thirsty Bombazine Scrap
- You've gained 5 x Maniac's Prayer
- You've gained 1 x Bottle of Broken Giant 1844
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Hell (up to 7)
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Urchins (up to 7)
- Spoiler
The Watcher's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Watcher
Success
Sifting through your prizes
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 1 x Blackmail Material
- You've gained 1 x Antique Mystery
- You've gained 100 x Moon-pearl
- You've gained 8 x Dubious Testimony
- You've gained 3 x Sworn Statement
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Constables (up to 7)
- You've gained 1 x Favours: The Great Game (up to 7)
- Spoiler
Tier 2:
Each Tier 2 Profession pays items worth 50.
The Agent's Reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with Profession: Agent, 1 x An Earnest of Payment
Success
A penny lost, a penny named
- You no longer have any of this: An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 10 x Presbyterate Passphrase
- You've gained 10 x An Identity Uncovered!
- Spoiler
The Author's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with Profession: Author, 1 x An Earnest of Payment
Success
The morning post
- You've gained 1 x Blackmail Material
- You've gained 1 x Night on the Town
- You've gained 4 x Stolen Kiss
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 1 x Cellar of Wine
- You've gained 500 x Whispered Hint
- You've gained 250 x Cryptic Clue
- You've gained 1 x Favours: Bohemians (up to 7)
- Spoiler
The Conjurer's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Conjurer
Success
The price of success
- You no longer have any of this: An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 10 x Aeolian Scream
- You've gained 2 x Blackmail Material
- Spoiler
The Murderer's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Murderer
Success
Steeped in blood
- You no longer have any of this: An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 2 x Magnificent Diamond
- You've gained 2500 x Piece of Rostygold
- Spoiler
The Mystic's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Mystic
Success
Secrets and whys
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 1 x Cellar of Wine
- You've gained 2 x Antique Mystery
- You've gained 1 x Uncanny Incunabulum
- Spoiler
The Stalker's reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Stalker
Success
Eyes in the darkness
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- You've gained 2 x Puzzling Map
- You've gained 2500 x Piece of Rostygold
- Spoiler
Tier 3:
Each Tier 3 Profession pays items worth 60.
The Correspondent's Accomplishments
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with Profession: Correspondent, 1 x An Earnest of Payment
Success
A new frontier
- You've gained 4 x Antique Mystery
- You've gained 3 x Sworn Statement
- You've gained 5 x Dubious Testimony
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
The Monster-Hunter's Labours
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with Profession: Monster-Hunter, 1 x An Earnest of Payment
Success
Paraphernalia
- You've gained 4 x Puzzling Map
- You've gained 3 x Volume of Collated Research
- You've gained 5 x Tale of Terror!!
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
The Wage of a Crooked-Cross
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with Profession: Crooked-Cross, 1 x An Earnest of Payment
Success
Like clockwork
- You've gained 4 x Blackmail Material
- You've gained 3 x Muscaria Brandy
- You've gained 13 x Infernal Contract
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
A Silverer's Penny
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with Profession: Silverer, 1 x An Earnest of Payment
Success
A Bringer of New Things
- You've gained 4 x Uncanny Incunabulum
- You've gained 3 x Mourning Candle
- You've gained 5 x Memory of Light
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
The Licentiate's Bounty
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with Profession: Licentiate, 1 x An Earnest of Payment
Success
Supplies
- You've gained 4 x Bazaar Permit
- You've gained 3 x An Identity Uncovered!
- You've gained 5 x Journal of Infamy
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
The Midnighter's Currency
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with Profession: Midnighter, 1 x An Earnest of Payment
Success
A busy week
- You've gained 4 x Favour in High Places
- You've gained 3 x Thirsty Bombazine Scrap
- You've gained 50 x Stolen Correspondence
- You've lost 1 x An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
Less Entangled Professions:
These professions grant no profession item, but are easier to obtain. They pay in straight Echoes.
The Tutor's Reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Tutor
Success
A hefty stack of Echoes.
- You've gained 6000 x Penny
- You no longer have any of this: An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
The Undermanager's Reward
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with Profession: Undermanager, 1 x An Earnest of Payment
Success
A hefty stack of Echoes.
- You've gained 6000 x Penny
- You no longer have any of this: An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
The Doctor's Payment
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Doctor
Success
Sound advice
- You've gained 7000 x Penny
- You no longer have any of this: An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
The Notary's Task
- Spoiler Action Cost: 4
Unlocked with 1 x An Earnest of Payment, Profession: Notary
Success
The front line
- You've gained 7000 x Penny
- You no longer have any of this: An Earnest of Payment
- Spoiler
- Universal
- Professional Perk
- An Earnest of Payment
- Enquirer
- Minor Poet
- Pickpocket
- Tough
- Campaigner
- Trickster
- Journalist
- Enforcer
- Rat-Catcher
- Watcher
- Author
- Murderer
- Stalker
- Agent
- Correspondent
- Licentiate
- Monster-Hunter
- Midnighter
- Silverer
- Crooked-Cross
- Mystic
- Conjurer
- Tutor
- Undermanager
- Notary
- Doctor
- Storylets
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