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From: An Unsigned Message

"The Glassman changes the course of events with truth and lies. […] Hers are the hidden arts by which the Gallery of Serpents was made. She has ventured into the Marches beyond the sight of all glass, and uncovered the source of the Writhing River."

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Unlocked with Mad2 Profession: Mystic, Sidebarnotability Notability 5, Mirrordark Embroiled in the Wars of Illusion 6

Challenge information

Broad, Fox Persuasive 300

  • 205 - very chancy (41%)
  • 255 - chancy (51%)
  • 305 - modest (61%)
  • 355 - very modest (71%)
  • 405 - low-risk (81%)
  • 455 - straightforward (91%)
  • 500 - straightforward (100%)


The Expedition

You bid farewell to your acolytes, for they cannot follow. The mirror's glass is like […] the Marches wait.

When you find the Writhing River […] Your journey takes you down into […]

Here, in a humid basin […] You can use that…

Player summary:
You bid your Acolytes a farewell before immersing yourself in the mysteries of the Marches.

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A narrow escape

You stagger from the mirror mostly starved and barely lucid. There is a ladylike scream. […] you hadn't time to find your own mirror. […] you advise your hostess against looking in her mirror unless she's very, very partial to snakes.

Player summary:
The Writhing River found you first, and it chased you across half the Marches! You fled through a random mirror – into a lady's bedroom. You hastily jot down your newfound knowledge of the Marches' geography with the nearest writing utensils: a pen, ink, and a cotton bedsheet (no paper, alas). You give your shocked hostess a piece of advice before departing with her inked bedclothes.

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