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From: Ambition: Heart's Desire! 3

There are no maps of the Forgotten Quarter. You've been asking around, and you have an idea what you're looking for. But there are a great many fountains.

Challenge information

Broad, Owl Watchful 15

  • 11 - very chancy (41%)
  • 13 - chancy (51%)
  • 16 - modest (61%)
  • 18 - very modest (71%)
  • 21 - low-risk (81%)
  • 23 - straightforward (91%)
  • 25 - straightforward (100%)


Life in the ruins

You follow the sound of dripping water to a shadowed courtyard. […] there's a patch of green where the [grasses] have sprung up.

[…] but where the hell is your letter-writer?

Something lies on […] the fountain: a scarlet head-scarf […] with blood.

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Somewhere, the thin drip of water

The fountain you want is, they say, the only one that isn't dry. For hours, you prowl the grey streets of the Quarter in the stern shadows of the statue-kings. Somewhere, you hear water. But you can't find it. It's making you damnably thirsty.

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