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From: A Night for Knives and Candles

You could just run for it, but there is something very irritating about being mistaken for a victim. A lesson in prudence is in order.

Challenge information

Broad, Bear Dangerous 21

  • 15 - very chancy (41%)
  • 18 - chancy (51%)
  • 22 - modest (61%)
  • 25 - very modest (71%)
  • 29 - low-risk (81%)
  • 32 - straightforward (91%)
  • 35 - straightforward (100%)


Murder is often not a game

[...]you simply confront him in the street, weapon in hand [...] and he starts to back off. You leap after him, and there follows a brief scuffle [...]. Dusting yourself down, you take the fellow’s pack of candles as a warning to others.

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And then the candle went out

You set an ambush for your pursuer behind a number of discarded mushroom boxes. You wait... and you wait. The stalker never comes; [...]. Perhaps the indistinct figure was merely practising his skills.

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