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From: Old Downy

The urchins are ravenously scooping up stew with their fingers. Perhaps they won't notice you.

Unlocked with Heartsdesire Ambition: Heart's Desire! exactly 55

Challenge information

Broad, Cat Shadowy 180

  • 123 - very chancy (41%)
  • 153 - chancy (51%)
  • 183 - modest (61%)
  • 213 - very modest (71%)
  • 244 - low-risk (81%)
  • 273 - straightforward (91%)
  • 300 - straightforward (100%)


The low road

[…]perilous path. You belly crawl under one of the tables, across a tacky encrustation of old dinners. A drizzle of spilled stew patters around you. Bare, stamping feet hedge you in. This pair flakes with ringworm; the next is knobbled with warts.[…]

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Redirects to: Old Downy


That cursed chandelier!

The urchins spot your scurrying dash, and thwart your progress with a hail of food scraps, chipped china bowls and thudding, half-brick-filled socks. You retreat, escaping the pursuing urchins through a mysteriously unboarded window.

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