An Audience with the King

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An Audience with the King
SS fairkinggaz.png
Category Story Event
Type Story
Data ID 243326

An Audience with the King is a Sunless Sea Story Event.

Story description[edit | edit source]

"The Fair King sits a taller in his throne as you enter. He cannot help but smile. "Welcome back.""

Trigger conditions[edit | edit source]

Area: Limbo
Frequency: Always (100%)


Interactions[edit | edit source]

Actions Requirements Effects Notes
The Fair King's Question
He looks at you, searchingly.
"You've found me, haven't you?
The Fair King's Request
There is a small, wooden box in his lap.
He hands you the box...
Have any of the ships you sent come in?
You think you recognised a few of the new wrecks as you entered the city.
"Yes, your ships came...
Advanced alteration value probably needs examination.

Advanced alteration value probably needs examination.

Advanced alteration value probably needs examination.


Have any of the ships you sent come in?
The Fair King hardly looks up from his charts.
"Yes, they came...
Advanced alteration value probably needs examination.

Advanced alteration value probably needs examination.

Advanced alteration value probably needs examination.


Recall a vision of Bone
The Vibrant Lady bit her lip, just as the King does. Didn't she? Didn't he?
The Fair King slowly bites his lip...
Recall a vision of Cups
You've seen the Fair King puff his cheeks before, just like the Jocular Gentleman. Would he do it again for you?
The Fair King laughs, and assumes an air of faux solemnity...
Recall a vision of Knives
The Fair King has touched his neck before in the same manner that the Sharp Driver touched hers. Can he do it again for you?
The Fair King's cheeks flare red...
Approach the mirror
At the rear of his chamber, the Fair King keeps a mirror made of ice. It holds a reflection - neither yours nor his, but that of a narrow, bespectacled gentleman. The King allows no one to approach it - but perhaps he will make an exception for you.
"Very well...
Ambition: Can you have the mirror?
You recognise the reflection inside from Mariam's statues. This is Bourdain, the Seven's Propagandist.
The Fair King slaps the side of his throne, and seems to rise in indignation...
Buy the King's mirror
It is one of the King's most treasured possessions. It will be expensive.
The Fair King considers your gift, shivering behind its glass...
Ask the King to gift you the mirror
He will give you anything you ask for.
The Fair King considers your countenance for a long while...
Spend a night with your lover
His grin is wide.
He reaches his arms around your neck, and you bear him from his throne to a nest of pillows...
Drink with an old friend
The wreckers have salvaged the drink cabinets of many affluent captains. You will be well taken care of tonight.
You down ancient brandies...
Discuss business
Work together, and the zee will be yours.
Together, you and the King study the maps on his wall...
Get to know the King
Perhaps one day, you can revisit the question of who you are.
Wrack is all the King has known...
Rare event (15%)
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He recounts his own tether-visions...
Part from the Fair King
You will return.


Links[edit | edit source]

Links In[edit | edit source]

SS wrackgaz.png Wrack , SS bourdaingaz.png The Man in the Mirror, SS fairkinggaz.png The Fair King's Yearning

Links Out[edit | edit source]

SS bourdaingaz.png The Man in the Mirror, SS fairkinggaz.png The Fair King's Yearning, SS wrackgaz.png Wrack


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