Chapter IV: A Vital Enterprise

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Chapter IV: A Vital Enterprise
SS ratsgaz.png
Category Story Event
Type Story
Data ID 209720

Chapter IV: A Vital Enterprise is a Sunless Sea Story Event.

Story description[edit | edit source]

The Chief Engineer emerged from underground with a motley assortment of other rats: he introduced them as weapons experts, strategists, and field commanders. "So you're going to help us beat the Cavies," he said, a hard edge to his voice. "But how exactly?"

Trigger conditions[edit | edit source]

Area: Limbo
Frequency: Always (100%)

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Actions Requirements Effects Notes
I had nothing to offer but my advice
The King took it, in desperation if not gratitude.
A charge!
The Cavies had the advantage over the rats...
I offered my strategic assistance
We engineered a distraction, that the L.B.s could use to plunder the Cavies' ship and turn the tide in their favour.
    SS veilssmall.png Veils challenge (67 for 100%)

Failed event
Weighed and found wanting
We pretended to take a rat hostage and approached the Cavies as with a gift, demanding an audience with the Seneschal...
Successful event
A Questing Beast
I dressed up one of me zailors in a mess of shabby cloth smeared with prisoner's honey, and instructed him to roll around in the black earth of the island...
I determined to take the lead
I had a ship. I had cannons. We would steer her to the Southern side of the island and have at those uppity animals!
    SS ironsmall.png Iron challenge (67 for 100%)

Failed event
The bitterest of defeats
I gave clear orders...
Successful event
A palpable hit!
The rats gave me what information they possessed about the Cavies' settlement, but I still had to improvise a great deal on the spot...

Links[edit | edit source]

Links In[edit | edit source]

SS ratssmall.png Chapter III: A Rat In The Making

Links Out[edit | edit source]

SS ratssmall.png Chapter V: A Nation Is Born

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A New RecruitInvitation to a BeheadingAn Inspection by the Ministry of Public DecencyReturning to LondonThe First ClueThe House of the QuestionThe Revenue MenThe Rose and TigerThe Trouble with Tomb-ColonistsThe Vengeance of JonahThe Venturer's PassageThe Web of StoneThe Wisp-WaysYour Father's Bones: A Cold Trail (event)Your Father's Bones: the Next Step