Geometer's House

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Geometer's House
SS Story Event Geometer's House.png
Category Story Event
Type Story
Linked to SS visage portgaz.png Ashore in Visage

Geometer's House is a Sunless Sea Story Event.

Trigger conditions[edit | edit source]

Geometer's House is triggered by doing the Visit the House of the Chief Geometer action while SS visage portgaz.png Ashore in Visage.

Story description[edit | edit source]

"Now you have been invited to his home, at the time customarily appointed for him to receive those who are not his equal in rank, yet not so far beneath him as to deserve to be ignored. What ceremonial gift will you bring?"

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Unless otherwise specified, taking a single action here will return you to SS visage portgaz.png Ashore in Visage.

Actions Requirements Effects Notes
Bring nothing "No." It's not exactly clear why the restriction is in place. You can only do this if you have < 4 Expertise, but only get +1 if it's lower than 8. Hmmm.
Bring a string of rats "For the cat"
Bring a necklace of lapis beads "Feeling blue"
Bring a comb made of bone "For the cat"
Bring fresh candles "Hunger set aside" You don't lose the candle.
Bring two honey cakes "Triumph"
Bring a poem concerning snakes, copied on a new scroll "Mixed results"
Do not go "Nothing lost but nothing gained"
Apis Temple
SS mask bullgaz.png
Category Story Event
Type Story
Linked to SS visage portgaz.png Ashore in Visage

Apis Temple[edit | edit source]

Apis Temple is a Sunless Sea Story Event.

Trigger conditions[edit | edit source]

Apis Temple is triggered by doing the Visit the Temple of Apis action while SS visage portgaz.png Ashore in Visage.

Story description[edit | edit source]

"The priests gather around the bull, capturing its blood in cups."

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Actions Requirements Effects Notes
Ask whether the bull will be all right "Bad Question"
Offer to sell them a new, undamaged bull "Perhaps not"
Collect some of the blood for yourself "The priests don't prevent you."
Leave a respectful token of offering "Impeccable"
Observe and make notes - "You alone may act"
Try to bandage the bull Failed event
"Bellowing and goring"
Successful event
"Out of character, but no one minds"
Beside the Face
SS visage portgaz.png
Category Story Event
Type Story
Linked to SS visage portgaz.png Ashore in Visage


Beside the Face[edit | edit source]

Beside the Face is a Sunless Sea Story Event.

Trigger conditions[edit | edit source]

Beside the Face is triggered by doing the Visit the Side of the Face action while SS visage portgaz.png Ashore in Visage.

Story description[edit | edit source]

"Up on the hillside, the buildings become scarcer and then vanish entirely, leaving you looking at the bottom of a great chin."


Interactions[edit | edit source]

Actions Requirements Effects Notes
Push a visiting Bat off the stone chin

"Perhaps not"

Deface the stone with new markings
    -
"Caught in the act"

Game note: This will get you kicked off the island, in all likelihood.

Silently observe the attitude of the visiting Lion

"Service and worship"

Meditate on the meaning of the face

"Flourishing in eternity"
Look for the doorway into the Ear

"Harder to find"
    -
Offer instructions to the Frog that found it way up here

    SS pensmall.png Pages challenge (85 for 100%)

Failed event
"Attended by some awkwardness"

Successful event
"Creditable on both sides"

Study ancient marks

    SS pensmall.png Pages challenge (170 for 100%)

Failed event
"Old words"

Successful event
"Love and labour costs"

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