Speak to the Merciless Modiste
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|Speak to the Merciless Modiste|
Story description[edit | edit source]
Dressed to kill, in her own unique fashions.
Trigger conditions[edit | edit source]
The Merciless Modiste ≥ 1
Frequency: Always (100%)
Interactions[edit | edit source]
|Invite the Modiste to dinner
Her dresses were the talk of London society, before the scandal. Her tastes are no less refined for her exile.
|Nostalgia for darker days
"Why, Captain, I hope I have not been forgotten...
|Check in on the Merciless Modiste
She has wasted little time converting her cabin into a surprisingly well-equipped workshop.
||The cutting edge of fashion
A sweating crewman stands exhausted, her arms out and wrapped in flowing parabola linen...
|Commission a new dress uniform
"Captain, they will be calling you Admiral."
|The Modiste goes to work
You only just avoid saluting your own reflection in the mirror...
|Game note: This will provide a boost to Pages|
|Commission a set of fine clothes
"This year's fashion? I think we can do better than that."
|Appropriate for any occasion
The Modiste's hands grip the creature's gelatinous mass, squeezing out every drop of ink into a waiting bowl...
|Game note: This will provide a boost to Hearts|
|Commission some protective armour
"Ah, a challenge! I shall rise to it at once!"
|Style over substance
The Modiste closets herself away with the quartermaster and a few unlucky volunteers, experimenting until the ship's doctor threatens to leave in a lifeboat...
|Game note: This will provide a boost to Iron|
|Check in on the Modiste
She has been in a foul mood since she finished her last commission.
Dresses hang in ribbons on makeshift dummies...
|Check on the Modiste
Her audience with the King with a Hundred Hearts did not go well.
The Modiste is face-down on her bunk, but that doesn't prevent her from berating the unlucky crewman pressed into massaging the knots from her back...
|Hunting the Pirate-Poet
The Modiste has a plan.
||Sending a challenge
"Yes, she was part of our Set, for a while...
|Game note: The rest of this story requires the Pirate-Poet DLC. With it, the ushabti will let you summon the Pirate-Poet's Alcaeus-class vessel to you. You may also find her while zailing on the wide Unterzee.|
|The Modiste and the Poet
The Pirate-Poet has received and performed for many visitors in the brig. Not all are welcomed equally.
|An artistic reunion
|Enquire about her time with the Set
It is a scandal she speaks of with deep fondness.
"Of course you have heard of us, my captain! -
|Answer questions about your past
You've kept your secrets long enough.
||Game note: Unmask yourself! This will allow you to select a Past, Ambition, and form of preferred address - also providing you with a specialist ability bonus.|
|Challenge the Modiste to her favourite game
Knife and Candle! In London, a spirited little challenge of murder, sedition and subterfuge. At zee, the stakes are higher. The ferryman's grip is tighter here.
|Failed event||Game note: This will let you wager a Secret for a risky chance to boost your Veils, up to 125. You may also have other reasons to fight the Modiste.|
|A game of cat and mouse
You smell her perfume just an instant too late...
|A knife in the dark
An attempt on the lock to your cabin in the early hours...
Links[edit | edit source]
Links In[edit | edit source]
No inbound links. Probably a port location. Many events default back to port.
Links Out[edit | edit source]