Commission: Immortalise Jack-of-Smiles in another penny dreadful!
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Commission: Immortalise Jack-of-Smiles in another penny dreadful!

Actions for the Commission: Immortalise Jack-of-Smiles in another penny dreadful! Venture are all found in Veilgarden.

You will need to raise your Inspired… quality to advance the Venture. When your Inspired… reaches 5, actions appear to complete the Venture.

Once this Venture is available, you can complete it multiple times. You cannot work on this Venture and also on Celebrating Fungus in Verse at the same time.


It will get you published, at least!

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Commission: Immortalise Jack-of-Smiles in another penny dreadful!

Jack-of-Smiles is a possessing spirit who from time to time occupies some poor idiot's corpse and slinks round the streets cutting up people he takes a dislike to. Eventually some public-spirited citizen always catches him and puts him down.

[You'll need to build up a Inspired… quality to at least 5 to complete this. ]
Unlocks: Persuasive 15

Accept!

A bloody and exploitative tale of murder and ravishment, printed on flimsy paper for the entertainment of street urchins? Just your thing!



Research your Work

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Commission: Immortalise Jack-of-Smiles in another penny dreadful!

You'll need to find suitably bloodcurdling material.

[You'll need to build up a Inspired… quality to at least 5 to complete this. ]
Unlocks: Commission: Immortalise Jack-of-Smiles in penny dreadful! 1

A Straightforward approach… invent detail

Be damned if you can't think up something as revolting as anything some strutting corpse-stealer can manage!
(Persuasive challenge; straightforward at 20, modest at 16)

This might be faster… uncover new material

Visit the offices of the Fifth Times to read back issues. Talk to eyewitnesses.
(Watchful challenge; modest at 13)



You've finished with it!

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Commission: Immortalise Jack-of-Smiles in another penny dreadful!: the resolution!

That should do it.
Unlocks: Commission: Immortalise Jack-of-Smiles in penny dreadful! 1, Inspired… 5

Abandon this

Give up: there may be more profitable places to focus your energies

Turn in a piece of thorough and satisfying trash.

This will entertain a considerable number of small boys.
(Inspired… challenge; straightforward at 8, modest at 5)

They asked for it. They want blood? Give them blood!

Turn in a piece so savage, so terrifying, so gruesome and detailed that it may be banned before it ever gets off the presses. [Warning: failing here may mean you have to start over!]
(Inspired… challenge; straightforward at 12, modest at 8)



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