Menace Eradication Contract: Destroy Ferocious Rat
Storylets for the Menace Eradication Contract: Destroy Ferocious Rat Venture are all found in Watchmaker's Hill.
You will need to raise your Running Battle… quality to advance the Venture. When your Running Battle… reaches 5, storylets appear to complete the Venture.
Once this Venture is available, you can complete it multiple times.
It's Just A Rat, Right?
Track down a rat of exceptional size and cunning
A contract from the Department of Menace Eradication! You must be making a name for yourself.
[You'll need to build up a Running Battle… quality to at least 5 to complete this. ]
Unlocked with Dangerous 12
Accept the contract
Department jobs are rarely simple, but they pay well.
Here, Rat, Rat, Rat…
Track down a rat of exceptional size and cunningAs big as a wild boar, they say…
You'll need to build up a Running Battle… quality to at least 5 to complete this.
[Unlocked with Menace Eradication Contract: Destroy Ferocious Rat 1]
Patrol the river's edge until you see it - then shoot!
Estimates of its size vary. 'The size of a barrel.' 'The size of a donkey.' 'Big as a spider-council!' (A what?) But they all agree it's big. It can't be hard to spot.
Try to determine where it will strike next - and lay out poisoned bait there
Perhaps its attacks have a pattern. Perhaps you'll be wasting your time. Only one way to find out.
The rat is badly hurt!Close in for the kill…
[Unlocked with Running Battle… 5]
A sewery maze
They say there are seven labyrinths in London. Does this count as one of them? It's not very grand. The air is ripe with primordial stenches, and you may need a new pair of boots. Where is that wretched beast?
Shoot it the moment you see it.
The tide will rise soon. You don't want to be trapped down here._ challenge [modest at 5, straightforward at 8]
Explore its lair thoroughly before it returns.
Who knows what you might find? I mean probably you'll find rat dung and half-eaten children, but you never know. Just be out of the sewers before the tide comes in._ challenge [high-risk at 5, modest at 8]
Explore its lair thoroughly before it returns
Who knows what you might find? I mean probably you'll find rat dung and half-eaten children, but you never know. Just be out of the sewers before the tide comes in. Spending a point of Fate will ensure success here.