Seek Out The Disgruntled Naval Officer

This storylet is found in Wolfstack Docks and is used to obtain the Left Hand side of the Screaming Map. This follows the Cat-and-Mouse mechanic, and individuals with Cat and Mouse should be sure to finish their current work before pursuing the Screaming Map.

Comment: The left hand side of the Screaming Map can only be obtained from the Disgruntled Naval Officer. Whereas the right hand half can be found from the Enterprising Astronomer or the Masked Clay Man.



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Finding the Screaming Map: beginning the search

Somewhere in these wharfs and warehouses, someone knows where to find a Screaming Map half. [You will need to complete any other Cat and Mouse activities before you can do this. You also won't be able to do this if you're waiting for a certain message.]
Unlocked with Polythreme Ho! 1

Seek out the Disgruntled Naval Officer

He's a little too principled to advance to captainhood. He has the left-hand side of the map, but won't be seen with just anyone.You will lose your Glim whether you pass or fail this challenge.
Unlocked with Glim x 500, Respectable 1
(Respectable Challenge Straightforward at 6)



Pursuing your Target (Mouse between 2 and 10)

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Cat and Mouse: the Screaming Map

They have half of the Screaming Map, and they're around here somewhere. [Gain 50 Cat before your Mouse reaches 1. You can trust your luck or spend resources to be sure of it. But the longer you wait, the more expensive it gets…]
Unlocked with Mouse 2 , Playing Cat and Mouse with an Evasive Target (at least) 1

Early days: follow your nose

Preliminary investigations. You still have time. You will gain five Getting Warmer if you're lucky.
A matter of luck: pretty good odds.
Unlocked with Cat 1, Mouse 7-10

Early days: play it safe

Or you could trade glim for a hint to your target's whereabouts. You will always gain five Getting Warmer.
Unlocked with Cat 1, Mouse 7-10, Glim x 50

An Officer and a Nostalgic

The Disgruntled Naval Officer still wishes he was back in the channel. Perhaps you have something special for him. This is time-consuming but effective.
Unlocked with Cat 1, Mouse 7-10, 3 x Vision of the Surface, Playing Cat and Mouse with an Evasive Target 1

Fate is on your side.

This will give you forty Getting Warmer tokens - usually enough to pass the challenge.

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Requires 15 Fate

Fate-locked content must not be placed on the wiki, per the developers.

Time is passing: follow your nose

The stakes are higher! Time is running out, but your information is fresher. You will gain eight Getting Warmer if you're lucky.
A matter of luck: pretty good odds.
Unlocked with Cat 1, Mouse 3-6

Time is passing: play it safe

Perhaps now's the time to use that map you've been saving. You will always gain 8 Getting Warmer.
Unlocked with Cat 1, Mouse 3-6, 1 x Partial Map

Last chance! - follow your nose

One last desperate throw of the dice! Will it be enough to find your quarry in time? You will gain ten Getting Warmer if you're lucky.
A matter of luck: pretty good odds
Unlocked with Cat 1, Mouse 2

Last chance! - play it safe

You will be giving up a treasure, but it might be worth it. This will cost you a Puzzling Map, but you will always gain ten Getting Warmer.
Unlocked with Cat 1, Mouse 2, 1 x Puzzling Map

Close in for the kill!

Enough of this. You have your prey. Use this if you've managed to garner enough Cat tokens, and just want to finish it.
Unlocked with Cat 50



Resolution! - Mouse: 1

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Finding the Screaming Map: the Disgruntled Naval Officer

You've followed the trail to what passes for a respectable hotel near the docks. Is he there?
Unlocked with Mouse 1, Playing Cat And Mouse With An Evasive Target 1

You can't find him!

You open the door to his room. Empty and clean and smelling of polish. But what's this on the dresser?
Unlocked with No More than 49 x Cat

You've found him!

The Disgruntled Naval Officer paces across the little room. You'll get your map.
Unlocked with 50 x Cat: Getting Warmer

A notable success - he's pleased to see you!

The Disgruntled Naval Officer can't wait to get rid of the Screaming Map. Splendid!
Unlocked with 60 x Cat: Getting Warmer




Receiving the Screaming Map half

You will recieve a message approximately 2 days after completing the above storylets

"IN FALLEN LONDON: The Disgruntled Naval Officer waits in your lodgings with a gift."

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Finding the Screaming Map: the Disgruntled Naval Officer

A smart rap on your front door, just when he said.
Unlocked with Screaming Map: A Visitor! 1, Playing Cat And Mouse With An Evasive Target 1

Let him in for tea and cartography

If he's got the half of the Screaming Map he promised, you'd better not leave him on the doorstep.

Once you get the Screaming Map: Left Hand Half you can then continue on the quest to acquire the Screaming Map: Right Hand Half once you do, you can craft the Screaming Map and travel to Polythreme


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