Weapons available at the Bazaar
The 'emergency' in question is generally 'I really do need a gun, but I have no money to speak of'. Still, if you point it away from you, it usually won't kill you.
- Dangerous +1
- 50 pence
Clutch this to your breast and it brings you health, they say. And a reputation for gullibility.
- Will save you from death, once in the forgotten quarter.
*(sells for 250 pence)
These turn up in the ruins. From the Third City, it's said. They're useless as cutlery, but handy for murder.
- Dangerous +2
- 12 Echoes, 80 pence
A tassel! What will they think of next!
- Persuasive +2
- 12 Echoes, 80 pence
Ancient Hunting Rifle
This thing is dangerous to everyone.
The only weapon a consulting detective needs.
A stylish accoutrement for one who fears they might be beset by footpads.
A mark of the wearer's allegiance to Hell. A foolish affectation among young blades in Fallen London. Although it does suggest a certain devil-may-care glamour.
Come! All must join the dance!
That's deep amber, that the Rubbery Men trade. How they get it, no-one knows. One hopes it's nothing unhygienic.
- Persuasive +4
- 64 Echoes, 80 pence
Burglar's tools. Where do the underclasses get these extraordinary words?
- Shadowy +3
64 Echoes, 80 pence
What they did to this knife, no-one wants to explain.
- Dangerous +6
- 204 Echoes, 80 pence
Patent Scrutinizer Deluxe!
If it exists, it's visible through this.
Kifers. But more so.
- Shadowy +7
- 400 Echoes
Infernal Sharpshooter's Rifle
When the Army attempted its disastrous invasion of Hell's hinterlands, these weapons made hardened veterans sob and grovel in the mud.
- Dangerous +10
- 420 Echoes
The modern assassin's companion. Be careful when it rains.
A perfect, if fragile, timekeeper. And, very rarely, a Trojan Horse for infant rat-burglars.
Weapons not available at the Bazaar
A chisel wrapped in a rag: a prisoner's weapon.
An eye-sized chunk of deep amber. Disturbingly warm to the touch. But oddly hard to put down.
Rattus Faber Rifle
A rat-scaled weapon! Horribly fiddly to load. But a deadly surprise at close range.
A very pleasant-smelling sort of blunt instrument.
A sandalwood club with the Vake's tooth hammered into it. Even now the tooth shifts and clatters.
Drownie Song of the Deep
The melody recalls lightless, blood-freezing depths.
Velvety to the touch, fringed with savage spines, deepest russet.
Who feared this map enough to destroy it? Who is it still seeks the fragments? One thing's for certain: knowledge is power.
A device used for extracting loosely-tethered souls.
A subtle sign of recognition for those who would return souls to their rightful owners.
A Bag of Fierce Mint Humbugs
You couldn't ask for a finer introduction. As long as your new acquaintances like peppermint.
- Persuasive +2
- Obtained through the Protégé of a Mysterious Benefactor quality.
Each key's shank bears a secret. They open a hundred mysterious doors. But try carrying them without their jingling waking the dead.
Excuse me? Could you put a cover on that? It's blinding the butler.
An ordinary candle, inscribed with tiny symbols of Correspondence. No darkness can abash its cold green flame. Ideal for birthday parties.
Said to have been played by the Consort when he first romanced the Empress at Kensington Palace
Guarantee the Utter Devastation of the Murine Foeman! Accurate at a Distance of Numerous Yards! Stock may be Employed as a Cudgel against Rats with Pellet-Proof Hides! Includes Fold-Out Sighting Tools and Spoor Store!
This charming toy says: I love you, kill me. Or: join me in the game of Knife and Candle-Lit Dinners. Or: here is the key to my heart. Or: you wound me. A thousand messages, a single gift! Someone values you.
Box of Potentials
This gift is probably a token of new life and possibility, and almost certainly not a ghastly insult.
The best way to store light, and certain other mysterious substances. There are few of these, and they are hotly sought-after. [Be careful about telling other players that you have one of these. They may find a way to steal it.]
- Baroque! + 10
- Obtainable at one point from a meta puzzle. There are 100 of these currently in existence.
Iron Republic Journal
'…what I had to go through to create this…'