This is an adventure with Rikildis von Kiep in which the hero gets to help Rikildis avenge receiving a terrible grade.

The adventure takes at least 7 sessions, a successful adventure can gain multiple skill-ups, relationship gains, a point of Intelligence, Charm or Finesse, the Unlock Spell or The Exemplary Thief's Lockpick Set, and a Mark of the Legate's Favour.

Unlocked by: Relationship with Rikildis > 2.

Stage 1: The Unfathomable Grade

Phase 1: The Terrible Humour of Teachers

  • 1. Harsh Reality
 Automatic: Advance to Phase 2

Phase 2: Vengeance

  • 1. Revenge?  Isn't this a little petty?
  Automatic: Try again later.
  • 2. Library Knowledge.  Look for ideas in books at the library?  (Roll v. ≤ at most 20)
  Success: Advance to Stage 2.
 Failure: ?
  • 3. Character Study.  What kind of pranks does she like?  (Roll v. ≤ at most 11)
 Success: +15 Chance of success, choose again.
 Failure: ?
  • 4. Creativity.  Let's brainstorm. (Roll v. ≤ 8)
  Success: Advance stage 2.
 Failure: ?

Stage 2: The Elusive Study

  • 1. Forget it.
  Automatic: Try again later.
  • 2. Sleuthing.  Try to think like Orsi. (Roll v. ≤ at most 24)
 Success: Unlock option 4, choose again.
 Failure: ?
  • 3. Pure Luck.  Keep wandering aimlessly. (Roll v. ≤ at most 23)
  Success: +1 Pure Luck ss, Advance to stage 3.
 Failure: ?
  • 4. Sleuthing.  Go to the least likely places.  (Roll v. ≤ at most 24)
  Success: +1 Sleuthing SS, Advance to stage 3.
 Failure: ?

Stage 3: Swiping the Prize

  • 1. Oratory.  Distract Orsi with a long lecture.  (Roll v. ≤ at most 34)
  Success: +1 Oratory skill level, Advance to Stage 4
 Failure: ?
  • 2. Revision Methods.  Distract Orsi with a bit of Revision.  (Roll v. ≤ 26)
  Success: +1 Revision methods skill level, Advance to stage 4.
 Failure: -1 Revision methods skill level.
  • 3. Perception.  Look around for inspiration.  (Roll v. ≤ 22)
  Success: unlock option 4, Choose again.
 Failure: Choose again.
  • 4. Acting.  Knock over that glass of water.  (Roll v. ≤ 17)
  Success: +1 Acting Skill Level, Advance to stage 4.
 Failure: ?

Stage 4: Academic Gobbledygook

  • 1. Pure Luck.  Improvise.  (Roll v. ≤ 26)
  Success: +1 Administration skill level, Advance to stage 5.
 Failure: -1 Pure luck skill level.
  • 2. Research.  Re-read it and see if you can make sense of it.  (Roll v. ≤ at most 33)
  Success: +1 Cryptology Skill Level, Advance to stage 5.
 Failure: ?
  • 3. Filing.  Who besides a professor and Orsi know anything about how to untangle the language in budgets?  (Roll v. ≤ 35)
  Success: Unlock option 4, Choose again.
 Failure: Choose again.
  • 4. Conversation.  Ask a Librarian (Roll v. ≤ at most 27)
  Success: +1 Conversation skill level, Advance to stage 5.
 Failure: ?

Stage 5: The Inept Spy

  • 1. Glamour Spells.  Cast a spell on him.   (Roll v. ≤ 29)
Success: +1 Glamour spells skill level, Advance to stage 6.
Failure: +2 Stress.
  • 2. Character Study.  Look around for ideas on what to do.  (Roll v. ≤ 29)
  Success: unlock option 4, Choose again.
 Failure: Choose again.
  • 3. Intimidation.  Threaten him.  (Roll v. ≤ 13)
  Success: +1 Intimidation skill level, Advance to stage 6.
 Failure: ?
  • 4. Innuendo.  Unleash Rikildis on him.   (Roll v. ≤ 22)
  Success: +1 Innuendo skill level, +2 Relationship Rikildis von Kiep, Advance to stage 6.
 Failure: ?

Stage 6: Planting the Evidence

  • 1. Come back later  (Roll v. ≤?)
  Automatic: Try again later.
  • 2. Puzzles.  Examine the lock.  (Roll v. ≤ 28)
  Success: +15 Chance of success, Choose again
 Failure: Choose again.
  • 3. Incantation Phemes.  Unlock it with a spell.  (Roll v. ≤ 23)


 Success: Discover Unlock Spell and sever pheme, access Stage 7.
Failure: ?
  • 4. Lockpick.  Break out the lock picks. (Roll v. ≤ 29)
Success: +1 The Exemplory Thief's Lockpick Set, access Stage 7.
Failure: ?

Stage 7: Duping the Dour Assistant

  • 1. Character Study.  What do you know about Orsi's assistant?  (Roll v. ≤ 29)
  Success: Unlock option 4, Choose again.
 Failure: Choose again.
  • 2. Acting.  Act outraged.  (Roll v. ≤ 23)
  Success: +1 Intelligence, +2 Relationship maximum with Rikildis von Kiep, +1 Relationship with Rikildis von Kiep, +1 Mark of the Legate's Favor.
 Failure: Reprimanded by Orso Orsi.
  • 3. Lie.  Yes.  Wow him with your investigation skills.  (Roll v. ≤ at least 33)
  Success: +1 Finesse, +2 Relationship maximum with Rikildis von Kiep, +1 Relationship with Rikilsis von Kiep, +1 Mark of the Legate's Favor.
 Failure: Reprimanded by Orso Orsi.
  • 4. Flattery.  Flatter the assistant. (Roll v. ≤ at least 19)
  Success: +1 Charm, +2 Relationship maximum with Rikildis von Kiep, +1 Relationship with Rikildis von Kiep, Mark of the Legate's Favor.
 Failure: Reprimanded by Orso Orsi.
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