Plot Twists: But Are They What They Seem?

Roll 3d6.  (Need a die roller?)

3-5 Yes, they are: and they’re vastly more significant than you’d even dared to hope. Take a 4-point bonus to your roll on the “So How About That Reward?” Table.       Plus there’s also a lead towards another adventure…. Go ahead and roll it up!
6-7 Yes, they are: and they also have an importance you hadn’t realized. Take a 2-point bonus to your roll on the “So How About That Reward?” Table.       Plus there’s a lead towards another adventure…. Go ahead and roll it up!
8-9 Yes, they are – and this leads towards another adventure…. roll it up!
10-12 Yes. They are what they seem, just as you’d hoped.
13 Yes, they are – but that doesn’t mean quite what you’d hoped. This is hardly your fault, but that doesn’t matter – the employer is unlikely to be very happy. Suffer a 2-point penalty to your roll on the “So How About That Reward” Table.
14-15 Sure, they’re who they seem – but there’s obviously a deeper game being played here. Your foe turns out to be a potential employer – or your employer turns out to be a potential foe – or some other such potential role-reversal. You forfeit the Reward for this adventure. But if you can use some social skills to persuade them to your cause, then roll up another adventure, and triple that Reward. On the other hand, if you fail to convince them, refer to 17-18, below.
16 No, they’re not who they seem – and you’ll have to track the real person down. Roll up another adventure, but of the same kind – you can only get the Reward for this adventure if you complete that one! The second adventure provides no additional Reward – but when you talk to the Employer, you can probably justify adding 20% to the first Reward for your trouble. Apply this to the financial and social Rewards.
17-18 No, they’re not who they seem – in fact, they’re just the opposite. If this person is meant to be an opponent, they turn out to have been a friend, and vice versa. This may mean that you ought to start an Escape adventure! In any case, you’re definitely not getting a Reward; and you can’t even show your face in front of the employer unless you set things straight by completing another adventure for no Reward. If you’d like to do that, go ahead and roll it up!
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