The Black Book

Location

This location can be accessed by using Black Sketchbook or from climbing up in Chained Lake and Branching Caverns encounters. This is part of The Black Sketchbook quest.

See also the Fires of the Black Book and the Tunnels of the Black Book.

Legend
BrassKnuckles25.jpg Combat Encounters Eclipse.jpg Etheric only
Peace-Patch.jpg Noncombat Encounters coffee.jpg Non-Etheric only
defaultitem.jpg Choice Encounters fishingpole.jpg Requires Fishing pole
LeatherJacket.jpg Gang Warfare Encounters PDA.jpg Can lead to a Hacking Encounter

Peace-Patch.jpg Noncombat Encounters

Encounter Result Notes
      Breaking the Fourth Window Gain powdered glass, lose all HP Only after getting Faceless Hunter

defaultitem.jpg Choice Encounters

Meat on a Chain

  1. See if hero cuts it - Nothing or gain length of chain (if you have a jar of acid from the Against the Bugs choice)
  2. Look at cutting it again - Gain 5 XP in Reflexes (Replaces See if the hero cuts it after you have cut the chain)
  3. Search for a higher view - Gain 3 XP in Perception, or 5 XP if crates are in eye formation
  4. Study the image - Gain 3 XP in Will

Innocent Pile of Crates

  1. Search for a view inside the crates - Gain limbs (if crates are in the "eye" formation), or lose all HP, gain 10 energy of Broken Bone (if the crates are stacked)
  2. See if the hero moves them - Gain 3 XP in Strength
  3. Look for other crate arrangements - Gain 3 XP in Strength (only after moving crates)
  4. Search for an image from atop the crates - Gain 3 XP in Perception

A Faceless Hero

  1. Look for him exploring tunnels - Lose all hit points and gain 10 energy of Severely Charred, or go to Tunnels of the Black Book (if you have taken a length of chain from the Meat on a Chain choice and have a flaming skull)
  2. See if he lowers himself to the fire - Lose all hit points and gain 10 energy of Severely Charred, or go to Fires of the Black Book (if you have taken a length of chain from the Meat on a Chain choice)
  3. Stare into the drawing - Lose all HP
  4. Look for more eyes - Gain Evil Eye (2-3)

Against The Bugs - Only if the you have searched for an image from atop the crates in the Innocent Pile of Crates, while the crates are in pyramid form.

  1. See what happens - gain a jar of acid
  2. Look if the hero escapes - Gain 3 XP in Will
  3. Search for a fight scene - Lose all HP, or gain 4 (random?) XP and "learn something" (if you have the battered pistol from the Gravestone choice encounter)
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