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The Queen of the Elephants

by Harry Tuffs and Failbetter Games

Episode 85 of Fallen London Exceptional Stories
Fantasy
2022

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About the Story

"Itís not in the newspapers, or in the gossip at the salons. Itís the last thing to come up in conversation in polite company. But in impolite company? Itís the talk of the town. Urchins, criminals and other gutter-lurkers all have one name on their lips. The streets are abuzz with talk of the Forty Elephants."

Meet Queen Mary, the fashionable thief taking Londonís underworld by storm. Accompany her and her Forty Elephants on an audacious heist that stretches the bounds of the possible, learn of the Queen of Elephantsí true ambitions, and face up to the fearsome nightmare that made her who she is today.


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Solve a bizarre string of robberies , June 13, 2022
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 2 hours

This is an Exceptional Story for Fallen London. Exceptional stories are chunks of additional content for subscribers which can also be purchased separately.

This story takes a lot of strange terms, some of them very dark. One warning for a kind of content that might trouble a lot of people (even people who usually don't need warnings): (Spoiler - click to show)possible animal abuse. More specifically: (Spoiler - click to show)you can voluntarily choose to murder a sentient elephant and watch it die and get harvested for ivory. This is only a small side part of the story and not the main thrust.

In this story, there is a mysterious band of thieves that seems to be making enormous amounts of money, but without any apparent victims. Your job is to figure out who their victims are.

This ends up being tied to some of the deeper lore of Fallen London, specifically (names of factions it ties into): (Spoiler - click to show)Parabola, the chessboard, and the Red Handed Queen. It has some significant choices that gave me pause, and features a lot of duality, which is a favorite topic of mine to play in IF.

Overall, I would give this 4 stars, except it features a couple of concepts I personally enjoy quite a bit.

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