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Shades of Yesterday

by Gavin Inglis profile and Failbetter Games

Episode 59 of Fallen London Exceptional Stories

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Artists and the literati rejoice — a pen show visits London! Nibs as numerous as a battalion’s bayonets! Inks, in all the wild colours of the Neath! Try them to your heart's content! What’s that? Rumours of stolen memories? Utter nonsense. Come, and look at all the lovely pens.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A slightly confusing Exceptional Story about the colors of the neath, April 5, 2020
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes

I found this exceptional story rather confusing. It seems to mostly relate around an elaborate pen show. You begin to discover that the seller is using the colors of the neathbow, a set of colors used throughout the game and featured prominently in Sunless Seas. Colors like Irrigo, which brings forgetfulness, or Violant, which fixes things in memory.

There is a love story and a confrontation, but this story never really gelled in my mind. It was my first exceptional story in years, so perhaps I had just forgotten how to read them, but it's hard to say. The rewards were good, though.

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