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The Watcher

Favored Attribute: Network

The city is a great chessboard, an ever-shifting flow of moves and counter-moves: strategem, maneuvers, and gambits. It would be easy to lose track of everything going on, but not for you.

Map Elements

In your first session, add an element to the map that represents a useful perspective or vantage. Here are some ideas:

At any time, you may mark Heat to add another element to the map.

Relationship Questions


Always Prepared

(Improvement to Get Something)

You have a 4-segment clock called Prep. When you Get Something, you may mark this clock instead of Heat. You can reset this clock with your Recuperate trigger.

See the Connections

(Improvement to Observe Someone)

When you Observe Someone, you may ask “Who are they connected to?” regardless of what you roll.

An Eye on the Machine

(Alternate Attribute)

When you put your Ear to the Ground you may roll with Network.

The Big Picture

When you Get Your Bearings you may always ask “How does this neighborhood connect to ____?” regardless of the other questions you ask.

Well-Placed Connection

You know someone in a high place among the local authorities. Your starting Favor with that person is -1. Whenever you like, but no more than once per session, roll with Favor. You may spend an Asset to roll with +1. On a hit, hold 1. On 7-9, reduce Favor by one.

Spend hold 1-for-1 to:

If Favor reaches -3, the well-placed connection demands something in return for maintaining the alliance. Something big.


When you Use Power to protect yourself, roll with +2.

Ties & Secrets

Pick two people with whom you have a Tie. For each, pick what you know about them from the [[Lists#Area of Insight]]