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Shades of Yesterday

by Gavin Inglis profile and Failbetter Games

Episode 59 of Fallen London Exceptional Stories
Fantasy
2020

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About the Story

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.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: February 27, 2020
Current Version: 1.00
License: Commercial
Development System: StoryNexus
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: Unknown
TUID: k4wk5528qh9qgtni

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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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