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Card Overview

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Name: Despair
Card Type: Condition
Tags: Madness
Effect Yes
Action No
Reckoning Yes
Variants: 4

Card Front

Effect: When you perform a Rest action, you cannot recover Sanity Sanity; flip this card.
Action: N/A
Reckoning: Lose 1 Sanity Sanity.

Card Back

Flip Title Set Flavor Text Effects
Accursed Memories 05
Under the Pyramids
Nothing but blasphemous memories fill your mind, driving you to madness and despair. Surely beating the memories from your skull is the only release. (Strength). If you pass, discard this card. If you fail, discard 2 Clues and flip this card.
Horrifying Knowledge 05
Under the Pyramids
With all you've seen and heard, how could you possibly go on. Fearing what might await in death, you instead hope that gouging your eyes or giving yourself a lobotomy will end your suffering. (Will - 1). If you pass, discard this card. If you fail, impair Lore or Observation and flip this card.
Never-Ending Suffering 05
Under the Pyramids
The agony of living in such a cruel world is a fate worse than death. At every waking moment, you think only of putting and end to your miserable existence. (Will - 1). If you pass, discard this card. If you fail, gain 1 Injury Condition and flip this card.
Madhouse 05
Under the Pyramids
You fear you may harm yourself in your despair and admit yourself to an asylum. If you are on a City space, test Influence - 1. If you pass, discard this card. If you fail, you cannot afford the care; you may gain a Debt Condition to discard this card.
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