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The Secretary


  • Action: You and another investigator on your space each gain 1 travel ticket of your choice.
  • You and other investigators on your space each gain +1 to all skills if there is another investigator on your space or you have one or more Ally assets.

Flavor Text


"You can depend on me to guide you through the unknown."


Phan Thi Minh's father came to Seoul from Cochinchina to use his diplomatic savvy in dealing with foreign business interests. Once grown, Minh proved to be just as adept in business. She reordered her name in the style of Westerners and took a job in Tokyo as a secretary to an importer of strange antiquities. More than just an employer, Mr.Thomas was Minh's friend, but now he has been murdered. Armed with only the strange text Mr. Thomas left for her and her own keen mind, Minh has vowed to find out why.

Defeated Encounters

Loss of Health

The doctors say Minh is in agony, and can only sit upright for brief période. She has boxed up her things for you. Gain all of her possessions. Some of Mr. Thomas's estate is still held up in a legal battle. You hope to settle the matter (Influence). If you pass, you acquire several important documents; gain 1 Clue, improve Lore, and gain 1 Cryptic Text Unique Asset. If you fail, she apologises for being unable to continue to help. Whether you pass or not, discard her Investigator token.

Loss of Sanity

In the lobby of her hotel, Minh asks you to help yourself to a gift while you wait for Mr. Thomas. Gain all of her possessions. She mutters using a combination of English, Vietnamese, Korean, and other much older languages (Lore). If you pass, you discern that she is asking her father to help her and refers to specific ways to stave off the end of the world; retreat Doom by 1. If you fail, she seems sad and continues to wait for the late Mr. Thomas. Whether you pass or not, discard her Investigator token.

Team Role

Minh is very useful as an "escort", providing free tickets to an ally and boosting the skills of all Investigators at her location. Her skill bonuses as well as well rounded stats makes her fairly capable herself as well.


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