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Gall-Eyed Engineer
Gall-Eyed Engineer
Position Chief Engineer

SS veilssmall.png +1 x Veils

Data ID 107461

Gall-Eyed Engineer is a potential Chief Engineer crew member.

Character description[]

"Her eyes will hatch soon. But until then, she wants to work."


The Gall-Eyed Engineer is obtained automatically if you have chosen Your Past as An ordained priest.


Speak to the Gall-Eyed Engineer[]

Yet she has the potential to see things. When she sees you, she'll remark that "You're so beautiful" dreamily. And then add that "there are briars in your mouth." Her left eye pulses slowly. It's always difficult to know what she's actually seeing.

Actions Requirements Effects Notes
Increase your Veils
"I want to talk about steam, and motion. I still see every coil of vapour."
An allegory of engines

The Engineer has learnt a great deal about the powers and weaknesses of steel and fire and water. Once she must have been an extraordinary asset. But she can only express what she knows as poetry filtered through half-erotic visions. Roses and rivers and something like rain. It's quite pretty in its way, but it makes it challenging to understand what bit of the engine you need to bang on when the engine won't go.

Game note: Spending a Secret will improve your Veils, but no higher than 50.

What does she want?
Why has she come to zee in this state?
"My eyes will hatch soon."

"The gallblighter wasp. You know it? Its children are in me." She smiles. "I can't be sorry. I can see such things..."

She tails off, hungrily watching your face. What is she seeing?

"Kingeater's Castle," she says at last, rather breathily. Her hand goes up to her throat. "I would like to see Kingeater's Castle through these eyes, before I go."

Game note: Kingeater's Castle can be found in the far south-east of the Unterzee.

Interactions in Brief[]

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Interaction Action Result Type Change
Who were you? 'An ordained priest' DefaultEvent +1
Kingeater's Castle 'Eat your crew' DefaultEvent 0
Kingeater's Castle 'Allow the Gall-Eyed Engineer to go ashore' Quality Required ≥ 1
Kingeater's Castle 'Allow the Gall-Eyed Engineer to go ashore' DefaultEvent -1
Tending the Rose Garden 'Offer her the Gall-Eyed Engineer' Quality Required ≥ 1
Tending the Rose Garden 'Offer her the Gall-Eyed Engineer' DefaultEvent 0

Interactions in Detail[]

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Story Action Required Effect
Who were you? An ordained priest None Default:

Kingeater's Castle Allow the Gall-Eyed Engineer to go ashore
    SS gallblightergallsgaz.png Gall-Eyed Engineer ≥ 1


Tending the Rose Garden Offer her the Gall-Eyed Engineer
    SS gallblightergallsgaz.png Gall-Eyed Engineer ≥ 1

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