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A Matter of Ethical Complexity is a book in The Forgotten Sanctum.


Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.

This faded, stone tablet is scribed in Engwithan runes. While much of the script is eroded beyond recovery, a few passages stand out:

"...looked past the great curtain and found only an empty stage. More than the disappointment of a lifetime, it the disappointment of everything we held...

...against the conclusion that there was never anything to begin with. Consider that their greatness exceeds our perception, or we simply lack the appropriate tools to...

...existed, then who's to say we could not improve upon...

...water flowing in an aqueduct as opposed to the uncontrolled current...

...even this record should not endure to recall our...”

The rest of the tablet is illegible. The other side appears to catalogue a series of ethical arguments debating the pros and cons of a decision yet to be made, but any meaning or context has been lost to time.


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  • The description describes this item as a tablet, but the icon is that of a book.