A Steampunk Guide to Hunting Monsters 17 - Page 18

T IPS F OR L ADY M ONSTER H UNTERS r g gr NO. 16 PLUNGE! GO E A TH Th e joys of plunging bodily into a river to pursue an aquatic beast can quickly become undone for a lady of any sensible refi nements when she alternately considers what she gains and loses from the experience. She may gain a closeness to God, putting her life at risk for the thrill of the hunt, but she runs the risk of losing her coiffure and reticule to the waves. Just remember it’s not worth going after the beast if you don’t plan to follow through. Th ere's nothing more distressing to a lady of discernment than to discover she's lost both the beast and her bonnet beneath the billowing waters.