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Shaft room, again

> look

In the middle this room a small shaft descends into darkness below. Above the shaft is a metal framework to which a heavy iron chain is attached. There are exits to the west and north. A foul odor can be detected from the latter direction.
From the chain is suspended a basket.
The basket contains:
A screwdriver
A torch (providing light)

> put the coal in the basket

Done.

> lower the basket

The basket is lowered to the bottom of the shaft.

> go north
> go east
> go north
> go south
> go down
> drop all

clove of garlic: Dropped.
pair of candles: Dropped.
matchbook: Dropped.
brass lantern: Dropped.

> go west

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Ladder room

At the east end of this narrow passage, a ladder leads upward. There’s a strong draft from the west, where the passage narrows even further.
There is a small pile of coal here.

> take the coal

Taken.

> go west

You can’t fit through with that load.

> go up
> go east
> go northwest
> go west
> go south

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Coal mine

This is a nondescript part of a coal mine.
Someone carrying a large bag is casually leaning against the wall. It is clear that the bag will only be taken over his dead body

> examine the thief

The thief carries a large bag and a vicious stiletto, whose blade is aimed menacingly in your direction.

> go north
> go south
> go down

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Shaft room

In the middle this room a small shaft descends into darkness below. Above the shaft is a metal framework to which a heavy iron chain is attached. There are exits to the west and north. A foul odor can be detected from the latter direction.
From the chain is suspended a basket.

> put the torch and the screwdriver in the basket

torch: Done.
screwdriver: Done.

> turn on the lamp

The brass lantern is now on.

> go north

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