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Handwritten Note (LUM6) is one of eight Lum machine notes found in Watcher's Keep in Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal and Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition.


This brief note is written in wild, looping, haphazard script. The words seem to be almost nonsensical babblings:

The beautiful people are short, red and green. -L. the M.


This particular note is found on the Watcher's Keep Elemental Level.

It details in an abbreviated manner a combination sequence that must be selected to initiate the "beautiful people" result.

The machine will bestow a permanent effect that grants a point of Charisma to the character entering the combination - which is pulling the Short Lever, turning the Red Dial, and turning the Green Dial. The player's info screen will display a text reading:

You suddenly feel sure of yourself, and you radiate a powerful confidence... a confidence others can see in you. This is followed by <CHARACTERNAME> gained 1 point of CHARISMA.

Note that repeating the same combination a second time (or more) will result in an unpredictable effect, such as being Imprisoned, permanently losing a point of Intelligence and perhaps being Petrified.