There's a lot of supporting discussion on the internet about Lady Blackbird, but as yet there's much less about the sequels Magister Lor and Lord Scurlock. I am confused about some of the changes in the rules in the later games.
Specifically, the text talks about "doing well enough to pass the obstacle," but unlike in Lady Blackbird, there is no guidance about what an obstacle is. Instead of a list of obstacle numbers by difficulty (2 - Easy, 3 - Difficult, etc.) there is a table of hits vs outcome. These feel disconnected to me. Am I still supposed to set a specific target number as GM? Are the outcome levels referring to the number of hits that exceed the obstacle target number? Or is any 4-hit roll a superb result, and in some cases you need a superb result to beat an obstacle?
The first interpretation makes much more sense to me, but is not clearly spelled out in the rules at all.