In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

1D: A mysterious star-lit revel on a high bare hilltop.

2D: A woman suddenly bereft of love and family, daughter to a long heritage of sorceresses and poisoners.

6H: The alliance by marriage of a certain tyrant's family with the cult of a certain desert god.

9D: The secluded home of an exiled court-wizard.


God-kings of War

1D: The human servant of a mighty and unspeakable demiurge.

2D: A cask of honey wine, tribute to a fierce bandit-queen.

6H: A speaker for the ancestors, carrying secrets and warnings.

9D: A much-decorated company of the enemy's light cavalry.


the Unquiet Past

1D: The boasting chief of a team of rock-quarriers.

2D: The passage of a ghostly army, dragging their slain and injured.

6H: The bloodthirsty ghosts of those drowned in an accursed water.

9D: A camp physician, her pockets full of salves and drugs.


a Nest of Vipers

1D: A great convocation of mages, with many orders attending.

2D: A midwife, weary and appalled, having delivered a tenth consecutive stillbirth.

6H: A tower of silver and alabaster, which rises from the sea under the new moon.

9D: The corpse of a lord's hunting hound, caught in a rose-briar.