In a Wicked Age
four oracles


A Penny for Your Thoughts

Blood & Sex

9C: A young girl, inexperienced but astute and a canny judge of character.

1H: A farm manor, peaceful and prosperous.

8C: A band of goat herders, armed, outraged by an injustice visited upon their clan.

JC: The death of the primary heir of a local noblewoman.

God-kings of War

9C: A demon-god of blood and vengeance, forgotten since antiquity, recently awakened.

1H: A secret order of warrior-mystics, defending their relics.

8C: A high, many-towered wall on a fierce border.

JC: A powerful general's death of her wounds, which will shatter her army into factions.

the Unquiet Past

9C: An unsavory treasure-seeker, with an honest map.

1H: A girl with the soul of a leopard, born inappropriately into a human body.

8C: The father of a child possessed by a voracious spirit.

JC: A small room under the foundation, its doorway bricked shut, the prison of a dreadful and malicious spirit.

a Nest of Vipers

9C: An underground chamber, eerie with blue-green lights.

1H: A vicious gang of cutthroats and alley-thieves.

8C: A tempter devil, fond of luxury and sin, respecter of no law and every appetite, imprisoned until this very hour and minute within a stone crypt behind an old monk's garden.

JC: The ghost of a suicide, a person overcome by guilt and shame, who finds in death no release.