In a Wicked Age
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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

5S: A famous traveling exorcist and his entourage, with as canny an eye for a village's wealth as for its demons.

JH: An altar overflowing with flowers and bowls of honey.

3H: The sorcerously animate homunculus of a wizard, more clever than wise, recently dead.

6S: An oasis of sweet water in a barren wilderness, haunted by the shadows of some vast atrocity committed centuries ago.


God-kings of War

5S: A great warship, set with ram and mangonel.

JH: The head of a high war-captain, in a carved wooden cask.

3H: An unspeakable demon of atrocity and rage, bound in chains for a thousand years, aware suddenly of a minute loosening of his bonds.

6S: A flock of hunterbirds, sharp-beaked, clever, and dreadful.


the Unquiet Past

5S: A cruel and powerful young lordling.

JH: A hermit priestess, practicing obscure deprivations.

3H: The guardian of a tomb, a statue cast in silver with ruby eyes.

6S: The convocation of a ruins' ghouls, gaunts, and wisps.


a Nest of Vipers

5S: The private garden of a noble house.

JH: The burglary of the storehouse of a powerful robber-merchant.

3H: An imbiber of sorcerous drugs, seeking congress with demons.

6S: An innkeeper who murders and robs his wealthy guests.