In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

6C: A small group of mothers, led by a midwife, fighting to protect their children from demons of illness.

5C: A raving prophet, preaching the transience of life and advocating a full indulgence of every appetite.

4C: The graduation of an apprentice to mastery.

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


God-kings of War

6C: A brutish and tyrannical warlord and his uncouth thugs.

5C: A soldier's plain shortsword, gradually developing a taste for the blood of women.

4C: A hard-won victory, with many dead on both sides.

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


the Unquiet Past

6C: The burglary of a magical order's innermost library.

5C: A place where warring demons have left the earth churned, upthrust, and charged with occult forces.

4C: A new village built on the ruins of a forgotten people.

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


a Nest of Vipers

6C: A baby's birth, heralded by prophets, written of in antique books, forseen by the wise.

5C: The young mother of a baby prince, whose husband the king has been overthrown and put to death.

4C: The unwitting husband of a serpent-demoness.

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