In a Wicked Age
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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

2S: The celebration of local fertility or harvest rites.

2H: The ascension to mastery of a student wizardess, unrecognized by her order but absolutely clear and undeniable to her inner self.

KS: A jealous and vengeful rival, who is an infamous dueler.

4H: The night each year that a certain ghost is allowed her freedom.


God-kings of War

2S: A captured war-horse with a taste for human meat.

2H: An old, proud fortress on an important mountain pass.

KS: An enemy champion, fearless and bellowing.

4H: A token indicating that its bearer speaks for the high general.


the Unquiet Past

2S: A necromancer who steals the knowledge of the dying.

2H: A serpent-demoness, malicious and venomous, seeking vengeance.

KS: A wealthy merchant's son, refined and crafty.

4H: An ambitious petty-wizard, quick to take offense.


a Nest of Vipers

2S: The unscrupulous landlady of a roadside wayhouse.

2H: A conjurer who needs blood to entice his uncouth spirits.

KS: A village executioner, practicing his trade on a caught burglar.

4H: A fallen-in mansion, where by night ghosts and devils meet.