In a Wicked Age
four oracles


A Penny for Your Thoughts

Blood & Sex

5H: A deer-path through towering woods to a still pond.

KD: A company of desert horsemen, hiding a woman amongst them.

5D: A chattel slave who has broken both his bonds and his master's skull.

JS: A priestess of a merciful temple of healers, on pilgrimage to the birthplace of her order.

God-kings of War

5H: A great army's marching orders, passwords, and signals.

KD: A chest containing the tax monies of a rural province.

5D: The arrival of unexpected and improbable allies.

JS: A fortress guarding the only pass through treacherous mountains, overseen by a corrupt and voracious war-captian.

the Unquiet Past

5H: The awakening of three powerful and malignant genii.

KD: The exposure by erosion of a long-buried door.

5D: A gutted tower, home to many birds.

JS: A knowledge-mad sorceress, delving into ancient secrets.

a Nest of Vipers

5H: The college of a small but prestigious magical order.

KD: A wealthy merchant-priest with much political clout.

5D: The solemnization of treaty between two neighboring principalities, negotiated in the face of brutality and assassination, brave and hopeful but quite doomed.

JS: The flight of a prince and his forbidden lover into hiding.