In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
QC: The seizure of arcane powers by an arrogant and brutal wizard.
1H: A farm manor, peaceful and prosperous.
6S: An oasis of sweet water in a barren wilderness, haunted by the shadows of some vast atrocity committed centuries ago.
3H: The sorcerously animate homunculus of a wizard, more clever than wise, recently dead.
God-kings of War
QC: An altar to devils of the waste, stinking with gore.
1H: A secret order of warrior-mystics, defending their relics.
6S: A flock of hunterbirds, sharp-beaked, clever, and dreadful.
3H: An unspeakable demon of atrocity and rage, bound in chains for a thousand years, aware suddenly of a minute loosening of his bonds.
the Unquiet Past
QC: A wandering intelligence, intent on driving mortals mad.
1H: A girl with the soul of a leopard, born inappropriately into a human body.
6S: The convocation of a ruins' ghouls, gaunts, and wisps.
3H: The guardian of a tomb, a statue cast in silver with ruby eyes.
a Nest of Vipers
QC: The warden ghost of the place, generous to the good-willed.
1H: A vicious gang of cutthroats and alley-thieves.
6S: An innkeeper who murders and robs his wealthy guests.
3H: An imbiber of sorcerous drugs, seeking congress with demons.