In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
3D: A raving prophet, advocating self-mortification and deprivation of the appetites.
9D: The secluded home of an exiled court-wizard.
8C: A band of goat herders, armed, outraged by an injustice visited upon their clan.
KH: A young warrior, initiate into a warrior cult, brother to lions.
God-kings of War
3D: A war-sorceress, slender but commanding, with golden hair.
9D: A much-decorated company of the enemy's light cavalry.
8C: A high, many-towered wall on a fierce border.
KH: The ghost of a tyrant king, strangled by his own daughter.
the Unquiet Past
3D: The captain of a foreign troop, sent to collect tribute.
9D: A camp physician, her pockets full of salves and drugs.
8C: The father of a child possessed by a voracious spirit.
KH: The arrival of honored emissaries from a wealthy, exotic land.
a Nest of Vipers
3D: The celebration of a day sacred to the city's chief cult.
9D: The corpse of a lord's hunting hound, caught in a rose-briar.
8C: A tempter devil, fond of luxury and sin, respecter of no law and every appetite, imprisoned until this very hour and minute within a stone crypt behind an old monk's garden.
KH: A night-wisp, who devours its victims' magical potency.