In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



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.