In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

10H: The child of a great and renowned theologist, forced into priesthood against both inclination and nature.

4D: A practitioner of law, with her several secretaries.

4C: The graduation of an apprentice to mastery.

10S: A wandering spirit, visible at will, an inflamer of human passions.


God-kings of War

10H: A tender of war-bulls, shaved-headed and fearless.

4D: The arrival of a hundred fearsome warships on an unprepared, prosperous, peaceful coast.

4C: A hard-won victory, with many dead on both sides.

10S: The mutiny and revolt of a prestigious cavalry company.


the Unquiet Past

10H: The meeting by chance of old enemies, one less forgetful than the other.

4D: The soul of a dead wizard, seeking an advantageous rebirth.

4C: A new village built on the ruins of a forgotten people.

10S: An ancient stone way marker, indicating an overgrown road.


a Nest of Vipers

10H: A wizard jealously guarding her magical territory.

4D: The proprietress of a wanton-house, with her manservant.

4C: The unwitting husband of a serpent-demoness.

10S: A court dandy, casually cruel, exiled from the presence of the prince for a petty slight.