In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

JH: An altar overflowing with flowers and bowls of honey.

3D: A raving prophet, advocating self-mortification and deprivation of the appetites.

2S: The celebration of local fertility or harvest rites.

KH: A young warrior, initiate into a warrior cult, brother to lions.


God-kings of War

JH: The head of a high war-captain, in a carved wooden cask.

3D: A war-sorceress, slender but commanding, with golden hair.

2S: A captured war-horse with a taste for human meat.

KH: The ghost of a tyrant king, strangled by his own daughter.


the Unquiet Past

JH: A hermit priestess, practicing obscure deprivations.

3D: The captain of a foreign troop, sent to collect tribute.

2S: A necromancer who steals the knowledge of the dying.

KH: The arrival of honored emissaries from a wealthy, exotic land.


a Nest of Vipers

JH: The burglary of the storehouse of a powerful robber-merchant.

3D: The celebration of a day sacred to the city's chief cult.

2S: The unscrupulous landlady of a roadside wayhouse.

KH: A night-wisp, who devours its victims' magical potency.