In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
2S: The celebration of local fertility or harvest rites.
KS: A jealous and vengeful rival, who is an infamous dueler.
9D: The secluded home of an exiled court-wizard.
JS: A priestess of a merciful temple of healers, on pilgrimage to the birthplace of her order.
God-kings of War
2S: A captured war-horse with a taste for human meat.
KS: An enemy champion, fearless and bellowing.
9D: A much-decorated company of the enemy's light cavalry.
JS: A fortress guarding the only pass through treacherous mountains, overseen by a corrupt and voracious war-captian.
the Unquiet Past
2S: A necromancer who steals the knowledge of the dying.
KS: A wealthy merchant's son, refined and crafty.
9D: A camp physician, her pockets full of salves and drugs.
JS: A knowledge-mad sorceress, delving into ancient secrets.
a Nest of Vipers
2S: The unscrupulous landlady of a roadside wayhouse.
KS: A village executioner, practicing his trade on a caught burglar.
9D: The corpse of a lord's hunting hound, caught in a rose-briar.
JS: The flight of a prince and his forbidden lover into hiding.