In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
1D: A mysterious star-lit revel on a high bare hilltop.
JC: The death of the primary heir of a local noblewoman.
10C: The marriage of a region's most beautiful girl, necessarily virgin and without blemish, to the dead stone effigy of a harvest god.
QH: The rehearsal of the funeral of the city's aged and beloved mayor.
God-kings of War
1D: The human servant of a mighty and unspeakable demiurge.
JC: A powerful general's death of her wounds, which will shatter her army into factions.
10C: A youth or maiden, the reincarnation of a great hero, whose soul remembers glory.
QH: A warrior-woman, queen of her small wild tribe, hard-pressed by advancing civilization.
the Unquiet Past
1D: The boasting chief of a team of rock-quarriers.
JC: A small room under the foundation, its doorway bricked shut, the prison of a dreadful and malicious spirit.
10C: A trainer of apes, bereft, mourning the death of his dearest performer.
QH: A reader of omens and caster of auguries, with grim news.
a Nest of Vipers
1D: A great convocation of mages, with many orders attending.
JC: The ghost of a suicide, a person overcome by guilt and shame, who finds in death no release.
10C: A devil of the lower air, malicious and full of pranks.
QH: The return of a reclusive enchantress to her home.