In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

5S: A famous traveling exorcist and his entourage, with as canny an eye for a village's wealth as for its demons.

JS: A priestess of a merciful temple of healers, on pilgrimage to the birthplace of her order.

2D: A woman suddenly bereft of love and family, daughter to a long heritage of sorceresses and poisoners.

1C: A spirit of the lower air, caught up in joyous human celebration.


God-kings of War

5S: A great warship, set with ram and mangonel.

JS: A fortress guarding the only pass through treacherous mountains, overseen by a corrupt and voracious war-captian.

2D: A cask of honey wine, tribute to a fierce bandit-queen.

1C: A local warlord's ancestral sword, much honored.


the Unquiet Past

5S: A cruel and powerful young lordling.

JS: A knowledge-mad sorceress, delving into ancient secrets.

2D: The passage of a ghostly army, dragging their slain and injured.

1C: A waystation on a broad road, with a campsite and shrine.


a Nest of Vipers

5S: The private garden of a noble house.

JS: The flight of a prince and his forbidden lover into hiding.

2D: A midwife, weary and appalled, having delivered a tenth consecutive stillbirth.

1C: A jaded gladiator, murderer of both enemies and friends.