In a Wicked Age
four oracles


A Penny for Your Thoughts

Blood & Sex

QC: The seizure of arcane powers by an arrogant and brutal wizard.

1H: A farm manor, peaceful and prosperous.

6S: An oasis of sweet water in a barren wilderness, haunted by the shadows of some vast atrocity committed centuries ago.

3H: The sorcerously animate homunculus of a wizard, more clever than wise, recently dead.

God-kings of War

QC: An altar to devils of the waste, stinking with gore.

1H: A secret order of warrior-mystics, defending their relics.

6S: A flock of hunterbirds, sharp-beaked, clever, and dreadful.

3H: An unspeakable demon of atrocity and rage, bound in chains for a thousand years, aware suddenly of a minute loosening of his bonds.

the Unquiet Past

QC: A wandering intelligence, intent on driving mortals mad.

1H: A girl with the soul of a leopard, born inappropriately into a human body.

6S: The convocation of a ruins' ghouls, gaunts, and wisps.

3H: The guardian of a tomb, a statue cast in silver with ruby eyes.

a Nest of Vipers

QC: The warden ghost of the place, generous to the good-willed.

1H: A vicious gang of cutthroats and alley-thieves.

6S: An innkeeper who murders and robs his wealthy guests.

3H: An imbiber of sorcerous drugs, seeking congress with demons.