In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
KS: A jealous and vengeful rival, who is an infamous dueler.
8D: Some great wizard's magical messenger, brass-skinned.
7C: The seventh wife of a tyrant king, carrying his chief huntsman's child.
JH: An altar overflowing with flowers and bowls of honey.
God-kings of War
KS: An enemy champion, fearless and bellowing.
8D: An order of magician-monks who punish blasphemers.
7C: A sword held in great esteem by a certain warrior lineage, drawn now for the first time in three lifetimes.
JH: The head of a high war-captain, in a carved wooden cask.
the Unquiet Past
KS: A wealthy merchant's son, refined and crafty.
8D: A long-dead queen, still trying to defend her realm.
7C: A ruthless bully of an under-officer with high ambitions.
JH: A hermit priestess, practicing obscure deprivations.
a Nest of Vipers
KS: A village executioner, practicing his trade on a caught burglar.
8D: A ghoulish eater of dead flesh, driven by unusual lusts.
7C: A noble house's signatory ring, left behind in a street brawl.
JH: The burglary of the storehouse of a powerful robber-merchant.