In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
JC: The death of the primary heir of a local noblewoman.
JD: A band of demons, laughing and malicious, authors of debauched sensuality and corrupt appetites.
1H: A farm manor, peaceful and prosperous.
4S: A siren-ghoul, who entices the amorous into deadly peril.
God-kings of War
JC: A powerful general's death of her wounds, which will shatter her army into factions.
JD: A vengeful and jealous god, displeased by the lapses of his followers, however scrupulously they observe.
1H: A secret order of warrior-mystics, defending their relics.
4S: A summoner of illusions and diversions, mild and of good humor, but gullible.
the Unquiet Past
JC: A small room under the foundation, its doorway bricked shut, the prison of a dreadful and malicious spirit.
JD: A murderer-for-hire, luckless and in poverty, from whom the gods have turned their faces.
1H: A girl with the soul of a leopard, born inappropriately into a human body.
4S: A market on the crossroads, full of sound and color.
a Nest of Vipers
JC: The ghost of a suicide, a person overcome by guilt and shame, who finds in death no release.
JD: A wayhouse in which plague-victims have recently stayed.
1H: A vicious gang of cutthroats and alley-thieves.
4S: One mistakenly condemned, fled into hiding.