In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

9D: The secluded home of an exiled court-wizard.

3D: A raving prophet, advocating self-mortification and deprivation of the appetites.

10H: The child of a great and renowned theologist, forced into priesthood against both inclination and nature.

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


God-kings of War

9D: A much-decorated company of the enemy's light cavalry.

3D: A war-sorceress, slender but commanding, with golden hair.

10H: A tender of war-bulls, shaved-headed and fearless.

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


the Unquiet Past

9D: A camp physician, her pockets full of salves and drugs.

3D: The captain of a foreign troop, sent to collect tribute.

10H: The meeting by chance of old enemies, one less forgetful than the other.

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


a Nest of Vipers

9D: The corpse of a lord's hunting hound, caught in a rose-briar.

3D: The celebration of a day sacred to the city's chief cult.

10H: A wizard jealously guarding her magical territory.

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