In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

2S: The celebration of local fertility or harvest rites.

KS: A jealous and vengeful rival, who is an infamous dueler.

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

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


God-kings of War

2S: A captured war-horse with a taste for human meat.

KS: An enemy champion, fearless and bellowing.

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

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


the Unquiet Past

2S: A necromancer who steals the knowledge of the dying.

KS: A wealthy merchant's son, refined and crafty.

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

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


a Nest of Vipers

2S: The unscrupulous landlady of a roadside wayhouse.

KS: A village executioner, practicing his trade on a caught burglar.

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

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