In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

4S: A siren-ghoul, who entices the amorous into deadly peril.

10S: A wandering spirit, visible at will, an inflamer of human passions.

5D: A chattel slave who has broken both his bonds and his master's skull.

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


God-kings of War

4S: A summoner of illusions and diversions, mild and of good humor, but gullible.

10S: The mutiny and revolt of a prestigious cavalry company.

5D: The arrival of unexpected and improbable allies.

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


the Unquiet Past

4S: A market on the crossroads, full of sound and color.

10S: An ancient stone way marker, indicating an overgrown road.

5D: A gutted tower, home to many birds.

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


a Nest of Vipers

4S: One mistakenly condemned, fled into hiding.

10S: A court dandy, casually cruel, exiled from the presence of the prince for a petty slight.

5D: The solemnization of treaty between two neighboring principalities, negotiated in the face of brutality and assassination, brave and hopeful but quite doomed.

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