In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

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

6D: A practitioner of luck-magics traveling ahead of a ferocious storm.

9H: A wandering exorcist, severe, who accepts no payment for his services but who lusts after carnal congress.

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


God-kings of War

KS: An enemy champion, fearless and bellowing.

6D: The self-important master of strategy to a great general.

9H: A terrible and devastating ambush.

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


the Unquiet Past

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

6D: A youth or maiden, the reincarnation of an ancient sage, remembering uncanny arts but forgetful of safeguards.

9H: The wetnurse of an austere scholar's adopted child.

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


a Nest of Vipers

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

6D: The murder by strangling of an officer of the city watch.

9H: A young widower, raging, whose beautiful wife was murdered by sorcery by a romantic rival.

4S: One mistakenly condemned, fled into hiding.