In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

7S: A slayer of monsters, heralded and lauded.

2D: A woman suddenly bereft of love and family, daughter to a long heritage of sorceresses and poisoners.

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

2H: The ascension to mastery of a student wizardess, unrecognized by her order but absolutely clear and undeniable to her inner self.


God-kings of War

7S: The guardian spirit of a foolhardy, naive, reckless and impressionable young person.

2D: A cask of honey wine, tribute to a fierce bandit-queen.

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

2H: An old, proud fortress on an important mountain pass.


the Unquiet Past

7S: Instruments of torture, haunted by their long-dead victims.

2D: The passage of a ghostly army, dragging their slain and injured.

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

2H: A serpent-demoness, malicious and venomous, seeking vengeance.


a Nest of Vipers

7S: A fur-trapper, simple but good-natured, and his daughter.

2D: A midwife, weary and appalled, having delivered a tenth consecutive stillbirth.

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

2H: A conjurer who needs blood to entice his uncouth spirits.