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.

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

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

7C: The seventh wife of a tyrant king, carrying his chief huntsman's child.


God-kings of War

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

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

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

7C: A sword held in great esteem by a certain warrior lineage, drawn now for the first time in three lifetimes.


the Unquiet Past

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

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

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

7C: A ruthless bully of an under-officer with high ambitions.


a Nest of Vipers

2S: The unscrupulous landlady of a roadside wayhouse.

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

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

7C: A noble house's signatory ring, left behind in a street brawl.