In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
5S: A famous traveling exorcist and his entourage, with as canny an eye for a village's wealth as for its demons.
JS: A priestess of a merciful temple of healers, on pilgrimage to the birthplace of her order.
2D: A woman suddenly bereft of love and family, daughter to a long heritage of sorceresses and poisoners.
1C: A spirit of the lower air, caught up in joyous human celebration.
God-kings of War
5S: A great warship, set with ram and mangonel.
JS: A fortress guarding the only pass through treacherous mountains, overseen by a corrupt and voracious war-captian.
2D: A cask of honey wine, tribute to a fierce bandit-queen.
1C: A local warlord's ancestral sword, much honored.
the Unquiet Past
5S: A cruel and powerful young lordling.
JS: A knowledge-mad sorceress, delving into ancient secrets.
2D: The passage of a ghostly army, dragging their slain and injured.
1C: A waystation on a broad road, with a campsite and shrine.
a Nest of Vipers
5S: The private garden of a noble house.
JS: The flight of a prince and his forbidden lover into hiding.
2D: A midwife, weary and appalled, having delivered a tenth consecutive stillbirth.
1C: A jaded gladiator, murderer of both enemies and friends.