In a Wicked Age
four oracles


A Penny for Your Thoughts

Blood & Sex

KC: A bandit captain, in hiding, with her trusted bodyguard.

8S: A simple insult, casually inflicted, striking very, very deep.

6H: The alliance by marriage of a certain tyrant's family with the cult of a certain desert god.

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

God-kings of War

KC: An outlying watchtower on a wooded hill.

8S: A prodigy-mage, still a maid, drunk with occult power.

6H: A speaker for the ancestors, carrying secrets and warnings.

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

the Unquiet Past

KC: A treasure seeker, following the whispers of a slave spirit.

8S: A fearsome storm, with thunder and driving winds.

6H: The bloodthirsty ghosts of those drowned in an accursed water.

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

a Nest of Vipers

KC: A troupe of musicians for hire, one of whom is a burglar and cutpurse.

8S: A warehouse on the docks, full of stolen silk.

6H: A tower of silver and alabaster, which rises from the sea under the new moon.

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