In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

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

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

KH: A young warrior, initiate into a warrior cult, brother to lions.

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


God-kings of War

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

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

KH: The ghost of a tyrant king, strangled by his own daughter.

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


the Unquiet Past

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

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

KH: The arrival of honored emissaries from a wealthy, exotic land.

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


a Nest of Vipers

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

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

KH: A night-wisp, who devours its victims' magical potency.

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