In a Wicked Age
four oracles


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A Penny for Your Thoughts



Blood & Sex

10H: The child of a great and renowned theologist, forced into priesthood against both inclination and nature.

4D: A practitioner of law, with her several secretaries.

10C: The marriage of a region's most beautiful girl, necessarily virgin and without blemish, to the dead stone effigy of a harvest god.

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


God-kings of War

10H: A tender of war-bulls, shaved-headed and fearless.

4D: The arrival of a hundred fearsome warships on an unprepared, prosperous, peaceful coast.

10C: A youth or maiden, the reincarnation of a great hero, whose soul remembers glory.

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


the Unquiet Past

10H: The meeting by chance of old enemies, one less forgetful than the other.

4D: The soul of a dead wizard, seeking an advantageous rebirth.

10C: A trainer of apes, bereft, mourning the death of his dearest performer.

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


a Nest of Vipers

10H: A wizard jealously guarding her magical territory.

4D: The proprietress of a wanton-house, with her manservant.

10C: A devil of the lower air, malicious and full of pranks.

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