In a Wicked Age
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.