In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
10D: A note written in an elegant hand, sweetly perfumed.
1H: A farm manor, peaceful and prosperous.
8C: A band of goat herders, armed, outraged by an injustice visited upon their clan.
KD: A company of desert horsemen, hiding a woman amongst them.
God-kings of War
10D: The country fort, made mostly of mud bricks, of a local warlord.
1H: A secret order of warrior-mystics, defending their relics.
8C: A high, many-towered wall on a fierce border.
KD: A chest containing the tax monies of a rural province.
the Unquiet Past
10D: The young, beautiful wife of an old man whom the gods have touched.
1H: A girl with the soul of a leopard, born inappropriately into a human body.
8C: The father of a child possessed by a voracious spirit.
KD: The exposure by erosion of a long-buried door.
a Nest of Vipers
10D: The written deed to a certain house, affirmed and sealed.
1H: A vicious gang of cutthroats and alley-thieves.
8C: A tempter devil, fond of luxury and sin, respecter of no law and every appetite, imprisoned until this very hour and minute within a stone crypt behind an old monk's garden.
KD: A wealthy merchant-priest with much political clout.