In a Wicked Age
four oracles


A Penny for Your Thoughts

Blood & Sex

4H: The night each year that a certain ghost is allowed her freedom.

6C: A small group of mothers, led by a midwife, fighting to protect their children from demons of illness.

KD: A company of desert horsemen, hiding a woman amongst them.

9S: The deathbed curse of a betrayed queen.

God-kings of War

4H: A token indicating that its bearer speaks for the high general.

6C: A brutish and tyrannical warlord and his uncouth thugs.

KD: A chest containing the tax monies of a rural province.

9S: A genius of flame, imprisoned within a brass mirror.

the Unquiet Past

4H: An ambitious petty-wizard, quick to take offense.

6C: The burglary of a magical order's innermost library.

KD: The exposure by erosion of a long-buried door.

9S: The opening by sorcery of an ancient door, set in the earth over the crypts of some forgotten convent or monestary, until now sealed with potent spells.

a Nest of Vipers

4H: A fallen-in mansion, where by night ghosts and devils meet.

6C: A baby's birth, heralded by prophets, written of in antique books, forseen by the wise.

KD: A wealthy merchant-priest with much political clout.

9S: A band of slavers both bold and incorrigible.