In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
KS: A jealous and vengeful rival, who is an infamous dueler.
7D: The much-contested wedding of the province's great beauty.
1C: A spirit of the lower air, caught up in joyous human celebration.
10H: The child of a great and renowned theologist, forced into priesthood against both inclination and nature.
God-kings of War
KS: An enemy champion, fearless and bellowing.
7D: The site of a pitched battle, ground churned and stinking.
1C: A local warlord's ancestral sword, much honored.
10H: A tender of war-bulls, shaved-headed and fearless.
the Unquiet Past
KS: A wealthy merchant's son, refined and crafty.
7D: An apothecary, squint-eyed, with many uncanny potions.
1C: A waystation on a broad road, with a campsite and shrine.
10H: The meeting by chance of old enemies, one less forgetful than the other.
a Nest of Vipers
KS: A village executioner, practicing his trade on a caught burglar.
7D: A public bathing house in a wealthy city, of very good quality, where only the most refined and modish vices are permitted.
1C: A jaded gladiator, murderer of both enemies and friends.
10H: A wizard jealously guarding her magical territory.