In a Wicked Age
four oracles


A Penny for Your Thoughts

Blood & Sex

1H: A farm manor, peaceful and prosperous.

5D: A chattel slave who has broken both his bonds and his master's skull.

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

10S: A wandering spirit, visible at will, an inflamer of human passions.

God-kings of War

1H: A secret order of warrior-mystics, defending their relics.

5D: The arrival of unexpected and improbable allies.

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

10S: The mutiny and revolt of a prestigious cavalry company.

the Unquiet Past

1H: A girl with the soul of a leopard, born inappropriately into a human body.

5D: A gutted tower, home to many birds.

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

10S: An ancient stone way marker, indicating an overgrown road.

a Nest of Vipers

1H: A vicious gang of cutthroats and alley-thieves.

5D: The solemnization of treaty between two neighboring principalities, negotiated in the face of brutality and assassination, brave and hopeful but quite doomed.

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

10S: A court dandy, casually cruel, exiled from the presence of the prince for a petty slight.