In a Wicked Age
Blood & Sex
2S: The celebration of local fertility or harvest rites.
JS: A priestess of a merciful temple of healers, on pilgrimage to the birthplace of her order.
QC: The seizure of arcane powers by an arrogant and brutal wizard.
7C: The seventh wife of a tyrant king, carrying his chief huntsman's child.
God-kings of War
2S: A captured war-horse with a taste for human meat.
JS: A fortress guarding the only pass through treacherous mountains, overseen by a corrupt and voracious war-captian.
QC: An altar to devils of the waste, stinking with gore.
7C: A sword held in great esteem by a certain warrior lineage, drawn now for the first time in three lifetimes.
the Unquiet Past
2S: A necromancer who steals the knowledge of the dying.
JS: A knowledge-mad sorceress, delving into ancient secrets.
QC: A wandering intelligence, intent on driving mortals mad.
7C: A ruthless bully of an under-officer with high ambitions.
a Nest of Vipers
2S: The unscrupulous landlady of a roadside wayhouse.
JS: The flight of a prince and his forbidden lover into hiding.
QC: The warden ghost of the place, generous to the good-willed.
7C: A noble house's signatory ring, left behind in a street brawl.