In a Wicked Age
four oracles


A Penny for Your Thoughts

Blood & Sex

9H: A wandering exorcist, severe, who accepts no payment for his services but who lusts after carnal congress.

8C: A band of goat herders, armed, outraged by an injustice visited upon their clan.

1H: A farm manor, peaceful and prosperous.

1C: A spirit of the lower air, caught up in joyous human celebration.

God-kings of War

9H: A terrible and devastating ambush.

8C: A high, many-towered wall on a fierce border.

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

1C: A local warlord's ancestral sword, much honored.

the Unquiet Past

9H: The wetnurse of an austere scholar's adopted child.

8C: The father of a child possessed by a voracious spirit.

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

1C: A waystation on a broad road, with a campsite and shrine.

a Nest of Vipers

9H: A young widower, raging, whose beautiful wife was murdered by sorcery by a romantic rival.

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.

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

1C: A jaded gladiator, murderer of both enemies and friends.