The is an 'In a Wicked Age' Oracle we did for our Byzantium/Dying Culture Ooort Cloud space station Zero Point.
Made by Noisms, a Displaced Yorkshireman and Dice & Decisions. (and myself). I'll let you guess which is which.
Ace - A recently awakened clone searches out the reason for his prior's death.
Two - An artist looks for truth and meaning in their art. A non-human intelligence decides to steal his work.
Three - A usually peaceable Velociraptor clan stalks through parkland looking for prey.
Four - The League of Docking Bay Families refuses passage to any and all who would attempt ingress.
Five - Uplifted spider-monkey clans worship a pantheon of Echelon-II emulates.
Six - A starscraper lies empty, save for the man who tries to maintain it.
Seven - Cometary fragments are noticed by an amateur starwatcher, as well as the Lords of the Cloud.
Eight - A sentinel from Zero Point's reserve armoury wanders market spaces looking for signs of trouble.
Nine - A wannabe mech pilot scavenges parts to fix an old battle engine.
Ten - A HMBT stasis-pod drifts in to Zero Point's gravity well; the occupants awake.
Jack - The Engineers Guild prepares an initiation and a geneered woman flees persecution.
Queen - News of a predator stalking the Undercyst reaches a princeling looking for a challenge.
King - A militant hegemony virus propagates through the transient populations.
Ace - An uplifted primate is accused of murder.
Two - At the centre of the station a vast sea curves upwards towards an impossible horizon.
Three - A renegade librarian guards a vast archive in the station's lower reaches with dangerous traps.
Four - A gardener tends megafauna in enclosed biomes under the light from an artificial sun.
Five - After civilisation collapses, an AI takes the form of an ancestor spirit to relate to the survivors.
Six - A mysterious barman takes confessions from his clientele. Afterwards they find that their problems are solved in unlikely ways.
Seven - A grief-stricken soul dreams of a new life as a ship's captain.
Eight - Guerilla ontologists warp reality to their will by reworking the laws of physics and logic (Space wizards!).
Nine - A slum lord depressurizes a section of the station because his tenants can't pay the rent.
Ten - The Jungian unconsciousness invades the station's internet.
Jack - A humble dock worker is haunted by dreams of darkness and war.
Queen - Fractious love affair between an AI and a human
King - Nanites begin to build a vast citadel within the station but no construction order has been given.
Ace – An insane Robot tends an ancient mosaic, endlessly renewed.
Two – A chitinous, black mercenary arachnid alien, terrifying yet honourable guard for the elite.
Three – A brave rogue, dared by friends to attempt the circumnavigation of the station.
Four – A Doctor searching for the cure to an impossible human ailment in corroded Alien torture manuals.
Five – The discoverer of an open airlock, inside, a forgotten telescope, frozen in place, pointing at the pale blue dot of earth.
Six – A tribe of intelligent cancers, banished and ruling a peaceful realm in the recycling pipes.
Seven – An epochs-old, damaged war mech, One functioning weapons pod and cracked lenses, guarding the last repository of original art.
Eight – A cryogenic sleeper, soul-struck and melancholic refugee from a bright and optimistic age, awakening today.
Nine – A silver beast with ruby eyes that hunts only man and has forgotten how to die. The man that hunts it.
Ten – The foundation stone. A beam of Iron drawn from the heart of the Sun. The druid that serves it.
Jack – The recycled Death Scream of a world. The cult that worships it.
Queen – A trio of crippled friends, none human, all without fear and destined for adventure.
King – The intelligent computer virus, designed to kill Zero Point. Transformed by aeons, dedicated to saving it.
Ace – An inquisitor for a forgotten inquisition tortures those he suspects of hiding secrets.
Two – A scroll-bearer for a librarians’ cult makes a discovery.
Three – Three sisters, one blind, one deaf, one mute, all holy.
Four – A criminal punished with sentient stasis.
Five – An AI dreams that it is the god which created all the other gods.
Six – A serial killer seeks 24 corpses, one for each of Shostakovich’s Preludes and Fugues.
Seven – A mad architect will destroy his rival.
Eight – There are ghosts in space that worship Satan.
Nine – The daughter of a priest rebels against all he stands for.
Ten – A maker of clockwork animals and people believes he can use them for more than play.
Jack – Monks plot revenge on those they envy.
Queen – A proud queen of whores.
King – Four old men plotting abduction.