Religion

FULKAN (Proto-Germanic) // Saedatha, The
(DWEREN (dwarven) // rakas
VALAR (Elven) // Sadava
ORUCHAN (Orcish) // Thadraga
JOT (Giantish) // Chadrach
ETTI (Trollish) // Shadra
TARSAN (Greek) //
AKLO (Aboleth) // Shdrba
YULAI (Chinese) //
TAKAN //
KABIRI (Semitic) //
UBANU (Bantu) /
MAJYAN (Indian) /

First Heroes: The heroes are creatures from Athwei who lived long ago, purportedly engaging in heroic deeds in the time of the Deluge.

FULKAN - (Proto-Germanic) //
(DWEREN (dwarven) //
VALAR (Elven) //
ORUCH (Orcish) //
JOT (Giantish) //
ETTI (Trollish) //
TARSAN (Greek) //
AKLO (Aboleth)
MUXA -
YULAI (Chinese) //
TAKAN (Japanese) //
KABIRI (Semitic) //
MBANI (Bantu) /
MAJYAN (Indian) /

ELDRAN (Eldritch) - HETHOMNEPHAS, FIRE AND WATER

DWEREN - (dwarven) Thagarn - THE BURNING WATER
VALAR - Sadava - THE MIST BETWEEN
AURCHAN - THORDRG - THE BURNING RIVER
JOT (Giantish) // GRAHN - THE FIREBLOODED
ETTI (Trollish) // DROGA - THE WOMB
TARSAN (Greek) // CHAOS - THE BEYOND
AKLO (Aboleth) // NUUN - THE OCEAN ABYSS
YULAI (Chinese) // Hundun - THE PRIMORDIAL SOUP
TAKAN // (Japanese) // Daikokuten - God of Abyss and Wealth
KABIRI (Semitic) // TIAMAT, MOTHER DRAGON
UBANU (Bantu) //
MAJYAN (Indian) / Sakka

Hero Gods

- Saedatha, The Void - B

- Denu, The Great River - Denu is the god of cycles and the passage of time, representing the reciprocity of nature and the balance of creation and destruction.

- Rungnir, The Shadow Walker - Being of Shadow and Night. Also called, Ranith, Set and Hades. Said to have been exiled to the underworld by Thunras, worshipped by the Kel as 'Lord of the Woods', prophet of the Eldritch God Luk'kaphra.

- Thunras, The Thunder Warrior - Strength

- Deyas, The Oath Keeper - Law

- Manus, The Knowledge Seeker - Knowledge

- Yemor, The Sacrificed - Yemor was a powerful and ancient hero who was sacrificed by Manus to the indifferent and fickle Elder Gods, a binding pact that allows all men to manipulate the Eldritch forces.

- Sehule, The Purifying Light - Sehule is an ancient hero who is said to have wielded the purifying light of the sun during the darkness that followed the Deluge. Traveling with Mehnot and Ekwa, they rallied the denizens of the Fallen Houses behind them and pushed back the rising tide of Tekeli. Sehule has the domains of healing and light.

- Mehnot, The Night Hunter - Mehnot is the god of the moon, counterpart of Sehule and chosen lord of the Ekwa. During the Deluge he is said to have hunted the Tekeli, collecting stragglers of the Fallen Houses behind him.

- Ekwa - The Loyal Riders - Twins who are said to have tirelessly traversed the world with Sehule and Mehnot, fighting day and night against the Tide of Tekeli.

- Perkunos, The Stormcaller - Perkunos brought the endless rain and storms to clear the the brimstone of the deluge.

- Peshon, The Wild Herdsman - Herding, livestock and fields.

- Ganefeb, The Fate Weavers - A trio of hooded seers which forsaw the Deluge and advised the first heroes. Th

- Ard, the Iron Heart
Other names: Galendos / Velentr / Tolundreg / Ptah / Hephaistos / Valendras - First among Dwereg, and father of the Elves and Dwarves. A clever and cunning hero whose artifice and craft are beyond reproach. Before the deluge he was ordered to construct a prison in which to contain a fierce monster made by the Dream Lords. After completing this prison, the Lords made Ard lame and imprisoned him in a great tower. He is said to have enacted vengeance on his jailers before escaping his prison by fashioning a flying contraption. Successful in his escape, he Ard escaped, but he tarried with his makeshift wings and they failed. He landed would never be known. Ard escaped by building wings but they malfunctioned and Ard fell to earth and was crippled.

- Mawort, The War Bringer - Mawort was a great warrior who rose from the ruins of the Deluge.

- Gerhon, The Soul Guide - also called Charon, Xolotl, Frejya, Hermes and Anubis. After the Deluge, Gerhon is said to have led the deathless slaves of Aklon through the underworld beyond the gates and seals of the Great City, where they could perish in peace. His followers are dedicated to caring for the dying, the dead and the undead.

- Keidon, The Planner - It is said that after the Deluge, Keidon studied the ways of the old world and shows the first men how to rebuild the great cities. He wrote the Three Codexes of Keidon, a set of books detailing urban planning and the ideal reconstruction of society.

Eldritch Gods: Elder gods are those who were worshipped by the lords of the Eldritch Houses. While their influence has waned greatly, they are the forces which shaped much of the world and are still revered or feared by many.

- Igwaja, The World Binder - Igwaja is the god of thresholds and conduits. He is the tree that grows between time and space, and in some religions is called the 'tree of terror', for his followers ritually hang themselves on his branches in order to see visions of otherworldly realms. Psychics in particular revere Igwaja. The cults of Igwaja and Ganderwa once existed in harmony in

Tel-Dhuma (Yog-Sothoth) - The Gated Horizon - It is said that this creature lives in some incorporeal realm or prison beyond the mortal realm, but is able to know everything which is to occur within it. Much of the magic practiced in the world contains an appeal to Tel-Dhuma.

Gomingravan (Abhoth) - The Primordial Chamber - A protoplasmic horror said to dwell deep in the mountains of Tekel'i, the Gomingravan is thought to be an ancient lifeform corrupted by the will of the the Shi'Xul in an ancient age. The Gomingravan was later venerated by the Fleshwarpers of Ythill who sought to understand its regenerative and mutative powers, but ultimately became frustrated by the Gomingravan's cynical and bizarre agenda. Many scholars also implicate him with the Fall of the Shi'Xul empire of Thragn in the Eighth Cycle. He is also called 'Bearer of the Tekel'i', 'Well of Horrors' and 'Detroyer of Thragn'.

Luk'kaphra (Shub-Niggurath) - The Creeping Darkness - Worshipped in the Kel, Luk'Kaphra is said to be a creeping cloud which dwells in the Archaea and is said to have corrupted the Dark Morikai. She is the focus of many cauldron rituals conducted by the Druids of Kel. She is also called 'Mother of Goats' and 'The Dark Midwife'.

Koromen (Nyarlathotep) - The Dark Mirror - Often depicted as a humanoid figure, Koromen is the Elder Force of beguilement and illusion. Koromen often disguises himself as a king or other royal figure, performing elaborate manipulations that further his agenda.

Skedwer (Atlach-Nacha) - The Strands Between - A giant spider-like entity said to weave a web between worlds. A god of portals and inevitability, it is said that once Skedwer's work is complete, the world of Geron and it's dark sister Akashar will merge together and become one. Skedwer was worshipped by the Eankabi and her followers are thought to still control the lower Archaea. She is regularly invoked in the summoning of horrors from beyond the veil. On the world of Akashar she is called the 'Weaver of Salvation'

Dream Lords:

The Dream Lords are powerful beings who once called Akashar home. They deposed the Eldran Houses and the Shi'Xul during the Great War. They ruled for approximately 3700 years afterward until a great calamity destroyed much of their civilization, causing them to enter a restless and unplanned sleep in year 6759 called 'The Torpor'. Many of the Dream Lords have been care for them in this weakened state, but even so their powerful undirected psychic abilities can be felt gnawing at the minds of men and corrupting the world.

- Ganderwa (Yig), - The World Eater. A creature of immense size and physical might shaped like a giant worm. He is said to be the father of all worms, great and small. Associated with worms, burrowers and other carrion eaters. Subterranean creatures are known to worship him and a few attribute him with the Great Flood.

Kel-Nidos (Amon Gorloth) - What Grows Beneath - Associated cults: The Burrowers of Kel-Nidos A vast creature whose body is said to be entombed beneath the sands surrounding the floodplains of Kemet. Before the Deluge, it is said that he dreamed the North of Olorun into a green paradise. The cults of Kemet are known for finding and preserving parts of his great and dormant form. They give him sustenance by offering blood through strange and hidden rituals deep below ground.

Gods - A comprehensive list of powers daimons, jiva, devils, djin, angels and outsiders that maintain some presence on Earth.

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