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Nature stands below, holding the Staff. Fate floats above holding it. The Gods of light and darkness chase each other around the table.

Generalist Holy Symbol

The Gods inhabit the Celestial Plane. Each God is a constellations in the sky with some exceptions. Felumbra appears in the sky as the moon & Illumis appears in the sky as the sun. Relkor does not appear in the sky at all. There are no constellations in the winter sky.

The Pantheon together created The World as well as a few prior worlds. During the War of Creation the gods, according to legend, directly acted against one another. However, in recorded history the gods support various mortal factions against one another in a series of proxy wars, with the gods themselves not fighting with one-another. The level of a god's intervention in the proxy war will give the opposing god permission to get involved by that amount as well.

In early ages of The World, the gods would directly visit the world and interact with the people, but in later ages they wouldn't visit the world and only speak to the most powerful of Clerics and Paladins.

Greater Gods[]

Astair

Domain: Order/Law Gender: Male Astair.png
Believes the best thing for people/life is to have a framework within which they can thrive. Structure and organization pave the way for greatness. Preservation of order is paramount to success.

Felumbra

Domain: Spirits Gender: Female Felumbra.png
Gives up part of herself to create each soul, which returns to her when they die. She is embodied in the sky not as a constellation like the other gods, but as the moon. Her sigil is the moon. A full moon denotes lives near their beginning. A crescent moon denotes lives nearing their end.

Malkis

Domain: Chaos / Change Gender: Male Malkis.png
Order and predictability breeds complacency, complacency creates weakness. Chaos culls the weak and gives rise to the great. Only by facing unpredictable challenges can people rise above the rest. Turbulent waters create the strongest swimmers.

Martha

Domain: Life Gender: Female Martha.png
The great mother, creator of all living beings. Believes that the keys to greatness lie in the vast variety of life. Each individual contributes something unique to the whole and the loss of any one thing, no matter their significance or persuasion, is a loss for all of life.

Nadinis

Domain: Nature Gender: Female Nadinis.png
Shaped the world out of the four elemental planes and holds the staff that supports it. Her will is the fundamental force of nature and she is fairly indifferent to people, preferring to think on global scales rather than individual scales.

Tempos

Domain: Fate/Time Gender: Male Tempos.png
Spins the staff that supports the world, causing the seasons and guiding the fates of the people. Imbues creatures with instinct and a sense of purpose. Is fairly hands-off once life has been created and imbued.

Voraci

Domain: Death Gender: Female Voraci.png
A force of death and destruction. Like the grim reaper, she visits those that die and leads them back to Felumbra. Gives meaning and substance to life by taking it away. Believes that death and destruction pave the way for newer, better, greater things. In order to create, one must first destroy.

Summer Gods – Children of Martha & Astair[]

Mathis / Safia

Domain: Knowledge / Wisdom Gender: Male / Female Mathis Safia.png
A brother/sister pair who shares a single body of two fronts and two faces. Mathis rules over knowledge while Safia rules over wisdom. It is said that without wisdom, knowledge is useless; without knowledge, wisdom is useless. Enlightenment comes from holding both at the same time.

Efra

Domain: Art/Inspiration Gender: Female Efra.png
She just wants to inspire people to do cooler shit.


Fell in love with Reluna, whose passion and unpredictability spill over into Efra causing her to slip into fickle moods.

Nerual

Domain: Family / Society / Home Gender: Female Nerual.png
Twin sister of Reluna, and often at odds with her. Family is the root of order in the world. It is said that all people in the world are made of half a soul and it is their eternal journey to find their soulmate, their other half, to become complete.

Quantarius

Domain: Trade Gender: Male Quantarius.png
Without the exchange of goods or services, we would all die. No man is an island. We work together, or we fall apart. At the core of this philosophy is the notion of a fair deal. Without a fair deal, there is no trust, there is no trade, there is no society, and we all fall down.

Terrin

Domain: Farming / Agriculture Gender: Male Terrin.png
Presides over growth and gentle weather. Terrin brings soft rains and makes plants grow, while Nadinis brings storms and creates mountains and rivers. Gentleness and care are the foundation upon which we are all built. It takes a strong arm and a firm hand to plow a straight field.

Spring Gods – Children of Malkis & Martha[]

Chis

Domain: Beauty/Grace Gender: Female Chis.png
Appearances matter. In order to show the world their best side, one must rise above their primal instincts and refine their actions and appearance. Sloppiness and slobbiness are the ugly traits of lazy people. Know who or what you need to be, and be that. Be exact. Be precise. Be graceful. 

Chis looks different to everybody. No two statues of her are the same, as the artists each see her differently. She can be calming one moment, and hot-tempered the next.

Jexel

Domain: Luck/Wine Gender: Male Jexel.png
Why be sober when you can be drunk? Why leave someone in peace when you can have fun with them? There is fun to be had at the expense of yourself and others so go out there and seize it! Only a fool takes themselves seriously. Fortune favors the bold and the carefree. When you have a positive outlook on life, you will always be lucky.

A trickster and prankster who rarely stands still. The stars of his constellation twinkle more than those of any other god.

Reluna

Domain: Passion Gender: Female Reluna.png
Embrace yourself. Embrace your ups and your downs. Embrace your fears alongside your hopes. Feeling is all we have and we do a disservice to life by dulling our emotions. Live passionately or what is the point of living.

Sister to Nerual, although often at odds with her. Nerual thought the bringing Reluna and Efra together would tame Reluna's wild swings so she caused them to fall in love. Instead, Efra slipped into Reluna's chaos.

Autumn Gods – Children of Astair & Voraci[]

Agepa

Domain: Hunt Gender: Female Agepa.png
A hunter must be careful, patient, quiet, and focused. Survival comes from struggle, hunt, or be the hunted. Without risks, there can be no rewards. A true hunter is one who takes only the risks they need, and who does not falter when faced with danger.

Bellum

Domain: War Gender: Male Bellum.png
Battle is the apex of life. Fighting for your survival, kill or be killed, your whole body alight with the fires of life. War is the greatest honor, glory, and self-sacrifice one can make. Violence is the source of all authority. Force is the way of the world.

Sayor

Domain: Crafting Gender: Male Sayor.png
Life is about shaping the world around you. Every action you take creates an effect. The greatest people are the ones who create the changes they want without creating unwanted changes. Shaping a bowl, forging a horseshoe, tanning a hide; making something greater than the whole of its parts is as close to godliness as people can come. The true craftsman, craftsman.

Upper Gods[]

Solt

Domain: Despair Gender: Female Parents: Voraci & Tempos Solt.png
Everything that has ever lived will die. There is no escape. There is no hope. Everything ends. Your fate is inescapable, and you will die. There is no point to life. Embrace your despair for it is the ultimate nature of reality.

Velmontarious

Domain: Justice Gender: Male Parents: Astair & Tempos Velmontarious.png
Shades of gray are made up of patches of light and dark. Right and wrong are absolutes, and can only be judged from a seat of dispassion. You may not like it at times, but justice is the path and the price of a goodly world.

Velthara

Domain: Vengeance Gender: Female Parents: Malkis & Tempos Velthara.png
Right and wrong are too abstract to be constants. Only you are capable of judging the two. A wrong has only been righted when you feel it in your soul. More often than not, you must take justice into your own hands if you wish it to be done.

Womaatoar

Domain: Joy Gender: Male Parents: Martha & Tempos Womaatoar.png
What purpose does life have? Eventually, we all die, eventually we are forgotten, eventually everything we make is destroyed. The real meaning in life is to live it to its greatest extent and to experience all of its joys. Your personal experience is the only thing that matters. Accept and embrace the joys of life.

Lower Gods[]

Aaris

Domain: Tranquility Gender: Female Parents: Astair & Nadinis Aaris.png
A well-ordered spirit is at peace with itself and the outside world. This tranquility leads to inner strength, which in turn leads to outer strength. A person at peace with themselves may wade through chaos unphased.

Matrigal

Domain: Hope Gender: Female Parents: Martha & Nadinis Matrigal.png
As long as there is life, there is hope. Hope is the last thing to die. When everything else is lost, hope fights on. Matrigal is the brightest star in the sky, hanging always due south.

Ponos

Domain: Suffering Gender: Male Parents: Malkis & Nadinis Ponos.png
All invention, all construction, all progress in the world is made to alleviate suffering. The more people suffer, the harder they work, and the greater their achievements. Suffering is good for mankind.

Terrasa

Domain: Fear Gender: Male Parents: Voraci & Nadinis Terrasa.png
To understand ourselves, we must understand our most basic instinct – fear. Fear of death drives us to survive, fear of hunger drives us to eat. At our very core, we are terrifying creatures. Embrace your own terror – both what you feel and what you make others feel. Fear is the most powerful weapon and cuts deeper than swords.

Other Gods[]

Illumis

Domain: Light Gender: Male Parents: Nadinis & Tempos Illumis.png
The sun in the sky, Illumis gives light, warmth, and energy to all he touches. At the peak of his majesty, he is large, bright, hot, and far from the planet During these times of summer the sun rises high in the sky and bends time where his light touches, elongating the days.

Is considered the guardian of all Martha creates, for without the sun, the world would be plunged into darkness

Relkor

Domain: Darkness Gender: Female Parents: Nadinis & Tempos Relkor.png
A mysterious and poorly understood god. She drains power from her brother Illumis, shortening days and lengthening nights, cooling the sun and causing him to shrink and fall closer to The World. Relkor is the only deity not to have a representation in the celestial sphere and has few, if any clerics.

Demigods[]

A child of one of the gods and a mortal. The stories of the Demigods show they were active during the Age of Heroes but seem to have died out or disappeared by the end of the age.

  • Arcas - Child of Reluna and a Human
  • Adea - Child of Reluna and a Human
  • Emma - Child of Felumbra and an Elf
  • Seltzer - Child of Nadinis (Ancient Bravo)
  • Lernaea - Child of Nerual (Ancient Bravo)

Lesser Gods[]

Not to be confused with Lower Gods above. These beings are not gods but spirits of a location or feature, like a river. They are worshipped like local gods at shrines. They have only appeared in the Age of Heroes as of yet.

  • Platos - Sprint of a River in Ancient Bravo, Appears as a Snake
  • Orphia - Sprint of a Pond in Ancient Bravo, Appears as a Snake
  • Korriman - Corrupted Spirit, represented by a Large Tree (Honorbound Lore)
  • Lenios - Corrupted Spirit, represented by a Snake (Honorbound Lore)
  • Olesian - Uncorrupted Spirit, represented by a dancing dog who accompanies a bard (Honorbound Lore)

Winter Gods Theory[]

Legends speaks of there existing the Winter Gods, but during the War of Creation Voraci and Malkis slew them while the other gods had their backs turned, according to legend. This would explain a void in the sky during the winter months that otherwise is a mystery.

2e Spells by God[]

Temple Layout[]

During the Age of Iron in Arcadia, this was the temple layout in the Age of Iron.

Arcadian Temple Layout

Before the Age of Iron, temples of Arcadia were ornate places. After the wraith of the gods during the Breaking of Arcadia, temple became their modern more humble design.

Imagery[]

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