Legends of Terramyth
Pantheon of Terramyth
Aonar, the God of Sun, Life, and Dawn, is very beautiful, with copper skin, angelic wings, long, rippling flaming red hair, and eyes the color of shining gold. He is tall and of average build, and looks regal. He usually wears light and airy robes dyed medium yellow and white.
He is worshiped by many and is also associated with wishes and politics. They distinguish themselves by the painted golden disks they wear. There are a large number of altars and temples dedicated to him in most cities, towns, and villages. He is known to occasionally aid adventurers who sacrifice gold to him before a quest.
Rodar, the God of Justice is almost plain looking, with bronzed skin, curly dark golden hair, and eyes the color of gleaming steel. He is of average height and solidly built, and often appears contemplative. He usually wears simple robes of bright white.
Rod is often associated with laws and is worshiped by rulers, city guards, and magistrates who openly display his symbol, that of a hammer and balance, on their person. There are many myths involving his ongoing arguments with Rissa whom he feels is too wanton in her ways. Rod is known to grant boons to those who bring lawbreakers to justice.
Laerra, the Goddess of Healing, Journeys, and Peace, is divinely beautiful, with brown skin, waist length, curly pale golden hair, and eyes the color of golden sand. She is of average height and of average build, and usually has a concerned expression. She usually wears a cloak dyed dark yellow and blue.
Many commoners and travelers worship her. Her surprisingly numerous followers can be primarily distinguished by their caring and hospitable mannerisms. Some wear her symbol of a healing hand upon themselves. She is known to help those who pay homage or give simple offerings to her along roadside shrines. Many of her worshipers live very simply. There are myths surrounding her disagreements with Joeral, the God of War, although it is due to him that Laerra’s clerics are kept very busy.
Joeral, the God of War, is eerily handsome with tanned skin, waist length, dark golden hair, and eyes the color of deep pits. He is very tall, muscular, and his body is covered in tattoos and piercings. He usually wears plate armor dyed dark bronze and bright scarlet.
He is also associated with vengeance and blood lust. There are a small number of shrines to him found in military outposts. Professional soldiers often worship him. His large numbers of followers can be primarily distinguished by their elaborate tattoos and body piercings. There are many temples to him in cities. He is known to place challenges before mortals seeking vengeance and reward those seeking his aid in times of war. He is known to sometimes hinder those who worship Rissa, the Goddess of Love and Rogues.
Rissa, The Stealer of Hearts, is the Goddess of Love and Rogues. She is blindingly beautiful, with tanned skin, long, straight red-brown hair, and generally appears mischievous. She is of average height and is very buxom in appearance. She usually wears elegant clothing of silver and blue-violet, adorned with sapphires and purple amethysts.
Her worshipers are distinguished by the jewelry they were, favoring silver and sapphire and amethyst insets. Rissa is also associated with lovers and marriages. She is very popular among women and rogues. Her followers can be primarily distinguished by their daily prayers and by the amount of jewelry they wear. There are a respectable amount of shrines and temples to her in most cities bur rarely in towns or villages. There are many myths involving her ill-fated romance with certain mortals and for often personally helping those who seek others in matters of love and romance. She is known to sometimes place obstacles in the way of those who worship Joeral, the God of War.
Lore, the God of Knowledge and Secrets is very bookish-looking, with pale skin, short, black hair, and eyes the color of deep pools. He is of average height and willowy, and generally has a thoughtful expression. He usually wears robes the color of parchment.
He is typically worshiped only by arcane (magic) users and only by a select few scribes or historians who sometimes stop at nothing to gather information. Her worshipers are distinguished by the symbol of the all-knowing eye they often wear or even tattoo upon themselves. Lore is known to assists those who offer sacrifices of rare tomes and scrolls by way of temporarily improving their Investigation and Knowledge skills. There are numerous shrines and temples in large towns and cities dedicated to Lore. His shrines and temples almost always, appear as bookstores and or great libraries filled with ancient tomes, scrolls, and many guarded secrets.
Sylvania, the Goddess of Nature, is rather plump in appearance, with fair skin, long, flowing black hair, and eyes the color of fallen leaves. She usually wears simple clothing of dyed green-brown and tan.
She is very popular amongst farmers and those who work directly with the soil. Her numerous followers can be primarily distinguished by the shrines in their gardens and along the edges of many farmlands. Her symbol resembles that of sheaf of grain. Celebrations and sacrifices are made to her before the planting season and during the harvest season. Although temples to Sylvania are extremely rare, there are quite a few shrines devoted to her found in many forests across Terramyth. She is the patron deity of rangers and hunters alike. She is known to protect or grant hunters a boon if they hunt only what is needed and punish poachers or those who unbalance the order of nature.
Lyrinnon, the God of the Sea and Weather, is surprisingly unattractive, with coppery skin, short, rippling sandy-brown hair, and with one eye the color of the deep blue sea, while the other eye the color of storm clouds. He usually wears simple robes colored dark blue and grey.
There are numerous depictions of him in port cities, as well as fishing town and villages. Although there are no known temples or shrines to Lyrinnan, everyone traveling by sea or going fishing make sacrifices to him or risk facing his wrath. His symbol includes a large wave, a net, and a trident beneath a stormy cloud. There are many myths involving his ongoing arguments with Sylvania, the Goddess of Nature, and is known to challenge those who forget to pay homage to him before traveling by sea.