Creation Myth

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Creation Myth

Post Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:23 pm

1 When time began, all was darkness, empty and formless
2 The dweller in darkness, who is the darkness, was alone
3 He reached out his hand, and there was light, brilliant and beautiful
4 She looked upon him and she spoke, the first words ever spoken
5 You are the dweller in darkness, who is the darkness, and I name you Naz
6 I am the dweller in light, who is the light, and my name is Ishra
7 He drew her to him, and he knew her, as she knew him
8 Ishra gave birth to a child, and her child was called Tyra, the world
9 Ishra looked down upon Tyra's barren beauty, and saw she was alone
10 Ishra drew Naz to her, and she knew him, as he knew her
11 Ishra gave birth to a child, and her child was called Korim, the storm
12 Korim, formed of darkness and fire, looked upon Tyra and knew desire
13 Korim drew Tyra to him, and he knew her, as she knew him
14 Ishra looked down upon Tyra and saw the first blossoms upon her
15 Korim came to Tyra again, and when he had gone Ishra saw the first trees
16 Again, and Ishra saw the seas filled with fish and the sky with birds
17 Again, and Ishra saw beasts in the fields and the forests
18 Again, and Ishra saw the Peoples of the plains and mountains and the sea
19 Naz wished to gaze upon his daughter, and so Ishra yielded to him for a time
20 That time was called a night, and when Naz yielded to Ishra it was called day
21 And so day became night, and night became day, as time turned
22 But Naz could not see as clearly as Ishra, for his domain was the darkness
23 So Naz drew Ishra to him, and he knew her, as she knew him
24 Ishra gave birth to a child, and her child was called Sura, the moon
25 And Ishra saw that her daughter was beautiful, and she spoke to her, saying
26 Go to your father's domain, and give him light that he may look upon your sister
27 And so Sura went into the darkness, and with her father she looked upon Tyra
28 And she saw the glory of Tyra, lands and seas, fish and birds, beasts and men
29 And Sura knew envy, for her bright beauty was barren as Tyra's had been
30 Sura drew Korim to her, and she knew him, as he knew her
31 Sura gave birth to many children, small and bright and beautiful
32 Sura's children danced in the darkness, a slow and stately dance
33 And they were the stars, and they loved the depths of the darkness that was Naz
34 But they feared the brightness, so they seldom drew near to the light of Ishra
35 In time Sura missed her mother, and her father Naz saw and gave her leave
36 So she went toward the light, and stayed with Ishra for a time
37 In time Sura missed her father, and her mother Ishra saw and gave her leave
38 And so Sura moves between the darkness and the light
39 And the darkness and the light move across her face
40 Tyra saw the dance of the stars, and looked upon the face of Sura as she moved
41 And Tyra and the life upon her learned to move with the rhythm of the sky
42 Seasons and tides and the blood of the living moved with the rhythm of the sky
43 Still Korim comes to Tyra, his lover, and he knows her as she knows him
44 Sometimes Korim is gentle, caressing Tyra with warm rain and gentle winds
45 Sometimes Korim rages, anger and desire so great even a god cannot contain it
46 But always when he has passed, life comes anew to the face of his lover
47 And when he has passed Naz and Ishra and Sura look down upon Tyra's glory
48 And the stars also look down, when it is their time
49 But while Korim is with Tyra, the gods above do not see her face
50 So do we believe, and so have we have written
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Re: Creation Myth

Post Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:42 am

Interesting! You have made it easy to create a whole new pantheon of deities.
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Re: Creation Myth

Post Sat Jan 21, 2017 1:06 pm

The adventure I'm planning involves one of the lesser children of the gods who chose to spend time among humans; he (or she, haven't decided yet) was trapped in a dungeon somehow, and the adventurers will be tasked with the rescue.

First, though, they'll have to figure all that out.

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