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  • Usri

    Usri, also called the Many-Faced God, is one of the oldest gods. He is the patron god of the [[Lek're | Lek're]] species, and in ancient times was worshiped alongside his wife, [[Juma]] as the patron of the [[Lek're | Lek're]]. According to mythology, …

  • Juma

    Juma is one of the oldest gods, though she is nearly forgotten now. She is the patron goddess of the [[Lek're | Lek're]], and the wife of [[Usri]]. According to mythology, Juma and [[Usri]] created the earth; and formed an alliance with [[Kisui]] and …

  • Kisui

    Kisui is one of the oldest gods, and is the patron goddess of the [[Sea People]]. Her husband is [[Fushar]]. According to mythology, Kisui is the goddess of light waters; rivers and streams, as well as the surface waters of the ocean. She guides …

  • Fushar

    Fushar is one of the oldest gods, and the patron god of the [[Sea People]]. His wife is [[Kisui]]. According to mythology, Fushar is the god of deep water; the dark and fathomless depths of the ocean. He guides those of his children who are warriors, …

  • Aghelo

    Aghelo is the patron god of the [[Wing People]]. According to mythology, Aghelo is the son of [[Usri]] and [[Juma]]. He was the god of the wind and the sky before he created the [[Wing People]]. Aghelo is worshiped almost exclusively by [[Wing …

  • Shayna

    Shayna is the goddess of the [[Changers]]. According to mythology, Shayna is the daughter of [[Usri]] and [[Juma]]. She was a goddess of the woods before she created the [[Changers]]. Shayna has a long-standing grudge with her half-brother, [[Domik …

  • Vaku

    Vaku is the patron god of [[Humans]]. According to mythology, Vaku is the husband of [[Hyla]], and the creator and patron god of [[Humans]]. Vaku is powerful and strong, often regarded as a warrior, but he is also revered as being clever and canny. …

  • Hyla

    Hyla is the patron goddess of [[Humans]]. According to mythology, Hyla is the wife of [[Vaku]], and the two of them created [[Humans]]. Hyla is regarded as being skilled and wise; sometimes she is seen as the guardian of mages. [[Vaku]] and Hyla are …

  • Domik

    Domik is the youngest of the patron gods, and is the god of the [[Were]]. According to mythology, Domik is half-god, half-demon; he is the son of the Demon Lord and [[Juma]]. Domik was jealous of his half-siblings; [[Aghelo]] and [[Shayna]], and angry …

  • Horil

    Horil is the god of the night. He is considered to be a kindly god; a sort of night-watchman or guardian. Horil is called upon to protect those who must work or travel by night. He is also often invoked by travelers seeking shelter before nightfall, or …

  • Jalaki

    Jalaki is a trickster god. He is worshiped by thieves, con artists, and a few assassins. Jalaki is also believed to uphold the repaying of debts. Jalaki has a wide following; even those who don't necessarily pray to him often believe in him - and blame …

  • Yamalli

    Yamalli is a goddess of farming and crops. She is the guardian of farmers and ranchers, and also is symbolic of fertility. She is worshiped by farmers and laborers on the northern continent, and has a small following in the south. Yamalli is usually …

  • Soran

    Soran is the god of ships and sailors. Some myths indicate that he is the son of [[Kisui]] and [[Fushar]]. It is said that Soran can intercede for sailors to save them from storms. He is said to be a moody and difficult god; an image which appeals to …

  • Q'warri

    Q'warri is an unusual deity. Q'warri is the god of hunting, farming, knowledge, family and the hearth, wisdom, and community. Q'warri is sometimes flippantly referred to as the catch-all god. Q'warri is therefore worshiped by a great many people on the …

  • Lwe

    Lwe is the god of war and honorable combat. In the countries of [[Nelakii | Nelakii]] and [[Sa'Nar | Sa'Nar]], there are strong rules about how to properly wage war, and specifically on the taking of honorable prisoners of war. The most important of …

  • Hokat

    Hokat is the goddess of justice. She is primarily worshiped in [[Sa'Nar]] alongside her husband, [[Rhamut]]. Hokat is called upon to reveal the truth of matters, that disputes may be settled, and justice be done. Hokat is most frequently depicted as …

  • Rhamut

    Rhamut is the god of vengeance and retribution. He is the husband of [[Hokat]], and is said to punish the guilty and destroy those who seek to escape justice. Rhamut is worshiped alongside [[Hokat]] in [[Sa'Nar]], and elsewhere on the southern continent …

  • Kalmarra

    Kalmarra is the goddess of slavers, and is worshiped almost exclusively in [[Echroy]], where true slavery is legal. Kalmarra is said to value discipline and obedience, and to reward both successful owners and well-trained slaves. Kalmarra is also …

  • Whorl

    Whorl is one of the gods specific to the island of [[Naahmu]]. Whorl is the patron god of the [[Gods and Supernatural Beings | totem spirits]], and is himself revered as a guardian and guide. Whorl is depicted as a black wolf whose feet are snow and …

  • Hweel

    Hweel is a goddess of [[Naahmu]]. She symbolizes the passage of life, time, and the seasons, and is a patron to mages on the island. Hweel is depicted as a female polar bear. [[Stories about Whorl, Hweel, and Naku]]

  • Naku

    Naku is one of the gods of [[Naahmu]]. He is the god of hunting and fishing, and is believed to keep hunters safe, but also to guard the health of the herds and schools to ensure food for the next year. Naku is portrayed as either a snowcat, or an …

  • Religion

    The religious structure of the Tygris world is comparable to the Greek or Roman tradition; an individual may believe that all the gods exist, but worships and expects patronage from one or two gods in particular. While almost all members of any given …

  • Stories about Vaku and Hyla

    Stories and legends regarding both of the patron gods of [[Humans]], [[Vaku]] and [[Hyla]]. Creation Story (Human Variant) It is said that the land was created by Usri, and the seas by Kisui and Fushar, but they are not the only gods with power, nor …

  • Creation Story

    This is the basic creation story of the Tygris world - generally speaking, this is the story that most [[Lek're]] and [[Sea People]] believe, and it has a pretty good following with the other species as well. It features the gods considered to be the …

  • Stories about Hokat and Rhamut

    Stories about the gods [[Hokat]] and [[Rhamut]], deities of the southern continent, particularly [[Sa'Nar | Sa'nar]]. The Justice of the Gods In the time before the Ten Days of Fire, there was a rich kingdom called Jannah. Its cities were lovely to …