Flame and Frost
Gods of Flame and Frost
The Time Before Gods
Before history, before kings and wars and coin, Yhera walked the lands between dream and reality.
|Yhera||N||Druidic, or Nature||Crescent Moon or Sprig of Fir|
The Old Gods
For centuries humanity have worshipped the Old Gods. There is not a village in the Isles without a bloody sacrifice stone, nor a household without a bowl for ritual cleansing.
|Yhera, Queen of Heaven||NG||Life||A Crown of Stars|
|Geteema, Earth Mother||CG||Nature||A sheaf of green wheat, or a cornucopia|
|Brage, the First Smith||LN||Knowledge||A Hammer, or sometimes a Runestone|
|Daekammi, the First Magician||N||Arcana||An Acorn, or a Tome|
|Illiki the Storm Bull||CN||Tempest||A Black Wave, or a battle horn|
|Morgale Luna||NE||Death||A Silver Full Moon with a Skull-face shadow|
|The Gorgonae, Halé, Médüre, and Mogran||LE||War||Three chained demonic heads|
|Irré, the Black Goat||CE||Trickery||A goat’s head, on a pole or as a hat|
Part of the pantheon, but not worshipped for centuries, is Islik, Yhera’s son, the god who dies each night to be born again at dawn.
|Islik, the Dying God||LG||Light||A sun, half-painted dark blue, half yellow|
The New Gods
Across Mittlemarch the worship of Islik the Unconquered, Divine King has spread. On the mainland the Old Gods are remembered mostly as villainous, petty beings now.
|Islik, the Divine King||LG||Light, Life||A sun disk with six rays|
in opposition to the Divine King are a host of villainous beings, not gods, but evil spirits.
|Yhera, Queen of Lies||CE||Death||Various and untold blemishes and witchmarks|
|Illiki the Drowner||CE||Tempest||Various and untold blemishes and witchmarks|
|Irré, the Black Goat||CE||Trickery||Various and untold blemishes and witchmarks|
The Gnomish Religion
The Gnomes do not believe in gods. Instead, they revere the Eternal Alchemy, a grand equation that encompasses life, death, the gods and the world. Insights into the Eternal Alchemy are often as enigmatic as the grand equation itself.
|The Eternal Alchemy||N||Arcana, Knowledge||An Infinity Symbol, the simplest reduction of the grand equation|