Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Peasant Gods of Sunless Horizon

Many of the commoners of the Navigator Houses believe in the 3 Peasant Gods, and keep small shrines to them in their homes.

The nobility have their own gods. You may not speak to them.

Capra, Devourer

Capra did not speak as he consumed the fire. It was not his place to complain.
  • Appears as a goat-headed man in rags.
  • Represents stoicism, and the ability to handle changing situations.

Guardian Ursus

From his blood his lord fed.
  • Appears as a tall armored man bearing only a shield.
  • Represents sacrifice for your superiors.

Vulpes, Who Watches 

And Vulpes appeared in front of his lord, and spoke of the crimes of the people. For this, he was rewarded.
  • Appears as a 3-eyed white fox.
  • Represents surveillance, foresight, and reporting crime to your superiors.

2 comments:

  1. Have you ever read any of Bruce Sterling's "Schismatrix?" The (relatively early on) chapters about the Mare Tranquilitatis People's Circumlunar Zaibatsu seem like they'd be fascinating to you. They're set inside a space stations that's undergone ecological collapse. Malignant bacteria and fungi have taken over the biosphere, there's not enough oxygen, and the two biggest factions are the Geisha Bank and the Black Pharmacists.

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    1. I have not! I guess I have another book to find, once I get through some of the planetary fantasy books I got thanks to your post.

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