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The Storm God of the Orlanthi

Manifestations in the WorldEdit

RelationshipsEdit

  • Orlanth has two important mythical roles.
  • He is the founder and protector of the Storm Tribe; his actions and judgments then are the foundations of Orlanthi Society.
  • Orlanth is important as leader of the Lightbringers, the Gods that restored life to a ruined universe.

Myths and DeedsEdit

Orlanth's BirthEdit

Orlanth's DeedsEdit

RomanceEdit

KerofinelaEdit

RaliosEdit

ManiriaEdit

His RunesEdit

His PlaceEdit

Likes and DislikesEdit

  • From the Heortling worldview, the god is ever-changing. Several gods of his households are once enemies of Orlanth, they are from the Water Tribe, Darkness Tribe, Fire Tribe. But they all proved their worth and Orlanth invited them into his Storm Tribe.
  • One exception which Orlanth never accepts in friendship: Chaos.

Holy DaysEdit

Orlanth's Holy Days are:


WorshippersEdit

The term "Orlanthi" has several meanings: see the articles of Orlanthi, Storm Tribe, Theyalan.

HistoryEdit

Orlanth's worship among the VingkotlingsEdit

As the sons and heirs of Orlanth, the Vingkotlings established the classical worship of Orlanth. Other contemporary Orlanthi societies are known of but their religious practices are obscure. During the Great Darkness the Vingkotlings lost contact with Orlanth and ceased to be Orlanthi.

Orlanth's worship among the EsroliansEdit

After the Kodigvari destroyed themselves in the Sword and Helm War, the women seized power and established the rule of the Grandmothers. Although Orlanth could not be forgotten in the worship of their goddess Ernalda, his worship was heavily controlled.

Orlanth's worship among the EsvulariEdit

  • The Esvulari worship Orlanth as a manifestation of the Invisible God

Orlanth's worship among the GalaniniEdit

Orlanth's worship among the HeortlingsEdit

The worship of Orlanth was brought to the Heortlings by Heort himself. In addition to the classical Vingkotling form, the Heortlings also worshipped Orlanth as one of the Lightbringers.

Orlanth's worship in the Bright EmpireEdit

Orlanth's worship was severely checked by the actions of Lokamayadon. For obscure reasons, he seized a portion of Orlanth's authority and channelled it towards Tarumath. Only his defeat by Vargast restored Orlanth to the Heortlings.

Orlanth's worship among the HendrikiEdit

  • In his revolt against the Bright Empire, Hendrik the Free created the Larnsti in order to remain free.
  • His successors continued this worship which allowed them them to remain free from the God Learners and the EWF.
  • The Hendriki were finally defeated by the Pharaoh.

Orlanth's worship among Orlanthland and the EWFEdit

After a failure of leadership by successive Orlanthi kings, priestly rule became dominant in Kerofinela under the aegis of the kingdom of Orlanthland. All was well until a Dragon managed to join the Ring of Orlanthland and soon transformed it into the EWF. Orlanth's worship was heavily controlled to further the goals of the EWF.

Orlanth's worship among the AlakoringitesEdit

The hero Alakoring attacked the causes of the EWF with two religious innovations. Firstly he resurrected the ancient cult of Orvanshagor to kill dragons. More importantly he introduced the worship of Orlanth Rex to put the priests back under the authority of the Kings.

Alakoring's reforms survived the Dragonkill for the simple reason that his rivals were dead.

Orlanth's worship in the Lunar EmpireEdit

In the Modern Age, a new deity arose in the north. The Red Goddess pledged eternal opposition to Orlanth and from that time on, her worshippers have sought to eradicate his worship.


OrganizationEdit

MagicsEdit

  • As the great deity of Storm, he provides magics over the wind, clouds and lightning.
  • He is served by the following otherside servants.
  • He provides his worshippers with the secret of Woad

HeroesEdit

SourcesEdit

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