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Miran

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The Moon Lady, Sea Queen, Water Mistress

Miran is the primal entity of water. She is a volatile and temperous, but also passionate and giving to those she cares for.
When the world was first created, she created the seas to sustain life and the two moons, Mir and Elir, to govern the cycles of life and took the greater, Mir, as her abode.

In Éran, Miran is perceived mostly as a dark goddess. She created the Blackfolk races, lycanthropes and introduced the undead to Theras, all with the aim of destroying the mortal races. The Moon Lady herself abides by no such distinctions. For her, creation is simply a manifestation of her and the other Elder Gods’ being. It is she who sustains it, she who will be there when it is gone and she who will help recreate it. To her, the mortal races are a perversion of her vision of creation, a blight the young gods imposed on her work in her absence to replace her own vision.

Miran is currently a fragmented goddess, as she was ‘slain’ by the cooperative efforts of Astias, Hefastos, Elonis and Harion. Her being was split into three and imprisoned in cages by Baran the Smith and kept in three different corners of the world. One cage was thrown into the deepest ocean, the other on her moon of Mir, and the third was transported to Edras and hidden in a secret place in the God lands, known only to those who conspired against her and in all three places were placed powerful guardians pledged to protect the cages until the young gods are no more.

Despite this, Miran is not dead and though imprisoned, she can still exert her influence on Theras in subtle ways.

She is worshipped by some Blackfolk tribes who see her as the queen of Theras, and themselves fighting for her legacy to destroy the perversions of the young gods and restore Theras to its true order.

Few prayers are heard, but still just enough to let them know that their creator still lives on.



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Voted Cheka Man
May 24, 2006, 17:54
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If she was ever to be healed Doomsday could arise.
Voted Strolen
April 22, 2008, 18:54
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Solid goddess write-up. Something like what would be read in a rulebook giving enough to use it.
Voted MoonHunter
April 23, 2008, 10:42
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I voted on the set, not on the pieces. Since I have 23 votes today and nothing new to vote on (HINT), this shall be corrected.

A solid write up without going into tedieous detail. This is enough to give everyone involved what they need to know and enough background direction that you can fill in certain "submyths". This, and the others, should be enshrined as a good example of a deity write up
MoonHunter
April 23, 2008, 10:42
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Then I forgot to vote.
Voted valadaar
May 6, 2014, 9:03
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       By: Kassil

Throw in a handful of random customs - like women or men of a certain level of society being required to wear a veil or a pendant of some type.

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