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Bradstowe Abbey

The largest place of worship for The Originator's Order in the capital of the Isles of Orlend.

Bradstowe Abbey is the home of The Originator's Order in the architect's district of Bradstowe, Orlend. It is from here that thousands of Orlendians practise the teachings of The Architect to live an orderly life.   Those who follow this faith believe that The Architect designed the world, and everything in it. Every living thing has a blueprint that has detailed plans of how their lives will unfold. Regardless of if your life goes well or poorly, it is all part of The Architect's grand design.   The Blueprint is the religious text of The Originator's Order. It’s an abstract collection of designs laid out by their deity, The Architect, and holds the secrets of the future for those who can decipher them. The oldest copy of The Blueprint is safely guarded within Bradstowe Abbey, but there are always printed copies available for personal reading.  

Events & Ceremonies

Many events and ceremonies take place in the Abbey throughout the year. Regular sermons are held on the first day of the week, with importance being placed on the first day of the month, so that the teachings can guide the rest of your month to be as orderly and smooth flowing as possible.   Many weddings and funeral services are held within the Abbey, too, with huge attendance for upper class and weddings of the nobility.  
The Abbey

Tenets of Order

  1. Break not your word.
  2. Break not your vigilance.
  3. Break not the honour upon you.
  4. Break not your oath to live a life of order.
  5. Break not the order of sleep, as the sun rises and sets.
  6. Break not the buildings of The Architect's children.
  7. Break not your fast til the sun has risen.
  8. Break not the bones of any being.
  9. Break not the laws of the land.
  10. Break not the heart.
Designed by
Sir Bartram Martel
Founding Date
Thirday 17th Feldturn 300 2A
Parent Location
Owning Organization
Rooms & Areas
a place for the care of those who are ill
a raised enclosed platform in a church or chapel from which the preacher delivers a sermon
a covered walkway with an open space in the centre
the place where food is prepared
a dining area
temporary accommodation for guests
dormitory / sleeping quarters
a room for receiving guests
Chapter House
a building used for the meetings
a room for guardsmen, with secure holdings in case of trouble
either of the two parts forming the arms of the cross shape, projecting at right angles from the nave
a part of a large church or cathedral with its own altar and dedication
the eastern part of a church chancel beyond the choir; the sanctuary
the central part of a church building, intended to accommodate most of the congregation
the part of a cathedral or large church between the high altar and the nave, used by the choir and clergy
The Originator's Order
Organization | Nov 30, 2022

The longstanding state religion of the Jolundrian Empire who believe in an orderly life led by The Architect's plans.

Cover image: by TJ Trewin


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Sep 25, 2021 14:21 by Dr Emily Vair-Turnbull

I love the tenets, and the map is so easy to read. I like the secret too. :)

Sep 26, 2021 07:22 by TJ Trewin

Thank you! :D

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