The Gaflaptha Religion
Gaflaptha is the religion of The Realm. Because the gods provide tangible powers to the vast majority of their followers, non-believers are almost non-existant. While a number of rites and traditions are observed in honor of the gods, there is not much in the way of an organized religious body in the Realm, outside of the Temple Complex at Magehold.
Mythology & Lore
CosmologyGaflapthan legend holds that the world was created when Luuda, God of Water pulled Haama, Goddess of Earth from the ocean with a fishing net and Haama created the rest of the world from clay. Haama and Luuda then had six children and gave each of them an element to rule over. The eight gods created the first human together, with Miiran, Goddess of Light breathing life into the body.
The Cycle of AgesAccording to Gaflapthan legend, there were two great disasters before the current plagues, and there will be five more before the end of the world. The first disaster was created when Bachda, Goddess of Fire taught the humans how to make fire, and the second when Miiran, Goddess of Light taught humans how to do magic. Legend states that after the final age, Luuda will return the earth into the sea and the world will end.
Meeting House, and living according to that god's virtues. People are not limited to worshipping only their patron god, although it is highly unlikely that you would gain favors from a god who is not your patron.
The Gods and Their DomainsSee also: The Pantheon
The Ancestor Civilization, and her followers can sometimes operate their machines without the use of a . Spark Spell.
While all villagers of the Realm may gain powers from their gods, some particularly proficient mages take on the role of fortune tellers and festival officiants. Mages are given high status in a community and are often called on to resolve disputes.
Some gods have worshippers who tend to be more dedicated than others, and some have worshippers who are more secretive about their rites and rituals. Followers of Horda and Daamat, in particular, tend to have a number of secret rites only known to other worshippers.