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  • Ghyr Marai

    _Ghyr Marai_ is an ancient word for "the unseen" or "tree-shaped," depending on who does the translating. It is the ancient name of the most powerful druidic organization. It has some power in the few known cities, but it is far more influential in …

  • Sol Ruka

    _Sol Ruka_ is literally "the left hand"; it is what most people call the organization that is the left hand of [[The God of All Things|the nameless god]]. Sol Ruka has the most power in cities, and it is officially responsible for executing justice, …

  • Sahi Ruka

    _Sahi Ruka_ is literally "the right hand"; it is the name taken by the religious devotees who name themselves the right hand of [[The God of All Things|the nameless god]]. In practice, Sahi Ruka may be the most politically powerful religious organization …

  • Seth Tonu

    _Seth Tonu_ is "speech" or "voice", and is the name given to individuals who proclaim themselves servants of [[The God of All Things|the nameless god]]. They are orators, diplomats, translaters, peacemakers, and sometimes generals who claim to speak for …

  • Nhazi

    _Nhazi_ is "mind" or "thought," or sometimes "contemplation" or "plan"; it is the name of the mind of [[The God of All Things|the nameless god]], or the worshippers, at least. Some are only informally affiliated - Nhazi attracts a number of alchemists, …

  • Ankhem

    _Ankhem_ is the name of a loose affiliation of worshippers of the "sense" of [[The God of All Things|the nameless god]]. Most individual worshippers focus on all senses, though some are specialized - the god's vision, or the god's hearing. Some …

  • Paira

    _Paira_ is literally "feet," but the organization is known as the ways of [[The God of All Things|the nameless god]]. Most are temporarily part of this organization, but permanent members, as permanent as one can be in such a loose organization, are …

  • Religion

    There are several major religions or groups of religious practices in the [[Geisterwald]]. Of these, it should be noted that local practices can vary widely - because of the disparate nature of civilization, unique variations on religious practices and …

  • Reverence of the Natural

    Given the the environment, it should not be surprising that many people worship or revere nature. The forest and its power are so real and tangible that many, particularly the common people, are in awe of it, though this awe make take more traditionally …

  • The God of All Things

    "The god of all things" is merely a description of a nameless god of the forest thought to have created everything. At the very least, he created all thinking beings, and those who hold to the faith believe that all thinking beings owe him fealty. The …

  • The Seasons

    The religions of the seasons are multifaceted and fluid - there are a variety of beliefs, and many of them are incompatible with each other. No one represents the seasons _per se_, but there is widespread belief in the seasonal spirits. Some believe …