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  • Veniday

    The sixth day of the week, and sacred to [[Venus]], Maiden of Serenity. Veniday is, in almost any corner of [[Creation]], a day of revelry and indulgence, and even the most fastidious of [[Thousand Scales | Thousand Scales]] bureaucrats can be seen …

  • Lintha

    The Lintha are a pirate nation that have hunted ships in the [[Southwest]] for centuries. They make berth in a floating wooden city called [[Bluehaven]]. Recently they have launched audacious attacks against even the armored [[trireme]]s of the [[Fire …

  • The Empress' Privates

    "...and a monkey god and a demon-blood/ And a dragon that had five heads/ But none of these could ever please/ The Empress's Privates!" A bawdy song, forbidden in the Realm, sung mostly by soldiers. It contains several factual inaccuracies: * [[ …

  • Funeral Rites

    Funeral rites throughout most of the civilized corners of [[Creation]] tend to follow a similar pattern, based on [[Realm]] practices. The body is cremated, and then the ashes are placed in a ceremonial urn, which is placed for five days with images of …

  • Saturday

    Saturday is the final day of the week, and is holy to [[Saturn | Saturn]], the Maiden of Endings. As such it is the day on which most funeral services and executions are held.

  • Holidays

    The many peoples of [[Creation]] celebrate a large and often bewildering variety of regional and national holidays, from the [[Lintha | Festival of Kimberry]] of [[Bluehaven]], to the [[:the-pale-mistress | Lighting of the Darkness]] in [[An-Teng]], to the …

  • Keepers of the Flame

    The priestly order who conduct worship of [[:the-pale-mistress | the Pale Mistress]]. They are widespread in [[An-Teng]], and are often consulted by regional magistrates and [[matriarchs | matriarchs]] in matters of justice.

  • Prayer

    In [[Creation]], there are as many [[gods]] as there are ideas and objects. Most are barely or non-sentient [[Kami | kami]], or little gods, but a few have significant power over mortal affairs. Those gods are the object of worship, and the more worship …

  • Music of the South

    The music of the [[South]] varies widely, from the taiko-esque drumming of the [[Shayanti]] to the long epic ballads of the [[An-Teng | Tengese]]. Most regions contain some influences of the [[Realm]], and guqin and pipa are widely practiced instruments. …

  • Meandering Pacifists

    A variety entertainment act recently arrived in town. Program to include contortionists, fortune-tellers, illusionists, forbidden sorcery from the exotic west, jugglers, dancers, musicians, mummers, fantastical beasts, poets, and wondrous mechanical …

  • Saliana

    Saliana is a [[bird-maiden]] who works at the [[Camel's Toe]]. When people hear that she's performing, men get into brawls to be closer to the front of the line to get in. On those nights [[:azhkhapan | Azhkhapan]] usually hires extra security to keep …

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