Aurwean

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Aurwane’s mythos is deeply bound up with Wea’s and Theshamine’s. His symbol is a disc of knots swirling out from a triune center, and he is always depicted as a handsome, muscular young man wielding a shield. He is said to have been the one who quickened life within Wea’s womb, and his paternal love protects all things which grow in the Light. His temples are the most militant, as there is a strong undertone in his flock’s official dogma that the protection of land, family and the rule of law necessarily requires occasional violence: battle against the encroachment of Darkness. Sunset is ritually mourned as braziers and ceremonial pyres send the perfumes of burnt incense up to the skies. Sunrise is likewise welcomed with prayers of congratulations as he emerges again victorious over the Night, returning to his rightful rule as champion of all good people everywhere.

Some of the more esoteric sects devoted to Aurwane engage in elaborate ceremonial orgies representative of his relationship with Wea, and their priests are widely known to be selected for beauty and prowess. Theshamine’s followers see this with a mixture of bemusement and pique: they see their own goddess as Aurwane’s true consort, claiming that she is merely graciously tolerating his infidelity as a simple fact of maleness.

Aurwean

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