RELIGION

Shenyuens worship a pantheon of gods and goddesses that hold dominion over everything from medicine to prosperity to madness, and priests and clerics can be found in worship of every god. A war cleric of the god of war, Guan Yu (the Dragon General), are known to charge into battle fully armored with hammer and shield, while priests of Wu Tao the Compassionate Healer, Goddess of Medicine, have dedicated temples in every town to see to the sick and wounded.

Even though the gods lie in the heavens, stars, or even in the abyssal depths, many recent rumors recall that divinely-touched champions of the deities may now roam the countryside. Although no one can confirm it, stories of winged prophets who walk on air, and unnaturally large totem beasts sighted deep within primordial forests, or as few dare whisper, dreadful denizens of the night claiming souls for their foul god, have spread like wild fire throughout the empire. Some point to these rumors as a herald for darker times ahead, when the gods themselves will be cast down from the heavens to battle dominion over the Shenyue Empire, and perhaps all of Cyrene.

THE SHENYUEN PANTHEON

RELIGION

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