- "The world was first and the world was flame, fluid and fearsome. As the flame cooled, matter formed and gained vast strength and endurance, a great globe with fire at its heart. From the fire at the heart of the world slowly grew the World-Soul."
- ―dy Cabon begins the tale of the advent of the Five Gods[src]
The Five Gods of the Chalion UniverseEdit
- The Father of Winter
- Colors: Primary=black, secondary=gray
- Associations: law/jurisprudence, fertility
- Signs and Signifiers: genitals
- Father's Day is Winter Solstice
- The Mother of Summer
- Colors: Primary=green, secondary=yellow
- Associations: health/medicine
- Signs and Signifiers: navel
- Mother's Day is Summer Solstice
- The Son of Autumn
- Colors: Primary=red-orange, secondary=brown
- Associations: hunt, warfare
- Signs and Signifiers: heart
- Son's Day is Autumnal Equinox
- The Daughter of Spring
- Colors: Primary=blue, secondary=white
- Associations: life, youthful learning, civil order, lyric poetry
- Signs and Signifiers: forehead
- Daughter's Day is Vernal Equinox
- The Bastard of the unseason
- Colors: white
- Associations: bastards, non-heteronormative loves, spies, epic poetry, vile jokes
- Signs and Signifiers: tongue, thumb.
- Bastard's Day is intercalaray day inserted every other year to prevent precession of seasons
- People typically make a sign of the Five Gods whenever they feel mindful of them.
- Temple layouts differ by custom.
- Chalionese temples
- Wealdean temples
- Death magic is a miracle granted by the Bastard.
“The Bastard of the unseason is one of the five gods of the Chalion world. His color is white...Bastard of the unseason
“The Daughter's Order (or Order of the Daughter) is a military order which concerns itself with...Daughter's Order
“The Quintarian faith worships the Five Gods, contrasting with the Quadrene faith that considers...Quintarian
“The Father of Winter is one of the five gods of the Chalion world. The primary color associated...Father of Winter
“The Mother of Summer is one of the five gods of the Chalion world. Her particular domain is...Mother of Summer
“The Daughter of Spring, also called the Lady of Spring, is one of the five gods of the Chalion...Daughter of Spring
“The Son of Autumn is one of the five god of the Chalion world. His particular domain is warfare...Son of Autumn
Pages in category "Five Gods"
The following 18 pages are in this category, out of 18 total.